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Child Prodigy Gets Compared to Mozart but Is Happy Just Being Herself

Musical child prodigy Alma Deutscher started playing piano at two and violin at three. By the age of six, she had composed her own piano sonata and her first opera by seven. At nine, she wrote a concerto for violin and orchestra, completed her first piano concerto at 12, and two years on, sold out her debut […]

As Finland Lockdowns Get Stricter, Businesses Get More Creative

A new set of Finland lockdowns may be the strictest ever, as five cities, including the capital city of Helsinki, are considering tough measures in response to a rising number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. The proposal would restrict citizens to their homes with limited exceptions, while imposing fines for non-compliance. While Finland has maintained […]

5 Things to Know Before Getting a Coronavirus Vaccine

With the recent emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus vaccines in December 2020, hope for the possible end of the pandemic is on the horizon. However, below are five things to take into account before getting the injections.

Who Stole the Victims of Socialism Memorial at Sam Houston State University?

A memorial commemorating the 94 million lives lost in socialist and communist regimes at a Texas university disappeared the same night it was set up. School administration has denied responsibility, calling into question both who the culprits are and what their motive could be. The Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) student group at Sam Houston […]

Struck by a Meteorite, Her Life Was Changed Forever

Seeing a “shooting star” silently glide through the night sky, even though it may last only a matter of seconds, is a glorious and awe-inspiring sight. Occasionally, we hear of fragments of meteorites falling from the sky and hitting someone or a village. There are also stories of people selling space rock fragments and getting rich […]

Canadian Men Detained in China Face Trial

Beijing is showing no sign of softness for two Canadian men detained in the country. There was hope that diplomacy could lead to the release of the two men, but now it seems they can’t escape going to trial. The men, Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, have been held captive in China for over two […]

Pfizer Plans to Expand mRNA Vaccine Business Beyond SARS-CoV-2

Vaccine manufacturer for the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus, Pfizer, says it will advance its mRNA vaccine business beyond the virus which causes the disease the Chinese Communist Party-friendly World Health Organization dubbed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a March 23 article by the Wall Street Journal, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said his company gained years of […]

Taiwan and US Announce New Coast Guard Pact

Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Thursday, March 25 that it will sign a memorandum of understanding with the United States on a new Coast Guard pact. American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen, who was appointed to lead the de facto U.S. embassy in 2018, was joined by Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu […]

In First Press Conference, Biden Aims To Check China’s Ambitions

U.S. President Joe Biden held the first formal news conference of his presidency on March 25, taking questions in the East Room of the White House on a range of topics, including immigration, the Senate filibuster, and China. Biden said he would prevent China from passing the United States to become the most powerful country in the […]

Family Separation Is Haunting the Parents of Missing Uyghur Children

China is a country that has been making headlines for the wrong reasons of late. Its aggression in dealing with territory issues with neighboring countries and the attitude of the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regarding racial issues are drawing criticism from different quarters. Its treatment of Uyghur children, in particular, has left human rights […]

US Proposes Bill To Include Taiwan in ‘NATO Plus’ Group

U.S. Representative Scott Perry recently proposed a bill in Congress to include Taiwan in the NATO plus five countries. Perry, the Republican representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th District, introduced the “Taiwan PLUS Act” in the House of Representatives on March 19 and has since been referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The bill notes that […]

US Military Officials Warn Biden Administration: ‘Not Enough Being Done’ To Counter China

The U.S. has taken a tough stance on its foreign policy toward China since the time of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, senior U.S. military officials are saying that not enough is being done by the Biden administration to counter China or thwart the military aggression of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). China has made headlines […]

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