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Far East


Precisely one year after his inauguration as President of the PRC, Xi Jinping made a tour across the Central Asian republics. Having concluded multi-million dollar agreements with all countries of the region, the Chinese leadership firmly tied Central Asia to the PRC. Then, in September 2013, the proud representative of the fifth generation of Chinese leaders, Comrade Xi chose Astana for putting forward a strategic initiative on the formation of the Economic Belt along the Silk Road.



Now, after two years, the illegal protest movement “Occupy Central” in Hong Kong has once again given rise to a discussion of the theme of “color revolutions” in the expert communities of many countries. Although the attempt to implement the “color” scenario in Hong Kong did not meet the expectations of certain Western countries, right now there is a good opportunity to thoroughly analyze the whole process of preparation and organization of the mass so-called “youth protests” under democratic and liberal slogans.


In today's accessible and sufficiently integrated world, the issues of creation of regional economic groupings are actualizing. Today, most countries of the world, regardless of their levels of socio-economic development, strive to enter into the world economic system, trying to adequately respond to external development factors of the era of globalization and modernization.



Summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) on the island of Russian near Vladivostok that was planned for September 2012 is known by the Russian average man by the official news about the large-scale works for the construction of infrastructure. This by-side of the major international events overshadowed the main content of the upcoming forum and the gains that Russia can obtain in the right direction of its policy.


The idea about the formation of political and military alliance that can counter China has been discussed by politicians and researchers for a long time both in the West and in Asia-Pacific region.


In the previous century the PRC administration stuck to the strategic conception of “people’s war” which was based upon Mao Zedong’s ideas.


PROPERTY giant Far East Organization is spending $25 million to refurbish and re-badge its mid-range hotels and residences into a new brand that can be expanded overseas.

A range of the firm's local properties is being grouped under the name Village Hotels & Residences, which will give the firm a launch pad for expansion.

Three hotels - Albert Court Village Hotel, Changi Village Hotel and Landmark Village Hotel or the former Golden Landmark Hotel - and four residences aimed at long-stay guests make up the new brand so far.