Chinese regime’s Belt and Road begins to be rejected

Economy 01/25/23, 18:10

The Belt and Road initiative, presented by Xi Jinping in 2013, is one of the projects that best represent the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s ambition on the world stage. The network of infrastructures aims to streamline trade to and from China. But, it needs a powerful propaganda tool to convince ...

Chinese people lose trust in CCP as it abruptly changes tone over COVID outbreak

Disasters 01/25/23, 17:57

Chinese are turning to social media for advice about COVID treatment as they lose trust in health recommendations from the Chinese regime and its officials. During strict lockdowns and travel restrictions, the Chinese regime's propaganda promoted its zero-COVID policy, claiming China had been the best country to handle COVID outbreaks. However, the ...

China’s funeral industry recruits staff for the new year

Disasters 01/25/23, 02:01

The new pandemic wave in China has continued to spread since its latest outbreak in December 2022. During the New Year, funeral homes in some cities bustled with staff, including off-duty staff. Since December 2022, medical examination and treatment difficulties, waiting for cremation schedules, and preserving bodies have become hot topics ...

Lunar New Year is China’s most important annual holiday

Social problem 01/25/23, 00:06

Each year is named after one of the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac in a repeating cycle, this year being the Year of the Rabbit.   For the past three years, the celebrations were canceled in the shadow of controversial restrictions encompassed by the Zero-COVID policy.  That's why this Sunday, January 22, ...

Nurse in Hebei: Many old people and children have died of epidemic

Morality 01/06/23, 18:49

According to a Chinese media outlet Xin Tang Ren, a nurse in Langfang, Hebei, disclosed on social media that at least five family members died of the epidemic in her hospital. The grandparents and father passed away one after another, leaving the young granddaughter and grandson so frightened that they ...

China’s elite switch preference to Paxlovid from liquor brand Moutai as demand soars for COVID drug

Insights 01/06/23, 18:44

Pfizer’s antiviral is ‘more coveted than Moutai’ as authorities restrict imports despite the virus wave, reported Financial Times on December 28. China’s elite are stockpiling supplies of Paxlovid, Pfizer’s Covid antiviral drug. They give it away to curry favor with business associates as an unprecedented COVID wave leaves hospitals stripped of resources. As ...