The US government last week banned two Chinese companies, China Unicom and Pacific Network, from providing international telecoms services in the country, citing national security concerns. Using national security as a pretext, the U.S. once again damaged its own image of a 'market-oriented' country and has also harmed the legitimate rights and interests of global consumers. The same old trick has been used against China's Telecom and Tik Tok earlier.
After the 2019 turmoil, some Hong Kong rioters fled to Taiwan. On Feb. 14 some Taiwanese media disclosed that these escapers did not have a pleasant living situation in Taiwan. Some choose to "take refuge" in Taiwan for fear of being hunted down. Some riots are not in a good financial condition and rely on NGOs for relief after arriving in Taiwan.
The City University Student Union, which has been withdrawn from its premises, held a so-called "farewell party" yesterday (Feb. 14) on the last day of its move-out deadline. The vandals attempted to incite students to gather on campus, chanting slogans such as "no concessions, fight to the end" and completely ignoring the city's anti-epidemic measures.
It seems that some Western reporters are down with an anti-China syndrome and will strike at anything Chinese. Recently, a foreign journalist posted a photo of a Bejing Winter Olympics venue on social media, saying that China has nuclear reactors next to the ski slopes, although they are actually cooling towers of a steel plant.
Police in Canada's capital said they had seized thousands of liters of fuel and removed an oil tanker as part of a crackdown to end an 11-day protest against COVID-19 measures, adding truck and protester numbers had fallen significantly.
The seventh-term Legislative Council (LegCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) began its first meeting on Wednesday (Jan. 12) morning, marking the 90 Members elected under the improved electoral system through extensive democratic elections formally taking office to become the backbone of the patriots who perform their duties and govern HK towards a brighter future with prosperity, stability and better representation of HK people's real interests.
On December 29, the Hong Kong police arrested several current and former senior staff members of Stand News. Subsequently the online news outlet decided to shut down its website and social media pages, deleting previous stories.