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Beijing Calls South China Sea Island Reclamation a ‘Green Project’

Beijing Calls South China Sea Island Reclamation a ‘Green Project’

The evidence is strong that construction has devastated coral reefs. But Beijing claims no harm done.

Is China on a Path to Debt Ruin?

Is China on a Path to Debt Ruin?

There's still a chance to avoid the worst. It depends on how bold the government is willing to be.

Meet the Chinese Trolls Pumping Out 488 Million Fake Social Media Posts

Meet the Chinese Trolls Pumping Out 488 Million Fake Social Media Posts

New research exposes a “massive secretive operation” to fill China’s internet with propaganda.

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