PUT THE POLITICIANS ON THE MINIMUM WAGE AND WATCH HOW FAST THINGS CHANGE
Civilisation has operated in two ways - To make one part of society more affluent and the other more wretched than would have been the lot of either in a natural state
There are Natural Rights and Civil Rights. Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Where Our Power to Execute Our Natural Rights is Perfect, Government has No Legitimate Jurisdiction
When the Forces for War are Greater than the Forces for Peace   Then the World is in Danger
Politics is not a Dirty Word. It is a Way of Life. How is Your Way of Life Today ?

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Hong Kong Bridge

A BRIDGE NOT TOO FAR

  Hong Kong Connects to the Mainland    October 25, 2018 558 By: Our Correspondent     The opening of the 50-km Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge on Oct. 23 by President

China Workers Movement

THE WORKERS MOVEMENT

  Xi urges breaking new ground in workers’ movement, trade unions’ work   (Xinhua)    07:17, October 30, 2018 CHINA-BEIJING-XI JINPING-ACFTU LEADERSHIP-TALK (CN)       BEIJING, Oct. 29 (Xinhua)

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TRADE WAR HAS A STING IN THE TALE

  The worst peace is better than the best war By Zou Yue (CNTV)    13:34, September 10, 2018 Meet Mark Foster in Pennsylvania and Cao Wei in Henan Province. They are the

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SINO UK TRADE AGREEMENT

  China agrees with Britain to discuss ‘top notch’ free trade deal   Reuters Staff   3 MIN READ BUSINESS NEWS AUGUST 25, 2018 / 3:19 PM    BEIJING (Reuters)

CHEXIT ?

US farmers risk losing the market in China (China Daily)    08:56, August 11, 2018 A farm in Iowa State in the U.S. (File photo) Beijing can boost agricultural imports from elsewhere,

China evacuates 200,000 as typhoon hits east coast

Hainan hit by heavy rainfalls due to tropical depression (Xinhua)    09:26, August 11, 2018   Cars run through the floodwater in Haikou, south China’s Hainan Province, Aug. 10, 2018. Hainan was

Trade War

China won’t accept U.S. trade ‘blackmail’ 

  China’s state media said on Saturday the government’s retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion (46.1 billion pounds) of U.S. goods showed rational restraint and they accused the United States of

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TANTRUM TRUMP

    Trump’s trade bullying tactics will hurt the US By Curtis Stone (People’s Daily Online)    10:45, July 18, 2018   On July 6, the United States started imposing tariffs on $34-billion-worth

How to deal with diapers

Blue economy pioneer hails traditional Chinese concepts of sustainability By Miao Wanyi (People’s Daily Online)    15:58, June 27, 2018 How to deal with diapers, the worst product ever invented? We turn it

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TRUMP ON A TRADE MISSION

  China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate   Associated Press Joe Mcdonald, AP Business Writer ,Associated Press•19 June 2018   BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday

BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS

Qinghai-Tibet Railway transports 27 million passengers in 12 years (People’s Daily Online)    16:35, June 15, 2018 By the end of April 2018, a total of 27.49 million passengers had traveled to

No More the Water Boy ?

China-funded Callawa water pumping project breaks ground in the Philippines (People’s Daily)    16:17, May 11, 2018 Bangkok (People’s Daily) – The groundbreaking ceremony of the Callawa water pumping project funded by

A Philippine Maritime Silk Road

Xi calls for elevating Sino-Philippine ties (Xinhua)    08:30, April 11, 2018   Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Boao, south China’s Hainan Province, April 10,

The Peking Duck ?

Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un hold talks in Beijing (Xinhua)    07:46, March 28, 2018   At the invitation of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party

Magnetic Levitation Train

Medium-speed maglev in pipeline (China Daily)    13:28, March 06, 2018 A maglev train waits to leave its station in Changsha, capital of Hunan province. [Photo by Xu Xing/For China Daily] China

Need More Luxury Goods-Find Hong Kong Expensive ?

Offshore duty free sales boom in China’s island province during holiday (People’s Daily Online)    17:18, February 24, 2018 Sales of duty free goods at Haikou and Sanya airports in southernmost China’s

Changing the World Map

Difficult European Trek for China’s Belt & Road  February 15, 2018  708 By: Salman Rafi Sheikh         China’s march into Europe with its massive Belt and Road

Is that US or Useless ?

US’ strong sense of insecurity beyond comprehension: FM (Global Times)    10:44, February 15, 2018 China’s foreign ministry spokesperson said the United States has a strong sense of insecurity which is beyond

THE CHINESE YEAR OF THE DOG

Chinese New Year Preparations and Celebrations (2018) — What Chinese Do Chinese New Year 2018 — Holiday Guide, Traditions, Activities New Year Dates 10 Interesting Facts Preparations & Celebrations Chinese

THE YEAR OF THE DOG

China Expands its Reach, Meets Little Resistance  January 22, 2018   By: John Elliott         China is gradually moving to a position where it will play an increasingly

Better Made in China

China’s economy expands 6.9 pct in 2017, beats forecasts (Xinhua)    07:21, January 19, 2018   Ning Jizhe (C), head of the National Bureau of Statistics, speaks at a press conference held

THE CHINESE POWERLESS

      Beijing — One of the most important things that you can do in photojournalism is to report on human rights issues.    Tuesday 26 December 2017   That’s one

How Explosive – Too Many Chinese Fire Crackers ?

At least 10,000 people died in Tiananmen Square massacre, secret British cable from the time alleged   Secret document suggested death toll was much higher than later reported, while claiming wounded

Another Great Leap Forward

China Focus: Xi’s thought enshrined in CPC Constitution (Xinhua)    19:15, October 24, 2017   \ Xi Jinping presides over the fourth meeting of the presidium of the 19th National Congress of

China- NO Zero Hours Here- Only Progress

The 19th CPC National Congress: it’s not about ‘Game of Thrones’ By Curtis Stone, Chengliang Wu (People’s Daily Online)     09:54, October 13, 2017   File Photo   China’s 88-million-strong Communist Party of China

Political flaws escalate rising tide of anti-globalization

People’s Daily (People’s Daily)    10:56, February 10, 2017 Economic globalization does encounter some challenges, but it is irresponsible to create conflicts by exaggerating those problems, People’s Daily commented on Wednesday, refuting

Chinese Year Of the Cock or the Cock Up ?

China readies for Spring Festival   (Global Times)    08:47, January 26, 2017   As millions of Chinese get together with their families over the next two days to celebrate

East Matches West

China Takes to the Blue Water Posted on December 30, 2016By Todd CrowellChina, Headline, Politics Sailing, sailing, over the bounding main… Beijing discards Mao’s instruction that the land outweighs the seas  

Israel – “Must Return to 1967 borders !”

China backs establishment of independent State of Palestine   Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses members of the Arab League in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on January 21, 2016. ©AFP  

Not the Red Sea

Tribunal takes on Spratly Isles spat   AN INTERNATIONAL tribunal in The Hague has claimed jurisdiction over a territorial dispute between China and the Philippines, despite objections from Beijing.