November 30, 2021

JPMorgan Chase CEO Kowtows to China’s Communist Party After Joking Bank Would Outlast Party

J.P. Morgan Chase chief Jamie Dimon issued an apology to China’s Communist Party Wednesday. “I regret and should not have made that comment,” Dimon said in a statement issued by the bank Wednesday morning. “I was trying to emphasize the strength and longevity of our company.” J.P. Morgan Chase is the largest U.S. bank by…

LA Bans Restaurants From Offering Plastic Utensils and Napkins

LOS ANGELES—The City of Los Angeles’ ordinance banning restaurants from offering disposable utensils and napkins to customers took effect Nov. 15. The ordinance prohibits facilities from having self-service disposable foodware dispensers and from offering them to dine-in and take-out customers, except when requested. The city council approved the ordinance in April with the aim of alleviating costs…

Stop Repatriations to China

Commentary The U.S. government just gave the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) a victory, and violated international law, by repatriating a former bank manager to China. The repatriation will chill internal resistance in China. On Nov. 14, China’s anti-graft watchdog announced that Xu Guojun, former president of the Bank of China’s Kaiping branch, was repatriated to…

Astroworld Medic Speaks Out, Nike Delay Travis Scott Sneaker

The CEO of the medic company hired by Astroworld organizers told reporters Monday on what his team of 70 had to go through on the day of the ill-fated concert and how they had to face an “impossible feat” of treating 11 people with cardiac arrests at the same time. “This is something I’ll have…

Doctors and Nurses Speak on the Consequences of Rejecting Mandatory Vaccination

Health care workers who cannot take a COVID-19 vaccine due to medical, religious, or ethical objections are being fired from hospitals that mandated the shots for their staff members. Various states and hospitals have mandated the vaccine, as well as the Biden-Harris administration, which issued an emergency regulation that requires all health care workers that…

FACT CHECK: No, This Footage Does Not Show China’s ‘Artificial Sun’ Being Launched

A video shared on TikTok purportedly shows the launch of an “artificial sun” by China. @kinggeorge_growplanet_1 #viral #greenscreen #fyp #china#kinggeorge_growplanet ♬ original sound – 👑 KING GEORGE 👑 Verdict: False The footage actually appears to show a rocket launch in the U.S. Fact Check: In the TikTok video, which has received over 32,000 likes since…

China’s Debt Problems Continue to Fester

News Analysis Beijing’s containment strategy is failing. Instead of abating, China’s financial strains are intensifying. Last month, when concerns first arose with the insolvency of the real estate giant Evergrande, Beijing held back from getting too involved. The nation’s leadership no doubt hoped that the financial waves would calm without much effort on their part…

China’s New Airliner: A No-Show at the Airshow

News Analysis The Zhuhai Airshow is China’s biannual event intended to showcase its aerospace industry. One important aerospace product, however, was noteworthy for its absence: the C919. The event was held in late September, after being postponed by COVID-19 last year. No foreign visitors were permitted…

The Changing Fortunes of China’s Internet Moguls

China’s Internet commerce and technology giants are increasingly impacted by a variety of regulations imposed on them by the Chinese regime. The disappearance of the acclaimed “Wuzhen Banquet,” the star event of the annual World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, China, this year directly reflects the changing fortunes of China’s Internet moguls…

US Takes Aim at China’s ‘Unfair Trade Practices’ at WTO Review

GENEVA—The United States said on Wednesday that China’s industrial policies “skew the playing field” against imported goods and services, as well as their foreign providers, and that Washington would pursue all means to secure reforms. In addition to industrial subsidies, other “unfair trade practices” include preferential treatment for state enterprises…

GOP Sen. Marshall: ‘Public Shaming’ Response Needed for China’s Role in COVID –

During this week’s broadcast of FNC’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS) urged a “shaming” policy for Mainland China for its role in the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. Marshall pointed efforts by China to impede investigations into the origins of the virus. “They do have an investigation underway, but I’m not expecting them to find…

Rep. Andy Barr Calls Out Nike at Hearing on China’s Uyghur Slave Labor: ‘Woke, Corporate Hypocrisy’ on the Rise

A representative from Nike declined an invitation to testify Thursday at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing that discussed China’s human rights abuses of its minority Muslim Uyghur population and American corporations that could be manufacturing products made with Uyghur slave labor in Xinjiang Province, according to committee members. Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) slammed Nike’s…

Religious Freedom Commissioners ‘Flattered’ by China’s Sanctions

The leaders of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) said Sunday they are “flattered” to be on the list of those the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has sanctioned. Gayle Manchin and Tony Perkins, the chairman and vice chairman of the USCIRF, wrote in Sunday’s Wall Street Journal that the CCP sanctions represent “a…

FACT CHECK: Did Joe Biden Dismiss China’s Treatment Of Uighurs During A CNN Town Hall?

An image shared on Facebook claims President Joe Biden dismissed China’s treatment of Uighurs, a minority ethnic group living in China’s Xinjiang region, as part of China’s “different norms.” Verdict: False While Biden did mention “different norms” in his answer about the Uighurs, his statement in context did not dismiss China’s actions, the transcript shows.…

Poll: Less than Half of China’s Health Workers Want Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine

Less than half of healthcare workers polled recently in the Chinese province of Zhejiang would receive a Chinese coronavirus vaccine candidate after its emergency approval, while just one-quarter of medical workers in Zhejiang are willing to get a coronavirus vaccine once they are available for all people. Zhejiang’s disease control and prevention center (CDC) surveyed…

China’s Confucius Institutes are Back

President Joe Biden and his great friend and supporter China’s dictator Xi Jinping The Biden administration’s Department of Homeland Security has eliminated plans for a federal rule that would have required United States schools, colleges, and universities to disclose agreements with Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes on their campuses. A Federal Register notice said the rule, […]

Citing China’s ‘Genocidal Campaign,’ MPs Demand Relocation of Beijing Olympics

People walk on the Olympic Green near a countdown clock showing the time remaining before the 2022 Beijing Olympics in Beijing on Feb. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Canada More than a dozen federal lawmakers from all parties are calling for the 2022 Winter Olympics to be moved outside China, citing a “genocidal campaign” by […]

China’s Xi Jinping Scolds U.S. to Avoid ‘Cold War’ and ‘Arrogant Isolation’ at Davos

Chinese dictator Xi Jinping addressed the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Monday, speaking at length about the impact of the Wuhan coronavirus on the world’s economy and his vision of China’s place in the post-pandemic world. Xi’s principal theme was a warning for the Western world to avoid a “new Cold War” with…

FACT CHECK: Did Time Magazine Name China’s Xi Jinping As Person Of The Year Alongside Joe Biden And Kamala Harris?

An image shared on Facebook claims Time Magazine named Chinese President Xi Jinping as “Person of the Year” alongside President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Verdict: False The image has been doctored to include Xi. Time Magazine only named Biden and Harris as the outlet’s 2020 “Person of the Year.” Fact Check: Time…

The American Companies Enabling China’s Uyghur Genocide

Nike, Coca-Cola, and others all strongly condemned George Floyd’s death. But a regime slaughtering its own people? That’s tricky.A person carries a Nike bag at the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets shopping mall on November 24, 2020 in Central Valley, New York. (Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images)China is committing genocide against the Uyghur people—and woke pro-Black…

Vatican Caves To China’s Demand, Recognizes Bishops Appointed By Communist Government.

The Vatican reached a breakthrough in negotiations with China by acquiescing to Beijing’s demands to recognize eight bishops appointed by the country’s communist government. Chinese and Vatican officials announced Saturday that they had signed a “provisional agreement” to the effect that the Vatican would recognize eight bishops appointed by China’s communist government without papal approval […]

China’s Marathon to Take Over America.

The Chinese are intent on rehabilitating their old empire.  Once Beijing has achieved this lofty goal (which it is closer to achieving than any care to admit), the Chinese hope to displace the United States as the world’s dominant power.  Many analysts – particularly Western ones – scoff at this notion.  Whatever China’s ultimate intentions are, it is […]

The Art Of The Deal? China’s President Promises ‘Significantly Lower’ Auto Tariffs.

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in a speech Tuesday that he would aim to “significantly lower” auto import tariffs, perhaps signaling a win for the Trump administration in its ongoing trade war with China. Jinping did not mention Trump’s threat of tariffs in his announcement, according to the Associated Press, but promised to open Chinese […]

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP Is First US President Invited to Dine in China’s Forbidden City

President Trump arrived in China on the third leg of his Asian tour. President Trump and First Lady Melania were treated like royalty during their visit to Beijing. #WhatILearnedToday unlike Obama President Trump is being treated like a royal during his visit to China.He’s also the first U.S. President to be given a state dinner […]

China’s Xi Told Trump Strikes On Syria ‘Necessary When People Are Killing Children’

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a degree of support for the U.S. missile strikes on Syria Thursday evening, according to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The Trump administration ordered the bombing of a Syrian airbase and indicated Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should be removed from power, in response to a chemical weapons attack the Pentagon […]

At Mar-a-Lago, Trump welcomes China’s Xi in first summit

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping here Thursday at his Mar-a-Lago estate, kicking off a two-day summit that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said would include “very frank discussions” over North Korea and trade. Speaking to reporters after greeting Xi at the airport, Tillerson said the U.S. side would […]

China’s Imperialism and Militarization in the South and East China Seas Must be Stopped

China in violation of international law is claiming islands and reefs which belong to U.S. allies and other nations as well as vast portions of the South and East China Seas. James Robert Clapper is a retired lieutenant general in the United States Air Force who is currently the Director of National Intelligence. Previously, he […]

China’s Imperialism in the South and East China Seas Continues

China in violation of international law in claiming islands and reefs which belong to U.S. allies as well as vast portions of the South and East China Seas. Reuters published an article entitled “China again lands planes on disputed island in South China Sea: Xinhua” on January 6, 2016. On January 6, 2016, China landed […]

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