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Rise of Superpower and Decline of another Superpower-Part 1
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Taiwan – Why the DPP lost?
The DPP has been playing the independence card since it came to power, since the Lee Teng Hui and Chen Shui Bian’s term and Tsai Ing Wen’s present term. They kept referring to themselves as Taiwanese, some even identifying themselves as Japanese, instead of Chinese. They looked down on the mainland Chinese as poor and backward country bumpkins. They were so blinded by their own delusion that they could not see the changes in China. The new China is a rich and powerful nation, economically, scientifically and military. Today, the new China and the Chinese are the ones that would be throwing money at them to keep the Taiwanese economy afloat. Without the Chinese market Taiwan is doomed.
Last weekend’s country and city election was a wake up call that the world has changed. The rhetoric to deny the emergence of a new China is futile and pointless. Taiwan’s future lies in a strong and prosperous China. The decades of calling themselves as Taiwanese, not Chinese is like a bad dream. More and more Taiwanese are again calling themselves Chinese, identifying themselves with the new China, a super power that is going to be number One soon, to eclipse the Americans in all fields.
Would the DPP be able to avoid the defeat if they have woken up to the new reality of a new China? Would they be able to do anything to stay in power and rule forever? Maybe, maybe not.Despite all the dirty tricks, corruption of power, abuse of power to suppress opposition parties, it did not work and they were routed in the latest election. An after thought, DPP could possibly learn from Singapore. They could import more foreigners to boost up the economy and at the same time boost up political support. They could do this if they start on an open leg policy to invite the Japanese to migrate to Taiwan. If the Japanese are allowed to become Taiwanese citizens or PRs, they could increase the productivity, and more connectivity with the Japanese economy. And the most important part of this, the Japanese new citizens would vote for Taiwan to be independent of China, and perhaps be a part of Japan, become a semi colony of Japan.
The Taiwanese do not care about being semi colonized or being overrun by the Japanese. They do not mind being the pawn of American world domination, to be used against China and to be killed in the process. They have no real identity and would be happy to become Japanese as long as they are not called Chinese. Oops, I mean some Taiwanese, especially those in the DPP. Those in power only care for themselves, to stay in power and be rich. The loss of Taiwan’s independence and sovereignty, to become a vassal state of another country, to be taken over by the foreigners, do not matter to them. They are only self serving, even to turn traitors to their own people. How nice to become Japanese.
For their own interest, they would not want to see the new reality, that China is the future, the major power of the 21st Century. They still think that Japan is the super power, the rich country, the future. They deserved to lose the election that would pave the way for the KMT to return to power and a return to China. The Chinese people would reunite as the new force of the 21st Century. Think about it, a reunification would mean the Taiwanese people would become part of greater China, or greater China becomes part of Taiwan. China would belong to them, instead of wallowing in self pity in a tiny island and hoping that the Japanese or the Americans would be there to protect them when they could be protecting themselves as proud citizens of the most powerful country in the world.
Would the people in Taiwan choose to become the people of the world’s number one super power or remain an American or Japanese crony, constantly risk becoming a war zone? A rising China means opportunities for growth and for the people of Taiwan to find their pot of gold in China. There are now more than 2m Taiwanese working and investing in China and growing.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

5G – The American strangulation of China and Huawei
With all the shit that the western media have been spreading, with the chief author in the USA, China is still a backward country and stealing technology and intellectual properties from the Americans and the West. For the last 3 to 4 decades, China was learning furiously from the West and the Americans agreed to that arrangement when Nixon signed a rapproachment agreement with China to share and exchange knowledge, information and technology with students from China studying in American universities. What theft that the gangsters in Washington are trying to spread? This is completely legal, a mutual treaty and agreement.
Huawei’s 5G technology is now the leader in mobile phone industry. The Americans are losing behind and unable to catch up, unable to compete. In order to prevent Huawei from selling its 5G products, the Americans as usual raised the dubious national security threat to stop Huawei from joint venture with AT&T and also stopped Huawei from entering the American market.
This is not all. The Americans are telling all its allies to stop Huawei from entering their markets. These include Australia, New Zealand and Nato countries. However, countries that welcomed 5G have gone ahead to accept Huawei’s technology and mobile phone systems. More than 22 countries have gone ahead to allow Huawei to enter their markets.
If 5G is a real security risk to countries, would the Americans stop developing their 5G mobile phones? How would they sell their 5G system if they finally developed and caught up with Huawei? Would other countries also stop using American 5G on the same security grounds? If so, 5G technology would no longer be marketable, like nuclear weapons. The British and Germans did not have problems with Huawei’s 5G.
What are the Americans going to do about it? Try to buy time to steal Chinese/Huawei technology to keep up with China? Huawei is now the leading company in 5G technology. Bye bye America. The rest of the world is going to use Huawei’s 5G with a speed 20 times than the fastest mobile phone today. This 5G technology would transform all communication equipment, from space and satellite communication to AI, driverless cars, military technology and all industries etc etc. Without 5G, they are going to be lacking far far behind in the development of the respective industries.
Americans’ dirty trick, cannot win, block. Create fake news and fear. But this is not going to work anymore. The Chinese are not going to be oppressed to become laundrymen and cooks anymore. The Chinese will show the Americans who is more advance in the pursuit of science and technology. The Americans should try to build a high speed train to start with, without stealing Chinese technology.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Trump’s double talk - Soya beans turning into waste
Earlier I wrote about the Australia iron ore and other raw material that have turned into rubbish, unwanted waste, when they could not find any buyer. Yes, any product that has no buyer will become waste, as good as worthless. And this is exactly what is happening to many of American’s crops, particularly soya beans and other seed products. Even their poultry products, sea food, like pork and lobsters, have become worthless to a certain extent as China is not buying. China is buying from Canada and elsewhere.
The agriculture and dairy farmers have been boosting their production to meet the growing demands of such products and growing rich happily until Trump’s reckless trade war with China. China’s purchase of these products has dropped by as much as 90%. The American farmers are desperate and trying to channel their goods to other countries but there are just not enough buyers that could buy at the same volume as China. China imports 60% of American soya beans.
The result of this trade war is that all the agricultural products are now turning into waste. The farmers stored as many as they could. The warehousing business has boomed. All the warehouses are full and they are furiously building more warehouses to cater for the demand, including cold stores for the meat and dairy products. But the volume laying in waiting is just too voluminous for the industry.
What could the farmers do but to let their crops rot literally in the fields. There is no meaning to harvest them as they have no place to store them and no buyers to take them away. The farmers are having a holiday, not tending to their farms. The livestock too are having a holiday, with extended life, thanks to Trump.
On the other side of the equation China is turning to other suppliers for their needs. Russia is offering China thousands of acres of land to plant soya beans. Other farmers around the world are doing roaring business with China. When the new suppliers and supply chains are established and met the needs of China, China would cease to depend on American farmers for good. The American farmers can have a long, long holiday, and maybe have to switch profession. Their products in the warehouses would be just be waste products with no buyer. And they would have to pay for their storage until they give up. And they would have to pay for removing and burning them away as dirt. China has also stopped importing American oil and LNG.
The American farmers have Donald Trump and his hawkish advisors to thank for their bad advice and bad policies. This is the beginning of the decline of the American Empire when bad and stupid men and women turned up in the White House and take charge.
Now there is a truce in Buenos Aires after the G20 Meeting. Trump declared victory. The Chinese are going to buy a lot of produce from America. What cock is Trump shouting? China wants to buy a lot from the US, and has been buying US poultry and farm produces all the while. 60% of American soya beans would to go China if not because of Trump’s silly trade war. Now Trump is happy, China is buying again…but never the same volume as China would have committed to buy from other sources.
China would not only want to buy again and buy more. But what is there to buy from the US other than farm produce and Boeings? China has everything and producing everything cheaper than the US? The only few things China wants to buy, and with a lot or American dollars, are high tech products, land, properties, but the Americans refused to sell hiding behind national security concerns. How much soya beans and meat can China buy to offset the trade imbalance? China has no use of the hoards of American dollars if it cannot use them to buy American products.
So, who is the idiot that caused the trade imbalance and what has the truce achieved in Buenos Aires? Nothing but going back to square one at most. This is quite like the Korean truce with a stalemate at the 38 parallel with the Americans claiming victory after being defeated by the PLA volunteers and chased all the way from the Yalu River to the 38 parallel. So this truce is another American victory because China continues to buy soya beans and American produce when China was buying all the while? What would happen is that China would no longer buy the same amount, but lesser as China has already bought what it needed and also developed new suppliers and supply chains.
Who is the loser and claiming victory? Many farmers would continue to go bankrupt as a result.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Waiting for ‘angmoh cun’ or white man’s ship
The wheel of fortune is turning and would continue to turn and fortune changes. In the 60s, the tourists coming here are the Americans and some Europeans. They were the rich and free spending tourists. The local shop keepers loved them. Every time an ‘angmoh cun’ is in town it will be boomtown Charlie. Business flourished, the service industries, food, hotels, shopping centres boomed. This state of affair went on till the end of the Vietnam War when the American GIs stopped coming. The waiting for ‘angmoh cun’ became a waiting game with no more Americans coming ashore.
The next group of free spending tourists was the Japanese. They came in the 70s and 80s. And they were the darlings of the tourist industry and the retail and service trade. All those involved in the tourist industry were eagerly waiting for the Japanese to arrive and to throw their money around. This came to an end too when Japan went into a recession, or its economy went to a stand still, with little growth. The free spending Japanese don’t come anymore. They had their moment of attention like the Americans.
Today the tourists that everyone is waiting for is Chinese tourists. They are the big spenders, much bigger spenders than the American and Japanese tourists and in bigger number. They did not just come to Singapore, to travel all over the world. And Singaporean shop keepers are not the only one waiting for them, the whole of Europe and America, Japan, Korea and SE Asian countries are waiting for the Communist Chinese to come. Some laid down red carpets to welcome them. Some European countries went to the extent of hiring Chinese policemen to protect them from local thugs.
The whole has indeed changed. The poor communists from China are now the rich communists that are throwing money all over the world. When they stopped coming, the local tourist industry wind down, the shop owners started crying. Where are the rich communists? We love them, we want them and we welcome them.
For centuries, the Chinese, especially the overseas Chinese, are ashamed to be called Chinese or identify themselves with anything Chinese. Even the Chinese also have very little pride and confidence in themselves. Today, the Chinese in China are very proud of being Chinese. The Chinese in Taiwan, once despised the mainland Chinese and wanted to call themselves Taiwanese, or even Japanese, are starting to think Chinese and feeling more comfortable calling themselves Chinese.
Chinese or being Chinese is no longer a dirty word. Chinese is now about being the richest nation, the most powerful nation in time to come, being rich and technologically superior, as good if not better than the West. The West is afraid. Never have they been challenged by another nation or civilization that can compete with them head to head in science and technology. The Chinese are telling the West your days of glory and supremacy are numbered.
China and the Chinese will upstage the Americans and the West in everything. Made in China 2025 is about China over taking the West not just in being the number one economy or number super power, but in science and technology. The Americans are trying to put a stop to this by starting this trade war, to prevent or slow down China’s rise as the most industrial and scientifically advanced nation on earth.
The wheel of fortune is turning and China is unstoppable. Singapore would be hung high and dry if the Chinese ships refuse to call at Tuas. Tuas would be a ghost harbour, a white elephant. Yes white elephant, if Singapore continues on its careless way to be on the wrong side of the Chinese equation.
Who cares about ‘angmoh cun’ any more? Everyone all over the world is waiting for the rich communists to throw money at them, in Europe and in the Americas as well.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Meng Wanzhou’s arrest – China’s next move
The Americans are imposing a domestic law to arrest citizens of other countries for violating this law. Americans are putting a sanction on trade with Iran. Any country or people trading with Iran face arrest by the Americans in any part of the world. This is as good as an American domestic law becoming an international law and the whole world must abide by it or faces arrest by the American Empire.
China must learn this from the Americans. China must go ahead to enact a law to stop anyone or country selling weapons or goods to Taiwan and deemed as violating China’s national interest. Once this became a law, China can then go around the world to arrest Americans and American companies selling arms or unwanted goods to Taiwan.
China, just do it. Do as the Americans do. You cannot be on the receiving end of bad American politics and bullying. Use your law against the Americans like the Americans are doing to Chinese citizens.
There is no point complaining that the Americans and Canadians are violating international laws when your citizens are being arrested by the Americans or under threats of arrest by them under their laws. Use the same methodology to get even with the rogue regimes in the USA and Canada. Legislate more laws against American interference in China’s domestic affairs under the excuse of violating China’s interests and sovereignty, territorial rights and go ahead to arrest any Americans violating these laws in HongKong, Taiwan and China friendly countries.
To make things more antagonistic, act like the Americans, no need to prove a case, just allegations would be enough to arrest someone for violation. Yes, allegation is good enough. And China can put many Americans, Canadians, Brits, Australians and New Zealanders behind bars too if they dare to sell arms or undesirable goods to Taiwan or sail their warships into the South China Sea.
Important point to note, China cannot be civil when dealing with rogues, gangsters, kidnappers and state sponsored terrorists.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

5G - The isolation of 5 eye countries
Western media and fake news writers are gloating and churning out daily news of how the 5 eye countries are locking out Huawei from entering their markets. The pseudo white state of Japan also followed suit to cut out Huawei from the Japanese market, but not without consequences. The contracts signed earlier with Huawei came with termination clauses and compensation just like the contracts Chinese developers signed with Malaysia. It is easy to terminate the contract, but please pay compensation.

The issue of this 5G battle is not about money. It is about leading edge technology and a great leap forward into the future. 5G technology is the most advanced AI and communication technology to date and no country wanting to move rapidly into the future, to harness the full power of wireless and ultra high speed communication that are the foundation of more advanced technological processes can do without.

The smart countries that are looking to tap on the power of 5G would not want to miss out on being the first mover in embracing 5G power. India, a hardcore anti China state, knows too well what they would miss or what they would gain to jump on to the 5G high speed train. India is not the only big country that would want to miss this opportunity to jump ahead of the western world. France, Germany and several European states too would not want to miss out and be left behind because the Americans said so. They are also into 5G and accepting Huawei technology. The Americans and the West have no answer to Huawei's 5G prowess for the foreseeable future, 5 years, 10 years, who knows, before they could catch up with Huawei. And in infotech and AI, losing 5 or 10 years is like losing eons and once left behind, there is no way to catch up.

Britain, one of the 5 eye countries, is contemplating and could just break out from the American dictate. Britain in ambitious and would not want to be a laggard, to be left behind by France and Gemany. The consequences of missing out on the 5G bandwagon are disastrous and Britain cannot afford it.

What is happening today is not the 5 eye countries plus Japan shutting out Huawei. It is a self isolation policy that shuts themselves from the rest of the world, from the benefits and advancement that 5G would bring along. These countries' stubborn and stupid refusal to accept Huawei's 5G is like cutting their nose to spite their face. They would become the dodos in the highly competitive and superlative race to the future. They would be left behind while the rest of the world rushes forward in full steam, at the speed of light.

The 5 eye countries would be the failed states of the future, the vagabonds, struggling to hang on to an antiquated 4G technology, the underdeveloped states of tomorrow. They would suffer the same fate of 19th century China that refused to embrace future technology and advancement to benefit their people and become the pariah states in the world. History is repeating itself, this time with karma playing a role to extract vengeance on the evil doers of the past.

Huawei has signed up 25 major contracts to implement 5G technology, working with more than 170 countries and the number is growing. A valued technology would find many takers despite the sour grapes conspiracy to block it.When the rest of the world embraces 5G, how would the 5 eye plus one states look like, cavemen in the Stone Age?
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Chang’e 4 and its implications
The landing of Chang’e 4 on the far side of the moon is not just a historic moment for mankind but a game changer. Many things are changing, mindsets are changing, and many people are upset as well. No one has ever landed on the far side of the moon, not that they never thought of doing so, but were unable to do so due to limitations in technology. It is no small feat or else the Americans would have done so long ago.
This brings up a very interesting question? Why the Americans could not go there? And a more provocative question, did the Americans really been to the moon and landed on the moon? Practically every human beans believed the Americans were the first to land on the moon and did it several times. Now many Americans are questioning if this was the hoax of the century and providing a lot of convincing evidence to state their claims.
The last moon landing was in 1972. After that no more moon landing, almost 50 years have lapsed since. The reasons given by the Americans, they saw aliens on the moon and were warned to get off the moon by the aliens. And the Americans were so frightened of the aliens that they abandoned all missions to the moon henceforth. There is no more good reason to be on the moon and it is as good as mission accomplished. So they said and we thought.
And there were talks that the Americans have lost all their technology to go to the moon. They lost everything, believe it?
The Chang’e landing has startled the Americans and revived interest among the Americans to want to go to the moon again. What, they want to go to the moon again, for what?
The Chinese are going to mine for Helium 3, the mineral that could feed their nuclear reactors without the risk of radiation. And the moon has plenty of this mineral. Did the Americans know about this before they wrapped up the Apollo missions for good? Of course they know, they were the ones that discovered Helium 3 on the moon. Why then did they give up going to the moon completely until now? Afraid of aliens or no technology to go there? Didn’t they want the Helium 3? Are they not afraid of aliens anymore, or have they rediscovered their lost technology or want to hitch a ride on Chinese rockets like they did on Russian rockets to the International Space Station?
There are calls now to cooperate with China to bring man to the moon! Holy cow, what are they thinking? Cooperation with China on space mission and mission to the moon? Did not they have done it? Why the need to cooperate with China when they have superior technology, or they have none?
For several decades, they have blocked China from space technology, banned China from participating in the International Space Station built by the Russians. They did not want to cooperate with China and did not want to share any knowledge on space technology with China. China was completely locked out by the Americans from space exploration.
Now, when they have lost their ability to go to the moon, not sure if they really have that technology in the first place, now they want to cooperate with China, using Chinese technology, to go to the moon again? Huh, they not afraid China would steal their technology or they want to steal Chinese technology? They really think the Chinese are stupid, being boycotted, banned, isolated, and forbidden to join the space race, now would be happily offering their superior technology with the liars that had kept them out for so long? What do they take the Chinese for, suckers?
China would cooperate with all the countries in the world, except with the Americans. China may even cooperate with the Japanese and European countries, allow them to visit China Space Station, but NOT the Americans. In fact Chang’e 4’s recent mission has some parts in cooperation with the Germans to experiment on creating life on the moon.
No apologies to the devious Americans. They can go to hell. China would not cooperate with the Americans or share their knowledge of the moon, the far side of the moon that the Americans had been lying to the world that the aliens were residing there with alien cities and spacecraft.
American scientists would be salivating for the photos and information obtained by Chang’e 4 but China would not give them any. Fat hope.
Good riddance, Americans. This is the day of reckoning for your scheming and undoings against China.
PS. What if the 1969 moon landing and subsequent moon landings were hoax? All the ‘moon rocks’ they presented to kings, head of states, presidents, PMs are actually rubbish found on earth, worthless stones hyped as exotic rocks from the moon and shown in their museums under special security?
Still blaring about China stealing American technology? Still want to pretend they have superior technology and China dying to steal from them?
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Trump declares end of policeman role for the US
"It's not fair when the burden is all on us," he said. "We don't want to be taken advantage of any more by countries that use us and use our incredible military to protect them. They don't pay for it and they're going to have to."
"We are spread out all over the world. We are in countries most people haven't even heard about. Frankly, it's ridiculous," he added.

Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/trump-declares-end-to-us-policeman-role-in-surprise-iraq-visit-11065108

The above comment is even more ridiculous, disinformation and misinformation. The American troops are all over the world because the Americans demanded and dictated to those countries for their troops to be there, to protect the American Empire, not to protect those countries. American troops in those countries made those countries top targets for a military strike in the event of war with the USA.
Now Trump is still pretending that the troops were there at the request of the respective countries and so they must pay. The people that need to pay for the privilege of stationing soldiers and military weapons in other people’s countries are the Americans. If the Americans cannot afford to pay, then they must give up the right to station in those countries.
Countries offering their land to foreign soldiers are compromising on their own safety and security and dignity as independent countries. Some are in cahoot with the Americans to serve the American interests in containing American enemies like China, Russia, Iran and North Korea. The South Koreans and Japanese would not want the American bases in their countries and with the Americans commanding their national armed forces. Japan does not need American protection. They were the conquerors of Asia in WW2 and even attempted to conquer the USA.
Did Trump really believe in this white lie, that the countries wanted American bases and American soldiers in their soil? The only country that needs American soldiers and bases is Israel. Without the American bases and soldiers, Israel does not stand a chance against the Arab neighbours. They would be burnt to the ground.
Trump can prove this point simply by demanding payment for American bases and soldiers and see if there are any takers? The South Koreans already refused to pay. Would the Diego Garcians and islanders want to pay for the American base in their islands, in Guam? Would any proud Asean country want to have American bases in their soil? The Pinoys chased out the Americans, Vietnam chased out the Americans. Would Malaysia and Indonesia ask the Americans to base in their countries against their national pride?
What policeman of the world? It is policing and controlling the world for the American Empire.
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