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07.10.2014

Hong Kong Occupy Central – the Adults Show Up

Hong Kong Occupy Central – the Adults Show Up

The student curtainraiser in Hong Kong appears to be over for now. A few hundred diehard students remain on post at the three main demonstration sites. In some places there are more journos than demonstrators. But don’t get the impression the movement has petered out. The grownups have appeared to… »

17.08.2014

USA blocking Chinese-Russian ban on weapons in space

USA blocking Chinese-Russian ban on weapons in space

US CONTINUES TO BLOCK CHINESE-RUSSIAN PROPOSAL TO NEGOTIATE TREATY TO BAN WEAPONS IN SPACE By Alice Slater, who is an activist with ABOLITION 2000, a network of over 2000 organizations in more than 90 countries worldwide working for a global treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons. What is it… »

03.06.2014

Neo-colonialist is the West, not China

Neo-colonialist is the West, not China

Neo-colonialist is the West, not China Colonialism Reparation calls on the neo-colonialist West to stop using China as a scapegoat and, on the other hand, apologize and pay reparations to the former colonies, including China. On May 3, 2014 the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang responding to… »

22.05.2014

China nervous about what goes on in the sphere of cyber-communication

China nervous about what goes on in the sphere of cyber-communication

Lionel Mok is a Hong Kong resident whose work frequently takes him into China. He has a strong interest in Chinese affairs, current, historical and cultural. Pressenza asked Lionel about social media in China and its affect on change, especially looking at it’s effects in the Arab world and other… »

14.05.2014

China – Book review: The Man Who Stayed Behind

China – Book review: The Man Who Stayed Behind

The Man Who Stayed Behind By Sidney Rittenberg and Amanda Bennett Simon & Schuster, published 1993 Reviewed by Tony Henderson What a story. He really was a believer – in the Communist ideals… and why not. Thrown in jail in China for long spells, not just once but… »

08.02.2014

China Ready to Work with CELAC

China Ready to Work with CELAC

Beijing, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) China declared today to be ready to work with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to establish, before the end of 2014, the common forum approved at the recent summit of the regional body held in Havana. The spokesman of the… »

22.12.2013

Bolivia Joined the Space Age with Satellite Tupac Katari

Bolivia Joined the Space Age with Satellite Tupac Katari

Beijing, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Today the putting into orbit of Tupac Katari satellite joined Bolivia to the countries with ingenuity of this type, which do not exceed fifty in the world and only reaches six… »

02.12.2013

Currency speculation: the real WMD

Currency speculation: the real WMD

I already reported in Pressenza, in September 2011, the role that Saddam Hussein’s Oil-for-Euros may have played in the Iraq War, similar to Gaddafi’s Gold Dinar: “Attempting to understand what is happening in Libya without looking at the global crisis runs the risk of oversimplifying things. We could say “It’s… »

24.08.2013

Few Silver Linings in Egypt for the United States…or China

Few Silver Linings in Egypt for the United States…or China

Recent events in Egypt provide significant food for thought for China policy idealists and realists. The liberal West’s chosen panacea for China—millions of young people taking to the streets and voicing democratic slogans—produced an embarrassing military coup and an appalling massacre in Egypt. If news… »

14.07.2013

No to uranium plant in Jiangmen

No to uranium plant in Jiangmen

Jiangmen, about one hundred miles up the Pearl River from Hong Kong, has been the scene of thousands taking to the streets in protests against a proposed uranium mining and manufacturing project in that area. Authorities backed down over the project following marches by thousands of residents and pressure from… »

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