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Re: NBA/China/Hong Kong Controversy

Posted: Wed May 27, 2020 2:07 am
by 3rdside
As for China - their true colours are coming out. In the last few days they've exposed their economic gangster credentials on Australia, cancelling 3 huge beef contracts from my home state and overnight a large barley contract.

This is a pretty good article summarising it:

https://www.smh.com.au/national/china-s ... 54nhj.html

Re: NBA/China/Hong Kong Controversy

Posted: Wed May 27, 2020 2:58 am
by Nodack
Australia seems to be in between a rock and a hard spot. Both China and the US keep threatening each other and taking it out on Australia.

Re: NBA/China/Hong Kong Controversy

Posted: Wed May 27, 2020 3:14 am
by 3rdside
Yeah - trump is aiming to force through deals at the direct expense of Australia. The Barley deal looks like it went straight to the USA.

Allies / history doesn't mean anything to this guy.

Re: NBA/China/Hong Kong Controversy

Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:20 pm
by ShelC

Re: NBA/China/Hong Kong Controversy

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:20 am
by Nodack
Chinese President Xi Jinping tells troops to focus on 'preparing for war'
https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/14/asia/xi- ... gfooterold

Re: NBA/China/Hong Kong Controversy

Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 11:51 am
by Nodack
All Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers to resign as China crushes opposition
https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/20179 ... opposition