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Originally posted by Dr E Dr E wrote:

By posting THIS;

"What do you think of Australia's human rights record, setting aside for a while your low views on brown and black people? Manus, Nauru are appalling human rights violations"

You have earned the right to never be taken seriously again.Thumbs Down



pt dont ever assume to know what my views are....i dare say i have more contact with these people, as you  describe them than you do.

but im not in the business of tit for tat with other peoples dignity.

you stance sir should simply be ignored.
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Originally posted by Dr E Dr E wrote:

Just what colour ARE you CNNPT? ... I don't think ANYONE in here thinks more lowly of WHITE people as you do?Stern Smile

We know you are GREEN, and not just with envy of The Trump Success, but you really should be embarrassed ... unless you identify as indigenous, sometimes, you know, like Bob Katter, the crazy cat man. Wacko

Strange position Doc, but not unexpected. 

I dont support white men who bash their wives or abuse little kids either, simply because they are white.

White people can do wrong. Not just brown and yellow people
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Originally posted by Isaac soloman Isaac soloman wrote:

Originally posted by Dr E Dr E wrote:

By posting THIS;

"What do you think of Australia's human rights record, setting aside for a while your low views on brown and black people? Manus, Nauru are appalling human rights violations"

You have earned the right to never be taken seriously again.Thumbs Down



pt dont ever assume to know what my views are....i dare say i have more contact with these people, as you  describe them than you do.

but im not in the business of tit for tat with other peoples dignity.

you stance sir should simply be ignored.

Bit rich coming from you Isaac, you judge me every day Embarrassed


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you have broad shoulders pt.


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Yes Isaac and I am cool with being attacked. You are the one crying and misrepresenting
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You and Doc, but I rarely read his posts LOL
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Hey Isaac, you know what this week is? Yep, Chinese bloody New Year. And we will have the biggest celebrations here of any place outside China.

I hope you are as outraged as I am at this disgraceful display of open treason.

What is wrong with our Anglo Judea-Christian Australian New Year?

If these people dont like ours they should p1ss off back where they come from. They have stolen Christmas from use, sell hot cross buns almost 12 months a year, Australia Day is goornski, the Aboriginals stole that. New Year is all we have left, until the Chinese invasion of course. 

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you can have you fun and frivolity pt, like the joyce affair, but there are more important issues, concerning the world.

ps i like chinese food, respect their culture, its the politics i find concerning. if they have come this far in just thirty years, as regards their standing in the world, where do you think australia, quite apart from the world, will be in another thirty years? i prefer an australian distinction, not with a chinese flavour....

British Defence Secretary warns Australia to remain vigilant to China intent

By defence reporter Andrew Greene

Updated about 6 hours ago

One of Australia's key intelligence and security allies has warned of the need for vigilance to "any form of malign intent" from China, as it rapidly seeks to become a global superpower.

Key points:

  • British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson says Australia shouldn't be blind to China's ambition
  • Mr Williamson says Australia will travel through the South China Sea
  • He says security measures need to be constantly protected

The UK's Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson made the frank comments as he wrapped up a two-day visit to Sydney and Canberra where he met with key military and political figures.

"I think we've always got to be vigilant to any form of malign intent ... Australia [and] Britain see China as a country of great opportunities, but we shouldn't be blind to the ambition that China has and we've got to defend our national security interests," Mr Williamson told the ABC.

"We've got to ensure that any form of malign intent is countered and we see increasing challenges — it's not just from China, it's from Russia, it's from Iran — and we've got to be constantly making sure that our security measures, our critical national infrastructure is protected."

At the conclusion of his first visit to Australia, Mr Williamson said Britain could learn from this country's experience in handling Beijing's attempts to buy influence and to interfere in the political process.

"Certainly I go back to Britain with a lot of lessons learnt as to how you're dealing with some of the challenges that China poses," he said.

"A good example is in terms of what you've been looking at in terms of critical national infrastructure ... we've always encouraged investment from outside but it's making sure it's for right time of investment and it isn't something that puts our utilities, our critical national infrastructure in a more vulnerable position."

Royal Navy to assert navigation rights in South China Sea

The visiting British Defence Secretary has also confirmed a Royal Navy warship will next month sail from Australia through the South China Sea to assert navigation rights in waters claimed by Beijing.We've got HMS Sutherland currently approaching Australia and after she's been to Australia, she'll be going through the South China Sea," Mr Williamson told the ABC.

"It's very important that we demonstrate that these are seas as anyone can pass through and we'll be making sure that the Royal Sea will protect those rights for international shipping as she goes to do joint operations with the Japanese, the Koreans and the United States Navy."

He declined to say whether HMS Sutherland would sail within 12 nautical miles of a disputed territory or artificial island claimed by the Chinese as US warships have done, but said it was possible his nation could one day conduct joint patrols with Australia in the disputed waterways.

HMS Sutherland is an anti-submarine warship similar to the design the UK is hoping to build for Australia as part of the $35 billion Future Frigate Program, which is also being contested by Spanish and Italian shipbuilders.

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So do I Isaac, but with Trump abandoning us, walking out on the TPP, leaving Asia to fend for itself, we dont have a lot of options. Hopefully a sane administration in Washington soon will get our 'special relationship' back on track and again have our back
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China's soft power plays aren't new to Australia, but have they shifted up a gear?

The Chinese consulate is accused of trying to thwart the activities of Chinese Australian organisations. This is how representatives of the Chinese diaspora respond.

RNhttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-18/chinese-soft-power-play-targets-australian-university-students/7922390There are around 600,000 international students in Australia and 175,000 are from China and Hong Kong. That puts the Chinese Government in a very good position to leverage their soft power through their students and their young professionals.

William Zhao's parents are both members of the Communist Party of China, and he used to be a member of the party's youth league.

He says if he had stayed in China it is likely he would have joined the Communist Party and become a public servant — something his father wanted him to do.

William concedes the way the Chinese Government runs the Asian superpower isn't best practice, but he thinks it is necessary for economic growth.

He adds that Western practices cannot be applied to China and that the Western media does not give Chinese authorities a fair go.

William graduated from the University of Sydney last year with a Master of Commerce in Banking.

At university he was the national vice president of the Council of International Students Australia (CISA).

In his student representative role he had regular contact with the Chinese consulate. William characterises his contact with the consulate as personal and informal.

William says exchanging information with the Chinese consulate about students isn't spying, but is transparent and necessary.

Many people call Falun Gong practitioners social activists because they believe that what they say reveals social injustice in China. I am sceptical of these claims because when you dig into the fliers, it's difficult to verify what they are actually claiming.

Xi Chen is a 23-year-old Chinese woman studying Asian studies and digital cultures at the University of Sydney.

Her parents in China are both members of the Communist Party of China but she also had relatives jailed during Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution.

Xi thinks that territorial disputes in the South China Sea are perceived by the Western media as simply power plays, but that actually the problem is one of Chinese sovereignty.

She says there is a distinct anti-China agenda emanating from the Western media.

In relation to human rights, Xi doesn't defend China but says that American interrogation methods have also come under scrutiny.

She says that some groups in China such as the LGBTI community may need assistance in protecting their human rights.

Xi says she is unsure how she feels about potentially criticising the Communist Party of China, because she has not found anything that could warrant criticism.

Based on her experience socialising in Chinese student associations, Xi says she can't imagine anyone speaking out against the Communist Party.China and the West have different approaches when it comes to human rights. In the West there's a huge emphasis on individual rights whereas in China the collective is made a priority. Because of this some people might find themselves having their human rights violated.

Sheryn Li is an Australian born woman from a Chinese family and says she can be critical of the Communist regime.

She is a member of the Australian-Chinese Cultural Appreciation Society, known as "chopsticks" for short.

Sheryn says the group doesn't often discuss politics, but that amongst those involved there is a willingness to criticise the Chinese Government.

In relation to controlling what the group talks about, Sheryn says it would be very difficult for anyone outside the group to be influential. She notes that Chinese international student exclusive societies may have a different experience with freedom of expression.

Sheryn says her friends regularly criticise political parties and she views this as constructive as long as it is not insulting.

She is currently completing a university degree.

Invisible power makes us feel fear. I have to go back to China to see my parents. If I was walking on the streets in China and someone doesn't like me, they can make something happen like an accident and put me in jail.

JP Cheng was the president of the Chinese Professionals Club of Australia.

The club socialised and networked. Each year, around the time of the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, they would reflect on life in their home country.

In 2008 JP was asked to provide a list of the group's members to the Chinese consulate and he refused.

Following JP's refusal, he says pro-Beijing people stacked the annual general meeting, became members and took control of the club. They introduced new rules that included not talking about issues deemed to be sensitive such as the Tiananmen Square massacre.

JP left the club and almost a decade later helped form a new Chinese Australian group called Australian Values Alliance.

That group set up a successful petition against proposed concerts in honour of Mao Zedong in Sydney and Melbourne.

But just recently JP says there's been an attempt to infiltrate his new group.

To hear Hagar Cohen's full investigation into Chinese soft power plays, subscribe to the Background Briefing podcast on iTunesABC Radio or your favourite podcasting app.


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Of course they have shifted up a gear or five. Trump was the greatest thing that ever have happened for them.
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if dastyari was so right why was he dismissed pt?
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That is some tangent Isaac LOL
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Stan Grant: US-China war not the only scenario worth worrying about, Kevin Rudd says

By Matter of Fact host Stan Grant

Updated yesterday at 1:06pmKevin Rudd knows China: before becoming prime minister or foreign minister he was a diplomat in Beijing. He is a fluent Mandarin speaker and as head of the Asia Society thinktank is deeply engaged in analysing how China's growing power is reshaping the world.

He also carries a grudge against Malcolm Turnbull for not backing his bid to become secretary general of the United Nations, and this can't be separated from his withering criticism of Mr Turnbull's handling of strategy towards China.

He accuses Mr Turnbull of being "incoherent and inconsistent", blowing from "accommodationist to confrontationist".

Mr Turnbull, to be fair, has shown he will challenge China. He clashed with Beijing over Chinese interference in Australian politics and has challenged China's assertion and expansion in the disputed South China Sea.

All of this indicates that regardless of which side of politics is in power, Australia's relationship with China is never going to get easier. It is already sensitive and complicated with the potential — even likelihood — to become increasingly volatile.

Mr Rudd's personal animosity to Mr Turnbull and his criticisms of Australia's strategy are less interesting than what Mr Rudd has to say about the rise of a country that he says is challenging the global order.

"China in my study of the tradition over the course of my life has a deep view of the rest of the world, which is it is always contemptuous of weakness and a respecter of strength," Mr Rudd says.

Speaking to Matter of Fact, Mr Rudd outlined a potential new world order, led by Beijing, that rejects democracy and jettisons any international commitment to human rights.

He said the US-China relationship was "in a deeply fragile state" and he expected the two to clash over trade in 2018.

China, the US and the Thucydides trap

There are trip wires throughout the Asia region that could, if mishandled, escalate into conflict.

Harvard University China scholar Graham Allison worries that China and America are destined for war.e points to what is known as the Thucydides trap, when a rising power challenges an established power. In 12 out of 16 cases since the 1500s, Mr Allison says, this geopolitical rivalry has ended in war.

Mr Rudd says we are "right now at a profound and deep inflection point between the existing post-war global order to something where we don't quite know what the future rules will be".

Mr Rudd warns of another option — "the Kindleberger trap". Here, global leadership dissolves into a vacuum where powers pursue their own ends with no binding structure.

It is worth considering.

Economic historian Charles Kindleberger gave rise to the theory with his analysis of the slide into depression in the late 1920s.

He argued that Great Britain could no longer exercise global leadership and the United States did not step up.

Expert in global power Joseph Nye has applied Kindleberger's trap to the state of the world today. He says the United States may not be able to maintain its dominance, but China remains too weak to fill the void.

Writing in the magazine The Diplomat last year, Chinese international relations analyst Chen Zheng argued that the US still "enjoys power superiority", while China is eager to exert more influence but "still lacks sufficient capability".

Zheng says China suffers from domestic weaknesses and while it may shoulder more responsibility it "doesn't necessarily mean global leadership".

Enter the Rudd synthesis

Kevin Rudd has an alternative: the two "traps" can exist simultaneously. We could call this "the Rudd synthesis".t may in fact be more accurate: a world on the brink of global conflict not with two rival powers but splintered, with no dominant nation to hold things together: "America First"; Brexit; Putinism.

Mr Rudd argues this is our world today — some sort of geopolitical free-for-all with the liberal order decaying from within.

"If we were getting a mark out of 10 at the moment we would get only 4.5," Mr Rudd says.

He points to increasing illiberalism breaking out in Eastern Europe and the United States with the "forces of the far right rearing their ugly heads".

"Societies based on verifiable facts and the free media [are] becoming passe," Mr Rudd says.

Mr Rudd is also concerned about Brexit and retreat from open free trade and a return of protectionism.

China will prey on weakness

Watching all of this is China, taking glee at the weakness of the West, even while it is not yet ready or capable of filling the breach."This is real stuff unfolding each day," Mr Rudd says, "and if there's something to be taken seriously by reading the history of the First World War it's that things can move really quickly — from people in 1913 saying the possibility of war among the great powers does not exist, to the guns of August in 1914."

That is the nightmare scenario: but there's an alternative.

The "Rudd synthesis" may in fact work in China's favour.

If it avoids war or the Thucydides trap, the Kindleberger trap — a power vacuum with a fractured world order — means China emerges as the dominant power without the burden of global leadership that America has shouldered at great cost for the past half century.

But what may be good for China may not be good for the world.

Mr Rudd's warning to Australia and the rest of the world is to look at ourselves: Bolster Western values or China — one way or the other — will prey on weakness.

Matter of Fact with Stan Grant is on the ABC News Channel at 9pm, Monday to Thursday

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tangent? or deflection, which you are pretty good at...is about china, i believe...

thanks for giving me the opportunity to continue posting on china; is a mere distraction for you, from american politics.

i prefer concerns affecting australia.
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Yet you support Trump who is doing his best to deliver us to China. Strange positions Isaac
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If we are going to be taken over by China, let's hope that they share some policies with South Korea!Thumbs Up

Protests force South Korea to scrap plan for Muslim prayer room at Winter Olympics


The plan for two container-style prayer rooms has been halted after South Korea's anti-Muslim group drew over 56,000 signatures

http://www.dhakatribune.com/world/asia/2018/02/10/prayer-room-winter-olympics-korea/
In reference to every post in the Trump thread ... "There may have been a tiny bit of license taken there" ... Ok, Thanks for the "heads up" PT!
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Dhaka Tribune ...glad to see you straying from the Daily Terrorgraph for an anti Muslim story. 

I guess that is progress LOL
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China uses race to unite and divide

Admiral Harry Harris, announced on Friday as Donald Trump's choice to be US ambassador to Australia, is hailed by all as a great choice. All but the Chinese government, that is.

The head of the US Pacific Command is a four-star admiral, the highest rank possible in the American Navy in peacetime. If he's confirmed by the US Senate, he would become the first four-star to take up residence in Australia since General Douglas MacArthur.

Harris has an outstanding 40-year service record, a history of forthrightness, and a declared affection for Australia. He has bipartisan admiration on Washington's Capitol Hill and on Australia's Capital Hill alike.o what's Beijing's problem with him? It's twofold. First is that he was outspoken in opposing China's territory-grabbing and island-building in the South China Sea.

It was Harris who described it as China's "great wall of sand". The Chinese regime was "provocative and expansionist", he told the US Congress.

The Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague ruled in 2016 that China had no legal basis for its claims on maritime territories that were also claimed by its neighbours. The Chinese government refused to acknowledge the court's jurisdiction and ignored its ruling.Harris was concerned that the rule of law was giving way to the law of the jungle. He wanted to use his fleet, the biggest on the planet, peacefully yet vigorously to demonstrate the meaning of this ruling.

"I don't think we have as a mission enforcing tribunal rulings," he told The Wall Street Journal at the time. "But we can show support for the rulings". He proposed "flying, sailing and operating everywhere international law allows".

This made him an "arch-villain in the Chinese narrative", as the Journal put it. But the admiral was restrained by his president, Barack Obama, according to specialist US newspaper Navy Times and other media. Obama wanted to advance co-operation with China in other areas. The Chinese government went on to fortify and militarise its newly built islands.

But it wasn't enough for Beijing to denounce Harris for his views. The Chinese regime imputed motive. And the motive it ascribed to Harris was racial. The second strand of Beijing's attacks on Harris is based on the fact that his mother was Japanese.

The official Chinese news agency, Xinhua, in 2016 explained: ''Some may say an overemphasis on the Japanese background about an American general is a bit unkind.

"But to understand the American's sudden upgraded offensive in the South China Sea, it is simply impossible to ignore Admiral Harris's blood, background, political inclination and values."Chinese references to his "blood" and "background" infer that he is prosecuting a historic Japanese race feud against the Chinese. He carries the poison of Sinophobia in his very genes, they're insinuating, never mind his US nationality, citizenship, oath or lifetime of service.

Harris' father was a sailor in the US Navy and fought against the Japanese in the Pacific War. After the war, while based at the US naval station at Yokosuka, he married Harris' mother. They moved to America. Harris' mum refused to teach him Japanese, telling him he was fully American.

Why does the Chinese government, and its mouthpieces, dwell on his part-Japanese heredity? The first reason is to show that he is "disconnected" from the rest of the US government, Harris told The New York Times, an attempt to position him as an outlier.

Second, he said, "they try to demonise me, and that's really ugly". He called the Chinese government's rhetoric "tone deaf and insulting". It is, of course, although Harris doesn't use the term, racist.

Harris is a particular target of the Chinese authorities, but the conflating of nationality and race is not a tactic they reserve for him.

The concept of race - "blood" - is commonly used by the regime as a way of constructing unity among the Chinese and as a way of claiming the loyalty of the Chinese diaspora, wherever they may live.

Premier Li Keqiang said in a speech last year: "The Chinese race is a big family and feelings of love for the motherland, passion for the homeland, are infused in the blood of every single person with Chinese ancestry."

Yet there is no such "blood". Official Chinese Communist Party policy marks out 56 different ethnicities in China, dominated by the Han but also including Tibetans, the Muslim Uighurs, Zhuang, Yi, ethnic Koreans, and so on.

Han is itself a constructed category. Han Chinese make up some 90 per cent of China's population, yet there is nothing monolithic about them. The Han comprise eight huge language groups that the Chinese call dialects but which "exhibit levels of mutual unintelligibility that would likely be treated as differences of language were they observed in the European contex", in the words of Stanford scholar Thomas Mullaney.

But "blood" or race is deployed according to the purpose of the party. And it's easy to do. Consider President Xi Jinping's signature project, the achievement of the "China Dream".

What is the China Dream? It is, according to all the official translations, "the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation". Yet some linguists have questioned the translation. The word for "nation" - minzu - can just as readily be translated as "race".

"In China, minzu can mean both nation and race," says Feng Chongyi, associate professor of China Studies at University of Technology Sydney. "There's no clear distinction. It can mean race, or nation or nation state or party-state. It can mean Han Chinese or all Chinese including 56 ethnic groups together. It means different things depending on context."

The Australian sinologist Geremie Barme says that "if you wanted to be naughty, you could even call it the Chinese Volk," the German term for folk that the Nazis deployed to connote a racially superior people with a unifying mission.

This raises uncomfortable questions about the definition of China's dream. And because race is such a sensitive topic in Western societies, we generally assume that it's equally sensitive in others. But, as the Dutch historian of China, Frank Dikotter, has written, China's "racialisation of collective senses of identity has actually increased within both state circles and relatively independent intellectual spheres, particularly since the erosion of Communist authority after the Tiananmen massacre".

The Chinese Communist Party is only too ready to use race to unify. Or to divide. As Harry Harris has discovered.

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Dhaka Tribune ...glad to see you straying from the Daily Terrorgraph for an anti Muslim story. 

I guess that is progress LOL

I think it's been covered by all the majors, just not CNN, Our ABC or Their ABC, The Project, Q&A, NBC, Media Watch, Cut Corners, Sunrise ...
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End Prohibition of Exotic Meats

Australia is fast becoming an Asian majority country and the Australian agriculture laws will have to reflect this.

Specifically the laws regarding selling of "Exotic Meats" I.E Cats, Dogs, vermin and other delicious delicacies :)

Currently, Australians have to procure and consume their diverse cuisine through illegal means and whilst being "legal" to consume, these meats are nearly impossible to access, leading many to forgo indulging in these wonderful foods altogether for fear of  legal repercussions.

We are calling on the Agriculture Minister Hon David Littleproud MP to get the laws changed so that our beautiful country can become more inclusive to our rapidly growing Multicultural population.

We will no longer accept this racist and bigoted view that eating animals like Dogs and Cats is wrong. This is NOT equality.

We also demand the right to access these exotic meats easily, just as we procure our Chicken, Beef, Pork, Seafood etc. We should be able to buy our Dog meat at a butcher, we should be able to order our stir fried Cat at a restaurant.

Please show your love of diversity by signing this petition.

THANK YOU.

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''Australia is fast becoming an Asian majority country''

Do you have a link to the stats supporting this Isaac

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found it via gays post on the echuca sales, and deiere steins facebook.
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In the 2016 Australian census, the most commonly nominated ancestries were:[37]
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oh the irony pt

told you we are fast becoming just a suburb of china, but you wont mind pt
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5.6% currently

When do you calculate they will become the majority Isaac, and how does it happen?
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wasnt me that said this. just posted the headline.

remember, irony, sarcasm etc pt

curious though, where are the new zealanders in your figures?
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Bureau of Statistics figures, not mine.

With a similar number of NZers as Chinese and Kiwis being similar to us, I would guess that many of them would call themselves as being of English, Irish or Scottish origin
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By the way, where was the irony or humour in your story?
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