‘China is another bad guy for US to justify its politically unjustifiable behavior’

It is absurd to suggest China has any influence on American elections; the actual threat is domestic, not foreign, Arvin Vohra, 2020 presidential hopeful for the US Libertarian Party, says. With the US midterm elections now just a few months away, National Security Adviser John Bolton has listed China among the threats Washington faces when […]

Barging into your home, threatening your family, or making you disappear: Here’s what China does to people who speak out against them

EnginKorkmaz/iStock, Etienne Oliveau/Getty Images, Samantha Lee/Business Insider The Chinese Communist Party has long sought to suppress ideas that could undermine the sweeping authority it has over its 1.4 billion citizens — and the state can go to extreme lengths to maintain its grip. In just the past few years, the government has attempted to muzzle […]

Pentagon hypes China threat amid renewed strategic competition

The Pentagon is raising an alarm about “rapidly” growing Chinese military capabilities, from long-range bombers to a blue-water navy, as mainstream media warn that Chinese pilots are “likely” training for strikes against the US. Long-range bomber training missions “targeting the US” – this is how the US mainstream media reported the findings of the Pentagon’s […]

After employee revolt, Google says it is “not close” to launching search in China

Google’s employees and Google’s management are clashing over ethical issues again. Just two months after Google’s “Project Maven” military drone project was seemingly resolved, Google’s employees are now up in arms over company plans to create censored products for China. The internal protests resulted in the issue being addressed at an all-hands meeting, and we […]

A tense internal meeting between Google CEO Sundar Pichai and employees went sideways as execs addressed rumors about the company’s China plans (GOOG, GOOGL)

Kimberly White/Reuters Google CEO Sundar Pichai and cofounder Sergey Brin met with employees during an all-hands meeting on Thursday and discussed reports that Google planned to launch a censored search engine in China. Pichai told staff that the company is not close to launching a search product in China. The meeting grew tense as Pichai […]

Google employees reportedly sign letter in protest of China censorship project

Amid internal backlash over plans to bring a censored search engine to China, about 1,000 Google employees have reportedly sent a letter to company leadership asking for more answers. “We urgently need more transparency, a seat at the table, and a commitment to clear and open processes: Google employees need to know what we’re building,…Read […]

South Korea seeks progress on denuclearization, proposes East Asian railroad community with China, Japan, Russia, and US

A third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in is planned for September. While the subject of denuclearization remains at the center of the negotiation table, Moon said plans to build a railway across the peninsula will kick off this year. Moon proposed an East Asian railroad community […]

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‘Peace behind me, war in front of me’: China shows big guns in epic recruitment VIDEO

Beijing’s top-notch military hardware is showcased in a bombastic recruitment ad which went viral on Chinese social media. The blockbuster-like video was produced for Army Day. The ad titled ‘I Am a Chinese Soldier’ began circulating in China last week. It starts with touching scenes of servicemen departing from their families. “Peace behind me, war […]