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Today's briefsINTERNATIONAL TRADE1. China calls for immediate reform at WTOChina has appealed to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to safeguard developing countries from what it says are coercive acts from more powerful members, Caixin reports. The move comes just days before world leaders convene in Buenos Aires for the G20 summit.
“The majority of [WTO] members, especially developing countries, should be able to participate in the reform process, rather than have a small group of members decide on the reforms,” said Wang Shouwen, Chinese vice minister of Commerce, at a WTO press conference.
The WTO must work to uphold its Dispute Settlement Body, Wang said, which is facing difficulties in appointing a new judge. The United States has blocked the reappointment of a DSB judge, leaving the bench short by one member.
This decision by the US is not simply related to its disputes with China, but represents “a disagreement between the US and all the other members of the…

Attack on Chinese consulate is a natural reaction against Pakistani oppression and Chinese ambitions: Dr Allah Nazar

Attack on Chinese consulate is a natural reaction against Pakistani oppression and Chinese ambitions: Dr Allah NazarDaily SangarBaloch nationalist leader Dr Allah Nazar in a statement, while commenting on the attack on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi on Friday November 23, said that the attack was a natural reaction of Baloch nation against Pakistani aggression and Chinese imperialistic ambitions. China is a crime partner with Pakistan in Baloch genocide to fulfill its imperialist aspirations and to tilt the balance of power in its favor in this region whilst employing Balochistan's strategic position and exploiting its natural resources.He said, for the last several years, Pakistan army is engaged in a continuous military aggression in the length and breadth of Balochistan. China is providing Pakistan with vast amount of investment, military equipment and expertise in order to make, the Baloch-killing project, CPEC including other imperialist projects to succeed. Even in some op…

OPINION: ATTACK ON THE CHINESE CONSULATE IN KARACHI IS A GAME-CHANGER

OPINION: ATTACK ON THE CHINESE CONSULATE IN KARACHI IS A GAME-CHANGERhttps://dailycaller.com/2018/11/25/chinese-consulate-karachi/
Lawrence Sellin | Retired Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve  5:35 PM 11/25/2018 Armed separatists of the Balochistan [Pakistan] Liberation Army (BLA) stormed the Chinese Consulate in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Friday, triggering an intense hour-long shootout during which two Pakistani civilians, two police officers and three insurgents died.Although there have been numerous isolated attacks on Chinese personnel working in Pakistan conducted by the BLA and other insurgent groups like the Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF) and the Baloch Republican Army (BRA), this is the first assault on a major Chinese government facility in Pakistan.Despite its relative smaller scale, some in the region compare its psychological effect to that of the 1968 Tet Offensive, which convinced many in the American media that the Vietnam war was unwinnable.Balochistan — a…