9/20/21-9/26/21 Weekly Reports: The Truth Of Economy In China

1.HNA’s Chen Feng and Tan Xiangdong Suspected of Criminal Offenses, Taken Compulsory Measures

HNA Group announced on September 24 that the public security authorities of Hainan Province notified Chen Feng, chairman of the group, and Tan Xiangdong, chief executive officer, that they “have been taken into compulsory measures by the law due to suspected criminal offenses.” Gu Gang, head of the joint working group of HNA Group of Hainan Province and secretary of the party committee, met in the evening of the 24th to emphasize that the bankruptcy restructuring work has entered the final stage of the sprint, “all units should reflect deeply on the painful lessons of HNA’s 28 years of development, to deeply understand that the rebirth of HNA is the opportunity given by the party and the state, to feel the party’s grace, listen to the party’s words, follow the party. “

Due to the inability to pay off its debts, HNA Group declared bankruptcy in January this year. On March 13, the Hainan Provincial High Court ruled to substantially merge and reorganize 321 companies, including HNA, after registering claims exposed the insolvency of nearly four hundred billion yuan. On September 18, Gu Gang announced that after the reorganization, HNA would be split into aviation, airport, finance, commercial and other segments, led by a new shareholder of the beneficial owner and that the old shareholder team and the CNA Foundation’s interests in HNA Group and its member companies would all be zeroed out. In addition, founder Chen Feng’s equity is also being zeroed out.

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The Whistleblowers’ Movement Should be Prepared for Anti-Chinese Crisis during the Path of Taking Down the CCP

Translated by: MOS Art Team-Redd

Yesterday, in Mr. Miles Guo’s live broadcast, due to his comprehensive intelligence on the coronavirus and vaccines catastrophe around the world, an anti-Chinese undercurrent is brewing among governments and even the people.

Mr. Miles mentioned the May 1998 riots of Indonesia incident that makes him grief and indignation, and the vivid tragedy is still in his mind. He once met with the former president’s family members of Indonesia and publicly expressed “as a Chinese, he will revenge for those overseas Chinese people who have murdered in that incident.” which stupefied the audience. In Miles’ words, “there were 370,000 Chinese people have died. Now, Communist China manufactured this global coronavirus disaster that will eventually be counted on every Chinese people overseas.”

Even though Mr. Miles Guo and tens of thousands of the Whistleblowers’ Movement followers have been working for spreading the truth of the coronavirus and the evil of the CCP in the past four years, the consequences that the CCP have made cannot be cleaned up shortly. Every Comrade-in-arms should be brave in facing the current situation. The Whistleblowers Movement and the New Federal State of China followers should keep spreading the truth of the virus and vaccines.

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With the collapse of its economy, CCP will expand its biochemical warfare and continue to release new viruses

Translated by: MOS Finance Team – Xia

With the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s economy collapsing, the Chinese people will uprise, and Communist China will soon be decoupled from the world economy. This series of aftermath indicates that CCP is doomed to be finished on the global stage. By that time, CCP will continue releasing the new virus, moreover, the covid vaccines will not be effective at all.

The new virus is called “Fever Virus” (literal translation). After people are infected, their mouths, noses, eyes, and ears will bleed immediately and will probably die. The new virus is extremely toxic and doesn’t have a long incubation period. The mortality rate will be particularly high as well. Now, CCP is working with a certain country to build 2-3 new biochemical weapons laboratories. After releasing the new virus, CCP will shift the blame to the COVID.

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Lithuanian’s Ministry of Defense Advises Citizens to Avoid Buying, or Even Dispose Their Mobile Phones from Communist China

Translated by: MOS Education Group – Maverick

 

On September 21, a Lithuanian governmental report identified that the smartphones manufactured from Communist China possess the internal censorship function, the Ministry of Defense of Lithuania then advised consumers to avoid purchase those devices from communist China and better dispose the ones they have in hand.

People in mainland China literally have zero privacy under the CCP’s rule. In 2018, big data bureaus were established in the province of Guangdong, Fujian, Shandong, etc. The CCP used the banners of “building intelligent cities” and “bring convenience for the public” to connect the databases between various departments, and eventually established a large database (including citizens’ personal information, etc.) by acquiring data from smartphone apps.

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Chinese Whistleblower: COVID-19 Intentionally Released During October 2019 Military Games In Wuhan

For those who believe, as we have all along, that COVID-19 is actually a Chinese bioweapon, a former Communist Party insider just proved all of us correct.

In an interview with Sky Newsformer CPP official Wei Jingsheng said that his government intentionally released the virus during the World Military Games held in Wuhan in October 2019, which is the date researchers and intelligence officials around the world have identified as when the first cases showed up, though no one knew what was causing the illnesses at the time.

chinese whistleblower covid 19 intentionally released during october 2019 military games in wuhan

“There has been much speculation that the virus escaped from a lab in the city — the Wuhan Institute of Virology — where work on so-called “gain of function” research is believed to have occurred; gain-of-function is a process by which viruses are made more virulent so researchers can study how they spread,” BizPac Review reported on Wednesday.

What’s more, as Natural News has reported, we also know that workers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, the only facility in all of China that conducts the kind of coronavirus research linked to COVID-19, also got sick from the virus the following month, November 2019.

 

Now, according to Wei, we are certain the virus is a bioweapon developed for the Chinese military, since the lab at Wuhan is a Chinese military asset.

“I thought the Chinese government would take this opportunity to spread the virus during the Military Games, as many foreigners would show up there,” Wei told Sky News, noting that, at the time, he had learned that his government launched an “unusual exercise” as the games proceeded.

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Afghanistan: Taliban to rely on Chinese funds, spokesperson says

With the help of China, the Taliban will fight for an economic comeback in Afghanistan, Zabihullah Mujahid tells Italian newspaper.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, centre, said the New Silk Road – a Chinese infrastructure initiative – was held in high regard by the Taliban [File: Wakil Kohsar/AFP]

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has told an Italian newspaper that the group will rely primarily on financing from China following the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan and its takeover of the country.

In his interview published by La Repubblica on Thursday, Mujahid said the Taliban will fight for an economic comeback with the help of China.

The Taliban seized control of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, on August 15 as the country’s Western-backed government melted away, bringing an end to 20 years of war amid fears of an economic collapse and widespread hunger.

Following the chaotic departure of foreign troops from Kabul airport in recent weeks, Western states have severely restricted their aid payments to Afghanistan.

“China is our most important partner and represents a fundamental and extraordinary opportunity for us, because it is ready to invest and rebuild our country,” the Taliban spokesperson was quoted as saying in the interview.

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

He said the New Silk Road – an infrastructure initiative with which China wants to increase its global influence by opening up trade routes – was held in high regard by the Taliban.

There are “rich copper mines in the country, which, thanks to the Chinese, can be put back into operation and modernised. In addition, China is our pass to markets all over the world.”

Mujahid also confirmed that women would be allowed to continue studying at universities in future. He said women would be able to work as nurses, in the police or as assistants in ministries, but ruled out that there would be female ministers.

Andrew Small, senior transatlantic fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States Asia programme, said China’s engagement in Afghanistan would be dependent on political stability.

“China doesn’t do large scale aid; it will provide aid in modest terms, it will provide humanitarian assistance and it’s not going to bail out a new government,” he told Al Jazeera.

“It might do some smaller scale investments but those longer term investments will depend on there being enough stability in the country and enough security in the country for these to turn into something that’s economically viable,” he added.

“So there’s still some limitations to what Cina’s going to be willing to do economically, even if it continues to be happy and the Taliban are keen to be able to send these signals that China’s willing to swing in on scale.”

Afghanistan desperately needs money, and the Taliban is unlikely to get swift access to the roughly $10bn in assets here mostly held abroad by the Afghan central bank.

Earlier this week, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres warned of a looming “humanitarian catastrophe” in Afghanistan and urged countries to provide emergency funding as severe drought and war have forced thousands of families to flee their homes.

Guterres expressed his “grave concern at the deepening humanitarian and economic crisis in the country”, adding that basic services threatened to collapse “completely”.

“Now more than ever, Afghan children, women and men need the support and solidarity of the international community,” he said in a statement on Tuesday as he pleaded for financial support from nations.

“I urge all member states to dig deep for the people of Afghanistan in their darkest hour of need. I urge them to provide timely, flexible and comprehensive funding,” the UN secretary-general said.

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the current $1.3bn UN humanitarian appeal for Afghanistan is only 39 percent funded.

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China bans ‘sissy men’ from TV in new crackdown…

BEIJING — China’s government banned effeminate men on TV and told broadcasters Thursday to promote “revolutionary culture,” broadening a campaign to tighten control over business and society and enforce official morality.

President Xi Jinping has called for a “national rejuvenation,” with tighter Communist Party control of business, education, culture and religion. Companies and the public are under increasing pressure to align with its vision for a more powerful China and healthier society.

The party has reduced children’s access to online games and is trying to discourage what it sees as unhealthy attention to celebrities.

Broadcasters must “resolutely put an end to sissy men and other abnormal esthetics,” the TV regulator said, using an insulting slang term for effeminate men — “niang pao,” or literally, “girlie guns.”

That reflects official concern that Chinese pop stars, influenced by the sleek, girlish look of some South Korean and Japanese singers and actors, are failing to encourage China’s young men to be masculine enough.

Read the rest of the story here:

m.startribune.com/china-bans-men-it-sees-as-not-masculine-enough-from-tv/600093187/

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How deploying hypersonic weapons to counter China creates a collision course to war

Biden officials’ claims that the US doesn’t ‘seek conflict’ is belied by pushes to continually one-up Beijing’s defenses.

One purpose of Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman’s meetings in China on Monday was to place “guardrails” on the deteriorating relationship. She told her counterparts that the United States welcomes “stiff competition” but “we do not seek conflict.” During a tour across Southeast Asia the next day, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin reiterated that point: “We will not flinch when our interests are threatened. Yet we do not seek confrontation.”

But this is all easy talk. No two countries in history have ever had deeper pockets, and both are digging deep to wire up Asia with the most powerful and sophisticated weaponry to ever exist. Only deliberate and decisive political leadership from both sides — not platitudes — can bring this death spiral to a halt.

Last week, Reuters reported that “before the decade is out, Asia will be bristling with conventional missiles that fly farther and faster, hit harder, and are more sophisticated than before.” Instead of maintaining peace, “missile proliferation will fuel suspicions, trigger arms races, increase tensions, and ultimately cause crises and even wars,” David Santoro, president of the Pacific Forum, told Reuters.

The report was based in part on an unreleased Indo-Pacom defense briefing detailing U.S. plans to deploy new long-range weapons systems in “highly survivable, precision-strike networks along the First Island Chain,” a geographic area stretching from the South China Sea up to the Philippines, before looping around to Taiwan and Japan.

Among these systems are Long-range Hypersonic Weapons, conventionally-armed surface-to-surface missiles capable of traveling at over five times the speed of sound, with added maneuverability and precision to help them overcome air and missile defense systems. 

With an effective range of at least 1,725 miles, land-based LRHW deployed along the First Island Chain would be able to strike assets, facilities, and infrastructure located around and deep within the Chinese mainland.

The Army faces a political problem figuring out where to put the $40 million missiles — but even if  no one were to accept them, the Navy and Air Force will soon deploy some of their own as well.

For decades, China has deliberately invested in the capabilities to prevent the U.S. military from waltzing up to its front door and raining down this type of hellfire upon it — referred to by some as an “anti-access/area denial” or A2/AD strategy.

It acquired anti-ship and “carrier-killer” missiles (and many, many submarines) to sink U.S. vessels encircling China’s coast, and an integrated air-defense system to shoot down U.S. planes and missiles on the attack. It deployed a radar and satellite network to give itself eyes and range, and anti-satellite, space-based, electronic and cyber weapons to blind U.S. forces. And it marshaled an extensive tactical ballistic missile force capable of attacking the foundation of U.S. power projection: its air bases and facilities forming a ring around China’s periphery.

Much of this was to counter a U.S. intervention in the event of a crisis over Taiwan, which Beijing sees as critical to “deterring” Taipei from declaring formal independence.

And China’s strategy worked, at least according to the Pentagon. A Defense One report on Monday revealed a classified wargame held last October, simulating a battle over Taiwan between a “blue team” and “red team.”

The blue team “failed miserably,” said General John Hyten, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, in a Monday speech. Meanwhile, “an aggressive red team that had been studying the United States for the last 20 years just rang rings around us.” Hyten claims this led him to to scrap America’s joint warfighting concept, in search of another.

But there is a single, glaring issue here, which goes well beyond Taiwan.

No superpower — and especially not a rising, authoritarian, nationalist one with a long history of being colonized by outside powers — would ever accept living under the constant, looming threat of U.S. intervention in its backyard. Its only protection would be hope, that the same country which invaded Iraq and elected Donald Trump won’t wake up one day and threaten to pull the trigger.

Were the shoe on the other foot, the United States would certainly never live with such a vulnerability, and would likely adopt the exact same strategy as China, or die trying.

Robert O. Work, former deputy secretary of defense in the Obama administration, sees China’s strategy in these broader terms: it “put a serious dent in the ability of the United States to do what it had always done since the end of the Cold War: project military power around the globe without interference from an adversary.”

Work is well-known for promoting the “Third Offset Strategy” during his time at the Defense Department, which “aimed to restore U.S. conventional overmatch over its strategic rivals and adversaries.” That is to say, the thing to be “offset” by this strategy is China’s own decades-long effort to “offset” the United States.

The deployment of hypersonics is one part of this play. One Congressional Research Service report noted: “As potential adversaries, such as Russia and China, have improved and expanded their defensive capabilities in ways that would complicate U.S. efforts to bring forces to bear during a conflict, the United States has sought to counter with prompt, accurate systems that could suppress those defenses by attacking them early in a conflict.”

“Hypersonic weapons, with their speed, precision, and maneuverability, could contribute to this mission,” it continued. 

In March, the Army called for a “bold transformation” of its warfighting role, to include deploying new hypersonics and other long-range platforms. Army Chief of Staff James C. McConville said “such missiles would enable the Army to counter ‘what some of our competitors have done with anti-access/area denial (A2/AD)’ strategies, by holding rival air and missile defenses at risk.”

By suppressing China’s air defense systems, McConville said this could “open a gap if we needed to put aerial maneuver into place.”

The Air Force is undergoing its own transformation as well. Its 2022 budget request slashed funding for standard, limited-range munitions, shifting these resources to long-range strike and hypersonic capabilities. China is often directly cited as the reason: Major General James D. Peccia III, deputy assistant secretary for budget, said the shift was necessary “for a high-end conflict in 2030 and beyond.”

Not to be left behind, the Navy is rolling out some of its own over the next five years for use on submarines and surface vessels.

“The Americans are coming back strongly,” said Ross Babbage, a former Australian defense official and fellow at the hawkish Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. “By 2024 or 2025 there is a serious risk for [China’s People’s Liberation Army] that their military developments will be obsolete.”

And what exactly do we think China will do once its ability to counter U.S. intervention in its own backyard is made “obsolete,” by not only a barrage of high-tech missiles coming at it from all angles, but also whatever other weapons and systems are cooked up in domains such as cyber?

It will, of course, move to offset the offset. And what will the United States do then?

None of this should be taken to mean that China is a completely blameless victim in this high-stakes game: it built up an advantage in long-range missiles while the United States was hampered by the now-dead Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, and its broader military buildup looks awfully threatening to others.

That is one reason that Japan is developing long-range strike capabilities of its own. But the possibility that these could be launched at Chinese bases early in a conflict — rather than just Chinese ships encroaching on Japanese shores — has raised concerns among Japan’s opposition that the move violates the constitution’s requirement for a defense-only force.

As one unnamed Taiwanese diplomat told Reuters, referring to Taiwan’s own missile program, “the line between defensive and offensive nature of the weapons is getting thinner and thinner.”

This death spiral will never stop, and will become all but impossible to control as time passes and force structures and worst-case assumptions harden. President Biden at least seems aware of this security dilemma. Speaking to the intelligence community on Tuesday, referencing China’s military advancements and hypersonic missiles, he said: “We better figure out how we’re going to keep pace without exacerbating and moving us in a position where we increase the hostilities unnecessarily.”

There are no military solutions to this problem, only political solutions based on diplomacy, crisis management, and some form of arms control. Absent that, the United States and China will continue to press better and better guns deeper and deeper into each other’s temples with no end in sight. The only thing holding this house of cards together will be a hope and a prayer, and any accident, crisis, or misperception could easily bring it all tumbling down.

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