From Harper’s Weekly Report:
Former national security adviser John Bolton’s new book revealed that last June, Trump asked Chinese president Xi Jinping to help him win reelection by buying more American produce.
Dozens of Chinese and Indian soldiers died in a Himalayan border clash that was fought with fists, rocks, and iron rods, and the Indian prime minister did not publicly wish Xi a happy birthday for the first time since 2016.
North Korea vowed to dump cigarette butts, millions of propaganda leaflets, and other trash onto South Korea by sending 3,000 balloons over the border.
China indicted two Canadians named Michael on espionage charges. When asked about “hostage diplomacy,” a spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry replied, “You ask a question brimming with malice.”
A man in Aberdeen, Scotland, was fined $350 for calling his ex-girlfriend’s new Irish boyfriend a leprechaun.