Unification fever: China, North Korea turn up the heat on anti-communist brethren

Unification fever: China, North Korea turn up the heat on anti-communist brethren

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, January 2, 2019 In a sinister start to 2019, Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping bluntly threatened to invade Taiwan but promised to reward the Republic of China if it places itself under Beijing’s rule. Meanwhile, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in his […]

U.S. sends warships through Taiwan Strait ahead of Xi-Trump talks at G20

U.S. sends warships through Taiwan Strait ahead of Xi-Trump talks at G20

by WorldTribune Staff, November 29, 2018 Two U.S. Navy warships transited the Taiwan Strait on Nov. 28, on the eve of a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale, accompanied by the Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment […]

‘Sacrifice everything for the party’: China’s richest capitalist is a communist

‘Sacrifice everything for the party’: China’s richest capitalist is a communist

by WorldTribune Staff, November 28, 2018 Upon joining the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), members must cite an oath: “Be loyal to the party, work actively, fight for communism all one’s life, always be prepared to sacrifice everything for the party and people, and never betray the party.” Jack Ma, China’s wealthiest man, has recited the […]

China seeks to dismiss growing outrage over mass rights violations against Xinjiang Muslims

China seeks to dismiss growing outrage over mass rights violations against Xinjiang Muslims

by WorldTribune Staff, November 15, 2018 A letter from 15 Western ambassadors expressing deep concern over China’s detention of some 1 million Muslims in re-education camps has been dismissed by Beijing as hearsay and a violation of the Geneva Convention. The Reuters news agency reported that the letter to the Chinese government, which has not […]

U.S. trade war strain: China’s yuan sinks to lowest level in decade

U.S. trade war strain: China’s yuan sinks to lowest level in decade

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2018 Amid an escalation of the China-U.S. trade war, China’s yuan currency on Oct. 30 hit a 10-year low against the U.S. dollar. The yuan sank past 6.97 to the dollar, its weakest level since May 2008. Bloomberg reported that the United States is preparing to announce tariffs on all […]

Panic in Beijing: Caught off guard by Trump trade tactics, CCP courts Pentagon

Panic in Beijing: Caught off guard by Trump trade tactics, CCP courts Pentagon

by WorldTribune Staff, October 18, 2018 As its relationship with other U.S. agencies sours amid President Donald Trump’s trade and twitter offensive, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has worked to maintain close ties to the Pentagon, U.S. defense officials said. Beijing has stepped up contacts with the Pentagon in recent weeks as Defense Minister Wei […]

China abducts Interpol president; columnist calls for China’s suspension from Interpol

China abducts Interpol president; columnist calls for China’s suspension from Interpol

by WorldTribune Staff, October 11, 2018 The Chinese government on Oct. 7 confirmed that Interpol President Meng Hongwei had been arrested in China on charges of bribery and corruption. Authorities in Beijing also said that Meng, a Chinese national, had resigned from his position at Interpol. According to a report by Geostrategy-Direct.com, Meng had left […]

Massive Christian crackdown in China: Authorities burn Bibles, demolish house churches

Massive Christian crackdown in China: Authorities burn Bibles, demolish house churches

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2018 As the Vatican nears a landmark deal with Beijing that has been denounced as the betrayal of faithful Catholics, the Chinese Communist Party has turned up the intensity of its war on religion. The Beijing government recently shut down the nation’s largest Christian “house church”, set fire to bibles […]

‘Like vocational training’: China explains its re-education camps for Xinjiang Muslims

‘Like vocational training’: China explains its re-education camps for Xinjiang Muslims

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2018 The re-education camps that China is allegedly using to detain some one million Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang province are nothing more than “vocational” centers that are providing jobs training for the detainees, according to a Chinese official. “What China is doing is to establish professional training centers, educational centers. […]

Trump ultimatum on Korean exercises contradicts Mattis, hits China challenges Kim

Trump ultimatum on Korean exercises contradicts Mattis, hits China challenges Kim

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2018 President Donald Trump on Aug. 29 said the U.S. will not restart military exercises with South Korea. Trump said in a tweet, which he characterized as an official White House statement, that “The President believes that his relationship with Kim Jong Un is a very good and warm one, […]

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