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Todd Crawford

Hurricane Larry to Make a Direct Hit on Canadian Province of Newfoundland
Hurricane Larry, after forming off the coast of north Africa and meandering north for several days, is expected to make landfall on the Canadian province of Newfoundland on Friday night packing winds in excess of...
June 4th Museum Commemorating Tiananmen Square Massacre Victims Raided by Hong Kong Police
On Thursday, Aug. 9 Hong Kong police raided the premises of the now closed June 4th Museum that was opened to commemorate the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. The reasoning surrounding the raid...
Citing Foreign Collusion, Hong Kong Police Arrest Local Pro-Democracy Leader, Chow Hang-tung and Others
On the morning of Wednesday Sept. 8, four leaders of the pro-democracy group, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements, known for organizing the city’s annual 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre vigil, were...
Myanmar: Ousted Government Declares War on Military Junta, Issues State of Emergency
Myanmar’s ousted authorities, the National Unity Government (NUG) declared war on the Tatmadaw, the country's ruling military junta on Tuesday, Sept. 7, while also declaring a nationwide state of emergency. The NUG has called for...
7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Mexico as Rare Phenomena Lights up the Sky
At approximately 9:00 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 7 a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco killing at least one man and lighting up the skies with a rare phenomena.  The...
Trading of Bonds Suspended for Chinese Real Estate Giant Evergrande as Prices Plummet
Once the world’s most valuable real estate company, the Evergrande Group, had trading of its bonds suspended by China’s stock exchanges on Monday Sept. 6. The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) said in a statement that...
Japanese Prime Minister Candidate Calls for Increased Missile-Strike Capabilities to ‘Resist Authoritarianism’s Advance’
One of the top two candidates vying to become Japan’s next Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, has said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that Japan should consider expanding its missile-strike capabilities in...
Beijing Eyeing Take Over of Ride Sharing App, Didi; Encourages State-owned Companies to Invest
The Chinese government is encouraging government-run firms to invest in the Chinese ride-hailing company, Didi, as Beijing considers taking over control of the publicly traded Chinese technology giant, Bloomberg News has reported. It appears Beijing...
Authorities Issue Eviction Orders Against Members of the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China
In Chengdu, China, officials and community enforcers have issued eviction notices against members of the now-banned Early Rain Covenant Church — an unofficial Protestant group — amidst a continuing crackdown on religion by Chinese authorities,...
Vietnam: Facebook User Fined for Distributing “Fake News” Critical of Government’s COVID-19 Response
Vietnamese Facebook user, Nguyen Thuy Duong, has been fined by Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City police for posting content critical of the country’s COVID-19 response. Her posts accuse authorities of neglecting residents and letting them...
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China Suspended Operation of a Japanese-themed Complex Just 2 Weeks After It Opened
A Japanese-themed cultural and residential project, that recently opened in the city of Dalian in northeast China, has been shuttered just two weeks after it had opened, apparently related to a sensitive date in history...
Chinese Real Estate Giant Evergrande Teetering on the Brink of Bankruptcy
Evergrande, one of the world’s most indebted real estate developers, is reportedly so crippled with debt that it is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy.  The company, which employs upwards of 200,000 people and claims...