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    Hague court rules against China on South China Sea

    The only winner from tribunal’s ruling is the arms industry On 12 July the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)* tribunal in The Hague delivered its verdict on the South China Sea, heavily favouring the Philippines which initiated the case. The ve...

    Conflict in the South China Sea – a socialist analysis

    Territorial disputes resemble pieces on a ‘geopolitical chessboard’ as the US and China struggle for hegemony in Asia Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Tensions between the US and China over the South China Sea, which have been rising over the pas...

    Taiwan: Student protests win important victory

    Education ministry retreats over increased tuition fees CWI Taiwan Students campaigning against higher tuition fees have won a victory in the Taiwanese capital, Taipei. On the evening of 18 June, after weeks of protests in which CWI Taiwan memb...

    Taiwan: Support insurance workers’ strike

    Nan Shan Insurance workers on strike since 9 December for pension rights and against contract labour system CWI Taiwan reporters This report is translated from CWI Taiwan’s journal, The Socialist. The strike by Nan Shan Life Insurance workers i...

    CWI’s 2nd congress for China and Hong Kong a big success

    Discussions on perspectives for Hong Kong’s democracy struggle and the crisis in China Dikang, chinaworker.info On 10-11 October a youthful and extremely important meeting took place in Hong Kong. This was the second congress of the Committee f...

    Is China heading for a new Tiananmen?

    26th anniversary of the Beijing massacre on June 4, 1989, is also a warning of revolutionary shocks ahead Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The anniversary of June 4, the culmination of the ‘Beijing Spring’ and a day that will always be remembered...

    Taiwan: Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

    Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party Vincent Kolo and CWI Taiwan reporters The term “political earthquake” has been widely used to describe Taiwan’s mayoral and local elections...

    Obama’s TPP: Taking neo-liberalism to a new level

    Taiwan’s ‘sunflower movement’ gave a glimpse of mass movement needed to defeat neo-liberal attacks and militarism James Langdon, CWI Taiwan The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which is still being negotiated, will be one of the largest trade d...

    Taiwan: Thousands march against Ma’s nuclear policy

    Echoes of ‘sunflower movement’ as thousands stage ‘occupy’ protests in Taipei CWI Taiwan reporters There seems to be no respite for Taiwan’s beleaguered president Ma Ying-jeou. Tens of thousands of people took part in a two-day protest in Taipe...

    Taiwan: Sunflower movement exposes DPP’s lack of an alternative

    Need for a genuine working class alternative to neoliberal nationalism and capitalism James Langdon, CWI Taiwan The 3-week occupation of the Legislative Yuan and historic mass protests against the hated Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSS...

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    The collapse of Evergrande – Chinese regime on horns of a dilemma

    Evergrande, the Chinese property company, is missing one payment deadline after another. If it collapses the consequences could be huge for China’s economy, its authoritarian regime and for global capitalism. ISA (International Socialist Alternative) talks to Vincent Kolo of chinaworker.info about what could happen.

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