13 December 2019

China

Hong Kong’s Future: In Beijing Communist’s Hands

HONG KONG -Will it hammer the doors shut or seek to regain some credibility?

With hundreds of police – sans helmets and tear gas – having moved in to clear Occupy demonstrators in the crowded Mongkok district of Hong Kong, the protest may be reaching a temporary denouement, from fatigue on both sides if nothing else.

The students have agreed to pull back and the government has agreed to talk to them. That doesn’t mean there won’t be additional friction, but it’s a start.

Pesimisme Global Tekan Ekonomi Indonesia

Konfrontasi – Tren pelemahan ekonomi global berdampak pada prediksi ekonomi Indonesia. Potensi pertumbuhan ekonomi nasional hanya 5,1 persen.

Sektor tenaga kerja Uni Eropa masih memburuk dan sektor manufaktur di Amerika Serikat belum bangkit menyebabkan ekonomi dunia lesu. Consumer Price Index (CPI) China dan Retail Sales Amerika menilai kedua faktor ini semakin parah setelah ancaman Ebola dan demonstrasi Hong Kong menahan aksi investor. Dampak tersebut juga dirasakan oleh pelaku ekonomi Indonesia.

Awasi China, Obama Lantik Dubes Baru Untuk ASEAN

Konfrontasi – Posisi duta besar Amerika Serikat untuk negara-negara ASEAN resmi berpindah tangan. Nina Hachigian ditunjuk menggantikan kursi David L. Carden.

Nina merupakan pegawai pemerintah di Departemen Luar Negeri AS. Sebelum menjadi penasihat Deplu AS, Nina pernah menjadi pengamat ASEAN selama belasan tahun. Sejak 2008, dia bekerja untuk Center for American Progress.

Perdagangan Tiongkok-Rusia Makin Kokoh

Konfrontasi -  Pertemuan Reguler Dua Perdana Menteri Tiongkok-Rusia ke-19 menghasilkan penguatan kerja sama kedua negara. Sebanyak 40 bidang kerja sama diresmikan di depan Perdana Menteri Tiongkok Li Keqiang dan Dmitry Medvedev.

China, Gold Prices and US Default Threats

In the very days when a deep split in the US Congress threatened a US government debt default, the gold price should normally jump through the roof, yet the opposite was the case. It is worth a closer look why.

Since August 1971, when US President Richard Nixon unilaterally tore up the Bretton Woods Treaty of 1944 and told the world that the Federal Reserve ‘gold window’ was permanently closed, Wall Street banks and US and City of London financial powers have done everything imaginable to prevent gold from again becoming the basis of trust in a currency.

Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’ and Secessionist Politics in China

It is now necessary to look at the ‘Umbrella Revolution’ in a larger geopolitical perspective to best understand how it fits into the larger picture of US grand strategy for Eurasia. In short, the US is attempting to ‘rain on China’s parade’ of global ascendancy by hijacking and sabotaging it via whichever means possible, including internal subversion and the festering of violent and secessionist tendencies. Finally, important attention must be paid to how the Chinese authorities are dealing with the conundrum between capitulation and escalation

Dengue Fever Spikes in China

KONFRONTASI-Southern China is suffering from its worst outbreak of dengue fever in two decades, with 1,000 new cases of the potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease emerging each day, according to official media reports.

Local health authorities in China warned the situation was "severe," with six deaths and 21,527 infections recorded in Guangdong province in southern China by Sunday.

China's Economy is now the biggest in the World

WASHINGTON DC- This was inevitable, but it still feels momentous: By one important measure, China's economy is now the biggest in the world, topping the United States.

China's gross domestic product is worth $17.6 trillion, adjusted for China's relatively low cost of living, compared with $17.4 trillion for the U.S., the International Monetary Fund estimated as part of its latest World Economic Outlook. Here's how that looks in chart form:

Inilah Tip Mudah Jelajahi China

KONFRONTASI-Menjelajahi daratan China bagi yang pertama kali akan melakukannya, bisa jadi tantangan terberat. Selain karena wilayahnya yang luas, banyak orang yang mempunyai masalah dalam hal komunikasi dengan warga lokal.
Ketika Anda meninggalkan kota besar beberapa daerah mungkin tidak terlalu menyeramkan, namun Anda harus siap dengan hal-hal yang tak terduga. Seperti dilansir dari CNN, Minggu (5/10/2014), beberapa hal berikut dapat membantu Anda.
 
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Curbing China’s Claims on the South China Sea require Region-Wide Cooperation

When Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and US Secretary of State John Kerry meet in early October, China's aggressive behavior in the waters of Southeast Asia will top their agenda. In the months leading up to the meeting, Washington’s foreign policy elite have been debating whether it is in America’s interest to get involved in the dispute. 

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