In South Korea, will growing anti-China views come between Seoul and Beijing?
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The European Parliament registered 585 votes in favor, 46 against and 41 abstentions, approving a request for a political and diplomatic boycott of the so-called ‘Genocide Olympics’ in Beijing, in rejection of the human rights violations perpetrated by the Chinese Communist regime in Hong Kong. Read more on chinareviewed.co.uk
Latvia slams Germany’s ‘immoral’ relationship with Russia and China
Germany’s “immoral and hypocritical” relationship with Russia and China has driven a wedge between western and eastern Europe, Latvia’s defence minister has said in comments that highlight cracks in the west’s unity. Read more on ft.com
China home builders, suppliers issue spate of profit warnings as Evergrande woes bite
A growing number of Chinese construction and decoration companies are writing off assets or issuing profit warnings as debt woes at China Evergrande Group and other property developers debilitate their suppliers. Read more on reuters.com
Beijing’s 2022 Winter Olympic propaganda mirrors Hitler’s 1936 efforts
Dubbed the ‘Genocide Games’ by its critics, the 2022 Winter Olympics will go ahead despite what observers call the nation’s ‘systematic repression of ethnic minorities’. Read more on dailymail.co.uk
China’s 2022 Olympics App Can Spy on People: Researcher
A U.S. researcher is flagging a security flaw in a smartphone app that is mandatory for all those attending the 2022 Winter Olympics, describing what he found as “nefarious and concerning.” Read more on theepochtimes.com
Taiwan to boycott Beijing Winter Olympics
According to Reuters, Taiwan will not send government officials to participate in the Beijing Winter Olympics and calls on the Chinese regime not to use politics to “interfere” with the Olympic Games or “belittle” the island. Read more on thebl.com