Who blinked? Tough talk on Asia tour earns Tillerson warm reception in Beijing

Who blinked? Tough talk on Asia tour earns Tillerson warm reception in Beijing

by WorldTribune Staff, March 19, 2017 A trip to Asia that began with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson bluntly warning that the U.S. policy of “strategic patience” with the rogue regime and Chinese strategic ally in North Korea is no more, ended with Chinese President Xi Jinping hailing a “new era for constructive development.” […]

America first? Setting the stage for Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit with Donald Trump

America first? Setting the stage for Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit with Donald Trump

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs People’s Republic of China (PRC) President Xi Jinping will make an official visit to Washington, DC, perhaps as soon as April 2017, and it is being planned as a “muscular” demonstration of Beijing’s status, overshadowing all other Asian influences. The PRC team believes […]

China stealth fighter enters service as Beijing vows to narrow gap with U.S.

China stealth fighter enters service as Beijing vows to narrow gap with U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, March 10, 2017 As part of its ambitious military buildup aimed at narrowing the gap with the United States, China has put into service its J-20 stealth fighter and vowed to build a “first class” navy and develop a marine corps. Chinese state television’s military channel confirmed in a March 9 report […]

China to re-brand itself in new year with ‘soft power’ media offensive

China to re-brand itself in new year with ‘soft power’ media offensive

by WorldTribune Staff, January 1, 2017 China’s largest television network has re-launched its international on-air and online presence in an effort to promote “positive propaganda” overseas. Central China Television (CCTV) launched the new overseas offensive on Jan. 1 via the newly-named China Global Television Network (CGTN). The move is part of Beijing’s push to extend […]

Facebook’s Zuckerberg is a team player with the CCP on censorship policies

Facebook’s Zuckerberg is a team player with the CCP on censorship policies

by WorldTribune Staff, November 23, 2016 Facebook’s core mission statement is “to make the world more open and connected.” When it comes to the Far East, the “more open” world takes a back seat as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears to be more in line with the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP’s) core interests. Long blocked […]

Hillary Clinton threatened to ‘ring China with missile defense’ if N. Korea nuclear program not stopped

Hillary Clinton threatened to ‘ring China with missile defense’ if N. Korea nuclear program not stopped

by WorldTribune Staff, October 14, 2016 Hillary Clinton warned that if Beijing didn’t “control” North Korea the U.S. would “ring China with missile defense.” The Chinese military was “the biggest supporters of a provocative North Korea. So China, come on. You either control them or we’re going to have to defend against them,” the former […]

North Korea marks G20 summit by firing three missiles toward Japan

North Korea marks G20 summit by firing three missiles toward Japan

by WorldTribune Staff, September 5, 2016 North Korea decided to make its mark on the G20 Summit by firing three medium-range missiles into Japan’s air defense identification zone on Sept. 5. Pyongyang’s move led to a rare face-t0-face meeting between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, who met on the […]

As globalists struggle with world’s anti-global mood, China goes all out to host flawless G-20

As globalists struggle with world’s anti-global mood, China goes all out to host flawless G-20

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2016 Brexit and the rise of Donald Trump have signaled that anti-globalism sentiment is spreading amid weak economic recovery worldwide. Seconding this emotion are the long-suffering people of China who are being made to make new sacrifices as China prepares to host the G-20 Summit in early September. “For China, […]

China continues island militarization despite international court ruling

China continues island militarization despite international court ruling

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2016 An international tribunal’s ruling against China over contested reefs and atolls in the South China Sea has not stopped Beijing from continuing its military buildup in the sea, recently released satellite images show. China continues to build bases on islands it has reclaimed, and satellite images released on Aug. […]

China bans internet news sites that were doing their own reporting

China bans internet news sites that were doing their own reporting

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2016 The Chinese government has banned several online news portals that were producing original investigative reports. News services run by Sina, Sohu, NetEase and iFeng were shut down for publishing independent reports instead of carrying official, state-produced news, local media said. In February, President Xi Jinping toured state media outlets […]

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