Juliet Wei

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State Department Voices Serious Concern Over ‘Continued Erosion of Freedoms in Hong Kong’
On Thursday, Oct. 21, the U.S. Department of State released a press statement titled “On the Continued Erosion of Freedoms in Hong Kong” calling upon the mainland Chinese and Hong Kong authorities “to release those...
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Girl in Henan, Central China Dies After Vaccination; Petitioning Mother Arrested and Beaten
A 12-year-old girl in Henan Province, China, Li Boyi, died 18 days after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. The girl's mother, Jiang Yanhong, believed that the vaccine was the direct cause of her daughter's death and...
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Former CCP Village Branch Secretary Pours Gasoline and Sets Villager’s Home Banquet on Fire; 3 dead 20 injured
On Oct. 1, a former Chinese Communist Party (CCP) village branch secretary, Chen Yunlin, in Bahe Township, Huanggang City, Hubei Province, used gasoline and set fire to local villager, Chen Dayan’s, home while he, his...
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China’s Purged Justice Minister Fu Zhenghua, the Man Behind Infamous ‘709’ Crackdown on Lawyers, Reportedly Undermined Xi Jinping’s Leadership
Fu, who served as vice public security minister, also played key roles in the persecution of top human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng and the deadly Lei Yang incident News analysis Fu Zhenghua, the retired Chinese...
Evergrande Crisis Could Cause a Damaging Domino Effect While Powerful CCP Families Profit
On Sep 22, in an attempt to assure concerned western investors, the Evergrande Group announced that it will pay RMB$232 million (US$35.9 million) in interest on bonds due in September 2025 with a coupon rate...
Taiwan Applies to Join CPTPP; May Be Accepted Before Beijing
According to the official website of China’s Ministry of Commerce, on Sept.16, People's Republic of China (PRC) Commerce Minister, Wang Wentao, submitted a formal application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership...
Chinese University Student Allegedly Raped by Police Officer Demands Justice; Reveals Horrid Practices in Beijing Hospital
University graduate, Zhang Xiaoning, holds a sign outside the United Nations 76th General Assembly seeking justice after allegedly being raped by a Beijing police officer. (Image: Zhang Xiaoning) On Sept. 14, 2021, a university graduate...
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US Offers $5 Million Bounty For Wanted Chinese Fentanyl Trafficker
A Chinese fentanyl trafficker who was the leader of a transnational drug trafficking group illegally trafficked fentanyl, causing four deaths and five injuries in the United States.  On Aug. 30, the U.S. State Department offered...
Flood Warnings in Central China, Subway Closes to Traffic as Heavy Rains Pelter Zhengzhou
Heavy rains hit various parts of central China’s Henan Province on Saturday, Aug. 29, prompting the local capital of Zhengzhou to close tunnels and underpasses.  It’s the latest interruption in the city, with a COVID-19...
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British Ships Detect Noisy Chinese Nuclear Subs, Global Times Claims Reveal Was ‘Intentional’
Frigates escorting British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth on Aug. 9 detected a pair of Chinese nuclear submarines attempting to shadow the Royal Navy fleet as it sailed through the South China Sea, according to...
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Biden Says US Committed to Taiwan’s Defense, Pentagon Appoints Taiwan-born Undersecretary
Speaking with ABC News on Aug. 18, U.S. President Joe Biden mentioned Taiwan and other American allies in a list of countries that the U.S. had a “sacred commitment” to defend. “We made a sacred...
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Chinese Exile Chen Guangcheng: If US and Allies Apply Pressure, Imprisoned Dissidents Could Be Free
Aug. 13 marked the fourth year since Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, lauded as “China’s Conscience,” disappeared for the last time into the custody of the communist regime’s security apparatus.  In an interview with...