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China aims for ‘global dominance’ by expanding nuclear arsenal, expert warns

Opinion 04/21/22, 23:35

According to a national security expert, the U.S. leadership should not underestimate China’s intention to rapidly expand its strategic and nuclear arsenal. On April 19, Peter Pry, director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum at the Center for Security Policy, told the “China Insider” programm’s host that the Chinese Communist Party ...

Over 80% of Hong Kong residents intend to emigrate, survey

Opinion 04/20/22, 22:21

According to a survey result released on April 19, 84% of Hong Kong residents are open to leaving the city for other countries. Bartra Wealth Advisors ("Bartra") conducted the study in March, a Hong Kong-based immigration advisory service. It gathered input from 500 people aged 18 and over. The results show that ...

Washington must solve ‘Pro-Beijing problem’ of big US firms: Think tank head

Opinion 04/19/22, 23:32

Last week, the U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission, an agency set up to monitor and investigate national security, trade, and economic issues between the two countries, held a hearing to discuss China's unfair trade practices. Clyde Prestowitz, founder and president of the Economic Strategy Institute, a Washington-based think tank, said ...

Shanghai official raises voice against state’s anti-epidemic strategy

News 04/18/22, 23:25

Yang Hai is a Minhang District People's Congress representative. On April 15, he publicly boycotted the state's mass testing plan. Yang Hai wrote that since March 13, all residents of the Pingyang Liucun community had undergone 13 nucleic acid tests and nine antigen tests. He noticed that the more they ...

Czech Foreign Minister: ‘Taiwan is bullied by China’

Opinion 04/16/22, 22:38

Czech's Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský said in an interview with POLITICO on April 13 that the EU "understands that Taiwan is bullied by China." He called for democracies to offer as much help as possible to Taiwan and recognize the nation as a democracy. The Foreign Minister pointed out that, besides ...

China is the ‘greatest challenge” to the U.S, says CIA Director

Opinion 04/16/22, 22:11

As the Daily Mail reported, in a speech at the Georgia Institute of Technology on Thursday, April 14, CIA Director William Burns said, "Xi Jinping's China is our greatest challenge, in many ways the most profound test the CIA has ever faced." The CIA Director also said China is a "formidable ...

U.S., EU Chamber of Commerce voice dissatisfaction with China’s Covid policy

News 04/16/22, 19:49

China’s strict "Zero COVID" policy is testing not only Shanghai residents’ patience but also foreign businesses operating in the country. Trade groups have voiced their distress. In a letter dated April 8, the European Chamber of Commerce in China asked Beijing to revise its “old toolbox” in fighting the pandemic, saying ...

China will provide debt relief, Sri Lankan envoy says

Opinion 04/12/22, 23:26

Bloomberg reported on April 12 that Sri Lankan ambassador Palitha Kohona felt very confident about 2.5 billion dollar credit support from China to help his nation get through the spiraling economic crisis. Sri Lanka's top diplomat said he had received reassurances last week from the Chinese government that procedures for loans ...

Swiss Bank’s sanctions on Russia could tremble Beijing: Expert

Insights 03/23/22, 07:30

Switzerland has recently announced to freeze the assets of the Russian government and oligarchs in Swiss banks as a sanctioned act against the Russian attack on Ukraine. Li Zhengkuan, a writer who covers China's affairs, said that Switzerland's move could make the Beijing government tremble with fear. Switzerland could react the ...

Chinese companies can fill place left by Samsung: Russian expert

Opinion 03/21/22, 01:26

Deputy director of the Russian Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Milovidov, said that foreign companies that have suspended operations in Russia are likely to return to Russia before the summer, especially those that can be easily replaced. Milovidov noted that he could not yet specify which companies would return. ...