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Chinese Spy Ship Operating Off Hawaii

Honolulu Advertiser | Jul 21, 2014

At the same time China was invited into Pearl Harbor and has been participating in Rim of the Pacific exercises for the first time, it's also had a spy ship parked off Hawaii, U.S. Pacific Fleet confirmed Friday. The People's Liberation Army Navy auxiliary general intelligence ship has been operating within the United States' 200-nautical-mile ... more

Security Matrix Prevents another Tiananmen

Associated Press | May 31, 2014

BEIJING -- When visiting friends in China's capital, environmental activist Wu Lihong must slip away from his rural home before sunrise, before the police officers watching his home awaken. He rides a bus to an adjacent province and jumps aboard a train just minutes before departure to avoid being spotted.   In a neighboring province, veteran ... more

Hacking Case Belies Profitable US Links with China

Associated Press | May 26, 2014

WASHINGTON — China may be trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. businesses, as federal prosecutors allege. Yet for many U.S. companies, China's vast market remains an irresistible source of business. The Justice Department's indictment last week of five Chinese military officials accused them of trying to pilfer confidential information from ... more

China Launches Anti-terror Drive after Bombing

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Associated Press | May 24, 2014

URUMQI, China -- Authorities announced a security crackdown Saturday in China's Muslim northwest after a deadly bombing raised questions about whether tightening Beijing's grip might be feeding anti-Chinese anger and a rise of organized terrorism.   Thursday's bombing at a morning street market selling vegetables and other produce in Urumqi, c... more

Chinese Military Inspectors Find Irregularities

Associated Press | Apr 02, 2014

BEIJING -- Inspectors have uncovered widespread irregularities and suspected corruption among military units based around Beijing, Chinas Defense Ministry said Tuesday, a sign that a widening anti-graft campaign that is turning to the sprawling 2.3 million-member Peoples Liberation Army. The ministry said in a statement that the inspections in ... more

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