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Epoch Times Reporter in Hong Kong Attacked by Bat-Wielding Man

A reporter for the Hong Kong edition of The Epoch Times was assaulted on May 11 by an unidentified man wielding an aluminum softball bat, in an attack believed to be orchestrated by the Chinese regime in its latest attempt to silence reporting by the publication. Sarah Liang was outside her residential building when the

Xi Jinping Talks Chaos: Pandemic Provides Favorable Situation to CCP

News Analysis Chinese leader Xi Jinping claimed the main character of the present world is a “chaos” that has been unseen in the past hundred years, and the current timing and circumstances in the world all favor China and can help the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to reach its goal—to dominate the world. Xi explained

Chinese Military Scientists Discussed Man-Made Coronavirus Attack Years Before COVID-19 Pandemic

Chinese military scientists in 2015 detailed a plot to unleash a bioengineered SARS coronavirus to cause mass terror and advance the communist regime’s global political ambitions. These newly uncovered revelations come amid intensifying scrutiny over the possibility that the COVID-19 pandemic originated from a laboratory leak in Wuhan, an institute that has collaborated with the Chinese military. The Chinese military

Tencent Spared Amid China Tech Monopoly Crackdowns

Commentary The Chinese government fined Alibaba $2.8 billion under the anti-monopoly law, highlighting the Chinese government’s comprehensive review of mainland Internet companies. However, Tencent, another monopolistic Internet company in mainland China, was only fined $311,610, mere pennies for a mega-corporation like Tencent. The CCP’s biggest grievance with Alibaba is that it has grabbed a very big

India Excludes Chinese Companies From Its 5G Trials

NEW DELHI—India has decided to proceed with its fifth-generation (5G) wireless network technology and spectrum trials and has invited equipment makers from various nations—except China. Experts say India is keeping Chinese 5G firms such as Huawei and ZTE out of its massive market because of the border dispute last year and because the exclusion will economically hurt Chinese

The Political Correctness of Hong Kong’s Tycoons

News Analysis On May 4, Robin Zeng Yuqun, a new immigrant from mainland China, replaced Li Ka-shing as the richest man in Hong Kong when his net worth soared along with the company’s stock prices. In the context of Beijing’s “patriots ruling Hong Kong,” his new status attracted additional attention. In Forbes’ real-time billionaires list,

China Emits More Greenhouse Gas Than Developed Countries Combined: Report

China emitted more greenhouse gases (GHG) than the United States and all other developed countries combined in 2019, according to a report published on May 6 by New York-based research firm Rhodium Group. The report found that China alone was responsible for over 27 percent of total global emissions, with the United States being a

CCP Deletes Social Media Posts Mocking India’s COVID-19 Crisis After Backlash

After triggering a strong backlash both domestically and abroad, the Chinese regime deleted social media posts mocking India’s COVID-19 crisis; when questioned by foreign media, the regime’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs tried to divert attention away from the posts. On May 1, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission posted on

Hong Kong to Introduce ‘Fake News’ Law as Concerns Over Press Freedom Grow

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday announced that the local government is currently drafting a “fake news” bill aimed at combating what it deems to be “misinformation, hatred, and lies,” a move which experts have dubbed as the latest assault on press freedom in the city. During a press conference, Lam said that the

Pharmaceutical Ingredients, a Strategic Weapon of China’s Communist Regime

On April 22, senators Elizabeth Warren, Tina Smith, and Marco Rubio reintroduced two pieces of legislation that would reduce reliance on foreign nations, especially China, to supply ingredients needed to make various drugs. The Communist regime’s control of pharmaceutical resources in the manufacturing chain is mounting and is putting the free world at risk. This,

A Chinese Man Smuggled Himself to Taiwan in a Rubber Dinghy for Freedom

A Chinese man smuggled himself to Taiwan in a military-grade rubber dinghy without being detected; the military and police learned about the incident after a member of the public reported it. Taiwan’s Minister of National Defense Chiu Kuo-cheng admitted on May 3 that it was a lapse of the navy and maritime patrol. Some Taiwanese

Evidence Reveals That Military Team Collaborated With Lab Where COVID-19 Pandemic Originated

The Chinese regime has said its controversial virology institute had no relationship with the military, but the institute worked with military leaders on a government-sponsored project for almost a decade. The Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) participated in a project, sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)—a regime-funded scientific research institution—from 2012 to 2018. The

Chinese Leader Xi Jinping Lays out Plan to Control the Global Internet: Leaked Documents

Chinese leader Xi Jinping personally directed the communist regime to focus its efforts to control the global internet, displacing the influential role of the United States, according to internal government documents recently obtained by The Epoch Times. In a January 2017 speech, Xi said the “power to control the internet” had become the “new focal

Leaked Document Shows How Beijing Woos Foreign Firms to Prop Up Free-Trade Zones

The Chinese regime has been rolling out free-trade zones (FTZs) in recent years in an effort to entice foreign investments in the country. Since its initial effort in Shanghai in 2013, China has now expanded to about 20 FTZs. A leaked document recently obtained by The Epoch Times reveals how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) went about wooing foreign

‘Defiance in the Kingdom of Fake News’: Six Chinese Achieve the Impossible

In China, six people hijacked the cable TV airwaves on March 5, 2002, to broadcast uncensored information that exposed a state-sponsored lie; the lie was exposed in two cities for 50 minutes, but at the cost of their lives. “Defiance in the Kingdom of Fake News,” a mini-documentary recently produced by FalunInfo TV, presents the

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