19 January 2020

China

You'd Be Surprised What Chinese College Students Think Of America These Days

AP- China continues to open up to the West economically, and there are signs that U.S.-China relations could be improving. But a series of recent conversations with Chinese college students revealed that many in China remain both intensely patriotic and skeptical of the United States. And while China's economy continues to become more capitalistic, the Chinese definitely do not think America and the West have it all figured out politically or economically, especially not after the 2008 financial crisis.

China arrests ex-security chief for corruption

KONFRONTASI-Chinese authorities have arrested former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang and expelled him from the ruling Communist Party, accusing him of crimes ranging from accepting bribes to leaking state secrets, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.

In a statement released by Xinhua at midnight, the party's elite decision-making politburo said that Zhou's case had been handed over to judicial authorities, setting the stage for his trial.

Indonesia buka pasar Industri Kreatif di China

KONFRONTASI - Pertemuan CEO di APEC Beijing China 8-10 November kemarin ternyata mulai membawa hasil. Setidaknya hal ini ditandai dengan ada nya penandatanganan MoU antara Insight of Indonesia (IOI), PT 512 & MFI Corp dengan salah satu perusahaan e --commerce terbesar di china.

Penandatanganan ini MoU dilakukan di Kota Quanzhou China oleh Ketua Umum IOI Putri Intan Sari didampingi Sekjend IOI, Mohamad Ikhsan Tualeka, sementara pihak Kouclo Ltd diwakili langsung oleh Mr Linbin CEO/chairman Kouclo Ltd.

Tiga Hari Pria Ini Berjalan Kaki Sambil Menggendong Rumahnya

KONFRONTASI-Demi menjual sampah yang telah dikumpulkan, seorang pemulung di China, Liu Lingchao, 39 tahun, berjalan kaki selama tiga hari sambil menggendong rumahnya menuju Kota Liuzhou.

Karena bentuk rumahnya yang mirip siput dia dijuluki Manusia Siput, seperti dilansir surat kabar the Daily Mail, Senin (1/12).

Meski hanya menjadi pemulung namun penghasilan Liu cukup untuk hidupnya sehari-hari.

Saat berada di kota dia tidur di dalam rumah siputnya yang lebih mirip tenda itu.

Zhang Changshan, Suami Setengah Malaikat

Konfrontasi - Cinta sejati memang bukan cinta yang terbatas hanya pada kata-kata. Cinta itu tindakan dan bukti nyata. Wujud nyata cinta itu pun tertoreh pada setiap aksi tulus dan ikhlas. Zhang Changshan benar-benar membuka mata kita apa itu arti cinta sejati.

Zhang Changshan (79 tahun)telah mendampingi dan menyuapi sang istri tercinta selama 11 tahun. Istri Zhang yang terkena stroke memang butuh perawatan ekstra dan perhatian yang lebih banyak lagi. Sejak sang istri lumpuh pada tahun 2003 lalu, Zhang dengan setia selalu berada di dekatnya.

Gionee W900, Desain Android Flip Pesaing Samsung

Konfrontasi – Produsen ponsel Gionee segera merilis smartphone terbaru dengan desain flip. Gionee W900 dilengkapi dengan dua layar beresolusi Full-HD 1080p.

Gionee menyusul Samsung yang merilis ponsel Android berdesain flip. Gionee W900 diklaim lebih canggih karena merupakan ponsel Android pertama yang mengusung dua layar beresolusi Full-HD.

China approves home-grown tests for Ebola

KONFRONTASI - China has recently approved home-grown Ebola tests that comply with international norms to fight the spread of the deadly disease.

In a brief statement on Friday, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) said top health authorities approved three home-grown Ebola test reagents to be used against the virus.

The tests have been developed by top health research centers in China, namely Daan Gene Co., Ltd of Sun Yat-Sen University, Shenzhen Puruikang and Shanghai ZJ Bio-Tech.

China increases tax on gasoline, diesel consumption

KONFRONTASI - China has announced its decision to implement a tax increase on fuel consumption.

According to the official Xinhua news agency on Friday, China’s Ministry of Finance and the State Administration of Taxation will put into effect the tax increase on gasoline and diesel consumption on November 29.

Under the new law, the consumption tax on gasoline will increase from one yuan (USD 0.16) per liter to 1.12 yuan (USD 0.18). The tax on diesel will also rise from the current 0.8 yuan (USD 0.13) per liter to 0.94 yuan (USD 0.15).

China building possible airstrip in South China Sea

KONFRONTASI-China is building a massive island on the Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands that could be the first airstrip in the South China Sea, a leading defense publication says.

Referring to satellite images, it added on Friday that the project has raised concern about China’s possible intention to “convert disputed territory in the mineral-rich archipelago into military installations.”

Qatar Eksploitasi Budak Bangun Stadion Piala Dunia

Konfrontasi – Era kemajuan ilmu pengetahuan dan tekhnologi tak mampu menyelamatkan kaum manusia dari perbudakan. Sebanyak 36 juta jiwa menjadi budak modern di seluruh dunia.

Reuters melaporkan India sebagai negara dengan jumlah budak terbesar dari 176 negara. Penelitian The Walk Free sebagai badan pembela hak asasi manusia di Australia menemukan budak India sebanyak 14,3 juta orang dari 1,25 miliar penduduk.

The Walk Free menyatakan kaum budak didominasi anak-anak tak berpendidikan sampai kaum dewasa karena terlilit utang.

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