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12.09.2016

G20 Summit: for the first time the West couldn’t dictate, but had to listen

G20 Summit: for the first time the West couldn’t dictate, but had to listen

IN FOCUS, 12 September 2016, By Asif Aziz – Astute News 9 Sep 2016 – China has spent months organizing the G20 Summit in Hangzhou. They had their own ideas and it was a sort of coming out for Chinese, showing to the international community that they… »

30.08.2016

The Global Power Imbalance

The Global Power Imbalance

Johan Galtung* This editorial 444–the number calls for attention–is dedicated to a global overview, the world “right now”, so unstable with imbalances everywhere that what we are living is fluxes and jumps. Let us start with two major relations: nature-human, USA-Rest. Look… »

08.08.2016

Chinese tourist mistaken for a refugee after filing wrong German paperwork

Chinese tourist mistaken for a refugee after filing wrong German paperwork

A Chinese tourist in Germany ended up in a refugee home for nearly two weeks after accidentally signing an asylum application form. The man had intended to file a report about his missing wallet. The 31-year-old backpacker from China, who spoke neither German nor English, said he had wanted to… »

13.07.2016

Waiting for calm in the South China Sea

Waiting for calm in the South China Sea

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague was the international organisation issuing the ruling concerned sovereignty and land usage, as well as maritime rights and jurisdiction issues, that hold over the South China Sea. Its foretold conclusions unleashing a readied barrage of ‘not on my watch’ statements by China’s Xi Jinping. »

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… »

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