‘Constitutional coup’: Chinese Communist Party’s ‘word is law’ in Hong Kong

‘Constitutional coup’: Chinese Communist Party’s ‘word is law’ in Hong Kong

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2020 In just over a month the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has asserted authoritarian control over Hong Kong. The CCP’s national security law which essentially ended Hong Kong’s autonomy and makes it much easier to punish pro-democracy activists is in full force, an analyst noted. “The scope of Beijing’s plans […]

Trump gives TikTok 45 days to sell to Microsoft or be banned in U.S.

Trump gives TikTok 45 days to sell to Microsoft or be banned in U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2020 Critics contend that TikTok is not merely just a fun video-sharing social networking app but is a Chinese state sponsored data vacuum. Microsoft is reportedly considering a buyout of social media app TikTok which would halt the Trump administration from issuing a complete ban of the app. President Donald […]

What’s the deal with mystery seeds Americans are getting in the mail from China?

What’s the deal with mystery seeds Americans are getting in the mail from China?

by WorldTribune Staff, July 29, 2020 State and federal officials are investigating the unsolicited delivery of mystery seed packets from China to Americans in several states. The seed packets, which may arrive unexpectedly in packages bearing Chinese characters, may bear the name of China’s state-run postal agency China Post and may be labeled as jewelry. […]

China hints at ‘Black Swan event’: Failure of Three Gorges Dam could kill millions in Wuhan, Yichang

China hints at ‘Black Swan event’: Failure of Three Gorges Dam could kill millions in Wuhan, Yichang

FPI / July 27, 2020 Analysis by Jason Orestes “Made in China” already doesn’t have the strongest connotation associated with it, and it appears this may even apply to mainland Chinese infrastructure. China has upped spending on dams in the last several years to combat flooding, namely on the Yangtze River: the longest river in […]

Pompeo urges Chinese people to repudiate CCP; ‘Diplomats’ burn documents outside Houston consulate

Pompeo urges Chinese people to repudiate CCP;  ‘Diplomats’ burn documents outside Houston consulate

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2020 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging America’s allies and China’s citizens to work with the United States to change the “bankrupt totalitarian ideology” of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The CCP “fears the Chinese people’s honest opinions more than any foreign foe,” Pompeo plans to say in a […]

AG Barr’s searing indictment of China’s communists did not spare Hollywood, Silicon Valley

AG Barr’s searing indictment of China’s communists did not spare Hollywood, Silicon Valley

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler In a sweeping, scathing and searingly poignant speech, U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr swept back the curtain on China’s communist regime in a tour de force rarely seen. His focus centered not only on China’s rulers menacing their own people and those of East Asia, but also specifically […]

China’s security law prompts big banks to check political status of Hong Kong clients

China’s security law prompts big banks to check political status of Hong Kong clients

by WorldTribune Staff, July 22, 2020 Global wealth managers are scouring the social media posts and other public records of their clients in Hong Kong for information on whether they have any ties to the city’s pro-democracy movement, which was essentially outlawed under the Chinese communist government’s new security law. Putting China’s cash ahead of […]

‘Disappeared’: The disturbing way China treats its dissenters and whistleblowers

‘Disappeared’: The disturbing way China treats its dissenters and whistleblowers

FPI / July 20, 2020 Commentary by Jason Orestes What China doesn’t like, it assumes control over. If you say something the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) disapproves of, you often end up just disappearing or fleeing the country. It’s not unheard of at all for people who speak out against communist policy to just go […]

China tangles once again with India but has major distractions

China tangles once again with India but has major distractions

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk China looms like an enormous bullying giant above its borders with India stretching more than 4,000 kilometers from the high Himalayas to the west to more mountains and lower level frontiers to the east. In between is Nepal, over which China wields increasing influence, and Bhutan, which is tied […]

U.S., others could boycott Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics over China’s Muslim concentration camps

U.S., others could boycott Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics over China’s Muslim concentration camps

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2020 The United States and other Western nations are reportedly considering a boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games over host China’s ongoing human rights atrocities. Florida Republican Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are among those calling for either a boycott or another host for the Games amid the […]