The US investigates suspected corrupt Chinese officials

China 12/17/21, 05:00

U.S Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, on Dec. 10, announced that the United States would step up efforts to investigate dirty money hidden in the United States by corrupt foreign officials, according to NTDTV. The Treasury Department will set up an anti-corruption fund to reward those who provide any information. Yellen said ...

A professor who returned to China for medical treatment dies after COVID isolation

China 12/17/21, 04:56

A female U.S. associate professor was returning to her homeland in China to obtain treatment for her terminal cancer. Still, she, unfortunately, died during her compulsory COVID-19 quarantine time, according to Sound of Hope. 46-year-old Xu Yaqiong of Vanderbilt University in Tennessee was diagnosed with rectal cancer. Doctors expected her to ...

Austrian officials stay away from Beijing Olympics for COVID-19

News 12/17/21, 04:51

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehamme confirmed on Dec. 14 that no high-ranking officials from Austria would attend the 2022 Beijing Olympics, according to The Associated Press. Nehamme addressed it was not a diplomatic boycott. Instead, the officials were skipping the games because of China's strict COVID-19 protocols. He explained, "So there is no ...

Former Japan PM Abe warns of consequences if China attacks Taiwan

China 12/17/21, 03:39

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Japan, the United States and Taiwan need to boost cooperation in various fields, including technology and information exchanges, amid the Chinese Communist Party’s aggression. Speaking at a security summit in Taipei on Dec. 14, Abe urged Taiwan to rise and spread its democracy ...

China: COVID-19 outbreaks in Zhejiang worsen

China 12/17/21, 01:49

Zhejiang officially reported 192 new cases of coronavirus between December 5 to 13. Judging by the CCP’s record of falsified statistics, the real figure could be much higher.  The cases emerged from Ningbo, Shaoxing, and Hangzhou cities, driven by the Delta variant. Following new cases, Zhejiang has toughened up its pandemic ...

Huawei’s secret documents show involvement in many CCP surveillance projects

China 12/17/21, 01:07

The Washington Post reported on Tuesday, Dec.14 that it discovered Huawei is significantly involved in government surveillance for people programs after analyzing more than one hundred presentations by Huawei corporation (PPT). Many of these documents have "confidential" written on them. Huawei has eluded questions about its role in supporting the CCP ...

Starbucks in China used expired ingredients

China 12/17/21, 00:56

Recently, two Starbucks stores in Wuxi city, Jiangsu province, China, used expired ingredients to make drinks for sale. According to a report from China's "Beijing News" on Dec. 13, two Starbucks stores in Wuxi continue to use expired ingredients. Starbucks employees are taught how to handle expired ingredients from a video posted ...

Alibaba fires female employee who accused superior of sexual assault

China 12/16/21, 21:32

The Alibaba female employee who accused her boss of rape has been dismissed.  In an email sent to the employee on Nov. 25, Alibaba said it terminated her because she was "Publishing or spreading false statements outside, or knowingly fabricating, spreading fictitious facts, or spreading unverified news, causing harm and is ...

Beijing fines and requires Twitter-like giant Weibo to self-censor

China 12/16/21, 21:31

Beijing recently accused the Chinese Twitter-like social network Sina Weibo of repeatedly posting and transmitting illegal information. As a result, the authority has repeatedly fined Weibo and ordered the social media giant to correct and strengthen information censorship. After being fined, Sina Weibo's stock price fell to a new low at ...

Taiwan reveals three Chinese militaries ‘Achilles heels’

China 12/16/21, 19:35

Taiwan Ministry of Defense highlights three weaknesses of the Chinese military, indicating challenges in attacking Taiwan According to Aboluowang, an analysis named “Disputing the CCP's Total Strike Power against the Taiwanese Army in 2025 to improve its combat force,” was released on Dec. 12, by the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense  In ...

China’s Lenovo sued by Taiwanese company for patent infringement

Tech 12/16/21, 19:23

Taiwan-based Largan, the world's leading manufacturer of mobile camera lenses, has filed a lawsuit against Motorola Mobility, a China-based subsidiary of Lenovo, for infringing its patent. Largan confirmed on Dec. 12 that its lawsuit was sent to the U.S. Northern California court, alleging that the 5G smartphones sold by Motorola ...