China’s Miracle – as seen by the official China itself

China’s Miracle – as seen by the official China itself

September 29, 2019 Editor’s note: TFF wants to let you hear how the official China looks upon itself and its achievements, particularly since the country celebrates its 79th Anniversary on October 1, 2019. The reason is that you can rest assured there will be no genuine, diverse coverage of this – Chinese and world – […]

Iran reinforces partnership with China for economic relief

Iran reinforces partnership with China for economic relief

By Sabena Siddiqui September 20, 2019 Facing an economic crisis in large part due to US sanctions, Iran soon may be aligning its policies toward China’s. Having recently updated the terms of a 25-year strategic partnership signed with Beijing in 2016, it looks like Tehran is indeed returning to its Look East foreign policy. Originally posted on […]

BRI explainer: What is the Belt and Road?

BRI explainer: What is the Belt and Road?

By People’s Daily Online July 28, 2019 This is an explainer from a Chinese perspective and it is the kind of information and perspective we get far too little of in the West – in spite of it being so diverse, so big and so visionary. What – one may ask – is the West […]

Thore Vestby CV

Thore Vestby CV

Curriculum vitae Thore Vestby – born May 30, 1951 in Norway – became a TFF Associate in August 2018. Occupation Hon. Mayor, former MP, Chairman Education 1972-2003 IT and business-related education by IBM in economy, sales, marketing and business development. 1971-1972 Military service 1968-1971 Gymnasium, mathematics and physics 1965-1968 High-school Political positions 2013-2017 Member of […]