Katyusha News Reference – Wednesday, February 10, 2021

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I. The New Federal State of China News

1. President Joe Biden said Wednesday when asked by reporters if he was “interested in punishing the Chinese Communist Party for not truthfully disclosing the Chinese Communist virus last year,” “I’m interested in knowing all the facts.” But he did not explicitly reveal which facts

2. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Wednesday (Feb 10), and the two expressed concern about “increased Chinese assertiveness” around the Senkaku islands. 

3. At a press conference on Wednesday, Communist China again claimed that all survivors of the Xinjiang Uygur concentration camp system were hired actors, especially the forced sterilization falsely claimed that a woman had been devastated because she had never been fertile.

4. Australian scientist Dominic Dwyer, who was involved in investigating the origin of the CCP virus, said that the virus pandemic began in the CCP and started in Wuhan. Through public relations, the Chinese Communist Party has convinced WHO scientists that the virus originated outside Communist China

Professor Dominic Dwyer is one of 14 scientists who have traveled to China in the past month to participate in the World Health Organization’s investigation into the virus, which has killed 2.3 million people worldwide.

5. The media reports on Wednesday that Pakistan is requesting  China to cancel the debt for the construction of about 12 power plants under the Belt and Road Initiative. Pakistan has $33 billion in financing in the Belt and Road Initiative, and the United States accuses the Chinese Communist Party authorities of “debt-trap diplomacy” or “debt imperialism”.

6. The BBC is exposed to have produced a series of flagship programs with Tencent. Given Tencent’s relationship with the Chinese Communist Party authorities, the move is criticized by Member of Parliament as “very unwise” and “grotesque”

7. U.S. media reported on Wednesday that TikTok’s plan to sell its assets in the United States has been put “indefinite hold”. According to the report, the new U.S. President Biden is conducting a broad assessment of his predecessor’s efforts to address potential security risks of the Chinese technology companies.

8. On February 9, the “Intelligent Mine Innovation Laboratory” jointly established by the Shanxi Provincial People’s Government, Huawei Technology, Jinneng Holding Group., Shanxi Cloud Era Technology Co., and others was officially unveiled in Taiyuan. Huawei’s survival is in jeopardy after being sanctioned, and is squeezing the already tough survival environment of other domestic industries in the Communist Party.

9. Extensive demonstrations have erupted for days in front of the Chinese embassies in Turkey and Kazakhstan, accusing the Communist Party of China authorities of atrocities against ethnic minorities. At the same time, they oppose Turkey’s implementation of an extradition treaty with Communist China in exchange for a vaccine.

10. A Hong Kong Internet radio host, Wan Yiu-sing (Jess), is denied bail on Wednesday (Feb 10) under Beijing’s new national security law and will be detained until May 10. After hearing the news, Jess’s wife cried bitterly in court. The Communist Party of China is accustomed to using the traditional Chinese festivals to inflict mental persecution of dissidents and families.

11. The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China reported on February 10 that Gong Dao’an, former deputy mayor of Shanghai and former director of the Public Security Bureau, was expelled from the party and public office, and the issues involved in the judicial investigation of bribery and power for personal gain. Gong Dao’an, an old subordinate of Meng Jianzhu, the former head of the Communist Party’s security apparatus, who was ousted in August last year 

II. World News

1. U.S. President Biden said Wednesday that he has approved an executive order to pave the way for new U.S. sanctions against the Burmese generals after the military detained elected leaders and seized power on February 1. Biden said the executive order would allow his administration to “immediately sanction the military leaders who directed the coup, their business interests, and close family members.”

2. Sens. Rick Scott and Josh Hawley introduce the WHO Accountability Act on Tuesday, seeking to withhold U.S. taxpayer dollars from the WHO until the organization replaces its leadership and accepts Taiwan as a member state.

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