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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.
How Lahaina Is Fighting To Safeguard Its Legacy in the Face of Unprecedented Tragedy
Beginning Aug. 8, the idyllic island paradise of West Maui found itself grappling with an unprecedented crisis as multiple wildfires ignited simultaneously that nearly completely wiped out the historic town of Lahaina. As of Aug. 17,...
Annual New Jersey State Fair Celebrates Diversity With Mix of Agriculture, Education, and Fun
On Aug. 12, the New Jersey State Fair wrapped up its 9-day run in the town of Augusta, New Jersey. While organizers projected a turnout of at least 100,000 visitors over the course of the...
Maui Wildfires Claim Over 110 Lives, Leaving Thousands Homeless as Rescue Efforts Continue
On Aug. 8, the towns of Lahaina and Kula in West Maui, Hawaii bore witness to unprecedented wildfires that engulfed thousands of homes, killed droves of people, and reduced cherished landmarks to ashes. The fires...
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China Increases Military Pressure on Taiwan With New Show of Navy Ships and Jets
Taiwan’s defense ministry reported on Aug. 10 that Beijing had dispatched navy ships and a substantial squadron of fighter jets towards the self-ruling island nation — marking yet another episode in the rising military tensions...
Scope on NYC’s Public Safety Update: Collaborative Approaches, Crime Statistics
NEW YORK, New York — On Aug. 4, a public safety briefing spearheaded by Chief Meyers and several public safety officials from the New York City Police Department (NYPD) was held at the Blue Room...
Typhoon Khanun Makes Bizarre 90-degree Turn Towards Korea, Threatening Northeast China
Typhoon Khanun, the sixth typhoon to hit Asia this year, has once again changed its course, making a sharp 90-degree turn. It is expected to pass over the Korean Peninsula and enter Northeast China, with...
US Navy Sailors With Alleged Links to China Apprehended on National Security Charges
Two American Navy servicemen with alleged links to China and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), have been taken into custody on national security charges, U.S. officials said on Aug. 3. The arrested sailors are: Jinchao...
Gan Jing World Teams Up With the NYPD to Foster Community Safety and Communication for National Night Out
After taking a two year hiatus due to safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Night Out (NNO) is back in the U.S. for the 39th time since its inception in 1984. In New...
Major Floods Strike Northern China, Killing 20 and Causing Widespread Destruction
Torrential rains bearing down on China’s capital of Beijing and its neighboring cities have resulted in disastrous consequences. The government reported on Aug. 1 that at least 20 people had lost their lives, and 27...
Chasing Higher Interest Rates, Chinese Resort to ‘Special-forces’ Banking
A tightening of financial regulations in mainland China has many on edge as more people report experiences of accounts being seized without notice, fraudulent activity, and suspicious financial transactions. The incidents suggest broader economic distress...
China and Russia Bolster Ties on the Korean Peninsula Amid Heightened Geopolitical Tensions
This week, as North Korea commemorates 70 years since the Korean War armistice, an unusual international congregation was in attendance.  High-ranking delegations from Russia and China — welcomed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
Orange County, NY Rally Shines Spotlight on Persecution of Falun Gong in China
ORANGE COUNTY, New York — On July 22, in the quaint village of Goshen, New York, a group of over one hundred residents came together to bring awareness to the ongoing persecution of Falun Gong...