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Trump Signs More Sanctions Against North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 4:30pm 9/21/2017 at 4:30pm
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It was a busy day in New York concerning North Korea. We learned that China’s central bank told banks to stop working with North Korea. President Donald Trump met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss the North Korean nuclear crisis. Trump also announced...

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Trump to North Korea: ‘All Options on the Table’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 11:30am 8/29/2017 at 11:30am
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Early Tuesday morning local time, North Korea shot a missile over Japan, which broke apart and landed near Japan’s Hokkaido island in the Pacific Ocean.

President Donald Trump has warned North Korea that all options are now on the table.

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Cambridge University Press WILL RESTORE Censored Chinese Articles

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 21, 2017 at 12:30pm 8/21/2017 at 12:30pm
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Cambridge University Press received backlash when it decided to cave to China’s request to censor 300 articles from China Quarterly. Today, the world’s oldest publishing company has decided to reverse its decision. From The Washington Post:

The British-based publisher announced Friday it had removed 300 articles and book reviews from a version...

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Cambridge University Press Will Block Certain Articles From China

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 10:00am 8/20/2017 at 10:00am
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Cambridge University Press has come under fire when it agreed to comply with Beijing’s request to block access to 300 studies from China Quarterly. The Financial Times reported:

The articles in China Quarterly, which cover a range of topics deemed sensitive by Beijing from human rights to Tibet and Xinjiang, were blocked...

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Border Tensions Escalate Between Indian and Chinese Troops

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 18, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/18/2017 at 2:30pm
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While the American Press has been navel-gazing after the Charlottesville violence, there has perhaps been a more significant clash on the other side of the world that seems…under-reported.

This weekend, I noted that

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India heightens alert level after increased tensions with China

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/12/2017 at 5:30pm
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Last month, we reported that a territorial dispute along the China-India border is threatening to turn into a military conflict.

Now, while the world’s attention is focused on North Korea, India has increased its alert level amid increased tension with China.

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Thousands of North Koreans Escape Using Underground Christian Network Spanning Across China

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/9/2017 at 1:00pm
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Thousands of North Koreans are fleeing the Communist prison state thanks to an underground Christian network spread across China, reports the British newspaper Daily Express. The 3000-mile long network, run by South Korean and Chinese Christians, also dubbed as the ‘underground railroad’, helps dissidents from the north to escape to freedom...

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Umbrella Sharing Start-up ‘Loses’ Nearly 300,000 Umbrellas

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 2:30pm 7/12/2017 at 2:30pm
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Hoping to capitalize on the burgeoning sharing economy, a Chinese start-up company lost almost all of its wares within weeks of opening up shop.

E Umbrella, which opened up operations in eleven different Chinese cities, is now without umbrellas to “share”.

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Long-standing China-India Border Dispute Deepens

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 11:30am 7/11/2017 at 11:30am
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A territorial dispute along the China-India border is threatening to turn into a military conflict between the two nuclear-armed nations. The area under dispute is located near the ‘Bhutan tri-junction’, where the borders of China, India, and the tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan meet. The Chinese envoy to New Delhi described the...

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Mnuchin Announces Sanctions on Chinese Bank Over North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 3:30pm 6/29/2017 at 3:30pm
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that the U.S. has sanctioned two Chinese citizens, a shipping company, and a bank. He accused the “bank of laundering money for Pyongyang.” From The New York Times:

A Treasury statement named the bank as the Bank of Dandong and the firm as Dalian Global Unity Shipping...

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Who Betrayed the CIA Agents in China?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 22, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/22/2017 at 1:00pm
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Between 2010-2012, the Chinese government murdered or imprisoned 18 to 20 CIA agents after it demolished America’s spying operations within the country. The CIA has been investigating how this happened, whether a mole leaked information to Beijing or the Chinese managed to break our codes. The New York Times reported:

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Massive Ransomware Attack Hits 150 Countries

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 15, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/15/2017 at 5:30pm
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A large-scale ransomware attack, WannaCry, that infected computers all over the world left governments, health care institutions, and companies reeling. Britain’s National Health Service was infected, resulting in the temporary closure of some emergency rooms.

Ransomware infects a computer, locking users out of certain applications or files until a ransom is...

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Liberal Candidate Moon Jae-in Wins South Korean Presidency

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/10/2017 at 2:30pm
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Back in March, South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye due to numerous scandals that surrounded her. Authorities arrested her three weeks later and authorities claimed she “abused the mighty power and position as President to take bribes from companies and infringed upon the freedom of corporate management and leaked...

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China Using Hackers to Target U.S. Missile Defense in South Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/21/2017 at 1:00pm
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I’ve chronicled China’s opposition to the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), the U.S. missile-defense system in South Korea. The Chinese government has denied retaliating against the system, but one American cybersecurity firm told The Wall Street Journal that it found evidence that Beijing has used hackers to target THAAD.

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Russia Objects UN Statement That Condemns North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/20/2017 at 4:30pm

Last week I blogged about how Kremlin TV declared President Donald Trump is more dangerous than North Korea. Well, on Wednesday, Russia showed more support for North Korea, but this time at the UN while China supported the statement. CBS News reported:

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Kremlin TV Declares Trump More Dangerous Than North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 17, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/17/2017 at 6:00pm
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As tension rise between America and North Korea, it appears that Russian state TV has decided to side with dictator Kim Jong Un. According to Bloomberg, the Kremlin’s top TV guy Dmitry Kiselyov made this proclamation after calling President Donald Trump “just the kind of leader the world needed” a few...

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China rejects North Korean coal shipments, buying American instead

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/12/2017 at 4:00pm
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Last weekend President Donald Trump and China’s president Xi Jinping met at Mar-a-Lago.

The state dinner featured a side of tactical bombing of Syrian airstrips and a bit of Sound of Music diplomacy from the First Daughter. Knowing the room would be tense, she deployed her charming children to serenade the Chinese President and...

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