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Mosque Demolition Protest Ends with Compromise

Thousands of Hui Muslims gathered at the Weizhou Grand Mosque in Ningxia last week in an attempt to stall government plans to demolish the newly built structure. The forced demolition threat came after authorities issued a notice on August 3rd demanding the mosque be torn down by Friday, citing th...

Beijing, CEFC, and the Czech Republic

As trade tensions escalate between China and the U.S., Beijing is increasingly looking to Europe for trade deals, and is currently investing nine times there what it invests in the U.S. Yet in response, some European countries, notably the four biggest economies of France, Germany, Italy, and the Un...

Beijing and Hong Kong Officials Slam Pro-Independence Speech at FCC

Andy Chan Ho-tin—a Hong Kong independence advocate and convener of the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party (HKNP), a political party that regional security officials are attempting to ban—delivered a biting speech in front of the Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC). In the speech, which Beij...