May 30 2020

Asia

“Like It Was Designed To Infect Humans”: COVID-19 ‘Cell Culture’ Theory Gains Steam

A scientific study which found COVID-19 may have been a "cell-culture" uniquely adapted for transmission to humans (more so than animals), is gaining steam.

China’s Top Diplomat: ‘The Issue of Globalization Needs to Be Solved with Globalization’

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged the world to “champion” global governance and globalization in light of the ongoing Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

180 Arrested in Hong Kong Protests Against China’s ‘National Security’ Takeover

Thousands of protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to denounce Beijing’s plan to impose a draconian national security law.

China Deploys Two New Aircraft Carriers to Stoke Tensions with US After Warning of a ‘New Cold War’

CHINA is reportedly set to deploy its two new aircraft carriers off the coast of Taiwan as it warns the US of a “new cold war”.

Pompeo: China Measure a ‘Death Knell’ for Hong Kong Autonomy

Pompeo condemns China’s effort to take over national security legislation in Hong Kong, calling it “a death knell" for the autonomy that Beijing promised.

China to Impose Sweeping National Security Law in Hong Kong, Bypassing City’s Legislature

CCP will impose sweeping national security law in Hong Kong, criminalizing "foreign interference", secessionist activities and subversion of state power.

Cyclone Amphan, Strongest Storm in Over a Decade, Slams Coast of India, Bangladesh as Millions Flee

One of the strongest storms in more than a decade hit India, Bangladesh, packing heavy rain & wind as millions fled in an evacuation complicated by COVID-19

Trudeau Gov’t Has Similarities with China’s Communist Regime: Former Canadian Amb. to China

The “fundamental dishonesty” of PM Trudeau’s governing is reminiscent of how China’s Communist regime operates, says a former Canadian ambassador to China.

Trump Cuts China’s Huawei Off From World’s Top Chip Maker; China Threatens ‘Biggest Counterattack’

Trump admin cuts off China’s Huawei from receiving products from TSMC, which is the world’s largest manufacturer of advanced microchips.

China Wants International Probe into U.S. ‘Biological Weapons’

The Chinese state newspaper Global Times cited “Chinese military experts” urging an international probe into American biological laboratories.

North Korea ‘Church’ Doesn’t Look Like Any Other But It Exists: Watchdog

Being a Christian in North Korea means using mysterious, spylike tactics to read the Bible, facing threats of concentration camps, the death penalty.

Iran, China in Crosshairs as Netanyahu Meets Pompeo in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu and Pompeo singled out China and Iran when the two met in Jerusalem as the U.S. secretary of state arrived in Israel for wide-ranging talks.

North Korean Leader Under Threat as Public ‘Resist’ New Currency Law

North Korea has now banned the use of foreign currency in the country in order to encourage the domestic won, even though it is completely untrusted.

Report: China Cracks Down on Christian-Run Orphanages

CCP has been shutting down Christian orphanages in China, using regulations on religion in the country to justify a crackdown on religious organizations.

Afghanistan Arrests Regional Islamic State Leader

Afghan security forces arrested three senior South Asia Islamic State members including the group's regional leader, the government said on Monday.

Hong Kong Police Arrest More Than 200 After Pro-democracy Protests Erupt Again

Hong Kong police arrested 230 people over the weekend during a chaotic pro-democracy protest that erupted amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Mob of Armed Men Storm Christian Church in Pakistan

A group of armed men raided a Christian church in Punjab, Pakistan, on Saturday, desecrating a cross and demolishing a gate and a boundary wall.

China Asked The WHO To Help Cover Up Coronavirus, German Intelligence Concludes

Xi Jinping personally asked the WHO to delay the release of critical information regarding its coronavirus outbreak, German intelligence has concluded.

China Calls Hong Kong Protesters a ‘Virus’ that ‘Must Be Eliminated’

HKMAO, CCP political office in Hong Kong, on Wednesday condemned pro-democracy demonstrators as a “political virus” that “must be eliminated”.

Bigotry, Caste System Fuel Pakistani Christians’ Suffering

A recent spike in deaths among Christian sewer cleaners in Pakistan has exposed the country’s long history of discrimination against religious minorities.

Facing Coronavirus Fallout, Chinese Leaders Told To Be Ready For War With US, Report Says

Report presented to top leaders in Beijing warned fallout from China’s COVID-19 was so bad China needed to be prepared for an armed confrontation with US.

Pompeo says ‘Enormous Evidence’ Virus Came From Chinese Lab

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that there was “enormous evidence” that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, China.

North and South Korea Exchange Gunfire Across Border

North & South Korea exchanged gunfire around the South's guard post Sunday, raising tension a day after N. Korean leader ended an almost 3-week absence.

China Tried To Pressure Australia To Back Off Coronavirus Investigation. It Backfired.

The CCP attempts to pressure Australia to back off calls for an international investigation into China’s handling of the COVID-19 appears to have backfired.

South Korea Detects ‘Unusual Increase’ in North Korean Air, Artillery Operations

South Korean Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo said North Korea is stepping up readiness activities for its air & artillery units, for no apparent reason.

China Claims To Be Victim Of COVID-19 Disinformation, Accuses US Of ‘Hiding Something’

“China always stands against disinformation campaign. We are victim rather than producer of disinformation,” the Chinese foreign ministry Tweeted.

Communist China Sends $30 Million to World Health Organization After U.S. Freezes Funding

China announced it will donate another $30 million to World Health Organization, which has undergone scrutiny for helping China with Coronavirus cover-up.

US Eyes Report on North Korea Leader Kim Jong-Un’s Health; South Korea Casts Doubt

S. Korean & Chinese officials cast doubt on reports that N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ill, while U.S officials said they are closely monitoring situation

Pompeo: U.S. Asking China for Access to Wuhan Lab to Determine Coronavirus Origins

The US is asking Chinese Communist Party officials for access to the Wuhan Institute of Virology lab to determine if the novel coronavirus originated there.

China Relies on Disgraced WHO After Mounting Evidence COVID-19 Came From Wuhan Lab

The Chinese government is using alleged WHO findings to counter mounting evidence that the coronavirus may have originated in a Wuhan lab.

Ted Cruz: ‘Sanction Chinese Officials’ Who Are ‘Censoring’ Health Information

On Fox News Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) touted legislation to sanction officials in China who are “actively censoring and silencing” information on public health.

China May be Conducting Secret Nuclear Tests, State Department Warns

State Department is concerned China may be conducting small nuclear tests in secret, possibly violating an international agreement banning such tests.

Behind Bloomberg News’ Campaign to Silence its Own Journalists for Reporting on China Corruption

It's a story that spans decades, exposes corrupt Chinese politicians and shows the lengths Bloomberg L.P. will go to protect its profit.

Pompeo on Possibility of Wuhan Lab Leak: We will ‘Review Precisely What Happened’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did not rule out the possibility of a coronavirus leak from a virology lab in Wuhan, China, in a radio interview on Tuesday.

Senator Tom Cotton On China: ‘It’s Time To Start Delinking Our Two Economies’

Sen. Tom Cotton told Fox News that it was time for the US to start “delinking” its economy from communist China as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

AG William Barr: China Far Bigger Threat Than Russia, ‘One of Our Highest Priorities’ in Counterintelligence

AG William Barr: China is waging a “full-court blitzkrieg” effort against the U.S. political system, posing a larger threat to the country than Russia

Gatestone Institute: Coronavirus -China’s Great Cover-up

We have been paying dearly for China's lies; Rep. McCaul: This is one of the worst cover-ups in human history, & now the world is facing a global pandemic

Millions of Chinese-Made Coronavirus Tests Bought By British Government Don’t Work

The British government has ordered millions of coronavirus tests made in China that do not work, Public Health England’s Professor John Newton has admitted.

Netherlands becomes Latest Country to Reject China-Made Coronavirus Test Kits, Gear Calling them ‘Faulty’

The Netherlands joins Spain, Turkey, Georgia, and the Czech Republic in their concerns over masks and test kits, calling them faulty and substandard.

Coronavirus Riot Destroys Much of Prison in Thailand

A riot broke out at a prison in northeastern Thailand on Sunday after a rumor spread of a Chinese coronavirus outbreak at the facility.

Massive Protest Breaks Out in China’s Hubei Province, Ground Zero for the Coronavirus

A huge protest swept out of China’s Hubei province with thousands of angry residents pouring into neighboring Jiangxi province and clashing with police.

Pompeo: Chinese Communist Party Denying World Vital Coronavirus Information

The Chinese Communist Party is wilfully denying world vital information it needs to stem coronavirus pandemic, Mike Pompeo charged on Tuesday night.