CHINA INSIGHTS

Reports have surfaced showing evidence of corruption among Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials and gang leaders.
How a Deputy Police Chief in China Teamed Up With Local Gangs
Four years ago, a local Communist Party deputy director of public security, Shu Wei, reportedly conspired with a gang leader, Xin Longhua. The case has recently resurfaced in the news again. Chinese media disclosed the...
China's Liaoning province has issued power outage alerts amidst a national power crisis.
More Power Outages as Communist China Suffers From Coal Shortage
On Oct. 11, Liaoning province in China issued a level two alert for power shortage. Liaoning is part of China's rust-belt industrial region. It is the largest power consumer among the three provinces that make...
Coal mining operations in Shanxi have been affected by several days of heavy rains.
China Shuts Down 60 Coal Mines due to Heavy Rains, Power Crisis Deepens
Torrential rains hit 11 cities in China’s Shanxi Province for almost five days in a row, resulting in the shutdown of 60 coal mines. The country is already struggling with one of the biggest power...
China's real estate sector has been under enormous financial stress.
Chinese Developers Showing Sign of Weakness Amidst Evergrande Crisis
For the past few months, Chinese real estate firm Evergrande has been one of the focus points of the international investment community. The company has taken more than $300 billion in debts and is now...
China's power crisis has affected the production of Apple suppliers in the country.
Apple and Tesla Suppliers in China Suspend Production as Country Faces Power Crisis
A power crisis in China has affected the supply chains of American companies like Tesla and Apple. Many suppliers have suspended factory production in order to comply with Beijing’s policies to restrict energy consumption. Unimicron...
The power crisis in China is making foreign companies wary of doing business in the country.
Spreading Power Crisis in China, Foreign Businesses Grow Wary
China is currently grappling with a power crunch due to a coal shortage and administrative push to limit electricity use to comply with Beijing’s carbon emission targets. Local governments in many regions have asked businesses...
People wave flags of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games Motto Launch Ceremony on September 17, 2021 in Beijing, China.
IOC to Restrict 2022 Beijing Games Attendance to Only Mainland China Spectators
In compliance with Beijing's communist government, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Wednesday that the winter Olympic Games to be held in the capital city will only permit spectators from mainland China itself. Spectators...
U.S. sanctions are crippling Huawei’s consumer business.
Huawei Expects Losses Up To $40 Billion in Smartphone Revenues
Chinese company Huawei is expected to see revenues from its smartphone business drop by $30-$40 billion this year, according to Eric Xu, the company’s rotating chairman for 2021. At a press conference in Beijing, Xu...
Many regions in China are facing a power crisis due to carbon emission targets and rising coal prices.
Power Cuts, Coal Shortages and Evergrande Failure Threatening Chinese Economy
China is facing an acute power crisis, something which can have a severe impact on one of the biggest economies in the world and a critical global manufacturing center. The power crisis has been triggered...