Friday, May 20, 2022


City of lost mosques: how Suzhou tells the story of China’s Islamic past

Regular stories in the international press highlighting the treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region tend to obscure the fact that Islam was once highly regarded by Chinese emperors.

Mao’s China falsely claimed it had eradicated schistosomiasis – and it’s still celebrating that...

In early April, with much of the world under lockdown, China was already celebrating its purported victory in keeping the new coronavirus under control....

India Bans 43 New Mobile Apps Engaging in ‘Activities Prejudicial to Integrity of India’

Indian government goes ahead and bans 43 mobile applications for allegedly engaging in activities that are prejudicial to integrity of India. 

China and AI: what the world can learn and what it should be wary...

China announced in 2017 its ambition to become the world leader in artificial intelligence (AI) by 2030. While the US still leads in absolute...

China is Sending America’s Unsolicited Packages Containing Mysterious Seeds

Americans are receiving unsolicited shipments from China carrying unknown seeds. The government has warned people against using such seeds in any way.

China is becoming increasingly assertive – security law in Hong Kong is just the...

China’s enforcement of a new security law in Hong Kong marks the de facto end of the “one country, two systems” model that came...

China could be using TikTok to spy on Australians, but banning it isn’t a...

With a reported two billion downloads worldwide, TikTok’s Australian market is also significant. It has an estimated 1.6 million Aussie users, mostly aged 16-24 but with a growing number of older users too.

China Claims its New Security Law Will Act as a “Sword” Over Lawbreakers’ Heads

Will China’s new security law curb freedom and political resistance in the semi-autonomous city of Hong-Kong?

To ‘Safeguard Interests’, India Bans TikTok Along with Fifty-Seven Chinese Applications

Chinese video-sharing and social media application TikTok along with several other applications have been banned in India according to an interim order by the government.

America Reviews Global Force Posture as Indo-Chinese Conflict Amplifies

As Indo-Chinese tensions grow, US is reviewing its global force posture in order to help India counter Chinese threats.

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