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China Launches Campaign to Make Slave-Picked Cotton ‘Vogue’

Chinese cotton industry groups launched a campaign Thursday to “build a homegrown independent sustainable standard and certification system” to shirk condemnation from the systems that exist internationally in response to evidence of widespread use of slave labor to pick cotton in China.

Migrants work at a cotton factory on October 15, 2005 in Shihezi city of Xinjiang province, China. Attracted by the prospect of earning more, rural workers flow into the region to harvest the vast cotton fields. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Wuhan Stages 11,000-Student Superspreader Graduation

Central China Normal University in Wuhan, the origin location of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, held a mass graduation event for over 11,000 students on Sunday without requiring masks or social distancing, video footage from Agence France-Presse (AFP) revealed.

Ten thousand graduates leave after their ceremony at Central China Normal University on June 13, 2021 in Wuhan, China. With no recorded cases of community transmissions since May 2020, life for residents is gradually returning to normal. (Photo by Getty Images)

Hong Kong Democracy Activist Agnes Chow Released from Prison

HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow was released from jail Saturday after serving more than six months for taking part in unauthorized assemblies during massive 2019 anti-government protests that triggered a crackdown on dissent in the former British colony.

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Photos Show Dramatic Weight Loss for North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-un

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, formerly noted for his considerable girth among the starving population of his Communist nation, appeared much slimmer in photos released by North Korean state media on Saturday. This prompted speculation from foreign observers that Kim is either suffering from some malady, or making a serious effort to lose weight and get healthier.

PANMUNJOM, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 27: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) are in talks during the Inter-Korean Summit on April 27, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea. Kim and Moon meet at the border today for the third-ever Inter-Korean summit talks after …

China’s Sinovac Urges Third Dose of Its Low-Quality Vaccine

Sinovac Biotech, a Chinese company responsible for the development of one of the least effective Chinese coronavirus vaccines currently in global circulation, suggested on Sunday that patients should receive a third “booster” dose of its product to improve its performance.

In this Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, a worker inspects syringes of a vaccine for COVID-19 produced by Sinovac at its factory in Beijing. China approved two new more COVID-19 vaccines for wider use Thursday, adding to its growing arsenal of shots: one from CanSino Biologics, and a second one …

China Celebrates Tiananmen Massacre as a ‘Political Vaccine’ Against Democracy

China’s state-run Global Times pushed ahead with the regime’s revisionism of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre on Friday by insisting what actually happened 32 years ago was not the brutal suppression of pro-democracy youth, but an expression of the “Chinese people’s confidence” in the glorious leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Tiananmen Square (AP Photo / Jeff Widener)

W.H.O. Indulges China, Reopens Case for Italy as Coronavirus Origin

The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) has requested access to Chinese coronavirus samples from Italy allegedly showing the virus circulating there in fall 2019, China’s state-run Global Times confirmed on Wednesday, in an attempt to investigate the potential of Italy, not China, being the origin location of the virus.

A priest wearing a face mask checks a book of funeral rites as he gives the last blessing to a deceased person, by a coffin during a funeral ceremony outside the cemetery of Bolgare, Lombardy, on March 23, 2020 during the COVID-19 new coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Piero CRUCIATTI / …