Chinese military magazine gives glimpse of Beijing’s full-scale Taiwan invasion

Drones could play a significant role in the event of a full-scale invasion of Taiwan, a Chinese military magazine has reported. The article further illustrates that drones can “assassinate enemy leaders” and can be utilised to minimise conflict, adding that their targets can be Taiwan’s mobile missile launchers and heavy weaponry. The report, which gives […]

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Australia to get sea mines to blow up Chinese enemy vessels

China’s military expansionism in the pacific waters has long been a cause of concern for Australia. Australian planes were also “chaffed” by Chinese fighter jets in an aggressive manoeuvre last year. In the midst of this, Australia is now all set to deter China and contain its military might by investing $1 billion in high-tech underwater […]

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Chinese students signed ‘allegiance pledge’ to CCP before going to Sweden: Report

Over thirty Chinese doctoral students were made to sign an agreement pledging their loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) before reaching Sweden to pursue their higher studies. Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter published a report last week citing the documents it obtained. The paper stated that nearly three dozen students signed letters before travelling to […]

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Ditched by Communist Party, Chinese billionaire loses 93 per cent of fortune

Chinese billionaire Hui Ka Yan’s wealth has diminished to $3 billion from $42 billion in 2017-2018, Bloomberg Billionaire Index showed. The chairman of the China Evergrande Group, once the second richest person in Asia, was known to be the bridge between the Chinese elite’s world of business and the country’s political power centres. The index […]

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Apple to bring Chinese suppliers to boost production in India

A number of Chinese suppliers of Apple Inc. received initial clearance by Indian government to expand in the country, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The Chinese suppliers, however, will require to find local Indian joint venture partners as per manufacturing rules put in place by New Delhi. While India is reportedly approving […]

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Europe finds favour among the Chinese, US not so much: Survey

An online survey has found that Chinese people hold a much more favourable opinion of European countries than of the United States. “Chinese views of European countries and the US diverge sharply, despite these countries being typically grouped together as ‘the West’ in mainstream English and Chinese discourses,” the researchers said. Researchers from the National […]

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Chinese seek new homes in Southeast Asia as govt ends zero-Covid curbs: Report

As China has dismantled most of its zero-Covid curbs allowing citizens to travel abroad for the Lunar New Year holiday, many Chinese nationals are seeking new homes in Southeast Asia. As per a report by the South China Morning Post (SCMP) on Saturday (January 14), property agents and immigration experts are witnessing a rise in […]

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Chinese police outposts in New York’s China town stir concern

Chinese police outposts are operating illegally in New York’s Chinatown, and if reports are to be believed, they are also investigating crimes and gathering intelligence without working with regional authorities. Is China using these outposts to intimidate its ethnic minority as a means of demonstrating its ability to wield power even outside of its borders, […]

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Pakistani collusion suspected after attacks on Chinese nationals in Afghanistan

Pakistan has become the focus of suspicion after a suicide bombing in the heart of Taliban-administered Kabul targeted members of Chinese delegation on the evening of January 11. The delegation was due to meet the Taliban officials in the Afghan foreign ministry, when a suicide bomber was seen detonating himself, claiming at least 20 casualties. […]

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Doubts raised on Chinese claim on advanced quantum computing technology

A team of Chinese researchers have claimed a breakthrough to solve vulnerabilities of mainstream encryption mechanisms. They have claimed that their new, quantum code-breaking algorithm could reduce the scale of a practical quantum computer. The claim has been met with doubts from researchers in the United States.  The team, led by Professor lengthy Guilu of […]

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