The Chinese defense ministry said that, despite an upcoming massive arms deal from President Donald Trump, there was 'no way out' for Taiwan.
State Department employee Candace Marie Claiborne has been arrested for selling top secret diplomatic data to Chinese spies and trying to cover up the affair.
China conducted joint air and land drills near its unstable border with Myanmar as Beijing stressed national security.
Australia canceled a parliamentary vote on Tuesday to finally ratify an extradition treaty with China, 10 years after it was signed.
The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) said the work on Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief Reefs in the Spratly Islands included naval, air, radar and defensive facilities.
If the U.S. can’t sustain its monopoly on the development of precision missile systems, it will be increasingly vulnerable in the western Pacific.
The country warned that the visit by Japan's minister of internal affairs could hurt relations between Beijing and Tokyo.
Public opinion polls show Carrie Lam's rival, John Tsang, as more popular with residents.
Brazil had been mired in scandal around its third-largest export, after a litany of meat importers banned Brazilian meat after an inspection controversy.
New power plant construction dipped by two-thirds in 2016, with declining investments in China and India accelerating the trend.
The report also suggests building huge ventilation tunnels to create wind which will lift the smog from the city
"It’s not easy to be an activist facing the largest authoritarian regime in the world," says Demosisto campaigner Derek Lam.
China has been bombing mock U.S. military bases and vessels and could strike personnel stationed in Japan without sufficient warning.
China is Australia's biggest trading partner and the two have a wide-ranging free trade deal.
The message seemed aimed at China, which claims almost all the South China Sea and which has fueled concern in Japan and the West with its growing military presence in the waterway.
Housing prices in hubs such as Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen have soared beyond the average Chinese worker's reach.
President Donald Trump's administration may be hinting at a closer military relationship with Taiwan.
The secretary of state and President Trump have been critical of China in recent weeks.
"It will happen," Republican Senator Richard Burr told reporters after a closed committee meeting.
Chances of Tillerson persuading China to do more to curb North Korea's weapons programs appear scant, given China's anger at the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea.
Diplomats briefed on latest Western intelligence assessments say Beijing is pursuing efforts to dominate its maritime 'backyard.'