Pentagon official urges Seoul to reconsider termination of intel agreement with Tokyo

Pentagon official urges Seoul to reconsider termination of intel agreement with Tokyo

by WorldTribune Staff, October 3, 2019 The United States has asked South Korea to reconsider its rushed termination of a military intelligence sharing pact with Japan that rocked the regional alliance against China and North Korea. John Rood, U.S. undersecretary of defense for policy, called on Seoul to renew the General Security of Military Information […]

Japan scrambles for improved missile defenses; Latest North Korean test raises alarms

Japan scrambles for improved missile defenses; Latest North Korean test raises alarms

by WorldTribune Staff, October 2, 2019 North Korea carried out another projectile launch on Oct. 2, adding to a series of recent missile launches which have prompted alarm in Japan. Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono said that the projectile fired by North Korea on Oct. 2 landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) about 350 […]

Xi hails Chinese Communist Party’s 70th: ‘No force’ can stop us now

Xi hails Chinese Communist Party’s 70th: ‘No force’ can stop us now

by WorldTribune Staff, October 1, 2019 Dressed in a grey jacket reminiscent of the style of his murderous  hero Mao Zedong, supreme leader Xi Jinping presided over a massive military parade on Oct. 1 to mark the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s founding. Like Mao, Xi has amassed enormous political power and is […]

On eve of Chinese Communists’ 70th year in power, Hong Kong activist warns Taiwan

On eve of Chinese Communists’ 70th year in power, Hong Kong activist warns Taiwan

by WorldTribune Staff, September 30, 2019 Those who believe in Communist China’s “one country, two systems” framework for Hong Kong, Macau and even Taiwan are either spies for the communists or merely naïve, a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist said. Andy Chan Ho-tin used the term “Chinazi” to describe China and urged Taiwan to side with […]

Defector: How to denuclearize the North; Why Trump doesn’t trust Seoul leader

Defector: How to denuclearize the North; Why Trump doesn’t trust Seoul leader

FPI / September 29, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com [Editor’s note: The following was written by Jong Ho-Ri, a former senior North Korean economic official. His last assignment was in Dalian, China as head of the Korea Daehung Trading Corporation, which is managed by Office 39, a clandestine organization under direct control of the ruling Kim family. Office […]

Oct. 1: South Koreans urged to celebrate China’s 70th birthday, but not their Armed Forces Day

Oct. 1: South Koreans urged to celebrate China’s 70th birthday, but not their Armed Forces Day

by WorldTribune Staff, September 27, 2019 Seoul’s City Council Hall is decked out in decorations celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. “Are we China’s vassal state? Have we ever celebrated another country’s founding day?” one South Korean resident asked, according to a Sept. 27 report by the East […]

Hong Kong rebranding overtures rebuffed by global PR firms

Hong Kong rebranding overtures rebuffed by global PR firms

FPI / September 25, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com The Hong Kong government was essentially told to get lost in its bid to rebuild its image amid ongoing massive pro-democracy protests. All of the public relations companies government officials approached have thus far declined to help in what Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said was the “relaunching of […]

American woman lectures Hong Kong protesters: ‘Safety is more important than freedom’

American woman lectures Hong Kong protesters: ‘Safety is more important than freedom’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2019 In a video that has gone viral, a woman identified as American is seen scolding protesters in Hong Kong, calling their pro-democracy efforts a “waste of time.” “You guys value freedom more than safety. I think safety is more important than freedom,” the woman says on the video posted […]

Children’s climate fury, at UN, spares China, responsible for 30 percent of global emissions

Children’s climate fury, at UN, spares China, responsible for 30 percent of global emissions

by WorldTribune Staff, September 24, 2019 They scold President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress. They like to bully countries into taking action on global warming. But conspicuously absent in the climate alarmism pushed by the Left via children and a compliant corporate media is China, which is responsible for 30 percent of global emissions. […]

China to access $1.2 billion submarine base it is constructing for Bangladesh

China to access $1.2 billion submarine base it is constructing for Bangladesh

FPI / September 24, 2019 By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct.com In 2016 Bangladesh purchased two Chinese Type-035 conventional submarines. Now China is going to build a $1.2 billion submarine base for Bangladesh, raising concerns about future Chinese naval access. On Sept. 12, a member of the Bangladesh Parliament disclosed that China will help Bangladesh build a […]