Beijing claims epidemic under control, but it secretly builds 6,000 bed hospital

News 05/31/22, 17:37

Beijing officials announced that the COVID-19 pandemic is basically under control in the city, and they have started to ease measures in some controlled areas. However, simultaneously, Beijing is building a large-scale field hospital with an urgent completion date of June 5.  According to Taiwan media, in Fenghuangling, a Beijing suburb, ...

Insider reveals multiple problems in the China’s aviation sector

Insights 05/31/22, 03:59

William Wang is a senior engineer. He has worked in China's aviation industry for more than 20 years. Recently in an interview with Chinese-language media Da Ji Yuan, he talked about all kinds of problems around China's aviation industry. Stealing tech know-how across border For more than 20 years, Wang worked in ...

Obscene images in Chinese kids textbooks raise controversy

China 05/31/22, 03:53

Chinese netizens are debating voraciously about some vulgar illustrations in Chinese textbooks and children's books. People question how such explicitly pornographic content passed the review and express concern over the harmful effects it might bring to the children's mental health. Hot topics such as "​​"Personal Education Edition Mathematics Textbook" and "Personal ...

China’s Tianjin is the world’s fastest ‘sinking city’

Disasters 05/31/22, 03:45

Land subsidence, caused by excessive groundwater extraction, has always been a problem awaiting a solution in Tianjin, China. Although the subsidence in the urban area is somewhat controlled, the subsidence issue has not been effectively solved in the suburban area. Recently, it has become apparent that it requires urgent attention. Sinking ...

China lockdown: Students eye other options in tough job market

Economy 05/31/22, 03:41

Chinese university graduates are forced to seek overseas jobs or choose to lower their domestic job expectations due to the Covid-hit troublesome economy. According to South China Morning Post, China’s job market faces growing uncertainty and fierce competition. Many parts of the country have imposed strict lockdowns following the government’s zero-Covid ...

Lockdown Beijing, Shanghai show signs of easing COVID restrictions

Human Rights 05/31/22, 03:39

Both Beijing and Shanghai have shown signs of easing lockdown.  Starting from Sunday, May 29, Beijing allowed public parks, gyms and cinemas without any new cases of Covid in 7 straight days to reopen, but only at 50% capacity.  Fangshan and Shunyi districts have lifted the work-from-home order.  Public transportation basically resumed in ...

Venture capitalists move away from China, focus on Southeast Asia

Economy 05/31/22, 03:24

According to Nikkei Asia, venture capital companies backing startups in Southeast Asia and India are raising record funds as investors move away from China. Data from Preqin shows that these venture capital funds have raised 3.1 billion dollars so far in 2022 for Southeast Asia and India, after hauling 3.5 billion ...

China’s first Omicron subvariant BA.5 patient vaccinated four doses

China 05/31/22, 03:19

An article about the first Chinese patient infected with the Omicron variant of BA.5 was published online in the CDC Weekly Report on May 28. The first China’s imported case of Omicron variant BA.5 infection departed Uganda (flight KL535) on April 25, with two connecting flights in Amsterdam on April 26 ...

Insider reveals reasons behind depositors can not withdraw funds at banks

Human Rights 05/31/22, 03:16

Recently, thousands of depositors of village banks in Henan and Anhui were unable to withdraw million dollars. According to Chinese media outlets, the incident was suspected of being an illegal scam to take people's deposits.  In addition, an industry insider also revealed the reason behind the incidents that depositors couldn’t withdraw ...

Torrential rain in Liuzhou City causes many roads flooded

Disasters 05/31/22, 03:05

Due to heavy rain in downtown Liuzhou City, Guangxi from the early morning of May 27, many roads were flooded. Most of the roads near the intersection of Weixing Road and Grape Mountain Road in Liuzhou City were in the same situation. An online video showed that the water on the road ...

Taiwan cracks down on chip talent poaching from China

Tech 05/31/22, 02:48

According to Reuters on May 26, Taiwan raided 10 Chinese companies last week for allegedly poaching chip engineers and high-tech talents. The crackdown is the latest effort to protect the island’s global chip supremacy.  The Taiwan Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau stated, [quote] “The illegal poaching of Taiwan’s high-tech talent by ...

Shaanxi: Students returning from Shanghai pay 75 dollars per day for isolation

Human Rights 05/31/22, 02:44

Following the lockdown lifted announcement from Shanghai on May 15, many people managed to escape Shanghai to return home. However, many local places have also introduced quarantine policies for college students returning home from Shanghai. China media Sohu reported that students returning to Shaanxi going through quarantine revealed on the internet that ...

Chinese police beat students on campus

Human Rights 05/31/22, 02:43

A video posted on May 26 shows that a group of police officers is violently suppressing students in a classroom. In the video, the police are beating students while the classroom is filled with cries and screams. A female student cries and shouts, “Stop beating, you are killing him!” She also questions the ...

Beijing: more cheating in PCR testing exposed

China 05/31/22, 02:39

Since the beginning of May, Chinese authorities have promoted the so-called “normalized nucleic acid testing” as part of the regime’s Zero-Covid policy. However, in the past 10 days, Chinese police have found 3 fraudulent cases regarding the PCR testing procedure. On May 29,  Beijing Health Commission reported the fraudulent act of ...

Zhejiang: Next province to face flooding as heavy rains spread over China

China 05/31/22, 02:36

According to NetEase, a natural disaster is sweeping over China. On Friday night, torrential rains fell in various cities across Zhejiang, in addition to Yunnan, Fujian, and Guangxi provinces. Large-scale heavy rainfall centers on areas spanning from the west to east and south of Zhejiang non-stop on the 27th and 28th. ...