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China’s President is the ‘Most Dangerous Opponent of Free Societies,’ Says Billionaire George Soros

Billionaire George Soros has called Chinese President Xi Jinping “the most dangerous enemy” of free societies during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

The Hungarian-American investor told a dinner audience at the event that the Chinese leader’s power lies in China’s hi-tech surveillance capabilities, reports Agence France-Presse

People Using Twitter in China May Face J‌a‌il Time, Th‌re‌a‌ts to Their Family

In China, “Twitter j‌a‌il,” normally when you get locked out of your account when you’ve reached the limit of 100 tweets per hour or 1,000 per day, could mean literal j‌a‌il time.

Chinese police are rep‌ort‌edly detaining and questioning Twitter users as authorities escalate its crackdown on China’s online censorship in part of President Xi Jinping’s campaign in suppressing interactivity, according to The New York Times.

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping Solidify Bromance By Cooking Russian Pancakes With Caviar

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping just proved to the world that they are real best bros by cooking side-by-side during a break from their meeting at an economic forum earlier this week.

Chinese leader Xi and Putin showcased their cooking skills in front of people and the camera on Tuesday at the “Far East Street” during the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia by making a traditional Russian pancake called Blini, according to Business Insider.

New Disney Film Banned in China Over Winnie the Pooh Memes

Christopher Robin,” a live-action adaptation of the Disney series “Winnie the Pooh,” has been banned from being screened in theaters in China, making it the second film this year to be denied a release in the country after “A Wrinkle in Time.”

An insider told The Hollywood Reporter that the reason for the ban could have something to do with the foreign film quota in China, which is currently at 34 movies per year.

China is Hiding All Pictures of President Xi Jinping So People Can’t Vandalize Them

The Chinese government issued specific instructions to hide all representations and pictures of President Xi Jinping posted in public after protests of people defacing political advertisements with ink spread throughout the country.

Radio Free Asia reportedly uncovered four independent directives to remove and hide pictures of Xi and other Communist Party of China’s (CPC) leaders.

China to Ban People With Bad ‘Social Credit’ From Flights and Trains

China’s “social credit” system, which the government has said it is planning to implement sometime in 2020, is already slowly taking shape.

The National Development and Reform Commission reportedly announced via its website that beginning in May, individuals deemed to have committed serious acts of “dishonor” will no longer be allowed to travel on trains or flights for up to one year.