New Caledonia rejecting independence from France a Chinese failure?

China 12/16/21, 18:23

According to an article by Journalist Phong Cao Pham on the BBC, the recent referendum in New Caledonia with 96.28% voting to stay with France could be considered a temporary defeat for China. According to Phong, last Sunday's referendum is not just this country's internal affair of whether to leave France ...

Former chairman of a large Chinese pharma firm in Shenzhen forfeits his home

China 12/16/21, 17:34

Ma Xingtian, the former chairman and general manager of Chinese company Kangmei Pharmaceutical, formerly known as "the richest man in Puning" has been detained, Aboluowang reported. Insiders learned from Alibaba's auction platform on Dec. 14 that two properties owned by Ma Xingtian in the Futian district of Shenzhen will soon be ...

Xi Jinping gives no speech on National Remembrance Day

China 12/16/21, 17:26

On Dec. 13, Chinese pro-democracy activist Wang Dan posted a post on Facebook, saying, "The political atmosphere in China these days is a bit unusual." Wang Dan said that, in the official report of the CCP's Central Economic Work Conference, the names of President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang ...

Official in Jieyang, Guangdong surrenders during massive purge

China 12/16/21, 17:18

According to the Local Commission for Discipline Inspection website, Huang Yibin, a former member of the Standing Committee of the Puning City Party Committee and former Secretary of the Political and Legal Party Committee of Jieyang City, Guangxi Province Dong has voluntarily surrendered and was under investigation. It is not clear ...

Chinese inventor created world’s first earthquake detector 2000 years ago

News 12/16/21, 17:11

Zhang Heng, a Chinese astronomer, mathematician, engineer, and inventor, made the first seismometer or earthquake detector in AD 132. He lived between 25 and 220 AD during the Han Dynasty. Zhang is known for developing the world's first water-powered armillary sphere for astronomical observation and improving the water clock and cataloging ...

Polls show CCP’s propaganda failure in ‘United Front’ in Taiwan

China 12/16/21, 11:55

Two polls reported by Taiwan TVBS News showed that Taiwanese have become less fond of cross-strait supporting reunification each year. The downward trend also contrasted with China’s propaganda efforts. Some Taiwanese experts said that the CCP’s various threats and intimidation methods for pushing Taiwan reunification only played the opposite role.  According to ...

Chinese people urged not to go home to celebrate traditional New Year

China 12/15/21, 20:21

The Chinese New Year, known as the Spring festival, is the most important event for the Chinese people. The Lunar New Year celebrations typically last 15 days, starting from the first day of the first lunar month. As their cultural traditions take precedence, Chinese expats and workers from big cities will ...

Alibaba’s debt restructuring $200 billion bid rejected by Ziguang Group

China 12/15/21, 20:00

The famous Chinese technology Ziguang Group announced the results of the chosen finance organization for Ziguang’s restructuring and bankruptcy process on Dec. 10. Alibaba offered a $200 billion bid on taking over Ziguang, which was rejected, as were proposals from other financial organizations. The final decision went to the offers of ...

China’s economic data is a joke, ex Chinese Ministry of Finance says

China 12/15/21, 17:27

Former Minister of Finance of China Lou Jiwei said the Chinese Communist Party's manipulation of its economic data was so surreal it would be an international joke under analysis.  Lou commented on Dec. 11 after hearing about a series of economic challenges China was facing. He noted that the statistics CCP ...

Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act passes House of Representatives

D.C. 12/15/21, 16:47

After nearly two years of wrangling over the terms of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act bill, it was unanimously passed by the House of Representatives, and the Senate is expected to vote on it today. The ban on importing goods from the Xinjiang region of China-made with labor enslaved by ...

Many children & grandchildren of Chinese officials have settled in the US

China 12/15/21, 16:00

In Sept. 2014, the Chinese Communist mouthpiece People's Daily revealed that 1.18 million official Chinese families had settled abroad. According to data from the Beijing Municipal Procuratorate, over the past 30 years, about 4,000 officials were found to be corrupt. On average, each person has extracted about 100 million yuan ...

China shuts down heavy industry because of Beijing Winter Olympics

China 12/15/21, 15:52

The Beijing Winter Olympics will open on Feb. 4 next year. Lin Yi from Apollo News said the Chinese Communist Party wants to demonstrate that the country is not polluted, so they have ordered heavy industry companies to suspend operations from next year's New Year until Mar. 8. This policy will be heavily ...

Gloomy economy: China faces substantial wave of staff layoffs

China 12/15/21, 08:04

China’s economy is facing more perils than ever. One of those was the chain of layoffs nationwide. According to Epoch Times, since the beginning of September, many other real estate companies such as Fantasia and Xinli Holding have continuously announced the layoffs of employees. As of September 5th, a total of ...