Posts Tagged ‘Beijing’

Hong Kong Out of Hand: As China supporters are set on fire it must be time for a full response from Beijing

Few presidents will now risk the grisly fate of Evo Morales, his family and supporters if that is the fate of the friends of Beijing. It has become increasingly obvious that China’s burgeoning economic power is not matched by its political resolve to defend the friends it is increasingly making. And if that is true […]

Beijing To Link Facial Recognition System With Social Credit Score In New Metro Security Checks

By Tyler Durden Officials in Beijing will combine the country’s state-of-the-art facial recognition technology with a version of their controversial ‘credit system’ to speed up security checks in the city’s overcrowded metro system, according to HKFP. Long queues and commuters arguing with staff over slow security procedures are common sites during rush hour in the […]

Experts say Beijing is NOT engaged in ‘debt trap diplomacy’, but anti-China propaganda is relentless

The Australian – a prominent Australian-based media outlet – published an article last weekend claiming that a “Chinese diaspora” could be changing the Asia-Pacific. According to the report, given “China’s economic rise, its build-up in the South China Sea, US-China trade tensions, the ubiquitous Belt and Road Initiative, debt-trap diplomacy, foreign interference, soft power and […]

Foreign-instigated color revolutions fuel global unrest, Beijing says in veiled attack on US

Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe took aim at the United States – without calling out Washington by name – during an address at the Xiangshan Forum, China’s annual conference on security and defense issues, on Monday. Wanton interference in other countries’ affairs will never win. Interfering in other countries’ domestic affairs, instigating a color revolution […]

70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China shows Beijing’s communism may be the most viable

Last weekend, I addressed a 70th anniversary commemoration of the victory of the Chinese revolution. I joked to the Chinese diplomats present that I had spoken at the 70th anniversary of the October Revolution in Russia too and look what happened after that! Cards on the table, I spent the best years of my life […]

Beijing Accuses Washington Of Spreading "Anti-China Sentiment" In Hong Kong As Protests Drag On

Beijing is less-than-thrilled about American and British politicians offering words of encouragement and sympathy to  Hong Kong’s protesters. It has made no secret of this. But as the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 finds growing support in Washington, Beijing is doubling down on its criticism of the US. Hedge Funder Kyle […]

China not interested in playing ‘Game of Thrones’ with Washington, Beijing says

In a speech on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York, Wang Yi made it clear that his country would not acquiesce to economic and political pressure from Washington. He stressed, however, that Beijing is not vying to replace the United States as a world power. China has no intention […]

WATCH anti-govt protesters fight with Beijing supporters in Hong Kong mall

Intense fistfights broke out at the high-end Amoy Plaza mall in the busy Kowloon district of Hong Kong, China’s self-governing territory, on Saturday afternoon. Videos from the scene show the activists pulling and punching each other. Some clobbered their opponents with umbrellas and hurled objects at them. A group of protesters were filmed chasing a […]

Beijing lashes out at Berlin after German foreign minister meets with Hong Kong protest activist

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met protest leader Joshua Wong in Berlin on Monday, at an event hosted by German newspaper BILD. On Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said China was “extremely dissatisfied and resolutely opposed” to Germany allowing Wong to visit the country and meet with Maas. “China has already lodged stern […]

Beijing accuses US lawmakers of ‘hegemonic thinking’ in their support for Hong Kong protesters

In a statement, Beijing said that it “deplores” remarks made by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) and the White House, regarding the increasingly violent street protests in Hong Kong. The US lawmakers and officials demanded that Hong Kong’s government release individuals involved in the ongoing unrest, or face consequences. “The […]

Terrified passengers & crew evacuated as Airbus jet catches fire at Beijing airport (VIDEOS)

There have been no reports of injuries and emergency services are on the scene battling the blaze which erupted in the cargo hold of Air China flight CA976 Tuesday. The plane had only recently landed from Singapore and the fire erupted as fresh passengers were boarding the aircraft. Eyewitness footage shows passengers filming the flames […]

Beijing to US: Don’t ‘stick your nose’ in China’s Hong Kong affairs

Zhang Hanhui, China’s freshly appointed ambassador in Moscow, reminded that Hong Kong is Chinese and not “American” or “English.” He thus cautioned foreign nations not to “stick their noses in our affairs,” TASS reports. A similarly-worded call to Washington to not get involved in Hong Kong came on Wednesday from the Chines Foreign Ministry. Citing […]

Beijing denies Hong Kong port visits by two US warships amid ongoing unrest

China has “denied requests for port visits to Hong Kong” by the USS Lake Erie guided-missile cruiser and the USS Green Bay amphibious transport dock, Commander Nate Christensen, the deputy spokesperson for the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet, said on Tuesday. Christensen did not specify why Beijing rejected the request, adding only that he expects the […]

‘Those playing with fire will perish by it’: Beijing sends warning to Hong Kong protesters

Beijing warned protesters to not underestimate the “immense strength of the central government” and said that all rioters will “eventually be punished.” We would like to make clear to the very small group of unscrupulous and violent criminals and the dirty forces behind them: those who play with fire will perish by it. “At the […]

Beijing warns US, outsiders not to amplify old disputes in South China Sea

Beijing has warned the United States and other non-Asian countries not to amplify disputes in the South China Sea. After meeting counterparts in the Thai capital Bangkok, Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councilor Wang Yi announced on Wednesday that China and the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have made […]

Tiananmen Redux? West Pushing Baba Beijing To Send Plain To Hong Kong. China Rising Radio Sino Land 190724

Tiananmen Redux? West Pushing Baba Beijing To Send Plain To Hong Kong. China Rising Radio Sino Land 190724 Above Photo: From Do your friends, family and colleagues a favor to make sure they are Sino-smart:  Journalism:  Books: and   Website:   Twitter:   Facebook:   VK:   Mobile phone app:   About me:   Live from the streets of China, Jeff  […]

Beijing Accuses Washington Of "Undermining Global Stability" In New Defense Report

For the first time since President Xi began his second term in 2017, China has released a defense white paper that doesn’t elaborate on the country’s military priorities so much as it criticizes Beijing’s chief political adversary – the US – while defending the Communist Party’s right to impose its rule over China’s wayward […]

Turkey’s Multipolar Turn: Ankara and Beijing Come to Terms on Uyghurs Issue

China’s relationship to its ethnic minority Uyghur population has been the central issue driving a wedge between China and the Muslim world in recent years. However, the situation is already beginning to change before our eyes – Pakistan, Turkey and many nations throughout the Middle East have suddenly stopped calling the Uyghur education centers in […]

Beijing, Chinese companies will cut ties with US firms selling arms to Taiwan: China

China says the government and Chinese companies will sever business ties with US firms selling arms to self-ruled Taiwan, over which Beijing claims sovereignty, a move that will likely further deteriorate the already strained relations with Washington. “China’s government and Chinese companies will not cooperate or have commercial contacts with these US companies,” said […]

"Sultan shines in the court of the Dragon King": Erdogan in Beijing

   Erdogan looks set to buy Russian missile defense system in defiance of US and NATO, tying his cart to China and Russia The graphic image of Turkey pivoting away from NATO towards the Russia-China strategic partnership was provided, in more ways than one, by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in […]

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