‘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 […]

Editor defends cartoonist charged with ‘racist’ depiction of Serena meltdown

Editor defends cartoonist charged with ‘racist’ depiction of Serena meltdown

by WorldTribune Staff, September 11, 2018 The executive chairman of News Corp Australasia defended a Melbourne Herald Sun cartoonist after critics labeled his depiction of Serena Williams’s outburst during the U.S. Open finals as “racist” and “sexist.” “Criticism of Mark Knight’s Serena Williams cartoon shows the world has gone too PC & misunderstands the role […]

South Korean president’s approval ratings dip after raising minimum wage

South Korean president’s approval ratings dip after raising minimum wage

by WorldTribune Staff, September 10, 2018 Since announcing an increase in the nation’s minimum wage, South Korean President Moon Jae-In has seen a steady drop in his approval ratings, which last week sunk below 50 percent for the first time since his inauguration. Moon’s approval rating is 49 percent according to a poll by Gallup […]

North Korea celebrates 70th anniversary minus its ICBMs

North Korea celebrates 70th anniversary minus its ICBMs

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty North Korea has marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country with a massive military parade, but it did not display its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) that have become the subject of international sanctions. Leader Kim Jong Un observed on September 9 as troops, […]

‘Tough Love’: President Trump shifts U.S. policy emphasis from WWII era Marshall Plan

‘Tough Love’: President Trump shifts U.S. policy emphasis from WWII era Marshall Plan

by WorldTribune Staff, September 7, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump is ditching the Marshall Plan playbook in favor of a “tough love” approach when it comes to the pricey business of nation-building, a report said. Trump has made it clear that his administration “has no interest in embarking on the expensive nation-building missions that have […]

NY Times redefines ‘objectivity’, turns blind eye to real news from, for example, Korea

NY Times redefines ‘objectivity’, turns blind eye to real news from, for example, Korea

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON – An anonymous attack on President Donald Trump in The New York Times has captured headlines across the United States while Americans more or less forget about what’s going on elsewhere in the world. The attack, in the form of a commentary on the paper’s “opinion” page, purportedly […]

Kim tells delegation from Seoul he has faith in Trump, has never disparaged him

Kim tells delegation from Seoul he has faith in Trump, has never disparaged him

by WorldTribune Staff, September 6, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said he maintains faith in U.S. President Donald Trump and pledged to take “more active” measures toward denuclearization if his moves are met with corresponding goodwill measures. The North Korean leader made the comments during a meeting in Pyongyang on Sept. 5 with a […]

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