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 ...

China dispatches 18 military planes to disrupt Taiwan

Tech 05/08/22, 06:38

The Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (ROC) reported on May 6 that China sent 18 aircraft to the island’s air defense zone. It is considered the second-largest incursion by far this year. The warplanes included six J-11 fighter jets, six J-16 fighter jets, two Xi'an H-6 bombers, two KJ-500 airborne early ...

Reason behind “Ma” confusion that made Hong Kong stocks plummet

Tech 05/08/22, 06:36

According to Reuters, Hong Kong stocks fell sharply, especially technology stocks, led by Alibaba, following a report that Chinese authorities had taken action against a man named Ma. Reuters reported that Alibaba stock dropped 9.4%. Meanwhile, according to Chinese language media outlet Xin Tang Ren, tens of billions of dollars have ...

China’s Covid policy: Strange scenes appear in Shanghai again

China 05/08/22, 04:54

People in Shanghai finally can go out during this period of lockdown, but strange scenes have reappeared in the streets of China’s financial center. According to Apollo News, some lockdown areas in Shanghai in recent days have been relaxed. People are allowed to leave their homes to go to supermarkets to ...

Unable to return home, Shanghai citizens sleep on streets after isolation

China 05/08/22, 04:43

China’s strict zero-Covid measures in Shanghai have pushed a large number of residents out of their homes and live on the streets. Worried about being infected, local communities refuse to allow people to return to their own homes from the quarantine sites. A video released on May 4 shows many people who ...

Taiwan not to acquire US helicopter due to high cost

China 05/08/22, 04:42

U.S. officials are encouraging Taiwan to equip its military with more advanced weapons. However, Reuters reported that the island could not have enough budget to do it. According to Taiwan media, Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng told a legislative session on Thursday that the asking price for anti-submarine helicopters from the United ...

Beijing tightens lockdown, facing an invisible chain of Covid transmission

China 05/08/22, 04:31

According to Beijing authorities, the neighborhood within the city has invisible transmission chains, and the situation is critical. They insist on a "dynamic Zero Covid" policy and increased lockdown. One source within the Beijing medical system said the Covid information was confusing; some health officials witnessed many cases in which ...

European Parliament adopts resolution on forced organ harvesting in China

Human Rights 05/08/22, 04:28

The European Parliament (EP) passed an emergency resolution on May 5 on China's continuous malpractice of forced organ harvesting from religious prisoners. The EP expressed serious concern about the ongoing and systematic harassment of Falun Gong practitioners and other ethnic groups in China. The parliament calls on the Chinese regime to ...

Video woman giving birth on the road in China went viral

Human Rights 05/08/22, 04:26

On May 5, a short video of a Chinese woman giving birth on bare road surfaced online. She was lying on the concrete ground without any cover, resting her head on a man’s hands. A woman in protective clothing and mask was holding her newborn baby. The newborn's umbilical cord was ...

The reason behind skyrocketing prices in Shanghai

Economy 05/08/22, 04:23

Shanghai's long-term lockdown due to the epidemic has resulted in poor logistics and a shortage of raw materials. As the primary victims, locals lack daily necessities and even food. Some enterprises have taken advantage of the situation to store vegetables and push prices. As a result, locals have no other choice ...

A Tragicomedy: the CCP afraid of the communist anthem

In-depth Reports 05/07/22, 14:03

Shanghai has been closed for more than a month, and extreme epidemic prevention measures have caused public outrage. Recently, Shanghai police summoned a citizen accused of playing "The Internationale"—a song once highly promoted by the CCP but now feared by the authorities—.  The case attracted the attention of netizens, and censors ...

Chinese ex-journalist jailed for violating martyrs’ reputation

Human Rights 05/07/22, 04:32

Luo Changping is a social media influencer and a well-known investigative journalist. Recently, Luo was sentenced to seven months in prison. The court also ordered him to apologize publicly on many news sites and papers. The verdict came after Luo made defamatory comments about Chinese soldiers in The Battle at Lake ...