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Layoffs Increase in China as Multiple Industries Get Hit By Tougher Regulations
Over the past year, Beijing has imposed a plethora of regulations on industries ranging from tech, finance, education, property, and gaming. While China’s decisions have rattled global markets and investors alike, President Xi Jinping sees...
One million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities, including ethnic Kazakhs, are believed to be held in re-education camps in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang.
Tales of Rape and Forced Sterilization, Uyghur Women Retell Horrors of Communist Camps
Over the years, Uyghur women have come forth to expose the horrors of Communist China's internment camps, where they had to endure the worst possible offenses committed, including rape and forced sterilizations.  Such cries of...
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90 Communities Locked Down in Xi’an, China After COVID-19 Spike; Grocery Shopping Allowed Once Every 2 Days
Videos shared on Chinese social media sites show hundreds of people in the northwestern city of Xi'an standing in the cold to get tested for COVID-19. Other footage shows residential entryways lined with barbed wire....
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin via a video link, from the Great Hall of the People on December 2, 2019 in Beijing, China.
Russia and China Looking to Strengthen Ties But Remain Shy of Mutual Military Support
Amid rising tensions with the West, Russia and China are seeking to strengthen their ties. However, experts believe that the two countries are still not in a position to support each other militarily. On Dec....
Legislative Council candidates sing communist China's national anthem at the 2021 Legislative Council General Election Committee Constituency Candidate Forum ahead of the December 19 election at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on December 17, 2021.
Pro-CCP Candidates Sweep Hong Kong Election
On Dec. 19, Hong Kong held its Legislative Council (LegCo) election. Pro-CCP candidates swept the first-ever election held in the city under the control of Beijing. The election only allowed candidates approved by the communist...
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Chinese Central Bank Slashes Main Interest Rate Amidst Economic Pressure
On Dec. 20, the People’s Bank Of China (PBOC) announced a five-basis point cut in its one-year Loan Prime Rate (LPR), taking it from 3.85 percent to 3.80 percent. Though the rate cut is small,...
On Sunday, Dec. 19, Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai appeared on video stating that she never made any allegations of being victimized of sexual abuse and that her former post to Weibo is a source about which "people have many misunderstandings."
Peng Shuai Retracts Sexual Allegations in First Public Appearance in Almost 3 Weeks
In her first public appearance after nearly three weeks Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai denied ever having alleged being sexually assaulted by a high-ranking CCP official in what appears to be an attempt to soothe...
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Foreigners Barred From Spreading Religious Content as China Tightens Internet Controls
A few days before Christmas, Chinese authorities released new Internet regulations on Dec. 21, announcing that all foreign organizations and individuals will be banned from spreading religious content across the country’s tightly censored Internet. Beijing...
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New York Mayor-Elect Eric Adams Appoints Key Players to ‘Efficiency’ Positions
On Dec. 21, New York Mayor-elect, Eric Adams, announced the appointment of two new roles in his administration fulfilling a campaign promise that seeks to drive efficient and effective operations at the City level. Mathew...