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The Price of Being a Chinese Citizen: Disappearing Without a Trace
by VISION TIMES on 2019-12-14 at 20:00
Taiwan-born author Ku Ling is known for his book Mainlander’s Hometown, a collection of short stories examining the conflict and confusion over identity and belonging experienced by many second-generation mainlanders. His mother was Taiwanese, but his father was from the… The post The Price of Being a Chinese Citizen: Disappearing Without a Trace appeared first on Vision Times.
The Amazing Journey to Save China’s Cultural Heritage
by VISION TIMES on 2019-12-14 at 18:00
The Forbidden City Palace Museum in Beijing, together with the National Palace Museum in Taipei, will normally receive more than 20 million visitors in a given year. But few of them will be aware of the extraordinary story behind some… The post The Amazing Journey to Save China’s Cultural Heritage appeared first on Vision Times.
NATO Admits: China Replaces Russia as the Major Challenge
by VISION TIMES on 2019-12-14 at 15:00
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was established in 1949 in order to counter the threat of the Soviet Union. Decades later, the Soviet Union is no more. However, another major threat has arisen in its place — China. At… The post NATO Admits: China Replaces Russia as the Major Challenge appeared first on Vision Times.
US Launches ‘Global Mandarin’ Network to Counter Beijing’s Propaganda
by VISION TIMES on 2019-12-14 at 12:00
Two American state-run news services, Voice of America (VOA) and Radio Free Asia (RFA), have been tasked with running a new network to target Chinese speakers as a means of bolstering U.S. soft power and counteracting Beijing’s extensive efforts to… The post US Launches ‘Global Mandarin’ Network to Counter Beijing’s Propaganda appeared first on Vision Times.
Lawmakers Urge US to ‘Strongly and Decisively’ Sanction Xinjiang Abuses
by By Paul Eckert on 2019-12-13 at 23:35
Nearly 50 Republicans and Democrats call for Magnitsky Act measures on Xinjiang party boss Chen Quanguo.
Court Employees Confirm Case of Jailed Uyghur Detailed in China Cables
on 2019-12-13 at 23:15
A notice of verdict was among leaked documents China had sought to discredit.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Hague Performance Impresses Few Beyond Myanmar Loyalists
on 2019-12-13 at 23:10
Critics say she ignored facts, human suffering as she rehashed discredited talking points.
As 7th Anniversary of Lao Activist’s Disappearance Approaches, More Remain Missing
on 2019-12-13 at 23:02
Family members of two other recently missing Lao activists are still searching for answers.
Interview: ‘Myanmar Can’t Walk Away From it. It’s Not Going to go Away’
on 2019-12-13 at 22:10
Stephen Rapp, former U.S. ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues at the State Department’s Office of Global Criminal Justice, discusses the Rohingya genocide hearing.
Malaysian Court Authorizes North Korean’s Extradition to US
on 2019-12-13 at 20:46
Judge Rohatul Akmar Abdullah says Mun Chol Myong has 15 days to appeal the ruling.
North Korea Holds Rare Open Trial for Members of Student Porn Ring
on 2019-12-13 at 19:25
Computer science students edited foreign porn videos and sold them on flash drives
Beijing Showing No Reduction in South China Sea Military Presence, US Admiral Says
on 2019-12-13 at 19:23
Washington and Beijing are competing over the sea but that does mean conflict, Pacific Fleet commander says.
Beijing Asks Cambodia to Send Accused Chinese Home for Trial
on 2019-12-13 at 18:43
Three Chinese arrested in a failed ransom plot.
China Jails Guangxi Publisher For Corruption After Books Banned
on 2019-12-13 at 17:55
He Linxia was behind the publication of an expose of behind-the-scenes machinations by Mao Zedong later banned from public sale in China.
Wife of Jailed Chinese Rights Law Wins Human Rights Prize
on 2019-12-13 at 17:05
Li Wenzu, who has campaigned tirelessly for the families of those affected by a crackdown on China’s legal profession, evaded state security police in order to receive it.
China Hosts Global Lawyers Forum While Detaining Dozens of Rights Lawyers
on 2019-12-13 at 15:45
Yu Yan, the wife of detained rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, has called on forum delegates to speak out about her husband’s detention.
Washington Needs to Be Ready for End of Communism in China, Says Leading Historian
by VISION TIMES on 2019-12-13 at 15:00
The People’s Republic of China is headed toward a similar fate as the former Soviet Union, and the United States should be prepared for the aftermath, a prominent China scholar said in a recent interview. Speaking with Epoch Times senior… The post Washington Needs to Be Ready for End of Communism in China, Says Leading Historian appeared first on Vision Times.
Heated Elections: Taiwan Gets Serious About Fighting Chinese Disinformation
by VISION TIMES on 2019-12-13 at 12:00
The presidential election in Taiwan is scheduled to be held next month. And China is furiously trying to manipulate it through disinformation so that the pro-Beijing camp can win and lay the foundation for the “One China” plan, where Taiwan… The post Heated Elections: Taiwan Gets Serious About Fighting Chinese Disinformation appeared first on Vision Times.
Myanmar Leader Slammed in Top UN Court For Apologia, Silence on Rohingya Atrocities
on 2019-12-12 at 22:25
Aung San Suu Kyi’s performance appealed to loyalists, but few others.
Cambodia Responds to Damning EU Report on Rights Record as Loss of Trade Status Looms
on 2019-12-12 at 22:10
The government wants the EU to both maintain tariff-free market access and butt out of its affairs.
‘He Felt I Would Understand,’ Hong Kong Protester’s Mother Says
on 2019-12-12 at 21:10
An ethnic Vietnamese raised in Hong Kong returns from his studies abroad to take part in pro-democracy protests on the front line.
CCTV Journalist Found Guilty of Slapping Tory in the Face
by VISION TIMES on 2019-12-12 at 18:00
Last September, a journalist from the Chinese state broadcaster CCTV was arrested for slapping an activist from the UK’s conservative party. The journalist, 49-year-old Linlin Kong, was recently declared guilty by a British magistrate court. She has been working with… The post CCTV Journalist Found Guilty of Slapping Tory in the Face appeared first on Vision Times.
A Broken Mirror Joined Together Again
by VISION TIMES on 2019-12-12 at 16:00
The Chinese idiom, “a broken mirror joined together again,” expresses the idea of a couple being reconciled or reunited after a period of separation. It has its origins from a story about Princess Lechang of the Southern Chen Dynasty and… The post A Broken Mirror Joined Together Again appeared first on Vision Times.
China Launches Game Promoting Violence Against Hongkongers
by VISION TIMES on 2019-12-12 at 15:00
A game has been launched in China that allows players to beat up Hong Kong protestors. While the creators of the game remain anonymous, the Chinese state media is reportedly promoting it heavily in the country. Beating up protestors “Everyone… The post China Launches Game Promoting Violence Against Hongkongers appeared first on Vision Times.
Music Therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine
by VISION TIMES on 2019-12-12 at 13:00
Using music as a medical therapy has a long history in Chinese medicine. In fact, the first medical text on the subject, called The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine, was written about 2,300 years ago. Modern research into the practice… The post Music Therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine appeared first on Vision Times.