Event ignored by the West carries huge Eurasian geo-political significance Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis The Russian, Chinese and Indian Military and Governments have thrown a statement of intent to the West in parading soldiers on Red Square yesterday, being the delayed Victory Parade concerning the defeat of Nazi Germany and the end of WWII in 1945.[…..]
Actual developments far different from official policy, media hype and recent events suggest concerning China-India connectivity Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis China-India relations have been hitting the headlines recently, with skirmishes in the Galwan Valley near Ladakh leaving numerous soldiers dead in a fairly serious outbreak of violence. Both sides have agreed terms to back off[…..]
Op/ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Moves by numerous countries to move away from US dollar transactions have been gathering steam, and look set to develop further as trust in the United States continues to slump in the wake of trade threats and overly aggressive use of the US dollar as a weapon. The attitude towards the[…..]
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China’s Two Sessions Meetings And Belt & Road Initiative Developments (Silk Road Briefing) China To Develop Belt & Road Into Model Of Cooperation (Pakistan News) China: Victim No More (Asia Power Watch) Geopolitics After Covid-19: Conflict Or Cooperation? (The Globalist) China Tightens Its Belt & Road (Geopolitical Futures)[…..]
Journey To The West * The Guo Brothers * Ju Duo * Baijiu Martini Journey To The West Journey to the West is a Chinese novel published in the 16th century during the Ming Dynasty and attributed to Wu Cheng’en. It is one of the Four Great Classics of Chinese literature and has been described as arguably the most popular literary work[…..]
Intra-Grouping Trade Expected To Increase The Istanbul-initiated Turkic Council has said that it will set up a US$500m investment fund to boost economic links between member states.
Increasing Trade & Export Opportunities In Uzbekistan Uzbekistan has applied to join an EU trading scheme that eases tariffs for developing countries if they improve their human rights records.
Global Political and Corporate Questions Arise From China’s Challenges To World Governance & Trade Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis with research by Dorcas Wong, Dezan Shira & Associates China’s top leaders convened for the annual Two Sessions meetings at the end of May, following months of delays due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Two Sessions refer to the[…..]
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China: The End Of The Belt & Road (Euromoney) Covid-19 Exposes Soft Underbelly Of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (China Banking News) China’s Efforts To Win Hearts & Minds May Make All The Difference If There’s A Cold War With The US (The Conversation) The Trump Factor: Asian[…..]
Riding The Iron Rooster Paul Theroux, taking the Chinese proverb ”You can always fool a foreigner” as a personal challenge, rode a series of trains from one city to another all over China for an entire year in 1988. His most steady companion during that time was a humorless Chinese bureaucrat assigned to follow him[…..]