Category Archives: China

Xi in Jeopardy from the Return of the Tuanpei?

Chairman Xi of Communist Party-led China sent his daughter back to the US, perhaps for safekeeping. She does not feel comfortable in China after several years in the US, and may not feel safe inside the Middle Kingdom. … Xi … Continue reading

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Why China Lags

China is amply endowed with a high intelligence population, hard working and ambitious. Historically, China has supplied the world with a number of significant inventions. So why is the modern measure of China so small and lagging? China Was Once … Continue reading

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China is Invincible

Chinese People are Ambitious, Industrious, and Intelligent Insofar as China is built upon the Chinese people, its future is solid. The Chinese people are bright, resourceful, resilient, hard-working, and above average for incremental innovation. The problem — and it is … Continue reading

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Global Economy Unsettling, Shifting Slowly

For decades, the global economy was growing on the backs of the BRICs — China, India, Russia, Brazil, etc. China, in particular, boosted the economies of raw material exporters around the world. High tech exporters such as Germany have also … Continue reading

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Can Anyone Liberate Hong Kong from King Kong?

Such images from Hong Kong must seem very curious to mainlander Chinese, who have been programmed to submit to every abuse imaginable from their murderous communist party overlords. This is the sort of thing that is carefully censored from the … Continue reading

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How Can You Tell When China Breaks?

First Understand the Role of Real Estate Prices in China … about 80% of Chinese people’s wealth is in the form of real estate, totaling over $65 trillion in value — almost twice the size of all G-7 economies combined. … Continue reading

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Czech Republic Spreads Her Legs, China Can’t Get It Up

China badly wants to take the Czech Republic, and the Czech Republic wants to be taken. So what’s the problem? Czech President Milos Zeman has met with Chinese President Xi Jinping eight times — an unusual amount of face time … Continue reading

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Staggering Like a Sick Pig

Suffering a 5 to 1 Disadvantage The most important ongoing news story in the world remains the trade war between the US and the Communist Party of China government. The future of the free and developed world depends upon its … Continue reading

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Loss of American Market a Heavy Blow to China

Loss of the American export market would be a heavy blow to China, as would the continued reduction of the value of its currency. Chinese manufacturing, much of which migrated to it from Japan via South Korea, is already moving … Continue reading

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Two Nations With Divergent Economic Paths

Why China is Falling and Dragging Germany Along We have long been told that this is the Chinese century. It is supposed to be China’s turn to lead the world according to talking heads and journalists. Yet if one looks … Continue reading

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Revolts of 2019: Another 1989?

Back in the revolutionary year of 1989, Chinese students demonstrated for freedom in Tiananmen Square, the Berlin Wall fell to the blows of sledge-hammers wielded by ordinary people, and across Eastern Europe millions of thralls of the Warsaw Pact asserted … Continue reading

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China’s Lost Decade

… China’s economy is the slowest it has been in decades. It had to slow, just the way Japan’s economy doubled every ten years from the ashes of World War II to become the second largest in the world, and … Continue reading

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Why “Everyone” Wants to Leave China

A year ago, only a few manufacturers in China were thinking about leaving. Now the strategic picture has changed. In December, I had one company getting ready to source elsewhere,” he says. “Then I went back in May. They are … Continue reading

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More Big Companies Plan to Escape Jaws of China

Big corporations moved production to China for the cheap labour costs. But China stole their technology and began cranking out low cost counterfeit products. Chinese courts sided with local patent infringers every time. So now that production costs are rising … Continue reading

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The Chinese Influx Into Asian Russia

China increases its control over Siberian resources under Putin’s nose. The Russian people are unhappy about what is happening. “For Siberians, there are two things that are like a red rag to a bull,” Svetlana Pavlova, chief editor of the … Continue reading

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Putin Won’t Leave So Russia’s Best Have To

100,000 of Russia’s Best Leave the Country Yearly There are too few skilled and independent-minded Russian people to begin with. If the economic and political climate under Putin remains dismal, more good people will leave — and Russia’s future will … Continue reading

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The Wasteland

Breathing the air in China is an exercise in suffocation. Drinking the water is slow poison. Eating the food is a recipe for degenerative conditions of body and mind. Soaking in the mindset of slavery kills the soul. Chinese people … Continue reading

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China: All the Way Down

Automobile Sales and Birth Rates Decline Worst Ever Car Sales Drop China reported the worst-ever monthly sales drop in the world’s largest vehicle market on Wednesday, exacerbating concerns over the country’s economic slowdown and growing impact of an ongoing trade … Continue reading

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China Toadies Shirk from Discussing Tiananmen

Thirty years after Tiananmen, for all its new wealth and progress, The People’s Republic of China remains a regime willing to stifle the freedoms that Westerners regard as a birthright. Let us not forget what the students of Tiananamen Square … Continue reading

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Why China is Losing: Reading Between the Lines

China increasingly realizes that it’s playing a losing hand in the trade war, and its counter-moves have been made mainly for public consumption in China. __ Source If you take the trouble to look at the items that China left … Continue reading

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China and Russia: Desperately Seeking Hegemony

Guest Article by Edward Lucas from the Center for European Policy Analysis The Toxic Twenty Revisited Russia and China are both engaged in an undeclared war on the West. They are not allies, but they cooperate. Their arsenals are different, … Continue reading

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You Know Nothing Chairman Xi

China Chooses to Lie Cheat and Steal Rather than Reform China could have chosen to abandon its long practices of forced technology transfer, product piracy, arbitrary discrimination against foreign litigants in disputes with Chinese companies, large scale industrial espionage, and … Continue reading

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Nations Ranked per capita GDP 2019

GDP is not the best measure of a nation’s wealth, since the nation that deliberately demolishes a building for no good reason then rebuilds it, will be assigned more points toward its GDP than a nation that simply builds a … Continue reading

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Will Skynet Terminators Speak Mandarin Chinese?

Can Communist China Build the End of the World? If Communist China wants to build the machines that bring about the end of the world, it must have abundant excess capital and it must generate (or steal) tremendous computer savvy. … Continue reading

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Chairman Xi Wants to Make China the Artificial Intelligence King of the World

China is being saturated with facial-recognition surveillance cameras, so that each citizen can be carefully measured and fitted against a national “social credit system” yardstick. Disloyal citizens will be denied benefits and opportunities given only to their more loyal comrade … Continue reading

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