Pompeo: China’s new security law has terminated Hong Kong’s autonomy

Pompeo: China’s new security law has terminated Hong Kong’s autonomy

by WorldTribune Staff, May 27, 2020 The U.S. State Department has certified to Congress that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China. “This decision gives me no pleasure. But sound policy-making requires a recognition of reality,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday. “It is now clear that China is […]

Gen. Spalding: ‘Hong Kongers understand freedom’s worth; Do we?’

Gen. Spalding: ‘Hong Kongers understand freedom’s worth; Do we?’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 25, 2020 As Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators flood the streets to protest communist China’s new security law for the city, the usual chants of “Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of Our Times,” could be heard. But, a new chant also emerged: “Heaven Eradicate the Chinese Communist Party.” Amid the coronavirus crisis, pro-democracy […]

‘Death knell’: Xi Jinping lowers boom on Hong Kong in wake of coronavirus crisis

‘Death knell’: Xi Jinping lowers boom on Hong Kong in wake of coronavirus crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2020 Police fired tear gas and water cannon at thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators who gathered on Sunday to protest China’s new security law which bans what the communist regime terms “treason, secession, sedition [and] subversion” in Hong Kong. As the demonstrators and police were facing off, Chinese Foreign […]

Student blows whistle on China’s subversive infiltration of Australia’s universities

Student blows whistle on China’s subversive infiltration of Australia’s universities

FPI / May 19, 2020 Analysis by Paul Crespo While China increasingly bullies U.S. ally Australia over its recent stand advocating for an international inquiry into Beijing’s handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) — another serious issue is surfacing — China’s subversive infiltration of Australia’s universities. A University of Queensland (UQ) student who has been […]

China’s PR campaign falling on deaf ears in the USA

China’s PR campaign falling on deaf ears in the USA

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2020 The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is engaged in a massive propaganda campaign aimed at deflecting criticism over its coronavirus negligence. It has not convinced Americans, who widely blame China for the devastation the virus has caused. A Pew Research Center poll conducted last month showed that 66 percent of […]

Coronavirus the latest crisis to threaten Xi Jinping’s ‘China century’

Coronavirus the latest crisis to threaten Xi Jinping’s ‘China century’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 7, 2020 The Chinese “year of the rat” which began on Jan. 25, is off to a rocky start for the Chinese Communist Party. The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, a disruptive trade war with the United States and now the deadly coronavirus are major setbacks for Chinese supreme leader Xi […]

Hong Kong activists burn LeBron James jerseys

Hong Kong activists burn LeBron James jerseys

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2019 Disgusted by his public bow to the communist regime in China, pro-democracy supporters in Hong Kong on Oct. 15 burned jerseys of NBA superstar LeBron James. Responding to the furor over Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters, James said of Morey: “I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hong Kong in perspective: Modern world unaware of Mao’s legacy

Hong Kong in perspective: Modern world unaware of Mao’s legacy

by WorldTribune Staff, September 15, 2019 Recent polling shows more than 50 percent of young Americans embrace socialism. Those who support giving government more control over their lives may want to examine the history of China’s experiment in total government control under Mao Zedong, analysts say. Under Chairman Mao, who is still lionized by many […]