33 congressmen advise an entity linked to Chinese regime, report reveals

China 12/22/21, 15:26

A report reveals that 33 congressmen advise the Humpty Dumpty Institute (HDI) think tank associated with the counterpart Taihe Institute, which employs more than a dozen members of the Chinese communist regime. The Taihe Institute was involved in an August report discrediting the United States as a "failed country" for its ...

Huawei software update hides malicious code and self-destructs after task is done

China 12/22/21, 15:08

A Bloomberg investigative report said that Australian intelligence officials informed their American counterparts in 2012 that their country's telecommunications systems had been compromised. A software update downloaded from a Huawei device in this country contains malicious code.  The report said that nearly 20 former U.S. national security officials confirmed that they received relevant ...

People’s Daily articles reflect the CCP’s infighting

China 12/22/21, 04:57

Two recent articles from the People’s Daily have stirred up speculations of internal conflicts among the officials of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). On Dec. 9, People’s Daily released an article about reforming and opening-up policies that are contrary to current Chinese president Xi Jinping's line. It completely skipped mentioning Xi’s ...

CCP fines real estate tycoon Pan Shiyi’s company more than $110 million

China 12/22/21, 04:49

Beijing Jianhua Land Company Limited, a subsidiary of Chinese real estate mogul Pan Shiyi has been fined more than approximately $111 million by the Chinese Communist Party. The CCP's Beijing Municipal Taxation Bureau announced the penalties on Dec. 17, alleging that Jianhua Land reduced costs by violating protocols, made false declarations, ...

Canada consider banning Huawei from 5G networks

Tech 12/22/21, 01:31

As Canadian officials ensured an incoming ban of Huawei from 5G networks, Chinese Ambassador Cong Peiwu on Dec. 10 warned that the country would "pay a price" for the move. Last week, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino said "a decision" on Huawei "is forthcoming."  "We have in place, and we'll continue to put ...

China’s tire industry raises prices as production costs increase

China 12/21/21, 20:32

The tire industry in mainland China is seeing a new wave of price increase this December.  According to CCTV Finance, this has been the tire industry's third round of concerted price hikes since the fourth quarter. Costs for tire products are rising at an estimated pace of 3%, and some companies ...

China: CCP impedes independent political candidates although affirms the opposite

China 12/21/21, 16:45

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) stated it has reached a “full-process people’s democracy,” but independent candidates alleged it was a plain lie. Chinese leader Xi Jinping on December 8th said the CCP always “respects and protects human rights” ahead of the Democracy Summit hosted by the U.S. Multiple CCP officials later ...

Evergrande officially defaulted, Chinese creditors file lawsuits

China 12/21/21, 16:19

China Evergrande, the former real state giant, is officially confirmed defaulted on Dec. 17th by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's Global as it failed to pay its bond payments earlier this month. S&P said Evergrande had requested the rating to be withdrawn following a downgrade to 'selective default'. Rating companies ...

CCP Media reporters spy on Starbucks after applying for jobs there

China 12/21/21, 05:48

Starbucks is facing a stream of criticism in mainland China after a journalist for state-owned media spied on its stores as an employee there. Beijing News on Dec. 13 alleged that two Starbucks stores were using expired ingredients. The paper credited the findings to its reporters who worked there after passing ...

China: Zhejiang epidemic is getting worse

China 12/21/21, 04:57

According to the Epoch Times, as of 4:00 pm on Dec. 16, the Zhejiang government said that 50 more COVID-19 cases were detected within the past 24 hours in three areas: Ningbo, Shaoxing, and Hangzhou. By Dec. 6, there were 342 cases of COVID infections.  Zhenhai District of Ningbo City has ...

Former Wall Street banker missing in China amid financial misconduct probe

China 12/21/21, 02:13

According to financial magazine Caixin, the founder of a Chinese private equity fund and former Wall Street banker has gone missing after Chinese authorities launched an inquiry into alleged financial wrongdoing at his firm. Wang Chaoyong, 56, widely known as the "The Golden Boy of Wall Street," last appeared at Chinaequity ...

China: Almost 25% of teenagers suffer from depression

China 12/21/21, 02:05

The Epoch Times cited a Chinese government report from 2020, stating that the depression rate among Chinese teenagers is 24.6%. The number of young people with mild depression is 17.2%, and the rate of major depression is 7.4% In December 2019, China acknowledged that mental health, especially among children and adolescents, had ...

Microsoft Bing turns off features at Chinese government’s behest

China 12/21/21, 01:57

Microsoft's Bing Search Engine announced on Dec. 17 that "Bing China" has suspended the search auto-suggest function for 30 days at the request of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). As a global search platform, Bing clarifies that it will continue to respect legal principles and users' privacy rights. Significantly, it would help customers ...

US Lawmakers call on NBC to address China’s human rights abuses during Olympics coverage

China 12/20/21, 21:50

U.S. Lawmakers are calling on NBCUniversal, a news and entertainment network to honor their broadcasting roles that include providing background coverage of the Chinese regime's human rights abuses. Senator Jeff Merkley and Representative James McGovern, the chair and co-chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), a bipartisan and bicameral committee ...

Xi Jinping’s wife making shock waves in Xi’s art propaganda campaign

China 12/20/21, 21:34

On Dec. 14, the CPC National Federation of the 11th National People's Congress and General Secretary of the Tenth National People's Congress was held in Beijing. When Chinese leader Xi Jinping appeared, Peng Liyuan, Xi's wife, also was shown by CCTV cameras. On the same day, Xinhua News Agency also published ...