FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — China’s manual docking of the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft may not be a giant leap for mankind. But the milestone is one solid step further in China’s race to catch the US space and technology program, not to mention its quest to build a space station.
Shortly after the US Marines entered Baghdad, Luke Hunt filed the following dispatch for Agence France-Press. BAGHDAD, April 17 (AFP) – In one corner combatants of the self-styled Free Iraq Forces hold court, a Muslim […]
Snapshots from the 35th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. On April 30, 1975, Soviet-made tanks smashed through the gates of the Presidential Palace in Saigon signalling the war with South Vietnam and […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Just decades ago, all that mainland China brought to Kinmen, a tiny Taiwan-controlled island off the Fujian coast, was trouble. In the mid-50s, China launched two brutal artillery campaigns that killed […]