China’s official silence on casualties in India skirmish point to dangerous morale problem in PLA

China’s official silence on casualties in India skirmish point to dangerous morale problem in PLA

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2020 A week after a deadly skirmish between Chinese and Indian troops at the Galwan Valley Himalayan border region, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has yet to confirm the number of casualties the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) suffered. Chinese officials call media reports from India indicating at least 40 Chinese […]

‘Demographic genocide’: China’s CCP forcibly sterilizing Muslim women

‘Demographic genocide’: China’s CCP forcibly sterilizing Muslim women

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2020 As part of a sweeping campaign to curb its Muslim population, China’s Communist Party is forcing sterilization, abortion and birth control on women in the Xinjiang detention camps. Even as it encourages some of the country’s Han majority to have more children, China is taking draconian measures to slash […]

Report: China secretly working on biological weapons with ‘countries of concern’

Report: China secretly working on biological weapons with ‘countries of concern’

FPI / July 2, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com China continues to build biotechnology infrastructure and is working with unspecified “countries of concern,” the U.S. State Department said in a June 23 report. The unclassified report stopped short of revealing details about Chinese military research and development on biological weapons. But it said the U.S. did not have […]

First arrests in Hong Kong; UK offers path to citizenship; ‘U.S. will not stand idly by’

First arrests in Hong Kong; UK offers path to citizenship; ‘U.S. will not stand idly by’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2020 Hong Kong police on Wednesday made the first arrests for violations of the new national security law imposed on the formerly autonomous city by China’s communist government. Police said the arrests were for “unauthorized assemblies.” The law went into effect on Tuesday after it was signed by Chinese supreme […]

China’s ‘national security’ law ends free speech in Hong Kong

China’s ‘national security’ law ends free speech in Hong Kong

by WorldTribune Staff, June 30, 2020 The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) effectively ended free speech in Hong Kong as supreme leader Xi Jinping on Tuesday signed a decree enacting a new “national security” law. “Drafted and approved in an unusually swift and secretive process, the law empowers Beijing to bring into Hong Kong many of […]

Chinese seniors told to remove Christian images or lose their stipends

Chinese seniors told to remove Christian images or lose their stipends

by WorldTribune Staff, June 30, 2020 Elderly Christians in China are being forced by the communist government to choose between their faith and survival, a report said. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has warned the Christians that unless they renounce their faith they will lose the government subsidies they rely on to survive, Tang Zhe […]

UN official upholds defectors’ freedom of expression, under attack by both Koreas

UN official upholds defectors’ freedom of expression, under attack by both Koreas

FPI / June 28, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com Ironically, a fight over freedom of the press, sparked by North Korean defectors sending balloons with leaflets to their former homeland, has brought both Koreas once again to the brink of war. Both the North and South Korean governments have threatened the defectors in the South who have sought […]

Increased U.S. spy flights over South China Sea as PLA steps up invasion drills

Increased U.S. spy flights over South China Sea as PLA steps up invasion drills

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2020 The United States Air Force has increased reconnaissance flights over the South China Sea amid China’s ongoing military drills which are reportedly simulating an invasion of Taiwan. Three U.S. aircraft — a P-8A Poseidon, an RC-135, and a C-17A Globemaster III — were observed heading toward the South China […]

Rand analysis: China understated its coronavirus infections by a factor of 40

Rand analysis: China understated its coronavirus infections by a factor of 40

by WorldTribune Staff, June 22, 2020 The Rand Corporation in a new report notes there is “strong evidence” that the Chinese communist government’s reporting of coronavirus cases in January of this year was “undercounted by a factor of nearly 40.” Rand said that “based on officially reported cases in China in January 2020, the odds […]

Japan’s Abe calls for considering nation’s preemptive strike capability

Japan’s Abe calls for considering nation’s preemptive strike capability

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2020 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday that the country should consider acquiring preemptive strike capability amid ongoing regional threats, including escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula. He made no specific mention of Chinese military aggression believed by analysts to have been a primary factor behind his statement. Abe […]