Hundreds of Jihadis Protest After Taliban Arrests One of Their Own

Protests broke out in Maimana, capital of Afghanistan’s Faryab province, on Thursday after the Taliban arrested one of their own commanders, Uzbekistan-born Makhdoom Alam. A veteran battlefield commander and “shadow governor” of Faryab under the Taliban’s “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan,” Alam was the highest-ranking Uzbek in the Taliban hierarchy.

The Genocide Games: Team GB Told to Ditch Phones For Beijing Olympics Due to Spying Fears

The British Olympic Association has advised Team GB not to bring their mobile phones to Beijing, due to spying fears.

Philippine Capital Manila Bans Unvaccinated from Public Transport

The Philippine federal government this week ordered local governments across Metro Manila to begin enforcing a public transportation ban on all people not vaccinated against the Chinese coronavirus, meaning anyone who cannot provide proof of coronavirus vaccination may not board buses, trains, boats, or planes in the Philippine national capital region, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported Thursday.

China: Locked-Down Xi'an Shuts Down Hospitals for Letting Non-Coronavirus Patients Die

The Chinese state propaganda outlet Global Times reported on Thursday that authorities in the locked-down metropolis of Xi’an had shut down two hospitals for three months, despite the Chinese coronavirus situation there being so severe that authorities largely ban people from leaving their homes.

Congress Asks Olympics Committee to Explain Deals with Chinese Slave Companies

American lawmakers sent a letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday demanding an explanation for the IOC’s business deals with two Chinese apparel companies that source their cotton out of Xinjiang, a far-west occupied region where evidence suggests widespread use of slave labor.

China Insists 'No Lockdown' for Genocide Olympics as More Regions Go Under

Organizing officials for the 2022 Winter Olympics said Tuesday the Games’ host city, Beijing, has no plans to lock down any sections of the capital to prevent the spread of the Chinese coronavirus during the event — scheduled to take place from February 4 through February 20 — despite increasing lockdowns in surrounding areas.

India: 11-Times Vaxed Man Threatens to Kill Himself if Prosecuted

An 84-year-old Indian man who allegedly received 11 doses of Chinese coronavirus vaccines over the past year by using multiple identification cards assigned to him has threatened to commit suicide if prosecuted for misleading the Indian Health Service, the Times of India reported on Wednesday.

Republicans Introduce Bill to Sanction China for 'Obstruction of COVID Origins Investigation'

GOP lawmakers introduced a bill on Tuesday which would sanction Beijing for its “continued obstruction of a COVID origins investigation.”

Saudi Aramco Sets Up Shop in China to Push ‘Non-Metallic Construction Materials’

Saudi Aramco, the extremely wealthy national oil company of Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday announced the establishment of a “Non-Metallic Excellence and Innovation Center” (NEXCEL) in Beijing to promote the use of alternatives to metal in construction projects.

China’s Belt and Road Reaches Central America

China’s state-run Global Times on Wednesday celebrated the inauguration of leftist dictator Daniel Ortega – beginning his fourth term as president of Nicaragua after a rigged election denounced by worldwide democracy activists and the Organization of American States – as a big victory for China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Coronavirus Panic: China Locks Down Another 5.5 Million People

Local Communist Party authorities in Anyang, China, ordered all of the city’s 5.5 million residents to observe strict stay-at-home orders in a notice issued Monday evening after health officials detected an increase in Anyang’s Chinese coronavirus caseload, Xinhua reported on Tuesday.

U.S. Olympic Figure Skater Timothy LeDuc Condemns 'Horrifying Human Rights Abuses' by China

American figure skater Timothy LeDuc condemned China’s “horrifying human rights abuses” in remarks shortly after qualifying to participate in the 2022 Beijing Olympics this weekend, admitting to feeling “powerless” about the situation amid calls to boycott the prestigious event.

Philippines Election Commission Investigates Claim 'Server Hacked'

The Philippines’ Commission on Elections (COMELEC) said Monday it was investigating an allegation its server was “hacked” after the Manila Bulletin published an article making the claim earlier that same day, Yahoo News Philippines reported.

Singapore Axes Free 'Universal' Coronavirus Healthcare for Unvaccinated by Choice

Singapore’s government — which currently provides free medical care to coronavirus patients — announced Monday it will no longer cover the costs of coronavirus-related medical bills for people who choose not to receive a Chinese coronavirus vaccine starting next month, Australia’s Seven News reported Wednesday.