Beijing pressures Alibaba into liquidating media shares at 2.3 billion yuan loss

China 09/28/21, 20:22

A communist dictatorship forced a multinational e-commerce company into making a very unprofitable transaction on Sept. 23. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) allegedly pressured Alibaba Group into disposing its shares in Mango Excellent Media (MEM), swiftly ending the company's first class-A shareholding. "[MEM received] a letter of recommendation on a request to ...

Chinese ambassador to US touts Beijing-style ‘democracy’

China 09/27/21, 22:18

A diplomat from a communist-ruled country suggested American leaders should try a Chinese style of leadership on Sept. 22. Qin Gang raised eyebrows when he encouraged every American to follow the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) style of governing. The Chinese ambassador to the United States compared so-called Beijing democracy to late President ...

WHO appoints new team to keep investigating COVID-19 origins

News 09/27/21, 20:33

An international public health agency refuses to give up searching for the pandemic's root cause. The World Health Organization (WHO) is recruiting a new research team to help find out how COVID-19 spread around the world. Twenty positions are vacant at the Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins of Novel Pathogens. They ...

Huawei no longer considers itself dominant: Fighting for survival

China 09/27/21, 19:31

In 2020, Huawei had control of 31% of the global telecommunications infrastructure market. The group has more contracts to build 5G networks than any other company. However, Huawei is entangled in a global counterattack against China's belligerent behavior. At the same time, they are also affected by U.S. diplomatic and sanctions ...

Accounts of Americans who fled communism were repeatedly hacked says FBI

Tech 09/27/21, 17:18

A federal law enforcement agency said U.S. residents, who escaped genocide in their homeland, are still being targeted in cyberspace. The FBI confirmed the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is "almost certainly" persecuting native Uighur people and other groups through targeted cyber attacks. "Chinese government officials are ... employing transnational repression techniques to ...

Is Evergrande ‘Grey Rhino’ capable of bringing down China’s economy?

China 09/27/21, 04:14

The long-awaited debt crisis in China has finally arrived. The news has recently reported on debt collection cases involving the "Evergrande Real Estate" firm, a Chinese real estate behemoth, prompting victims to fight for their rights in several locations. Chinese real estate enterprises frequently employ high leverage. For example, three or ...

Sudden Death of Fuzhou Police Chief—Added to list of unusual deaths

News 09/27/21, 01:52

On Sept. 25, Pan Dongsheng, Vice Mayor of Fuzhou City, Fujian Province and Director of the Public Security Bureau, died unnaturally. According to the Fuzhou Public Security Department's official WeChat account, at 12:35 p.m. on Sept. 25, Pan Dongsheng, 57, fell ill at work and passed away. He was a party ...

137 veterans arrested for ‘illegal gathering’

China 09/26/21, 21:18

Authorities swiftly detained more than 100 former armed forces personnel for protesting on Sept. 13. A total of 137 veterans were arrested for publicly criticizing the Central Military Commission's Mail and Telephone Office in Beijing, China. A further 63 tried to join but were "stopped" before reaching their destination. The group was ...

Chinese authorities detain HNA chairman

China 09/26/21, 19:35

Authorities detained a Chinese financial conglomerate leader on Sept. 24. HNA Group confirmed on Weibo its Board of Directors Chairman Chen Feng is in Henan police custody. Chen is from Shanxi province and a member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The 68 year-old also served as standing member of the Henan ...

China faces economically crippling power shortage

China 09/26/21, 19:00

At least five provinces in mainland China have restricted power use, and suspended or reduced production. Many public companies were forced to pause trading, after some corporations deferred output until after Oct. 1. They blame significant financial losses on electricity consumption regulations. Beijing recently introduced a rigorous electricity regulation. Local media criticized ...

Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil group disbands over Chinese crackdown

China 09/26/21, 05:21

A Hong Kong group that has organized an annual memorial on June 4 to honor the massacre of students in China's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown is disbanding. The Hong Kong Alliance pro-democracy group reached their decision by vote on Saturday, Sept. 25, after apparent pressure from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) ...

China’s president inspects secret facility and orders army to prepare for war

China 09/25/21, 21:50

Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasized during an inspection of a base in Shaanxi on Sept. 15 that it is necessary to focus on preparing for war, speed up innovation and development, and comprehensively improve the ability to perform missions and tasks, reported RFI. This was Xi's first public inspection of the CCP's strategic ...