Cadence of Conflict: Asia, August 24, 2015

Cadence of Conflict: Asia, August 24, 2015

North Korea does it’s annual late summer saber-rattling while the US and South Korea run their annual pre-autumn laps on the peninsula. Everyone’s in an uproar and “this time” it could be dangerous—again. Back to school.

China’s market slows while it’s naval activity rises. Chinese business is no longer the talk of town, though banking is as Beijing goes liquid. 400 deep pockets lost $182B USD to China’s sinking tech.

Taiwan’s election season continues to heat up. In this week’s episode of old school v democracy, DPP Mayor William Lai threatened to close the KMT-Nationalist-controlled Taiwan Control Yuan if the Control Yuan tries to close him, but not Speaker Lee who was found guilty in a lower court of buying the votes that gave him his speakership. Apparently, the Control Yuan is not even a Constitutionally legal entity. China does is own gossip among Americans about the DPP. So, it’s clear how important the Taiwan 2016 election will be.  · · · →

Tempo: April 14, 2015

Faith motivated Brandi Temple to start Lolly Wolly Doodle. Hillary still dominates news. O’Reilly thinks it’s funny. People don’t recognizer her in Ohio. But North Korea’s first lady made an appearance for the first time and makes Japan’s headlines. Net neutrality rules face Republicans. From the lift on sanctions, Hamas is getting better supplies from Iran. Bonus: 9 of the Most Common Mistakes That Will Tank a Startup  · · · →