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China’s Economic Miracle | The Rise of China Mini-Documentary | Episode 1

Please contribute towards KJ Vids research and editing costs at www.fundmypage.com/kjvids. The Rise of China Mini-Documentary | Episode 1 | China’s Economic Miracle Two centuries ago, Napoleon warned, “Let China sleep: when she wakes, she will shake the world.” The rise of China will undoubtedly be one of the great dramas of the twenty-first century. […]

Why is Japan Rearming?

The gradual but firm shift in Japan’s defence posture is among the most notable developments characterizing the Asia-Pacific’s international dynamics in the past few years. Its efforts to increase its military power, accompanied by attempts to change the Constitution to expand the means and the duties of its military forces are to be interpreted in […]

Origins of the Korean conflict

BAKU – The demilitarized zone that runs across the Korean Peninsula seems like the outcome of the armed conflict that devastated the area in the 1950s. However, an in-depth examination of Korea’s modern history reveals how the peninsula was caught in a tug of war between regional and Western powers. Thereby, planting the seeds that […]

Meet ZHENG HE – The Greatest CHINESE MUSLIM Explorer

When people think of great explorers, they think of the usual names: Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta, Evliya Çelebi, Christopher Columbus, etc. But not many know of Zheng He. The Muslim who became China’s greatest admiral, explorer, and diplomat. In China, he is well known, although not always recognized or glorified. Zheng was born in 1371 […]

Is China colonising Africa?

China’s economic interests in Africa is one of the most recognised and talked about international engagements. Earlier this month, Xi Jinping pledged to provide Africa $60BN over the next 8 years. But the portrayal of China’s investments in Africa have been particularly negative in the West with headlines such as “Is China Good or Bad […]

The History of Uyghur Muslims

Uyghurs are predominately Turkic-speaking Sunni Muslims who live primarily in the autonomous region of Xinjiang. Islam came to the region in the 10th century. Prior to Islam, the Uyghurs embraced Buddhism, Shamanism, and Manicheism. Uyghurs embraced Islam in 934 during the Karahanid Kingdom. Kashgar, the capital of the Kingdom, quickly became one of the major […]

Will China take over Europe?

For over a decade, Chinese political and corporate leaders have been hunting for investment opportunities around the globe with bottomless wallets. From Asia, to Africa, the U.S and Latin America, China has asserted itself as an emerging world power. The multi-billion dollar belt and road initiative which some have called as the “Chinese Marshall Plan,” […]

China’s Risks and Challenges | The Rise of China Mini Documentary | Episode 2

Please contribute towards KJ Vids research and editing costs at www.fundmypage.com/kjvids. Fund My Page is a safe crowdfunding platform that enables YouTube channels like ours raise funds so we can cover our costs and make more quality videos for you. The “Rise of China” Mini Documentary | Episode 2 | China’s Economic Risks and Challenges […]

What Does the Chinese President Xi Jinping Want? | The Rise of China Mini Documentary | Episode 3

Please contribute towards KJ Vids research and editing costs at www.fundmypage.com/kjvids. Fund My Page is a safe crowdfunding platform that enables YouTube channels like ours raise funds so we can cover our costs and make more quality videos for you. KJ Vids is pleased to have launched the third episode in our Rise of China […]

Will Japan and Russia make peace?

For more than 70 years, Russia and Japan have been at loggerheads over Pacific islands on the edge of the Sea of Okhostk known as the Kuril islands. The long-standing dispute dates back to WWII when the Soviet Union seized the islands, expelling all 17,000 Japanese residents. Japan’s official position is that the islands are […]