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  • Chinese Automakers Bid for Jeep Raises National Security Concerns

    08/22/2017 8:46:35 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/22/17 | John Carney
    A Chinese automaker kicking the tires at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and its most profitable asset, Jeep, is raising alarms and could run into strong opposition from the U.S. government. China’s Great Wall Motor Company on Monday said it was interested in buying Jeep from Fiat Chrysler. It’s not yet clear whether Great Wall has already submitted a bid for Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep or whether one is being prepared. Fiat Chrysler said on Monday that it had “not been approached by Great Wall in connection with the Jeep brand or any other matter relating to its business.” Any attempt to sell...
  • Critically ill baby fights for her life in hospital after her mother told the doctors to stop...

    07/26/2017 11:15:09 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | July 26, 2017 | Tracy You For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Critically ill baby fights for her life in hospital after her mother told the doctors to stop treating her because 'she would rather try for another child' At just eight months old, little Sun Menghan has undergone six operations and is now fighting for life. The baby, from China, has congenital biliary atresia, a condition where the bile ducts become inflamed and blocked, which can cause the liver to fail. Menghan parents abandoned the child when the doctors told them that medical treatment for the baby could be expensive; but her grandparents are doing whatever they could to...
  • Mother-of-one dies after being forced to have FOUR abortions in a year by her husband who...

    07/19/2017 8:24:06 AM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | July 18, 2017 | Tiffany Lo For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Mother-of-one dies after being forced to have FOUR abortions in a year by her husband who wants to have a son A woman in China has reportedly died after being forced to go through four abortions in a year because her husband wanted a son. The woman, who had one daughter, was told by her husband to terminate her pregnancies whenever the medical scan showed she was carrying a girl, according to Chinese media. Her husband was said to have proposed a divorce earlier this year after the woman had been left bedridden by the traumatic medical operations....
  • BREAKING: Corrupt Chinese Billionaire Spy Wants to Buy Over One Billion Pounds of American Copper

    07/16/2017 4:35:31 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 39 replies
    Chinese intelligence-connected billionaire James Riady wants to purchase an enormous copper mine to corner the market for China despite being banned from the United States in 2001. The Chinese are colonizing Africa but rapidly running out of copper deposits to mine in stable areas. No matter where the project is, Chinese investors are coming for it, and as Chinas appetite dramatically outpaces its domestic supply and as Chinese investors chase after other countries resources, that includes America.
  • Panda Express Fined $600,000 for Unfair Treatment of Non-U.S. Workers

    06/28/2017 5:16:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    American-Statesman ^ | Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | Ryan Autullo
    Panda Express has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve an investigation into whether the restaurant discriminated against non-U.S. citizens when reverifying their permission to work. According to the U.S. Attorneys Office, the investigation concluded that Pandra Express required lawful permanent resident workers to re-establish their work authorization when their green cards expired yet made no such requests to U.S. workers when their work verification documents expired. Under the agreement, Panda Express will pay a civil penalty of $400,000 and establish a $200,000 back pay fund to compensate workers who lost employment due to the companys...
  • BREAKING: Former State Dept And CIA Employee Arrested, Charged With Federal Espionage

    06/22/2017 6:11:42 PM PDT · by markomalley · 194 replies
    iBankCoin ^ | 6/22/17
    A former State Department employee was arrested Thursday and charged with espionage for allegedly transmitting Top Secret and Secret documents to a Chinese government agent, according to an affidavit filed with the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, VA.Kevin Mallory, 60, of Leesburg is a self-employed consultant who speaks fluent Chinese. Court filings show that Mallory was an Army veteran who worked as a special agent for U.S. State Departments Diplomatic Security Service from 1987 to 1990. Since then, Mallory has worked for various government agencies and defense contractors, maintaining a Top Secret security clearance. The Washington Post reports that Mallory...
  • Chinese man caught with 500 imprisoned cats destined for restaurants

    06/13/2017 12:17:50 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 88 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 13 at 5:15 AM | By Simon Denyer
    BEIJING In China, it is legal to eat cats and dogs. Even so, ordinary people reacted with alarm this week as news broke of a Chinese man caught with 500 cats, crowded into tiny cages, which he intended to sell to restaurants. The man had used sparrows and caged birds to lure both stray cats and domestic ones in the city of Jiujiang in southern Jiangsu province, the 163.com and news.ifeng.com websites reported. Many of the cats were found in cages in the back of a small truck, some near death and mewing faintly in the heat, while others...
  • The curious rise of the white left as a Chinese internet insult

    06/08/2017 4:42:28 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 10 replies
    If you look at any thread about Trump, Islam or immigration on a Chinese social media platform these days, it’s impossible to avoid encountering the term baizuo (白左), or literally, the ‘white left’. It first emerged about two years ago, and yet has quickly become one of the most popular derogatory descriptions for Chinese netizens to discredit their opponents in online debates. *snip* Although the emphasis varies, baizuo is used generally to describe those who “only care about topics such as immigration, minorities, LGBT and the environment” and “have no sense of real problems in the real world”; they are...
  • Woman says note from Chinese 'prisoner' was hidden in new purse

    05/01/2017 7:24:28 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Fox12 ^ | May 1, 2017 | Spencer Ernst
    TUCSON, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A Sierra Vista woman says she believes she found a note from a Chinese "prisoner" pleading for help, claiming he or she was being forced to work under abusive conditions.
  • Pence says more Chinese involvement needed to deal with North Korea

    04/17/2017 7:34:24 AM PDT · by davikkm · 1 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | Sally Persons
    Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that more Chinese involvement is needed to deal with North Koreas nuclear weapons program. Speaking from the Demilitarized Zone on CNNs New Day, the vice president said the new U.S. policy will redouble efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea, and get more involvement from the Chinese. I know the president was heartened by his discussions with President Xi [Jinping], he said, Weve seen China beginning to take some actions to bring pressure on North Korea, but there needs to be more.
  • How to Make Cantonese Famous Char Siu Quick and Simple (Bright Red Chinese Pork from Restaurants)

    03/31/2017 8:32:50 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 16 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11-22-2016 | Cici Li
    How to easily make Cantonese Char Siu at home? This is quick and simple recipe that anyone can master!
  • Trump Is a Chinese Agent (Barf Alert)

    03/29/2017 11:59:16 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 36 replies
    NY Times ^ | 03/29/17 | Thomas L. Friedman
    The big story everyone is chasing is whether President Trump is a Russian stooge. Wrong. Thats all a smoke screen. Trump is actually a Chinese agent. He is clearly out to make China great again. Just look at the facts. Trump took office promising to fix our trade imbalance with China, and whats the first thing he did? He threw away a U.S.-designed free-trade deal with 11 other Pacific nations a pact whose members make up 40 percent of global G.D.P. The Trans-Pacific Partnership was based largely on U.S. economic interests, benefiting our fastest-growing technologies and agribusinesses, and had...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Tony Podesta Made $500K Lobbying For Chinese Firm Convicted Of Illegal Sales To Iran

    03/28/2017 11:29:52 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 03/27/2017 | Richard Pollock
    Democratic super-lobbyist Tony Podesta grossed more than $500,000 to represent a Chinese company criminally convicted in March of sending illegal shipments of telecom equipment to Iran, The Daily Caller News Foundations Investigative Group has learned. The seriousness of the illegal sales to Iran were so extreme and continued for so long from 2010 to last year the Department of Justice (DOJ) imposed a record $1.19 billion fine on the ZTE Telecommunications company, making it the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S. sanctions case. {..snip..}
  • British translator cleared in leaked Iraqi memo case

    02/25/2004 2:09:13 PM PST · by Indy Pendance · 4 replies · 158+ views
    CBC News ^ | 2-25-04
    LONDON - A British intelligence translator has been cleared of leaking a secret e-mail that alleged the U.S. wanted to spy on United Nations Security Council members before the war against Iraq. "The prosecution offer no evidence against the defendant on this indictment as there is no longer sufficient evidence for a realistic prospect of conviction," prosecutor Mark Ellison told the court. Katharine Gun, 29, works at the Government Communications Headquarters, Britain's global surveillance centre. She was charged in November with breaching Britain's Official Secrets Act after an memo was leaked to the British newspaper The Observer. The newspaper reported...
  • Satirical New Yorker article about Trump fools media

    03/10/2017 9:02:11 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 4 replies
    upi ^ | March 9, 2017 | Ben Hooper
    A satirical article about President Donald Trump covering the White House phones in tin foil gained traction on Chinese news sites, despite being entirely fictional. The Friday article in the New Yorker, "Trump Orders All White House Phones Covered in Tin Foil," was penned by humorist Andy Borowitz as part of his column, which offers satirical takes on real-world events. The New Yorker's Borowitz Report disclaimer -- "not the news" -- failed to dissuade Reference News, a paper published by China's state-run Xinhua news agency, from citing it in an article about Trump ordering aides Sean Spicer and Kellyanne Conway...
  • Newly Disclosed Hack Got Crown Jewels (Federal SF-86 forms)

    06/12/2015 8:18:27 PM PDT · by kristinn · 84 replies
    Politico ^ | Updated 10:51 p.m. EDT Friday, June 12, 2015 | David Perera and Joseph Marks
    Hackers have breached a database containing a wealth of sensitive information from federal employees security background checks, the Obama administration said Friday news that experts say could deal a devastating blow to U.S. intelligence gathering. The revelations came just a week after officials disclosed a previous massive cyber intrusion into the same federal personnel office, compromising records of more than 4 million current and past employees in a breach that administration officials have privately blamed on Chinese hackers. The stolen records in the hack disclosed Friday included data on intelligence and military personnel, The Associated Press reported. A senior...
  • Students recreate 5,000-year-old Chinese beer recipe

    02/09/2017 9:11:13 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    phys.org ^ | February 8, 2017 | Alex Shashkevich
    Liu, together with doctoral candidate Jiajing Wang and a group of other experts, discovered the 5,000-year-old beer recipe by studying the residue on the inner walls of pottery vessels found in an excavated site in northeast China. The research, which was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, provided the earliest evidence of beer production in China so far. The ancient Chinese made beer mainly with cereal grains, including millet and barley, as well as with Job's tears, a type of grass in Asia, according to the research. Traces of yam and lily root parts also appeared in...
  • Winning over China: Trump's 5 year old granddaughter sings New Year Greeting in Mandarin

    02/03/2017 1:16:01 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02/03/2017 | By SIMON HOLMES and CHRIS SPARGO
    Winning over China: Donald Trump's five-year-old granddaughter becomes 'friendship messenger' after video for her singing in Mandarin takes the country by storm Ivanka Trump attended a lunar new year party at the Chinese Embassy in Washington DCShe went with her daughter Arabella as the guest of China's ambassador to the United States, Cui TiankaiIvanka posted a new video of Arabella performing a song in Mandarin on Thursday to her Instagram page The 5-year-old started learning Mandarin when she was just 18 months oldSome web users praised the Trump family for the idea while others said they wanted a greeting...
  • Zhou Youguang, Architect Of A Bridge Between Languages, Dies At 111

    Zhou Youguang, the inventor of a system to convert Chinese characters into words with the Roman alphabet, died Saturday at the age of 111. Since his system was introduced nearly six decades ago, few innovations have done more to boost literacy rates in China and bridge the divide between the country and the West. Pinyin, which was adopted by China in 1958, gave readers unfamiliar with Chinese characters a crucial tool to understand how to pronounce them. These characters do not readily disclose information on how to say them aloud but with such a system as Pinyin, those characters...
  • Inventor of General Tso's Chicken dies in Taipei at age 98

    12/02/2016 7:30:28 AM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 40 replies
    Taiwan News ^ | 12/2/2016 | Keoni Everington
    Chef Peng Chang-kuei (彭長貴), the founder of the famous Hunan-style restaurant chain Peng's Garden Hunan Restaurant (彭園湘菜館) and inventor of the world famous Chinese dish General Tso's Chicken, died on Nov. 30 at the age of 98 from Pneumonia. A native of Changsha, Hunan Province, Peng began training at the age of 13 under the tutelage of the famous Hunan chef Cao Jing-chen (曹藎臣), who was the family chef of Tan Yan-kai (譚延闓), the prime minister of the Nationalist government from 1926 to 1928. After WWII, he was put in charge of running Nationalist government banquets, and in 1949 he...