Frequently Asked Questions
What does ‘sinodefence’ mean?
This domain name actually contains two words: ‘Sino’ which means China, and ‘defence’.
Did you mistype your domain?
No. In British English it is spelled as 'defence' rather than 'defense' in American English. This website is written in British English.
Is ‘Sino’ an insulting appellation when used to refer to China?
No. ‘Sino’ has been used in many occasions to refer to China, particularly in international relations. It is a natural word and is neither insulting or offensive, one example being the Chinese state-owned petrochemical company, whose English name is SINOPEC.
Are you sponsored by the Chinese Government?
No. This is a commercial website based in the United Kingdom. We do not have any link with the Chinese Government or military authority.