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China Calls Trump a ‘Bully’ for Supporting Xi Jinping in Hong Kong

August 17, 2019No Comments

China’s state-controlled Global Times on Friday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump, accusing him of feigning support for Chinese President Xi Jinping in a ruse to squeeze trade concessions out of China. The Communist paper interpreted Trump’s go…

Report: China’s Huawei Helping African Dictators Spy on Opposition

August 17, 2019No Comments

China’s technologies giant Huawei, the largest telecommunications company in the world, is enabling digital authoritarianism in Africa by helping dictators spy on their opposition, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Thursday.

China’s Communists Call for Anti-Hong Kong Rally in Tiananmen Square

The official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party called for communists to gather in Tiananmen Square for an event denouncing the pro-freedom movement in Hong Kong, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported on Thursday.

Report: China to Stop Importing Venezuelan Oil Following Latest Trump Sanctions

August 16, 2019No Comments

China’s largest state-run oil company PetroChina will no longer make direct purchases of Venezuelan oil following the latest round of economic sanctions imposed by the U.S. against the Maduro regime, Bloomberg reported on Friday.

Pro-Democracy Movement Slowly Spreads from Hong Kong to Macau

August 16, 2019No Comments

China’s nightmare scenario is that Hong Kong’s huge protest movement could spread to other cities – especially Macau, which is only an hour away and also has semi-autonomous “Special Administrative Region” status.

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Due to Hong Kong Airport Protests

August 16, 2019No Comments

Rupert Hogg, chief executive officer of Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific, announced his resignation on Friday along with chief customer and commercial officer Paul Loo.

China’s Rappers Endorse Police Brutality in Hong Kong

Some of communist China’s most prominent rappers, many who faced threats of censorship from the regime for their individualistic music, shared a pro-Hong Kong police meme this week created by Beijing.

Hong Kong’s Richest Man Lectures Protesters to ‚Love China‘

Hong Kong’s wealthiest man, Li Ka-shing, bought multiple front-page newspaper ads Friday encouraging protesters to „love China“ and „love [the] rule of law.“

Senate Finance Committee Probes Biden-Linked, Chinese Military-Boosting Tech Sale

August 16, 2019No Comments

The Senate Finance Committee is probing the Obama administration’s 2015 decision to approve the sale of a U.S. company with insight into „military applications“ to the Chinese government and an investment firm run by former Vice President Joe Biden’s y…

Beijing Holds ‘Patriotic’ Indoctrination Course for Catholic Priests

ROME — Officials of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) hosted a week-long training program for Catholic priests who have enlisted in the state-controlled Catholic Patriotic Association, organized around the theme “Guiding the Catholic Church to follow …