Category Archives: China

China wants all mosques to prominently display nation’s flag

Repeat after me: China’s dictator is no friend of religion. China’s dictator is no friend of religion. Xi Jinping’s government continues to stick its nose in the religions authorized to be practiced inside China. The latest move? AFP has the … Continue reading

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Pakistani students abandoning U.S., opting instead to study in China

The Nation has the details. The number of Pakistan students studying science and technology, engineering, medical, media, and arts in different cities of China has increased manifold along with the progress of energy, communication and infrastructure projects being completed under … Continue reading

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China prepares to fully control its people

The New Republic has the details. (China’s) state-backed “social credit scheme” will become mandatory for all residents by 2020. The quoted text is from a 2014 State Council resolution which promises that every involuntary participant will be rated according to … Continue reading

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The U.S. dithers with Pakistan; China moves in, fills void

The Nation has the details. Wei Fenghe said that China and Pakistan are good neighbours, good friends, good partners. “Under the correct guidance of the heads of state of the two countries, China-Pakistan all-weather strategic cooperative partnership has developed in … Continue reading

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Foreign Policy EXCLUSIVE: China’s Communist Party is establishing cells on college campuses, surveilling students

I’ve stated it before, and I’ll state it again: China is not our friend. Or at least, China under its dictator, Xi Jinping, is not our friend. Xi’s tolerance for dissent is well known. What we might not have known … Continue reading

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China using facial recognition software to track its people

The Washington Post has the details. “Surveillance technologies are giving the government a sense that it can finally achieve the level of control over people’s lives that it aspires to,” Adrian Zenz, a German academic who has researched ethnic policy and … Continue reading

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As U.S.-Pakistan relations falter, China eagerly welcomes Pakistan into its orbit

Writing in the Pakistani newspaper, the Nation, a Pakistani journalist notes that China remains Pakistan’s deep and consistent ally. Unstated, but clearly implied, is that the U.S. might want to consider the implications. What is however noteworthy is that he … Continue reading

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