Rinchen Kyi, a Tibetan school teacher, was taken from her home on 1 August on charges of “inciting separatism”. FreeTibet reports that Kyi was arrested despite there being no hint of a recognisable crime. Tibetan activists say that Rinchen Kyi was transferred to an undisclosed location after her arrest. There have been no details concerning […]
French fishing fleet owners have threatened the UK government with a two-week deadline to grant them licences to catch in the UK waters. They have threatened to block the Channel Tunnel and the ferry port of Calais, preventing imports from entering Britain after the deadline. The fight over fishing rights began after Jersey administration refused […]
The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) has filed a ‘Title VI‘ complaint with the US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights against the University of Pennsylvania for its part in co-sponsoring the Dismantling Global Hindutva (DGH) conference which took place September 10–12, 2021. Writing to Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Suzanne Goldberg and Deputy […]
Facebook prematurely turned off safeguards designed to thwart misinformation and rabble-rousing after Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in last year’s US elections in a money making move that a company whistleblower alleges contributed to the deadly Jan. 6 invasion and riots at the US Capitol. The allegations were made by former Facebook product manager Frances […]
is planning to join CPTPP as its member countries account for over 24% of Taiwan’s international trade.
Joining the group would be seen as a major political victory for President Tsai, whose government views Taiwan as a de facto sovereign nation awaiting broader international recognition.
China wants to contain Taiwan and wants to take over it as part of its territory and vehemently opposes any moves that imply separate statehood for Taiwan, such as joining international organizations.
China wants to pressurise Taiwan by tying down the island’s naval defenses and undermining their livelihoods. It wants to target Taiwan recognition in the world and also block its international membership in different organizations.
The symptoms of Havana syndrome include hearing buzzing sounds of piercing sequels and many experience dizziness and fatigue for months The CNN story gave a slant of failure of the American intelligence agency as it claimed that CIA Chief Burns trip was highly secretive yet the ‘enemy’ could identify, locate and inflict the target with those […]
What is shocking is how the Taliban has been able to capture the country in a relatively bloodless way and how the world has stood silent without uttering even a word as a great tragedy unfolded before our own eyes. The US put no succession plan in place. There was nothing done to ensure that […]
Even if Taliban has dislodged the democratic civilian government of Afghanistan, it is unlikely that it will be able to maintain its hold and run a government for all of Afghanistan. The larger background cause running here is the US-China rivalry which is not only claiming the peace, stability and lives of Aghans, but also […]
Just days ahead of the first Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD, also known as the Quad) between India, the United States, Japan, and Australia, US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia dropped a bombshell with the announcement of another alphabet soup of acronym named AUKUS. The formation of […]
The power supply shock that has hit China is the next crisis the Communist country finds itself in after the financial crisis over Evergrande. The crisis is caused by a crackdown on power consumption which is driven by rising demand for electricity and surging coal and gas prices. The country’s manufacturing industries, from aluminum smelters […]