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Chinese borrow panda’s name to mock leader

Social problem 08/27/22, 13:45

Recently, the Chinese Communist Party's official media CCTV asked the public to name "Cui Cui's" panda and netizens left messages like "Qi Cui" (meaning "Pray for Cui Cui") in the comment section. The official media immediately deleted the comments and even blocked further comments. Some analysts believe the incident reflects ...

Fires raging in Chongqing have spread to homes

Disasters 08/26/22, 14:26

Forest fires continue to rage in Beibei District, Chongqing City, China. People said that even though the isolation belt was dug, the fire still traversed the barrier, burning very strongly. On August 24, a fire broke out in Lingjiang town, Neijiang city, Sichuan province, and many residences were burned and ...

Chinese singer censored for criticizing zero Covid measures

Trending 08/25/22, 20:46

For some time now, Chinese citizens have been encouraged to show the discontent generated by the strict measures of the zero COVID policies of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Some people dared to post strong criticism toward the CCP, others expressed their angst through ironic jokes, including exposing the ridiculous ...

Beijing hires hackers to attack human rights organizations

Trending 08/24/22, 16:03

Massachusetts-based cybersecurity company Recorded Future recently released a report stating that a hacker group associated with the Chinese Communist Party has been targeting human rights organizations, think tanks, media agencies, and multinational government agencies. The group has carried out cyberattacks over the past three years. The hacker group RedAlpha targeted Amnesty ...

Local government out of money? Increased fines picking up the slack?

Trending 08/24/22, 15:52

The CCP's local finances are in a serious crisis. There are reports that they are using various forms of fines to make money, and people are complaining. The Chinese Communist Party's State Council recently asked local governments to "strictly prohibit the use of fines to generate revenue." Scholars believe that the ...

Chinese companies face many difficulties in the ‘South American lithium triangle’

Trending 08/24/22, 14:11

The "South American lithium triangle" region has become an important objective for Chinese Communist Party investment in recent years. It has the world's richest high-quality lithium resources. However, due to factors including consumption of water resources, environmental pollution, and local opposition to mineral privatization, Chinese companies have encountered challenges and ...

UN expert confirms forced labor camps in Xinjiang

Trending 08/23/22, 15:10

A chief expert for the U.N., Tomoya Obokata, a Japanese specialist in transnational organized crime, human trafficking, and modern slavery, issued a report last week accusing the Chinese Communist Party of enslaving members of the Uighur, Kazakh and other minorities in East Turkistan (Xinjiang) and use similar practices against the ...

Recent crackdowns reveal 4 paradoxes in China’s judicial system

Morality 08/23/22, 14:15

It is hard to imagine that the certificates of legal professional qualifications would be validated by criminals. But this is really happening in China. This is just one among thousands of absurd stories in China's judicial system, which can be summarized in the following four paradoxes. Paradox 1: When legal professional ...

What is behind the fall of Chinese property giants?

Trending 08/21/22, 15:37

Chinese developers left millions of pre-sold apartments unfinished. As a result, most Chinese banks are facing a halt to mortgage payments or in effect a “mortgage strike”—homebuyers are refuse to pay mortgages unless the developers resume construction. Amid the real estate debt crisis, the decrease in the number of Chinese developers ...

5 Chinese companies requested to be removed from Wall Street

Trending 08/19/22, 18:48

Chinese state-owned companies requested "voluntary exclusion" from the U.S. stock market, allegedly due to high costs and low returns. These companies are Sinopec and PetroChina, two of the world's largest oil companies, the Aluminum Corporation of China (Chalco), as well as China Life Insurance, and a Shanghai-based subsidiary of Sinopec. For years ...