China In Focus Full Broadcast (Dec. 19)

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
December 19, 2022China in Focus

Over 2 million people could die in China. A new study predicts a death peak in January. A Beijing funeral home is cremating five times more bodies daily.

Applications for American visas are on hold for Chinese citizens. Meanwhile, the German embassy in Beijing is also halting its visa services.

A new study ranks nations around the globe by how much sway the Chinese communist regime has over them. We examine how world powers measure up.

A bill against forced organ harvesting unanimously passed the Canadian Parliament. It aims to hinder people traveling from Canada to China for transplants.

Italy is putting a stop to Chinese police patrolling on its streets—after a report raised alarms about overseas Chinese police stations in the country.

Topics in this episode:

  1. Study: 2.1 Million Could Die from COVID-19 in China
  2. ‘I Don’t Trust It:’ Vaccine Hesitancy Lingers in China
  3. U.S., German Embassies in China Suspend Visa Services
  4. World Health Organization: China COVID-19 Spike Not Due to Rules Change
  5. ‘China Index’ Ranks Beijing’s Foreign Influence
  6. Canada Lawmakers Take Stand Against Organ Harvesting
  7. Italy: Halting Chinese Police Patrols in Its Cities
  8. Taiwan Probes TikTok: Suspected Illegal Operations
  9. Russia’s Putin Plans More Gas Sales to China
  10. Russian Warships to Join Drills with China
  11. Whistleblower on ZTE’s Plot to Evade U.S. Sanctions

Full interview with Ashley Yablon, whistleblower and former general counsel for ZTE:

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