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Xi Jinping Flees to Chinese Wetlands for Environmentalism Photo Op

Chinese dictator Xi Jinping made a rare public appearance on Tuesday at a wetlands reserve in eastern Zhejiang province to promote “protecting ecological environment,” failing to address reports that Beijing’s Chinese coronavirus data is significantly underreporting the extent of the epidemic there.

China's President Xi Jinping speaks during a meeting with Russia's Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Anton Vaino at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 17, 2018. (Photo by MADOKA IKEGAMI / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read MADOKA IKEGAMI/AFP via Getty Images)

Chinese Tycoon Ren Zhiqiang Disappears After Criticizing Coronavirus Response

Chinese real estate tycoon Ren Zhiqiang disappeared on Thursday, shortly after penning an online article strongly critical of the Chinese government’s response to the coronavirus epidemic. Some of Ren’s friends and admirers believe he was kidnapped by the Chinese Communist Party and is being held incommunicado for the “crime” of speaking out against the Party and China’s authoritarian President Xi Jinping.

CHENGDU, CHINA - JANUARY 7: (CHINA OUT) Ren Zhiqiang, president of Hua Yuan Group, delivers a speech during 2006 High-End Economic Forum at Luxehills International Club on January 7, 2006 in Chengdu of Sichuan Province, China. The forum is held to foresee the development of Chinese real estate economy. (Photo …

China: The West ‘Surrendered’ to Wuhan Coronavirus

China’s Global Times propaganda newspaper repeatedly attacked Western democracies on Sunday for its measures to control the Chinese coronavirus, the spread of which the Chinese government facilitated for months before alerting the world to the new pathogen.

BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 16: A Chinese man wears a protective mask as he visit Tiananmen Gate on March 16, 2020 in Beijing, China. Since the new coronavirus covid-19 first emerged in late December 2019, more than 170,000 cases have been recorded in 150 countries and territories, killing 6,500 people. …