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China’s shared bikes as one of the ‘four new inventions’ in foreigners’ eyes


High-speed rails, Alipay, shared bikes and online shopping are China’s new four great ‘inventions’, said a number of foreign youngsters in China, mostly students from the Third World countries, when responding to a survey by the Silk Road Research Institute of Beijing Foreign Studies University. Perhaps, commercially or scientifically speaking, these items are not ‘invented’ … Continue reading

How did U.S. go from “constructive engagement” to containing China?


Admit it: the American question on “Contain China” has been changed from “Should?” to “How?” in view of the brewing consensus that the ‘constructive engagement’ policy since President Nixon was a mistake [Note 1]. In an originally titled “Wake up America, China must be contained” article and their March 2015 report issued by Council on … Continue reading

U.S. – China Security Perceptions Survey; a prelude to the Great War of 2014?


This is a mistake since internal public opinion can vector the range of options available to government and national elites in reaction to incidents such as the recent close encounter between the USS Cowpens and the escorts of China’s carrier Liaoning in international waters. Continue reading

China looks west as it bolsters regional ties


President Xi Jinping of China, evoking the camel caravans of the old Silk Road that traversed the ancient plains of Kazakhstan on their way from China to Europe, said Saturday that he wanted to create a contemporary version that would bind together China and its Central Asian neighbors. Fresh from the Group of 20 summit meeting in … Continue reading

Turkey becomes partner of security bloc led by China and Russia


NATO member Turkey signed up on Friday to became a “dialogue partner” of a security bloc dominated by China and Russia, and declared that its destiny is in Asia. “This is really a historic day for us,” Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said in Kazakhstan’s commercial capital Almaty after signing a memorandum of understanding with … Continue reading

China’s Central Asia problem


Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, China and its Central Asian neighbours have developed a close relationship, initially economic but increasingly also political. Energy, precious metals, and other natural resources flow into China from the region. Investment flows the other way, as China builds pipelines, power lines and transport networks linking Central Asia to … Continue reading

China invites Afghanistan to join Shanghai bloc as observer


The Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) – a bloc comprising China, Russia and four Central Asia countries – accepted Afghanistan as an observer yesterday as it ended two days of talks in Beijing. Member states also jointly criticised Nato for establishing a missile defence system, and opposed any use of force against Iran. However, China, host … Continue reading

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