China overtakes US in number of diplomatic missions
SYDNEY: (AFP) For the first time, China has more diplomatic missions around the world than the United States, according to a study published Wednesday that offered fresh evidence of Beijing's global ambitions.
"With 276 posts globally, China has for the first time surpassed the United States' network by three posts," authors of the biennial Global Diplomacy Index said.
KAMAL•Unknown•3 hours ago
To lay a debt trap around nations and ultimately make them a colony
Balachandramenon Vengasserry•Alappuzha•3 hours ago
Number doesn''t matter, it is the quality and capacity of existing ones that matter.
Lumteeng Chapaktu•3 hours ago
As usual not a good news for the BIackies about China
Dipanjan Roychoudhary•Jamshedpur•4 hours ago
donald trump is god''s gift to rivals of the United States
Monica•New Delhi•4 hours ago
Lets hope that this important development makes it into the Guinness book of Word Records.
Niraj Rana•Pune•4 hours ago
They needed it.
rich4 hours ago
The Chinese will be the new world leader if the country remains on its course.
sinophil496 hours ago
The USA still has a larger GDP than China - 19+trillion versus 12+ trillion. However, China has about 4X's the population of the USA. Beijing is working hard to expand their domestic consumer base and shrinking income inequality.
Alex2 hours ago
China overtakes US in number of diplomatic missions, not surprising since they have more friends than any other country.
B6 hours ago
Thank you President Richard M. Nixon for your desire to awaken the " Sleeping Panda Bear " ( China ) ,to bring them into the rest of the world. HA HA, gee that did us alot of good...
Alex3 hours ago
China's global success is the envy of some countries and are working overtime in trying to destabilize China's development and national security. Well done China indeed.
fallen angel2 hours ago
We live in Made in China world
Jon5 hours ago
Boycott all China exports from the People's Republic. Do not buy Made In China goods. Find replacements. They are out there.
Anonymous5 hours ago
China will have diplomatic mission in Mars, Moon and Venus
Anonymous28 minutes ago
The Trump administration is losing the game all over the world.
ablo4 hours ago
US is the only self reliant country in the world and still the most generous
D P5 hours ago
It's great, they are now more diplomatic
Tom6 hours ago
China can never overtake America in the numbers of foreign military bases . The more the military bases , the more financial supports they needed and the more the national debts would become . America's national debt is now estimated at $23 TRILLION .
Joe2 hours ago
soon or late china is overpassing usa as a superpower.
John41 minutes ago
Just ask Kenya how China is influencing their lives.