Why do many Chinese billionaires end up tragically?

Corruption 10/29/22, 19:06

Despite the trade war with the U.S. and the global economic stagnation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in early 2021, China overtook the U.S. to become the first country with more than 1,000 billionaires. China's economic boom during the past few decades has created a new super-rich class, with famous names ...

3 signs that could show the end of China’s Zero-COVID policy: experts

Insights 10/29/22, 19:02

After China's 20th National Party Congress, there was a lot of heated talk about the Zero-COVID policy.  When will Beijing ease this costly COVID approach that has lasted since the beginning of the pandemic? This is the question that intellectuals and experts from all over the world are asking.  Robin Xing, the ...

Can the US stop China from developing semiconductors? Here is how

Insights 10/29/22, 18:22

The U.S. can easily use its strength in critical areas of the semiconductor supply chain to slow China's development of advanced chips.  This is the conclusion reached by the Wall Street Journal after analyzing the layers of the global chip supply chain where the United States currently has an overwhelming influence ...

Old challenges besieges China’s new economic planners: expert

Insights 10/29/22, 18:18

China's markets and economy are moving ahead. Even though there is a new financial team, it doesn't do much to fix the problems that make the economy look like a sinker. That's according to Daniel Moss, Bloomberg analyst. Management is changing hands for the $17 trillion economy. After the 20th Communist ...

US continues buying banned Chinese technology that threatens national security

Insights 10/29/22, 18:16

Following actions taken in 2019, by former President Trump, on banning the government's use of Chinese technologies, which breach national security, a new report finds that the measure is not enforced. On October 26, Georgetown University's Center for Security and Emerging Technology reported that at least 1,681 state and local entities ...

Shunned by China, Australian economy remains buoyant

Insights 10/29/22, 18:13

Two years ago, China imposed punitive sanctions against Australia. The results did not go as Beijing may have expected. In 2020, the Australian government upset its largest trading partner by demanding an investigation into COVID-19 origin. In response, Beijing slammed sanctions on commodities from coal to barley, lobsters, and wine. Australia's trade ...

Credit rating agency downgrades Fosun International amid assets sales concerns

Insights 10/29/22, 18:00

Credit rating agency Moody's on Tuesday, October 25, downgraded China's Fosun International by one level and adjusted the firm's outlook from "ratings under review" to "negative" as investors were concerned over the firm's asset sales. According to Reuters, the downgrade move from Moody's came as the Chinese conglomerate announced last week ...

Netherlands investigates China-run police stations after local reports

Insights 10/29/22, 17:57

Dutch broadcasters RTL Nieuws and Follow the Money reported the presence of undercover Chinese police stations in Amsterdam and Rotterdam this week. The offices mask themselves as Chinese service centers, which help the Chinese handle documents such as driver's licenses and passport renewal. Behind closed doors, their other purpose is allegedly ...

Famous Hong Kong singer under CCP surveillance dares to sing to God

Social problem 10/29/22, 17:44

The famous Hong Kong singer-songwriter GEM (Get Everybody Moving) released her new album in September, challenging the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) by singing to God, not communism. Since the CCP took control of Hong Kong, freedom of expression has suffered a severe blow. However, the singer GEM, whose real name is ...

The Role of China’s Communist Regime in Transnational Crime

Corruption 10/29/22, 16:19

On October 27, a report, "Made in China: China's Role in Transnational Crime and Illicit Financial Flows," was presented by the U.S. think tank Global Financial Integrity. Their research concludes that criminal groups work alongside the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the transnational trade of drug trafficking, human and animal ...

Xining repeats the city lockdown tragedy

Social problem 10/29/22, 15:43

The Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) resolute "zero-COVID" policy had repeatedly created tragedies when significant cities were in lockdown. A few days ago, people in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, China, appealed for help online, accusing the CCP of starving many people in the isolated area and not allowing them ...

US legislative elections under siege from the Chinese Communist Party

Corruption 10/28/22, 18:29

Media specializing in cybersecurity at a global level, such as the portal, Mandiant, assured that since September 2022, the United States has been under siege by a pro-Chinese communist group that exercises cyber-terrorism. "Dragon Bridge, is the multinational criminal group in charge of sabotaging the legislative elections to the U.S. Congress ...