Goldman Sachs: China might exit zero-tolerance sooner than expected

Social problem 12/02/22, 09:18

Goldman Sachs Group believes China may end its stringent “zero-COVID” measures sooner than widely predicted. There might be some probability of a “disorderly” exit amid unrest against stricter virus curbs across the nation. According to a recent Bloomberg report, chief China economist Hui Shan wrote that the New York–based investment bank ...

China bans scenes of fans not wearing masks at World Cup

Social problem 12/02/22, 07:49

China has maintained a strict “zero-COVID” policy since the pandemic began three years ago. But it also knows well that it’s going against the global trend of easing lockdowns and returning to normalcy. That’s why it has also been trying to censor information from the outside world, showing this.  For example, ...

China de-dollarizes, buying record high of gold from Russia

Social problem 12/02/22, 07:06

Sohu news reported on November 28 that China is reducing its holdings of U.S. debt on a large scale and has begun to import a large amount of gold, including imports from Russia. Earlier, Russian Business Daily (RBD) reported that Russia delivered 2.16 tons of gold to China worth $124.6 million. ...

Hong Kong joins mainland COVID rallies

Social problem 12/02/22, 07:00

Catching the mainland spirit, several people in Hong Kong marched down the streets on Monday, November 28, to protest against the “zero-COVID” policies. Protests in Hong Kong are rare after a police crackdown that followed the communist regime’s national security bill in 2020.  According to Bloomberg, dozens of demonstrators emerged in ...

Protests surge, Chinese people stand shoulder to shoulder

Social problem 12/02/22, 05:55

The 10 fatalities in the fire disaster in Urumqi, Xinjiang, resulted in uprisings nationwide. For the first time since the Tiananmen massacre, the Chinese were once again standing shoulder to shoulder. The footage shows that the after-fire scene is still very haunting, although it has been cleaned up. When the fire ...

2,000-year-old form of theater still fighting for survival since the Cultural Revolution

Social problem 12/02/22, 04:43

About 2,000 years before people invented television, Chinese people were enthralled watching shadow puppets darting across screens and reenacting ancient legends.  Stories are about heroes against evil, love stories, or supernatural characters. High-pitched and musical plays, making shadow puppets boldly act out local folk tales. Long Dong shadow puppets in southwestern Gansu province ...