A couple of weeks before the start of the 2019-20 NBA regular season, the league finds itself involved in a controversy with China stemming from a ”now-deleted” tweet from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey.
Taiwan lost another ally in one week as Kiribati cut ties after Solomon Islands. This leaves Taiwan with four allies in the Pacific region, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Palau and Tuvalu.
Last month, there was a rally against pro-China Taiwanese media held in Taipei. People called on the government to take action against pro-Beijing media in Taiwan.
The rally intends to influence the country’s legislature to introduce and pass relevant bills. The co-host of the rally, the New Power Party legislator, Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌), also called on the National Communications Commission (NCC) to take effective action.
Read more about ”The Cans and the Cannots of the NCC”: In the Era of ‘Red Infiltration by CommonWealth Mag
and Red Media and CCP’s Influence Operations: How Taiwanese Media Became Beijing’s Proxy by Milo Hsieh
China followed up its suppression of religious freedom with a crackdown on Christmas.
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In the words of Bob Dylan, the story of tit-for-tat retaliation ‘Couldn’t help, but make me feel ashamed to live in a land where justice is a game.’
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What happened after Saturday’s KMT victories? In Beijing, they say, Xi’s heart grew three sizes that day.