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Athletes Warned Against Speaking About Politics at Beijing Olympics
China has issued a warning to foreign athletes about potential punishment they may face for speech that is "against the Olympic spirit" or “violates Chinese law” at the upcoming Winter Olympics.Yang Shu, deputy director general...
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US Officially Announces Diplomatic Boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
On Dec. 6, Washington announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics scheduled to take place in Beijing in February. A diplomatic boycott means that the United States will not send a delegation to...
Milley Fires Back Against Accusations He Circumvented Chain of Command in Calls to Chinese General
On Sept. 28, America’s top general, Mark Milley, at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing fired back against accusations that he had circumvented the chain of command when he made two calls to his Chinese...
Former Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield has filed a legal claim against China-owned social media app TikTok that could result in billions being paid out to UK and EU children under the age of 13 who have had their data captured by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) affiliated company.
Class Action Suit Alleging TikTok Violated UK Child Privacy Laws Under Way
Former Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield has filed a legal claim against China-owned social media app TikTok that could result in billions being paid out to UK and EU children under 13 who have...
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)...
US President Joe Biden (L), with Secretary of State Antony Blinken (2nd L), meets virtually with members during the Quad Summit of Australia, India, Japan and the U.S., in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 12, 2021. While the Quad focused on countering the Chinese Communist Party in the Asia-Pacific region under President Trump, the emphasis has instead changed to vaccine diplomacy and carbon-based climate change issues.
Quad Summit Shifts Gears from Countering Communist China to Vaccines, Carbon Emissions
Leaders of Australia, Japan, India, and the United States met for the Quad Summit, an unofficial alliance between the four countries, in a virtual teleconference on March 12. U.S. President Joe Biden and Secretary of State...
This photograph taken on March 5, 2021 shows a sign of the World Health Organization (WHO) at the entrance of their headquarters in Geneva. The WHO said its verdict on the Coronavirus origin may not come for years at a press conference in London on March 10.
Wuhan Trip to Determine Coronavirus Origin Clouded by Politics: WHO Official
The World Health Organization (WHO) says the origins of the  SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the disease the organization dubbed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), will be known “fairly soon,” according to a statement on March 10...
On Feb. 11, 2021, amendments to the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill (Bill 136) in the United Kingdom (UK) became law after receiving Royal Assent, the last step of the legislative process.
Organ Harvesting in China Denounced in UK and US Legislation
On Feb. 11, 2021, amendments to the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill (Bill 136) in the United Kingdom (UK) became law after receiving Royal Assent, the legislative process’s last step. This historic bill became the...
Dr. Peter Ben, head of the World Health Organization’s coronavirus investigation team in China, had recently stated that the Wuhan lab leak theory lacked merit, and there was no need to scrutinize the issue further.
COVID-19: WHO Chief Open to Investigating Wuhan Lab Leak Theory
Dr. Peter Ben, head of the World Health Organization’s coronavirus investigation team in China, had recently stated that the Wuhan lab leak theory lacked merit and that there was no need to scrutinize the issue...
In December, the Trump administration had proposed a rule to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) called “Establishing Requirement for Student and Exchange Visitor Program Certified Schools to Disclose Agreements with Confucius Institutes and Classrooms.”
Biden Administration Shelves Trump Plan to Track CCP Influence in American Schools
In December, the Trump administration had proposed a rule to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) called “Establishing Requirement for Student and Exchange Visitor Program Certified Schools to Disclose Agreements with Confucius Institutes and Classrooms.”...
President Biden has warned communist China that it should expect “extreme competition” from the United States.
China Should Expect ‘Extreme Competition’: Biden
President Biden has warned Communist China that it should expect “extreme competition” from the United States. But he also says that he does not want to forge a conflict-oriented relationship with Beijing. In an interview...