Foxconn pumps money into another China plant amid worker unrest in Zhengzhou

Economy 12/07/22, 19:22

The worker’s revolt at Foxconn further weighs on Apple’s production shortages and underscores how the draconian “zero-COVID” measures undermine technology companies worldwide. According to a South China Morning Post report on December 3, Foxconn, Apple’s biggest supplier, recently poured about $142 million (1 billion yuan) in fresh capital into its northern ...

CCP police arrest demonstrators using cell phone signals

Morality 12/07/22, 19:21

According to Apolo News, a series of protests took place across China. It was reported that the China public security units had started to detain protesters using their mobile phone signals, and their phones had been disabled. It has the strong connotation of gathering evidence against the protesters when their ...

Chinese people became stronger after the ‘White Paper’ movement

Insights 12/07/22, 19:20

The “White Paper” movement against the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP’s) “zero-COVID” policy has contributed to making the Chinese people more robust in the face of pressure from authorities. According to Apollo News, in many areas in China, there have been more and more occasions when they are locked down; people will ...

Apple is urging suppliers to move production away from China

Insights 12/07/22, 19:19

The Wall Street Journal has learned from sources that Apple is telling suppliers to ramp up their manufacturing transition out of China. According to a report on November 3, people said Apple wants to move production to other Asian nations such as India and Vietnam. It is also considering other companies ...

COVID restrictions ease? People reportedly still line up for COVID tests

Insights 12/07/22, 19:17

Despite the rise in cases, several major cities in China are gradually lifting COVID restrictions such as lockdowns and COVID mass testing. The change came after mass protests against its “zero-COVID” policy broke out in various parts of the country.  On November 30, the southern city of Guangzhou said it would ...

Tencent announces lowest-ever share buyback, worrying investors

China 12/07/22, 19:14

China’s technology and entertainment giant, Tencent Holdings Limited, announced on December 1 that it has just repurchased 36,200 shares or over HK$10.6 million ($1.3 million—US$1 = HK$7.789). This is the lowest share repurchase so far, worrying the market. Tencent’s single-day repurchase of at least HK$200 million ($26 million) has ...

Female internet celebrity banned from leaving China

Social problem 12/07/22, 19:13

In recent years, when Chinese people left the country, Chinese Customs would check them carefully and even cut off their passports. A female internet celebrity cried and said that she was going to the airport to watch a World Cup game in Qatar, but Customs officials took her passport saying ...

Experts: Will Xi hold on to leadership? Brute force is power

Social problem 12/07/22, 19:12

It’s been more than 30 years since the pro-democracy protests were brutally suppressed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Tiananmen Square. Now, for the first time, the Chinese people have the courage to stand together in the "White Paper Revolution" against CCP policy. The revolution shows that the Chinese can ...

Chinese firm offers Iran surveillance tech made from US chips

Insights 12/07/22, 19:11

A Chinese company with a concerning background is reportedly supplying monitor technology that uses U.S. semiconductors to the Iran government. As NBC News reported, Tiandy Technologies said on its website that it was selling surveillance cameras to Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Specifics of how Iran is making use of Tiandy products are ...

Leaked video shows paying exorbitant salaries for COVID testing staff

Morality 12/07/22, 19:09

Recently, a character named “Zhang Shanshan” has been mentioned all over Chinese social media. Some netizens pointed out that she holds key positions in dozens of nucleic acid companies across the country and is called the “Nucleic Acid Queen” by netizens. The video shows thick stacks of money lying on a ...

China’s empty-nest trend: Elderly need more care, but living alone

China 12/07/22, 19:07

A team of social scientists from China’s Peking University conducted a survey related to older people. The results were published in the Lancet Public Health on November 21. According to the survey, the number of older adults in China who need care has surpassed 45 million and is expected to reach ...