Still smarting from centuries of ancient humiliation, China is ready to rise to global supremacy.
The world's largest recyclable materials importer will leave other countries searching for alternative waste management solutions.
The Chinese national flag flames in front of a building barely visible due to heavy smog in Beijing.
While China launches its new energy market, Australia is still lagging behind in implementing a mechanism to control carbon emissions
Chinese President Xi Jinping presides over the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress.
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China's surplus of unmarriageable men poses a stark dilemma for Xi and other leaders as they set the country's economic course for the next five years.
Qian Yingyi, Dean of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (left) and Ilian Mihov, Dean of INSEAD (right), celebrated the signing of a partnership between the two institutions on June 14, 2016.
The education of managers and executives is a growing challenge in 21st-century China, but changes in how the country monitors of universities could threaten recent advances.
An aerial view of the Datong Panda Power Plant, Shanxi Province of China, 25 July 2017. The plant aims for a total capacity of 100MW upon completion.
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China has become a commanding authority in infrastructure and has the opportunity to shape global development in ways that may define the rest of the 21st century.
Beijing International Book Fair, August 2017. The international community was outraged when Cambridge University Press (CUP) temporarily agreed to withdraw some of its publications, as the Chinese government demanded.
As the Communist Party gathers, Xi's harsh control strategies have already hit universities and academic freedom, way beyond Chinese borders.
They may not be co-ordinated, nor linked in any way. But two events in Asia over the next week will help define Australia’s political and security environment for the next period. First is the convening…
Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews troops on a car on Tiananmen Square during the military parade marking the 70th Anniversary of the Victory of Chinese People’s Resistance against Japanese Aggression and World Anti-Fascist War at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, 03 September 2015.
The upcoming Chinese Communist Party's 19th National Congress will see one of the biggest turnovers of China’s military elite since the founding of the country.
Indonesia should start a nationwide movement to combat digital illiteracy, a hidden inequality that persists in much of the country.
Indonesia has a lot of catching up to do to provide its people with skills, including digital literacy, to find jobs in a shifting landscape propelled by innovation in digital technology.
North Korea is no doubt watching closely as the region moves forward on energy cooperation.
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Green détente options could help South Korea ease the diplomatic tensions in the region.
Without investment, fewer products will bear this ‘Made in the USA’ logo in the future.
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If President Trump really wants to restore America's manufacturing might he should invest heavily in AI, the internet of things and other emerging technologies that are changing the world.
Xi Jinping will look to consolidate his power at the party congress next week.
Next week, the Communist Party of China will commence its 19th National Party Congress, where its leadership and policy agenda for the next five years will be announced.
There's no reason why small families shouldn't become the norm in Africa. But this will depend on improving education opportunities for women and improving birth control policies.
Breast cancer rates in China are rising, and are expected to continue rising for the next three decades.
Climate change could severely impact the world’s coffee-producing nations and turn a cup of decent java into a luxury in the years to come.
By 2100, more than 50 per cent of the land now used to grow coffee will no longer be arable. Climate change is changing the game to such an extent that Canada could one day become a coffee producer.
Replanting forests in China is a great initiative but it can also prove to be disastrous for water management.
China has successfully implemented afforestation to counter desertification. But, today, it faces another risk: its waters are declining.
Electric cars will shake up everything from jobs to tax.
Governments racing to grab a lead in the global quest to position their countries for the car industry of the future.
What are Chinese hackers after in U.S. computer systems?
The cyberthreat from China is one more of espionage than destruction. And it's changing – perhaps even lessening.
North Korea has placed the Kim regime’s survival before any other priority.
With much attention focused on military might and economic sanctions, there has been little focus on calls for a diplomatic solution to the North Korean crisis.