Chinese regime tightens control ahead of the 20th national congress

Insights 06/30/22, 16:21

The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will take place this fall, a very sensitive time when the CCP needs to re-elect the top leader. At the same time, the CCP is strengthening its crackdown on public security with its new campaign. The CCP launches 'One Hundred Days ...

U.S. blacklists 5 Chinese firms for allegedly helping Russian military

Russia 06/30/22, 03:37

Washington on June 28 included five Chinese companies on a trade blacklist for allegedly associating with the Russian military during the Ukraine war. The five Chinese firms the U.S. Commerce Department named were Connec Electronic Limited, King Pai Technology Company Limited, Sinno Electronics Company Limited, Winninc Electronic, and World Jetta (Hong ...

Floods submerged a hospital in Jiangxi, causing property damages

Disasters 06/30/22, 03:37

On June 20, floods unexpectedly poured into a hospital in Shangrao city, Jiangxi province, causing costly damages to properties.  According to Chinese media People’s Daily, Jiangxi Shangrao Ruidong Hospital had many of its critical types of equipment submerged as the flood swamped the first floor.  The flow submerged the imaging department, disinfection ...

‘Boom, boom, boom,’ sudden explosions by Chinese e-bikes

Tech 06/30/22, 03:34

The Chinese government encourages the adoption of green technologies, including e-bikes or electric bicycles. Thanks to heavy subsidies from the government, China's e-bike market has boomed recently. As reported by Bloomberg, with the price range from 200 dollars to 600 dollars per item, 51,600 e-bike manufacturers joined the lucrative industry in ...

Guangxi province: Civil servants in Yulin promoting the housing market

Economy 06/30/22, 03:32

To revive the property market slump, civil servants in a Chinese city have started selling houses as a part of their job.  Mainland outlet Economic Observer reported on June 25 that Li Shupeng, a civil servant in Yulin, a fourth-tier city of Guangxi province, has been selling houses since February. Li tells ...

Treated based on grades: Chinese youths become obsessed with status hierarchy for their entire life

Social problem 06/30/22, 03:30

According to Yi-Lin Chiang, a professor of Sociology at National Chengchi University, China's educational system is centered around tests.  Consequently, students are classified with different titles based on their test scores. These titles reflect their status at school and the treatment they can expect from their classmates.  Spending seven years following up ...

China Evergrande faces first winding-up petition

Economy 06/30/22, 03:29

China Evergrande Group is facing a petition as an investor seeks to sue the Chinese property developer giant for not repurchasing shares of its unit. According to Apollo News, the High Court of Hong Kong announced on its website that the investment holding firm Top Shine Global Limited had filed a ...

Covid in China: Shanghaineses dine secretly in restaurant

China 06/30/22, 03:18

Although Shanghai authorities have lifted the lockdown since the beginning of June, some restrictions remain. Food and beverage are one of the businesses that are banned from fully open and only allowed to serve takeaway. However, some have stealthily included dine-in services to survive after the pandemic. An online writer named ...

China: The Tweet ‘Impress all mankind’ makes people mock

China 06/30/22, 03:15

The Tweet ‘Impress all mankind’ makes people mock "Lies have short legs," says the proverb. It seems that some have not ever heard of it. A video posted on June 28 soon became viral—with more than 50K views— and has caused many netizens to discuss it enthusiastically.  At first glance, the tweet ...

Mysterious atmosphere in China: Yuan dynasty’s management system returns

Insights 06/29/22, 17:12

The Beidaihe Conference is a secret conference supposed to consolidate the high-level personnel issue at the coming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. However, the infighting is particularly intense this time, many analysts say. According to Vision Times, leading up to the Beidaihe Conference held in Qinhuangdao, Hebei ...

5 more years of confinement: Chinese panic after official CCP announcement

Disasters 06/29/22, 17:08

The Chinese Communist regime authorities in Beijing generated alarm and confusion among the entire population when they announced this Monday, June 27, that the strict "zero COVID" policy would be in force for the next five years, including mandatory mass testing and travel restrictions. When the stringent measures in several Chinese cities ...