Category: China

  • Nepal Withdraws From China’s Belt and Road Initiative After Being Warned By India

    Nepal Withdraws From China’s Belt and Road Initiative After Being Warned By India

    Nepal has shied away from signing a plan to implement China’s ambitious Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) in the Himalayan nation. Resisting immense pressure from Beijing, Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal refused to greenlight the signing during the just-concluded visit of the Chinese Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sun Weidong, to Kathmandu. Signing the…

  • Kazakhstan’s BRI train project, built in China, is moving forward.

    Kazakhstan’s BRI train project, built in China, is moving forward.

    The Astana Light Rail Project in Kazakhstan, a key undertaking under the Belt and Road Initiative and also the first railway in Central Asia being constructed with Chinese standards, is progressing swiftly. According to the one of the builders from Yunnan Construction and Investment Holding Group Co Ltd, the whole project is anticipated to be…

  • Bill passed by US to counter China’s forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong  followers brings spotlight back on the issue

    Bill passed by US to counter China’s forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong followers brings spotlight back on the issue

    Taking aim at Beijing’s gruesome practice of forcefully harvesting organs and selling them for profit, the United States passed a bill Tuesday to counter the Chinese regime’s long-running campaign of persecution against the spiritual group Falun Gong. The bipartisan Falun Gong Protection Act (H.R. 4132), introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) with 18 co-sponsors, was…

  • China’s new BRI initiative enhances international skill collaboration.

    China’s new BRI initiative enhances international skill collaboration.

    China has launched a new initiative called the “Belt and Road Skills-Building-Dreams Action” to strengthen international skills cooperation among participating countries. Announced by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security on Tuesday, the action aims to promote joint vocational standards, share training resources, cultivate skilled trainers, achieve mutual recognition of training certificates and establish…

  • Why isn’t the BRI Implementation Deal Between China and Nepal Working Out?

    Why isn’t the BRI Implementation Deal Between China and Nepal Working Out?

    New Delhi: Though there were high expectations of Nepal signing an initial Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) implementation deal during Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Sun Weidong’s visit to Kathmandu this week, eventually it did not come through. This is because Nepal is yet to agree to China’s terms and conditions for China’s funding of BRI projects…

  • CHINA’S UIGHURS: SAGA OF NONSTOP REPRESSION OF ITS MUSLIM MINORITY BY BEIJING

    CHINA’S UIGHURS: SAGA OF NONSTOP REPRESSION OF ITS MUSLIM MINORITY BY BEIJING

    After Pakistan, China is another country in Asia, which vehemently alters societal norms for its minorities by crushing their rights and it does so nonchalantly–without letting the international community come in the way of its treatment of minorities like Uighurs, who reside in the East Asian country’s Xinjiang region. In its latest attempt to radically…

  • Hong Kong’s status as global financial hub further weakened after more foreign judges  resign

    Hong Kong’s status as global financial hub further weakened after more foreign judges resign

    High-profile British Judge Lord Sumption’s resignation from Hong Kong’s highest court raises concerns about the state of the rule of law in the city, which is allegedly becoming a ‘totalitarian state’ under the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) ‘invisible’ control. Following his resignation, Lord Sumption warned that Hong Kong is “slowly becoming a totalitarian state” and…

  • Corruption runs deep in Chinese system

    Corruption runs deep in Chinese system

    China has thrown a challenge to become the next global superpower but is still embroiled in large-scale bribery, cutting across bureaucracy, polity, and civil and private sectors. The communist government’s complete control over resources and financing, and the influence exerted by local officials are major factors for the unabating corruption in the country. A deputy…

  • A record 15,000 millionaires to leave China in 2024, says latest report

    A record 15,000 millionaires to leave China in 2024, says latest report

    A record number of millionaires are projected to leave China in 2024, a development that could impact the Asian major’s already struggling economy, according to a new report.The Epoch Times reported, citing a June 18 report by British investment immigration consultancy Henley & Partners, that communist China is on track to lose at least 15,200 millionaires…

  • Court determines that NCA’s omission to look into imports connected to forced Uyghur labor is illegal.

    Court determines that NCA’s omission to look into imports connected to forced Uyghur labor is illegal.

    Decision could result in retailers being prosecuted if they import goods made through forced labour, campaigners say The UK National Crime Agency’s decision not to launch an investigation into the importation of cotton products manufactured by forced labour in China’s Xinjiang province was unlawful, the court of appeal has found. Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) and…