Drought and heat cause power shortages in 3 provinces in China

Disasters 06/24/22, 01:14

China's power shortage crisis is back. High temperatures are pushing Hebei province's power consumption to record highs due to the use of air conditioners. According to Reuters, a heat wave has engulfed the regions north of the Yangtze River. Three provinces, including Hebei, Henan, and Shandong, had a drought and heat ...

Numerous Chinese banks fined millions of yuan for various violations

Economy 06/24/22, 01:11

A series of Chinese commercial banks have recently been found violating regulations and penalized by the central bank. China’s Securities Times reported that the violators are both urban and rural banks, including big players such as Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). On June 17, the Chongqing operation management department of ...

China – Russia shows off eight warships near Japan’s region

Japan 06/24/22, 01:09

The Japanese Defense Ministry on Tuesday said its military forces had spotted five Russian warships sailing alongside an anti-submarine destroyer through the Tsushima Strait. He added that Chinese warships have been around Japan since June 12. At least three Chinese vessels can be seen from the Izu Islands, about 310 miles ...

China banned Tesla from entering leadership meeting location for two months

China 06/24/22, 00:57

It looks like the Chinese government sees Tesla as a threat to national security. Beidaihe district is a Chinese resort town not too far from Beijing. This place is holding many top party secret meetings. It is now tightening security for the next Chinese Communist Party’s annual summer retreat; temporarily banning ...

Taiwan deploys jets to warn off Chinese warplanes in air defense zone

Weapon/Army 06/24/22, 00:52

According to Reuters, China sent 29 aircraft into Taiwan’s air defense zone on June 21. Taiwan then scrambled jets to warn them away. It is the third-highest number of Chinese warplanes sent to Taiwan’s skies in 2022. Taiwan has constantly complained about China’s frequent air force operations near its territory, often ...

Chinese college graduates hit record high, but job choices are fewer

Social problem 06/24/22, 00:40

A record number of university graduates will join China's job market this year, putting heavier pressure on an already tight market. More than 10.7 million students are expected to graduate from Chinese universities in 2022. According to a survey, four-fifths want civil-servant jobs, but the sector has been taking unprecedented pay cuts. Zhaopin, ...

Beijing’s common method of persecution, using electromagnetic waves

Human Rights 06/24/22, 00:27

A Chinese Chritian family in Liaoning province is calling for help on Twitter. According to the letter uploaded multiple times on the platform, they accused the local authorities of terrorizing their families with electromagnetic waves. They hope that other Christians and people will help report the situation to the Church ...