China

China carry out 10 ballistic missile flight tests in a show of force amid Donald Trump’s preparations for the US presidency

Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Paul Martin

The DF-21Cs were tested at the end of last month, state TV announced They have a range of 1,000 miles and can ‘destroy US bases at any time’ Trump has already angered Beijing by speaking to Taiwan’s president By PADDY DINHAM DailyMail.com 3 December 2016 China has flexed its military muscle amid Donald Trump’s... »

Crisis Averted: China Calls Taiwan Phone Call A “Gimmick” As It Lodges Diplomatic Protest

Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Dec 3, 2016 Overnight, China foreign minister Wang Yi called Tsai’s call with Trump “a little trick”, or loosely translated in English as “gimmick”, by Taiwan which would not change the one-China consensus in international community. He added that the “One-China” policy is the foundation for the healthy development of... »

‘SHE CALLED ME’ Trump hits back at critics over ‘diplomatic blunder’ call with Taiwan

Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Paul Martin

DONALD Trump has hit back at claims he may have angered China by taking a phone call with rival Taiwan, claiming Taiwan’s President Tsai Ying-wen called him. By ZOE EFSTATHIOU Express.co.uk Sat, Dec 3, 2016 The incoming President took a phone call with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ying-wen on Friday – marking the first time... »

Trump defends his historic phone call with the president of Taiwan: The Donald hits back at claims he risks rift with China by becoming first president-elect to speak to regime in 37 YEARS

Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Paul Martin

President-elect Donald Trump accepted a call from Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen It is first official contact between US and Taiwanese officials for 37 years The US severed ties in 1979 and sided with Beijing’s ‘One China’ position It states that Taiwan is Chinese territory and not an independent nation US has not recognized any Taiwanese... »

Chinese Developers Rethink U.S. Real Estate Projects: “I See Danger…U.S. Real Estate Is Peaking”

Saturday, December 3, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Dec 2, 2016 For months we’ve been warning that real estate markets in NYC and San Francisco, among others, are getting ready to rollover as the market is about to be flooded with new supply of luxury apartments (see here and here). Real estate in both markets are just starting... »

Britain will send fighter jets & aircraft carriers to South China Sea

Friday, December 2, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 2 Dec, 2016 British fighter jets and aircraft carriers will be operating in the South China Sea, one of the world’s most volatile hotspots, by the year 2020, according to the UK’s ambassador to the US. According to Reuters, Ambassador Kim Darroch told a Washington-based think tank that UK Typhoon jets currently in... »

Is China Losing Control: PBOC Imposes New Yuan Outflows Limits For First Time In Two Decades

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Dec 1, 2016 Late last week, we reported that in its latest push to limit and/or halt capital outflows, China unveiled new capital controls meant to stem further capital flight disguised as outbound M&A by clamping down with tighter controls on Chinese companies seeking to invest overseas, intensifying efforts to... »

Chilling Air Force report warns Russia and China’s hypersonic missiles ‘may endanger the United States’

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Paul Martin

Air Force study says US is falling behind in the hypersonic weapons race Experts warn that the ‘leisurely pace’ could leave US vulnerable to attacks Chinese J-16 strike fighter test-fired its giant missile earlier this month It came just days after Russia fired its Object 4202 hypersonic rocket By Cheyenne Macdonald and Mark Prigg... »

America prepares for war in space: Defense chiefs warn that Russia and China could take down the internet by destroying US satellites

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Paul Martin

Russia and China are currently working on a range of space weapons Satellites designed to take out communications networks are being built US early warning systems could be disabled by a sneak preemptive strike CNN is broadcasting a documentary highlighting the potential risks By David Gardner DailyMail.com 30 November 2016 America is preparing for... »

Radical Islam spreading to inland China – senior official

Monday, November 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 28 Nov, 2016 China’s religion tsar has warned that foreign-inspired Islamism is expanding throughout China and threatening the “rule of law.” Beijing recently ordered residents of a Muslim-majority region to hand in their foreign passports. Islam in China is often associated with the restive Xinjiang border region, which is home to over 10... »

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