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  • Fu Xi creates the Eight Trigrams and Yin-Yang duality. (Leo Timm/Epoch Times)

    Legendary Foundations of Chinese Civilization: Fu Xi Brings Order to the Cosmos

    This is the second in a series of articles by an Epoch Times research team describing the foundations of Chinese civilization, and setting forth the traditional Chinese... Read more

  • A visitor views ancient Chinese calligraphy works at the Wuying Palace of the Forbidden City on Aug. 27, 2005, in Beijing, China. Many corrupt Chinese officials are making enormous money by selling their own calligraphy works. (China Photos/Getty Images)

    Legendary Foundations of Chinese Civilization: Preface

    This is the first in a series of articles by an Epoch Times research team describing the foundations of Chinese civilization, and setting forth the... Read more

  • People are seen shopping in a supermarket in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province of China, on September 9, 2011. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

    Comparing the Basic Cost of Living in the United States and China

    When I first came to the United States 20 years ago, everything seemed very expensive to me, almost astronomical—especially vegetables. But over the years, the... Read more

  • A worker installs sign outside a branch of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in Beijing.   (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Banks’ Bad Debt Masquerade to End Soon

    Amid a backdrop of souring loans and diminishing reserve ratios, Chinese banks recently announced the least encouraging quarterly earnings in almost a decade. Facing a challenging... Read more

  • A Chinese farmer pours salt onto a heap at Lijiawa Village on March 31, 2006 in Zizhou County of Shaanxi Province, China. (China Photos/Getty Images)

    How China’s Cancer-Inducing Industrial Salt Ends Up on Dinner Tables

    China produces by far the most salt of any country on earth—about 90 million tons a year. Of this figure, 91 percent are non-edible industrial... Read more

  • Chinese residents release captive fish into Daming Lake. (Sina Weibo)

    550 Pounds of Fish Were ‘Mercifully’ Released Into the Waters of Beijing—and Then Died

    On April 25, a group of people in Beijing taking part in a Buddhist folk ritual poured about 550 pounds of live fish into the... Read more

  • Zhang Yue as security boss of Hebei province, China. (NTDTV)

    China’s Media Reports Uncover Inside Story of the Purging of Officials

    Zhang Yue, security boss of Hebei province, has been arrested for “serious violation of Party discipline” and is currently being investigated, according to news from... Read more

  • (Illustration by Jens Almroth/Epoch Times; Photo by Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times; background photos by Getty Images)

    From Respected Judge to Enemy of the State in China

    On Dec. 31, 2011, Zhong Jinhua, a former Chinese judge and successful attorney, suddenly became an enemy of the state. “If the ban on political... Read more

  • Apart from the filial piety of children, filial daughters-in-law are also respected by heaven, earth, and man. (Epoch Times}

    Filial Piety Touches Heaven: Stories of Virtuous Daughters-in-law

    It has been said, “Filial piety is the most important of all virtues.” As the essence of Chinese culture, filial piety maintains the relationships between... Read more

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    Chinese Man Lauded For Sponsoring Orphan Girl, Then Revealed to Be Her Biological Father

    In March, Zheng Juming, a 53-year-old man in southeastern China, became a paragon of humanitarianism when it was reported that he had been shelling out... Read more

  • (L-R) Mr. Nan, the man who sold two middle-aged women fake bills, is caught on camera. The suitcase is stuffed with counterfeit bills by Nan. (via Anhui Net)

    Chinese Aunties Get Lesson in Crime in Fake Bill Scam

    Two middle aged Chinese women from east China were set to be successful con artists—until they confessed to the police that the thief who supposedly... Read more

  • Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan poses on the red carpet during the opening ceremony of the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) in Shanghai on June 13, 2015.  (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Panama Papers Reveal Jackie Chan’s Clinging to Super-Rich Chinese

    The storm caused by the Panama Papers has swept through Hong Kong again. New leaks list 18 big-name celebrities in Hong Kong and Macau, including... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners gather in front of the Chinese consulate in Toronto on April 25, 2016, to commemorate Falun Gong’s peaceful protest 17 years ago, on April 25, 1999, when 10,000 practitioners gathered in Beijing to call on the regime to allow them to practise their faith free from harassment. (Jimmy Pizolinas)

    Falun Gong Marks 17th Anniversary of Historic April 25 Appeal

    Canadian Falun Gong practitioners held events this week in major cities across the country to commemorate their fellow practitioners’ large-scale appeal in Beijing 17 years... Read more

  • A Malayan pangolin is seen out of its cage after being confiscated by the Department of Wildlife and Natural Parks in Kuala Lumpur, 08 August 2002. (JIMIN LAI/AFP/Getty Images)

    This Chinese Restaurant Can Get You Freshly-Slaughtered Meat From the Critically-Endangered Pangolin

    At first glance, nothing stands out about the Shennongge Medical Cuisine Hot Pot restaurant in Liuzhou, southern China, but you can get the meat of... Read more

  • One of the con men. (via NetEase)

    Chinese Gangsters Learn Cantonese to Pose as Hong Kong Businessmen

    Sporting fake Rolex watches, iPhones, fake BMC car keys, and speaking Cantonese, six men from rural Anhui Province became fake Hong Kong businessmen and managed... Read more

  • Watch: Chinese Monks in Violent Brawl Over Temple Work

    A video showing Chinese Buddhist monks fighting each other at their temple was posted to Chinese social media, breaking with the serene and lofty perception... Read more

  • A woman uses her mobile phone as a security guard looks on outside an Apple store in Shanghai on May 7, 2012.  (PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Apple Hopes to Get Its Books, Movies Back Online in China

    BEIJING—Apple Inc. said Friday it hopes to resume its online iTunes and iBooks services in China, where they were recently shut down less than seven... Read more

  • The key players in the Macau story. (Photos by Getty)

    CCP’s Overseas Bribery Revealed as US Fines Las Vegas Sands

    Macau Special Administrative Region of China, a small city that relies on the gambling industry, has been constantly involved in international affairs recently. First, Ng... Read more

  • Practitioners of Falun Gong demonstrate the meditative exercises on Columbia University's campus on April 5, 2016. (Leo Timm/Epoch Times)

    Seeing All of China at a Columbia University ‘Truth Clarification’ Stand

    NEW YORK—It was a bright and frigid early afternoon in the middle of Columbia University’s campus on April 5 when three Chinese women happened to... Read more

  • Ng Lap Seng's network involves Stanley Ho, Edmund Ho, anti-corruption campaign is approaching Hong Kong.
(Composite by Epoch Times)

    UN Bribery Scandal Implicates CCP’s Jiang faction

    A series of major breakthroughs have been achieved in the case of Macau real estate businessman Ng Lap Seng’s bribery of John W. Ashe, the... Read more

  • US President Barack Obama waves next to First Lady Michelle Obama (L) and their daughters Malia (L, behind) and Sasha upon their arrival at Jose Marti international airport in Havana on March 20, 2016. (Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

    Obama Carries His Own Umbrella in Cuba, Shocking Chinese Citizens

    Chinese Internet users were stunned to see President Barack Obama clutching his own umbrella and sheltering the First Lady from the elements on the airport... Read more

  • Mark Zuckerberg posts a picture of himself running with five others at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on March 18. (Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook)

    Mark Zuckerberg Jogs in Smoggy China and Gets Everyone Talking

    Running in smoggy, unbreathable conditions, check. Posing for a photo at the site of an infamous massacre in Beijing, check. Uploading said photo onto a... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a primary night press conference in Palm Beach, Florida on March 15, 2016. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    A Company in China is Using Donald Trump’s Name to Make Toilets

    Donald J. Trump is known for putting name on his hotels, a university, and even steak, in an attempt to make the products more marketable... Read more

  • Screenshot of the video "Hairy Nose." (WildAid).

    Long Nasal Hair Is What Get the Chinese Through Difficult Times of Air Pollution

    Air pollution is bad in China—the thick, greyish miasma that lingers in Beijing for weeks on end has forced schools to cancel classes, and led... Read more

  • Two people dressed as Mickey and Minnie Mouse during the unveiling ceremony of six themed parks of Shanghai Disney Resort on July 15, 2015. One Chinese officials says children avoid Disney. (China Photo Press/Getty Images)

    Chinese Official Says Disneyland Will Destroy Chinese Culture

    During a session in a prominent Chinese Communist Party annual political meeting that opened recently, a Chinese official seized the national spotlight to trump up... Read more

  • (L) Ling Jihua, (R) Ling Wancheng. It was reported that former Chinese Communist Party leader Ling Jihua’s brother, Ling Wancheng is providing top secrets of the Chinese government to U.S. intelligence agencies (Internet images)

    US Government Rectifies Misinterpretation of Ling Wancheng’s Case

    A recent report by the Washington Free Beacon, which stated that former Chinese Communist Party leader Ling Jihua’s brother, Ling Wancheng, is providing top secrets... Read more

  • (Composed picture by EpochTimes)

    Former FBI Head Refutes Claim That Chinese Spy Was Assassinated

    When Ling Wancheng fled to the United States recently, it created quite a commotion. His older brother, Ling Jihua, was one of the highest ranking... 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. (Youzhi Ma/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Ponder One Party Rule as US Explains the American Political System on China’s Social Media

    In light of the upcoming United States presidential election, the U.S. Embassy in China decided to educate the Chinese on the basics of joining and... Read more

  • The Chinese regime has built a roadmap of Americans and their connections, which it can use for blackmail, recruitment of spies, and for monitoring people who oppose its rule. (Zanildi/iStock)

    You’re on File: Exclusive Inside Story on China’s Database of Americans

    An insider in China has revealed to the Epoch Times that he helped build a database that is now being used to handle Americans’ personal... Read more

  • Fashion Designer and Singer Victoria Beckham arrives on the red carpet during the 2015 amfAR Hong Kong gala at Shaw Studios on March 14, 2015 in Hong Kong. (Jerome Favre/Getty Images)

    With Choice of Chinese Script, Victoria Beckham Walked Into a Cultural Battle Between Hongkongers and the Communist Party

    When Victoria Beckham announced on social media that she was opening a store in Hong Kong, she unwittingly walked into a hornet’s nest. “So excited... Read more

  • Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ) speaks during a Capitol Hill briefing in Washington, D.C., on June 25, 2015. Congressman Smith gives a speech at the campus of NYU-Shanghai. (Kris Conner/Getty Images)

    US Congressman Gives Speech on Rights at NYU-Shanghai

    When talking about human rights issues in China, United States officials are often prone to hedge their language—to convey a sense of U.S. values, but... Read more

  • Yu Yingli (L) says that China might use force against Taiwan if the United States uses military against North Korea, on Feb. 15, 2016. (Phoenix Television)

    Chinese Slam Official Researcher for Aggressive Remarks

    While tensions between the United States and North Korea remain high over the North’s nuclear and missile ambitions, one Chinese think tank researcher decided to... Read more

  • United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, arrives to a press conference at the United Nations offices in Geneva on Feb. 1, 2016. Al Hussein recently criticized China for persecuting human rights lawyers. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

    UN Criticism of China Gains Support Online

    While official Chinese spokespeople were busy slamming the United Nations for drawing attention to rights abuses in the country, Chinese people did not find a... Read more

  • Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping (L) accompanies President Barack Obama (R) to view an honor guard during a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People on Nov. 12, 2014 in Beijing. Chinese media are having a field day criticizing the U.S. election primaries. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    The US Presidential Primaries in the Eyes of Chinese Media

    The U.S. election primary races taking place now aren’t just a matter of intense interest for Americans: China’s propaganda and media apparatus also appears excited... Read more

  • Ted Poe (R-Texas) speaks at a rally at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., supporting Falun Gong and pushing for congress to take action to help end the Chinese regime 16 year persecution of the practice on July 16, 2015. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

    Texas Congressman Ted Poe on Crimes Against Humanity, Lawsuits, and Liberty in China

    WASHINGTON—Ted Poe, a Republican representing Texas’s 2nd district in the House of Representatives, has long been wary of the military threat posed by China, and... Read more

  • Madonna performs in Taiwan, draped in the flag of the ROC. (Gwen Wang/Twitter)

    Will Madonna Be Forced to Make a Public Confession for Wearing the Flag of Taiwan?

    In her “Rebel Heart” World Tour held at the Taipei Arena on Feb. 4, pop star Madonna appeared onstage draped in the flag of the... Read more

  • Zhang Yue as security boss of Hebei province, China. (NTDTV)

    China’s Media Reports Uncover Inside Story of the Purging of Officials

    Zhang Yue, security boss of Hebei province, has been arrested for “serious violation of Party discipline” and is currently being investigated, according to news from... Read more

  • Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan poses on the red carpet during the opening ceremony of the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) in Shanghai on June 13, 2015.  (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Panama Papers Reveal Jackie Chan’s Clinging to Super-Rich Chinese

    The storm caused by the Panama Papers has swept through Hong Kong again. New leaks list 18 big-name celebrities in Hong Kong and Macau, including... Read more

  • Cao Yang, a reporter with Harbin TV, was beaten by police chief Li Changhong inside a police station on April 14; Cao was hospitalized on April 10. (The Paper)

    Chinese Police Chief Roughs Up a TV Reporter in His Office—And It’s on Television

    A television journalist in northeast China looking to report on the mediation of a high-profile contract dispute at a police station instead found herself beaten... Read more

  • Xinjiang Party Secretary and Politburo member Zhang Chunxian attends the closing of the 3rd Session of the 12th National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 15, 2015. A threatening open letter addressed to Party chief Xi Jinping was leaked onto a Xinjiang-based news website on March 4, 2016. (WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

    Controversial Anti-Xi Jinping Letter Issues From Backyard of Political Rivals

    News Analysis  The enemies of Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping could be behind an online letter  that leveled a potent attack on Xi’s rule... Read more

  • A Chinese Paramilitary police officer wears a mask to protect against pollution in Tiananmen Square on Dec. 9, 2015 in Beijing, China. The Chinese regime has two key spy departments operating out of its military. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

    Rash of Chinese Spy Cases Shows a Silent National Emergency

    This news analysis was originally dispatched as part of Epoch Times China email newsletters. Subscribe to the newsletters by filling your email in the “China... Read more

  • A banner with the logo of Twitter is set on the front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 7, 2013 in New York. Twitter hit Wall Street with a bang on Thursday, as an investor frenzy quickly sent shares surging after the public share offering for the fast-growing social network. In the first exchanges, Twitter vaulted 80.7 percent to $47, a day after the initial public offering (IPO) at $26 per share. While some analysts cautioned about the fast-changing nature of social media, the debut led to a stampede for Twitter shares. AFP PHOTO/EMMANUEL DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

    Kathy Chen’s Debut and the Fate of Twitter’s Chinese Users

    For people in China who love freedom, Twitter is the social media platform where the Chinese Communist Party cannot snuff out their expression. Mark Zuckerberg,... Read more

  • (L-R) Changzhou Foreign Languages School and the industrial site across the street. (Yangste Evening News)

    School Principal of ‘Toxic School’ in China Accuses Regime Broadcaster of Lying About Sick Students

    The school principal of a foreign languages school in a coastal province of China, where hundreds of students were recently found to have fallen gravely... Read more

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    Photos: Chinese Propaganda Comic Warns Women Against Romantic Western Spies

    As part of its campaign this month to raise awareness about “national security,” China’s Ministry of State Security has produced a poster warning Chinese about... Read more

  • A Chinese military vehicle carries a DF-21D missile after a military parade at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Sept. 3, 2015. The Chinese regime recently tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile that can allegedly strike the United States. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Tests Nuclear Missile That Can Strike All Parts of the United States

    The Chinese regime went ahead with tests of its newest ballistic missile on April 12, which can allegedly carry up to 10 nuclear warheads to... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping is on a screen as he prepares for a speach at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 3. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    Xi Jinping Reins in China’s Politburo With 10 Commandments

    Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has made it clear recently that he will no longer tolerate personalities in the Party with their own agendas,... Read more

  • Guo Boxiong at the closing of the18th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov 14, 2012. (Goh Chaihin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Guo Boxiong’s Trial Is a Step Toward Arresting Jiang

    The Chinese state media Xinhua News Agency reported on April 5 that the former vice chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), Guo Boxiong, had... Read more

  • Rui Chenggang in 2010. (Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images)

    Former CCTV Host’s Trial May Start Soon

    China Business Journal reported on April 12 that the trial of former CCTV host Rui Chenggang and related cases would open soon. This report was... Read more

  • Zhang Yue, security boss of Hebei Province, has been placed under investigation by the Party’s disciplinary agency. (Xilu)

    Notorious Chinese Human Rights Violator Placed Under Investigation

    A once powerful provincial head of China’s security and law agency, who had built up his career through a network of business and political ties... Read more

  • The 301 military hospital in Beijing on July 6, 2011.  (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Military Ordered to Exit Its Business Ventures, Including Hospitals

    A recent order by the Communist Party will force the Chinese military and the Party’s paramilitary forces to remove themselves from business ventures—most prominently hospitals... Read more

  • Military vehicles carrying DF-26 ballistic missiles participate in a military parade at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on September 3, 2015. A Chinese national arrested for espionage in New York on April 13, 2016, allegedly worked on China's missile programs. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    Second Chinese Spy Case In a Week: Tried Exporting Materials for China Missile Program

    A Chinese citizen claiming to work on China’s missile programs was arrested in New York on April 13 for his alleged part in a scheme... Read more

  • A golfer practices his chip shot at a course in Sanya on Oct. 25, 2009. On April 12, 2016, the Chinese Communist Party's anti-corruption agency said that golf as a sport is “neither right nor wrong." (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

    No, the Chinese Communist Party Didn’t Just Make Golf Legal in China

    A recent article by the Chinese Communist Party’s internal disciplinary body that touched on corruption and golf has been widely misinterpreted as the Party removing... Read more

  • (L-R) Reenactment of torture a Falun Gong practitioner faces in China. Liu Xia is disabled after seven years of torture. (Minghui.org)

    63-Year-Old Chinese Retired School Teacher Shrank 6 Inches After 7 Years of Torture in Prison

    An elderly woman from China recently recounted the brutal torture she suffered during her seven-year incarceration for practicing a peaceful spiritual discipline that the Chinese... Read more

  • Since March 3 CCP two sessions kicked off, all indications that the two sessions was unusual at the same time mysterious Weibo account to issue Xi Jinping archery FIG. He comments that this figure pregnant with meaning, warning of opposites, Xi Jinping has been aimed at a target. There are also comments that the decisive moment, the arrow has been sent. (Internet Photo)

    China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Approaches Top Officials

    Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign is escalating and heading towards the ultimate “tiger”—Xi’s political rival, former CCP leader Jiang Zemin. Many... Read more

  • Chinese former president Jiang Zemin(R) walks by Xi Jinping(L) after the closing of the 18th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov 14, 2012. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

    Jiang Faction Finally Shows Its Teeth Demanding Xi Be Deposed

    Recently a letter claiming to be written by “171 loyal Chinese Communist Party members” called for immediately stripping Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping... Read more

  • Mossack Fonseca name at its office in Hong Kong, April 2016. (Song Xianglong/Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Becomes Money-Laundering Hub

    HONG KONG—Hong Kong has long been known as an international money-laundering hub, especially for mainland China. According to the Panama Papers, Hong Kong has 2,212... Read more

  • A worker installs sign outside a branch of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in Beijing.   (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Banks’ Bad Debt Masquerade to End Soon

    Amid a backdrop of souring loans and diminishing reserve ratios, Chinese banks recently announced the least encouraging quarterly earnings in almost a decade. Facing a challenging... Read more

  • Burberry's flagship store in Shanghai on April 25, 2014. ( Kevin Lee/Getty Images)

    Is Growth for Luxury Brands in China Over?

    China and the Chinese played a primary role in the growth of the luxury sector in the past decade. But what was once a boon... Read more

  • The Volkswagen Beijing SUV concept teaser. (Photo courtesy of Volkswagen of America Inc.)

    Beijing a Crucial Showcase for Automakers as Growth Headwinds Build

    The Beijing Auto Show, which begins April 25, will witness a skirmish between foreign and domestic automakers aiming to capture consumer interest amidst a downbeat... Read more

  • Customers look at gold jewellery on display at a shop in Hefei, east China's Anhui province on August 23, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Takes Next Steps in Global Gold Strategy

    China is the world’s largest producer, consumer, and importer of gold. But that’s not enough. The country is taking steps to become the dominant power... Read more

  • Chinese jobseekers attend a jobs fair in Beijing on May 18, 2013. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why Chinese Save More Than People in the West

    Chinese people are known for their high savings rate, and for years Western businesses have been wishing they would spend more and save less. But... Read more

  • Steel pipes at a port in Lianyungang, eastern China's Jiangsu province, are being loaded for export on Dec. 1, 2015. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Tsinghua Professor Slams China’s Inability to Implement 13th 5-Year Plan

    When Chinese professors come abroad to talk about the economy, they usually toe the party line. Justin Lin, a professor at Peking University, for example,... Read more

  • Several citizens crowd to look at a Shanghai reporter acting on press releases about the Second World Internet Conference in Wuzhen ancient town on December 16, 2015 in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province of China. (ChinaFotoPress)

    CHINA SECURITY: Twitter’s First China Director Signals Censorship and State Control

    There has been a large outcry against Twitter’s appointment of its first China managing director, Kathy Chen, on April 15, and several major news outlets... Read more

  • ZTE's booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 20, 2016. (Luis Gene/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Firm That Violated Export Laws Could Be One of Many

    Chinese telecom equipment giant ZTE Corp. was hit with trade sanctions from the U.S. Department of Commerce last month for allegedly violating laws restricting exports... Read more

  • Chinese shoppers walking past a Gucci shop in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province.  (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    How China’s New Import Tariffs Violate World Trade Organization Rules

    News Analysis Shopping abroad for safer and cheaper products has become common for large numbers of Chinese. Now the Chinese government wants to curb that... Read more

  • A money exchange business in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong on April 7, 2016.      (Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images)

    What Capital Exactly Is Flowing to and From China

    China’s currency and foreign exchange reserves have been front page news since the start of 2016 because they impact Western stock markets and economies. After... Read more

  • Real estate models are on display in Beijing, on April 9, 2011. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    How China’s Real Estate Market Threatens Its Real Economy

    China has a huge real estate bubble, yet Chinese economists and the government still don’t seem to have a clear understanding of the damage, and... Read more

  • Anbang Insurance Group's headquarters in Beijing on March 16. Anbang last week stepped away from its $14 billion offer to acquire Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Anbang’s Sudden Withdraw From Starwood Raises Questions

    News Analysis China Anbang Insurance Group’s sudden withdraw of its $14 billion bid for Starwood Hotels raises questions about Anbang’s source of financing, business model, and standing with the... Read more

  • The logo for the W Hotel, owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, is seen in New York's Times Square on July 31, 2013. Marriott International announced Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, it is buying rival hotel chain Starwood for $12.2 billion in a deal that will secure its position as the world's largest hotelier. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Chinese Insurer Anbang Walks Away From Starwood Deal

    Anbang pulled its $14 billion takeover bid for Starwood Hotels on March 31. The surprising move will put an end to the recently escalated bidding... Read more

  • A view of the W Hotel in Midtown Manhattan on Mar 17, 2016. (Epoch Times)

    Bidding War Between Chinese Insurer and Marriott Heats Up

    The bidding war to acquire Starwood Hotels intensified after Chinese insurer Anbang raised its offer on Monday, March 28. The new offer is likely to... Read more

  • Wang Dongjin (L), vice president of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), and Alexei Miller, CEO of Russian natural gas giant Gazprom at a bilateral ceremony in Moscow on May 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

    China Embraces Role as Creditor of Struggling Energy Firms

    China has established itself as a top lender to emerging market energy firms lacking access to capital. During Brent crude’s 64 percent slide over the... Read more

  • Chinese clerks chat as they wait for customers at a market in Beijing on Jan. 19, 2016.  (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

    China Beige Book: Economic Slowdown Affects Labor Market for First Time

    Every economy has themes. For the Chinese economy, the only theme up until recently was rapid growth. First because of exports, then because of investment... Read more

  • Workers keep warm next to a bonfire at a demolished industrial area at Houjie town in Dongguan, China, on Jan. 26. (Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)

    This Is Why China’s Domestic Consumption Is So Low

    The domestic consumption of China’s 1.3 billion people is less than that of the 300 million people in the United States. China has one billion... Read more

  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang takes questions from journalists during the press conference after the closing session of the National People's Congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 16, 2016. (Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images)

    Massive Protests Emerge as China’s Economy Slows

    Strikes and protests over unpaid salaries broke out throughout mainland China during the period of the Two Sessions, the annual political meetings of the Chinese... Read more

  • People pedal past a building shaped as a Chinese ancient coin on April 21, 2007 in Shenyang of Liaoning Province, China. (China Photos/Getty Images)

    More Bad China Debt News: SOE Defaults on $2.3 Billion

    This week, on March 22, we commented on the rapidly growing corporate bond bubble in China and why its ever-increasing size could be a problem... Read more

  • A worker of an Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) branch counts money as she serves a customer on  September 24, 2014. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s Corporate Bond Bubble

    It doesn’t mean China will do anything about it, but the central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on March 20 that corporate borrowing is “on the... Read more

  • Fu Xi creates the Eight Trigrams and Yin-Yang duality. (Leo Timm/Epoch Times)

    Legendary Foundations of Chinese Civilization: Fu Xi Brings Order to the Cosmos

    This is the second in a series of articles by an Epoch Times research team describing the foundations of Chinese civilization, and setting forth the traditional Chinese... Read more

  • A visitor views ancient Chinese calligraphy works at the Wuying Palace of the Forbidden City on Aug. 27, 2005, in Beijing, China. Many corrupt Chinese officials are making enormous money by selling their own calligraphy works. (China Photos/Getty Images)

    Legendary Foundations of Chinese Civilization: Preface

    This is the first in a series of articles by an Epoch Times research team describing the foundations of Chinese civilization, and setting forth the... Read more

  • Apart from the filial piety of children, filial daughters-in-law are also respected by heaven, earth, and man. (Epoch Times}

    Filial Piety Touches Heaven: Stories of Virtuous Daughters-in-law

    It has been said, “Filial piety is the most important of all virtues.” As the essence of Chinese culture, filial piety maintains the relationships between... Read more

  • (WeChat)

    5 Ancient Chinese Innovations That Look Like They Came From Today’s World

    Golf Chinese imperial maids playing golf? No kidding. Though there is some doubt as to who created the game that we know as golf, paintings... Read more

  • Detail of of the painting "Court Ladies Preparing Newly Woven Silk" by Tang Dynasty artist Zhang Xuan. (Public Domain)

    Surprisingly Advanced Ways the Ancient Chinese Bathed and Did Laundry

    Chinese cultures have held cleanliness in high regard since ancient times, and some of the methods they devised to wash their garments and bodies in a... Read more

  • A dragon dance team composed of Falun Gong practitioners perform in the Chinese New Year parade in Flushing, Queens, in this file photo. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    The Dragon’s Place in Chinese Civilization

    Every year, a festival is held across China to honor the awakening of the dragon, lord of moving water. Called “longtaitou” or “the dragon raises... Read more

  • Du Wanli and two cuts made using maple leaves. (People's Daily)

    This Chinese Artist Makes Beautiful Images Using Just Leaves

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  • The Ming Dynasty emperor Xuande plays Chuiwan. (Public Domain)

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  • The goddess Nü Wa creates human beings. She also imparted wisdom to them and paved the way for them to develop human culture so that they could continue to improve their lives. (SM Yang/Epoch Times)

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  • A Ming Dynasty depiction of the Great Jade Emperor (Public Domain)

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  • Golden monkeys bring you good fortune. (Blue Hsiao/Epoch Times)

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  • Happy and joyful Year of the Monkey! (Catherine Chang/Epoch Times)

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  • The Chinese New Year occurs on Monday, Feb. 8, this year, marking the start of the Year of the Monkey, a symbol of creativity and inspiration. The Chinese characters say “Golden Monkey brings a Happy New Year!” (SM Yang/Epoch Times)

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  • A Korean man and woman play a game of Go in the early 1900s (Public Domain)

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  • Empress-Dowager Mingde of the Han Dynasty instructs the young princes in the Confucian classics in this scene from the “Album of Virtuous Empresses in Successive Dynasties,” by Qing Dynasty court painter Jiao Bingzhen. (Public Domain/Wikimedia Commons)

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  • Wu Zixu, a key general and minister in the Warring States Period. (Wang Shuang-K'uan/Epoch Times)

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  • (Illustration by Jens Almroth/Epoch Times; Photo by Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times; background photos by Getty Images)

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  • Falun Gong practitioners gather in front of the Chinese consulate in Toronto on April 25, 2016, to commemorate Falun Gong’s peaceful protest 17 years ago, on April 25, 1999, when 10,000 practitioners gathered in Beijing to call on the regime to allow them to practise their faith free from harassment. (Jimmy Pizolinas)

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  • Chen Jing was tortured by police in her native Jiamusi, northeastern China. (Minghui)

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  • Shen Yun

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  • Zhang Yue, security boss of Hebei Province, has been placed under investigation by the Party’s disciplinary agency. (Xilu)

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  • Yin Liping testifies before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, April 14, on "China's Pervasive Use of Torture." Ms. Yin is a Falun Gong practitioner who survived torture, forced labor, and sexual violence in Masanjia and other forced labor camps in China. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

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  • The front entrance to Tilanqiao Prison in Shanghai. (CC BY-SA 4.0)

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  • (L-R) Reenactment of torture a Falun Gong practitioner faces in China. Liu Xia is disabled after seven years of torture. (Minghui.org)

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  • Chinese police try to stop photos being taken in Beijing on Nov. 12, 2013. Chinese authorities recently indicted a Canadian for allegedly stealing state secrets. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • "Free China" film logo (FreeChinaMovie.com)

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  • Gong Yuqun. (Minghui)

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  • A baby girl shares a room with her mother at a maternity ward in Yulin, Guangxi Province on Dec. 9, 2004. A mother dies in China after 9 induced labors. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • (L-R) Zhang Kai, a Chinese human rights lawyer, before his disappeared after for providing legal aid to churches whose crosses were forcibly removed from their buildings in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, and during his televised forced confession on Feb. 25, 2016. (Courtesy of China Change and a screen shot from Wenzhou Net)

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  • Chen Shuxian (Minghui.org)

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  • A Chinese Catholic woman takes communion from a priest during a service for the Assumption of the Virgin Mary at a government sanctioned church on August 15, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

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  • Huang Jiefu at a conference in Taipei, Taiwan, in 2010. (Bi-Long Song/Epoch Times)

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  • Torsten Trey DAFOH

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  • Ted Poe (R-Texas) speaks at a rally at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., supporting Falun Gong and pushing for congress to take action to help end the Chinese regime 16 year persecution of the practice on July 16, 2015. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

    Texas Congressman Ted Poe on Crimes Against Humanity, Lawsuits, and Liberty in China

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  • A young Chinese worshipper prays during the Christmas Eve mass at a Catholic church in Beijing on Dec. 24, 2014. (Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • The Tianjin First Central Hospital appears to have transplanted many more organs than it says it did, with no known supply. Researchers say the organs likely came from prisoners of conscience languishing in China's labor camps. (Epoch Times)

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  • People are seen shopping in a supermarket in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province of China, on September 9, 2011. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

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  • A Chinese farmer pours salt onto a heap at Lijiawa Village on March 31, 2006 in Zizhou County of Shaanxi Province, China. (China Photos/Getty Images)

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  • Chinese residents release captive fish into Daming Lake. (Sina Weibo)

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  • via Peng Pai

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  • (L-R) Mr. Nan, the man who sold two middle-aged women fake bills, is caught on camera. The suitcase is stuffed with counterfeit bills by Nan. (via Anhui Net)

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  • A Malayan pangolin is seen out of its cage after being confiscated by the Department of Wildlife and Natural Parks in Kuala Lumpur, 08 August 2002. (JIMIN LAI/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • One of the con men. (via NetEase)

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  • Ms. Shi standing next to her demolished house. (via Modern Express)

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  • Cao Yang, a reporter with Harbin TV, was beaten by police chief Li Changhong inside a police station on April 14; Cao was hospitalized on April 10. (The Paper)

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  • An elderly man sits on a hobby horse at a residential area in Beijing on May 4, 2015.      AFP PHOTO/ WANG ZHAO        (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • (via Peng Pai)

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  • (L-R) Changzhou Foreign Languages School and the industrial site across the street. (Yangste Evening News)

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  • Rui Chenggang in 2010. (Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images)

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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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  • The cover of the book, "Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party," by Epoch Times. The book started the "Tuidang" (Quit the Party) movement in China. (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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  • 2,500 people took part in a rally and a parade in Taipei to celebrate more than 100 million Chinese people who have quit the CCP on Sept. 4, 2011. (Courtesy of Tuidang.org)

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  • Falun Gong practitioners hold a banner condemning the 610 Office in a protest opposite the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., on April 21. (Minghui.org)

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  • John Nania, editor-in-chief of the English-language editions of the Epoch Times, speaking at the Nine Commentaries 10th anniversary forum in the Capitol Visitor's Center in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 3, 2014. (Lisa Fan/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.”
(CS Poon/Epoch Times)

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  • (L to R) Richard Fisher, John Nania, Joseph Rees, Wei Jingsheng (with interpreter and colleague Huang Ciping), Joseph Bosco, and Charles Lee, prepare to speak at a forum on the publication of the "Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party" at Capitol Hill on Dec. 3. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

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  • Leonid Kravchuk, the first president of independent Ukraine and a former Soviet official who resigned from the communist party in 1991, speaks in an interview with NTD Television (Screenshot/NTDTV)

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  • Illustrations by "Daxiong" (pen name of Guo Jingxiong), art and composition by Luis Novaes. (Epoch Times)

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  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (Epoch Times)

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  • Ms Liao has volunteered, helping people renounce the CCP, outside of Tsim Sha Tsui East in Hong Kong for 9 years. (Epoch Times)

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  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (Epoch Times)

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  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (Epoch Times)

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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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  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

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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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  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

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  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

    Selected Tuidang Statements in April 2013

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

  • Torsten Trey DAFOH

    Organ Transplant Advocacy Group Is Nominated for Nobel Prize

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  • The Tianjin First Central Hospital appears to have transplanted many more organs than it says it did, with no known supply. Researchers say the organs likely came from prisoners of conscience languishing in China's labor camps. (Epoch Times)

    Investigative Report: A Hospital Built for Murder

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  • Paramilitary police officers stop a woman as she protests on her knees in front of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 13, 2015.  (GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Luo Yu, son of revolutionary Chinese Communist Party leader Luo Ruiqing, speaks to Epoch Times and New Tang Dynasty Television on Dec. 12, 2015. (Epoch Times)

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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)

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

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  • China's former Vice Minister of Health Huang Jiefu at the inauguration of the Conference of Ministers of Health, Agriculture/Livestock on Avian Influenza Control and Pandemic Preparedness in Asia, in New Delhi, India, on July 28, 2006. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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  • Liberal MP Judy Sgro was one of severl MPs who attened a rally on Parliament Hill on Dec. 9, 2015, and spoke in support of ending the campaign of persecution agains Falun Gong practitioners in China that was launched in 1999. (Evan Ning/Epoch Times)

    Canadian MPs Speak Out on 16-Year Persecution of Falun Gong in China

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  • A woman (L) rides a bicycle past the entrance of the 301 military hospital in Beijing on July 6, 2011. China's huge online police force is apparently censoring Internet discussion about former president Jiang Zemin, whose absence from a key Communist Party event sparked rumours he was seriously ill. According to other unconfirmed Internet postings, Jiang was currently being treated at the 301 military hospital in Beijing, where top Chinese leaders often receive medical care. AFP PHOTO / LIU JIN (Photo credit should read LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • John Perry (R) talks to a fellow student at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta on Nov. 16, 2015. (Mary Silver/Epoch Times)

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  • Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) at a hearing in Washington, D.C., on June 2, 2015. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee Supports US Condemnation of Organ Harvesting in China

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  • Hong Kong’s former Chief Executive Donald Tsang addresses the media outside the Eastern Court in Hong Kong on Oct 5. 
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    Good Rewarded and Evil Punished in Hong Kong

    Editor’s Note: Recently many senior Chinese officials have been fired from their posts during the anti-corruption campaign carried out by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader... Read more

  • Professor Katrina Bramstedt, Ph.D., medical ethicist from Bond University (L) and Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh, M.D., a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (R) provide expert commentary to an audience attending a screening of the film ‘Hard to Believe’ at N.S.W. Parliament House in Sydney on Oct. 28, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    ‘Hard to Believe’ Screening: Expert Panel Heightens Sense of Responsibility

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  • David Matas accepting interview from NTDTV. (Wu Lianyou/Epoch Times)

    Organ Transplant Abuse in China: What Is to Be Done?

    The Government of China, by its own admission, has been sourcing organs from prisoners in large numbers, in violation of international ethics.  Research that David... Read more

  • File photo of David Matas. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    Organ Transplant Abuse in China: What Is Korea to Do?

    Introduction The World Health Organization Guiding Principle 1 of the Guiding Principles on Human Cell, Tissue and Organ Transplantation requires consent from the donor to... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners hold a parade near Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles on Oct. 17, 2015. (Larry Dye/Epoch Times)

    At Santa Monica Rally, Falun Gong Practitioners Tell of Brutal Persecution

    SANTA MONICA—Near noontime at Santa Monica Pier on Oct. 17, practitioners of Falun Gong recounted tales of torture, courage, and determination in the face of... Read more

  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying delivers his annual policy address at the legislative council in Hong Kong on Jan. 14, 2015. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    Beijing Intelligence Agent Blows Whistle on Hong Kong Chief Executive

    HONG KONG—Famous Chinese economist Yang Lujun recently wrote in an article that Chen Fuzhong, an 82-year-old senior Chinese Communist Party intelligence expert in Hong Kong,... Read more

  • Hong Kong’s former Chief Executive Donald Tsang addresses the media outside the Eastern Court in Hong Kong on Oct 5. 
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    Good Rewarded and Evil Punished in Hong Kong

    Editor’s Note: Recently many senior Chinese officials have been fired from their posts during the anti-corruption campaign carried out by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader... Read more

  • Arthur Li at Hong Kong University on July 28, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Why Arthur Li Might Not Be Appointed as HKU Council Chairman

    News Analysis HONG KONG—Born and raised in a family of high regard, Arthur Li Kwok-cheung holds a doctorate degree in medicine from the University of... Read more

  • Protesters gather to call for academic freedom at Hong Kong University in Hong Kong on Oct. 9, as fears grow that Beijing is interfering in the city’s education system. More than 1,000 students, alumni, and teachers joined a protest at the university as anger mounted over the political interference. (Philippe Lopez /AFP/Getty Images)

    Rejection of Hong Kong University Pro-Vice Chancellor Seen as Campaign Against Freedom

    HONG KONG—The Hong Kong University (HKU) Council has rejected the appointment of former law dean Johannes Chan to the post of pro-vice chancellor, although the... Read more

  • The Democratic Party holds a pledging ceremony for the coming District Council Election on Oct. 2, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong’s District Council Election Gets Underway

    News Analysis HONG KONG—The 2-week nomination period for Hong Kong’s District Council Election began on Oct. 2. A total of 431 constituencies will be up... Read more

  • A group of Falun Gong practitioners in the procession hold banners that read “Sue Jiang Zemin” on Oct. 1, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Falun Gong Practitioners March to End CCP

    HONG KONG—Mr. Chen, a tourist from Zhejiang Province, couldn’t tear his eyes away. It was a shocking revelation for him seeing 600 Falun Gong practitioners... Read more

  • Donald Tsang (C) former leader of Hong Kong and his wife Selina arrive at a magistrates' court in Hong Kong on Oct. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    Former Hong Kong Leader Donald Tsang Charged in Corruption Probe

    HONG KONG—A former Hong Kong leader faces misconduct charges over a luxury apartment in mainland China, authorities said on Oct. 5, making him the highest-ranking... Read more

  • Beijing Official Zhang Xiaoming says that HK Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has a special legal status that is above the executive, legislature and judiciary branches. Photo of Leung was taken on Sept. 14, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    ‘Supremacy of the Chief Executive Theory’ Reveals Chinese Regime’s Devilish Nature

    HONG KONG—”The Chief Executive is actually supreme,” said Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Sept. 16. He was responding to Hong Kong Liaison Office... Read more

  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying addresses a press conference in Hong Kong on June 18, 2015. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Leader Says He’s Above the Law

    Imagine New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing that he has political powers beyond the state legislature and judiciary, and answers only to the... Read more

  • Avenue of Stars at waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon on Sept. 10, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Real Estate Developers Resist Government-Backed Project in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—The Hong Kong government recently gave its stamp of approval to a development project that had very little public support, upsetting many real estate... Read more

  • The members of Neo Democrats protest against Zhang Xiaoming, director of the Liaison Office, for his remark that the Chief Executive is superior to the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the SAR government and asked him to apologise in front of Liaison Office on Sept. 15, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Liaison Office Chief Publicly Defies Basic Law

    HONG KONG—Speaking at a conference marking the 25th anniversary of the Basic Law, Hong Kong Liaison Office Director Zhang Xiaoming made the controversial remark that... Read more

  • Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing at City Forum on Sept. 6, 2015. Lau said at the forum that the communication between Hong Kong political parties and Beijing is good for Hong Kong. (Epoch Times)

    Beijing Renews Contact With Hong Kong Pan-Democrats

    HONG KONG—Two months after Hong Kong vetoed a Beijing-backed political reform bill, Beijing took the initiative to renew contact with the pan-democrats in Hong Kong... Read more

  • HKU alumni hold Convocation Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 3000 attend the event including former Chief Secretary Anson Chan, Democratic Party founding member Martin Lee Chu-ming to demand HKU's academic autonomy. (Epoch Times)

    Academic Autonomy Seriously Threatened in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—The recent scandal in which Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is suspected to have interfered with the appointment of Professor Johannes Chan as... Read more

  • Student protesters Joshua Wong (centre L) and Nathan Law (centre R) stand outside the Wanchai police station in Hong Kong on August 27, 2015. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

    Hong Kong Student Protest Leaders Charged for Actions That Sparked Umbrella Movement

    HONG KONG—Hong Kong police charged teenage student leader Joshua Wong on Thursday for his role last year in storming government headquarters, which helped trigger 79 days... Read more

  • Posters showing pictures of the eyes of pro-democracy protesters are displayed in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Nov 11, 2014. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    What’s Next in Hong Kong’s Quest for Democracy?

    HONG KONG—During the run-up to the first anniversary of the Umbrella Movement for democracy in Hong Kong, several student leaders have been notified by the... Read more

  • A man reads a newspaper report that China's central bank announced it will devalue China's tightly controlled currency on Aug. 11, 2015 following a slump in trade, triggering the yuan's biggest one-day decline in a decade. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    The Yuan Devaluation and Its Impact on Hong Kong

    Following China’s stock market crash in mid-June, the devaluation of the Chinese yuan early last week sent another shock wave through the global markets as... 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

    HONG KONG—A recent Hong Kong court case ruled that Falun Gong practitioners were falsely accused of damaging property of the Hong Kong Youth Care Association... Read more

  • 10 Hong Kong Falun Gong practitioners gather in front of the post office in Central before mailing their indictments and criminal complaints against Jiang Zemin to the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate on July 16. (EpochTimes)

    Hong Kong Falun Gong Practitioners Sue Former Chinese Dictator

    HONG KONG—At least 14 Falun Gong practitioners from Hong Kong have joined the wave of lawsuits against former Chinese Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin that... 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

  • Military delegates arrive for the National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2014. China’s new national security law passed by the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee on July 1, 2015 is criticized and rejected. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s New National Security Law Under Attack

    HONG KONG—Hongkongers and Taiwanese have criticized and rejected China’s new national security law, which was unanimously passed by the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee... Read more


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