Katyusha News Reference Tuesday January 26, 2021

Himalaya Moscow Katyusha (RU) Ladin

I.The New Federal State of China News
1.Today is the fourth anniversary of Mr. Miles Guo’s first whistle blows. In the past four years, Mr. Miles Guo used the truth to let the world see clearly the evil plan of the Communist Party of China to subvert the civilized world. The Whistleblower Movement he led to make the world aware of the CCP’s evil plans to subvert the civilized world.

2.President Joe Biden pledged to ensure that Chinese Communist Party companies do not abuse and misappropriate US data and that US technology does not support the “evil actions” of the Communist Party, the State Department said on Monday. White House press secretary Jen Psaki also said the United States has noted the “fierce competition” with Communist countries and is reconsidering policies in that direction. On the same day, Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a veiled warning against the new Biden administration, calling to avoid confrontation between the U.S. and China in a video conference at the World Economic Forum, apparently, ignore by the Biden administration

3.Former Chinese Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan called on the United States on Jan. 26 to launch a new round of economic and trade negotiations and to eliminate the high tariffs imposed on each other since the trade war as soon as possible. Since the inauguration of President Biden, the Chinese Communist Party has been exerting pressure on the U.S. in Taiwan Strait relations, North Korea, and political dialogue, eagerly hoping that the new U.S. administration will adjust its policy direction and slow down the process of eliminating the Communist Party

4.The United States on Monday blocked the WTO from approving a request by Hong Kong to set up a panel to hear a dispute over “Made in Hong Kong” labeling. The Trump administration issued a notice last August requiring Hong Kong-made goods exported to the United States to be labeled “Made in China” in an effort to combat the Communist Party’s use of Hong Kong ports to circumvent trade penalties.

5.On January 26, the “Ta Kung Pao”, the mouthpiece of the Liaison Office of Communist Party in Hong Kong, published a commentary echoing the views of former Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, claiming that Hong Kong’s Chief Executive could be elected through the Chinese Communist Party’s election mechanism, and clamoring that “Hong Kong should practice Hong Kong’s path and bid farewell to Western values.”

6.On January 25, the Hong Kong police arrested three more students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Most of the arrested persons are student leaders, including Owen Au Cheuk-Hei, the interim president of the CUHK Student Union.

7.India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued an updated notice that it will permanently ban 59 Chinese mobile applications, including TikTok, Baidu, Wechat, and UC browsers, in June this year. India has long questioned the waydata are collected and processed, as well as issues surrounding data security and Privacy

8.On January 25, HSBC was questioned by members of Parliament of the British Foreign Affairs Committee for “assisting and abetting the world’s largest suppression of democracy” in its treatment of Hong Kong customers. This questioning occurred after HSBC’s senior management in Asia signed support for the Chinese Communist Party’s implementation of the national security law in Hong Kong.

9.The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on January 26 that foreign investment in automobiles will be fully opened up in 2022 when the restriction on foreign shareholding in passenger cars and the limit of no more than two joint ventures will be lifted. The Chinese Communist Party is trying to tie up more foreign investment in this way and slow down the decoupling process.

10.It is believed that the Communist Party of China is seeking to buy American soybeans to be shipped in February to fill the weather-affected gap in Brazilian soybeans due to the urgent need for large quantities of soybeans to meet the increasing demand for feed for live pigs in the country.

11.The CCP’s trade war with Australia has the opposite effect. The latest data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on January 25 showed that the total exports to China in December last year increased by 12%, which was even the fourth highest in the history of Australia’s foreign trade surplus.

12.The official Chinese Communist Party media made fiercely slanderous remarks, not only against critics but also foreign vaccines, after the world questioned the effectiveness of the Chinese Communist Party vaccine, U.S. media reported on Tuesday.

13.The Indonesian government said that its coast guard seized two Chinese and Iranian supertankers last weekend and was sent to the Batam Island pier for further investigation on suspicion of illegal transshipment of oil in the country’s waters.

14.The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) recently initiated a 337 investigation into certain electrical connectors, cages, their components, and downstream products. Of which Luxshare Precision and TCL are the targets of the probe. The 337 investigation is an inquiry conducted by the U.S. International Trade Commission on the infringement of intellectual property rights and other unfair competition in import trade in accordance with the provisions of Section 337 of the U.S. Tariff Act of 1930, and a ruling on whether to infringe and take remedies, Is a quasi-judicial process

15.According to the survey report released by the Central European Institute of Asian Studies (CEIAS) on Europe’s impression of the CCP during the coronavirus epidemic, as many as 10 of the 13 countries have a negative view about them, while most of the countries with a positive view know that the Communist Party of China deliberately creates the virus worldwide. Internal transmission. 62% of Poles blamed the CCP for the pandemic, and 51% of respondents in the Czech Republic regarded the CCP as a threat.

II. World News

1.On Tuesday, U.S. President Biden talked to Russian President Putin for the first time after taking office. Biden expressed concern about Russia’s arrest of dissident Navalny, Moscow’s cyber espionage-operation, and a reward for killing the U.S. military in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, according to the U.S. description of the call, Biden told Putin that Russia and the United States should complete the five-year renewal before the expiration of the nuclear arms control treaty in early February.

2.The meeting of the Executive Committee of the World Health Organization closed on January 26. The focus of the meeting was on the termination of the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organization and the emphasis on the reform of the World Health Organization. As the first term of WHO Secretary-General Tedros’s will expire next year, the United States and other countries will compete for the candidate of the Secretary-General will be a major international public health political event in the coming year.

3.Republicans on the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee are working on a plan for Republicans to work with Democrats to limit the legal liability protection of technology platforms for user-published content. Rep. Casey McMorris Rogers has created a “Big Tech Liability Platform” that would remove liability protections included in Article 230, or set a timeline to end protections as “a legislative starting point.”

4.The Senate Commerce Committee held a confirmation hearing Tuesday on the nomination of Gina Raimondo, the nomineefor Commerce Secretary nominated by President Biden. Although she refused to promise to blacklist telecom giant Huawei technology in the U.S. economy, she vowed to protect the U.S. telecommunications network from the Chinese Communist Party of China companies.

5.On January 26, it was reported that former Secretary of State Pompeo joined the Hudson Institute, a conservative think tank in Washington, D.C., which may qualify him for the 2024 presidential election.Pompeo, who appeared in the Primetime interview with Fox News on Tuesday, said the CCP is looking for the Biden administration’s “soft spot” in hopes of implementing all its plans that the Trump administration has tried to block.

6.Linda Thomas Greenfield, the nominee of President Biden to the United Nations, on Wednesday stressed the importance of the United States reaffirming engagement with the 193-member world body, which will effectively respond to the Communist Party’s efforts to ” drive an authoritarian agenda” at the United Nations.

7.On Tuesday local time, a major leak occurred during a database in Brazil. The leaked data contained details of 104 million vehicles and about 40 million companies, and the number of people affected was huge. This information will be circulated through illegal channels and may involve in more harmful applications. The Communist Party has used leaked information about American citizens to interfere in the U.S. election.8. There was a widespread outage in the northeastern United States on Tuesday afternoon, affecting the capital, Washington to Boston, suspected to be caused by the truncated optical fiber cable, but the relevant telecommunications companies did not give an accurate answer to the reasons for the disconn

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