Shanghai: police crackdown on protesting retailers

Human Rights 06/15/22, 03:39

On Monday, June 13, many people took to the street in front of shopping stores in Shanghai's most renowned wholesale center to protest rent refunds.  Marching on Qipu Road, they were clothing traders whose businesses were impaired by the metropolis' zero-COVID policy. With continuous shutdown orders, they were still subjected to ...

Tech companies become indispensable after China’s crackdown: report

Tech 06/15/22, 03:37

According to China Finance, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) issued a research report on June 13, pointing out that Chinese tech companies are indispensable players in constructing China's "common wealth." The sustainable development and corporate social responsibility of those companies have intersected with the common wealth goal of the ...

U.S. lawmakers reach proposal on China investment curbs

China 06/15/22, 03:36

According to Reuters, a bipartisan group of lawmakers announced Monday that they have reached a proposal that would give the U.S. government powers to block U.S. investment in China. The House Foreign Affairs Committee lawmakers stated that they have discussed with related parties "on developing a robust, targeted outbound investment mechanism ...

China’s grain industry: 14 provincial officials fired, thousands placed on watched list

Disasters 06/15/22, 03:23

According to a Chinese anti-graft body’s report, 70 typical corruption cases were recorded in several provinces across the nation since the special rectification of the grain industry began.  These provinces include Zhejiang, Fujian, Anhui, Liaoning, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Shanxi, Jiangsu, Qinghai, and many others.  Among the investigated cases, at least seven involved provincial ...

New evidence helps to decode mysterious ancient Chinese civilization

China 06/15/22, 03:21

The Sichuan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology held a press conference at the Sanxingdui Museum on June 13. Through the conference, they released the phased results of the archaeological excavations at the Sanxingdui site, a major project of China archaeology. The Sanxingdui site is widely regarded as one of ...

12 earthquakes hit Sichuan, residents too scared to sleep

Disasters 06/15/22, 03:19

On June 10, 12 consecutive earthquakes occurred in Malkang City, Aba Prefecture, Sichuan Province. The highest magnitude of 12 consecutive is 6.0 earthquakes occurred in the area, with a focal depth of 13 kilometers. 4 people have been reported injured so far. According to preliminary statistics, as of June 11, the ...

China could replace Russia as arms supplier, researchers say

Weapon/Army 06/15/22, 02:14

China is winning the weapons supply as Russia’s war in Ukraine upends the global industry. A researcher group found Chinese-made man-portable missiles in the hands of regions and armed groups for years.  As reported by the War Room, a Small Arms Survey article published on June 13 said that the market ...

Ukraine President calls on nations to support Taiwan against China’s threat

China 06/15/22, 01:09

Columnist Josh Rogin of the Washington Post on June 11, wrote that Ukrainian President Zelensky called on Asian countries to support Taiwan in face of growing aggression from Beijing. Speaking via video at the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Ukraine's President answered a question from Rokin about how to respond to ...