China

  • Watch: A Man in a Trump hat was kicked off a flight as a crowd chanted: ‘Lock him up!’

    Like some bizarre parody of a Trump rally, a belligerent man in a “Make America Great Again” hat was booted off a plane in Shanghai Sunday — defiantly waving as a crowd of passengers jeered in the terminal: “Lock him up! Lock him up!” It’s unclear whether Chinese police did jail the man...
  • Watch: Chinese Military Jets Intercept US Aircraft!

    Washington (AFP) – Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American military plane over the East China Sea, the US Air Force said Friday. The US aircraft, a WC-135 Constant Phoenix, was conducting a “routine mission” in international airspace on May 17 when it was intercepted by two Chinese Sukhoi...
  • Church Pastor Detained in China for Singing ‘Jesus Loves You’

    (Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter) A Taiwanese Christian pastor was detained for singing the worship song “Jesus Love You” in Zhengzhou, Henan, in China, which officials there have branded as an “illegal religious activity.” ChinaAid, which reports on persecution and human rights abuses in the world’s most populous nation, said Pastor...
  • Watch: Vladimir Putin’s ‘Piano recital’ Steals The Show in China!

    Russian state television showed President Vladimir Putin playing the piano in Beijing on Sunday. Putin tried his hand at the anthems of Moscow and his native St. Petersburg, while he waited to hold talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. (May 14) AP Watch it here: The piano performance was...
  • Religion is Alive and Thriving in Officially ‘Atheist’ China

    The communists who took the reins in China in 1949 viewed religion as backward and superstitious. Authorities did their best to wipe out religious life. And by the end of the 1970s, they’d been very successful. “There were basically no functioning places of worship in the entire country. This...
  • In China, Unregistered Churches Are Driving a Religious Revolution

    China, the world’s rising  superpower,  is experiencing an explosion of faith. The decades of anti-religious campaigns that followed the 1949 communist takeover are giving way to a spiritual transformation—and among the fastest-growing drivers of that transformation are unregistered churches. Once called “house” or “underground” churches because they were small...