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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.
Long-awaited Adaption of Chinese Mythology Epic ‘Creation of the Gods’ Premieres in China to Enthusiastic Reception
In a testament to the enduring legacy of traditional Chinese myths and legends, the first part of a new film trilogy adapting the ancient classic novel Creation of the Gods (封神演義, also translated as Investiture...
Congress’s CECC Condemns the CCP’s 24-Year Persecution of Falun Gong, Demands Release of Detainees
After marking yet another somber anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) persecution of Falun Gong, the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) expressed their resolute stand against the regime's relentless targeting of the spiritual practice. ...
Xi Meets With ‘Old Friend’ Henry Kissinger to Discuss Sino-US Engagement in Beijing
In what Chinese Communist Party (CCP) media celebrated as a reunion of "old friends," China's leader Xi Jinping and veteran U.S. diplomat Henry Kissinger held a notable meeting in Beijing on July 20. The regime's...
Falun Gong practitioners take part in a parade through Washington, D.C. in July 2017 to protest the Chinese regime's persecution of their faith. The U.S. Department of State (state department) led by Trump administration official Mike Pompeo has imposed the first U.S. sanctions on a CCP official for persecuting Falun Gong.
The Plight of Falun Gong: 24 Years of Persecution in China and Beyond
July 20 marks the 24th anniversary of the persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). On this dark milestone, we shed light on the unwavering resilience and courage exhibited by the practice’s...
Record-Smashing Heatwaves Rip Across China’s Northwest, Projected to Last for Days
In the heart of China's northwest, a remote settlement is grappling with scorching temperatures soaring beyond 52 degrees Celsius (126 degrees Fahrenheit), state media reported on July 16. The record temperatures come just half a...
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China Shifts Focus to Domestic Demand and Green Tech Opportunities Amid Export Downturn
A critical decrease in China's exports — the fastest since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic — has underscored the need for the world’s second largest economy to bolster its domestic demand amid high inflation...
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Bank of America Slapped With $250 Million in Fines and Repayments Over Consumer Protection Violations
On July 11, regulatory agencies disclosed that Bank of America — one of the country's leading financial institutions — was found to have violated various consumer protection laws. These breaches included the imposing of duplicate...
Prominent US Think Tank Leader Accused of Espionage and Illicit Dealings With the CCP
On July 10, federal prosecutors from the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the indictment of a well-known U.S. think tank leader — charging him with operating as an “unregistered Chinese agent” and attempting to broker...
China and the Solomon Islands Forge Strategic Partnership Amid Rising Geopolitical Tensions
In a significant development that underscores the evolving geopolitics of the Pacific Islands, China's President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare of the Solomon Islands announced on July 10 the initiation of a comprehensive...
Investors Wary of China’s Economy Amid Stagnant Post-Pandemic Recovery and Anticipated Stimulus Measures
As momentum for China's post-pandemic economic recovery begins to decelerate, the upcoming stimulus measures — though highly anticipated — are not generating significant optimism among mainland investors, analysts say.  For nearly three years, the Chinese...
Yellen’s Diplomatic Mission to Beijing: A Strategic Step Towards Cooling US-China Tensions
On July 6, U.S. Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, embarked on a four-day diplomatic journey to Beijing. The trip — representative of an evolving detente — is targeted at fostering understanding and cooperation amidst the mounting...
China’s Export Controls on Gallium and Germanium Escalate Semiconductor Trade War
The longstanding dispute over the future of semiconductors between the world’s top two powers — China and the United States — is intensifying, experts say. As a response, on June 3, Beijing implemented export controls...