Highly-urbanized Taiwan emerging as coronavirus success story

Highly-urbanized Taiwan emerging as coronavirus success story

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2020 The island nation of Taiwan, with a highly-urbanized population of 24 million, sits about 80 miles from mainland China. Some 1.25 million Taiwanese citizens either live or work on the mainland. In 2019, Taiwan welcomed almost 3 million Chinese visitors. The coronavirus pandemic, however, has not “inflicted the same […]

Long waits to pick up urns in Wuhan raise questions about official death toll

Long waits to pick up urns in Wuhan raise questions about official death toll

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2020 Thousands of urns have reportedly been delivered to funeral homes in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. Photos and information circulating on Chinese social media indicate there are long lines of people picking up cremated ashes. The reports call into question the Chinese communist government’s official figures […]

Coronavirus outbreak invites scrutiny of China’s dual-use covert bioweapons program

Coronavirus outbreak invites scrutiny of China’s dual-use covert bioweapons program

FPI / March 27, 2020 Analysis by Paul Crespo While this current novel coronavirus may not have been an engineered bioweapon, it should still focus attention on China’s very real, clandestine, offensive biowarfare research program. Wuhan, the epicenter of the original outbreak, is also the location of China’s first and still only known Bio Safety […]

UK doctor walks back doomsday coronavirus predictions

UK doctor walks back doomsday coronavirus predictions

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2020 A British epidemiologist of the Imperial College, whose dire predictions on the coronavirus outbreak caused much anxiety, has revised his prediction with a much more optimistic view. Neil Ferguson had suggested that over 500,000 people could die in the UK, and over two million could die in the U.S. […]

Biden accused of sexual assault by former staffer

Biden accused of sexual assault by former staffer

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2020 A former staffer who worked in Joe Biden’s Senate office said Biden pinned her against a wall and sexually assaulted her. Tara Reade, who worked as a staffer in Biden’s Senate office from December 1992 to August 1993, said in an interview with liberal podcaster Katie Halper that then-Senator […]

U.S. indicts Maduro regime on narco-terror charges

U.S. indicts Maduro regime on narco-terror charges

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2020 The U.S. Justice Department on March 26 announced that socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro and several other Venezuelan government officials have been indicted on drug-trafficking charges, including efforts to smuggle tons of cocaine into the United States. The charges pertaining to Maduro’s conspiracy to commit narco-terrorism carry a minimum of […]

U.S. goes to the mat at UN against Chinese disinformation

U.S. goes to the mat at UN against Chinese disinformation

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2020 The United States is insisting that any United Nations joint declaration on the coronavirus crisis should state explicitly that the virus originated in Wuhan, China. Any UN declaration should also state exactly when the virus started in Wuhan, the U.S. delegation said. The U.S., in various drafts and edits […]

North Macedonia joins the NATO alliance

North Macedonia joins the NATO alliance

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2020 North Macedonia officially became the 30th member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on March 27. “As NATO welcomes its 30th member, we reaffirm our commitment to collective defense under Article 5, the cornerstone of the Transatlantic Alliance,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in announcing North […]

Wuhan coronavirus provides China global ‘exercise’ in bio weapons defense

Wuhan coronavirus provides China global ‘exercise’ in bio weapons defense

FPI / March 26, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher There has been ample speculation about the Wuhan coronavirus that may have been first detected near the Chinese city of Wuhan in November 2019 but which has now become a global pandemic claiming over 14,000 lives. It could have emerged from a high technology bioresearch laboratory […]

President Trump wants country to reopen by Easter; Stay home, says Obama

President Trump wants country to reopen by Easter; Stay home, says Obama

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2020 At his daily coronavirus task force briefing Wednesday night, President Donald Trump doubled-down on his timeline for reopening the country. Trump said his vision is to return life to normal by Easter, April 12. “I think there are certain people that would like it not to open so quickly,” […]

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