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Two Chinese service members speak at a strategic bomber gala with a possible silhouette of the H-20 bomber above them.

China’s H-20 nuclear stealth bomber might be unveiled next year — and it could pose a serious threat to US carriers in the Pacific

China's strategic bomber division also held a "morale-boosting gala" in which "the silhouette of a mysterious aircraft appeared" in a logo displayed on a big screen.
China's new type of domestically-built destroyer, a 10,000-tonne warship, is seen during its launching ceremony at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai, China June 28, 2017.

Here’s how the world’s 2 most powerful stealth destroyers stack up

The United States' new Zumwalt destroyer and China's new Type 055 destroyer are said to be the most powerful stealth destroyers in the world. Here's a side-by-side comparison of their combat power.
The Uighurs, a Muslim ethnic minority in China, are subject to some of the most brutal and intrusive surveillance measures in the world.

China claimed its re-education camps for Muslim minorities are ‘free vocational training’ that make life ‘colorful’

The governor of Xinjiang, Shohrat Zakir, said that detainees in his region's re-education camps were taught history and hairdressing, among other courses that made life more 'colorful.' Former detainees have described being physically and psychologically tortured.
Video star Yang Kaili, also known as Li Ge, was detained for singing the Chinese national anthem while flailing her arms around, which officials deemed disrespectful.

A Chinese vlogger was detained for 5 days for live-streaming her goofy performance of the national anthem

Yang Kaili, a 21-year-old video star, live-streamed herself singing the Chinese national anthem while waving her arms around like a conductor. She was detained under China's National Anthem Law, which mandates up to 15 days in detention for treating the anthem "in a distorted or disrespectful way."

Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed says Uighurs released because they did nothing wrong

Malaysia freed 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who fled to the Southeast Asian nation after a Thai jailbreak last year.
Boeing's KC-46 aerial refueling tanker conducts receiver compatibility tests with a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, in Seattle

The US Air Force wants a bunch of new tankers to take the fight to China

The US Air Force wants more tankers to make sure that it can bring its top assets, such as stealth fighters and heavy bombers, to a fight should a conflict arise with China in the Pacific, senior leadership revealed recently.
Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Goldman cautions Apple investors about ‘rapidly slowing consumer demand’ in China

Apple's earnings could be impacted this year if the weak demand in China continues. "There are multiple signs of rapidly slowing consumer demand in China which we believe could easily affect Apple’s demand there this Fall," according to a recent note from Goldman Sachs analyst Rod Hall.
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The 20 best countries around the world to live as an expat, ranked

HSBC Expat released its annual expat survey to find the best countries for expats to live in based on economics, quality of life, and a slew of other factors.  The top countries include Singapore, New Zealand, Germany, Canada, and Bahrain.
The author at the Great Wall of China.

I trekked to the legendary Great Wall of China to see the 13,000-mile treasure for myself, and it’s even more incredible than I expected

The Great Wall may be one of the most iconic man-made structures in the world and is a must-see for most travelers. There are many places to see the 13,000+ mile long wall. I decided to visit a section called Mutianyu about 2 hours outside of Beijing.
Google's secretive plans to launch a censored search engine in China are still bubbling away. Here, a Google sign is seen during a conference in Shanghai in August 2018.

It looks like China just laid out how it wants Google to help it persecute its Muslim minority

Google's secretive plans to launch a censored search engine in China, codenamed 'Dragonfly,' are still bubbling away. This week Chinese regional authorities passed new laws that lay out the kind of speech suppression that tech companies will likely have to facilitate and be complicit in.