Pompeo claims Chinese people rejecting communism, calls out ‘permanent class’ of lobbyists

Pompeo claims Chinese people rejecting communism, calls out ‘permanent class’ of lobbyists

by WorldTribune Staff, December 23, 2019 The Chinese people are yearning for freedom from the Chinese Communist Party which controls all aspects of their lives, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. “The Chinese Communist Party, [which] controls China, is an authoritarian regime and a combination of Marxist-Leninist ideology and Han Chinese nationalism,” Pompeo said […]

Xi warns Chinese against ‘erroneous thoughts’; Top actress grounded for poor ‘social credit’ score

Xi warns Chinese against ‘erroneous thoughts’; Top actress grounded for poor ‘social credit’ score

FPI, March 8, 2019 Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping and the Communist Party are stepping up demands for political loyalty from China’s 1.3 billion people. “Be on high alert to all kinds of erroneous thoughts, vague understandings, and bad phenomena in ideological areas,” the party warned earlier this year. “Keep your eyes open, see things […]

Losing cred with the state blocked travel plans for millions of Chinese last year

Losing cred with the state blocked travel plans for millions of Chinese last year

by WorldTribune Staff, March 4, 2019 A slogan repeated in Chinese state media says, “Once you lose trust, you will face restrictions everywhere.” People with poor social credit scores were banned from buying plane or train tickets 23 million times in 2018, a Chinese government report said. China’s National Public Credit Information Center reported that […]

Facebook/China to citizens: No worries, we’ve got your number

Facebook/China to citizens: No worries, we’ve got your number

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2018 What works for communist China appears to be good enough for Facebook, some critics say. Earlier this year, China introduced a “social credit score” in which the communist government decides who in the country of 1.4 billion people is and isn’t trustworthy. Facebook is following Beijing’s lead with a […]