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China goes on charm offensive at Asian Games

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Nor was anything said about a diplomatic spat China ignited with India the day before Saturday’s opening ceremony as it refused to back down on its stance on visas for Indian athletes coming from a region that leaders maintain belongs to China, resulting in three women wushu athletes being unable to compete.

Wow, so they refused to issue visas to athletes just for that

People who complain about the Olympics not allowing athletes from the Russian agency that's cheating for doping..............

The Philippines removed the barrier on Monday. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin told reporters Tuesday that China's “resolve to safeguard its sovereignty and maritime rights” was unwavering, and he warned “the Philippines not to make provocations or seek trouble.”

Look who's talking. Who put the barrier there? Not the Philippines

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China goes on charm offensive at Asian Games

No-one will be fooled by this. China is dangerous, and will never "charm" anyone under the CCP.

resulting in three women wushu athletes being unable to compete.

They should be glad: it's much safer not going to China. People from all countries should keep well away from Xi's totalitarian dystopia. As the US State Department says:

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/China.html

Reconsider travel to Mainland China due to the arbitrary enforcement of local laws, including in relation to exit bans, and the risk of wrongful detentions. Exercise increased caution when traveling to the Hong Kong SAR due to the arbitrary enforcement of local laws. Reconsider travel to the Macau SAR due to a limited ability to provide emergency consular services. Exercise increased caution when traveling to the Macau SAR due to the arbitrary enforcement of local laws. See specific risks and conditions in each jurisdiction.

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Quote: “The Asian Games embodies the Asian people’s shared desire for peace, unity and inclusiveness,” Xi told them, according to his prepared remarks.

The Chinese dictionary defines the new buzzword ‘inclusiveness’ as “all surrounding lands and waters are included and belong to China”.

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China has four faces 1. Lie 2.Cheat 3. Steal 4. Bully no matter how are they try to hide their smile its still a frown turned upside down!!

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