Elderly COVID patient declared deceased moves in body bag

Insights 05/10/22, 16:23

Postmortem workers were surprised to discover a corpse twitched on May 1. Funeral home employees in mainland China arguably experienced the biggest shock of their lives after a deceased older man suddenly moved. A video that went viral on the internet shows the harrowing moment at least three morgue staffers loaded the ...

Shanghai citizens can’t catch up with authorities’ notices

Insights 05/10/22, 00:25

Residents in Pudong and Baoshan, which have been closed for over a month, can only purchase food until May 6. From May 7 to May 10, people cannot leave their homes. Couriers, takeaway, and group purchase orders are suspended. The story quickly went viral on WeChat - a popular social network ...

Ex party chief of Tibetan Ali region turns in for investigation

Insights 05/09/22, 23:57

The former deputy secretary of the local party committee and head of the administrative department of the Tibetan Autonomous Region of Ali, Phuntsok, has "voluntarily surrendered" for an alleged charge. He is the third Tibetan official to turn himself in for investigation. China's top anti-corruption body, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, ...

The issues behind China’s world-leading highway system

Insights 05/09/22, 09:13

In 2021, official media CGTN wrote: "1988 marked the beginning of a brand-new chapter in the development of China's road network." The Chinese regime's mouthpiece added, "After just three decades, the country now has 160,000 kilometers of expressways, which is more than any other nation in the world." According to Research on ...

Over 20 million residents in Hebei and Henan province are under lockdown

Insights 05/08/22, 06:52

At least 20 million residents in China are under lockdown as multiple cities in Hebei Province and Henan Province carry out strict pandemic control measures. Local authorities in the two provinces announced on May 5 the shutdown of Dingzhou, Zhuozhou, and Tangshan in Hebei Province, Zhengzhou City, and Puyang City in ...

The US reviews China Trade War Tariffs amid inflation risk

Insights 05/06/22, 00:14

To combat rising inflation, America is considering lifting billions of dollars in tariffs that the Donald Trump administration imposed on Chinese products 4 years ago. Average U.S. tariffs on Chinese exports remain elevated at 19.3%. These tariffs are more than six times higher than before the trade war began in 2018. ...

With no food or supplies, riots are occurring all over Shanghai

Insights 05/05/22, 02:18

Shanghai has now been closed for over a month. Food and groceries distribution is different in each area, and most people in lockdown areas have little or no supplies. Residents of Jiwang town, Shanghai, have been locked down for 45 days without food. On May 1st, a video on Twitter indicates ...

First-ever human case of H3N8 virus recorded in China

News 05/04/22, 02:52

A highly contagious disease commonly found in winged animals infected a human being for the first time in mainland China. A 4-year-old boy was recently diagnosed with the H3N8 virus after coming in close contact with chickens and crows his family raised at their Henan province home. The country’s National Health Commission ...

8 rescued after building collapses in China

Insights 05/03/22, 00:25

As Global Times reported on May 2, eight people have been rescued from the building collapse in Changsha, Central China’s Hunan Province. Previously, on April 29, a self-constructed residential building in Wangcheng District, Changsha City. 23 people were trapped inside. The incident took place at noon. This six-storey building includes a ...