The Daily Populous

Saturday November 20th, 2021 evening edition

image for Peng Shuai: Missing Chinese tennis player will make public appearance 'soon', says state media

Missing Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has been staying in her own home "freely" and will make a public appearance soon, a prominent state-media journalist has said.

Image: Peng Shuai in an image purportedly posted by the missing Chinese tennis player.

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Image: The WTA is standing up to China over the case of missing tennis player Peng Shuai, pictured.

It comes after Andy Murray and the Lawn Tennis Association joined an online campaign to help find Peng.

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has sent an email to Steve Simon, the WTA Chairman & CEO, CGTN has learned.

"Peng Shuai displayed incredible courage in describing an allegation of sexual assault against a former top official in the Chinese government. »

Work on ‘Chinese military base’ in UAE abandoned after US intervenes – report

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The Biden administration held urgent talks with the UAE authorities, who appeared to be unaware of the military activities, according to the report.

After US officials recently inspected the Khalifa site, construction work was suspended, the report said.

The UAE report is the latest example of an increasingly pointed global rivalry between the US and China. »

Black Santas are appearing in US Disney parks this season for the first time

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Disney parks are the latest place where families can see a non-White portrayal of Santa Claus, with more Black Santas appearing in recent years at shopping malls and in a recent Oreo cookie commercial.

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Victoria Wade, a theme park social media influencer who is Black, tweeted about the inclusion of a Black Santa at Disney parks, writing, "Never in life did I think disney would actually put a black Santa in the parks.". »