Daily Archives: May 16, 2023

2023-05-16: News Headlines

Sara Flounders, a guest author (2023-05-16). A lesson from Russia-Ukraine conflict: Don't go along with U.S. provocations. workers.org By Global Times The China-based Global Times published this interview with Sara Flounders April 14. [Global Times] Editor's Note: At the two ends of Eurasia, the U.S. has been provoking Russia through Ukraine and provoking China through the island of Taiwan. What lessons can the world draw from the Russia-Ukraine . . . |

David Miller, MintPress News. (2023-05-16). 'Independent' Ukrainian 'Kill List' Actually Run By Kiev. popularresistance.org Late last year, my name was added to a blacklist published online by the Ukraine Center for Countering Disinformation. I joined over ninety others deemed to be "speakers who promote narratives consonant with Russian propaganda." | These included Manuel Pineda and Clare Daly, both leftist Members of the European Parliament (MEP); Also counted are people on the right, such as Doug Bandow of the Cato Institute, neocon and former IDF officer Edward Luttwak, a slew of rightist MEPs; Ex CIA officer, Ray McGovern; former military and intelligence figures such as Scott Ritter and Douglas McGregor, as well as academics su…

WSWS (2023-05-16). Zelensky's wartime visit to Berlin and Germany's new "Drive to the East" wsws.org Zelensky's visit to Berlin marks a new stage in the intervention of German imperialism in the war in Ukraine. It continues a dark tradition. Already in the 20th century, German imperialism tried twice to subdue Russia militarily and failed. Now the ruling class is trying a third time.

_____ (2023-05-16). The United States is making significant efforts to reduce Russia's and China's influence in Central Asia. journal-neo.org

Global Research News (2023-05-16). Selected Articles: This War Is the Big One: "The Objective Is to Destroy Russia and the Russian Empire" globalresearch.ca By Every uncompromised world politician and citizen of the world, who against great odds, have kept themselves informed …

Labor Video Project (2023-05-16). On 75th Anniversary of Nakba Speak Out In SF While SF Mayor In Israel Supporting Zionists. indybay.org On the 75th anniversary of Nabka, a rally was held in San Francisco. Speakers talked about SF mayor London Breed's visit to Israel to support the apartheid Zionist regime and the continued police murders of Black youth in the City by her police.

Haidar Eid (2023-05-16). Israel views children's lives as irrelevant. electronicintifada.net Lobbyist Maurice Hirsch tries to excuse the bombing of Gaza's civilians.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-05-16). 'We Left Everything Behind' — The Nakba at 75. orinocotribune.com By Yasmin Abusayma — May 15, 2023 | Between 750,000 and a million Palestinians were forcibly displaced by Zionist militias in 1947-49, never to be allowed back. | Hundreds of villages and towns were destroyed, thousands were killed, many of them in massacres that terrorized Palestine's native population. | Seventy-five years later, many of that first generation have died. But some are still alive to tell stories of the Nakba — Arabic for catastrophe. | Fatima Abu Dayya, 82, was 7 when her family was forced to flee their village of Yibna, which was seized by Zionists in 1948. Yibna is 15 km southwest of…

Lynda Carson (2023-05-16). Tenant Activists: April 18, 2023, has been declared as James Vann day in Oakland. indybay.org James E. Vann, former Council Member Nancy Nadel, former Mayor Jean Quan, and others at an Oakland rally in Chinatown years ago. Lydia Gans photo.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Multicultural drumming festival held in Montreal's Chinatown. ecns.cn Drummers and dance teams from different ethnicities gathered in Montreal's Chinatown to celebrate Asian Heritage Month on Saturday.

Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. (2023-05-16). How People's Movements Globally Are Resisting Western Imperialism. popularresistance.org Leaders of the G7 countries, the United States and its Western Imperialist partners plus Japan, will meet this week in Hiroshima to discuss ways to escalate the war on China. As they lead us closer to global and potentially nuclear war, the significance of the location is offensive to people's movements. Clearing the FOG speaks with Rhonda Ramiro, the spokesperson for BAYAN-USA and a leader of the US chapter of the International League of People's Struggle, about protests being planned against the G7 Summit and how people can participate virtually. She also discusses campaigns in the US against state repression a…

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). 16-year-old Chinese girl reaches summit of Mt. Qomolangma. ecns.cn 16-year-old Chinese high-school student Xu Zhuoyuan from Changsha, capital of Hunan Province, successfully climbed to the summit of Mt. Qomolangma on Monday, setting a record of the youngest female athlete in China to reach the top of the world from the south slope.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Xi calls for strengthening friendship with Central Asia. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has encouraged young people from Central Asian countries who are studying in China to be devoted to promoting China-Central Asia friendship and to make greater contributions to bolstering relations between China and their home countries.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). G7 urged to safeguard economic security. ecns.cn China called on the Group of Seven on Monday to urge Washington to correct its aggressive adjustment of monetary policies and avoid shifting domestic risks to the whole world, in order to safeguard economic security.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Ministry on alert for flood season. ecns.cn China has identified risks in its water resources management facilities as it prepares to cope with flooding in some major river basins this year, according to the Ministry of Water Resources.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Water diversion plays key role in development. ecns.cn China's mega water diversion project, which channels water from the Yangtze River Basin to the drought-prone north, has diverted over 62 billion cubic meters of water, according to the China South-to-North Water Diversion Corporation.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Cleaner environment promises village a better life. ecns.cn An improved rural environment has made a water village in East China's Zhejiang province attractive and promises to deliver higher incomes to locals.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Air travel, freight approaching 2019 levels. ecns.cn China's civil aviation sector is recovering from the effects of COVID-19, with the number of flights returning to about 96 percent of their level before the pandemic began, an official from the Civil Aviation Administration of China said on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). China increases flights between Xi'an, Central Asian nations. ecns.cn China's civil aviation sector has strengthened cooperation with Central Asian nations, the Civil Aviation Administration of China said.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Chinese stunt team to fly J-10C fighter jets at Malaysian air show. ecns.cn The August 1st Air Demonstration Team, China's best-known aerobatic team, has been equipped with J-10C fighter jets and will fly their new planes at a coming exhibition in Malaysia, according to the spokesman for the People's Liberation Army Air Force.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Deflation not present in China's economy. ecns.cn On a monthly basis, the prices were down slightly by 0.1 percent, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics released on Tuesday.The market demand has a limited leverage on driving up prices in short term, said NBS spokesperson Fu Linghui.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). China's economic recovery accelerates in April. ecns.cn China's economic recovery gained pace in April, newly released official data showed on Tuesday, as domestic consumption has kept surging in the first four months of the year, while industrial production and fixed asset investment are both rising.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). 4,000 years old granaries in central China. ecns.cn A total of 28 granaries found at the Shizhuang Site are believed to be among China's earliest centralized grain storage facilities.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Hear wave hits parts of China. ecns.cn Starting from Sunday, a searing heat wave scorched many parts of China…

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Simulated Mars Base 1 in NW China. ecns.cn Located in the Gobi Desert, Mars Base 1 Camp simulates the living environment of astronauts on Mars.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Syria's return to Arab League serves long-term interests of Arab states: Chinese FM spokesperson. ecns.cn As what China pointed out before, Syria's return to the Arab League is conducive to the strength and unity of Arab states, accelerated development and revitalization of the Arab world and peace and stability in the Middle East. This serves the long-term interests of Arab states, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Xi replies to letter from Central Asian students at China University of Petroleum. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping recently replied to a letter from Central Asian students at China University of Petroleum, encouraging them to make greater contributions to the promotion of ties between China and Central Asian countries.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Breathtaking scenery of Mount Gurla Mandata in Tibet. ecns.cn Blue sky and Mount Gurla Mandata (Namo Nanyi) are reflected in a lake, creating a tranquil scenery in Purang County, Ngari Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 13, 2023.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). World's largest pump track park opens in NE China's Liaoning. ecns.cn Pump tracks are playgrounds or sports facilities for bikers, skateboarders or scooter riders. Using their arms and legs, riders can pump their bikes, boards or scooters around the tracks consisting of jumps, rollers and banked turns. "ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Newborn baby Francois' langurs make first public debut. ecns.cn Two newborn Francois' langurs met the public at the Guangzhou Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, on Sunday. "ÄÄ…

teleSUR, JCM (2023-05-16). Prisioneros palestinos en cárceles israelíes realizan huelga de hambre. telesurtv.net Esta medida de los reos es en protesta por las políticas represivas en las cárceles de Israel, que mantiene a cientos de palestinos prisioneros.

teleSUR, SH (2023-05-16). Ciclón Mocha deja al menos tres muertos en Myanmar. telesurtv.net A su paso por Myanmar el ciclón Mocha destruyó 864 casas, 27 edificios religiosos, 64 escuelas y 14 centros de salud.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-05-16). Ejército israelí asesina a otro joven palestino en Nablus. telesurtv.net Las fuerzas de ocupación también irrumpieron en el campo de refugiados de Aqabat Jaber, en la ciudad de Areeha, y en la zona de Silat Al-Harithiya, al oeste de Yenín.

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