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Colonialism - now in Europe
A practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, destabilize the politics, injecting money, occupying it with settlers, and taking control economically.
Used in the history by European states in Africa, India etc., after the world war II adapted by the US Government (Trueman) and now since a couple of years in progress by China. Finally nothing new.
Since years I follow their route of investments, first in South America, then in Africa (where the belt goes from the east to the west coast) and lately in Europe where they started to make agreements in the not top travel destinations, then they bought stakes in 13 ports and some shipyards, tech industries, hotels etc.
In Greek they invested beside the ports in telecom and energy. In Spain the main focus was the tourism Hotel industry, which they dominate meanwhile. In Germany they are on patent and know-how capture "consuming" industries like Osram (light), Krauss-Maffei (plastic machinery), Wind MW (wind farm), EEW Energy (recycling), Ista (energy), Kuka (robots). rep10_2
These days I was again going through the well known book of the ancient Chinese military strategist 孙子 Sun Tzu (孙子兵法 | Art of War) with fun. Written nowadays it is used to determine leadership qualities, as well as, strategies in business. I like the smart way to conquer as I had to manage it years ago with "unfriendly take over" of some companies for investors.
We can see many parallels with 习近平 Xi Jinping's strategies. Disappointing is that the USA and the EU have a boring response like the Chu state what makes them obviously a loosing war monger. Its like playing Chess, Xiangqi or Go with a pigeon, which is softly quoted "Never play chess with a pigeon, as it just knocks all the pieces over".
For elderly traditionalists in the US Senate and the EU Parlament it is a diametral reengineered Marshall Plan (which US President Trueman designed against the influence of Communist parties in Europe) now set up by a communist enemy and unfortunately not a chance for teaming up or for competing.
So let's team up for new winds after years of US Colonial politic in Germany and Europe through the vicarious agents of the European Parliament and its Committees. 1912p
千军易得, 一将难求。(It is easy to find a thousand soldiers, but hard to find a good general.)Chinese ProverbNote: To lead or move a group forward, a competent and outstanding leader must be found.
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The marina at Dubai Harbour by Meraas Dubai have been unveiled end of February through the Dubai Boat Show. Yacht enthusiasts could admire the masterplan model of Dubai Harbour and got a true sense of the region’s biggest and most advanced marina designed by leading architects.
More in: NauticWebNews/12756.
Upcoming Yachting Fairs
Listed by our magazine:
Les Nauticales, Kuwait Yacht Show (KYS), INMEX Vietnam, Bucharest International Boat Show, Palm Beach International Boat Show.
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|Les Nauticales||Web||23 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019||Magazine: en|
|Kuwait Yacht Show (KYS)||Web||26 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019||Magazine: en|
|INMEX Vietnam||Web||27 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019|
|Bucharest International Boat Show||Web||28 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019||Magazine: en|
|Palm Beach International Boat Show||Web||28 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019|
James Bond 007 Boat Racing the first time in St. Petersburg?
Все на Боут Шоу! … was the title 6th of March to visit the 12th Moscow Boat Show. A video of Fishleader Russia with Anytec Boats.
NOTE: Fishleader sells aluminum boats, represents in Russia the American shipyard Weldcraft, and the Swedish concern Anytec, aeroboats. (Fishleader занимается продажей алюминиевых катеров, представляет в России американскую верфь Weldcraft, и шведский концерн Anytec, аэролодки.)458:2502:2501:2503
Hamburg celebrates its maritime festival from 10th to 12 May
Some 300 ships will call on the port, presenting themselves in the very best light – including magnificent tall ships and majestic cruisers, lovingly restored museum ships and maritime service vessels.
More in: NauticWebNews/12793.
New CRN megayacht glided onto the water
Over a thousand people were at the elegant private ceremony, where the majestic megayacht took centre stage. With 79m, five decks for 12 guests, space for a 39-strong crew and more details it is an unique creation.
More in: NauticWebNews/12806.
PR & Digital Mgmt
…the run for 5G and AI became the run for world dominance. While China conquer the world or let's say at the very first beginning the tech world, western governments hinder and destroy their own tech economy instead of supporting them.
It was easier to switch from 3G -> 4G as the providers could set up the new tech on the old system. 5G requires new tech like Satellites. And China leads because they gave state support.
Mewe takes Google+ users
MeWe launched in 2016 is a private social network. With the closing of Google+ on April 2nd, more users are looking for a new social network home and many are choosing the MeWe social network. The MeWe social network made a tool to import your Google+ data to their platform techaeris.com.
Wake up your Pinterest account!
As it looks like we all should reactivate our sleeping Pinterest accounts as the corporation has confidentially filed paperwork end of February with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an IPO (initial public offering). It is expected that Pinterest becomes one of the hot tech startups in 2019.
Hack the Swiss e-voting system
With the goal to improve the system’s security, Swiss Post allowed hackers to legally attack its e-voting system. The public intrusion test finishes March 24. Even the rewards will hardly impress criminal hackers, the intrusion test will give results.
The first day of registration 2,000 hackers had registered at onlinevote-pit.ch.
REWARDS: Undetectable vote manipulation (30K-50K), Vote manipulation (20K), Vote privacy server-side (10K), Vote corruption (5000), by egovernment.ch. Results will be published soon! 2495:2496
Sucuri Hacked Report as PDF
Targeting e-commerce websites with valuable customer data i.e. credit card and user information is the high interest of attackers. A total of 18,302 infected websites and a total 4,426,795 cleaned files are analyzed by the GoDaddy Security / Sucuri team in a recently report. You can download it
Quick summary: WordPress accounted for 90% of hacked websites, but not of running old versions as only 37% of infected sites were outdated. The old problem of Wordpress are the Plugins, what makes the role of third-party components more significant for this CMS.
Advise: search at Google for vulnerabilities of each plugin before installing, reduce amount of plugins and update Wordpress if all Plugins addressed compatibility with the latest WP version. 2497
DevOps Enterprise Summit London
How to Survive in the Age of Digital Disruption? Top technology and business leaders from around the world join the (DOES) DevOps Enterprise Summit London ( 25–27 June 2019) at the InterContinental London for 3 days of immersive learning.
If you have a DevOps transformation story to share or are a subject matter expert, please submit a proposal proposal for consideration. Note: DevOps allows organizations to create and improve products at a faster pace than they can with traditional software development approaches by bringing development and operations teams together. 2498
30 years ago the web was founded
When Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the web almost 30 years ago, he imagined a free and open platform that would serve humanity. See Web Foundation's Tim Berners-Lee and CNN's Laurie Segall talk from last WebSummit.
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Coastal Real Estate
Vietnam luxury property market is rising
In London, Hong Kong, Sydney, New York home prices are looking precarious. This makes Vietnam an attractive location for domestic buyers and foreign investors. Vietnam is “where southern China was 10 or 15 years ago,” said Goodwin Gaw, chairman of Hong Kong-based private-equity firm Gaw Capital Partners, which oversees US$17 billion in real estate assets globally.
Hotel in Macau winner of BOTY Award
Morpheus Hotel in Macau has been named best ArchDaily Building of the Year (BOTY) Awards. Video by Adrian Gaut.
The Morpheus combines dramatic public spaces and generous guest rooms with innovative engineering and formal cohesion. With 770 guest rooms, suites and sky villas, the hotel includes civic spaces, meeting and event facilities, gaming rooms, lobby atrium, restaurants, spa and rooftop pool, as well as extensive back-of-house areas and ancillary facilities. Video by Adrian Gaut. 1234
Juwai organizes first Overseas Property Expo
Meet Chinese property buyers face-to-face in Hong Kong later this month, on the 30th of March 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui. The first Juwai Overseas Property Expo is a global fair showcasing properties by the industry’s finest developers and real estate agents.
Significantly growth on home ownership by foreigners in Vietnam
The foreign interest in Vietnam’s property market has grown significantly since the Law on Housing officially allowed foreigners to own homes in the country. End of 2018, CBRE Việt Nam revealed purchases: Chinese buyers 31%, South Korea 19%, Hong Kong 10%, Americans 3%. Most of their purchases were high-end apartments according vietnamnews.vn.
The report will help evaluate the implementation of the policy of allowing foreign organizations, individuals and Việt kiều to own homes in Vietnam.
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The image above shows a planned US$200 million port project in the west of Uruguay’s capital Montevideo, going to be realized by Shandong Baoma Fishery Group, China. It is a 800m dock, shipyard and factory for more than 500 vessels which could carry up to 50,000 tonnes of cargo. The free-trade zone of Punta Yeguas is a regular fishing ground between the coasts of Uruguay and Argentina with large squid populations. (Source: Jian Hongjun, president Shandong Baoma, China)
Asia with biggest increase of billionaires
Asia on the rise! According to a report released by Knight Frank LLP the number of Asian billionaires will rise the next four years by 27%, in North America by 17% and in Europe by 18%, to a world’s total billionaire population of 2,696.
Talking about Asia: India leads followed by the Philippines and China. These ultra-high net worth individuals are calculated with net assets of $30 million or more.
China will contribute > 30% world’s GDP growth
Zhu Min, an influential Chinese economist and a former deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund in an Interview, offers insights on China's global growth.
See the Video (English | 4:28min) on chinadaily.com. Zhu is now the chair of the National Institute of Financial Research at Tsinghua University.
Shenzhen surpassed Hong Kong in 2018
Shenzhen’s economy surpassed Hong Kong’s for the first time in 2018. Hong Hao, managing director and head of research at Bocom International, said the different economic structures of the two cities would decide that Shenzhen’s economy will remain ahead of Hong Kong’s in the coming years.
He added that Hong Kong’s model has its limitations in the sustainability of growth and high housing prices, while Shenzhen’s tech-driven model can maintain its growth faster and for a longer. More at SCMP. The Hong Kong government will set aside more than HK$50 billion to boost innovation and technology development. 2514:2367
Capital subdue the enemy without fighting
Made in China 2025 - The modernization program of the Chinese government with a patent and know-how capture in Germany. Spectacular Chinese takeovers last 2-3 years:
• Osram (light) - Chinese investment consortium (IDG Capital, LED manufacturer MLS CO., LTD and Yiwu State-Owned Assets Operation Center). Cost: 500 million €.
• Krauss-Maffei (plastic machinery) - Munich-based special machine manufacturer Krauss-Maffei sold for 925 million € to the state-based Chinese National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina).
• EEW Energy (recycling) - The Chinese holding company Beijing Enterprises bought the recycling company EEW Energy from Waste in Helmstedt for 1.438 billion €.
• Ista (energy) - Energy service provider Ista International, based in Essen, sold for 4.5 billion € to two companies of the Chinese billionaire Li Ka-shing.
• Kuka (robots) - Summer 2016, the Chinese Midea group took over 95% of the shares for 4.5 billion € of the robot builder in Augsburg.
Analysis of the consulting company Ginkgo Tree, Duesseldorf / Peking. 2520
Reunifying Taiwan with China inevitable
Former director of the Taiwan Affairs Office called reunification “an inevitable historical trend”. Hong Kong today is Taiwans future, with one country, two systems policy.
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La Cremà, Valencia: the Spaniards say goodbye to the Fallas (see history & videos in the last edition) and burn according to the tradition all the bad in an emotional act. A unique show that closes weeks full of emotion, activity and joy. But the city itself and the organizers suffer under the mass tourism. As a result a debate about a tourist tax like it is planned in Venice (Italy) started these days. (The ideas and results will be published in the next editions.)
SPAIN healthiest country?
According to the edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index 2019, ranking 169 economies to factors health, Spain jumped from 6th to 1st. The other European countries are Italy (second), Iceland (third), Switzerland (fifth), Sweden (sixth) and Norway (ninth). Japan (forth) was the healthiest Asian nation. (Authors Note:) True or not … the statistics are the result of lifestyle and food from a generation when living in Spain was different.
Vietnam Travel Fest 2019
The Vietnam International Travel Fest 2019 in Hanoi (a B2C event) introduces activities aimed at tourists. Furthermore 20 famous travel bloggers share their experiences, giving advice for a meaningful trip. Organizers expect about 40,000 visitors, mostly aged 23-50, including office workers, families, and businesses.
Prestigious names in the tourism industry sponsor and take part: TPBank, Vietnam Airlines, FLC Resort, Paradise Cruises, Wyndham Halong, Banyan Tree Lang Co, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airway, Viettravel, and Viettrantour.
The festival runs at Aeon Mall Long Biên Hanoi from March 15 to 17.