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Former Lawmaker Calls for Probe Into Attacks on Hong Kong Protesters in London Chinatown
A former Hong Kong lawmaker, Nathan Law, has requested that authorities in London investigate a group of pro-Beijing organizers who attacked Hong Kong protesters in the city’s Chinatown area on Saturday, Nov. 27. Far from...
Republican Representatives Tom Tiffany and Scott Perry recently introduced legislation in the House seeking to end Washington’s recognition of the ‘One China’ policy.
Hundreds of Taiwanese Nationals Handed Over to Mainland China: Report
According to an investigation titled China’s Hunt for Overseas Taiwanese released on Nov. 30 by Safeguard Defenders, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been arranging for Taiwanese citizens arrested abroad to be extradited back...
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85% of Chinese Ships ‘Disappear’, AIS Base Stations Seized Along China’s Coast
Since early November, the number of vessels sending the Automatic Identification System (AIS) signal from seas around China plunged by 85 percent. On Oct. 28, more than 100,000 ships were broadcasting but, according to global...
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Seeming Betrayal Was Actually Assistance – A Chinese Tale of Friendship
Zhang San and Li Si were good friends. Li Si's family was running a very prosperous business while Zhang San's family was not well off. When Zhang San wanted to go abroad on business to...
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PLA Strengthens Combat Units as China Continues to Abuse International Maritime and Airspace Laws
The Chinese government has begun a new effort to expand its military forces. According to state-media reports, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been “optimizing” its personnel structure by deploying more troops and slashing approximately...
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Macau Casino Mogul to Await Trial on Charges He Ran Illegal Gambling Business in China
Macau’s most well-known casino junket magnate Alvin Chau Cheok-wa is currently being held in a county jail after being arrested for illegal cross-border gambling and money-laundering activities. The 47-year-old is the founder and CEO of...
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US Lawmakers’ Visit to Taiwan Triggers ‘Combat Readiness Patrol’ by Beijing
Beijing deployed what it called “combat readiness” patrols over the Taiwan Strait last Friday in response to a visit by a delegation of U.S. lawmakers to Taiwan. The Congressional delegation’s arrival to the island is...
Chinese actress Zhao Wei celebrates after she is presented with the Best Actress Award by US actor Brendan Fraser at the closing ceremony of the 8th Shanghai International Film Festival on June 19, 2005 in Shanghai, China.
Communist China Cracks Down On Celebrities With New Social Media Rules
Beijing has forbidden celebrities from publishing “unethical” content on social media. Such unethical content would include pictures of them showing off their wealth or luxurious lifestyles. According to the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), the...
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Chinese Companies Face Risk of Being Delisted From US Stock Exchanges
For years, Chinese companies have depended on access to American capital markets and were drawn to them due to its friendly regulatory environment. However, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) taking strict action against...