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  • Did China Hack The 7Th Fleet?

    08/21/2017 8:25:04 AM PDT · by Djl3668 · 101 replies
    Real Clear Defense ^ | Faiysir | Omaid
    Today the USS McCain collided a merchant vessel, marking the 4th incident in the past year at the Navy. The timeline is as follows: 8/19/2016 — USS Louisiana 5/09/2017 — USS Lake Champlain 6/17/2017 — USS Fitzgerald 8/21/2017 — USS McCain These ships share similarities, they are all based in Yokosuka Naval Base, and the USS McCain & USS Fitzgerald are both part of Destroyer Squadron 15 and the Seventh Fleet. While accidents and mistakes do happen, the number of collisions in the past year is extremely rare, and it is now within the realm of possibility that these accidents were not accidents. Both China and Russia have...
  • China's Great Wall considers bid for Fiat Chrysler Jeep unit

    08/21/2017 6:41:00 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 21 replies ^ | 08-21-2017 | joe mcdonald
    Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors is considering making a bid to buy Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit, spokespeople for the company said Monday, in a possible ambitious new step onto the global stage for China's fast-growing auto brands. Great Wall has yet to formally declare its interest in Jeep, but a possible acquisition would be in line with chairman Wang Jianjun's goal, announced in February, of becoming the top specialty SUV producer by 2020. Great Wall "has this intention," said the public relations director for its Haval SUV brand, Zhao Lijia, when asked about a report by Automotive News that...
  • China's making major progress with its aircraft carrier tech

    08/20/2017 6:59:42 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 10 replies
    POPULAR SCIENCE ^ | August 16, 2017 | Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer
    TYPE 002 CARRIER This fan-made computer-generated image of the Type 002 by artist Nishikasaizoukan shows the craft's key features like catapults, J-15B fighters, and fixed-wing airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft. Xigexi Though China launched its much-ballyhooed Type 001A aircraft carrier just a few months ago, the People's Liberation Army Navy is hardly resting on its laurels, instead making steady progress on technology for its second home-built carrier, the Type 002. The Type 002 carrier, development for which is slated to wrap in 2020 or 2021, will be a 70,000-ton aircraft carrier with catapults designed to launch heavier aircraft....
  • India can take on China under any circumstances, says Baba Ramdev

    08/19/2017 7:37:27 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 36 replies
    Economic Times ^ | August 19, 2017
    India can take on China under any circumstances, says Baba Ramdev He said, "India is today a self contented country with sufficient arms, ammunitions and army to fight against China.". ANI | August 19, 2017, 09:12 IST Ludhiana : Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday criticized ,China over the ongoing military impasse on the Doklam Plateau and described India's a self contented and contained country that could take on China under any circumstances. He said, "India is today a self contented country with sufficient arms, ammunitions and army to fight against China." "Let China accumulate blood, dollars, weapons and whatsoever,...
  • Chinese quantum satellite sends 'unbreakable' code

    08/19/2017 1:55:39 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 69 replies
    Reuters ^ | AUGUST 10, 2017
    Chinese quantum satellite sends 'unbreakable' code BEIJING (Reuters) - China has sent an "unbreakable" code from a satellite to the Earth, marking the first time space-to-ground quantum key distribution technology has been realized, state media said on Thursday. China launched the world's first quantum satellite last August, to help establish "hack proof" communications, a development the Pentagon has called a "notable advance". The official Xinhua news agency said the latest experiment was published in the journal Nature on Thursday, where reviewers called it a "milestone". The satellite sent quantum keys to ground stations in China between 645 km (400 miles)...
  • Modi hath no fury like a Jinping scorned [Indian Video Mocks Xi]

    08/18/2017 3:48:59 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 2 replies
    India Today ^ | August 17, 2017
    Modi hath no fury like a Jinping scorned India Today Television | August 17, 2017 The Doklam standoff between Indian Army and Chinese People's Liberation Army started in June. In July, a CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General) report, tabled in Parliament, said that the Indian Army does not have ammunition to fight a war for more than 10 days. And, now - in August - China's state media has said that Chinese PLA can "annihilate" Indian Army if war breaks out between the two nuclear-armed Asian neighbours. In this issue of So Sorry, Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen launching...
  • Why would a Chinese civilian flight go out of its way to fly directly over US base in Guam?

    08/18/2017 12:59:53 PM PDT · by cba123 · 17 replies
    OK folks, here is a website I have been following recently. It is a youtube website, but it is a live channel version, broadcasting a live feed. In short, it is sort of, a live news feed. That said, they run with stories from other sources. Some sources are very good. I'm not sure, whether this one is. I find it slightly fascinating to follow, when they are up to date. They seem to be working through the process of what they are providing, as they develop. That said, I am not certain this is an actual news story. But...
  • Chinese Authorities Shut Down Nursery Run by (Buddhist) Monk Who Saves Babies From Abortion

    08/18/2017 9:09:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    Life News ^ | August 17, 2017 | spuc
    The Chinese news outlet Global Times is reporting that a monk who saves babies from abortion and then brings them up has come into conflict with authorities. Master Daolu, a former businessman turned monk, believes, like many Buddhists, that the baby has a soul fm conception, and that abortion is murder. However, he doesnt just persuade women not to have abortions he provides shelter and care for them and their babies. Lifelong care According to an earlier Global Times article, when he began his ministry, Master Daolu converted his own villa in Nantong, in East Chinas Jiangsu Province into...
  • No winner in trade war between US & China - Beijing (347 Billion Dollar Trade Deficit, last year)

    08/18/2017 3:15:13 AM PDT · by cba123 · 8 replies
    RT News ^ | 17 August, 2017, 18 August, 2017
    The Chinese government has warned Washington against starting a trade war with China, saying there is no winner in conflicts of that kind. "There is no winner in a trade war. We hope the relevant people can refrain from dealing with a problem in the 21st century with a zero-sum mentality from the 19th or the 20th century," said Chinas foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying. The warning came in reply to a stinging comment, made by Steve Bannon, the US Presidents political adviser earlier this week. Bannon said Washington was losing the struggle with Beijing but was due to hit...
  • North Korean Situation History and Proposed Solution

    08/17/2017 10:25:38 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/17/17 | Dr. Robert Owens
    Nothing happens in a vacuum Of course the current North Korean brouhaha is all Trumps fault at least according to the propaganda megaphone and prime time indoctrination machine that is the ABCCBSNBCPBSCNNMSNBCNPR Cartel. But then again according to these Alt-Left AntiFa stenographers what isnt? To be effective all current events must happen in a vacuum. That way the spinmeisters can work their editorial magic and make everything fit their narrative.
  • Modi says India will fight foreign threats in Independence Day speech that sends warning to China

    08/17/2017 4:40:37 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 14 replies
    SCMP ^ | 15 August, 2017
    Modi says India will fight foreign threats in Independence Day speech that sends warning to China PMs remarks came as New Delhis dispute with Beijing over a strategically key Himalayan plateau enters its second month on Wednesday, with hundreds of soldiers reported to be facing off against each other India can defend itself from anyone who seeks to act against our country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an Independence Day speech Tuesday amid a tense stand-off with Beijing over a Himalayan plateau. Security is our top priority, Modi said in a speech before thousands at the landmark Red Fort...
  • China says its bullet train technology was stolen, days after US trade probe move

    08/17/2017 1:48:37 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 44 replies
    SCMP ^ | 17 August, 2017 | Wendy Wu
    China says its bullet train technology was stolen, days after US trade probe move Officials urged to do more to protect intellectual property in commentary published two days after US announcement PUBLISHED : Thursday, 17 August, 2017, 8:32am UPDATED : Thursday, 17 August, 2017, 8:32am Beijing has apparently hit back at US plans to investigate intellectual property violations by China, with officials urged to do more to protect bullet train technology from theft. The call came in a commentary published in the official Procuratorial Daily on Wednesday, two days after it was announced that US President Donald Trump would authorise...
  • Teen Sent to Internet Addiction Camp Dies Within 48 Hours

    08/16/2017 10:23:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    KFOR ^ | AUGUST 15, 2017
    A Chinese couple sent their teenage son to an internet addiction treatment campand within days, he was dead. As the BBC reports, boot camps for internet and gaming addictions have become popular in China, with some being criticized as using harsh military-style discipline on attendees. Some even beat patients or use electroshock therapy. The 18-year-old who died earlier this month in Fuyang had been sent to a camp that promised psychological counseling and physical training; according to the Telegraph, the camp said no corporal punishment would be used. Two days after the teen was dropped off by his mother on...
  • Steve Bannon: The Economic War With China Is Everything

    08/16/2017 4:16:36 PM PDT · by nodwam · 14 replies
    Hidden Americans ^ | 08/16/2017 | Richard Saunders
    On Tuesday Steve Bannon called up a leftist writer, Robert Kuttner, and gave some insight into his thinking and current battles in the White House. Bannon doubled down on the America First agenda and said that the economic war with China would be the defining battle on who will be the hegemonic power in 20-30 years. Bannon conceded that every day is a battle within the White House to push Trump's agenda forward and Bannon called ethno-nationalism 'losers' 'fringe' 'clowns' and that the White House has 'gotta help crush it.' You can read the full story here and the highlights...
  • Spat Over Design of New Chinese Telescope Goes Public

    08/16/2017 11:13:03 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    Science ^ | Aug. 11, 2017 | ongming Huang
    Spat over design of new Chinese telescope goes public By Yongming HuangAug. 11, 2017 , 12:13 PM A deep division among Chinese astronomers over the design of a proposed 12-meter telescope broke into public view this week as statements from competing camps went viral on social media. The dispute centers on whether to adopt a technically ambitious four-mirror design proposed by optical engineers or a conventional three-mirror option favored by astronomers. The stakes are high. It will be Chinas largest optical telescope and serve as the workhorse observational facility for several generations. In a 4 August letter to the Chinese...
  • China has got to fix its debt problem, the IMF says

    08/16/2017 8:22:13 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 5 replies
    CNBC ^ | Aug. 16, 2017 | Sophia Yan
    China has got to fix its debt problem, the IMF says The IMF issued its annual review of China, revising its growth forecast to 6.7 percent for 2017, from 6.2 percent But Beijing, the IMF said, needs to address its growing debt problem Sophia Yan Published 10 Hours Ago | Updated 2 Hours Ago China's economy is looking good enough that the International Monetary Fund is raising its outlook, but the organization is doing so with a strong warning over growing debt in the world's second-largest economy. The IMF issued its annual review of China on Tuesday, and has revised...
  • With China in mind, Donald Trump and PM Modi announce elevated consultation

    08/15/2017 11:50:06 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 1 replies
    Times of India ^ | Aug 16, 2017, | Chidanand Rajghatta
    With China in mind, Donald Trump and PM Modi announce elevated consultation Chidanand Rajghatta | TNN | Updated: Aug 16, 2017, 08:47 AM IST WASHINGTON: With the threat of an economically and militarily assertive China looming before the US and India, US President Donald Trump chose India's Independence Day to signal that Washington has New Delhi's back by announcing the two countries ''will elevate their strategic consultations.'' The US President called Prime Minister Narendra Modi+ amid domestic political turmoil in both countries (Trump buffeted over his softballing of white extremism in Charlottsville and Modi rocked by the Gorakhpur tragedy) ostensibly...
  • Scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh as two incursion bids by PLA foiled

    08/15/2017 10:18:50 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 18 replies
    The Times of India ^ | Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Rajat Pandit, TNN
    Highlights o PLA soldiers tried to enter the Indian side in two areas -- Finger Four and Finger Five -- twice on Tuesday morning o Personnel from both sides received some injuries in stone-pelting o The rival troops pulled back from the confrontation site after banner drills to defuse the situation NEW DELHI: A major scuffle, which included stone-pelting, took place between Indian and Chinese soldiers along the Line of Actual Control at eastern Ladakh in the western sector on Tuesday even as the tense troop stand-off in Doklam area in the eastern sector remains locked in a stalemate. Sources...
  • Is This China's DF-21D Air Launched Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Toting Bomber?

    08/15/2017 7:27:22 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    The Drive ^ | AUGUST 15, 2017 | TYLER ROGOWAY
    Pictures have surfaced from China's internet supposedly showing a new derivative of the People's Liberation Air Force's Xian H-6 bomber. This incarnation of the H-6, dubbed the H-6N, is designed to carry one weapon in particularthe DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missile. The base H-6 is itself a derivative of the Tu-16 Badger, a Soviet designed aircraft from the dawn of jet age that took its first flight 65 years ago. China started building the Tu-16 under license as the H-6 in 1959. Since then the country has evolved the H-6 design somewhat radically, using new building materials and techniques, advanced avionics...
  • India, China soldiers involved in border altercation: Indian sources

    08/15/2017 6:31:50 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | Aug. 15, 2017 | Sanjeev Miglani and Fayaz Bukhari
    India, China soldiers involved in border altercation: Indian sources NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Indian and Chinese soldiers were involved in an altercation in the western Himalayas on Tuesday, Indian sources said, further raising tensions between the two countries which are already locked in a two-month standoff in another part of the disputed border. A source in New Delhi, who had been briefed on the military situation on the border, said soldiers foiled a bid by a group of Chinese troops to enter Indian territory in Ladakh, near the Pangong lake. Some of the Chinese soldiers carried iron rods and...