Sporting gesture for peace by Vijender Singh to China

On the 5th August the boxing world witnessed a fight between India’s Vijender Singh, an Olympic medallist and China’s Zulpikar Maimaitiali. This fight was to unify the WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental Super Middleweight titles, and it was expected to be a closely contested match. The event lived up to all expectations, with boxing fans all across the world...

How China can block VPN services - Exclusive insights of the major VPN providers

We try to do some 'clarity on the VPNs ban in China. Is China really able to block VPNs in the country? How? We asked these questions to representatives of the major VPNs providers for the Chinese market: VyprVPN, NordVPN and ExpressVPN. Is really China trying to ban VPNs? VyprVPN - In January of this year China, for the first time, officially...

‘Maniacal’ focus on China puts Steve Bannon out of mainstream

Steve Bannon - Economic war with China
Economic war with China - WASHINGTON (AP) — White House adviser Steve Bannon isn’t alone in pondering America’s possibly generation-defining question about China’s emerging superpower status — but his call for an “economic war” puts him far outside the mainstream. By MATTHEW PENNINGTON and PAUL WISEMAN In an interview reflecting on some of his big-thinking projects, Bannon said the country should...

Chinese propaganda video prompts Indian complaint of racism

BEIJING (AP) — China’s main state news agency, Xinhua, has released a video online criticizing India in a border dispute that prompted an Indian newspaper to complain of “racist overtones.” The English-language video, titled “7 Sins of India,” accuses the New Delhi government of illegally entering Chinese territory. It includes a man portraying an Indian dressed in a turban and...

Chinese Science Fiction, Interview with Robert G. Price

A few questions to Robert G. Price, author of 'Space to create in Chinese Science Fiction'. Robert G. Price, born in Grimsy, UK, has spent many years travelling and working with foreign languages. Fascinated by hearing of his Grandfather's military service in Hong Kong in the 1940's, he first started learning Cantonese as a teenager. Teaching in East Asia for...

'Future Imperfect'

In a not too distant future, the world will be a huge waste dump. A short scifi video about our experience in China. In a not so distant future people will be produced in large quantities in factories. Sometime some people don't pass the quality control. Video by Matteo Damiani, 2017 song: Pogo the Clown (Felix l'Amour), recorded in Kunming,...

China to cut off North Korean imports under UN sanctions

Sanctions against North Korea
BEIJING (AP) — Sanctions against North Korea - China announced Monday it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North’s nuclear and missile programs. China, the isolated North’s main trading partner, has been reluctant to push leader Kim Jong Un’s regime too hard for fear...

China raises toll to 20 dead in quake in southwest mountains

Zhangzha earthquake
Zhangzha earthquake - BEIJING (AP) — Chinese monitors say they’ve detected multiple landslides but no major building collapses following a powerful earthquake in the country’s mountainous southwest that killed at least 20 people and injured 431. The Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth under the Chinese Academy of Sciences drew the conclusion from satellite imagery collected after the magnitude...

Tibetan exiles support India in border standoff with China

NEW DELHI (AP) — Dozens of Tibetan exiles on Friday held a rally in New Delhi in support of India in the ongoing border standoff with Chinese forces over disputed territory high in the Himalayas. The Tibetan Youth Congress members waved Indian and Tibetan flags and demanded that China leave Tibet. “’The border of China where they stand, it belongs to...

Patriotic ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ is China’s biggest domestic film

A patriotic film reportedly inspired by evacuations of Chinese civilians in Libya and Yemen has become China’s biggest-ever grossing domestic movie.