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China’s Purged Justice Minister Fu Zhenghua, the Man Behind Infamous ‘709’ Crackdown on Lawyers, Reportedly Undermined Xi Jinping’s Leadership
Fu, who served as vice public security minister, also played key roles in the persecution of top human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng and the deadly Lei Yang incident News analysis Fu Zhenghua, the retired Chinese...
Trading of Evergrande Shares Halted; Worries Concerning Chinese Property Market Deepen
On Oct. 4, Evergrande halted trading of its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE) pending a “major transaction,” which some believe involves Chinese state companies buying up portions of the firm’s assets.   Evergrande...
Washington gave the Taliban names of Americans and Afghans to be allowed into the airport
US Gave Taliban Names of American Citizens and Afghan Allies, Now It’s a ‘Kill List’
Officials at Washington reportedly handed over a list to the Taliban that contained the names of Americans and Afghan allies in the country who are to be allowed entry into the outer perimeter of the...
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Biden Sticks to Withdrawal From Afghanistan by Aug. 31, Evacuation Facing Terror Threats
President Joe Biden indicated that he plans on sticking to the August 31 deadline for full withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. In a remark given on August 24, the president said that 70,700 people...
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures as he interacts with media members during an event in McLeod Ganj on October 25, 2019.
Blinken Meets Dalai Lama Representative, Stresses Importance of US-India Ties
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently met with the representative of the Dalai Lama during his trip to India. The representative, Ngodup Dongchung, acts on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), also known...
Blinken Pledges Support for Philippines in South China Sea as Beijing Claims Its Navy ‘Drove Away’ US Ship
On July 11, U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, stated that the U.S. would come to the aid of the Philippines should China choose to attack any of their aircraft or ships, the Associated Press...
The Chinese military is conducting drills in the South China Sea at a time when President Joe Biden has sent an unofficial delegation to the island nation of Taiwan as a “personal signal” of support. Ma Xiaoguang, China’s Taiwan Affairs Office spokesperson, said that the military drills were aimed at sending the message that Beijing is determined to stop Taiwan from working with the United States, and prevent the island from being recognized internationally.
Beijing Holds Military Drills as Biden Delegation Visits Taiwan
Communist China's military conducted drills in the South China Sea as President Joe Biden sent an unofficial delegation to the island nation of Taiwan as a “personal signal” of support. Ma Xiaoguang, China’s Taiwan Affairs...
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a briefing at the White House April 9, 2021 discussing new guidelines on Taiwan foreign policy, where she said there has been a “concerning increase in PRC military activity in the Taiwan Strait, which we believe is potentially destabilizing,” and that the U.S. will be watching closely
US Establishes New Guidelines Enabling Closer Relations with Taiwan
The U.S. State Department issued new guidelines enabling U.S. officials to meet more freely with officials from Taiwan. The move strengthens relations between the U.S. and Taiwan at a time when Chinese Communist Party (CCP)...
The Philippines is protesting against Chinese ships anchored at Whitsun Reef.
South China Sea Conflict: Philippines Threatens China with Daily Protests
Authorities from the Philippines have warned the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) that it will file daily diplomatic protests unless China removes the several dozen ships presently occupying Whitsun Reef, which is also known as Julian...
A Hong Kong court has found seven pro-democracy protesters guilty of illegal assembly, including former legislator Margaret Ng. She was a featured speaker at a musical rally in Edinburg Square on Sep. 24, 2017, when about 500 protestors gathered in support of a jailed activist.
Hong Kong Charges Pro-Democracy Leaders With ‘Illegal Assembly’
A Hong Kong court has found seven veteran pro-democracy activists guilty of “illegal assembly” for their involvement in a mass rally conducted in 2019 that saw the participation of 1.7 million Hong Kong residents. The...
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan (R) address the media following the closed-door morning talks between the United States and China upon conclusion of their two-day meetings in Anchorage, Alaska on March 19, 2021. The Chinese Communist Party had President Biden’s staff on the back foot from the getgo as it promoted communism and showed defiance of an international rules-based order in the Anchorage talks.
Chinese Diplomats Try to Show America Who’s Boss at Anchorage Talks
The first meeting between representatives of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and United States got off to a rocky start as Chinese delegates put Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake...
The National People's Congress of China passed electoral reforms that give Beijing the power to ensure that only loyalists will be elected in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Electoral Reforms Ensure Only Loyal Chinese Patriots Can be Elected
The National People’s Congress of China passed electoral reforms that give Beijing the power to ensure that only loyalists will be elected in Hong Kong. Many believe that the move is stepping away from democracy...