Some Australian allies expressed concern over the tweet, including New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, with the support coming as Australia looks to strengthen its alliances in the Indo/Pacific region as a guard against Beijing’s increasingly strident diplomacy. … [Read more...] about Twitter Backs Beijing: Refuses to Remove Chinese Official’s Fake Australian Troops Tweet
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The Biden team explained it was a gift from the Russians according to Fox News reporter Sam Dorman, and noted such exchanges were common on foreign trips. They cited an instance where former Secretary of State John Kerry gave Lavrov two Idaho potatoes. … [Read more...] about Team Biden Defends Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s Pink Hammer and Sickle Hat
Guu Ma is actually a caricature, albeit one less known to western audiences but one that Chinese audiences can instantly relate to. "I kept thinking about what would be the best kind of partnering for a younger person in a buddy game, who would be annoying but friendly," explains Ooi. "And I came back to all these tropes from the Chinese dramas that I grew up watching where there's always an annoying spinster aunt who just gets into everyone's business. But at the same time, I developed the character to have a more rounded history so that she wasn't just a caricature." … [Read more...] about What makes a Chinese game?
India’s Northern Command has commissioned lightweight riot gear and spiked clubs for its border forces following a deadly attack on Monday by China’s army, which saw the Chinese use batons wrapped in barbed wire to kill at least 20 Indian soldiers in the western Himalayas, India Today reported on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Report: Indian Army Stocking up on Spiked Clubs After Chinese Massacre
“We have halted mission after working for four continuous days. We will cooperate and we are willing to assist the community but only after police completes investigations and identify the proper location [sic],” the company’s general manager, Yancey Feng, told reporters on Monday, according to New Zimbabwe. “It’s expensive to continue running the equipment without identifying the proper location,” he added. … [Read more...] about Zimbabwe: Chinese Firm Says Finding ‘Buried Alive’ Miners Too Expensive