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‘DISEASE X’: New Strain Of Bird Flu Kills 40% Of Those Who Contract, 100s Dead In China

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A “new” strain of deadly bird flu dubbed “Disease X” by the World Health Organization (WHO) has killed hundreds of people in China, and is just three mutations away from becoming transmissible between humans, according to experts. The strain, H7N9, circulates in poultry and has killed 623 people out of 1,625 infected in China – a mortality rate of 38.3%. While first identified in China in... 

Trump slaps China with $50 billion in trade tariffs on imports

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The White House has announced a 25-percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in what it calls a clampdown on unfair trade practices by Beijing. The US trade representative’s office said it issued a revised China tariff list covering 1,102 separate product categories. The first package of revised tariffs will apply to $34 billion of Chinese imports, on 818 product lines, and will enter... 

Albert Einstein was a Racist who Hated Chinese people more than anything

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Albert Einstein the Jewish scientist who is regarded as the smartest man ever despite having others like Nikola Tesla being at least twice smarter than Einstein, in 1946, speaking at Lincoln University, the first degree-granting historically black university in the US, Einstein said that racism was a “disease of white people” and added “I do not intend to be quiet about it,” according to a... 

Trump Hints 2017 US Strike on Syria Was Message to China

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US cruise missile strikes on Syria in April 2017 followed reports of the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syrian government forces. The 58 Tomahawk cruise missiles the US launched at a Syrian airbase were meant to show how Washington would respond to the use of chemical and other weapons of mass destruction by anyone, President Donald Trump told Fox News on Tuesday. Donald Trump recalled that the... 

Chinese Now Have Longer Healthy Life Expectancy Than Americans

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China has overtaken the United States (U.S.) in healthy life span for the first time since records began, according to World Health Organisation (WHO) data. The figures show Chinese newborns in 2016 can expect 68.7 years of healthy life, compared with 68.5 years for American babies. The world health body said American babies can still expect to live longer overall, dying at 78.5 years compared to... 

How China treats the Muslims in Jails: Forced to Drink Alcohol and Eat Pork

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Former inmates have told of the horror after being detained in China’s indoctrination camps for Muslims, where they were physically and mentally tortured. Around 900,000 to one million Muslims are estimated to have been detained in such re-education camps in China’s western province of Xinjiang as Beijing tries to clamp down on potential separatist movements. Omir Bekali and Kayrat Samarkand,... 

North Korea to publicly close nuclear test site on May 23-25, invites journalists

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North Korea will openly dismantle its nuclear test site around May 23-25, state media said. Pyongyang has invited foreign journalists, including those from the US, to cover the event. The dismantling will involve collapsing all tunnels with explosions and blocking their entrances. All observation facilities, research buildings, and security posts will be removed, KCNA reported. Notably, journalists... 

China Banned from Showing Eurovision After Censoring Content With Gay Themes

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One of the world’s most watched annual TV programs has come down hard on China for censoring its content. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which organizes Eurovision broadcasts around the world, pulled its contract with Chinese channel Mango TV, after learning that the Chinese broadcaster had censored several videos, including an Irish music video featuring an LGBTQ love story. According to... 

EU Commission President praises Karl Marx in Germany during a statue unveiling

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2 days ago, Mr Juncker unveiled a 4.4-meter (14-feet) statue of Marx, donated by China, in the centre of Trier. A German group representing victims of Communism has criticized the Marx anniversary celebrations. Members of the US Congress and MEPs from formerly communist-ruled eastern Europe appealed for Mr Juncker to pull out of the commemoration in Trier, the town where Marx was born in 1818. MEPs... 

China Fired Lasers at US Jets in Africa, injuring several pilots says Pentagon

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The Pentagon confirmed Thursday that Chinese nationals fired lasers near a military base in east Africa against U.S. military aircraft in the region, injuring several pilots. Pentagon Press Secretary Dana White said the U.S. government made diplomatic protests to the Chinese government over several recent incidents of laser firings near China’s first overseas military base at Djibouti. “These... 

China Deploying Brain-Reading Tech to Monitor Emotions

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Chinese workers are reportedly being outfitted with brain-reading sensors designed to monitor their emotional state. According to the South China Morning Post, Hangzhou Zhongheng Electric, which develops and supplies electrical products, is one of several companies deploying the technology. “Concealed in regular safety helmets or uniform hats, these lightweight, wireless sensors constantly monitor... 

Japan discovers massive Rare Earth Mineral deposits, threatening China's Monopoly

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A discovery of rare earth minerals found off the coast of Japan has the potential to transform the global economy – and severely impact China’s hold on the market. The deep-sea mud is riddled with ‘rare-earth elements and yttrium’ (REY) which are instrumental in the technological industries that drive the global economy. “Applications of REY span a wide range, including hybrid vehicles,... 

China voices support for Russia on Syria, holds naval drills against USA

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Following a massive missile attack launched by the US and its allies against Syria, it appears that Beijing is moving to make its opinion on the matter known via a show of strength in the Pacific. One of the key goals of the upcoming Chinese naval drills scheduled to be held in the Taiwan Strait is a show of support for Russia over the latter’s standoff against the United States in Syria, the South... 

China condemns US-led airstrikes in Syria, calls for restraint and dialogue

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China opposes military action in Syria and instead urges diplomacy to solve the political crisis, according to a foreign ministry response in the wake of US-led airstrikes. US, UK and French jets launched airstrikes on Syria early Saturday after accusations that forces commanded by President Bashar Assad carried out a chemical attack in Douma last week. The Syrian government has denied using such... 

Another Chinese Man Imprisoned for Industrial Espionage in US

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A Chinese national—and US legal permanent resident—Weiqiang Zhang (51) has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for plotting to steal samples of a variety of rice seeds from a Kansas biopharmaceutical research facility in what is only the latest case of Chinese industrial espionage against the West. According to a statement issued by the US Department of Justice, the US company Ventria invested... 
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