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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.

Xi Jinping Greatly Expands Chinese Military’s Mandate Beyond Defense, Tells World Not to Worry

A Chinese Communist Party regulation signed by dictator Xi Jinping, whose many titles include chairmanship of the Central Military Commission (CMC), greatly expands the mandate of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to conduct “non-war military activities” – a benign-sounding term that happens to be very similar to the language Russian dictator Vladimir Putin employs to describe his invasion of Ukraine.

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‘Pillar of Shame’ Tiananmen Memorial Rises Around the World After Hong Kong Communists Tear It Down

The Pillar of Shame, a haunting memorial to the victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989, stood proudly in Hong Kong for over twenty years until Communist goons finally managed to tear it down last December. The original statue has been buried in storage by the Chinese Communists, who are desperately trying to erase the Tiananmen massacre from history, but replicas are rising around the world with the blessing of the artist.

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Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Square Vigil to Be Suppressed for Third Year Running

Hong Kong media reported on Wednesday that the Leisure and Cultural Service Department (LCSD) has suspended any bookings at Victoria Park for June 4, effectively shutting down the famous vigil for the Tiananmen Square massacre for the third year running. 2022 marks the 33rd anniversary of the savage Communist slaughter of dissident students.

In this June 4, 2015 file photo, people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong. The group, Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, that had organized annual vigils in remembrance of victims of the Chinese military’s crushing of the 1989 Tiananmen Square …

China Brandishes ‘Shotguns’ at U.S. over Taiwan Less than a Month After CA Church Shooting

The Chinese Foreign Ministry warned America on Tuesday it would “welcome with shotguns” and “jackals” anyone seeking to support Taiwan. The threat came a day after President Joe Biden claimed America had a “commitment” to defend Taiwan from a Chinese invasion and less than a month after a man opened fire on a Taiwanese church group in California, allegedly driven by Chinese nationalist “hate.”

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Report: World Health Assembly Unlikely to Pass Pandemic Treaty, but Biden Amendments Are on the Table

According to a flustered report at the Washington Post on Sunday, the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) might not be able to muster the support it needs for a sweeping “global pandemic treaty” at the World Health Assembly currently in progress, but amendments proposed by the Biden administration to reduce the influence of member state governments over W.H.O.’s disease outbreak declarations are still on the table.

Delegates gather on the opening day of 75th World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) in Geneva on May 22, 2022.

China Sends Its Most Powerful Bombers near Japan as Biden Arrives in Asia

China’s military deployed its “most powerful bombers” to conduct drills near Taiwan on Wednesday just 48 hours before U.S. President Joe Biden embarked on a six-day East Asia tour on Friday in what observers believe may have been a show of defiance against Washington’s support of Taipei’s sovereignty, China’s state-run Global Times reported on Thursday.

A China's H-6 bomber jet flies over the capital city in Beijing, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. China has banned flying kites, drones and captive pigeons over central Beijing for more than two weeks as it prepares for a military parade and other celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of Communist …

China Claims Buffalo Attack Proof of America’s ‘Neo-Nazi’ Problem, Mum on Chinese Nationalist Shooting

Chinese state media on Monday continued their all-out effort to portray the Buffalo, New York, mass shooting as evidence that “white supremacy” and “neo-Nazi ideology” are dominant in the United States — while having absolutely nothing to say about the Chinese nationalist who opened fire on a Taiwanese church group in California over the weekend.

BUFFALO, NY - MAY 14: Buffalo Police on scene at a Tops Friendly Market on May 14, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. According to reports, at least 10 people were killed after a mass shooting at the store with the shooter in police custody.

Taiwan Asks U.S. Reps to Help Secure Its Citizens After Chinese Nationalist Church Shooting

The government of Taiwan on Monday extended condolences to the families of Dr. John Cheng, who was killed in Sunday’s attack on a Taiwanese church in California by a Chinese nationalist gunman, and the five others wounded in the shooting. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen asked her government’s representatives in the United States to “help ensure the safety of local Taiwanese nationals.”

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen speaks during a visit to the Penghu Magong military air base in outlying Penghu Island, Taiwan Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Tsai visited the military base on one of Taiwan’s outlying islands Tuesday in a display of resolve following a recent show of force by rival China. …