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US Will Send 18 Officials to Upcoming Beijing Olympics Despite Diplomatic Boycott
On Dec. 28, the White House confirmed that the U.S. will be sending 18 officials to the upcoming Winter Olympics, which are scheduled to be held in Beijing in February 2022.This comes after the Biden...
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A Finger Lickin’ White Lie: How Japan’s KFC Christmas Began
Turkey is the staple Christmas dish - one roasted turkey on the middle of the table can bring a family together in holy cheers for the holidays. However, what happens when you happen to celebrate...
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Champion Snowboarder Calls for a Full-Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
Canadian Drew Neilson, a former snowboard champion, has called for a complete boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, citing human rights issues that he believes shouldn’t be ignored. “I’m really disgusted. I don’t even...
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The Legend of Saint Nicholas, and How He Evolved Into Santa
The legend of St Nicholas revolves around a Christian monk who lived during the third to fourth century and inspired the fabled figure Santa Claus. Santa is depicted as a rotund and merry man who...
One million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities, including ethnic Kazakhs, are believed to be held in re-education camps in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang.
Tales of Rape and Forced Sterilization, Uyghur Women Retell Horrors of Communist Camps
Over the years, Uyghur women have come forth to expose the horrors of Communist China's internment camps, where they had to endure the worst possible offenses committed, including rape and forced sterilizations.  Such cries of...
Discovering the Rich History of Sichuan Cuisine
China has an incredible history of 5000 years, reaching all the way back to the time of the first human civilizations. One of the most important parts of Chinese heritage is its food — which...
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Malva Pudding: A South African Christmas Pudding Tradition
A South African pudding, Malva pudding, became popular in the United States after Art Smith, Oprah's personal chef at the time, served it at The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy's first Christmas dinner in 2006. What...
On Sunday, Dec. 19, Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai appeared on video stating that she never made any allegations of being victimized of sexual abuse and that her former post to Weibo is a source about which "people have many misunderstandings."
Peng Shuai Retracts Sexual Allegations in First Public Appearance in Almost 3 Weeks
In her first public appearance after nearly three weeks Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai denied ever having alleged being sexually assaulted by a high-ranking CCP official in what appears to be an attempt to soothe...
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Rosanna Arquette Blasts TikTok for Offering a Platform for ‘Mass Potential Gun Violence’
On Dec. 17, Hollywood star Rosanna Arquette lashed out on Twitter, accusing the owner of TikTok of allowing imminent threats of “mass potential gun violence” in public schools to happen without intervening or alarming authorities....