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  • This US warship just trolled China

  • The future of war is in space

  • And Burger King is accused of making a racist ad

  • At least no one's accusing them of making a decent burger.

  • That and more on this week's China news headlines.

  • This is China Uncensored.

  • I'm Chris Chappell.

  • This week's China news headlines.

  • Last month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

  • visited the Philippines.

  • While there, he said the US would back the Philippines

  • in the event of any armed attack in the South China Sea,

  • based on their mutual defense treaty.

  • And now it seems like the US

  • is putting muscle behind that statement.

  • This week, the US sent a warship carrying

  • fighter jets near the Scarborough Shoal.

  • That's territory both China and the Philippines claim.

  • The sighting was first reported by Filipino television.

  • But on the fifth hour of sailing,

  • everyone was roused from their naps by a new site.

  • An aircraft carrier not three miles away,

  • launching and landing its planes

  • to the wonder of the watching fisherman.”

  • Wow, that's incredible.

  • That looked just like the Filipino fishing boat

  • I took to the Scarborough Shoal.

  • The ship those fishermen saw was the USS Wasp.

  • It's reported to be carrying an unusually large number of F-35Bs.

  • That's the latest American stealth fighter plane.

  • But the Wasp was carrying another secret weapon

  • Ant Man.

  • Okay, look.

  • It's not always easy to add jokes to these stories.

  • The Wasp was sailing to annual military drills with the Philippines.

  • It comes shortly after protests from the Philippine government

  • over 200 Chinese ships near another disputed island.

  • Maybe I need to go back to the South China Sea.

  • And speaking of disputed territories, Taiwan.

  • China is very sensitive about its territorial claim

  • to what is essentially an entire country.

  • So when the London school of Economics displayed this,

  • a sculpture by Mark Wallinger called

  • 'The World Turned Upside Down'...

  • ...some people freaked out.

  • Why?

  • Because China was colored in yellow,

  • and Taiwan was colored in pink.

  • Implying it's a separate country.

  • China is very sensitive about maps,

  • since that's how it makes a lot of territorial claims.

  • Which is why,

  • inside China,

  • there's been a crackdown on politically incorrect maps.

  • Anyway, a group of Chinese international students,

  • I'm sure completely independently from the Chinese consulate,

  • complained.

  • And the UK university decided to immediately give in.

  • But then it became international news.

  • And now they've clarified,

  • No final decisions have been reached.”

  • Because this is a hard decision to make?

  • Honestly, though,

  • I'm just upset they put Australia at the top.

  • Speaking of even more territories

  • the Chinese Communist Party is ruining,

  • Hong Kong.

  • Remember the Umbrella Movement a few years ago?

  • I do.

  • For 79 days, protesters,

  • mainly students and mostly peaceful,

  • occupied a few main roads in Hong Kong

  • to demonstrate for democracy.

  • Their symbol was a yellow umbrella,

  • since they were using umbrellas

  • to fend off the tear gas

  • Hong Kong police were throwing at them.

  • Clearly a menace to society.

  • That's why 9 prominent leaders of the movement

  • have just been found guilty of causing a nuisance

  • and inciting others to do the same.

  • Causing a nuisance can mean up to 7 years in jail.

  • Just kidding.

  • Each charge of causing a nuisance means 7 years in jail.

  • Hong Kong's doing fine under Chinese rule.

  • Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan

  • is warning that the next war

  • will be won or lost in space.

  • My gosh, lost in space, that's terrifying!

  • That reboot was terrible.

  • Speaking at the 35th Space Symposium

  • in Colorado Springs, Colorado,

  • Shanahan said,

  • Because of [China and Russia's] actions,

  • space is no longer a sanctuary

  • it is now a warfighting domain.

  • This is not a future or theoretical threat;

  • this is today's threat.”

  • But even though Russia was mentioned,

  • Shanahan made it clear that China is the real threat.

  • We wake up much more worried about China

  • every day than we do about Russia in space.

  • Long term,

  • China is the one that we're worried about.

  • And it's China cyber,

  • it's China space,

  • it's China hypersonics

  • it's the whole package for China.”

  • Which is so strange,

  • because I saw in the movie Valerian,

  • which was cosponsored by a Chinese production company,

  • that China will lead space exploration in the future!

  • I guess Hollywood is paving the way

  • for the Chinese Communist Party.

  • Speaking of space,

  • earlier this week the world got a look at

  • the first-ever photo of a black hole.

  • Which looks like...a black hole.

  • But the important part is state-run China Daily

  • would like you to please remember that

  • none of this would have been possible without China.

  • And also that this black hole has been

  • part of Chinese territory since ancient times.

  • And apparently an F-35 fighter plane has gone missing.

  • If you have any knowledge of its whereabouts,

  • please contact Japan.

  • Japan lost contact with one of its F-35s 84

  • miles off the east coast of Japan.

  • And uh, China and Russia

  • have a lot of naval patrols out that way so...

  • better find it quick.

  • Tom Moore,

  • an expert on Russia and weapons tweeted,

  • there is no price too high in this world

  • for China and Russia to pay to get Japan's missing F-35,

  • if they can.”

  • Retired US Air Force Lieutenant General David Deptula

  • told Business Insider, “Both China and Russia

  • have excellent reconstruction/reverse engineering/copying skills,

  • particularly the Chinese as they are masters at it.”

  • But it might not be as bad as you think.

  • For one, “The jet's all-important software and programming

  • would likely be hard to reconstruct given

  • not only the likely damage from the crash

  • and salt water in [the] Pacific

  • but also the way that the jet's sensitive systems

  • are designed to be very hard to decipher and reverse engineer.”

  • Also, China hacked the F-35 design years ago.

  • See?

  • No problem.

  • Huawei is the Chinese telecommunications company

  • the United States government is warning everyone

  • is a giantatic national security risk.

  • And now Huawei has a new ally:

  • a senior cyber security expert

  • who used to work for the White House.

  • Huawei has hired Samir Jain

  • to lobby on their behalf.

  • Jain used to be the associate deputy US attorney general.

  • And he was also a National Security Council advisor

  • under the Obama administration.

  • According to the disclosure filing,

  • He'll lobby on foreign investment,

  • government purchasing and 'security-related issues

  • arising under the National Defense Authorization Act.'”

  • And finally,

  • yet another Western company is in trouble

  • for using chopsticks in their ads.

  • A New Zealand franchise of Burger King

  • posted this video on Instagram.

  • Eating a burger with chopsticks is hard.

  • It's the new Vietnamese Sweet Chilli Tendercrisp Burger.

  • I am disgusted.

  • No, not because of the ad.

  • I mean, look at this thing.

  • Social media users in China demanded an apology,

  • saying Burger King had made a mockery

  • of Asian customs and dining etiquette.”

  • The same thing happened a few months ago

  • over a Dolce and Gabbana ad.

  • All I can say is stick a fork in me, I'm done.

  • What do you think about this week's headlines?

  • Leave your comments below.

  • And now it's time for me to answer a question

  • from one of you

  • a fan who support China Uncensored

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  • Charlie Matsubara asks,

  • Who would win in an arm wrestling match?

  • Presitator vs King Chris?”

  • That's a very good question

  • and I'd love to get an answer to it myself.

  • I am assuming I'm King Chris in this scenario.

  • I've been trying to get an interview

  • with Chinese Presitator Xi Jinping

  • since at least 2015,

  • when I tried to meet him during his stay

  • at the Waldorf Astoria in New York.

  • It didn't go as planned.

  • Security told me I was banned

  • from the Waldorf Astoria for life.

  • Now I'm a pretty good arm wrestler.

  • Why, I even beat US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher.

  • You know, maybe that's why Xi hasn't shown up.

  • He's afraid I'm going to lay the smackdown on him.

  • So here's what: Xi Jinping,

  • I know you're listening,

  • I'm agreeing to arm wrestle you with my left arm.

  • Whenever you're ready for that interview,

  • I'll be waiting.

  • Send me a fax.

  • Thanks for your question, Charlie.

  • And thank you to all my 50-Cent Army soldiers

  • who support China Uncensored.

  • It's only because of your support

  • that we've been able to cover topics

  • that most other media don't want to,

  • because they prefer to get advertising dollars,

  • rather than criticize the Chinese Communist Party.

  • Once again, I'm Chris Chappell.

  • See you next time.

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