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China expands its six-day visa-free transit policy to 27 more cities

China six-day visa. Chongqing, Xi'an, Ningbo along with 27 other cities to launch the 144-hour-visa-free transit policy, according to the National Immigration Administration. Beijing, Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Shenyang, Dalian, Qingdao, Chengdu, Xiamen, Kunming, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Jieyang, Chongqing, Xi'an, Ningbo, implemented the 144-hour-visa-free transit policy; 3 ports...

China plans to replace Carrie Lam as Hong Kong’s chief exec, as unrest continues

According to the Financial Times, the Chinese government is outlining a plan to replace Carrie Lam with a new interim governor. If the Chinese president decides to go ahead with the proposal, Carrie Lam's successor would be appointed by March, covering the remainder of her term.They would not necessarily stay...

Chronicles of Hong Kong: Interview with Canna, illustrator and artist

Canna is an art student in Hong Kong who is currently doing her GCSEs. She does illustrations of video games and popular media.She also does voice acting and is currently working towards being a professional artist and voice actor. Twitter | Instagram What inspired you the most as an artist?I am very...

The extreme story of Crown Casino’s business involving China

Crown Casino is one of the most popular casino venues in Australia with millions of visitors almost every month. But the secret, or not that much of a secret anymore is that the casino is not only servicing local Australian gamblers, but also terribly high-roller clients from Mainland China.That is...

China’s economic growth at its lowest level since 1992

The growth of the Chinese economy has fallen to its lowest level in almost three decades since the last quarter, a consequence also of the trade war with the United States. The gross domestic product has registered the weakest quarterly growth rate since 1992, down from 6.2% in the previous...

Jimmy Sham, convenor of Hong Kong Civil Rights Human Front, attacked by assailants with hammers and spanners

Within 24 hours after US House passing the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, Jimmy Sham Tsz-kit, convenor of the Civil Human Rights Front and candidate of District Council Election, was smashed hard with hammers and severely wounded by 4 masked persons, four days before another planned mass...

China reacted angrily against ‘meddling as US House of Representative passes bill backing Hong Kong protesters

The House of Representatives has passed a bill paving the way for sanctions against individuals who undermine Hong Kong’s autonomy, prompting an angry response from China. Related: interview with Joshua WongThe Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which will now move to the Senate before it can become law,...

China expands its “anti-addiction” program on video platforms for teens

Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) expands the anti-addiction program for users under 16. Related: Interview with Hao Wu, director of People's Republic of Desire, 10 years of internet addiction rehabs in ChinaAnother 24 live streaming sites and nine video platforms have embedded the app tool.China introduced a unified standard for...

Xi Jinping warns threatening China will end in ‘crushed bodies’, amid Hong Kong protests

Xi issues warning to ‘external forces’ as China faces criticism over Hong Kong protests, and Xinjiang criticism During his visit to Nepal, a first for a Chinese president in 22 years, Xi Jinping warned that any attempt to divide China will be crushed.“Anyone attempting to split China in any part...

China unveils the first picture of its Mars explorer, set to be launched in 2020

The China Aerospace Technology Corporation revealed the first image of its Mars explorer, a probe that will be launched in 2020. Related: Chinese space programChina's Mars exploration will mainly study life on mars, Mars ontology (morphology and geological structure; surface features and distribution of ice; surface composition; martian inosphere features...
 

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