Russia fails to seal an export agreement with China after years of talks.
America’s military presence is seen as key to counterbalancing China’s increasing might.
PLA expansion prompts concern in South China Sea disputes.
The court comes under fire after the recent dismissal of a new case.
China presses its neighbors in a resource-rich region.
Concerns arise over the security of Burma's democracy icon ahead of her trip to the provinces.
China's rate hike is too small to avert a blackout risk, experts say.
Some say the Chinese government would nip any potential mass political protest in the bud.