In ROK too, politics as usual challenged

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye has become the country’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. She now loses her presidential immunity and could face criminal charges over her role in a corruption scandal involving her close friend, Choi Soon-sil. An election must […]

The overall situation in Afghanistan is deteriorating

The overall security context in Afghanistan is not statistically worse than it was before, but the sophistication of operations and the choice of targets by local militant groups are worrying. After the attack on the headquarters of Afghan intelligence services (NDS) in southeastern Kabul on...

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Dangerous North-Korean acceleration

At least as early as 2015, there was information about North Korea (DPRK)’s real progress in ballistics – especially underwater’s and nuclear’s. After several trials conducted by Pyongyang, Cyceon‘s sources indicated that one shouldn’t count on any support from Beijing while Washington is deploying the […]

India beats economic growth forecast

Analysts doubted that India’s GDP could grow 7% in the last quarter of 2016. Yet it apparently did despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unpopular decision to withdraw all 500 and 1,000 rupees bank notes from circulation since November 2016. Although such a sudden move impacted […]

Chinese central bank injects cash

China’s central bank made a net cash injection via open market operations for the third consecutive day Monday (February 20, 2017) in an effort to ease a cash strain. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) conducted 170 billion yuan of reverse repos, a process by […]

104 Indian satellites in one shot

India’s rocket PSLV-37 simultaneously launched 104 satellites from seven different countries, beating Russia’s previous record with 37 satellites launched at a same time in 2014. This technological feat, implemented by the Indian Space Agency (ISRO) confirmed both the increased space capacities of the great emerged […]

Emergency equity for Toshiba

The Toshiba group, one business flagship of the Japan’s economy and the country’s fourth largest electronics company, would be forced to solicit the entry of new investors into its capital or simply risk bankruptcy. With a USD 6.3 billion loss in its nuclear business in […]

North Korea has tested Trump

Several days after Iran, North Korea (DPRK) has chosen to test new US President Donald Trump as well. The Democratic and Popular Republic has launched a medium-range ballistic missile Musudan that is said to have flown over 500 kilometers within the framework of a ninth […]

Room for more between China-US

“The China-US ties have never ceased development, overcoming various difficulties,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told a joint news conference with his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop. Disclosing that President Xi Jinping and his counterpart Donald Trump had “an important conversation,” Wang said that considering the […]

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