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Is China more legitimate than the West?

Is China more legitimate than the West? | Unit 3 Contested Planet | Scoop.it
China and the US are about to choose new leaders. Is a candidate voted for by millions a more legitimate choice than one anointed by a select few, asks Martin Jacques.
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China lands jet on first carrier

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A Chinese-made fighter jet lands on Beijing's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, officials say, bolstering China's military capacity in territorial disputes.
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A new China-India nuclear race?

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The BBC's Defence Correspondent Jonathan Marcus examines what India's test launch of its Agni-V nuclear capable long-range missile means for the military balance between India and China.
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India Invests Abroad - Forbes.com

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For Indian entrepreneurs, the grass is greener across the border. Data from Reserve Bank of India showed that Indian companies invested $43.9 billion overseas in 2010 to expand their empires, compared with just $18 billion a year earlier.
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China vows to grow in 'grim' 2012

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China's economic policymakers pledge to guarantee growth in 2012, despite an "extremely grim" global outlook for the year ahead.
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India’s Industry Helps Open Door to World

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A trade foray into Pakistan showed the foreign policy role of India’s private sector, which the government relies on to serve as an intermediary.
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How Qatar is taking on the world

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The Gulf state is daring to flex its diplomatic, cultural and military muscles.
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China military warned on rumours

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China's official military newspaper has warned soldiers to ignore internet rumours and maintain absolute loyalty to the party, following online rumours of a coup last week.
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China navy in 'warfare' warning

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China's navy should speed up its development and prepare for warfare, President Hu Jintao says, amid widespread tension in the region.
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India open to global supermarkets

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India approves long-awaited proposals to open up the retail market to global supermarket chains.
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The sun shines bright

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HER $3 billion fortune makes Oprah Winfrey the wealthiest black person in America, a position she has held for years. But she is no longer the richest black person...
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Viewpoint: China’s oil tanker economy

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Like an oil tanker, it takes a lot to move China's economy and a lot to change course, writes Alistair Thornton from IHS Global Insight.
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Echoes of dreamland

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IT HAS not drawn much attention. But as 40th-birthday bashes go, it has been rather a spectacular affair. About 4,000 servicemen from five countries, 19 warships, 68...
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Can the 'American Dream' be reversed in India?

Can the 'American Dream' be reversed in India? | Unit 3 Contested Planet | Scoop.it
Why are American entrepreneurs leaving Silicon Valley for India?
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Iran can make nuclear weapons - but won't, says top politician

Iran can make nuclear weapons - but won't, says top politician | Unit 3 Contested Planet | Scoop.it
Statement is first time an Iranian politician has admitted country has capability to produce nuclear arms...
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Chinese media push into US

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China is ramping up efforts to make its media presence felt in the US, but whether it can successfully achieve it is another story, reports the BBC's Tom Brook.
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China navy in Pacific exercises

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China's navy is to carry out military exercises in the Pacific Ocean, officials say, amid continuing maritime disputes in the region.
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Why do we continue to ignore China's rise? Arrogance

Why do we continue to ignore China's rise? Arrogance | Unit 3 Contested Planet | Scoop.it
Martin Jacques asks why the west continues to approach the rise of the new global powerhouse with a closed mind...
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China: witnessing the birth of a superpower

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As he prepares to leave after almost a decade reporting from China, our reporter reflects on his ringside seat watching a developing country transform itself...
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'Design flaws' caused China crash

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A Chinese bullet train crash in July was caused by design flaws and "sloppy management", the government says in a long-awaited report.
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India retail move ends MP impasse

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India's parliament ends a two-week deadlock after the government confirms it is suspending a plan to open the retail market to global supermarkets.
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Booming Southeast Asia in a quandary over U.S.-China rivalry

Booming Southeast Asia in a quandary over U.S.-China rivalry | Unit 3 Contested Planet | Scoop.it
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A U.S.-China tug-of-war over Southeast Asian influence is proving to be a critical test for Washington's pivot East as Beijing strengthens its economic and military clout in its own...
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Clinton hopes for better US-Pakistan relations after Nato supply-line deal

Clinton hopes for better US-Pakistan relations after Nato supply-line deal | Unit 3 Contested Planet | Scoop.it
US secretary of state says she wants to build on last week's agreement as she meets Pakistani foreign minister in Tokyo...
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Five myths about the Arab Spring

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Middle East analyst, Roger Hardy, exposes some of the misconceptions surrounding the uprisings in Arab countries.
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What do you do when you reach the top?

What do you do when you reach the top? | Unit 3 Contested Planet | Scoop.it
IT IS a crisp autumn morning in Seoul, and a hopeful fisherman sits dreaming by the Cheonggyecheon stream as the world bustles happily by. Glass skyscrapers rise...
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