China

Double-digit rise for China’s defence spending

However, China’s real military budget is “at least double the published one”, says one leading expert

Hong Kong and the Land Built on Opium

Hong Kong and the Land Built on Opium

How the Sassoon family – otherwise known as the Rothschilds of the Far East, originally founded the opium trade. This is more than just history however, but the origins of modern Chinese mistrust of the West

London set to become hub for Chinese currency trading

City of London to become offshore trading centre for the world’s fastest growing currency

Geithner Gets China Snub on Iran Oil as Japan Discusses Cut

Right now the only weapons being used are commodities but the battle lines are being drawn

China rejects linking trade and Iranian nukes ahead of Geithner visit to lobby for sanctions

The world’s fastest growing economy is dependent on Iranian oil and gas for continued growth. Prompting China to signal a clear rejection of sanctions

Hu Says West Is Trying to Divide China by Using Ideology, Cultural Weapons

“International forces” are trying to undermine China through “cultural hegemony”, China’s President Hu Jintao warns

China, Japan to Back Direct Trade of Currencies

Dispensing with the dollar, from next year trade will be conducted directly in the yen and yuan

China’s Hu urges navy to prepare for combat

The importance of China’s navy grows alongside its mounting global power and influence

Chinese Government Official: ‘US Threat To Pakistan Is Threat To China’

Chinese military stages massive wargame exercise near Pakistan in response to build-up of U.S. troops

China backs Russia on Iran’s nuclear program

China has joined Russia in voicing opposition to new sanctions on Iran, saying that “dialogue and cooperation” are the only way to resolve the stand-off over Tehran’s nuclear program

Beware of China’s Pan Asia Gold Exchange

China to open Asian Metals Exchange and Gold Exchange – a direct challenge to London, New York and the Rothschilds

‘Iran, Russia, China Mulling Joint Missile Sheild’

Unofficial sources have announced that Iran, Russia, and China are currently holding talks on a proposal to establish a joint missile defense shield as a counterweight to a NATO defense shield

Selling the Talmud as a Business Guide

Capitalising on the perception that Judaism and making money go hand-in-hand, China has seen a spate of books published with recently titles like Crack the Talmud: 101 Jewish Business Rules and Know All of the Money-Making Stories of the Talmud

Markets rally as Italy seeks help from China

Marking another step on the way to China becoming the preeminent global power

China rises: US warns Beijing is expanding its military power

Describing it as a “cock and bull” assessment, China has rejected the conclusions of an annual Pentagon report on the state of its armed forces

Georgetown basketball exhibition in China ends in brawl

Georgetown basketball exhibition in China ends in brawl

It doesn’t augur well for future U.S.-Sino relations because although it was billed as a “China-U.S. Basketball Friendship Match” the game ended in an all-out brawl. Includes video

China building 3 aircraft carriers, heads for superower status

China’s first aircraft carrier, a refurbished former Soviet vessel began sea trails last Tuesday. It may soon be joined by others as at least two more are being built in Shanghai. Includes video

China to outstrip US by 2016 – IMF

The figures speak for themselves: since 2007 the Chinese economy has grown by 45%, while the U.S. GDP has grown by less than 1%

China’s Lucrative New Business: Dead Babies Turn into Stamina Booster Stamina Pills

China’s Lucrative New Business: Dead Babies Turn into Stamina Booster Stamina Pills

Lurid as it may sound there may be a grain of truth in this. For we know that in ancient China dried human placenta was used as a tonic for older men

China's first aircraft carrier takes to the seas

China’s first aircraft carrier takes to the seas

China’s first aircraft carrier made its maiden voyage by sweeping through fog-shrouded waters after leaving the north-east port of Dalian