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By Javier C. Hernández

Feb. 6, 2018

BEIJING — Factory workers across China are staging sit-ins demanding unpaid wages for “blood and sweat.” Taxi drivers are surrounding government offices to call for better treatment. Construction workers are threatening to jump from buildings if they don’t get paid. Continue reading

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The Founder of Blackwater is Building a Training Facility in Xinjiang

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Blackwater founder Erik Prince’s new company is building training center in Xinjiang

February 1 at 6:22 AM

 Frontier Services Group, the security contractor led by Erik Prince, who created the controversial Blackwater company, will build a training base in Xinjiang, the western Chinese region where as many as 1 million Muslims have been put into extrajudicial detention camps. Continue reading The Founder of Blackwater is Building a Training Facility in Xinjiang

China Lets Thousands of Kazakhs Leave Xinjiang and Drop their Chinese Citizenship

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China ‘to let thousands of ethnic Kazakhs leave Xinjiang’

In this December image, Kazakh relatives of people missing in Xinjiang hold up photos of their loved ones.
In this December image, Kazakh relatives of people missing in Xinjiang hold up photos of their loved ones. Photograph: Dake Kang/AP

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China Prepares to Fight

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China’s Xi calls on army to be battle-ready

JANUARY 4, 2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s armed forces must strengthen their sense of urgency and do everything they can to prepare for battle, President Xi Jinping told a meeting of top brass on Friday. Continue reading China Prepares to Fight

China’s Healthcare Capabilities

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8 reasons why China is the most exciting healthcare story in the world right now

Published on November 17, 2018

Franck Le Deu, Senior Partner McKinsey & Company

I have had the privilege of living in China for well over a decade. The healthcare market has changed dramatically during this time, and it has never been a dull experience to follow its development. I have come to the conclusion, though, that the China market has never been more exciting than it is today. Here are 8 reasons why. Continue reading China’s Healthcare Capabilities

Gay Pride Parade in Taiwan 2018

Article from the Washington Post.

Tens of thousands gather in Taiwan for gay pride parade

Costumed participants pose on a street during the annual gay and lesbian parade, organized by Taiwan LGBT Pride, in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (Chiang Ying-ying/Associated Press)

October 27

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Tens of thousands of people gathered in Taiwan’s capital on Saturday for the city’s annual gay pride parade ahead of referendums next month that will determine whether same-sex marriages will be recognized on the island. Continue reading Gay Pride Parade in Taiwan 2018

China Replaces One Child Policy with Two Child Policy

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China Ends One-Child Policy, Allowing Families Two Children

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