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  • Anonymous Chinese shipowner spends $376m on tankers for Russian STS hub. ( England and .. mentioned )

    08/13/2022 7:43:23 AM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    Lloyd’s List ^ | 09 Aug 2022 | Michelle Wiese Bockmann
    Thirteen tankers at heart of new ship-to-ship transhipment hub established mid-Atlantic to consolidate Russia-origin oil cargoes ... Evolving marine transport model seeks tankers to operate outside established markets, yet remain compliant with class, insurance and other regulatory and technical rules ... MYSTERY surrounds the identity of a China-based shipowner who has spent around $376m to acquire 13 tankers for deployment in high-risk, ship-to-ship transfers of Russia-origin crude in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Lloyd’s List has tracked five aframax tankers, seven very large crude carriers and one suezmax vessel to the anonymous buyer, via 20 separate but interconnected single-ship...
  • When socialist regimes fail, suddenly leftists call them 'right-wing'

    08/10/2022 5:23:10 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10 Aug, 2022 | D. Parker
    Jack Dorsey just condemned the Chinese Communist Party. Will leftists start redefining the Chinese communists? It's one of the anti-liberty left's neat little tricks to rewrite their constant failure. Socialist regimes never fail; they just suddenly become "right-wing" and "reactionary"! Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of Twitter, recently tweeted out a three-word message to end the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), apparently due to its authoritarian and oppressive policies. Anti-liberty leftists can no longer turn a blind eye to its surveillance state and the deliberate mass murder of millions. Unfortunately for the liberticidal left, this presents a big problem, because for years,...
  • China's ENTIRE Economy Will Collapse In 34 Days

    08/07/2022 4:13:14 PM PDT · by ShadowAce · 83 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7 August 2022 | Casgains Academy
    Social unrest has erupted in China after almost $6 billion worth of deposits froze up. Thousands of police were deployed to shut down the protest. Following the protest, hundreds of thousands of Chinese homebuyers refused to pay up to $300 billion worth of mortgages. Mortgage payments have reportedly stopped on 301 projects in 91 cities. China is experiencing a repeat of the 2008 recession but on a whole new level. An entire social revolt is growing as the CCP desperately censor the growing uneasiness. Internal government meetings have revealed substantial stress within the CCP and the signs are showing that...
  • China's Xi Tells Biden on Taiwan 'Those Who Play With Fire Perish By It'

    07/28/2022 10:44:27 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 46 replies
    Newsweak via MSN ^ | 7/28/2022 | Tom O'Connor
    Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a warning to his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden in their fifth and latest conversation, warning that pushing the envelope on the sensitive issue of Taiwan would have serious consequences. As reports that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was considering traveling to the disputed island next month stirred an uptick in tensions between Beijing and Washington, Xi "highlighted that the historical ins and outs of the Taiwan question are crystal clear, and so are the fact and status quo that both sides of the Taiwan Strait belong to one and the same China," according to the Chinese...
  • Chit-Chat alert | Question: Why would China start a war over Nancy Pelosi visit to Taiwan? Yo no comprendo...

    07/24/2022 8:44:57 PM PDT · by know.your.why · 29 replies
    07/24/22 | Self
    Shes not exactly Helen of Troy? What are the Chinese worried about with her going to Taiwan? I think its got more to do with her husband buying computer chips and she's paying hush money or something.
  • Tom Cruise Sends Patriotic Message to LeBron James as ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Passes $1.2B, Becomes Studio’s Biggest Worldwide Gross Ever

    07/18/2022 1:05:33 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 44 replies
    https://slaynews.com ^ | JULY 17, 2022 | David Hawkins
    Tom Cruise has sent a massive wake-up call to liberal Hollywood and “woke” celebrities as his pro-America movie “Top Gun: Maverick” soars past the $1.2 billion mark at the global box office. The “Top Gun” sequel is continuing to smash records and send a clear message to celebrities like John Cena and LeBron James, who infamously caved to China. Cruise and his producers refused to fill the film with “woke” messaging and snubbed the Chinese Communist Party when it demanded they remove pro-Taiwan and pro-America themes. As a result, the movie was banned in China. Despite the China ban, the...
  • ‘You Are Free to Leave’: Enes Kanter Freedom Rips LeBron James Over Brittney Griner Remarks

    07/14/2022 4:31:55 PM PDT · by montag813 · 30 replies
    24News ^ | 07-14-2022 | Joshua Ford
    by Joshua Ford | 24NewsNBA star LeBron James recently spoke out about WNBA player Brittney Griner who recently pleaded guilty to drug possession and smuggling charges in Russia.Griner was stopped at a Russian airport for allegedly having cannabis oil vape cartridges in her luggage, which is illegal in the country and carries a penalty of 10 years in prison.NBA star LeBron James shockingly said she should rethink whether she even wants to come home to America. “Now, how can she feel like America has her back?” James said. “I would be feeling like, ‘Do I even want to go back...
  • You’re Somebody’s B****’: Bill Maher Torches LeBron James and John Cena Over China

    03/01/2022 2:07:23 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 25 replies
    Chicks on the Right ^ | 2/28/22 | Staff
    Although HBO comedian Bill Maher often spouts the left-wing agenda of Democrats, he rightfully slammed liberal celebrities who continue to bow to the demands of communist China. Maher singled out NBA star LeBron James and actor John Cena for “kowtowing” to the communist regime despite ongoing human rights abuses. China is accused of disturbing human rights abuse against its people, including forced labor, systematic torture, illegal imprisonment, religious freedom abuses, authoritarian surveillance, organ harvesting, and abusive psychiatric measures. As the Olympic games were held in China, Maher pointed out how Americans should be promoting democratic government. “In America, we’re supposed...
  • Sports Journalist Jason Whitlock Slams LeBron James For Embracing China Over U.S.

    06/03/2021 9:34:51 AM PDT · by MJacks4 · 6 replies
    The Mix ^ | 6/3/2021 | Erin Perri
    Jason Whitlock didn’t hold back when discussing woke athletes embracing China. The sports journalist said LeBron James, Colin Kaepernick, and even Serena Williams embrace “Anti-American Sentiment.” As a guest on “The Truth With Lisa Boothe,” Whitlock launched into a brutal assessment at how Nike athletes are turning their backs on America in a cash grab. LeBron will not be happy with this criticism.
  • Billboard company refuses to post ad critical of LeBron James’ stand on China

    10/03/2020 1:23:46 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 12 replies
    A government watchdog recently tried to post a bold message on giant billboards during he NBA finals about LeBron James’ refusal to speak out against Chinese human-rights abuses, but was rejected by the sign company.
  • Hypocritical: China-Apologist LeBron James Forming Voting Rights Group

    06/11/2020 1:47:38 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 7 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/11/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    Known liberal multimillionaire NBA star LeBron James appears to want in on the SJW action.
  • It's the Job of LeBron James to Be the Best at Basketball, Not To Fix China

    10/23/2019 9:51:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    RCM ^ | 10/23/2019 | John Tamny
    “I refuse to go to movies anymore. I don’t want to support Hollywood’s politics.” How many readers have heard or uttered a variation of the previous sentence over the years? Oh well, annoying and uninformed as the politics of Hollywood’s leading lights may be, they’re great at their chosen profession. Too bad they don’t keep their politics to themselves as they all-too-often know not of what they speak. But it says here that the movies and television shows produced by the left-leaning entertainment industry are way too good to miss all because of policy and/or political disagreements. It seems many...
  • South Park Mocks LeBron James' Response About China

    10/17/2019 9:03:16 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    mrcNEWSBUSTERS ^ | October 17, 2019 | Sadi Martin
    South Park's newest episode, "Let Them Eat Goo" which aired Wednesday, mocks LeBron James and his lack of defense of free speech in the current crisis of Hong Kong against China. The episode concentrates on diets and plant-based foods, and on the students at South Park's public school who are protesting the unhealthy food they are being fed, especially meat from animals. A small group of protestors manages to convince the school to start serving healthy food, and when Eric Cartman discovers this he hyperventilates to the point of needing a defibrillator because he wants meat. After he is discharged...
  • 'South Park' episode mocks LeBron James over China comments

    10/16/2019 11:09:18 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 5 replies
    Fox Business ^ | October 16 2019 | Ken Martin
    The producers of South Park stirred controversy involving China for a third week on Wednesday. In " Let Them Eat Goo", the episode mocked NBA superstar LeBron James and the comments he made about the conflict between China and the NBA. In Wednesday's episode, the lunches at South Park Elementary School are switched with healthier options after some students complain, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
  • CCP Controlled Hong Kong Uses Covid Excuse To Extinguish Citizens’ Last Remaining Freedoms

    07/13/2022 10:19:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07/13/2022 | Shawn Fleetwood
    Using Covid as an excuse for more restrictions, the CCP and its lackeys in Hong Kong are hoping to further assimilate the city into the top-to-bottom-run system used in China.In a bid to further cripple the freedom of their citizens, Hong Kong government officials are ramping up their response to Covid with a series of new draconian policy measures.On Monday, the city’s Health Secretary Lo Chung-mau announced several new restrictions allegedly aimed at curbing the spread of the virus, including a mandate that requires positive Covid patients quarantined at home to “wear an electronic tracking bracelet.” Used earlier during the...
  • China puts therapists on trial for sedition over children's books about sheep and wolves

    07/05/2022 8:17:38 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | Timothy H.J. Nerozzi |
    The five therapists, who were arrested over a year ago, are finally facing trial for charges of sedition for a series of books about a village of sheep and a village of wolves. The books very clearly differentiate the two towns as good and bad, with the wolves' society bearing a striking resemblance to mainland China. The books depict the society of wolves — monitored by CCTV cameras — plotting an infiltration of the sheep village after their shepherd has left. "[The books'] combined effect was to influence or educate readers to neither be Chinese nor have a sense of...
  • Jumbo Sinks (The Jumbo Floating Restaurant from Hong Kong)

    06/20/2022 8:11:53 PM PDT · by texas booster · 29 replies
    The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd. ^ | June 21, 2022 | Jane Cheung and Sophie Hui
    The Jumbo Floating Restaurant capsized and sank in the South China Sea just five days after the 76-meter vessel was towed from Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter last Tuesday. Jumbo's owner, Aberdeen Restaurant Enterprises Limited, announced the "death" of the vessel, saying it was hit by a thunderstorm as it was sailing near the Paracel Islands on Saturday afternoon. "Water got into the boat and it started to list. The tow company tried to save it but in vain," it said. The vessel eventually fully listed and capsized on Sunday. No crew members were injured. "The vessel sank more than 1,000 meters...
  • Drones that swarmed US warships off the coast of California in 2019 were from a mysterious Hong Kong-registered spy ship, say US Navy

    06/11/2022 4:17:50 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 58 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 11 2022 | HARRIET ALEXANDER
    Warships from the U.S. Navy sailing off the coast of California in 2019 were swarmed by drones from a nearby Hong Kong cargo ship on multiple occasions, the Navy has revealed. The incidents were all reported between March 30, 2019 and July 30, 2019. Seven different vessels were involved. One of the warships reported in their official memo that the Hong Kong ship was observing them, noting: 'MV Bass Strait likely using UAVs (unidentified aerial vehicles) to conduct surveillance on US Naval Forces'.
  • Adam Silver: NBA Lost ‘Hundreds of Millions’ of Dollars Due to China TV Blackout

    06/04/2022 9:54:03 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 50 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 4, 2022
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver told reporters this week that China’s response to former Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey expressing his support for anti-government Hong Kong protesters in 2019 cost the league hundreds of millions of dollars. Morey, who is now general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, tweeted in October 2019 an image that read, “Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong.” Morey would later delete the tweet and explain that he did not intend to offend Rockets fans or his friends in China. Demonstrators were protesting against China’s control of Hong Kong at the time. China first pulled games...
  • In Hong Kong, memories of China’s Tiananmen Square massacre are being erased

    06/04/2022 6:37:56 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    CNN ^ | June 3, 2022 | Jessie Yeung,
    June 4, come rain or shine, tens of thousands of people would descend on Victoria Park in Hong Kong to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre... every year the park would turn into a sea of candles.... Authorities banned the vigil in 2020 and 2021 citing coronavirus health restrictions... Many say the Hong Kong government would be stretching credulity if it again banned the event on the grounds of Covid. Yet that appears to be what outgoing Chief Executive Carrie Lam has suggested. The police cited Covid measures and a public order ordinance and warned those who advertised or organized...