May 2019

The Hidden Dangers of Overeating

Older generations say: “Eat only until you are 70 to 80 percent full.” It sounds simple, but it may just be part of the solution to fatty liver syndrome. Fatty liver syndrome, as the name suggests, is the accumulation of fat in the cells of the liver that can sometimes damage liver cells. The damage

Massive Tang Dynasty statues of a bodhisattva Guanyin,

The Three Character Classic(三字经): What is True Goodness?

魏蜀吴,争汉鼎。 号三国,迄两晋。 宋齐继,梁陈承。 为南朝,都金陵。 北元魏,分东西。 宇文周,兴高齐。 Wei, Shu, and Wu, fought for the sovereignty of the Hans. They were called the Three Kingdoms, and existed until the Two Jin Dynasties. Then followed the Song and the Qi dynasties, and after them the Liang and Chen dynasties These are the southern dynasties, with their capital at


Huawei an Instrument of the Chinese Regime, Pompeo Says

The United States, and the world, is only now awakening to the threats posed by the Chinese communist regime, including the security concerns involved with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a Fox Business interview that aired on May 29. “We’re late to the game,” said Pompeo, who used the analogy of a frog

A Partisan Mueller Seeks Without Evidence To Incite Impeachment

Viewpoints – A Partisan Mueller Seeks Without Evidence To Incite Impeachment

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s deep-seated bias against President Donald Trump was on full display on Wednesday, as was his willingness to abdicate his own duties and obscure the conclusions of his own report. Mr. Mueller said, “If we had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said that…We did

Bulldozer scoops soil containing various rare earth to be loaded on to a ship at a port in Lianyungang, China, on Sept. 5, 2010. STR/AFP/Getty Images

Blocking Rare-Earth Exports Is Self-Destructive Option for China

News Analysis WASHINGTON—China may take the drastic step of restricting exports of rare-earth elements to strike back at the United States, as the trade warbetween the world’s two biggest economies continues to intensify. However, Beijing’s use of these strategic metals as a policy weapon against Washington has devastating consequences and may backfire, according to experts. While Beijing has so


Canadian Journalist Recalls Reporting on Tiananmen Square Massacre in New Film

In May 1989, when veteran Canadian journalist Arthur Kent wrapped up his assignment on the war in Afghanistan and relocated to Beijing, he had no idea he’d be reporting on one of the watershed moments of the 20th century. Kent, who has reported for leading networks and won Emmy awards for his international coverage, was among the


Here’s Why Mosquitoes Love Pregnant Women and Beer Drinkers, and 4 Ways to Avoid Them

If you are an overweight, beer-drinking O-blood-type man or woman who wears strong-colored clothes as you dabble with exercise, beware of the pesky “mozzie” (Australian slang for “mosquito”). You may be attracting an unwanted predator who delights herself in sucking your blood. And if you happen to be pregnant, well, those insects are going to

Stickers bearing the Facebook logo are pictured at Facebook Inc's F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S. on April 30, 2019. (Stephen Lam/Reuters)

Facebook Says It Removed 2.2 Billion Fake Accounts in 3 Months

Facebook said it removed about 2.2 billion fake accounts in three months. In a report on May 23, the social media firm said that “the amount of accounts we took action on increased due to automated attacks by bad actors who attempt to create large volumes of accounts at one time.” “We disabled 1.2 billion accounts in Q4

People browse for items in a Huawei store in Shanghai on May 24, 2019. (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Restrictions on Investment and Technology Are More Disruptive Than Tariffs, Experts Say

WASHINGTON—The U.S.–China trade dispute has escalated recently with both sides slapping new tariffs on each other. While tariffs have a meaningful effect on the world’s two largest economies, restrictions on investment and the flow of technology will be much more disruptive, experts claim. Many Chinese businesses and the regime’s leadership grasp that this isn’t just a tariff war, according


The Chinese Regime Stands No Chance in US Trade War

The real “trade war” between the United States and the Chinese regime is just starting. Right now, the playing field is merely being laid out in a way that allows companies to compete on fairer grounds, with honest businesses able to win through rule of law. The United States has begun to fight back against


‘Lanting Xu’: The Greatest Semi-Cursive Calligraphy in China

The greatest work of Chinese calligraphy written in the semi-cursive style is the “Preface to the Poems Composed at the Orchid Pavilion”, also known as “Lanting Xu” or “Lantingji Xu”. On the third day of the third Chinese calendar month in the year A.D. 353 during the Eastern Jin Dynasty, 41 literati gathered at the

A man taking pictures of internet security data displayed on a screen at the Qihoo booth during the 4th World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province, China. (AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese Military Will Replace Windows Operating System

The Chinese regime is getting ready to replace the Windows operating system in its military. The new operating system is independently developed by China, and it would prevent the United States from hacking into China’s military network. An “Internet Security Information Leadership Group” was established to perform the task of replacing the Windows operating system, according to

Fox Business host Trish Regan will debate Chinese state media host Liu Xin on May 29, 2019. (Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Jefferson Awards Foundation)

Fox Anchor to Take on Chinese State Media Host in Live Debate About Trade War

Anchors from U.S. cable channel Fox Business Network and a Chinese state-run broadcaster will go head-to-head in a live televised debate about the ongoing U.S.–China trade dispute on May 29. The decision to debate came after the Chinese host criticized her American counterpart for remarks about China’s unfair trade practices. Trish Regan, a host on Fox Business Network,

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The Three Character Classic(三字经): How Open-Mindedness Gave Rise to China’s Longest Dynasty

The Three Character Classic, or San Zi Jing (三字经), is the best known classic Chinese text for children. Written by Wang Yinglin (1223–1296) during the Song Dynasty, it has been memorised by generations of Chinese, both young and old. 周武王,始诛纣。八百载,最长久。 周辙东, 王纲堕。逞干戈, 尚游说。 始春秋, 终战国。五霸强,七雄出。 King Wu of the Zhou Dynasty finally slew Zhou Xin.


Why Socialists Want to Destroy Our Memory of the Past

News Analysis The Swedish government is weighing whether it should ban historical imagery including rune script and Norse symbols, since these may be viewed as “hate” symbols. This isn’t an isolated incident, either. In the United States, historical statues and imagery across the country—from war memorials, to Civil War leaders, to paintings of George Washington—have

Signs inside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 8, 2006. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

China’s Largest Chipmaker to Delist From NYSE Amid Heightened US-China Trade Tensions

China’s biggest chipmaker announced it would delist from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), amid intensifying tensions between the United States and China following recent U.S. sanctions against Huawei. Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC), in a statement on its website on May 24, said it notified the NYSE of its intention to delist its American depositary receipts

In Memory of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

In Memory Of The Tiananmen Square Massacre

Such a big great tree Heads hold up the sky, feet press down the earth Straight you are in the howling wind and rain Erect still under the heavy snow and ice “Come on” you say to the storm Listen to the stories from my green leaves Feel their elation and pain This is a


Top 10 Fashion Websites in Singapore

Although shopping physically is the classic way of retail therapy, we noticed that online shopping is trending fast in recent years, especially in the fashion industry. At a click of a button, online fashion shopping is efficient as convenience is complemented by product quality, style and variety. Whether you are looking for top-trending apparel or



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