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iPhone prevails over Chinese rivals at country’s online shopping festival

Tech 07/05/22, 05:51

At China’s second-largest shopping festival, 6.18, Apple’s iPhone outsold mainland competitors and garnered the most sales.  Overall, Strategy Analytics estimated that 14 million smartphone units were sold at the major. And the iPhone took over nearly 7 million of that, far leaving other Chinese-based rivals behind. While it is a year-on-year decrease ...

The dark origins of the cheap Chinese-made clothing boom

Morality 07/01/22, 17:36

Over the past few years, the Chinese communist regime has received compelling allegations that hundreds of millions of Uighur citizens in the semi-autonomous region of Xinjiang are being fiercely persecuted for their religious beliefs. Allegations indicate that the victims of this persecution are locked up in "re-education camps" where they are ...

Monopoly position: Pro-Beijing group target other countries’ rare earth companies

Corruption 06/30/22, 17:06

Mandiant, an American cybersecurity firm, has produced a study claiming that a Chinese regime-sponsored propaganda operation targets miners in the United States, Australia, and Canada via social media accounts. The accounts formed alliances to offer China a competitive advantage in hunting for rare earth resources. Mandiant discovered that a Chinese regime-led online group ...

U.S. lawmakers reach proposal on China investment curbs

China 06/15/22, 03:36

According to Reuters, a bipartisan group of lawmakers announced Monday that they have reached a proposal that would give the U.S. government powers to block U.S. investment in China. The House Foreign Affairs Committee lawmakers stated that they have discussed with related parties "on developing a robust, targeted outbound investment mechanism ...

Chinese firm allegedly found buying high selling low gold on purpose

China 06/12/22, 22:15

A Chinese company was detected purchasing a large amount of gold in a short period of time. It said it uses gold for production. But the products it sold did not contain gold. That company is Sichuan Guojinbao Industrial Co., Ltd, based in Mianyang City, Sichuan Province. Its owner bought a ...

China: the world’s largest electricity producer continues to import Russian electricity

Russia 06/12/22, 02:06

According to statista.com, China is the world's largest electricity producer so far, with nearly 7.8 trillion  kilowatt-hours generated in 2020.  However, due to the economy's rapid growth, the amount of electricity available is insufficient to fulfill manufacturing demands. The electricity consumption in China was about 8.31 trillion kilowatt-hours in 2021, a year-on-year ...

The confusing situation of China’s convenient? rapid test chambers

News 06/10/22, 18:53

Since June 1, Zhengzhou City in Henan Province has been conducting nucleic acid testing normalization. Testing booths are installed everywhere to ensure nucleic acid samples are collected from every 15-minute sampling circle. After only one day of mass testing, the test chambers revealed several design faults. The test chambers are poorly designed, ...