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India plays soft power game in China’s backyard


To those who wonder why Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, was in distant Mongolia this week trying his hand at archery, playing a traditional fiddle and receiving the gift of a racehorse called Kanthaka (after Buddha’s mount), the short answer is: China. Just as a resurgent China fears containment and encirclement by the US and … Continue reading

China claims diplomatic victories in easing tensions with India and Japan


According to a popular Chinese article, China is certain to fight six wars in the coming five decades with seven of its neighbours: Russia, Taiwan, Japan, India, Mongolia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Russia is China’s close ally. As for the border issue that may give rise to a war according to the article, China and … Continue reading

Qianzhousaurus skull discovered in China


Paleontologists have made an exciting discovery near the city of Ganzhou, in southern China – the near complete fossil remains of a skull in a site that dates back to the Cretaceous period. The skull belongs to a dinosaur that has been scientifically designated Qianzhousaurus sinensis, a long-snouted species that belongs to the same species … Continue reading

China’s Beidou GPS system is as accurate as US GPS system


At  the 2012 Forum of Astronautic Technology and Strategic Emerging Industries in Dalian City, Yang Qiangwen, Chief Engineer of China’s Beidou Satellite Navigation System, said that the system was as accurate as US GPS System. Its horizontal error is less than 10 meters while that high up in sky is less than 15 meters. In … Continue reading

Mongolia: can’t live with China, can’t live without China


Mongolia and China have never exactly gotten along. For the past millennium the two countries invaded and ruled each other in turn. In the thirteenth century, Kublai Khan swept into China and founded the Yuan dynasty, putting Mongolians on the Chinese throne for nearly a century. Then in the 17th century Mongolia was conquered by … Continue reading

August 18 1227 Genghis Khan dies


Originally posted on Craig Hill Training Services:
Genghis Khan Genghis Khan, the Mongol leader who forged an empire stretching from the east coast of China west to the Aral Sea, died in camp during a campaign against the Chinese kingdom of Xi Xia. The great Khan, who was over 60 and in failing health, may…

Mongolia’s Coal Riches Causing Diplomatic Nightmare with Russia, China


Mongolia boasts huge deposits of coal, copper, gold, uranium and many other rare minerals, and is opening up its vast resources to the world; this has however led to many diplomatic problems for the Asian nation. Mongolia is unfortunately situated between Russia and China, and with no coast it relies on passing through these two … Continue reading

China moves long-missing Mongolian dissident to “luxury resort”


China has moved a prominent ethnic Mongolian rights activist to a “luxury resort”, a rights group said on Thursday, in the first account of his whereabouts in more than a year since he was put under house arrest. Hada, who like many ethnic Mongolians in China uses a single name, was tried in China’s vast … Continue reading

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