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On September 20, 2016, Caixin, China’s leading provider of business and financial news and information, published a special report titled, “Chen Guangbiao: ‘No. One Philanthropist’ or ‘No. One Crook?'”
Caixin, which is considered to have reliable sources from within the CCP Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, revealed in the report that Chen has to make himself available to authorities at any moment to cooperate with the investigation of Ling Jihua, former director of the CCP Central Commission General Office. In reporting on Chen’s business and political circles, Caixin disclosed his connection with Li Dongsheng, who was removed from his position as deputy minister of Public Security and as director of the office of the Central Leading Group on Dealing with Heretical Religions, due to corruption.
On September 27, 2016, Radio Free Asia published a special commentator’s article which exposed Communist China’s role in North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons. China started to support North Korea with nuclear materials after the “June 4th Tiananmen Square Massacre” in 1989 when Jiang Zemin became the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party.
On September 26, 2016, Hong Kong Economic Journal and Radio Taiwan International published a news report based on South Korean Central Daily (JoongAng Daily) saying that China is investigating both North Korea Kwangson Banking Corp (KKBC) and Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development Co. (DHID) for supporting North Korea’s nuclear program.
Well-known Chinese news site Sina recently published an in-depth analysis on the strategy against the newly announced Japanese plan to join the U.S. South China Sea naval patrol. The Chinese central command had long expressed the position that China wouldn’t just not take any action on the U.S led “joint patrol.” The article suggested four immediate actions that China can take. First, China can quickly militarize the islands in the region. Second, if the “joint patrol” becomes intensified, China can announce the establishment of the South China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone. The third approach is to focus on Japanese vessels by flying aircraft over them at low altitude. The last mechanism is to mount higher pressure on Japan by increasing the frequency of law enforcement patrols near the Diaoyu Islands. The article called the strategy the new “protracted war,” which was the strategy China applied to win against Japan in the Second World War.
Source: Sina, September 19, 2016
People’s Daily recently published a commentary suggesting that the U.S. is suffering the “dead loop” of having shooting tragedies followed by violent protests every month and it seems there is no way out. The article started with a discussion of “yet another shooting” which occurred recently in Charlotte, North Carolina. An unarmed black man was just one of the tens of thousands of innocent lives lost under police guns. Just in 2015, 986 innocent people died due to “over law enforcement.” That covered all 50 U.S. states except Rhode Island. Of those who died, 40 percent were African American. The U.S. always labels itself as the leader of democracy and human rights. However, even the democratically elected black President Obama regretted that there have been too many tragedies caused by a “disease” in the justice system – racial discrimination. The violent and over-done law enforcement process in the U.S. has made the nation’s human rights record “rustic,” and brought the total number of current prisoners to 2.2 million, which makes the U.S. number one in the world. Minorities can do nothing but protest. The author concluded that racial discrimination and injustice in the justice system bought the U.S. a one-way ticket to go deeper and deeper into the “shooting-protest dead loop.”
Source: People’s Daily, September 22, 2016