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  • Power grid
    China power grid attack would allow anti-gunners to demonstrate convictions
    The head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command admitted Thursday China can shut down the U.S. power grid, Fox News and the Associated Press reported. Admiral Michael Rogers made “the grim forecast” before the House...
  • China Traffic Accident
    Eleven children killed in bus crash in Shandong, China
    A bus crash took the lives of eleven kindergarten children in east China's Shandong Province, state media reported on Tuesday, Nov. 18. This accident follows a number of problems that have sparked anger over unsafe school transportation...
  • Hudson River Greenway: Seeing Fall Foliage at the Battery Park, NYC
    Best places to see the fall foliage: Locally and Internationally
    Albert Camus, a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher once said about autumn time: "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower," whileRobert Browning, an English poet and playwright once said: &ldquo...
  • Obama in China
    As world leaders meet in China, Obama tags along
    World leaders met last week in Beijing for the Asian-Pacific Co-operation (APEC) to discuss and negotiate free trade and economic cooperation throughout Asia and the Pacific Rim. While most economic meetings are as exciting as watching paint dry...
  • China now gives investors an alternative to manipulated HFT U.S. stock markets
    China now gives investors an alternative to manipulated HFT U.S. stock markets
    On Nov. 17, China finalized the completion of their linking the Shanghai stock exchange with the Hong Kong exchange, creating a $4.2 trillion capital market that is also open to foreign investors. Debuting yesterday during Asian trading hours,...
  • U.S. China Relations
    U.S.-China Relations: Taiwan Must Be Sacrificed
    As President Obama concluded talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, the agreements made still will not steer the U.S. and China away from a possible direct military confrontation in the...
  • Keeping track of President Obama's foreign travel
    Keeping track of President Obama's foreign travel
    In what appears to be the last of his official scheduled travel for the year, President Barack Obama has made stops in China and Burma and will visit Australia tomorrow, November 15, 2014, as he attends international summits and meets with key...
  • Elite Talk: APEC and China’s New Silk Road
    Elite Talk: APEC and China’s New Silk Road
    Promoting regional connectivity across the Asia-Pacific is a major initiative for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). As one of the most important economies in the Asia-Pacific, China plays a key role in this process.China’s &ldquo...
  • President Obama shaking hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping  after a joint press conference at the Great Hall of People.
    President Obama does not favor independence for Tibet
    In order to avoid destabilizing relations with China President Obama has sided with Beijing on the issue of independence for Tibet. Phayul.com reported on Nov. 13, 2014 while visiting China Obama has said the United States is against Tibet's...
  • China and US emissions accord
    Pay attention: GOP opposes U.S. China emissions goal
    A Republican-led government will set the nation and the planet way behind. Republicans are known to be anti-environment because it dents their pocketbooks. Their constituents have conflicts of interest with renewable energy and a clean environment...
  • Senior intel officer removed after stating that China is a military threat
    Senior intel officer removed after stating that China is a military threat
    Telling the truth can be a dangerous proposition for government workers and members of the military. On November 10, 2014, Navy Times reported that a senior Navy intelligence official Captain James Fanell, the director of intelligence and...
  • U.S. and China announced a deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
    US and China announce climate deal
    Breaking overnight: ABC News’ Good Morning America reported Wednesday, November 12, the U.S. and China announced their commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as the leaders of the two countries reached a climate change deal. U.S....
  • Russia prepares to challenge dollar by creating alternative SWIFT system in 2015
    Russia prepares to challenge dollar by creating alternative SWIFT system in 2015
    On Nov. 11, just days after announcing the un-pegging of the Rouble and allowing its free float in the global currency system, Russia is going after the heart of the dollar and the reserve currency by declaring that they will create an alternative...
  • Alan Bollard
    Elite Talk: APEC Secretariat head on China, FTAAP, New Silk Road
    BEIJING, China -- The 2014 APEC summit is underway here in Beijing. So, in this episode, we’ll look at China’s APEC Chairmanship, the proposed APEC-wide free trade initiative FTAAP and China’s New Silk Road.Joining our Elite Talk...
  • China moves in on U.S. with currency swap and non-dollar trade with Canada
    China moves in on U.S. with currency swap and non-dollar trade with Canada
    Yesterday it was Russia seeking to disconnect the Rouble from its long standing soft peg to the Euro and dollar, and now China has its eyes set on America's back door by signing a new currency swap and non-dollar trade agreement with Canada...