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Chinese Communist Party Extends Its Search for Authors of Anti-President Xi Letter to Exiled Dissidents

Chinese Communist Party Extends Its Search for Authors of Anti-President Xi Letter to Exiled Dissidents

An anonymous letter calling on China’s President Xi Jinping to resign has caused a massive manhunt for the bold authors of the letter, published on a government-linked website and signed by “loyal Communist Party Members”. Reports came in that already around twelve employees of the website and a related technology company in China have been […]

Hong Kong Students Call for Independence

Hong Kong Students Call for Independence

It’s been less than two decades since Britain finalized the transfer of its former colony Hong Kong back to Chinese Rule. Already, scores of people are losing faith in Beijing’s ability to protect the city’s civil liberties and democracy under the “One country, two systems” policy. Some are calling for greater autonomy while others, especially […]

China Proudly Announces Criminal Conviction Rate Has Fallen to 99.92%

China Proudly Announces Criminal Conviction Rate Has Fallen to 99.92%

During this past weekend’s National People’s Congress, Chief Justice and Chinese Communist Party Central Committee member Zhou Qiang took the opportunity to make an important announcement. Qiang proudly declared that China’s criminal conviction rate had fallen to 99.92 percent in 2015. This announcement, however, is not fooling the rest of the world. China is infamous […]

U.S. Proposes Coalition Against Chinese Expansion

U.S. Proposes Coalition Against Chinese Expansion

A top U.S. Navy official has proposed a coalition to rival China’s military expansion in the South China Sea. The alliance would comprise the navies of the U.S., India, Japan and Australia. Adm. Harry B. Harris, the Chief of U.S. Pacific Command, made the proposal Wednesday. A similar coalition fell through in 2007 following Chinese […]

US Urging China to De-Militarize all of South China Sea

US Urging China to De-Militarize all of South China Sea

The US is urging China to cover the entire South China Sea in its pledge to not militarize islands in the region. In recent months, China has deployed surface-to-air missiles, radar gear, and fighter jets to an islet there. “We are concerned that China has taken a number of unilateral steps over the last several […]

Move Over New York: Beijing Declared New ‘Billionaire Capital of the World’

Move Over New York: Beijing Declared New ‘Billionaire Capital of the World’

New York has a long standing as the billionaire capital of the world, serving as home to 95 people with that extreme amount of wealth. For the first time, however, New York has been ousted from the title; Beijing now surpasses that number with an astounding 100 billionaires residing in the Chinese capital.   This […]

Some Hong Kong Activists OK with the Label “Radical Separatists”

Some Hong Kong Activists OK with the Label “Radical Separatists”

Following Hong Kong’s most violent riots in years, the Chinese government is blaming the mayhem on “radical” separatists who want to divide China. And some people are ok with it. Among them is Edward Leung, 24, of the group Honk Kong Indigenous. The aim of Leung’s group is to push for the unlikely solution of […]

China Raises Red Alert Standards

China Raises Red Alert Standards

China announced the country would be changing environmental standards for issuing Red Alerts in the face of growing pollution. Red Alerts are issued when an air in a region undergoes an Air Quality Index level of 200 for a three-day period. Now, pollution would have to be stronger before Beijing issues a Red Alert warning. […]

China Cuts Cash Flow to North Korea

China Cuts Cash Flow to North Korea

As North Korea sticks its finger at the international community through grandiose demonstrations of military might, its largest economic backer is finally cutting off its cash flow. Chinese banks have frozen the assets of all North Korean depositors, and they have halted all cash transfers to Kim Jung-Un’s regime. The move is almost unprecedented as […]

The US will Keep Testing China on Militarizing Disputed Islands

The US will Keep Testing China on Militarizing Disputed Islands

In an exclusive interview with Channel News Asia, US President Barack Obama said Washington will “continue to test” Beijing’s pledge to not militarize the disputed South China Sea. His comments came a day before Taiwan announced China had deployed surface-to-air missiles on Woody Island in the Paracel Islands chain. “We think China is resorting to […]

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