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‘Solemn Warning’: China Executing Assault Drills in Province Across From Taiwan
The past few weeks have seen tensions between Communist China and Taiwan soar to alarming levels. A record number of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force warplanes have intruded into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone...
Beijing: Heavy Rains Thwart Plan to Produce More Coal for Resolving Power Crisis
China is reeling under a significant power crisis. There is a shortage of coal to produce electricity. Many regions have been instructed to ration power in a bid to manage the issue; a move expected...
US Submarine Collides With Unknown Object in South China Sea
On Oct. 2, the USS Connecticut struck a mysterious object while submerged in the South China Sea. It was operating in international waters in the Indo-Pacific when the collision took place. 11 crew members were...
US Forces Secretly Training Taiwan Military as Threat From Beijing Grows
Approximately two dozen members of U.S. special-operations and support troops are engaged in training Taiwan’s military forces, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).  In addition, local maritime forces are working with...
Beijing, Taking Over Taiwan, Would Lead to ‘Catastrophic’ Consequences Warns Taiwanese President
On Oct. 5, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen wrote in an essay for Foreign Affairs that Taipei, falling into the hands of Beijing, would bring about "catastrophic" consequences for peace in Asia. The President vowed that...
A Black-Market Tutoring Industry Has Sprung up in China Following Education Reforms by Beijing
In China, finding some extra math help for your grade-schooler has never been more difficult than it is now and the lengths some people are going to in an attempt to give their child an...
Beijing Sends Record Number of Fighter Jets Into Taiwan’s ADIZ
In yet another display of aggression, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) sent a record number of warplanes into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) during the first three days of October. The incursions coincided...
Washington Accuses Beijing of Blocking Boeing Sales in China
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has accused Chinese authorities of stalling Boeing’s sale of planes to domestic airlines. She also said that Beijing was not adhering to the 2020 trade deal to buy American goods....
Uyghur Mother Quietly Detained and Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison While Daughter Kept Searching
Ziba Murat is an Uyghur American who last saw her mother, Dr. Gulshan Abbas, at the Ronald Reagan Washington National airport in 2016. At that time, she implored her mother not to return to Xinjiang...
Lithuanian Cybersecurity Center Accuse Chinese Smartphones of Carrying Built-in Censorship Capabilities
The defense ministry of Lithuania has put out a statement recommending the public to avoid using mobile phones from Chinese manufacturers. The recommendation requested people to dispose of such phones in case they are currently...
European Businesses Urge Beijing to Abandon Policy of Self-Reliance
On Sept. 23, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China released the China Position Paper 2021/2022 in which it advised Beijing to abandon the policy of boosting self-reliance, warning that such a move could...
S&P Ratings Warn Evergrande Might Not Receive Support From Beijing, Worrying Investors
S&P Global Ratings has warned that Chinese real estate company, China Evergrande, which is currently facing financial issues, might not receive any aid from Beijing as some experts believe.  Evergrande has raked up a massive...