Thursday, May 29, 2008

News of the Day (May 29)

Another Communist spy pleads guilty: Yu Sin Kang, a legal alien from Communist China, "pleaded guilty Wednesday to helping a spy provide the Chinese government with U.S. military secrets about arms sales to Taiwan" (CNN). Kang worked with "Chinese spy Tai Shen Kuo, who obtained classified information from a former US defence analyst" (BBC), in the Gregg Bergersen espionage affair (also reporting: Epoch Times).

The latest from the Battle of Flushing: A heavy police presence kept anti-Communist New Yorkers safe from the Beijing-led mob (Epoch Times). Meanwhile, the Communist propaganda units are hiding the truth (Epoch Times).

More on Communist China and the United States: The Communist call the US-South Korea alliance a "historical relic;" One Free Korea had a lot of fun with that one.

Forum on Canadian foreign policy held: The University of Toronto hosted a debate between principle and "engagement" (Toronto Star via Uyghur Human Rights Project).

Talks between Communist China and Taiwan to resume: Communist leader Hu Jintao called for the resumption of official talks (CNN). Meanwhile, the editors of the Washington Times notes the new tone out of Taipei, and calls for the U.S. "to ensure the continued attention and goodwill of Taiwan" and keep it out of "China's orbit."

Families of quake victims take aim corrupt cadres: The people are now demanding accountability for those who allowed the substandard buildings that killed so many (Int'l Herald Tribune).

Is North Korea about to free more Japanese abductees? After refusing to admit any Japanese citizens kidnapped by the regime had survived (except the five released in 2002), the Stalinists are starting to change their tune (One Free Korea).

More News on "another Chinese province": OFK examines the latest American food aid effort, and finds it wanting (i.e., unlikely to feed anyone but the Stalinists themselves).

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