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Five years of Crimea with Russia

“To understand why such a choice was made, it is enough to know the history of Crimea, to know what Russia meant and means for Crimea and Crimea for Russia” – Vladimir Putin March 18 is the Day of the reunification of the Crimea with Russia in the Republic of …

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Young politicians ignore socialism’s grim history

By Tom Velk “What fools these mortals be!” It applies today as much as in Shakespeare’s Puck’s time. After a century and a quarter’s time, despite examples from Russia’s communist empire, to Germany’s awful experiment with National Socialism, Cambodia’s skull piles, China’s Red Guard, just as the utter failure of …

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Trees record glacier changes on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

BEIJING, March 13 (Xinhua) — After using satellites and cameras, Chinese researchers have managed to use tree ages to accurately record glacier changes that happened centuries ago in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the world’s Third Pole. The plateau, with tens of thousands of glaciers, is at the headwaters of multiple rivers …

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Modi’s Hindutva card and electoral politics

By C KIREN The February 14, 2019 attack on the convoy of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at Pulwama taking a toll of 45 lives was a false flag operation with multiple aims. At the drop of a hat, before any investigation into the heinous act could be commenced, Pakistan …

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Western media reporting on Tibet full of bias

BY XU HAILIN Tibet has been an inalienable part of China since ancient times. This is the precondition for anyone to talk about the Tibet question. Without it, any criticism is self-serving entertainment that can never have a correct and comprehensive understanding of what has been happening in Tibet. Some …

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Concerto of connectivity

BY XU XIUJUN After the Belt and Road Initiative—the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road—was proposed by President Xi Jinping in 2013, it gradually evolved from merely a concept to concrete practice, embarking on a road of high-quality development. For more than five years, China has …

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Nepal gauges interests in choosing China rail norm

BY HU WEIJIA Nepal will use Chinese gauge standards for a planned nationwide rail network, the Nikkei Asian Review reported. It is easy to understand the disappointment in India, which failed to persuade Nepal to adopt its wider gauge, but there is no need to view Kathmandu’s reported decision as …

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India must remember tha Balochistan is not Bangladesh

BY M CHUDARY Following Prime Minister Modi’s comments about Balochistan in his Independence Day speech, Ashok Swain warns that open support for Baloch separatists will not solve the Kashmir conflict. What is more, he writes that by threatening its neighbour’s territorial integrity India risks alienating key allies, and in the …

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Globalization needs to be upgraded to serve the interest of all people

BY CHENG YAWEN In recent years, a rising number of people have realized “the world is undergoing profound changes unseen in a century.” It was more pronounced in 2018. Some phenomena that people are familiar with are changing direction. The head winds globalization is facing is one example. Implied meanings …

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A surge in China-Afghan trade

BY HUJJATULLAH ZIA Trade volume between China and Afghanistan has increased, and both sides continue to show a tendency toward more commercial exchanges. China carries increasing weight for Afghanistan in terms of trade since Sino-Afghan economic ties have grown stronger in recent years. The Afghanistan-China Air Corridor was opened in …

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