Members of the Chinese diaspora in the U.S. were reported to have received $200 each to greet Xi Jinping at the APEC summit in San Francisco, and were reportedly instructed to greet the leader with flags outside his hotel.
…authoritarian/dictators would want Digital IDs implemented. Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau has expressed that China is his ideal form of government. All of the West has been watching this play out in China to determine how they can implement it, too.
China’s draconian National Security Law unleashed onto Hong Kong in 2020 has had a chilling effect on religious believers, including widespread self-censorship in sermons and other religious activities.