Vital to Trace Origins of SARS-CoV-2

Important to trace the origin of SARS-CoV-2

Ascertaining the origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is vital in order to address the current pandemic and reduce the risk of future ones. Although we may never be able to conclusively determine the coronavirus pandemic’s origins, it is nevertheless critical that we make every possible effort to do so. That is why…

China Projects Naval Power

China has the largest navy in the world

The Communist Party (CCP) of China is quietly but steadily modernising its naval power for the political goal of expanding its influence in the far seas in Asia and Africa through penetrative power projection operations, according to a report compiled to help the American Defence establishment to better understand the balance of strategic competition between…

How China Has Crushed Hong Kong’s Democracy

And the worst part is, it’s not even done yet.  On March 11, an annual confab of functionaries rubber-stamped a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) plan to gut most of what is left of Hong Kong’s democratic processes, write Aaron Rhodes and Jianli Yang. At the “Two Sessions” meeting, or Lianghui, over 5,000 members of the CCP elite —…

Tibet Uprising 1959 Anniversary

Tibet

10 March marks the 62nd anniversary the uprising by Tibetans against the military occupation of Tibet. The date is remembered worldwide by Tibetans to recall the 1959 Tibetan uprising against the invasion by the People’s Republic of China in 1949. After the uprising, many Tibetans, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, were forced to find refuge…

China’s Failings Revealed by US Commission Report

With each passing day, the US-China rivalry intensifies as Beijing struggles to compete against Washington’s power and influence, writes Dr. Jianli Yang. America’s regard for democracy and advocacy of liberal ideals are major impediments for China’s aspiration to drive global politics and the economy. They also hinder the Chinese Communist Party’s rule within Chinese territory….

Church of Almighty God Under Attack by CCP

The Church of Almighty God has released its 2020 Annual Report on the Chinese Communist Government’s Persecution of The Church of Almighty God, exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s continued assault on religious beliefs under the shadow of COVID-19. In 2020, at least 7,055 Christians from The Church of Almighty God were arrested, 1,098 were sentenced,…

Fighting Chinese Propaganda

The US State Department continues to clamp down on propaganda from the totalitarian government of China. The Department of State has terminated five programmes, disguised as “cultural exchanges,” with the People’s Republic of China (PRC). These programmes include the Policymakers Educational China Trip Programme, the U.S.-China Friendship Programme, the U.S.-China Leadership Exchange Programme, the U.S.-China…

Belgium Adopts Resolution in Support of Taiwan

The Belgian Chamber of Representatives passed a resolution on 16 July, calling on the Federal Government and the EU to support Taiwan’s democracy, strengthen bilateral relations, and encourage the country’s meaningful participation in international organisations. The resolution was adopted unanimously, by 130 votes to 0, with 13 abstentions. Introduced by members Georges Dallemagne and Els…