Massive Christian crackdown in China: Authorities burn Bibles, demolish house churches

Massive Christian crackdown in China: Authorities burn Bibles, demolish house churches

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2018 As the Vatican nears a landmark deal with Beijing that has been denounced as the betrayal of faithful Catholics, the Chinese Communist Party has turned up the intensity of its war on religion. The Beijing government recently shut down the nation’s largest Christian “house church”, set fire to bibles […]

Report: Google’s HR ordered deletion of China memo after furious execs learned it was circulating

Report: Google’s HR ordered deletion of China memo after furious execs learned it was circulating

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2018 Google employees were told to delete a memo which leaked details about the tech giant’s plans to launch a search engine in China which will comply with Beijing’s rigid censorship demands, a report said. “The memo, authored by a Google engineer who was asked to work on the project, […]

Subterfuge in Pyongyang? Seoul’s disturbing concessions, Russia-China collusion

Subterfuge in Pyongyang? Seoul’s disturbing concessions, Russia-China collusion

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump faces a serious problem when he meets South Korea’s President Moon Jae-In Monday in New York. How can he go on promising concessions to North Korea when the State Department has already rejected North Korea’s demand for “corresponding measures” by the U.S. before […]

U.S. set to restart talks with North; Kim vows to permanently shut down missile test site

U.S. set to restart talks with North; Kim vows to permanently shut down missile test site

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2018 The United States is prepared to resume talks with North Korea on denuclearization following North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s summit this week with South Korean President Moon Jae-In. Kim told reporters on Sept. 19 during a joint announcement with Moon: “We have agreed to make the Korean Peninsula a […]

Can we wake up now from the North Korean nuclear nightmare?

Can we wake up now from the North Korean nuclear nightmare?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk Stephen King, author of global best-selling novels of horror and fantasy, has written about the craving for horror stories, books and films. He thinks all of us are more or less “mentally ill,” but most of us hide or sublimate our worst instincts. From there he tries to answer […]

North Korean state media hit U.S. inaction during visit by Seoul leader

North Korean state media hit U.S. inaction during visit by Seoul leader

by WorldTribune Staff, September 18, 2018 While North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was making nice with South Korean President Moon Jae-In, state media in the North was blasting the United States for allegedly not following through on promises made in President Donald Trump’s June summit with Kim. Kim regime mouthpiece Rodong Sinmun employed the familiar […]

‘Like vocational training’: China explains its re-education camps for Xinjiang Muslims

‘Like vocational training’: China explains its re-education camps for Xinjiang Muslims

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2018 The re-education camps that China is allegedly using to detain some one million Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang province are nothing more than “vocational” centers that are providing jobs training for the detainees, according to a Chinese official. “What China is doing is to establish professional training centers, educational centers. […]

U.S. ambassador to Seoul unhappy with police response to intruder in his residence

U.S. ambassador to Seoul unhappy with police response to intruder in his residence

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2018 U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris is said to be dissatisfied with the police response to an intruder at his residence in downtown Seoul. At about 10 p.m. on Sept. 3, a woman was caught inside the residence, the Habib House. It couldn’t be confirmed whether the ambassador […]

Kim Jong-Un visit to Moscow planned with hint of urgency

Kim Jong-Un visit to Moscow planned with hint of urgency

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct A senior Russian government official has confirmed that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un wants to expedite plans to visit Moscow and meet President Vladimir Putin. Valentina Matvienko, speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament, said on Sept. 8 that she had met with Kim in Pyongyang in an […]

China puts stop to ‘chaotic’ religious expression online

China puts stop to ‘chaotic’ religious expression online

by WorldTribune Staff, September 11, 2018 As part of a crackdown on what it calls the “chaotic” and illegal online promotion of religion, China is requiring all religious organizations to obtain a license before being allowed to disseminate religious information on the Internet. Under the new draft guidelines, organizations or individuals are prohibited from live-streaming […]

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