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    Quote Originally Posted by HermantheGerman View Post
    Chinese have proven throughout history that they are no exception
    Another one.

    I presume you are able to illustrate your assertion with proven facts?

    Or are you, along with a 'arry and



    content with unproven facts from notorious lying MSM?




    plenty of this left:



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    Quote Originally Posted by HermantheGerman View Post
    NO DISCUSSIONS ALLOWED!
    Friendly discussion is always enjoyable with you. keep it coming.



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    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh View Post
    YI do look around the many "sources"and choose t accept the facts from proven, reliable sources.
    No you don't, you post chinky or russian propaganda, or alternatively whackjob websites or derivatives thereof.

    Oh, and:


    No more flights from Sri Lanka's Chinese-built second airport

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Sri Lanka's jinxed second international airport was left without a single scheduled flight from Friday after the only airline using the remote facility scrapped its daily service.

    Dubai's flydubai gave no reason for the pullout from Mattala International, built by former strongman president Mahinda Rajapakse and financed with Chinese loans.

    No more flights from Sri Lanka's Chinese-built second airport
    I'm gonna stick my neck out here and guess that construction was done by Chinese labourers as well, not Sri Lankan ones.

    That, too, is how Chinastan works.

    (N.B. OhOh mistook the expansion of the old Bandaranaike Airport for the new one. But he is prone to making schoolboy errors).
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    My apologies, I must admit the Jamaican Observer is not one of my go-to sites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh View Post
    My apologies, I must admit the Jamaican Observer is not one of my go-to sites.
    You really are rather poorly educated, aren't you?

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP)
    Oh sorry, silly me, I should explain.

    It stands for "Agence France-Presse", a very well known international news agency, being both the oldest and the third largest. Lots of small news papers and websites subscribe to their service.

    There you go, you learned something today, isn't that marvellous?

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    Why nobody tries to copy the Chinese style?


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    Philippines: Verifying Reports on New Chinese Facility in Disputed Spratlys

    The Philippines said Thursday it was verifying reports that China had set up a “maritime rescue center” in the disputed Spratly chain in the South China Sea.


    But if the reports proved true, the Philippine government would likely do nothing because the facility at Fiery Cross Reef could help people in distress at sea, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said. He also dismissed fears that a Chinese rescue center could affect contending Filipino claims in the waters around the Spratly Islands.


    “It’s a distress center, meaning it could help to those who are in need in that region,” Panelo told reporters. “Personally, I don’t think establishing a distress center is bad.”


    Still, he said the government would leave it to Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin to study the issue and decide whether the Philippines would file a formal protest.


    “We will give them the benefit of the doubt,” Panelo said of the Chinese.


    “And this is also the country that promised us then that they will allow our fishermen and not stop them from fishing in their territory or what they claimed to be their territory – and they did, they are not disturbing them. So let’s see. Let’s not jump into conclusions,” he added.


    Earlier this week, China’s Ministry of Transport opened what it called a “maritime rescue center” on Fiery Cross Reef, according to the state-run Xinhua news service.


    The Philippines calls the region Kagitingan Reef, where the Chinese have continued to fortify and expand installations in moves that have defied an agreement with all territorial claimants that there would be no structures built in those areas.


    The reef, called Yongshu by the Chinese, lies in the Spratlys, a chain of potentially-rich reefs and atolls claimed by both China and the Philippines. Taiwan, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam are also claimants in the sea region, which is known as the West Philippine Sea to Filipinos.




    The overlapping claims have long been an irritant in relations between countries in the region. Last year, China agreed to a draft that would eventually serve as a basis for a legally binding code for actions in the sea region.


    That code would spell out legal parameters of what each claimant state could do in a bid to avoid the disputes from spiraling out of control. Some countries want the code to be binding and subject to ratification by signatory states.


    In 2016, an international arbitration court in The Hague ruled in favor of the Philippines, and threw out China’s expansive claims to the region, which it says it owns almost in its entirety based on historical grounds. Beijing snubbed the ruling, which the international community welcomed as a win for the Philippines.


    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, however, acted swiftly and moved to appease China by saying he would not seek to impose the ruling. He also changed the country’s foreign policy towards China and Russia, and away from the United States, which has continued to challenge Beijing over the region by mounting freedom of navigation and overflights.


    But China recently said that it had installed navigation equipment in its maritime center in Fiery Cross. Filipino intelligence officials said that the reef was also the site of an airbase, with a long runway that could accommodate long aircraft, including bombers.


    On Thursday, Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio, the most prominent official speaking out against China, said Manila should promptly complain to Beijing about the new facility in the Spratlys. He said the foreign office should quickly file a diplomatic protest over it.


    “That’s an exercise of administration and we should contest that because under our law that’s Philippine territory,” Carpio said.


    “If a foreign country will say ‘we will use this as a rescue center,’ which they should not do without our approval because that’s ours, so we should protest,” he said.


    Inaction would mean that Manila was waiving its rights to the area, he warned.


    “We should be wary of that because that’s an exercise of sovereignty or sovereign rights,” Carpio stressed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by misskit View Post
    The Philippines said Thursday it was verifying reports that China had set up a “maritime rescue center” in the disputed Spratly chain in the South China Sea.
    They are lucky to get such rescuers to help...


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    Quote Originally Posted by misskit View Post
    But if the reports proved true, the Philippine government would likely do nothing because they're trousering lots of chinky backhanders
    FTFY.

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    ^Safety for all "ships in peril on the sea", only ameristan believes pirate infested seas are a good thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh View Post
    ^Safety for all "ships in peril on the sea", only ameristan believes pirate infested seas are a good thing.
    You think Chinastan is there to fight pirates?

    Maybe you watched that chinky action film and thought it was a documentary eh?


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    Anwar Tells Southeast Asian Nations to Defend Territory against China

    Malaysian leader Anwar Ibrahim said Southeast Asian nations have to defend their territory amid Beijing’s aggressive moves to expand shoals into artificial islands and build military facilities in the South China Sea.


    Anwar, who is widely expected to take over eventually from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, made his statement during an open forum near the U.S. capital on Sunday, the same day that Washington drew Beijing’s ire for sending two warships near the disputed Spratly Islands.


    “On the South China Sea, we have taken a position that we will defend our territory,” Anwar, 71, said in reply to a question that followed his speech at the International Institute of Islamic Thought, a nonprofit based in Herndon, Virginia, in the suburbs of Washington.


    “The best option is to work with other small countries in ASEAN to defend our security position, particularly because we cannot expect the United States – given situation now – to be more positive with regard to the region,” Anwar said, referring to the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations.


    Shortly after the American navy sailed the guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance and USS Preble within 12 nautical miles of the Spratlys on Sunday night, China accused the United States of trespassing in its territorial waters, warning that it had deployed missiles “capable of targeting medium and large ships.”


    “The U.S. action violated the Chinese laws and international laws, infringed China’s sovereignty, damaged regional peace, security, and order,” Lu Kang, the spokesman for China’s Foreign Ministry, told reporters in Beijing. “China will take necessary actions to protect state sovereignty.”


    China’s warning came as officials from the two nations were in Beijing for a new round of trade talks scheduled for this week.


    The U.S. Navy said the destroyers sailed as part of “freedom of navigation operation.” In January, the destroyer USS McCampbell also sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands.


    Cmdr. Clay Doss, a spokesman for the U.S. 7th Fleet, was quoted by CNN as saying that Sunday’s operation was carried out “to challenge excessive maritime claims and preserve access to the waterways as governed by international law.”


    The Spratly Islands, a chain of potentially mineral-rich islands and atolls in the South China Sea, are claimed in whole or in part by China, Taiwan and the Southeast Asian countries of Brunei, the Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia.

    It is considered a flashpoint in the region. The claimants have agreed to desist from any actions that would complicate the matter, although China has been expanding and militarizing islands it occupies.

    Beijing claims nearly the whole of the South China Sea, insisting that it has indisputable sovereignty over the region.



    Keep negotiating with China, Anwar says


    During his remarks in Virginia on Sunday, Anwar also defended the Mahathir government’s decision last month to keep negotiating with Beijing over controversial China-backed projects.


    “With China, we have to continue to engage because it’s a very strong neighbor, powerful neighbor but strong economy,” he said. “For our survival, we need investments, trade with the Chinese.”


    However, Anwar said, Malaysia must renegotiate contracts “when the economy does not allow us to go through these huge mega projects because of exorbitant price increase.”


    “If we fail, we cancel because the country can ill afford,” he said, underscoring the government’s right to junk agreements that were signed under “questionable or dubious” circumstances.


    Anwar did not specifically mention the controversial U.S. $20 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), a 688-km (430-mile) railway project to connect the western and eastern coasts of the Malaysian peninsula.


    In January, Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the Malaysian Cabinet had decided to adopt a statement from Mahathir that Kuala Lumpur would still keep negotiating the ECRL deal with Beijing.


    ECRL, the centerpiece of China’s infrastructure push in Malaysia, was to be financed in large part by the Export-Import Bank of China. The project is a Malaysian component of China’s massive One Belt, One Road (OBOR) international infrastructure expansion program.


    “In my experience in the government in the past, we would always say we will honor all our commitments, but when we have reasons, compelling case that the agreement signed is dubious, or through bribery, et cetera, then we can always question,” Anwar said.


    After he returned to power as a result of a stunning electoral triumph last May, Mahathir has issued statements implying that several China-backed projects approved by his predecessor, Najib Razak, would be placed on the back burner.


    Anwar, a twice-jailed 70-year-old former deputy prime minister, received a royal full-pardon after the May general election led to a landslide victory for the Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope), an upstart coalition of political parties that he led together with Mahathir.


    During the open forum, Anwar also defended Mahathir’s decision in October last year to free 11 ethnic Uyghur Muslims, allowing them to leave for Turkey. Mahathir, defying Beijing’s request that they be repatriated, said the refugees had not broken laws in his country.


    “This engagement with the Chinese should not bar us from raising questions or issues which affect not only the interest of the country but justice for any community,” Anwar said.


    Anwar made the statement a day after Turkey denounced Beijing's controversial mass “re-education” camps in China's western region of Xinjiang, calling them a “great shame for humanity.”


    Turkey, in a strongly-worded statement issued by its foreign ministry spokesman, said thousands had been subjected to torture and brainwashing in the Chinese camps.


    Chinese state-run media has strongly refuted some of Turkey’s claims, saying they “violated the facts.”






    https://www.benarnews.org/english/ne...019172941.html

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    During the open forum, Anwar also defended Mahathir’s decision in October last year to free 11 ethnic Uyghur Muslims, allowing them to leave for Turkey. Mahathir, defying Beijing’s request that they be repatriated, said the refugees had not broken laws in his country.

    “This engagement with the Chinese should not bar us from raising questions or issues which affect not only the interest of the country but justice for any community,” Anwar said.

    Anwar made the statement a day after Turkey denounced Beijing's controversial mass “re-education” camps in China's western region of Xinjiang, calling them a “great shame for humanity.”
    Yeah, fuck you Chinastan.


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    Chinastan in one of those rare moments of honesty...


    Attached Images Attached Images

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    ^Named that jpeg yourself, harry.?

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    ^^

    "Exploited" translated
    :

    開發 - Traditional Chinese


    开发 - Simplified Chinese

    Neither of which match your fake image 'arry.

    However, even if close here are some alternative translations:

    开发 kāifā develop

    开发 kāifā open up

    开发 kāifā exploit

    开发公司 development company

    经济开发区 economic development zone

    开发银行 development bank

    智力开发 intellectual development





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    It's in English you retarded fucking chimp.

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    What I am suggesting to you 'arry is that the Chinese form takes precedence. The figures aren't exactly clear/legible, but the English version does not match a translation of the Chinese form. There may of course be multiple Chinese characters which can be translated into the English.

    My lack of knowledge of Chinese writing, simplified or traditional , prevents me from being 100% sure though. Unlike many academics here who read, write and understand the nuances of Chinese/English words.

    Allegedly the Chinese characters are, 开拓 (kaituo) which is/can be, translated into English as "Open Up".

    ?Exploitation.? Awkward translation faux pas spotted at China-Africa friendship event ? Shanghaiist

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    We all knew this already without being told, OhOh.

    The point is that it's an amusing faux pas which has shown up the truth behind their mendacious language.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh View Post
    What I am suggesting to you 'arry is that the Chinese form takes precedence. The figures aren't exactly clear/legible, but the English version does not match a translation of the Chinese form. There may of course be multiple Chinese characters which can be translated into the English.

    My lack of knowledge of Chinese writing, simplified or traditional , prevents me from being 100% sure though. Unlike many academics here who read, write and understand the nuances of Chinese/English words.

    Allegedly the Chinese characters are, 开拓 (kaituo) which is/can be, translated into English as "Open Up".

    ?Exploitation.? Awkward translation faux pas spotted at China-Africa friendship event ? Shanghaiist
    You retarded fucking chimp.

    It's quite obviously a Freudian slip.

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