Tag: xinhua

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...
Hong Kong’s Largest Union Halts Operations Following State-Backed Media Attacks
Hong Kong’s largest union, The Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU), founded in 1973, seized operations on Tuesday citing “huge pressure” following a series of hit pieces published by the Chinese Communist Party’s state-run media.  Today, the...
How China Infiltrated Italy’s Media Outlets to Influence Public Opinion
In September 2013, Chinese leader Xi Jinping highlighted the importance of spreading propaganda overseas and presenting a positive perspective on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to the international community. China’s influence has steadily been increasing...
Why Alibaba’s Jack Ma Disappeared, Then Reappeared
Three months ago, China’s wealthiest man suffered a setback so massive that it could only have been caused by China’s most powerful man. Chinese financial services company Ant Group owns the country’s biggest online payment...
Beijing Says It Has ‘Basically’ Gotten the PLA to Stop Running Businesses
Xinhua, the state-run mouthpiece that speaks for the Chinese Communist Party, has announced the completion of a government campaign to “terminate all paid services” by the People’s Liberation Army.  According to Xinhua’s English-language statement: “The...