Tag: China

‘Truly sinister’: Jesus’ words twisted to promote communism

A Chinese government publication has Jesus spouting human maxims that come straight from the playbook of the Chinese Communist Party. Bitter Winter, a magazine on religious liberty and human rights in China, reports the government’s Tian Feng publication is comparing the Bible to “The Maxims of Master Zhu.” “For example, the Confucian saying ‘There is […]

World War III Hell: A Nuclear War Between America, Russia, and China Would Kill Billions

“Bomb them back into the Stone Age,” ex-Air Force general Curtis LeMay is reported to have once urged as a way to defeat North Vietnam during the Vietnam War. But it turns out that had global nuclear war erupted during the early 1960s, it would have been the Russians and Chinese who would have reverted […]

Exclusive: U.S. to renew waivers allowing non-proliferation work with Iran – sources

The United States plans to allow Russian, Chinese and European companies to continue work at Iranian nuclear facilities to make it harder for Iran to develop a nuclear weapon, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The Trump administration, which last year pulled out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposed sanctions […]

China bans ‘uncivilized behavior,’ eating, drinking on subways

China is demanding its citizens clean up their act when using the nation’s subway systems. China’s Ministry of Transport introduced a regulation last week that bans eating and drinking in subway cars, as well as “uncivilized behavior” such as playing music on speakers or selling products. The new restrictions are slated to take effect April […]

Chinese Church Fined $1,400 for Owning ‘Wrong’ Version of Bible

A Chinese church was fined this year the equivalent of $1,400 in U.S. for having a copy of the Bible in a different language, according to a religious watchdog. The congregation, Fengyang Road Three-Self Great Church in the northeastern province of Liaoning, is a member of the officially recognized Three-Self network of Protestant churches that […]

China Space Startup Takes On SpaceX, To Launch Satellites For 5G Connection

Galaxy Space, a Chinese private satellite developer, secured a new round in funding as it continues to develop communication satellites that may rival those of SpaceX. The Series B funding round on Sept. 16 was led by JIC Investment and four other investors, including Shunwei Capital, IDG Capital, Legend Capital, and Morningside Venture Capital. The […]

Getting a new mobile number in China will involve a facial-recognition test

China is taking every measure it can to verify the identities of its over 850 million mobile internet users. From Dec. 1, people applying for new mobile and data services will have to have their faces scanned by telecom providers, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said in a Sept. 27 statement(link in Chinese). MIIT said the step […]

China shows off world’s first STEALTH armed drone

CHINA has developed a world-first stealth drone capable of flying for extended periods of time and hitting targets with extreme precision completely undetected. The craft, named Sharp Sword, is part of a new generation of unmanned combat air vehicles, and is thought to be capable of evading current US defence systems. It was unveiled at […]

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea

Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered hundreds of warning shots, according to South Korean officials, and a strong protest from Japan. The flight by two Russian Tu-95 strategic bombers and two Chinese H-6 bombers, backed up […]

Chinese military conducts anti-ship ballistic missile tests in the hotly contested South China Sea

China is in the midst of conducting a series of anti-ship ballistic missile tests in the hotly contested waters of the South China Sea, according to two U.S. officials with knowledge of the matter. The development comes as the U.S. and China have paused tensions in their ongoing trade battle. The South China Sea, which […]