CHINA

The Emperor’s Journey to the Moon Palace
A story from the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival By Ally Wang Wednesday, Sept. 21, marks this year’s Moon festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival. It's one of the largest holidays in China and in the...
Chinese Authorities Reportedly Concealing Possible Deaths From China’s COVID-19 Vaccines
Local authorities are reportedly silencing several families in China’s southwestern city of Chongqing after they spoke out about the recent deaths of loved ones with family members claiming the deaths are linked to adverse reactions...
Locals Say COVID-19 Outbreak in Three Southeastern Chinese Cities Worse Than Officially Reported
An outbreak of the coronavirus in the southeastern cities of Putian, Xiamen and Quanzhou in Fujian Province, China is much worse than what is being officially reported, according to locals familiar with the matter.  According...
Japan Threatens China With Equal Force Over Disputed Senkaku Islands
Tensions, between China and Japan, have reached a new high over the disputed Senkaku Islands.  Recently, after Chinese vessels were seen venturing into Japanese territorial waters, Japan’s defense minister, Nobuo Kishi, warned that any incitement...
Chinese tech firms like TikTok, Huawei, and Tencent have increased their lobbying budgets.
Douyin, Chinese Version of TikTok, Limits Kids to 40 Minutes a Day
Minors in China are now only allowed to use Douyin — the original, mainland Chinese version of video site TikTok — between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. for 40 minutes a day,...
Chinese Astronauts Return to Earth Following Record Breaking 90 Days in Orbit
After lifting off on June 17 from the Gobi desert in Inner Mongolia three Chinese astronauts — or ‘taikonauts' as the Chinese refer to them — have successfully returned to earth after spending 90 days...
Tiananmen Vigil Organizers Ordered to Take Down Online Content Amidst Sustained Attacks by Hong Kong Police
In yet another attack on the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong by authorities wielding the National Security Law (NSL) the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China (The Alliance) has been ordered to...
A view of the South China Sea between the city of Xiamen in China, in the far distance, and the islands of Kinmen in Taiwan, in the foreground, on February 02, 2021 as seen from the airspace above Kinmen, Taiwan.
Japan and Vietnam Sign Defence Transfer Deal in Response to China’s Influence
With China’s looming presence in the South China Sea, Japan has signed a deal with Vietnam to ensure that military defence equipment and technology from Tokyo are sent to Hanoi to counter China’s influence. As...
Taiwan Air Force Repulses Mainland China Aircraft During Anti-landing Drills
In the midst of annual military drills, Taiwan’s air force has intercepted nine military aircraft of the communist People’s Liberation Army (PLA), which departed the mainland coast and ran maneuvers near the island. The mainland...