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Countries with Close Ties to China Hit Hard by Coronavirus Pandemic

When a surge of new SARS-like pneumonia cases first appeared in Wuhan in late 2019, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) silenced them for months—until the situation evolved into an epidemic that could no longer be hidden.  Days after a health expert confirmed the human-to-human transmission of the novel coronavirus, the authorities locked down Wuhan, the…

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China: Once Loyal Party Members Are Quitting the Communist Party

Because of the coronavirus epidemic, many Chinese cities are quarantined, roads are blocked, and people’s movements are restricted.  I’ve noticed, however, that more people are quitting the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). This is significant in that, before the outbreak, more people quit just one of the Party’s youth organisations. (Most Chinese belong to one of…

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CCP Publishes New Book to Praise Itself for Its Handling of the Coronavirus Epidemic

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been taking every opportunity to praise itself for its “supreme leadership” in China, whether it is celebrating its great “victory” in fighting natural disasters, or showcasing its tremendous “success” in handling catastrophes of its own making. Now, with the deadly coronavirus epidemic still running rampant around the world, the…

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Shen Yun “Creates a New Opportunity for the Rebirth of Humanity”

New York-based Shen Yun’s touring companies performed in eight cities in South Korea, Germany, and the United States between February 11-16, 2020. “Couldn’t Move My Eyes Away from the Stage” “The diversity of colors was amazing–I couldn’t move my eyes away from the stage,” Ms. Koch said. “Graceful and talented artists… Given my background, I…

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Italy: Introducing Ancient Meditation Practice in Salerno

Italian Falun Dafa practitioners went to Salerno, a port city east of Naples. They introduced to students the meditation exercises of whose practitioners follow the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. Accademia Leonardo is one of the best language high schools in Salerno, Southern Italy. Its renowned academic performance attracts many talented students from nearby regions. In recent…

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“A Healthy Society Shouldn’t Have One Voice Only”

Li Wenliang, a 34-year-old eye doctor in Wuhan who first publicised the novel coronavirus on China’s social media, died of the virus on the morning of February 7. Dr. Li’s death triggered strong anger and emotions from the public, as many netizens criticised the authorities for silencing him and accusing him of spreading rumors when…

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