The International Olympic Committee says the goal of the Olympic movement is to build a peaceful and better world. But in China, hosting the event is reportedly used to justify something else. We hear from a Chinese-American architect about what the games in Beijing have cost him and his family, both this year and in […]
Top diplomats from the world’s seven richest democracies (G-7) met in the British city of Liverpool over the weekend. Two figures not present at the meeting dominated the discussions: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese regime leader Xi Jinping.
It’s been described as “hell on earth, built from the blood and tears of women.” In the heart of the sprawling Chinese metropolis of Shanghai, a building dubbed the “Little Red Mansion” is exposing some of the ugliest truths about Chinese law enforcement, the underground criminals tied to it, and the price China’s most powerless […]
For some reporters inside China, their jobs may involve more than simply sharing current events. Some of them have been tasked with special objectives. A former U.S.-based professor shared his unexpected interactions with them and talked about the implications of the United States allowing more Chinese reporters to enter its borders.
A two-page letter is adding fuel to one of the most controversial debates in the United States. It’s the question of whether American taxpayers’ money was used to fund a type of dangerous scientific research in a Wuhan lab.
The Japanese government is taking action to cope with the Chinese regime’s aggression in Asia. The country stayed strictly defensive after World War 2. But its leaders may be thinking about updating their strategy to deter Beijing.
The Chinese regime is known to have been removing organs from non-consenting, healthy people for decades—then selling them to international patients seeking transplants. But the crime has been largely ignored. Now at the World Summit on Combating and Preventing Forced Organ Harvesting, politicians and leaders from around the globe are calling for action.
Growing up in the golden state of California, Angela Lin started to learn classical Chinese dance at the age of 8 and has since embarked on a journey to discover her cultural roots. “I wanted to be closer to my own culture, so I chose classical Chinese dance instead of ballet. I think I really […]
The Chinese regime’s clampdown on its education sector continues—and not just in the tutoring industry. Private schools are also being targeted, as the Communist Party seeks tighter control over its people.
NTD tells the story of Chinese lawyer and democracy activist Ding Jiaxi, how he gave up a comfortable life to pursue what looks like mission impossible, and what he and his family had to endure for the rights that many outside of China take for granted.
For decades, Chinese authorities have been obtaining organs from executed prisoners and selling them to patients. Human rights activists and medical experts have long condemned the practice. But the Chinese regime didn’t admit to it until 2005, when even more serious allegations emerged that Beijing is forcibly harvesting organs from prisoners of conscience.
Hong Kong’s democracy continues to crumble under pressure from Beijing. The city’s district councilors are now being forced to pledge allegiance to the local government controlled by Beijing—or else they will be unseated. Many are saying they can’t take it anymore.
The Chinese regime appears to be painting a possible invasion of Taiwan as an increasingly realistic narrative. But why should the United States care about the Asian island? And why should the West come to its defense if China does decide to invade Taiwan?
Twenty-two years ago on April 25, tens of thousands of people gathered in Beijing to ask for the right to practice their faith freely. It remains the largest peaceful protest in China since the Tiananmen Massacre in 1989. The event was later used by the Chinese regime to justify a bloody crackdown. A participant who […]
The wife of a renowned human rights lawyer is asking Beijing to let her see her husband, whether he’s dead or alive. Lawyer Gao Zhisheng has been missing since Chinese authorities arrested him in 2017.
The United States considers the Chinese regime’s Belt and Road Initiative a threat and a plan for global expansion. The Chinese Communist Party claims that it’s a revival of ancient China’s Silk Road. NTD takes a deeper look into the relations between the two.
Despite its efforts, the Chinese regime is less likely to challenge the U.S. dollar’s dominance. At least, anytime soon. That’s according to a new report from Taiwan’s Central bank. It says that’s because the regime lacks key conditions. They’re needed to make the Chinese Yuan a global currency, like the dollar.
The Chinese regime may want to control the next generation of global currency by pushing its digital currency system. Once that’s achieved, U.S. sanctions won’t work on the regime anymore. The digital system will allow the regime absolute control over people’s economic activities.
China reported a 2.3 percent increase in GDP for 2020. Many are arguing China’s economy could soon surpass that of the United States—but not everyone agrees. An expert on China’s economy explains why Beijing’s data may not be trustworthy.
From rowdy diplomats to sanctions against global lawmakers, the Chinese regime is taking new action, and fast. An expert argues that the Chinese Communist Party believes the time is ripe for it to change the world order, and it’s pretty confident it can do it.
Many people expect sanctions to be the most effective tool in countering the CCP. But experts argue the real battleground lies in capital and technology. Thanks to decades of business dealings with Beijing, they say time is running out for the United States to change course.
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been known to use business and trade as leverage for political gain. But what would ancient Chinese politicians and culture have to say about it? In this special report, NTD explores the role and culture of business in Chinese tradition.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with top Chinese officials on Thursday. It marks the Biden administration’s first high-level, in-person talks with the Chinese regime. The Chinese Foreign Ministry painted the meeting as a so-called “strategic dialogue.” But Blinken stated, “This is not a strategic dialogue. There’s no intent at this point for a series […]
Now the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has admitted Communist China exists separately from Chinese culture and history. We explore how the current communist regime would be evaluated according to ancient Chinese culture The CCP often uses what it calls “Guoqing 國情,” or “China’s special national condition,” to justify its totalitarian rule and crackdown on dissidents […]
Some might argue the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) became more aggressive because of Party leader Xi Jinping. But the daughter of Mao Zedong’s personal secretary says the Party’s global ambition never changed.
China’s 2.3 percent growth rate for 2020 has been widely touted by western media, calling it “by far the best performance of any major economy.” But a look at data from the country’s National Bureau of Statistics shows some of the country’s numbers don’t quite add up.
Chinese and Taiwanese media are saying the United States may soon ease its restrictions on China’s largest chipmaker, SMIC. Former President Donald Trump once put the company on a trade blacklist for its ties to the Chinese military.
When talking about freedom of speech in China, people may think of the Chinese regime’s crackdown on dissidents and internet censorship—blocking its citizens from seeing anything that criticizes the communist system. Some attribute the lack of free speech to China’s thousands of years under an imperial system. The country’s history is often portrayed by the […]
The Biden administration is seeking to get the United States elected to the UN Human Rights Council after former President Donald Trump withdrew from it in 2018. The controversial organization has hosted serious human rights abusers, such as communist China, Russia, and others.
In this exclusive interview, the daughter of a senior Chinese Communist Party (CCP) member recounted her and her father’s journey toward finding out the truth about the Party. Her father was among the first to join the CCP, among the first to be persecuted by it, and among the first to realize its true nature. […]
In this interview, NTD talked with Kevin, a California native who, in his words, went from an almond milk latte-drinking millennial liberal who viewed Donald Trump’s 2016 election as a catastrophe to America, to someone who voted for him in 2020. As for what caused that drastic change—he cites his four-year experience living in China. […]
Ever since his election campaign, President Joe Biden has been saying his China strategy is to work with other democratic allies like the European Union. But what do the European leaders think about this?
The Chinese regime is aiming to write the standards for the next generation of technologies with its “China Standards 2035” plan, with huge implications for global industries. When the Chinese regime proposed its “Made in China 2025” plan, it was accompanied by full-on state media propaganda campaigns, which aim to improve China’s manufacturing power. But the […]
A 20-year-old in China is facing torture, sleep deprivation, and 14 years in prison—but not for high-profile crimes like murder or arson. The sentence comes from running a website that posts personal information on Chinese Communist leader Xi Jinping and his family. 20-year-old Niu Tengyu was among the 24 arrested and charged in 2019. He […]
China may be one step closer to making the Yuan an international currency. It’s teaming up with the biggest interbank messaging system. And that could mean it’s getting ready to globalize its own digital currency.