Posts Tagged ‘china’

China brings Star Wars to life with ‘laser AK 47’ that can set fire to targets a kilometer away

China has developed a new portable laser weapon that can zap a target from nearly a kilometer away, according to researchers involved in the project. The ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle is classified as being “non-lethal” but produces an energy beam that cannot be seen by the naked eye but can pass through windows and cause […]

Trump’s Feeble Phase 1 China-US Trade Deal

With the announcement today, January 16, 2020 of the signing of the US-China Phase 1 ‘mini’ trade deal, and the US Senate’s simultaneous ratification of the USMCA ‘NAFTA 2.0’ trade agreement, Trump’s so-called ‘trade wars’ are at an end.  In election year 2020 nothing of additional significance will be achieved by Trump with regard to […]

History: US Spy Activities in Western and Northern China

The first CIA agent killed in action was the 37-year-old Douglas S. Mackiernan, a former code-breaker for the United States Army Air Forces, who during World War II was promoted to Major, serving as an Air Force meteorologist in the city of Nanjing, eastern China. Mackiernan lost his life during late April 1950 on the […]

Yes, China Is a Currency Manipulator — And the U.S. Banking System Is a Metals Manipulator

By Stefan Gleason The U.S. Treasury Department announced Monday that China is no longer on a list of countries deemed to be “currency manipulators.” The timing was awfully convenient, coming just ahead of an expected Phase One trade deal between the two powers. Nobody actually believes China has stopped manipulating the value of its yuan […]

Pompeo: Killing Soleimani Part of ‘Broader Strategy’ Applying to China, Russia

(ANTIWAR.COM) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo still has not totally abandoned the pretext that the US assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani was based on an “imminent threat,” but is moving to rebrand the operation as part of a broad new strategy “that also applies to China and Russia.” Pompeo set this rather disturbing claim out […]

Iran-Iraq-Syria plan to move ahead on historic transnational ‘land-bridge’ railroad, aims to link up with China’s BRI

   In November 2018, Iran, Iraq, and Syria reached a provisional agreement to build a “land-bridge” railroad and highway corridor extending from the Persian Gulf in Iran through Iraq to the Mediterranean port of Latakia in Syria, a distance of 1,570 km (975 miles). In combination with the Belt and Road Initiative, it could transform […]

US May Ground Civilian Drone Fleet Over China Spy Fears

US and Chinese economies are undergoing a great decoupling despite an optically pleasing Phase 1 trade deal.  The Trump administration is preparing to ground the largest civilian drone program in the country because drones are made in China and could be susceptible to foreign hackers, reported the Financial Times.  The Department of the Interior is expected […]

A China e não só o Irão, sob fogo USA no Médio Oriente

O assassínio do General iraniano Soleimani autorizado pelo Presidente Trump desencadeou uma reacção em cadeia que se propaga para além da região do Médio Oriente. Esse objectivo estava nas intenções daqueles que decidiram esse acto. Soleimani estava sob a mira dos Estados Unidos há muito tempo, mas os Presidentes Bush e Obama não haviam autorizado […]

China’s Geely Considers Investment In Cash-Desperate Aston Martin

As things get dire in the auto industry across the global, consolidation of companies looks like it could be the next step. China’s Geely is in talks with Aston Martin, as the EV maker considers partnering what FT calls some “much needed cash” into the luxury automaker.  Geely is in the midst of due diligence […]

Skype audio graded by workers in China with ‘no security measures’

   A Microsoft programme to transcribe and vet audio from Skype and Cortana, its voice assistant, ran for years with “no security measures”, according to a former contractor who says he reviewed thousands of potentially sensitive recordings on his personal laptop from his home in Beijing over the two years he worked for the company. […]

All the international brands that have apologized to China

(Natural News) The definitive list of international companies that have issued apologies to maintain their market access in China in recent years. Plus, a record of the even more widespread phenomenon of self-censorship for the Chinese market. (Article by Lucas Niewenhuis republished from Signal.Supchina.com) By now, pretty much everyone has noticed — or should have noticed […]

Angela Merkel test pilots China style internet surveillance (Video) — The Duran

The Duran Quick Take: Episode 425. via Angela Merkel test pilots China style internet surveillance (Video) — The Duran Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2020/01/07/angela-merkel-test-pilots-china-style-internet-surveillance-video-the-duran/ Hits: 11

Trade Bust? China Won’t Increase Grain Import Quotas Despite Promise To Buy More American

China has pledged to increase more purchases of U.S. farm goods but never confirmed the exact amount for the phase one trade agreement. Han Jun, the vice-minister of agriculture and rural affairs, was quoted by Caixin on Tuesday as saying Beijing won’t increase its annual import quotas for wheat, corn, and rice, reported Reuters. This […]

Live Animal Key Chains Are Still Sold in China Amidst Claims of Animal Cruelty

(TT) — Chinese sellers are stuffing sea-animals like turtle and fish inside tiny plastic bags with water and selling these as key chains. And while various shopkeepers claim that it doesn’t hurt the animals, due to the oxidation of the nutrients and minerals present in the water, it doesn’t seem to be the case. Animal […]

CIA Document Highlights The Reality of “China’s Psychic Children”

The Facts: UFO disclosure within the mainstream continues to ramp up every-single year, as the topic continues to be legitimized in ways that we’ve never seen before. Reflect On: Is mainstream UFO disclosure a type of ‘controlled narrative,’ one that could perhaps be used for ulterior motives? The topic of UFOs and extraterrestrials, as well […]

We bombed it, we own it: US wants China to take its hands off Cambodia

The US has repeatedly accused China of attempting to establish a military presence in a number of countries. These are often unverified allegations, making it difficult to differentiate between fact and fiction. What we can be certain of, however, is that US president Donald Trump’s ill-advised trade war with China is indicative of an overly […]

China commits to buying $1.2 trillion in US goods, new trade near — Drain the deep state

The President campaigned on better trade deals for American workers and companies. It’s happening: China has committed to buying up to $1.2 trillion in U.S. goods. Trump thinks a deal is likely to happen: “I think we both feel there’s a very good chance the deal will happen,” Trump said, adding that the group of […] […]

660 kilometers of China’s Yellow River frozen solid

   Driven by cold temperatures, the frozen section of China’s Yellow River in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has reached 559.9 km as of Jan. 3, according to local authorities. The flood control headquarters of the Yellow River announced the river entered its 2019-2020 frozen period at 10 a.m. on Dec. 6, 2019. The […]

Has Australia Sold Its Water Rights to China?

Bushfire Crisis: The De-Kulakization of Australia (2)  Part One is here. Linde asks if the agenda is to depopulate the Australian outback in advance of a Chinese takeover.  The “world’s first multi-jurisdictional water management framework.” Canberra, Australia, 6 June 2019 – Mekong basin-wide planning, environmental monitoring, flood and drought management, climate change adaption, and stakeholder engagement are some […]

2020 Might be Challenging for Ethiopia, But It Can Count on China’s Help

Ethiopia had a pretty rocky year all throughout 2019 as it prepares for elections this upcoming May, which observers are closely following to see whether the ambitious socio-political reforms that Prime Minister Abiy presided over since entering office in early 2018 have enough support to keep his party in power. In order to understand the […]

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