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    How China controls Hollywood scripts
    November 19, 2018
     
    By Amy Qin and Audrey Carlsen, 19 November 2018 Read original news here When was the last time you watched a movie with a Chinese villain? If you can't remember, that may not be too surprising. Take the 2012 remake of the Cold War drama Red Dawn. It depicted Chinese enemies invading a US town. At least it did until the script was leaked and angered the Chinese state media. More
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    China, Brexit, India Elections: Your Monday Briefing
    November 19, 2018
     
    By Alisha Haridasani Gupta, Nov. 19, 2018 Good morning. Another politically tumultuous week for Britain, an unprecedented ending to the APEC summit and a letter from our Asia editor. More
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    How China Is Rewriting Its Own Script
    November 18, 2018
     
    By AMY QIN and AUDREY CARLSEN  Nov. 18, 2018 Read original news here China’s booming box office and seemingly inexhaustible cash reserves have provided a much-needed boost to Hollywood as it faces slowing ticket sales in the United States and challenges from Amazon and Netflix. But Hollywood’s embrace of China has not come without strings attached. More
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    China’s Belt and Road hits problems but is still popular
    November 17, 2018
     
    Financial Times Raffaello Cantucci, 16 Nov 2018 Countries that criticise the Belt and Road Initiative overlook the real need in developing nations for foreign investment There is a narrative of pushback against the Belt and Road Initiative, China’s programme to finance and build infrastructure in about 88 countries around the world. More
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    China Abolishes Top Beijing Law Firm Known For Human Rights Cases
    November 16, 2018
     
    Radio Free Asia, 13 November 2018, Read original news here The Chinese law firm raided at the start of a nationwide police operation targeting rights attorneys, law firms and activists in July 2015 has now "ceased to exist," RFA has learned. More
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    US-China relations will never be what they once were: Kissinger
    November 15, 2018
     
    By Duncan DeAeth,Taiwan News, Staff Writer, 14 November 2-18 Read original news here TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, at 95 years old, made a visit to China last week where he met with several top communist party officials and was greeted as “an old friend of the Chinese people” by party Chairman Xi Jinping. More
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    Trump’s tariff battle with China is spurring record dollar-yuan trading
    November 14, 2018
     
    Huileng Tan | @huileng_tan, 14 November 2018 Read original news here The dollar-yuan will strengthen to 6.82 by end-2019: Standard Chartered Bank  18 Hours Ago | 02:08 Market uncertainty tied to the ongoing U.S.-China trade war has spurred more transactions than ever before between the American dollar the Chinese yuan in recent months. More
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    The Chinese dichotomy
    November 13, 2018
     
    Claude Arpi The Pioneer, 12 November 2018 | Read original news here Though China is keen to become the world leader in promotion of Buddhism, it will never happen because of the gap between the Marxist theory and repression on the ground China is a country full of dichotomies. Take Buddhism. On one side, China promotes Buddhism; on the other hand, Beijing severely represses the Buddha dharma. More
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    Amnesty International withdraws human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi
    November 13, 2018
     
    Amnesty International, 12 November 2018 Read original news here Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of the Myanmar leader’s shameful betrayal of the values she once stood for. More
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    Beijing’s secret plot to infiltrate UN used Australian insider
    November 12, 2018
     
    By Nick McKenzie, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Zach Dorfman & Fergus Hunter, 11 November 2018, Read original news here Earlier this year, a petite 62-year-old woman dubbed the ‘‘queen of the Australian-China social scene’’ walked out of a US federal prison. More
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    From student to drone swarms: how the Chinese Communist Party trains its cadres in Australia
    November 12, 2018
     
    Alex Joski, The Sunday Morning Herald, Read original news here In 2009, a student called Wang Xiangke came to the Australian National University as a visiting PhD scholar. It was a year after the Olympic torch relay passed through Canberra, attracting thousands of Chinese students who organised with the Chinese embassy to protect the so-called sacred flame. More
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    China’s growing influence swallows global criticism on human rights
    November 9, 2018
     
    By Dave Lawler, Axios, 9 November 2018 Read original news here China’s government is cracking down on dissent at an alarming pace and detaining up to 1 million Muslims in “re-education camps,” but at a UN Human Rights Council review this week, many countries saw fit to applaud China’s human rights record, rather than criticize it. More
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    DAMS, POWER GRIDS, GEOENGINEERING TIBETAN CLIMATE
    November 9, 2018
     
    By rukor-admin, November 9, 2018 Read original news here MORE HYDRO DAMMING, POWER GRIDS & CLOUD SEEDING GEOENGINEERING IN TIBET Updating recent www.rukor.org  reports: RUKOR ANALYSIS: New hydro dams on Tibetan rivers, new propaganda for geoengineering, by cloud seeding the source area of China’s great rivers in Tibet. More
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    UN grills China over detainment of Uighurs, Tibet
    November 8, 2018
     
    AFP, 8 November 2018 Read original news here China faced harsh critic­ism over its rights record during a review before the UN yesterday, with countries voicing alarm at the country’s mass detain­ment of ethnic Uighurs and its crackdown on civil liberties. More
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    India, China to have direct hotlines between military bases at Line of Actual Control
    November 8, 2018
     
    By Nandita Natrajkumar, November 7, 2018 Read original news here India and China will soon have a hotline linking their military and regional bases. The final decision will be made next Tuesday during the talks between the defence secretaries of both the nations. More
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    China says UN criticism of human rights record is ‘politically driven’
    November 7, 2018
     
    Lily Kuo, 6 November 2018 Read original news here China has defended its human rights record after the first UN assessment since 2013 criticised the mass detention of lawyers and the continuing use of internment camps. More
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    China’s false denials at UN human rights council must be challenged, ICT says
    November 7, 2018
     
    International Campaign for Tibet, 6 November 2018 Read original news here The Chinese government aggressively denied its human rights violations during today’s Universal Periodic Review of its record at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. More
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    US and China to hold a top-level security dialogue on Friday
    November 6, 2018
     
    CNBC, Reuters, 6 November 2018 Read original news here The United States and China will hold a delayed top-level security dialogue on Friday, the latest sign of a thaw in relations, as China's vice president said Beijing was willing to talk with Washington to resolve their bitter trade dispute. More
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    Activists urge deep scrutiny of China at U.N. rights gathering this week
    November 5, 2018
     
    Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters, 4 November 2018 Read original news here GENEVA (Reuters) - Activists called for U.N. member states to pressure China this week to account for alleged human rights violations, including the suspected mass detention of one million Muslim Uighurs in far-western Xinjiang province. China’s record will be examined by the U.N. More
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    Chinese minister Kezhi’s visit to India had definite Tibet focus
    November 5, 2018
     
    JAYADEVA RANADE, Sunday Guardian Live, November 3, 2018, Read original news here Chinese leadership has been paying increased attention to Tibet. More