World News With Biblical Relevance 

October 27 2020

Asia

Pompeo Blasts Communist China for Cracking Down on Christians, Seeking to Rewrite Bible

Pompeo blasted the atheist CCP in China for persecuting Christians & trying to rewrite the Bible to Communist Chinese objectives.

Vietnam Frees Jailed Pastor After Pressure From United States

“This shows the importance of American elected officials speaking out against oppression & promoting the importance of religious freedom"

GOP Congressional Report: ‘Beyond Doubt’ the CCP ‘Actively Engaged in a Cover-Up’ with WHO’s Help

The report states that "beyond doubt" the CCP engaged in a cover-up to obfuscate data and suppress those who attempted to warn the world

Chinese Virologist Censored for Saying China’s Gov’t ‘Intentionally’ Released COVID

Franklin Graham: "Dr. Li-Meng Yan is blowing the whistle. If her accusation is true, it is cause for great concern..."

Report: India, China Have Fired at Each Other Three Times in Less than a Month

Times of India reported Wednesday that Indian and Chinese troops have fired shots at each other at least three times in less than a month.

Chinese Military Calls US ‘Destroyer of World Peace’ Following Critical DOD Report

China calls US “the destroyer of world peace” after critical DOD report said china’s military buildup aims to “revise” international order.

India Test Fires ‘NextGen Hypersonic Weapon’ As Border Tensions With China Surge

As military standoff between India & China intensifies, Indian's military test-fired new class of weapons that can travel at hypersonic speeds

China Cracks Down on Christian Evangelization of Youth

The regulations declare that teachers avoid all “evil cult practices,” code for foreign religions, like Christianity, banned by the gov't.

Hundreds of Hong Kong Protesters Arrested After Gov’t Delays Elections for One Year

Hong Kong police have arrested hundreds of people at anti-government protests over the decision to postpone elections.

China Planning to Double its Stockpile of Nuclear Warheads: Pentagon

Pentagon: China likely planning to double stockpile of nuclear warheads this decade, including ballistic missiles that can reach the US

India Accuses China’s Military of ‘Provocative’ Movements Near Disputed Border

India accuses China of making “provocative” military moves near disputed border just months after deadly incident between the countries.

Gendercide: Selection of Unborn Girls for Destruction Continues in Pro-Abortion India

According to a report in The Guardian this week, there will be an estimated 6.8 million “fewer female births” recorded across India by 2030.

China Fires Missiles in South China Sea ‘In Warning to US’ After Plane Entered No-Fly Zone

Beijing launches 2 medium-range missiles into South China Sea in a scathing warning to the US, as tensions between the superpowers soar.

Chinese Govt Cracks Down on All Religious Material in Churches, Must be Approved by Communist Regime

CCP has started inspecting books, photo albums, newspapers, & literature printed by churches in effort to further regulate religious affairs.

Kim Jong Un orders pet dogs to be confiscated in N. Korean Capital

North Korean dictator orders pet dogs to be confiscated saying they represent Western “decadence’’; owners fear dog headed for dinner table.

Hongkongers Gather at Shopping Malls to Demand Press Freedom

Hong Kong citizens gathered in shopping malls across the city Tuesday to call for press freedom, one day after Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy newsroom.

Death of Free Media in Hong Kong: Swarms of Police Raid Anti-Communist Newspaper; Arrest Founder

"Raiding a news institution is a severe attack on press freedom and should not be tolerated in a civilized society," Apple Daily said in their statement.

Trump Admin Sanctions Hong Kong Leader for Carrying Out Beijing’s ‘Policies of Suppression’

Trump admin sanctions Chief Executive as part of a wave of sanctions on Hong Kong officials over the Chinese government’s 'policies of suppression"

Islamic State Storm Afghan Jail, Freeing Hundreds of Prisoners

More than 300 prisoners were at large on Monday after an attack by Islamic State on an Afghan prison, the governor's spokesman said on Monday.

Pompeo Warns TikTok Users’ Personal Info Could be going ‘Directly to the Chinese Communist Party’

Pompeo supported Trump's proposed ban of TikTok, explaining how the app exposes American's personal info and sends it 'directly' to the Chinese government.

‘They Threatened Our Children’: Chinese Christian Families Facing Separation & Relentless Persecution

Communist China sends Christian adopted children back to their birth parents, threatens to send Christian children to government re-education camps.

India Pulls The Plug On Another 47 Chinese Apps Over Data Privacy & Security

India has banned another 47 Chinese apps just weeks after the country blocked 59 others over national security and privacy concerns.

US Officials Raid Chinese Consulate in Houston Believed to be Spy Hub

US officials pried open the doors of the Chinese consulate in Houston Friday, taking over the building shortly after Chinese officials vacated the facility.

China orders US to close Chengdu consulate in apparent retaliation for Houston shutdown order

China orders closure of US consulate in Chengdu, apparent retaliation for the Trump admin closing China’s Houston consulate over accusations of espionage.

China Harboring Military-Linked Biologist Fugitive at San Francisco Consulate, FBI Says

FBI: Chinese consulate in San Francisco is harboring biology researcher who falsely denied connections to Chinese military to obtain visa, gain access to US

China Threatens Retaliation After US Serves Eviction Notice to Chinese Consulate in Houston

China condemns what it called an “unprecedented escalation" by the US & threatened to retaliate after it was ordered to close Chinese consulate in Houston.

Chinese Government Orders Low-Income Families to Abandon Their Christian Faith or Lose Financial Aid

In the Chinese government's continuing persecution of Christians, poor families are now being told to renounce their faith or lose welfare benefits.

China Flooding Death Toll Rises as Surging Waters Trigger New Alerts, Dam Blasted

Torrential rainfall, expectations for further flooding led China to raise flood alert on river to 2nd-highest level; dam blasted to release surging waters

China: 600,000 People in Hong Kong May Have Violated Security Law by Voting

Hong Kong primary held for pro-democracy legislative candidates might have violated the “national security” law China imposed on Hong Kong in July.

Hong Kong Protester First to be Charged Under New Security Law is Denied Bail

A man caught carrying a sign with the message “Liberate Hong Kong” became 1st person charged under controversial new security law; Man was denied bail.

Report: China Forcibly Extracted Citizen DNA for Police Database During Pandemic

CCP forcibly collect Chinese citizens’ DNA samples en masse –part of its “world’s largest” police-run DNA database – during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Landslide at Myanmar Jade Mine Triggers ‘Muddy Wave,’ Killing Over 160

Myanmar Fire Service Dept said at least 162 bodies were recovered after the landslide, the center of world’s biggest & most lucrative jade mining industry.

Trump: I’m Getting More & More Angry at China When Seeing COVID-19

President Trump tweeted Tuesday evening that as he watches “the Pandemic spread its ugly face all across the world” he gets “more and more angry at China.”

FCC Designates Huawei, ZTE National Security Threats

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday designated Chinese telecommunication giants Huawei and ZTE as national security threats.

India Bans TikTok, Dozens of Other Chinese Apps

Indian gov't bans 59 apps developed by Chinese firms over concerns the apps were engaging in activities that threatened national security & defence of India

Pastor Beaten by Mob, Church Set on Fire as Violent Christian Persecution Escalates in India

India has seen a sudden increase in attacks on Christians as more people are circulating since the COVID-19 lockdown was lifted.

Report: Apple Caught China-Owned TikTok Spying on Millions of iPhone Users

Report published suggests the China-owned TikTok was spying on users through a vulnerability in the latest version of Apple’s iOS smartphone firmware.

Satellite Imagery Shows China Building Up Military Presence in Galwan Valley Days After Deadly Clash with India

satellite imagery from disputed border area of the Himalayas between China and India shows evidence China has been building up its military presence.

Hong Kong Pastors Face Arrest, Extradition to China with New Security Laws: Watchdog

China’s blueprint for national security in Hong Kong puts pro-democracy activists, including pastors, at risk of being extradited & tried in mainland China.

China FURY: World on brink as India taunts Beijing over secret deaths

BEIJING has deleted online news detailing the real death toll from the deadly clash with India in the Galwan Valley, censoring comments by India's PM Modi.

Indian Troops Given ‘Fire At Will’ Orders Against Chinese Troops If Threatened, Enraging Beijing

Beijing enraged over Indian media reports its Army was given orders to shoot or use "complete freedom of action" in hostile engagements with Chinese forces.

China: ‘Extremely Dangerous for India’ to Boycott Chinese Products

China says Indians’ demands to boycott Chinese entities following a deadly clash between the two countries’ on Monday are “extremely dangerous for India”

North Korea Blows Up South Korea Liaison Office: Seoul

South Korea said Tuesday that North Korea’s military demolished an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the tense Korean border.

Kim Jong Un’s Sister Threatens Military Action Against South Korea, Promises ‘tragic scene’

The sister of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un bashed South Korea and has threatened military action after a recent decline in relations.

Mike Pompeo Assails China’s ‘Decades-Long War on Faith’

Pompeo blasted China’s egregious violations of religious liberty, telling journalists the CPP has been waging a “decades-long war on faith.”

Chinese Churches Can Reopen… If They Preach Party Doctrine

While coronavirus restrictions may be lifting for state-approved churches in China, many find themselves facing an even more dangerous situation...

Deadly flooding in China forces Hundreds of thousands into Shelters

Hundreds of thousands of people were forced from their homes in south and central China after major flooding caused destruction throughout the region.

China Claims Hong Kong Protesters Show ‘Obvious Signs of Terrorism’

Senior Chinese official dismissed the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement, as supporters of “terrorism” who had “gone too far” in remarks on Monday.

Pompeo on D-Day Says he See’s Parallels Between Nazi Germany & Communist China

Pompeo said in an interview with the Daily Caller that understanding the lessons from D-Day is important in today’s global environment.

Pakistani Christian Couple’s Death Sentence Hangs in the Balance

A Pakistani Christian couple sentenced to death on blasphemy charges has had their conviction appeal postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Pompeo says US considers welcoming Hong Kong people, entrepreneurs

The United States is considering the option of welcoming people from Hong Kong in response to China's push to impose national security legislation.