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Posts Tagged ‘China’

March 28th, 2017 - 8:16 am § in America, Foreign Affairs

AFTER TRUMP: Who needs the US?

Don’t be surprised that the Saudis are turning to China The military exercises that took place near the sprawling Chinese metropolis of Chongqing last October were not surprising for their purpose, counterterrorism training. China believes it has as much need of that as anyone. What was interesti[...]

March 28th, 2017 - 8:07 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

AFTER TRUMP: Who needs the US?

   DUTERTE XI, NO TRUMP China and the Philippines will hold the first meeting of a bilateral consultation mechanism on the South China Sea issue in May, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Tuesday.[...]

March 25th, 2017 - 9:32 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics, world

IMPERIAL CHINA REPLACING TRUMP’S AMERICA

SPUTNICK Is China Filling the Economic Vacuum in the Pacific? © REUTERS/ David Gray Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting Australia and New Zealand this week, while US relations with Australia cool over the migrant deal negotiated by the former US administration. Will China fill the vacuum in the [...]

March 21st, 2017 - 1:21 am § in America, Donald Trump

China Joins Trump’s Crusade Against The Caliphate

Xinjiang  is home to China’s minority Uighur Muslim community,  the  Communist Party secretary Li Jianguo pointed to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban as an example of a way to prevent “religious extremism from seeping into all of American culture.” “What the Islam[...]

March 6th, 2017 - 7:43 am § in Foreign Affairs

India and China- A hope for the future VIVEK IYER, China Daily Mail   The India–China relationship has always been troubled, but the visuals of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to China were certainly heartwarming. President Xi returned Mr Modi’s gesture of breaking the protocol to receive him. T[...]

February 26th, 2017 - 8:37 am § in Misc.

China Builds Global Navy

U.S. Has New Neighbor in Djibouti: Chinese Naval Base By ANDREW JACOBS and JANE PERLEZ NY Times With tensions between the rivals increasing, American strategists worry that operations at the Pentagon’s camp in the Horn of Africa nation will be observed.[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 7:01 pm § in Misc.

CHINA WARNS TRUMP’S NAVY

Draft maritime law revisions say China may bar foreign ships from passing through its waters en.people.cn China is to revise its 1984 Maritime Traffic Safety Law, which would allow the relevant authorities to bar some foreign ships from passing through Chinese territorial waters. The Legislative Aff[...]

February 15th, 2017 - 1:59 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle Real Estate As An Investment For Wealthy Chinese

When Anna Riley, a Seattle-area real-estate agent, held an open house for a new $2.3 million listing in the tony city of Bellevue late last month, the pool of prospective buyers was different from the usual assortment of tech magnates, sports stars and chief executives.  Twenty groups of buyers vis[...]

February 11th, 2017 - 5:47 am § in Misc.

A Chinese View of the South China Sea

China says United States should ‘brush up on’ South China Sea history  ReutersFeb 7, 2017, 5:22 PM 24 Comments A satellite image shows what CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative says appears to be anti-aircraft guns and what are likely to be close-in weapons systems (CIWS) on the a[...]

February 9th, 2017 - 12:26 pm § in Misc.

CHINA: Understanding a very different civilization Tags!

UNDERSTANDING  CHINA Western views of “world history” do not really apply to China. For example, China has no “roots” in the Roman Empire, Greek philosophy  or in the Jewish bible.  As such there is not equivalent to the renaissance, or the enlightenment until the time of [...]