Category Hong Kong

China’s Plan For The Arctic – And A Shipping Center To Rival Singapore

http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/ business/article/2046117/ chinas-plan-arctic-and- shipping-centre-rival- singapore CHINA’S PLAN FOR THE ARCTIC – AND A SHIPPING CENTRE TO RIVAL SINGAPORE Beijing may be playing it cool, but it sees its current role in the contested High North as just the tip of the iceberg BY RYAN KILPATRICK 15 NOV 2016 / UPDATED ON 16 NOV 2016 · Chinese expendition team […]

Arctic Link Reveals The Full Scope & Strategic Significance Of China’s Belt And Road Ambitions

Comment below is from one of my followers.  And, Beijing is also building an ‘unhackable’ encrypted communications in space.  RCP RC:   “The strategic significance of the Chinese One-Belt-One-Road concept is almost entirely ignored by the DoD/USG.  At the 19th CPC Congress last week, the Chinese formalized the incorporation of the Arctic region in their OBOR concept […]

Xi Offers Bold Vision For PLA At 19th Party Congress

http://www.iiss.org/en/iiss%20voices/blogsections/iiss-voices-2017-adeb/october-1537/19th-party-congress-05b1 Xi offers bold vision for PLA at 19th Party Congress This week’s policy announcements by Xi Jinping are part of a concerted effort by China to shape the PLA into a world-class force. Encompassing a modernisation drive, a major force restructure and an anti-corruption programme, the reforms are as wide-ranging as they are bold, […]

After 4000 Years, China Eyes Truly Global Role

After 4000 Years, China Eyes Truly Global Role By Colin Clark, breakingdefense.com View Original October 18th, 2017 Xi Jinping WASHINGTON: The president of China, seeming to cast aside the better part of four millennia of Chinese tradition, declared today that he sees “a new historic juncture in China’s development,” one that clearly calls for his country to flex its global muscles and change […]

Pride Of PLA Navy To Make Port Call In Hong Kong

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/2099772/pride-pla-navy-make-port-call-hong-kong?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20170624&utm_campaign=scmp_today News›China Pride Of PLA Navy To Make Port Call In Hong Kong Analysts say visit to mark handover anniversary next month is aimed at boosting patriotism and is a rare chance for Beijing to show its military muscle PUBLISHED : Friday, 23 June, 2017, 11:12pm UPDATED : Saturday, 24 June, 2017, 12:20am COMMENTS: 12  Kristin […]

Imitation Is The Highest Form Of Flattery (China): Russia Could Turn Kurils’ Mantua Island Into Fortress To Defend Borey Class Subs

06/08/2017 Russia: RF Could Turn Kurils’ Mantua Island Into Fortress To Defend Borey Class Subs Moscow Svobodnaya Pressa in Russian 08 Jun 17 [Sergey Ishchenko report: “Kurils’ Mantua Fortress Will Cover Kamchatka Boreys; Russian Federation is Converting Former Japanese Military Base Into a ‘Restricted Access Zone for American Tomahawks”] A second Russian Federation Defense Ministry […]

What Would It Take To Reconstruct North Korea After Defeating It?

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this article. To say the least, this would be one hell of an infrastructure project.   RCP, fortunascorner,com David Maxwell:  I am reminded of the two miracles in Korea.  We all know the Miracle on the […]

Xi Jinping’s Marco Polo Strategy: By Joseph S. Nye

Xi Jinping’s Marco Polo Strategy project-syndicate.org · by Joseph S. Nye · June 12, 2017 CAMBRIDGE – Last month, Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over a heavily orchestrated “Belt and Road” forum in Beijing. The two-day event attracted 29 heads of state, including Russia’s Vladimir Putin, and 1,200 delegates from over 100 countries. Xi called China’s Belt and […]

How Big A Threat Is Extremism In Southeast Asia?

How Big A Threat Is Extremism In Southeast Asia? By Ashley Westerman, www.npr.org View Original June 11th, 2017 A recent string of violent episodes in Southeast Asian countries sheds some light on the challenges facing this region as it grapples with extremism. In Indonesia last month, two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a Jakarta bus station. […]

数字化 – 网络化 – 智能化: China’s Quest For An AI Revolution In Warfare

数字化 – 网络化 – 智能化: China’s Quest For An AI Revolution In Warfare thestrategybridge.org · by Elsa B. Kania · June 8, 2017 The PLA’s Trajectory from Informatized to “Intelligentized” Warfare China aspires to surpass the U.S. in artificial intelligence, seeking to take advantage of the unique opportunities that this critical emerging technology could confer to its economic […]