International

08/25/2016 - 8:00pm

    Overfishing and pollution have so depleted China's own fishery resources that in some places -- including the East China Sea -- there are virtually "no fish" left, according to reports in Chinese state media last week.

    That's a frightening...

08/14/2016 - 8:00am

    A bit of China-bashing is inevitable in any U.S. election year. Over the past month, though, after China roundly dismissed an arbitration ruling that rejected its claims in the South China Sea, a chorus of voices has angrily denounced the country as an international...

08/13/2016 - 6:00pm

    A new book by Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz suggests that the best way forward for the euro area is a "flexible euro," a system of different currencies under the same name fluctuating within certain limits. It's a new, ingenious riff on an...

08/12/2016 - 12:00am

    "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things," is the unofficial motto of 2016.

    I can list on the fingers of one Ramsay Bolton-mangled hand all the good things that have happened in 2016, and most of...

08/11/2016 - 8:00pm

    While Chinese media giants have made news by acquiring significant Hollywood assets over the past few months, the Chinese Communist Party has been busily producing its own video content, though the stiffness of the acting and repetitive dialogue would no doubt make any...

08/11/2016 - 12:00am

    When the Olympic torch is lit Friday in Rio de Janeiro, there will be 416 Chinese athletes in attendance, the largest contingent the country has ever sent abroad. It's a hopeful symbol amid an unprecedented whirlwind of doping and corruption charges. And it seems...

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