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Zoom-Boom: US Cyber Warfare vs China via Allegations re Zoom

VISIT this You Tube video on ZOOM entitled “Is China Spying? on Us?. Shocking Details in This Video.” …. c602c1a3-8f92-4b61-b4ea-f63b8c01315a

Because the speaker’s voice is that of an (Asian) Indian albeit one with traces of an American background, my suspicions were immediately aroused: was this not cunning US media warfare? So I sent it on toe an Aussie who speaks Chinese and Malaysian for critical readings (below). This does not mean that China does not indulge in subterranean political games, but that US agencies are masters at war games and covert games; while the US Pacific Fleet has ringed east Asia with an array of armed bases ever since 1945; and that in the present world order India is on its side because of recent spats with China.

Note map and details in …… Jenny Awford: US readies for war with China with 400 bases of ships and nukes to create ‘perfect noose’ around superpower rival,” 5 Dec 2016, https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2331190/us-readies-for-war-with-china-with-400-bases-of-ships-and-nukes-to-create-perfect-noose-around-superpower-rival/

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A Chinese Lankan Aussie Chef stimulates Appetites in Darwin

News Item in Daily News, 11 July 2020, with this title  “A serendipitous taste of SL, China and Australia”

The celebrity chef turned television presenter originally from Sri Lanka now making waves in Darwin gives Jordan Kretchmer of Gourmet Traveller a taste of the Top End and shares his love of rare seafood delicacies.

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Professor Tarun Weeramanthri jets in from Perth to Aid Victoria

Media Announcement on June 2020: “WA to provide assistance to Victoria’s COVID-19 response”

  • Highly experienced WA Public Health official deployed to Victoria
  • Professor Tarun Weeramanthri to support the escalating public health response
  • Western Australia providing remote contact tracing support

Western Australia is providing support to Victoria as it tackles a concerning increase in COVID-19 cases, deploying one of the State’s most experienced public health physicians, Professor Tarun Weeramanthri.

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An Unknown Aussie in India: A Covid Travel Saviour …. Simon Quinn

Richard Guilliatt, in The Australian Weekend Magazine 20-21 June 2020, where the title is

Simon Quinn is a 32 year old PhD student from Australia, studying Sanskrit living in Gurgaon 30km South West of Delhi. When the Indian government announced a sudden & draconian nationwide lockdown on 24th March, to halt the spread of Covid19 among the nation’s 1.38 billion people, he logged on to a chat forum for Aussies travelling in India on his lap top. Anxious messages were flooding in.

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Buckingham Palace Secrets around 1975 Whitlam Dismissal

Max Kostowski, in Sydney Morning Herald, 16 June 2020 “National Archives still declassifying Palace Letters as historian slams delay”

The National Archives of Australia has not ruled out taking more than three months to declassify the potentially explosive ‘Palace Letters’, remaining tight-lipped on a release date almost three weeks after the High Court ordered the documents to be made public.

Gough Whitlam, pictured in 1972, established the predecessor to the National Archives. Historian Jenny Hocking has long been seeking papers relating to his dismissal from office.Gough Whitlam, pictured in 1972, established the predecessor to the National Archives. Historian Jenny Hocking has long been seeking papers relating to his dismissal from office.CREDIT:GEORGE LIPMAN

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Straight Lefts from the Dilmah Tea Missionary Merrill Fernando

Benjamin Law, in The Age, 13 June 2020, with this title “Tea mogul Merrill J. Fernando: ‘I owe everything to Australian consumers’.”

Each week, Benjamin Law asks public figures to discuss the subjects we’re told to keep private by getting them to roll a die. The numbers they land on are the topics they’re given. This week he talks to Merrill J. Fernando. After high school, this businessman was one of the first local people in the then British colony of Ceylon to train as a tea-taster in London. At age 58, he launched his own brand of tea, Dilmah, in Australia. He is now 90.

Merrill J. Fernando: "We have a family charter which says not a single share in Dilmah tea can be sold outside the family. We have had offers, but our business is not for sale. Never."
Merrill J. Fernando: “We have a family charter which says not a single share in Dilmah tea can be sold outside the family. We have had offers, but our business is not for sale. Never.”CREDIT:MEDIA SERVICES, SRI LANKA

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A Glimmer of Hope for Australia-China Relations

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It is common for governments to issue travel warnings to their citizens. Australia does it frequently. Australia’s travel warnings to its citizens have sometimes annoyed other countries such as Indonesia and Jordan, to name a few. So, it should come as no surprise that China has issued travel warnings to its citizens over concerns about a surge in racist attacks against Chinese and Asians in Australia.

Pix deployed by RMIT in Melbourne to reach out to students affected by the situation through a campaign of care

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Ground Zero in Australian Politics towards China

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The Australia-China relationship has fallen to zero – the worst it has been since the relationship was established in 1972. The trigger for this recent deterioration was the Australian Prime Minister’s calling for the World Health Organization to be given weapon inspector powers into China as part of the COVID-19 inquiry,[1] an idea rejected by Rob Barton,[2] a former UN weapons inspector sent into Iraq in 2003 as part of the UN Special Commission, or UNSCOM. In Iraq, UNSCOM was infiltrated by agents of US intelligence services who used espionage equipment to eavesdrop on the Iraqi military for three years without the knowledge of the UN agency which was used to disguise its work. [3]

 

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A Chilling and Terrifying Word-Picture of USA Today

David Kilcullen, in The Inquirer, 30 May 2020 and the Australian, 4 June 2020, with this title Home of the hateful, fearful, heavily armed” …..

Coronavirus is threatening to ignite a tinderbox of grievances in the US. The growing parallels with Iraq, Lebanon and Somalia are real and disturbing.

The rise of militias and armed protesters across the US is sometimes seen as a fringe right-wing issue, but it is much broader. Armed groups have formed across the political spectrum, worsening divisions the coronavirus has exposed in American society.

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Violence and Terror from Within the Protest Movement in Hong Kong

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There is a unbalanced and misguided perception in the Western media and among Western politicians that new security laws now being introduced in HK to ban subversion, sedition, succession and terrorism are unjustified and an attempt to over-ride the One Country, Two System agreement.

This website https://www.truth-hk.com/ however provides information and links to over 200 violent incidents from 2019 to 2020 (80 in 2020 so far) in which pro-democracy protestors have been involved in acts of violence, vandalism, arson, terrorism, and rumour spreading. These acts include setting fire to buildings, sending explosive devices to senior police officers in envelopes, the use of petrol bombs to attack police stations; or in one instance, a police officer attempting to stop a motorcycle for illegally driving rammed him and rode off; a woman assaulted by protestors for attempting to remove their roadblocks; destroying shops, and hundreds of other violent acts in the name of democracy – all supported by the US, Britain and Australia.

Each listing provides multiple sources for verification.

Protestors have today called out to the US government for Hong Kong to be given Independence which violates the One Country, Two Systems agreement signed between China and Britain in 1997.

https://www.truth-hk.com/

Below we list a few cases…  

 Rioters have smashed multiple traffic lights, commercial stores and set fire on civilian roads.

 Police Headquarters have received a letter to the Police Commissioner containing explosive devices that could blind the recipient. Wan Chai 21 April 2020

The police said that the power of the bomb can injure the recipient’s eyes, face and hands in a range of more than half a meter, which is commonly used in terrorist attacks. This is the second intimidation letter received by the police chief within half a month.

Police have to use tear gas to disperse. Causeway Bay 24 May 2020.

 Rioters have been setting fire on civilian roads and throwing petrol bombs into a police facility. Prince Edward, 31 March 2020

 A group of Rioters bully and kick a middle aged women in the head for taking pictures of them at Tin Shui Wai 6 May 2020.  see video  https://youtu.be/3Y-loqqGiLY

After arresting 17 people and seized 2.6 tonnes of explosives in raids, Police are removing the chemicals from a building.  These are related to three earlier bomb plots at public facilities, and warned of the growth of local terrorism. Tai Kok Tsui 9 March 2020

A female police supporters is assaulted by protesters who have gathered, she was injured in her head and bleed heavily. Times Square 21 February 2020…

 ALSO SEE this brutal attack by protestors on one person… ……

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