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The Boao Forum for Asia at the Prospect of the US-China Trade War

On April 8-11, the resort town of Bo’ao, situated on the Chinese island of Hainan, saw the regular economic Boao Forum for Asia (BFA). Let us note the increasing importance of this forum that today is called “the Asian Davos”. This time it was visited by both the former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (chosen as the chairman of the BFA directors) and the incumbent one, António Guterres. Continue reading The Boao Forum for Asia at the Prospect of the US-China Trade War

#Shawlgate & Star Trekking Highlighted the APEC Summit 2014

On top of all signed multi-billion dollar trade agreements, leaders from APEC member countries were caught in their more human side and as expected, both sides of the media were feasting on them.

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China Welcomes “Friends and Neighbors” from APEC with Fashion, Banquet and Firework

23:39:40 | Editor: yan

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (4th R, front), his wife Peng Liyuan (3rd R, front), U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R, front), Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd L, front), Indonesian President Joko Widodo (R, front), Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah (L, front) and other participants and their spouses head for a welcome banquet of the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 10, 2014. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)

BEIJING, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) — In a dining hall that was once a swimming pool for Olympic champions and now resembles a traditional Chinese garden, leaders and celebrities from the Asia-Pacific were welcomed as “friends and neighbors” of China.
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Total War Against BRICS

Here’s Pepe Escobar’s detailed analysis of what’s going on the surface of the ongoing battle for the control of the planet.

It’s now total war against the BRICS

Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia.

Published time: November 04, 2014 21:07

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Celebrating the Principles of Peaceful Coexistence

While Western corporate governments are busy fomenting wars everywhere, three Asian countries are celebrating their 60th anniversary of peaceful coexistence, throwing, along the way, a few nuggets of Oriental wisdom, among which:

Chinese president: flexing military muscles does not reflect strength

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