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New Zealand, China Clash Over Hacking Claims

New Zealand authorities said Monday they had uncovered evidence of Chinese state-sponsored cyberattacks in New Zealand. Read more on

37 – Weekly Newsletter July

As the debate continues over the origins of the coronavirus, a fresh row has erupted over virus research being carried out in China using US funds. It’s linked to the unproven theory that the virus could have leaked from a lab in Wuhan, the Chinese city where it was first detected. Read more on

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36 – Weekly Newsletter July

MPs have approved a parliamentary motion criticizing Beijing’s hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics and calling for a UK diplomatic boycott. The proposal argued the showpiece sporting event should not be held in a “country whose government is credibly accused of mass atrocity crimes.” Read more on

35 – Weekly Newsletter July

More than a year after the pandemic broke out in Wuhan, China, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) still hasn’t given a clear answer as to what happened. But citizen journalists, scientists, and sleuths on the internet have been working around the clock to find the answer for themselves. Read more on

34 – Weekly Newsletter July

Chancellor Rishi Sunak says the UK government wants to trade with China while maintaining the UK’s values. One expert questions whether that’s possible. Read more on

33 – Weekly Newsletter June

The 26-year-old daily faces imminent closure after HK$18 million worth of its assets were frozen by the authorities following the arrest of five top executives. Unable to pay staff, many at the newsroom have resigned. Apple Daily’s English news section, finance section, video department, and Twitter account have all ceased operation earlier this week. Read more on

32 – Weekly Newsletter June

The U.S. State Department on Thursday strongly condemned the pro-Beijing Hong Kong government for using the draconian national security law as a political tool to target pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily. Read more on

31 – Weekly Newsletter June

Thousands of Hungarians, some of them holding banners declaring “treason,” protested on Saturday against a Chinese university’s plans to open a campus in Budapest. Read more on

30 – Weekly Newsletter June

The U.S. State Department and the Congressional-Executive Commission on China have condemned the brutality of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) on the eve of the 32nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Read more on

29 – Weekly Newsletter May

President Joe Biden ordered aides to find answers to the origin of the virus that causes COVID-19, saying on Wednesday that U.S. intelligence agencies are pursuing rival theories potentially including the possibility of a laboratory accident in China. Read more on

28 – Weekly Newsletter May

By Alex Pigman The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly Thursday to refuse any consideration of the EU-China investment deal as long as Chinese sanctions against MEPs (Member of European Parliament) and scholars were in place. According to the resolution, the parliament, which must ratify the deal, “demands that China lift the sanctions before Parliament can deal with the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment”. Read more on

27 – Weekly Newsletter May

A reporter for a Hong Kong newspaper critical of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was assaulted with a baseball bat during broad daylight on May 11 in an escalating pattern of intimidation and harassment against the publication by thugs affiliated with the mainland regime. The victim is also President of a Hong Kong association for a spiritual practice banned and persecuted in mainland China since July of 1999. Read more on

26 – Weekly Newsletter May

LONDON—The Group of Seven scolded both China and Russia on Wednesday, casting the Kremlin as malicious and Beijing as a bully, and expressed support for Taiwan and Ukraine. Founded in 1975 as a forum for the West’s richest nations to discuss crises such as the OPEC oil embargo, the G-7 this week addressed what it perceives as the biggest current threats: China, Russia and the coronavirus pandemic. Read more on

25 – Weekly Newsletter May

Britain will send a Carrier Strike Group to the Indo-Pacific region next month in a massive show of force aimed at countering the security challenges posed by the Chinese regime. The Carrier Strike Group, which will be led by the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, will be the “largest concentration of maritime and air power” in the UK, said the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in a press release. Read more on

24 – Weekly Newsletter April

The UK’s House of Commons on Thursday unanimously passed a motion declaring Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic and religious minorities in China’s Xinjiang region are suffering crimes against humanity and genocide. Read more on