Hong Kong Swears In Hardline Communist as Chief Executive

Former police officer and ardent Communist Party loyalist John Lee became the chief executive of Hong Kong on Friday, the 25th anniversary of China’s takeover of the once-British city, with a mandate from Beijing to ensure that pro-democracy protests never return.

Hong Kong's new Chief Executive John Lee gives a speech following his swearing-in as the city's new leader, during a ceremony to inaugurate the government in Hong Kong on July 1, 2022, on the 25th anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China. (Photo by Selim CHTAYTI / POOL …

Chinese Propaganda Outlet: San Antonio Migrant Deaths a ‘Stain on Washington’s Human Rights Record’

China’s regime-run Global Times communist propaganda outlet condemned the discovery of at least 51 dead people attempting to illegally enter the United States on Monday in San Antonio, Texas, as a “stain on Washington’s human rights record” despite overwhelming evidence that the deaths were the product of extralegal human trafficking, not actions by the American government.

The front page of a Chinese newspapers showing the picture of the inauguration of US President Joe Biden, the 46th US President, at a newsstand in Beijing on January 21, 2021. (Photo by WANG Zhao / AFP) (Photo by WANG ZHAO/AFP via Getty Images)

China Uses Photo of Biden Bike Fall to Mock U.S. Position on Tariffs

China’s Global Times government propaganda newspaper illustrated an article on Monday about President Joe Biden considering lifting tariffs on Chinese products with a photo of Biden falling off of a bicycle this weekend — an embarrassing image that went unmentioned in the article and had nothing to do with its contents.

Global Times uses photo of President Joe Biden falling off a bicycle to illustrate story on tariffs, June 20, 2022.

World Health Organization Revives Wuhan Lab Coronavirus Theory After China Calls Tedros ‘Irresponsible’

A World Health Organization (W.H.O.) advisory group published a report on Thursday urging the U.N. agency and international public health experts to further investigate if the Chinese coronavirus pandemic originated with an accident at a research laboratory, reviving a widely derided theory that the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) could have contributed to the pandemic.

Security personnel stand guard outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan as members of the World Health Organization (WHO) team investigating the origins of the COVID-19 coronavirus make a visit to the institute in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on February 3, 2021. (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / …

China Mocks Joe Biden Over Mexico’s Summit of the Americas Boycott

China’s state-run propaganda newspaper Global Times mocked the allegedly “awkward situation” President Joe Biden will find in this week’s Summit of the Americas on Tuesday, claiming that leftists in Latin America had tanked the event to show “Latin America is not a ‘backyard’ of the U.S.”

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 06: A banner for the Ninth Summit of the Americas hangs on the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 06, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Leaders from North, Central and South America will travel to Los Angeles for the summit to discuss issues such as …