China will not ‘live with the virus’ and now a new outbreak is making it feel like March 2020 all over again
Representatives from several countries participating in the Beijing Olympics have taken issue with China’s behavior as a host country, pointing to inhumane conditions for quarantined athletes, unreasonable isolation rules and unexplained media suppression. …judging from some images being shared around the Internet, the food sure doesn’t make it worth it either. And maybe what makes … Read moreChina under fire for treatment of atheists during Winter Games
The World Health Organization announced Friday it was naming a new Covid-19 variant “Omicron,” skipping over a politically sensitive letter of the Greek alphabet. The WHO made the announcement about the B.1.1.529 variant out of Johannesburg, South Africa, passing over a letter many observers presumed would be next — “Nu” — as well as the … Read moreThe WHO apparently thought XI was the true variant of concern .. they skipped it when they named the new Africa strain Omicron
A U.S. nuclear submarine hit an object in the South China Sea last Saturday, CNN reported, citing two defense officials. A Navy official confirmed to The Hill that multiple people were injured and characterized the injuries as bumps and scrapes. The Navy declined to confirm the location of the incident, but in a statement said the incident … Read moreMystery in South China Sea
But defector and democracy campaigner Wei Jingsheng made a stunning accusation in Sky News’ new documentary, What Really Happened In Wuhan, telling reporter Sharri Markson – who has also penned a book by the same name – that he believed the first Covid superspreader event could have occurred as early as October. — Read on … Read moreChinese defector claims Wuhan Military Games was first Covid-19 superspreader event
SAVE THIS TANK MAN IMAGE WHILE YOU CAN! DON’T BING IT Bing, the search engine owned by Microsoft, is not displaying image results for a search for “Tank man,” even when searching from the United States. The apparent censorship comes on the anniversary of China’s violent crackdown on protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989. “There … Read moreWhoopsie poopsie on Tank Man
Official news agency Xinhua confirmed that 21 of the 172 participants had died, citing the local rescue command headquarters. The other 151 are now safe, according to state media. Baiyin city mayor Zhang Xuchen said that at around midday Saturday a section of the rugged ultramarathon course — between kilometres 20 and 31 — was … Read more21 runners dead as extreme weather hits China ultramarathon!
Thousands of shoppers in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen fled the vicinity of a 957-foot (291-meter) skyscraper Tuesday, after it inexplicably began swaying. Videos circulating on Chinese social media showed crowds running from the wobbling building, with some screaming and looking back over their shoulders. The weather was fine at the time and there … Read moreShenzhen, SEG Plaza: People flee in panic as skyscraper wobbles in China