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Multiple Casualties In ‘Violent Face-Off’ Involving Rocks And Clubs On India-China Border

Indian and Chinese military forces clashed Monday night on the India-China border leading to at least three deaths in the first deadly border confrontation between the two nations in four decades, according to CNN. The violent skirmish took place in the long-disputed Aksai Chin-Ladakh region on the northern tip of India where “de-escalation” was taking place, according to CNN. Three ...

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Zoom Announces Plan To Block Individual Users In China After Beijing Complains: Report

Video conferencing company Zoom announced Friday it is developing technology that can block individual users in China from video calls at the request of Beijing, the Financial Times reported. The tech company is “developing technology over the next several days that will enable us to remove or block at the participant level based on geography,” Zoom said in a statement, ...

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China Attacks: Zoom Targets Activist Group That Held An Event Commemorating The Tiananmen Square Massacre

Video conferencing company Zoom removed a group of Chinese activists shortly after they held a meeting on the platform marking the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Axios reported Wednesday. Activist Zhou Fengsuo, a former student leader of the Tiananmen protests in 1989, organized the May 31 event through a paid Zoom account associated with a nonprofit group he founded ...

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Harvard University Professor Indicted in China Investigation

The former Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department was indicted today on charges of making false statements to federal authorities regarding his participation in China’s Thousand Talents Program. Dr. Charles Lieber, 61, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on two counts of making false statements and will be arraigned in federal court in Boston at ...

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Chinese Propaganda Outlet Has Paid US Newspapers $19 Million For Advertising, Printing

One of China’s main propaganda outlets has paid American newspapers nearly $19 million for advertising and printing expenses over the past four years, according to documents filed with the Justice Department. China Daily, an English-language newspaper controlled by the Chinese Communist Party, has paid more than $4.6 million to The Washington Post and nearly $6 million to The Wall Street ...

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Hong Kong Criminalizes ‘Disrespect’ For Chinese National Anthem

The Hong Kong government has passed legislation that would jail and fine citizens who disrespect the Chinese national anthem. A Hong Kong citizen who breaks the law and disrespects the anthem would serve a sentence of up to 3 years in jail and would be fined HK$50,000, Reuters reports. The legislation comes amidst increasing tensions in the city-state between pro-democracy ...

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How China’s Media, Which Masked Crucial COVID Data, Is Covering The Floyd Protests

Chinese state media is using the George Floyd protests as an opportunity to attack the United States. “Racism in the US has victimized many blacks, Asians, and other minorities, and the feeling of white supremacy has become more obvious,” reads an article published by People’s Daily, which has been accused of being a mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party. The article ...

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PBS Pulls Film Linked To Chinese Foreign Agent Over ‘Editorial Concerns’

PBS has pulled a documentary produced with a foreign agent of the Chinese government over concerns that it failed to meet the outlet’s editorial standards. A PBS affiliate that aired the film is also conducting an internal review into the funding behind the documentary, which aired twice in California earlier this month.  The review is a response to a report ...

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YouTube Automatically Deletes Any Comments That Contain Certain Phrases Insulting To Chinese Communist Party

Youtube’s enforcement algorithm is automatically removing any comments that contain one of two Chinese-language phrases that are critical of the ruling Chinese Communist Party. Any comment posted to YouTube, which is owned by Google, that contains the phrase “共匪,” which stands for “communist bandit,” or “五毛,” which translates to “wumao” and stands for “50-cent party”, is deleted within seconds without ...

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The Fight To Reshore US Pharmaceuticals

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed a troubling truth: Global supply chains operated by stateless multinational corporations simply aren’t reliable. Americans are learning this in real-time as they see imports from China cut off, particularly for critical medicines and pharmaceuticals. That has put millions of lives at risk since 90 percent of the generic medications that Americans use each day are ...

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China Puts More Than 100 Million People In Lockdown Over 34 New Infections

China is imposing another lockdown on more than 100 million citizens as Beijing tries to head off another outbreak while the country’s top immunologist issues a dire warning: a lack of herd immunity could be a mass killer in the communist nation. Cities in the Chinese province of Jilin cut off trains, shut down schools and quarantined tens of thousands of ...

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‘Duplicitous, Ineffective And Cruel’: GOP Lawmakers Call For Sanctions On Chinese Communist Party Officials

Republican lawmakers are pushing for sanctions on Chinese communist party officials over China’s “duplicitous, ineffective, and cruel” response to the coronavirus outbreak. Republican representatives Jim Banks of Indiana, Dan Crenshaw of Texas, and Lance Gooden of Texas sent a letter Monday to Secretaries Mike Pompeo and Steven Mnuchin asking that Global Magnitsky Sanctions be imposed on seven Chinese Communist Party ...

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Chinese Official Confirms That China Ordered Labs To Destroy Coronavirus Samples

A senior Chinese government official confirmed Friday that authorities ordered laboratories to destroy samples of the coronavirus in early January. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had accused Chinese officials of ordering the samples’s destruction as part of the regime’s coverup of the coronavirus outbreak in its early stages. Pompeo said on April 22 that “censored those who tried to warn ...

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PBS Stations That Received Millions In Federal Funds Partnered With Chinese Foreign Agent On Pro-Beijing Film

PBS affiliates in California that receive millions of dollars in federal funds each year aired a documentary this week produced in conjunction with CGTN, a Chinese-government controlled media outlet that is registered as a foreign agent in the U.S. PBS affiliates KOCE and KCET received more than $5.5 million combined in federal funding last year, according to the Corporation for ...

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China Threatens To Sanction US Politicians For Criticizing Coronavirus Misinformation

China has threatened to sanction United States politicians for criticizing the country’s coronavirus misinformation. In a report published by China’s Global Times Thursday, unnamed analysts warn that four U.S. Congress members will be put on China’s sanctions list, including Republican Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas. The report also mentions a number of other prominent ...

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