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NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 2015 January issue of NewsChina magazine highlights the following headline topics:

Cover: A SILVER LINING Sustainable growth in China is unlikely to arrive on a silver platter

Cover: INVESTING IN INVESTMENT China's reform of its foreign investment policies matters to all investors.

Special Report: PARTISAN PARTNERSHIPS Despite landmark deals reached between the US and China during the recent APEC summit in Beijing, the world's two largest economies remain in competition for leadership in East Asia

Military: MAKING WAVES Recent exposure of China's new stealth jet fighters has reignited speculation over the progress of its aircraft carrier program

Society: Second-generation Little Emperors With the children of China's One Child Policy becoming parents themselves, traditional beliefs clash with modern parenting

Society: BAD MEDICINE A massive cheating scandal exposed during this year's national pharmacist exam diet has brought attention to the problems and prejudices keeping the industry from modernizing

Society: FILES NAILED Chinese workers are getting fed up with paying a yearly fee for the file the government keeps on them

Economy: PHARMS RACE Following the expiry of Pfizer's Chinese patent on Viagra, the little blue pill is set to face increasing competition in China's lucrative market place

International: COMMON GROUND Contrary to media speculation following the US drawdown in October, 2014, China's enhanced role in Afghanistan is likely to be specialized according to Beijing's foreign policy priorities which, when it comes to Afghanistan at least, broadly coincide with those of the West

Politics: WHISTLING INTO THE WIND China's ongoing anti-corruption drive has resulted in a greater need to protect whistleblowers. Do the Supreme People's Procuratorate's newly revised regulations go far enough?

Culture: An Underground Revolution Through his experiment to turn a "space" into a "place," designer Zhou Zishu tries to find a way to bring life and dignity to Beijing's basement dwellers

Editorial: China's climate change deal is a triumph China's leaders are aware that climate change is a major global threat and that China, as the world's biggest carbon emitter, has an international obligation to cut its pollution.

Commentary: Vision Down Under Xi Jinping's visit to Australia and New Zealand has set a new tone for regional dynamics

NewsChina (ISSN 1943-1902) is a globally distributed, current affairs magazine. Published monthly in English language, its goal is to provide timely direct insight into today's modern China. The magazine was launched in New York, August of 2008. Today it is widely available in bookstores, airports, train terminals, libraries, and newsstands. NewsChina is distributed in the United States, China, Canada, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Lebanon, Singapore, Thailand, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, and Philippines. NewsChina is also available by subscription. For subscription call (U.S.) 1-877-467-1758, (Outside U.S.) 1-731-434-1108. Online:

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Source:China Newsweek Corp