China unveils list of visiting dignitaries for next week’s Winter Olympics

Insights 01/30/22, 16:49

On January 28th, The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced a list of visiting dignitaries for next week's Winter Olympics. Unfortunately, this time, the number of participants has reduced dramatically. Hua Chunying, a spokeswoman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, published a guest list of 32 people. It is worth noting that ...

As COVID-19 cases spiked, Beijing conducted a series of nucleic acid tests

News 01/26/22, 17:59

Less than two weeks before the opening of the Winter Olympics, as new cases of COVID-19 emerge, Beijing authorities have imposed new containment measures in hopes of containing the latest outbreak. The National Health and Medical Commission reported on Jan. 23 that nine cases of local infectious diseases were found in ...

Expert: Olympic ‘cost curse’ is taking effect in Beijing

Insights 01/25/22, 04:44

While Beijing appears to be ready to secure the Winter Olympics with all the power it has in hand, the billing for this sports event will not be small.  The spreading COVID-19 pandemic and Omicron variant have constantly disturbed the Chinese regimes' thorough preparation.  Unlike many other governments who quickly abandoned their ...

U.S. Olympic skater repudiates ‘horrific’ abuses by communist regime in China

China 01/12/22, 10:35

U.S. famous skater Timothy LeDuc repudiated the human rights violations taking place in China under the communist regime shortly after qualifying to participate in the Beijing 2022 Olympics. LeDuc told reporters Sunday—when asked about human rights in China—that "there is no simple answer," but that he recognizes that "horrible" abuses are ...

US Lawmakers call on NBC to address China’s human rights abuses during Olympics coverage

China 12/20/21, 21:50

U.S. Lawmakers are calling on NBCUniversal, a news and entertainment network to honor their broadcasting roles that include providing background coverage of the Chinese regime's human rights abuses. Senator Jeff Merkley and Representative James McGovern, the chair and co-chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), a bipartisan and bicameral committee ...

China hires US firm to promote 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

China 12/18/21, 07:07

Under growing pressure to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the Chinese regime has hired U.S. firm Vippi Media to promote the event scheduled to start on February 4th. According to Vision Times, many human rights groups have asked NBC and other U.S. television stations not to broadcast the event. Some ...

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 ...

Beijing Olympics boycott: Belgium follows in the footstep of US & UK

China 12/16/21, 18:32

On Dec. 14, the Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo confirmed during a parliamentary meeting that Belgium would not send officials to the Beijing Winter Olympics, aligning with the US, Canada, Britain, Lithuania, Australia, Estonia and others. Rep. Samuel Cogolati, a member of the Chamber of Representatives, first announced it on ...

China shuts down heavy industry because of Beijing Winter Olympics

China 12/15/21, 15:52

The Beijing Winter Olympics will open on Feb. 4 next year. Lin Yi from Apollo News said the Chinese Communist Party wants to demonstrate that the country is not polluted, so they have ordered heavy industry companies to suspend operations from next year's New Year until Mar. 8. This policy will be heavily ...

Will the US diplomatic boycott on Olympics worry Beijing?

China 12/10/21, 23:37

In response to the U.S.'s diplomatic boycott, Zhao Lijian, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, replied that the U.S. used the name of a big country to manipulate world politics.  China will take countermeasures to force the U.S. to pay for its decision. Currently, the information about this issue in the Chinese media ...

US upsets the CCP with a diplomatic boycott of the Games

Opinion 12/06/21, 18:42

The Biden administration announced today they will carry out a diplomatic boycott of the Olympic Games in Beijing 2022. Although it only implies that no U.S. official will go to the event, the gesture of the American government will have a profound impact on the image of the Chinese Communist ...

Biden is considering diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

China 11/19/21, 15:31

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday, Nov. 18, affirmed that his administration is considering a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics over concerns of human rights abuses.  “Something we’re considering,” Biden said when he answered to a reporter who asked if his administration was taking it into account. The ...

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