In the Zone: Has China Started to Rewrite the Rules of Engagement in the Pacific?

Jan 21, 2014, 15:19 ET from NewsChina

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 February issue of NewsChina magazine highlights the following headline topics:

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The cover story "In the Zone" features the sudden establishment of a Chinese Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), which is deemed to be China's most overt attempt to redefine the status quo in the Pacific.

Special Report: Conviction to Curb Both China's judiciary and the police has taken initiatives to curb the widespread use of torture. But more, it seems, is needed.

Politics: Tough TalkThe People's Liberation Army's self-imposed rectification campaign is pushing further than ever into what was once sacred ground, cutting the army's access to luxuries, military license plates and even investigating real estate holdings. Will it be effective in curbing corruption?

Economy: The New Class China's growing online education market has attracted the attention of more than a few major market players, from all different backgrounds, which are going to have to teach themselves how to turn a profit.

Society: Trust Trip Embarking on a three-month car journey around China without handing over a single cent of currency, one solitary traveler chose to question China's so-called "trust crisis."

History: Gunshots in Harbin AhnJoong-keun, the Korean dissident who assassinated Japanese Premier Ito Hirobumi during a visit to China in 1909, remains a prominent figure in the complex political histories of China, South Korea and Japan.

Editorial: Fix the problem, not the image City authorities do very little to provide affordable accommodation. This is particularly problematic while the central leadership is advocating a new policy of "people-oriented" urbanization.

Commentary: Healthcare workers should not be blamed for China's healthcare system Violence against doctors and support staff reflects a dangerous trend among the public to direct anger at the system toward grassroots workers.

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