“Are Chinese people falling out of love with the Western dream?” Kristin Huang asked in the South China Morning Post on Monday. The piece is a reflection of the times we live in, covering the consequences of the growing geopolitical rift between China and the West, which has been exacerbated …Read More »
If an alien landed on Earth today and read Western media reports on China, they would reach an unambiguous conclusion: China is a comprehensively and uniquely evil nation. It jails and kills civilians for no reason, commits all sorts of atrocities on its people (who are apparently also filthy and …Read More »
Size matters in geopolitics, so the west is excited China’s population growth is ending. But here’s how Beijing will solve it
Although a census seems at first glance insignificant, the report gained widespread coverage by the international media, who transplanted it into the context of Chinese strategic competition with the United States. How is this important? The answer is: Population matters, especially when it comes to economics. China’s population, which is aging …Read More »
Trade with China is key to Europe’s economic recovery, so why is the EU harming that trade with pointless political posturing?
Last week the European Commissioners announced a legislative proposal to make EU foreign-investment rules more stringent and address the alleged trade harm from foreign subsidies. The move, which Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton has claimed would ensure that “no one can undermine the level playing field and Europe’s …Read More »
China slams Western double standards over rocket debris and NASA criticism, with reminder about SpaceX rocket that fell on farm
Speaking on Monday during a regular press briefing, Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying dismissed NASA’s comments that China wasn’t fulfilling its duty to “act responsibly and transparently in space.” The spokeswoman said that Beijing is displeased by the double standards on the reporting of space exploration, noting the hysteria …Read More »
The much-covered piece of space junk, which used to be the Long March-5B Y2 rocket that delivered part of China’s space station into orbit on April 29, was expected to come down during the night between Saturday and Sunday. Initial estimates from the China Manned Space Engineering Office, a department …Read More »
The increase was due to the US dollar’s decline against other major currencies held in the reserves, along with rises in global asset prices, China’s central bank said in a statement on Friday. The Chinese yuan appreciated 1.2% against the dollar in April, while the greenback dropped 2.1% against a …Read More »
‘It’s OK when we do it!’ America calling out China for protecting its national interests in Africa is the height of hypocrisy
The commander of US Africa Command, General Stephen Townsend, in an interview with the Associated Press, has expressed concerns about reports that China may be seeking to establish a naval port facility on Africa’s west coast capable of basing warships that could be used to project naval power into the …Read More »
Why is Australia’s elite apparently so keen on a ‘kinetic’ war with China, when it would be catastrophic for their country?
There’s a “high likelihood” that a “kinetic” war between Australia and China could take place. That’s at least what Major-General Adam Findlay told his special forces troops last year in a confidential briefing now made public in the Australian media this week. Though the general’s words were never intended to …Read More »
China suspends economic dialogue with Australia ‘indefinitely’ amid spat over Belt & Road Initiative
In a harshly worded statement on Thursday, China’s economic planner, the National Development and Reform Commission, said the China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue would be paused indefinitely. “Recently, some Australian Commonwealth Government officials launched a series of measures to disrupt the normal exchanges and cooperation between China and Australia out of …Read More »