Protests burst out in China daily despite increasing state surveillance

Social problem 11/24/22, 03:38

Chinese people are routinely criticizing the government, despite increasing censorship in the nationwide crackdown campaign. That's according to a report by the U.S.-based think tank Freedom House. Beijing has recently tightened control on freedom of speech, including measures to censor comments on online news stories. It also issued a raft of ...

People in China are becoming desperate as lockdowns continue

Social problem 11/24/22, 03:24

Chinese social media continues to spread videos revealing the plight of the people behind the giant internet wall. Recently, an elderly man from Guangzhou seemed to lose control of his mind as he began demolishing a Covid test point. He was only partially dressed as he used a shovel and a ...

Shanghai’s October home listings soared 30% in 11 months

Social problem 11/24/22, 03:11

More homeowners have put their Shanghai properties on sale throughout October over the fear of a continuous downturn in the city’s real estate market. According to the South China Morning Post, roughly 135,400 pre-owned apartments in China’s most prosperous city were listed for sale at the end of October. It is ...

Nanjing woman who asked for time off was fired

Social problem 11/21/22, 20:18

Recently, news of a woman in Nanjing who was fired from her job became a hot search on Weibo. The 24-year-old Xue, who worked in a teaching and training company, took three sick days. She went to the hospital to see a doctor. The doctor advised her to rest at home for ...

GitHub bans app used to fight health restrictions in China

Social problem 11/21/22, 15:19

The reaction of Chinese citizens to the pressure exerted by the CCP with its "zero-COVID" policy manifests in different ways. Many simply stayed at home in fear. Others, with more courage, sought to end controls and dared to go into the streets to protest. There are also those who chose ...

400 protest drivers in Guangdong suppressed by police

Social problem 11/21/22, 13:57

Recently, it was reported that the drivers of the Chinese ride-hailing app Lalamove have been on strike for the past few days. Protests have spread to Wuhan in Hubei, Changsha in Hunan, Quanzhou in Fujian, Wenzhou in Zhejiang and Shenzhen in Guangdong. A video posted online showed a large number of ...