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ASIA FILES

The 21st century world order changing in ways which the previous generation could not have easily imagined. One of the primary factors in the current transition from a unipolar world order to a multipolar world order - is the continent of Asia. Leading the charge in the new plurality is China, followed by India, Japan, the Korean Peninsula, and the Asean group members. Follow 21WIRE's Asia Files for key news and though-provoking features on this global regional powerhouse...

Bio-Surveillance: Singapore Issues New Bluetooth Tracking Tags for Citizens

21WIRE | Governments are now rolling out unprecedented global social tracking applications. Where does it end?

SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘AlphaGo’ (2017)

SUNDAY SCREENING | Will A.I. change the way we look at ourselves as a species?

SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘Nagasaki – Why Did US Drop the Second Bomb?’ (2020)

SUNDAY SCREENING | Examining the real reasons why the US dropped its atomic weapons on Japan.

COVID Crazy: Philippines to Require Commuters to Wear Face Shields AND Masks

21WIRE | Increased restrictions on peoples’ rights and freedoms – all under the guise of a ‘public health.’

SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘Dying for Company’ (2018)

SUNDAY SCREENING | Why are younger Japanese finding it so hard to achieve a work-life balance and to foster real sexual relationships?

Why Washington’s War on Huawei is Not Working

Gunnar Ulson | Not only does US fall short in creating a viable alternative to Huawei, the products it does have and corporations making them are as tainted by ties to Washington’s intelligence agencies.

Pandemic Propaganda: Global Media Stoke Fears of ‘Outbreak’ of Bubonic Plague

21WIRE | These alarmist stories are priming the public for roll-out of ‘New Normal’ medical martial law policies and increased surveillance.

REPORTS: India Deploys Air Defense and Fighter Jets to Border with China

AMN | India has deployed a quick-reaction air defense system to the Ladakh region to try and rebalance border dispute.

Insurgents Attack Pakistan Stock Exchange, Killing Three

AP | Food supplies were found on the bodies of the gunmen, indicating they had planned a long siege.

China vs India: Who Really Benefits?

Tony Cartalucci | In the end, this standoff serve the interests of neither nation, but it does serve the interests of Washington’s desabilization plans for the region.

Economic Vice: Why is the US Still Sanctioning Syria?

Tony Cartalucci | US sanctions against Syria have long since outlived the alleged motivation, but will they ever end?

Border War: Standoff Leaves 20 Indian Soldiers Dead in Confrontation with Chinese Army

21WIRE | First loss of life in 45 years and comes after weeks of tension between the two sides.

COVID-19 Crisis: Why is West copying all China’s COVID policies?

21WIRE | Has the Coronavirus crisis initiated a process of harmonization for global fascism?

SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘Have Fun in Pyongyang’ (2020)

SUNDAY SCREENING | An insight into life and understanding how an isolated country survived the Cold War, famine in the 1990s, and the never-ending diplomatic and military standoffs.

China’s New ‘Coronavirus’ Surveillance Grid: 24/7 Tracking, Big Data, Drones – A Permanent State

21WIRE | China’s ‘national monitoring experiment’ will not go away after COVID-19 is finally ‘contained.’ Rather, the measures will be permanent.

New Indonesian Capital in Borneo: From Rural Misery to Grody Dreams of Urban Glory

Andre Vltchek and Mira Lubis | On the ground tracking the latest grand project, and yet another re-distribution of the national wealth into the hands of transnational elites.

China Looks to Traditional Chinese Medicine to Treat Coronavirus

21WIRE | China’s mobilization efforts against COVID-19 have not only been with allopathic treatments, but also from the field of traditional Chinese medicine.

Coronavirus Exposes Hong Kong’s Fake ‘Pro-Democracy’ Mobs

Joseph Thomas | Behind the US-led agenda is a racist, anti-Chinese campaign to use the territory as a vector to project power into mainland China.

COVID-19 and Total Social Control: ‘This is No Futuristic Scenario’

F. William Engdahl | It’s not difficult to see exactly how governments and selected corporations are using the threat of pandemic to lock-down various aspects of society and force the public into accepting restrictions and mandatory protocols.

Andre Vltchek on Duterte and Why Philippines Defied Trump and Embraced China

21WIRE | Will Duterte survive after breaking with so many long-standing institutions and policies?