Despite the genocide ruling by the US, no countries have publicly moved to downsize relations with the Chinese government. And signs point to stronger ties, not weaker. In late December, for example, the European Union struck a wide-reaching investment agreement with Beijing despite the concerns of human rights organizations. … [Read more...] about The US has accused China of carrying out genocide. Will it now boycott the 2022 Beijing Olympics?
''Suddenly a wave of rage overwhelmed me," he wrote in 1994 about the trip. "I thought I was going to pass out. I began to scream every dirty curse word, every obscenity I knew ... being there, visualizing and reliving those moments, caused the eruption which had been gnawing at me for so long and which I thought I had expunged years ago.'' … [Read more...] about Hitler’s Olympics: Jewish runners ‘betrayed’ by U.S. Athletics
US Vice President Mike Pence, front right, attends the ceremony with his wife, Karen. Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is seated in the back row and on the left. She was a guest of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, not pictured. At left is Moon's wife, Kim Jung-sook. … [Read more...] about Winter Olympics opening ceremony sees historic handshake
On Tuesday, state officials declared they want to make a bid for this year's Tokyo Olympics should Japanese officials decide not to hold the Games that have already been postponed once because of the virus. Later in the day, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report of Florida two high school wrestling tournaments from December that turned into a COVID super-spreader. … [Read more...] about Florida Super-Spreader Wrestling Tournaments Caused At Least 79 COVID Infections, 1 Death, CDC Says
In 2021, Yunnan will focus on the whole industrial chain of "culture, tourism, medicine, health, sports, science and intelligence" to create a new tourism brand represented by the western Yunnan tourism loop, said Wang Yubo, the acting governor of Yunnan, in the government work report delivered on Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Big plans for tourism in Yunnan province