Rest of Asia
That guidance (to paraphrase Hearst’s famous admonition to Frederic Remington on the occasion of the Spanish-American War, “You furnish the pictures, I’ll furnish the war,”) pretty much sums up the interaction of the government of Japan and the Western media on the matter of the Chinese Air Defense Identification Zone or ADIZ.
Newsclick Production, October 08,2013
General Vo Nguyen Giap, the legendary Vietnamese General and former Commander-in-chief of the Vietnam People’s Army, who played an important role in driving away both France and the United States out of Vietnam, died on October 4 in Hanoi. He was 102. Newsclick pays its tributes to General Giap.
Newsclick Production, September 13, 2013
The transition that China has made from a largely rural and agrarian economy to an industrial society today, has, in its course, posed some major challenges for the Chinese society – in terms of costs borne by rural society and the environment. Prof Wen Tejun from Renmin University speaks to Newsclick on how these challenges are being viewed and tackled.
Prof Tejun says that the priority now is on the social and infrastructure construction in the countryside, and the Chinese government has spent 1.2 trillion dollars so far in this regard.
Newsclick, August 5, 2013
The story of Sadako Sasaki has made the origami crane a Peace Crane, an international symbol of peace. Sadako was born in 1943 in Hiroshima. She was just two years old when the atom bomb was dropped on 6th August 1945.
D.Raghunandan, June 10, 2013
To anyone visiting China for the first time, the experience comes as a shock, despite all that one has read, heard or even seen on TV.
Vijay Prashad, April 27,2013
On Wednesday, April 24, a day after Bangladeshi authorities asked the owners to evacuate their garment factory that employed almost three thousand workers, the building collapsed.
Newsclick Production, April 12, 2013
Newsclick discusses with Aijaz Ahmad the rising tensions concerning North Korea. Aijaz Ahmad says there have been provocative war games taking place every year involving South Korea, the United States and Australia to simulate an attack on North Korea. But, of late, there is a distinct escalation at the level at which the United States is posing this threat. It is in the interests of the US to whip up a war hysteria in order to create a popular demand for the return of its tactical nuclear weapons to South Korea which were withdrawn in 1991 as part of a bilateral agreement with North Korea. These moves are also aimed at building a new cold war against China. The only guarantee that North Korea has for its security is its nuclear power.
Arun P. Elhance, February 15,2013
After threatening for quite some time to do so, North Korea carried out a third underground test of a nuclear device on its own territory just a few days back.
Srinivasan Ramani, 26-March-2012
Is Bo Xilai's downfall from his post in Chongqing a blow to the "New Left" in China?
Newsclick Production/ 14-Jul-2011
Chanida Bamford from the Focus on The Global South, speaks on the election results in Thailand. The decisive victory for Yingluck Shinawatra's Pheu Thai party is a positive development for Thailand which has suffered autocratic rule in the near past, she says.