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16 Oct, 4 tweets, 3 min read
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More details of FBI investigation of Chinese Americans in tech
How FBI caused the suicide of well respected Chinese-American physicist Zhang Shuocheng who was to be a candidate for Nobel Prize in Physics. 0 outrage from US MSM media.

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12 Oct
World's richest man in 1834. Howqua 伍秉鑑 was Jeff Bezos of the early 19th century, worth 26 million dollars, equivalent of tens of billions today, 5x his contemporary European financier Nathan Rothschild. His investment via John Forbes kicked started US Industrial Revolution
Howqua 伍秉鑑 was 1 time largest debtholder of the British East India Company. He used US traders as proxy to smuggle Turkish Opium into China and sell his tea in consignment to UK to compete w Brits. After Opium War, Qing gov ordered him to pay $1 million, 1/3 of war indemnity
Howqua partnered w US traders to corner silver trade after wars of independence in Spanish America. US traders named a clipper aft him aft his death shortly aft 1st Opium war. His son was the most hated man in Guangzhou during occupation by Brit-French forces in 2nd Opium War.
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10 Oct
US world policeman role literally cause merde overflow

Overheard: what happened on aircraft carrier Ike

PS. Ike is not the only US aircraft carriers w poo problems

of course Pentagon solution is ask for more ships and more funding rather than reduce deployment ImageImage
yup, Ike is not the only US aircraft carriers w poo problem

Note: only half of the problems makes to the print 👉defensenews.com/naval/2020/09/… Image
💩 flowing thru the shower on US submarine. Feed back from a submariner. He also confirmed aircraft carrier Ike’s reputation as a death ship in the Navy ImageImage
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25 Sep
Finally watched 2007 Jiang Wen film The Sun also Rises. China and Cultural Revolution in magic realism. 2 Indonesian Chinese lovers finally reunited in #Xinjiang on the onset of Great Leap Forward on the eve of their long awaited wedding, prbly the best time of their lives😭😭😭
There's lot of allegory in Jiang Wen's The Sun also Rises. Film begins in 1976, last year of Cultural Revolution, ends in 1958 beginning of the Great Leap Forward. Mom in a way represents China of this era, she went crazy in 1958 and then disappears in 1976...
Engineer Leong "returned to" China from Diaspora in Southeast Asia in 1950s to build the socialist motherland, for a time worked on oil exploration in #Xinjiang, but was send to work in the school kitchen during Cultural Revolution
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22 Sep
Since @PBS was pressured to drop its documentary on China's poverty alleviation program, I will post highlights from it in this thread:
Millennial village party secretary on the front line of China's poverty alleviation
how millennial village party secretary work together w villagers to lift them out of poverty
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21 Sep
Just got fitted for our traditional Balinese wedding dress. There will be 2 sets ImageImage
Getting the traditional Balinese headgear fitted for our wedding
Final result w traditional Balinese headgear and earrings
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18 Sep
Jakob Rosenfeld 羅生特, a Holocaust refugee doctor who escaped frm Dachau concentration camp to Shanghai in 1939, joined Communist New 4th Army to fight Japanese. He founded Huazhong Medical Hospital which trained 10k medical workers for Communists. Image
Rosenfeld, born in Lemberg, Austro-Hungary (today’s Lviv, Ukraine), trained in medicine in Vienna. Aft escaping Dachau, he and brother got visa frm Chinese legation to Shanghai where CCP recruited him. New 4th Army commissar Liu Shaoqi (L), Rosenfeld, Commander Chen Yi (R) 1941 Image
Rosenfeld started Huazhong medical school in Communist base w 50 students. It over time trained 10k medical workers, 95% of the medical team of New 4th Army. Rosenfeld w New 4th Army Commander Luo Ronghuan (glasses) and staff members in 1943 Image
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