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7 Military Weapons China Copied From the United States

China's Changhe Z-10 Helicopter. (Shimin Gu/Wikimedia Commons)
China's Changhe Z-10 Helicopter. (Shimin Gu/Wikimedia Commons)

Through cyber attacks and other methods, the Chinese regime has successfully stolen large amounts of sensitive information, including military weapon blueprints, from major corporations and...


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    Fugitive Military Hackers Traced to Government Office In Shanghai

    Hackers with the Chinese military that are frequently tied to cyberattacks against the United States have been traced to a government office in Shanghai. The... Read more

  • Former Chinese general Wang Dianming posing next to a Confucius statue in the seaside resort in Beidaihe, Hebei province. (FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

    How an Unofficial Seaside Meeting of Unelected Chinese Men Decides the Country’s Future

    Imagine if, for a few days a year, the president, his administration, congressional leaders, the Supreme Court, and high ranking officers of the U.S. military... Read more

  • Former vice Cchairman of the Central Military Commission Guo Boxiong attends a political meeting in Beijing on March 5, 2013. (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Guo Boxiong, Retired Top Chinese General, Is Purged

    Former top Chinese general Guo Boxiong has been expelled from the Communist Party for corruption, according to a decision by the Politburo late Thursday night,... Read more

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    Ai Weiwei’s UK Visa Means He’ll Be Gone When Xi Jinping Arrives

    In October, Communist Party chief Xi Jinping will visit the United Kingdom as the first Chinese leader to make an official trip in 10 years... Read more

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    6 Ways the Chinese Regime Caused China’s Food Safety Crisis

    In over a decade of unnerving food scandals, the Chinese people have seen almost every form of poisonous or fake product, from rice contaminated with... Read more

  • A group of Chinese officials visting an "anti-corruption educational base" in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province. (Screenshot via jcrb.com)

    Lights, Camera, Anti-Corruption!

    For the last three years, the Chinese communist leadership has fought a bitter campaign against corruption in its ranks. Corruption, leaders say, could bring about... Read more

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    Implications of China’s Stock Market Crash

    News Analysis Using extreme measures, the Chinese regime eventually managed to stabilize the stock market crash that started in mid-June, during which both the Shanghai... Read more

  • A man in a shirt with the Blagoveshchensk State Pedagogical University and Confucius Institute logos in an undated photo. (Screen shot/Sinocenter.ru)

    Confucius Institute in Russia Threatened With Closure in Legal Case

    China’s Confucius Institute, a controversial arm of the Chinese regime’s public diplomacy apparatus, is coming under pressure in Russia, with prosecutors from the city of... Read more

  • CCP supported group Hong Kong Youth Care Association (HKYCA) set information booths next to Falun Gong’s and use their own banners, loudspeakers and flyers to castigate and mock Falun Gong. In the photo, the HKYCA members in green are holding slanderous flyers at Mong Kok on April 16, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Court Rules Falun Gong Practitioners Wrongly Accused

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  • In this undated photo,  Chinese urban block monitors take a stroll in Beijing. (Screenshot via Weibo)

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    Why a Novel on War With China Has the Pentagon Talking

    History may have played out differently if world leaders had listened to the warnings of an author in 1914. Problems the world would soon face... Read more

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    China’s Fast-Track Spying: 3 Ways China Can Exploit Stolen OPM Data

    The background checks of 21.5 million U.S. federal employees with security clearances are the crown jewels in the Chinese regime’s new system to spy on Americans. The... Read more

  • Local Chinese official Hu Guomin signs a board with an oath to end fictive kinship amongst Communist Party members in Qingshen County, Sichuan Province on July 22, 2015. (Screen shot/China Radio International)

    Party Members Made to Renounce Their Sworn Relatives

    They gathered in a local public plaza on the morning of July 22. Raising clenched right fists, 50 Communist Party officials from the southwestern China... Read more

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    China Shares Suffer Sharpest One-Day Fall in 8 Years

    SEOUL, South Korea—The Shanghai share index fell the most since early 2007 on Monday as Chinese stocks suffered a renewed sell-off despite government efforts to... Read more

  • Two policeman leads police dogs guarding in front of the Great Hall of the People before the closing ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on Mar. 13, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    Chinese Police Arrest 44 Who Attempted to Sue Former Regime Leader

    Chinese communist authorities have arrested several dozen Chinese who attempted to lodge legal complaints against the former Party leader Jiang Zemin, according to an overseas... Read more

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    Crony to Former Security Boss in China Suddenly Purged

    The anti-corruption campaign in China led by Communist Party leader Xi Jinping shows no signs of slowing down, with the recent removal of a provincial... Read more

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    Why a Novel on War With China Has the Pentagon Talking

    History may have played out differently if world leaders had listened to the warnings of an author in 1914. Problems the world would soon face... Read more

  • A Safeway customer browses the fruit and vegetable section at Safeway's new "Lifestyle" store July 18, 2007 in Livermore, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Trust ‘Organic’ From China

    After numerous food scares in China, the Chinese have become disillusioned with the communist regime’s ability to properly regulate the food industry. And the contaminated... Read more

  • The Chinese regime is recruiting the employees of U.S. companies as industrial spies and then making their theft of data appear to be the result of coordinated cyberattacks. (Courtesy of U.S. Department of Defense)

    5 Ways China Steals Foreign Intelligence

    To compare how different countries gather intelligence, David Wise, an expert on espionage and author of “Tiger Trap: America’s Secret Spy War with China,” gave... Read more

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    Made-in-China Clothing for Kids Could Contain Toxic Chemicals

    Many parents have the good sense to feed their kids healthy food, but not many are aware of the risks posed by contaminated clothing from... Read more

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    China’s Record Criticized as Congress Mulls Nuclear Pact

    WASHINGTON—China’s record on nuclear proliferation is facing congressional criticism as the Obama administration seeks renewal of a 30-year agreement that enables American involvement in the... Read more

  • Dancers from National Ballet of China wait backstage for their turn to perform the Mao-era ballet  "The Red Detachment of Women" in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel)

    Chinese Ballet at Lincoln Center Glorifies the Violent Class Struggle That Killed My Great-Grandfather

    My great-grandfather was a landowner in southern China prior to the communist takeover in 1949. Possessing about three acres of rice paddies and a lychee... Read more

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    Are You Eating Tainted Seafood From China?

    In a squalid fish farm in Yangjiang, Guangdong, farmers fed tilapia fish with the feces of pigs and geese to lower the cost of production... Read more

  • Safeway customers shop for peaches at Safeway on July 18, 2007 in Livermore, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    5 Fruits From China You Should Avoid

    “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” says the proverb—but maybe not in communist China. Due to a lack of regulation and enforcement, farmers... Read more

  • Members of Congress leave after a series of votes effecting the fast tracking of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Capitol Hill June 12, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

    Congress Could Condemn Organ Harvesting in China With New Resolution

    Congress has introduced a resolution that would condemn the Chinese Communist Party for harvesting the organs of prisoners of conscience. If it passes in a... Read more

  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter (2nd L) and Gen. Fan Changlong (L), Vice Chairman of the Chinese Central Military Commission of People's Liberation Army, listen to the U.S. national anthem as they participate in an honor cordon June 11, 2015 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Obama Snubs Chinese Propaganda General

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    8 Made-in-China Kid’s Products That Can Injure or Kill

    In the summer of 2007, American consumers were shocked to hear Mattel Inc., the largest U.S. toy company, had recalled over 10.5 million toys manufactured... Read more

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    Latest Scary Meat Scandal in China a Reminder of Supply Woes That Hit McDonald’s

    Sales at America’s most well-known burger place are down, and most of us have heard a lot about it. McDonald’s Corp. says overall sales have declined... Read more

  • A researcher at security company DBI searches the Darknet. Governments, law enforcement agencies, and private industries are turning to the Darknet to to investigate terrorist organizations, organized crime, and cyberattacks. (DBI)

    Cybertheft Adds to US-China Tensions Ahead of Upcoming Talks

    WASHINGTON—Tensions between the U.S. and China are growing over its island-building in the South China Sea and over suspicions that Beijing was behind a massive... Read more

  • A window display at Bergdorf Goodman on 5th Avenue in New York City on April 10, 2013. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Tsai Ing-Wen, presidential nominee of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party, meets with supporters after arriving at Penn Station at 4 p.m. on June 5, 2015 (Dai Bing/Epoch Times)

    Taiwan President Nominee Looks to New York for Inspiration

    NEW YORK—A candidate for the president of Taiwan in a speech in Brooklyn before 1,200 supporters looked to New York City for inspiration for her... Read more

  • Shoppers browse a clothing store in the Ginza shopping district on February 20, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Tourists celebrating the Lunar New Year are visiting Japan, where the weak yen attracts shoppers. With eased visa conditions for Chinese tourists, department stores, hotels and other outlets nationwide are swarming with customers from China, Taiwan and Singapore.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

    Chinese Shoppers Go Abroad in Search of Quality and Safety

    For a growing number of Chinese, travelling abroad isn’t just about seeing sights, studying, or finding work, but finding good shopping deals. Aside from prices,... Read more

  • This picture taken on November 9, 2013 shows Chinese shoppers walking past a Gucci shop in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province.  (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Gucci, Luxury Brands Sue Alibaba Over Counterfeits

    NEW YORK—Gucci and other luxury brands owned by the Paris-based Kering Group are suing Alibaba in an effort to stem the counterfeit products sold through... Read more

  • Images of China’s land reclamation activities on Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, as of early 2015. The United States has warned that it would not respect the claims to sovereignty and territorial waters that China expects the islands to assert. (Screenshot via Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative)

    John Kerry’s Message to China Didn’t Make It Through the Censors

    When Secretary of State John Kerry visited China and met with top officials there recently, he had a key message to deliver: that the Chinese... Read more

  • Over 8,000 human rights activists, members of The Global Service for Quitting the Chinese Communist Party, and Falun Gong practitioners, hold a rally in front of the United Nations in New York on May 15, 2015, celebrating over 200 million Chinese people who have quit the Chinese party. (Youth Ma/Epoch Times)

    8,000 in New York Rally to Support 200 Million Chinese Who Have Quit Communism

    NEW YORK—Gathering near the United Nations in Dag Hammarskjold Park, around 8,000 people attended a rally supporting Tuidang, the movement dedicated to ending the Chinese... Read more

  • Falun Dafa practitioners cross the Brooklyn Bridge from Brooklyn into Manhattan, New York, on May 13, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    From Europe to Brooklyn: Hundreds Stream Across Brooklyn Bridge for Human Rights in China

    NEW YORK—They flew in from over the Atlantic to Brooklyn, and silently marched across one of America’s oldest suspension bridges bearing a simple, poignant message:... Read more

  • A member of the People's Liberation Army

    Fugitive Military Hackers Traced to Government Office In Shanghai

    Hackers with the Chinese military that are frequently tied to cyberattacks against the United States have been traced to a government office in Shanghai. The... Read more

  • Former Chinese general Wang Dianming posing next to a Confucius statue in the seaside resort in Beidaihe, Hebei province. (FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

    How an Unofficial Seaside Meeting of Unelected Chinese Men Decides the Country’s Future

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  • Former vice Cchairman of the Central Military Commission Guo Boxiong attends a political meeting in Beijing on March 5, 2013. (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Guo Boxiong, Retired Top Chinese General, Is Purged

    Former top Chinese general Guo Boxiong has been expelled from the Communist Party for corruption, according to a decision by the Politburo late Thursday night,... Read more

  • A Chinese hawker sells vegetables at a f

    6 Ways the Chinese Regime Caused China’s Food Safety Crisis

    In over a decade of unnerving food scandals, the Chinese people have seen almost every form of poisonous or fake product, from rice contaminated with... Read more

  • A group of Chinese officials visting an "anti-corruption educational base" in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province. (Screenshot via jcrb.com)

    Lights, Camera, Anti-Corruption!

    For the last three years, the Chinese communist leadership has fought a bitter campaign against corruption in its ranks. Corruption, leaders say, could bring about... Read more

  • A man in a shirt with the Blagoveshchensk State Pedagogical University and Confucius Institute logos in an undated photo. (Screen shot/Sinocenter.ru)

    Confucius Institute in Russia Threatened With Closure in Legal Case

    China’s Confucius Institute, a controversial arm of the Chinese regime’s public diplomacy apparatus, is coming under pressure in Russia, with prosecutors from the city of... Read more

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    China’s Fast-Track Spying: 3 Ways China Can Exploit Stolen OPM Data

    The background checks of 21.5 million U.S. federal employees with security clearances are the crown jewels in the Chinese regime’s new system to spy on Americans. The... Read more

  • Two policeman leads police dogs guarding in front of the Great Hall of the People before the closing ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on Mar. 13, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    Chinese Police Arrest 44 Who Attempted to Sue Former Regime Leader

    Chinese communist authorities have arrested several dozen Chinese who attempted to lodge legal complaints against the former Party leader Jiang Zemin, according to an overseas... Read more

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    Crony to Former Security Boss in China Suddenly Purged

    The anti-corruption campaign in China led by Communist Party leader Xi Jinping shows no signs of slowing down, with the recent removal of a provincial... Read more

  • China Brazen Activist

    Profile: Meet China Rights Activist Wu Gan the ‘Butcher’

    BEIJING—Bearded, bald and burly ex-soldier Wu Gan calls himself The Ultra Vulgar Butcher. He poses for online portraits brandishing knives in both hands that he... Read more

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    Was Politics Behind the Resignation of Top Chinese Official’s Son?

    On July 20 it was reported that Liu Lefei, the son of one of the most powerful communist officials in China, had quietly resigned from... Read more

  • Chinese Democracy

    Wei Jingsheng, Father of Chinese Democracy Movement, Supports Campaign to Prosecute Former Party Chief

    Several Chinese lawyers, scholars, and dissidents have recently announced their support for a campaign by Chinese citizens to bring former Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin... Read more

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    China Is Building a Database on Americans Using Its Domestic Spy Program

    According to experts, the Chinese regime is building a database on Americans, using data stolen through numerous cyberattacks and, to some degree, inside spies. A... Read more

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    Will China Censor Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ Clothing Line?

    Taylor Swift might have unwittingly stumbled into politically fraught territory in China with her latest business venture: the singer-songwriter intends to bring to the country... Read more

  • Chinese enforcement officers check the dates on the tins of milk powder at a shop in Tongzi, southwest China's Guizhou region on February 9, 2010, as dairy products containing the industrial chemical melamine have been turning up again in stores. China is hunting for nearly 100 tonnes of tainted milk powder that was supposed to have been destroyed after a 2008 scandal over the deaths of six babies. (AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Officials Responsible for Poisoned Milk Powder Get New Jobs

    Beijing recently announced that a number of former food safety officials who were deemed responsible for the contaminated milk powder scandal, which poisoned hundreds of thousands of babies and caused... Read more

  • Yang Jisheng, the former chief editor of the liberal political magazine Yanhuang Chunqiu, or China Through the Ages, gives a talk in Beijing, China on Sept. 1, 2012. (Epoch Times archives).

    Esteemed Chinese Editor Quits Amid Political Pressure, but It’s Unclear Who’s Behind the Pressure

    The editor of a well-known liberal political magazine in China stepped down recently, the culmination of years of mounting pressure from political opponents. Yang Jisheng,... Read more

  • Winston Liu in Banff National Park, Canada, in 2011. Liu, a graduate of China’s prestigious Tsinghua University, is a party to a lawsuit against the former leader of the Chinese Communist Party, filed as the 16th anniversary of the campaign approaches. (Courtesy of Winston Liu)

    Legal Complaint Against Beijing’s Tsinghua University Highlights Campus Torture Site

    Sixteen years ago, one of the most prestigious universities in China became a forward operating base for an all out ideological war against a peaceful... Read more

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    How the Chinese Regime Gets Away With a False History of World War II

    Gathered before a museum in suburban Beijing, soldiers and schoolchildren stood in silence last week to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the start of World... Read more

  • Buildings are shrouded in smog on December 8, 2013 in Lianyungang, China. Heavy smog has been lingering in northern and eastern parts of China since last week, disturbing the traffic, worsening air pollution and forcing the closure of schools. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

    ‘Benefits of Smog’ and 10 Other Absurd Claims by China’s Propaganda Machine

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  • Protesters hold a rally in front of the Chinese Consulate in Manila's financial district on July 7, denouncing the Chinese regime's claims to the South China Sea. Chinese authorities may soon start the second phase of island building in the disputed waters. (Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Moves to ‘Phase Two’ in South China Sea Conflict

    An announcement by the Chinese regime on June 16 about its island building in the South China Sea is less than meets the eye. While... Read more

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    Implications of China’s Stock Market Crash

    News Analysis Using extreme measures, the Chinese regime eventually managed to stabilize the stock market crash that started in mid-June, during which both the Shanghai... Read more

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    China Shares Suffer Sharpest One-Day Fall in 8 Years

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    How China’s Stock Market Crash Wiped Out the Wealth of Half a Million

    Editors note: Investors across China put their money into the Chinese stock market last year and this year largely because of promises by official media... Read more

  • Lei Jun, chairman and CEO of China's Xiaomi Inc.,  in Beijing on Jan. 15, 2015. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

    Can China’s ‘Homegrown Apple,’ Xiaomi, Succeed Abroad?

    China’s No. 1 smartphone maker has been in existence for only five years, holds a $45 billion valuation, and was named after a type of... Read more

  • The 18th CPC National Congress - Closing Ceremony

    Was Politics Behind the Resignation of Top Chinese Official’s Son?

    On July 20 it was reported that Liu Lefei, the son of one of the most powerful communist officials in China, had quietly resigned from... Read more

  • A screen that shows the Shanghai Composite Index (top) and the Shenzhen Component Index is seen on the side of an overpass in front of the Oriental Pearl Tower (back) in Shanghai on July 9, 2015. Chinese stocks stormed into positive territory in volatile trading on July 9 as Beijing launched new measures to halt a dramatic sell-off, but trading remained volatile in a crisis that has also hurt global share markets and commodity prices. AFP PHOTO CHINA OUT (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Was the China Stock Market Crash Engineered?

    On July 1, when over 200 million shares of Sinopec Oilfield Service Corp. were dumped on the market and caused the share price to plummet... Read more

  • Baha Mar resort under construction in Nassau, Bahamas, on July 24, 2014. (Thomas Hawk/CC BY-NC 2.0)

    China’s Biggest Offshore Commercial Real Estate Investment Is in Limbo

    The Baha Mar Resort and Casino was supposed to become one of the most glamorous vacation resorts in the Bahamas. Today, more than four years... Read more

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    How China’s Discriminatory Income Tax Law Targets the Poor

    For decades China’s lawmakers have been dragging their feet on reforming income tax laws, which have all along discriminated against low-income groups, particularly those with... Read more

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    History of Pre-Infected Electronics Will Block China’s Bid to Purchase Micron Technology

    China’s largest chip manufacturer allegedly wants to buy a key U.S. chip manufacturer, Micron Technology, in what would be the largest Chinese takeover of a... Read more

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    Power Struggle Involved in Chinese Stock Market Turmoil

    News Analysis HONG KONG—The current stock market turmoil in China could be the result of a power struggle, some analysts believe. While Chinese Communist Party... Read more

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    China’s Sloppy Battery Industry Threatens Global Gadget Supply Chain

    The global supply chain for virtually all battery-powered products is grappling with a difficult problem: Lithium ion batteries, the kind found in just about every... Read more

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    Chinese Stock Market Set up as Communist Regime’s Cash Cow

    In recent months, having been encouraged by the state, millions of ordinary Chinese have put themselves at risk of losing everything by gambling in the... Read more

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    Why China’s New Cybersecurity Law Will Hurt the Tech Sector, and China Itself

    China ratified a new cybersecurity law July 8 granting the communist regime an even tighter grip on the Internet and technology industries. The law, which... Read more

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    Counterfeiters From China Live Large in California

    SHANGHAI—The Chinese woman has a history of selling counterfeit luxury goods. She has been sued in the U.S. by eight luxury brands. She owes Chanel... Read more

  • APTOPIX China Financial Markets

    Encouraged by the State, Chinese Put Everything at Risk With Margin Trading

    China’s stock bubble is bursting, and millions of ordinary Chinese are about to lose their shirts. Aside from the obvious pain that losing one’s life savings... Read more

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    Stock Market Plunge in China Becomes Litmus Test of Political Loyalty

    After soaring to seven-year highs in June, China’s stock markets have plummeted badly—the Shanghai Composite, the main index, losing an astounding 29 percent in just... Read more

  • Chinese investors have flocked en masse to purchase real estate in Western countries, and in Canada, frustration is building. (The Canadian Press/Ryan Remiorz)

    Chinese House-Buying Binge in Canada Fuels Real Estate Bubble

    Editor’s note: China’s newly rich, and even its middle class, have been seeking safe places to invest their money. In the current environment of economic... Read more

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    China’s Stock Market Woes Could Determine Communist Party’s Fate

    A last-ditch struggle for the Chinese Communist Party’s legacy and legitimacy could be playing out on the nation’s stock markets, as the regime desperately tries... Read more

  • Robert Johnson of the Institute of New Economic Thinking spoke to the Epoch Times about issues ranging from American income inequality to Chinese fish farms. (EpochTimes)

    Robert Johnson Says China Becoming Part of the International Reserve Currency SDR ‘Long Overdue’

    On the surface, Robert Johnson’s career looks like the stereotypical case of somebody who has made it in finance. Educated at the country’s elite schools... Read more

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    5 Expensive Chinese Construction Projects That Are Useless

    Deserted streets, unfinished high-rises, and uninhabited apartment complexes characterize China’s “ghost cities,” built solely to stimulate economic growth. While sleek and prestigious, these ghost cities,... Read more

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    Manchuria, the Manchus, and What It Means to Be Chinese

    China’s last imperial dynasty, the Qing (1644–1912), founded by ethnic Manchu invaders, was also one of its greatest. Known for its enlightened and capable early... Read more

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    Traditional Chinese Food: 8 Sizzling Sichuan Dishes

    Hot, hot, hot! That’s what normally comes to mind when people think about food from Sichuan, home to sizzling, tongue-numbing peppers and chilies. China’s rich... Read more

  • "Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies" book in New York on July 14, 2015. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    ‘Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies': A World of Tradition

    Sometimes you don’t have to write a new book to create a new experience when a well-crafted, illustrated edition of a classic gem will do... Read more

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    How Imperial China’s Campaign to Fend Off Barbarians Opened the Silk Road

    Over 2,000 years ago, the Han Dynasty had unified China and was looking to expand north and west for trade and to secure its borders... Read more

  • The Kangxi Emperor on tour, early 18th century, Qing Dynasty, China. (Wikimedia Commons)

    The Chinese Emperors Who Succeeded in Winning the Hearts and Minds of Generations

    Leaders of all types—presidents, CEOs, managers, parents—all grapple with the challenge of gaining and maintaining influence. Terrorists employ fear and desperation; politicians do it through... Read more

  • Whenever the name of Yi Zong was mentioned in the region, guilty people would become frightened and they would shiver though they weren’t cold. (Mei Hsu/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Idioms: Shiver Though Not Cold (不寒而慄)

    During the reign of Emperor Wudi (156–87 B.C.) of the Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C. – A.D. 23), there was a man named Yi Zong... Read more

  • This picture taken on June 20, 2015 shows dragon boats setting off on the annual race along a river in Binzhou, northeast China's Shandong province.  Dragon boat racing dates back over 2,000 years and has now developed into a serious sport on the calendar of many countries around the world. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    How a Poetic Martyr Inspired the Dragon Boat Festival

    The Duan Wu, or Dragon Boat festival, is one of the oldest and most popular traditional Chinese festivals. Celebrated on the fifth day of the... Read more

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    Fathers: Regain Your Manliness the Confucian Way

    Our modern world has put fatherhood in a tight spot. From a 50 percent divorce rate to a career of servitude in the office cell... Read more

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    How the Chinese Explained Dreams

    The famous theoretical essay “On the Equality of Things,” by ancient Daoist master and philosopher Zhuang Zi, ends with a cryptic passage in which the... Read more

  • A Charioteer and Chariot Horse are displayed as part of China's Terracotta Warriors display April 24, 2012 at Discovery Times Square in New York. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Story of Ancient China’s Trojan Horse

    While many nations and kingdoms are known for their bravery in fighting to the death against superior forces, one ancient Chinese ruler did the exact... Read more

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    Why a 2,000-Year-Old Chinese Ship Design Still Holds Up

    Almost a century before Columbus sailed the ocean blue to America, Chinese admiral Zheng began the first of seven expeditions to explore the southern seas... Read more

  • Murong Xuecun, social critic, and one of China’s first Internet-based writers, had about 8.5 million followers on Weibo, before censors shut down his accounts in May 2013. Murong Xuecun is the pen name for Hao Qun.  He spoke May 28 at Freedom House, on “Culture and Control: The tightening grip of censorship in Xi’s China.” (Gary Feuerberg/ Epoch Times)

    Chinese Literary Dissidents ‘Shadow’ Book Exposition

    WASHINGTON—An event meant to celebrate China’s literary life provided occasion for criticizing the regime’s censorship. This year in New York City on May, 27-29, China... Read more

  • An Japanese depiction of Wang Zhaojun from Edo period. (Wikimedia Commons)

    How One Woman Turned Back the Mongols and Brought Peace to China

    The Xiongnu were a group of nomadic tribes living north of the Great Wall. Ancestors of the modern Mongols, thousands of years ago they made... Read more

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    The Met’s Chinese Fashion Exhibit Neglects 94 Percent of Chinese Fashion

    The Metropolitan Museum’s new gargantuan fashion exhibit, China: Through the Looking Glass, has its fair share of glamour-struck gawkers as well as apologists. It’s clear... Read more

  • A young woman practices Falun Dafa exercises on Nathan Phillips Square, May 17.(Evan Ning/Epoch Times)

    Celebrating in the Face of Persecution

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    Chinese Police Arrest 44 Who Attempted to Sue Former Regime Leader

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    Ai Weiwei, Chinese Artist and Critic, Gets Back His Passport

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    Hong Kong Falun Gong Practitioners Sue Former Chinese Dictator

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    Meditators in Stockholm Petition for Persecution to End

    STOCKHOLM—On the sixteenth anniversary of a brutal persecution in China, a group of meditators in the capital of Sweden carried out simple but purposeful activities... Read more

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    On Anniversary of Persecution, Chinese Women Tell of a Narrow Escape

    NEW YORK—Li Qiong sensed something was not quite right when she got home late from work on April 2. About a dozen security personnel—some regular... Read more

  • The Divine Land Marching Band, a waist drum troupe,  marches through the streets of Hong Kong to mark the Chinese Communist Party's sixteen year-long persecution of Falun Gong (Phillip Evich/Epoch Times)

    Falun Gong Practitioners in Hong Kong Mark 16 Years of Persecution

    HONG KONG—About 700 Hong Kong and Taiwan residents marched through the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to mark the Communist Party’s sixteen year-long... Read more

  • Lord Raymond Hylton, a member of the House of Lords, visits Falun Gong protests in London, United Kingdom on July 15, 2015. (Susan Chan/Epoch Times)

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    Practitioners of the spiritual practice Falun Gong held a peaceful protest opposite the Houses of Parliament on July 15. They protested for Falun Gong practitioners... Read more

  • Around 12,000 candles  were arranged for a vigil in Washington, D.C. on July 16, to mark the anniversary of the persecution of Falun Gong. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

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    WASHINGTON—Nearing twilight on a summer afternoon on the National Mall, a boy flew a kite shaped like a bird. The Marine Corps Band began to... Read more

  • Former MP Hon. David Kilgour speaks while Ontario MPP Jack MacLaren stands behind him, surrounded by Falun Gong practitioners at a rally on July 15, 2015, in front of the Chinese embassy in Ottawa marking 16 years since the launch of the persecution against the traditional spiritual practice in China. (Jonathan Ren/Epoch Times)

    Falun Gong Marks 16 Years of Persecution in China

    OTTAWA, Canada—Ottawa Falun Gong practitioners marked the 16th anniversary of their practice’s persecution by the Chinese regime amid a growing wave of criminal complaints against... Read more

  • Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) speaks at a Falun Gong rally on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 16. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

    Members of Congress Speak Out Against Ongoing Persecution of Falun Gong in China

    WASHINGTON—On the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the annual rally protesting the 16 yearslong persecution of Falun Gong in communist China received an unusual... Read more

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    Falun Gong Parade in Capital Marks 16 Years of Persecution in China

    WASHINGTON—Practitioners of the Chinese spiritual discipline Falun Gong converged here, holding a rally on the South Lawn of Capitol Hill, marching with a brass band... Read more

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  • Local Chinese official Hu Guomin signs a board with an oath to end fictive kinship amongst Communist Party members in Qingshen County, Sichuan Province on July 22, 2015. (Screen shot/China Radio International)

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  • Winston Liu in Banff National Park, Canada, in 2011. Liu, a graduate of China’s prestigious Tsinghua University, is a party to a lawsuit against the former leader of the Chinese Communist Party, filed as the 16th anniversary of the campaign approaches. (Courtesy of Winston Liu)

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  • A slogan with the words “Bring Jiang to Justice” appear on an electricity pole in Beijing. (Minghui.org)

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  • Over 8,000 human rights activists, members of The Global Service for Quitting the Chinese Communist Party, and Falun Gong practitioners, hold a rally in front of the United Nations in New York on May 15, 2015, celebrating over 200 million Chinese people who have quit the Chinese party. (Youth Ma/Epoch Times)

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  • ong Yi, chairperson of the Tuidang Center (L), presents a certificate to a Chinese student during a rally near the United Nations in New York on Sept. 28, 2014. Many Chinese people risk arrest for taking part in the Tuidang movement. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

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  • A rally is held in North Point, Hong Kong, on Dec. 7 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the publication of the “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party.”
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    Hong Kong Rally Commemorates ‘Nine Commentaries’

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    ‘I Look Forward to the CCP Gangsters’ Judgment Day!’

    Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its... Read more

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    ‘We want to quit from the evil party’

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  • On April 24, 2011, Falun Gong practitioners and human rights activists in Hong Kong held a parade to protest against the persecution of Falun Gong in China, and to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the April 25 Peaceful Appeal (This refers to April 25, 1999, when 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners held a peaceful appeal in Beijing for the release of 45 practitioners detained in Tianjin City). The large banner reads "Have you withdrawn yet?" (Epoch Times)

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    Public resentment continues to seethe over widespread grievances of injustice and unfairness, while social unrest continues to escalate across the country. After suffering decades of... Read more

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  • Baiqiao Tang, chairman of China Peace, and a leading Chinese dissident, speaks at a rally calling for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong in China in front of the United Nations building in New York City on May 17, 2013. (Edward Dai/The Epoch Times)

    Chinese Quit Communist Party, Heralding a New China

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    Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its... Read more

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  • Falun Gong practicioners act out a scene of stealing human organs to sell during a demonstration in Taipei on July 20, 2014. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Killing of Falun Gong for Their Organs: Recent Developments

    This article presents remarks by David Matas to a public forum at the University of South Australia, Adelaide, on June 28, 2015. I want to... Read more

  • United Nations headquarters in Geneva on June 24, 2015. (Davide Giannotti / Epoch Times)

    United Nations Called Upon to Act on China Organ Trafficking

    GENEVA—A group of doctors, lawyers, and international activists met in the Palais des Nations, the headquarters of the U.N., to review what they said was... Read more

  • Falun Gong practicioners act out a scene of stealing human organs to sell during a demonstration in Taipei on July 20, 2014. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

    Taiwan Shuts Down Organ Transplant Tourism

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  • Chinese policemen guard outside the Jinan Intermediate People's Court, on August 25, 2013 in Jinan, China. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    Chinese Officials, Arbiters of Repression, Now Seek Aid From the Lawyers Who Defended Their Victims

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  • Dr. Robert Hickey (L) with his kidney donor, Robert Smitty. Hickey found Smitty, who donated his kidney altruistically, through the website www.matchingdonors.com. Since then, Hickey has worked to shed light on the dark and corrupt aspects of the international organ trade, while also trying to make it easier to obtain ethical organ transplants. (Courtesy of Dr. Robert Hickey)

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  • Zhou Yongkang, the then Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee member in charge of security at the 18th Communist Party Congress in Beijing on Nov. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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  • Doctors carry fresh organs for transplant at a hospital in Henan Province, China, on Aug. 16, 2012. (Screenshot via Sohu.com)

    Chinese Hospitals Pegged for Corruption Were Also in Illicit Organ Trade

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  • Falun Dafa practitioners hold a candlelight vigil as a peaceful protest near the Chinese Consulate in New York, on April 25, 2014. Falun Gong practitioners have peacefully exposed the persecution of their beliefs in China. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Australian Officials Condemn the Chinese Regime’s Forced Organ Transplants

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  • Washington, UNITED STATES: Falun Gong demonstartors dramatize an illegal act of paying for human organs during a protest 19 April 2006 in Washington, DC in conjuction with the visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao to the US. A team of US officials has found no evidence in northern China to support claims by the Falun Gong spiritual group that thousands of its followers have been killed and their organs harvested in concentration camps, the US government said last week. Despite such a finding, State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said Washington has taken the Falun Gong's charges "seriously" and has urged the Chinese government to probe the claims. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • A poster of the film Human Harvest depicts a meditating Falun Gong practitioner, with prices attached to her organs. (Flying Cloud Productions)

    Organ Harvest Documentary Wins Prestigious Peabody Prize

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  • Xin Ziling in an undated photograph. (Apollo Net)

    Maverick Retired Chinese Official Opens Taboo Topic

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  • Jöelle Hivonne, with European External Action Service, speaks at a recent workshop about organ harvesting in China held by the European Parliament  on April 21 in Brussels, Belgium.  (Epoch Times)

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  • Former Masters student, Jintao Liu (C) at a rally in Sydney, April 16. Beaten and tortured in a Chinese labour camp for practising Falun Gong, he recalls a police officer yelling out to the prison thugs beating him not to damage his organs. (Shar Adams/Epoch Times)

    Calls to Stop Illegal Organ Harvesting in China

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  • Protesters line Fallsview Blvd. in Niagara Fall, Ontario on April 17, 2015, to protest Premier Exhibitions’ Bodies Revealed show, which displays around 100 plasticized corpses skinned to display muscles and organs. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

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  • College girl Bian Xiaohui holds a banner that says "I want to see my father" on street on March 3, 2014. Bian and her cousin who took the photo have been detained, and went on trial on Dec. 12 being accused for "publicizing Falun Gong persecution" by putting the photo online. (Screenshot/Weibo.com)

    Chinese Woman Sentenced for Demanding to Visit Imprisoned Father

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  • The attempted defection by former Chongqing police chief Wang Lijun (first domino) set in motion a chain of events exposing and inflaming the Communist Party’s internal strife, which has come to a head presently. The once powerful Bo Xilai (second domino) is facing criminal charges, and the man Bo was to succeed as the powerful domestic security czar, Zhou Yongkang (third domino), has been stripped of real power. (Bo and Wang—Feng Li/Getty Images; Zhou—Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images; graphics by Vadim Berestetsky/The Epoch Times)

    Major Changes in China Will Impact Hong Kong and Japan

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  • CCP supported group Hong Kong Youth Care Association (HKYCA) set information booths next to Falun Gong’s and use their own banners, loudspeakers and flyers to castigate and mock Falun Gong. In the photo, the HKYCA members in green are holding slanderous flyers at Mong Kok on April 16, 2015. (Epoch Times)

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  • Falun Gong practitioners do exercises at Edinburgh Place outside City Hall in Central District, Hong Kong, on the morning of May 10, 2015. (Epoch Times)

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  • About 800 Falun Gong practitioners from Hong Kong and neighboring countries participate in a parade in Hong Kong Island on April 26, 2015, to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the peaceful protest of Falun Gong practitioners in Beijing on April 25, 1999, to defend their legal right to religious freedom and call for the release of fellow practitioners arrested for their faith. The parade starts in North Point, finishes in Central. The parade has impressed many tourists from mainland China. (Epoch Times)

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