‘Investigate China’s Global Lockdown Fraud!’ Demand Lawyers, Retired Brig. Gen. in Open Letter to FBI

A group of distinguished citizens from around the world that includes U.S. attorneys Michael Senger and Stacy Rudin, as well as retired Brigadier General Robert Spaulding released an open letter to the FBI last week calling for an investigation into what they’ve termed “China’s Global Lockdown Fraud.” According to the group, the idea that locking…Continue Reading

China’s New Rules Amp Up Pressure on U.S. Businesses

HONG KONG—Beijing hit back against recent U.S. restrictions targeting Chinese companies, saying it plans to ban Chinese firms and citizens from complying with foreign laws and sanctions it deems “unjustified.” Beijing’s new rules, released Saturday, also allow Chinese companies to sue in Chinese courts those who comply with the foreign laws. The rules come after…Continue Reading

Behind China’s 996 Overwork Culture: Shentong Express Fires Employee who Refuses to Work Overtime

(Source: Pexels) On Jan. 7, another overwork dispute case went viral on Chinese social media. China’s delivery company Shentong Express, the first major express parcel service to be publicly listed, was reported to have fired an employee who refused to work after 9 p.m. Graduated from college in 2020, Xiao Jiang joined Shentong Express on…Continue Reading

China’s Clover gets nod for Philippine trials

China’s Clover gets nod for Philippine trials Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) – January 9, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday approved the application of Chinese firm Clover Biopharmaceuticals to conduct clinical trials in the Philippines for its COVID-19 vaccine. This made Clover the second vaccine manufacturer allowed to…Continue Reading

In Year Of Surprises, China’s Bottled Water King Overtook Jack Ma As Its Richest Person

Government probes in Alibaba Group and Ant Group have hurt the fortune of China’s Internet icon Jack … [+] Ma. ASSOCIATED PRESS Plunging shares in Alibaba Group amid a China government anti-monopoly probe this month has grabbed the attention of investors worldwide. It’s the latest bad news for hitherto high-flying Alibaba and its billionaire main…Continue Reading

China’s E-commerce Platforms Alibaba, JD.com, Vipshop Fined Over Pricing Complaints

JD.com, Alibaba’s Tmall and Vipshop were each slapped with a fine of 500,000 yuan (US$77,000). (Source: KrAsia) China’s market regulator said it fined operators of Alibaba’s Tmall, JD.com and Vipshop for mispricing products in November and early December, as Beijing steps up regulation of the e-commerce sector. The companies were each slapped with a fine…Continue Reading

China’s new food waste law hard to stomach for binge-eating internet stars, who could face fines of US$15,000 for promoting overeating

Mizijun, a female vlogger previously known as Big Stomach Mizijun and one of the pioneers of mukbang, or binge-eating, in China, about to attempt to eat a large quantity of “Chizza” chicken pizza from KFC in a video from her YouTube channel. Photo: YouTube / Mizijun Binge-eating videos have become very popular in China but…Continue Reading

China’s War on Christmas: Are Western Holidays Challenging Traditional Chinese Culture?

Why is Christmas controversial in China? With glittering mistletoe hanging in malls, sparkling neon lights attracting visitors, and gingerbread houses selling out quickly, China is long ready for Christmas, a western religious holiday. As one of the largest manufacturers of Christmas accessories sold in the US, roughly 80%, China has mixed feelings towards Christmas and…Continue Reading