East Asia

Senkakus Coffee Klatches This Week

CSIS is at this very moment meeting on "Taiwan's" approach to the Senkaku mess:Taiwan's Approach to Escalating Sovereignty Disputes in East AsiaWednesday, Oct 17, 2012 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm CSISWith tensions in the East China Sea at their highest levels in some time, the Freeman Chair invites you ...

Chinese Regime’s Honors for Sihanouk Annoy Netizens

A convoy taking the body of Norodom Sihanouk to Beijing's airport en route back to his homeland, on Oct. 17, 2012. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images) Many Chinese netizens were outraged at the Communist Party’s display of honors for the deceased Cambodian ruler Norodom Sihanouk, who died on Oc...

WB lowered China’s growth estimate to 7.7% in 2012

China's GDP growth may fall to 7.7 percent this year because of weak exports and lower investment growth, the World Bank said in a new report on Monday. In 2013, however, China's growth is expected to rebound to 8.1 percent as the impact of stimulus measures kicks in, supported further by an upti...