Category Hong Kong

Beijing Tightens Screws On Hong Kong, Macau, & Taiwan Residents Working On Mainland

POLITICS New mainland China ID card for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan residents will be revoked if holders pose threat to country, documents reveal State Council, China’s cabinet, publicises document detailing application arrangements for new smart cards Tony Cheung UPDATED : Sunday, 19 Aug 2018, 11:27PM Hongkongers working and living in mainland China will have their identity […]

U.S. Was Right To Give China’s Navy The Boot

U.S. Was Right to Give China’s Navy the Boot By James Stavridis, www.bloomberg.com View Original August 2nd, 2018 Let’s hit the beach!Photo by: Photographer: Woohae Cho/Getty Images The vast annual military operation known as the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (simply RIMPAC in Pentagon jargon) just concluded on the beaches of Southern California with a huge demonstration of […]

U.S. Sends Two Warships Through Taiwan Strait Amid Heightened Tensions

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2154260/us-sends-two-warships-through-taiwan-strait-amid?utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20180708&utm_campaign=scmp_today&aid=190131336&sc_src=email_2288452&sc_llid=37921&sc_lid=153157789&sc_uid=vg2B67MeDE&utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email US sends two warships through Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions with Beijing The Taiwanese government confirmed that the warships sailed through the waters separating Taiwan and the Chinese mainland on Saturday PUBLISHED : Sunday, 08 July, 2018, 2:38am UPDATED : Sunday, 08 July, 2018, 6:08am 5  Agence France-Presse Two United States warships entered the […]

The China-U.S. Power Struggle Is Just Beginning

Conclusion: In the end, the U.S. and China economic rivalry probably won’t be decided by administrative law judges or trade negotiators, but in the global marketplace. Right now, the U.S. still enjoys a lead in many tech and manufacturing sectors, particularly aerospace and biotech.   Yet the days when China could be dismissed as merely […]

It Looks Like China Is Extending Its Black Mirror-Like ‘Social Credit System’ To Overseas Companies

It looks like China is extending its Black Mirror-like ‘social credit system’ to overseas companies By Tara Francis Chan, www.businessinsider.com View Original July 3rd, 2018 REUTERS/China Daily China’s social credit system is known for punishing individuals but it is also being used to control the behavior of foreign companies. According to a new report, the system — […]

China Won’t Concede An Inch, Xi Jinping Tells U.S. Defense Chief Jim Mattis On South China Sea And Taiwan

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2152792/china-wont-concede-inch-xi-jinping-tells-us-defence?utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20180628&utm_campaign=scmp_china&aid=190131336&sc_src=email_2279585&sc_llid=1343&sc_lid=152857848&sc_uid=vg2B67MeDE&utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email China won’t concede an inch, Xi Jinping tells US defence chief Jim Mattis on South China Sea and Taiwan Chinese president stands firm over disputed waters while advocating stronger inter-military relations to ‘lower scepticism and prevent misunderstanding’ PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 27 June, 2018, 9:54pm UPDATED : Thursday, 28 June, 2018, 12:02am 89  Liu Zhen […]

Five Years After Fugitive Edward Snowden Fled To Russia To Avoid Prosecution In The U.S. — Vladimir Putin, and Russians In General May Finally Be Ready To ‘Rid Themselves Of This Troublesome Priest; Edward Snowden’s Banquet Of Consequences

Five Years After Fugitive Edward Snowden Fled To Russia To Avoid Prosecution In The U.S. — Vladimir Putin, and Russians In General May Finally Be Ready To ‘Rid Themselves Of This Troublesome Priest; Edward Snowden’s Banquet Of Consequences http://www.fortunascorner.com      As founding father Benjamin Franklin once said about guests, “like fish, they begin to smell […]

China Data Indicates Broad Slowing Of Economy

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4182142-china-data-indicates-broad-slowing-economy China Data Indicates Broad Slowing Of Economy Jun. 17, 2018 7:58 AM Unlike events that happen in Las Vegas that has prompted the slogan, “anything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas”, things that happen in China do not stay in China. This is obvious from the huge amount of wealth fleeing the country […]

Ex-CIA Officer’s Case Highlights Fears About Reach of Chinese Spying

David does not mention below that the first place Edward Snowden sought refuge was in Hong Kong, where he was ‘hosted’ by senior Chinese intelligence officials.  All of which of course, preceded the OPM breach.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “Interesting.  Note the possible connection (though not proven) with the OPM hack.  Of course this […]

China ‘Dream’ Is Global Hegemony: U.S. Urged To Counter Beijing’s Military, Economic Expansion

China ‘Dream’ Is Global Hegemony U.S. urged to counter Beijing’s military, economic expansion China’s President Xi Jinping / Getty Images China ‘Dream’ Is Global Hegemony U.S. urged to counter Beijing’s military, economic expansion China’s President Xi Jinping / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz May 17, 2018 2:30 pm China’s large-scale military buildup, regional coercion, and […]