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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.
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Chinese Reporter in Japan Attempts Suicide After Being Heaped With Online Abuse for Shedding Tears at Abe’s Death
Zeng Ying, a 32-year-old Chinese reporter based out of Japan, was set upon by online Chinese nationalists after she was seen giving an emotional response to the news of Shinzo Abe’s assassination in Nara, Japan...
With Both Small and Large Banks in Trouble, Will China’s Debt Crisis Blow Up?
A banking crisis in China’s Henan Province has seen hundreds of thousands of people unable to access their bank accounts since mid-April.  The four banks in question, located in Henan and neighboring Anhui Province, attracted...
Beijing Moves To Contain Fresh Cases Of COVID-19
China’s Epidemic Prevention Staff Getting Heatstroke From Sweltering Temperatures as Casualties Rise
Since July, scorching temperatures and heat waves have been hitting many places in mainland China — with over 85 cities and 18 provinces logging temperatures of over 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).  The heat...
Shanghai Man Left Homeless After Being Confined to COVID Quarantine Camp for 42 Days
In late February, a man named Chen Jian ventured out to Shanghai in hopes of finding a higher-paying job to support himself and his family. After securing a job working part-time at an electronics factory,...
900 Million People in China Affected by Heat, Power Cuts as Sweltering Temperatures Break 111 Degrees
Scorching heat waves continue sweeping through vast parts of China, with a record-breaking 44 degrees Celsius (111 degrees Fahrenheit) affecting more than 900 million people across densely populated cities and provinces.  According to China’s International...
Scorching Heat Waves Sweep Through 84 Cities in China, Killing Multiple People and Triggering Govt. Power Cuts
A massive heatwave sweeping through China has forced residents to seek refuge in “air-raid shelters” and public fountains as temperatures reach a staggering 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in parts of the country. According...
Residents in China’s Henan Province Lose Access to Bank Accounts, Face Off With Police
Droves of angry protesters took to the streets in China’s Henan Province on July 10 after their bank accounts were frozen overnight without explanation.  The incident has fueled a public outcry as desperate customers demand...
Hongkongers Fear Tightening Regime Control as Officials Promote Mainland-style ‘Health Codes’
Lo Chung-mau, newly appointed health chief for incoming Hong Kong leader John Lee's government, said on July 10 that he would consider incorporating a “real-name registration system” to the Hong Kong epidemic prevention mobile app...
China Experiencing Worst Capital Flight in 7 Years, Manufacturers Also Hit Hard
Reeling from unrelenting COVID lockdowns, travel restrictions and movement curbs, China’s national economy and over 20 other emerging national markets are seeing the worst capital exodus in seven years, according to several expert analyses. One...
Biden Planning Modest Relaxation of China Tariffs as Inflation Pressure Grows
U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration has further hinted at the easing of tariffs on Chinese goods following a milestone meeting between top economic officers from the U.S. and China.  Politico reported on July 5 that...
‘Red Flags’ and Background Checks: A Look at America’s Far-reaching New Gun Control Law
After a spate of highly publicized mass shootings, and with bipartisan Senate support, U.S. President Joe Biden on June 23 signed into law the most significant gun control legislation in nearly 30 years.  Named the...
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Xi Visits Hong Kong as Propaganda Touts Chinese Regime’s ‘Strong Leadership’ in Handling the City
Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited Hong Kong on Thursday, June 30 to mark the city’s 25th year since its handover from British rule on July 1, 1997.  During the two-day trip, he met with more...