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22 09, 2019

Pro-democracy activists don’t worry China. Rather, Beijing is more nervous about young Maoists

By | 2019-09-22T22:00:09+00:00 September 22nd, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on Pro-democracy activists don’t worry China. Rather, Beijing is more nervous about young Maoists

Sometimes it seems the most dangerous word in Chinese politics isn’t democracy or liberalism. It’s Maoism. Not that liberals get much airtime in today’s China; just last month, the Unirule Institute of Economics, a noted liberal think tank, was shut do...

22 09, 2019

Republican billionaire donor Sheldon Adelson reportedly cautioned Trump that trade war with China could hurt re-election prospects

By | 2019-09-22T21:26:35+00:00 September 22nd, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on Republican billionaire donor Sheldon Adelson reportedly cautioned Trump that trade war with China could hurt re-election prospects

A top Republican donor warned US President Donald Trump in a phone call last month that his escalating trade war with China could hurt his re-election prospects, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the call.Casino ma...

21 09, 2019

Russia acts to protect Lake Baikal amid anger at Moscow, concerns over Chinese development

By | 2019-09-21T16:00:13+00:00 September 21st, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on Russia acts to protect Lake Baikal amid anger at Moscow, concerns over Chinese development

Russia has tightened environmental protection around Lake Baikal amid growing concerns over degradation, with Chinese development and tourism at the heart of recent debates on the nationally treasured Siberian lake.New protocols signed by President Vla...

21 09, 2019

China, Russia, Iran ‘plan joint naval drill in international waters’

By | 2019-09-21T14:00:05+00:00 September 21st, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on China, Russia, Iran ‘plan joint naval drill in international waters’

China, Russia and Iran are planning a joint naval drill in the Sea of Oman and northern Indian Ocean “soon”, a semi-official Iranian news outlet reported on Saturday, just days after the United States blamed Iran for a drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil...

20 09, 2019

Chinese woman fined US$28 for tossing coins from plane to ‘cure baby’s diarrhoea’

By | 2019-09-20T08:47:55+00:00 September 20th, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on Chinese woman fined US$28 for tossing coins from plane to ‘cure baby’s diarrhoea’

A woman who threw coins onto the parking apron at an airport in southwest China in the superstitious belief it might cure her cousin’s diarrhoea was instead fined 200 yuan (US$28), local media reported. The incident happened on September 5, as the wom...

20 09, 2019

China to set stricter targets for polluting cities in heating season

By | 2019-09-20T07:23:46+00:00 September 20th, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on China to set stricter targets for polluting cities in heating season

This year’s autumn-winter anti-pollution campaign will set stricter emissions targets for cities that reported higher concentrations of damaging particles last year, according to China’s environment ministry.Cities that met targets would be exempted th...