Chinese people's biggest change after 3 years of pandemic: less patriotism, the Party is not China

Chinese people's biggest change after 3 years of pandemic: less patriotism, the Party is not China

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 22:20:34

The extreme Zero-COVID policy in 3 years of pandemic prevention and control by the Chinese government has caused irreparable psychological damage to the people. In 2022, netizens on the popular Chinese site Zhihu posted a question: "What's your biggest change in the three years of the pandemic?" This question touched the pain of Chinese netizens and caused many of them to reply, "I am no longer that patriotic."

China's army purchases barbed maces, what for Local police usurp villagers’ crystal mine

China's army purchases barbed maces, what for Local police usurp villagers’ crystal mine

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 21:42:29

0:00 Highlight
0:48 Chinese army buys barbed maces to fight: who is the target?
1:39 Alert: China buys land in the United States near Air Force base
4:28 Heilongjiang: A 5-story factory burns fiercely for 5 hours, only the frame remains
6:07 Jiangsu government robs villagers' crystal mine, police beat villagers
7:25 Major international golf tournament canceled in China

China loses 3 more generals amid tensions with Taiwan; Chinese Youth want double income no children

China loses 3 more generals amid tensions with Taiwan; Chinese Youth want double income no children

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 20:53:46

0:00 Highlight
0:31 Chinese regime continues to lose 3 more generals during the pandemic
1:46 What’s China's Z generation priority today? Survey
4:06 Performance of 23 Chinese securities companies declined, some lose tens of billions of dollars
6:09 Chinese city turns isolation center into temporary ‘Skilled Talent’ homes
9:03 From Communist Party member to Anti-Communist, new Czech President can change Czech-China relations

Shaanxi resident put on the 'black list' for 'lying flat' and not wanting to get rich

Shaanxi resident put on the 'black list' for 'lying flat' and not wanting to get rich

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 19:57:43

To encourage later followers, the name of a villager in CHENGGU COUNTY, HANZHONG, SHAANXI Province, has been put on the "Black List" in the "Red and Black List" of the village committee. The text read: "[This person] has no wife and children, does nothing every day, lives without purpose, has no pursuit of getting rich, lacks understanding of poverty reduction policies, the desire to escape poverty is not strong. So many times officials propagate, guide, encourage start-ups, train for enrichment, and other measures but still have no effect. This person seriously lacks the motivation to develop himself and is too lazy to think."

Following Hu Xinyu’s mysterious case, over a dozen teenagers have disappeared across the country

Following Hu Xinyu’s mysterious case, over a dozen teenagers have disappeared across the country

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 12:36:25

According to Chinese-language media outlet, the case of Hu Xinyu has attracted national attention. It brought to light the disappearance of many other teenagers from many places.

Counterfeit food runs rampant in rural China

Counterfeit food runs rampant in rural China

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 11:16:40

Counterfeit food has repeatedly emerged in the mainland's rural market during the Chinese New Year, reported Chinese oversea media on February 2.

The paper says that 50% of consumers have unknowingly bought counterfeit food because of realistic imitation and difficulty telling true from false.

Xi'an: iron fences set up in front of over 50 shops without advanced notice

Xi'an: iron fences set up in front of over 50 shops without advanced notice

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 09:20:06

According to the "Hua Shang Bao" report, on January 22, many shops along the street saw iron fences nearly two meters high installed. Anti-theft devices were on top, with the word' municipal facilities' written on them.

Major international golf tournament canceled in China

Major international golf tournament canceled in China

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 08:24:16

While Chinese politicians try to soften the effects of COVID in their country, international reports and users on Chinese social media warn of a real catastrophe.

In fact, due to the wave of infections, an important international sporting event had to announce its suspension.

Chinese people have awakened: Invading Taiwan is 'your business, not ours'

Chinese people have awakened: Invading Taiwan is 'your business, not ours'

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 08:18:37

Recently, a NetEase post widely circulated online spoke about the issue of attacking Taiwan.The Chinese say: "It's not our business to beat them; it's yours," addressing the high-ranking officials.

Married after 4 days: 'Getting married is like shopping'; 40,000 lives lost in China in one day

Married after 4 days: 'Getting married is like shopping'; 40,000 lives lost in China in one day

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 08:11:44

0:00 Highlight

0:29 'Getting married is like shopping': Chinese couples marry after 4 days of knowing each other

2:09 Experts say 40,000 fatalities in China in one day; China omits fatality cases in its report

4:47 UK owner finds lost iPhone 14 PRO in Shenzhen street

6:38 Australia brings down Chinese-Australian money-laundering operation in Sydney

9:02 China's industrial profits fell in 2022 as COVID hit

What’s China's Z generation priority today? Survey

What’s China's Z generation priority today? Survey

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 08:09:04

A new survey shows that young Chinese do not plan to have children until they can afford them, as reported by Sixth Tone on February 1.

The paper said young people consider having a stable marriage and career as essential prerequisites for having children.

Pandemic in prison: Warden's 'threats' and the group barely affected by COVID

Pandemic in prison: Warden's 'threats' and the group barely affected by COVID

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 04:34:30

He, a Chinese-Malaysian who was released from Beijing No. 2 Prison at the end of December last year, recently revealed about the pandemic outbreak in prison, the prison's pandemic cover-up. Officials warned him before being released that he would be "in trouble" if he "talked carelessly" after being released.

Chinese city turns isolation center into temporary ‘Skilled Talent’ homes

Chinese city turns isolation center into temporary ‘Skilled Talent’ homes

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 03:43:44

For the past several years, China has built makeshift facilities to lock up COVID suspects or positives.

Apparently, the local authorities in charge of those quarantine centers received some money, but that all changed after the relaxation of the Zero COVID rule in December 2022.

Now, it has been reported that those locations will have another name and a different use.

Shopee Taiwan accused of alleged Chinese infiltration

Shopee Taiwan accused of alleged Chinese infiltration

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 03:41:22

Taiwan's Economic Democracy Union has warned of data risks on the e-commerce platform Shopee Taiwan, citing its links to Chinese entities.

Performance of 23 Chinese securities companies declined, some lose tens of billions of dollars

Performance of 23 Chinese securities companies declined, some lose tens of billions of dollars

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 02:32:49

According to Chinese-language media outlet Da Ji Yuan, 23 companies in the A-share brokerage sector have disclosed their 2022 annual performance forecasts or reports. Their net profits have generally declined.

Except for Founder Securities, the net profits of other companies, such as CITIC Securities, Dongfang Fortune, and Guoyuan Securities, declined.

Alert: China buys land in the United States near Air Force base

Alert: China buys land in the United States near Air Force base

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 01:37:52

Tensions continue to rise between China and Taiwan following a new move of the military forces.

The Chinese regime deployed 34 military aircraft and nine warships near the centerline in the Taiwan Strait, continuing its plans to intimidate the autonomous democratic island.

'Wait and see': US Embassy in China releases new emoticon collection, appearing as a sneer

'Wait and see': US Embassy in China releases new emoticon collection, appearing as a sneer

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 00:58:18

The official Weibo of the American Embassy in China announced on January 30 that it had launched a new emoticon package named "Eagle Xiaomei'" on WeChat. Notably, some of the stickers mimic the phrases often used by the former spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Communist Party of China, Zhao Lijian, sparking discussion and ridicule on Chinese social media.

Australia brings down Chinese-Australian money-laundering operation in Sydney

Australia brings down Chinese-Australian money-laundering operation in Sydney

Spotlight on China 2023-02-04 00:17:33

Australia has stopped a Chinese-Australian crime ring allegedly offering money laundering at an "industrial scale."

According to The Morning Sydney Herald, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said on February 1 that they had raided 13 locations across Sydney the day before. They seized a record $150 million worth of assets, including mansions, property in western Sydney, cryptocurrency, designer watches, and handbags.

Nine suspects were arrested and charged, with two Chinese-Australian gangsters in Sydney with aggregated personal assets amounting to $1 billion. They are set to stand trial on February 3.

WHO says China is lying about pandemic figures

WHO says China is lying about pandemic figures

Spotlight on China 2023-02-03 23:21:24

Tedros spoke again about the wave of COVID affecting China and made it clear that he does not believe the figures given by the regime.

Indeed, for the World Health Organization (WHO), China underestimates deaths from COVID-19, meaning that they are likely much higher than the official reports.

Chinese patients flood the world's largest hospital; fatality toll increased by 100 times in a town

Chinese patients flood the world's largest hospital; fatality toll increased by 100 times in a town

Spotlight on China 2023-02-03 22:41:15

0:00 Highlight
0:29 Sea of ​​people at the 'world's largest hospital' on the first day of work after the Lunar New Year
3:54 China’s rural pandemic tragedy: Lunar New Year; ‘No one was in charge’
6:49 Canadian resident from Wuhan reveals fatality toll increased 100 times in his hometown
9:12 WHO says China is lying about pandemic figures
11:51 Taiwan on alert for new Chinese military incursions in Taiwan Strait

  • Chinese people's biggest change after 3 years of pandemic: less patriotism, the Party is not China

    Chinese people's biggest change after 3 years of pandemic: less patriotism, the Party is not China

  • China's army purchases barbed maces, what for Local police usurp villagers’ crystal mine

    China's army purchases barbed maces, what for Local police usurp villagers’ crystal mine

  • China loses 3 more generals amid tensions with Taiwan; Chinese Youth want double income no children

    China loses 3 more generals amid tensions with Taiwan; Chinese Youth want double income no children

  • Shaanxi resident put on the 'black list' for 'lying flat' and not wanting to get rich

    Shaanxi resident put on the 'black list' for 'lying flat' and not wanting to get rich

  • Following Hu Xinyu’s mysterious case, over a dozen teenagers have disappeared across the country

    Following Hu Xinyu’s mysterious case, over a dozen teenagers have disappeared across the country

  • Counterfeit food runs rampant in rural China

    Counterfeit food runs rampant in rural China

  • Xi'an: iron fences set up in front of over 50 shops without advanced notice

    Xi'an: iron fences set up in front of over 50 shops without advanced notice

  • Major international golf tournament canceled in China

    Major international golf tournament canceled in China

  • Chinese people have awakened: Invading Taiwan is 'your business, not ours'

    Chinese people have awakened: Invading Taiwan is 'your business, not ours'

  • Married after 4 days: 'Getting married is like shopping'; 40,000 lives lost in China in one day

    Married after 4 days: 'Getting married is like shopping'; 40,000 lives lost in China in one day

  • What’s China's Z generation priority today? Survey

    What’s China's Z generation priority today? Survey

  • Pandemic in prison: Warden's 'threats' and the group barely affected by COVID

    Pandemic in prison: Warden's 'threats' and the group barely affected by COVID

  • Chinese city turns isolation center into temporary ‘Skilled Talent’ homes

    Chinese city turns isolation center into temporary ‘Skilled Talent’ homes

  • Shopee Taiwan accused of alleged Chinese infiltration

    Shopee Taiwan accused of alleged Chinese infiltration

  • Performance of 23 Chinese securities companies declined, some lose tens of billions of dollars

    Performance of 23 Chinese securities companies declined, some lose tens of billions of dollars

  • Alert: China buys land in the United States near Air Force base

    Alert: China buys land in the United States near Air Force base

  • 'Wait and see': US Embassy in China releases new emoticon collection, appearing as a sneer

    'Wait and see': US Embassy in China releases new emoticon collection, appearing as a sneer

  • Australia brings down Chinese-Australian money-laundering operation in Sydney

    Australia brings down Chinese-Australian money-laundering operation in Sydney

  • WHO says China is lying about pandemic figures

    WHO says China is lying about pandemic figures

  • Chinese patients flood the world's largest hospital; fatality toll increased by 100 times in a town

    Chinese patients flood the world's largest hospital; fatality toll increased by 100 times in a town