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Report: Tesla Crashes in China After Accelerating by Itself

A Tesla in Chengdu, China, reportedly crashed against a column in a parking structure after accelerating by itself. China’s state-run media outlet, the Global Times, reported in a recent article that a tesla in Chengdu, China, crashed against a column in a car park on May 25 after accelerating by itself. Tesla claimed that no fault…

Microsoft Bing Censors ‘Tank Man’ Images on Tiananmen Anniversary

The Microsoft-owned search engine Bing is not displaying any image results for “tank man,” the most iconic image of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, even when the term is searched from within the United States. Microsoft claims the phenomenon is due to an “accidental human error,” and that the company is “working to resolve this.” “There…

China Shuts Down Candle Emojis, June 4 References for Tiananmen Anniversary

Users of Chinese social media platform Weibo discovered on Thursday that Beijing’s efforts to suppress commemorations of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre extend even to banning the emojis for candles and cakes, two symbols often associated with the event. Reporters for Insider.com confirmed on Thursday that posts containing the banned emojis are getting blanked out…

Congressional Committee Urges NBA Players to Drop Endorsements Tied to Chinese Slave Labor

A U.S. Congressional Committee on China issued a letter Tuesday urging NBA players to end their endorsements of sportswear companies that use materials manufactured in Chinese slave labor camps. In a letter to the NBA, the chairs of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China pointed out that more than a dozen pro basketball players have…

Dem Rep. Malinowski: Holding Olympics in China ‘In Some Ways, Worse Than 1936’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) stated that it’s wrong to hold the 2022 Winter Olympics in China while China is committing genocide, and doing so would be, “in some ways, worse than” holding the 1936 Olympics in Germany. Malinowski said, “I just don’t think it’s appropriate to hold the Olympics…

GOP Rep. Cammack: Left Dismissed Trump Wuhan Lab Leak Theory Because They Didn’t Want...

During a Monday interview with FNC’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) slammed the media and Democrats for initially dismissing former President Donald Trump’s theory that COVID-19 leaked from a lab in Wuhan, China. According to Cammack, the left refused to give Trump’s theory credibility because of their “disdain” for him. She said they…

China Blames India for Yet Another Coronavirus Outbreak

Mutant strains of the Chinese coronavirus allegedly imported from India are responsible for a recent surge in new cases of the disease in China’s southern city of Guangzhou and neighboring cities, local government authorities claimed Sunday. “Guangzhou completed its first round of nucleic acid testing for 2.25 million residents on Saturday [May 29], with 20 people found…

Report: China Could Use Huawei Cloud to Blackmail Global Economies

A report published by the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) warns China could gain “coercive leverage” – in essence, blackmail material – over Asian, African, and Latin American countries thanks to telecom giant Huawei’s strategy to provide massive amounts of Internet storage to dozens of governments at discounted prices. The reporttitled Huawei’s…

China Boasts of Using Video Game Addiction for Communist Indoctrination

Chinese youth have become “addicted” to learning about the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) history through smartphone app games promoted by the Chinese government, the state mouthpiece Global Times claimed Thursday. A 22-year-old Chinese college graduate named Zhou Ying told the Global Times this week she “never thought she would one day become addicted” to learning about the CCP’s…

Minister: Pfizer Partner Asked Taiwan to Not Refer to Itself as a ‘Country’ in...

The German biotech company BioNTech urged Taiwan to remove the word “country” from a joint press release that would have announced a now-scrapped vaccine deal between the East Asian nation and BioNtech, Taiwan Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said on Thursday. Taiwan’s health ministry began talks with BioNTech to secure supplies of its Chinese coronavirus vaccine…
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