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October 18th, 2017 - 5:37 pm § in Misc.

A Statue Appropriate For The New Chinese Empire

Statue for a Chinese Warrior   This 158-foot-tall bronze figure depicts Guan Yu, an ancient Chinese general, now  majestically towers over Jingzhou, China. Shanghaiist says that over 4,000 strips of bronze have been stuck onto the body of Guan Yu and he stands atop the 86,000 square foot Guan Yu[...]

September 19th, 2017 - 1:01 am § in Misc.

When Power Shifts

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July 4th, 2017 - 9:20 am § in Foreign Affairs

BREAKING NEWS: Russia and China tell Trump to embrace THEIR de-escalation plan

Russia and China joined diplomatic forces on Tuesday and called on North Korea, South Korea and the United States to sign up to a Chinese de-escalation plan designed to defuse tensions around Pyongyang’s missile program. The plan would see North Korea suspend its ballistic missile program and [...]

May 30th, 2017 - 7:23 pm § in Foreign Affairs

50 Years After Nigerian Civil War

THE IRONY OF MEMORIAL DAY: 50 Years Ago Today, Biafra Began What Was To Be a Failed Secession. America’s Memorial Day remembers the dead Union soldiers after our civil war.  The irony for immigrants from Nigeria  is that this day is also the anniversary Nigeria’s civil war.  Our war [...]

May 16th, 2017 - 8:19 am § in Misc.

Africa

Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa Of Billions In Natural Resource Dollars[...]

May 2nd, 2017 - 8:23 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Trump’s nominee for China ambassador takes tough line on South China Sea

U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the U.S. ambassador to China took a tough line on Tuesday on China’s development of “artificial islands” in the South China Sea. “China cannot be allowed to use its artificial islands to coerce its neighbors or limit freedom o[...]

April 26th, 2017 - 8:44 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Xi tells Donald to Behave Himself

 Kirsty Needham (Sydney Morning Herlad, Beijing, 24 APRIL 2017) Chinese President Xi Jinping has told his US counterpart Donald Trump that Beijing opposes any action on the Korean Peninsula that goes against UN Security Council resolutions. The phone call between the two leaders came as Chinese med[...]

April 26th, 2017 - 8:09 am § in Foreign Affairs

AUSTRALIA: Corporate Fugitive From China Hides in Sydney

 Chinese fugitive believed to be hiding in plain sight on leafy inner west street A leafy street in Sydney’s Burwood has been listed by China’s feared corruption investigators as the possible residence of Ji Dongsheng, a former manager at Henan Securities in Zhengzhou.Now China’[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 10:27 am § in Misc.

China’s Manifest Destiny

Chinese companies speed up construction of China-Laos railway[...]

April 3rd, 2017 - 2:44 am § in America, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Would You Trust Donald to Represent You At a Meeting with President Xi?

How Trump and China’s Xi could stumble into war By Graham Allison When a rising power threatens to displace a ruling power, it rarely ends well.  [...]