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Imran Khan as Pakistan PM could be China’s biggest ally or headache; Beijing betrays rare nervousness

Bollywood movies are popular in China. Aamir Khan flicks even more so. That could explain why Chinese media has been crying “all is well” and advising Imran Khan, Pakistan PM-designate, to ignore what “western media” is saying on China-Pakistan ties. To make up for its lack of political legitimacy, authoritarian regimes such as China often […]

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OCTOPUS, STARFISH AND SHRIMP FALL FROM THE SKY AS SEVERE STORM STRIKES CHINESE CITY

This is Insane! A severe storm recently hit the city of Qingdao, China—a very severe storm, with hurricane-force winds and powerful waterspouts—and that was how the city ended up inundated by the cast of The Little Mermaid. Waterspouts are essentially tornadoes, and if you consider what tornadoes tend to do anywhere, this isn’t actually all that strange. But […]