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Fresh update on "jinping" discussed on Masters in Business

Masters in Business

00:48 min | 2 hrs ago

Fresh update on "jinping" discussed on Masters in Business

"The Netherlands backing the Biden administration's restrictions on semiconductor equipment exports. At the end of October last year, the Biden administration introduced some quite strict regulations on licensing and export controls of advanced semiconductors, not just to one or two Chinese firms, but to the entire China integrated circuit semiconductor industry. So that was unique in terms of export controls. But they were unilateral controls. They said they weren't announced in conjunction with other countries. So bearing in mind there are probably only about a half a dozen companies really that are in the world and they happen to be in the United States, Japan, Korea, and one very important company in the Netherlands, which are responsible for the lion's share of what counts as important in the most advanced parts of the chip industry. What about changes within China? Because it looked there at the end of the year beginning of the year that president Xi Jinping might have been pivoting on any number of fronts. I mean, certainly on the COVID zero, there was a big pivot on that. Apparently in some of the crackdowns on big tech. And even perhaps when it comes to Russia, it's not like he's switched his position, but he doesn't talk about it quite so much anymore. So I think support for Putin's war in Ukraine. I think will be will continue. But you're absolutely right that the abandonment of zero COVID was the biggest pivot of all, but the government has also backtracked on the balance sheet restrictions for property developers. Get more of this and other

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How We Can Get Back to American Leadership and Power

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

02:04 min | 2 d ago

How We Can Get Back to American Leadership and Power

"Your testimony to your Christian faith throughout never given inch is pervasive and persuasive and I encourage people to read it. I want to go though to the opposite of good Christian faith. There's only one guy in the world who's dealt with Putin Xi and Kim as much as president Trump and that's you. You've actually dealt more with Putin gian Kim more than Biden has dealt with him. And so on the scale of despicable, who's more despicable, Jeep Putin or Jaime or Kim. Oh, goodness. Dear splitting hairs now, you. All pretty bad. I don't think about them from personality characteristics other than to try and figure out what my avoid tripping, the trigger when we didn't want to and to trip it when we did. We always focused on what are their capabilities. What's the risk? How do we solve for that? And what risk are we prepared to take to make sure we get deterrence established and keep America safe? A different characters all with very different backgrounds. But they share some common characteristics. Each of them understands that the one nation that is indispensable to take down to achieve their ultimate objectives is the United States of America. And second, they understand American leadership and strength. And when they don't see it, when they see the inverse of that, weakness fecklessness and attention, the absence of focus, the inability to actually lead coalitions across the world in ways that matter when they see that. They're going to, they're going to make advances. We saw it with Putin in Ukraine. We've seen it with Xi Jinping as it continues to move about Africa and South America. We see it with chairman Kim today. He's launching missiles at a rate that is absolutely historic. It exceeds even what he did under president Obama. American leadership can resolve many of these things. We can make America more secure and each of those leaders, including hominy, who we didn't speak to. Each of those leaders understands American power. And we demonstrated our willingness to use it in a way that didn't put 60 80, a 100,000 American lives at risk. This is the best of American foreign policy.

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Fresh update on "jinping" discussed on The Secret History of the Future

The Secret History of the Future

00:50 min | 15 hrs ago

Fresh update on "jinping" discussed on The Secret History of the Future

"The U.S. specifically? The most likely scenario, I guess question is what time horizon we're talking about. We take a ten year time horizon. I think the most likely scenario is that war is avoided in the Taiwan straits. That China fails to catch up in terms of reaching the cutting edge in ship making and the U.S. Taiwan, Japan and others retain both their technological lead and as a result, also their collective military lead over China. But my confidence in that prediction is a lot lower than it would have been 5 years ago. In other words, the likelihood of war, I think, by any estimate, is higher than it was. 5 years ago. And China's advances over the last ten years have been quite impressive. Not complete, but they've made real progress. So what happens? If China invades successfully invades Taiwan, somehow. They want changes, presumably no one in China, particularly wants TSMC, the big semiconductor fabricator in Taiwan to go out of business. We've got a business on day one of the war. The moment fighting starts, TSMC's facilities would stop producing, it would never be reopened. We're talking about the most complex. The most expensive factory in human history with the most expensive and precise machine tools in human history. There is no way a semiconductor facility is going to survive a war. And even if it did, TSMC's facilities in Taiwan only function because they're able to import tools and materials from Japan, the U.S. and Netherlands and other countries. So there's a 0% chance that China can in a war acquire TSMC's capabilities. The risk is not that they acquire them, but that they knock them out. And the world, which today relies on Taiwan for the production of over one third of the new computing power we add each year. If that disappears, the entire world economy heads into a deep manufacturing depression because it's not only smartphones or PCs that we couldn't produce. It's autos and dishwashers and microwaves. But that's a big reason for China not to start a war, right? Because China would be hurt just as much as anyone else, where those Taiwanese chips are a key input into what most of China's exports. That's right, yeah. So mutually assured economic destruction, if you will, is a force that mitigates against conflict. But I think our confidence in that has got to be lower than it was several years ago. I mean, it was a bad predictor, for example, of global politics in 2022. It was a horrible predictor because Angela Merkel's energy strategy was predicated on the thesis that energy interdependence with Russia would make Russia more amenable to cooperation with Germany. The result was the opposite. It went so far that Russia it appears blew up the pipelines that connected Germany with gas. So I don't think complete faith in mutually assured economic interdependence is a very wise position to take. I think we can say it, it's plausible that will work. It might work. But anyone who says they're highly confident it will work. I think is vastly overstating the evidence. And I think if you look historically, it's not just 2022, you can go back to Britain and Germany right before World War I, large trading partners, huge foreign investment links, portfolio capital flows. They all went to zero very, very quickly right after August 1914. So it's hard to find good historical evidence for the extreme confidence that most Americans, for example, have in trade and investment flows guaranteeing peace. And you are as they say in Britain an old China hand. So when you talk to people on the mainland, when you talk to Chinese folks, what do they think of this mutually assured economic distraction argument? Do they buy it or are they completely unconvinced by it? I think it depends on who you speak to. I think business elites in every country certainly hope that it's true. The question though is probably not what business elites think because they're usually not making security policy. The question is more what do the security services think? You went to the political elites think. And I think we've got to acknowledge that there's a fair amount of uncertainty to be honest over what drives Chinese elite political thinking and what drives Xi Jinping's thinking personally. There are very few people that have correctly predicted all the twists and turns, for example, of China's zero COVID policy this year. Including Xi Jinping. Including Xi Jinping. So I think we've got to kind of put uncertainty at the center of our analysis. But if there's uncertainty over whether or not we're going to have access to semiconductors next year, that makes me pretty nervous. And so even if you're estimate of the risk of war over the next decade is 20%, let's say. Well, 20% times they estimated cost of many trillions of dollars ought to make you pretty interested in this question. So the U.S. in the fall past the chips act, I think it's like $284 billion or something. And part of that's going to spur manufacturing in the U.S., how does that does that at all change the equation long term for if the scenario you're talking about happens can the U.S. then pick up the slack? On the one hand, or on $40 billion of manufacturing incentives of the chips act is going to spend is small relative to the capital expenditure in a single year that the global industry spends. On the other hand, I think if you look at the chips act, not on its own, but next to what the EU is about to spend on its own chips initiative, what to Japan is already spending with India, what Korea, a lot of number of other countries are spending. What you find is that there's a big increase in capital expenditure outside of Taiwan and China. There's a big increase inside of China too, which we can discuss. But the result of that is that there will be meaningfully more capacity outside the Taiwan straits in 5 years time than there would have been in the absence of the chips act plus the other countries policies that I discussed. Now, is that enough to eliminate the impact of a crisis in Taiwan? Absolutely not. But is it an insurance policy that I'd like to have given the risk that I assess and the relative cost of the chips act? I think so. And when you buy an insurance policy, you don't expect it to be perfect. You don't expect it to pay all your costs, but you look at it as an expected value equation. And that's exactly the right way to look at the chips act, I think. You do have a fascinating bit in your book, a lovely little anecdote about, I think it was my strength saying, if I have a machine that breaks it 1 o'clock in the morning, then in America, they'll fix it first thing in the morning, and in Taiwan, they'll fix it by 2 o'clock in the morning. And that kind of huge focus on efficiency. One of the phrases that comes up over and over again in your book is cutthroat competition that there's just everyone is seeking any tiny edge they can get over anyone else. It does seem that small gains here and there, what seemed like they might be small games here and there. Do wind up having existential consequences for chip manufacturers. Well, there's certainly important. Existential, I'm not sure. Because every chip maker is going to be facing the same pressure over the next 5 or ten years to rejig the geography of their production. There's just going to be more chips made in more expensive locations. And so in some ways that levels the playing field between chip makers. Will it feed into higher prices for your iPhone? On the margin it will, but we're talking about, I think, on the margin, if you ask, what's the share of your iPhone that is due to chip manufacturing its relatively small number. And so if prices for that specific segment go up by a couple percentage points, that's not going to be a decisive factor in whether or not you upgrade your iPhone. So how would you describe China's strategic response to these export controls? What are they doing primarily? I mean, you mentioned in the book that they're moving toward open-source architecture, so they're not relying on western designs. What else

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The Most Dangerous Man in the World

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

01:28 min | 3 d ago

The Most Dangerous Man in the World

"That's true. Page two 31, you write, I first met the most dangerous man in the world on June 14th, 2018. That's bracing. You're talking about president Xi. Why is he the most dangerous man in the world, mister secretary? He's the most dangerous man in the world because as I was taught as a young cadet, there's two things you need to evaluate. Capacity and intent. The Chinese Communist Party has enormous capacity. It's got problems. Let's get demographic issues. It's got financial challenges, but it's got 1.4 billion people a massive missile and nuclear capability. A large relatively sophisticated military cyberspace, you name it. It has enormous capacity. And the economic throw weight to put behind it as well. And then intent, Xi Jinping has been unambiguous about his desire. And we often talk about in the context of Taiwan. Yep, he says, I want to reunify. China, what he means by that is go capture the sovereign nation, the great democratic people that live on the island of Taiwan. That says mission, but his mission is so much bigger than that. He wants to undermine the western way of life. The things we love, the fact that we can go to church and worship the way we want, the fact that we can teach our kids the things we want. We pick the job. We can speak. We have a First Amendment. He wants to take all that down and once the world to run much more like his giant authoritarian surveillance state. We can't let that happen. He has the capacity and intent to make our children and grandchildren live in a very different world than we have a responsibility to make sure that he doesn't even get close to that.

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Searchers find 2nd hiker in area where Julian Sands missing

AP News Radio

00:52 sec | 3 d ago

Searchers find 2nd hiker in area where Julian Sands missing

"Searchers rescued a man on mount baldy in Southern California on Tuesday, but actor Julian sands remains missing. A man who carpooled up to California's bouts in Antonio otherwise known as mount baldy on Sunday, but failed to meet back up with his companions, has been rescued, 75 year old Jin Chung of north Hollywood was found Tuesday afternoon, the San Bernardino county sheriff's department says he suffered a leg injury and exposure, but was able to walk out with assistance before being taken by ambulance to a hospital, rescuers described the conditions in Southern California's San Gabriel mountains as extremely dangerous with heavy snow and ice, high winds, and freezing temperatures. After Julian sands, familiar from the 1985 British romance a room with the view remains missing since reportedly going out for a hike January 13th, the sheriff's department says they have been searching with helicopters and drones using infrared devices without success. I'm Jennifer King

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Economic woes, war, climate change on tap for Davos meeting

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | Last week

Economic woes, war, climate change on tap for Davos meeting

"The World Economic Forum is back with its first winter meetup since 2020 in the Swiss Alpine town of Davos. Leaders are seeking to bridge political divisions in a divided world, buttress a hobbling economy and address concerns about a climate change, among many other things, nearly 600 CEOs, and more than 50 heads of state or government are expected, but is never clear how much concrete action emerges from the elite event, missing a leaders like president Joe Biden, Chinese president Xi Jinping, British prime minister, which is sunak, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, and French president Emmanuel Macron. I'm Charles De Ledesma

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Fmr Speaker Newt Gingrich Shares His Expert Analysis of the House

The Charlie Kirk Show

02:04 min | 3 weeks ago

Fmr Speaker Newt Gingrich Shares His Expert Analysis of the House

"Speaker gingrich. Welcome back to the program. Thank you for making time. What do you make of the current vote carousel that's happening right now on the House of Representatives? Well, I think first of all, it's freedom in action. It is something that's hard to explain to Putin and Xi Jinping or Kim Jong-un, but in a free society, people get to argue these things out as messy. We've done it 14 times before this we've had multiple votes for speaker. If McCarthy is going to get there, he'll have to make accommodation to get enough people to have a majority of those who vote. If he can't do that, then the conference has to find somebody else who's more broadly acceptable. And I think that's frankly a real challenge because I think that there's nobody else who can come close to McCarthy's reach of the whole conference. So it's frustrating as challenging. I have been very critical of the approach of some of the people who are in essence trying to blackmail the conference because I think it's a very dangerous precedent, you know, Lincoln in 1861 and his first inaugural said, the problem with secession is one step, the principle, then everybody else gets to secede, too. And you end up in chaos. So is the new principle that any 5 or 6 or 7 members, whether they're moderates or their California or Florida, or whatever, you know, are people who represent the sugar beet growers. They get to hold up the entire process until they get what they want. I think they've got to talk it out. They've got to find some grounds to bring themselves together and hopefully 95 99% of the conference. I think there are three or more people who just hate Kevin and they're not ever going to vote for him. For a variety of personal reasons. But I think everybody else has to put it together. Boehner got elected with 216 votes, Pelosi got elected with 216 votes, neither of them could get to two 18. And so several people voted present who were unwilling to vote for them.

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H. R. McMaster: Xi Jinping Is Preparing the Chinese for War

Mark Levin

01:08 min | 3 weeks ago

H. R. McMaster: Xi Jinping Is Preparing the Chinese for War

"General H R McMaster on deface the nation Cut 16 go I know you spend a lot of time on thinking about China How do you see it It's a grave threat I think Xi Jinping means what he says right I think we have to be careful not to mirror image not to fall into the same traps we did with Vladimir Putin of confirmation bias and optimism bias Xi Jinping has made quite clear in his statements that he's going to make from his perspective try to hold again by subsuming Taiwan And the preparations are underway So I think what is important is what Michelle said deterrence But good old fashioned deterrence by denial I mean hard power matters And I think we are under invested in defense in the United States China has become increasingly aggressive Not only from an economic and financial perspective and a wolf warrior diplomacy perspective but physically with its military And what's really disturbing is I think Xi Jinping is preparing the Chinese people for war Preparing the Chinese people for war While Rome that is Washington D.C. figuratively as burning

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Russia Launches Another Major Missile Attack on Ukraine

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

01:12 min | Last month

Russia Launches Another Major Missile Attack on Ukraine

"Yesterday, Ukraine was rocked by a massive Russian missile barrage. Now I wrote a column in The Washington Post yesterday about how Putin is an evil person and how we know that by reference to our shared judeo Christian morality, which remains an echo in the land. It is not a practice in the land. Only 31% of people go to church, synagogue, mosque, or temple, weekly, or almost every week, and the propagation of the basic Christian faith, which is powered the west since 1500. In its variety of practices, whether you're talking about the Baltimore catechism or the Westminster confession that's going away. How in the world are we going to be able to judge good and evil when and come to the conclusion that Putin is evil on this latest Russian attack scores of Russian missiles fired at Keith and other Ukrainian cities Thursday and what officials described as one of the largest daily barrages of a month long campaign. Targeting the country's infrastructure, Putin is trying to freeze these people to death. That is a war crime. We're dealing with a war criminal Xi Jinping as a war crime, a lot of work. He's a human rights criminal. They're committing genocide against the league of people.

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Russian Missile Attack Overwhelms Ukraine’s Air Defenses

AP News Radio

00:32 sec | Last month

Russian Missile Attack Overwhelms Ukraine’s Air Defenses

"Jinping made no reference to the war in Ukraine as they held bilateral talks by a video conference, but Putin called the partnership a stabilizing factor in an environment of increasing geopolitical tensions overnight Russia attacked Ukraine with Iranian made kamikaze drones, all of which were shot down, according to Ukraine's air force. Kyiv's mayor said many of the drones targeted the capital, the attack follows a barrage of missiles and air strikes on Ukrainian targets from Russian forces over a 24 hour period. I am Karen Chammas

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Bali's water crisis threatens local culture, UNESCO sites

AP News Radio

00:58 sec | Last month

Bali's water crisis threatens local culture, UNESCO sites

"Experts and environmental groups warn the Indonesian island of barley faces a looming water crisis from tourist development, population growth and water mismanagement. While water shortages are already affecting many UNESCO sites, wells, food production and Balinese culture, experts project these issues will worsen if existing policies are not equally enforced across the whole island, UNESCO worker, Feng Jin, says Bali's intricate landscape is rare and under threat. This is one also one of the very special case of living landscapes in Asia. Islanders have a unique traditional irrigation system called the subak, which uses a network of canals, dams and tunnels to water the island. This is now under strain the population has increased over 70% to some 4.3 million people, including tourists, according to census data. I'm Charles De Ledesma

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China eases controls, gives no sign when 'zero COVID' ends

AP News Radio

00:35 sec | Last month

China eases controls, gives no sign when 'zero COVID' ends

"Beijing's easing some of the world's most stringent antivirus controls. China has yet to say when it might end the zero COVID strategy that's confined millions to their homes and set off protests and demands for president Xi Jinping to resign. Commuters in Beijing and at least 16 other cities are now allowed to board buses and subways without a virus test in the previous 48 hours for the first time in months. The government announced plans last week to vaccinate millions of elderly people a key condition for ending zero COVID restrictions. I'm Charles De Ledesma

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China's Xi urges Ukraine talks in meeting with EU's Michel

AP News Radio

00:41 sec | 2 months ago

China's Xi urges Ukraine talks in meeting with EU's Michel

"China's president has asked for negotiations on solving the Ukraine conflict whilst in talks with the European council president Charles Michel, Chinese leader Xi Jinping said solving the Ukraine crisis through political means was in the interest of Europe and Eurasia he also discouraged any escalation of the conflict and suggested that all parties work for peace in a briefing with reporters European council president Charles Michel said. I urged prison chief at our new China sermon in April to use his influence on Russia to respect the UN charter. China has made these statements in the past, but has refused to condemn Russia's invasion and criticize sanctions against Moscow. I'm Karen Chammas.

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China eases some virus controls, searches pedestrians

AP News Radio

00:40 sec | 2 months ago

China eases some virus controls, searches pedestrians

"More Chinese cities have eased some anti virus restrictions as police patrol their streets to head off protests. Many major cities, including Chengdu in the southwest, announced they were easing testing requirements and controls and movement in some areas markets and bus services reopened the announcements did not mention the recent protests in Shanghai, Beijing and at least 6 are the cities, the protests erupted in response to tough antivirus restrictions which saw mediums throughout China confined to their homes. The recent loosening of restrictions is a sign president Xi Jinping's government was trying to subdue public anger after there was some cause by protesters for chita resign. I am Karen Chammas

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Chris Reed: Chinese Revolution Begins With the End of Xi Jinping Rule

The Eric Metaxas Show

01:40 min | 2 months ago

Chris Reed: Chinese Revolution Begins With the End of Xi Jinping Rule

"Chinese revolution begins with the end of Xi Jinping's rule. With the end of Xi Jinping, so now he just declared himself leader for life or president for life, which Trump was joking Ronny saying, that's called king. You're the king. You're the dictator. So you're saying that Xi Jinping according to what you heard will somehow leave soon. So yes, so this is what the lord said to me in this encounter. And the things that are happening right now in China this unprecedented historical internal revolution seems to be pointing to this is coming to pass. So October 1st, the spirit of God says, quote, the change that will come to the Communist Party of China will shock the world. Xi Jinping is not the permanent ruler of China for he will be replaced in a surprising time and a surprising manner with struggle. But his replacement won't be in power for long for this cruel one when we place their only to stoke the fires of revolution uprising and dissatisfaction that has been contained in the Chinese people, but will be contained no longer. God says, the aggression of China against Taiwan is only meant to distract from the domestic dissatisfaction contained within China. COVID-19 was allowed to be released in China to keep the people indoors so they wouldn't write in the streets then.

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"jinping" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

02:23 min | 2 months ago

"jinping" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party in this way. And of course, it could sort of speak to this broader malaise and this broader discontent after two years of not just very strict COVID control, but real sort of drag on the economy that's been added to by some of those property policies and the property crackdown Over 92. One

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 University students sent home as China tries to end protests

AP News Radio

00:54 sec | 2 months ago

University students sent home as China tries to end protests

"Chinese universities are sending students home amid protests against coronavirus restrictions, China's ruling Communist Party is trying to prevent more protests after weekend crowds in at least 8 cities demonstrated against its zero COVID policy and called for the resignation of president Xi Jinping. Police route in force, and there was no word of protest Tuesday in Beijing or other major cities. Yesterday in Hong Kong, activists at about 50 university students from the mainland lit candles and chanted slogans in a show of support. Some restrictions were eased and now universities are sending students home, calling in buses to take people to train stations, qinghai university where students protested Sunday, said they were protecting students from COVID-19, but dispersing them to far flung hometowns also reduces the likelihood of more campus activism. Dali Yang and expert on Chinese politics at the University of Chicago says authorities are hoping to diffuse the situation.

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 China's Xi faces threat from public anger over 'zero COVID'

AP News Radio

00:55 sec | 2 months ago

China's Xi faces threat from public anger over 'zero COVID'

"Many a month after granting himself new powers, China's leader Xi Jinping is facing the kind of public anger not seen for decades due to his zero COVID strategy. Demonstrators in Chengdu chanted and locked down and free speech, as well as make China great again as they gathered in the dark around candles in Shanghai protesters assembled along the streets, many chanting and filming a stream of police officers arriving to control the protests. Widespread demonstrations like these have not been seen in China since the army crushed the 1989 student led pro democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, John Hopkins political analyst of says, however, the protests happening now are less of a threat to the government than the chairman uprising. Students and protesting that there's clear sign that the party leadership is divided. And

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 China affirms zero-COVID stance, eases rules after protests

AP News Radio

00:50 sec | 2 months ago

China affirms zero-COVID stance, eases rules after protests

"China is easing some virus rules, but is affirming their zero COVID stance. Chinese authorities eased anti virus rules in some areas, but are reaffirming their zero COVID strategy after crowds in multiple cities held demonstrations demanding the resignation of China's president Xi Jinping, a deadly apartment fire last week raised questions about overzealous virus controls in the city of Beijing announced it would no longer set up gates to block access to apartment compounds where infections are found. Please use pepper spray against protesters in Shanghai and struggled to suppress demonstrations in other cities. The protests are the most widespread display of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades, some protesters called for the party to step down and held up blank pieces of paper to signify resistance against state censorship. The ruling party newspaper people's daily defended zero COVID, saying it has withstood the test of practice.

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China protests spread amid calls for Xi to step down over COVID policies

AP News Radio

00:32 sec | 2 months ago

China protests spread amid calls for Xi to step down over COVID policies

"Protesters in China are calling for president Xi Jinping's resignation over strict COVID measures. Police forcibly clear demonstrators in Shanghai as they took to the streets to publicly oppose the government zero COVID policy, which leaves millions of people confined to their homes for weeks and requires near constant testing. Social media reports indicated that the protests also spread to at least 7 other cities, including Beijing, and dozens of university campuses. Large scale protests are exceedingly rare in China, where public expressions

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Confronting the Challenge From China

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

01:03 min | 2 months ago

Confronting the Challenge From China

"Last question, mister secretary, yesterday, President Biden said he doesn't want a new Cold War. I believe we are in a Cold War, and that saying that is destructive of purposeful intentional policy. What do you think? Yes. And most importantly, it's not what I think, but what Xi Jinping and when Xi Jinping hears that, he thinks this is America that is prepared to fold its tent and allow China to run rampant and free around the world. The Chinese Communist Party has been at war at least economically with the United States for 25 or 30 years. It has to be confronted and a statement like that. I don't know. Did you want hot war? A Cold War as a state of conflict and I can assure you that Chinese Communist Party. They use the word struggle. They have been in a struggle, a conflict with the west and the United States for decades, and we've just been naive or greedy or some combination thereof. It is time to confront this challenge. It will not be easy, but it is completely achievable. And America can prevail as long as we have real leaders that are prepared to acknowledge the risk and work to fix it.

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"jinping" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

01:51 min | 3 months ago

"jinping" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"This is Bloomberg Wall Street week with David Weston from Bloomberg radio. Ten years of remarkable growth. That's what president Xi Jinping of China focused on in his speech to the party Congress last Saturday. Brought about the historical rise. In China's economic strength. In a past decade, China's GDP has grown from 55 trillion to 114 million and come to account for 18.5% of the world economy. Not a bad track record during Xi's time in office, but if president Xi had been willing to go back to before he was president, the story is even more dramatic. Since Deng Xiaoping initiated the open door policy in 1978, China's economy has gone from under $150 billion to nearly $18 trillion last year. Now that growth is slowing down with possible repercussions for the rest of the world, according to the head of the WTO. If China's economy continues to slow, the way we are seeing that will have a big impact on what happens to the world economy. And U.S. officials like deputy treasury secretary Wally adeyemo say that the open door isn't as open as it used to be. In addition to having resilient supply chains, we want to make sure that American companies are competing on a level playing field with companies in China and around the world and that's why we've taken actions like restraining the ability to ship some key components. But Bridgewater's ray dalio who's been back and forth to China over the last 30 years insists that, despite all the problems, he wouldn't bet against Beijing over the long term. I think the longer term picture in China is still bright because I know the people and I know the culture and I think it's good, but they have major issues now. And

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"jinping" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

TIME's Top Stories

04:32 min | 3 months ago

"jinping" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

"This is in dramatic contrast to western political economy ideas that are built on the idea that the state and market are conceptually separate and opposing entities and electoral legitimacy underlies rule and further that the military is a unit of the state. We need to recognize that China's system has fundamentally different bases than the west and the strength of the CCP at the center will only increase following the 20th party Congress. Controlling history and avoiding the Soviet path. Western observers have typically lumped all communist systems together and have erroneously used a Soviet lens to understand China. Chinese leaders believe that internal critique of prior leaders and policies is what led to the Soviet Union collapse. Xi Jinping has repeatedly stated that the Soviet Union was a cautionary tale for the CCP and so engaged in cracking down on so called historical nihilism, which is a CCP invented idea to characterize any viewpoints that contradict the official CCP version of history in a way that undermines the parties legitimacy. Mao's successors and the CCP never negated Mao like Nikita Khrushchev did to Stalin. Rather, the CCP enshrined Mao as a saint emphasizing Mao's contributions and achievements and glossing over the human tragedies he created, such as the great leap forward and cultural revolution. In various official assessments and the new official history of the CCP. Today, anyone found guilty of historical nihilism and questioning officially sanctioned views of CCP history can be persecuted and even jailed. The great national rejuvenation, the rising nationalism in China, such as the growingly hawkish positions and assertiveness in areas like Hong Kong, Xinjiang and Taiwan, has also been puzzling to western audiences. Xi Jinping is taken a different tack than other post mau leaders and emphasized the CCP shall not forget the original intention of making China great again, returning to Mao's more strident rhetoric. Now is lionized for having China stand up to the west, which is the playbook that she also is clearly following. And we can likely expect further Chinese expansion globally. Instead of broad brush ideological condemnation of China's ambitious strategies and programs, the U.S. should be more targeted in understanding them and focus on its own development. China will clearly continue playing by its own rules, and we should not expect it to play by ours. For example, the U.S. government should implement more policies for high end manufacturing, such as high performance computing, automation, artificial intelligence, and so forth. The recent chips act that supports domestic semiconductor research and manufacturing and Biden's executive order on its implementation are steps in the right direction, and if we are to effectively compete with China in the future, we should continue on those paths. China's growth over the past four decades has positioned state capitalism as a durable foil to the orthodoxy of free markets. Our last 40 years of assumptions in dealing with China have been shown to be wrong. As she moves into his third term, we need to examine Mao's ideas and ideals for a more accurate perspective on how China will be governed in the future. Knee jerk condemnation as a result of our own ideologically driven blind spots will only lead to a misunderstanding of China and its ambitions. Accurate knowledge is the foundation of a more effective policy of engaging with America's

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"jinping" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

TIME's Top Stories

03:44 min | 3 months ago

"jinping" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

"Marquis is siney Professor of Chinese management at Cambridge judge business school and author of the new book Mao and markets, the communist roots of Chinese enterprise. Over the past decade, Chinese president Xi Jinping has initiated a series of hard line moves that hark back to PRC founder Mao Zedong. He justified China's zero COVID strategy with Mao's doctrine of the people's war, had his thoughts written into the Chinese constitution. Emphasized the absolute leadership of the Chinese Communist Party, CCP in all aspects of the society. Tightened control of the private sector, EG, cracking down on big tech firms. And even foreign firms and redoubled support of state owned enterprises. She himself imitates Mao on many occasions, including his gestures, dress and rhetoric. As she strengthens his grip on China in China's 20th party Congress starting October 16th, it is likely that he will redouble his Maoist focus. The depth of this connection between Xi and Mao has been hard to see as it runs counter to our assumptions about the trajectory of China's rise. For the last 40 years, we have assumed China was becoming more like us, abandoning the shackles of communism and adopting the free market. Thus, Xi's moves have been a surprise to many savvy observers of China, including top strategists in The White House. We need to drop these blinders and better understand the foundational Maoist principles that still guide China. Mao is the inventor of Chinese style communism and devised the unique socialist institutions that differ from both the Soviet Union and the west. She is following three key Maoist ideals in governing China and all indications are he will redouble these areas of focus following the 20th party Congress. One, the CCP at the center, two control of history and avoiding the Soviet path. Three. Rejuvenation of China. If we are to productively engage with China in the future, we need to understand the implications of these ideas on Chinese politics and daily life. CCP at the center. The Maoist slogan that she repeats frequently. East, west, north, south and the center. The CCP controls everything, may sound nonsensical. But the meaning is literally quite clear. The CCP unquestionably runs the state and also plays a heavy hand in the economy and other social affairs. The idea reflects Mao's belief that the party should be powerful in determining socioeconomic affairs and the long Chinese tradition of placing state forces above the economic ones, keeping the latter under control. Mao followed Lenin's ideas about one party communist rule and the CCP maintains leadership in agriculture, commerce, education, military and politics, which has been reiterated by Xi Jinping and written into the CCP constitution in 2017. The CCP even controls the gun or army. The People's Liberation Army does not report into the government, but the party.

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"jinping" Discussed on Skimm This

Skimm This

08:56 min | 3 months ago

"jinping" Discussed on Skimm This

"This coming weekend, Xi Jinping, the general secretary of China's Communist Party and the leader of the country is about to kick off his unprecedented third term in charge. And as he's about to cement his legacy as China's most powerful leader almost ever, we wanted to take a step back and think about how Xi Jinping has changed China and changed the world. To help we're calling in an expert, su Lin Ming, China correspondent for The Economist and the host of the new podcast miniseries the prince, which dives into the life of Xi Jinping. I want to start with what's happening this weekend. Xi Jinping, I guess he's not getting it promotion, but he's kind of just staying in charge. Can you walk me through what's going on and why it's significant? This weekend marks the start of China's party Congress. And that's an event that happens once every 5 years, and it's the most important event on China's political calendar. It's where we'll see who the next leader of China is going to be and also who he will be surrounded by at the very top of the Chinese Communist Party. What makes this party Congress particularly interesting is that Xi Jinping the leader of China is expected to break convention and continue on. So over the past few decades, Chinese leaders traditionally stay for two 5 year terms so it's this day for a total of ten years, but Xi Jinping has already been in power for ten years. And barring any huge surprises, what is expected is that he's actually going to stay on for at least the next 5 years and maybe for the rest of his life. So he gets this extension on his leadership, but what has he been like as a leader? When Xi Jinping came to power ten years ago, China and the Chinese Communist Party was in crisis. So the Chinese Communist Party has nearly a 100 million members and corruption throughout the ranks was rife and people were genuinely questioning whether the Chinese Communist Party might be around for much longer. Xi Jinping has made China much more closed and much more authoritarian and much less free than many people expected ten years ago. And so what he's done is he seized control of the Chinese Communist Party through his signature corruption crackdown, but also by instilling ideological discipline up and down throughout the party. And so once he seized control of the Chinese Communist Party, he was then able to use these millions of people to seize control of China. And so what we've seen over the past ten years is China become a lot more repressive. For example, we've seen more than a million Uighurs who are an ethnic minority in northwestern China, be locked up and pass through re-education camps. We've seen the Chinese Communist Party led by Xi Jinping turned Hong Kong a once free and open city into a police state and we've seen Xi Jinping build up this censorship propaganda and surveillance system throughout China, which makes it much, much harder for people to protest and voice their discontent. And as he's created, I think what he would call a singular Chinese identity, what is it like for people living in China? What is their perception of him as a leader? So throughout my podcast, I really wanted to get at what do ordinary people think of Xi Jinping. The propaganda has been very effective and Xi Jinping has genuinely cracked down on corruption. So he does enjoy some popular support. What becomes very difficult to figure out is how much popular support he really enjoys given there are 1.4 billion people in China and it's very, very hard to speak freely to them and get a sense of what they really think of the government. What we do know is that China currently has a zero COVID policy. It's the only country in the world that still has it. And so there are these rolling lockdowns across the country and there is really no end in sight for when zero COVID ends. And that has caused a lot of discontent combined with a slowing Chinese economy. I want to get a sense of just how China's position in the world has changed since Xi Jinping took charge over the past two terms. What has he done for China's reputation internationally? When Xi Jinping came to power, there was still many governments around the world and particularly in the west, who believed that we had to engage with China, we had to trade with them and the more we traded and the more we helped open up their civil society, the freer and more open China would become. No one believes that now and the reason for that is Xi Jinping because he has shown that China is not going to become more free and open just because the rest of the world trades with China and has economic ties with China and in fact under siege and ping China has become a lot more aggressive around the world and more and more we can see Chinese Communist Party influence operations in places like America, where they're trying to influence, say, academics that American universities or they're trying to influence Chinese language media across America in ways that make the party more powerful and undermine western liberal values that we all hold close to us. And thinking of how Xi Jinping might want to cement his legacy, there's been a lot of talk of him advancing China more into Taiwan. And we saw something really similar happen in Hong Kong, I guess, back in 2020, I'm curious about how you're thinking about Xi Jinping's interest in Taiwan and the potential international conflict that could arise because President Biden has said the U.S. will be involved if that happens. Xi Jinping was born into Chinese Communist Party royalty. His dad fought alongside Mao Zedong and Xi Jinping himself was raised by his father to believe that he was a true inheritor of the Chinese Communist Party's mission to create a stronger China. And fundamental to that mission is Taiwan because while in the west, we see Taiwan as a thriving democracy and a self governing territory, Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party see Taiwan as a province of China. And so one of Xi Jinping's most important priorities is to take back control of Taiwan from his perspective. How is he going to do that? Well, we don't know exactly, but increasingly there are fears that he could invade Taiwan. He could when he sees the moment is right, launched some kind of military action. What is very, very concerning is that the Chinese Communist Party has a lot of tools in its toolkit and we saw them use many of these tools on Hong Kong, so for example, they co opted many Hong Kong businesses because so many Hong Kong businesses are reliant on the Chinese market, they co opted Hong Kong universities because they were so reliant on staying in the good books of the Chinese Communist Party. They even co opted western businesses and infiltrated all kinds of institutions, the Hong Kong government, Hong Kong NGOs, Hong Kong churches, and I think in order to understand what might happen to Taiwan, Hong Kong is a very good example. One of the risks to Taiwan is that the Chinese Communist Party under Xi Jinping is using the playbook they used on Hong Kong on Taiwan. So it's not just that there's this risk of a military strike. It's also that, you know, they might infiltrate Taiwan's institutions co opt its businesses and universities and in other insidious ways try to take control.

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"jinping" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

TIME's Top Stories

04:02 min | 6 months ago

"jinping" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

"China's Xi Jinping warns president Joe Biden against playing with fire over Taiwan by Charlie Campbell. Chinese president Xi Jinping warned U.S. president Joe Biden not to play with fire over Taiwan during a phone call early Thursday, with tensions between the two superpowers swelling in recent days over a proposed visit by House speaker Nancy Pelosi, to the self ruling island, over which Beijing claims sovereignty. Biden and she spoke for two hours and 17 minutes on a range of topics, including pandemic recovery, trade and supply chain resilience, but it was Taiwan that dominated the agenda. Resolutely safeguarding China's national sovereignty and territorial integrity is the firm will of the more than 1.4 billion Chinese people. She told Biden. According to a Chinese readout of the call, those who play with fire will perish by it. It is hoped that the U.S. will be clear eyed about this. China described the call, the leaders 5th since Biden took office as candid, and in depth, the language was markedly stronger from the two leaders last call in March. When she warned Biden that if the Taiwan issue is not handled well, it will create an overturning influence on bilateral relations. According to The White House readout of the call, President Biden underscored that the United States policy has not changed and that the United States strongly opposes unilateral efforts to change the status quo or undermine peace and stability across the Taiwan strait. Washington doesn't have official relations with Taiwan and follows a one China policy that diplomatically recognizes Beijing. But it is obliged by act of Congress to provide the island with the means to defend itself, and maintains scores of unofficial ties with Taipei. Where Pelosi two visit Taiwan, she would be the first House speaker to do so in a quarter century, although The White House and U.S. security agencies are reportedly working behind the scenes to convince her of the escalation risks, with Republicans likely to retake the house following midterms in November, the veteran Pelosi, age 82, appears to be nearing retirement and looking to cement her legacy as a champion of Taiwan. Still, Biden told reporters last week that the U.S. Military thinks the trip is not a good idea right now. Experts say that dozens of risky military confrontations between China and other Asia Pacific nations, like Vietnam and the Philippines, have occurred this year. That includes close flybys and harassment or obstruction of air and naval crews. Sometimes involving lasers or water cannons, U.S. assistant defense secretary Eli ratner, told a South China Sea forum by the center for strategic and international studies on Tuesday. We see Beijing combining its growing military power with greater willingness to take risks at. Beijing has especially stepped up its rhetoric and actions toward Taiwan in recent months. Repeatedly sending warplanes into the island's self declared air defense identification zone. Russia's war in Ukraine has heightened threat perceptions across Asia, and U.S. officials have expressed concern that China's moves may auger even more aggressive steps ahead. Domestic issues in both the U.S. and China are contributing to the raised tensions. While Biden is keen not to look soft on China at a time when his approval rating is below 40%, Pelosi's trip would coincide with the Chinese Communist Party's annual leadership conclave and the seaside resort of bay Ho, for these reasons, it would be a loss of face for she just as he prepares to assume a protocol shredding third leadership term in

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"jinping" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

TIME's Top Stories

05:53 min | 7 months ago

"jinping" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

"Reborn from the ashes. Xi Jinping visits a change Hong Kong for handover anniversary by Amy Guinea in Hong Kong. Neither the headwinds of an incoming typhoon nor a flurry of COVID-19 cases among government officials this week stopped Chinese president Xi Jinping from visiting Hong Kong to mark the 25th anniversary of the city's July 1st return to Chinese rule in a tightly choreographed visit intended to reinforce Beijing's grip over the city. She arrived by high speed train on Thursday from the mainland tek metropolis Shenzhen, welcomed by supporters waving flags and signs with slogans like the pearl of the orient retains its romance. The city of vitality has become better than before. The trip is she's first outside of Mainland China since January 2020, when his zero COVID policy slammed the country's borders shut. It's also his first visit to Hong Kong since hundreds of thousands took to the streets in 2019 anti government protests, posing a challenge to Beijing's rule of the special administrative region. In an ensuing crackdown, thousands have been arrested, opposition lawmakers have been jailed and newspapers and civil society groups have shut down. Hong Kong is withstood one severe challenge after another and overcome one hazard after another. He said in a brief speech when he arrived. After the storm, Hong Kong has been reborn from the ashes showing flourishing vitality. Experts say his visit is akin to a victory lap to demonstrate that he has succeeded in remaking Hong Kong at a time when questions have emerged over his stewardship of China over his zero COVID policies and the Russian invasion of Ukraine. She is set to seek an unusual third term at party meetings in November. She needs to project success and is using his Hong Kong visit to showcase it, says Steve tsang. The director of SOA S China institute at the University of London. She is going to use his Hong Kong visit to project a magnificent achievement. Across the city, bright red Chinese flags that were hoisted for the visit whipped in The Rain and wind as typhoon chaba edged closer to the city. Signs plastered on overpasses, promise a new era of stability, prosperity, and opportunity. After his arrival Thursday, she visited Hong Kong science park, where several tech companies are based. He returned to the mainland Thursday night before coming back to Hong Kong on Friday to attend the inauguration of the city's new chief executive John Lee, who was hand picked by Beijing. She donned a face mask with the numbers 25 printed in red on it. In a speech following Lee's swearing in, he said at expectations for Lee's administration, including solving deep sea to issues like housing. He also asked Hong kongers to accept the mainstream values that are centered on love of the motherland and love of Hong Kong, and said that Hong Kong people have learned the hard way that Hong Kong can not afford to see chaos..

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"jinping" Discussed on The Charlie Kirk Show

The Charlie Kirk Show

04:55 min | 1 year ago

"jinping" Discussed on The Charlie Kirk Show

"So the psychology of dictators is something that is very interesting to study. It's also very important. And this is why dictatorships tend to not last very long. Now, you can have ancestral dictatorships where you propagandize the public to believe you to be some sort of deity or divine figure. This is what North Korea has done rather successfully, with Kim Jong il or Kim Il sung or all the other Kim Jong that I think only goes back three or four generations in the 1950s. But China has a similar problem. Xi Jinping otherwise known as Winnie the pooh wanted desperately to become this generation's version of Mao Zedong. He wanted absolute and total power at all costs. Gigi ping was willing to do the tough stuff. Was willing to purge. That's a very important word that word purge is necessary for a dictatorship. Now mind you, dictatorships tend to fall apart because you have to be always on your guard. You have to be vigilant and vigilance quickly becomes paranoia. It goes back to Napoleon. This is one of the reasons why they had to put them on an island. The guy wouldn't stop. Alexander the Great would have been that way if he wouldn't have died from a mosquito on his way back from India. It's a true story. Died from an insect bite. So a new story is quite interesting out of China, with all of that buildup, which is there is an anti Gigi ping article that has been going viral in China in the midst of the Olympics. That may derail Xi Jinping's bid for a third term. Now this idea of term implies that China has some sort of representative government. It's appear in total dictatorship. Now, their form of a dictatorship is all the kleptocrats sit around a table and decide who's in charge. Now if I remember correctly, Xi Jinping used to be a mayor of Shanghai or Beijing or he was kind of in charge of a provincial provincial part of China. It was well known that Xi Jinping many years ago was going to assume power. He just kind of had the entourage of the feel. He had the style. He had the look. He was willing to do it. What I mean by the style is he presented himself in a very authoritative Chinese nationalist way. He was able to split the difference with the west. Keep the labor arbitrage going, kind of soft attack the west without actually outwardly doing it, that's a balance that many members of the CCP wouldn't be able to do. But I'm reading from zero hedge dot com, Chinese experts have said that Xi might not support a secure a third term excuse me, which will be revealed at the CCP's party Congress this fall. Although Xi amended the party's constitution in 2018 to remove term limits. So he's basically king for life. You remember when that happened? He basically got rid of elections. The 40,000 word long article listed mistakes that Gigi ping has made in politics economy and diplomacy. It's a summary of Xi's ruling over the past 9 years. After 2018, we all said there's no way to force to stop G from taking a third term, Lee hang queen, a Chinese expert from the Washington institute said. But now they see the situation isn't simple and it's unclear that he can obtain it. Quote, this article circulated broadly inside and outside of China sent from several friends on the mainland of China, shows that CCP factions against Xi Jinping are fighting to stop Xi from continuing and office. Looks like there's a little trouble in Paradise. While they get the Olympics and they're on the world stage and they basically got away with the crime against humanity of the last hundred years, developing hatching and either intentionally or unintentionally releasing a killer virus on the planet, lying about it covering it up coming out wealthier and stronger than ever before, getting the Olympics because of it and seeing the American currency deteriorated our borders wide open are elections totally corrupted, your belt and road initiative goes on forwarded. Yeah, I'd say that China's actually had a pretty good last couple of years with all of that. But still, there's trouble in Paradise. On January 19th, this author wrote this article called arkan China. Now, let me just pause. If this was done by the CIA, it would be the first useful thing they did in the last 50 years. This is what the CIA should be doing. The CIA should be working with dissidents in China that pretend to be CCP plants. Working on this kind of very persuasive narrative farm and helping distribute it. We used to do stuff like this. And again, I'm not really big on regime change, but a weaker China is good for America..

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"jinping" Discussed on Today, Explained

Today, Explained

02:12 min | 1 year ago

"jinping" Discussed on Today, Explained

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"jinping" Discussed on Today, Explained

Today, Explained

07:45 min | 1 year ago

"jinping" Discussed on Today, Explained

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And that's what imperfect foods is here to say that stuff because that's good stuff out there with the bumps and scars and they want to sell it to you unlike the grocery star who wants to put it in the waste bin. So imperfect foods takes this Bumpy scarring stuff and put it on your front door and right now they want to put it on your front door and give you twenty percents off your first. Four orders when go to imperfect foods dot com. Just make sure you use the promo code explained twenty. That is twenty. Percents off your first four orders. An imperfect foods dot com opera code explained twenty by ooh okay lily with with xi jinping tightening his hold on power in china and setting himself up for a third and maybe who knows fourth fifth six term. I'd love to talk a little bit more about where china stands in the world right now. It's got friends and frenemies. Let's start with china's friends said the road initiative is she jinping's landmark foreign policy. So this is supposed to be china's contribution to the broad and it's kind of real mark in international community. Chinese companies are building roads pipelines railroads around the world but the initiative is also building china's influence it's basically about china providing cheap infrastructure and she'd financing. You're on the outskirts of bandeau. The commuter train is old and slow power plants. They are they're media. Companies there's financing now cutting through the hills that lead to interviews capital jakarta. There's a tunnel for a high-speed train and the engineers and managers who lead the six billion dollar project or chinese and any other projects that it can offer to potential friends in asia the middle east africa europe. So basically everywhere. It feels like china's been promoting this policy for almost a decade. Now i mean how successful has been in expanding the country's influence around the world in some ways you could say that it has not been that successful because china has still been isolated on the international stage by the us and its allies on the other hand you could say it has been pretty successful because any time something comes up at the. Un china is able to get a long list of countries that support its statements and measures sixty four countries have issued a joint statement atagui and human rights council meeting to express support for china's policies in xinjiang in response. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson jolly china's policies in xinjiang are not about human rights as necessity or religion but about con batting violent terrorism and separatism mentioned the united states. And it feels like the united states for years now has been trying to combat china's ever expanding influence around the world where do u s china relations stand right now. So you're trying to relations right now are pretty bad. Biden has continued a lot of trump's policies. And i think there was this question in china of what would the bite in presidency be like. And how how much would he continue. Trump's what was viewed in china as a very anti china policy and by didn't approach is to rely more on allies encountering china's influence but fundamentally at least chinese. It seems to be the same. China has an overall goal. And i don't criticize him for the goal. But they have an overall goal to become the leading country in the world the wealthiest country in the world and the most powerful country in the world. That's not going to happen on. My watch is still be treating china as threat. And of course the biggest news on this front as of late is that president binds going to supply some submarines to australia. Much to the chagrin of france. What's going on there right. So the us and the uk and australia have started this new defense alliance where they will share. Nuclear submarine technology. China is also very upset about it. China's foreign ministry said the three countries were quotes severely damaging regional peace and stability intensifying an arms race and damaging international nuclear non-proliferation efforts. What's also interesting is that china's response has been to pressure different ways of the us but in some ways. They don't really have a lot that they can do. Not because relations with the usa already at a low relations with australia are very bad. They'd been locked in a trade war for more than a year in the uk. They've got this trade deal that is needed but if the us and the uk strike trade. Deal which. I think this kind of paves the way for that. Then that leverage has gone to so some people say that actually the submarine deal. Is you know. It's a reaction to china being more aggressive and that china's backed into a corner. We need to be able to address both the current strategic environment in the region and how it may evolve because the future of each of our nations and indeed the world depends on a free and open pacific enduring and flourishing in the decades ahead. Is this so interesting to think about this. Sort of escalation militaristically and and in terms of economic competition with china because the two economies are really essentially tied to each other right. And this includes evan. The former president was trying to do with china on trade. Yeah i think that's that is correct. You by didn't keep saying he keeps using the term strategic competition that china is a competitor. The language is different in terms of framing china as a competitor and that strategic competition will always be there and on the chinese side. I think there's also some acknowledgement that that competition is always going to be there internationally. You've got china at odds with the us and all these proxy nations taking sides at home. You've got this raft of cultural changes. How is this going to animate xi jinping third term so another idea behind these drastic changes that making is for china to achieve self reliance And that likely comes from you. Know looking at the international landscape looking at the deterioration in china us relations in the knowledge that you know those ties probably aren't going to get better soon so another big part of the change in the economy. Is this idea of china. Rely more on the domestic economy. So i think a lot of the changes overseeing now are are actually in response to What's happening with china the us and what's happening. Kind.

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"jinping" Discussed on Today, Explained

Today, Explained

04:28 min | 1 year ago

"jinping" Discussed on Today, Explained

"That feels like it'd be really hard to enforce. Yes so the way that they enforcing that is by telling broadcasters and content providers not chew promote these kinds of images and not to promote content that includes Men like this one thing. That's going to be a lot easier for. The chinese government to control is the economy. How is xi jinping tweaking. The chinese economy so the main thing that's happening in the economy is that over. The last twelve months the private sector the tech sector has really been rained in and this is under the name of Cracking down on what. The government has called the disorderly expansion of capital and it means weakening some of the country's biggest tycoons in recent months beijing has targeted some of china's most successful companies imposing harsh regulations and fines on. Ride hailing company and tech giant's alibaba and tencent and so with these tech companies. The idea isn't to destroy them or to wipe them out for them to not play a big role in the economy but rather to kind of harness them and have them serve the state and you know serve. The party's agenda. It's interesting to hear that thinking about the united states where there's all this talk about reining in big tech. Is this like a version of that in china. Yeah i think it is a version of that because one of the questions is what are they doing with all this data that they amass and how are they using that the other thing is that one of the reasons that tech companies have been so successful in china is that they're sort of been disgraced on regulation and So the tech companies could kind of advance i and regulation catches up with that so some of this is an effort to kind of bridge. That gap in you know it so that the regulators are behind. Is there like a broader strategy with this rectification campaign these these changes to education and chinese culture and the economy at all. This is happening under this big banner of common prosperity. It's the new buzz phrase in beijing. Many of the policy changes rolled out by the communist. Party of late could be lumped in under the common prosperity theme. It was the slogan that she has used to express his commitment to dealing with an income inequality and the lack of social mobility in china. So in the one hand. You could see this as a kind of populist move by shea to rally support for him being power for their term and staying in power indefinitely and how of the chinese people feel about this all of these measures. They are away for the party. State to assert control over the economy the private sector in society. It's also important to remember that this issue of income inequality and social mobility is is a real problem in china and because of that. People have responded actually pretty positively to a lot of these measures because they see it as contributing to income redistribution. Or you know making things more equal. It sounds like this might be about like the rural urban divide in china. Yeah this rural urban divide. there's also the social naboodah question i mean. It has a manifests in knots away. So you have couples. That don't wanna have kids even though the government keeps trying to encourage families have mckay's and they keep changing they've recently Change the family planning policies that you have three kids instead of two but people don't want kids because it's too expensive in cities or you have young people who are burning out. And they're sort of checking out of the rat race and talking about this other slogan that's called lying flat so you know obviously the the government doesn't want that they don't want people to check out from society and not be productive members of the economy one of the criticisms that has been made about these huge number of measures and crackdowns is that they're actually surface level solutions at a very real problem so income inequality is a real problem but is banning for profit education really going to fix in applauding the education system. So i think overall what we're seeing is the result of the consolidation of. She's power over his first two terms so he launched this massive anti-corruption campaign the helped him. You know eviscerate any real opposition. He sat down any remaining space for public dissent or rejection of human rights and he also put himself at the core of.

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"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

The World: Latest Edition

02:37 min | 1 year ago

"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

"Lost. Here's the series began in april. Two thousand twenty good evening. I m Salomon i am the peter. J shop chief curator at the frick collection. And welcome to the first episode of cocktails with a curator. I would like to look at some of the great masterpieces of the frac- thinking about some of the issues with thinking about these days issues to do with life love searching for meaning in life to death if that sounds less than cheerful there was a softening of the blow each friday this will be accompanied by a cocktail and we will send you the recipe in advance so that you can make your own cocktail and hopefully drink that same cocktail wild. Okay my idea of a perfect friday early evening looking at art well drinking an idea that resonated with more than a million and a half viewers during the sixty six weeks of the series all recorded live without notes by the fricks. Three curator's at the same time that was a mighty lively and sometimes snarky sometimes flirtatious chatroom. My name is ian alterman. I live on the upper west side of manhattan. That was a regular visitor. I made sure to be home. And and have my my mock tail. Alterman became the chance unofficial commentator and greeter at first. i started to Whenever somebody would log in from another country. I would welcome them and say you know lisbon in the house or singapore in the house or whatever until it got too much as australia and indonesia and argentina and on and on joined in friendships formed in that chat space well art and european history were learned. Drinks were drunk. And you never knew you might learn during cocktails. The curator household intrigues portraits and toxic substances. They used as makeup and techniques. Specifics as in is painting of a bullfight in an episode hosted by curator amy. Your colors laid side by side as registry out of a two blacks and whites straight out. The tube yellow details fudged over with broad brush strokes paint. Yes sometimes curator's got excited. Sometimes they drink that during the presentation and always they told the audience stuff we likely wouldn't have known otherwise. Which was the point using art as a way to connect in time where connections were hard to come by curator aiming the genesis of the program was well. We need to do something..

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"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

The World: Latest Edition

01:35 min | 1 year ago

"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

"Even gets a cake his fifteenth birthday. It's an unexpected moment of happiness of togetherness during times of global duress and isolation so many young people everywhere are now falling ill in spain. Nearly half of all new corona virus cases are people under the age of twenty nine most have yet to be vaccinated but spain's health minister. Caroliina darius is quick to remind young people of another problem their own behavior get hillis hunting pactel can corresponding some of the images. We've seen have shocked us. Once again. i call on young people to behave responsibly. Dotty ashes referring to tv reports showing all night beach parties. Parks crowded with masculine teens. Getting the young to change their behavior is proving tough. The teens in quarantine at our house have their own struggle keeping their side of a deal. We made me not make sure the house is clean clean up. They clean up a little bit every day. So the hottest to become a big mess. That was day one. Things went south from their fast but by the time the quarantine is over the houses. How can i put it. Not a total disaster. The boys found their stride. Dishes are mostly done. The floors were mopped at some point. Our dogs alive. Maybe the young can't show similar discipline outside. Surpri spins health minister and everyone else remembering their masks and social distancing until.

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"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

The World: Latest Edition

01:31 min | 1 year ago

"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

"Up with an idea. I brought the boys straight from camp to our place. I'm vaccinated and had kobe just a month ago but still we traveled double mast windows down during the drive. Meanwhile by partner and stop the house with food while the boys quarantined we couch cirque next door. Check regularly everything okay. I asked them from outside the front door. The kitchens a little dirty. Our son says but we mopped anyone feeling sick. I ask out of you look. Pale just woke up and says at one pm in general. The boy seemed pretty psyched. And it's no wonder the fridge is full. There's a little cool in the yard inside the playstation net flicks and no parents fifteen-year-olds dream mos- whether chico solos mukasa because we've got the house all to ourselves auto says and we haven't had to worry about getting anyone else sick this we've gone swimming and played a little soccer at gabby sir. This is much better than being alone. Which is really boring. They are on their own but not really as the days pass. Parents take turns delivering home. Cooked meals pow even gets a cake his fifteenth birthday. It's an unexpected moment of happiness.

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"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

The World: Latest Edition

07:13 min | 1 year ago

"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

"Find out that they're rushing an injured soldier to the hospital for the world. Hsun jafari in kabul iranians have had enough of their long drought specifically in iran southwestern province where people are protesting the severe water shortage. They say their hardships are about poor. Water management for the past week crowds of demonstrators have been met with a violent response from security forces. At least three people have died joining me to discuss. All of this is covered madani. He's a senior fellow yell university and the former deputy head of iran's department of environment covey what is the extent of the water shortage in hoses. Dan right now. Desisto is essentially water bankrupt. Water demand is for more than the available water on has been using. It's it's a lot of resources unsustainably. Because don has just one of these places where the explosion eventually has appeared. People are saying that we have had enough and the environment is actually saying that it has had enough. We'll just over two years ago. The same region of iran was underwater extreme flooding. How does a region exhaust surface and groundwater in such a short period of time a very good question that part of iran and all parts of iran or half floods and droughts now this place was flooded for two years. They lots of damages. But the reservoirs got fooled but people forgot that they have to conserve and use less water. And when i say people it's it's not really people government allocates water to two different uses agriculture domestic sector industrial sector and then they drain the reservoir. And now there's no rain and no. Water is available for that farmers to irrigate their farms and and cities are even suffering. So what is the one big management mistake that should have been avoided to have prevented this current shortage. Essentially iran is a semi-arid area whose estan provinces is an exception it. It's it's very wet. It has mountains in north and south. It has the persian gulf. But then you start putting reservoirs everywhere. You use water for agriculture. Don't supply enough water to your wetlands. Don't supply of water to the environment and ecosystem so essentially you're developing unsustainably. How'd you see climate change affecting and making the situation. Even worse climates is everywhere heatwave and wildfires in in california floods in in germany or drought in iran. Climate has a multiplier effect. Climate change increases the intensity and frequency of extreme events alike each babes floods and drought so it catalyze the problem it exacerbates the problem. You cannot blame it as the main cause and if you do that essentially you justify what is happening. This means that managers and governments don't have any liability but managers and governments are there to forecast and predict these situations and get the system prepared and make it resilient we have not enough action by the governments to get us prepared for what is happening at the global scale and his making the problems worse. Cover that you worked in the public sector in environmental management in iran. What kind of reforms or reframing needs to happen for more sustainable water situation in the country this economic model which only thinks about production and doesn't think about the environment is dysfunctional. This has been proven to us around the world. Iran must change its development model. What's must invest in the industrial and service sector and decrease the pressure on. Its natural environment if he wants to survive this. This means diversifying the economy and making big reforms to the agriculturists actor and these are very very painful surgeries that you can't do essentially in systems where people are mad at you or have lost trust and faith in the government and it's not just iran as you alluded earlier. I mean the next big crisis and the globe we are told that is already here is around water shortages that are leading to monetization of water and making it less accessible to a lot of people. What does this situation in. Hoses don tell us about the future of water everywhere. We are water bankrupting in many places. The system that we have is is not sustainable. Right now what we are. Seeing in iran is is a political crisis. Is it's a social crisis. You cannot take the metal sector and prescribe solutions for the environmental sector disregarding all other governance and social issues to that point. Kava before i let you go i wanted to ask you about could assign which is home to an arab ethnic minority that has historically faced discrimination from the iranian government. To what extent are the environmental outcomes are due to a pattern of certain groups being de prioritized by the government. This is a very hard question to answer if this is intentional. Or this is a systematic failure. It's it's like you know the problem we have with. The african american communities are black communities in the united states. That you see that they know there is a pattern. There that inequality exists in the system in every sector. We have the same situations. Ethnic communities the environmental injustice implications of the development projects in iran are significant. But before i let you go let me tell you this. You know who's estan is a very rich region in terms of oil and gas it. The benefits of who's a staunch were not limited to iraq. You in the united states have also benefited from the oil that this region has produced what we didn't think about was the environmental justice implications of our aggressive economic development that was dependent on fossil energy. And now those people are left with pollution and we are here in the united states with a much better quality of life. And i think this is something for us to to consider how our lifestyle how what we do. In in europe or north america is affecting people in the global south. Kobe madani is a senior fellow at yale. University and the former deputy head of iran's department of environment. He's been speaking with us from toronto cover. Thanks for your input. Thank you thank you. Catalonia the region in the northeast part of spain has become a covert thousand hots bud the delta variant is the reason the european union now recommends against all travel to catalonia in the region's largest city barcelona reporter gerry hadden's fifteen year old son and a bunch of friends caught the virus then jerry and the other parents found a novel approach to the situation normally when you test positive for covert nineteen..

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"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

The World: Latest Edition

08:12 min | 1 year ago

"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

"What we see is a slow motion carefully. Managed attitudes in which is basically corroding buddhism. It's removing the core. Doctrines of buddhism is quite specific. They're quite open up doing this and replacing them with what they call socialist values but they don't destroy the religion and they don't put thousands of people in custody in tibet robert an expert on to bed and a research associate at the school of oriental studies in london. Where he's been speaking with us from robert. Thank you very much. Thank you so much and thank you for covering the story. coming up. As haiti comes to terms with the assassination of president what role should the diaspora play. It's the world i'm marco werman. You're with the world. Kovic is everywhere on planet earth. Nowhere seems safe but some places appeared to have remained largely unscathed. Consider niger the vast landlocked country in west africa. Twenty twenty five million people there with more than a third of the population living in extreme poverty. But as the world's alana gordon reports nizhny has had few covert infections when jerry experienced its first cova cases back in march of two thousand twenty. The country quickly locked down shot borders and even closed worship centers in this majority muslim country. The government set up as leash intense and handwashing stations. Dr brass souleymane has been on the front lines of these efforts. He's at the general referral hospital in shares capital. Niamey your shadows. You would do i was mostly in charge of sorting and admitting patients. He tells me so. We might says they've not been busy. The country has only recorded fifty five hundred infections and less than two hundred deaths since the pandemic started when connect with souleymane. I can hear a fan. Squeaking in the background share is mostly And it's hot up gentlema- on nepal danced. Show others today when asia. They're only recording fewer than twenty active cases per day. He says and none of the infected or seriously hospitalized. Simon says a lot of factors into remarkably low levels of code orange Different in frustrated by wanting quantity mushroom. Our way of life is different and doesn't facilitate contamination. He says jersey is the largest country in west africa geographically but it doesn't have the kind of housing infrastructure or public transportation system that leads to a lot of mixing of people. He says people live in large lots that are spread out. They often sleep outside. It's very agricultural. The population is also really young. At least half or under the age of fifteen so even if many cases get missed they very likely haven't been serious about that ma that we don't have news actor. Blanche anya is the world health organization representative inisia- she says it's that hospitalizations are so low and the government has been very proactive in its response. But it's hard to know the full scope. Widespread testing isn't happening. The positive situation might also have to do with the virus itself. What might be sitting here might be a career. That is not very aggressive. The virus may not seem to be as aggressive but if a strong pandemic response is needed. That could be challenging. Violent insurgencies widespread poverty and displacement are realities in share on yet says it's hard to keep people thinking about covert many have dropped precautions. Now you don't have many people wearing masks for example and where the food. This was out of hand washing the yet. We don't see them anymore. Researchers me to better understand the scientific and social that make the situation seemed good inisia- right now. There's a lot to investigate. Dr john nakanga song director of the africa centers for disease control and prevention has a warning. This is a very treacherous values amoeba for three decades and viruses can to give you that four sense of complacency series into publishing unexploded he has watched. the explosion happened across the continent in liberia. Uganda namibia elsewhere. Africa is experiencing its most serious surge in cove in nineteen to date at this point. He says it's very dangerous to conclude that nigeria has a very unusual situation. Dr breath souleymane at the general referral hospital in shares. Capital is under no illusions. Either last week. The country's health minister called for greater public vigilance. Souleymane says despite all the things in his country's favor he doesn't think they're in the clear or somehow immune to coverted magoo von visuals action valiant wallace A to In the face of this current. Resurgence of new variant. He says we still remain careful. And we still remain on alert for the world. I'm alana gordon today. The funeral of haitian president juvenal moyes was held in copays in northern haiti melissa's assassination on july seven continues to impact life in haiti not to mention the haitian diaspora here in the united states. Many people in the us are wondering what role they play in. Shaping the future of their country gary pr pr is a founder and publisher of the haitian times a newspaper based in brooklyn for the haitian diaspora at gary. I wanna talk to you. About an essay you wrote recently about the relationship between the the diaspora and haiti at this critical moment members of the diaspora. Wanna play a role in shaping. The future of haiti but that is not so simple. What is attention you see there. It's that simple because we know we add another country. We don't live physically in the country and so decisions are not really Based on reality on the ground. That's the challenge haiti because it's middle-class essentially a defacto middle class for also to marco. Is that the data for has some work to be done. it's institutions are not as strong as they ought to be on the need to be rather to engage. It would haiti and so right now. The role department of role is that of a atm machine. Just basically send money back home and help families and relatives he got living and so the challenge is to find out. How can we engage meaningfully because eighty needs. It's middle class to succeed. The fact you mentioned the second go the fact that the diasporas largely middle class able to send some three plus billion dollars back to the island and remittances a year. I mean that middle class also create some tension with people on the island who are not middle-class. Actually no because everyone has a dass. Bo's helping them. The is from the political class. Who sees that as a threat. They don't want them anymore. Engage because then that creates competition quiz threat that they're not comfortable giving away to what they call outsiders. There is that diaspora that is largely middle classes. You say i mean much has been said over the decades about The power of the small circle of haitian elites and the much more populous. Poor on the island. Can you describe what that looks like. Today what impact. It's having on the upheaval intention. We're seeing a around the country especially import prints. You have about ten to twenty families maybe twenty five but slot that controls ninety five percent of the country and we industry is unlivable. Then it starts with little wealth distribution whatsoever how embedded in haiti is that economic stratification. Like what would it take for that to even out. All you gotta do is if you have good government a fair live very to democratize the economy dismantle those monopolies that are in place right now and let it be a true free market place. And so those are the issues that i think the clear-headed members of the dassler saying these are the conditions that we need to compete because we want to invest. Now just coming and blow money away. What do you think the. Us role should be now in helping eighty. The us has a long and complicated history with one hand. If done their best and the other hand. If they're worse other undermined the democratic process and has really turned off the people in haiti from democracy..

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"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

The World: Latest Edition

07:41 min | 1 year ago

"jinping" Discussed on The World: Latest Edition

"It's really easy to get this impression. That japan messed up. Even though it's more complicating. That and i i would never want people to see japan that way. Coaching ikano from sofia university is also concerned about visitors. Coming away with the wrong impression of japan is not that much sense of husky de so. I do hope that they don't have to go back home with a sense that this was rather disappointing. This is not what we expected and the japanese government pulled us essentially ally that That we're going to be welcome. While the majority of the japanese public think games should be called off. Some volunteers are doing what they can to welcome overseas visitors. There bringing origami and pieces of japanese culture to members of the media who have to stay in the copen safe bubble and out of tokyo streets. Still mcconnell says the initial messaging behind tokyo twenty twenty is not holding up these by gopher all the promises made about the recovery olympic centered about the spirit of Techy we are so far from both ideas but the games in tokyo are just getting started over the next two weeks. The athletes will be focused on the events. They've been training for looking to make some of their own olympic history for the world. I'm bianca hillier. China's president xi jinping made a surprising visit this week. He traveled to the tibet. Autonomous region of china visit comes as chinese authorities are looking to further control tibet's traditional buddhist culture and generally the region. Robert barnett is an expert on to bed. He's a research associate at the school of oriental studies in london. Tibet is always in the news on the back burner robbie but this seems important to help us understand why there's visit tobacco significant for china's president. That hasn't been a visit by a chinese president since one thousand nine hundred thirty one years since we've seen a visit at this level to debate and it comes at a very important time for two reasons one as tensions between china and india which are all along. The tibet order are rising rapidly. India's mobilized fifty thousand soldiers to the board of china's probably done the same so this is a big signal that could raise tensions along that border and the second reason is that china's program too. Shall we say controlled. Culture into bed and religion is really gaining momentum. Now from what we can tell from the small signs of news that come out so she jinping being there is a sign that this cultural shall we say. Cultural management program is really gathering momentum so the signal She ascending to this border tension between china and india. What message is he sending. Well he didn't go just to the tibetan capital. Lhasa hit the a place he went to was a place coordinating tree which is about three hundred miles east of lahser much lower altitude and nutri is the main chinese base for imigrants. That's why the chinese liked to live. If they've got the choice could it's lower altitude. But it's also the main military base for the troops. The chinese troops and is very close to the disputed indian border so we have a very interesting phenomenon. A huge amount of videos being poured out of china show this visit by xi jinping. They all show him meeting monks and ordinary people in the streets very relaxed. But they don't show anything to do with the military or security or place but probably that may have been the real reason why he was. There was to to show support for the troops who are lining up against the indian soldiers on the gorda just a few miles from where he was the day before yesterday. So meantime in the background. How we're local tibetans and their government in exile responding to visit. Well i it's fascinating because the videos that china has put out a show very cla- cafe cheering crowds greeting the president. Our chairman as he walked through the streets of laws and is quite remarkable because these videos are clearly about showing no security. You don't see uniform place alone soldiers although they must all be there in huge numbers out of sight. And if you look carefully you can see these crowds very carefully arranged and they're probably selected people in the streets that cut off so it will somewhat stench manage. But we don't know what anybody really thinks inside tibet. It's almost impossible. Virtually no news comes out can really be confirmed but we do know what exiles thinking They've put out a statement. You know there's been a hundred and fifty six thousand dollars around the world off of them. In india and their exile government administration has taken kind of low key. Approach this visit and said that xi jinping could use this visit to understand better and begin negotiations with the exile allama so the exile government mcvay moderate in its approach. Still trying to push the chinese to to take a step towards talks that might resolve this. What is it seventy a conflict. Well robbie tibet's a witnessed massive economic development and an unparalleled infrastructure. Build up in recent years at. How is that effort been received into bed. Well people are very. i think. Probably thrilled about the improved infrastructure of the modernization into bed especially if they compared to surrounding countries like india qadesh nepal and so on where the standard of living is is much lower in terms of these practical issues. But people in tibet. They are very aware think although we can't read their minds and they can't really tell us but when we do the we hear a lot anguish a lot of paying about what china is doing to culture and tibetan religion languages becoming less and less significant in teaching in schools. They're pushing chinese language classes in kindergarten and in every village now they have permanent teams of officials. Every monastery in every village to bet that doesn't exist anywhere else in china so this control society events society in which now featuring pink is pushing citation chinese dominance assimilation of the culture and their religion. It won't wipe out to culture but it will definitely make a secondary. I mean no doubt. There is deep suspicion between to bed and beijing. I'm wondering though. Tibetans look over in xinjiang in northwest china and see an even more bleak future when the put them further under the thumb of beijing. What would you say about that. And the parallels between tibet and xinjiang. I think that the parallels between pension john have been hugely overplayed by foreign media and people misled about this because it but understandably because the party the communist use the same language same terms for what they're doing thought transformation. They caught it. And so on modernisation night alcohol rural revitalization and so on so they have these key terms and they use some of the same techniques but engine jong used with maximum force in tibet. They are we re ah council force being used but it's really very rare compared to xinjiang so the implementation of these policies is completely different in nature and this is probably because the chinese like so many countries and so many people are basically islamophobic. They've used the american idea of anti-terrorism from twenty years ago to justify a crackdown on essentially on islam islamic peoples of an unprecedented ferocity three in tibet. We don't see that..

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