What really happened when lightning struck people at PCR test site?

China 08/29/22, 16:24

On the evening of August 26, lightning suddenly struck Nanling Square in front of the headquarters of the government of Nanling District, Wuhu, Anhui Province. Four people were in line waiting for a PCR test when they were struck by lightning, leading to two deaths and two injuries. However, the ...

Sichuan police chief: Gets ‘New Year’s Eve’ bonus for certain results

Morality 08/29/22, 15:48

The CCP's political and legal system continues to be regulated. Recently, Chinese media revealed that a police chief of a district in Sichuan province often received "holiday bribes" from many people, including one business owner even giving him 400,000 yuan per year, equivalent to $58,000. China.com reported on August 27 that ...

Is China deliberately knocking down the yuan?

Economy 08/29/22, 15:16

The woes of the Chinese economy such as the real estate bubble and public debt  are increasingly revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic, making the CCP "thirsty" for cash. Observers think it is possible that the CCP deliberately crashed the yuan, but specifically for what purpose? To enhance the picture of "economic ...

The nail houses, a Chinese rarity and a monument to resistance

China 08/29/22, 14:06

An endless urban landscape of buildings and roads forming a compact agglomerate, and suddenly, as if escaping logic, a rickety little house facing the cement giants. They are the so-called nail houses, which went from being a derogatory term to a symbol of resistance and the defense of property rights ...

Beijing admits this year’s autumn grain harvest is under threat

Trending 08/27/22, 15:44

The autumn harvest accounts for three-quarters of China's annual grain output. Officials said high temperatures and drought threaten this year's fall harvest. The four most crucial authorities of the Chinese Communist Party jointly issued an urgent announcement of the "defensive battle to ensure a bountiful autumn harvest." Mainland experts gave ...

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 ...

High temperatures in China reach record levels

Economy 08/27/22, 13:19

For the past two months, extreme heat and droughts have been plaguing several regions of China, including the Yangtze river region. According to the scientific journal New Scientist, the extreme temperatures were the highest in the history of climate records.  The hot weather and lack of rainfall are seriously impacting the ...

How critical is China’s budget shortage?

Economy 08/26/22, 17:19

The hidden debts of Chinese local governments has continuously broken records in recent times. Up to half of them have fallen into financial distress and are waiting for financial support from the central government. The banking system, as a matter of fact, has also fallen into crisis. It all stems ...