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China's fishing fleet has expanded to match its growing appetite for seafood to feed its population and its export markets. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Fish: The Overlooked Destabilizer in the South China Sea

Despite the region's focus on minerals and oil, fish are a more important factor in the maritime disputes surrounding a rising China. Read more…

Rioters clash with police in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district, Feb. 9. Over 40 police officers and journalists were injured following civil unrest on the first day of Chinese New Year celebrations. (LAM YIK FEI/Getty Images)

The Significance of Hong Kong's Fish Ball Riots

Protests instigated by a crackdown on illegal street food venders could lead to greater civil unrest in Hong Kong. Read more…


Markets Panic as the Global Economy Enters a New Phase

Stock markets are selling off amid a sea of bad news, but the true cause is likely the Federal Reserve's rate hike. Read more…