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Xi and Heaven's Mandate
Asia, China

Xi and Heaven's Mandate

What even the gravels on the way knew: in day 23 Of this month, around them 2000 representatives two 96,7 million members of the Chinese Communist Party (PCC) reappointed the General Secretary and President of the Party, Xi Jinping, for another five-year term. at your end, ele terá cumprido quinze anos no poder absoluto do Partido...e da República Popular da China. Previously, only Mao Zedong had such a leading role in the lives of the Chinese. Since then, the tradition had become the sharing of power between the political leadership, in unison. So it was in generations after him.: that of the “triumvirate” Jiang Zemin, Li Peng e Zhu Rongzhi, and his successors, Hu Jintao e Wen Jiabao. In these previous steps, leaders kept a low profile, evitando o protagonismo p...
The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party
Asia, China

The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party

Li Xueren/Xinhua via AP Started this past Sunday, 16 of October, the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (PCC). It should outline China's general development goals by the year of 2035, according to a report previously sent to congressmen. These objectives were defined in the “14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for National Economic and Social Development and the Vision 2035 of the People's Republic of China", based on the proposals put forward by the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, that aligned government strategies and priorities and guided market activities. According to this document, It is “a blueprint for China’s new journey towards a modern socialist country”., and a joint action plan for the Ch..
<a>Triangular relationship between the United States, Taiwan and China at the beginning of Joe Bidenas rule</a>
Americas, Asia, China, U.S

Triangular relationship between the United States, Taiwan and China at the beginning of Joe Biden's rule

Alison Cordeiro Sousa - Student of the International Relations course and Researcher at the Asian Business Studies Center (GIRL / ESPM) Republic of China (RDC) ou Taiwan, is an island located at 200 km from the People's Republic of China (RPC), with independent government and being recognized as a country by 20 nations in the world (BARBOSA, JUNIOR from SATUR, 2016). A RPC, watch the island, as a rebel province that is part of its territory, according to Ivanov (2022). Russia's occupation of Ukraine, in 24 February 2022, with tacit support from China to the Russian invasion, sustained in the international system, speculation about Beijing's intentions with Taiwan (YEUNG, GAN e JIANG, 2022). For example, Thaddeus (2022) states that China's abstention from voting in the Security Council of the Organizations of...
The lady's visit
Americas, Asia, China, U.S

The lady's visit

The Speaker of the US House, Nancy Pelosi, walks alongside the Taiwanese president, Tsai Ing-wen, on a visit to the island's presidential headquarters, in Taipei, in 3 August 2022. - Photos: Taiwan Presidency via Associated Press Nancy Pelosi's Visit, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the US Congress to Taiwan, yesterday, 02/08, had the “merit” of garnering both President Joe Biden’s dissent and the opprobrium of the mainland Chinese.. Confronted with the “fait accompli”, Biden limited himself to showing his opposition to the initiative and claiming, as justification, the independence of the legislature in the American constitutional order. Beijing, From you, this time the europeans, considered the visit a “military provocation”. Fighter planes were deployed to the Taiwan Strait...
Drupadi Murmu, India's new president
Asia, India

Drupadi Murmu, India's new president

Drupadi Murmu, India's new president, meeting before the presidential elections, em Ahmedabad, India Image: Amit Dave/Reuters not last day 18 July, a woman and member of a minority - the so-called “scheduled tribes” (“designated tribes”) -, Drupadi Murmu, won the presidential election in India. She is a tribal leader and member of the political party “Bharatiya Janata Party”/BJP, currently in power. Thus, became the(a) 15the country's president and, with 64 years, the youngest. She will also be the first person from the tribal minority to take office.. In day 25/07 Droupadi-ji took the solemn oath and was sworn in. Previously, she had been governor of Jharkhand State, on the east coast of the country, of 2015 a 2021. Now succeeds Ram Nath Kovind in the presidency, same...
And the ship goes… o BRICS
Africa, South Africa, Americas, Asia, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Russia

And the ship goes… o BRICS

The article entitled “Brics in a New Stage” deserves careful reflection., by Ambassador Rubens Barbosa, Presidents of China 17/07, in which he analyzes the 14th BRICS summit, realized in 23/ 24 of June, no virtual format, under the turn presidency of China. the theme of the meeting - “Promoting a High Quality Partnership and Ushering in a New Era for Global Development” - deals with the group's next actions at this particularly complex moment in which one of its members, hindering the respect for otherness so necessary for the coexistence between nations, promotes a war against Ukraine, that has, in its turn, as a background, the threat that Moscow understands to suffer from the West against the “status quo” of the region that was part of the Soviet “empire”. As pointed out by Ambassador, “the meeting sought to increase the partnership between the group and the...
The tragedy in Japan
Asia, Japan

The tragedy in Japan

Shinzo Abe, Former Prime Minister of Japan - JOHN THYS's photo / AFP The assassination of the former Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, that shocked the world, raises profound questions within contemporary Japanese society and government. Issues beyond strict sense politics, At my point of view, also identity in the broad sense of what it means to “be Japanese” in a country that remained closed to the world for almost three hundred years during the Tokugawa shogunate., invaded its neighbors in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, was an aggressor during World War II and at its end, even defeated, became the second largest economic power on the planet.. and is currently experiencing a process of perceived stagnation and “depopulation”. Abe didn't just represent himself, but a whole political dynasty that crossed over...
co-productions: strategy to strengthen the Chinese film market
Asia, China

co-productions: strategy to strengthen the Chinese film market

AP Photo/Andy Wong Article written by Julia Nascimento Aguilar* and Natália Yuri Kitayama* "We must improve culture as part of our country's soft power to better guarantee the people's basic cultural rights and interests.”. This sentence was part of former President Hu Jintao's speech (2017) of the People's Republic of China, before the 17th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (PCC) — which has been adopting the strategy of strengthening Chinese soft power to increase the presence of its State in the international system (BECARD; SON, 2019). As part of the cultural promotion strategy, started in the 1990s 1970, the CCP undertook three waves of cultural reforms. the Russians laid out their demands in a document containing a proposed treaty on “security guarantees”, of 1978 a 1997, led by Deng Xiaoping, started the process of opening the market and ref...
Building international agendas: the role of the Non-Aligned Movement
Africa, South Africa, Americas, Asia, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Russia

Building international agendas: the role of the Non-Aligned Movement

member countries (dark blue) and observers (Light Blue) of the Non-Aligned Movement (2005). During the Cold War the world was structured around two large blocks: capitalist (led by the United States) and communist (led by the Soviet Union). These blocks formed an international structure known as bipolar, insofar as the blocks were antagonistic. Throughout the Cold War other important trends occurred., especially national struggles for independence, fight against imperialism and the search for overcoming poverty in a large part of the world. These trends ended up consolidating a group known as the Non-Aligned Movement. It is important to note that it was not the creation of a third pole and not necessarily the refusal of the former..
As Ukraine is unable to maintain its productive and logistical system, the ukraine, a China, the Peace of Westphalia and the globalization
Asia, China, Europe, Russia

As Ukraine is unable to maintain its productive and logistical system, the ukraine, a China, the Peace of Westphalia and the globalization

What prompted me to address the smorgasbord of topics above was a subject by Ukrainian professor Andrei Kolesnikov, “Senior Fellow do Carnegie Endowment for International Peace”, published in the latest issue of “Project Syndicate”, intitulada “Putin Against History”, in which he states that “Putin turned everything upside down. He destroyed all the achievements of the last few decades, including his. He achieved the exact opposite of his stated goals.: instead of demilitarizing Ukraine, he made the country arm itself like never before; instead of keeping NATO away, he brought her to the borders of Russia; instead of making Russia great again, he managed to turn her, and its people, in a pariah nation. Trying to impose their version of the nation's history, he deprived her of her...