Replacing God and Buddha: China’s Hundred Year Battle Against Buddhism

Opinion 10/12/21, 17:46

Jiang Zemin, former Party Secretary, once told Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members to help religious people "break free from the shackles of religion." By bringing that religion under strict state control, along with the operating terms set for Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism, and Christianity—these are also five religions accepted and ...

China flood wrecks shuttle bus, killing at least 14

China 10/12/21, 15:33

A flooded bridge in northern China swept a bus downstream, killing 14 people on Oct. 11. The tragedy unfolded in Pingshan County, Hebei Province about 7 a.m. local time, according to ABC News. The vehicle was carrying 51 passengers across the partially submerged Wangmu Bridge, about 45 kilometers (25 miles) from the ...

Tsai to Xi: ‘Nobody can force Taiwan’ to take China’s laid out path

China 10/12/21, 05:52

As the island celebrates its National Day, Taiwan's president, Tsai Ing-wen, has vowed not to give in to China's rising military threats. "We ... will not act rashly, but there should be absolutely no illusions that the Taiwanese people will bow to pressure," Tsai said during her speech on Sunday, Oct. ...

How the Chinese regime uses ‘fear-mongering’ strategy to manipulate people

Opinion 10/12/21, 04:25

In business, many companies have successfully applied marketing tactics based on capturing this fear-mongering strategy—take the example of Listerine. Starting from just one ad depicting a girl who had never been able to become a bride because of bad breath, Listerine's revenue increased from $115,000 to $8,000,000 per year. It is ...

China constantly poses danger from its missile launches: Why is that?

Tech 10/11/21, 19:10

Recent media reports in China frequently mention debris fallout from the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) rocket launches. Unfortunately, these shards appear to be out of control and potentially deadly to the world's people. 1: On Sept. 27, 2021, the CCP used the Long Mar. 3 B aviation rocket to launch the ...

China: Floods force widespread coal mine shutdowns

China 10/11/21, 17:37

A significant disruption in coal supply is advancing in China as heavy floods forced widespread mine shutdowns in the core production region.  Shanxi province, China's primary coal source, has had to cease operations at 60 coal mines, in addition to 372 non-coal mines and 14 dangerous chemical factories, local officials said ...

Europe scrutinizes China’s surveillance cameras over security risks

China 10/11/21, 17:28

China’s surveillance technology company Hikvision is facing fresh scrutiny in Europe, where its high-tech cameras are criticized for posing security risks. According to Politico, a security researcher has found a glitch in Hikvision's cameras that "permits an attacker to gain full control of the device," and concluded that the products had "the highest ...

US companies should declare human rights practises in China says Sen. Rubio

China 10/10/21, 22:07

A Republican from Florida urged a federal anti-market manipulation agency to crack down on enterprises that fail to declare their civil rights compliance on Oct. 7. Sen. Marco Rubio questioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for requiring companies to disclose environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance without also demanding ...

How does Australia protect the Pacific region against China?

Australia & Oceania 10/10/21, 21:55

In his speech to the National People's Congress in 2013, Xi Jinping described the "Chinese dream" as the restoration of the Chinese nation's power and influence worldwide. After introducing the China Dream, the Xi government adopted the "Belt and Road" initiative to influence the world, focusing on the Asia-Pacific region. The "debt ...

Chinese regime marks its 72nd anniversary with anti-US war film

China 10/10/21, 00:42

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) launched a film with anti-US sentiment during the National Day vacation, touting its totalitarian leadership. Instead of traveling, people seemed to prefer going to the movies, with a patriotic Korean War picture grossing over 3.45 billion yuan ($535 million) at the box office. Several Chinese celebrities ...

Report: China prepared PCR tests kits months before pandemic emerged

China 10/09/21, 23:35

According to a report, the Chinese province where the virus emerged was already ordering testing kits months prior to an official acknowledgment of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian-U.S. firm Internet 2.0 discovered that Hubei, the province with Wuhan as its capital, saw an overall increase in purchases for coronavirus testing equipment, or ...

The secret to the long life of China’s CCP cadres

News 10/09/21, 18:21

Beijing held a military parade and public show to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Oct. 1, 2019. The three Chinese presidents, Xi Jinping, Jiang Zemin, and Hu Jintao, rarely appear in the same photograph. However, Mr. Jiang Zemin, who is 93 ...

Chinese spies use Facebook to facilitate human rights abuses, says former manager

China 10/09/21, 17:14

Facebook is aware of Chinese officials monitoring subjects of oppression on its platform but has done little to intervene; an ex-Facebook manager has accused. "My team directly worked on tracking Chinese participation on the platform surveilling, say, Uyghur populations in places around the world," said Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen at a ...

Chinese state media threatens US again: This time with an airstrike

China 10/09/21, 03:28

Global Times, the mouthpiece for the Chinese Communist Party, sent out another hostile warning to the U.S. this week. This time it reacted to the news about U.S. secret military training in Taiwan. "See whether the PLA [People's Liberation Army] will launch a targeted air strike to eliminate those U.S. invaders!" ...