Category Archives: News and Opinion

Asia Times Online :: Our man in Moscow

Asia Times Online :: Our man in Moscow.

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Softcocks

Oh, it’s soooo cold: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18867521

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China could owe America one trillion dollars

Interesting story that not many people know: http://chinadailymail.com/2012/05/29/china-could-owe-america-one-trillion-dollars/

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US Navy to deploy warship to Singapore

From South China Morning Post. These new Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) will make a huge difference in the West Philippine Sea. The first in a new class of US Navy combat ships will be sent to Singapore next year for … Continue reading

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The death of Air Zimbabwe

Harare It flew profitably through 23 years of United Nations-imposed sanctions. It carried on without a blip after black nationalist guerillas shot down two of its Viscounts in the late 1970s, the last years of white-ruled Rhodesia. After independence in 1980, … Continue reading

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Slaving in a Chinese hellhole

It seems that China is serious about spreading cultural values abroad. From South China Morning Post: In the evening gloom the vast complex emerges into view. Beyond a high security wall, insects dance in the beam of a giant floodlight. … Continue reading

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The Xinjiang Procedure | The Weekly Standard

The Xinjiang Procedure | The Weekly Standard.

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Hainan fishermen arrested in Philippines

From South China Morning Post: Six fishermen from China have been arrested in western Philippine waters for catching endangered sea turtles, officials said on Sunday. The fishermen, from China’s southern island province of Hainan, were arrested on Friday in waters … Continue reading

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PRC raises a glass to 80 years of propaganda

From the Taipei Times: China’s Xinhua news agency, which functions as a propaganda arm of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and is this year celebrating its 80th year as a disinformation machine, started life in Mao Zedong’s (毛澤東) caves in … Continue reading

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iPhone 4S comes out in HK

From South China Morning Post: Things got ugly outside the Apple Store in Central yesterday when, according to witnesses, professional queuers forced their way to the front of the line for Friday’s release of the newest iPhone. About 15 people … Continue reading

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U.S. Shores Brace Themselves for Up to 20 Million Tons of Tsunami Debris | Maritime News | Maritime Executive Magazine

U.S. Shores Brace Themselves for Up to 20 Million Tons of Tsunami Debris | Maritime News | Maritime Executive Magazine.

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Maasmond Maritime

A great source of daily maritime news clippings and pictures can be found here: Maasmond Maritime. Subscription to the daily news email is free.

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China is not ready to save the world

The following article is from today’s South China Morning Post: Andrew Sheng, a distinguished central banker and securities regulator, recently suggested in an article in the Post that China might be able to save the world for capitalism. It’s a … Continue reading

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The heritage of Confusius

The fascist regime in Peking has erected a statue of Confucius on the infamous square where thousands had been slaughtered in 1989. Not sure what the symbolism behind this is supposed to be, but obviously it is one of many … Continue reading

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New laser to dazzle pirates on the high seas

New laser to dazzle pirates on the high seas – tech – 09 January 2011 – New Scientist. This looks quite interesting.

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