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by Liu
27 Dec 2015 06:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 95565

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Btw,it is reported thst y20 entered into service yesterday too.
by Liu
27 Dec 2015 06:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 95565

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

DavidD wrote:J-20 begins LRIP, first production model, serial 2101 pictured here:

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Well,it is much earlier than expected.
Most people thought that j20 would not enter into service until 2017-2018.
by Liu
17 Nov 2015 07:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1311
Views: 191319

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

well, one CHinese wrote one article, comparing the standard of living in different countries ,with per capita auto sale, instead of per capita GDP. the conclusion is quite amazing... 1. Generally speaking, per capita auto sale is corelated to per capita GDP. the higher per capita GDP is , the more p...
by Liu
17 Oct 2015 22:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 95565

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Beside,some guys codes j10 with ws10 "j10c".

They said that not only its engine is replaced,but also radar is replaced with aesa.
by Liu
17 Oct 2015 21:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 95565

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

ok but any independent sources verifying these claims. What is the status of AL-31 imports from Russia if WS10 is upto the task. What is the user experience like with the latest iterations of the WS10A. If it's being mass produced what is MTBO for later versions. Is China confident enough with the ...
by Liu
17 Oct 2015 15:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 95565

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

What happened to China's indigenous aircraft engine program, the WS-10A/B or something to be mated to J-11 Su-27 copy. At first there were reports it wasn't working well, then they bought the AL-31 something from Russia again in bulk to mate with these platforms built in China, then there were repo...
by Liu
27 Sep 2015 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and UN: better off out or in
Replies: 122
Views: 6126

Re: India and UN: better off out or in

At that time,USA,EU,CHINA and russia would have to abondon UN and try setting up a effective exclusive elite club to run global affairs for the 3rd time,after 'the league of nations' and UN. The elite club will have to be led by the elite economies. Russia has already dropped off the charts economi...
by Liu
27 Sep 2015 10:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and UN: better off out or in
Replies: 122
Views: 6126

Re: India and UN: better off out or in

Agree with Liu regarding EU. EU deserves only 1 seat - this one seat replacing those of UK and France....hopefully that would also satisfy Germany which is anyway the leader within EU. we should have cutoff of 100 mil population for UNSC seat in any case. US, Russia, China, EU, India, Japan: a 6-me...
by Liu
27 Sep 2015 10:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and UN: better off out or in
Replies: 122
Views: 6126

Re: India and UN: better off out or in

2.today, USA,EU,CHINA and russia are the only 4 major powers on the earth,which have complete industry base to arm themseves and sustain long~term all~full world war independently. EU is not a UNSC member. In fact, the strongest country in EU - Germany - is not a UNSC permanent member at all. Japan...
by Liu
27 Sep 2015 05:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and UN: better off out or in
Replies: 122
Views: 6126

Re: India and UN: better off out or in

2.today, USA,EU,CHINA and russia are the only 4 major powers on the earth,which have complete industry base to arm themseves and sustain long~term all~full world war independently. Other countries,including india,japan and brazil,can not arm themselves indepndently and would have to depend on USA/e...
by Liu
26 Sep 2015 23:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and UN: better off out or in
Replies: 122
Views: 6126

Re: India and UN: better off out or in

So, it is just because india is not powerful enough to challeng UN that P5 does not take india too seriouly. Indians had better concetrate developing homeland and make it richer and more mighty,instead of complaining about P5 and UN. Setting up alternatives is a long term effort. China of all peopl...
by Liu
26 Sep 2015 15:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and UN: better off out or in
Replies: 122
Views: 6126

Re: India and UN: better off out or in

Unless india were powerful enough to set up one alternative challenging UN, P5 would never take india's apply of veto seriously. BTW,USA did not take the reform of WB/IMF seriously ,either.so CHina just lead to set up AIIB/silk road fund to challenge/replace WB/IMF. Thus,now if USA want to keep WB/I...
by Liu
22 Sep 2015 20:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 95565

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

China has officially confirned that the engine of j31 now is not russia rd93,but indengious ws13.
by Liu
24 Jul 2015 22:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1311
Views: 191319

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

记者从中国铁路总公司获悉,今年上半年国家铁路完成固定资产投资2651.3亿元,同比(比上年同期)增长12.7%;新线投产2226公里。“根据目前的工作进度和下半年铁路建设的计划安排,经过努力,年内可以实现全国铁路投资和建设目标。”中国铁路总公司有关部门负责人表示。 今年铁路投资的目标是要保持在8000亿元以上,新投产里程8000公里以上。目前铁路建设仍保持高歌猛进的态势。在今年上半年完成的国家铁路固定资产投资中,铁路基本建设投资2342亿元,同比增长13%;国家铁路机车车辆购置309亿元,同比增长9.2%。 7月15日,南昌至赣州铁路客运专线全线开工建设,南昌至赣州客运专线全长415.165...
by Liu
17 Jun 2015 08:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 106311

Re: China Watch Thread-I

China calls halt to island building in South China Sea. Sign of compromise? http://news.yahoo.com/china-calls-halt-island-building-south-china-sea-202610359.html Any confirmation of this ? it is just a tactic retreat. typhoon season is coming…the islandd building has to be suspended for the coming ...
by Liu
20 Mar 2015 21:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

^^ That is a bad deal in comparison with India. With $900k, one can buy anywhere between 4-5 homes in the luxury segment in a tier-3 city, and up to 10 homes if one goes a shade lower in luxury. Chinese are getting a very bad deal for the money being spent. Sorry,it is '90k USD'. type error occured...
by Liu
20 Mar 2015 21:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

^^ That is a bad deal in comparison with India. With $900k, one can buy anywhere between 4-5 homes in the luxury segment in a tier-3 city, and up to 10 homes if one goes a shade lower in luxury. Chinese are getting a very bad deal for the money being spent. Sorry,it is '90k USD'. type error occured...
by Liu
20 Mar 2015 19:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

do you want to know how to decorate one new appartment? how much it costs? I am glad to tell you all about it,because I am going to decorate one new appartment. in one tier3 city in CHina...maybe people can learn the life cost, life way of ordinary people and other interesting economy information ab...
by Liu
16 Mar 2015 20:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 95565

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

There is potential for further growth, but, unless they change politically they will plateau at some point. There are very few countries China can sell to and most, if not all, are 3rd world, economically challenged, nations - outside of some ME countries I would imagine who would be interested in ...
by Liu
16 Mar 2015 08:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 95565

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

While India is discussing the next big import items, PRC is silently working the technology for a Make in China. http://nextbigfuture.com/2015/03/confirmation-of-construction-of-chinas.html "I think if we need carriers, the more the better. The key is how much funding do we have," he said...
by Liu
15 Mar 2015 19:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 95565

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

http://cnpic.crntt.com/upload/201503/15/103665443.jpg

WS20, the engine for Y20 and other heavy transport/civilian jet, is being tested .
by Liu
12 Mar 2015 19:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

SaiPji completely agree. I couldn't access BRF either. From any of the places I mentioned in my post above.... well, I am surfing BRF at home,with the net run by "CHina mobile" however, when I stay in my office with the net run by "China telecom", I usually fail to surf BRF.. it...
by Liu
12 Mar 2015 19:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

Liu, on your part, stop trying to demotivate a poster who actually travelled to China. We want to hear him, even if he just pooped in Chengdu's transit lounge and got back in the flight Hnairji I may have conveyed the wrong impression here - I spent 2 weeks in China. Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai an...
by Liu
12 Mar 2015 17:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

I am not sure about individual freedoms. I could access neither Facebook nor Twitter in a five star hotel in Beijing. Emails and chat messengers worked just fine. Reddit opened after a long time and that too as a text only page. Censorship in China is not in your face but its presence can definitel...
by Liu
12 Mar 2015 17:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

^^ People in China do have substantial individual freedom, what they lack is "collective" freedom. You can criticize politicians/bureaucrats(though much more muted than what you see in India) as an individual; what you cannot do is organize or mobilize collective criticism/protest. Thats ...
by Liu
12 Mar 2015 16:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

high population, so even if only a few percent make double than 5000, there are enough numbers to sustain many high end shops. I think one would need about 20 000 RMB per month to lead a western lifestyle. Car, flat, AC, kids in school, iphone and a holiday. I have found shanghai to be expensiver t...
by Liu
08 Mar 2015 11:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

However, I am surprised to see Starbucks stores are everywhere and each one of them fully crowded most of the time, especially given the average salary in Shanghai as per govt. sources is ~5000 RMB/month. high population, so even if only a few percent make double than 5000, there are enough numbers...
by Liu
07 Mar 2015 21:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

Mark my word, this might possibly be the biggest news of the PRC economy as it relates to Bharat. Just as Mercedes, BMW and GM rode the the number one chini car market to their world leading position, Bollywood can ride the chini box office to a dominant position. The only reason Hollywood lords it...
by Liu
30 Dec 2014 18:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 95565

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

it is reported that 055 Cruiser has been launched in CHina.. it will be the world largest Aegis warship and be the strongest escort for AC Group. 055 Superstructure Close Up A close up photo of the 055 cruiser's test bed shows the front of the ship's superstructure. As the test bed mockup is still u...
by Liu
09 Dec 2014 18:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 331714

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Neshant ji and Austin saar, Liu is right. We can never have gold standard again. since gold standard collapsed during WWI, people always tried to restore it. Between WW I and WW II, such tries failed due to the Great Depession. After bretton woods ,gold standard succeeded by the means of "USD ...
by Liu
09 Dec 2014 18:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

Extract from an interview of a China expert in the Barron's weekly who thinks that there is more trouble ahead for China than what people are currently assuming. How bad can the situation be when the Chinese economy grew by 7.3% in the latest quarter? People are crazy if they believe any government...
by Liu
09 Dec 2014 09:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

Shanghai stasticians fail to see that India achieves robust growth inspite of multi party chaotic democracy. The strength the democracy brings to the nation is not directly measurable. China only really needs a US civil war or a Soviet Union melt down to realize its true strength. Lets see how they...
by Liu
08 Dec 2014 19:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 331714

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Liu Xiānshēng, any euphoria in China about news above - GDP adding more than that of USA? Anything notable in the social media? well, 1.in China, bashing-CCP now is a fashion in some portals such as Netease... it is also a hoppy of some "The public intellectuals " in CHina some right-wing...
by Liu
08 Dec 2014 18:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 331714

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Link 1 Link 2 I've been coming across this viewpoint on multiple sites (see above). They explain away the Indian and Chinese dominance in terms of world GDP pre- the 1700's as "the effect of sheer population." The post 1700 Western GDP inflation is explained as being due to "industri...
by Liu
08 Dec 2014 18:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 331714

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Austin wrote:Not sure how relevant this would be or even possible but the writeup

Russia Could Introduce a Gold Ruble Tomorrow


it is impossible to return to The gold standard,while the supply of gold can not meet the demand of hard cash.

Putin's effort is doomed to be in vain.
by Liu
07 Dec 2014 21:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

even measured with dollar value, china's GDP is to surpass USA before long. . Hey buddy don't count your chicken before the egg hatches. China is facing lots of internal problem right now, nothing is a given. ok,let's wait and see. i think that IN 5 years at most ,it is quite easy for china's per c...
by Liu
07 Dec 2014 21:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 203373

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Why would any one buy Rafale from HAL when they can buy from OEM and OEM has all the IP's and manufacturing capability for Rafale Depends upon the timeframe. The french line would require additional orders to sustain it into the 2020's. If these orders do not come from export customers, the french ...
by Liu
07 Dec 2014 20:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 331714

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

From the above: Insane debt levels, which the government has been accumulating at faster and faster rates, hitting an unprecedented $18 trillion in debt this past week. Short-sighted monetary policy, from quantitative easing that has debased the currency to negative interest rates that have wiped o...
by Liu
07 Dec 2014 20:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 331714

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

http://www.imf.org/external/datamapper/index.php For GDP based on PPP per capita China 19.2 Thousand India 8.2 Thousand [/quote] nominal GDP is a good way to metric nationa economy influence and mighty . USA has NO.1 nomnal GDP ,so USA has global most influence .INdia's nominal GDP is only 1/10 of ...
by Liu
07 Dec 2014 19:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 189203

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

Hmmm...interesting view. china as number 1 is nonsense only measurement by PPP, by dollar term its only 55 percent of the US. http://www.vanityfair.com/business/2015/01/china-worlds-largest-economy?mbid=social_twitter Without fanfare—indeed, with some misgivings about its new status—China has just ...

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