China Adds Troops To India Border, Will Defend Sovereignty At “Whatever Cost”

China Adds Troops To India Border, Will Defend Sovereignty At “Whatever Cost”:

China warned on Monday that it will step up its troop deployment over a month-long border dispute with India, vowing to defend its sovereignty at “whatever cost”.

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US Spy Plane Forced To Take “Evasive Action” After Chinese Interceptor Flies Within 90 Meters

US Spy Plane Forced To Take “Evasive Action” After Chinese Interceptor Flies Within 90 Meters :

Two Chinese J-10 fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane flying over international waters in the East China Sea on Sunday, with one jet coming within 300 feet (91 meters) of the American aircraft, U.S. officials told Reuters.

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CLOSE TO NEW GOLD STANDARD? Australia Exports Record Amount Of Gold To China

CLOSE TO NEW GOLD STANDARD? Australia Exports Record Amount Of Gold To China:

Are the Chinese getting close to announcing a new gold-backed currency? Well, if the record amount of Australian gold exports into China is an indicator, it may be close at hand. While the Chinese have been importing a lot of gold from Australia, it reached a new record high in 2017.

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China ‘Ready’ for Long-Term War With India

China ‘Ready’ for Long-Term War With India:

Chinese forces are holding an increasingly large series of live-fire training drills in Tibet, reflecting soaring tensions with neighboring India, while Chinese state media outlets suggest the nation is gearing up for a possible “long-term confrontation” with India over the border region.

The tensions center on the border region of China, India, and Bhutan. China was trying to build a road in remote Dokola, when Indian ground troops streamed across the border to stop them. The construction has stopped but it has left scores of troops from both China and India in the remote area in a standoff, with the risk of the world’s two most populace nations warring over it.

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China’s advanced destroyer to take part in joint drills with Russia in Baltic Sea

China’s advanced destroyer to take part in joint drills with Russia in Baltic Sea:

Russia and China will conduct the first stage of their Joint Sea 2017 naval drills off the Baltic coast this week, the Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed. Beijing has sent one of its most advanced missile destroyers for the exercises.

The Baltic phase of the exercise, starting Friday, will involve about a dozen warships in addition to military aircraft and helicopters from both sides, the Russian defense ministry said in a statement.

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Why is Winnie-the-Pooh banned in China?

Why is Winnie-the-Pooh banned in China?:

WINNIE-THE-POOH has been banned from social media sites in China as the Government continues to increase levels of internet censorship. But why is Winnie-the-Pooh banned in China?

H/t reader kevin a.

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China Warns Japan: “Get Used To Our Warplanes”, Sends Spy Ship Near Alaska

China Warns Japan: “Get Used To Our Warplanes”, Sends Spy Ship Near Alaska:

China told Japan on Friday to “get used to it” after it flew six warplanes over the Miyako Strait between two southern Japanese islands in a military exercise, while at the same time sending a spy ship off Alaska to observe the latest successful THAAD intercept of a ballistic missile.

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Pepe Escobar: The New Silk Road Will Go Through Syria

The New Silk Road Will Go Through Syria:

By Pepe Escobar

China and Syria have already begun discussing post-war infrastructure investment; with a ‘Matchmaking Fair for Syria Reconstruction’ held in Beijing

Amid the proverbial doom and gloom pervading all things Syria, the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune sometimes yield, well, good fortune.

Take what happened this past Sunday in Beijing. The China-Arab Exchange Association and the Syrian Embassy organized a Syria Day Expo crammed with hundreds of Chinese specialists in infrastructure investment. It was a sort of mini-gathering of the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), billed as “The First Project Matchmaking Fair for Syria Reconstruction”.

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Chinese Scientists Just Set the Record for the Farthest Quantum Teleportation

Chinese Scientists Just Set the Record for the Farthest Quantum Teleportation:

Chinese scientists have just shattered a record in teleportation. No, they haven’t beamed anyone up to a spaceship. Rather, they sent a packet of information from Tibet to a satellite in orbit, up to 870 miles (1,400 kilometers) above the Earth’s surface.

More specifically, the scientists beamed the quantum state of a photon (information about how it is polarized) into orbit.

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Push for ‘Australian values’ education to counter Chinese Communist propaganda

Push for ‘Australian values’ education to counter Chinese Communist propaganda:

Chinese Communist party “propaganda” and “brainwashing” must be countered by compulsory “Australian values” education, according to a group of pro-democracy activists alarmed at Beijing’s growing influence in their new homeland.

The Australian Values Alliance (AVA), which was established last year by Australians with Chinese heritage, warned “foreign power” was trying to infiltrate all levels of government and the education system.

H/t reader kevin a.

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Chinese Billionaire Warns America: China Has Over 20,000 Spies Who Are “Ready To Destroy The U.S.”

Chinese Billionaire Warns America: China Has Over 20,000 Spies Who Are “Ready To Destroy The U.S.”:

“Before 2012, China had around 20,000 agents working in the United States…in a defensive mode. The operations then shifted in 2012 to ‘offensive’ spying… ready to destroy the U.S. in ways they can.”

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