Posts Tagged ‘china’

China Warns Trump It Won’t Make Trade Concession If US "Plays Hong Kong Card"

Just days after Trump for the first time linked the ongoing Hong Kong protests with his assessment of the US-China trade war, Beijing has issued an ultimatum to the White House: the United States should not link trade negotiations with China to the Hong Kong protests, denouncing such a move as a miscalculation. In a […]

China accuses Twitter & Facebook of censorship over Hong Kong protest criticism

Twitter claims to have suspended 936 accounts, reportedly originating from mainland China, which they said appeared to be part of a coordinated state-backed campaign to criticize the protests in Hong Kong. Facebook said it also removed a number of “fake” accounts and pages linked to people associated with the Chinese government after a tip-off from […]

Trump gets demolished by his quixotic trade war with China

    The “Trade War” Is Over, Trump Just Doesn’t Realize It Yet. Written by Lance Roberts Real Investment Advice On Tuesday, the markets bid higher following a statement from the U.S. Trade Representative’s office that tariffs will commence on September 1st, but that some products will be delayed until December 15th. To wit: “…some tariffs […]

US Leaves INF Because “Russia,” But Points Missiles at China

  August 9, 2019 (Gunnar Ulson – NEO) – We’re told that the US withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty singed in 1987 between the US and Soviet Union was based on claims that Russia had violated it. While we continue waiting for Washington to provide evidence to prove these claims, the US itself admitted […]

China prepares its ‘Nuclear Option’ in the trade war

   As the trade war with the U.S. continues to escalate, China has re-engaged with Iran on three key projects and is weighing the use of what both Washington and Beijing term the ‘nuclear option’, a senior oil and gas industry source who works closely with Iran’s Petroleum Ministry told OilPrice.com last week. For the […]

China’s Participation in US Mission in Persian Gulf ‘Wishful Thinking’: Paper

The damaged US Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald is towed back to Yokosuka Naval Base by a tugboat on Saturday after its collision with the container ship ACX Crystal off the coast of Yokosuka, Japan. Source August 17, 2019 A state-run Chinese newspaper says it is “wishful thinking” to expect that Beijing will join a US-led […]

Trump dangles trade deal for Britain’s tougher line on Iran & China

Since Boris Johnson became British prime minister nearly three weeks ago, President Donald Trump’s administration has been pushing London to take a harder foreign policy line, in particular towards Iran and China. Ahead of Bolton’s visit to London, Washington was pointedly making it clear in media reports that a future US trade deal with Britain […]

Guess Who China Is Blaming For The Riots In Hong Kong?

Authored by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, This is not going to end well.  As a result of our ongoing trade war, U.S. relations with China were already rapidly deteriorating, but now the chaos in Hong Kong threatens to completely wreck them.  Violence between political protesters and riot police is […]

US delays China tariffs, removes others, cites ‘Christmas shopping’ concerns

   The United States Trade Representative office said Tuesday that new tariffs on certain consumer items would be delayed until Dec. 15, while other products were being removed from the new China tariff list altogether. It cited health and security factors. The duties had been set to go into effect on Sept. 1, so the […]

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 […]

China Just Went Nuclear in the Trade War, and There Is No Turning Back Now

When will Americans start to wake up and realize what is happening?  At the end of last week, President Trump announced that the U.S. would be imposing a 10 percent tariff on 300 billion dollars worth of Chinese imports, and that marked a dramatic escalation in our trade war with China.  This move by Trump […]

Hong Kong Protests Stealthily Engineered by CIA Into Fake Rebellion Against China

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Taiwan Will Be Easy Pickings for China, says Ex Pat

  August 13, 2019 While there may be a reserve of something resembling actual warriors in the Taiwanese military, the overall structure, and composition of Taiwanese forces is a joke. Every major military purchase and upgrade of ships, missiles, weapons systems, etc., is nothing more than a publicity stunt. Since the time of my arrival […]

How Tehran fits into Russia-China strategy

August 12, 2019 by Pepe Escobar – posted with permission Complex doesn’t even begin to describe the positioning of Iran-Russia in the geopolitical chessboard. What’s clear in our current, volatile moment is that they’re partners, as I previously reported. Although not strategic partners, as in the Russia-China tie-up, Russia-China-Iran remain the crucial triad in the ongoing, multi-layered, […]

China and Jammu and Kashmir’s new status

Beijing has a lot of influence over Pakistan and indirectly is in a position to leverage the next moves by Islamabad M.K. BHADRAKUMAR In the aftermath of the Indian government’s decision to remove “special status” for Jammu and Kashmir and split the state into two union territories, the most keenly awaited regional and international reaction […]

China builds more secret ‘re-education camps’ to detain Uighur Muslims

The muscular young Uighur man sat uncomfortably, glancing occasionally at three Chinese officials in the room, as he described his state-mandated salvation in a re-education camp. The man, Abduweili Kebayir, 25, explained how watching Islamic videos on his phone landed him in one of China’s notorious indoctrination camps for Muslims for eight […]

Typhoon Lekima: 18 killed in eastern China after landslide

   Eighteen people have been killed and 14 were missing in eastern China in a landslide triggered by a large typhoon, which caused widespread transport disruptions and the evacuation of more than a million people, state broadcaster CCTV has reported. Typhoon Lekima made landfall early on Saturday in the eastern province of Zhejiang with maximum […]

Neoliberalism Has Met Its Match In China

Neoliberalism Has Met Its Match In China Above Photo: Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Andy Wong / AP) When the Federal Reserve cut interest rates last week, commentators were asking why. According to official data, the economy was rebounding, unemployment was below 4% and gross domestic product growth was above 3%. If anything, by […]

China again warns US to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs

China has once again warned the United States to stop meddling in Hong Kong’s affairs, as the city continues to witness unrest. “The US’s frequent interference in Hong Kong affairs will inevitably lead to resolute opposition and strong indignation of all Chinese people, including Hong Kong compatriots,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said […]

For the anti-China lobby Hong Kong unrest is a godsend

The initial proximate cause of the unrest in this semi-autonomous former British colony – as those who’ve been following this crisis will know – was controversy over the city’s authorities attempt to introduce an extradition bill that would have meant those accused of crimes on or involving mainland China, and who had fled to Hong […]

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