Kategoriarkiv: Asien

7 shocking facts about Saudi Arabia under ‘modernizing’ reign of King Abdullah

Taken aback by the fulsome praise the recently deceased King Abdullah has garnered from world leaders, RT has decided to assess whether his record stands up to scrutiny. READ MORE: Saudi King Abdullah dead – state TV The majority of eulogies went beyond the requirements of diplomatic etiquette, while some epithets used by Western politicians […]

Saudi King’s Death Threatens to Deepen US Crisis in Middle East

By Bill Van Auken World Socialist Web Site The death of Saudi Arabia’s 90-year-old King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, the head of one of the world’s last remaining absolute monarchies, has been met with profuse tributes and open mourning by Washington and its allies, along with the Western media. Abdullah, who has effectively ruled Saudi […]

2015 Will See Decisive Battles -The Empire is Crumbling, That is Why it Needs War

By Andre Vltchek December 26, 2014 “ICH” – “Counterpunch” – –  Last night, in Beijing, I sat in a historic Szechuan restaurant with a friend who happens to be a Chinese diplomat. We exchanged some stories, ordered food, and then, suddenly, my throat felt dry and my eyes got misty. I bowed and thanked her […]

The Fukushima Endgame: The Radioactive Contamination of the Pacific Ocean

 Fukushima brænder: By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Nuclear radiation resulting from the March 2011 Fukushima disaster –which threatens life on planet earth– is not front page news in comparison to the most insignificant issues of public concern, including the local level crime scene or the tabloid gossip reports on Hollywood celebrities. The shaky political consensus both in Japan, the […]

Petrodollar Panic? China Signs Currency Swap Deal With Qatar and Canada:

By Tyler Durden November 13, 2014 The march of global de-dollarization continues. In the last few days, China has signed direct currency agreements with Canada becoming North America’s first offshore RMB hub, which CBC reports analysts suggest “could double maybe even triple the level of Canadian trade between Canada and China,” impacting the need for Dollars. But that is […]

Khalid Mahmood kæmper for en ny arbejderbevægelse

Khalid Mahmood står i spidsen for et projekt, som forsøger at forandre hele den pakistanske arbejderbevægelse nede fra. Arbejderen har talt med ham om projektet og de udfordringer det står overfor. Pakistans fagbevægelse er ineffektiv, korrupt og kan ikke varetage arbejdernes økonomiske og politiske interesser. Det mener Khalid Mahmood, som har besøgt Danmark. Han er leder af […]

Turmoil in Hong Kong, Terrorism in Xinjiang: America’s Covert War on China

By Tony Cartalucci China is facing increasing pressure along two fronts. In its western province of Xinjiang, terrorists have been stepping up destabilization and separatist activities. In China’s southeast Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, protests have disrupted normality in the dense urban streets, with protest leaders seeking to directly confront Beijing while dividing and destabilizing both […]

Pakistan: arbejdende kvinder sætter deadline for lokalregeringen i Punjab

Hjemmebaserede Arbejdende Kvinder i Pakistan, som har sat en deadline for regeringen: Truer med dharna uden for Punjabs parlament den 20. november, hvis en lov ikke bliver vedtaget. LAHORE: Kvinder fra hele Punjab fra Fagforeninger for Hjemmebaserede Arbejdere  har advaret regeringen om, at de vil arrangere en dharna (sit-in) foran Punjabs parlament fra den 20. […]