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U.S.-China Trade Friction Sees no End in Sight

U.S.-China Trade Friction Sees no End in Sight

In his first address to Congress, United States President Donald Trump stayed true to many of the views that fueled those who helped him rise to victory. He promised to create new jobs by boosting infrastructure and alluded to restoring America’s edge in trade by imposing taxes and tariffs on imports from other countries. “Currently, […]

Chinese Media Typo Calls President “China’s Last Leader”

Chinese Media Typo Calls President “China’s Last Leader”

In a country where journalists are thrown behind bars for challenging the government’s authority, one can bet a reporter would find himself in deep trouble if he criticizes the president. Even if it were unintentional. China’s state-run news agency on Sunday published an article in which a typo referred to President Xi Jinping as “China’s […]

China’s Communist Party Calls for “Patriotic Education”

China’s Communist Party Calls for “Patriotic Education”

China’s Communist Party has a notorious history of pressuring its citizens into loyalty and allegiance.  This past Tuesday, the Party has once again displayed its control over the people’s attitude toward China and its government. Xinhua, the state-run news agency, released news of a directive issued by the CCP organization of the Ministry of of […]

China Bans Religion for Ex-Party Officials

China Bans Religion for Ex-Party Officials

China has barred retired Communist Party officials from believing in any religion or practicing religious activities, according to China’s state-run media. “There are clear rules that retired cadres and party members cannot believe in religion, cannot take part in religious activities, and must resolutely fight against cults,” said one party official. He added that retired […]

Obama Pressures China on North Korea

Obama Pressures China on North Korea

US President Barack Obama has just made his last case in persuading China to put pressure on North Korea following a phone call he had with China’s president Xi Jinping on Thursday. Both countries condemned North Korea’s test of a nuclear weapon last month. Both nations also agreed on an “impactful” United Nations Security Council […]

Human Rights Lawyers Charged with Subversion

Human Rights Lawyers Charged with Subversion

At least seven human rights lawyers and associates from a prominent legal firm have been charged with “subversion,” according to their friends and families. Zhou Shifeng, founder of the Fengrui law firm in Beijing, and some of his colleagues have been secretly detained since last summer. Zhou’s colleague Liu Xiaoyuan told the BBC that Zhou, […]

Experts Say North Korea’s Hydrogen Bomb Test was a Snub of China

Experts Say North Korea’s Hydrogen Bomb Test was a Snub of China

Although North Korea announced Wednesday that its first-ever test of a hydrogen bomb was a response to “U.S. hostility,” many analysts believe the move was really directed at China. Sino-North Korean relations have been deteriorating since Xi Jinping became president of China in 2013. Beforehand, China exercised a multi-faceted policy toward North Korea in which […]

China Joins War on ISIS

China Joins War on ISIS

China’s vast fire power and more than 2 million active-duty personnel now have their sights set on the Islamic State, as Beijing officially declares war on the terror group. “China will strengthen cooperation with the international community, resolutely crack down on violent terrorist operations that devastate innocent lives, and safeguard world peace and security,” said […]

Tibet Could Be the Opportunity Xi Jinping Needs

Tibet Could Be the Opportunity Xi Jinping Needs

The political and economical drama from China are stirring the international silence. People and the leaders from countries like the US and EU are fretting over the question of the security of both business and men. The world is witnessing how the expression of Tibet in writing and speech is troubling the people and leading […]