China’s Communist Party Crumbles! Factional Infighting Heats Up
Chinese presitator Xi Jinping has been fighting a hidden enemy since he took power. That enemy, former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin, left office in 2003, but never really relinquished power. Now factional infighting in China's Communist Party is heating up as Xi and Jiang battle for dominance ahead of a major meeting next year. That meeting will decide whether Xi stays leader for a third term, something Jiang hopes to avoid. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for more on the General Hostilities drama, which leader controls which parts of the country, and what happened with Xi's predecessor.
China Lights Up the Sky with a Secret Weapon Test
China conducted a secret weapon test that has caught the US intelligence community off guard. Back in August, China lit up the sky when it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, which travels faster than the speed of sound. The global shipping supply crisis might affect Christmas, thanks in part to China's power shortage. And a man in Jiangsu Province takes drastic measures after his daughter fails to solve a math problem correctly. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more of this week's China news headlines.
Greece Bows to Beijing, Arrests Olympic Protesters
Is Greece, a supposedly democratic western country, bowing to China? It seems so after they arrested some human rights advocates outside the Olympic torch-lighting ceremony there. The winter games are set to be held in Beijing, and the people arrested (on a public sidewalk) were against China hosting the games because of its human rights abuses. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for the protest that took place inside the torch-lighting ceremony, how the Chinese embassy called the shots on the activists' arrests, and why Greece is batting for China on the international stage.
The American China HATES
Hong Kong activist Samuel Chu managed to successfully lobby Congress to pass not one, but two major bills supporting Hong Kong after the Chinese Communist Party took control of Hong Kong. The Trump and Biden Administrations have used these bills to slam Hong Kong and Chinese officials with sanctions. Chu is not only a persona non grata in Hong Kong, there's a warrant out for his arrest.
China-India Military Talks FAIL! What It Means
Tensions between China and India have mounted over the last 17 months and things don't seem to be cooling down. After a military buildup and on their shared border and high-level military talks failed, everyone's holding their breath to see what will happen next. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for the history of the China-India relationship, the accusations each side is making, and why weapons are banned in their skirmishes but tanks are not.
China Trains for Taiwan Invasion
China is sending a chilling message to Taiwan by releasing one of its propaganda videos on Taiwan's national day (and it has a national day because yes, it's a separate nation from China). Crypto mining may be finding a new home in the US after being banned in China. And through the QUAD and AUKUS alliances, countries around the world are holding joint military drills in direct retaliation to China's aggressiveness. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more of this week's China news headlines.
How Wall Street FORCES Us to Invest in China
We know our China Uncensored viewers care about China, and they probably also care about their money, and their money not going to China. In this episode, we interview Perth Tolle, the founder of the Freedom 100 Emerging Markets Index, which is an index weighted to freedom that doesn't have China in it at all. She explains how Wall Street forces investors to put their money into China, and, despite the incredible risks and low returns, why it's still doing that.
China’s CRACKDOWN on Ultraman?!
The Chinese Communist Party has decided that 25-year-old Japanese television show Ultraman Tiga is no longer suitable for Chinese audiences and has censored it accordingly. This is part of its ongoing crackdown on entertainment that it deems a threat to its rule. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for what happened after Ultraman Tiga was removed from the Chinese internet, what else deems a threat and is censoring, and why Chinese netizens are now using the phrase "do you still see the light?".
China Will Have “Full Ability” to Invade Taiwan in 4 Years
A top Taiwan defense official is warning that in a few years China will be able to invade Taiwan in 4 years without it significantly hurting China. The CIA is reorienting its resources to focus on China as it becomes a greater and greater threat to global security. And President Joe Biden has made some pretty eyebrow-raising remarks about his agreement with Xi Jinping about their "Taiwan agreement." Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more of this week's China news headlines.
China’s POWER SHORTAGE Could Cause Economic Collapse
China is facing a power shortage that could have ripple effects across the world. China watchers are worried this could cause an economic collapse in the world's second-largest economy. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for the causes of the blackouts, who this might affect, and how badly.
Japan’s Missile Defense Aimed at China
China has become an ever greater threat to its neighbors, and Japan is increasing its defense capabilities accordingly. It has increased its defense budget as well as created plans for weaponizing islands that sit between it and Taiwan. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for more on why Japan is doing this, what strategic importance these islands have, and what weapons it's planning to put there.
“LET’S MEET IN THE SKY!”: China Challenges US Air Superiority
A general in China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has challenged the US to "meet in the sky" to see whose air force is superior. That was in response to something the US Air Force secretary said about the next generation of a military technology he wants the US to invest in. China is investing in technology that appears to be geared toward invading a certain island nation near its border. It's also in the market for "patriotic" scientists who will toe the party line. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more of this week's China news headlines.