‘A truly sad moment’: Trump cancels summit with N. Korea’s Kim

‘A truly sad moment’: Trump cancels summit with N. Korea’s Kim

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump on May 24, in a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, said he was canceling the summit between the two which had been scheduled for June 12 in Singapore. “Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, […]

‘I don’t like that’: Trump ties China to change in attitude by N. Korea

‘I don’t like that’: Trump ties China to change in attitude by N. Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, May 23, 2018 The positive momentum and good-will between the U.S. and North Korea in recent months was suddenly interrupted earlier this month as the North’s belligerent attitude returned. In response, U.S. President Donald Trump pointed to a second meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping […]

China for first time lands nuclear strike bomber on disputed island

China for first time lands nuclear strike bomber on disputed island

by WorldTribune Staff, May 21, 2018 China for the first time sent a long-range, nuclear-capable bomber to an island in the South China Sea. Chinese state media on May 18 released a video showing the H-6K bomber landing and taking off from Woody Island, Beijing’s largest base in the Paracel Islands. The Pentagon said China’s […]

‘Comrades’ Kim, Xi hold second China meeting in advance of Trump summit

‘Comrades’ Kim, Xi hold second China meeting in advance of Trump summit

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2018 North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un traveled to China for an unannounced meeting with China’s supreme leader, Xi Jinping on May 7-8. It was Kim’s second visit to China and third trip abroad in as many months. The North Korean leader met South Korean President Moon Jae-In just south of […]

Movie-making in China officially comes under CCP control

Movie-making in China officially comes under CCP control

by WorldTribune Staff, April 17, 2018 The Communist Party of China (CPC) continues to clamp down on free artistic expression as all regulation of movie production is now under the party’s control, according to a state media report. Moviemaking will now be regulated by the CPC’s “Publicity Department,” according to state-run media outlet Xinhua, which […]

Unholy Bible: Beijing demands a rewrite of the scriptures

Unholy Bible: Beijing demands a rewrite of the scriptures

by WorldTribune Staff, April 6, 2018 China has removed the Bible and other Christian books from online bookstores as part of what observers say is President Xi Jinping’s demand that all religions in the country be “Sinicized.” To be “Sinicized,” the Bible would have to be rendered compatible with the beliefs and programs of the […]

China and N. Korea media provided contrasting official reports on unofficial Kim visit

China and N. Korea media provided contrasting official reports on unofficial Kim visit

by WorldTribune Staff, March 30, 2018 North Korean and Chinese state media outlets took different paths in their reporting of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s unprecedented visit to Beijing, where he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping. While China’s state-run media focused on the discussions between Kim and Xi and on tensions on the Korean […]

China and North Korea, best friends forever?

China and North Korea, best friends forever?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk There is a certain inevitability about China’s need for North Korea and the North’s need for China. The two may intuitively hate one another, but they can hardly stay apart in the regional tug of war. It’s been that way ever since Chinese forces poured into North Korea to […]

China again sends aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait

China again sends aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait

by WorldTribune Staff, March 21, 2018 China dispatched its lone operational aircraft carrier to the Taiwan Strait, entering waters that are part of the island’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), Taiwan’s defense minister said. Defense Minister Yen Teh-fa told Taiwan’s parliament that the Liaoning entered the narrow strait that separates China from Taiwan on March […]

Brave new world? Rigged elections and big brother here, there and everywhere

Brave new world? Rigged elections and big brother here, there and everywhere

by WorldTribune Staff, March 19, 2018 An unelected “deep state” that a new poll finds most Americans believe is “pulling the levers of power” in Washington, D.C. China has acted to penalize “untrustworthy” citizens via their digital social credit scores. And “ballot rigging” has been caught on camera in Russia. Welcome to 2018. A new […]

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