China Is Flooding the World With Police
China doesn't just police inside its borders. China has set up "overseas Chinese police service stations" all around the world to make sure its law enforcement knows reaches every corner of the globe. In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at a report on these stations by the NGO Safeguard Defenders, what the CCP's 110 Overseas police program is all about, and what it's true purpose is.
China’s Mortgage Protest Grows
As China's housing crisis deteriorates, people have stopped pay mortgages on their unbuilt homes. This is a huge problem for the CCP, because if the real estate sector goes south, the Party's legitimacy could be challenged. In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at what led to the crisis, how people are protesting, the government's response to the protests, and why it's unlikely to get better any time soon.
China Bus Crash Kills 27 People on Their Way to Forced Quarantine
A bus taking people to forced quarantine in China crashed, killing 27 people. US President Joe Biden says yet again that the US would defend Taiwan if China attacks. China is funding new monkey brain research. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more of this week's China news headlines.
Twitter Hired a Chinese SPY
Twitter was already a dumpster fire; then it jumped into bed with China, and things got even worse. In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at Peiter "Mudge" Zatko's claims about China's infiltration of Twitter, how Twitter looked the other way to keep making money from China, and how Twitter users who go against the CCP are at risk of their personal data being weaponized.
Why Are Businesses Fleeing China?
Businesses are fleeing China for greener pastures. The pandemic certainly sped up the trend, but the pandemic isn't the only reason they're fleeing. In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at what businesses are saying about why they''re leaving China, some of the big names that have left recently, and why some are staying.
Chinese “Emergency Loans” Are Creating a Debt Crisis
Chinese emergency loans might seem like a good alternative to the IMF for certain countries—they don't come with strings attached to clean up corruption, improve human rights, or change a country's financial system. But what a lot of countries that have taken Chinese loans have found is that they do come with other strings attached, and it's causing a debt crisis. In this episode of China Uncensored, we talk about what those strings are, what's happened to countries that take Chinese loans and how China is targeting the world's poorest countries.
Starving to Death Under China’s Covid Lockdown in Xinjiang
Residents of Xinjiang are dying under China's strict lockdowns, which have gone on for over 40 days in parts of the region. The EU's top intel chief canceled a trip to Taiwan after China found out. Xi Jinping is leaving the country for the first time since the pandemic started to attend an economic and security summit in Asia. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more of this week's China news headlines.
The US Military is Using Chinese Parts
The US military has been using Chinese parts in its f-35 fighter jets—the same jets it would use to fight China if a war were to break out. In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at how Chinese materials got into the jets in the first place, what the US military did about it, and the difficulties of keeping the military's supply chain clean.
Chengdu’s RUTHLESS Covid Lockdown Punishes Whistleblower
A whistleblower in Chengdu was punished for saying there may be lockdowns in Chengdu. That whistleblower was arrested and a few days after he wrote that, Chengdu went under lockdown. In this episode of China Uncensored, we talk about long lines to get Covid tests, how some netizens mocked the whistleblower, and Chengdu's efforts to save power.
Joint Live-Fire Military Drills Between Russia and China
China and Russia are conducting joint live-fire military drills in Russia's far east region, not far from the coast of Japan. Japan has protested the drills, which take place on disputed islands that Russia controls but Japan claims. In this episode of China Uncensored, we look at what the drills aim to achieve, how deep the two countries' military alliance goes, and whether Russia would help China invade Taiwan.
China’s Covid Lockdown Stops People From Escaping Earthquake
The Chinese city of Chengdu was under lockdown when a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the city. Some people were prevented from leaving their homes as local officials, scared of being reprimanded for not adhering to the CCP's zero covid policy, locked people in their buildings. As China's real estate sector takes a nosedive, local officials are getting creative with how to spur property sales. Hong Kong has become as ridiculous as mainland China when it comes to enforcing laws—one woman was charged with "sedition" for clapping. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more of this week's China news headlines.
UN Caves to China: Xinjiang Report a VICTORY for China
The UN has released a report about China's atrocities against its Uyghur ethnic minority, which mostly reside in Xinjiang, China, and it's gotten a lackluster reception from many Uyghur activists and human rights organizations. In this episode of China Uncensored, we talk about the drama behind the report's release, how China pulled strings behind the scenes, and where the report falls short.