Beijing demands proof of COVID-negative test for marriage registration

News 05/09/22, 08:43

Mainland media reported this week that the Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau has made it compulsory for couples to present COVID-negative test results in 48 hours if they seek to register a marriage license. According to the screenshot of the notice provided by China News Network, the requirement began taking effect on ...

China’s Zero-covid oddly terrify, barbed wire and duct tape

News 05/09/22, 08:23

To save Chinese people from a potentially deadly virus, blocking gateways with barbed wire or using duct tape to wrap people up alive is happening in China. Significant cities like Shanghai, Beijing, Zhengzhou, and Henan are under strict control, with the Omicron variant surging and the epidemic spreading across the country. ...

Shanghai’s Covid lockdown likened to Xinjiang crackdown

News 05/08/22, 06:54

Since the Shanghai lockdown in April, its 25 million residents have tasted how the Chinese regime's repression of Xinjiang feels. The lockdown is considered a stress test of social control. In an article on May 6, Columnist Li Yuan at The New York Times described that Shanghai's strict lockdown has a ...

Shanghai lockdown: Korean middle-aged man found dead in apartment

News 05/05/22, 22:01

A South Korean national living in Shanghai was found dead in his apartment in Minhang District on May 3. According to news media Chosun Ilbo, the discovery was confirmed the following day by the Shanghai Korean Residents' Association. The man was in his 40s and had been living alone, even throughout ...

Swiss scientist with Chinese nationality convicted of GSK trade secret theft

News 05/05/22, 02:27

Gongda Xue is a Chinese national and former scientist at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) in Switzerland. As Reuters reported on May 3, he was convicted of charges conspiring with his sister to steal trade secrets from the drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Both of them want to benefit ...

First-ever human case of H3N8 virus recorded in China

News 05/04/22, 02:52

A highly contagious disease commonly found in winged animals infected a human being for the first time in mainland China. A 4-year-old boy was recently diagnosed with the H3N8 virus after coming in close contact with chickens and crows his family raised at their Henan province home. The country’s National Health Commission ...

FDA denies approval of two more China-tested cancer drugs

News 05/04/22, 02:22

On May 2, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) denied approval for two cancer treatments developed in China. Hutchmed's pancreatic cancer treatment was turned back due to worries about single-country trials. In addition, Junshi Biosciences and Coherus BioSciences' throat cancer drug was held up because of quality processes. Hong Kong-based Hutchmed ...

Foreigner Youtuber exposes Shanghai epidemic prevention chaos

News 05/04/22, 01:38

Xilan Ceylan is a mixed-race foreigner. His mother is Chinese, and his father is Belgian. He is a Youtuber and currently lives in China. After returning to Brussels - Belgium, Xilan Ceylan published a Youtube video on the 29th. There, he recalled the chaos of Shanghai's zero-Covid. His 25-minute Youtube video ...

Shanghai residents do not know where their meal next day

News 05/03/22, 00:53

China's government has imposed a lockdown on Shanghai for more than a month. As a result, all its residents are confined at home, and getting enough food to eat is a day-to-day challenge for them. The Shanghai authorities have closed the commercial systems. They have tried to provide for their 25 ...