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Posted in: Latest Hong Kong rally targets China station and tourists See in context

Shocking photos show police in riot gear tackling protesters to the ground amid mass demonstrations in the city. Some protestors were smashed on the head with police batons.

You should see the violence done to Yellow Vest protesters in France. The HK police acted mildly by comparison.

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Posted in: Turkey to take delivery of Russian missile systems in July See in context

And, no F-35s for you.

Probably a good thing, from Turkey's perspective. LOL!

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Posted in: Big battle brings record viewing for HBO's 'Game of Thrones' See in context

I'm a bit late (have not watched a single episode), but will start soon.

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Posted in: Biden says 'I am a union man,' at first 2020 campaign event See in context

Andrew Yang 2020!

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Posted in: Singapore's 'fake news' laws upset tech giants See in context

Singapore does not have free speech. Why don't these tech companies slag off China, which is far worse?

Or Russia? But anyway, China doesn't pretend or say they're a democracy, tho?

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Posted in: Sanders tries to convince wary Democrats he's one of them See in context

Andrew Yang 2020.

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Posted in: China lands probe on far side of moon: state TV See in context

"That's one small step for stolen technology, one giant leap for a communist moon"..

Where did the US get most of its early space techs from?

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Posted in: China lands probe on far side of moon: state TV See in context

So China's only how many decades late to the party?

At least they're at the party, right? About 99% of other countries are beyond late.

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Posted in: 1 Marine killed, 5 others missing after 2 aircraft collide during mid-air refueling exercise See in context

It would be interesting to read about accidents had by Chinese and Russian navies for comparison. But given both nations are run by totalitarian regimes that control their media it's probably impossible to get accurate - and honest - information.

Also, would be interesting to read about accidents had by Angolan, Zimbabwean, Gabonese armed forces for further comparison.

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Posted in: Ukraine imposes martial law citing threat of Russian invasion See in context

Russia is always the bad guy but the U.S. is always the good guy, LOL. 

Thought it was: China is always the bad guy...?

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Posted in: U.S. may push Japan, EU not to strike trade deals with China: Ross See in context

So you're looking forward to a time when the world's supreme economic leader is a -- Communist dictatorship? Well, I'm not. I guess I'm strange that way.

Probably would be less hostilities than now. I think the US has been involved in more wars, regime changes, invasions, etc in the past 100 yrs or so than any other country.

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Posted in: Bridge collapse kills at least 26 in Genoa See in context

The money can go back and rebuild Africa 

Can any amount of money bring that continent in line with the other continents? About 60-70 years ago, South Korea & Singapore were poorer than most African countries. Both SK & SGP has progressed tremendously, since then.

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Posted in: India, China, USA and Brazil top drivers of growth within rugby’s 800 million-strong following See in context

even winter sports in china!

Not as surprising as if winter sports are booming in India. Yes, the perennial sports (summer & winter) powerhouse...at least in the Olympics :-P

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Posted in: Gunmen in South Africa ambush taxi drivers; 11 killed See in context

No comments because this incident didn't happen in the U.S.?

Besides the US, any article about China, especially negative ones, will also got tons of comments.

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Posted in: Polish woman raped in India while traveling with daughter See in context

1/6 of the world lives in India. 

But China has a higher population, yet foreign female tourists/expats generally felt safer there than in India.

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Posted in: Ed Skrein pulls out of 'Hellboy' film after casting backlash See in context

They are proven talented actors and actresses that I'd prefer to watch regardless of what race a role is supposed to be.

If Asian/Asian-Americans actors/actresses are not given opportunities to even play Asian/Asian-American characters, then how would they ever develop into "proven talented actors and actresses"?

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Posted in: In rare bipartisan display, U.S. Democrats back Trump on China trade probe See in context

With one enormous difference. China is an authoritarian dictatorship with aspirations of military and territorial expansion and a declared intent to re-write the post WWII world order. They have openly declared an all-fronts war in which economics, trade, technology transfers, everything is all part of advancing their goal of returning China to it's ancient glory of thousands of years ago.

Doubt it. The US wasn't all that nice too when it was doing the same to Britain. Slavery, discrimination (of blacks, browns, yellows, etc), genocide (Native Americans) happened. Took quite a long while for these wrongs to be righted. It also had the Monroe Doctrine.

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Posted in: In rare bipartisan display, U.S. Democrats back Trump on China trade probe See in context

China has a pattern. They have been following it.

It's the same pattern the US did to Britain. Same pattern Japan did to US. Same pattern S. Korea did to Japan.

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Posted in: Indonesian maids working in Hong Kong lured by Islamic State recruiters: report See in context

Absolutely deplorable human beings that employ these domestic workers at close to slave wages merely to be status symbols. 

Yup...all those sick Western expats exploiting Asian domestic workers.

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Posted in: S Korean film about forced labor in Japan sets box office record See in context

"Bridge on the River Kwai" and "Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence" don't come close to telling the story. An accurate production would be too violent and bloody even by today's standards.

Couldn't be as violent and/or bloody as any production of the Rape of Nanking right? Yeah, I doubt it would be.

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Posted in: 28 injured in shooting at Little Rock nightclub See in context

28 wounded, none seriously. what were they shooting with, bb guns?

It was a rap concert, so they likely held their guns side grip.

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Posted in: After toppling Apple in China, Oppo eyes world market See in context

The biggest problem with most Chinese copies whether they are phones, buildings, or toys is that they are putting consumers at risk all over the world.

Have ZTE and OnePlus phones. Have Lenovo laptop. All great and working nicely.

But, as they say, haters gonna hate.

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Posted in: Not welcome: Japan tough to crack for refugees See in context

Just like Chinatown, Kalais and the muslims town in the UK, places that wont integrate with the surrounding towns.

Just because there are Chinatowns, doesn't mean all Chinese immigrants live there and won't integrate. Likely most of the residents there are recent immigrants. 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc generation ones are likely well integrated and disbursed.

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Posted in: Gunman kills 1, wounds 7 others at San Diego pool party See in context

If he wasn't 'identified' that means he was either black, latino, or arab. If he had been white it would be in the news everywhere.

What if he was Asian (East/Southeast)?

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Posted in: Global reaction mixed after U.S. attacks Syrian gov't base with cruise missiles See in context

Why were 59 missiles required to damage a few empty hangers?

Quality stuffs those missiles are.

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Posted in: British police arrest seven in raids over deadly Westminster attack See in context

He is just one terrorist suspect on UK's terror list of 3,000 or so. Many, many have similar stories. And as we know now, there are many dangerous Muslims who arent even on that list. So how long should that list really be?

Agree. Have not read about any Chinese, Swiss, Finish, Japanese or Singaporean terrorist making trouble in the UK.

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Posted in: Police killing exposes anger, fear of Chinese in France See in context

Because that ALWAYS gets support for your cause...

Seems to work most of the time for blacks in the US, tho.

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Posted in: China overtakes Japan on S Koreans' worst countries list See in context

I have always thought Japan and South Korea have much more to gain by being closer. There is history yes but they are more similar than either are to China.

I would say all 3 have lots of similarities, as both SK and Jpn borrowed a lot from Chinese culture over the past 2000+ years.

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Posted in: British police arrest seven in raids over deadly Westminster attack See in context

I guess we are just supposed to not care who actually did this, what their name is or where they are from. I have seen no update to the story since I saw a description of a 40s Asian burly guy with a beard. I wonder when we will hear how police have enough evidence to arrest 6 additional people already and what their personal details are. Guess just doesn't matter.

Hope people outside UK don't equate Asian with Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Singaporean, Taiwanese, etc.

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Posted in: Putin says Ukraine escalated conflict to get U.S. support See in context

Aren't Ukrainians and Russians pretty much exactly the same? I've met both, I didn't see any difference.

Could be said of the same about Mainland Chinese, Taiwanese & Hong Kongers.

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