Tag Archives: China

A One-Belt-One-Road Surprise

Query: Any idea which country has the most ongoing OBOR (One-Belt-One-Road) projects with China? And The Winner Is… This just came in … According to Chinese sources, the official winner is … Israel ! Israel is an OBOR member-nation as well as one of the 57 founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Development Bank (“AIIB”). […]

US-China Cooperation

What we are witnessing is Diplomacy working at the highest level. It produces potentially good history for Mankind, rather than bad memories. It Is Cruising It has only been seven months since Xi met with Trump at Mar-a-Lago.  The progress on the Roadmap for US-China Relations is very encouraging indeed.  In addition to the signing […]

Trump’s Visit To China

During his upcoming visit to China, Donald Trump can reserve his place in history by initiating formal dialogue on two subjects with his Chinese counterpart. They are (a) currency and monetary cooperation framework, and (b) strategic arms limitation talks. He should bring up these subjects when he goes on the stroll one-on-one with Xi Jingping. […]

China’s New Era Under Xi Jingping

The 19th Party Congress just concluded with the election of the new leadership.  As expected, the lineup reflects solid support for Xi Jingping in his second term. Xi Jingping Thought = Socialism With Chinese Characteristics For A New Era The Party Congress consolidated Xi Jingping’s power and elevated his status to the level of Mao […]

The Double Doubling and the Two One-Hundred-Year Goals

Before the 19th Party Congress concludes, let me brief you on some housekeeping issues that are scheduled to be affirmed. The Double Doubling This is an affirmation that, by 2020, China will have doubled its 2010 (1) overall GDP, and (2) average per capita GDP of the rural population. The second target is to ensure […]

19th Party Congress

The Party and the People This week, the Communist Party of China (“CPC”) will convene its 19th Party Congress. It is the assembly of Party representatives held every five years to choose its leaders. In March next year, the representatives of the people of the various ethnic nationalities of China will gather for the 13th […]

The Three Oldest Classes (老三届 “Lao San Jie” or “LSJ”)

Legacy Of The Cultural Revolution With China’s upcoming 19th Party Congress in mid-October, approximately half of the people known as the Lao San Jie (the “LSJ”)老三届, or the Three Oldest Classes, will begin to retire from China’s top leadership.  Born between 1947 and 1952, the LSJ were the oldest kids in junior and senior high […]

Currency and Monetary Cooperative Framework

Now that China has made some moves (see previous post on “Currency Matters“), and the relative strength of the US and China are changing dramatically, it is time to expound upon the idea of a US-China Currency and Monetary Cooperative Framework (the “Framework”). The following is just a preliminary brief skeletal summary, to get the […]

Currency Matters

If you control food, you control people. If you control oil, you control nations. If you control currency, you control the world. – Henry Kissinger Guarding The Old Order The above is a famous quotation that some believe underlies Kissinger’s geopolitical realism, from the standpoint of the oligarchs of financial capitalism whom he serves. Ownership […]

Saudi Arabia: FOR SALE

Saudi Arabia thought it could sustain depressed oil prices around $50 (and maintain market share) for quite a while, but perhaps NOT this long. Around $75/barrel is regarded as their national finance break-even point. Plan “A” was to spend their way out of an oil price drop using an arsenal of its financial assets as well as […]

More on Harbin Unit 731

Many readers of this blog are asking an obvious question to the post, The Truth of Harbin Unit 731 – why is the truth of Japan’s war crimes coming out now? This is a very good question. NHK’s production of this documentary is highly highly unusual, and can only be done with very powerful backing […]

The Truth of Harbin Unit 731

“A documentary recently released by Japan’s public broadcaster NHK has triggered heated discussions and calls for reflection in Japanese society. The documentary, titled The Truth of Harbin Unit 731, reveals the crimes committed by Unit 731, a covert biological and chemical warfare research and development unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.” […]

China : A Middle Class Blockbuster

I forgot to mention in my post “Goldman Sachs Report and China’s New Financial Lifeforms” the phenomenal rise of China’s middle class: The 300-500 million emergent and rapidly-growing middle class is propelling new realities, including financial technology. It is a socio-economic blockbuster that will be felt throughout the world for a long time to come. […]

Goldman Sachs Report and China’s New Financial Lifeforms

Goldman Sachs Report Last week, Goldman Sachs issued the first of a series of research reports entitled “The Future Of Finance :The Rise Of China’s Financial Technology”. This first report analyses China’s electronic payment systems and technologies, characterizes them as the gateway to the future of the financial world. The exhibits in Goldman’s research note […]

War Between India and China?

All of a sudden, a military conflict is imminent between India and China. Three weeks ago, out of the blue, Indian troops crossed the Sikkim border and squatted 100 meters inside Chinese territory. They were held there by Chinese border troops. India declared that the 1890 border treaty between China and Sikkim, a formerly independent […]

Important Documentary Series on China

An important 10-part documentary series on China’s deepening of reform, 将改革进行到底, are being aired currently in China. Here are the first two episodes. They are in Chinese only(We will try to find ones with English subtitles…). http://www.dzwww.com/shandong/sdnews/201707/t20170718_16175950.htm http://heze.dzwww.com/shxw/201707/t20170719_16060512.htm These are essential for gaining an understanding of China’s recent developments and strategic plans under Xi Jingping […]

Qatar and Beyond

*** In the Middle East, a friend of a friend can be an enemy, and an enemy of an enemy can also be an enemy. It is like an Opium Den in which every participant accuses others of breaking the law. *** A Powder Keg The showdown over Qatar triggered tension over two ongoing processes […]

Bilderberg: The World’s Most Secretive Conference

What is the Bilderberg “Club”? It is not what you would normally think of as a club. Here is how I would describe it. It is an international group of relatively high-powered technocrats and significant economic and political players assembled to serve the Western capital oligarchs. There is no vested membership, just various mailing and […]

China-U.S. Trade: A Good Deal

Handing In Homework The first group of items agreed between the US and China on trade and economic matters were announced a few days ago. As part of the results under the 100-day pledge at the Xi-Trump summit on April 6 – 7, some of these items dramatically demonstrate the benefits of win-win cooperation. There […]

One Belt One Road (OBOR) Forum

As I predicted, the US has decided to send a delegation to the OBOR Forum in Beijing (May 14-16). A total of 29 heads-of-state will personally be in Beijing to attend the Forum. This is China’s official film relating to the OBOR Forum in Beijing. You should watch it to understand China’s world views and […]

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