Beijing risks following Shanghai’s closure due to the Covid-19 spread

News 04/29/22, 23:21

The latest data from Beijing Municipal Health Commission show that the city's number of new local confirmed cases has increased to 47 on April 28. The city has closed many facilities to fight the surge and implemented massive testing, resulting in fear of full lockdown like in Shanghai. Covid-19 has spread to ...

Guangzhou cancel over 1,000 flights as part of COVID prevention measure

News 04/29/22, 23:14

According to China NetEase, April 28, Guangzhou Baiyun Airport announced that they would adjust some domestic passenger flight plans due to epidemic prevention and control. The Airport is expected to cancel more than 1,100 flights on the day. Flight cancellation accounted for more than 90% of the total daily flights. This move ...

China’s wholesale hub for small commodities under lockdown

Economy 04/29/22, 22:56

China has put one of its major wholesale markets under lockdown. In Yiwu city, Zhejiang Province, all villages and schools are closed from Apr. 27. Entry to public places requires 24-hour negative nucleic acid test results. Public transport is suspended. That were Yiwu authorities’ responses after detecting just two infected ...

China’s liberal platform Douban adds more rules to users verification

Tech 04/29/22, 22:55

Chinese social media platform Douban is making it more complex for users from abroad to register a new account. The move comes after Beijing tightened regulations on networking platforms. However, according to the South China Morning Post (SCMP), Douban is a sanctuary for the Chinese to discuss more liberal topics. Its ...

China’s giant infrastructure projects collapse, reasons revealed

Economy 04/29/22, 22:45

In 2021, CGTN wrote: "1988 marked the beginning of a brand-new chapter in the development of China's road network." The Chinese regime's mouthpiece added, "After just three decades, the country now has 160,000 kilometers of expressways, which is more than any other nation in the world." According to Research on the Development ...

Hell on earth: Screams shake the buildings every night

Trending 04/29/22, 14:31

Shanghai: A series of apartment blocks shaken by the screams every night After a month under a strict blockade, people everywhere in Shanghai are almost desperate. In many residential areas, frenzied screams can be heard every night. Many videos posted by netizens show that people’s anger has reached the extreme. The videoclips ...

COVID pandemic spreads to two-thirds of Beijing

China 04/29/22, 04:02

On Thursday, April 28, the Bejing Municipal Health Commission reported 48 new locally confirmed cases, with one imported case, and 9 Covid deaths. Beijing has 16 districts. And as of April 27, only five districts, including Mentougou, Huairou, Pinggu, Miyun, and Yanqing, were freed of any COVID-positive patients. Xinhua News Agency reported ...

Beijing residents flee city as lockdown nerves mount

News 04/29/22, 03:37

According to online footage reposted by Radio Free Assia on April 27, Beijing residents were flocking out of the city as of late April 26, after the authorities banned non-essential travel. A person said in the video, "They're scared. Taking their luggage and leaving." The attempts are stopped short as local police ...

Germany bans Chinese takeover of medical equipment maker

News 04/29/22, 03:03

The German government has blocked a Chinese company from acquiring a German medical device manufacturer to ensure "public order or security". German media Handelsblatt, citing government sources, reported on Wednesday, April 27, that Berlin has stopped Beijing-based Aeonmed Group, a medical equipment maker, from buying Heyer Medical AG with more than ...

U.S. will ensure Taiwan has all necessary means to defend itself, Blinken

China 04/29/22, 03:00

At the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, U.S. lawmakers asked Secretary of State Antony Blinken about President Joe Biden’s stance on the Taiwan issue. According to the South China Morning Post, Blinken replied that the administration is “determined to make sure that [Taiwan] has all necessary means to defend itself ...

Several Chinese cities are on the verge of bankruptcy, reasons revealed

Economy 04/29/22, 02:34

Local governments in China are confronting major debt issues as the economy deteriorates. Although the Chinese government does not use the term "bankruptcy," several cities are, in fact, insolvent. The Chinese government calls it "fiscal reorganization" instead. The Oxford Journals, in collaboration with JSTOR, have released a report on China's finances. In ...

Taiwan to take military drills following Ukraine war lessons

China 04/29/22, 00:35

Taipei is doing all to fortify its defenses against a future Chinese assault. The island government is paying close attention to the Ukraine-Russian war and trying to learn lessons from it. Taiwan will conduct the 38th Han Kuang military exercise. The Taiwan defense ministry has announced on April 26 that the military ...

Beijing ramps up mass testing to prevent an outbreak as COVID cases raise

News 04/29/22, 00:20

As Reuters reported, the capital of China is taking all measures to prevent the number of infections from continuing to spread. This week, 20 million citizens out of Beijing's nearly 22 million will be tested for COVID three times. Millions of people in Beijing took the second COVID-19 test on April ...

Chinese drone-maker DJI suspends operations in Russia, Ukraine to prevent drone misuse

China 04/28/22, 00:36

Commercial drone-maker DJI announced it would temporarily suspend business operations in Russia and Ukraine to avoid its products being used in the war. The company stated on Tuesday, "DJI is internally reassessing compliance requirements in various jurisdictions. Pending the current review, DJI will temporarily suspend all business activities in Russia and ...