The Hong Kong Post

  • 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…

  • What is US’ Island-Chain Strategy? Can it protect Taiwan from China’s aggression?
    What is US’ Island-Chain Strategy? Can it protect Taiwan from China’s aggression?

    China’s aggression is at its peak as it sends bombers on May 24, 2024 to rattle Taiwan and warn its newly-elected President Lai Ching-te. A day before China had stationed 19 warships around Taiwan’s perimeter, 16 marine police vessels, and 49 warplanes, of which 35 crossed the medium line, all part of China’s war games…

  • The Relentless Deception: China’s Underhanded Tactics In The South China Sea
    The Relentless Deception: China’s Underhanded Tactics In The South China Sea

    The Chinese Communist Party’s brazen attempts to undermine the Philippines’ sovereignty in the South China Sea have taken an insidious new turn. Recent allegations that Chinese diplomats secretly recorded conversations between Filipino officials and then leaked doctored transcripts reek of Beijing’s signature tactics – deception, interference, and bullying. Filipino officials have rightly condemned these actions…

  • Time for China to be transparent
    Time for China to be transparent

    That the Chinese economy has been suffering from a barrage of problems is known. The burst of the property bubble had eroded the savings of the common people, impacted consumer confidence, took away revenue sources of city governments and overburdened banks with trillions of dollars of bad debts. One-fourth of the nation’s GDP became vulnerable. Add to…

  • China to penalize US, EU; may hike 25 percent car tariff
    China to penalize US, EU; may hike 25 percent car tariff

    China has successfully taken control of majority of EV cars and battery manufacturing market. But the US and the EU are prepping its chances of upping its game in the EV sector by manufacturing maximum cars lead by the US automaker Tesla. Lately the United States and the European Union has taken note of malicious…

  • The Chinese Strategy and Consistent Disgard of Territorial Sovereignty of Nations
    The Chinese Strategy and Consistent Disgard of Territorial Sovereignty of Nations

    China’s continued challenges to territorial sovereignty of various nation states around the world is slowly becoming a growing international concern. At present, China is engaged in multiple territorial disputes with various countries, spanning from small nations (Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, Brunei etc.), island nations (Japan, Philippines, Indonesia etc.) to large superpowers (Russia, India,…

  • Global wealth reports reveal a declining trend among China’s wealthiest citizens
    Global wealth reports reveal a declining trend among China’s wealthiest citizens

    A new report revealed that China’s economic slump has been wiping out the country’s wealthiest citizens with the total wealth of Chinese billionaires decreasing from $16.7 trillion last year (2023) to $13.3 trillion this year (2024), signalling a decline in overall wealth.  According to the World’s Wealthiest Cities Report 2024 released by British investment migration consultancy Henley…

  • Will China funded Peruvian port become next Hambantota?
    Will China funded Peruvian port become next Hambantota?

     Latin America, which lies in the backyard of the US, is abuzz these days with enhanced Chinese activities in terms of infrastructure development under the controversial Belt and Road Initiative. But since no Chinese involvement comes without security implications, the US is particularly worried about Beijing’s construction of a deep-sea port in Peru, which is…

  • China’s Reclamation Rumble: Philippines’ strategic counter in the South China Sea
    China’s Reclamation Rumble: Philippines’ strategic counter in the South China Sea

    During the past weekend, Beijing was charged by Manila with the attempt to construct an “artificial island” at Sabina Shoal, a vacant reef located 75 nautical miles away from the island of Palawan. The Philippines announced yesterday that it plans to strengthen its presence in the South China Sea’s shoals and islets to deter China…

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