Chinese universities burden students with regulations before graduation: Must show a labor contract first

Human Rights 06/09/22, 09:01

China's Ministry of Education has taken the employment rate as one of the critical indicators to evaluate the performance of colleges and universities since early 2004. The notice has placed pressure on these educational institutions. Consequently, these institutions require students to submit labor contracts before graduating.  Citing Caixin, Liberty Times News reported ...

Trudeau calls China’s interference with Canadian jet on UN mission ‘provocative’

Tech 06/09/22, 08:57

The Canadian Prime Minister has recently criticized the Chinese PLA military aircraft for interfering with Canadian military aircraft, calling the action [quote] "irresponsible and provocative." In a news conference, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said China's actions put people at risk while showing no respect for the decisions of the United ...

Beijing secretly builds naval base in Cambodia: Western officials

China 06/09/22, 08:52

On June 6, The Washington Post cited Western officials saying that Beijing is secretly building a military base on the northern part of Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base on the Gulf of Thailand. They noted that the Chinese army would exclusively use the base. A Beijing official told the Post that the ...

China tries to keep a Covid-free gaokao

China 06/09/22, 00:03

China’s college entrance exam, or gaokao, is taking place on June 7 and 8. As reported by the New York Times, the government is trying to keep Covid-19 out of this essential but grueling exam. A record-high of over 11.9 million students registered to take the exam. All students must follow ...

Shanghai citizens’ reactions regarding re-lockdown rumor

Human Rights 06/09/22, 00:02

As Yahoo News reported on June 6, there is a rumor that has been circulated on Weibo recently. The rumor states that "Shanghai will be closed for another month on June 20, and there will be no express delivery and no takeaway… The source of the information is the internal ...

World’s largest floating restaurant in Hong Kong to close down

Economy 06/08/22, 23:55

Jumbo, Hong Kong’s iconic floating restaurant, is on its way out due to financial difficulties. Business Insider reported that Aberdeen Restaurant Enterprises, the restaurant’s parent company, announced last month that the tourist attraction would leave for a new home outside the city in June. The announcement came without a fixed date.  The ...

Satellite image: Chinese military builds air defense bases in Fujian

Tech 06/08/22, 23:54

The Chinese People's Liberation Army is building several air defense bases in Fujian province. Military experts believe these defense facilities are built in response to Taiwan's additional purchase of the cruise missiles, with a range up to mainland China. Taiwan's United News Network on June 6 published a satellite image from ...

Shanghai’s foreign-invested firms find pessimistic outlook after lockdown

Economy 06/08/22, 23:32

Foreign companies remained in Shanghai after the Ukraine-Russian war. But has their patience tested to the uttermost with the city’s near two-month closure? The Chinese government was resolute about stabilizing its economy until COVID-19 hits Shanghai. Even as the city is a financial hub, officials still put it through a devastating ...

Guangxi flood victims: No warning of reservoir flood discharge

Disasters 06/08/22, 23:30

Since June, heavy rains have been pouring into many parts of southern China. Flooding has occurred in eight provinces, including Guangxi. Many rivers in Guangxi are overflooded, harming residents. On June 5, Liuzhou, a city in north-central Guangxi, suffered the worst flooding this year. The town of Yanjiangmen was submerged ...

China’s college entrance exam begins nationwide except in Shanghai

China 06/08/22, 23:13

China’s university entrance examination was held from June 7 to 8, while Shanghai postponed it until July 7 to 9. One month delay of important “gaokao” in Shanghai has sparked debate. June 6 is the final sprint for all Chinese candidates before sitting for the exam. However, Shanghai seniors are resuming ...

China army forms a ‘kill chain’ that will challenge U.S. Navy

Tech 06/08/22, 22:50

China's People's Liberation Army has transformed itself from a large but antiquated force into a capable, modern military. It has improved its relative capabilities in many critical areas, especially in the Navy. China's efforts to build new surface combatants, upgrade submarines, and develop an aircraft carrier program have created public ...

Jiangxi floods rise, people are angry and suspicious of the Chinese regime

Disasters 06/08/22, 17:51

On June 6, heavy rain caused flooding in Ganxian District (Ganxian), Ganzhou City (Ganzhou), Jiangxi Province. Nearly 1,000 people there were evacuated after being stranded in flood. Many towns and villages were severely damaged. Some elementary and middle schools were closed. Mainland media channel NetEase, citing information from China's central broadcaster ...

China’s pro-Russian hoax esposed with photos and videos

Insights 06/08/22, 17:34

Chinese news agency Aboluowang reported that on the Douyin platform (the Chinese version of Tiktok), many videos with almost the same content have appeared with the topic: "If the country is lost, homes will also be ruined. Russia has entered the most difficult period. People line up to bank their ...