China reacts coolly. Whilst the long running Sino-Japanese war threat now has the makings of a Clancy thriller – but check out the dates within the < article - back from the future????
Global research has analysis on the US-Japanese/China ‘conflict’.
Escalation of response in South China Sea is the first time China is known to have sent military jets in zone alongside foreign craft
The Guardian, By Tania Branigan & Ed Pilkington, November 29
Beijing / New York – China scrambled fighter jets to investigate US and Japanese aircraft flying through its new air defence [...]
From the Agonist World Press link:
BEIJING, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) — Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei said Saturday the Geneva international talks on the Iranian nuclear issue have reached the final moment.
Hong said in a press release that Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi left Beijing for Geneva early Saturday [...]
You may or may not be aware, but World War III has already started. We just haven’t gotten caught up in it. Yet.
Finding provides clues about how SARS spreads, and has wide implications for public health measures, researchers say
Al Jazeera America, November 1
Scientists have discovered that bats in China are a source of a respiratory virus similar to SARS, which infected 8,000 people and killed more than 770 during a global pandemic a decade ago.
NYT -The Chinese authorities announced Wednesday the arrests of five people-all ethnic Uighurs from China’s western Xinjiang region- described as Islamic jihadists, who they say helped orchestrate an audacious attack near Tiananmen Square, that left five people dead.
wheels within wheels on China’s Uighurs
Home to a few goats, this territorial area is hot news. 4 Chinese ships enter Japanese waters.
Japan, China in war of words as Tokyo scrambles jets to monitor Beijing military planes.
last week . Map of the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands (by Evan Centanni).
NYT -. “These kids, they don’t go out on the streets in Iraq,” said Mounir Sahli, the Tunisian head coach of the Iraqi national swimming team, gesturing to the Iraqi athletes who were practicing their freestyle at a training pool in southern Beijing.
These young athletes — most are in their teens — were among [...]
Ayu Pastika, the wife of Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika, proudly shows off the endek cloth exclusively designed for US President Barack Obama.
Shame he is unable to attend APEC. China meanwhile is not party to TPP.
One kind of wonders why both China and Russia are making trouble with the world on Syria:
Russian foreign ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich has called on the international community to show “prudence” over the crisis and observe international law.
“Attempts to bypass the Security Council, once again to create artificial groundless excuses for a military [...]
McClatchy / Penn State University, By Brittany Horn, August 19
Nanmen, China — In this small village about 25 miles from Shanghai, the smell of paint and gasoline hangs heavy in the stagnant afternoon air. Small dogs run in streets wide enough for only a small car. Children with worn Disney backpacks walk home from [...]
Have we seen any rhetoric like this lately from Washington or any state government?
The following is an article from Xinhua, the official Chinese news publication (found in the Agonist world newspapers link along with many other fine publications http://agonist.org/world-press/)
BEIJING, July 17 (Xinhua) — “China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) [...]
The South China Morningi Post has been the paper of record for the Snowden affair., to a large degree. They continue the excellent coverage today. Here’s their frontpage headlines linked to articles and comments.
Hong Kong minister rejects US accusations of deliberately delaying Snowden’s arrest
Hong Kong’s justice secretary said on Tuesday the United States [...]
This is the way you do it:
Beijing (CNN) — Dozens of Chinese workers angry over a pay dispute have held their U.S. boss hostage for five days, the American businessman said.
Chip Starnes, co-founder and president of Specialty Medical Supplies China, has been trapped in the company’s suburban Beijing factory since Friday. He told [...]
Bloomberg – China’s manufacturing is shrinking at a faster pace this month, adding to stresses in the economy and financial system after interbank borrowing costs surged to the highest in seven years. Authorities will boost credit support for industries the government has defined as strategic and those that are labor-intensive, the State Council said yesterday [...]