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United States Is Disturbing the Peace of South China Sea

United States Is Disturbing the Peace of South China Sea

The U.S. has recently sent surveillance flights over the South China Sea, and it poses as a threat to the Chinese government. Chinese officials told sources, the U.S. is disturbing the peace of South China Sea, and it can cause air and sea accidents to occur. Wednesday, May 20, the message was reported via Chinese […]

Earthquake Hits Both Solomon Islands and China With Magnitudes 4.7 & 4.5

Earthquake Hits Both Solomon Islands and China With Magnitudes 4.7 & 4.5

An earthquake has hit both the Solomon Islands and China today, with respective magnitudes of 4.7 and 4.5. The first instance occurred at 14:29 UTC and the second at 10:58 UTC. The region in the Islands that is said to have been affected is 95km SSE of the township of Kirakira, the provincial capital of […]

Earthquake Hits Xinjiang China With Magnitude of 4.5

Earthquake Hits Xinjiang China With Magnitude of 4.5

An earthquake has hit the city of Xinjiang, China, with a magnitude of 4.5. It occurred at 10.58 UTC. Reports are currently still scarce in regards to any damage having been caused to the surrounding area, and also in relation to any injuries or death that occurred as a result of the earthquake. All that […]

Shinzo Abe’s Foreign Policy Making Neighbors Unhappy

Shinzo Abe’s Foreign Policy Making Neighbors Unhappy

Most people will remember Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s policy of “proactive pacifism” as he attends the Bandung Conference in Indonesia this week. Leaders from 80 Asian and African countries will be there to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the conference where world leaders first opposed colonialism in 1955, during the height of the Cold War. […]

Growing a Beard in China Lands Man and His Wife in Jail

Growing a Beard in China Lands Man and His Wife in Jail

Growing a beard and a moustache in China or People’s Republic of China (PRC) as they like calling it, has actually landed a man and his wife in jail. As absurd and ridiculous as this may sound, it is a fact. It has been reported that a court in China recently ordered a man to be […]

Women’s Rights Activists Held in China, U.S. Calls for Release

Women’s Rights Activists Held in China, U.S. Calls for Release

Five American women’s rights activists have been held in China since International Women’s Day. The United States is currently calling for the release of the activists. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Samantha Power, stated their detention was a sad reflection on the fight for gender equality. The five women’s rights activists were originally detained for planning to conduct […]

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Still Missing Still Searching

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Still Missing Still Searching

A year ago today, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared. At 1:19 am, March 8, the last words from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to air traffic controllers was a routine sign off before it went missing. Still, there have been no clues as to the whereabouts of the Boeing 777 and its 239 people on board. Experts have […]

Ivory Imports to Halt in China Ahead of Visit by Prince William

Ivory Imports to Halt in China Ahead of Visit by Prince William

China has proclaimed a one-year ban on African ivory imports ahead of next week’s presence of Britain’s Prince William, who is in strong opposition regarding ivory trade. China will cease all ivory imports until February of 2016, according to the country’s State Forestry Administration. The ban will include all carvings obtained after 1975. Prince William […]

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Ruled an ‘Accident’

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Ruled an ‘Accident’

The 239 people on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was announced as an ‘accident’ and everyone on board thought to be dead. The head of civil aviation authority said this Thursday at a press conference. This person also said the disappearance was an accident, as the plane was declared on the seafloor of the Indian […]

Chinese Tourists Drawing Criticism—Even From Beijing

Chinese Tourists Drawing Criticism—Even From Beijing

Tourists have long been stereotyped. The “ugly American” has been parodied plenty with white sneakers, a baseball hat and the expectation to get by everywhere in English. But, the last group of tourists drawing considerable scrutiny and criticism for their behavior abroad – even from their own government in Beijing – are the Chinese. As […]

China Removes Senior Diplomat Accused of Corruption From Office

China Removes Senior Diplomat Accused of Corruption From Office

In China, Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Kunsheng has been removed from office. He is under investigation, reports the BBC News, as the first top diplomat targeted by the anti-corruption campaign that was instituted by President Xi Jinping. Zhang Kunsheng has been described as “violating discipline,” by the foreign ministry. That is a term in wide […]

Chinese Court Jails Pilot Three Years for 2010 Crash

Chinese Court Jails Pilot Three Years for 2010 Crash

A pilot was sentenced to three years in jail by a Chinese court for his role in a plane crash in 2010 in Heilongjiang province. The Henan Airlines plane crash resulted in the deaths of 44 passengers, according to a Breaking News report by BBC News. The pilot, Captain Qi Quanjun, had 96 people aboard […]

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