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After Death of TPP, China Makes Moves to Dominate Asia With New Trade Pacts

(GPA) Lima – For all the horrible chapters and faults of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), it seems President Obama was right about one thing – without the trade pact, southeast Asian countries are now looking to China for economic opportunity. This past week at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Peru, Barrack Obama spent […]

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John Pilger on Obama, Propaganda, and ‘The Coming War on China’

(teleSUR) China is encircled by a “noose” of some 400 U.S. bases, yet the news has ignored this while concentrating on the “threat” of China. T.J. Coles, author of “Britain’s Secret Wars” (2016, Clairview Books), talks to multi-awarded-winning journalist, author and filmmaker, John Pilger, about his new documentary, “The Coming War on China,” released in […]

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South Korea and Japan to Initiate Talks on Sharing Intelligence

(GPA) Seoul – The governments in Tokyo and Seoul have decided to expedite the process of reaching an agreement and signing on to the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) together in order to better share information concerning North Korea. The agreement would allow for more direct cooperation between the two states when it […]

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America Losing Its Grip on Southeast Asia

(SCF) – The recent diplomatic row between the Philippines and the United States has come as a shock to U.S. State Department and Pentagon policy wonks but for astute observers of Southeast Asian politics, the decision of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to «pivot» to China and Russia was long in the making. Ever since the so-called «Yellow […]

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China to Fight Pollution…With World’s Largest Air Purifier

(GPA) – For most people, one of the first things that comes to mind when they think of some of China’s largest cities is the massive amounts of pollution. This September, China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection is partnering with a Dutch engineer to send the world’s largest air purifier on a tour of some of the country’s […]

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Where Will First Chinese Overseas Military Bases Spring Up?

China (NEO) – As history shows, significant improvement of a country’s economic situation inevitably boosts its military ambitions. The world has been holding its breath for the last 30 years witnessing the rapid economic growth in China, waiting for the new developments. And China did not fail the expectations of the global community. Whereas before the mid-2000s […]

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Zuckerberg Meets With Chinese Officials To Expand Market…But At What Cost

Beijing, China (TFC) – Over the weekend; Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with high level officials of the Chinese Communist Party in an attempt to create a friendly atmosphere for the social media giant. Zuckerberg’s visit to China including meeting with the head of the government’s propaganda department yet both parties declined to discuss if the country […]