China: COVID-19 outbreaks in Zhejiang worsen

China 12/17/21, 01:49

Zhejiang officially reported 192 new cases of coronavirus between December 5 to 13. Judging by the CCP’s record of falsified statistics, the real figure could be much higher.  The cases emerged from Ningbo, Shaoxing, and Hangzhou cities, driven by the Delta variant. Following new cases, Zhejiang has toughened up its pandemic ...

Huawei’s secret documents show involvement in many CCP surveillance projects

China 12/17/21, 01:07

The Washington Post reported on Tuesday, Dec.14 that it discovered Huawei is significantly involved in government surveillance for people programs after analyzing more than one hundred presentations by Huawei corporation (PPT). Many of these documents have "confidential" written on them. Huawei has eluded questions about its role in supporting the CCP ...

Starbucks in China used expired ingredients

China 12/17/21, 00:56

Recently, two Starbucks stores in Wuxi city, Jiangsu province, China, used expired ingredients to make drinks for sale. According to a report from China's "Beijing News" on Dec. 13, two Starbucks stores in Wuxi continue to use expired ingredients. Starbucks employees are taught how to handle expired ingredients from a video posted ...

Alibaba fires female employee who accused superior of sexual assault

China 12/16/21, 21:32

The Alibaba female employee who accused her boss of rape has been dismissed.  In an email sent to the employee on Nov. 25, Alibaba said it terminated her because she was "Publishing or spreading false statements outside, or knowingly fabricating, spreading fictitious facts, or spreading unverified news, causing harm and is ...

Beijing fines and requires Twitter-like giant Weibo to self-censor

China 12/16/21, 21:31

Beijing recently accused the Chinese Twitter-like social network Sina Weibo of repeatedly posting and transmitting illegal information. As a result, the authority has repeatedly fined Weibo and ordered the social media giant to correct and strengthen information censorship. After being fined, Sina Weibo's stock price fell to a new low at ...

Taiwan reveals three Chinese militaries ‘Achilles heels’

China 12/16/21, 19:35

Taiwan Ministry of Defense highlights three weaknesses of the Chinese military, indicating challenges in attacking Taiwan According to Aboluowang, an analysis named “Disputing the CCP's Total Strike Power against the Taiwanese Army in 2025 to improve its combat force,” was released on Dec. 12, by the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense  In ...

One more Chinese official died from falling off a building

China 12/16/21, 19:25

Another Chinese official who fell from a building to his death is Cong Zhihong, 47 years old. He had 24 years of service in the public security system in Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province. Since Sept. 2019, he had been the deputy mayor of Jianping county, Liaoning province, concurrently secretary, and ...

China’s Lenovo sued by Taiwanese company for patent infringement

Tech 12/16/21, 19:23

Taiwan-based Largan, the world's leading manufacturer of mobile camera lenses, has filed a lawsuit against Motorola Mobility, a China-based subsidiary of Lenovo, for infringing its patent. Largan confirmed on Dec. 12 that its lawsuit was sent to the U.S. Northern California court, alleging that the 5G smartphones sold by Motorola ...

More Chinese officials purged by Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign

China 12/16/21, 19:19

Xi Jinping continues to step up a campaign to purge officials in the political and legal fields, Sound of Hope reported. The latest two officials to be targeted are Meng Wei, the former Party Secretary of Dandong City, Liaoning Province, and Chen Jun, the Chongqing patrol corps commander. Both were ...

Weibo shares hit new low since listing

China 12/16/21, 19:10

The shares of Chinese social media giant Weibo dropped more than 9% to hit a new low on Dec. 14, according to the Internet Information Office of the Chinese Communist Party. It is a new record low since Weibo debuted in Hong Kong stock exchange on Dec. 8, when its ...

Expert: China’s real estate market is in a downward spiral

China 12/16/21, 18:50

An Economist in the U.S., Li Hengqing, told Epoch Times on Dec. 11 that for a considerable time, house prices in China had continuously increased, not decreased.  However, house prices will continue to fall shortly because they need to sell properties quickly to get money to survive in these uncertain times. The ...

Beijing Olympics boycott: Belgium follows in the footstep of US & UK

China 12/16/21, 18:32

On Dec. 14, the Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo confirmed during a parliamentary meeting that Belgium would not send officials to the Beijing Winter Olympics, aligning with the US, Canada, Britain, Lithuania, Australia, Estonia and others. Rep. Samuel Cogolati, a member of the Chamber of Representatives, first announced it on ...

China’s new food shipment law potentially suffocates its own supply

China 12/16/21, 18:32

In April, Beijing laid out the requirement that by Jan. 1 of 2022, all foreign food manufacturing, processing, and storage facilities have to apply to the General Administration of Customs of China (GACC) before entering its market. The new regulations cover all foods, including "low risk" such as flour and olive ...