Monthly Archives: August 2019

Facebook and Twitter ban advertising from China’s state-run media about Hong Kong protests

If you’ve noticed any of these ads cropping up on your social media feeds lately, you’re being targeted by a foreign government. The Chinese Government’s propaganda machine has been buying advertisements on Facebook and Twitter to share its version of the Hong Kong protests. Promoted tweets and sponsored Facebook ads have been run by a number of English-language Chinese state media outlets including China Daily, Xinhua News Agency, China Plus News and China Radio International. RELATED: How China spreads fake […]

China’s global ambition ‘like the rise of Nazi Germany’

China’s global ambition ‘like the rise of Nazi Germany’, Government MP says Explosive comments from the head of the powerful intelligence committee comparing China to Nazi Germany’s rise have sparked fury.   China’s embassy in Australia has responded with fury to explosive remarks made by a Liberal MP and the head of parliament’s powerful intelligence committee. West Australian backbencher Andrew Hastie today compared China’s growing global ambition and militarisation to the rise of Nazi Germany in an opinion piece for […]

Chinese army releases promo video for Hong Kong troops as heated protests continue

  China’s People’s Liberation Army based in Hong Kong has released a video showing footage of “anti-riot” exercises as its top brass said violence is “absolutely impermissible” — an undeniable warning to civilian protesters. VIDEO: Chinese forces based in Hong Kong have released a video showing footage of “anti-riot” exercises (ABC News) The three-minute video posted on the Hong Kong garrison’s official Weibo social media account late on Wednesday included footage of troops firing guns and rockets, and of light […]

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