India-China Standoff
China

India-China Standoff

Two weeks ago, Indian military officials announced with expressions of shock that a platoon of Chinese soldiers had crossed the de facto border between the giant neighbors and set up camp an unprecedented six miles into Indian-claimed territory, sparking a still-unresolved standoff. China’s Foreign Ministry said last week that its troops were patrolling on the Chinese side … Continue reading

China Rushes Relief after Earthquake kills at least 192 People
China

China Rushes Relief after Earthquake kills at least 192 People

Death toll from the earthquake Saturday, April 20, in Lushan County, Sichuan Province has risen to 192, with 23 missing and more than 11,000 injured, authorities said. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan has sent nearly 8,200 to local hospitals and created a dire dearth of drinking water, Chinese state-run … Continue reading