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Hong Kong Students Flock to Taiwan Universities Amid Protest Turmoil
on 2019-10-20 at 17:05
The democratic island is seen as a safe haven and a possible destination for permanent settlement.
True Martial Arts Experts Refrain From Showing Off
by VISION TIMES on 2019-10-20 at 15:00
Great martial artists with significant capabilities don’t show off their skills voluntarily. Even when they are attacked, they won’t use their abilities unless it is a matter of life and death. A farmer is provoked During the Qing Dynasty, there… The post True Martial Arts Experts Refrain From Showing Off appeared first on Vision Times.
Demystifying China’s Power Over the US Entertainment Industry
by VISION TIMES on 2019-10-20 at 14:00
Many American entertainment stars are on the Chinese government’s blacklist because of the opinions they hold on issues such as Taiwan and Tibet. These celebrities are not allowed to make money in China, and their careers in the United States… The post Demystifying China’s Power Over the US Entertainment Industry appeared first on Vision Times.
Getting to the Root of the Problem With Chinese Medicine
by VISION TIMES on 2019-10-20 at 13:00
A control systems engineer in charge of product design and solutions and the creation of product manuals had an intriguing insight one day after reading The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine (Huangdi Neijing), a Chinese medical text that’s generally… The post Getting to the Root of the Problem With Chinese Medicine appeared first on Vision Times.
No Uyghur Identity, Even in Death
by VISION TIMES on 2019-10-20 at 11:00
The Uyghurs of China have been one of the most persecuted communities in recent times. The Chinese government forces them to disown much of their faith and pledge loyalty to the communist ideology. Hatred of Uyghurs has gotten to a… The post No Uyghur Identity, Even in Death appeared first on Vision Times.
Chinese City Gives Financial Incentives to Any Who Report on Others
by VISION TIMES on 2019-10-19 at 14:00
Guangzhou, a city in southern China, recently introduced a new regulation that rewards citizens with up to US$1,400 for reporting “illegal religious activities.” Some commentators pointed out that this regulation is another specific step taken by the Chinese authorities to… The post Chinese City Gives Financial Incentives to Any Who Report on Others appeared first on Vision Times.
Enoki, Matsutake, and Other Mushrooms Found in China
by VISION TIMES on 2019-10-19 at 13:00
When it comes to eating mushrooms, most people in the West largely limit themselves to the button variety. As for the Chinese, they have been eating mushrooms for centuries, and their taste encompasses numerous other varieties as well. In fact,… The post Enoki, Matsutake, and Other Mushrooms Found in China appeared first on Vision Times.
TikTok Watching and Learning: Beware of the Chinese Trojan App
by VISION TIMES on 2019-10-19 at 11:00
Senator Marco Rubio has asked the U.S. administration to investigate the Chinese social media app TikTok after reports that the company is censoring content worldwide according to Beijing’s policies. Rubio has asked the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United… The post TikTok Watching and Learning: Beware of the Chinese Trojan App appeared first on Vision Times.
HRNK Report Examines a “Lost Generation” of North Korean Children Raised During and After ‘90s Famine.
by Eugene Whong on 2019-10-18 at 22:21
Report shows that North Korea’s “Arduous March” had lasting effects on children well into the 2010s.
Myanmar Court Allows Terrorism Case Against Rakhines Deported From Singapore to Go Ahead
on 2019-10-18 at 21:57
They are accused of raising funds to support the ethnic Arakan Army in its fight against Myanmar government forces.
Cambodian Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy Vows to Lead ‘Tsunami’ of Supporters to Arrest PM Hun Sen
on 2019-10-18 at 20:57
He said that he also plans to ‘liberate’ CNRP President Kem Sokha, who is under de facto house arrest.
Court in Vietnam Rejects Appeal by Toll-Booth Protester, Upholds 30-Month Jail Term
on 2019-10-18 at 20:24
Ha Van Nam must go back to jail to serve his full term for role in a protest that blocked traffic at a BOT toll station in Bac Ninh.
Thousands Protest Anti-Mask Law With Human Chain Across Hong Kong
on 2019-10-18 at 19:06
Police ban a mass rally planned by the Civil Human Rights Front on Sunday, though many are expected to attend to protest an attack on the group’s convenor.
Wife of Jailed Chinese Lawyer Concerned For His Health in Prison
on 2019-10-18 at 17:25
Li Wenzu says her husband Wang Quanzhang has suddenly put on weight and has extreme sunburn on his face.
Ancient Rhymes: The History of Tang Poetry
by VISION TIMES on 2019-10-18 at 17:00
Between A.D. 618 and A.D. 907, China was ruled by the Tang Dynasty. Considered one of the high points of Chinese civilization, the period is also known as the “Golden Age” of Chinese poetry. In 1705, the emperor of China commissioned… The post Ancient Rhymes: The History of Tang Poetry appeared first on Vision Times.
How to Stand Up to China: Australian Startup Educates Blizzard Amid Cyberattack
by VISION TIMES on 2019-10-18 at 15:00
Immutable, a gaming startup from Sydney, suffered a cyberattack after it extended support to a professional gamer who was suspended from the sport for his pro-Hong Kong statement. The company runs the popular online card game Gods Unchained. Supporting the… The post How to Stand Up to China: Australian Startup Educates Blizzard Amid Cyberattack appeared first on Vision Times.
The ‘Be Water’ Tactics of Hong Kong Protesters A Tsunami For Authorities
on 2019-10-18 at 14:30
Protests in Hong Kong have been fast, fluid and flexible as protesters use social media to stay ahead of police. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam have struggled to respond.
In Communist China, Billionaires Minted Faster Than Anywhere Else
by VISION TIMES on 2019-10-18 at 12:00
Though China is a communist nation, it is apparently minting billionaires faster than even the most capitalist of countries in the West. Most of the new Chinese billionaires have made their money through their own efforts rather than from inheritance.… The post In Communist China, Billionaires Minted Faster Than Anywhere Else appeared first on Vision Times.
US Religious Freedom Envoy Urges Muslim World to Speak up For Incarcerated Uyghurs
on 2019-10-17 at 22:25
Sam Brownback says Muslims made aware of the Uyghurs’ plight should press their governments to confront China.
Interview: ‘I’m Disappointed in Their Silence’
on 2019-10-17 at 22:24
Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback urges the people of Muslim majority nations to pressure their governments to condemn China’s repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
Plan to Build Statue of Myanmar Independence Leader Angers Chin Ethnic Group
on 2019-10-17 at 21:50
General Aung San, father of Aung San Suu Kyi, is not widely celebrated by minorities.
Former RFA Reporters in Cambodia Appeal Court’s Decision to Reinvestigate Their Case
on 2019-10-17 at 21:44
No evidence has been found so far that would support a conviction, a Cambodian rights group says.
Vietnamese Rights Group: Government Campaign to Limit the Scale of Funerals Unfairly Targets Hmong Minority
on 2019-10-17 at 21:30
New funeral campaign aims to “civilize” groups with “excessive” funerary traditions.
Myanmar Angers Coal Region Residents by Extending Life of Polluting Chinese-run Mine
on 2019-10-17 at 21:25
Officials say a power-short part of Shan state gets more electricity thanks to the mine.
China Makes Tibetan College Graduates Denounce Dalai Lama to Get State Jobs
on 2019-10-17 at 20:34
Many jobs remain out of reach, however, with competition from Chinese applicants and required proficiency in Mandarin.