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  1. News - China

    China's submarines will soon carry nukes, draft US report says

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 10:44am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Chinese effort to ensure a retaliatory capability against a notional US nuclear strike “would necessarily affect Indian and Russian perceptions about the potency of their own deterrent ... Reuters in Washington Report urges China be brought into arms-limitation talks China appears to be within two years of deploying submarine-launched nuclear weapons, adding a new leg to its ...

  2. Undue worry over China's nuclear policy

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... In October 1964, China exploded its first nuclear weapon. Then China went on to build a small, unsophisticated and highly vulnerable nuclear armoury. For more than three decades, its modernisation ... Mao Zedong wanted and, after him, Deng Xiaoping. Both thought there were better things to do with China's money. Both viewed nuclear weapons as tools for deterring an attack ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Papers go ballistic over Diaoyu dispute with Japan

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Islands in a storm of rhetoric, with one daily suggesting 'serving main course of nuclear missiles' Papers go ballistic over Diaoyu dispute with Japan ... call for nuclear war to settle Beijing's dispute with Japan over the five uninhabited Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea. Why bother trying to reach a diplomatic settlement with Japan ...

  4. News - China

    China punishes North Korea for nuclear tests

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 03:02pm

    ... China is trying to punish ally North Korea for its nuclear and missile tests, stepping up inspections of North Korean-bound cargo in a calibrated effort to send a message of Chinese pique ... to enforce new UN sanctions passed after last month’s nuclear test, Pyongyang’s third. Targeted in the sanctions are the bank financing and bulk smuggling of cash that could assist North Korea’s ...

  5. News - China

    China seeks peaceful solution, not collapse of regime in North Korea

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... by Washington of supporting Pyongyang's nuclear programme. But analysts who have looked at the historical, ideological, economic and diplomatic ties between Beijing and Pyongyang say that the signs ... to siblings. A large Korean community has made China its home. Strains in the long-standing relationship have only really shown in recent years, after Pyongyang tested a nuclear weapon in October 2006 ...

  6. News - China - EAST CHINA SEA

    Beijing ramps up propaganda war to bolster Diaoyus claim

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... strike ahead of an imminent attack given a changing security environment - although it had no plan to do so now. When an intention to attack Japan is evident, the threat is imminent, and there are no other options, Japan is allowed under the law to carry out strikes against enemy targets Onodera made the remarks after North Korea conducted a nuclear test - its third - on Tuesday, ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China and Japan to hold talks over North Korean nuclear test

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Japanese diplomat will arrive for discussions on shared concern over North Korea even as tensions mount over disputed islands BEIJING TALKS OVER NUCLEAR TEST A senior Japanese diplomat will visit Beijing next week for talks on the nuclear test carried out by North Korea on Tuesday. Shinsuke Sugiyama, director general of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign ...

  8. News - World - IRAN

    China 'a conduit' for Iran's nuclear programme

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US scientist says Iran tried to smuggle magnets for centrifuges to boost its weapons capability China 'a conduit' for nuclear gear Iran tried to smuggle thousands of specialised magnets through China for its centrifuges, in an effort to speed its path to reaching nuclear weapons capability, according to a new US report. The report, ...

  9. News - China

    Iran sought nuclear parts in China

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 09:12am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Iran tried to smuggle thousands of specialised magnets through China for its centrifuges, in an effort to speed its path to reaching nuclear weapons capability, according to a new US report. The report, by a renowned American nuclear scientist, said the operation highlighted the importance of China as a transit point for Iran’s nuclear programme, ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: India border stand-off continues, Tibetan self-immolations reported

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 06:46am by Patrick Boehler

    ... officer said that he believed China wanted to limit the nuclear ambitions of North Korea. Wall Street Journal- China Real Time Report Mandiant says Chinese hacking has not diminished over the last ... wants substance, writes Min Xinpei. Earthquake photo-series Southern Metropolis Daily* A review of Chinese premiers visiting earthquake-struck areas. Boston Globe- The Big Picture Striking ...




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