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Xi Jinping Tells Chinese Women to Get Married and Make Babies

Frustrated by his inability to counter China’s rapidly declining birthrate, dictator Xi Jinping abandoned his rhetorical commitment to “gender equality” at a meeting with the All-China Women’s Federation and told women to start getting married and having babies to secure China’s future.

DALI, CHINA - JANUARY 14: Children sit in a stroller at a country fair ahead of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rabbit, on January 14, 2023 in Dali, Yunnan Province of China. (Photo by Liu Ranyang/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images)

China Catches Up to U.S. Nuclear Submarine Technology

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Monday published a gloomy report warning that the U.S. Navy is losing its competitive edge in submarine warfare to China, which went from creaky, noisy, slow-moving subs to ultra-quiet nuclear-powered attack vehicles in under 20 years.

A Great Wall 236 submarine of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, billed by Chinese state media as a new type of conventional submarine, participates in a naval parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of China's PLA Navy in the sea near Qingdao, in eastern China's …

Taiwan Presidential Race: Left-Wing Attempt to Join Ticket Melts Down

Taiwan’s presidential race took a few interesting twists Saturday and Sunday, as an effort by the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) and Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) to create a fusion ticket collapsed, while front-running Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te chose Taiwan’s envoy to the United States as his running mate.

Hou Yu-ih, Taiwanese presidential candidate from the main opposition party Kuomintang (KMT), speaks during a meeting with young people in Taipei on November 17, 2023. (Photo by Sam Yeh / AFP) (Photo by SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images)