China has emerged as Iran’s top trading partner, with non-oil trade hitting $13 billion over the past 10 months, according to Iranian media.
BEIJING—The People’s Republic of China (PRC) remains the chief benefactor of the neighboring Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, but as North Korea’s dependence on China increases, China’s influence over the country appears to be decreasing.
President Barack Obama met with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday.
Obama administration security officials say President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are not strongly opposing a South Korean plan to use Chinese telecommunications gear in an advanced wireless network, thus increasing concerns of cyber spying espionage against U.S. military forces in the country.
The Chinese moon robot is no longer functioning on the moon’s surface due to mechanical problems.
China’s military recently disclosed a new photo of its longest-range mobile intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a key element of Beijing’s large-scale strategic nuclear buildup.
China will deploy submarines later this year that will be armed with nuclear tipped missiles capable of reaching Alaska or Hawaii, USNI News reports.
China will ramp up military spending this year as the United States and other countries take money away from defense budgets.