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
Is the US-China Trade War for Real? By Dr. Jack Rasmus, November 02, 2018
Two Koreas Halt Military Exercises and Close Gunports Once Aimed at Each Other By Zoom in Korea, November 02, 2018
US and South Korea Defense Chiefs Agree to Keep US Troops in Korea After OPCON Transfer By Zoom in Korea, November 02, 2018
President Xi Jinping Orders China’s Military to “Step up Combat Readiness …, Enhance Servicemen’s Capabilities and Preparation for War.” By Stephen Lendman, November 01, 2018
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): The Asian Parliamentary Assembly Meeting in Gwadar Was Good News for CPEC By Andrew Korybko, October 31, 2018
The New Global Tinderbox. A Far More Complex Global Conflict Map than the Cold War By Michael T. Klare, October 31, 2018
Canada Seems to Prefer State of ‘War’ in Korea, Not Peace By Yves Engler, October 29, 2018
A Ridiculed Election Show of US-NATO on the Stage of Afghanistan By Defend Democracy Press, October 29, 2018
Laos-China are Building, High Speed Trains. The Cruel Legacy of War and Colonialism By Andre Vltchek, October 29, 2018
China’s Impressive Economic Growth. A Critical Look at China’s Belt and Road Initiative By Prof. Martin Hart-Landsberg, October 27, 2018
US Fueling Terrorism in China By Tony Cartalucci, October 25, 2018
China Slams Mike Pompeo for His Hostile Remarks. “Ignorant and Malicious” By Stephen Lendman, October 23, 2018
(Un)Happy Anniversary! 17 Years of War (and More to Come) By Tom Engelhardt, October 23, 2018
A New Imperial Power? Media Campaign against China By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, October 22, 2018
China Is Launching a Fake, Extra-bright Moon to Cut the Cost of City Lights By RT News, October 22, 2018
The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming By Dr. Vandana Shiva, October 21, 2018
What Sanctions on Russia and China Really Mean By Pepe Escobar, October 20, 2018
NATO’s Upcoming 40,000-soldier Arctic Drill Is a Message to Russia and China By Andrew Korybko, October 20, 2018
The Sino-American Innovation Dilemma: A Conflict with Deep Roots and Tough Solutions By Stephen S. Roach, October 19, 2018
Dollar Monopoly Slips as China and Japan Dump US Treasuries By RT News, October 18, 2018
China
The Chinese-Indian “Great Game” in East Africa By Andrew Korybko, October 18, 2018
Comoros
The Comoros Crisis Pits China Against France Off the Coast of East Africa By Andrew Korybko, October 17, 2018
A Conspiracy Theory That Became a “Conspiracy Fact”: The CIA, Afghanistan’s Poppy Fields and America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic By Timothy Alexander Guzman, October 17, 2018
Drug War? American Troops Are Protecting Afghan Opium. U.S. Occupation Leads to All-Time High Heroin Production By Washington's Blog, October 17, 2018
The Routine Use of Fake Images and Video Footage by the Western Media By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 15, 2018
One Day in Afghanistan By Abigail Fielding-Smith and Jessica Purkiss, October 14, 2018
The Ultimate War Crime: America’s “Global War on Terrorism” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 12, 2018
Meng Hongwei
The Detention of Meng Hongwei and the Western Media’s Insinuations against China By Andrew Korybko, October 11, 2018
India
Keeping Modi in Power: Why India Might Secure an Anti-Iranian Sanctions Waiver From the US By Andrew Korybko, October 10, 2018
Fear of Defeat and the Vietnam War By W.J. Astore, October 10, 2018
Growing US Hostility towards China: US Pacific Fleet Show of Force in the South China Sea. Frosty Pompeo Reception in Beijing By Stephen Lendman, October 09, 2018
How the Tentacles of the US Military Are Strangling the Planet By Prof. Vijay Prashad, October 09, 2018
Sino-US Tensions: Pentagon Accuses China of Threatening America’s National Security By Stephen Lendman, October 07, 2018
Capitalism
Food, Justice, Violence and Capitalism By Colin Todhunter, October 07, 2018
S-400
Russia’s S-400 Air Defense System: Turkey Fell Victim But India Escaped US Sanctions? By Masud Wadan, October 06, 2018
India
India Buying Russian S-400s Air Defense Systems, Defies US Sanctions Threat By Stephen Lendman, October 06, 2018
Video: Trump’s Trade War and Escalation of US-China Standoff. Rising Tensions in the Economic, Diplomatic and Military Spheres By South Front, October 06, 2018
Afghan Government Rejects Blackwater Plan to Outsource War By Alwaght, October 06, 2018
Uyghur
China’s Uyghur Problem: The Recruitment of Uyghur Muslims to Join Al Qaeda By F. William Engdahl, October 06, 2018
The US’ New National Strategy For Counterterrorism (NSCT) Targets Pakistan By Andrew Korybko, October 06, 2018
Nuclear weapon
Video: North Korea and The Dangers Of Nuclear Weapons By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 05, 2018
Imran Khan: “American Drone Strikes in Pakistan Must Stop. It’s Butchery, and the True Horror of It Is Hidden From the West” By Drone Warfare, October 05, 2018
“China’s Big Hack”: The US Has Its Own Reasons For “Saving the World” From China’s Supposed Big Tech Spying By Andrew Korybko, October 05, 2018
Tsunami
Fourteen Years Ago, December 26, 2004: Indonesia’s Indian Ocean 9.0 Tsunami. Why Did the Information Not Get Out? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 03, 2018
US “Investigates” Genocide in Myanmar, Commits Genocide in Yemen By Joseph Thomas, October 03, 2018
President Putin’s Visit to India Will be a Moment of Reckoning for Both Countries By Andrew Korybko, October 03, 2018
Nuclear Annihilation
“Unsafe and Unprofessional”: Chinese Warship Comes Within 45 Yards of US Destroyer in South China Sea By Zero Hedge, October 02, 2018
Nuclear war
One Click Closer to Nuclear Annihilation By Philip Giraldi, October 02, 2018
South-South Cooperation
South-South Cooperation (SSC) Has No Alternative. Indonesia and the Legacy of the Bandung Conference (1955) By Poppy S. Winanti and Rizky Alif Alfian, October 02, 2018
US Sanctions over Beijing’s Purchase of Russia’s S-400 Missile Defense System, China Cancels Security Meeting with the US By Stephen Lendman, October 01, 2018
Pivot towards India or China? The Maldives Might Not Become an Indian Satellite, at Least Not Yet By Andrew Korybko, October 01, 2018
US Hostility to Sovereign Independent States: Syria and North Korea Address the UN General Assembly By Stephen Lendman, October 01, 2018
Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong Declares the Foundation of the People’s Republic of China, October 1, 1949 By Global Research News, October 01, 2018
China and the Struggle of Oppressed Nations for Self-Determination, National Liberation and Socialism By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 01, 2018
Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysia’s Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the UN General Assembly: Want to End Terrorism? Recognise Palestine and Stop Israeli Atrocities By Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and Yushaimi Yahaya, September 30, 2018
Oil Market Shocked as China’s Top Refiner Halves Iranian Oil Imports By Tsvetana Paraskova, September 30, 2018
China and the Middle East: Venturing Into the Maelstrom By James M. Dorsey, September 27, 2018
Trump Regime Rage Against Sovereign Independent States By Stephen Lendman, September 27, 2018
Russia, Iran and China on Trump’s UN Address and Agenda By Stephen Lendman, September 26, 2018
China Blasts US Trade Protectionism. US Policies could lead to “Confrontation” By Stephen Lendman, September 25, 2018
“Black Money” and India’s President Modi’s Rotten Deal for France’s Rafale Jets Might be His Downfall By Andrew Korybko, September 25, 2018
North and South Korea Sign Agreement for ‘Era of No War,’ Will Cease All Hostile Acts By Ryan General, September 25, 2018
Tensions Grow as China, Russia and Iran Lead the Way Towards a New Multipolar World Order By Federico Pieraccini, September 24, 2018
“The US Will Bear Responsibility”: China Furious After US Sanctions Beijing for Buying Russian Weapons By Zero Hedge, September 24, 2018
Moon-Kim
The Moon-Kim Summit: Mr. President, Now It Is Your Move! Moon’s Roadmap of North-South Cooperation By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, September 24, 2018
China To Acquire Management Control over Israel’s Strategic Port of Haifa? By Andrew Korybko, September 23, 2018
The BJP and the Rise of Fascism in India. The Suspicious Death of Judge Loya By Michael Welch and Radhika Desai, September 22, 2018
China
The Gamification of Tyranny, The Surveillance State. America and China By Kurt Nimmo, September 22, 2018
New US Trade Sanctions Against China By Peter Koenig and Press TV, September 20, 2018
United States
Korea and the United States: Negotiating a Peace Treaty? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 18, 2018
Dalai Lama
Tibet and the Hidden History of The Dalai Lama By Max Parry, September 18, 2018
The Korean People Alone Must Decide on Their Future By Adam Garrie, September 18, 2018
Syria or Southeast Asia: The West Lied, Lies, and Always Will By Andre Vltchek, September 18, 2018
Trade War
Hegemony Will No Longer Pay Off for the US By Global Times, September 18, 2018
Elections in Pakistan: A Populist Moment? By Ayyaz Mallick, September 17, 2018
Trump’s Reckless Hostility Unites China and Russia By Eric Margolis, September 17, 2018
Agent Orange: 17 Chilling Photos of the Vietnam War Crimes the US Got Away With By Amanda Froelich, September 17, 2018
The Currency War Will Escalate as China’s ‘Petro-Yuan’ Challenges the U.S. Military-Backed ‘Petro-Dollar’ By Timothy Alexander Guzman, September 16, 2018
Fiji in the Pacific Ocean Isn’t Fighting ISIS-Daesh, It’s Being Used by the US to Send a Signal to China By Andrew Korybko, September 14, 2018
US
The US: The Century of Lost Wars By Prof. James Petras, September 12, 2018