IPVM, the world’s leading authority on video surveillance, discovered an internal Huawei document that, by purpose or mistake, was freely available on Huawei’s European website. Immediately after IPVM asked Huawei for explanations, the document disappeared.
VISION TIMES Several human rights groups have written a joint letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) asking them to block China from hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics due to the country’s gross human rights violations. Beijing is looking forward to hosting the event as a way to showcase to the world how technologically advanced and socially […]
Amanda Lichtenstein | Global Voices Granting fishing licenses to these massive trawlers will destroy livelihoods The arrival of six Chinese supertrawlers in Monrovia, Liberia, last month has sparked outrage among the country’s small-scale canoe fishers. These supertrawlers are capable of catching 12,000 tonnes of fish a year, which is about twice the nation’s sustainable catch of key […]
VISION TIMES One of the biggest ways the outbreak of the CCP coronavirus has damaged China’s international reputation is by exposing the country’s racist attitude toward Africans. Despite the fact that the virus originated in China itself, local governments and people in different parts of the country have been treating Africans like they were the ones responsible […]
<!–[CDATA[ Kudzai Chimhangwa | Advox Global Voices For some, digital ID became a tool of voter intimidation. This piece is part of a series on digital ID systems, built in partnership with The Engine Room. Visit the Digital ID microsite to read a full research report on this global trend, and case studies on five countries that have deployed […]
Decades later, the Soviet Union is no more. However, another major threat has arisen in its place — China. At a recent summit, NATO admitted for the first time in its history that China’s rise will come with a new set of challenges.
Joshua Lipes | Radio Free Asia China’s growing influence on the world stage has not translated into favorable views of the country, according to a survey by a Washington-based think tank focusing on social issues and demographic trends, released as the East Asian nation marks the 70th anniversary of its founding. The opinion of China […]
ANDREW MAMBONDIYANI | EPOCH TIMES ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—Amid fears that Beijing is taking control of various sectors of Africa’s economy, civil society organizations in Africa have expressed unhappiness with development projects implemented by Chinese investors, which they say don’t benefit local people. In the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, just like in many major cities in Africa, there […]
Chika Oduah | Voice of America ENUGU, NIGERIA – Chinese investment in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry has reached $16 billion, according to Nigeria’s state-run oil company. While Nigeria’s oil industry welcomes China’s interest, analysts worry about a lack of transparency in the sector and slow development of the country’s renewable energy market. When a […]
VISION TIMES The construction of the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in Kenya started off with much enthusiasm. A project funded primarily by Beijing, the SGR now remains incomplete, as the Chinese government is withholding funds needed to finish the project. Cold feet In May 2014, the Exim Bank of China, a state-owned enterprise, sanctioned […]