August 12, 2022

TikTok Company Buys China’s Biggest Women and Children’s Hospital Chain

ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the controversial video blogging platform TikTok, quietly took control of China’s largest chain of private obstetrics and gynecology hospitals in June. The South China Morning Post (SCMP) on Friday reviewed documents that showed ByteDance acquiring full ownership of Beijing Amcare Medical Management Company. This completed an acquisition process that…

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Report: China’s TikTok Spreading Ethnic Violence Fears in Kenyan Presidential Election

Videos posted on the Chinese-owned TikTok social media platform in Kenya in recent weeks have allegedly featured “hate, incitement and other political disinformation” that may provoke ethnic violence in the run-up to Kenya’s 2src22 presidential election in August, Al Jazeera reported on Friday. “As Kenya’s general election draws closer, an increasing number of TikTok videos…

US Warns Travelers of China’s ‘Arbitrary’ Enforcement of Laws and COVID-19 Measures

The U.S. State Department on April 9 warned Americans to think twice before traveling to China owing to the Chinese regime’s “arbitrary” COVID-19 measures. It also authorized non-essential government employees and their families to leave its Shanghai consulate amid a citywide lockdown. “American citizens are asked to reconsider travel to the PRC [People’s Republic of…

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Federal Court Affirms China’s Overseas Agency in Canada Engaged in Espionage

A federal court judge has affirmed that an overseas agency of China is involved in acts of espionage that go against Canada’s interests. In a ruling on Jan. 19, Justice Vanessa Rochester wrote that there are enough grounds to believe that the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office (OCAO) has engaged in espionage activities that are “contrary…

Taiwan Receives Patriot Missiles as China’s Threats Build

Under siege Taiwan has received military support in the form of the approval of U.S. weapons contracts on Monday – in face of growing threats from Communist China. The United States has agreed a $100 million “military sales” deal with Taiwan, allowing them access to gain “PATRIOT air and missile defense systems” to help provide…

India to skip Winter Olympics opening ceremony over China’s torchbearer selection

India will not attend Friday’s opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics, after one of the torchbearers reportedly chosen by Chinese authorities riled up New Delhi’s anger. India’s foreign affairs spokesman Arindam Bagchi on Thursday said it was “regrettable that the Chinese side has chosen to politicize an event like the Olympics.” LIVE UPDATES: BEIJING […]

China’s Industrial Profit Growth Slows in November on High Raw Material Prices

Profits at China’s industrial firms grew at a much slower pace in November, the country’s statistics bureau said on Dec. 27, as still-high raw material prices, a faltering property market, and weaker consumer demand weighed on factories’ margins. Industrial firms’ profit growth decelerated to 9 percent year-on-year in November to 806 billion yuan ($127 billion)—the…

Pope Francis AGAIN Snubs China’s Uighurs in Christmas Message

ROME — Pope Francis once again failed to mention the genocide of Uighur Muslims in China Saturday in his annual virtual tour of injustices around the world. In his Christmas Urbi et Orbi (to the city and the world) message the pope gave a shout out to the people of Syria, “who for more than a decade…

China’s Sinovac Claims Vaccine, Offering No Protection with Two Doses, Magically 94% Effective Against Omicron After Booster

The Chinese company Sinovac Biotech issued the dubious claim on Wednesday that a third “booster” shot of its coronavirus vaccine product, “Coronavac,” would raise its efficacy against the Omicron variant of Chinese coronavirus from zero to 94 percent. The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) announced the discovery of the Omicron variant of the Chinese coronavirus in…

Biden’s FCC Nominee ‘Enemy of the Press’

Freedom of the press is one of the most sacred parts of America’s democracy. With Joe Biden’s latest nominee for the FCC, however, that freedom is under threat …

US announces diplomatic boycott of China’s Winter Olympics

Cruz: Kerry Is ‘Customer of the Year for Chinese Concentration Camps’ and We’re Funding China’s Concentration Camps

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Faulkner Focus,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry “is the customer of the year for Chinese concentration camps.” And that the Democratic Party “is structurally pro-China.” Cruz said, “The Democratic Party, Joe Biden has shown weakness to China. Now part of that…

JPMorgan Chase CEO Kowtows to China’s Communist Party After Joking Bank Would Outlast Party

J.P. Morgan Chase chief Jamie Dimon issued an apology to China’s Communist Party Wednesday. “I regret and should not have made that comment,” Dimon said in a statement issued by the bank Wednesday morning. “I was trying to emphasize the strength and longevity of our company.” J.P. Morgan Chase is the largest U.S. bank by…

LA Bans Restaurants From Offering Plastic Utensils and Napkins

LOS ANGELES—The City of Los Angeles’ ordinance banning restaurants from offering disposable utensils and napkins to customers took effect Nov. 15. The ordinance prohibits facilities from having self-service disposable foodware dispensers and from offering them to dine-in and take-out customers, except when requested. The city council approved the ordinance in April with the aim of alleviating costs…

Stop Repatriations to China

Commentary The U.S. government just gave the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) a victory, and violated international law, by repatriating a former bank manager to China. The repatriation will chill internal resistance in China. On Nov. 14, China’s anti-graft watchdog announced that Xu Guojun, former president of the Bank of China’s Kaiping branch, was repatriated to…

Astroworld Medic Speaks Out, Nike Delay Travis Scott Sneaker

The CEO of the medic company hired by Astroworld organizers told reporters Monday on what his team of 70 had to go through on the day of the ill-fated concert and how they had to face an “impossible feat” of treating 11 people with cardiac arrests at the same time. “This is something I’ll have…

Doctors and Nurses Speak on the Consequences of Rejecting Mandatory Vaccination

Health care workers who cannot take a COVID-19 vaccine due to medical, religious, or ethical objections are being fired from hospitals that mandated the shots for their staff members. Various states and hospitals have mandated the vaccine, as well as the Biden-Harris administration, which issued an emergency regulation that requires all health care workers that…

FACT CHECK: No, This Footage Does Not Show China’s ‘Artificial Sun’ Being Launched

A video shared on TikTok purportedly shows the launch of an “artificial sun” by China. @kinggeorge_growplanet_1 #viral #greenscreen #fyp #china#kinggeorge_growplanet ♬ original sound – 👑 KING GEORGE 👑 Verdict: False The footage actually appears to show a rocket launch in the U.S. Fact Check: In the TikTok video, which has received over 32,000 likes since…

China’s Debt Problems Continue to Fester

News Analysis Beijing’s containment strategy is failing. Instead of abating, China’s financial strains are intensifying. Last month, when concerns first arose with the insolvency of the real estate giant Evergrande, Beijing held back from getting too involved. The nation’s leadership no doubt hoped that the financial waves would calm without much effort on their part…

China’s New Airliner: A No-Show at the Airshow

News Analysis The Zhuhai Airshow is China’s biannual event intended to showcase its aerospace industry. One important aerospace product, however, was noteworthy for its absence: the C919. The event was held in late September, after being postponed by COVID-19 last year. No foreign visitors were permitted…

The Changing Fortunes of China’s Internet Moguls

China’s Internet commerce and technology giants are increasingly impacted by a variety of regulations imposed on them by the Chinese regime. The disappearance of the acclaimed “Wuzhen Banquet,” the star event of the annual World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, China, this year directly reflects the changing fortunes of China’s Internet moguls…

US Takes Aim at China’s ‘Unfair Trade Practices’ at WTO Review

GENEVA—The United States said on Wednesday that China’s industrial policies “skew the playing field” against imported goods and services, as well as their foreign providers, and that Washington would pursue all means to secure reforms. In addition to industrial subsidies, other “unfair trade practices” include preferential treatment for state enterprises…

GOP Sen. Marshall: ‘Public Shaming’ Response Needed for China’s Role in COVID –

During this week’s broadcast of FNC’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS) urged a “shaming” policy for Mainland China for its role in the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. Marshall pointed efforts by China to impede investigations into the origins of the virus. “They do have an investigation underway, but I’m not expecting them to find…

Rep. Andy Barr Calls Out Nike at Hearing on China’s Uyghur Slave Labor: ‘Woke, Corporate Hypocrisy’ on the Rise

A representative from Nike declined an invitation to testify Thursday at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing that discussed China’s human rights abuses of its minority Muslim Uyghur population and American corporations that could be manufacturing products made with Uyghur slave labor in Xinjiang Province, according to committee members. Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) slammed Nike’s…

Religious Freedom Commissioners ‘Flattered’ by China’s Sanctions

The leaders of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) said Sunday they are “flattered” to be on the list of those the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has sanctioned. Gayle Manchin and Tony Perkins, the chairman and vice chairman of the USCIRF, wrote in Sunday’s Wall Street Journal that the CCP sanctions represent “a…

FACT CHECK: Did Joe Biden Dismiss China’s Treatment Of Uighurs During A CNN Town Hall?

An image shared on Facebook claims President Joe Biden dismissed China’s treatment of Uighurs, a minority ethnic group living in China’s Xinjiang region, as part of China’s “different norms.” Verdict: False While Biden did mention “different norms” in his answer about the Uighurs, his statement in context did not dismiss China’s actions, the transcript shows.…

Poll: Less than Half of China’s Health Workers Want Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine

Less than half of healthcare workers polled recently in the Chinese province of Zhejiang would receive a Chinese coronavirus vaccine candidate after its emergency approval, while just one-quarter of medical workers in Zhejiang are willing to get a coronavirus vaccine once they are available for all people. Zhejiang’s disease control and prevention center (CDC) surveyed…

China’s Confucius Institutes are Back

President Joe Biden and his great friend and supporter China’s dictator Xi Jinping The Biden administration’s Department of Homeland Security has eliminated plans for a federal rule that would have required United States schools, colleges, and universities to disclose agreements with Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes on their campuses. A Federal Register notice said the rule, […]

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