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Tired of US “Aid” (Exploitation), Africa and Global South Look to China

Beijing (MPN) – How much can Raytheon, Mastercard, Nokia, Monsanto and the like be trusted to invest in long-term outcomes in the global South? When you see the actors behind U.S. ‘aid and development’ in Africa, is it any wonder that African leaders would look for any other partner to work with? There has been […]

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Is Trump’s Afghan Policy Aimed at Taliban or at China?

Kabul (NEO) – In recent months the US President has reversed yet another campaign pledge to pull out of Afghanistan, America’s longest war, and instead has begun to deploy an added 3,000 troops there. At the same time he has lashed out at the government of Pakistan accusing it of aiding the Afghan Taliban and […]

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Who and What Will AI Serve? US and China Give Very Different Answers

Beijing (MPN) – Artificial Intelligence is a frighteningly powerful new tool — and weapon. Who and what will it serve? In the U.S., tech giants Facebook, Google, and Amazon and their corporate agendas; in China, the needs of the public and the economy. These two models should be thought through now. Speaking to a group of students in […]

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Pakistan Ditches Dollar for Yuan Following Trump’s Abusive Rhetoric

Islamabad (GPA) – Following condemnations by several members of the Trump Regime, Pakistan has decided they’ve taken enough western abuse and have dropped the US dollar. Several months ago when US President Donald Trump announced his strategy for the Afghan war, he also uttered similar platitudes to past presidents about reforming the alliance between the […]

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Xi Jinping’s New Year Address: Year of Achievements is Only Beginning [Video]

Beijing (GPA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered an inspiring video address to ring in the New Year, touting not only the major gains made by China in the last year but also the plans for even more incredible change in the years to come. In a recorded message celebrating the New Year holiday on the Gregorian […]

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China Says War Must Not be Allowed on Korean Peninsula

Beijing (TNA) – War must not be allowed to break out on the Korean peninsula and the issue must be resolved through talks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, while UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of the danger of “sleepwalking” into conflict. Xi made his comments to visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in just […]

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China isn’t ‘Cheating’: The Difference Between US and Chinese Investment

United States (GPA) -Maybe Washington’s problem isn’t that Beijing is “cheating,” but rather that Chinese investment is just more appealing than that offered by the US. When you think of economic opinions in the US when it comes to China, the first thing you’re likely to think of is the countless accusations of Beijing somehow playing unfairly […]

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Cost of Living in China Nearly Half of That of United States

Washington D.C. (GPA) – The United States might be the wealthiest country in the world, but many Americans can’t tell. Over 43 million American citizens (roughly 14%) live below the poverty line struggling to pay for essential goods like rent, food, and other necessities. Furthermore, nearly 20 million Americans live in deep poverty (50% or […]

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Tillerson: US Ready to Negotiate With North Korea

Beijing (GPA) – While visiting Beijing this weekend, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson let reporters know that the US is now attempting to negotiate with North Korea. Mr. Tillerson spoke to reporters this weekend from the US ambassador’s residence in Beijing and confirmed for the first time that the US has several communications channels open to […]

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China Looks to Reduce Carbon Emissions, Going From Gasoline to Electric Cars

Beijing (TeleSUR) – Last year, China became the largest supplier of electric cars – electric and gasoline-electric hybrids rose 50 percent over 2015 to 336,000. China, one of the world’s largest pollutant contributor, is gearing up to ban the use of fossil fuel. The government is making plans to gradually phase out the fuel use to incorporate a more environmentally […]