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For most of the past two millennia, China was the world’s dominant economic power. The ancient Silk Road carried oriental goods from the thriving Chinese empire into the Indian subcontinent, …

When it came to negotiating with the Iranian regime about its nuclear adventures, China had the most leverage. That is, economically China was the only country still willing to develop …

In 1977, at the height of the Cold War, Lucasfilm released Star Wars, the beginnings of a saga centred around totalitarianism, imperialism and planetary destruction. Just a few months earlier, …

The Dandong “Friendship Bridge” on the China-North Korea border seems a fitting emblem of recent developments in China-North Korea relations. Constructed between 1937-43, the so-called “Friendship Bridge”, named thus in …

Last week witnessed the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (NCCPC), during which President Xi Jinping further cemented his leadership position and unveiled a vision for a …