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China Alters Death Count After Skepticism Surrounds Coronavirus Numbers

The authorities in Wuhan added 1,290 deaths, bringing the number of total coronavirus deaths in China to 4,632. China now has three coronavirus deaths per 1 million people, compared to 105, 413, 367, and 275 in the U.S., Spain, Italy, and France. Earlier reports from Caixin and several Wuhan nurses are coming back to light.…

U.S. Can’t Judge China After Ruthlessly Firing Navy Captain Crozier

The U.S. Navy relieved Captain Brett Crozier of his commander duties today. After his ship was stricken with a coronavirus outbreak, he wrote a letter to the Navy. That letter leaked to the press. The U.S. is starting to resemble authoritarian governments like China. Donald Trump and others in the U.S. Government have been mighty…

China Tries to Dodge Blame by Doubling Down on Coronavirus Conspiracies

The Chinese Communist Party is trying to dodge blame for its mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic. China is spreading misinformation suggesting the disease originated in the United States. The plans are backfiring spectacularly as U.S. officials double-down on their criticisms of China’s regime. Since the beginning of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, which has grown to…

China Underreported Coronavirus Infections 520% in a Day, Leaked Data

Unconfirmed reports from the Epoch Times suggest the Chinese Communist Party is dramatically undercounting Covid-19 infection data. The New York-based outlet claims to have obtained leaked internal documents from Shandong province’s local government. On Feb. 18, Chinese authorities may have undercounted Covid-19 infections by a staggering 520%. Coronavirus cases surmount 81,000 globally. | Source(s): Johns…

China Has the Secret to Fulfilling Elon Musk’s Affordable EV Pledge

Tesla could reduce costs significantly by using cobalt-free batteries. Cobalt batteries are one of the most expensive components in electric vehicles. Elon Musk envisioned the Model 3 as a mass market car but it currently competes with luxury vehicles. One of the biggest factors preventing the mass adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) has been their…

Why Is China Increasing Censorship If The Coronavirus Is Under Control?

China is ramping up its efforts to censor international coverage of the coronavirus. President Xi has stated a need to “strengthen the guidance of public opinion.” The reasoning behind this is clear: Beijing needs to stifle a possible powder keg of unrest in Hubei province. In a predictable move, the Chinese government has ramped up…

China Exploits Coronavirus to Promote Dubious Traditional Remedies

Over 50% of the coronavirus patients in Hubei are being treated with traditional remedies. Traditional Chinese Medicine has dubious efficacy and could have caused the coronavirus outbreak through the trade of pangolins. Bejing is exploiting the crisis to promote nationalist Communist Party goals. They want to boost the market for TCM and fulfill Chairman Mao’s…

Dow Futures Rise as US & China Trade Verbal Attacks

Dow futures point to moderate gains for the US stock market on Monday. The US and China traded attacks over the weekend, despite allegedly being “very close” to a trade deal. The upcoming Thanksgiving holiday means US economic data releases will be packed into a dizzying two-day window on Tuesday and Wednesday. Dow Jones Industrial…

China May Use Crypto to Incentivize its Army: Pump Incoming?

China may use blockchain to organize and incentivize its military  Could China’s embrace of blockchain cause another pump? The people’s republic softens its stance on crypto. China’s latest blockchain initiative could see its army rewarded in cryptocurrency tokens. Just as the blockchain hype in China appeared to be simmering down some, The People’s Liberation Army…

China’s $3.6 Billion WTO Case Win Against the U.S. Is Nothing More Than a Sideshow

The World Trade Organization’s recent ruling in favor of China against the United States will barely make a ripple in the trade-war debate. | Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo The World Trade Organization (WTO) allowed China to collect $3.6 billion in tariffs against the United States. The trade war has become so big that the retaliatory…