Category Hong Kong

China’s Rising Defense Budget Stokes Regional Concerns

China’s Defense Growth Is Still In Double Digits Jan 8, 2015 Richard D. Fisher, Jr. | Aviation Week & Space Technology Spending on China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) can be expected to continue to grow at a double-digit annual pace in 2015, despite a slight economic cooling in 2014 that saw the nation miss its […]

Lack of China Expertise Puts Obama Administration On The Back Foot

When is this administration not on its back foot? RCP http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1636890/lack-china-expertise-puts-obama-administration-back-foot Lack of China Expertise Puts Obama Administration On The Back Foot Barack Obama came to office with a strong team of advisers on China. Today the US administration is practically devoid of them PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 11 November, 2014, 4:58am •_pek118_46663311.jpg President Xi Jinping, […]

5 Places Where World War Three Could Break Out: Where The Unthinkable Could Happen.

Some depressing thoughts for a Sunday morning. 5 Places Where World War Three Could Break Out http://nationalinterest.org/ feature/5-places-where-world- war-three-could-break-out- 11487?page=show Where the unthinkable could happen. James Hardy October 17, 2014 It seems these days the world is literally on fire. Conflict continues on and off in Ukraine, there are tensions throughout the Asia-Pacific, Ebola is […]

Democracy in China? The People of Hong Kong Want A Real Say.

The Weekly Standard Democracy in China? The People of Hong Kong Want A Real Say. Claudia Rosett http://www.weeklystandard.com/ articles/democracy-china_ 808505.html# October 13, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 05 Should it matter to the rest of us that Hong Kong has erupted this past week with demonstrations for democracy? China’s rulers say this is an internal matter. […]

Hong Kong Crisis Exposes Impossible Contradiction Of China’s Economic Growth

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/11134755/Hong-Kong-crisis-exposes-impossible-contradiction-of-Chinas-economic-growth.html ======================================== Hong Kong Crisis Exposes Impossible Contradiction Of China’s Economic Growth Hong Kong’s crisis comes at a treacherous moment, up to its neck in China’s credit bubble By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard 9:19PM BST 01 Oct 2014 China’s Xi Jinping cannot make any serious concessions to Hong Kong’s democracy movement. The Umbrella Revolution spreading from the […]