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China Rocked By Another Massive Chemical Explosion – Reports

ZERO HEDGE Seriously, what the f##k is going on over there? *BLAST SEEN IN CHEM. IND. ZONE IN SHANDONG, CHINA: PEOPLES DAILY This is the second explosion in Shandong, which both follow the huge and deadly explosion in Tianjin. We'll await the details which we imagine will suggest that, as…
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Growing the Russia-China New Relationship

New Eastern Outlook While the Obama Administration is preoccupied with keeping an increasingly unhappy EU firm on further economic sanctions against Vladimir Putin’s Russia, Putin is busy outflanking an increasingly desperate Washington. Rather than fixate on the deliberate US and NATO provocations in Ukraine, Russia is deepening its strategic ties…
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US at Crossroads Between Russia, Middle East, and China

New Eastern Outlook by Kurt Kolbert Washington officials have recently announced that the United States is going to increase its military presence in Iraq, at the same time a number of US troops have been deployed in the Iraqi Kurdistan. Simultaneously, the White House is applying a lot of pressure…
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Russia Turns East at Shocking Speed with China Mega Energy Deals

New Eastern Outlook by F. William Engdahl While Western mainstream media concentrates attention on the emissions agreement signed by US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi at the recent APEC Beijing Summit, Russia’s Putin and China’s Xi quietly signed major new energy agreements that will have enormous geopolitical significance…
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CHINA JAILS CIA’S UIGHUR IMAMS

Infowars More recently the CIA surrogate, the State Department’s National Endowment for Democracy, has fanned the flames of unrest in China’s Xinjiang where separatists are calling for a state they dub East Turkistan. China has imprisoned around two dozen Uighur Muslim leaders in the western region of Xinjiang for “illegal religious activities.”…
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Boehner, McConnell Blast Obama’s Faux US-China Climate Deal

Zero Hedge With Boehner and McConnell already out blasting Obama's headline-grabbing emissions-deal with *OBAMA INTENDS TO 'DOUBLE DOWN' ON JOB-CRUSHING POLICIES:BOEHNER *OBAMA ANNOUNCEMENT 'CRUSADE' AGAINST AFFORDABLE ENERGY: BOEHNER *MCCONNELL SAYS OBAMA EMISSIONS TARGET 'UNREALISTIC' We thought a look at the 'faux reality' of the agreement would help clarify the farce:…
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Russia, China Sign Second Mega-Gas Deal: Beijing Becomes Largest Buyer Of Russian Gas

Zero Hedge As we previewed on Friday, when we reported that "Russia Nears Completion Of Second "Holy Grail" Gas Deal With China", moments ago during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum taking place this weekend in Beijing, Russia and China signed 17 documents Sunday, greenlighting a second "mega" Russian natural gas…
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“The Renminbi Hub”: Chinese Banks Acquire Stakes in US and Canadian Banks. Is There a Hidden Agenda?

Global Research By Bill Holter Very big news on the banking front, the Federal Reserve is now apparently allowing Chinese banks to take stakes in ; North of our border, Canada is contemplating becoming one of the many, recent, “renminbi hubs”.  Why would this be happening?  Why would it be happening now? First,…
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National Economic Suicide: The U.S. Trade Deficit With China Just Hit A New Record High

The Economic Collapse by Michael Snyder Did you know that we buy nearly five times as much stuff from the Chinese as they buy from us?  According to government numbers that were just released, we imported billion dollars worth of stuff from China in September but we only exported billion…
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The Dollar Decline Continues: China Starts Direct Convertibility With Asia’s #1 Financial Hub

Sovereign Man by Simon Black Earlier this week some of the biggest financial news of the year made huge waves all over Asia. Yet in the Western press, this hugely important information has barely even been mentioned. While this is ignored in the US so far, it’s front page news…
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Sino-Russian Nuclear Power Pact Caps Banner Year of Moscow-Beijing Deals

The New American by William F. Jasper Having concluded massive oil and gas deals earlier this year, Russia and China are also moving ahead to expand their nuclear energy cooperation. Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported on October 10, “Chinese nuclear scientists intend to work with Russian colleagues on the…
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China riles India, new map shows Arunachal Pradesh as its integral part

IBNLive New Delhi: Even as Vice President Hamid Ansari is in China to mark 60 years of the Panchsheel agreement, the Chinese government has stirred a new controversy. China has released a new map showing Arunachal Pradesh as a part of it. This is the latest in a routine dispute…
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In China, Tyranny Remains 25 Years After Tiananmen Massacre

The New American by Alex Newman Exactly 25 years ago today, the ruthless Communist Party regime ruling over mainland China massacred thousands of innocent civilians in Beijing’s now-infamous Tiananmen Square. The protesters, like people around the world, just wanted freedom. The autocrats, however, whose bloody rise to power was facilitated…
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What Really Happened in Tiananmen Square 25 Years Ago

Global Research By Brian Becker Twenty-five years ago today, every media outlet, along with then President Bush and the Congress were whipping up a full scale frenzied hysteria and attack against the Chinese government for what was described as the cold-blooded massacre of many thousands of non-violent “pro-democracy” students who…
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Commuters Herded Like Cattle as China Escalates its Own “War on Terror”

By Michael Krieger I have often said that while 9/11 was a horrible event, our collective response to it has been the real tragedy (read my How I Remember September 11, 2001 post). A terrible event is no excuse to become such scared children that we would relinquish the basic freedoms our…
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The Strategic Alliance Being Overlooked between Russia and China

Strategic Culture by Dmitry MININ Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Shanghai on 20-21 May drew the attention of the whole world but, for a variety of reasons, its significance has not yet been fully appreciated. It seems that the West is unable to give up the illusion of its…
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Bad U.S. Policy Pushes Russia, China and Iran Closer Together

Washington's Blog Photo courtesy of Alexander Bunin Heck Of a Job … As the following headlines show, bad American policy has pushed Russia, China and Iran closer together: China calls for new Asian security structure based on group with Russia, Iran that excludes US (Fox) Russia may build eight nuclear…
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Russia-China Natural Gas Pipeline & the Future of Energy

Occupy Corporatism by Susanne Posel Russian and China have come to an agreement, signing off to allow OAO Gazprom , a Russian state-run gas corporation, to have a $55 billion investment to develop Siberian gas fields with the purpose of creating a pipeline. This contract was signed by Alexey Miller,…
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China: Explosives thrown from vehicles, people run over in market, 30+ dead, almost 100 injured

| WTF News | Approximately 30 people are reported dead and almost 100 injured after explosions rocked an open air market in Urumqi in the Xinjiang region of northwestern China. The same region of China has seen an uptick in terror activity, most recently an explosion at a Xinjiang train…
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Claims That U.S. Soybeans Cause Infertility Stoke China’s GMO Battle

Wall Street Journal Farmers transplant rice seedlings in the field in Dongpo Township in Yihuang county, Jiangxi province, May 7, 2014. Zuma Press If there’s any wonder why China is taking it slow  with genetically modified food, two separate developments this week will tell you why. In the first, commentators…
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“Conflict Between China And Vietnam Is Imminent” – China Piles Troops, Tanks, Artillery And APCs Near Vietnam Border

Zero Hedge Earlier today, Putin did his usual "we are pulling our forces away from the Ukraine border" gambit (sure he and is replacing them with a massive airforce drill), and as usual the algos fell for it, after European stocks suddenly surged out of nowhere on the now quite…
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Chinese Army Bans All GMO Grains and Oil from Supply Stations

Sustainable Pulse The Chinese army has ordered all military supply stations to only allow the purchase of non-GMO grain and food oil due to health safety concerns over GMOs. This move by the Chinese army is being seen as yet another step towards the Chinese government’s expected ban on the…
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Over 3000 Chinese Evacuated (By Boat & Plane) As Vietnam’s Anti-China Riots Escalate; Taiwan Also On “High Alert”

Zero Hedge China began evacuating hundreds of its nationals from Vietnam (via at least 2 planes and 5 ships) as the anti-China protests have become increasingly deadly following Beijing's attempt to deploy an oil drill in Vietnamese dispuited waters (detailed here, here, here, and here)... *CHINA SENDING 5 SHIPS TO…
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Philippines Releases Photos Of China’s Construction In Disputed South China Sea

The Diplomat by Zachary Keck On Thursday the Philippines released photos to validate its claim that China is building structures and a possible airstrip on the disputed Johnson Reef. As Shannon reported yesterday, on Wednesday the Philippines accused China of building structures on the disputed Johnson Reef in the South…
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Russia: Historic 30-yr gas deal with China set to be signed next week

RT Reuters/Gleb Garanich A historic, long-term deal for the delivery of Russian gas to China that has been 10 years in the making is 98 percent ready, Russia’s Deputy Energy Minister Anatoly Yanovsky has said. All that’s needed are the two countries’ signatures, he added. "We hope that the negotiations…
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Will Detroit Be The First Major Chinese City In The United States?

The Economic Collapse by Michael Snyder Is Detroit destined to become a Chinese city?  Chinese homebuyers and Chinese businesses are starting to flood into the Motor City, and the governor of Michigan is greatly encouraging ; In fact, he has formally asked the Obama administration for 50,000 special federal immigration…
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Obama prepares to smash BRICS during his last few years in office

Strategic Culture by Wayne Madsen The buildup of NATO air and ground forces along the borders of Russia in eastern Europe and President Barack Obama’s American power-influencing trip to Asia have a single purpose. The seen and unseen forces who dictate policy to their political puppets in Washington, London, Paris,…
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EU states strike lucrative military contracts with China overriding embargo – report

RT Helicopters fly past the Chinese Jiangwei II class naval frigate "Luoyang" (Reuters/Guang Niu) Europe is powering the military rise of China, approving multi-million dollar deals for the transfer of weapons and dual-use technology – despite an arms embargo stemming from the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, AFP reveals. China is…
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China’s Presence in Latin America: Strategy of Gradual Squeezing US Out

Strategic Culture by Nil NIKANDROV The United States keeps on getting mired in the quagmire of Ukraine’s crisis. Meanwhile China is intensifying diplomatic efforts in Latin America. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has just wound up his Latin America trip. He has visited Cuba, Venezuela, Argentina and Brazil. China’s top…
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West-Imposed Sanctions Boost Russia-China Cooperation

Strategic Culture by Andrei AKULOV European Commission officials in Brussels have distributed sealed reports to EU states’ ambassadors describing the potential impact of EU-Russia sanctions on their countries if the plans go ; New US sanctions punishing Russia for its actions in Ukraine are to be announced on Friday, April…
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Why Do Chinese Investors Want To Build A Dubai-Style City In Kenya?

africanglobe Chinese proposed city AFRICANGLOBE – A coalition of 100 investors announced plans to build a “Chinese-controlled economic zone” populated by skyscrapers and luxury residences. Their new city will be in Kenya, but the goal is to “match the glamour of Dubai.” What would motivate investors to go to the…
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Anti-pollution protest in China turns bloody

Natural News by J. D. Heyes A series of photographs published recently on the Chinese Twitter-like microblog service Weibo has shown scores of demonstrators marching along streets, an overturned car ablaze and protesters lying bloodied along the road, while still others showed paramilitary police marching in to a report by…
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China on course to become ‘world’s most Christian nation’ within 15 years

Telegraph China's Protestant community, which had just one million members in 1949, has already overtaken those of countries more commonly associated with an evangelical boom. In 2010 there were more than 58 million Protestants in China compared to 40 million in Brazil and 36 million in South Africa, according to…
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The catastrophic impact of a Chinese EMP attack upon America

IntelliHub By Dave Hodges (Image: Wikimedia Commons) In 2010, an executive summary from the Federal Energy and Regulatory Commission,warned that an EMP would destroy the power grid, or at minimum, would seriously damage it The most malicious threat would be a High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP).  A HEMP attack would have…
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The Chinese Are Acquiring Large Chunks Of Land In Communities All Over America

The American Dream by Michael Snyder Has the United States ever experienced a time when a foreign nation has attempted to buy up so much of our land all at once?  As you will read about in this article, the Chinese are on a real estate buying spree all over…
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What A Bank Run In China Looks Like: Hundreds Rush To Banks Following Solvency Rumors

Zero Hedge Curious what the real, and not pre-spun for public consumption, sentiment on the ground is in a China (where the housing bubble has already popped and the severe contraction in credit is forcing the ultra wealthy to luxury real estate in places like Hong Kong) from the perspective…
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Petrodollar Alert: Putin Prepares To Announce “Holy Grail” Gas Deal With China

Zero Hedge If it was the intent of the West to bring Russia and China together - one a natural resource (if "somewhat" corrupt) superpower and the other a fixed capital / labor output (if "somewhat" capital misallocating and credit bubbleicious) powerhouse - in the process marginalizing the dollar and…
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China Buys Its Way Into Israel’s Tech Scene

Bloomberg Israel's technology scene has recently spawned several global sensations, and the Chinese are getting in on the action.> In an interview, Israeli Chief Scientist Avi Hasson said his office worked with China on dozens of joint technology projects last year. Three years ago, there were none. Chinese billionaire Li…
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Official says China is training for a ‘short sharp war’ with Japan

IntelliHub At the West 2014 conference on Feb. 13 in San Diego, Calif, Capt. James Fanell, deputy chief of staff intelligence and information operations for  the Pacific Fleet revealed that China and Japan may be on the verge of war. “We witnessed the massive amphibious and cross military region enterprise —…
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