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EXCLUSIVE: TikTok Hires Internet Police to Monitor American Users, Ex-Censor Says

EXCLUSIVE: TikTok Hires Internet Police to Monitor American Users, Ex-Censor Says

BY CATHY HE AND EVA FU A former Chinese internet censor said he was interviewed for the role of monitoring and policing videos posted by international users of TikTok, a Chinese-owned short video app used by millions of Americans. Liu Lipeng, who worked as an online censor in China for a decade, said he was passed over for the job in […]

Chinese Mask Maker Charged With Selling Defective N95 Respirators

Chinese Mask Maker Charged With Selling Defective N95 Respirators

BY CATHY HE A Chinese manufacturer has been charged with exporting nearly half a million defective masks claiming to meet the N95 standard, the Justice Department announced on Friday. King Year Packaging and Printing Co. Ltd manufactured 495,200 faulty and misbranded masks that claimed to be N95 respirators and sent the products to the United States for sale, prosecutors said. […]

Beijing Exploiting Floyd Protests to Stoke Tensions, Undermine US, Experts Say

Beijing Exploiting Floyd Protests to Stoke Tensions, Undermine US, Experts Say

BY CATHY HE The Chinese regime is exploiting the unrest across America to attack the United States and divert attention away from its tightening grip over Hong Kong, experts say. Over the past few days, Chinese diplomats and state-run media have taken to social media, heaping criticism on the United States over its handling of ongoing […]

US Big Tech Aiding Blacklisted Chinese Surveillance Firms, Report Says

US Big Tech Aiding Blacklisted Chinese Surveillance Firms, Report Says

BY CATHY HE American big tech companies, including Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, are supporting Chinese surveillance firms that have been blacklisted by the United States over human rights violations, according to a new report. Top10VPN, a site that reviews virtual private networks (VPNs) and researches digital rights and security issues, found in a May 21 report that more than a […]

‘Wake-Up Call’: Pandemic Should Prompt the West to Confront Chinese Regime, Experts Say

‘Wake-Up Call’: Pandemic Should Prompt the West to Confront Chinese Regime, Experts Say

BY CATHY HE The global pandemic that has resulted from the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) initial coverup of the COVID-19 outbreak should serve as a “wake-up call” for Western governments dealing with the regime, a China expert and rights activist said. Benedict Rogers, a UK human rights activist and founder of nonprofit Hong Kong Watch, told […]

California Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Acting as Agent of Chinese Intelligence Agency

California Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Acting as Agent of Chinese Intelligence Agency

BY CATHY HE A California man originally from China has been sentenced to four years in prison for acting as an agent of the Chinese regime’s intelligence agency, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Tuesday. Xuehua (Edward) Peng, 56, a former tour operator in the San Francisco Bay Area, pleaded guilty in November 2019 in connection with acting as a courier […]

US Declares Public Health Emergency Over Coronavirus, Blocks Recent Travelers to China

US Declares Public Health Emergency Over Coronavirus, Blocks Recent Travelers to China

BY CATHY HE, EPOCH TIMES The United States will bar entry to foreign nationals who have been in mainland China in the past 14 days, in a ramp-up of efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus. The temporary ban will not apply to the immediate family of U.S. citizens or permanent residents and will take effect […]