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Marco Rubio Attacks McKinsey Over Ties With the Chinese Communist Party

Republican Senator Marco Rubio is pressing management consulting firm McKinsey & Company to reveal their dealings with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). In a...

Unconventional Warfare in Arizona: Retired US Army Colonel Describes Election Interference

Ret. Army Colonel Philip Waldron, before a select panel of Arizona legislators and the President's legal team, described U.S. election interference related to Dominion voting machines that he witnessed in Detroit as well as specific data points related to...

Michael Flynn: Communist China Backer of Coup Against the President

Michael Flynn, the retired lieutenant general recently pardoned by Donald Trump from an unproven Russia related criminal case, has warned that the President is facing a possible coup from America’s far-left political groups. This leftist “coup” has a strong...

Cybersecurity Expert Warns Up to 1.2 Million Invalid Votes in Pennsylvania Alone

On Nov. 25, the GOP Pennsylvania Senate Policy Committee held a public hearing to discuss irregularities and other issues surrounding the 2020 elections. Ret. Col. Phil Waldron, a cybersecurity expert who served in the U.S. Army for three decades,...

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China Using LinkedIn to Recruit Spies

The Chinese government is using LinkedIn profiles to hire spies, says James Olson, who has spent 30 years working for the CIA and is...
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WHO Stops Censoring the Word ‘Taiwan’ Following Internet Backlash

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently activated a filter on its Facebook page that blocked words like "Taiwan" and "China." After netizens criticized the...

UK Considering Sanctions on China Over Hong Kong Treaty Breach

The UK government is considering slapping sanctions on China after the Asian nation set up new rules that disqualify elected legislators, thereby ­breaching the...
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China Worst Violator of Religious Freedom, Says PEW Study

A new PEW research study has ranked China at the top of its Government Restrictions Index (GRI) out of 198 nations, noting that the...
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The CCP’s Beidou Brings an Alternative to GPS, but at What Cost?

In June 2020, China launched the 55th and final satellite composing a state-operated constellation known as the Beidou Positioning and Navigation System (BDS). The...

China

A Chinese Entrepreneur Predicts His Tragic Ending

In 1985, Sun Dawu, who has become a Chinese entrepreneur, and his wife started their business with a thousand chickens and 50 pigs. Ten years later, they founded the Dawu Group, which grew to become one of the top 500 Chinese private enterprises. Today, it is the leading company in the agricultural sector in Hebei Province. Headquartered on 800 acres, it has more than 9,000 employees with fixed assets of US$204 million and an...

The Best Fengshui

In the past, there was a man who wanted to build a house, and he invited a fengshui master to check the location. Just as they got near it, they saw birds flying out of some trees. The man said to the fengshui master: “Let’s do this another time. There must be children climbing up the trees to pick peaches, and they are scaring the birds out of the trees. If we go there...

German, Australian Navies Cooperate on Indo-Pacific Security

Germany has decided to send a frigate to patrol the Indian Ocean so as to counter Chinese influence. In addition, German officers will also assist the Australian Navy in keeping China in check. German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer noted that stability of the Indo-Pacific is crucial to the world’s well-being. Team work "We believe that Germany needs to mark its position in the region… China is an important trading partner for Germany and we have...

Three Lucky Animals Bring Good Fortune to the Family

In the past in China, especially in the countryside, it was common for extended families to live together. People were used to hearing the wise sayings of their elders. One saying is that "three lucky animals bring good fortune to the family." So what are the three animals and how does seeing them bring good fortune to the family? Magpies In the countryside, people considered the appearance of the magpie as one of the everyday matters...

China Joins RCEP, But Will Beijing Honor Commitments?

China signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) on Nov. 15, joining 14 other countries in a free trade zone that will cut tariff and non-tariff barriers. Member countries signed the agreement via video conference to form the zone, which is set to encompass nearly one-third of the world's GDP. However, to date China has not fully met its commitments to the World Trade Organization (WTO), which it joined in 2001, raising doubts whether...

TAIWAN

A Magnificent Floral Festival in Taiwan

Featuring Alice’s Adventure in Flowerland, the much anticipated 2020 Xinshe Sea of Flowers and Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival are once again wowing visitors...

HEALTH

Researchers Find Connection Between Household Chemicals and Gut Microbiome

A team of researchers for the first time has found a correlation between the levels of bacteria and fungi, the gut microbiome, in the...

Plant Evolves to Become Less Visible to Humans

A plant used in traditional Chinese medicine has evolved to become less visible to humans, new research shows. Scientists found that Fritillaria delavayi plants, which live on...

How to Weather the Autumn Cold

Autumn is brisk and dry. Your throat is prone to fall victim to the change of seasons. Vast differences in temperature from morning to...

Important Tips to Enhance Your Immunity

 Like a protective umbrella and defense army, the immune system can enhance the body's resistance to diseases and reduce one's susceptibility to infections. As...

Why You Should Maintain Good Posture and How to Do It

Posture is the way you hold your body, whether it is while sitting, standing, sleeping, or any other way. A bad posture will have...

Which Particulate Air Pollution Poses the Greatest Health Risk?

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI, together with colleagues from several other European institutions, have investigated whether particulate matter from certain sources can...

New Neural Network Explains Human Behavior From Dynamics of Brain Activity

An international research team has uncovered a new method that can analyze the dynamics of brain activity to assess how we control our everyday...

Study Finds Link Between Sleep Apnea and Dementia

A new study by Monash University has found that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been linked to an increased risk of dementia. The study, published...

CHINESE CULTURE

Kenji Kobayashi

Are We Defined by Race or Culture?

The question of race vs. culture is something that has been bothering psychologists for a long time. Are we...

The Traditional Virtue of Filial Piety Is Well Preserved in Taiwan

Well goes an old saying: “Of all virtues, filial piety is the first (百善孝為先).”  Filial piety is a traditional...
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The Legend of Chinese Lanterns

Chinese lanterns, also called colored lanterns, originated in China approximately 1,800 years ago during the Western Han Dynasty. Every...
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Meet China’s Pet Detective

For pet owners, their pets are part of the family. As such, losing their pets can be psychologically taxing...

FOOD & DRINK

The Deep Frying Method (+Bonus Recipes)

There is nothing quite like french fries or deep-fried onion rings on a bed of fresh lettuce. When using the method of deep-frying, you need to take extra care. Hot oil can be extremely dangerous. Never leave a pan of hot oil unattended; the oil can overheat and catch fire very quickly.
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The History of Street Photography and Its Growing Popularity

Street photography is sometimes mistakenly thought to mean taking photos on the streets. This isn’t accurate. Street photography does not require a street or any urban areas, in fact. In simple terms, street photography is taking pictures in public places. Unlike studio photography, the...

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China’s Official Growth Figures Are Impossible, Says Economist

The Chinese government on Oct. 18 released its third-quarter GDP growth statistics, claiming that the economy had grown by 6.0 percent, 0.1 percent lower than expected by a Reuters analysis.  But according to an academic...

Ancient Chinese Hairstyles Through the Years

Ancient Chinese had a very specific image of "classic beauty." Chinese traditional beauty was often defined as having delicate skin, small eyes and ears, thin eyebrows, long fingers, pale face, little round mouth, and...

Upgrade Your Productivity With These 12 Herbal Teas

Why shouldn’t you upgrade your productivity by drinking some teas that actually work? If you think coffee is the only solution to work for the grind, you might have to think again. Did you...

This Is Why Your Children Are a Reflection of You

How children behave is a reflection of the parents. There is a Chinese saying: "Even the best jade needs to be cut and sculptured so as to become valuable treasure." Some parents do not have the...

The Meaning of the Chinese Zodiac

The Chinese zodiac consists of 12 animals — the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. Each animal is paired with an animal that has the opposite characteristic, and...

How Many Habitable Planets Are Out There?

Thanks to new research using data from the Kepler space telescope, it’s estimated that there could be as many as 300 million potentially habitable planets in our galaxy. Some could even be pretty close,...

Artists and Their Role in Society

Art plays an important role in shaping the culture of a society. While some say that the purpose of an artist is to express the beauty of the world around them, others claim that real...

Scientists Develop a Wolverine Inspired Self-Healing Material

Scientists have now developed a transparent, self-healing, highly stretchable conductive material they say was inspired by Wolverine. The material can be electrically activated to power artificial muscles and could also be used to improve...
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Why Chinese Women Wear Jade Bracelets

Chinese women love their jade bracelets, and they always look stunning wearing them. The simple elegance of a green jade bracelet seems to perfectly match Asian features and skin tones. Jade bracelets can be dressed up...