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« Reply #2350 on: June 12, 2021, 01:31:06 PM »
Intco, Top Glove - A quick comparison ~ 12 Jun 2021

总市值暴涨千亿后再次下跌,英科医疗高管减持成 “黑天鹅” ~ 9 Jun 2021

Intco closed @ ¥100.60 (+0.50, +0.50%) on 11 Jun 2021.

TOPGLOV ~ Trading in a downward sloping channel, interim TP RM3.32

TOPGLOV closed with a spinning top @ RM4.72 (-0.08, -1.7%) with 16.4m shares done on 11 Jun 2021.

Immediate support @ RM4.70, immediate resistance @ RM5.10.

Intco, Top Glove - A quick comparison ~ 25 Jan 2021
  • Intco Medical, with production capacity 20 billion gloves (about 70% vinyl, lowest profit margin), today closed at all-time high of ¥289.80 per share. This gives the company a market capitalization of exactly ¥100 billion, or RM62.5 billion. This is the world's biggest glove manufacturer right now in terms of market capitalization.
  • Top Glove, production capacity 91 billion gloves (45% nitrile, 45% latex), closed at RM6.52. The world leader, controlling more than a quarter of the entire global production of gloves, has a market capitalization of RM53.5 billion, or RM9 billion less than Intco.
Intco closed @ ¥289.80 (+5.44, +1.91%) on 25 Jan 2021.

TOPGLOV ~ Bearish Double Top Breakout, neckline @ RM6.00

TOPGLOV closed with a spinning top @ RM6.13 (-0.21, -3.3%) with 25.4m shares done on 19 Jan 2021.

Immediate support @ RM6.00, immediate resistance @ RM6.40.

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« Reply #2351 on: June 16, 2021, 11:52:37 AM »
China is a democracy by Lincoln's definition: George Yeo, former-Singapore minister of foreign affairs ~ 16 Jun 2021
  • Why is China constantly being labeled as conducting "wolf warrior diplomacy?
  • China is not a threat to America, but China is certainly a threat to American dominance in the world, just by growing and becoming more influential.
  • There is a concerted effort to put China down.

‘The Last G7’: Satirical cartoon mocking bloc’s attempt to suppress China goes viral ~ 13 Jun 2021
  • Titled The Last G7, the illustration, published by its author “Bantonglaoatang” on Sina Weibo on Saturday (Jun 12), was painted based on the renowned religious mural The Last Supper.
  • This G7 summit is widely seen as an attempt by the US to rally allies against China.

“战狼外交”深植中共 彼得·马丁(Peter Martin):中国外交官更多的是吓人,不是可爱 ~ 9 Jun 2021

習近平指示大外宣,張維為助陣,戰狼外交能變「可愛」嗎? ~ 3 Jun 2021
  • Many in Beijing realize a declining international reputation won’t help the country achieve its goals.

”战狼外交“,源于红色意识形态,文革式打砸抢基因?(podcast) ~ 10 Apr 2021
  • 中国近来在国际社会外交界的战狼风格,引入侧目。向来以礼仪之邦为荣耀的中国,如何一改以往的行为方式,转而采用强悍霸气的风范呢?
  • ”战狼外交“ 丢弃了中国前领导人邓小平的 “韬光养晦“ 国策?文革期间 ”火烧英国代办处“ 事件,是中国毛泽东时代荒诞外交的写照,也或许对人们理解当下的”战狼外交“有所启示。

中国战狼满世界咆啸 重回文革变国际孤狼?(podcast)~ 23 Mar 2021
  • 中共中央外事办主任杨洁篪说:“你们没有资格在中国的面前说你们从实力的地位出发,同中国谈话,二十、三十年前你们就没有这个地位讲这个话,因为中国人是不吃这一套的。”
  • 中国外交部长王毅指出:(美国)动辄干涉中国内政的这种霸权行径,这个老毛病该改一改。

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« Reply #2352 on: June 17, 2021, 11:26:55 AM »
Why food prices will keep going up ~ 12 May 2021

集裝箱「一箱難求」,中國企業狂賺?普通消費者受影響?全球海運大混亂,爲何與印度疫情有關?中國出口是否長期看好? ~ 15 Jun 2021

Ripples from Yantian port delays building to 'unprecedented' supply chain disruption ~ 14 Jun 2021
  • Shippers are facing a perfect storm as the logistics industry has entered an “an era of unprecedented disruption”, with ports crippled by acute congestion as the malaise faced by China’s Yantian spreads to others.
  • The knock-on effect from Yantian, which has been operating at just 20% of normal productivity due to an outbreak of positive Covid-19 cases, will be acutely felt in the coming weeks by retailers and consumers. Yantian port authority had successfully re-opened part of the port, moving productivity back to around 45% of normal, but this was far from sufficient.
  • “Two accurate metrics to measure disruption by are days of delay and teu; in both cases, Yantian far surpasses what happened with the Ever Given.”
Fresh Covid-19 outbreaks in Asia disrupt global shipping, chip supply chain ~ 14 Jun 2021
  • At Yantian, a container port in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, an outbreak among dockworkers has brought traffic to a virtual standstill, putting more strain on an international shipping industry that has struggled with a persistent shortage of empty containers and a weeklong blockage in the Suez Canal earlier this year. Some ships have had to wait up to two weeks to take on cargo at Yantian, with roughly 160,000 containers waiting to be loaded.
  • The price of shipping a 40-foot container to the West Coast of the U.S. has jumped to $6,341, according to the Freightos Baltic Index—up 63% since the start of the year and more than three times the price a year earlier.
  • Malaysia, home to a number of foreign-owned factories involved in chip making and producing capacitors, resistors and other key modules used in consumer electronics and cars, has also seen its production activity snarled by a wave of Covid-19 cases.

Out-of-control shipping costs fire up prices from coffee to toys ~ 13 Jun 2021
  • Transporting a 40-foot steel container of cargo by sea from Shanghai to Rotterdam now costs a record US$10,522, a whopping 547% higher than the seasonal average over the last five years, according to Drewry Shipping.
  • With upwards of 80% of all goods trade transported by sea, freight-cost surges are threatening to boost the price of everything from toys, furniture and car parts to coffee, sugar and anchovies, compounding concerns in global markets already bracing for accelerating inflation.

China port congestion snarls global supply chains ~ 11 Jun 2021
  • A cargo vessel operated by Cosco Shipping Lines Co. will skip a scheduled port stop in Singapore this month because of delays in China, according to alliance partner Ocean Network Express Holdings Ltd. One of CMA CGM’s vessels heading to China next month will also skip the Southeast Asia trans-shipment hub.
  • Delays from congestion at southern Chinese ports triggered by fresh Covid-19 outbreaks are rippling through global supply chains, threatening to inflate costs and exacerbate disruptions.

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« Reply #2353 on: June 21, 2021, 09:18:08 AM »
如何说服外国不用华为?美国打钱! ~ 18 Jun 2021

Appeals court upholds FCC subsidy ban for Huawei purchases ~ 19 Jun 2021
Friday (Jun 18)’s decision was in line with a longstanding tradition of U.S. courts not to second-guess government judgments about national security.

Huawei Mate 50 may be canceled ~ 17 Jun 2021
Many thought with the much-publicized HarmonyOS launch in early June that Huawei had found its footing in the smartphone market again, but perhaps the biggest blow is yet to come: the Huawei Mate 50 flagship smartphone may have been canceled.

Ex-Huawei employee spy trial starts in Poland ~ 1 Jun 2021
Former Huawei employee Wang Weijing and a former Polish secret services agent head to trial on charges of espionage, for which they were arrested in 201.
European states have been weighing the use of 5G telecoms equipment from the Chinese tech giant amid concerns about its use for spying, which Huawei denies.

Huawei: Banned and permitted in which countries? ~ 1 Jun 2021

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« Reply #2354 on: June 21, 2021, 09:24:01 AM »
为什么华为必须死?华为越强大中国人越悲惨;中美贸易战、科技战的本质 ~ 6 Jul 2019
The West bet that China would head towards democracy and the market economy. The gamble has failed.

中国品牌,工业垃圾?华为手机遭腰斩,出货量大跌50%!国产红旗高端豪车坑骗消费者,华为汽车又来了,要赶走特斯拉?劣币驱逐良币,中国技术内卷... ~ 25 May 2021

华为出货量大跌50%!国内手机巨头重排座次 vivo拿下第一 OPPO排第二 华为跌至第三 ~ 29 Apr 2021

如何说服外国不用华为?美国打钱! ~ 18 Jun 2021

Appeals court upholds FCC subsidy ban for Huawei purchases ~ 19 Jun 2021
Friday (Jun 18)’s decision was in line with a longstanding tradition of U.S. courts not to second-guess government judgments about national security.

Huawei Mate 50 may be canceled ~ 17 Jun 2021
Many thought with the much-publicized HarmonyOS launch in early June that Huawei had found its footing in the smartphone market again, but perhaps the biggest blow is yet to come: the Huawei Mate 50 flagship smartphone may have been canceled.

Ex-Huawei employee spy trial starts in Poland ~ 1 Jun 2021
Former Huawei employee Wang Weijing and a former Polish secret services agent head to trial on charges of espionage, for which they were arrested in 201.
European states have been weighing the use of 5G telecoms equipment from the Chinese tech giant amid concerns about its use for spying, which Huawei denies.

Huawei: Banned and permitted in which countries? ~ 1 Jun 2021

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« Reply #2355 on: June 21, 2021, 02:24:30 PM »
大量中国留学生赴美被拒签! ~ 19 Jun 2021

梦断10043号令:被拒签中国留学生拟起诉美国政府 ~ 9 Jun 2021

Campaign against US ban on ‘certain’ Chinese students gains ground ~ 26 May 2020
  • A presidential proclamation signed last year prohibits some Chinese nationals from pursuing graduate degrees and research programs at American universities. Proclamation 10043, which suspends entry to some Chinese students pursuing graduate degrees or research programs in order to minimize the risk of them acquiring “sensitive United States technologies and intellectual property.”
  • Now a group of students in China have come together, calling on the U.S. government to revoke the proclamation. Last month, the group launched a website to gather support, push back against the “unfair prohibition,” and eventually file a lawsuit in the U.S.
An open letter from representatives of Chinese professionals in the UK to G7 leaders

13 Jun 2021

We are a collective of professionals of Chinese ethnic origin residing in the United Kingdom.

We wish to express the community’s hope that leaders at the 2021 G7 will take all necessary step to defuse the current hostility towards China and the Chinese people.

Many of us had lived experience in China, and extensive relationships with the country and people. We implore the leaders of the G7 to regard China as a friend and not as an enemy.

We are glad that the Covid-19 pandemic is the main agenda for the 2021 G7 conference.

However, we are anxious that this forum should not be abused as a platform to propagate anti-China Covid-19-related myths.

As the April 7 2020 Nature publication rightly warned: “Continuing to associate a virus and the disease it causes with a specific place is irresponsible and needs to stop.”

As infectious disease epidemiologist Adam Kucharski reminds us in his timely book The Rules of Contagion, history tells us that pandemics lead to communities being stigmatised, which is why we all need to exercise more care.

The international rule-based system has designated the WHO as the competent body to deal with such a pandemic.

Hence, all political accusations about the virus that are not science-based are unhelpful and a distraction to making the world safe from the pandemic.

A member of this collective, Dr Michael Ng, a community leader and a university professor in the UK, is involved in combating pandemic-related hate crimes against the Chinese community.

He wishes to remind the G7 that any attempt to politicise the Covid-19 issue against China would fan the flame of hate crimes against the community.

That would undo all the excellent efforts of the local councils, civic groups, police force and community leaders who had helped defuse the spread of hate crimes.

Dr Ping Hua, a research scientist, is concerned that the rise of hate crimes and daily demonising of China has created such a hostile environment for Chinese scientists that it could stymie the scientific and intellectual exchanges between the West and the world’s fastest-growing economy.

We note with concern the United States’ anxiety over the economic rise of China.

China’s per capita GDP is only one-fifth of the United States, with only one military base abroad compared to 800 of the United States.

It is not a threat to the West. China’s rise is complementary to Western interests.

A more prosperous China could only benefit working people in the West through higher demands for Western goods and services.

Treating China’s rise as a threat to the United States or the West is based on fiction.

China is not a utopia, but it is undoubtedly not a dystopia as Western critics and media visualise.

The Chinese people are aware of the ideological differences between the West and China.

Yet over 90 per cent support the government in Beijing. This is the finding from a 13-year long survey carried out by the Ash Centre of Harvard University.

They found that the majority of the population surveyed feels that today is better than yesterday. They expect tomorrow to be better than today.

The millions of Chinese who vote with their feet to return home after their travel and studies in the West corroborate with the Ash Centre findings.

China’s governance is different from the West. That does not necessarily mean that the Communist Party of China (CPC) can defy the wishes of its citizens. This is the conclusion of the survey.

According to Edward Cunningham, who co-authored the research from 2003-2016, the “CPC isn’t immune to shifts [in] public opinion, especially in areas like corruption, environmental degradation, health, and overall standards of living.”

When considering whether China is a friend and partner, or enemy, G7 should consider the independent findings of the Ash Centre.

We are concerned that current hostilities towards China in the West are manufactured and ratcheted up in the United States to serve the interest of the military-industrial complex and the electoral needs of both the Democrats and the Republicans.

The alleged genocide in Xinjiang and the threat of invasion of Taiwan are the two most important examples.

On genocide in Xinjiang

We believe that the claim of genocide in Xinjiang is untenable as the Uighur population has increased from five million to 13 million since the 1950s.

If China does enslave a million Uighurs, the CIA enhanced aerial surveillance technology could easily prove the allegation with video images of prisoners in the yards. They have not done so.

Critics of China have studiously ignored a World Bank statement of November 11 2019 that dealt with the allegation that skills and learning institutions associated with the bank were de facto prisons.

“In line with standard practice, immediately after receiving a series of serious allegations in August 2019 in connection with the Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project, the Bank launched a fact-finding review, and World Bank senior managers travelled to Xinjiang to gather information directly … the review did not substantiate the allegations.”

Mr Bitu Bhalla, a member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn and international arbitrator, and Mr Wah-Piow Tan, a Balliol-educated human rights solicitor, were unimpressed by the various legal opinions supporting the claim of genocide against China.

“China and the World Bank’s $100 million education and training program in Xinjiang,” they observed, "is cast-iron evidence that China has no specific intention to kill a part or whole of the Uighur population. Without specific intention, there cannot be any genocide.

“What genocide regime would spend $100 million to educate and train the people you plan to kill?”

They are also disappointed that the issues of proportionality were not adequately addressed, or addressed at all by those barristers criticising China’s response to the threats of terrorism.

“Unlike Britain or the United States, China confronts an al-Qaida and Isis-inspired insurgency seeking to establish an Islamic caliphate in Xinjiang and central Asia.”

On the China threat to Taiwan

According to the Economist, Taiwan has become the most dangerous place globally because of the risk of military conflict between the United States and China. There is enough nuclear weaponry between them to destroy the planet.

What the United States perceives as China’s threat to Taiwan is viewed differently by the Chinese people.

At an International Affairs Fellowship forum, a US think tank, a panellist reported that 100 per cent of overseas Chinese students in the United States considered Taiwan a province of China.

“The possible validity of Chinese claims” over Taiwan, remarked historian Max Hastings in a recent opinion piece in Bloomberg, was not even considered by the China experts advising the US administration.

Hastings had raised a valid question. The overwhelming majority of countries worldwide recognise the People’s Republic of China as the legitimate government of China and pursue the one-China policy.

This is de facto recognition of China’s sovereignty over Taiwan. To China, it is an unfinished reunification process.

The United States has its own hidden agenda to embolden the Taiwanese separatists, in the same vein as encouraging Uighur or Hong Kong separatists.

We hope the G7 should advise the United States to refrain from redefining its one-China policy, thereby destroying any likelihood of an amicable arrangement for reunification.

The impending war

We are particularly concerned that Britain’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth II, the third-largest globally, is speeding towards Taiwan to flex its muscles at China.

Instead of supporting the hawkish approach of the United States towards China, the G7 should review the futility of wars launched since the September 11 2001 attack.

The wars in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and Libya had caused 800,000 deaths, displaced 21 million people, wasted $6.4 trillion. These wars created failed states, not democracies.

The current propaganda war complementing the military adventures against China are efforts to retain US hegemony.

The flawed policy has more dire consequences than those of the last two decades.

The G7 should review the previous 20 years of war launched by the US before contemplating to support Biden’s military-led Indo Pacific Tilt, which is the code word for China-bashing in the South China Seas area.

The stakes are so high that the advice of Bruce Kent, the veteran peace campaigner, ought to be taken seriously: “We can learn to live harmoniously as neighbours … we have to learn to live as partners.”

Tan Wah Piow (Universal Common Sense) on behalf of the Collective of Chinese Professionals.

Tan Wah Piow is a Balliol-educated human rights solicitor, practising in London and director Universal Common Sense. For background to Bruce Kent’s comments watch War No More a DVD production available at

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« Reply #2356 on: June 22, 2021, 01:39:47 PM »
“五毛”已经out 中国现靠两千多万 (20 million) 的“网络志愿者” (podcast) ~ 14 Apr 2021
中国每年用 “100亿美元(US$10 billion)推动外宣攻势”。

英国撤销中国环球电视网CGTN在英播放执照 (podcast) ~ 4 Feb 2021

China’s big bet on soft power ~ 9 Feb 2018
"China will find it hard to win friends and influence nations so long as it muzzles its best advocates." — The Economist


中共大外宣CGTN招網紅 潛在共產主義陰謀 ~ 20 Jun 2021

中国官媒CGTN招募外国网红做大外宣 (podcast) ~ 17 Jun 2021

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The Ja Yoe Nation - Evidence he's working with the Chinese government ~ 19 Nov 2020
  • In this video The Ja Yoe Nation admits he's working with the Chinese government.
  • He and Barett both discuss how the Chinese government plans trips for them and pays.
  • They admit to being a part of the CCP propaganda and being used for it.
Brazen CGTN propaganda in UK | Ban on Chinese media needed? ~ 17 Jun 2021
  • UK has banned the CGTN after investigation showed that the channel worked for the Chinese communist party and was in their direct control.
Pro CCP shills finally exposed by western media | Barrett and Jayoe finally get their recognition! ~ 9 Jan 2021
  • A recent article in British based daily newspaper the Times has exposed the shills for spreading pro CCP propaganda.
  • It really is about time that these guys got some exposure and I am glad it was a British paper that did it first!
  • These guys make around £53,000 a year from advertisements on youtube and that's not counting what the CCP are paying them.

Beijing funds British YouTubers to further its propaganda war

Saturday January 09 2021, 12.01am GMT, The Times

The Chinese government is funding British YouTube stars to produce pro-China propaganda videos, an investigation by The Times can reveal.

Sitting on a bench in a lush green park speaking to the camera in a Midlands accent, the only hint that the man in his 50s is in China are the characters on a small logo on his black hoodie.

However, the words being spoken in the YouTube video by Lee Barrett, praising the camps in Xinjiang, where Uighur Muslims are held in effect as slaves, could have been lifted straight out of the Communist Party propaganda notebook.

Regarding the inhabitants of these camps, where according to the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Uighur Muslims are locked up because of their religion, he claims “when these young people come out of these camps, they see they have some sort of future for them, jobs, training, so they can do new kinds of jobs”.

The comments written by viewers below the video are unfailingly positive, including insights such as “we need these re-education camps in Hong Kong for those brain-washed young rioters”.

Lee’s son, Oli, 23, who previously had a successful following as a YouTuber making videos of him playing the computer game Call of Duty, addresses the Hong Kong protests himself in another video, called “Western media brainwashing”.

Oli, who moved to China in 2019 to live with his father, tells viewers that the “western media” is wrong to say Hong Kong protesters are “pro-democracy”.

He adds: “Police brutality is another thing pushed in the media of the Five Eye nations — that the Hong Kong police during the protests over the last year have been so brutal against their citizens . . . which is just blatantly not true.”

Amnesty International said in September that it had evidence of detained Hong Kong protesters being severely beaten in custody and suffering “other ill-treatment amounting to torture”.

The videos are one of several that push a pro-China government agenda and has led to the Barretts scoring a runaway success since they launched their channel in 2019.

Titles include “Western media lies about China” and “Camera surveillance is great in China” and several are in support of the technology company Huawei.

According to analysis by the computational propaganda project at the University of Oxford, their videos have been tweeted by members of China’s Communist Party across the world including the Minister for the Chinese Embassy in the UK, Ma Hui.

The Times has found that some of their videos were funded by Chinese Radio International, a media organisation that has been exposed as the secret owner of an international network of propaganda radio stations.

Grammarly, a writing app, has pledged to remove their adverts from the videos and JD Sports promised to investigate after The Times revealed its adverts were being shown.

The Barretts started producing videos about China and as their videos became more nationalistic, the number of subscribers increased exponentially.

Critics have claimed that pro-China YouTubers are benefiting from ad-revenues in part driven by an alleged Chinese Communist Party network of bots that promote videos supporting the state.

The Barretts have nearly 200,000 subscribers, and have produced 255 videos since the start of last year, gaining a combined 16.5 million views. Their videos are thought to earn them about £53,000 a year through advertising alone, according to analysis by Social Blade, a website that monitors social media channels such as YouTube.

In November they visited the Shaanxi district of China with several other foreign YouTubers who live in China and make videos supporting the government.

The trip was organised and funded by the Chinese Radio International and an official press release described the visit as “International Internet Celebrities Witnessing the Happiness of Shaanxi People”.

In a candid video about the visit that was subsequently removed, Lee admitted that a trip to a mountain was cancelled so they could witness “propaganda” regarding the area’s prosperity.

He said: “It wasn’t until the second day they started talking about cutting the trip short by a day, and there was no real reason given for that.” A fellow YouTuber Jayoe Nation said: “They had to fit in more propaganda.”

Lee replied: “They didn’t say that, did they, but that’s what happened.”

Various videos from the trip show the YouTubers visiting locations in the district including a farm where Oli performed a farcical dance while holding vegetables.

The Barretts are part of a growing number of foreigners who live in China making videos endorsing the government and criticising the West.

Jason Lightfoot, who went to university in Sheffield where he met his Chinese wife, has a channel, Living in China, with 35,000 subscribers.

His videos include titles such as “The World can’t compete with China’s Infrastructure!”, “The World is Hiding China’s Success”, “The Chinese Government is Doing a Great Job” and “The World Needs to Learn from China”.

In one, he walks around filming BMW cars and says: “This is one of the poorest provinces in China. China has become a beautiful utopia of this world. I’m astonished by it. Am I lying?

“Is this not a utopia? Is this not the way the world should be? People say ‘communism is bad’ Well maybe it’s not that bad. Take a look at China for example. Is it that bad? This is communism.”

Despite the praise of China, such YouTubers are not technically allowed to be posting such videos. YouTube, along with Facebook, Google, Instagram and Twitter, is banned in China. The Barretts and Mr Lightfoot rely on a virtual private network to bypass the Chinese firewall by routing traffic through a server in another country.

Gray Sergeant, research fellow at the Asian studies centre at the Henry Jackson Society, said: “This co-opting of influencers is something new and is quite clearly attempting to legitimise the regime.

“It’s probably quite wise to get in with YouTube because although it can’t be easily viewed in China without a virtual private network, it’s a way for them to get their message out to the West.

“If they were to step out of line and say something controversial then life would become very difficult for them. They clearly know that so it’s difficult to know whether you can trust anything they are saying.”

Hannah Bailey, who specialises in China’s use of state-sponsored digital disinformation, at the Oxford Internet Institute, said: “This strategy of using Westerners to project a positive image of the Chinese Communist Party is one that has been used by Chinese officials for quite some time.”

She added that such videos were not only aimed at improving its image to an international audience, but to influence thinking among Chinese citizens too.

“China is continuously aware of its need to maintain legitimacy among its domestic population. Part of this legitimacy stems from its perception among international audiences. In other words, if domestic audiences believe that the rest of the world admires China, this instils confidence by domestic audiences in Chinese Communist Party rule.”

The Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the Chinese Research Group, told The Times: “Vloggers shilling for tyrants is a new version of an old idea. Dictators have always used useful idiots to whitewash their crimes and sadly the current rulers in Beijing are following the same playbook.”

The Barretts, Mr Lightfoot, Chinese Radio International and the Chinese Embassy did not respond to requests for comment.

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« Reply #2358 on: June 23, 2021, 04:46:23 PM »
Olam posts 13.1% drop in Q1 profit, launches 3-for-20 rights issue at S$1.25 per share ~ 22 Jun 2021
Olam expects to raise S$602m in gross proceeds, which will be utilised to repay the debt used to fund its US$950m acquisition of Olde Thompson last month.

OLAM ~ Bearish Tower Top Breakout

OLAM closed with a black marubozu @ S$1.62 (-0.09, -5.3%) with 6.10m shares done on 22 Jun 2021.

Immediate support @ S$1.60, immediate resistance @ S$1.75.

OLAM ~ Trading in an intermediate upward sloping channel

OLAM closed with a spinning top @ S$1.85 (+0.03, +1.6%) with 1.32m shares done on 7 Jun 2021.

Immediate support @ S$1.81, immediate resistance @ S$1.90.

OLAM ~ Trading in an intermediate upward sloping channel

OLAM closed with a black marubozu @ S$1.56 (-0.03, -1.9%) with 1.44m shares done on 1 Feb 2021.

Immediate support @ S$1.53, immediate resistance @ S$1.61.

OLAM ~ Trading in an intermediate upward sloping channel

OLAM closed with a white marubozu @ S$1.69 (+0.13, +8.3%) with 4.02m shares done on 18 Jan 2021.

Immediate support @ S$1.61, immediate resistance @ S$1.72.

OLAM closed @ S$1.62 on 22 Jun 2021.

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« Reply #2359 on: June 24, 2021, 04:37:43 PM »
Sarine Tech ~ Trading in an upward sloping channel

Sarine Tech gapped up and closed with a white marubozu @ S$0.745 (+0.10, +15.5%) with high volume done at 17.5m shares on 23 Jun 2021.

Immediate support @ S$0.65, immediate resistance @ S$0.83.

Sarine Tech closed @ S$0.745 on 23 Jun 2021.

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« Reply #2360 on: June 25, 2021, 04:04:38 PM »
Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok’s PPB Group doubles profit amid commodities boom ~ 31 May 2021
Wilmar's net profit surged to RM402.2m (US$97.2m) in the first quarter from RM187.3m a year ago.

Wilmar ~ Bearish AB=CD Pattern, interim TP S$3.92

Wilmar closed with a spinning top @ S$4.53 (-0.02, -0.4%) with 3.26m shares done on 24 Jun 2021.

Immediate support @ S$4.50, immediate resistance @ S$4.70.

CPO futures to see profit-taking activities next week ~ 19 Jun 2021
Malaysia has for the 7th straight month maintained the export tax for CPO at 8% for July 2021 after the market price surpassed RM3,450 per tonne.

Wilmar closed @ S$4.53 on 24 Jun 2021.

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« Reply #2361 on: June 27, 2021, 05:11:23 PM »
这个党真的气数尽了,中共外交官在媒体上居然敢这么搞,大家自己看看吧 ~ 25 Jun 2021

中国外交官:对待敌人,我们就是战狼 ~ 24 Jun 2021
台湾前外交官刘仕杰直言: “我的民主素养着实限制了我的想象。这就是中国战狼外交官的素质?这种素质也可以当外交官?

習近平指示大外宣,張維為助陣,戰狼外交能變「可愛」嗎? ~ 3 Jun 2021
  • Many in Beijing realize a declining international reputation won’t help the country achieve its goals.

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« Reply #2362 on: June 30, 2021, 03:07:54 PM »
中共建党百年:初期的国际背景、政党性质与马列主义影响 ~ 30 Jun 2021
  • 回首百年前,中共坚信的马克思列宁主义是怎样传入中国的?
  • 20世纪初的中国和世界局势又为中共成立提供了怎样的大背景?
BBC中文專訪蓋思德:「中國即將出現政治劇變,極權體制將被終結」 ~ 25 Jun 2021
  • 「中國即將出現政變,極權體制將被終結」前英國駐華外交官蓋思德在專訪中對BBC中文說。
  • 蓋思德於1958年隨英軍服役香港,開始了與中國的不解之緣——從毛澤東的 「大躍進」到天安門「六四」,這些見證和經歷,使他對中國未來的政治與經濟互動有「獨到見解」。
新加坡前外长杨荣文:中共百年是史上最伟大革命里程碑 ~ 30 Jun 2021
  • 在新加坡前外长杨荣文眼中,中国革命是人类历史上最伟大的革命。
George Yeo: There is concerted effort from the U.S. to put China down ~ 16 Jun 2021
  • The former statesman said that China is a "threat to American dominance in the world", just by its growth and growing influence.
Interview: 100th anniversary of CPC a milestone in China's development -- former Singaporean FM ~ 8 May 2021
  • Only CPC can lead way to bright future for China:  George Yeo, former Singapore Foreign Minister

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« Reply #2363 on: July 01, 2021, 02:54:09 PM »
手套有什么特别厉害的技术或者是能量吗? 如果没有的话;那代表短期间只是因为Covid-19大流行的炒作。

TOPGLOV ~ Bearish Head-and-shoulders Breakout, measured TP RM2.72

TOPGLOV closed with an inverted hammer @ RM4.17 (-0.13, -3%) with 18.6m shares done on 30 Jun 2021.

Immediate support @ RM4.00, immediate resistance @ RM4.50.

TOPGLOV closed @ RM4.17 on 30 Jun 2021.


Substantial volatility and surging on Top Glove share prices were primarily attributed to adverse Covid-19 impact since 2020.
So after more countries rolled out Covid-19 vaccination from 2021, the reverse on Top Glove share prices had been fast and furious.

Chart Comparison: See similarity between Top Glove and the 17th-century ‘Tulip Mania’ chart

TOPGLOV @ RM22.66 (prior to 2-for-1 bonus issue) on 17 Aug 2020.

The real story behind the 17th-century ‘Tulip Mania’ financial crash

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« Reply #2364 on: July 02, 2021, 01:22:21 PM »
In technical analysis, a stock that has made a new low is one that must be treated with caution and to be avoided buying for longterm investment.

Chart comparison of bearish Head-and-Shoulders on Top Glove, PARKSON and Starhub

TOPGLOV closed @ RM4.07 on 1 Jul 2021.

TOPGLOV ~ Bearish Head-and-shoulders Breakout, measured TP RM2.72

TOPGLOV closed with an inverted hammer @ RM4.17 (-0.13, -3%) with 18.6m shares done on 30 Jun 2021.

Immediate support @ RM4.00, immediate resistance @ RM4.50.

PARKSON closed @ RM0.19 on 1 Jul 2021.

PARKSON (5657) ~ Bearish Head-and-Shoulders, neckline @ RM0.615

PARKSON closed with an inverted hammer unchanged @ RM0.64 with 810,000 shares done on 24 May 2017.

Immediate support @ RM0.615, immediate resistance @ RM0.65.

Starhub closed @ S$1.22 on 1 Jul 2021.

Starhub ~ Bearish Head-and-Soulders, neckline @ S$2.64

Starhub closed with a black marubozu unchanged @ S$2.72 with 3.42m shares done on 9 May 2017.

Immediate support @ S$2.68, immediate resistance @ S$2.76.

Bearish Head-and-Shoulders Chart Pattern

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« Reply #2365 on: July 04, 2021, 02:53:28 PM »
Singtel ~ Bearish Saucer Top (碟形顶)

Singtel closed with a hanging man @ S$2.27 (-0.01, -0.4%) with 18.5m shares done on 2 Jul 2021.

Critical support @ S$2.22, immediate resistance @ S$2.30.


Singtel (weekly) ~ Bearish Double Top, critical support @ S$1.96

Singtel closed @ S$2.27 on 2 Jul 2021.

Thai billionaire plans S$7.2 billion (US$5.4 billion) buyout of Singtel associate Intouch ~ 19 Apr 2021
  • Gulf Energy to acquire Intouch for S$7.2 billion (US$5.4 billion).
  • Gulf Energy to buy 2.6 billion shares at 65 baht each, or about 81% of Intouch.
  • The offer price is 11% higher than Intouch' s close on Friday (Apr 16).

Temasek seeks to sell $3.1 billion stake in Thailand’s Shin Corp to SingTel ~ 17 Feb 2014
  • Temasek, owns 41.6% of Shin Corp through a subsidiary.
  • In 2006 Temasek led a group of investors including Surin Upatkoon, a Chinese-Thai businessman, that bought 96% of Shin Corp for $3.8 billion.
  • The 2006 Shin Corp deal triggered accusations of insider trading and tax evasion as the Shinawatra family and others involved received $1.9 billion tax-free.

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« Reply #2366 on: July 05, 2021, 11:32:12 AM »
Large importation of foreign talents fails to save Chartered Semiconductor under Goh’s watch ~ 20 Jul 2018

  • 昨日的龙头老大,今日却面目全非: SIA, Singpost, SCI-SCM demerge, KOM-SCM merger, SPH split, OLAM, and Singtel-Intouch (formerly Shin Corp).
  • 英年早逝的超级巨星:CSM, NOL, SMRT and Hyflux.
Singapore's Hyflux to liquidate after restructuring efforts fail

Judicial manager files for court application to wind up company

KENTARO IWAMOTO, Nikkei staff writer
June 5, 2021 11:42 JST

SINGAPORE -- Embattled Singaporean water treatment company Hyflux will go into liquidation after it failed to conclude restructuring negotiations with potential investors, putting an end to the three decade-old company that was once seen a success story for the city-state.

The judicial manager of the company on Friday filed a court application to wind up the company, according to an exchange filing, facilitating the sale of its assets.

The judicial manager, which had been trying to restructure Hyflux, received seven bids, one for a full buyout of the company and six for specific company assets. But the talks with the takeover investor were unsuccessful, leading the judicial overseer to declare: "A restructuring not possible."

"The objectives of the judicial management are no longer capable of achievement," the judicial manager said in the filing, adding that the remaining value of Hyflux is "best realized in a liquidation."

Founded in 1989 by Olivia Lum, Hyflux was once seen as a star. Its water treatment and desalination technologies were considered crucial to resource-poor Singapore as it pursued self sufficiency in water.

But the company collapsed borrowing heavily to grow and a failed foray into power generation in 2016. Hyflux's debt amounted to about 2.8 billion Singapore dollars ($2.1 billion) when it filed for court protection in May 2018. The company was put under judicial management last November after the former management failed to find sponsors for a restructuring.

The Hyflux saga became a nationwide topic of discussion because the company had thousands of small investors who lost money when the company went belly-up. Many investors gathered for a rare public protest in March 2019 against a proposed bailout deal that required a huge haircut for Hyflux investors.

Friday's filing did not mention how much the retail investors and banks would get through the sales of the remaining assets.

Trading of Hyflux's shares on the Singapore Exchange has been halted since May 2018.

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« Reply #2367 on: July 05, 2021, 02:37:57 PM »
Gulf Energy kicks off buyout bids for SingTel's Thai JV companies Intouch, Advanced Info ~ 29 Jun 2021

Singtel announces ‘strategic reset,' looks to sell off data centers and other infrastructure ~ 28 May 2021
In its most recent earnings figures Singtel saw its net profit down 30% y-o-y, and a 49% decline including exceptional one-off charges to S$554m.

Singtel Group prices S$1.0 billion subordinated perpetual securities at 3.30% ~ 8 Apr 2021

Singapore 2020 census: More singles in all age groups; slowest decade of population growth since 1970 ~ 18 Jun 2021
About 3 out of every 20 residents in Singapore were aged 65 and above in 2020.

Singtel combo 2 @ S$49.90/mth

TPG Seniors plan @ S$5/30 days
20GB for S$5: S'pore telco TPG extends its mobile plan for seniors to November 2024.
The mobile plan was scheduled to last until 31 July 2021, but TPG has extended it to November 2024 following strong demand in Singapore.

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« Reply #2368 on: July 07, 2021, 11:38:45 AM »
COVID-19 pandemic versus 2008 China milk scandal
手套有什么特别厉害的技术或者是能量吗? 如果没有的话;那代表短期间只是因为Covid-19大流行的炒作。
奶制品有什么特别厉害的技术或者是能量吗? 如果没有的话;那代表短期间只是因为2008毒奶事件的炒作。

TOPGLOV ~ Bearish Head-and-shoulders Breakout, measured TP RM2.72

TOPGLOV closed with an inverted hammer @ RM4.17 (-0.13, -3%) with 18.6m shares done on 30 Jun 2021.

Immediate support @ RM4.00, immediate resistance @ RM4.50.

SuperGroup ~ Bearish Head-and-Shoulders Breakout, measured TP S$3.20

SuperGroup gapped down and closed with a black marubozu @ S$3.57 (-0.58, -14%) with 6.64m shares done on 12 Nov 2013.

Immediate support @ S$3.40, immediate resistance @ S$4.00.

时势造英雄: A hero is nothing but a product of his time

Billionaires making ‘boatloads of money’ from once-cheap medical gloves ~ 11 Feb 2021

China's lethal milk scandal reverberates a decade later ~ 22 Jan 2019
  • The deadly milk scandal of 2008 was a watershed moment for China's consumers.
  • Some 300,000 children were poisoned after Chinese suppliers added melamine, a chemical used to make plastic, to powdered milk to artificially boost protein levels.
毒奶事件十週年 受害者飽受折磨 ~ 30 Jul 2018

Dutch firm tables S$1.45b takeover bid for Super Group ~ 4 Nov 2016
  • Analysts said the all-cash offer of S$1.30 a share, which is 34% more than Super’s share price on Oct 31 before it was halted from trading, is a “rich premium” that speaks well of Super’s standing in the market and which could ignite similar interest in other F&B companies.
David Teo and family have made Singapore's Super Group into a food and beverage force ~ 31 Jul 2013
  • “A lot of big brands saw what happened to [Chinese dairy products company] Sanlu, which collapsed overnight,” says Darren, 30. “They didn’t mind paying a slight premium for reliability and safety.”
  • Demand for its ingredients, including a bottled nondairy creamer that David developed and marketed to milk-tea makers in Taiwan and China, quickly outstripped supply, and it took time for Super to ramp up capacity.

2008 Chinese milk scandal (2008年中国奶制品污染事件)
  • The 2008 Chinese milk scandal was a significant food safety incident in China.
  • The scandal involved milk and infant formula along with other food materials and components being adulterated with melamine.

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蔚然:華為快速坐大 不一般的手段 ~ 10 Jun 2021

中共國企軍師臧其超:中國40年發展全靠「抄襲」集體盜竊成為國家戰略 ~ 31 Mar 2021
  • 自中美貿易戰以來,兩國關係進入敏感期,然而陸續有所謂的專家學者揭示中共當局對外企實行「養套殺」策略,總結兩個字就是「抄襲」。
  • 有評論認為,中共把集體盜竊視為國家戰略,直接起到顛倒社會價值觀的作用,是摧毀社會最基本的道德倫理規範。
  • 中共金融專家臧其超:「改革開放國門打開,讓老外走進來,技術帶進來,車帶進來​,錢帶進來,經驗帶進來,智慧帶進來」。
500多名研究生赴美签证被拒,外交部严正抗议 ~ 7 Jul 2021

赵立坚:中方回应500多名留学生赴美签证被拒 ~ 6 Jul 2021

五百多中国留学生赴美签证被拒 均学敏感专业 ~ 6 Jul 2021

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« Reply #2370 on: July 09, 2021, 03:42:12 PM »
称被媒体抹黑 德国“亲中网红”众筹打官司 ~ 7 Jul 2021
  • 一位德国女大学生在网上发起众筹募捐,为的是要控告德国《世界报》的一篇报道对她诋毁中伤。
  • 中国官媒也加入了声援这位在推特上拥有数万粉丝、经常发表支持中国言论女生的行列。
Navina Heyden: Media defamation(no crowdfunding request for better sharing) ~ 5 Jul 2021

新加坡內部安全局: Internal Security Department (Singapore)
  • The Internal Security Department is a domestic intelligence agency of the Ministry of Home Affairs of Singapore.
  • It has the utmost right to detain without trial individuals suspected to be a threat to national security.
ISD detains Singaporean Dickson Yeo, who spied for China, for acting as paid agent of foreign state ~ 16 Jun 2021
  • A Singaporean man who had worked for China's intelligence services since 2015 has been detained for two years under the Internal Security Act (ISA) for being a threat to Singapore.
  • Dickson Yeo, 40, had acted as a paid agent of a foreign state, said the Internal Security Department (ISD) on Tuesday (June 15).
  • He was arrested by the ISD on Dec 30 last year, after he was deported to Singapore from the United States upon completion of a 14-month jail term for spying for China in the US.
  • Yeo was issued an order of detention under the ISA on Jan 29.
曾为中国从事间谍活动 新加坡男子返新后被捕 ~ 30 Dec 2020

Ex-diplomat Bilahari Kausikan rebuts Huang Jing's denial that he recruited Singaporean Dickson Yeo as spy ~ 29 Jul 2020
  • In response to academic asking what proof he has, retired diplomat says that the denial is 'unsurprising'.
  • While he acknowledged that his claim that Dr Huang had recruited Yeo was speculation, Mr Bilahari said he does not believe in coincidences.
  • "That Huang Jing was expelled as an agent of influence has absolutely no connection with his former student arrested for working for Chinese intelligence is far too much of a coincidence," he said.
Chinese-American academic Huang Jing ‘glad’ Singaporean Dickson Yeo was caught spying for China ~ 27 Jul 2020
  • Yeo’s case has led to renewed interest in Huang’s 2017 expulsion from Singapore, where he had been a visiting professor at the prestigious policy school.
  • Singapore authorities revoked Huang’s permanent residency after accusing him of using his position to covertly advance the agenda of an unnamed foreign country at Singapore’s expense – a charge Huang denies.
How a Chinese agent used LinkedIn to hunt for targets ~ 26 Jul 2020
  • Jun Wei Yeo, an ambitious and freshly enrolled Singaporean PhD student, was no doubt delighted when he was invited to give a presentation to Chinese academics in Beijing in 2015.
  • His doctorate research was about Chinese foreign policy and he was about to discover firsthand how the rising superpower seeks to attain influence.
  • Yeo's PhD supervisor had been Huang Jing, a high-profile Chinese-American professor who was expelled from Singapore in 2017 for being an "agent of influence of a foreign country" that was not identified.
  • Huang Jing always denied those allegations. After leaving Singapore, he first worked in Washington DC, and now Beijing.
新加坡公民在美国认罪 承认为中国收集情报 ~ 25 Jul 2020
  • 这位名叫杨俊伟(译音,Jun Wei Yeo,英文名Dickson Yeo)的新加坡人在事实陈述中承认,他在2015年到2019年期间为中国情报部门 “发现并评估能够获得有价值的非公开信息的美国人,包括拥有高级别安全许可的美国军方和政府雇员”。

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« Reply #2371 on: July 10, 2021, 12:37:06 PM »
当大佬板或大股东玩「数字游戏」 (bonus issue or rights issue) 来捍卫本身在公司的权益时;这些商业动作未必对公司的股东有利。

Persistent and aggressive buyback of Top Glove shares by Lim Wee Chai is a red flag = strong sell signal

Lim Wee Chai ups direct stake in Top Glove to 26.91% as share price tumbles ~ 25 Jun 2021

Tropicana sells 1.85 million Top Glove shares at loss ~ 16 Apr 2021
Tropicana disposed of 1.85 million Top Glove shares for RM9.98 million, or an average selling price of RM5.395 per share, at below its investment cost of RM12.59 million (RM6.805 per share).

TOPGLOV ~ Trading in a downward sloping channel, interim TP RM2.72, next TP RM2.00

TOPGLOV closed with an inverted hammer @ RM3.82 (+0.10, +2.7%) with 46.4m shares done on 9 Jul 2021.

Immediate support @ RM3.50, immediate resistance @ RM4.00.

TOPGLOV ~ Bearish Head-and-Shoulders Breakout, measured TP RM2.72

TOPGLOV closed with an inverted hammer @ RM4.17 (-0.13, -3%) with 18.6m shares done on 30 Jun 2021.

Immediate support @ RM4.00, immediate resistance @ RM4.50.

TOPGLOV closed @ RM3.82 on 9 Jul 2021.

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« Reply #2372 on: July 15, 2021, 11:03:24 AM »
新加坡不承認科興疫苗,歧視咱們嗎? ~ 9 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: Singapore excludes China’s Sinovac jabs from national vaccination tally ~ 7 Jul 2021
  • Only people who have taken Moderna and Pfizer shots are reflected in Singapore’s overall vaccination numbers.
林晓旭:美国疫苗安全有效 中国疫苗外交是否有足够后劲是未知数 ~ 21 May 2021
  • 前美国沃尔特•里德陆军研究所病毒学研究员林晓旭: 首先人们得病了想要得到药物的救治,关键一点,这个药物要有效、要安全。
  • 所以能够得到疫苗并不是一个关键,关键是要得到可靠的、安全性的疫苗,所以我觉得从这点来说,美国当然是占有优势。
  • 不管是辉瑞还是Moderna,还是Johnson,包括现在要上市的Novamax等等,质量都是相对来说在全球是属于领先的一个状态。
  • 所以我觉得首先美国政府真的并不需要跟中国政府一样去玩这样一个所谓 ‘疫苗外交’ 的游戏。
  • 而应该继续沿着让疫苗科技进一步发展的innovation(创新)这条路上进一步去做。
Russia, China sow disinformation to undermine trust in Western Covid-19 vaccines: EU report ~ 29 Apr 2021
  • From December to April, Russia and China's state media outlets pushed fake news online in multiple languages sensationalising vaccine safety concerns, making unfounded links between jabs and deaths in Europe and promoting Russian and Chinese vaccines as superior.
  • China meanwhile promoted its vaccines as a "global public good" and "presenting them as more suitable for developing countries and also the Western Balkans," the report found. Western Balkan countries are seen as future EU members.
Covid: What do we know about China's coronavirus vaccines? ~ 14 Jul 2021
But what do we know about China's vaccines and how do they compare to those being developed elsewhere?

中国科兴与国药新冠疫苗有效性究竟多高? ~ 13 Jul 2021

Thai medical workers infected despite Sinovac jabs ~ 13 Jul 2021
Thailand's health ministry said on Sunday (Jul 11) more than 600 medical workers who received two doses of China's Sinovac vaccine have been infected with Covid-19, as authorities weigh giving booster doses to raise immunity.

Covid-19 infections imperil Indonesia's vaccinated health workers, hospitals ~ 7 Jul 2021
  • More than 350 Indonesian doctors and healthcare workers have contracted COVID-19 despite being vaccinated with Sinovac and dozens have been hospitalised, officials said, as concerns rise about the efficacy of some vaccines against more virulent virus strains.
  • According to independent data group Lapor Covid-19, 131 healthcare workers have died since June, including 50 in July.
Indonesia suffers as Chinese Vaccines fail ~ 29 Jun 2021
About 95% of Indonesian health workers have been fully vaccinated, mostly with China's Sinovac shot.

“任重道远!”香港缩短海外游客隔离期,低接种率仍引专家担忧 ~ 24 Jun 2021

中国疫苗开启“加速模式”!科兴董事长喊话:“接种第三针后抗体可提升十倍”! ~ 6 Jun 2021

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“五毛”已经out 中国现靠两千多万 (20 million) 的“网络志愿者” (podcast) ~ 14 Apr 2021
中国每年用 “100亿美元(US$10 billion)推动外宣攻势”。

月入24万 抖音上的外国网红在靠夸中国赚钱 ~ 25 Jan 2021

From Uyghurs to COVID: How China has roped in vloggers and influencers to spread disinformation and propagate CCP agenda ~ 12 Jul 2021
Since official Chinese government mouthpiece get flagged by YouTube and Twitter as government channels, China has come up with an innovative way to spread propaganda.

中国虚假信息驱动下的外籍网红 ~ 11 Jul 2021
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« Reply #2374 on: July 20, 2021, 01:03:03 PM »
習7年印鈔超60年總和, 政府, 國企正在向中國百姓轉移巨額債務! ~ 7 Jul 2021

China's May forex reserves rise to $3.22 trillion ~ 7 Jun 2021
China’s reserves have been stable in a range of between US$3 trillion to US$3.2 trillion since 2017.

中银研究:中国外汇储备规模2021年以来首次录得正增长 ~ 8 May 2021

解析中国央行资产负债表 ~ 19 Jun 2020

为什么是300万亿:关于中国的债务,你应该知道的一切 ~ 19 May 2020
  • 根据国际金融研究所(IFF)的估计,2020年第一季度,中国的国内债务总额占国内生产总值(GDP)的317%,高于2019年第四季度的300%,为历史最高水平。
  • 另外,根据中国国家金融与发展实验室的估计,2019年底,中国的债务总额与GDP之比为245.4%。
  • 其中,家庭债务(尤其是抵押贷款及消费贷款)是债务总额中增速最快的部分。国际金融研究所的数据显示,中国的家庭债务占GDP的比例在2019年第四季度已达54.3%。
  • 根据国家外汇管理局的数据,截至2019年底,中国的国外债务为2.05万亿美元。

国际金融协会(IIF):中国债务规模已超过GDP的300% 约占全球总债务的15% ~ 18 Jul 2019

中国多地公务员停发绩效,究竟是教师举报,还是另有原因? ~ 16 Jul 2021

開割公務員韭菜,大陸各地公務員停發、退發資金補助,中共鬧「錢荒」?都是「自己人」,爲甚麼中共給軍人大漲福利? ~ 15 Jul 2021

傳說中的財政危機?中國多地停發公務員獎金、追討已發部份!王朝末年「標配」模式啟動? ~ 13 Jul 2021

地方财政再告急 多地公务员及教师被追讨已发奖金 (podcast) ~ 12 Jul 2021

“五毛”已经out 中国现靠两千多万 (20 million) 的“网络志愿者” (podcast) ~ 14 Apr 2021
中国每年用 “100亿美元(US$10 billion)推动外宣攻势”。

晒晒共军加薪后工资表,习近平要学朝鲜搞先军政治?低估美国,中共重演当年日本的愚蠢 ~ 25 Jan 2021

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« Reply #2375 on: July 24, 2021, 02:48:53 PM »
中国水灾 versus 德国水灾

郑州京广隧道最新消息:现场拖车司机爆料已经发现6000多具尸体,数量还在持续增加 ~ 24 Jul 2021

Xi Jinping makes unannounced visit to Tibet ~ 23 Jul 2021
Xi Jinping arrived in Lhasa on July 22; Lhasa residents were restricted, and factories were shut down, during Xi’s unannounced visit.

Central China Floods: Death toll goes up to 33, thousands evacuated from Henan province ~ 22 Jul 2021
Zhengzhou, the provincial capital of 12 million people, is one of the worst-hit areas.

常庄水库泄洪14小时未发预警 民众质疑郑州洪灾是人祸 (podcast) ~ 21 Jul 2021

German floods leave fears of public-health catastrophe in their wake ~ 23 Jul 2021
Authorities in western Germany are rushing to clear mountains of debris and restore vital services after devastating floods last week.
Many areas were left without access to drinking water after the floodwaters damaged waste water treatment plants.
And concerns are now mounting over an environmental and public health catastrophe as sewage flows into rivers.
More rain is forecast, complicating the clean-up.
Meanwhile, social media has played a key role in connecting people affected by the flooding with volunteers who want to offer support.

More than 150 people still missing in German floods unlikely to be found, officials fear ~ 22 Jul 2021

A man stands in front of a destroyed house after floods caused major damage in Schuld near Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, western Germany, on July 17, 2021.

Germany approves €400 million relief package for flood recovery ~ 21 Jul 2021
The federal government will make half the funds available, with the rest coming from the hard-hit states, including North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday (July 21). The funds will be financed from the current budget, and the money will be made available to the people affected as quickly as possible, he said.

全球连线 | 新华社记者直击欧洲罕见洪灾现场:千人失踪 救援继续 ~ 20 Jul 2021

综述:欧洲洪灾死亡人数升至188人 德总理默克尔惊呼“可怕” ~ 19 Jul 2021

2米宽河道暴涨至200米,“百年一遇”洪灾让德国多地变废墟 ~ 18 Jul 2021


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« Reply #2376 on: July 25, 2021, 01:44:06 PM »
鄭州摩天大樓傾斜 地陷頻現 到處是大坑 ~ 25 Jul 2021

隧道內已有6000人罹难,對比邁阿密樓塌數據公布,這個國家的數字是軍隊保守的絕對機密 ~ 25 Jul 2021

鄭州隧道内拖出公交車!大卡車拉出一車不明物! ~ 24 Jul 2021

4千米京廣隧道5分鐘灌滿水,黨官忽略5次預警;新鄉暴雨比鄭州還大!四水庫洩洪,河北也淹水 ~ 23 Jul 2021

鄭州市京廣路隧道。視頻中:看到沒有,隧道裏面抬出來的人 ~ 23 Jul 2021

掩盖不住了?郑州京广隧道后续 全部交给部队了 ~ 23 Jul 2021

河南洪水持续蔓延 新乡多地告急 (podcast) ~ 23 Jul 2021

大陸洪災,這一次港人卻不會再伸出援手 ~ 24 Jul 2021

前政协委员:香港人"哀莫大于心死" 无心顾及中国灾情 (podcast) ~ 21 Jul 2021

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Global supply chains buckle as virus variant, disasters strike ~ 24 Jul 2021

馬國也被Delta攻陷!連7天確診破萬 「全球半導體」供應鏈陷癱瘓危機? ~ 22 Jul 2021

Worsening computer chip crisis shows supply chains are still at risk (podcast) ~ 12 Jul 2021

China’s chip sector prepared for disruptions by Malaysia’s lockdown ~ 29 Jun 2021
With the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to rise, a nationwide lockdown in Malaysia, home to many semiconductor packaging and testing facilities, has been extended indefinitely after it was due to expire on Monday (Jun 28) , prompting concerns over potential disruptions on the already constrained global chip supply chain.

「新冠肺炎」浮罗交怡 “外劳村” 爆发感染群 累计139人确诊 ~ 26 Jul 2021
被浮罗交怡人称为 “罗兴亚人外劳村” 的浮罗交怡甘榜武吉玛鲁(Kampung Bukit Malut),将从7月27日到8月9日落实强化行动管制令(EMCO)。

Covid-19: Malaysia reports 17,045 new cases, total at 1,013,438 with death toll at 7,994 ~ 25 Jul 2021

「新冠肺炎」119员工检测20确诊 甲州鸡蛋农场关闭2周 ~ 24 Jul 2021

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If the Wuhan Lab-leak hypothesis of COVID-19 “is proved to be true”; the reality is that, it would lead to the total extinction of human civilization.

Here’s all the proof Biden needs to conclude COVID-19 was leaked from a lab ~ 24 Jul 2021
  • It wasn’t an innocent bat or a lab “accident” that produced the deadly virus, but highly classified gain-of-function research carried out under the direction of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA).
  • The only thing that remains a mystery is how it made its way out of the lab.
Here’s why the lab leak theory shouldn’t be dismissed ~ 9 Apr 2021
  • China has blocked access to biological records and research data that would help determine if the coronavirus escaped from a lab, according to multiple scientists, casting doubt that the lab leak theory is “extremely unlikely” as a WHO report found.
  • A Wuhan lab in question had lax security, a State Department cable warned, and virus being studied by researchers could have escaped the lab, whether the virus was natural or manmade, critics say.
  • The Chinese military was doing virus research at the Wuhan lab, according to a State Department statement.
Why is China peddling a coronavirus conspiracy theory? ~ 18 Mar 2020
  • Why is Zhao Lijian, who is living in a China, a representitive of the CCP, using Twitter if it's banned in China?
  • The reason is clear. To push the CCP's narrative via foreign social platforms while keeping their citizens brain washed in the CCPs ideology.
China is pushing its own coronavirus lab leak theory in latest battle of narratives

By Eduardo Baptista and Cyril Ip
20 Jul, 2021

Call it a tale of two laboratories: the Fort Detrick Research Institute of Infectious Diseases in the US, the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China, and a competing narrative about the origins of Covid-19.

Odds are that most Americans have never heard of Fort Detrick, about an hour’s drive from Washington and the original home of the US biological weapons programme.

But hundreds of millions of Chinese netizens are familiar with the Detrick name and its supposed links to Covid-19, mostly thanks to China’s so-called Wolf Warrior diplomats.

They have said dozens of times in social media posts and press conferences that Fort Detrick, half a world away from China in the state of Maryland, needs to be investigated as a potential source of the virus.

“Mysterious EVALI [e-cigarette or vaping-use associated lung injury] broke out in Wisconsin in July 2019 with symptoms almost identical to those of Covid-19. The place of outbreak is within 1-hour drive from fortdetrick,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Twitter on June 22.

Hua and two of her colleagues at the ministry – Zhao Lijian and Wang Wenbin – have called for investigations into Fort Detrick a total of 33 times at official press conferences. The last 27 mentions have come since US President Joe Biden took office in January, according to foreign ministry transcripts reviewed by the South China Morning Post.

The focus on Fort Detrick is a counter to the hypothesis raised outside China that the pandemic may have been caused by a virus escape or accident at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, one of the world’s leading research labs into bat coronaviruses, the same family of pathogens that caused Covid-19.

It’s not something that will be very credible outside of China, but within China, nationalists are going to be happy with it

Jean-Pierre Cabestan, a professor of politics at Hong Kong Baptist University, said the intensity of China’s counter-narrative was a sign of how aggressive its diplomats had become in recent years.

“Before, China was more passive, it would just keep a high degree of opacity but not react in that way, with disinformation and accusations without any evidence,” he said.

Which lab?

When the Covid-19 disease caused by the Sars-CoV-2 virus first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of 2019, the majority assumption was it had jumped from animals, like its predecessor in the coronavirus family, Sars, in 2003.

Now, however, as a growing number of scientists and politicians call for a more robust independent investigation into the origins of Covid-19, including the Wuhan lab leak hypothesis, China argues Fort Detrick needs to be part of that probe.

Fort Detrick once powered the US bioweapons programme that ran from 1943 to when it was shut down in 1969. The US Army installation is now home to the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, the country’s biodefence agency.

In August 2019, Fort Detrick’s BSL-4, or top security, lab was shut down by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention for safety violations related to the disposal of dangerous materials. It was reopened in April 2020, but the closure became grist for the mill in China’s tightly controlled domestic information environment.

The hashtag for Fort Detrick’s Chinese name has over 270 million hits on Weibo, a Twitter-like platform, usually on themes of the US hiding bioweapons and researching deadly viruses.

Chinese media outlets have followed this line during the pandemic. Global Times, People’s Daily and China Daily have published over 100 articles on Fort Detrick, according to a Post analysis of their English-language archives.

“It’s a new kind of ti t-for-tat. Maybe they believe this will satisfy their own public opinion, because it’s not something that will be very credible outside of China, but within China, nationalists are going to be happy with it,” said politics professor Cabestan.

Pointing fingers

Beijing’s first mention of Fort Detrick came in March 2020, soon after then-US president Donald Trump claimed without evidence that the new coronavirus originated from a lab leak in Wuhan.

While Trump lost the election, concerns about the lab have not gone away, despite a report on March 30 by the World Health Organization that said a lab leak in Wuhan was “extremely unlikely”.

The day after that WHO report was released, 14 countries – including the US, Britain, Australia, Japan, South Korea and Canada – issued a statement stating concerns about a lack of access to original Wuhan laboratory data for the investigation.

China spokesman Zhao responded by bringing up Fort Detrick.

“What activities has the US military been conducting in these labs and the base at Fort Detrick?” Zhao said. “We once again call on the US to adopt a responsible attitude, earnestly respond to international concerns, and offer a full clarification on its bio-military activities at home and abroad.”

Milton Leitenberg, a biochemist and senior research associate with the Centre for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland, said the suspicions China raises about Fort Detrick ignore the base’s past transparency.

Leitenberg said the US terminated its offensive biological weapons programme in 1969 and then invited officials from the Soviet Union to inspect Fort Detrick.

Then in 1991, Washington agreed to allow a Soviet team to visit any facilities of their choosing in the US to check the Americans complied with the Biological Weapons Convention of 1973 to destroy offensive biological weaponry, he said.

Also in the 1990s, several Chinese scientists spent extended periods working at Fort Detrick, according to Leitenberg, who has researched arms control for over 50 years and authored several books on the subject, including biological weapons.

In contrast, he said: “The Chinese government has never permitted any Western expert, scientist or international team to visit any of its allegedly defensive military biological weapons facilities.”

China’s foreign and defence ministries did not respond to requests for comment.

Conspiracy virus

Beijing’s focus on Fort Detrick was a response to an aggressive propaganda campaign from the American right, kicked off by Trump, according to some experts.

In September 2020, Dr Li-Meng Yan, a former postdoctoral researcher in virology at the University of Hong Kong, spoke on Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News, the highest rated cable show in the US.

She claimed to have written a paper that showed Covid-19 was engineered by the Chinese military, a claim no virologist has endorsed.

Exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui, who fled the country after falling out of favour with the Communist Party, has repeatedly accused Beijing of manufacturing Covid-19 in a lab as a bioweapon, claiming that more attacks were on the way.

Gregory Koblentz, director of the biodefence graduate programme at George Mason University in Virginia, called the theory that China engineered Covid-19 as a biological weapon “bizarre and ridiculous”.

Covid-19 was politicised early on, creating fertile ground for conspiracy theories, he said. “It’s hard to have that level of nuance when you’re dealing with Fox News or China’s Global Times, who blamed Fort Detrick,” he said.

But China’s targeting of Fort Detrick was a “classic authoritarian tactic” and comes out of Russia’s disinformation playbook, said Koblentz, who briefed the UN Security Council in 2016 on the threat of bioterrorism.

“The Russians, directly and then through different proxies, constantly create new stories that the [US] Department of Defence is building biological weapons in Georgia and Ukraine to use against ethnic Russians,” he said.

Fort Detrick figured in Soviet disinformation campaigns in the 1980s, when the KGB secret service launched Operation Infektion on the Aids outbreak, according to declassified cables held at the Wilson Centre think tank in Washington.

Infektion said the US defence department and Central Intelligence Agency had developed and intentionally spread Aids to suppress black and third-world populations.

Leitenberg also recalls how Fort Detrick was accused of manufacturing the virus that causes Aids. The parallels with Beijing’s current campaign were evident, he said.

“The Chinese did not play that game until March 2020. And when they started it, they went full hawk.”

What’s next?

In May, Biden said he had given the country’s intelligence community 90 days to collect evidence that would allow Washington to make a “definitive conclusion” on whether the pandemic originated from human contact with an infected animal or from a laboratory accident.

That conclusion, according to Biden’s deadline, will be reached around August 24, but it is unlikely to end the laboratory ti t-for-tat as China forges ahead with its Fort Detrick narrative.

On Saturday, China’s nationalist tabloid Global Times published what it called an open letter and petition calling on the WHO to investigate Fort Detrick. The petition has so far received more than 3 million signatures, according to the website.

It also shared a poll that asked respondents where the next investigation into Covid-19’s origins should take place. The four options specified were the US and Fort Detrick, India, Italy, and “other countries” – 94.4 per cent of respondents chose the US.

Spokesman Zhao brought this up on Monday (Jul 19) during a press conference, stating: “These spontaneous actions by the people and the media actually ask questions that the international community has not been able to answer for a long time and some people in the United States have always kept secret.”

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聯合聲明,完啦! 一國兩制,完啦!

封閉香港 等於封閉中國的出氣鼻孔!意味著中國永久的封閉! ~ 10 Jul 2021

Hong Kong: How life has changed under China's national security law ~ 30 Jun 2021

First person charged under new HK national security law found guilty ~ 28 Jul 2021
  • 24 year old Tong Ying-kit was arrested after driving his motorbike towards police with a flag declaring "liberate Hong Kong", and now faces a maximum sentence of life behind bars.
  • Amnesty International condemned the verdict, calling it the "beginning of the end for freedom of expression in Hong Kong".
《反制裁法》料納入《基本法》附件三 人大常委會下月中開會議決 ~ 28 Jul 2021

China’s top legislature mulls new laws for Hong Kong, Macau ~ 28 Jul 2021
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress will review proposals to add national laws to the annexes of the territories’ Basic Laws -- their de facto constitutions -- at its upcoming session from Aug. 17 to 20.

为什么受伤的总是港股? ~ 27 Jul 2021

China stock rout spreads amid fears of foreign investor exodus ~ 27 Jul 2021
  • A rout in Chinese shares in the crosshairs of Beijing’s regulatory crackdown extended into the bond and currency markets Tuesday (Jul 27) as unverified rumors swirled that US funds are offloading China and Hong Kong assets.
  • The speculation, which included talk that the US may restrict investments in China and Hong Kong, circulated among traders in late afternoon in Asia, spurring a renewed bout of selling.
  • The Hang Seng Tech Index, a gauge of many Hong Kong-listed Chinese stocks, plunged as much as 10%, while the yuan slid to its weakest since April against the dollar and even Chinese bonds were dumped.
  • Turnover on Hong Kong’s main equity board reached a record high of HK$361 billion (US$46 billion). The Hang Seng Index slid 4.2%, taking its two-day loss to 8.2%, the most since the global financial crisis.

Hang Seng Index (HSI) plummets further on China technology clampdown ~ 27 Jul 2021
  • Hang Seng slumps to levels last seen in November 2020.
  • Chinese regulators continue to squeeze technology companies.

Analysis: U.S., China positions ossify at entrenched Tianjin talks ~ 26 Jul 2021
  • With no indication of a U.S.-China leaders' summit in the works, nor any outcomes announced from high-level diplomatic talks on Monday, relations between Beijing and Washington appear to be at a standstill as both sides insist the other must make concessions for ties to improve.
  • While Tianjin did not expose the same degree of outward hostility that was on display in Alaska, the two sides appeared to stop short of actually negotiating anything, sticking instead to lists of established demands.

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往昔内地有难,港人慷慨解囊,如今河南水灾,却不见捐款 ~ 22 Jul 2021

200亿港币 捐款!香港竟为汶川地震做了这么多! ~ 12 May 2021
第9天,超人的基金会又开始了 “义肢轮椅捐赠项目”,派了近千名技师赶往四川,免费为所有受伤截肢灾民安装假肢、提供轮椅。

河南大水,为何大家一毛钱都不捐?看完之后可能你也不想捐了 ~ 26 Jul 2021

大陸洪災捐款 臺灣香港人回應了! ~ 26 Jul 2021

警惕!有人大發災難財!逼捐風潮來襲,拒絕道德綁架,不捐不是中國人?臺灣人:正合我意 ~ 25 Jul 2021

同胞的祝福來了!香港群星為河南打氣加油 ~ 25 Jul 2021

中央拨款6000万救灾,河南人均6毛钱,郑州人均6块钱 ~ 23 Jul 2021

大陸洪災,這一次港人卻不會再伸出援手。別怪他們,港人心已寒 ~ 22 Jul 2021

豫澳同心 守望相助——澳门各界牵挂河南灾情 ~ 22 Jul 2021
  • 继21日紧急拨款30万元人民币支援灾区后,澳门红十字会22日再将5000个存放在中国红十字总会湖北孝感区域备灾库的家庭包(价值150万元人民币),紧急调拨河南灾区。
  • 澳门红十字会中央委员会主席黄如楷表示,将继续与中国红十字总会、河南省红十字会保持联系,持续关注灾区情况,并将适时作出相应援助措施,以助灾民解困。
  • 澳门胡氏集团主席胡顺谦22日通过澳门红十字会向灾区捐款100万澳门元。胡顺谦说:“澳门与内地唇齿相依,当内地有灾难时,作为爱国的澳门人理应伸出援手,有钱出钱,有力出力。”

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Poly, ITE grads can train to be hawkers under new programme ~ 11 Jan 2021
The Work-Study Post-Diploma (Certificate in Hawkerpreneurship), which comes under the SkillsFuture Singapore work-study programme, is the first of its kind.

Open letter to our Manpower Minister Tan See Leng

July 29th, 2021

Dear Minister Tan See Leng,

This is an open letter as a handful of citizens may be interested in the matter of “employment disconnect” as seen from the eyes of a real citizen. From your ministerial statement made on 6th July 2021, you declared:

1) “Today we still have about 22,000 PME jobs that are not filled. Companies are desperate to fill these jobs, and would love to take in Singaporeans if they could, because they would be more productive. So why are these jobs not filled till now?”, and
2) “The citizen unemployment rate over the past decade has been consistently low at around 3%”.

Minister Sir, then it is time for all of us to celebrate and smell the roses………. if the above statements are true. That SG is actually experiencing full employment status as defined by textbook economists.

If you would take the effort to leave his Ivory tower and spend some money to support our Grab and private hire drivers and chat with them about why they are driving instead of being driven, then the Minister would tear up his stacks of data and bin them.

You will find your trip well spent and highly educational. Most of us speak good English. Able to talk about social, political, and diversified matters that come with our world-class education system. If you close your eyes, you could have sworn that you are actually speaking with a PMET. Imagine that. Like the CECA Indians, we the PMET drivers are everywhere!

The next question as a competent Minister of Manpower would ask ” why are you risking your life by driving for 8 to 12 hours a day without rest when there are 22,000 PMET jobs sitting around?”

Why indeed. As a humble PMET driver, I can only postulate that it is because there is a Blockage that is stopping these jobs from being filled by SG. This also applies to the thousands of delivery drivers, food Pandas, security officers, supervisors and those who simply give up and slip through the cracks and out of the system.

Your 3% unemployment rate would look rather untenable if you factor in the thousands that are not working in the appropriate jobs as commensurate with their experiences and educational level. A term that MOM should start adopting in your statistics – Underemployment. Indeed you have an Army of Underemployed citizens to add to your data!

By now, your senses must be chiming with a small alarm bell that not all is rosy at the grassroots level. Either the vacancies data you are provided with are false, thus permitting the hordes of PRs and new citizens continued and unrestricted entry into SG or a blockage that is undermining our ability to access these 22,000 PMET jobs. Or both.

I, like many others, have applied repeatedly for jobs that are in line with our expertise and experiences. Yet, over the 8 years of applications, I received less than 10 calls and 2 interviews. I assure you that I am not alone in this matter. I assure you that it has nothing to do with lack of skills upgrading too. This is some diversionary tactic to detract us from the grim fact that our jobs are simply taken over regardless of skills, salaries, and experiences. For many of us, this exercise is actually skills “downgrading”.

As a responsible Minister, I urge you to be more proactive in this matter by:

1. Check and confirm that there are actually 22,000 PMET jobs available. Not just a number that has not been refreshed and gathering dust.
2. Deploy some manpower and speak with Real people on the ground driving, delivering, guarding, cleaning, and other jobs…….why they are doing what they are doing. Is this to keep fit, hobby, list of things to do before dying or lack of proper jobs?
3. Include in your database, the status of “Underemployed” citizens for this group is not insignificant. This will provide a more realistic reflection on our state of employment.
4. Set up a “Sting” operation to flush out why these vacancies are blocked or even “gamed” and still not filled despite your so-called best efforts.


Use actual CVs of unemployed PMETs to test the usual routes to potential employers and monitor what happens with the applications. Keep in close communication with the applicants.

If nothing happens after 1 month (no calls at all), then pay a friendly visit to the employer and enquire about the status of these unfilled jobs without giving their HR knowledge that the MOM has been monitoring the application.

I am sure that along with the thousands of unemployed PMETs, we will be very interested in learning why these jobs remain unfilled and what gems the MOM may uncover on the proviso that you are willing to reveal them.

We, the people of our beloved red dot, are mostly not smelling roses but the pong of Titan Arum aka “smelliest flower in the world”. I urge you along with our esteemed Ministers to cast off your suits and really start looking with fresh eyes instead of burying yourselves in statistics for you are losing touch with your own people – I mean Singaporeans who have served the Army, reservists and wives and mothers that bore them.

Your humble GRAB driver,
Philip Wen

Dr Tan See Leng responds to PSP Leong Mun Wai’s CECA concerns with facts and reasons ~ 10 Jul 2021

Manpower Minister Tan See Leng addresses misconceptions on foreign worker policies in Singapore ~ 6 Jul 2021

Tan See Leng's ministerial statement: Balancing need for foreign manpower and opportunities for locals ~ 6 Jul 2021
Dr Tan See Leng was appointed as the Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Trade and Industry on 15 May 2021. Prior to this, Dr Tan was the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Trade and Industry and Second Minister for Manpower from 27 July 2020.

IHH is in talks with Fortis shareholders: Tan See Leng ~ 15 May 2018
Interview with MD & CEO of IHH

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两届1000多万大学生毕业即失业, 教育部半强制学生去艰苦地方! ~ 3 Dec 2020
习近平上山下乡大步推进!经济复苏谎言戳穿!当年毛泽东的“上山下乡” 就是将毕业生送到艰苦的边远地方去。

北京上海迎来教育改革,快乐童年确保长大搬砖 ~ 29 Jul 2021

河南烟厂招聘一线工人 研究生占30% ~ 17 Jul 2021
  • 河南中烟此次一共招聘149人,其中,专业管理岗位、技术研发岗位、市场营销岗位共录用14人,学历均为硕士研究生,且近一半来自英国格拉斯哥大学、澳大利亚悉尼大学、英国诺丁汉大学、英国杜伦大学等国外高校。其余的135人均被河南中烟下辖的黄金叶生产制造中心、许昌、安阳、南阳、驻马店、漯河、洛阳等7家卷烟厂 “一线生产操作岗位” 录取。
  • 其中,除了中国人民大学、武汉大学、郑州大学、河南大学等“双一流”高校,还包括英国、美国以及中国农业科学院研究生院等国内外高校、科研院所的硕士研究生。135人中,有硕士研究生学历的41人,约占30.37%。

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发死人财!骇人听闻!郑州地铁五号线死者眼角膜疑现场被盗 ~ 21 Jul 2021
  • 7月20日,河南郑州遭遇特大暴雨,洪水泛滥,郑州地铁5号线数百人被困,至少数十人死亡。据多名推友的爆料及现场视频,郑州地铁5号线沙口路站站台躺着5、6名死者遗体,他们都是眼部流下血迹,且都是眼部覆盖着纱布,附近有剪刀、医药箱和医生,疑有医护人员现场盗取死者眼角膜。
  • 一位推友“轻烟姐姐”爆料说:"......但是我不明白,为什么地铁每个溺水遇难者头部有大量血液?为什么每个遇难者都是眼部被白色纱布遮盖?质疑谣言的推友能解释一下吗? 请记住,只有人类想像不到的,没有共匪做不到的!"
  • 推友“初春小雨润如酥”质疑:“我还奇怪来着,怎么地上有血,脸上还蒙有纱布。我以为是有人被捅伤。原来是被剪了眼角膜。我真的还是太低估了共匪的无耻和下作。
"People who do bad things prohibit freedom of speech" ~ George Washington

郑州不明身份者围攻记者 掩盖什么? ~ 27 Jul 2021
  • 河南郑州暴雨洪灾后,大批军车和军人封锁了京广线 “死亡隧道”,同时官方宣称,隧道里只有4人死亡。一些记者去郑州灾区报道,遭身份不明者围攻阻拦,此举更加深人们的怀疑。
  • 同时,媒体记者赶到郑州灾区做实地报道,其中包括德国之声(Deutsche Welle),美国有线电视新闻网(CNN)、英国广播公司(BBC)、澳洲广播公司(ABC)等外媒记者。
  • 他们在郑州街头,被一些身份不明的人围堵,更让人产生怀疑,要掩盖什么呢?

“就应该打死他”!外国记者郑州街头报道灾情遭围攻 ~ 25 Jul 2021
灾区群众勇敢捍卫 “我们” 党和政府。

全球连线 | 新华社记者直击欧洲罕见洪灾现场:千人失踪 救援继续 ~ 20 Jul 2021

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掩飾活摘?黃潔夫稱2023中國器官移植第一 ~ 24 Nov 2020

BBC电话迅获中国肝脏 黄洁夫〝我不想回答〞(器官移植) ~ 12 Oct  2018

CCTV:《面对面》黄洁夫讲述自己推进中国器官移植事业使中国的器官移植融入全世界 ~ 15 Jul  2018

日议员揭中共活摘器官的残酷罪行 ~ 29 Jul 2021

「直播」CPDC:制止中共活摘器官及种族灭绝 ~ 29 Jul 2021
Forced Organ Harvesting in China & Actions to Stop this Cold Genocide.

活摘器官你真了解?来龙去脉图解一次看懂 ~ 13 Jun 2021

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美副国务卿刚走 塔利班代表就抵达天津 王毅表明立场 ~ 29 Jul 2021

阿富汗战局升级 王毅此时中亚行释放什么信号?(podcast) ~ 13 Jul 2021
If you can't beat them, join them...

塔利班逼近新疆,王毅急访中亚保边防 ~ 11 Jul 2021

王毅在天津與阿富汗塔利班政治委員會負責人巴拉達爾會見,中國準備在阿富汗扮演的角色引入矚目 ~ 1 Aug 2021

UN compound in Herat, Afghanistan attacked by ‘anti-government elements’ ~ 30 Jul 2021

中国官员与塔利班会晤标志着关系升温 ~ 29 Jul 2021
  • 塔利班领导人近几个月加强了他们的国际外交,在他们希望重新掌权时寻求全球认可。
  • 塔利班发言人穆罕默德·纳伊姆表示,应中国当局邀请,周三 (七月25日)在中国天津市举行了会晤,此举被普遍认为是北京对其合法性送出的礼物。

Can India make a play in Afghanistan? ~ 29 Jul 2021
  • Antony Blinken’s visit to New Delhi underscores a new regional “Great Game.”
  • U.S. and Indian interests align on many levels, but they differ on Afghanistan. Biden’s decision to fully withdraw will ultimately strengthen the Taliban, which have attacked Indian interests and nationals.
  • The fragile U.S.-sponsored intra-Afghan dialogue also intends to produce a political settlement that gives the Taliban a share of the power. That outcome would advantage Pakistan, the Taliban’s ally and India’s rival.

Taliban delegation led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar holds talks with Chinese FM Wang Yi ~ 28 Jul 2021
  • A Taliban delegation led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar held talks in China with foreign minister Wang Yi on Wednesday (Jul 25) against the backdrop of growing concerns in Beijing over the activities of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM).
  • This is the first time a senior Taliban leader has visited China since the group launched a massive offensive to capture territory across Afghanistan, coinciding with the rapid drawdown of US and NATO forces.
阿富汗政府宣布在该国北部击毙塔利班成员与塔利班高级代表团访华 ~ 28 Jul 2021
  • 阿富汗国防部宣布,塔利班位于该国北部乔兹詹省村庄附近的据点遭遇袭击,造成16 名塔利班武装人员丧生,并造成13人受伤,与此同时,塔利班没有对这一消息发表评论。
  • 塔利班政治局发言人穆罕默德·纳伊姆宣布,应北京正式邀请,塔利班分管政治事务的领导人阿卜杜勒·加尼·巴拉达尔率领高级代表团访问中国。

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Thais, not foreigners, get jab priority ~ 5 May 2021
  • "The vaccines right now are only reserved for Thai people who are now at a high-risk level or living in the severe outbreak areas," said spokesman Rungrueng Kitphati.
Woman says expats contribute as much as, if not more, to the economy than Singaporeans, asks why expats’ vaccination is not priority

Singapore has “means, status and money required to get vaccines, get the registration open and see where we go from there” but, it has chosen to prioritise a 12-year-old over a “39yo diabetic patient”, she wrote.

By theindependent
3 Aug 2021

Singapore — A woman’s Tweets where she claims that Singapore is discriminatory and has not done enough to get expatriates vaccinated has gone viral.

A series of Tweets – that has since been taken down – from one Neha has gone viral as she compares Singapore to Somalia.

In her Tweets, she wrote that expatriates contribute to the local economy as much as Singaporeans do, “if not more”, yet they were being discriminated against when Singapore did not make it its priority to vaccinate expatriates.

“This is utter nonsense”, Neha wrote, tagging the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Home Affairs in her Tweet.

Her second Tweet said that the government has opened vaccination slots for Singaporeans aged 12 to 39, yet a 39-year-old expatriate (presumably herself) did not take precedence over a 13-year-old Singaporean “even though (they were) carrying bigger risks”, she wrote.

“This is not somalia (sic) we are talking about, this is SINGAPORE”, she added.

Replying to a netizen in one of her Tweets, she added that Singapore has “means, status and money required to get vaccines, get the registration open and see where we go from there” but, it has chosen to prioritise a 12-year-old over a “39yo diabetic patient”.

Screenshots of her Tweets were shared on social media, they were also posted on the forum pages of

Neha has declined to comment on the matter.

The priority window for Singapore citizens aged 12-39 years old to get vaccinated was extended by one week till 1 Jul 2021.

Allow fully vaccinated Malaysians returning from S'pore to quarantine at home, says Johor health official ~ 2 Aug 2021
  • The Johor government wants returning Malaysians who have been fully vaccinated in Singapore to be allowed to do their 14-day compulsory quarantine at home.

Singapore: Accelerating our National Vaccination Programme ~ ~ 24 Jun 2021
  • As of 23 June 2021, over 5 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Singapore, with 3 million individuals receiving at least their first dose.
  • From 26 June 2021, up to 80,000 daily doses of the vaccine will be administered - an increase from 47,000 in mid-June 2021 and 40,000 in May 2021. Another 500,000 new first dose appointments will be available for registration, with additional slots opening up in subsequent weeks.
  • If supplies continue to arrive as planned, 2/3 of Singapore’s population will be fully vaccinated by National Day (9 August). MOH is also looking to reduce the current dose interval of between six to eight weeks, to four weeks. This will allow more of the population to complete their vaccination of two doses sooner.
  • From 2 July 2021, the national vaccination programme will be extended to the rest of the population, including Permanent Residents and long-term pass holders aged 12 to 39.
Singapore to expand its vaccination campaign to everyone 12 and older on July 2 ~ 24 Jun 2021
  • Singapore will expand its Covid vaccination program to all residents 12 and older starting early next month.
  • The government said Thursday that some permanent residents and long-term pass holders can begin booking appointments on July 2.
  • The country will also be able to accelerate its vaccination campaign and increase the number of daily doses to 80,000, up from 40,000 doses in May, authorities said.
73,000 people in 12-39 age group have made appointments for Covid-19 vaccination ~ 11 Jun 2021

1.5m Singaporeans aged 12 to 39 can register for COVID vaccinations from Friday (Jun 11) ~ 10 Jun 2021

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為何疫苗無法阻斷病毒傳播?英國政府報告:幾乎「可以肯定」會出現新變種,將讓所有疫苗都失效! ~ 3 Aug 2021

Mutations could render current Covid vaccines ineffective in a year or less, epidemiologists warn ~ 30 Mar 2021
  • Two-thirds thought that we had “a year or less before the virus mutates to the extent that the majority of first-generation vaccines are rendered ineffective and new or modified vaccines are required.”
「方菲訪談」:Delta變種病毒在中國驟然升溫 為何多地同時爆發?變種病毒有什麼特徵?疫苗是否起作用?中共嚴防死守模式能奏效嗎? ~ 4 Aug 2021

Dr. Scott Gottlieb sees Covid vaccine boosters for vulnerable people in U.S. as early as September ~ 2 Aug 2021
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday he believes booster shots for the coronavirus vaccine will be given to older and immunocompromised people by September or October.
  • The former FDA chief said the U.S. government has purchased enough vaccines to give booster shots to its entire population, stockpiling the vaccines as a “national security matter.”
  • Gottlieb warned that the wave of delta infections currently sweeping the South will soon be seen in Northern states, coinciding with schools reopening.
UK scientists believe it is 'almost certain' a coronavirus variant will emerge that beats current vaccines ~ 1 Aug 2021
  • An analysis by British academics, published by the UK Government's official scientific advisory group, says that they believe it is "almost certain" that a SARS-Cov-2 variant will emerge that "leads to current vaccine failure."
  • SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes Covid-19.
Israel says Pfizer Covid vaccine is just 39% effective as delta spreads, but still prevents severe illness ~ 23 Jul 2021
  • Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine is just 39% effective in Israel where the delta variant is the dominant strain, according to a new report from the country’s Health Ministry.
  • The two-dose vaccine still works very well in preventing people from getting seriously sick, demonstrating 88% effectiveness against hospitalization and 91% effectiveness against severe illness, according to the Israeli data.
The coronavirus that causes Covid-19 has mutated more than 6,600 times ~ 10 May 2021
  • The Sars-CoV-2 virus that sparked the Covid-19 pandemic has undergone more than 6,600 unique spike protein mutations, said Dr Sebastian Maurer-Stroh, executive director of the Bioinformatics Institute at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star).
  • Viruses mutate whenever there is a "mistake" in the replication process. This could result from an addition, a deletion or a change to its genetic code.
  • If that mistake increases its survival prospects, more copies of that "wrong" replication will survive, and sometimes overwhelm the original version.

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China Insights: War with India? China Dams: The hidden tool for the downstream countries/Hackers for Mekong River ~ 1 Aug 2021
  • With the world still in shock over the massive floods in China's central province of Henan, the Communist Party's top leader, Xi Jinping, has chosen to visit Tibet from afar.
  • China has more than 90,000 reservoirs. They are like basins of water over the heads of the Chinese people, ready to pour down huge flood water at any time. If that is the condition for the Chinese, what do these reservoirs in China mean to the surrounding countries?

中共黑道治國,美歐忍無可忍!西方國家為何罕見地統一行動?中共黑道治國延伸到海外被抓包,為何從不認錯? ~ 25 Jul 2021

German warship ‘Bayern’ heads to the Indo-Pacific ~ 3 Aug 2021

德国护卫舰启程前往太平洋 将在南中国海自由航行 ~ 3 Aug 2021

India to deploy naval task force into South China Sea and beyond ~ 3 Aug 2021

Australian warships encounter Chinese navy in contested South China Sea ~ 23 Jul 2021
  • Last year, the Royal Australian Navy was closely followed by the Chinese military during a similar transit of the South China Sea.
  • US Defence Secretary Mark Esper this week signalled the American military would conduct more freedom of navigation operations (FONOPS) to challenge Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Battleship diplomacy: Britain's new aircraft carrier joins NATO, has message for China ~ 28 May 2021
  • First eight-month voyage will cross South China Sea.
  • Carrier is "a hugely powerful statement," says captain.
  • Brexit vote had raised questions about UK's global role.

Japan sends destroyer to track China's Liaoning aircraft | Okinawa islands ~ 6 Apr 2021
  • China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier was spotted passing between Okinawa and Miyako Island and heading towards the Pacific on Saturday (Apr 4) morning.
  • Japan is monitoring the group.

德国为何欲向印太地区派遣军舰? ~ 5 Apr 2021
  • 3月初,德国宣布将于今年8月向印太地区派遣护卫舰,引发各方关注。
  • 如今,德国防长克兰普 - 卡伦鲍尔再次阐明了此举的目的。

German warship to cross South China Sea for first time since 2002 ~ 4 Mar 2021
  • US hails plan by NATO ally calling it welcome support for a ‘rules-based international order’ amid tensions in resource-rich waters.

France sends warships to South China Sea, ahead of maritime exercise with US ~ 21 Feb 2021
  • France deployed a nuclear attack submarine in the South China Sea, in line with US President Joe Biden's call to mount a multilateral challenge to China.

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In terms of overall military strength, who is more powerful, China or the United States of America?

Singapore conducts navy exercise in South China Sea with UK’s carrier group despite China’s objection ~ 29 Jul 2021
China Global Times, a newspaper under the purview of the CCP’s People’s Daily, published an article on Monday (Jul 26), condemning Britain’s carrier strike group for making its way into the South China Sea.

Chinese-U.S. split is forcing Singapore to choose sides ~ 14 Jul 2021
There is no sweet spot to keep both Beijing and Washington happy, but that hasn’t kept Singapore from trying.

Key pact on US use of air, naval bases in Singapore renewed till 2035 ~ 25 Sep 2019
Agreement reflects good cooperation in defence and other areas, says PM Lee.

Eyes on China as British Aircraft Carrier Group heads to south sea for military drill ~ 4 Aug 2021

Singapore's Lee urges China, US to stem deteriorating ties ~ 3 Aug 2021

No good outcome can arise from US-China conflict, says PM Lee ~ 3 Aug 2021

英航母编队已经离开南海 通过吕宋海峡进入菲律宾海 ~ 2 Aug 2021
  • 中国官媒发表充满街头打架语言的评论文章,警告航母编队“离中国岛礁12海里领海远一点”。一些中国专家甚至建议中国要准备好“打狗棒”。
  • 分析认为,中国对这个多国航母编队可能采取的行动,关键要看它是否会跨越中方所说的 “红线”,即它是否会进入北京宣称拥有主权的岛礁12海里的范围。
China warns UK as carrier strike group approaches ~ 31 Jul 2021

Britain returns to Asia, to China’s dismay

The U.K.’s naval presence in East Asia has provoked an angry response from China.

By Bonnie Girard
July 30, 2021

On July 1, 1997, the government of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II handed over its colony of Hong Kong to sovereign Chinese control. Twenty-four years later, the similarly-named aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has arrived in Asia – this time not to hand over a piece of its former empire, but to make a statement of Britain’s intent to support the countries and territories of Southeast Asia, and the world’s shipping, from increasing Chinese aggression, under the U.S.-championed slogan of the free and open Indo-Pacific (FOIP).

HMS Queen Elizabeth is “the largest vessel ever built for the Royal Navy” and can carry up to 40 aircraft. Leading a flotilla into the South China Sea on July 26, it has been engaging in naval exercises throughout its journey since setting sail from Portsmouth in the United Kingdom on May 22.

The mission of HMS Queen Elizabeth in her maiden deployment is not solely focused on showing strength to China. As the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 21 (CSG21), the task group will have visited “40 nations including India, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore in a deployment covering 26,000 nautical miles” by the time its seven-month journey is over.

But the very fact that 40 nations will have come out to welcome the British carrier, with many of them participating in joint military exercises as well, is a projection of power and continuing influence from Western nations that is not lost on China. Countries such as India and Singapore have also conducted joint naval exercises with China, but given that they are regional neighbors of China, the need for such cooperation is common sense.

But Britain’s naval foray back into Asia isn’t stopping at a sail around the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea. After its visit to Japan in September, Britain will permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters.

As The Diplomat’s Steven Stashwick noted, “It is not clear what type of ships the Royal Navy will keep in the region or what the permanent deployment’s basing arrangements will be, but will appear to include offshore patrol vessels (OPV) supported by bases in Australia and Singapore.”

China’s response, in both tone and substance, has been predictable.

The Global Times, an English-language publication owned by the Chinese Communist Party, published an opinion piece describing the move as Britain’s attempt to still live “in colonial days.”

The structure of the article is familiar to any China watcher: First, belittle the offending target, then threaten them.

The article says that the U.K.’s motive is “obvious,” and goes on to say that Britain “wants to provoke China, engage in the so-called freedom of navigation like the US does and demonstrate its military presence in the Asia-Pacific region.”

However, Britain can’t face “its own decline,” and is “still living in the ‘auld lang syne.’”

The U.K. should worry, Global Times opines, that “China will make it clear to the US that London will be punished by acting like Washington’s running dog in provoking Beijing.”

This is something that hostage takers and extortionists say. And yet, this is the language approved by the Chinese Communist Party and employed internationally by its spokespeople.

It is also interesting that the author suggests that Britain’s passage through the South China Sea, and its planned permanent deployment of two warships, is “provoking” to Beijing. Why would it be, under normal circumstances? The use of the word is in itself provocative, as it signals that at least part of Britain’s unspoken mission – to get under the skin of the Chinese government – has worked.

Wu Shicun, president of China’s National Institute for South China Sea Studies, in an article commenting on the ship’s arrival, pulled no punches.

The South China Morning Post reports that Wu said, “If the ship entered within 12 nautical miles of Chinese-controlled islands, Beijing ‘must conduct countermeasures to let them pay the price, and prevent other countries from doing the same in the South China Sea.’”

Of course, it is to be expected that international naval and maritime movements will continue to test even that 12-nautical mile line, which denotes the legal limit of a maritime feature’s territorial sea under international law. An international arbitral tribunal has already rejected China’s claims to control over the vast majority of the South China Sea, and even ruled that none of the features in question are capable of generating a territorial sea at all, regardless of who claims them. In a 2016 ruling that firmly denied China’s assertions of historical rights in a waterway in which many other nations also have claims, the tribunal sided with the Philippines, which had brought the case. The tribunal also made a declaration that China is obliged to comply with UNCLOS (the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea) and that the award is legally binding on China.

Britain’s naval response to China’s escalating disdain for international norms is a reassuring and welcome move to most Asian countries. To China – the one nation that feels threatened by Britain’s move – it should be a catalyst that invites impartial analysis of its own behavior, if not actual introspection. Neither is likely.

A previous version of this article implied the HMS Queen Elizabeth was named after the current British monarch; it was named for Queen Elizabeth I, not Queen Elizabeth II.

英航母编队穿行南中国海 中国会做何反应? ~ 30 Jul 2021

UK carrier strike group conducts exercise with Republic of Singapore navy ~ 27 Jul 2021

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In terms of overall military strength, who is more powerful, China or the United States of America?

U.S. Vs. China: Southeast Asia Survey, now (2021) and then (2020)

Southeast Asia would choose the U.S. over China if forced to pick sides, survey shows ~ 16 Feb 2021
  • An annual survey by ISEAS Yusof-Ishak Institute found that 61.5% of respondents in Southeast Asia favor aligning with the U.S. over China if the region was forced to pick sides.
  • “The region’s support for Washington may have increased as a result of the prospects of the new Biden Administration,” read the report of the Singaporean think tank.
  • Southeast Asia, home to more than 650 million people and some of the world’s fastest-growing economies, has been caught in the middle of U.S.-China competition in the last few years.

7 of 10 ASEAN members favor China over US: survey

73% feel the region is becoming a staging ground for a major power struggle

By Kentaro Iwamoto
January 16, 2020 10:31 JST

SINGAPORE -- As the rivalry between the U.S. and China continues to heat up, Southeast Asians are split between the two superpowers, according to a Singaporean think tank, posing a challenge for a region that has sought unity to speed economic growth.

Southeast Asia is not just a roaring economic powerhouse. Its location linking the Pacific and the Indian oceans makes it a strategically vital region for the two rivals.

In the State of Southeast Asia 2020 survey by the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 73% of 1,308 pun-dits from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations said the region is becoming a staging ground for a major power struggle, and that ASEAN members may become proxies for one side or the other. This figure was up from 62% in previous year's poll.

The survey illustrated the U.S.-China standoff and how it is affecting allegiances in the region, with respondents fairly evenly split over which side ASEAN should choose if forced to align with one of the two countries: 54% opted for the U.S. while 46% preferred China.

China was given the nod by the majority of respondents from seven of the 10 ASEAN countries, with 69% from Brunei favoring the country, 58% from Cambodia, 52% from Indonesia, 74% from Laos, 61% from Malaysia, 62% from Myanmar and 52% from Thailand.

The U.S. was the overwhelming choice among respondents from the Philippines and Vietnam at 83% and 86%, respectively, followed by 61% from Singapore. The strong support shown by the Filipino and Vietnamese respondents appears partly due to ongoing maritime squabbles their countries have with Beijing over the South China Sea.

"The take-away from this split response is clear: ASEAN must do all it can to avoid making a binary choice between the U.S. and China, or even putting that choice on the table," said Hoang Thi Ha, researcher at the think tank, in an email interview with the Nikkei Asian Review.

"An ASEAN taking sides would find its space to maneuver contracted and its bargaining power weakened," she added. "It is through ASEAN's [middle-of-the-road approach] with the major powers that its member states exercise their agency, secure their autonomy and promote their national interests."

The latest report comes amid prolonged trade tensions between the U.S. and China. According to the survey, 64% said the trade war would have negative effects for the Southeast Asian economy. In fact, export-dependent countries like Singapore and Thailand already face sluggish economies.

While economic powers like the U.S., European Union and Japan have a solid presence in the region, the survey highlights China's growing footprint, with 79% saying that Beijing is the most influential economic power there, up from last year's 73%.

However, 72% of those who cited Beijing's clout expressed wariness. "China's economic influence is deeply felt but not very well received in the region," the report said.

Notably, the survey revealed that the majority of Southeast Asians are not confident in the Belt and Road Initiative, with 64% of respondents saying they have little or no confidence in China's approach to project loans.

China pledged last year to make BRI more transparent, green and clean. But it appears the region has not bought into the new pledges, and confidence in the initiative remains low, the report pointed out.

The survey was conducted between Nov. 12 and Dec. 1. Of the respondents, 40% were from the public sector, 36% from academia, think tanks and research institutions, and the remaining 24% from business, nongovernmental organizations and the media.

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“红飞蛾” 的悲剧;上万知青投身缅共打仗 ~ 6 Mar 2017
  • 六十年代,中苏公开分裂。1960年11月的莫斯科国际共运会上,缅共站在了中共一边。
  • 1966年 “国殇日” 的天安门城楼上 ,作为毛泽东亲密友人的缅共主席德钦丹东出现在毛的身边。而缅共是缅甸奈温政府的 “眼中钉”。
  • 1967年中缅两国邦交正式断绝,随后,中共公开介入缅甸内战,力挺缅甸共产党。

李显龙:“东升西降”的想法是错的 ~ 4 Aug 2021
  • 新加坡总理李显龙星期二(8月3日)在阿斯彭安全会议上同时告诫中国人“东升西降”的看法是错的。
  • 他又告诉美国人,中国不是苏联,是不会消失的。他还警告说,美中冲突对世界来说是个灾难。
Admonitions and aspirations: Lee Hsien Loong on China-U.S. relations ~ 4 Aug 2021

ASEAN appoints Brunei's Erywan Yusof as envoy to Myanmar ~ 4 Aug 2021

Myanmar military leader declares self PM, pushes back elections ~ 2 Aug 2021
  • Southeast Asia's top diplomats are meeting to discuss the ongoing violence in Myanmar. The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are also hoping to finalize an emergency plan to help control the pandemic there.
  • On Sunday (Aug 1) Myanmar's military leader declared himself prime minister and extended military rule until August 2023.  As we report, some protesters are determined to keep fighting back despite the risks.
The Myanmar crisis and the contradictions of ‘non-interference’ ~ 29 Mar 2021
  • China, a global superpower and a next-door neighbor that has significant economic and strategic ties to Myanmar, has similarly taken shelter under the non-interference principle.
  • It has made it clear that the current crisis is an internal matter and that the people of Myanmar should find a resolution through dialogue under the constitution.
Is China using Myanmar coup to ramp up influence in Southeast Asia? ~ 12 Mar 2021
  • It may be premature to assume China’s outreach efforts to Myanmar and Southeast Asia will increase its influence in the region, says a researcher.

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« Reply #2392 on: August 07, 2021, 12:27:29 PM »
中共黨媒批拜登 美軍南海「踢館」~ 7 Aug 2021

China slams US for offering safe haven to Hong Kong residents ~ 6 Aug 2021

新华社长文如同宣战书,习近平昏头多线作战 ~ 6 Aug 2021

鎖國了,中國全面停辦因私護照!沒說的問題有多嚴重?掃蕩校外補習,逼出「新倭寇」 ~ 3 Aug 2021

上半年簽發普通護照 較 19 年同期跌 98% 中國移民局:非必要緊急暫不批 ~ 3 Aug 2021
  • 中國國家移民管理局日前披露,今年上半年只簽發了 33.5 萬本普通護照,較 2019 年同期大跌 98%,當局解釋是「為保護人民身體健康、生命安全」,嚴格審批簽發居民出入境證件,「對非必要非緊急出境事由暫不簽發普通護照等出入境證件」。
  • 國際關係學者沈旭暉則在網上發文表達關注,指中國暫不簽發護照的表面上原因是「萬能 key」的疫情,但真正原因「你懂的」。
  • 時事評論員劉銳紹關注當局權力如何合理使用,資訊不透明情況難免引起社會猜疑。

一场大逃亡 近10年61万中国人海外寻庇护 ~ 2 Aug 2021
  • 根据联合国难民署(UNHCR)的数据,从2012年到2020年,每年来自中国的寻求庇护者人数从15,362人增加到107,864人。
  • 从2012年以来,至少有61.3万中国公民逃到海外避难。2020年逃离中国的人中,约有70%的人在美国寻求庇护。
  • 许多人持有旅游或商务签证来到美国,然后申请庇护。
封閉香港 等於封閉中國的出氣鼻孔!意味著中國永久的封閉! ~ 10 Jul 2021

陈淑桦 - 《滚滚红尘》 [歌词]

Nationalist collapse and the establishment of the People’s Republic of China (1949)
  • The two-decade struggle for China between the Nationalists and the Communists reached its conclusion in 1949. The year began with a Nationalist appeal to the “Big Four” (the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and the Soviet Union) to mediate a settlement with the Communists. The United States, which had for so long supported the Nationalist cause, immediately replied that such an effort would not serve any useful purpose.
  • On January 14 Mao declared his willingness to negotiate on the following terms: (1) punishment of “war criminals,” (2) abrogation of the 1946 constitution, (3) abolition of the existing form of government, (4) reorganization of Nationalist armies, (5) confiscation of “bureaucratic” capital from Nationalist Party elites and functionaries, (6) land reform, (7) abrogation of “treasonous” treaties, and (8.) establishment of a democratic coalition government without the participation of “reactionary” (Nationalist) elements. Meanwhile, the Communist advance continued, and Tientsin (Tianjin) fell on January 15, 1949.
1949年前後 中國慘烈的七波大逃港
  • 「大逃港」指的是中國公民大規模向香港逃亡的歷史事件。
  • 從中共1949年奪取政權前夕,直到1997年香港主權回歸中國,每天都有逃港事件發生。
  • 其中發生了七波大規模逃往香港的高潮。香港偷渡潮在世界史中,是冷戰的一部分,國際社會稱深圳河為中國的柏林牆。每次逃亡高潮,都發生在中國政治和經濟出現重大問題的時期。

Last British Airways flight to U.K. before LOTR ends to take off at 1.15pm today ~ 19 Jul 2021
  • Hong Kong BN(O) passport holders and their family members need to enter the United Kingdom under “Leave Outside the Rules” (LOTR) before midnight today (19th July 2021).

BNO|LOTR最後1日 數周前才宣布移民 送機親友淚別:點會捨得啊 ~ 19 Jul 2021

港人BNO赴英特许入境期限将至 香港机场现人潮 ~ 19 Jul 2021
  • 7月19日是香港人能透过英国的“特许入境许可”(LOTR) 持BNO护照移民英国的最后期限。
  • 英国政府之前宣布更新 “英国海外国民” (BNO) 签证指引,其中使用 “特许入境许可” (LOTR) 入境英国的期限在7月19日到期,这也使18日香港机场出现大批准备飞往英国的旅客。

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« Reply #2393 on: August 09, 2021, 01:42:33 PM »
"You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life." ~ Steve Jobs

DairyFarm ~ Bearish symmetrical triangle breakout, interim TP US$3.30

DairyFarm closed with a black marubozu @ US$3.60 (-0.03, -0.8%) with 460,000 shares done on 6 Aug 2021.

Immediate support @ US$3.65, immediate resistance @ US$3.45.

DairyFarm closed @ US$3.60 on 6 Aug 2021.

Analysts downgrade, slash target prices for Dairy Farm International after ‘weak’ 1H21 ~ 2 Aug 2021
The share of loss of associates, especially Yonghui, came as a surprise and accounts for a large part of reduction in earnings.

Dairy Farm’s success reverses as consumer spending returns to “normal” ~ 30 Jul 2021
According to the group, total sales fell 4% during the six months to June 30 to US$14 billion, and previously strong consumer buying patterns returned to normal, pushing underlying profit 69% lower than the same period of last year – from US$105 million to US$32 million.

Dairy Farm International sees 85% drop in 1H21 earnings to US$17 mil on ongoing Covid-19 headwinds ~ 29 Jul 2021
DFI has reported earnings of US$17 million for the 1HFY2021 ended June, an 85% plunge from US$115 million the year before.
This translates to earnings per share (EPS) of 1.24 US cents, compared to 8.53 US cents the year before.

永辉超市 (601933.SH) closed @ ¥4.02 on 6 Aug 2021

Yonghui Supermarket's profits fell by 99%, and new formats failed ~ 4 May 2021

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« Reply #2394 on: August 09, 2021, 04:42:46 PM »
Typo error; s/b Immediate support @ US$3.45, immediate resistance @ US$3.65.

DairyFarm ~ Bearish symmetrical triangle breakout, interim TP US$3.30

DairyFarm closed with a black marubozu @ US$3.60 (-0.03, -0.8%) with 460,000 shares done on 6 Aug 2021.

Immediate support @ US$3.45, immediate resistance @ US$3.65.

DairyFarm closed @ US$3.60 on 6 Aug 2021.

中國擴大監管私企慘|習近平出手一石多鳥? ~ 7 Aug 2021
  • 中國政府擴大對科技房產叫車平台乃至補教業等,各產業的監管和整頓,從騰訊,紫光,螞蟻集團到叫車龍頭滴滴,都是血淋淋的案例!國際投資人對中概股深深擔憂,中共為何要伸手進各個產業?難道是財政出問題?
官媒左右開弓 短視頻奶粉股遭殃 ~ 7 Aug 2021
  • 內地官媒近日頻發評論文章點名,向不同行業開刀,引發相關股份劇烈波動。教育業、網遊業先後受重創,官媒昨日再開金口,將「批鬥」之手伸至網絡視頻業及乳業,認為視頻直播市場涉低俗內容和低級娛樂;配方奶粉營銷或影響母乳餵養,需更嚴格監管。
腾讯被中国官媒点名后股价大跌,市场如何变惊弓之鸟 ~ 5 Aug 2021
  • 8月3日,中国媒体《经济参考报》刊登一篇名为报道《“精神鸦片”竟长成数千亿产业》,点名批评网络游戏产业,腾讯旗下游戏《王者荣耀》更是在上述报道中被直接点名,被指称有“病毒式传播和无可复制的玩家粘性”,其股价也应声暴跌,跌幅一度超过10%,市值蒸发4600亿港元。
腾讯入股永辉超市背后:悄然结盟香港零售业巨头牛奶国际 (Dairy Farm International Holdings) ~ 13 Dec 2017
  • 腾讯进一步入股永辉超市的背后,带来另一个意外的后果 — 在香港,腾讯成为拥有惠康超市的牛奶国际的紧密合作伙伴。原因很简单,牛奶国际是永辉超市的第二大股东,牛奶国际拥有永辉近20%的股权。

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全面解析美國會病毒報告,3大類證據鎖定病毒泄漏日期 ~ 10 Aug 2021
  • 石正麗可「無痕」修改病毒基因?美專家:我教的!揭穿石正麗8大謊言!

Exclusive: Intel agencies scour reams of genetic data from Wuhan lab in Covid origins hunt ~ 6 Aug 2021
  • This giant catalog of information contains genetic blueprints drawn from virus samples studied at the lab in Wuhan, China which some officials believe may have been the source of the Covid-19 outbreak, multiple people familiar with the matter tell CNN.
China reports 143 new coronavirus cases vs 125 the day before ~ 10 Aug 2021

New US Covid-19 cases reach six-month high even as vaccinations rise ~ 8 Aug 2021
  • New Covid-19 cases in the US have rebounded to more than 100,000 a day on average, returning to the levels of the winter surge 6 months ago.
  • Weekly cases on Friday (Aug 6) passed 750,000, the most since early February, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg.
  • Almost 135,000 weekly cases were reported in Florida on Friday (Aug 6), a record for a state that makes up about 1 in 5 US cases.
  • Louisiana said 1% of its entire population had been infected in the past 2 weeks as the Delta variant spreads, particularly among the unvaccinated.
Delta肆虐!美國日增10萬例 莫德納最新數據93%有效 ~ 6 Aug 2021

China’s Delta outbreak tests Beijing’s faith in its homegrown COVID vaccines ​~ 5 Aug 2021
  • China is now battling its largest and most widespread outbreak of COVID-19 since the virus first emerged in the country in late 2019, with an outbreak of the Delta variant testing one of the world’s most airtight pandemic-response systems.
  • As of Wednesday (Aug 4), China has recorded nearly 500 cases in the past 2 weeks across 18 different provinces stemming from an outbreak in the southern Chinese city of Nanjing.
  • The outbreak started after airport workers contracted the Delta variant of COVID-19 while cleaning an airplane arriving from Russia on July 20.
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 200 million as Delta variant spreads ~ 5 Aug 2021
  • The WHO on Wednesday (Aug 4) called for a moratorium on Covid-19 vaccine boosters until at least 10% of the population in every country is vaccinated.
  • It took over a year for Covid-19 cases to hit 100 million mark, while the next 100 million were reported in just over 6 months, according to the analysis.
  • The pandemic has left close to 4.4 million people dead.
Over 4 million new Covid-19 cases reported globally last week, says WHO ~ 5 Aug 2021
  • Over four million new Covid-19 cases were reported globally in the last week, driven mostly by a surge in the Middle East and Asia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday (Aug 4)

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« Reply #2396 on: August 11, 2021, 03:10:26 PM »
" 我在中国长大,那是个遍地谎言的国家,我感觉好像永远走不出去。有很多我在小时候吸收的信息,最后发现都是假的,从此养成我叛逆的性格。" ~ 赵婷▪2013年 美国电影杂志 《电影制作人》

鎖國了,中國全面停辦因私護照!沒說的問題有多嚴重?掃蕩校外補習,逼出「新倭寇」 ~ 3 Aug 2021

“戰狼”:中國護照帶你回家 | 中領館:別回來 ~ 23 Jan 2021

11入院船员均为新冠确诊病例 ~ 11 Aug 2021
  • 记者10日从浙江省舟山市新冠肺炎疫情防控工作新闻发布会上获悉,此前滞留舟山海域载有20名中国籍船员的 “弘进”轮上 ,已有16名船员新冠病毒核酸检测阳性,转运至定点医疗机构救治的11名船员均为新冠确诊病例,截至目前舟山市累计230余名工作人员参与 “弘进” 轮救助。
眾中國船員染疫哭求救命,當局嚴令不許救 ~ 10 Aug 2021

貨輪疑爆疫情逾半華籍船員發燒 蘇浙兩地拒救援任由貨輪漂浮怒海 (podcast) ~ 9 Aug 2021
  • MV GRAND PROGRESS “宏进轮” 共20名船员,全部是中国籍船员。
  • 7月30号凌晨从菲律宾SEMIRARA装完煤后开往中国南通如皋卸货。
  • 13名中国海员感染新冠变异病毒,已经进入舟山,但是不能下船得到救治。

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« Reply #2397 on: August 12, 2021, 10:47:34 AM »
Conflict of interest: A situation in which a person is in a position to derive personal benefit from actions or decisions made in their official capacity.

COVID-19 origin: Zero chance that virus leaked, constructed in Wuhan lab ~ 4 Aug 2021
  • There is a "zero percent" chance that the novel coronavirus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic was leaked from a laboratory of the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), French biosecurity expert Gabriel Gras refuted the lab leak theory during an interview with Xinhua.

法生物安全专家:武汉实验室安全性毫无问题,不相信病毒泄漏说 ~ 14 Jun 2021
  • ”针对一些西方媒体大肆炒作新冠病毒 “实验室泄漏论”,曾参与指导武汉病毒研究所P4(生物安全四级)实验室建设和认证的法国专家加布里埃尔·格拉斯 (Gabriel Gras) 站了出来,接受新华社记者专访予以驳斥。
French biosecurity expert dismisses Wuhan lab leak theory ~ 11 Jun 2021
  • A French biosecurity expert who supervised the construction and accreditation of the biosafety level 4 (BSL-4) laboratory of the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) has dismissed the theory that COVID-19 escaped from the lab, a Hong Kong newspaper reported Friday (Jun 11).
  • The French expert, Gabriel Gras, put the chance of a leak from the BSL-4 laboratory at "zero percent," according to the South China Morning Post.
‘0 per cent’ chance: former French official who oversaw safety standards at Wuhan lab dismisses leak theory ~ 11 Jun 2021
  • Biosecurity expert Gabriel Gras supervised the construction and accreditation of the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s BSL-4 laboratory in 2017.
  • He says he has ‘no doubt’ about the safety of the facility, despite growing scrutiny over the possible role of a lab accident in the origins of Covid-19.
China state media erase posts containing remarks by purported Swiss biologist, following embassy’s call for removal ~ 11 Aug 2021
  • Chinese state media outlets have removed quotes and citations related to a purported Swiss biologist after the Swiss embassy in Beijing urged the press and netizens to take down such posts, citing “fake news”.
  • The alleged biologist, known as “Wilson Edwards” on Facebook, made claims about having witnessed instances of the United States trying to “politicise” the WHO’s attempts at probing the origins of the coronavirus.
Swiss embassy urges Chinese media to remove articles about scientist ~ 11 Aug 2021
  • The Swiss embassy in China has urged Chinese media to take down articles and posts it says contain "false" news.
  • Organisations including CGTN, Shanghai Daily and Global Times had cited the so-called biologist based on his Facebook profile.

中共假帳號搞大外宣 被臉書推特等群滅 ~ 7 Aug 2021
  • 致力於打擊虛假信息的非營利組織「信息复原中心」(CIR)週五發佈報告,揭露了一個由350個假賬號組成的龐大中共大外宣網絡。
  • 這350個假賬號,串聯發佈親中共的言論,或以漫畫的形式醜化反共人士,或反覆否認新疆存在人權侵害問題,其言論和立場與中共媒體宣傳高度一致。

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« Reply #2398 on: August 12, 2021, 03:53:54 PM »
殡仪馆工作人员冒死爆料 郑州二十七区殡仪馆堆放19577具水浸致死的尸体 ~ 6 Aug 2021
  • 7月30日,民众 "David" 推特爆料:“感谢勇敢的中国朋友致信,目前郑州二七区殡仪馆堆放19577具无法火化的水浸致死的尸体。
  • 目前殡仪馆的警戒工作是CCP最重要的事情。数字还是无法体现所有的遇难人数,请中国朋友们继续尽力发掘真相。记住CCP的每笔血债。愿上帝怜悯死去的人。”
河南公布洪灾302死 被质疑 (podcast) ~ 3 Aug 2021
  • 8月2日,中共河南当局举行新闻发布会,河南副省长武国定在会上通报称,此次洪灾共造成河南全省302人遇难,50人失踪。
  • 其中,郑州市遇难292人,失踪47人;新乡市遇难7人,失踪3人;平顶山市遇难2人;漯河市遇难1人。

河南水灾:死亡人数升至302人 中国国务院称成立调查组 “问责渎职” (podcast) ~ 2 Aug 2021

闭嘴也是一种善良?央视CCTV6 要民众闭嘴 官方封口 ~ 31 Jul 2021

河南水灾农田绝收 政府补偿杯水车薪 (podcast) ~ 10 Aug 2021
  • 七月下旬发生在河南省的洪涝灾害造成150个县市1600多个乡镇以及1400多万人受灾。
  • 河南省政府近期出台补贴标准,绝收地块每亩补助¥50地费。众多网民留言指政府的补贴太少。
  • 据河南省加快灾后重建新闻发布会通报,截至8月9日7时,本次洪涝灾害共造成河南省1664个乡镇1481.4万人受灾。
  • 农作物受灾面积1620万亩,成灾面积1001万亩,绝收面积513.7万亩;严重损坏房屋53535户164923间;直接经济损失约1337.15亿元。
鄭州泡水車「墳場」 四千輛無人認領 ~ 10 Aug 2021

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超限战:中国网军2000千万 (20 million) 平均年龄19岁 ~ 15 Apr 2021
  • 最近几年,利用 “5毛”(发帖一条得5毛钱)发动网络舆论战的做法有些过时了。
  • 现在中国当局除了雇佣 2百万 (2 million) 网络评论员之外,还拥有超过 2000千万 (20 million) 的网络文明志愿者。
  • 这些志愿者很多都是大学生,因为团中央和教育部2015年联合发布的这份指导文件要求包括香港在内的全国各地的大学党支部组建评论员团队,以便开展网络文明志愿者工作。
A different kind of army: The militarization of China’s internet trolls ~ 12 Apr 2021
  • The CCP believes it is engaged in a global struggle for China’s “image sovereignty” (形象主权). Party leaders recognize that “the main battlefield for public opinion” is on the internet, and are adamant that “the main battlefield must have a main force”.
  • For China, that force is embodied in an array of “internet commentators” — trolls tasked with artificially amplifying content favorable to the CCP.
  • Their mission is to “Implement the online ideological struggle” (落实网络意识形态斗争).
  • Their tactics are well-known to anyone who has spent time on the internet: “Quickly and accurately forward, like, and comment on relevant information on Weibo, blogs, websites, forums, and post bars, to effectively guide online dynamics”. Still, English-language information about China’s internet trolls remains discordant and contradictory.
Fort  Detrick probe petition concludes with 25m signatures, inspires actions of Filipino think tank to break US 'wall of silence' around lab ~ 7 Aug 2021
  • As the US ramps up its information war against China on the coronavirus origins tracing to serve its intelligence-led 90-day inquiry on the issue, the Chinese public expressed themselves - 25m signed an online petition urging the WHO to probe the US' Fort Detrick biolab, which stores dangerous infectious viruses and had a leak record in 2019 right before the pandemic.
  • The loudest call on a probe into the Fort Detrick represented the wide public opinion. The Chinese petition, which a group of Chinese netizens drafted and entrusted the Global Times to post on social media, received half a million signatures in 24 hours and 1 million in 48 hours. It concluded on Aug 6, Friday 12pm after garnering 25m signatures in 3 weeks.

Living in China: 新冠病毒美国制造? ~ 30 Jul 2021
Was COVID made inside an American Lab? U.S. Fort Detrick Bio Lab

中国虚假信息驱动下的外籍网红 ~ 11 Jul 2021
傳假訊息并利用自己的平台评论西方所谓的 “谎言” 和 “夸大CCP政策与实力” 的外籍红网有:父子团队李·巴雷特和奥利·巴雷特(Lee and Oli Barrett),巴里·琼斯(Barrie Jones),杰森·莱特福特(Jason Lightfoot),Gweilo 60, Nathan Rich, Cyrus Janssen, Daniel Dum-brill, the JaYeo Nation, Living in China...

China fires back at Biden with conspiracy theories about Maryland Lab ~ 9 Jul 2021
Since Washington launched the Wuhan lab leak investigation, Beijing has been pushing bizarre narratives.