Torrential rain hits northern and central Guangxi, causing floods in many places

Torrential rain hits northern and central Guangxi, causing floods in many places

Spotlight on China 2022-05-29 06:37:35

Xinhua News Agency cited information from Guangxi Zhuang (广西壮)Autonomous Region's Emergency Management Bureau as reporting that the rainfall from May 22 has caused flooding in 8 cities and 19 counties in Guangxi. (广西)

Evergrande tries to escape crisis, eyes to repay $19 billion bonds: Source

Evergrande tries to escape crisis, eyes to repay $19 billion bonds: Source

Spotlight on China 2022-05-29 05:53:43

China Evergrande Group has reportedly proposed a long-awaited plan to restructure debt in an attempt to get out of the crisis. 

Evergrande is the most indebted real estate developer in the world. Its offshore debts are worth 22.7 billion dollars, including loans and private bonds. The company is deemed to be in default after missing payment obligations late last year.

Shanghai: over 23 million residents remain restricted under city’s controlling system

Shanghai: over 23 million residents remain restricted under city’s controlling system

Spotlight on China 2022-05-29 05:52:40

Shanghai is heading toward normal life activities from June 1. But under the city’s regulations, the vast majority of its residents are still living under restrictions. Reuters reported on May 28 that most people are confined to their residential communities. Businesses are opened but most limited to deliveries.

China’s new control tactic: Tiananmen moms lost contact with the outside world

China’s new control tactic: Tiananmen moms lost contact with the outside world

Spotlight on China 2022-05-29 04:47:40

The Chinese government is allegedly changing tactics in monitoring Tiananmen massacre victims' families, as the sensitive day approaches.

Investigative report: UK weapon expert’s under-reported sharings of military technology with China

Investigative report: UK weapon expert’s under-reported sharings of military technology with China

Spotlight on China 2022-05-29 04:09:27

Clive Woodley is a former president of the UK International Ballistic Society. He’s a high-tech weaponry expert now working at the prestige Imperial College in London. On May 25, British newspaper UnHerd reported that the weapon expert might travel to China this July. There he will co-chair an international defense technology conference in Beijing.

China experiences a disturbing drop in April financial data

China experiences a disturbing drop in April financial data

Spotlight on China 2022-05-29 03:47:03

Recently, the China authorities have been releasing financial data intensively, which can't be described as good news. In April, the growth rate of social financing declined, new loans to enterprises dropped sharply year-on-year, and foreign direct investment dropped 30% from a year earlier.

Protests on the rise, students in Tianjin follow Beijing, police rushed in at night

Protests on the rise, students in Tianjin follow Beijing, police rushed in at night

China Revealed 2022-05-29 02:23:55

Protests on the rise, students in Tianjin follow Beijing, police rushed in at night Chinese students, the young intelligentsia that once feared the Chinese government during the Tiananmen Square Protests of June Fourth, 1989, are now revolting against extreme anti-epidemic measures that threaten their basic rights. The student protest movement in Beijing seems to have inspired students from universities in Tianjin. A protest in Tianjin caused swarms of police to arrive at night, and university students also expressed publicly their frustration on several forums.

In addition, sending traditional Chinese medicine and requiring students to take it for 3 days has attracted the attention of public opinion.

China plans to destroy Elon Musk's Starlink

China plans to destroy Elon Musk's Starlink

China Revealed 2022-05-29 02:22:35

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellite can transmit super-fast internet data anywhere on Earth, and it also has potential military applications. Chinese military researchers have been developing a plan to destroy thousands of Starlink satellites.

Shanghai update: walking permits, police break into homes, UK visa center closes

Shanghai update: walking permits, police break into homes, UK visa center closes

China Revealed 2022-05-29 02:21:56

The secondary tragedy caused by the city lockdown in Shanghai is still ongoing as bodies are removed from the apartments and epidemic prevention staff prevent people from filming. To people's surprise, "walking permits" are issued with many restrictions. Contrary to expectations, a residential area with more than a thousand people was only granted 100 "walking permits." The epidemic continues to spread in China. The latest updates on China's epidemic prevention and control measures are the following.

New level of insanity: Certificate of nucleic acid test required before cremation

New level of insanity: Certificate of nucleic acid test required before cremation

China Revealed 2022-05-29 02:20:57

The Chinese government's extreme anti-epidemic measures have gradually escalated, with authorities requiring all citizens to take nucleic acid tests under the slogan "no one is left behind." Recently, in Shenzhen, a regulation issued by the government-controlled funeral home was revealed by netizens. The funeral home requires people going to the funeral home to report deaths to provide a certificate of the nucleic acid test of the dead person.

The strange fear of Chinese society: No one helps him but a little girl

The strange fear of Chinese society: No one helps him but a little girl

China Revealed 2022-05-29 02:19:41

An 80-year-old Chinese man decided to write a thank you letter after being helped by a little girl while many other people passed by with indifference. He then raised attention to a prominent issue that affects Chinese society these days.

As mainland Chinese media Aboluowang reported, on May 18, an older man surnamed Luo in Wenshan, Yunnan province, China, fell while walking on the street. He was so weak that he couldn’t stand up on his own. After seeing that scene, many people indifferently walked over, ignoring him. Fortunately, there was still an elementary school student named Peng Meihan to help him. At that time, she was on his way home from school. She and her grandmother quickly walked over to help the man, and Luo finally could stand up.

Beijing Covid center: nose-bleeding kids, formaldehyde above standard, people shouting for help

Beijing Covid center: nose-bleeding kids, formaldehyde above standard, people shouting for help

Spotlight on China 2022-05-29 02:07:26

A Beijing resident is asking for help in Chinese social media after being pushed into a low-quality centralized quarantine.

China's industrial profits shrink in April

China's industrial profits shrink in April

Spotlight on China 2022-05-29 02:03:23

According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), China's industrial profits dropped at the fastest pace in the past two years.

China's industrial profits shrink in April

China's industrial profits shrink in April

Spotlight on China 2022-05-29 01:11:17

According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), China's industrial profits dropped at the fastest pace in the past two years.

‘Let it rot,’ Chinese youth’s new attitude to cope with China’s uncertainties

‘Let it rot,’ Chinese youth’s new attitude to cope with China’s uncertainties

Spotlight on China 2022-05-28 19:42:49

China will welcome tens of millions of college graduates this summer. But graduates might be facing the worst employment ever. That’s due to the recent closure of several major cities under the Communist Party's Zero-Covid policy. The long-term lockdown of several cities has badly affected the Chinese economy.

Here’s how Chinese state-run media covers Russia-Ukraine conflict

Here’s how Chinese state-run media covers Russia-Ukraine conflict

Spotlight on China 2022-05-28 17:03:47

Beijing tries to portray itself as a neutral party in the Ukraine conflict. However, the Chinese state media's coverage of the conflict reveals that most of what they talk about the war follows Moscow's narrative.

Foreign investors flee China, state media hasten to propagandize to ensure ‘stability’

Foreign investors flee China, state media hasten to propagandize to ensure ‘stability’

China Revealed 2022-05-28 16:38:19

After foreign media reported that international investors sold off $35 billion worth of bonds in the first four months of this year and that foreign companies were considering pulling out of China, Chinese state media immediately objected. Experts say that the Chinese government conducts "risk prevention" propaganda among domestic citizens to settle things down temporarily. The exit of foreign companies will have a huge impact on local companies and significantly impact Chinese employment.

The Chinese regime’s fine task: Export its ideology, infiltrate Latin America and increase its power

The Chinese regime’s fine task: Export its ideology, infiltrate Latin America and increase its power

China Revealed 2022-05-28 16:35:30

In 1991, with the end of the Cold War, a period of several decades in which the whole world debated communist, and capitalist ideas came to an end. At that time, many optimists indicated that communism was part of a dark past in history and wrote it off.

However, today we can note that the ideology of the communist spectrum did not disappear at all. On the contrary, it simply took various forms and thus managed to spread worldwide.

China bans Blinken's speech about U.S. policy toward China

China bans Blinken's speech about U.S. policy toward China

Spotlight on China 2022-05-28 16:04:57

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's speech is no longer found on Chinese state media. The move came after Blinken delivered a lengthy speech at George Washington University on Thursday, May 26. There, he talked about U.S.' policy toward China.

Beijing: 54-minute delayed first aid leaves 32-year-old man dead

Beijing: 54-minute delayed first aid leaves 32-year-old man dead

Spotlight on China 2022-05-28 15:09:19

A Beijing-based Chinese man posted a letter on May 26 on a social platform to tell about his son’s death.

  • Torrential rain hits northern and central Guangxi, causing floods in many places

    Torrential rain hits northern and central Guangxi, causing floods in many places

  • Evergrande tries to escape crisis, eyes to repay $19 billion bonds: Source

    Evergrande tries to escape crisis, eyes to repay $19 billion bonds: Source

  • Shanghai: over 23 million residents remain restricted under city’s controlling system

    Shanghai: over 23 million residents remain restricted under city’s controlling system

  • China’s new control tactic: Tiananmen moms lost contact with the outside world

    China’s new control tactic: Tiananmen moms lost contact with the outside world

  • Investigative report: UK weapon expert’s under-reported sharings of military technology with China

    Investigative report: UK weapon expert’s under-reported sharings of military technology with China

  • China experiences a disturbing drop in April financial data

    China experiences a disturbing drop in April financial data

  • Protests on the rise, students in Tianjin follow Beijing, police rushed in at night

    Protests on the rise, students in Tianjin follow Beijing, police rushed in at night

  • China plans to destroy Elon Musk's Starlink

    China plans to destroy Elon Musk's Starlink

  • Shanghai update: walking permits, police break into homes, UK visa center closes

    Shanghai update: walking permits, police break into homes, UK visa center closes

  • New level of insanity: Certificate of nucleic acid test required before cremation

    New level of insanity: Certificate of nucleic acid test required before cremation

  • The strange fear of Chinese society: No one helps him but a little girl

    The strange fear of Chinese society: No one helps him but a little girl

  • Beijing Covid center: nose-bleeding kids, formaldehyde above standard, people shouting for help

    Beijing Covid center: nose-bleeding kids, formaldehyde above standard, people shouting for help

  • China's industrial profits shrink in April

    China's industrial profits shrink in April

  • China's industrial profits shrink in April

    China's industrial profits shrink in April

  • ‘Let it rot,’ Chinese youth’s new attitude to cope with China’s uncertainties

    ‘Let it rot,’ Chinese youth’s new attitude to cope with China’s uncertainties

  • Here’s how Chinese state-run media covers Russia-Ukraine conflict

    Here’s how Chinese state-run media covers Russia-Ukraine conflict

  • Foreign investors flee China, state media hasten to propagandize to ensure ‘stability’

    Foreign investors flee China, state media hasten to propagandize to ensure ‘stability’

  • The Chinese regime’s fine task: Export its ideology, infiltrate Latin America and increase its power

    The Chinese regime’s fine task: Export its ideology, infiltrate Latin America and increase its power

  • China bans Blinken's speech about U.S. policy toward China

    China bans Blinken's speech about U.S. policy toward China

  • Beijing: 54-minute delayed first aid leaves 32-year-old man dead

    Beijing: 54-minute delayed first aid leaves 32-year-old man dead

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