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05.07.2016

China’s workers organize simultaneous protests in multiple cities

China’s workers organize simultaneous protests in multiple cities

07.2016 Supporting the Workers’ Movement in China China’s workers organize simultaneous protests in multiple cities The Walmart Workers’ Network, an online group with an estimated 10,000 members across China, has gained considerable publicity over the last month as its campaign against more flexible working hours gains momentum. »

04.06.2016

Historian of the Tiananmen Movement and the June Fourth Massacre

Historian of the Tiananmen Movement and the June Fourth Massacre

An Interview With Wu Renhua June 3, 2016 – EXTRACT In 1989, Mr. Wu Renhua was a young faculty member at China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, leading the student demonstration along with other young scholars. He participated in the Tiananmen Movement “from the first… »

31.05.2016

China to launch first quantum communications satellite

China to launch first quantum communications satellite

Beijing, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The Academy of Sciences of China (ASCh) is preparing to launch its first experimental quantum communications satellite in June. According to the institution, it will be the first quantum communication system in the world through a satellite. Pan Jianwei, a professor at the University of… »

22.05.2016

‘I respect the historic fact’ says Taiwan’s new President Tsai Ing-wen

‘I respect the historic fact’ says Taiwan’s new President Tsai Ing-wen

With that seemingly innocuous announcement the new president shows she is cautiously striking a balance between asserting the island’s independence and giving a bow to the Beijing government’s stand on the One China issue, which is, there is only one China! This was on day one of her presidential tenure,… »

20.05.2016

China reaches over the Rohingya to touch the Indian Ocean

China reaches over the Rohingya to touch the Indian Ocean

“China, of late, has been pitching to increase its influence in the Indian Ocean through Myanmar by building a deep-water port, which includes a special economic zone (SEZ) … The project is coming up at Kyaukphyu in the troubled southwestern Rakhine Province of Myanmar…”, says Joshy M. Paul, writing for… »

11.05.2016

What really happened in China’s Nanking in 1937

What really happened in China’s Nanking in 1937

What really happened in Nanking – Subtitled: The refutation of a common myth Comments on Tanaka Masaaki’s book published by Sakai Shuppan, Inc. Tokyo, in 2000. In the Forward of this publication, Kobori Keiichiro, holding professorial positions at Meisei and Tokyo universities, plainly states in concord with the writer Tanaka… »

07.05.2016

Let’s raise dust to the skies – China’s May Day Rock Festival

Let’s raise dust to the skies – China’s May Day Rock Festival

Chinese band Sin performed at Taihu Midi Festival in Suzhou City, in east China’s Jiangsu Province, April 30 to May 2, 2016. The sights told of a different China and gave pause to reflect on why the authoritarian Communist Party perpetually worries about the nation’s explosive youth. Rockers will know… »

05.05.2016

China’s foreign NGOs kinda safer and kinda not!

China’s foreign NGOs kinda safer and kinda not!

China denounced the United Nations for its declaration against its new law governing foreign NGOs operating in China as based on “prejudiced and unfounded allegations”, and has demanded that the statement be withdrawn. China’s foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei told the media in Beijing that his government: “firmly opposed” the… »

28.04.2016

New economy, same old problems for China’s workers

New economy, same old problems for China’s workers

04.2016 Supporting the Workers’ Movement in China New economy, same old problems for China’s workers Workers employed in China’s new online companies are increasingly taking to the streets in protest as their bosses fail to pay wages and lay off staff without any compensation. CLB noted last week… »

27.04.2016

China, Russia & India unite against US intervention in Asia Pacific

China, Russia & India unite against US intervention in Asia Pacific

The statement cautions against the internationalization of the disputes By Ankit Panda, www.thediplomat.com Two days ago, in Moscow, the foreign ministers of India, Russia, and China released a joint communique outlining areas of trilateral agreement between the three countries. As I discussed in The Diplomat, the… »

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