Tag: China

China’s retail investors give up hope as stock exodus intensifies

At a different broker’s office in Beijing, Liang Shuang said he had invested $100,000 into the market and lost at least third of his investment. He said: “The stock market is like a casino. But in a real casino you know the rules of the game.” In the rural village of Nanliu two hours drive […]

Iranian Parliament Chants “Death to America”

“With some lawmakers chanting “Death to the America,” Iran’s parliament voted Sunday to ban access to military sites, documents and scientists as part of a future deal with world powers over its contested nuclear program.   The bill, if approved into law, could complicate the ongoing talks in Vienna between Iran and the six-nation group […]

China Is Challenging Superiority of U.S. Air Power

Work said U.S. and Chinese leaders both see the bilateral relationship as one in which there are “measures of cooperation and measures of competition.”   “We’re hoping over time that the cooperative aspects outweigh competitive aspects,” Work added.   Citing a Harvard study on rising powers confronting established powers, Work said that interactions between the […]

Soros Pushes U.S.-China “Partnership” to Prevent World War

Billionaire financier and close Obama ally George Soros, who in 2009 called for the brutal communist regime ruling mainland China to “own” what he referred to as the “New World Order,” is now claiming that the Obama administration he helped put in power must “make a bona fide attempt at forging a strategic partnership with […]

Philippines in US, Japan naval drills amid China sea row

Manila has been holding the naval drills with its longtime ally Washington since 1995. But the exercise with Tokyo, a World War II foe, is only its second ever after one earlier this year.   This week’s Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) drill with Washington will include a P-3 Orion aircraft, of the type […]

Trying to avoid war, US and China build uneasy alliance

After building islands, lighthouses and a runway in disputed areas of the South China Sea, Beijing officials say they’re ready to stop construction. Lu Kang, a spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry, issued a statement on 16 June, saying the work – or at least some of it – would soon be “completed”. US officials […]

China: ‘Reclamation’ of South China Sea Will Soon Conclude

The Chinese government announced in an official statement on Tuesday that it would “complete” the usurpation of Philippine, Vietnamese, and territory of other nations in the South China Sea “soon.” No timeline was given, nor were any geographic limits set to the expansion in the Spratly and Paracel Islands.   “China will complete its reclamation […]

Nuke Deal Could Result in Iran Joining Eurasian Security Bloc Led by Russia and China

Apart from other benefits Iran may accrue as a result of an international agreement on its nuclear program, Russia on Thursday held out another, long sought-after reward – membership in a growing Eurasian security bloc, which some observers view as a means to counterbalance the West and NATO.   After hosting a meeting in Moscow […]

Trade agreements like TiSA, TPP and TTIP will sideline national laws, Wikileaks says

Wikileaks has warned that governments negotiating a far-reaching global service agreement are ‘surrendering a large part of their global sovereignty’ and exacerbating the social inequality of poorer countries in the process.   The Trade in Services Agreement exposed in a 17 document dump by Wikileaks on Thursday relates to ongoing negotiations to lock market liberalisations […]

With a series of major hacks, China builds a database on Americans

China is building massive databases of Americans’ personal information by hacking government agencies and U.S. health-care companies, using a high-tech tactic to achieve an age-old goal of espionage: recruiting spies or gaining more information on an adversary, U.S. officials and analysts say.   Groups of hackers working for the Chinese government have compromised the networks […]