NASA-China aeronautics cooperation

China’s development in aeronautics is laying the groundwork for future cooperation between China and NASA, according to NASA Chief Charles Bolden. Bolden was in the country recently. “Although my visit did not include consideration of…

China’s Twelfth Five- Year Plan

According to a statement made by the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, the next five year plan “shall suit the changes in the domestic and international situation and meet the public’s demands for…

America Is Suffering a Power Outage

…and the Rest of the World Knows It Posted by Dilip Hiro “Make poverty history!” A catchy slogan, and an admirable aim, it was adopted by world leaders at the United Nations summit in New…

China raises key interest rates

Ekaterina Volozova BEIJING—(October 21, 2010) – – China Central Bank Tuesday increased interest rates for the first time since 2007. The rate on a one-year loan was raised by 0.25 percentage points to 5.56 percent…

China expands high-speed railway network

Ekaterina Volozova BEIJING—(October 21, 2010—M4relay)– China is aiming to be the world’s leader in high speed railway development, according to the Chinese Ministry of Railways. There are plans for the development of a super-speed train…

Renewable Energy: China in the lead

Ekaterina Volozova BEIJING—(October 14, 2010, m4relay)– As renewable energy develops rapidly in China creating new opportunities for economic development, China has become one of the World’s leaders in producing wind turbines, leaving many Western countries…

Re-writing world history with China’s economic boom

Ekaterina Volozova BEIJING—(October 11, 2010—M4relay)– China’s household wealth is said to double if the country continues the current growth rate. According to Credit Suisse, the total household wealth in China could actually double to $35…