Money, power and the peril of courting Chinese nationalism | Politics News

In January, a Chinese ultranationalist vlogger – video blogger – came across red circular stickers on the glass doors of a shopping mall in Nanjing featuring the words: “Happy 2024.” The vlogger claimed that what appeared to be innocent New Year decorations were, in fact, nationalistic Japanese motifs since the red circles resembled the rising … Read more

Shidaowan High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor Nuclear Power Plant: China’s Fourth-Generation Breakthrough

2023-12-06 15:28:45 Shidaowan high-temperature gas-cooled reactor nuclear power plant, China, December 2023. SUN WENZHAN /XINHUA / MAXPPP On Wednesday, December 6, China commissioned the world’s first so-called fourth-generation nuclear power plant, a major step forward for the Asian giant in the race for the reactors of the future. The Shidao Bay power plant, located in … Read more

In Beijing, the China-European Union summit promises to be difficult

2023-12-05 20:00:10 Lhe Chinese President, Xi Jinping, and the Prime Minister, Li Qiang, will receive in Beijing, on December 7, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, for a new China summit -European Union (EU). In April 2022, the previous summit, which was … Read more

“The primacy of the Party justifies all sacrifices, including economic ones”

2023-12-05 12:52:29 Matthew Pottinger, former China advisor to the White House, recently drew up, in a column, the edifying assessment of eleven years of purges under the undivided power of President Xi Jinping: “Six members of the political bureau, 35 members of the central committee, 60 generals and probably several million local executives. » (Financial … Read more

China-Europe: the impossible economic decoupling

2023-12-04 16:00:16 The ship “Xin Lian Yun Gang” of China COSCO Shipping Corporation docked at the Tollerort container terminal in the port of Hamburg, Germany, October 26, 2022. AXEL HEIMKEN / AFP The figure is dizzying and, for several months, it has obsessed Europeans: 400 billion euros. This is the European Union (EU) trade deficit … Read more

Dutch Government Accused of Selling F-35 Parts to Israel: Human Rights Organizations Take Legal Action

2023-12-04 11:58:40 Netherlands blamed for selling F-35 parts to Israel Dec 4 2023 Human rights organizations sued the Dutch government on Monday, accusing it of contributing to violations of international law in Gaza by supplying parts of American F-35 fighter jets to Israel. F-35 / Photo: AP (AP) 1701693406 #Netherlands #blamed #selling #F35 #parts #Israel

Mount Marapi Volcano Eruption: Search for Survivors and Ongoing Concerns

2023-12-04 04:01:34 The Mount Marapi volcano spews volcanic ash, in West Sumatra province, Indonesia, December 3, 2023. ANTARA FOTO / VIA REUTERS At least eleven hikers have died following the eruption of the Marapi volcano in western Indonesia, after a night’s search found three people alive. The eruption of Mount Marapi, on the island of … Read more

China remains a key market for French automotive equipment suppliers, despite tensions

2023-11-30 13:58:03 A battery platform is presented at the stand of automotive technology provider Forvia during the IAA international motor show in Munich, southern Germany, September 6, 2023. The IAA MOBILITY motor show in Germany, one of the largest in the world, will be open to the public from September 5 to 10, 2023 and … Read more