China advances ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’ strategy to dominate Eurasia, Africa

By World Tribune Special to WorldTribune.com by William R. Hawkins, FamilySecurityMatters.org On May 14-15, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) hosted the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. The Beijing meeting attracted 29 heads of state (including Russian President Vladimir Putin) and representatives of 130 other countries (including the U.S.), plus the leaders of … Continue reading China advances ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’ strategy to dominate Eurasia, Africa

South Korea: Rising Moon of the East

By Andrew Korybko The election of South Korean President Moon Jae-in presents a historic opportunity for the country to earn its rightful place in the Multi-polar Century South Korea is widely applauded for being one of the Four Asian Tigers which drove regional economic growth for decades during the Old Cold War, but despite its impressive prosperity, the country has lived … Continue reading South Korea: Rising Moon of the East

Chinese ‘taking over’ Malaysia in 20 years, politician warns

‘What is there to prevent China from owning all of our strategic assets like airports, ports and railways?’ asks Zaid Ibrahim By Johan Nylander, @johannylander   China has overtaken Singapore as the largest investor in Malaysia, while thousands of mainland Chinese are taking advantage of the Southeast Asian nation’s generous long-stay visa for wealthy foreigners. Now, … Continue reading Chinese ‘taking over’ Malaysia in 20 years, politician warns

Korean Peninsula – Moon win puts allies approach to North Korea in doubt, but drastic policy shift unlikely, experts say

By Tomohiro Osaki and Jesse Johnson Staff Writers With Wednesday’s swearing-in of liberal candidate Moon Jae-in as South Korea’s new president, all eyes are on whether he will stick to his campaign promise of pursuing rapprochement with Pyongyang after years of a pro-sanctions push out of Seoul — a policy shift that, if realized, would destabilize … Continue reading Korean Peninsula – Moon win puts allies approach to North Korea in doubt, but drastic policy shift unlikely, experts say

One Belt, One Road Strategy: Big Dream, Not a Conspiracy

Tom McGregor Beijing pledged to spend more than $1 trillion dollars to build major infrastructure projects for countries signed up in the regions — Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe, Oceania and Central Asia. The initiative would benefit participating member states since China would aid sovereign governments to build logistics hubs — roads, railways, ports, bridges and airports; manufacturing parks; energy zones with power plants … Continue reading One Belt, One Road Strategy: Big Dream, Not a Conspiracy