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 ...

China-funded bridge in Bangladesh costs triple, brings more debts

Corruption 06/29/22, 03:19

The construction of a China-funded large bridge project has created billions of more debts to Bangladesh. Notably, the project’s costs surged three times higher than the original estimate. As Liberty Times reported, the Padma Bridge officially opened to traffic on June 25. This is known as the China-Bangladesh friendship bridge. The Padma ...

Happy life-imprisoned corrupt official celebrates birthday in public

Corruption 06/28/22, 09:15

Xu Bingsong, former Vice Chairman of the Guangxi Autonomous Region Government was sentenced to life in prison for corruption more than two decades ago. Yet, this month, he was seen cheerfully celebrating his 81st birthday with family, friends, and other corrupted colleagues in public. In a video that surfaced on June ...

Boston: made-in-China subway cars continue to have problems

Corruption 06/26/22, 03:47

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced that new Orange Line cars made by Chinese state-owned company CRRC were again out of service. According to ET, MBTA said that a new Orange Line train faced a mechanical problem in one of the train’s “multiple braking units” on May 19.  Boston Globe cited officials ...

China further tightens officials’ families business

Social problem 06/22/22, 09:06

Xinhuanet reported on June 19 that in the newest move to fight corruption, the General Office of China Communist Party's Central Committee issued the "Regulations on the management of business by the spouses, children of leading cadres in doing business." The "applicable objects" of the "Regulations" are mainly the party and ...

CCP infighting: Expert says corruption is an excuse to purge political foes

Corruption 06/22/22, 06:56

A handful of Chinese officials have been purged recently as the infighting within the communist party (CCP) is getting fiercer ahead of its 20th National Congress. According to an independent news outlet, infighting has occurred between the incumbent President Xi Jinping's factions and his opponents, particularly those loyal to former leader ...

Boss behind China’s missing deposits involves ministry-level official

Corruption 06/20/22, 09:17

It is now two months since depositors have been unable to withdraw money from some rural banks in China, and the authorities have not announced any solutions or investigation into the problem. According to China Watch, mainland Chinese media found that those behind the disappearance of 40 billion yuan deposits (nearly ...