China International Big Data Industry Expo 2019 Opens

May 26, 2019 Picture:  An international expo on big data opened Sunday in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, focusing on the latest innovation of the technology and its applications. The four-day China International Big Data Industry Expo 2019 in the provincial capital of Guiyang will be attended by 448 enterprises from 59 countries and regions, according … Continue reading “China International Big Data Industry Expo 2019 Opens”

Les récents tirs de missiles nord-coréens n’ont pas «dérangé» Donald Trump

Un message adressé à Pyongyang, dans le but d’apaiser les tensions dans la péninsule coréenne ? Avant une partie de golf avec le Premier ministre japonais Shinzo Abe, dans la matinée du 26 mai, le président américain Donald Trump s’est fendu du tweet suivant : «La Corée du Nord a lancé quelques petites armes, ce qui a dérangé certains … Continue reading “Les récents tirs de missiles nord-coréens n’ont pas «dérangé» Donald Trump”

China Responds to Huawei US Parts Ban With Tax Breaks for Those Who’ll Take Their Place

Editor’s note: China has been responding to the US economic war in a couple of ways, some good, some misguided. These tax breaks are the response I like best. The offer is open to foreign companies who want to set up shop in China. PS: For NY Post tax breaks are an example of how … Continue reading “China Responds to Huawei US Parts Ban With Tax Breaks for Those Who’ll Take Their Place”

If Huawei Ban Was Supposed to Stop Spying It’s Seriously Miguided

Trump’s approach toward Huawei is the wrong one no matter what Trump’s goal happens to be. Wall Street Journal writer Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. hits the nail squarely on the head with How the U.S. Went Wrong on Huawei. Nobody’s equipment in your telecom network can be trusted as long as governments like China’s, Russia’s, Iran’s … Continue reading “If Huawei Ban Was Supposed to Stop Spying It’s Seriously Miguided”

Croire à la suprématie de la société occidentale est maladif

Par Paul Schmutz Schaller −Mai 2019 − Source PaulsPoliticalBlog Dans un texte publié le 21 octobre 2015, j’avais décrit quelques critiques à l’égard de la pensée occidentale actuelle : le manque de modestie ; le manque d’ambition ; la peur de la confrontation ; le manque de respect envers soi-même. J’aimerais ajouter un point. Il … Continue reading “Croire à la suprématie de la société occidentale est maladif”

Peking University holds overseas academic talents meeting in the United States

May 26, 2019 Picture:  Peking University, May 19, 2019: In order to enhance overseas publicity and to recruit more high-level talents, a team led by PKU Vice President Tian Gang and leaders of many departments held five overseas academic talents meetings at five US universities, namely UC Berkeley, Stanford University, U Chicago, MIT, and Harvard. … Continue reading “Peking University holds overseas academic talents meeting in the United States”

Discovered different brain areas linked to smoking and drinking

May 26, 2019 Picture:  • Around 3 billion people worldwide currently drink or smoke – new research could help in both the prevention and treatment of alcohol and nicotine substance abuse. • In new research the areas of the brain that are different in those who smoke and those who drink have been identified: the … Continue reading “Discovered different brain areas linked to smoking and drinking”

The New Scientific Renaissance GMIC 2019 to Kick-off in Guangzhou

May 24, 2019 Picture:  BEIJING, May 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — GMIC, the world’s largest and leading technology conference, has announced that GMIC 2019 will move from Beijing to the new host city of Guangzhou this July, elevating both its brand and industry influence as it connects scientists with entrepreneurs and creatives in an in-depth exploration … Continue reading “The New Scientific Renaissance GMIC 2019 to Kick-off in Guangzhou”

Human Rights in China and America, by Godfree Roberts

We Greco-Christians seek personal liberation from worldly bondage and prioritize abstract rights like unfettered, irresponsible public speech, export these values as ‘human rights’ and use them to justify invading smaller countries. That does not impress the Chinese, says Randall Nadeau⁠1, “Christian-based Western values like radical autonomy of the individual, the soul in a transcendent relationship…

La mascarade de l’Union européenne

Pour Thierry Meyssan, les Européens sont aveugles parce qu’ils ne veulent pas voir. Ils persistent à croire que l’Union européenne, c’est la paix et la prospérité, malgré les échecs incontestables dans ces deux domaines. Ils s’imaginent une opposition intérieure entre patriotes et populistes, alors que ces deux groupes se placent sous la protection du Pentagone … Continue reading “La mascarade de l’Union européenne”

Le prisonnier politique de l’Otan, Mateusz Piskorski, libéré !

Notre ami et collaborateur, Mateusz Piskorski (photo), a été libéré en Pologne, à la suite de 3 années de détention préventive. La Justice polonaise persiste à accuser l’ancien député et président du Parti Zmiana (Changement) d’espionnage au profit de la Russie et de la Chine. La caution d’un demi-million de dollars qui avait été fixée … Continue reading “Le prisonnier politique de l’Otan, Mateusz Piskorski, libéré !”

Boondoggle, Inc.

by William D. Hartung and Mandy Smithberger In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history, topping peak … Continue reading “Boondoggle, Inc.”

Jeux patriotiques: les Chinois se débarrassent de leurs iPhone pour des Huawei

«C’est un peu embarrassant de sortir un iPhone de votre poche maintenant»: un nombre croissant d’anciens passionnés d’Apple en Chine ont commencé à se débarrasser des smartphones américains en faveur des Huawei, fabriqués en Chine, alors que les tensions commerciales et technologiques s’intensifient entre Washington et Pékin. En Chine, les consommateurs soutiennent le géant chinois … Continue reading “Jeux patriotiques: les Chinois se débarrassent de leurs iPhone pour des Huawei”

Bolton Threatens to Force Africa to Choose Between the US and China

First published by Black Agenda Report and Global Research on December 28, 2018 The Americans wager that they can exercise veto power over African political alignments by force of arms, through AFRICOM’s massive military infiltration of the region. “The ‘West’s’ … The post Bolton Threatens to Force Africa to Choose Between the US and China … Continue reading “Bolton Threatens to Force Africa to Choose Between the US and China”

Huawei Now Barred From Making Phones Able to Run microSD Cards

Goes to show the extent of war waged on China’s premier tech company, as well as the nonsensical nature of IP. Why does anybody else gets to say whether Huawei’s hardware will be able to recognize and read a certain storage card?  The effects of the United States’ Huawei ban continue to grow, with the Chinese hardware … Continue reading “Huawei Now Barred From Making Phones Able to Run microSD Cards”

Les Etats-Unis vs Chine : La guerre cybernétique aura bien lieu

Les téléphones Huawei qui sont très prisés par une catégorie de la population de par le monde notamment pour leurs prix abordables sont désormais bons à jeter. Depuis que  Google, (il peut toujours utiliser l’OS open sources mais pas les services Google comme Maps, Gmail ou l’app Play store) dont le système mobile Android équipe … Continue reading “Les Etats-Unis vs Chine : La guerre cybernétique aura bien lieu”

Le mea culpa de Paris

En visitant le stand marocain du salon VivaTech qui s’est tenu à Paris la semaine dernière, le secrétaire d’État français au Numérique a reconnu le débauchage par des entreprises de son pays de compétences marocaines souvent via des pratiques déloyales (Voir le Canard N°540 du 9 novembre 2018). En guise de compensation, M. Cédric O … Continue reading “Le mea culpa de Paris”

Will the US Sanction Europeans Over Nord Stream 2?

There is a growing push in the U.S. Congress to slap sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. The pipeline under construction would carry Russian natural gas to Germany, and has been a lightning rod of controversy both in Europe and across the Atlantic. Many governments and officials from Eastern Europe fear deeper dependence on … Continue reading “Will the US Sanction Europeans Over Nord Stream 2?”

Delivery Boy Who Feeds Street Kids With Food From Cancelled Orders Is Our Hero!

with India wasting food amounting $14 billion every year, 194 million Indians go hungry annually, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). While it may still take some time for each Indian to realise the sin we commit every time we throw away perfectly good food instead of offering it to the … Continue reading “Delivery Boy Who Feeds Street Kids With Food From Cancelled Orders Is Our Hero!”

La tendance du moment n’est pas votre amie

Par  James Howard Kunstler – Le 13 mai 2019 – Source kunstler.com Le public américain, gavé de Mueller, attentif, troublé et désorienté pourrait trouver les pourparlers commerciaux américano-chinois aussi intéressants qu’un report, dû à la neige, d’un match entre Lyon et Saint-Étienne, mais l’échec des négociations de vendredi pourrait être marqué par les historiens comme le jour où … Continue reading “La tendance du moment n’est pas votre amie”

Iran resets its foreign policy calculus

(Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, Beijing,  May 17, 2019.) The unannounced overnight visit by Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to Pakistan on Thursday can be seen at the very minimum as forming part of a diplomatic campaign in the backdrop of the war clouds building … Continue reading “Iran resets its foreign policy calculus”

Washington Preparing to Throw the Kitchen Sink at China

Dear emerging markets fund manager: If you think the trade war is ending this year, I want my money back. China is returning to its subsidy playbook and plans on subsidizing companies hit by tariffs. The latest recipient is tech companies, according to an article in the South China Morning Post on Friday. State subsidies to favored industries were a key … Continue reading “Washington Preparing to Throw the Kitchen Sink at China”

Sea Life Trust Planning a media trip to Iceland in relation to their Beluga Whale Sanctuary

During the 18th and 19th of June this year, Sea Life Trust is planning a media trip in relation to their Beluga Whale Sanctuary. The media will be offered to join Sea Life Trust and cargo-airline Cargolux for the arrival of the Beluga whales Little White and Little Grey to Iceland, and take the opportunity … Continue reading “Sea Life Trust Planning a media trip to Iceland in relation to their Beluga Whale Sanctuary”

Tense US-China Relations Could Pose Risks for Russian Economy – Moscow

“This will affect the global economic growth rate, and we greatly depend on it, because if the Chinese economy slows down, the demand for hydrocarbons and other commodities will also slow down. This will hit Russian exports”, Akimov said on the sidelines of the annual conference Digital Industry of Industrial Russia that was held from 22-24 May in the Russian high-tech hub … Continue reading “Tense US-China Relations Could Pose Risks for Russian Economy – Moscow”

Venezuela : comprendre la guerre qui vient.

Alors que les tensions s’aggravent toujours un peu plus entre le Venezuela et les Etats-Unis, le journaliste Romain Migus livre son analyse d’une guerre qui semble aussi inéluctable que protéiforme. Le rôle des Etats-Unis et de leurs alliés «Toutes les options sont sur la table.» Le 23 janvier 2019, date de la tentative de coup … Continue reading “Venezuela : comprendre la guerre qui vient.”

Attention au malheur du FMI, car le jour viendra où la caisse de l’état se videra comme en 1985 si le changement ne s’opère pas dans l’immédiat

« Les démagogues font autant mieux leurs affaires qu’ils ont jeté leur pays dans la discorde »Esope C’est bien triste comme c’est tout à fait normal le principe fait que les dépenses suivent la croissance des nouveaux besoins qui se développent à partir de la croissance du taux démographique et dans l’état actuel, l’Etat n’a … Continue reading “Attention au malheur du FMI, car le jour viendra où la caisse de l’état se videra comme en 1985 si le changement ne s’opère pas dans l’immédiat”

Peut-on planifier le développement capitaliste ou socialiste?

Dans un texte publié la semaine dernière sur notre webmagazine Les7duQuébec.com nous expliquions que : « La croissance ce n’est pas le développement et nous ne pouvons espérer que le capitalisme soutienne un développement social « planifié » lui qui ne sait même pas assurer sa croissance continue.» La crise économique contemporaine Dans un texte … Continue reading “Peut-on planifier le développement capitaliste ou socialiste?”

Amazon Launches Support for Traditional Chinese Books on Kindle

May 24, 2019 Picture:  Readers around the world can now enjoy a growing selection of more than 20,000 Traditional Chinese language books with the free Kindle app and on Kindle devices Authors can now publish Kindle books in Traditional Chinese with Kindle Direct Publishing SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(Nasdaq:AMZN)—Amazon announced today that Kindle customers around the globe can … Continue reading “Amazon Launches Support for Traditional Chinese Books on Kindle”

Pourquoi le bannissement de Huawei par Trump est un pétard mouillé ?

Par Moon of Alabama − Le 23 mai 2019 La page « Monde » du Washington Post résume un article sur les conséquences du bannissement par Trump du fabricant chinois d’équipement de télécommunication Huawei : Un très important concepteur de puces et des sociétés de télécommunications britanniques ont suspendu leurs relations avec le géant chinois de la technologie pour des raisons de sécurité. … Continue reading “Pourquoi le bannissement de Huawei par Trump est un pétard mouillé ?”

L’Hexagone inondé de faux billets de banque en provenance de Chine

De faux billets de banque en provenance de Chine massivement écoulés via des plateformes de vente en ligne ont fait l’objet de nombreuses saisies à travers tout le territoire français. Les autorités préviennent les commerçants et la population, rapporte Actu 17. Une vague de faux billets a déferlé sur la France il y a quelques … Continue reading “L’Hexagone inondé de faux billets de banque en provenance de Chine”

That Time US Bombers Burned Down a Japan-Occupied Chinese City Killing 20,000

By none other than Curtis LeMa in his first mission in the Asian theater One week before Christmas in 1944, nearly 200 American planes raided the Chinese city of Wuhan, dropping 500 tons of incendiary bombs. Thousands of Chinese lives were lost in this incident, which has received very little attention in the intervening decades. … Continue reading “That Time US Bombers Burned Down a Japan-Occupied Chinese City Killing 20,000”

Trump Is Such a Loser He Torpedoed His Own North Korea Deal Because He Was Afraid of Heat at Home

Knew it was the right thing for peace and for his country. Decided to look for number one instead Here’s something you don’t expect to hear at a conference: “Send Lady Gaga to North Korea.” That was the most audacious idea emerging from a recent North Korea academic conference this past March at the University … Continue reading “Trump Is Such a Loser He Torpedoed His Own North Korea Deal Because He Was Afraid of Heat at Home”

The Dangerous Demise of Disarmament

Photograph Source: Community of the Ark of Lanza del Vasto – CC BY-SA 3.0 Donald Trump and his national security team have weakened virtually every aspect of American foreign policy over the past two years.  U.S. bilateral relations with both Russia and China have worsened, driving Moscow and Beijing into their closest relationship in more … Continue reading “The Dangerous Demise of Disarmament”

War is War on Mother Earth

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair “In order to achieve the massive systemic and cultural transformations required for mitigating climate change…we’re going to have to deal with the socially sanctioned, institutionalized violence perpetrated by U.S. foreign policy that is pouring fuel on the fire of global warming.” – Stacy Bannerman Climate Change Causes War  There is … Continue reading “War is War on Mother Earth”

The (Small-d) Democrat’s Dilemma

The Trump presidency has been a disaster for the country and the world; a second Trump term would be calamitous.  The menace must be stopped. The sad fact is, though, that for Trump to lose in 2020, a (big-D) Democrat will have to win. This means that the responsible thing for (small-d) democrats to do … Continue reading “The (Small-d) Democrat’s Dilemma”

Gaslighters of God

And Elohim Created Adam by William Blake, c. 1795 A number of evangelical Christians tell us that Donald Trump’s presidency is heaven sent, which indicates that they know God’s will and can even speak for God. In reality, they are using God to gaslight their followers and other citizens into believing that Trump’s presidency is … Continue reading “Gaslighters of God”

The Espionage Act and Julian Assange

It seemed flimsy from the start, but the US Department of Justice is keen to get their man. What has certainly transpired of late is that Mike Pompeo was being unusually faithful to the truth when director of the CIA: every means would be found to prosecute the case against WikiLeaks and Julian Assange. His … Continue reading “The Espionage Act and Julian Assange”

Senator Schumer’s Divine Mission

Back on 31 March 2019 I wrote an essay entitled “God and U.S. Foreign Policy.” The central figure in that essay was Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Pompeo is a Christian fundamentalist who believes that God is at work when it comes to both sustaining Israeli society as well as the U.S. foreign policies that underpin it. … Continue reading “Senator Schumer’s Divine Mission”

China Unveils 600 km/h Magnetic-Levitation Train Prototype

China on Thursday rolled off the production line a prototype magnetic-levitation train with a designed top speed of 600 km per hour in the eastern city of Qingdao. The debut of China’s first high-speed maglev train testing prototype marks a major breakthrough for the country in the high-speed maglev transit system. The testing prototype, which … Continue reading “China Unveils 600 km/h Magnetic-Levitation Train Prototype”

2019 China Tariffs to Cost Every US Household $800 — The Federal Reserve

The gang at the trailer park said they welcome having somewhat less money as they have more than they know what to do with it NY Fed just published some interesting numbers on President Trump’s Trade War with China. Available here: link, the Fed note states that per recent study:  “The 2018 tariffs imposed an … Continue reading “2019 China Tariffs to Cost Every US Household $800 — The Federal Reserve”

Nigeria:Lagos-Ibadan rail project’ll be in April 2020 —CCECC

London, May 24, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The Executive Director, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, Mr Jacques Liao, has given the assurance that the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail project, which is at 79 per cent completion, will be concluded in April next year. Liao, who made this disclosure while interacting with journalists at the corporate headquarters of the company … Continue reading “Nigeria:Lagos-Ibadan rail project’ll be in April 2020 —CCECC”

Les gauches européennes renouent-elles progressivement avec le protectionnisme ?

La question du protectionnisme pourrait être un élément de recomposition du Parlement européen. Ikars/ShutterstockLa récente approbation de l’accord de libre-échange entre l’Union européenne (UE) et Singapour, le premier signé avec un pays appartenant à l’Association des nations de l’Asie du Sud-Est (ASEAN), ne constitue pas une nouveauté dans la pratique commerciale européenne de ces dernières … Continue reading “Les gauches européennes renouent-elles progressivement avec le protectionnisme ?”

Politique commerciale des États-Unis : l’Europe au pied du mur

La guerre commerciale entre les États-Unis et la Chine remet en question jusqu’au modèle d’intégration européenne. Alexandros Michailidis / Shutterstock La fin de la campagne pour les élections européennes a quelque chose de paradoxal. Alors que les Européens se focalisent à juste titre sur les conséquences d’un éventuel hard Brexit (sortie sans accord), sur la montée … Continue reading “Politique commerciale des États-Unis : l’Europe au pied du mur”

En Hongrie, on peut critiquer l’UE à volonté, mais pas le gouvernement de Viktor Orban

Depuis la première élection du Parlement européen (PE) au suffrage universel en 1979, les élections européennes sont longtemps restées des « élections de second ordre », centrées davantage sur des enjeux nationaux que sur des questions européennes. Conséquence ? Peu d’attention accordée à l’Union européenne (UE), à son fonctionnement et à ses politiques. La donne a changé depuis … Continue reading “En Hongrie, on peut critiquer l’UE à volonté, mais pas le gouvernement de Viktor Orban”

Européennes : cinq infos indispensables avant d’aller voter

Le vote pour renouveler le Parlement européen a lieu entre le 23 et 26 mai 2019. parsucco/Pixabay, CC BY-SADes millions d’électeurs s’apprêtent ce dimanche à choisir les 751 membres du Parlement européen parmi 28 états membres et représenter ainsi 512 millions de citoyens à travers l’Union européenne. Ces élections européennes, un gigantesque exercice démocratique, auront de profondes conséquences … Continue reading “Européennes : cinq infos indispensables avant d’aller voter”

Senate Committee Votes to Raise Defense Spending for Second Year in a Row to $750 Billion

The Senate Armed Services Committee advanced a major defense spending bill in a closed session this week, agreeing to the Trump administration’s $750 billion request and raising U.S. defense spending to levels not seen since the height of the Iraq War. If it passes the House and Senate, the bill would authorize the second major … Continue reading “Senate Committee Votes to Raise Defense Spending for Second Year in a Row to $750 Billion”