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Alina Wang

A native of New York, Alina has a Bachelors degree in Corporate Communications from Baruch College and writes about human rights, politics, tech, and society.
Chinese Photographer Chen Man Comes Under Fire for ‘Hellish’ Dior Ad
An exhibition in the luxurious West Bund Art Center of Shanghai has come under fire in China after an ad was harshly criticized for featuring a model in a way that many felt was a...
China Oil Reserve Release
China Releases Strategic Oil Reserves Following US Invite
Oil prices have soared by over 50 percent in the U.S following the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the Chinese government has agreed to release strategic oil reserves following a virtual meeting between U.S President Joe Biden...
Peng Shuai Tennis Star Missing, Whereabouts Unknown
Peng Shuai’s Whereabouts Unknown After She Supposedly Withdrew Sexual Assault Allegation Involving Retired Chinese Vice-Premier
Professional tennis player Peng Shuai has not been seen since going public with sexual assault allegations against former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on Nov. 2. Peng described in her Weibo post how she had agreed...
Amid Communist Pressure, EU Postpones Trade Plan With Taiwan
The European Union has decided to shelve a confidential trade plan that aims to increase trade relations with Taiwan. The postponement came at the last minute after Brussels was scheduled to announce the plan’s format...
Is China’s Coal Struggle Just a Means of Strengthening Government Control?
News analysis Since late August, 20 provinces in China have been experiencing power outages or rationing, severely impacting industrial production and people’s daily lives. Meanwhile, coal prices have continued soaring. According to the country’s National...
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Boston Celtics’ Enes Kanter Condemns China: ‘Stop Murdering for Organs’
A Twitter post by professional basketball player Enes Kanter highlights the concerning practice of the Chinese government’s forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience and other detainees.  Kanter’s tweet, posted on Tuesday, Nov. 16, reads: ...
Li Ziqi, China’s Silent Youtube Star, Vanishes From Limelight as She Takes On Brand Agency
Known for depicting an image of delicious home cooked meals, crafty inventions, and idyllic rural serenity in her wordless yet expressive videos, Li Ziqi has become a cultural sensation both in her home country China...
2 Years After Swine Fever Killed Off Half of China’s Pigs, Hog Farmers Are Struggling for Another Reason
Pork prices in China could not cover overhead expenses from June to September of this year, Chinese farmers say. A farmer in Shandong Province said he sold a pig for 3,000 yuan (approximately US$470) last...
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Secretary of State Blinken: US and Allies Would ‘Take Action’ if China Attacks Taiwan
U.S Secretary of State Antony Blinken echoed President Joe Biden’s remarks that the U.S and other democratic allies would intervene to help Taiwan if Communist China used force to take the island.  Responding to a...
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NE China Experiences Heaviest Snowfall in a Century, Residents Worry About Continuing Power Outages
Parts of Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces, as well as the Inner Mongolia in China’s northeast have been hit by the heaviest snowfall in 116 years. Over 51 cm (20 inches) of snow were recorded...
Millions of Chinese College Grads Fail to Find Work, Threatening Social Crisis
A record 9.09 million college graduates are set to enter China’s workforce this year. With new jobs already on the decline since COVID-19 shuttered thousands of businesses across the nation, an estimated 15 million urban...
Biden Continues Trump’s Ban on Investments to Chinese Military-linked Companies
U.S President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday, Nov. 8, that American investments will not be allowed to funnel into Chinese companies with ties to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA).  The ban was first created by...