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Venezuela’s Maduro Describes Visit to China as a ‘Success’

Caracas (TSN) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has described his ongoing official visit to China as a “success” and said he is willing to learn from the Asian country in order to help improve the economic recovery efforts taking place in his country. “It is a golden opportunity that we have today. I have great expectations. I am […]

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Xi Rumored to be Planning Trip to the DPRK, Possibly Changing US Calculations

Beijing (GPA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping is rumored to be planning a trip to the DPRK for the country’s 70th anniversary in what would be a crucial show of unity in the face of renewed US pressure. The Singaporean news outlet The Straits Times reported over the weekend that Chinese President Xi Jinping may be planning a […]

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UN Accuses China & Russia of DPRK of Sanctions Violations in New Report

Pyongyang (GPA) – A new UN report has accused multiple countries and the DPRK of sanctions violations. According to the United States, the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea) is violating United Nations Security Council (UNSC) restrictions concerning their nuclear testing and missile development programs. These accusations come from a six-month report released last […]

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Washington Renders itself Irrelevant by Pushing China and Russia Closer Together

Washington D.C. (NEO) – As the trade war unleashed by Washington is getting momentum, one can’t help but notice that without bringing a massive propaganda campaign to bear, aimed at the spread Russophobia and Sinophobia, this war would have never come to fruition. However, all of the steps that Washington has already taken against Moscow […]

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As Trump ‘Goes Nuclear’ Against Iran and China, What’s Next?

Washington (SCF) – At least it is clear; it’s explicit. The “We’re America, Bitch” formulation by an American official strips away the humbug of soft power. It’s not about ‘democracy’ or ‘freedom’: the global universal order never was. And, President Trump, to his credit, makes no bones about it: Why apologize over American power? It’s use it or lose it […]

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China Warns US Trade Deals Off If Tariff Hike Goes Ahead

Beijing (TNA) – China’s government renewed its threat Thursday to scrap deals with Washington aimed at defusing a sprawling trade dispute as the White House prepared to release a list of Chinese goods targeted for tariff hikes. US President Donald Trump has threatened to raise tariffs on up to $150 billion of Chinese goods in response […]

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US Sanctions and Tariffs Create Distrust and Enmity

Brussels (SCF) – The United States has reached a new low in international relations. Not only does President Trump tweet and otherwise comment insultingly about leaders (“Little Rocket Man”) and various nations (“shithole countries”), he has gone out of his way to alienate friends and allies by imposing tariffs on some of their exports. This is in addition […]

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China Can Hold Trump’s Trade War Hostage

Beijing (SCF) – Calling Donald Trump a bull in a china shop would be a kindness. His approach to foreign affairs has been at times a refreshing stick in the eye to the global post-WWII institutional order. But, in recent months it has morphed into something more dangerous. And his desire to solve the Gordian […]

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China: Now Home to Nine of the World’s Largest Tech Firms

Beijing (teleSUR) – Just five years ago China had only two of the world’s biggest public tech firms. China is now home to nine of the world’s largest public tech companies in terms of market value. They include Alibaba, Tencent, Ant Financial, Baidu, Xiaomi, Didi Chuxing, JD.com, Meituan-Dianping, and Toutiao. With well over a billion citizens and an […]

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Philippines: We Will go to War Over South China Sea Violations

Manilla (teleSUR) – The government of Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has fired off a stern warning to China regarding the natural resources in the South China Sea region. The Philippines foreign ministry vows that the country will not shy away from going to war over the disputed region. The official, on Monday, stated that there are several “red lines” or actions – if […]

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