International athletes frustrated and helpless at Beijing Winter Olympics

News 02/13/22, 19:50

Natalia Maliszewska, a Polish speed skater, stated that she was unexpectedly released from quarantine the night before the preliminary round but was later recalled to a quarantine facility a few hours before the competition after testing positive. Maliszewska tweeted, "I have been living in fear for over a week, and these ...

China executes discriminatory labour policies in Xinjiang: UN agency

Human Rights 02/13/22, 19:38

An International Labour Organization (ILO) committee issues a report on Thursday, Feb. 10, expressing "deep concern" about China's policies in the far western region of Xinjiang, calling them discriminatory and urging Beijing to bring its labor practices into line with global standards. As the first and oldest specialized agency of the ...

‘Heaven smashes the CCP’: South Korean protesters

Human Rights 02/13/22, 19:22

Many South Koreans protested in front of China's embassy in Seoul on Feb. 9, accusing the Beijing Winter Olympics of violating human rights. They held banners that read "Heaven smashes the CCP" in Chinese and "CCP OUT" in English, accusing the Beijing Winter Olympics of being "bloody games." On Feb. 4 ...

Shanghai developer’s properties auctioned to settle $94 million debts

Economy 02/13/22, 16:19

Two sets of properties in Shanghai's Central Mansion property were auctioned off, according to the Chinese-language media Da Ji Yuan, on Feb. 8. Eight additional luxury homes will be auctioned off over the next ten days. According to reports, the properties were auctioned to repay the developer's debts. The Times Financial ...

China real estate companies’ financing fell by 70% in January

Economy 02/13/22, 16:07

According to the monitoring data released by the China Index Research Institute on Feb. 9, the total financing of real estate enterprises in January 2022 was $12 billion, a year-on-year decrease of 70.3% and a 16.6% month-on-month decrease. The China Index Research Institute said that continuing a downward trend that began ...

Beijing issues new rules to scrutinize cash flows

Economy 02/13/22, 15:32

According to Nikkei Asia, starting March 1st, the Chinese authorities will require more customer information when a deposit or withdrawal of more than $7,870 at one time. Individual customers who want to do the transaction must clarify the origin of the money and its use. Similarly, the requirements will apply to ...

The Chinese regime issues 3 statements regarding ‘Xuzhou mother-of-eight’ case

Human Rights 02/13/22, 03:34

The "Xuzhou mother-of-eight" case reflects China's terrible human trafficking situation, which has shocked the international community. However, Chinese officials subsequently issued statements to whitewash the case, which aroused widespread public criticism.  Previously, the footage posted online late last November showed a woman surnamed Yang, chained by the neck in a small ...

Chinese regime uses sports to maintain political stability

Insights 02/13/22, 03:26

The Beijing Winter Olympics are halfway over, and international doubts are increasing. China Youth Daily's former senior sports reporter Guo Jun from the United States said on Feb. 8 that the Chinese regime is using sports to maintain the stability of its authority. First, the Chinese regime bought the rights to host ...

China falls short of trade deal purchase promises, US think tank reveals

Economy 02/12/22, 19:56

According to a recent report looking at the effectiveness of the two-year trade deal linked under the Trump administration, China "purchased none" of the additional 200 billion dollars in exports promised under the phase one agreement.  The report, titled "China bought none of the extra $200 billion of U.S. exports in ...

Two high-ranking officials in Shanxi Province expelled on same day

Insights 02/12/22, 19:50

According to the State Supervisory Commission of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party, China Government expelled Xu Qing from the party and public office, former member of the party group and deputy mayor of Yinchuan City Government in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region on February 9. Xu ...

Kamila Valieva, first doping case at Beijing Winter Olympics

Insights 02/12/22, 18:04

According to the International Testing Agency (ITA), Kamila Valieva, a 15-year-old Russian tipped to win her country's third consecutive Olympic gold medal in women's figure skating, tested positive for drugs on Feb. 8. On Wednesday, Feb. 9, the Russian daily RBC said Valieva tested positive for trimetazidine, a metabolite prescribed to ...