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Chinese student Wu Huayan dies after living on pennies a day

Wu Huayan ate only rice and chillies in order to save money to help her sick brother   A severely malnourished student who survived on just 2 yuan ($0.30, £0.20) per day for years to support her brother has died, Chinese media say. Wu Huayan’s plight shocked China when pictures of the young woman, who weighed just over 20kg (43lb), emerged last year. She was admitted to hospital with breathing problems in October 2019. Donations flooded in to help her […]

The number of journalists jailed for their work is near record highs

London (CNN Business)At least 250 journalists were in jail in relation to their work as of December 1, nonprofit group the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday, naming China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt the biggest jailers of journalists. The group found that the majority were imprisoned on “anti-state charges.” In a new report, the Committee to Protect Journalists found that the number of journalists charged with “false news” rose this year, with 30 in jail in 2019, compared with […]

Hong Kong protests: China’s leaders send message to protesters

1 November 2019                                                The protests began in June, and show little sign of stopping   China’s leaders are signalling that they are preparing to change how they deal with Hong Kong, following months of pro-democracy protests. Shen Chunyao, director of the Hong Kong, Macau and Basic Law Commission, told reporters they were looking at ways to “perfect” […]

Protesters plan to topple HK government, new manifesto for provisional government recited, senior government officials to be dimissed

By Dimsumdaily Hong Kong 12:42AM Sat October 5, 2019 MOSTown, Ma On Shan 5th October 2019 – (Hong Kong) Clashes broke out at multiple districts yesterday evening including Wong Tai Sin, Sha Tin, TST and Causeway Bay and Wan Chai etc. Many protesters gathered at different locations including MOSTown in Ma On Shan to recite the new manifesto for ‘Hong Kong Provisional Government’. It seems like the protesters have plans to topple the existing government of Hong Kong. Excerpt from […]

China’s global ambition ‘like the rise of Nazi Germany’

China’s global ambition ‘like the rise of Nazi Germany’, Government MP says Explosive comments from the head of the powerful intelligence committee comparing China to Nazi Germany’s rise have sparked fury.   China’s embassy in Australia has responded with fury to explosive remarks made by a Liberal MP and the head of parliament’s powerful intelligence committee. West Australian backbencher Andrew Hastie today compared China’s growing global ambition and militarisation to the rise of Nazi Germany in an opinion piece for […]