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Artists: China Faked Celebrity Signatures on Anti-Hong Kong Petition

A petition circulating in Hong Kong claiming to include signatures by famous artists and celebrities supporting the Communist Party’s “national security” law expanding Beijing’s power in the city featured names of people no one ever asked to sign anything, the celebrities in question said this weekend.

Beijing, CHINA: Taiwanese actress Barbie Xu, also known as Big S in China, gets mopped by the Chinese media during a product promotion in Beijing 16 December 2006. Taiwanese actresses are gaining wide popularity in mainland China and are constantly appearing in various advertising promotions. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should …

Chinese State Media Dings Obama and Democrats for ‘Years of Negligence’ of Race

Chinese state media outlets have been bursting with criticism for President Donald Trump during the current round of riots, but the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) also tossed a few bricks at former President Barack Obama and his Democrat Party, needling them for doing little about racial issues and touting China’s efforts to care for its poor and disenfranchised as vastly superior to the Democrats’ half-hearted socialism.

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India and China Bring Heavy Equipment, Weaponry to Border Standoff

Both the Indian and Chinese militaries have sent “artillery guns and combat vehicles” to their rear bases along a disputed border area in Ladakh, India’s northernmost state, as the nearly month-long standoff between the two armies continues to escalate, Indian military sources told the Times of India on Sunday.

Indian army trucks drive along the Srinagar-Leh National Highway at Sonmarg some 89 Kms of Srinagar on May 28, 2020. (Photo by TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP) (Photo by TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP via Getty Images)

Chinese Propagandists Compare Minnesota Riots to Hong Kong Protests

Chinese propagandists quickly jumped on the Minneapolis riots to score political points against the United States, comparing the riots to the Hong Kong protests and behaving as if China has a lighter touch when dealing with civil unrest than President Donald Trump because Trump said in a tweet that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.”

Police in riot gear move in to break up a group of marchers as hundreds take to the streets to protest against the recent fatal shootings of black men by police Friday, July 8, 2016, in Phoenix. Freeway ramps were closed and pepper spray and tear gas were used Friday …