Chinese people are suffering during the Lunar New Year

Chinese people are suffering during the Lunar New Year

Spotlight on China 2023-01-28 03:57:42

Lunar New Year is considered an opportunity for the Chinese people to gather with their loved ones, live days full of joy and happiness, give themselves, their families, friends and those around them the best wishes, pray for peace, luck and health. But now, not everyone in China can enjoy a fulfilling Lunar New Year. Fires and pandemic have spread, hospitals are overloaded, causing many people to spend the new year in hospital.

US imposes sanction on Chinese satellite firm for allegedly helping Russia in Ukraine

US imposes sanction on Chinese satellite firm for allegedly helping Russia in Ukraine

Spotlight on China 2023-01-28 03:53:58

The United States on Thursday unveiled sanctions on multiple companies that help Russia's war effort in Ukraine, including a Chinese firm for allegedly providing satellite imagery to help the Wagner mercenary group.

Other countries could be hit by China's medicine shortage

Other countries could be hit by China's medicine shortage

Spotlight on China 2023-01-28 02:12:28

After the Chinese Communist Party's radical turnaround on the zero-COVID policy in December, waves of COVID hit the country, creating a shortage of medicines.

As the Chinese regime did not prepare a backup plan for the chaotic situation, people started to buy medicine for fever and respiratory problems.

Refused a blind date: 18-year-old girl kicked out of the house to sleep with the dog

Refused a blind date: 18-year-old girl kicked out of the house to sleep with the dog

Spotlight on China 2023-01-28 01:35:48

In Asian traditions, it’s customary for the elderly or relatives to ask if youngsters are married. But, especially during Lunar New Year, this question is a hot topic when young people go back home to celebrate the spring festival. Recently, an 18-year-old girl in Henan was kicked out of home because she refused to go on a blind date as her grandmother wished.

Police in charge of census reveal loopholes in China's demographic statistics

Police in charge of census reveal loopholes in China's demographic statistics

Spotlight on China 2023-01-28 00:32:51

The Chinese Communist Party is known to be a lying entity. Recently, this organization has been repeatedly criticized for hiding data about the origin of COVID-19 and the number of people infected and dying from the pandemic.

Chinese employees afraid to return to their hometowns for the New Year with little or no income

Chinese employees afraid to return to their hometowns for the New Year with little or no income

Spotlight on China 2023-01-28 00:04:48

Under the shadow of the pandemic, many migrant workers lost their jobs. For some, their income has been reduced. Therefore, they were too shy to go home for New Year.

With the festival on their doorstep, many migrant workers have to spend the New Year alone in other areas due to the sharp drop in income.

Netizens have posted discussions and videos on social media platforms such as Douyin, WeChat, and others, saying they don't dare to go home. They had no money to buy gifts or return home to visit relatives.

Wealthy Chinese rush to emigrate, leaving the economy weakened, and it is accelerating

Wealthy Chinese rush to emigrate, leaving the economy weakened, and it is accelerating

Spotlight on China 2023-01-28 00:00:29

China has seen an increasingly rapid migration of the wealthy since lifting COVID travel restrictions. That puts pressure on the world's second-largest economy and capital outflows from its financial markets.

After the Chinese wealthy were free to travel on December 7 last year, they planned to emigrate and check out overseas real estate.

On December 26, finding about the "emigration" subject on Wechat almost quintupled from a day earlier to 110.7 million.

Many of China's elites pass away, officials furious with the regime; Hotel prices soared 10 times

Many of China's elites pass away, officials furious with the regime; Hotel prices soared 10 times

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 22:54:33

0:00 Highlight

0:25 Around 370 from China’s elite pass away, officials furious with the regime

7:39 Hotel prices soared 10 times during China's Spring Festival

9:27 Chinese local governments urge people to buy properties during New year, but to no avail

12:28 Chinese regime's Belt and Road begins to be rejected

Unusual Spring Festival: Chinese high-speed rails are empty, hospitals and cemeteries are busy

Unusual Spring Festival: Chinese high-speed rails are empty, hospitals and cemeteries are busy

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 22:53:35

That is the Shandong high-speed train, which was empty during the Spring Festival travel season.
And this is Shenzhen Station. As Chinese media Xiwang Zhisheng reported on January 23, it used to be crowded but now it is deserted.
Many Chinese internet users questioned where people had gone.
This is Tianjin hospital on the 2nd day of the Lunar New Year, that is, on January 23.

Wuhan resident: Not afraid of the virus; China’s funeral industry in need of more staff

Wuhan resident: Not afraid of the virus; China’s funeral industry in need of more staff

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 21:58:32

0:00 Highlight
0:34 China's funeral industry recruits staff for the new year
5:14 Wuhan lost its fear three years after closure, but is it safe?
7:43 Auxiliary police: Tools of repression or victims of the Chinese regime?
10:41 Alarm bell is ringing! Will China survive this crisis?

'Not the Lunar New Year, it's the funeral'; 10% CCP members are pass away: leaked information

'Not the Lunar New Year, it's the funeral'; 10% CCP members are pass away: leaked information

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 21:38:44

A BBC reporter on January 25 visited rural areas in northern China and noticed that demand for funerals had exploded recently. The death toll is two to three times higher than usual.
According to internal documents accessed by Da Ji Yuan, since January 2, the number of remains cremated at various funeral service facilities in Nanjing has been 6-7 times higher than average. At its peak, 761 remains were cremated in one day.

Chinese lose trust in CCP as it changes tone over COVID; Yellow River suddenly rises, sweeping many

Chinese lose trust in CCP as it changes tone over COVID; Yellow River suddenly rises, sweeping many

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 20:58:22

0:00 Highlights
0:43 Chinese people lose trust in the CCP as it abruptly changes tone over COVID outbreak.
3:25 Citizens: CCP’s New Year Spring Gala was held on coffins, dancing on corpses
6:35 Yellow River suddenly rises, and many people swept away: Suspect dam gates opened
8:10 Foreign direct investment hits record low as China exits its ‘zero-COVID’ policy
11:35 US House Speaker may visit Taiwan; Alliance is tightening siege around CCP

Han Zheng on the way returning politics, expert says Xi has to step back before Jiang's faction

Han Zheng on the way returning politics, expert says Xi has to step back before Jiang's faction

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 20:25:48

Xi Jinping is said to be making concessions to the opposition when he has to accept Han Zheng, a member of Jiang Zemin's faction, to replace Wang Qishan as vice president.

Chinese holiday fun turns to disaster as dam water suddenly released

Chinese holiday fun turns to disaster as dam water suddenly released

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 18:35:26

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‎According to Chinese-language media Xiwang Zhisheng, Henan authorities released water from the reservoir without warning on January 22. Due to the heavy water flow, many citizens playing in the downstream river were swept away.

U.S. fund managers turn away from China and look to Europe for growth

U.S. fund managers turn away from China and look to Europe for growth

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 18:30:29

384 views Jan 28, 2023
Top U.S. investment management companies are hiring heavily in Europe as harsh anti-COVID measures, and rising geopolitical tensions have prompted them to step up their search for growth outside China.
Major American companies such as Capital Group, JPMorgan Asset Management, T. Rowe Price, and BlackRock are planning to expand their long-standing European offices, reported Financial Times on January 23.

Why Hong Kong Garrison's New Year's video clip was ridiculed

Why Hong Kong Garrison's New Year's video clip was ridiculed

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 18:25:20

441 views Jan 28, 2023
The Hong Kong Garrison of the Chinese People's Liberation Army released a video to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit on New Year's Eve. The video featured the abbreviation "BNO." This word is the same as the acronym for the British National (Overseas) visa issued by the British government to Hong Kong residents. Hong Kong netizens immediately started making jokes about it.

‘I don't want to live anymore’: Thousands of tourists stuck in freezing conditions for hours

‘I don't want to live anymore’: Thousands of tourists stuck in freezing conditions for hours

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 18:20:36

3,967 views Jan 28, 2023
‎On January 24, thousands of tourists were stranded on Huangshan mountain in Anhui Province. Many were stuck in the cold for more than 6 hours. Mainland media reported that the temperature on the mountain fell below -15 Celsius, and the large number of people going down the mountain caused the crush.

California's attack shocks Chinese immigrants, Chinese living in China react differently

California's attack shocks Chinese immigrants, Chinese living in China react differently

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 15:44:20

While Chinese immigrants showed condolences, some Chinese living in China behaved differently. They have used the series of tragedies to mock Chinese immigration and the gun issue in the United States on Chinese social media platforms.

‎Ice Age in northern China: Thundersnow, frozen eggs, frost inside houses

‎Ice Age in northern China: Thundersnow, frozen eggs, frost inside houses

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 14:04:52

Heavy snowfall in Yantai city, Shandong province

A staggering cold is hitting many parts of China. In Shandong province, images show that the road was covered by a thick layer of snow as the wind was blowing a gale.

A local was able to capture the moment when a thunderous snowfall lashed the city. The phenomenon occurred during the night of the third day of the Lunar New Year.

Chinese vice premier Liu He speaks at Davos, US expert: Every word is a lie

Chinese vice premier Liu He speaks at Davos, US expert: Every word is a lie

Spotlight on China 2023-01-27 13:45:22

Liu He, Vice Premier of China and top economic official of the CCP, stated in Davos that "China has opened up again" and "China is back."

  • Chinese people are suffering during the Lunar New Year

    Chinese people are suffering during the Lunar New Year

  • US imposes sanction on Chinese satellite firm for allegedly helping Russia in Ukraine

    US imposes sanction on Chinese satellite firm for allegedly helping Russia in Ukraine

  • Other countries could be hit by China's medicine shortage

    Other countries could be hit by China's medicine shortage

  • Refused a blind date: 18-year-old girl kicked out of the house to sleep with the dog

    Refused a blind date: 18-year-old girl kicked out of the house to sleep with the dog

  • Police in charge of census reveal loopholes in China's demographic statistics

    Police in charge of census reveal loopholes in China's demographic statistics

  • Chinese employees afraid to return to their hometowns for the New Year with little or no income

    Chinese employees afraid to return to their hometowns for the New Year with little or no income

  • Wealthy Chinese rush to emigrate, leaving the economy weakened, and it is accelerating

    Wealthy Chinese rush to emigrate, leaving the economy weakened, and it is accelerating

  • Many of China's elites pass away, officials furious with the regime; Hotel prices soared 10 times

    Many of China's elites pass away, officials furious with the regime; Hotel prices soared 10 times

  • Unusual Spring Festival: Chinese high-speed rails are empty, hospitals and cemeteries are busy

    Unusual Spring Festival: Chinese high-speed rails are empty, hospitals and cemeteries are busy

  • Wuhan resident: Not afraid of the virus; China’s funeral industry in need of more staff

    Wuhan resident: Not afraid of the virus; China’s funeral industry in need of more staff

  • 'Not the Lunar New Year, it's the funeral'; 10% CCP members are pass away: leaked information

    'Not the Lunar New Year, it's the funeral'; 10% CCP members are pass away: leaked information

  • Chinese lose trust in CCP as it changes tone over COVID; Yellow River suddenly rises, sweeping many

    Chinese lose trust in CCP as it changes tone over COVID; Yellow River suddenly rises, sweeping many

  • Han Zheng on the way returning politics, expert says Xi has to step back before Jiang's faction

    Han Zheng on the way returning politics, expert says Xi has to step back before Jiang's faction

  • Chinese holiday fun turns to disaster as dam water suddenly released

    Chinese holiday fun turns to disaster as dam water suddenly released

  • U.S. fund managers turn away from China and look to Europe for growth

    U.S. fund managers turn away from China and look to Europe for growth

  • Why Hong Kong Garrison's New Year's video clip was ridiculed

    Why Hong Kong Garrison's New Year's video clip was ridiculed

  • ‘I don't want to live anymore’: Thousands of tourists stuck in freezing conditions for hours

    ‘I don't want to live anymore’: Thousands of tourists stuck in freezing conditions for hours

  • California's attack shocks Chinese immigrants, Chinese living in China react differently

    California's attack shocks Chinese immigrants, Chinese living in China react differently

  • ‎Ice Age in northern China: Thundersnow, frozen eggs, frost inside houses

    ‎Ice Age in northern China: Thundersnow, frozen eggs, frost inside houses

  • Chinese vice premier Liu He speaks at Davos, US expert: Every word is a lie

    Chinese vice premier Liu He speaks at Davos, US expert: Every word is a lie

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