Biden’s move to prevent Beijing from allegedly stealing American data

China 05/14/22, 06:02

According to Reuters, the Biden administration has drafted an executive order to empower the Department of Justice to block foreign opponents like China and Russia from accessing Americans' data. China's BGI purchased U.S. genomic sequencing firm Complete Genomics in 2013, and in 2015, Chinese WuXi Pharma Tech acquired U.S. firm NextCODE ...

Japan to increase intelligence sharing with ‘Five Eyes’ to counter China threat

New York 05/13/22, 12:18

The Kishida government is trying to strengthen collaboration with the information-sharing partnership Five Eyes intelligence as China becomes more active in the Indo-Pacific and the Russia-Ukraine war is threatening global security. Japan's lack of a designated intelligence agency might stymie complete collaboration with the Five Eyes, including a group of English-speaking ...

Taiwan Legislator considers China an international troublemaker

China 05/13/22, 12:14

In a video on Youtube on May 11, Taiwan legislator Wang Tingyu said that at a time when the world hates aggression, Beijing has continuously conducted multiple batches of military operations. They have transgressed in the Miyako Strait, the eastern waters of Taiwan, the western Pacific Ocean, and the airspace southwest ...

Beijing expert says U.S.-China ties are number one challenge

China 05/13/22, 11:12

U.S.-China relations have already deteriorated before the Russian invasion of Ukraine. But Beijing’s chance to rebuild its relationship with Washington is even more fragile as world powers watch its attitude to Moscow over the conflict. On May 5, the official media of the Chinese government Phoenix.com column program released the speech ...

Hong Kong polices arrest 90-year-old democracy activist

China 05/13/22, 10:39

On May 11, Hong Kong police arrested Roman Catholic cardinal Joseph Zen and famous democracy activists, lawmaker Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee; singer Denise Ho Wan-sze; former lawmaker Cyd Ho; and former academic Hui Po-keung. The Hong Kong authorities accused Zen and the others of “colluding with foreign forces.” According to Reuters, ...

Li Keqiang laid out a successor before leaving office?

In-depth Reports 05/13/22, 05:34

On May 11, the Wall Street Journal reported under the headline "China's Forgotten Premier Steps Out of Xi's Shadow as Economic Fixer." The article revealed that people close to policymakers said Chinese Premier Minister Li Keqiang was trying to influence the selection of his replacement when he steps down as premier in less than ...

US Intelligence officials: China remains determined to seize Taiwan

China 05/13/22, 04:40

The U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on global threats on May 10 that China’s attack threat on Taiwan is “acute” between now and 2030. Haines said, [quote] “It’s our view that they are working hard to effectively put themselves in a ...

Military vehicles into Beijing; High-level political signals

China 05/12/22, 02:51

Voice of Hope reported on May 10 that rumors about China's infighting and the 20th National Congress have been persistent recently. And that although Xi Jinping is still at the center, according to the May 10 issue of the People's Daily, some signals occurred. A video on May 10 from Twitter showed ...

3 Chinese military helicopters enter Taiwan’s air defense identification zone

China 05/12/22, 02:45

Taiwan National Defense Ministry said that Three Chinese military helicopters entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on May 10. One People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) WZ-10 attack helicopter crossed the median line in Taiwan’s ADIZ southwest corner. Taiwan also tracked two Ka-28 anti-submarine warfare helicopters in a different southwest corner ...

China’s mass testing to cost more than $210 billion a year

Economy 05/12/22, 02:06

Covid-19 is breaking out again in many parts of China. Big cities like Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, and others have begun to require mass testing. People would need a negative test to enter buses, subways, and shopping malls. But how much fees will China have to cover for the mass testing? The first-tier ...

The fourth of Jiangxi’s ministerial officials removed

China 05/12/22, 01:49

Gong Jianhua, former deputy director of the Jiangxi Provincial Congress's Committee, was expelled from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). He was also removed from his current position on May 10. Gong is the fourth provincial-ministerial official of Jiangxi Province dismissed since the 19th National Congress. According to China's anti-graft body's report, Gong ...

Chinese attack helicopter crosses Taiwan’s median line for first time

China 05/12/22, 01:27

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense said that a Chinese military WZ-10 attack helicopter entered the air defense identification zone (ADIZ) around the island on May 10. It also crossed the median line- an informal line that divides the Taiwan Straits into the mainland side and Taiwan island side. This is ...

Freed Taiwan activist reveals stories behind Beijing’s arrest

China 05/12/22, 01:06

After five years in China’s jail, Taiwanese NGO activist Lee Ming-Che was freed in April. He and his wife revealed the stories behind his arrest in a press conference on May 10. In May 2017, Lee disappeared on Chinese soil. He called it a kidnap. The Chinese court sentenced him to ...

How China devastated its own land: Now grabs it worldwide

In-depth Reports 05/11/22, 03:13

Nature has always been one of the most revered cosmic aspects in classical Chinese culture. It is the scenario of the interaction of the forces that govern the relationship between Heaven and Earth, and human beings. And it is also the source of sustenance and social stability. In this sense, Chinese ...

Hong Kong’s new leader is regarded to be “untested” and pro-Beijing

China 05/11/22, 01:20

In Hong Kong's chief executive election on Sunday, John Lee, a Beijing loyalist and the only contender, received the overwhelming majority of votes. According to the CEO of a consultancy, Hong Kong's next chief executive John Lee has spent his whole career focusing on security and is "untested" in other areas. The ...