The Three Gorges Dam project may have caused 1998’s historic flooding

Disasters 06/11/22, 02:56

China has recently seen several major disasters. Since May 8, 2022, this country has been hit by heavy rainfall and flooding, damaging infrastructure in different areas. Recent incident in Hunan and no-warning discharged floods in the south  Netizens recently got angry because the government discharged floods from dams without warning, disregarding the ...

Alleged bribery cases linked to Henan rural banks that freeze accounts

Economy 06/11/22, 02:54

Many depositors in mainland China have been living in dismay after several rural banks suddenly freeze their accounts. Upon further digging into past reports, Chinese media Xin Tang Ren found alleged links between corrupted officials and leadership behind the problematic banks. In a report on June 8, the outlet said that ...

Economic growth remains challenging, Li Keqiang calls for more efforts needed

Economy 06/11/22, 02:35

Last month, the Chinese Premier hosted a virtual meeting with about 100,000 government officials, telling them to focus on economic growth to bring it to the pre-pandemic level. He recommended policies to tackle the ongoing problems caused by Beijing's zero-Covid policy. Li also urged local officials to balance Covid controls ...

China’s small banks see high rate of local financial corruption

Economy 06/11/22, 02:26

With some rural banks involved in financial investigations, small and medium-sized banks in China have found themselves being a place with a high rate of local financial corruption. In Liaoning province alone, 63 top executives of small and medium-sized banks have been detained from 2021 to May 2022. This number means ...

Omicron outbreak in Inner Mongolia: lockdown restrictions implemented

China 06/11/22, 02:25

Mongolian authorities reported 37 local COVID-infected cases and 93 local asymptomatic infections on June 8. As of June 9, the number of infected people had reached 376. The major port city Erenhot suffered the worst outbreak. According to the state-run China Daily, the outbreak started a week ago. The city has ...

Shanghai: public anger at on and off lockdowns

Human Rights 06/11/22, 02:24

Lockdowns in some communities in Shanghai have just been lifted and then under lockdowns again, sparking public anger. Recently, residents of Changle Road in Shanghai's Jing'an District continued to protest against the closure of the District and the arresting people for isolation. When police arrested one resident, others gathered at the area ...

Expert explained reasons China scared of Musk’s Starlink

Tech 06/11/22, 02:19

Brandon Weichert, a space expert was cited by ET on June 8, saying that Elon Musk's Starlink makes the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) "nervous." Starlink is a satellite internet constellation operated by Musk’s spacecraft company SpaceX. Currently, Starlink consists of over 2,400 satellites that orbit the earth at an altitude more ...