Eastern Asia

The President of Taiwan Pays a “Stopover Visi...

TSUA5746342342In the beginning of August, a relatively small but thoroughly dried and highly combustible woodpile was planted into the smoldering bonfire of the “trade” war between the world’s two leading powers. The matter in question is the visit of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen to…

Is North Korea Fulfilling its Singapore Summi...

8740Against the background of a number of high-profile statements by the Western press that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is secretly developing a nuclear missile program, thereby violating the Singapore Declaration and deceiving the world community…

China is Strengthening its Efforts Aimed at F...

CHAN15992343342188037444Not too long ago China rarely featured in the news related to international terrorism. But recent years have seen a noticeable rise in threats due to terrorism in the world. At the same time PRC’s influence abroad has increased substantially in view of its presence in all…

What is to Happen with Japan’s Plutonium Stoc...

New Eastern Outlook has featured regular discussions on the topic that we can provisionally dub as “Japan’s issues with nuclear power”. There is a fairly reasonable explanation for this interest, as this country’s economy is practically the third largest in the world, and this…

Military Plot in South Korea: Mayhem in the D...

We are continuing to follow the scandal linked to the attempted “military coup“. It is worth reminding the readers that, in essence, the events that transpired in March 2017 involved a detailed plan by the Defense Security Command (the name given to the defense intelligence agency…

Fourth Meeting Between the Russian, Mongolian...

4901This meeting took place on June 9-10, 2018, on the sidelines of the 18th Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, held in Qingdao, Shandong Province, on China’s east coast. The first meeting between the presidents of the three…

Hashima – Brutal History and the Most Haunted...

112Do you want to see perhaps the spookiest island on earth – Hashima (also known as Gunkanjima – the Battleship Island) – which is located just 30 minutes by speedboat from the historic Japanese port city of Nagasaki? Now you can. Just book…

Comment-rigging Scandal Update: Appointed Spe...

0101We continue to follow the events that can potentially transform into the latest political crisis in South Korea.  Even at this stage, the online comment-rigging scandal buried Moon Jae-in’s plans of ensuring the constitutional amendment referendum coincided with…

Why West Fears ‘Made in China: 2025’

MINC575234243The Trump administration has made the Chinese industrial transformation strategy, “Made in China: 2025,” or simply China 2025 the explicit target of its current trade war offensive against the Peoples’ Republic. Western industrial leading countries, including…

Has the Problem of Illegal Migrants and Refug...

KOR7473234On 7 July 2018, a 700-strong protest took place in front of the office of Seoul’s mayor. People came out into the streets carrying signs, such as “Put Koreans before refugees”, and protesting against the policies of the provincial administration of the Jeju island, which…

European Union is Strengthening its Ties with...

1047289824Earlier we bore witness to a remarkable number of noteworthy events in world politics that occurred in the first half of July in Europe. During this period leaders of all the world powers (China was presented by its Premier Li Keqiang), with the exception of India and Japan…

“Attempted Military Coup” in South Korea

0088At the beginning of July 2018, South Korea’s mainstream newspapers were full of headlines about an uncovered military coup as deviously planned as the military plots concocted by Park Chung-hee and Chun Doo-hwan. A whole group of high ranking military personnel, including Kim Kwang-jin…


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