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The Southern Mongolia Human Rights Information Center (SMHRIC), a NY-based group, has equated recent actions by Beijing to the cultural genocide of Mongolians. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has received widespread condemnation of its Uyghur genocide. But now, The CCP is reportedly taking steps that will eradicate Mongolian-medium teaching in the Inner Mongolia region, which some ethnic Mongolians prefer to...
Yarlung Tsangpo River
After proposing to build the world's largest hydroelectric dam on Tibet’s sacred Yarlung Tsangpo River, China has taken a further step by establishing new rules to place major Tibetan monasteries and nunneries of the Larung Gar region — one of the largest monasteries in Tibet — under its control. This move is seen by many as an infringement of...
CCTV cameras in London with Big Ben in the background.
According to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests filed late last year, at least half of the London boroughs are using surveillance tech linked to abuses of the Uyghur Muslim minority in the People's Republic of China (PRC). Around two-thirds of the councils in London and the next 20 largest city councils in the UK reported owning technology from two...
Australia Coal Mine
China is taking proactive steps that reflect its deep desire to emerge as a leading player in trading, technology, and armed forces. It is weaponizing trade to accomplish this. The country is not shy about flexing its muscles, and of late it has made headlines for showing aggression while dealing with neighboring nations. It is a big consumer of...
Promotional poster for the documentary, "Do Not Split" that shows three demonstrators in Hong Kong wearing masks at night while holding umbrellas and a lit torch.
The fact that the Chinese communist regime wants to ban the Oscars broadcast later this month is nothing new. China is no stranger to being subjected to criticism from other countries for its dictatorial and aggressive policies on media services. The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) bans many popular online services and apps in the country. It has also...
Hong Kong harbor and skyline seen at dusk.
The political turmoil on the island of Hong Kong is getting more intense with time. In a new development that has caused a stir in international circles, the Hong Kong government expressed its disapproval of the usage of a British travel document. It asked as many as 14 countries not to accept the British National Overseas passport (BNO). A...
data
Smart cities are urban areas that use different types of electronic methods and sensors to collect data. Insights gained from that data are used to manage assets, resources, and services efficiently; in return, that data is used to improve the operations across the city. This includes data collected from citizens, devices, buildings, and assets that are then processed and analyzed to monitor and manage...
An artist's rendering of Toyota's new smart city, aerial view, at night, with Mount Fuji in the background.
Car companies and technology giants have been developing self-driving car technologies for a few years now and some prototypes are already out. However, Japanese automobile giant Toyota seems to have taken a huge leap forward that may leave its rivals in the dust. According to reports, Toyota has started setting up a "first of its kind’’ smart city. The...
Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army march in a parade.
The U.S. has taken a tough stance on its foreign policy toward China since the time of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, senior U.S. military officials are saying that not enough is being done by the Biden administration to counter China or thwart the military aggression of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). China has made headlines in recent times for...
Pressure from CCP force German publisher to censor a children's book.
Ever since the coronavirus pandemic hit the planet, controversies surrounding the Chinese government's human rights and other worrying aspects of its practices go on unabated. Now, ironically, pressure from the CCP has forced a German publisher to destroy a children's book based on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children. The publisher faced the wrath of Chinese Communist...