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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
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Asia China

Sparks Flying but no Combustion

China Picks Up the Pace on Electric Cars Posted on October 28, 2015                By Victor Kwan            China, Economics/Business, Headline Pollution, other problems forcing move away from combustion engine cars  

Decadent Ladies -“Some Pigs are More Equal Than Others”

‘Real estate queen’ named world’s richest self-made woman                                                                                                                                      Some 49 among the 73 (67 percent) “Hurun Richest Self-Made Women in the World” are from China, according to

Xi Sacrifices Civil Rights for Economic Progress – “Two Wrongs do not make a Right”

Expert:building limited government highlights Xi’ s reform                                                                                                                                                                     Prof. Yang Guangbin talks about advantages of state governance in

President Xi To Help Build (Corbyn’s) Momentum ?

Xi’s visit to build momentum in China-UK innovative co-op                                                                                                                                                                    President Xi Jinping shakes hands with visiting British

Beautiful Scenery

  China Seen via a drone     https://player.vimeo.com/video/107995891

China’s Foreign Exchange Reserves Stand at $3.51 trillion

Biggest fall in 20 years hits forex reserves                                                                                                                                                                       A photo illustration shows a $100 banknote placed

China and the “Nine Dash Line”

Threat Rises of Another Viet-China War It just grew in the night Chinese adventurism in the South China Sea risks Vietnamese Retaliation, report says     Posted on September 24,

Dumping the Yankee Dollar

Washington’s Financial Currency War on China: The Eclipsing of the US Dollar by the Yuan The Chinese are in the process of displacing the monopoly of the US dollar. They

The Forgotten War

China Lost 14 Million People in World War II. Why Is This Forgotten? Historian Rana Mitter believes a better understanding of China’s future actions can follow a truer understanding of

Marking the End of WW2

‘Old-school tub-thumping’: 12,000 Chinese troops prepare for WW2 parade Most experts agree domestic audience is main target of celebrations, as President Xi Jinping seeks to solidify growing idea of Chinese

WW2 Re-Written

Xi Jinping Rewrites WW2 History 1943 Tokyo Conference: eager participants   False memory syndrome: Mao the victor over the Japanese     Massive ceremonies focused on military display are planned

China Bearing Gifts ? Hmmm !

China’s Southeast Asia Infrastructure Gambit   Building ‘roads to Rome’ may not be as easy as it looks   The governments and people of Southeast Asia must develop a strong

A Free Lunch ?

China’s US$46 billion Gift to Pakistan   Put ‘er there, partner But in the long run, all roads lead to Beijing   The one thing to take away from the

Bankers to the World

                                                                       AIIB to Help Fill Infrastructure Finance Gap   Xi: It’s mine! The world, and especially Asia, will require trillions of infrastructure spending by 2030   The China-led

Feed China, Starve the World ?

News Analysis: Feed China, starve the world? (Xinhua)   BEIJING, Feb. 3 — Whether one is a farmer of winter wheat in Kansas, or a statesman in Washington, he might

The Spratlys – Claimed by China Contrary to a UN Treaty

China is being bullied into building an airbase in the South China Sea   https://qzprod.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/screen-shot-2014-09-11-at-4-27-56-pm1.png?w=640 2x”> As if by magic…(Govt. of the Philippines.)   Written by Heather Timmons@HeathaT September 11,

Ethnic Persecution

East Turkestan and Tibet: Political Persecution Now Worse than in the Last 10 Years In its 2015 World Report, Human Rights Watch claims that the political persecution across China in

The Stars have moved East

China overtakes US for foreign investment                               China surpasses the US as the top destination for foreign direct investment. (File photo)   China has surpassed the United States as

Thailand courts Chinese Investment

China, Thailand pledge closer relationship Increases the bookmark digg Google Delicious buzz friendfeed http://english.people.com.cn” target=”_blank”>Linkedin diigo stumbleupon Qzone QQ Microblog BEIJING, Dec. 22  — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held talks

Food Production Still the No 1 Priority

Chinese Agriculture Goes Global Asia Sentinel Close   Your Name    Friend Email    Enter Message To Friend                 African farmers listen to Chinese

China Goes Underground

China on track for world’s largest subway A drill was performed on the Beijing subway’s Line 7, on Thursday, based on a scenario where a subway train has derailed resulting

Full of Eastern Promise

Asian states back Chinese plan for free-trade pact   US on back foot as Asian economies flock to Beijing ASIA-PACIFIC countries gave a resounding approval yesterday to plans to work

Gold’s finger points East

China’s Massive Holdings of Gold Bullion. Is the West Financially Bankrupt?   By Bill Holter Global Research, November 03, 2014 Region: Asia Theme: Global Economy Alisdair Macleod of Goldmoney.com in

South China Sea -Or is it ?

China, Vietnam want lasting solution to sea dispute Tuesday, 28 October 2014 02:28 Written by Philippine News By MAI NGUYEN and BEN BLANCHARD, Reuters   HANOI/BEIJING – China and Vietnam

China Lays Down the Law

China Lays Down the Law Written by Carl Minzner, Fordham Law School WED,03 SEPTEMBER 2014 Asia Sentinel Close   Your Name    Friend Email    Enter Message To Friend   

Asia China – Corruption – No 1 Curse

China’s Corruption Crackdown Gets Serious   Written by Our Correspondent Asia Sentinel WED,11 JUNE 2014       Wang Qishan Cleanup drive changing the way business is done in China

Asia China- Putin’s Visit -The Uneasy Alliance

What will Putin talk about during his China trip next week? (People’s Daily Online)    13:30, May 15, 2014   On May 13 2014, the Kremlin announced that Russian president Vladimir Putin

Inscrutable Smile ? Say Cheese in Chinese

China bans cheese imports from Britain The country was dissatisfied with standards at a UK dairy visited by food inspectors Britain currently exports 11.5 tonnes of cheese to China each

Asia China-300,000 confirm Sex Sells and Excels

Sex trade crackdown reveals red China’s blue headache (Xinhua)    19:56, February 10, 2014   GUANGZHOU, Feb. 10 — A tough crackdown on the illegal but highly lucrative sex trade in China’s

Asia China- The Chinese Dream and Western Bias

China Dialogue: A conversation with Stephen Roach on Chinese Dream By Li Zhenyu (People’s Daily Online)    08:49, December 31, 2013 Ex-Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia & Morgan Stanley Chief Economist Stephen RoachEver

Asia China- Custody and Education includes Work

China‘s sex workers face paying for their incarceration Beijing may have abolished ‘re-education through labour’ camps, but rights groups say parallel ‘custody and education’ system remains Tania Branigan in Beijing

Asia China- Divorce Increase

Divorce cases rapidly up, property tax to blame Updated: 2013-10-29 16:53 (Chinadaily.com.cn)         The number of divorces has a year-on-year increase of 40 percent and reached 39,075

Asia China- New Reform Drive

China‘s new reform drive to benefit world (Xinhua)    16:32, November 12, 2013 BEIJING, Nov. 12 — An ongoing key meeting of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is expected to unveil