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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...
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China’s Purged Justice Minister Fu Zhenghua, the Man Behind Infamous ‘709’ Crackdown on Lawyers, Reportedly Undermined Xi Jinping’s Leadership
Fu, who served as vice public security minister, also played key roles in the persecution of top human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng and the deadly Lei Yang incident News analysis Fu Zhenghua, the retired Chinese...
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...
Access to Online Museum Commemorating Tiananmen Square Massacre Blocked in Hong Kong
On Sept. 30, in a continuation of its draconian censorship and internet control policies, authorities in Beijing blocked access to a website constructed to commemorate the Tiananmen Square massacre. No one from Hong Kong or...
Why China Won’t Win An Arms Race Against America
China and the United States are facing off in an arms race as the two nations compete for maximum global influence. However, in this battle, the Chinese might not be able to win against America,...
US President Joe Biden Calls Xi Jingping Amidst Heightening Tensions Between the US and China
U.S. president, Joe Biden, spoke with China’s Xi Jinping on Thursday, Sept. 9 amidst growing tensions between the two superpowers. The call, initiated by the Biden administration, was only the second time since Biden was...
Authorities Issue Eviction Orders Against Members of the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China
In Chengdu, China, officials and community enforcers have issued eviction notices against members of the now-banned Early Rain Covenant Church — an unofficial Protestant group — amidst a continuing crackdown on religion by Chinese authorities,...
In China, ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ Now Compulsory Learning for Students in Primary Schools to Graduate Programs
As part of the Chinese Communist Party’s sweeping education reforms “Xi Jinping Thought” has been incorporated into curriculums for grade school students to graduate students. The intent is to extend the indoctrination to children as...
China Aims to Vaccinate 1.1 Billion People by October to ‘Win People’s War’
An official with the Chinese government has announced plans to administer vaccinations to 1.1 billion Chinese citizens by the end of October this year. The aggressive target was reportedly set by Chinese leader Xi Jinping,...
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Falun Gong Under Renewed Pressure in Hong Kong as Establishment Lawmakers Call for Ban
New security chief declines to comment on legality of spiritual group persecuted in mainland China, but says investigation underway News analysis Falun Gong, the spiritual practice banned and persecuted in mainland China since 1999, is...