Chinese government seizes Evergrande’s land

China 12/24/21, 03:16

Authorities of Chengdu city, Sichuan province, have taken over two plots of land that belong to the debt-laden Evergrande, without compensation. The city filed their notice on Dec. 17, four days after officials of Haikou city announced that it would seize eight tracts of land that belonged to Evergrande, which is ...

CCP expands its use of “golden shares” tactic to control data companies

China 12/23/21, 21:12

The Chinese Communist Party, or CCP, is expanding its control of online data by targeting data-rich companies. According to Reuters, the regime was looking to gain veto power over important business decisions or a board membership by purchasing the “golden shares” of the companies. The amount of stakes bought is usually ...

Tiananmen massacre statue removed from Hong Kong university

China 12/23/21, 16:15

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) caused mixed reactions after removing the Tiananmen massacre's statue from its campus. On Wednesday, Dec. 22, HKU dismantled and relocated the "Pillar of Shame," which has commemorated pro-democracy protesters killed in China's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown for more than two decades.  The statue's removal is the ...

Seeking to break free from the CCP, India has plans for solar energy

Tech 12/23/21, 04:55

India is developing renewable energy to break the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) monopolistic control over the solar panel supply. As a result, major developers in India have started planning to produce solar panels for their country's demand.  Last month at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, UK, Indian Prime Minister Narendra ...

China Telecom opposes U.S. revoking authorization, plans to continue some services

Tech 12/23/21, 04:18

China Telecom's United States unit announced Wednesday that it plans to keep offering some services in the United States in 2022. They made the decision regardless of U.S. regulators' revoking its authorization to operate telecommunications in the country, citing national security, Reuters reported. In October, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ...

Another famous American restaurant closed in China

China 12/22/21, 15:57

Element Fresh, an American-style restaurant chain based in Shanghai, China, has announced its closing of several stores due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Element Fresh made the announcement in a letter posted on its official website on Dec. 14. The company explained that its operations were seriously affected and ...

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 ...