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Trade War: China puts Retaliatory Tariffs on US Products

Beijing (GPA) – The new tariffs are a sign that China is prepared for Trump’s trade war despite not wanting it. In the weeks following several changes in US trade policy aimed at China such as new tariffs on steel imports (which only affect .01% of China’s GDP) and an attack on solar panels (a market where […]

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Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un Meet in Beijing

Beijing (GPA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke with Kim Jong Un in a surprise meeting that took place in Beijing yesterday. In his first trip abroad Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) paid a surprise visit to Beijing in preparation for upcoming negotiations with South Korea and the […]

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As Wall Street Sinks Global Markets, China’s Policies Build Independence & Immunity

Beijing (MPN) – China has been faced with — and continued to grow throughout — a previous U.S.-triggered global recession just under a decade ago. While the current condition of the markets is nothing like the end of 2008, there is still the same fear in the West that China is somehow on the brink of catastrophe. The […]

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China Wins Big as Trump and US Abdicate Global Leadership

Beijing (MPN) – Over the past year, much of the media in the U.S. has functioned as a nonstop rumor mill, producing a host of conspiracies centered around Donald Trump allegedly doing the bidding of Moscow. While Russia may have slightly better luck working with the U.S. under the Trump administration, that relationship has yet to pay off […]

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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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