China’s ‘Wolf warrior diplomacy’ comes to a halt, as budget curtailed and new hirings stagnated

China 12/18/21, 21:38

According to Apollo News, the Chinese regime's ‘Wolf warrior diplomacy’ has increasingly lost the world's sympathy for China. Many countries have "shunned" Beijing. ‘Wolf warrior diplomacy’ is an aggressive style of diplomacy adopted by Chinese diplomats in the 21st century under Xi Jinping's administration. The diplomacy's proponents loudly denounce any criticism ...

Head of CCP’s mouthpiece Hu Xijin retires at 61

China 12/18/21, 21:17

Hong Kong media "Sing Tao Daily" on Dec. 15 reported that Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief of the "Global Times," retired. Wu Qimin, Deputy Director of the International Department of "People's Daily," will be Xijin’s successor for a few months before handing the business over to Fan Zhengwei, also from People’s Daily. Fan ...

China: 3 major A-share stock indexes drops for the second day

China 12/18/21, 21:12

On Dec. 15, the three main indexes of China’s A shares, namely Shanghai Index, Shenzhen Component Index, and ChiNext Index, fell for the second day. Over 2,000 equities on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges plummeted on the same day. Aboluo Wang reported that the Shanghai Stock Exchange Index began steady, it ...

Harvard professor goes on trial for lying about ties to China

China 12/18/21, 20:42

According to Reuters, on Dec. 14, a federal jury was selected for the trial of a Harvard University professor of nanotechnology. Professor Charles Lieber is accused of lying to the U.S. government about his connection with a recruitment program run by China and concealing the funding he received from the Chinese ...

Xinjiang Uighur concentration camp is ‘Hell on earth’

China 12/18/21, 16:30

The "Reveal the Truth: Uighur Tribunal" forum was held in Taipei, Taiwan. Some Uighurs detained in the Xinjiang concentration camp talked about their experiences of being tortured physically and mentally. One of the witnesses recalled the tragic situation and said that the Xinjiang concentration camp was a "hell on earth" ...

FBI to release film exposing how Beijing steals trade secrets

China 12/18/21, 15:48

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation announced that it would release a documentary on how Chinese officials steal the trade secrets of U.S. companies. The Bureau had previously released a trailer for the 30-minute documentary on Nov. 5. The movie would elaborate on the large-scale commercial espionage tactics conducted by the ...

Worse than Evergrande: High-ranking developer Shimao plunges into crisis

China 12/18/21, 15:42

A company with more significant problems than Evergrande has come to the forefront. Media outlets quoted industry insiders saying that the Shanghai Shimao Group's crisis was worse than Evergrande's default. According to Bloomberg, although Shimao Group's balance sheet is less than one-third of Evergrande and its sales rank only at 13th among Chinese ...

Lithuania withdraws all diplomats from China

China 12/18/21, 15:25

Lithuania hastily withdrew all staff from its embassy in China on Dec. 15 as tensions increased over the Taiwan issue.  Lithuanian officials on Dec. 14 said its embassy would work remotely.  Foreign Minister Landsbergis of the Baltic state said the diplomats were leaving for consultancy over changing the department's name. Reuters cited a diplomat ...

China hires US firm to promote 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

China 12/18/21, 07:07

Under growing pressure to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the Chinese regime has hired U.S. firm Vippi Media to promote the event scheduled to start on February 4th. According to Vision Times, many human rights groups have asked NBC and other U.S. television stations not to broadcast the event. Some ...

Haikou authorities take multiple Evergrande land lots without compensation

China 12/18/21, 06:45

Chinese property developer Evergrande has had many of its land lots confiscated by the Haikou authorities, according to The Epoch Times.  The Haikou City Planning and Resources Department explained in a notice on Dec. 13 that it was due to expired real estate ownership certificates. Haikou is the capital city of the ...

CCP uses climate as a weapon to attack the world’s economy

China 12/17/21, 16:15

The British nonprofit "Global Warming Policy Fund" released a report on Dec. 13, detailing the CCP's manipulation of international climate agreements. The regime has weaponized climate policies to defeat the West. The "Global Warming Policy Fund" report is titled "China's Energy Dream". The main body of the information has 13 pages, with ...