Daily Archives: May 26, 2023

2023-05-26: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). China develops 1,050 irradiation induced-mutant varieties, boosting food security. ecns.cn China has developed and officially registered 1,050 irradiation induced-mutant varieties across 46 plant species, highlighting the country's contribution to the peaceful use of nuclear technology to address challenges such as climate change and food security.

WSWS (2023-05-26). Spy agency-instigated anti-China furor within Canada's political establishment intensifies after rapporteur's report. wsws.org The Trudeau government's Special Rapporteur has endorsed the reactionary, pro-war narrative of a Chinese threat to Canadian "democracy." But because he rejected and qualified some of the claims made in illegal intelligence leaks and opposes a public inquiry, he is being pilloried.

Larry Johnson (2023-05-26). Is the United States Poking the Bear or Is Ukraine Going Rogue or Is it Both? sonar21.com Yesterday three Western supplied drone boats attacked a Russian ship guarding the Turkstream pipeline. Russia claims all were destroyed but there is video that suggests one hit the Russian ship….

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). China opposes WHO body's Ukraine motion. ecns.cn China voted against a resolution with reference to Russian "aggression" against Ukraine, as the country has always opposed politicization of health issues, said a Chinese delegate on Wednesday at a meeting of the 76th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland.

SouthFront5 (2023-05-26). Water Arrives. Russian Strike Destroyed Key Section Of Ukraine's E-50 Road At Karlovskoye Reservoir. southfront.org On the afternoon of May 25, 2023, the Russian air force successfully hit a bridge and a dam of the local reservoir in the immediate rear of the Ukrainian army. | Several settlements were under the threat of waterlogging. The crossing of the water barrier for the AFU military equipment was also complicated in the area from 20 to 30 kilometers from the point of bridge destruction. |

_____ (2023-05-26). Britain At War-Provoking The Consequences. journal-neo.org On the 19th of May, the Financial Times quoted the British Minister of Defense, Ben Wallace, stating that the West could face the threat of full-scale war with Russia and China by the end of the decade and proclaimed defence preparation a paramount task for Western countries. One has to wonder what universe Mr. Wallace […] | –°–æ–æ–±—â–µ–Ω–∏–µ

Asian American Legal Defense, Education Fund. (2023-05-26). Chinese Immigrants Sue Florida Over Unconstitutional, Discriminatory Law. popularresistance.org Tallahassee, Florida — A group of Chinese citizens who live, work, study, and raise families in Florida, as well as a real estate brokerage firm in Florida that primarily serves clients of Chinese descent, are filing a lawsuit to combat Florida's discriminatory property law, SB 264. Signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the legislation unfairly restricts most Chinese citizens — and most citizens of Cuba, Venezuela, Syria, Iran, Russia, and North Korea — from purchasing homes in the state. Unless the courts act, the law will take effect on July 1, 2023. | The plaintiffs are represented by the American Civ…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-05-26). Secret Document: Germany's Bundeswehr is Preparing to Wage War on Russia. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2023-05-26). U.S. Claims Wagner Supplied Anti-Aircraft Missiles To Sudan's Rapid Support Force. southfront.org RSF fighters with Chinese-made FN-6 systems. Via Twitter. | Russia's Wagner Group has supplied anti-aircraft missiles to the paramilitary Rapid Support Force (RSF) in Sudan, the United States Department of Treasury said on May 25. | The accusations came in a statement announcing new U.S. sanctions against the head of Russia's Wagner Group in Mali, Ivan Aleksandrovich Maslov."Most recently in Sudan, the Wagner Group has been supplying Sudan's Rapid Support Forces with surface-to-air…

International League of People's Struggle. (2023-05-26). #JunkG7: Statement On The G7 Hiroshima Summit. popularresistance.org We congratulate all the members of the International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS) and the International Peoples Front, for the Peoples' Summit to Counter G7 in Kyoto, Japan and accompanying solidarity Global Days of Action held in several countries May 18-20, 2023. | Leaders of the G7 countries — Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, as well as the European Union, met in Hiroshima this past weekend. | The G7 sought to make the Hiroshima Summit a platform for the US drive against its rivals China and Russia. Moscow dismissed it as a "propaganda show" while Be…

Boaventura de Sousa Santos (2023-05-26). The US empire and the complicity of intellectuals. indybay.org Interventions have always been dictated by the geopolitical and economic interests of the country. In fact, the United States is no exception to this rule. On the contrary, every empire acts in this way (see, for example, the invasions of Russia by Napoleon and Adolf Hitler). History also shows that imperial interests have often led to the suppression of aspirations for self-determination.

Maddi Johnson (2023-05-26). Nakba in Portland Solidarity with Palestine. workers.org Portland, Oregon U.S. imperialism was in the crosshairs of the Nakba event in Portland on May 21. Speeches and signs alike identified U.S. weapons and money as the critical factor that allows Israel to perpetrate genocide and apartheid on the Palestinian people. Credit: Sarah Kowaleski Speakers, including those from organizers . . . |

Palestine Action. (2023-05-26). Palestine Action Blockade Leicester's Israeli Weapons Factory. popularresistance.org On the 24th day of Palestine Action's siege against Leicester's Israeli Elbit factory — UAV Tactical Systems, another blockade has successfully locked down the company's only entrance gates in the early hours of this morning. | An immovable vehicle and two Palestine Actionists have locked-on in the road outside the perimeter fence, evading their paramilitary-style security workforce, the site's surveillance cameras, and inhibiting the company's ability to open by blocking staff entry. | In Leicester, and in Elbit's 7 other remaining sites in Britain, weaponry is being manufactured and exported to Israel.

People's Health Dispatch. (2023-05-26). People's Health Tribunal Finds Shell And Total Energy Guilty. popularresistance.org A panel of environmental and human rights activists acted as judges in a People's Health Tribunal organized by African communities impacted by the operations of extractive corporations Shell and Total Energy. Supported by organizations like Medact, We the People, the People's Health Movement, #STOPEACOP, and others, they found the corporations guilty of harming the health of people across Africa. Nnimmo Bassey, Jacqueline Patterson, Kanahaus Manuel, and Dimah Mahmoud condemned Shell and Total's activities, stating that they were "extremely harmful to the livelihoods, health, right to shelter, quality of life, rig…

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). China's wind and photovoltaic power generators capacity crosses 800 million kW: energy administration. ecns.cn The total capacity of China's wind turbines and photovoltaic panels reached 820 million kilowatts by the end of April, data from National Energy Administration (NEA) showed, a progress of the country's energy structure optimization for achieving carbon emission reduction goal.

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). C919 aircraft to enter commercial operations soon: China Eastern Airlines. ecns.cn China Eastern Airlines said on Thursday that the first C919 aircraft, which is domestically made, will enter commercial operations soon.

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). 'Broad' scope for Sino-Swedish biz ties. ecns.cn The prospects for economic and trade cooperation between China and Sweden are broad, said Ludvig Nilsson, chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China.

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). Chinese health officials stress rapid response at WHA. ecns.cn China is willing to promote global cooperation in boosting epidemic response capability and tackling antimicrobial resistance, health officials said during the 76th World Health Assembly held in Geneva, Switzerland.

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). China criticizes G7's double-talk on decoupling. ecns.cn China has called on the Group of Seven not to abuse trade and investment restrictions and deliver on their commitments to not decouple from China, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). Archaeologis score find Himalayasaurus remains. ecns.cn Chinese scientists recently discovered the fossils of the Himalayasaurus in the Tibet autonomous region, making it the second time they have found similar fossils on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau since the 1960s, China Central Television reported.

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). Military to strengthen management processes. ecns.cn China's Central Military Commission has tasked more than 30 divisions, brigades and regiments from various branches with piloting a campaign to fully promote the standardized classification in management of the armed forces…

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). New chip improves blockchain trading. ecns.cn A new generation chip made in China is making its debut at a forum held on Thursday, improving the performance by four to five times compared to the previous generation of chips.

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). China-Laos Railway has seen booming passenger, freight services: Chinese FM. ecns.cn Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson on Sunday said The China-Laos Railway has seen booming passenger and freight services since it became open to traffic over a year ago.

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). Chinese, U.S. commerce ministers hold talks in Washington. ecns.cn China's Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao and U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo held talks in Washington on Thursday, engaging in frank, professional and constructive exchanges on China-U.S. economic and trade relations as well as issues of common concern.

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). China's Commerce Minister meets with U.S. Commerce Secretary. ecns.cn China's Commerce Minister Wang Wentao met with U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo in Washington on Thursday while Wang was attending the 2023 APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting, according to the ministry.

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). Accusing China of spying on U.S. infrastructure a U.S.-initiated 'disinformation campaign': Chinese FM. ecns.cn According to Reuters, Western intelligence agencies and Microsoft said on Wednesday that a state-sponsored Chinese hacking group is alleged to have been "spying on a wide range of U.S. critical infrastructure organizations, from telecommunications to transportation hubs."

ecns.cn (2023-05-26). China, Ethiopia to enhance bilateral ties. ecns.cn China expressed its support to the peace process in Ethiopia on Thursday, saying it stands ready to enhance bilateral cooperation to facilitate postwar reconstruction and development in the Horn of Africa country.

Staff (2023-05-26). European Union Advances Latin American Crusade in Attempt to Neutralize China. orinocotribune.com The European Union (EU) intends to launch a diplomatic offensive on Latin America, in a crusade with the objective of "reconquering" the South American land before advancing on China, which, little by little, has gained power of geopolitical influence in the region. | According to a report made this Thursday, May 25, by Spain's

Anand Naidoo (2023-05-26). The Heat: China-Mexico Cooperation. america.cgtn.com "Made in Mexico" takes on a new meaning for many Chinese companies who want to sell American consumers everything from furniture to electronics. In the wake of global supply chain issues during the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing trade war between the United States and …

Editor (2023-05-26). The China Dragon Roars Back Whether the US Likes It or Not. scheerpost.com

Dave DeCamp (2023-05-26). House China Committee Proposes 10 Ways to Prepare for War With China Over Taiwan. news.antiwar.com The House's new committee on China released 10 recommendations for ways that the US should increase support for Taiwan to prepare for a future war with China over the island. Members of the panel are looking to include their recommendations in the 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Some of the ideas were lessons the …

Ana Luisa Brown (2023-05-26). Hollywood musical classics come to Cuba in orchestral format. plenglish.com Havana, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The Havana Chamber Orchestra is getting its strings ready to bring to Cuba Hollywood Classics in a single show that will celebrate a new anniversary of the band.

Staff (2023-05-26). Chile Appoints New Ambassador to Venezuela After 7 Years (+Brazil). orinocotribune.com Caracas, May 25, 2023 ( As Chile's new represent…

Fight Back (2023-05-26). Judge sentences Anthony Gay to 7 years of torture; Anthony's fight continues. fightbacknews.org Peoria, IL – Activists, family members and supporters of Anthony Gay rallied outside the U.S. Central District Court in Peoria, Tuesday morning, May 23. Members of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression led the group in chanting, "Free, free Anthony Gay" and "The people united will never be defeated" before entering the courthouse for Anthony's sentencing hearing. | Anthony Gay is a political prisoner. He was incarcerated at 21 years old for a minor offense and held in solitary confinement for 22 years in Illinois prisons. Much of that time was spent in Tamms Correctional Center, a torture…

WUFJEP (2023-05-26). Friday 5/26: Free Palestine! indybay.org Israeli Consulate | 456 Montgomery | San Francisco…

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-05-26). Buena Fe mantiene gira en España a pesar de hostilidad. telesurtv.net El dúo musical cubano denunció en sus redes sociales que en Barcelona fueron objeto de insultos y agresiones físicas.

teleSUR, nama, JDO (2023-05-26). Unión Euroasiática aboga por más cooperación con América Latina. telesurtv.net El presidente de Cuba ofreció a su país como puente entre el bloque euroasiático y la región América Latina y el Caribe.

Staff (2023-05-26). Sobre la nueva Ley: Una visión más integral de qué es la comunicación. cubadebate.cu Algunas consideraciones sobre el contenido de la ley, su implementación y la importancia de la comunicación social para el país. Es hora de comprender y emplear todos los recursos de la comunicación social para favorecer la participación, la transparencia, la rendición de cuentas, para poner en común, es decir unir todos nuestros conocimientos en función de extraer las mejores ideas, articularnos, generar consenso.

Peggy Koteen (2023-05-26). Thursday 6/1: Animal Activists to Protest Santa Maria Elks Club Rodeo. indybay.org Elks Unocal Event Center | 4040 US-101 | Santa Maria, CA 93455…

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-05-26). Realizan segunda sesión extraordinaria del Parlamento cubano. telesurtv.net Los diputados cubanos aprobaron la Ley de Comunicación Social, resultado de un riguroso proceso de construcción colectiva.

teleSUR, MER (2023-05-26). Presidente venezolano activa plan ante temporada de lluvias. telesurtv.net Para este 26 de mayo se prevé la llegada de la primera onda tropical al país suramericano.

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