Chinese Nuclear Plant NEEDS TO BE SHUT DOWN
EDF, the French company that co-owns the Taishan Nuclear power plant in China, has called for the plant to be shut down following a buildup of inert gasses. However, its partner in the venture, China General Nuclear Power Group, has said it meets safety standards and should remain in operation. China had two important meetings this week—one with the U.S. that went about as well as the last one, and one with the Taliban that was, well less frosty, if not downright warm. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more on this week's China news headlines.
China Blames Foreigners After Disastrous Floods
Flooding in China has caused at least $2 billion in damage. Chinese state-run media say that only 5 people have been reported dead. But can that be true? Watch this episode of China Uncensored to learn about how state-run media, the government and everyday citizens are going after BBC reporter Robin Brant for reporting the disaster as he saw it.
HUGE Chinese Protest Over Parking Fees?!
You might not think of China as a place where people do much protesting. But every year, there are hundreds of thousands of what are called “mass incidents.” These are basically protests involving hundreds or even thousands of people. Watch this episode of China Uncensored learn more about a mass incident over parking fees.
China Threatens to NUKE Japan (Repeatedly)
Japan has said an attack by China on Taiwan would be a threat to its national security, and that Japan would come to Taiwan's defense in the event of an invasion. Now there is a video circulating in China that threatens Japan with nuclear war if it tries to defend Taiwan. Does this video have approval from the highest levels of government, or is this just a threat from some local communist party committees who aren't thinking about the ramifications of making such a threat? Find out that and more in this episode of China Uncensored.
Massive Explosion at Factory Caused by Unprecedented China Floods
Massive flooding in China overturned cars like leaves, caused a factory to explode and killed, well we don't really know the full number because that's information China tries to suppress. As if the coronavirus weren't bad enough, there's now a virus that's been contracted from a monkey. And China is buying up farmland in the United States. There's definitely nothing suspicious about China trying to control U.S. agricultural production so don't worry folks! Watch this episode of China Uncensored for this and more of China news headlines.
Buying “Made in China” Is Killing Us
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, hospitals and other medical companies have been scrambling to get enough personal protective equipment (PPE), especially the most protective face masks called N95. Unfortunately, because much of the American supply chain is in China, when the virus first started spreading in China, China decided to start stockpiling masks instead of sending them to other countries. Joining us in this episode of China Uncensored is Mike Bowen, the owner of U.S. mask manufacturing company Prestige Ameritech. He's been warning anyone who will listen for the last 15 years that being so reliant on Chinese masks is a threat to Americans' health, and U.S. national security.
Jackie Chan Wants to Join the Chinese Communist Party!
Celebrity actor Jackie Chan is a big fan of the Chinese Communist Party. He’s such a fan that he even wants to join the party! But unlike being in a party where you get served cocktails with shrimp, being in the Chinese Communist Party is a little bit more, well, complicated. Watch this episode to find out why Jackie Chan loves the party, but the party may not love him back.
Will Hong Kong CRUSH Falun Gong?
Since Hong Kong's national security law was passed one year ago, there has been an erosion of the freedoms that Hong Kongers have come to expect as a former British colony. Hong Kong used to operate under a "one country, two systems" model that allowed things like freedom of speech, freedom of the press and freedom to practice any religion. Now that that's changing, there's a canary in the coal mine that some people are watching to see just how authoritaian Hong Kong's government (or really Beijing's government) has become. That canary is Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, a meditation practice that has been persecuted in the mainland since 1999.
Taiwan and China BATTLE Over Pacific Nation Solomon Islands
The Solomon Islands aren't geographically between China and Taiwan, but they have become diplomatically. When the island's government dropped diplomatic relations with Taiwan after pressure from the Chinese Communist Party, the people there were not happy. In particular, the premier of the archipelago's most populous island, Malaita, spoke out loudly against the move. Joining us for this episode of China Uncensored is Daniel Suidani, Malaita's premier, whose treatment for brain cancer in Taiwan has put him even more in the middle of the whole controversy.
Chinese Boycott WRECKS Hong Kong Beverage Company Vitasoy
A man stabbed a police officer in Hong Kong. The company he worked for, Vitasoy, is now facing backlash from Mainland Chinese after a colleague of his circulated a memo about the attack. Watch this episode to find out the lengths to which some Chinese are going to cancel the company, what happened to the attacker, what happened to the policeman, and how Vitasoy is responding.
First China Space Walk Hides a DARK SECRET
If you look up at the night’s sky, you might see a heavenly palace floating around the earth. That’s because China has named its space station “Tiangong,” which means “Heavenly Palace” in Chinese. China celebrated its first spacewalk around the Tiangong space station, but it’s hoping to do a lot more than that in space. Watch this episode to find out the dark side of China’s space program and why the U.S. and its allies are so worried about what China’s doing up there.