COP26 slams China’s soft stance on coal reduction, Beijing fires back

China 11/15/21, 15:48

A climate change leader condemned Communist China's weak environmental commitment on Nov. 13. COP26 summit president Alok Sharma criticized the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for taking a softer stance on reducing coal consumption. However, Beijing has pushed back. Once United Nations climate talks ended with a deal targeting fossil fuels for the ...

WTA urges China to investigate Peng Shuai’s sexual assault allegation

China 11/15/21, 03:31

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) is demanding China to investigate the case of sports star Peng Shuai who alleged she was sexually assaulted by a Chinese politician. They also require a stop in censorship against Shuai, who came out to tell her story on Chinese social media, Weibo, on Nov. 2. ...

China wants bigger role in setting international rules for digital economy

China 11/14/21, 20:54

China has announced its ambition to play a greater role in setting the rules for the international digital economy and criticised the United States for trying to use the international order to contain it, SCMP reported. In a forum on international laws in Beijing on Friday, foreign vice-minister Xie Feng said: ...

COP26: Critics say promises are empty

D.C. 11/14/21, 02:10

The climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, is ending in disappointment and more criticism. For the past two years, the world has been seeing more vivid consequences of climate change, forcing world leaders to pay attention to it. Yet, two weeks of negotiations have passed, and activists see more issues and feel ...

Security expert proposes strategy to detect CCP’s hypersonic missiles

D.C. 11/12/21, 21:25

A national security research expert and director of a Washington DC strategic think tank said that the United States should incorporate space-based sensors to detect and counter new nuclear-capable hypersonic missiles from the Chinese regime, according to Taiwan News. Tom Karako provided an analysis of the characteristics of China's new hypersonic missiles and ...

China’s economy to further weaken, with ‘worst yet to come’

China 11/12/21, 17:45

China's key economic data to be released Monday will be closely analyzed for signs that the downturn is severe enough to urge financial support from authorities, according to a recent report by Bloomberg. There is a likelihood of China's economy continuing to slow down across the board in October with little ...

CNN repeats Chinese propaganda about genocide against Uighur under opinion piece exposing the practice

China 11/12/21, 16:00

Under an opinion piece recalling the horror of Uighurs incarcerated in a Chinese detention camp, an editor's note repeated the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) justification for conducting torture methods against the minority group. "The Chinese government [CCP] has repeatedly denied any allegations of crimes—including forced labor and forced sterilization—against the Uighurs ...

Xi Jinping warns nations to avoid Cold War

Enviroment 11/12/21, 03:48

Responding to international pressure on the escalating conflict with Taiwan, Chinese leader Xi Jinping used the return of the Cold War to urge other governments to turn away from the issue.  "Attempts to draw ideological lines or form small circles on geopolitical grounds are bound to fail," Xi said at a ...

Beijing likely to support metaverse if it obeys state rules, says Tencent

China 11/11/21, 18:17

Chinese social media giant Tencent Holdings expects the communist country characterized by harsh internet censorship to support the operation of 'metaverse' virtual environment services as long as they comply with state rules, Reuters reported. While welcoming the potential for gaming business opportunities in a post-earnings call on Wednesday, Tencent publicly acknowledged the essential ...

Serbian town suffers air pollution from Chinese owned steel mill

News 11/11/21, 16:00

Five years after taking over a steel mill in central Serbia, residents of Radinac town are calling for the facility to be shut down due to the dust contaminant it releases.  The facility, Smedrevo, emits fumes of red-hued smoke that leave the municipality covered in dust described as "greasy" and troubling ...

Donate to survive: How long can China’s state-driven philanthropy last?

China 11/10/21, 18:03

Entrepreneurs are scrambling to lavish tens of billions of yuan in China to respond to President Xi Jinping’s “common prosperity” appeal. Still, experts say that such donations are unlikely to stem from their sincere philanthropy, and they will possibly stop doing so once political pressure goes away. In a recent ...

Evergrande searching for last minute money to pay new overdue deadline

China 11/10/21, 02:50

The China Evergrande Group is desperately searching to find the $148 million (£107 million) just before a deadline for a new debt interest payment. The most indebted world developer needs to make the payment of an overdue offshore bond coupon by Wednesday, Nov. 10, per Reuters.  BBC reported the organization had gathered ...