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Is Xi’s Anti-Corruption Campaign a Purge of Opposition?

Is Xi’s Anti-Corruption Campaign a Purge of Opposition?

The anti-corruption campaign that Chinese President Xi Jinping launched in 2012 has become a pillar of his presidency. As of 2016, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) had arrested or convicted more than 100 high-ranking officials. More than 100,000 others had been indicted for corruption. Xi had pledged to set his net across “tigers and flies,” […]

Establishment Leader Rises to Hong Kong Leadership Amid Protests

Establishment Leader Rises to Hong Kong Leadership Amid Protests

Beijing-backed Carrie Lam has risen to Hong Kong’s top position at its Chief Executive, much to the rage of pro-democracy activists. Just after her victory was announced on Sunday, protests broke out throughout the city and some protesters even broke through police and tried to enter the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition where voting took […]

Trump to Host Chinese President

Trump to Host Chinese President

United States President Donald Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a 2-day summit at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida next month, according to various media reports including CNN, which cited officials familiar with the matter. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a senior Administration official told NBC news that Secretary of State […]

Missing Hong Kong Billionaire Calls off own Missing Person Case?

Missing Hong Kong Billionaire Calls off own Missing Person Case?

The mystery surrounding Chinese billionaire Xiao Jianhua became cloudier this week after he reportedly told his wife to close his missing person case. Hong Kong police say the woman complied and called the authorities to close the case, as she believed he was safe. However, his whereabouts are still unknown. He was last seen last […]

Pro-Independence Activists Attacked in Taiwan

Pro-Independence Activists Attacked in Taiwan

A group of activists from Hong Kong were met with an unlikely sight when they traveled to Taiwan for pro-independence forums: a violent backlash from protesters seeking reunification with mainland China. Police in Taipei had to keep angry protestors at bay to protect 20-year-old Joshua Wong, the secretary general of Hong Kong’s minor party Demosito, […]

Twitter Exec for Greater China Quits After 8 Months

Twitter Exec for Greater China Quits After 8 Months

The boss of China’s Twitter – who only worked there just over 8 months – quit. With a tweet. Kathy Chen, who was brought in by Twitter Inc. to run Greater China back in April 2016, resigned from the popular social media company over the weekend. While Twitter has been blocked by the Chinese Communist […]

Former Maj. General: Beijing Will Focus on “One Country” Now More than Ever

Former Maj. General: Beijing Will Focus on “One Country” Now More than Ever

Life is not getting any better for those in Hong Kong seeking independence or better treatment from mainland China, according to a former major general and influential mainland defense researcher. “The central government’s policies for Hong Kong are very satisfactory. If you are still not ­satisfied, then there won’t be any better policies,” said Jin […]

China’s Xi vows to create unity among China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

China’s Xi vows to create unity among China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

The President of China, Xi Jinping recently made a strong call in order to create unity among each and every individual who lives within the country. This statement was made on last Friday when the President attended the 150th anniversary celebrations of the birth of first President of China, Sun Yat-Sen. During the past couple […]

China’s Floods Cause Massive Amounts of Trash to Wash Ashore Hong Kong Coastlines

China’s Floods Cause Massive Amounts of Trash to Wash Ashore Hong Kong Coastlines

This past week’s severe flooding in central and southern China not only had devastating effects for the people of China, their crops, and their livelihoods, but the high floods are causing massive environmental consequences for Hong Kong oceans and beaches. Hong Kong’s Environmental Protection Department said an astounding six to ten times the normal volume […]

80 Hong Kong Nationals Confirmed Safe After Istanbul Terror Attack

80 Hong Kong Nationals Confirmed Safe After Istanbul Terror Attack

News of the devastating terrorist attack Tuesday at the Ataturk airport in Istanbul, Turkey has rattled the world-over. Three men – whom Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said appeared to be Islamic State militants – opened fire in the third busiest airport in Europe before blowing themselves up. The horrific attack bore 41 fatalities and […]

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