China

  • The darkness behind solar energy

    Solar, is considered clean energy and a much welcome alternative to fossil fuels. However, like the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) pointed out in a 2009 report, the problem comes at the beginning and end of a solar panel’s life. The production process of solar energy has been marred...
  • China: the Panacea for the Caribbean

    According to the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) the most recently completed showpiece of Chinese engineering in Jamaica, the North-South section of Highway 2000 is 66 kilometres long and allows motorists to travel from the capital city Kingston to the resort town of Ocho Rios in less than an hour....
  • China’s State of Air-ffairs

    Over the weekend, the Chinese government issued its second “red alert” for smog in the northern part of China, which includes the capital city, Beijing. The National Meteorological Center predicted that visibility in the worst affected areas such as Beijing would fall to less than 1 km (0.6 miles),...
  • What’s China’s INDCs Project?

    The developments leading to the upcoming COP21 (Paris Conference), is being watched by the entire world. Nations including the developed, rapidly developing and the small island groups have placed their faith in the outcome of the Conference. The recent environmental problems that China is facing demand for a greater...
  • Mitigating an Armed Conflict in South China Sea

    In the first part, we have discussed the contingencies and implications that can occur in South China Sea with respect to the United States of America. The territorial claims in the sea are mainly connected with two islands viz. Spratly and Paracel and the distribution of maritime boundary in...
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    Implications of an Armed Conflict in South China Sea

    South China Sea, a marginal sea in the heart of the Pacific Ocean, is believed to hold massive natural gas and oil reserves beneath its seabed. It is an archipelago where uninhabited islands are subjected to sovereign claims by China, Vietnam, Philippines, Brunei, Taiwan and Malaysia. Freedom of navigation...
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    Is China’s Infrastructural Expansion Plan Sustainable?

    Each one of you must be aware of the term Imperialism that created an unequal relationship between a superior power and the inferior. (Well, what made them superior is based on the resources available in hand, the military, easy access to transport systems, et al.) But, when the sun finally...
  • Nurture your nature

    The discovery of the energy driven machines was celebrated by humanity as the first milestone in the process of industrialization. The energy needs for these machines was fulfilled by the combustion of fossil fuels. Industrialization started in the West and slowly the whole world was trying to place itself...
  • The Great Cannon

    For years, China´s “Great Firewall” has embodied the Chinese government´s ultimate project to restrict Chinese citizens´ access to information. The Great Firewall is powered by a massive computer system that prevents citizens from accessing Western news websites, blogs, or any content considered a threat by the Chinese government. Additionally,...
  • The Impact of Mohamed Nasheed’s Arrest on South Asia & China

    Maldives, an archipelago consisting of 1200 islands in the heart of Indian Ocean is recently in the news for all the wrong reasons. The political turmoil that has engulfed this island-nation has created ripples across South Asia and the world. The recent arrest of former President and opposition leader Mohamed...
  • Island in the South China Sea. Credits @BBC

    China and the Neverlands

    That the Chinese were up to something was already obvious looking at the decision  to classify the South China Sea as a “core national interest” among others such as Tibet and Taiwan, taken in 2012 by the Communist Party of China (CPC). Some have compared this decision to the...
  • Once Upon a Time, there was Chinese “non-interventionism” policy

      In South Sudan, China is abandoning its usual policy to protect its energetic (and economic) interests WHAT IS HAPPENING IN SOUTH SUDAN? South Sudan, officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is the youngest state in the world. It was formally created on the 9th July 2011,...
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