The Chinese government tried to buy Westminster Choir College. (Image:  WCC)

Chinese Purchase of US College Thwarted

An attempt by a Chinese company, partly owned by the communist government, to buy out the famous Westminster Choir College in New Jersey has been successfully thwarted. Opponents had warned that the sale would have allowed the Chinese government to…

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Sanders to Cancel $1.6 Trillion Student Debt

2020 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced that he will roll out a proposal to forgive US$1.6 trillion in student loans. Such a move would wipe out the debts of almost…

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Mary Meeker’s Report of Top Internet Trends in China

Mary Meeker, a former Wall Street securities analyst and venture capitalist, released her annual Internet report highlighting the trends dominating global digital media. Her analysis of China’s Internet trends is…