Taiwan Bolsters Defense With Minelaying Ships

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
January 14, 2022China in Focus

Could the United States lose all its flights to China? The country has enacted strict travel restrictions due to a surge of virus cases, while Hong Kong’s status as a transit point for international flight passengers may be a thing of the past.

Taiwan ramps up its defense. Now the island’s navy is equipped with new vessels installed with automated mine-deploying systems.

Over 100 people who practice Falun Gong died in China last year, including an 80-year-old man. Beijing’s persecution of the peaceful meditation system is now coming into its 23rd year.

A sudden lockdown order leaves one woman stuck in a stranger’s home—after a blind date. A string of social media posts detail the days-long date.

A promotional campaign from KFC in China is a little too successful. The American fast-food chain is now facing a state-backed clampdown.

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