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Donations to anti-government organizations have gradually dropped, but living costs and expenses for protests are rising.
Beijing is concerned that the audits might give access to information about the problems of the state-owned enterprises that they regard as sensitive, analysts say.
China’s top diplomat Wang Yi requested the U.S. “change course” and fix the damage done to the bilateral relationship caused by the “abuse of force” in shooting down the balloon, according to Chinese state media.
Analysts believe Ju Ae’s appearance is meant to let the world know Kim Jong Un’s military achievements will be transferred to successive generations to ensure the survival of his regime for years to come.
Thirty-one of the 47 pleaded guilty before the case came to trial. According to the prosecutor, four of the 47 defendants are set to testify against the 16 who did not plead guilty.
You Si-kun, the president of Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan, is calling China’s response to the possibility of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s visiting Taiwan “excessive.”
The U.N. special rapporteur for Myanmar said the junta would try to spin a narrative to the population that the international community is accepting their regime.