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Russia holds the door to Central Asia open for China

Finally posting my second piece from last week around the SCO Summit, this time for the South China Morning Post. Focuses more on the China-Russia side of things. 689 more words

China And The World

The Chinese Market meltdown:

The Chinese authorities’ attempts to stabilize the country’s stock markets have been frantic—and futile. Interest rates have been cut; short-selling capped; IPOs halted; share-buying schemes hatched (backed by central-bank cash). 375 more words

Financial Crisis

China: Lesbian couple make a stand for same-sex marriage

In the quest for equal civil rights, many LGBT activists make personal sacrifices — especially in countries with oppressive regimes.

Today we are hearing about a lesbian couple in China who held a symbolic marriage ceremony  that has received — and is still receiving — a lot of media attention around the world, including China. 221 more words

Same-sex Marriage

[South China Morning Post] "I've missed my parents a lot': North Korean ex-POW who left for better life abroad yearns to visit homeland"

Saturday, 30 May, 2015, 11:25pm
After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland.

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CHO Kyeong-duk

BREAKING: Hong Kong Lawmakers Reject Beijing-Backed Reform Package

Hong Kong (AFP) – Hong Kong lawmakers rejected a Beijing-backed political reform package Thursday as pro-democracy legislators united to vote down the divisive electoral roadmap that has sparked mass protests. 30 more words

Breaking News

On Kim Jong-un's 'Achievements' and the North Korean-Chinese Relationship

This past December, many observers of the scene in northeast Asia had questions about the ‘three-year mourning period’ which was coming to an end, ostensibly, in North Korea. 919 more words

North Korea