China’s rulers forced to scramble at home as trade war takes toll on economy

China’s rulers forced to scramble at home as trade war takes toll on economy

by WorldTribune Staff, July 16, 2019 Due in large part to U.S. trade pressure, China’s economic growth in the second quarter of 2019 slowed to its weakest pace in some three decades. President Donald Trump tweeted: “The United States Tariffs are having a major effect on companies wanting to leave China for non-tariffed countries. These […]

Report challenges legal, factual basis for impeaching South Korea’s conservative president

Report challenges legal, factual basis for impeaching South Korea’s conservative president

FPI / July 16, 2019 More than two years after conservative South Korea President Park Geun-Hye was impeached, questions remain on whether the charges against Park were baseless or whether they were worthy of impeachment and a prison sentence, a report said. “Most people do not know exactly what happened or how enormously negative of […]

Galactic cosmic-rays research rains on man-made climate change parade

Galactic cosmic-rays research rains on man-made climate change parade

by WorldTribune Staff, July 14, 2019 A pair of new international studies which punched holes in the absoluteness of man-made climate change have gotten little-to-no attention in the corporate media. Researchers from Kobe University in Japan found that high-energy particles from space known as galactic cosmic rays affect the Earth’s climate by increasing cloud cover, […]

Netanyahu: I want Israel to be one of the least bureaucratic countries

Netanyahu: I want Israel to be one of the least bureaucratic countries

FPI / July 16, 2019 By World Israel News.com Israel is known as the Startup Nation but it is nevertheless tough to do business in the country, which is saddled with regulation. The Netanyahu administration has committed itself to reducing that regulatory burden and on Sunday released its annual Regulatory Burden Reduction Summary. According to […]

U.S. sale of M1A2 Abrams heavy tanks seen helping Taiwan repel PLA invasion

U.S. sale of M1A2 Abrams heavy tanks seen helping Taiwan repel PLA invasion

FPI / July 12, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher As part of a $2 billion weapons sales package, the U.S. Congress has been notified about the sale to Taiwan of 108 General Dynamics M1A2 “Abrams” main battle tanks. In service with the U.S. Army since 1980, the M1A2 is the latest version, armed with a […]

Retired diplomats join retired military officers in declaring crisis in Seoul

Retired diplomats join retired military officers in declaring crisis in Seoul

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2019 The liberal Moon Jae-In administration is driving South Korea “towards eventual destruction” via its “anti-Korean and anti-constitutional actions,” a group of retired diplomats and military officers warned. The group sees “their country being destroyed in every field – economy, political system, national security, diplomacy, etc.,” the East Asia Research […]

‘Sentenced to prison for journalism’: Tommy Robinson asks Trump for asylum

‘Sentenced to prison for journalism’: Tommy Robinson asks Trump for asylum

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2019 Tommy Robinson, a journalist who has been punished in the past for shedding light on mostly Muslim grooming gangs accused of abusing hundreds of women and young girls in the UK, has been jailed for nine months for contempt of court. Prior to his sentencing this week, Robinson had […]

UK warship aimed guns at Iran ships challenging tanker

UK warship aimed guns at Iran ships challenging tanker

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2019 The British warship HMS Montrose on July 10 trained its guns on Iranian ships which UK authorities say were impeding a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. “Contrary to international law, three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial vessel, British Heritage, through the […]

Dunford: U.S. assembling coalition to protect shipping in Persian Gulf

Dunford: U.S. assembling coalition to protect shipping in Persian Gulf

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2019 The United States plans to form a military coalition “that would ensure freedom of navigation both in the Straits of Hormuz and Bab al-Mandab,” the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said on July 9. The U.S. is “engaging now with a number of countries” who could […]

Media quiet about massive Hong Kong protests which are continuing

Media quiet about massive Hong Kong protests which are continuing

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2019 The Chinese and international media have largely ignored mass demonstrations in Hong Kong, which started as opposition to an extradition bill but have evolved into ongoing, full-fledged protests against Beijing’s increasingly heavy-handed rule over the autonomous territory. While hundreds of thousands of protesters routinely jam the former British colony’s […]

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