Category: World

  • Philippines warns clashes in South China Sea could spiral into war

    Philippines warns clashes in South China Sea could spiral into war

    The South China Sea, a hotbed of geopolitical tension, has witnessed a significant escalation recently. The Philippines’ President, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., has issued a stern warning to China, cautioning against any aggressive actions that could cross a critical “red line”. He emphasized that any harm inflicted on Filipino citizens due to China’s deliberate actions could…

  • The Sinister Web of Chinese Criminal Gangs: From Myanmar to UAE, Innocent Expats Fall Prey

    The Sinister Web of Chinese Criminal Gangs: From Myanmar to UAE, Innocent Expats Fall Prey

    In a chilling expose of transnational organized crime, the insidious operations of Chinese criminal gangs have been uncovered, stretching from the remote corners of Myanmar to the glittering cities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). These nefarious networks have been preying on unsuspecting expats, luring them into a web of deceit, exploitation, and modern-day slavery.…

  • European companies step up efforts to decouple from China

    European companies step up efforts to decouple from China

    As Brussels intensifies its scrutiny of goods from China, the world’s largest export economy, European buyers are actively seeking to reduce their dependence on Chinese products. This trend is driven by investigations into Chinese government subsidies for manufacturing and potential tariffs on Chinese vehicle imports. European companies, unlike their U.S. counterparts, are focusing on reducing…

  • Arriving in China for the first time, Fidan from Turkey will tour the Uyghur area.

    Turkish Foreign Minister, Hakan Fidan, is expected to visit the cities of Urumqi and Kashgar in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region where Muslims live, before wrapping up his trip on Wednesday, according to Turkish broadcaster, TRT. The Uyghur issue has been one of the critical factors in influencing China–Turkiye ties over the last few decades. Last year,…

  • Fidan, a Turkish national, lands in China on his first visit and will tour the Uyghur area

    ANKARA — Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan arrived on Monday to China in the first such trip for Turkey’s top diplomat, which will also include travel to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Fidan held his first meeting with Chen Wenqing, senior official of the Communist Party of China who oversees intelligence and police, as part of his…

  • Conviction of 14 pro-democracy activists in one stroke yet another nail in the coffin of democracy in Hong Kong

    Conviction of 14 pro-democracy activists in one stroke yet another nail in the coffin of democracy in Hong Kong

    In a move to quash political dissent in the former British colony of Hong Kong, the Chinese authorities have convicted 14 of the most prominent pro-democracy activists in a farcical trial before a Hong Kong court. These activists now face prison sentences, some possibly for as long as life. “The message from the authorities is…

  • China swimmers doping scandal out in the open

    China swimmers doping scandal out in the open

    That China has consciously used its financial clout to influence international organizations in its favour is a well-known fact. That this has happened in the case of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) should not therefore come as a surprise! This is precisely what has occurred in the case of the Chinese cover up of the…

  • Convictions of 14 Hong Kong rights activists expose Beijing’s contempt for democracy

    Convictions of 14 Hong Kong rights activists expose Beijing’s contempt for democracy

    China’s intention of imposing the controversial National Security Law in Hong Kong has again become clear as daylight after the city convicted 14 activists in the largest-yet National Security trial.   Recently, a Hong Kong court has convicted 14 pro-democracy activists and former elected officials, including an Australian citizen, under the draconian National Security Law,…

  • Global economy to hurt badly if China attacks Taiwan

    Global economy to hurt badly if China attacks Taiwan

    The world faces threats of huge economic losses in case China attacks Taiwan. There is a high possibility of major powers drawing into the conflict, which would disrupt global trade and cost the world its 10 percent of GDP.[1] The Taiwan Strait is crucial for global cargo transport as over 50 percent of cargo ships…

  • Arrest of Chinese national in the US exposes rising threat from Beijing’s cyber-attack empire

    Arrest of Chinese national in the US exposes rising threat from Beijing’s cyber-attack empire

    Cyber-attacks linked to China-sponsored or its state-run intelligence agencies have been increasing rapidly.   Countries like the United States and India as well as some European nations are reporting Beijing-backed cyber-attacks on an almost regular basis, calling the country a “threat for global cyberspace and cyber security”.   In addition to the list of China-sponsored…