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China, Russia Block UN Resolution Imposing Sanctions on Syria

China, Russia Block UN Resolution Imposing Sanctions on Syria

A United Nations Security Council sat down Tuesday to vote on a resolution regarding the Syrian War. Unfortunately, the meeting did not go as planned. Instead of passing a resolution that serves the good of the entire world’s nations, it was blocked by two superpowers: Russia and China. The UN resolution, which had been drafted […]

China’s Pick for 11th Panchen Lama Promises to Uphold “Glorious Tradition” of Patriotism

China’s Pick for 11th Panchen Lama Promises to Uphold “Glorious Tradition” of Patriotism

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a highly revered man across the globe. His admiration and teachings stretch far beyond his Tibetan Buddhist followers. His Holiness is not only the highest spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, but he often comes out on the world stage as an advocate for international human rights, nonviolence, and harmony […]

Trump Targets Chinese Visitors

Trump Targets Chinese Visitors

In the short time since Donald Trump assumed office of the President of the United States, he and the loyal robot posse that make up his cabinet have put forward a slew of ridiculous, unethical, and hateful laws and measures that are disasters waiting to happen. And they just keep on coming. The Trump administration’s […]

Renovation Work in China Reveals 600 Year Old Buddha

Renovation Work in China Reveals 600 Year Old Buddha

What started as routine renovation work on a hydropower gate in a reservoir soon turned into unveiling a treasure: a 600 year-old Buddha. According to China’s state-run news agency, Xinhua, the statue’s head was first sighted a month ago in east China’s Jiangxi Province by a local villager when the water levels fell by more […]

Tsai Ing-wen Clocked in Texas

Tsai Ing-wen Clocked in Texas

Every country is filled with rich history, traditions, and customs that are what make that nation what it is. Part of receiving foreign diplomats and royalty is to understand those cultural significances – especially when giving gifts. Texas governor Greg Abbott apparently didn’t get the memo. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is making a four-country tour […]

Twitter Exec for Greater China Quits After 8 Months

Twitter Exec for Greater China Quits After 8 Months

The boss of China’s Twitter – who only worked there just over 8 months – quit. With a tweet. Kathy Chen, who was brought in by Twitter Inc. to run Greater China back in April 2016, resigned from the popular social media company over the weekend. While Twitter has been blocked by the Chinese Communist […]

China Vows to Return US Navy Drone

China Vows to Return US Navy Drone

On Friday, the US Pentagon announced that the USNS Bowditch, an oceanographic survey ship stationed in the disputed international waters of the South China Sea, had seen a Chinese warship use a small boat to entrap an “ocean glider” – technically known as an unmanned underwater vehicle, or UUV. On Saturday, China made its response. […]

Trump May Choose to Ditch China’s ‘One-China’ Policy

Trump May Choose to Ditch China’s ‘One-China’ Policy

US President-elect Donald Trump is not one for being subtle. He made waves again this week, this time with comments he made on international relations. About none other than the superpower of the East, China. And its rocky relationship with Taiwan, to be even more specific. In a whirl of controversy, Trump answered a call […]

Human Rights Watch Report Reveals Chinese President Xi Jinping is ‘Using Torture’ in his Anti-Corruption Campaign

Human Rights Watch Report Reveals Chinese President Xi Jinping is ‘Using Torture’ in his Anti-Corruption Campaign

China’s President Xi Jinping rose to power using the promise to “combat corruption” as a major platform during his election campaign – and he has stood by that stance in the four years he has led the Communist Party. Fighting corruption must mean something entirely different to President Xi than it does to the rest […]

Facebook Creates New Special Software for China’s Internet Censorship

Facebook Creates New Special Software for China’s Internet Censorship

Facebook is a global entity – well, kind of. An almost global entity. China, with its strict cyber-censorship laws, is one of very few (less than 15) nations barring its citizens access to the popular social site. This, however, may soon change. Facebook has created a special software to potentially accommodate China’s harsh censorship demands, […]

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