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Documentary "Inside Mao's China"

December 04, 2018
A very interesting film by Martin Gronemeyer, telling a story about foreign expats in China during the cultural revolution. The film tells a unique personal story combined with rare historical footage give a new perspective on Mao’s utopia.  At the height of Maoism, China was as closed off as present-...

Latest Stock Buy: XIN

December 01, 2018
In October 2018, I bought 144 shares of Xinyuan Real Estate (XIN ) at $3.79 per share. With its quarterly dividend payout of 0.1 dollars per share, this latest buy has a dividend yield of 10.55 % and will pay us $14.4 every quarter. Awesome!  Bought after watching CNBC morning news. This stock is my first step...

China, Russia and DPRK to set up "visa-free" tourist zone on Tumen river delta on border of three countries

February 15, 2015
China is planning an international tourism zone in its northeastern border area with Russia and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).The Tumen River Delta international tourism area will include part of China's Hunchun City, as well as a 10 sq km plot each from Russia and DPRK, said the government of China...

High Speed Rail will Boost Kenya's economy

January 27, 2015
I have never been to Africa, but have been watching economical events there more or less for last 5 years. Today I red an article about high speed rail networks infrastructure in Kenya, could boost it's economy by 1.5% .I will re-publish article from kbc.co.ke (you can read original here)The modern high speed rail...

Proposed New High Speed Rail Line - Moscow - Beijing could cost ~$ 230 bln

January 15, 2015
While Azerbaijan-i's are building it's super expensive project Khazar Islands with estimate costs of ~ $100 bln, Russians together with Chinese are looking to build a high speed rail connecting Moscow to Beijing in 33 hours with estimate cost of around $230 bln.Russia China high speed train (Image source: ...

Top 10 Largest Countries by GDP 2013

September 06, 2014
Last year I started to pay more attention to the TOP 10 largest economies in the World by terms of Gross Domestic Product. It's time to compare them again. Top 20 Largest Economies In The World by GDP Nominal (2019) Gross Domestic Product in TOP 10 Largest Economies 2013 Rank Country...

African Union GDP Per Capita 2013

July 31, 2014
Probably few will be heard of African Union - Union that "unites" countries in Africa's continent. This Union has been created a while ago actually in 2001. The African Union consists of 54 countries (52 states and 2 Kingdoms). Although African Union is not so integrated so closely like European Union, with common...

GDP In BRICS Countries 2013

July 30, 2014
BRICS is the acronym of 5 developing countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Originally created as BRIC, the South Africa was added in 2010 to this economical group.  BRICS countries with 3 trillion population represents about 40% of Worlds population and is awaited (by some) to have about...

GDP in European Union 2013

July 27, 2014
European Union if looked at it as a whole solid brick economy - could be named as a Worlds largest economy by GDP. But European Union still consists of 28 independent countries. I won't discuss in this article about  - are they really independent, or how dependent National Parliaments are on Brussels,  but I...

How China fooled the world

March 27, 2014
This is really great documentary about China's economic rapid development in recent 30 years, in this documentary is told how China forced it's economy when Western countries had economic crisis. In this documentary is pictured a China's city Wuahan living on debt and building new skyscrapers everyday. Most of us...

10 largest countries by military expenditures 2012

November 03, 2013
Which country spends the most for it's military budget?Meet worlds top 10 most richest countries by military expenditures:United States 682.478 $ blnChina 166.107 $ blnRussia 90.749 $ blnUnited Kingdom 61.007 $ blnJapan 59.267 $ blnFrance 58.943 $ blnSaudi Arabia 56.724 $ blnIndia 45.785 $ blnGermany 43.478 $ blnItaly...

China - Rebirth of an empire

October 24, 2013
Movie produced by independent producers about Rebirth of China as an Empire. About Chinas role in World economy.Interesting thaught is told at the beggining at the documentary - all hegamonies converted to Empires, and after then collapsed, like Nazi Germany, Soviet Union, Japanese Empire, British Empire, Roman Empire...

China vs USA - empires at war

October 23, 2013
Find this documentary from 2007 in Youtube. In France 5 produced documentary authors speak of first confrontation of Chinese and American army in 1996 close to Taiwan.In 2007 year produced documentary it's told that China has advanced and modernized it's war technology, by learning USA technics in First Gulf war,...

Will China's economy to be worlds largest?

October 22, 2013
It seems is a hot topic in our days - Will China out perform United States by GDP in close future. I'm more skeptical than others, and I don't believe this will happen in next 10 years. After 10 years, who knows - maybe. United States accounts about $15.8 trilion GDP in 2012, whilce China's GDP is about $8.227....

Top 10 largest countries by GDP 2012

October 09, 2013
I would like to see how does the top 10 world countries by GDP look on the chart.  Top 20 Largest Economies In The World by GDP Nominal (2019) Top 10 largest countries in 2012 by GDP United States 15.680 trillion USD China 8. 227 trillion USD Japan 5.960 trillion USD Germany 3.400 trillion USD...