Workers Rebel at iPhone Factory in China
Workers at an iPhone factory in China rebel over Covid measures and failed promises. China's zero covid policy has become chaos, which is why the government is trying to downplay its anti-covid measures. Former US presidential candidate and Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg apologized to China over remarks former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made at a Bloomberg forum in Singapore.
How China Is Trying to Take Over Southeast Asia
China and the US are vying for influence in Southeast Asia, and China is trying hard to make itself look the better superpower in the region. Central to those efforts is wooing Indonesia, which China also has a territorial dispute with. In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at Indonesia's special position in the region, what Beijing and Washington are offering ASEAN countries, and why China so badly wants a new free trade agreement in the region.
Countries Launch Investigations into Chinese Police Force
Chinese police stations have been cropping up all over the world, and not with the knowledge or permission of the host country. That's according to a report by the human right organization Safeguard Defenders, which uncovered 53 police stations in 30 countries. In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at which countries have launched investigations, which have not, and which are brushing it off.
China’s Xi Jinping Knows He Screwed Up
Chinese leader Xi Jinping knows he screwed up. Despite securing a third term in office, his position as the head of the CCP isn't secure, which means this mistake could cost him. In this episode of China Uncensored, we talk about China's zero covid policy, China's real estate.sector and investor sentiment about China.
HUGE Protests Over Zero Covid Lockdown in Guangzhou
People in Guangzhou are protesting China's zero covid measures by taking to the streets, destroying Covid infrastructure, and singing from their windows. Xi Jinping issues vague threats to leaders at the G-20 summit in Bali, as well as being caught on mic insulting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The director of the FBI, Christopher Wray, told members of Congress that there are multiple ways TikTik could be a national security threat. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more of this week's China news headlines.
Taiwan Pushes Drone Warfare to Counter China
China has been building up its drone collection as part of its growing military arsenal, and Taiwan is trying to do the same. Both see drones as an important to modern warfare, and both want drones in the event of a Chinese attack on Taiwan. In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at how Taiwan is trying to build drones to counter China, China's drone technology knockoffs, and why drones are so essential to modern warfare.
China’s STRANGLEHOLD on Modern Tech Could Be Slipping
For decades, China has dominated the market for rare earth elements, an essential ingredient in a lot of modern technology. Today that stranglehold on the market is slipping, thanks in part to China's own actions, recent scientific discoveries, and increasing demand.
Xi Jinping Criticizes Putin for Nuke Threat in Russia Ukraine War?
Chinese leader Xi Jinping has criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin over his threat to use nuclear weapons. At least that's what the headlines would make you believe. In this episode of China Uncensored, we talk about Russia's threat to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, Xi's supposed warning to Putin, and the delicate balancing act Xi is doing with Russia's war in Ukraine.
Xi Jinping Prepares Military for “Combat Readiness”
Xi Jinping tells the military to be ready for combat. Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz paid a visit to China with a group of business leaders. The CCP has been trying to subvert Canadian elections, according to a report in the Global News. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more of this week's China news headlines.
China Is Building Its Own Metaverse To Dominate The World
China wants to get in on the metaverse craze, but like all things the CCP touches, it wants to use it for more state control. In this episode of China Uncensored, we talk about the CCP's plans for the "Chinaverse," how the CCP would control it, and what it hopes to gain from promoting the virtual reality.
China’s ‘Fortresses of Warfare’: COSCO Ships Spread CCP Reach Globally
China's main shipping company COSCO is one of the biggest shipping companies on the planet. While it looks like a regular Chinese company on the outside, it's a branch of the Chinese Communist Party on the inside. In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at COSCO's global reach, how the CCP could use the data COSCO collects on shipping to its advantage, and how COSCO ships could be weaponized in a time of war.
Fleeing China’s Insane Zero Covid Lockdowns
Almost three years into the pandemic, China is treating Covid like Covid just started spreading. Mass testing, state-mandated quarantine, forced lockdowns and routine sanitizing are all still everyday reality in China. In this episode of China Uncensored, we talk about how people are fleeing China's insane zero covid lockdowns, the ridiculous lengths the CCP goes to to test for Covid (i.e. animals, inanimate objects) and how this fear is making people do extraordinary things.