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Jan 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The New York Times's Sinosphere: A senior Communist Party official in northeastern China said that China was at work on a home-built aircraft carrier and had plans to operate a fleet of at least four of the vessels, a Hong Kong newspaper reported. The comments by Wang Min, the party secretary of Liaoning Province, ...

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Jan 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Dennis Rodman impersonating Marilyn Monroe to sing "Happy Birthday" to Kim Jong Un Associated Press - Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says. Darren Prince declined on Saturday to say which facility will treat Rodman and how long he will be there. Rodman recently ...

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Dec 31, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from INFOWARS: Russian expert Vassily Kashin foresees a war between the United States and China in the East Pacific within the next six years out of which Beijing will emerge victorious due to America’s inability to fund its expanding empire. “It’s highly probable that China, after the completion of the current cycle of reforming and ...

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Dec 28, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

AP - State media says China's top legislature has sanctioned the ruling Communist Party's decision to allow couples to have a second child if one parent is an only child.It is the first major easing in three decades of the restrictive national birth planning policy. Implemented around 1980, China's birth policy has limited most couples ...

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Dec 15, 2013 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: A Chinese naval vessel tried to force a U.S. guided missile warship to stop in international waters recently, causing a tense military standoff in the latest case of Chinese maritime harassment, according to defense officials. The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens, which recently took part in disaster relief operations in the ...

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Dec 13, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: A Chinese naval vessel tried to force a U.S. guided missile warship to stop in international waters recently, causing a tense military standoff in the latest case of Chinese maritime harassment, according to defense officials. The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens, which recently took part in disaster relief operations in the ...

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Dec 4, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOREIGN POLICY: Top Obama administration and Pentagon officials signaled a willingness to temporarily accept China's new, controversial air defense identification zone on Wednesday. Those officials expressed disapproval for the way in which the Asian power has flexed its muscles, and cautioned China not to implement the zone. But they also carved out ...

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Dec 2, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Tensions: U.S. Navy FA-18 Hornets cram the flight deck of the USS George Washington during a joint military exercise with Japan, last week, in the Pacific Ocean as the territorial row over the disputed islands intensified. (File phot0) Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: America has deployed the first of six state-of-the-art submarine-hunting jets to the East China ...

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Nov 30, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States advised its commercial airlines to notify Chinese authorities of flight plans when travelling through an air defense zone that Beijing established a week ago over the East China Sea, ratcheting up regional tensions. The United States said it expected U.S. carriers to operate in line with so-called notices to ...

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Nov 29, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

BEIJING (AP) — China launched two fighter planes Friday to investigate flights by a dozen U.S. and Japanese reconnaissance and military planes in its new maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea, state media said. It was the first time since proclaiming the zone on Nov. 23 that China said it sent planes there ...

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Nov 29, 2013 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

(Reuters) - China's campaign against online rumors, which critics say is crushing free speech, has been highly successful in "cleaning" the Internet, a top official of the country's internet regulator said on Thursday. China has the world's most sophisticated online censorship system, known outside the country as the Great Firewall. It blocks many social media websites, ...

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Nov 24, 2013 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Senkaku Islands Excerpted from The South China Morning Post: China's announcement yesterday that it had established an Air Defence Identification Zone in the East China Sea that includes the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan, would greatly raise tensions and the risk of armed conflict, experts from both nations warned. The PLA said the ...

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Nov 16, 2013 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: China announced Friday that it would ease its deeply unpopular one-child policy, a high-profile move by new leaders to limit a program that has prevented millions of births but helped create an aging population that could constrict economic growth. The decision to allow couples to have a second baby if ...

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Nov 4, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The Obama administration declined to comment on Sunday on provocative state-run Chinese media reports outlining Beijing’s nuclear war plans, including land-based and submarine-launched missile strikes on U.S. cities that would kill up to 12 million people. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf and Pentagon spokeswoman Cynthia Smith would not respond when asked about ...

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Nov 1, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

In this photo taken on Oct. 26, 2010, and released by the Chinese Navy on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, a Chinese navy nuclear submarine takes part in a nuclear safety drill at the Qingdao submarine base in east China's Shandong province. In a sign of growing confidence, China's navy gave Chinese media on Sunday unprecedented ...

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Oct 22, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: China’s military is using covert political warfare operations to influence U.S. policies and opinions toward Beijing while working to defeat perceived enemies like the United States and Taiwan, according to a report on the sub-rosa activities. The activities of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) General Political Department (GPD) include funding pro-China ...

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Oct 19, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Radio Free Asia: Chinese security forces shot dead five ethnic minority Muslim Uyghurs in the third consecutive week of fatal shootings in a restive county in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, an exile Uyghur group said Monday [14 October 2013], accusing the authorities of a "cover-up". ...

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Oct 17, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

AFP - A Chinese ratings agency downgraded its US sovereign credit rating Thursday despite Washington's resolution of the debt ceiling deadlock, warning that fundamentals for a potential default remained "unchanged". Dagong lowered its ratings for US local and foreign currency credit from A to A-, maintaining a negative outlook, the agency said in a statement.The announcement ...

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Oct 13, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from IBTIMES: China's official news agency has called for the creation of a "de-Americanised world", saying the destinies of people should not be left in the hands of a hypocritical nation with a dysfunctional government. Heaping criticism and caustic ridicule on Washington, the Xinhua news agency called the US a civilian slayer, prisoner torturer and ...

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Sep 20, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: China’s military is using stolen U.S. military secrets obtained from a convicted spy to defeat a high-technology communications system used in joint warfighting, combined arms warfare, and missile defenses, according to U.S. officials. The disclosure that China has the capability of jamming the Joint Tactical Information Distribution System, or JTIDS, was ...

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Sep 6, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said China has “often backed” Russia on “every relevant” action in the Security Council with respect to Syria in a Friday speech at Center for American Progress: SAMANTHA POWER: [...] Russia, often backed by China, has blocked every relevant action in the Security Council, ...

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Aug 28, 2013 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

YouTube's newest office space is a professional television studio that is free to use for its most popular content creators.

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Aug 6, 2013 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Japan's new warship "Izumo", which has a flight deck that is nearly 250 meters (820 feet) long, is unveiled in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) -- Japan on Tuesday unveiled its biggest warship since World War II, a huge flat-top destroyer that has raised eyebrows in China and elsewhere ...

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Jul 8, 2013 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from WESTERN JOURNALISM Of all the power that China wields in the world today, its monopoly over rare earth minerals could have the most frightening impact.You see, rare earth resources are essential for producing high-tech products, renewable energy technologies and advanced weapons systems. In fact, without rare earth minerals, the United States would face ...

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Jul 5, 2013 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES Chinese and Russian navies have partnered for the countries’ largest joint naval drill in history, set to start Friday in the Sea of Japan. Military analysts see the joint drill as yet another sign of the countries’ growing friendship, post-Cold War days. The “Joint Sea-2013” drills involved 18 surface ships, a submarine, three airplanes, ...

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