[EpochTimesJuly292021]Hello, everyone, and welcome to “Current Affairs”, I am Fuyao. Today is Wednesday, July 28, 2021.
The focus of today’s attention: Anxious to get rid of white, the CCP’s national teacher exposed his patriotic industry; Zhengzhou subway survivors confided the truth, and the Wei Hui people slammed “good news”; Will Wang Yi show the Taliban’s muscles? Brinken stepped on the red line to meet with Dalai representatives; Biden raised the threat of the CCP, and US lawmakers demanded further sanctions; the Nanjing Delta expanded and it was rumored that 400 people in Beijing were isolated by African friends.
Anxious to clean up the CCP’s national teacher exposes patriotic industry
In the past few days, heavy rains and man-made disasters in Henan have been the focus of attention from the outside world. During the period, a person released relevant news, but it attracted public opinion. This person is Jin Canrong, a professor at Renmin University of China. He is known as the “national teacher” of the CCP, and he is also said to be one of Xi Jinping’s diplomatic think tanks.
At around 7:30 in the morning on the 23rd, Jin Canrong posted a post on Weibo with the headline “Frequent extreme weather conditions need to be vigilant against attacks by hostile national meteorological weapons.” The article alluded to the use of weather weapons by the United States to trigger the floods in Zhengzhou, and stated that “in addition to natural and man-made disasters, we also need to be alert to another possibility, which is an attack by a hostile national weather weapon.”
As a result, the article was ridiculed and cursed by many netizens, and even Little Pink did not pay the bill, believing that this fallacy was to treat everyone as fools. Someone asked, “If you have this ability, why don’t you put this heavy rain in North America and bring down the high temperature of the fire in North America?” “Why don’t you directly send the heavy rain to Zhongnanhai?”
The wave has not yet settled. At about 8:30 that night, Jin Canrong sent another Weibo, saying that he was invited to have dinner with Su Weiguang, the new administrative officer of the US Embassy, and exchanged views on Sino-US relations and the Taiwan issue.
Jin Canrong scolded the United States in the morning, but had dinner with US officials in the evening. His contradictory behavior once again sparked criticism from netizens.
Someone said, “Did you discuss the US climate weapons? Did the United States do it?” “It turns out that Jin Canrong is also proud to meet and talk with Americans. This shocks us!” “Anti-American is packaging, pro-American talents it is true.”
Jin Canrong has revised the content because the article on weather weapons was scolded. Not only that, on the 26th, Shanghai historian Xiao Gongqin sent screenshots of the WeChat conversation between him and Jin Canrong. Jin Canrong argued that the article was written by a person named Rao Jin who asked fans to write on his behalf, and he did not know it; Rao Jin’s team problem Many, he may have to change the cooperation team.
According to a report by Radio Free Asia, colleague Jin Canrong and professor of the School of International Relations at Renmin University Zhang Ming believes that Xiao Gongqin’s open WeChat dialogue is to clean up Jin Canrong. He also thinks that Jin Canrong lied and it is impossible to be ignorant of the content of the article written by him.
Rao Jin mentioned by Jin Canrong is the majority shareholder of Beijing Zhongyi Nettian Information Technology Co., Ltd. This company is also the main body of the official accounts of “anti-American fighters” such as Sima Nan and Li Yi.
Wan Runnan, the founder of Stone Company exiled in France, criticized Jin Canrong for profiting and concocting lies to deceive the top and the bottom. This type of so-called “public knowledge” treats patriotism as a business and also industrializes this business. As a result, they made a fortune, but it caused anti-intellectual speech to prevail in China and accelerated the decline of social morality.
Zhengzhou subway survivors confessed the truth, Wei Hui, the public angrily denounced “good news”
Jin Canrong discussed the scolding, but did not throw out the pan of the Henan floods, and the local people have been questioning official information.
According to the latest data released by the Communist Party of China on the 28th, 13.643 million people were affected and 73 people died in the disaster in Henan province.
Regarding this number, Mr. Li, a citizen of Zhengzhou, told The Epoch Times, “I have seen more than dozens of them casually these days. I said that the number of lives lost due to floods (official figures) is dozens or a hundred times. Multiplying by a hundred times is less.”
He also disclosed, “Now there are a lot of military vehicles and police vehicles in the Jingguang (Road) tunnel, and the tunnel cordon has already been pulled up to prevent photography or spread. Some Zhengzhou citizens shot the scene, and the police beat people and didn’t tell you. You are polite and hit you directly.” “Why? Just not let the common people see all this (the truth).”
There is a video on the Internet showing that the suspected flooded cars of Zhengzhou Metro Line 5 have been transported out one by one, but I don’t know why, the windows of the cars are covered with black cloth.
There is also a video showing that at the B1 exit of Shakou Road on Line 5, more and more flowers were placed in the memorial ceremony. On the 27th, a pair of young sisters also came to the subway entrance and told everyone that they were the survivors from the subway on the 20th.
The sister said that she and her sister were in the last carriage. When the water reached her neck, she swam one carriage forward to survive; her sister stayed where she was and was finally rescued; while the others in the last carriage were all drowned. She also said that the first group of people who got out of the front carriage were all washed away by the water.
In addition to Zhengzhou, Weihui City, Xinxiang, Henan, has been besieged by floods for several days.
At noon on the 23rd, Wei Hui’s rain finally stopped and the weather cleared. However, starting at 7pm on the 25th, the flood suddenly entered Weihui City. The whole city was soaked in water. In some places, the water depth reached more than 2 meters, and the whole city was cut off from water, electricity and roads.
On the 26th, the water level continued to rise. Nearly 600,000 people in the local area were affected by the disaster. Tens of thousands of people began to flee to find relatives in other cities or to resettlement sites.
At 10 o’clock in the morning of the same day, Lou Yangsheng, secretary of the Henan Provincial Party Committee, went to Weihui to investigate the disaster. The local city government blocked the road and gave Lou Yangsheng a waterless “passage of life” for him to pass through during inspection, but did not visit the real one. Stagnant water area.
On the same day, the Secretary of the Weihui Municipal Party Committee released a video through the WeChat public account, claiming that the water level will drop at 4 pm, but some local netizens posted on Weibo that this is simply false news. The water level was still rising until more than 11 o’clock at noon the next day, and many river sections of Weihe and Mengjiangnv River collapsed.
What makes people even more angry is that on the 27th, the local government issued a big red “good news” on WeChat, saying that “the water level in some urban streets has dropped.”
A citizen who escaped complained to the Epoch Times reporter, “They said it dropped, but the water didn’t drop anyway. Everyone evacuated spontaneously, and the government doesn’t care about you.” “We’re done with Wei Hui, why don’t the government departments Come out and say a word to us, I think what the government is doing.”
His mother said, “We have all (being) blocked on Weibo, and (27th) we cannot receive our Wei Hui incidents across the country.”
Another citizen, Mr. Lin, said, “The people of Quan Weihui are extremely disappointed with the local government….The urban area is flooded, and the evacuation is not notified, and then (the people) are waiting at home to die. The casualties are not clear, they were concealed.”
Will Wang Yi show the Taliban’s muscles?Blincol stepped on the red line to meet the Dalai Lama representative
The domestic disaster has aroused public resentment, but the CCP seems unmoved and is still busy competing with the United States. On July 28, the diplomatic actions of China and the United States aroused the attention of the outside world.
On the same day, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with nine members of the extremist religious organization Taliban in Tianjin and held talks on the so-called “peace process and security issues” in Afghanistan.
Taliban spokesman Mohammed Naeem said that the visit was at the invitation of the Chinese Communist Party and the team was led by the Taliban negotiator and deputy leader, Mullah Baradar Akhund. They also met with the CCP’s special envoy on Afghanistan.
Many Chinese netizens talked hotly, “This time and place are very coincidental: I just quarreled and sent away the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Sherman (also translated as Sherman), and the Taliban were in the same position.”
Some people say, “Isn’t this a terrorist?” “I really don’t understand this operation.” “The Taliban are either stupid or bad.”
As the United States withdrew before September, the Taliban have revived, causing frequent violent incidents in Afghanistan and occupying areas and border crossings across the country. The CCP’s invitation to the Taliban to visit China during this sensitive period is tantamount to approving the international status of the rebel organization.
Current affairs commentator Tang Jingyuan said that the Taliban’s schedule for China’s visit to China was finalized in advance. Wang Yi’s meeting with Sherman and the Taliban in Tianjin at the same time must have been deliberately arranged, or in other words, he wanted to release the signal in this way. The CCP’s intention is very simple. It is deliberately letting the United States and the international community see that the Taliban, the United States cannot handle it, but we can do it. This is a subtle way to show off muscles.
On the US side, on the 28th, Secretary of State Brinken had a brief meeting with Ngodup Dongchung, representative of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA, the Tibetan Government in Exile) in New Delhi, India. Zhongqun Ouzhu is also a representative of the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet.
This meeting was the most important high-level contact between U.S. officials and Tibetan leaders after the Dalai Lama and then President Obama met in 2016.
In addition, Brinken also met with Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Prime Minister Modi, emphasizing on working with India to defend democratic values and ensure the freedom and openness of the Indo-Pacific region.
Reuters pointed out that Brinken’s visit to the Dalai Lama’s representative is likely to anger the CCP. What is the purpose of the United States doing this?
Tang Jingyuan believes that this shows two aspects: one is that the United States is implementing its concept of safeguarding human rights. In this regard, it will not make concessions to the CCP. It also means that the sanctions in this area will not be lifted or reduced. The second is that the current US government is no longer afraid of offending the CCP. It has stepped on the CCP’s so-called red line and expressed its unrecognized attitude.
Biden mentions that the CCP threatens U.S. lawmakers to demand further sanctions
On the 27th, US President Biden also mentioned the threat of the CCP.
Biden visited the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) on the same day and delivered a half-hour speech. He pointed out that China (the CCP) and Russia are increasingly threats to the national security of the United States, and warned that serious cyber attacks may lead to a “real war” between the United States and a “big power”.
Biden also said that compared with 20 years ago, the threats are now more scattered. The United States must always be vigilant and must pay attention to the destruction of democracy by false information.
Last week, the Biden administration accused the CCP of hacking into Microsoft’s e-mail system; it has hacked the gas pipeline network in the United States several times in the past decade. The Ministry of Justice also prosecuted four related Chinese citizens.
However, senior senator Ted Cruz of the U.S. Republican Party believes that this administration is not doing enough. On Tuesday (27th), when questioning Richard Downing, the Deputy Minister of Justice, he stated that the CCP continued to use cyber attacks to harm the United States. He asked, why didn’t sanctions be imposed on this? This will only provoke more and more aggressive attacks.
On the 27th, the US Congress and Administration China Committee (CECC), and a number of congressmen from the two parties and houses also held a hearing to discuss “Corporate Sponsorship for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.”
U.S. corporate representatives who attended the conference via video include Coca-Cola, Visa, Airbnb, Intel, and Procter & Gamble.
The lawmakers said that unless the CCP changes its practices on human rights issues such as Xinjiang and Hong Kong, American companies sponsoring the Beijing Winter Olympics will become complicit in China’s human rights violations. They asked big companies to take active actions to help transfer the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics to other locations.
Unfortunately, the participating companies are not willing to give a positive answer.
In addition, among the five major Olympic sponsors, only Intel clearly agreed with Beijing’s genocide in Xinjiang. Republican U.S. Senator Tom Cotton said, “This is the saddest and most humiliating hearing in my senator’s career.”
Nanjing Delta spreads 400 people in Beijing isolated for African friends
Next, let’s look at the news on the mainland epidemic.
The epidemic situation in Nanjing has further expanded. From July 20 to 27, a total of 153 local confirmed cases were reported locally, but the actual number of infections may be even higher. Currently, Nanjing has 40 medium- and high-risk areas.
The transmission chain of Nanjing Lukou International Airport was infected with the Delta mutant strain, which is extremely infectious and has spread to 5 provinces and 10 cities. Lukou Street is preparing to start the fourth round of nucleic acid testing.
Due to the escalation of the epidemic, the Nanjing authorities require all types of personnel to provide the green code of the health code and a certificate of negative nucleic acid test within 48 hours before leaving Nanjing; all communities are fully implemented strict and extreme control of entry and exit.
Many mainland Chinese portals point the spearhead of the epidemic at the failure of prevention and control at Nanjing Lukou International Airport.
However, some Nanjing netizens said, “The local government cannot shirk responsibility to the airport unit.” “What can’t you do, the first place in the meeting! Can you do something real?” Someone pointed out that Nanjing is blocking channels for people to report information everywhere. Someone said, “I don’t know what the leaders of Nanjing are doing. It has been reported that the five provinces of Guangdong, Sichuan, Jiangsu, Anhui, and Liaoning are not paying attention. Now there are thirty or forty cases for three consecutive days, and the numbers are going up.”
Along with the outbreak of the epidemic, there was also the arrival of typhoon “fireworks”. Facing the double test of the epidemic and extreme weather, we remind everyone that we must protect ourselves.
Although the situation of the epidemic in Nanjing is becoming increasingly severe and spreading rapidly, the CCP still cannot wait to arrange reception even for “African friends” who have been diagnosed. On the 26th, Beijing’s “Healthy East City” officially released news that at 8:55 am on the 25th, an inbound diplomat was subjected to routine nucleic acid sampling before admission due to medical needs and was transferred to a hotel to wait for the test results.
As a result, the result was detected at 11:20 at noon, and it was positive. It was diagnosed as an asymptomatic infection. This resulted in more than 400 guests of the same hotel being implicated and to be quarantined for 21 days.
On the 27th, a protective line was set up around the hotel, and personnel were not allowed to enter and exit, and it has been blocked.
The hotel guest “J1-orb” revealed on Weibo that the ambulance and the protective line were seen at 7 or 8 o’clock in the morning on the 25th, but the hotel not only did not confess to all the guests in the hotel at the time, but also to the guests who stayed that day. Concealed, the hotel was closed at 9 o’clock and no entry or exit was allowed.
On Weibo, “J1-orb” denounced the hotel for failing to notify the guests of the epidemic and other negligence: “The guest concealed the hotel’s epidemic on the same day and checked in normally, and the foreign guests were diagnosed but arranged to check in normally. The hotel control is extremely poor!”
Okay, let’s stop here today, and we will see you in the next episode.
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