Eastern Asia

Taiwan: Local Elections Results

The elections to local authorities in Taiwan, that took place on November 29 of this year are seemingly a minor…

North Korea, The UN, And War Propaganda

The western propaganda machine is being pushed to its limits and could burst under the pressure as the United States…

Abe Dissolves the Lower House of the Japanese Parliament

On November 18, 2014, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the dissolution of the lower house of parliament and an…

Russia Turns East at Shocking Speed with China Mega Energy Deals

While Western mainstream media concentrates attention on the emissions agreement signed by US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi…

Dalai Lama – Buddhist King-Monk Wants Pilgrimage to Tibet

Tensyn Gyatso a.k.a the 14th Dalai Lama announced that he was negotiating with Chinese officials to discuss a pilgrimage to…

US Brings Brush Fires and Broken Promises to Beijing

In reality, nothing was intended to be decided during US President Barrack Obama's visit to Beijing, China. US policy regarding…

The Korean Peninsula: On balloons and leaflets

Inter-Korean relations are under strain once more following the distribution by South Koreans of anti-North Korean leaflets north of the…

What lies behind the Sino-Japanese scandal on poaching of red coral

The term "red (noble) coral" that denotes a high-demand (and therefore expensive) raw material in the jewellery industry, in the…

Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive takes a great leap forward

Upon becoming general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2012, President Xi Jinping put forward a frank…

Japan continues its search for routes into North Korea

In the mosaic of events that are shaping the political situation in North-East Asia (NEA) an event occurred at the…

The Flying Tigers: China Honors Heroes From A Very Different US

On Oct. 24th, a ceremony at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco served as a faint reminder of a very…

“Occupy Central’s” Dirty Money, Dirtier Leaders

A torrent of leaked documents and e-mails have exposed the already questionable "Occupy Central" leadership as engaged in unethical, opaque…

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