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British Ships Detect Noisy Chinese Nuclear Subs, Global Times Claims Reveal Was ‘Intentional’
Frigates escorting British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth on Aug. 9 detected a pair of Chinese nuclear submarines attempting to shadow the Royal Navy fleet as it sailed through the South China Sea, according to...
Washington has allowed Huawei to buy auto chips from American suppliers.
Washington Faces Criticism After Allowing Sale of Auto Chips to Huawei, US Chip Manufacturing Drops to 12 Percent
The U.S. government has reportedly approved license applications that allow Huawei to buy auto chips from American firms. Chinese companies have been under severe trade restrictions for the past few years as they were considered...
The U.S. Intelligence Community is divided on the origins of COVID-19. A computer workstation bears the National Security Agency (NSA) logo inside the Threat Operations Center inside the Washington suburb of Fort Meade, Maryland, intelligence gathering operation Jan. 25, 2006.
US Intelligence Submits Report on COVID-19 Origins, Beijing Spreads Propaganda
In May, President Joe Biden had ordered American intelligence agencies to deliver a report on the origin of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) within 90 days. A two-page unclassified assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC)...
Ginseng: A (Conditional) Traditional Medicinal That You Can Grow at Home
A Traditional medicine of diverse roots Ginseng has been used for thousands of years as a powerful herbal medicine with almost magical properties. Both Asians and American Indians recognized its remarkable ability to treat a...
China’s Top Court Deems Brutal ‘996’ Overtime Policy Illegal
China’s Supreme People’s Court has deemed the overtime practice of “996”, working 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week, illegal, specifically targeting policies common among many Chinese technology firms.  On Thursday, August 26...
China Aims to Vaccinate 1.1 Billion People by October to ‘Win People’s War’
An official with the Chinese government has announced plans to administer vaccinations to 1.1 billion Chinese citizens by the end of October this year. The aggressive target was reportedly set by Chinese leader Xi Jinping,...
All the working staff of Shanghai Pudong International Airport take COVID-19 nucleic acid testing in Shanghai,China.
Thousands in Shanghai Under Lockdown After New COVID-19 Cases Emerge
Shanghai health officials ordered the lockdown of three residential complexes in the Pudong New Area after discovering five COVID-19 cases there. The infected individuals were cargo workers at the Shanghai Pudong International airport. At least...
Following the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, China and Russia are seeking to recognize Taliban rule.
China and Russia Keen to Recognize Taliban Government in Afghanistan
It’s been more than a week since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, and the world is still largely undecided on how to deal with the new regime that has a history of supporting terrorist...
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Biden Says US Committed to Taiwan’s Defense, Pentagon Appoints Taiwan-born Undersecretary
Speaking with ABC News on Aug. 18, U.S. President Joe Biden mentioned Taiwan and other American allies in a list of countries that the U.S. had a “sacred commitment” to defend. “We made a sacred...