Winnie Han

Giving Middle Finger to China’s ‘Enemies’, Beijing’s Wolf Warrior Diplomacy Turned into Rogue Diplomacy

Beijing’s wolf warrior diplomacy was seen as more offensive after Zhang Heqing, a CCP diplomat in Pakistan, tweeted an image of a middle finger, which attracted global attention. Former diplomats and experts said that China’s foreign policy has evolved into “middle finger diplomacy,” “rogue diplomacy,” or “mad dog diplomacy.” Zhang Heqing, cultural counselor at the […]

Fake Chips Flood China Market and Fill Overseas Supply Chains

Counterfeit products have been circulated in China’s electronics market for a long time. However, as the global chip shortage intensifies, a large amount of refurbished, substandard fake chips are flood the market, exposing major deficiencies in China’s quality control standards. China Economic Observer reported a chip agent revealed that to meet the growing demand, suppliers […]

Miners Lament ‘End of An Era’ as China Eradicates Bitcoin

Shortly after Chinese vice premier Liu He stressed the crackdown on Bitcoin mining and trading in May, the provinces of Inner Mongolia, Qinghai, Sichuan, and others began closing off cryptocurrency markets one by one. The authorities also summoned executives from Chinese financial institutions, including many banks and Alipay, instructing them to implement tough regulations. Cryptocurrency […]

China’s High Rate of Assisted Reproduction and Surrogate Babies

With high infertility rates, China has the highest rate of assisted reproduction in the world, according to Chinese state media. Many Chinese couples who have difficulty conceiving are seeking out assisted reproductive technology, while the rich and famous opt for surrogacy. Around the globe, more than 8 million babies have been born through IVF (in […]

Dalai Lama Congratulates Newly Elected President of Tibet’s Government-in-Exile

The Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala, India, has recently elected a new Sikyong (President). Penpa Tsering, the new Sikyong, took office as the 16th president-in-exile, replacing former Sikyong Lobsang Sangay. After two rounds of elections in January and April, 53-year-old Penpa Tsering defeated his rival Kelsang Dorjee Aukatsang, becoming the fifth directly-elected president of Tibetans […]

CCP Mouthpiece Says Beijing Needs More Nuclear Weapons After Trade Talks

China’s hawkish state-run media Global Times said Beijing should increase its build-up of nuclear weapons after recent Sino-U.S. trade talks. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He held an online meeting on May 26, the first trade talks for both countries since U.S. President Joe Biden took office in January. Both sides […]