Unreported: U.S. strategic ties with key central Pacific islands at risk

Unreported: U.S. strategic ties with key central Pacific islands at risk

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2024 U.S. strategic control of the Central Pacific depends on Compacts of Free Association (COFA) treaties with Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Marshall Islands. “These nations and their huge maritime territory comprise most of an ‘east-west corridor’ from Hawaii to the western edge of the […]

China markets again crater over Donald J Trump, this time with tariff threat on Sunday interview

China markets again crater over Donald J Trump, this time with tariff threat on Sunday interview

by WorldTribune Staff, February 5, 2024 Donald Trump is the E.F. Hutton of the Chinese stock market these days. When Trump talks, China’s investors listen. For the second time in recent weeks, China’s stock market went into a nosedive after something the former U.S. president did or said. Previously, it was after Trump’s 30-point trouncing […]

Precedent: Australian injured by Pfizer booster wins claim against employer

Precedent: Australian injured by Pfizer booster wins claim against employer

by WorldTribune Staff, February 2, 2024 An Australian man who was forced to get the Covid injection to keep his job only to be injured by the shot will receive worker’s compensation benefits and medical expense reimbursement, a South Australian Employment Tribunal ruled on Jan. 15. Daniel Shepherd, a 44-year-old father, was required to get […]

CCP takes formal administrative control of China’s universities; What about America’s?

CCP takes formal administrative control of China’s universities; What about America’s?

by WorldTribune Staff, January 22, 2024 The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has taken direct control of the country’s university’s, according to a Radio Free Asia report. “While the ruling party already has branches and committees embedded in universities and other academic institutions, commentators said it has never actually merged itself with administrative structures before, not […]

Not mentioned at Davos: Taiwan and its tutorial to the West on how to run an election

Not mentioned at Davos: Taiwan and its tutorial to the West on how to run an election

by WorldTribune Staff, January 17, 2024 For the 2024 World Economic Forum (WEF) summit, Davos, Switzerland is “once again covered in Ukrainian flags in the name of freedom and democracy,” Human Events editor Jack Posobiec noted. “But here’s one word you won’t hear spoken once at Davos: Taiwan.” Of course most in attendance would be […]

Bad news for CCP: Same day election results in Taiwan did not rely on computerized voting

Bad news for CCP: Same day election results in Taiwan did not rely on computerized voting

by WorldTribune Staff, January 14, 2024 Lai Ching-te, the least preferred candidate of communist China, was victorious in Taiwan’s presidential election on Saturday. Lai, who was vice president with the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), claimed 40% of the vote in a three-way race, beating out second-place finisher Hou Yu-ih of the Kuomintang (KMT), or […]

China’s Chairman Xi: Thou shalt not speak ill of the Chinese Communist economy

China’s Chairman Xi: Thou shalt not speak ill of the Chinese Communist economy

by WorldTribune Staff, December 27, 2023 China’s Ministry of State Security took to the WeChat social network recently to warn against “cliches that denigrate the Chinese economy.” “How strange that China’s economic policies for next year, ones that have just been adopted, were first explained by the Ministry of State Security,” a Chinese source in […]

GREATEST HITS, 14: New Zealand whistleblower arrested after revealing shocking number of Covid vax deaths

GREATEST HITS, 14: New Zealand whistleblower arrested after revealing shocking number of Covid vax deaths

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Top stories of 2023, December 19, 2023 Thank you for your support for WorldTribune, Window on the Real World. Have a great 2024! — The Editors by WorldTribune Staff, December 1, 2023; Updated Dec. 3, 2023 [Editor’s Note: This story, originally published on Dec. 1 has been updated following the […]

Cold War theater: China sought to engineer at-sea Taiwan helicopter defection

Cold War theater: China sought to engineer at-sea Taiwan helicopter defection

FPI / December 17, 2023 Geostrategy-Direct By Richard Fisher During the Cold War, high profile defections from the Soviet bloc to the West were a constant source of assurance of the desirability, if not the superiority of the democracies over the empire of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. For example, such assurance was […]

Top Biden Asia official: Pyongyang lost all interest in U.S. diplomacy after Trump exit

Top Biden Asia official: Pyongyang lost all interest in U.S. diplomacy after Trump exit

FPI / December 13, 2023 Geostrategy-Direct North Korea has not engaged with the United States since President Donald Trump left the White House, the top U.S. East Asia official in the Biden Administration told Congress. All attempts by the Biden team at outreach to the Kim Jong-Un regime have been rejected, Assistant Secretary of State […]

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