Asia

The surprise collapse of a small Inner-Mongolia Chinese bank, Baoshang, has suddenly focused attention on the fragility of the world’s largest and largely opaque banking system. The timing is very bad, as China struggles with a sharp domestic economic slowdown.
Last November, He Jiankui, a Chinese biology professor at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Shenzhen announced that he and his team had created the World’s first “genetically edited babies”: twin babies Lula and Nana.
North Korea's "health system is the envy of the developing world" according to the World Health Organization: WHO director-general Margaret Chan said the country had "no lack of doctors and nurses"
Pivot to Asia: China is threatened by the US military in the South and East China Sea. War with China is currently on the drawing board of the Pentagon as outlined in a Rand Report commissioned by the US Army
Russia and China Display Strategic Coordination in Asia-Pacific. Joint Air Patrol By M. K. Bhadrakumar, July 30, 2019
The Dragon Lays Out Its Road Map, Denies Seeking Hegemony. “China’s National Defense in the New Era” By Pepe Escobar, July 29, 2019
The Malaysian Airlines MH17 Tragedy, Suppression and Tampering of the Evidence. New Documentary By John Helmer, July 27, 2019
US
The U.S. Has No Place in Stirring Up China-Vietnam Relations By Andrew Korybko, July 27, 2019
Destabilizing Pakistan: Bookending Washington’s China Policy By Tony Cartalucci, July 26, 2019
China-US Trade Negotiations Post-Osaka G20: Why No Deal on the Horizon By Dr. Jack Rasmus, July 26, 2019
Cambodia Rumors: “Secret Chinese Bases” or “Argument over Semantics?” By Andrew Korybko, July 26, 2019
Southeast Asia Was Hit by a Record-Breaking Disaster; It Was Called the United States By David Swanson, July 26, 2019
With Pakistan’s Prime Minister at His Side, Trump Threatens to Wipe Afghanistan “Off the Face of the Earth” By Sampath Perera and Keith Jones, July 26, 2019
A Joint-Russia-China Air Patrol Just Made South Korean-Japanese Tensions Worse By Andrew Korybko, July 25, 2019
Mahathir Mohamad
New MH17 Documentary Proves Beyond a Doubt that a Cover-Up Took Place By Andrew Korybko, July 25, 2019
US Puppet Wants Help Making Thailand Like America By Tony Cartalucci, July 25, 2019
US-Pakistan Relations: The Top Six Takeaways From The Trump-Khan Summit By Andrew Korybko, July 24, 2019
Does Trump Want to “Wipe Afghanistan off The Face of the Earth”. Dangerous Discourse. “There will be Nothing that America Cannot Do”. By Masud Wadan, July 23, 2019
Turkey’s Multipolar Turn: Ankara and Beijing Come to Terms on Uyghurs Issue By United World International, July 23, 2019
Modi Must be Mad Beyond All Belief at the Khan-Trump Meeting By Andrew Korybko, July 23, 2019
The Japan-Korea Trade Dispute Debunks Anti-Chinese Narratives By Andrew Korybko, July 23, 2019
China Must Avoid a Role in Destruction of Amazon By Pepe Escobar, July 23, 2019
Pentagon Angst over China-Russia Strategic Unity By Stephen Lendman, July 22, 2019
Video: US-China Trade War Explained By Soapbox, July 21, 2019
Video: “MH17 – Call for Justice” By Bonanza Media, July 21, 2019
Korea: In the Era of Peace, Dissolve the UN Command, A Relic of the Cold War By Peoples' Party of South Korea, July 21, 2019
Russia and China Compete In Africa. Moscow’s “Pivot to Africa” By Andrew Korybko, July 19, 2019
Five Years Ago: Was Malaysia Flight MH17 Shot Down by a Ukrainian Fighter Plane? By Mike Whitney, July 18, 2019
Trump Ignorant of China’s Resolve By Stephen Lendman, July 18, 2019
Western Intellectuals Freak Over ‘Frankenstein’ China By Pepe Escobar, July 18, 2019
Korea-Japan Trade Plus War: Where Are You Going Mr. Shinzo Abe? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, July 18, 2019
Reopening of Pakistan’s Airspace: A Bad Omen for India? Implications for Iran and Afghanistan By Andrew Korybko, July 17, 2019
Towards an India-US-Israel Alliance directed against Iran? Prime Minister Modi “Pivots to the West” By Andrew Korybko, July 17, 2019
China to Ban Doing Business with Firms Selling Weapons to Taiwan By Stephen Lendman, July 17, 2019
What’s Really Going on in Hong Kong? By Reese Erlich, July 16, 2019
North Korea Is Not Desperate: The New Geostrategic Environment in East Asia By Ruediger Frank, July 16, 2019
Spectre of British Colonialism Is Haunting Hong Kong? By South Front, July 15, 2019
On Trump’s “Misguided Trade War” with China By Allen Yu, July 15, 2019
Stifling “The Amman Message”: Threat to Bomb Islamic Studies Venue in Kuala Lumpur By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, July 15, 2019
Guess Which Government Creates the Most Refugees in the World? By Makia Freeman, July 15, 2019
China Building Secular Schools for Muslims in Xinjiang Province. Western Media Critique By Tony Cartalucci, July 14, 2019
Imran Khan’s Trip to America: Pakistan’s Geopolitical Balancing Act By Andrew Korybko, July 14, 2019
“Playing With Fire”: China’s Military Warns US Over Taiwan Arms Sales By Zero Hedge, July 14, 2019
U.S. Eyes Sri Lanka as Its Military Logistics Hub By M. K. Bhadrakumar, July 13, 2019
India Doubles Down on Its Military Alliance with Israel By Andrew Korybko, July 12, 2019
The US Wants Sri Lanka to Become Its “Unsinkable Aircraft Carrier in South Asia” By Andrew Korybko, July 12, 2019
The Forthcoming Eastern Economic Forum: Of Geostrategic Significance, Russia’s Vision of the “Asian Sea Arc” By Andrew Korybko, July 11, 2019
Russia-India China (RIC) on “Indo-Pacific”: Resolving Strategic Problems. India’s Military Alliance with the U.S. Remains an Impediment By Andrew Korybko, July 11, 2019
Debunking the Indo-Pacific Myth By Pepe Escobar, July 11, 2019
How to Pay for It All: Central Banking Asia Style By Ellen Brown, July 11, 2019
China’s Belt and Road, Trump’s Trade War and the Future of the Global Economy By Andrew Korybko, July 10, 2019
Turkey’s Erdogan Meet’s China’s Xi: Sultan Shines in the Court of the Dragon King By Pepe Escobar, July 10, 2019
The Russia-Pakistan Strategic Partnership. Russia’s Return to South Asia By Andrew Korybko, July 09, 2019
Is China’s Debt Load the Locus of the Next Crisis? By Dr. Jack Rasmus, July 08, 2019
Turkey’s ‘Middle Corridor’ Looking to Integrate with China’s ‘Belt and Road’ (BRI) By Andrew Korybko, July 06, 2019
Chinese Investments in US Grind to Halt, Trade War Blamed By Zero Hedge, July 06, 2019
North Korea Slams US Hostility. Donald Invites Kim to the White House By Stephen Lendman, July 05, 2019
China’s Careful New Focus on Latin America By Joseph S. Tulchin, July 03, 2019
The Trump-Kim Meeting: Mr. President, Your 20 Steps into North Korea Toward Pyongyang Were Dramatic and Historical. But, “How Far Are You Going”? By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, July 03, 2019
Are We Seeing Trump’s Changing Stance on China and North Korea? By Tom Clifford, July 02, 2019
Trump Meets Kim in DMZ: Hope for a Breakthrough in Korea By Ray McGovern, July 02, 2019
G20 Gyrations: Donald, Ivanka and Hollow Diplomacy By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 01, 2019
US v. China: From Tariff War to Economic War By Dr. Jack Rasmus, July 01, 2019
The Trilateral Summit: Russia-India-China (RIC) “Share a Room with a View”. Putin, Xi, Modi Meet in Secrecy By Pepe Escobar, July 01, 2019
Video: Trump Meets Kim Jong-un in the DMZ, First U.S. President to Enter North Korea By Global Research News, July 01, 2019
Fukushima: “An Ongoing Global Radiological Catastrophe”. “A Huge Coverup”. Dr. Helen Caldicott By Dr. Helen Caldicott and Michael Welch, June 30, 2019
Trump’s Dubious Outreach to North Korea By Stephen Lendman, June 30, 2019
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Visit to China Will Elevate Bangladesh’s Role in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Extend China’s Influence in South Asia By Andrew Korybko, June 30, 2019
Trump-Xi Meeting: US to Lift Ban on High Tech Sales to China’s Huawei? While Keeping Chinese Telecom Companies on a Blacklist By Stephen Lendman, June 30, 2019
Trade War
Trump-Xi Meeting in Osaka: Smiles and Handshakes, Are Things “Back on Track” Between the US and China? By Stephen Lendman, June 29, 2019
Hong Kong: Can Two Million Marchers Be Wrong? By Kim Petersen, June 28, 2019
The Russia-India-China Summit, Secret and “Informal”, Rich in Symbolism and Opportunities? By Andrew Korybko, June 28, 2019
India
Russia-India-China Will be the Big G20 Hit By Pepe Escobar, June 28, 2019
Osaka G20 Summit to Seek Unity Around Multilateralism? By Prof. Fabio Massimo Parenti, June 27, 2019
Iran and Tajikistan – Towards Pragmatic Relations? By Omid Rahimi, June 27, 2019
Behind Closed Doors: Strategic Meetings on the Sideline of the G-20 Summit: Russia, India, US By Andrew Korybko, June 27, 2019
5G and the US-China Trade War: Washington Pressures Telecom Firms Selling 5G Equipment in US “To Move Their Production out of China” By Andrew Korybko, June 27, 2019
US Sponsored “Color Revolution” Struggles in Hong Kong By Tony Cartalucci, June 27, 2019
The G20 Meeting in Japan: The Trade War Unleashed by the United States Against China By Francesco Maringiò, June 25, 2019
Pompeo’s “Indo-Pacific” Tour Is Aimed Against Iran and China By Andrew Korybko, June 25, 2019
US-China Economic Warfare: Chinese Enterprises Blacklisted by the US By Stephen Lendman, June 23, 2019
Has India Abandoned Palestine? By Askiah Adam, June 22, 2019
MH17: Charging Individuals on the Basis of a Deeply Flawed Investigation. Placing the Blame on Russia By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar and Tan Sri Norian Mai, June 21, 2019
Malaysian Airlines MH17: Prime Minister Mahathir Calls It a Political Plot Against Russia By Mazwin Nik Anis and Joseph Kaos Jr, June 21, 2019