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Ukraine’s Stepan Kubiv proposes a China-EU corridor via Ukraine


Stepan Kubiv, the First Deputy PM of Ukraine, while attending the Belt and Road Initiative forum in Beijing on April 25, “offered” to build a logistics corridor to link China and the EU through Ukraine. Just 4 days before this official ‘offer’, an actor (comedian) Volodymry Zelensky was elected as the next president of Ukraine. … Continue reading

Chinese website claims US allies provided secret military assistance to China in defiance of international weapons embargo


The following is based on a translation from a report in Chinese media: Chinese website war.163.com in its recent article claims France, Israel and Ukraine made great contributions to China’s weapon modernisation, in defiance of an international weapons embargo. The article says that since 1996 the US has used “The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls … Continue reading

China’s admiration for Russian leader’s willingness to use nuclear weapons to regain Crimea


The following is based on translations from Chinese media: China’s qianzhan.com says in its report today that recently, a documentary entitled “The Road of Crimea’s Return” was shown in Russia. It revealed that Russian President Vladimir Putin was prepared to order Russian nuclear troops to be ready to fight in order to ensure that Crimea … Continue reading

Why the US should worry about Russia, not China


Last Friday, the United States released its updated Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower (CS-21). One of the biggest critiques of the first Cooperative Strategy concentrated on the difficulty of fitting China and Russia into the “cooperative” frame. China continues to expand its navy and has obviously undertaken a set of assertive actions in the East … Continue reading

China Premier says respects Ukraine integrity, won’t be drawn on Crimea


Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday that his government respected the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, but would not be drawn on whether China considers Crimea to be Ukraine’s or Russia’s. “On the issue of Ukraine, China has adopted an objective and just position. We respect Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity,” Li … Continue reading

The real winner of the Ukraine crisis could be China


The crisis in Ukraine has plunged U.S.-Russian relations to their lowest point since the Cold War. Crimea is now Russian territory. Although prisoners of war have been exchanged and both sides have agreed to pull back heavy weapons, the accord signed on Feb. 12 in Minsk, Belarus, has failed so far to stop the fighting in … Continue reading

China’s deception to get its first aircraft carrier, and how the world saw through it


Chinese state media recently published a story which it thought glorified it’s superior business strategy in securing its first aircraft carrier by deception. However, in reality, it shows the stupidity of a Chinese businessmen, who lost $120 million on the deal as an undercover agent for the CCP, and the perils of doing business with … Continue reading

Could a Russia-China alliance save Russia from collapse?


As soon as the US began to adopt its policy of a pivot to Asia to encircle China, China switched to Russia’s side by joining Russian veto over Syria issue. China followed Sun Tze’s teaching in The Art of War, that subduing the enemy by diplomacy is the second best strategy. I regard it as … Continue reading

China gets Russia’s best submarine technology, as Russia seeks to avoid economic recession


The following is a translation from Chinese media: The Inquisitr said in an article titled “Russian 1650 Amur-class submarine will be given to China” on October 18: Putin hopes to partially avoid Russian economic recession by trading with China. It is believed that Putin sold China Russia’s top submarine in exchange for economic gains to … Continue reading

China’s response to the MH17 tragedy? Condemn the West


On July 18, shortly after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed over eastern Ukraine, extinguishing 298 lives, China’s Xinhua state news agency cautioned against making snap judgments. The U.S. and other Western nations had begun to finger pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine for shooting down the Boeing 777 passenger plane, but Xinhua dismissed such accusations as “rash” … Continue reading

Russia and China’s alliance is an illusion; each wants to dominate the other


On Wednesday, Russia and China signed a $400 billion dollar natural gas deal. According to Vladimir Putin, Russia’s agreement to sell 38 billion cubic meters of gas to China is “the biggest contract in the history of the gas sector of the former USSR.” Putin’s Soviet reference can’t help but remind observers of the days … Continue reading

Mass protests in Taiwan explode into Executive Parliament: Has “Asian Spring” begun?


The following article reflects the views of the author, and not necessarily those of China Daily Mail. Hundreds of students bypassed the barbed wire and fences surrounding the Executive Yuan building and seized control of yet another crucial arm of the Taiwanese government. Following president Ma’s unsavoury answer – “Students, stop this illegal sit-in so … Continue reading

What exactly is happening in Taiwan? Revolution, that’s what!


Brace yourselves, as now more and more students and energetic activists are getting ready to show up at the Taiwanese Parliament to perform their own version of an Occupy movement. Only today, we know how monumental and catastrophic these sorts of things can be. From China Post’s Article come some very glaringly alarming facts written in a … Continue reading

Prelude to Conflict: Asia, March 9


EDITORIAL – China and the West want China and the West to know that they are in a prelude to war. Here are a few reasons why from recently… China Fields New Intermediate-Range Nuclear Missile Russia And China ‘In Agreement’ Over Ukraine Up to 1,000 illegal Chinese in Taiwan: immigration Audaciously shouldering Taiwan’s national defense … Continue reading

China’s support for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is insincere


It was only a month ago that the close ties between Russia and China were on prominent display, with Chinese president Xi Jinping vowing that the two countries would “continue deepening our consultations and cooperation on major international issues and together maintain world and regional peace, security and stability.” Only weeks later, following Russia’s invasion … Continue reading

China buys 3 million hectares of Ukraine farmland; 5% of country


Ukraine to be China’s largest overseas farmer. Three million hectares will eventually be used to provide grain and meat for Chinese consumers China will plough billions of yuan into farmland in Ukraine that will eventually become its biggest overseas agricultural project. The move is a significant step in China’s recent efforts to encourage domestic companies … Continue reading

China to build six aircraft carriers by 2020


Elite Reference magazine says in its report Frigates of Chinese aircraft carrier battle group secretly assembled at the military port for aircraft carriers, “The Soviet aircraft carrier Ulyanovsk, though failed to be commissioned, leaves experience and lessons which may provide China reference in China’s pursuit of nuclear aircraft carriers.” I have revealed in my posts that … Continue reading

China to send first aircraft carrier on high seas voyage


China will send its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, on a voyage on the high seas for the first time within a year, the state-run news agency Xinhua said on Friday. The Liaoning, purchased used from Ukraine and refurbished in China, has conducted more than 100 exercises and experiments since it was commissioned last year, … Continue reading

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