China further tightens officials’ families business

Social problem 06/22/22, 09:06

Xinhuanet reported on June 19 that in the newest move to fight corruption, the General Office of China Communist Party's Central Committee issued the "Regulations on the management of business by the spouses, children of leading cadres in doing business." The "applicable objects" of the "Regulations" are mainly the party and ...

English letters removed from a Chinese kindergarten

Social problem 06/22/22, 08:57

A Twitter user, @TragedyInChina, posted a video on June 20 showing a policewoman trying to carve out all English letters on the world map in a kindergarten school. The female police officer is holding an iron rod with a blade attached to the head, which looks like a shovel. Her process of ...

Chinese social insecurity escalated, residents seek to escape

Social problem 06/21/22, 07:10

An increasing number of young Chinese elites have recently sought new opportunities for their families in another country. Their destinations vary, but they all are hoping to leave as soon as possible. Pressures of life in China from high housing prices, fierce employment competition, lack of work-life balance to Covid ...

Determined and desperate protestors in Kunshan, Shanghai

Social problem 06/20/22, 17:41

According to Chinese-language media Sound of Hope, a large-scale protest occurred on June 18 and 19 in Kunshan. Protesters called on authorities to reopen the Shanghai-Kunming Expressway after three months of inactivity. Sparked by previous sporadic protests, by the evening of June 18, a real large-scale protest took place in Huaqiao ...

‘Racism for sale’, a scandal that has not been settled yet

Social problem 06/20/22, 16:35

BBC reporter Runako Celina and her friends carried out a two-year investigation into the origins of videos of African children on Chinese social media. BBC Africa published Runako Celina's report titled "Racism for sale" on June 14, and it quickly became a hot topic. Chinese social networks spread videos about a ...

Analysis of key points of Henan’s banking incident

Social problem 06/19/22, 04:27

The freezing of over a million deposits by Chinese banks has sparked outrage According to Liberty Times Net, all deposits in Yuzhou Xin Minsheng Village Bank, Shangcai Huimin Village Bank, Zhecheng Huanghuai Village Bank, and Kaifeng New Oriental Village Bank have been frozen since April 18, resulting in several protests in ...

Shanghai’s endless chaos

Social problem 06/19/22, 03:54

At the end of March, Shanghai authorities shut down the city despite having said earlier that they would avoid doing so, citing economic-related reasons. Then came the 2 months of painful lockdown. Chaos happened everywhere, from supermarkets, residential communities, to local committee offices. All the struggles and suffering during this ...

Reaction to “Tangshan woman” incident exposes Beijing’s media control

Social problem 06/18/22, 02:28

Shortly after the woman-beaten incident at a barbecue restaurant in Tangshan city took place on June 10, Beijing's all mouthpieces consecutively reported the case almost simultaneously.  These China's state-run outlets' posts all share one thing in common. They stress the gang's crimes and the need to eradicate this type of criminality.  According ...