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China’s lebenstraum

ADOLF HITLER brought into the world’s consciousness the term Lebensraum or “living space”, a concept which comprises policies and practices of settler colonialism. This concept proliferated in Germany from the 1890s to the 1940s but it took a Hitler to implement it. His armed forces rampaged through western and eastern Europe while its ally, Japan, […] The post China’s lebenstraum appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianJun 13th, 2018

China s Xi praises North Korea s Kim for Trump summit, promises support

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered high praise to visiting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, lauding the “positive” outcome of his historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump and promising unwavering friendship. Source link link: China's Xi praises North Korea's Kim for Trump summit, promises support.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Stock market down anew as US-China tensions rise

Benchmark PSEi touches 7,200, closes 1.37% down at 7,312.61 The stock market plunged to an over one-year low on Tuesday, touching the 7,200 level at one point as escalating trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies further dampened investor sentiment. News that US President Donald Trump was threatening to… The post Stock market down anew as US-China tensions rise appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Is new Philippine isle in Chinese hands?

Is the new Philippine island called Sandy Cay now held by China?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Chinese-Filipinos and the Duterte Pivot to China

THE CURRENT current administration claims that President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China will boost the country's economy and help modernize the Philippines' infrastructure. Duterte's meetings wit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

BEIJING --- Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which Kim pledged to work toward denuclearization in exchange for US security guarantees. State broadcaster CCTV said Xi told Kim that through the "concerted efforts of the relevant countries" negotiations regarding issues on the Korean Peninsula are back on track and the overall situation is moving in the direction of peace and stability. The summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Singapore marked an "important step toward the political solution of the Korean Peninsula nuclear is...Keep on reading: China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Fil-Am activists resist ‘looming Duterte’s dictatorship’

  The anti-dictatorship movement in the Filipino American community helped oust Ferdinand Marcos during the 1986 EDSA People Power uprising. That spirit of opposition to repression and injustice didn't go away after 1986. When President Rodrigo Duterte launched his War on Drugs in 2016, leaving thousands of mostly poor victims dead, the killings and the administration's impulse to heavy-handed rule rekindled the spirit of opposition in the Fil-Am community. With their US taxes used as aid in procuring weapons, intelligence, and the war on drugs, as well as Duterte's closeness to Trump and China, many community leaders and activists have decided to begin educating the pu...Keep on reading: Fil-Am activists resist ‘looming Duterte’s dictatorship’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Hontiveros: ‘Drive out tambay in South China Sea, not those in the streets’

Sen. Risa Hontiveros yesterday challenged President Duterte to drive out Chinese occupants in Panatag or Scarborough Shoal before apprehending the tambays in the streets......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Japan airlines change ‘Taiwan’ to ‘China Taiwan’ on websites

TOKYO, Japan — Japan’s two largest airlines have changed “Taiwan” to “China Taiwan” on their Chinese-language websites, officials said Tuesday, sparking an immediate protest from the self-ruled island. China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory, has demanded that dozens of international airlines make such a change despite US protests at what it called “Orwellian […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

U.S. Senate votes to reimpose ban on China s ZTE, shares plunge

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The US Senate defied President Donald Trump on Monday, June 18, by voting to overrule his administration's deal with Chinese telecom firm ZTE and reimpose a ban on hi-tech chip sales to the company. Senators added an amendment targeting ZTE into a sweeping, must-pass national defense spending ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Chinese-Filipinos and the Duterte Pivot to China

THE CURRENT current administration claims that President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China will boost the country's economy and help modernize the Philippines' infrastructure. Duterte's meetings wit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Drilon defends Aquino admin over mismanagement accusation on West PHL Sea

Senator Franklin Drilon defended Tuesday the Aquino administration from accusations that it mismanaged the dispute over the West Philippine Sea against China. Source link link: Drilon defends Aquino admin over mismanagement accusation on West PHL Sea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Asia stocks slide to 4-month low as Trump threatens more China tariffs

TOKYO – A sell-off in Chinese stocks drove Asian equities to a four-month low on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating tit-for-tat trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. Trump warned on Monday that Washington would impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Oil declines as traders assess Trump tariffs and Libya outage

Oil fell to near $65 a barrel as traders assessed escalating tensions between the world’s two biggest economies as well as an upcoming OPEC meeting that could see the group lift production. Futures in New York fell 1.3 percent, erasing gains from Monday. The prospect of a U.S.-China trade war rattled global financial markets as […] The post Oil declines as traders assess Trump tariffs and Libya outage appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

China accuses Trump of ‘blackmail’ after new tariffs threat

Beijing, China — Beijing on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of “blackmail” and warned it would retaliate in kind after the US president threatened to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods, pushing the world’s two biggest economies closer to a trade war. Trump said on Monday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200 […] The post China accuses Trump of ‘blackmail’ after new tariffs threat appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Filipino-Chinese millennials speak up vs China harrassment of PH fishermen - Rappler

Filipino-Chinese millennials speak up vs China harrassment of PH fishermen - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Stocks fall further on US-China trade tensions

LOCAL equities slumped further to the 7,200 level in early trade on worries over the escalating trade war between the US and China and ahead of the upcoming Monetary Board (MB) meeting of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) this week. At the midday break, the Philippine Stock Exchange index was down 128.20 points or [...] The post Stocks fall further on US-China trade tensions appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

STATEMENT ON THE COUNTRY’S PARTICIPATION AT THE 5th CHINA-SOUTH ASIA EXPO AND 25th CHINA KUNMING IMPORT AND EXPORT FAIR

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) remains committed in supporting Filipino exporters and traders in maximizing opportunities that will help them gain access to markets such as China. On 18 June 2018, Philippine Star published ‘PH officials no show in China expo’ mentioning that the country failed to take advantage of the said exposition […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Too-soft Duterte called a traitor

Left-wing activists heckled Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and called him a traitor amid criticism of his handling of territorial disputes with China.A small but rowdy group of young proteste.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Kim Jong Un heads to Beijing—reports

SEOUL --- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may visit Beijing soon to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss cooperation after his historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, a media report said Tuesday. A special Air Koryo flight headed to Beijing from Pyongyang on Tuesday, fanning speculations that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is making his third trip to China. Japanese media had reported earlier in the day that Beijing and Pyongyang were making arrangements for a meeting between Kim and Chinese President Xi Jinping. According to the reports, Kim is scheduled to arrive in Beijing some time Tuesday. If the meeting is held, it will be the third time for Kim to meet ...Keep on reading: Kim Jong Un heads to Beijing—reports.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Three-year action plan aims for blue skies in China

BEIJING --- Within three years, air pollution in China's key urban areas will be significantly reduced, resulting in more blue-sky days, by shrinking outdated production capacity and the use of substandard coal, as part of efforts to change energy consumption and the industrial structure. The State Council, China's Cabinet, approved a three-year action plan to achieve the target at an executive meeting, presided over by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Analysts said economic and industrial restructuring will be key to reducing particulate matter density as smog has shrouded Beijing and surrounding areas for years. According to the plan, a number of measures will be carried o...Keep on reading: Three-year action plan aims for blue skies in China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018