China

  • COPY CAT PROTEST ON CHINESE MAINLAND

    by - Dec 3, 2019
    Slogans of Hong Kong’s democratic movement have been reportedly heard at protests in a Chinese city 60 miles to the west. According to Hong Kong-based Apple Daily—a vocal supporter of the democracy campaign in Hong Kong—chants of “Liberate...
  • CHINA WILL NOT BUCKLE ON BELT AND ROAD

    by - Mar 16, 2019
    Sri Lanka was forced to hand over a port to China – highlighting fears that other countries would find themselves caught a debt trap. Photo: AP Photo China will continue to push forward its plans for...
  • WHY IS THE WORLD SILENT ON CHINA’S UYGHUR MUSLIMS?

    by - Jan 9, 2019
    Protesting against China over the treatment of its minority is, in the eyes of Muslim leaders, presumably not worth the loss of economic privilege and security alliance Ekraj Sabur and Reuben James Barrete In the age...
  • SOUTH EAST ASIA WARY OF CHINA’S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE

    by - Jan 9, 2019
    SINGAPORE: Southeast Asian countries should be cautious in negotiating with China on its flagship Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to avoid being trapped in unsustainable debt, 70 percent of respondents said in a policy survey released...
  • CHINA FIRST TO LAND ON FAR SIDE OF MOON

    by - Jan 9, 2019
    China became the third country to land a probe on the Moon on Jan. 2. But, more importantly, it became the first to do so on the far side of the moon, often called the dark...
  • CHINA TO TAKE OVER KENYA’S MAIN PORT OVER UNPAID LOAN

    by - Jan 8, 2019
    The Kenyan government risks losing the lucrative Mombasa port to China should the country fail to repay huge loans advanced by Chinese lenders. In November, African Stand reported on how Kenya is at high risk of...
  • CHINA’S POPULATION ‘TO PEAK’ IN 2029

    by - Jan 8, 2019
    China’s population will peak in 2029 at 1.44 billion before beginning a period of “unstoppable” decline, a government report says. The China Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) study says the country must implement policies to handle...
  • CHINA SUBSIDIZES PIRATES

    by - Mar 27, 2018
    China has the largest illegal fishing operation in the world and is a major poacher in foreign waters from Southeast Asia to Africa and South America. The Chinese subsidize several thousand fishing ships to make this...
  • DONALD TRUMP MAKES CHINA (AND RUSSIA) GREAT AGAIN

    by - Feb 8, 2018
    Though powerful and wealthy, the United States looks ever more alone. While chanting his mantra of “America First,” Donald Trump has followed policies that have only eased the way for the Chinese dragon to roar past...
  • CHINESE MANUFACTURING MAY NOT BE MOVING TO AFRICA ALL THAT SOON

    by - Feb 2, 2018
    The promise of Chinese manufacturing moving to Africa increasingly seems like a real possibility. Chinese car factories assemble in South Africa. Mainland footwear companies have expanded into Ethiopia. Chinese entrepreneurs have opened textile plants in Rwanda...