China

Nations strengthen cyber policies, prepare for cyber-war

Despite opposition from Western countries China approves the controversial Cyber Security Act Beijing : China has approved the controversial cyber security act, putting forth the reason of cyber attacks and terrorism. Having made difficult the entry for companies with foreign technology in China due to this new act, they have been imposed with restrictions upon information storage and security. Since this act has been imposed despite the expressed unhappiness of foreign companies operating in China,

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Cyber attacks on Russian banks; 5 banks targeted using CCTV cameras from 30 nations Moscow : Last month, the cyber attacks on the US and Europe, done with the help of ‘smart’ gadgets using ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT), had created quite a stir. Within three weeks after that, it has come to the fore that similar cyber attacks have been done in Russia also. These cyber attacks in Russia, have targeted

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Indian Army briefs Parliamentary Panel on Surgical strikes New Delhi : The army briefed the members of the Parliamentary standing committee on Defence about the surgical strikes carried out in PoK. The briefing of this successful campaign was given by Lt. General Bipin Rawat. However, the army clarified that no questions would be accepted during this briefing. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson, Vikas Swaroop refuted the news report that appeared in

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Russia objects to Turkey military actions in Syria Moscow/ Ankara : Russia has accused Turkey of invading Syria and violating the sovereignty of Syria by its military actions. Also the Russian Foreign Ministry has expressed concern that the situation in Syria could grow serious due to the military actions of Turkey. While the President of Turkey, Recep Erdogan has demanded the US to allow Turkey to join the war against

Bo Xilai

One cannot deny the fact that Bo Xilai scandal, the silent support he received during that time, and the formation of a new political party were sequence of events that had started a new era in China. Special Things such as filing a suit against the member of a politburo in China, keeping that court proceeding active for a long period of time, and choosing a court that was several

Bo Xilai

A severe reaction to Bo Xilai’s exit was made public by the traditional members and by the followers of Mao who were members of the ruling Communist Party of China. People began to criticize the treatment meted to Bo Xilai through various mediums of the Media. This became a huge cause of concern for the Communist Party which was united for over six decades. The ruling party began to take

Bo Xilai Scandal

In the beginning of November, a new political party was floated in China. The name of this party is “Zhi Xian Party”. In English it means “The Supremacy of Constitution”. The party has been established by a woman named Wan Zheng. She is a supporter of Bo Xilai who was shunned from the Communist Party of China which was in power then. The background for the establishment of this party

China’s Iron Rice Bowl

In 1970s China accepted concept of ‘Iron Rice Bowl’. It meant lifetime guaranteed job security, and confirmed steady income and benefits. The doing away of ‘Iron Rice Bowl’ was an important policy during the 1980s of Deng Xiaoping when labour reforms were started to usher the industrial growth. Under ‘Iron Rice Bowl’ people working in army, civil services and SOEs had security of future. But this promise was under iron-fist

China’s Iron Rice Bowl

  In last one and half years Chinese government has tried to sustain its economy by reducing interest rates and by giving out bailout packages to state-owned enterprises (SOEs). China has been regularly devaluing its currency to stabilize its exports-dependent economy. But still, all these efforts are falling short with decline in manufacturing, reduction in exports and bankruptcy of SOEs. To come out of this mess Chinese government has further

China’s Iron Rice Bowl

  China is a country known to exist behind a veil of secrecy and iron curtain. Most of the happening in this single-party ruled nation goes unreported by the world media. But recently media reported of an ‘order’ of Politburo of Communist Party of China that oversees affairs of this ruling party. The order was given to party functionaries and government officials, which says that if they fail to stop