Bots are flooding social media with pro-US propaganda demonizing China, Russia & Iran

Scientific studies show huge numbers of bots are spreading pro-Western disinformation on social media, demonizing China, Russia, and Iran. 90% of bots posting about the proxy war in Ukraine push pro-NATO propaganda. Ben Norton The following article by Ben Norton from Monthly Review … Continue reading Bots are flooding social media with pro-US propaganda demonizing China, Russia & Iran

Europe’s self made energy crisis

Mercouris looks at how Europe got to where it is – in a severe “energy crisis”. The sanctions imposed by the collective West on Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, have sparked a severe energy crisis in Europe which has spilled over to the global economy and global environment. The US-NATO moves may well have set in motion the irreversible collapse of Western hegemony which has blocked a comprehensive global response to tackling climate change and other environmental issues. Understanding the events leading to the crisis in Europe is therefore essential. We are therefore publishing here an edited transcript of … Continue reading Europe’s self made energy crisis

Ditching Russian gas no way for EU to reach climate goals – Putin

The EU should have been better prepared for its green energy transition, the Russian president says. The EU’s decision to slash natural gas imports while trying to reach climate goals was a mistake, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday during an environmental forum in Kamchatka in Russia’s Far East. “First, they (EU) jumped ahead, and then, after cutting off Russian gas supplies, returned everything that was reviled,” Putin stated. He emphasized that all nations are in favor of reducing emissions into the atmosphere, noting however that everything should be done in a timely manner. “And if you jump ahead, get … Continue reading Ditching Russian gas no way for EU to reach climate goals – Putin

NEW UN REPORTS CONFIRM NO GENOCIDE IN CHINA’S XINJIANG REGION

The UN Office of the Commission for Human Rights released a document this week that completely exonerates the leadership of the Chinese region of Xinjiang from accusations of genocide or use of slave labor.Wait, you say. That’s not the summary … Continue reading NEW UN REPORTS CONFIRM NO GENOCIDE IN CHINA’S XINJIANG REGION

Brazil Becomes China’s Main Investment Destination

Investment by Chinese companies in Brazil more than tripled in 2021, returning to pre-Covid pandemic levels and making the country the main destination for Chinese capital last year. After a lukewarm performance in 2020, operations such as Tencent’s investments in fintechs and startups such as Nubank, QuintoAndar and Cora, as well as billionaire investments by Chinese oil companies in the Santos Basin have increased. Also noteworthy was the purchasing of the power transmission company in Rio Grande do Sul by State Grid and of the Mercedes-Benz plant in Iracemápolis (SP) by Great Wall Motors. According to a report by the … Continue reading Brazil Becomes China’s Main Investment Destination

China to maintain climate change strategy

The English-language website of China News Service reports: – China’s special envoy for climate change, Xie Zhenhua, speaking at an official forum on 30 August in Beijing, that China will maintain its climate change strategy and continue to promote carbon … Continue reading China to maintain climate change strategy

Thailand and Malaysia plan rail network to connect ASEAN countries with China

VIENTIANE — Thailand’s Transport Ministry is working with its Malaysian partner to develop a high-speed rail (HSR) network that will connect four member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China, according to a media report. The … Continue reading Thailand and Malaysia plan rail network to connect ASEAN countries with China

Blaming China and other developing countries for climate change ‘is simply racist’

‘Time to call a spade a spade ….’ In response to our article posted on another Facebook environmental site commenting on how China leads the world in green energy, a US reader from New York in the USA commented: “It … Continue reading Blaming China and other developing countries for climate change ‘is simply racist’

Synergy between China’s BRI and Indonesia’s GMF (Global Maritime Fulcrum) sees 60% trade growth

The following was originally published by the Global Times on 19 May 2022. GT Editor’s Note: While the global situation has been under the shadow of the pandemic and the geopolitical conflicts, current bilateral relations, trade and investment cooperation between China and Indonesia is bucking the trend, with China consolidating its position as Indonesia’s largest trading partner for nine consecutive years, and bilateral trade volume in 2021 increasing by nearly 60 percent year-on-year. China’s investment in various fields in Indonesia have seen a substantive growth. Major cooperation projects, including the Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway Project, the “Two Countries Twin Parks” program … Continue reading Synergy between China’s BRI and Indonesia’s GMF (Global Maritime Fulcrum) sees 60% trade growth

Washington’s sanctions on Chinese solar panels: US domestic deployment falls by 50% – global prices up by 30-40%

The US publication pv magazine reported on 16 August 2022 that a large quantity of Chinese solar panels had been seized by US customs authorities. The seizure were carried out under US anti-China legislation, the so-called “Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act” (UFLPA). The legislation is one of many US government actions designed to wage economic warfare against China and to undermine adoption of affordable renewable energy. The US is both the world’s largest producer and the largest consumer of oil, and has the world’s highest per capita emissions of CO2. The pv magazine cited US industry sources had reported that … Continue reading Washington’s sanctions on Chinese solar panels: US domestic deployment falls by 50% – global prices up by 30-40%