A performance by Jennifer Lopez for Turkmenistan’s leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow has provoked accusations that the singer helped to paper over human rights abuses. But with the concert organized in part by the China...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 19, 2012
For the latest instalment in his CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab of Hexie Farm shows a flock of ducks mounting an anti-sushi protest outside the famous Quanjude Peking roast duck restaurant. They brandish placards reading...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 17, 2011
Hu Jintao’s visit to Moscow this week saw a push to conclude a gas deal between the world’s largest energy producer and its largest consumer. The 30 year deal, potentially worth a trillion dollars, would see up to 70...
by Liu Yong | Oct 14, 2009
From AP: Russia and China are closing in on a mammoth energy deal which could insure that Beijing has the fuel to run its factories and cities and Moscow has a vast new market for its natural gas empire. Russian Prime Minister...
by Jenny Leung | May 28, 2009
Following President Obama’s announcement for stricter gas mileage in the US, China is imposing even stricter requirements. From the New York Times: The new plan would require automakers in China to improve fuel economy by...
by Japhet Weeks | Jan 5, 2009
According to Japanese officials, China violated an agreement it had brokered with Japan in 2008 to jointly develop gas fields in the East China Sea. From Reuters: Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone said China had been drilling...
by Linjun Fan | Feb 24, 2008
China and Japan failed again to reach an agreement over an undersea natural gas field, although Beijing and Tokyo said that they were trying to improve relations. From Reuters: About a dozen rounds of official-level talks...
by Sophia Cao | Jan 4, 2008
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