Hackers with ties to China target News Corporation

Tech 02/06/22, 15:41

News Corp, owned by Rupert Murdoch, disclosed on Friday that hackers gained access to the company's email accounts and got access to the information of an unidentified number of journalists. The cybersecurity firm Mandiant stopped the breach, according to Reuters, The media company's internet security adviser said the breach was most ...

3 possibilities in Chinese leaders’ battle before 20th National Congress

Insights 02/06/22, 05:13

With the ambition to continue holding power at the 20th National Congress, what obstructions is Xi Jinping facing before the congress? Xi Jinping has confronted three significant issues since the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party: the U.S.–China trade warthe anti–China campaign in Hong Kongthe spread of the "Chinese Communist ...

IOC rewards China’s bad behavior through Olympics: Rippon

Human Rights 02/06/22, 04:48

Reuters reported former U.S. champion figure skater Adam Rippon said that the International Olympic Committee's decision to select Beijing as the 2022 Winter Games host was like rewarding China for its bad behavior on human rights. Rights groups have long criticized the IOC for giving the Games to China, noting the ...

Shenzhen’s second-hand home transactions fall 75% in January: 10 year low

Economy 02/06/22, 04:41

The transaction volume of second-hand commercial housing in Shenzhen in January this year saw a 75 percent reduction from the prior year and a ten-year low. According to the official platform data of Shenzhen, just 1557 second-hand commercial dwellings were sold in January, covering a transaction area of 147,300 square meters ...

Top Chinese University: China to face more losses in tech war competition with US

Economy 02/06/22, 04:35

A think tank from Beijing-based Peking University has released a now-deleted report on China's prospects of partial decoupling from the United States on January 30th.  Last December, the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs released a report claiming that China, which has surpassed the United States as ...

‘Unprecedented’ challenges for reporters as Beijing Olympics about to begin

Insights 02/03/22, 16:11

According to the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China (FCCC), released on Monday, Jan. 31, foreign journalists face "unprecedented hurdles" while reporting in and on the country. FCCC surveyed 127 journalists representing news organizations from 30 countries and regions when the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games approached. The FCCC report said State-sponsored ...

Huawei sues Sweden for banning its 5G products

Economy 02/03/22, 11:32

On Sunday, January 31, Huawei Technologies said it had initiated arbitration proceedings against Sweden after the Nordic country banned it from rolling out its 5G products. The claim amount was SEK 5.2 billion (approximately 560 million USD). The Chinese company said in a statement to Agence France-Presse, "The Swedish authorities' decision ...

Beijing Winter Olympics: Many athletes and officials test positive for COVID-19

China 02/03/22, 10:29

The number of positive nucleic acid tests for athletes worldwide has significantly increased when they arrive in Beijing. However, experts say differences in domestic and foreign nucleic acid testing standards and political factors within the Chinese regime are out of control. According to the epidemic announcement on the Beijing Winter Olympics ...

Xi Jinping seeks remaining members of Sun Lijun’s coup

In-depth Reports 02/03/22, 02:09

Sun Lijun's group has been cleared of more concealed crimes by the Chinese regime. However, the Fujian Public Security Bureau has asked the administration to seek the remaining individuals of Sun Lijun's coup and disqualify them. According to the Chinese Communist Party's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese State Councilor and Minister of ...