Nuclear Power and Global Regulation

From KHouse.Org NUCLEAR POWER AND GLOBAL REGULATION We live in a nuclear world. China is helping Pakistan build plants for nuclear energy. Russia and India are involved in a joint effort to set up nuclear power plants in India. Many who want to avoid nuclear war care whether or not the countries involved in these cooperative efforts are members of the Nuclear Supplier Group, a global body seeking to reduce nuclear proliferation by Continue Reading

China Prints 80 Millionth Bible; Demands Not Met

From Christian Post.Com The only authorized Bible-printing company in China marked the printing of its eighty-millionth Bible on Monday, the government’s official press agency announced. Amity Printing Co., located in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, says it now prints 1 million copies of the Scripture a month. Since its founding in 1988, the printing company has grown to be one of the largest Bible publishers in the world. “The Continue Reading

U.S. Alarmed by Harsh Tone of China’s Military

From NY Times.Com Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates met his Chinese counterpart, Liang Guanglie, in Vietnam on Monday for the first time since the two militaries suspended talks with each other last winter, calling for the two countries to prevent “mistrust, miscalculations and mistakes.” His message seemed directed mainly at officers like Lt. Cmdr. Tony Cao of the Chinese Navy. Days before Mr. Gates arrived in Asia, Commander Cao was Continue Reading

Fears of Chinese land grab as Beijing’s billions buy up resources

From Independent.Co.UK China is pouring another $7bn (£4.4bn) into Brazil's oil industry, reigniting fears of a global "land grab" of natural resources. State-owned Sinopec clinched the deal with Spain's Repsol yesterday to buy 40 per cent of its Brazilian business, giving China's largest oil company access to Repsol Brasil's estimated reserves of 1.2 billion barrels of oil and gas. The whopping price tag for Repsol Brasil – which Continue Reading

Are Chinese Close to Allowing Scottie to Beam ‘Em Up?

From Fox New.Com Thanks to physics, and the truly bizarre quirks of quarks, Chinese scientists may be perfecting completely spy-proof communications. In May, a team of Chinese scientists announced a successful demonstration of "quantum teleportation," beaming a message more or less instantaneously 10 miles through the air -- a message that's virtually impossible to spy on. It's the ideal medium for ultra-confidential military Continue Reading

Church in China experiencing ‘tremendous’ growth

From Christian Today.Com The church in China is experiencing tremendous growth like never before, says the World Council of Churches (WCC). Mathews George Chunakara, Director of WCC's International Affairs and Public Witness, said there had been a "unique and explosive growth" of Christianity among the Chinese people. "I have been visiting China for the last 15 years. I am astounded to see the tremendous growth there. Their worship Continue Reading

Demographic Shift Could Rapidly Change Our World Over Next 40 Years

From AOL News.Com A day before Arizona's tough new immigration law was scheduled to take effect, a nonpartisan research group reported that population growth in developed countries like the U.S. has "essentially peaked" and that what little growth remains will mostly come from immigration from developing countries. The Population Research Bureau said in a report released today that the rate of increase over the next four decades "depends Continue Reading

China urges change in U.S. policy to avoid friction

From Reuters.Com The United States should alter policy to take account of China's role as a major player on the world stage if it wants to avoid friction and instability, a major state newspaper said on Thursday. The commentary in ruling Communist Party mouthpiece the People's Daily followed the latest spat in Sino-U.S. ties, over what China views as unwarranted U.S. interference in a territorial dispute in the South China Sea. While Continue Reading

U.S. Tomahawk Missiles Deployed Near China Send Message

From News Yahoo.Com If China's satellites and spies were working properly, there would have been a flood of unsettling intelligence flowing into the Beijing headquarters of the Chinese navy last week. A new class of U.S. superweapon had suddenly surfaced nearby. It was an Ohio-class submarine, which for decades carried only nuclear missiles targeted against the Soviet Union, and then Russia. But this one was different: for nearly three Continue Reading

Chinese military seeks to extend its naval power well beyond it’s borders

From Tehran Times.Com The Chinese military is seeking to project naval power well beyond the Chinese coast, from the oil ports of the Middle East to the shipping lanes of the Pacific, where the United States Navy has long reigned as the dominant force, military officials and analysts say. China calls the new strategy “far sea defense,” and the speed with which it is building long-range capabilities has surprised foreign military Continue Reading