North Korea Ballistic Missile Threat Looms Over Japan

North Korea has just threatened Japan with ballistic missiles. While the threat was said in passing from a state media report, it is still something that perks up people’s ears. Recently, Japan noticed that North Korea had been firing missiles last Thursday. They noticed a total of two missiles fired. They came from the South Hamgyong province and landed in … Read More

China Weaponizes Smartphone for Surveillance

China has weaponized smartphones for surveillance purposes. Forbes has published an article revealing a file sharing app is being used to target the Uighur Muslim popoulation in China. Back in 2012, a China app developer unveiled Zapya. The pitch was that Zapya was for file sharing. They said that the app made it easier to share files between people. Users … Read More

The Turkeys are a-Clucking

My wife has suggested, make that strongly suggested, that I make these articles shorter….I replied that our name is Little but there is lots of news! ? All kidding aside, this column is starting to have a serious impact on my time. I don’t think any of you realize exactly what it takes to collect apparently important material, winnow it … Read More

China Warns Against CO2 Border Tax

China has released a statement warning against the impending Carbon Border Tax. China says that this European proposal will ultimately hinder the fight against climate change instead of helping it. The European Union (EU) floated the idea of a carbon border tax last October. It acts as a sort of shield for any imports that don’t comply with the greenhouse … Read More

Asian Markets Weaken Over Trump’s Signing of Hong Kong Bill

The position of Asian markets have just weakened. This happened right after United States President Donald Trump signed the Hong Kong bill supporting the protesters. Several Asian markets were affected by the bill’s signing. Apart from China, it also affected Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea.  The decreasing was held to less than one percent for each market. The biggest … Read More

South Korea and Japan Extend Military Intelligence Sharing Pact

South Korea and Japan have agreed to extend their military intelligence sharing pact. Earlier this week, it was unsure whether the pact would be extended. The decision came at the last minute.  The pact between South Korea and Japan is called the General Security of Military Agreement (GSOMIA). This pact will open lines between the two countries. The open communication … Read More

Hong Kong’s Rich Planning Escape Routes for Their Money

The rich citizens of Hong Kong are planning escape routes for their money. Several banks are reporting on some activity from Hong Kong’s rich. There are rumblings from the biggest banks and bankers. They say that the wealthy and affluent of Hong Kong are opening several offshore accounts. This is the response if the protests get way out of hand.  … Read More

US Senators Pass Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act

Senators from the United States have passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Under this act, sanctions are allowed to be placed on individuals who are threatening the autonomous nature of Hong Kong. When the Senate of the United States got together, the decision was unanimous. There wasn’t much to think about when passing this bill. Their goal … Read More

Is it OK to Get Personal? [Video]

Dear Readers, Greetings from Taipei! Huh, Taiwan? Was invited to take a trip here to host a workshop with the MOX accelerator and share about content marketing. With literally so many things happening – people have not been able to keep up. So what’s up with today’s email meaning let’s get personal? Just a quick note and reminder for those … Read More

China Signs Defense Agreement with South Korea

China has signed a defense agreement with South Korea. This comes days after tensions between the United States and South Korea have reached a boiling point. The defense ministers of both China and South Korea have come to an agreement. Their agreement states that they will develop both their country’s defenses. In doing so, they will provide a strong and … Read More