China abroad | China at home Headline article: Iron Man 3 Begins Filming Scenes In Beijing Iron Man 3, due out mid-2013, will star well-known Chinese actor Wang Xueqi reportedly as a villain in the film - but not 'the Mandarin'. China abroad Jakarta Globe -- China Seeks 'Good Relationship' With Asean Asean has been among the top destinations for Chinese companies. Bilateral trade jumped to $292.78 billion in 2010 from $7.96 billion in 1991, according to Xinhua... National Intelligence Council -- Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds What is the impact of the rise of the rest on the liberal international order: End of the Western world? People's Daily Online -- Breaking down China's overseas investment, Part I: The makings of a global phenomenon Instead of just being a recipient of foreign investment, China's State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and private companies have become major "foreign investors" in their own right. Tengri News -- Kazakhstan eyes buying Chinese drones “During the visit of the delegation of Kazakhstan Defense Ministry to China we offered to supply drones for Kazakhstan Armed Forces. Kazakhstan delegation agreed to consider procurement of samples,” KazTAG’s source from China said. Xinhua -- U.S. official says to resolve Chinese investment issues U.S. Under Secretary of State Robert Hormats said Wednesday that the U.S. government will make efforts to resolve issues emerging from Chinese investment in the country and work to attract more Chinese investors. China at home CinemaBlend -- Iron Man 3 Begins Filming Scenes In Beijing ...it’s probable that scenes will lead into the introduction of the Mandarin, Iron Man’s chief adversary, who will be played in the upcoming sequel by Sir Ben Kingsley. Daily Beast -- Ghosts in the Machine: The Story of China’s Rural Migrants and Their Uncertain Future Every year, the awkwardly named Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, an arm of the powerful State Council, announces the list of China’s 592 “Poverty Counties.” Nanfang -- High school students in Shenzhen perform on the street to raise funds for sick baby In April this year, the band, VOL, which at that time only consisted of three girls, was approached by a man after performing. The man told them that his infant son was very sick and he would be grateful if they would use their fundraising power... Xinhua -- China's Xi: work for best economic performance amid difficulties In the face of complicated and fast-changing conditions, confidence and the awareness of risks are both needed to make progress while maintaining stability, he noted.