July 2, 2022

Pressure builds on China to allow independent investigation

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From Miriam Karmali, Freedom United, [email protected] February 13, 2022 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Forced LaborUN says China must allow human rights chief to visit Uyghur RegionMeeting with China’s President Xi Jinping last weekend, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for China to allow the UN human rights chief to make a “credible visit” […]

Critically acclaimed director Lu Chuan selected to direct the Official Film of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022

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25 Jan 2022 – Multi-award-winning Chinese filmmaker Lu Chuan has been selected to direct the Official Film of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. Lu is hailed as a major new voice in Chinese cinema, with more than 40 awards to his name, including those at important international festivals such as Sundance and the San Sebastian Film […]

Beijing 2022 Pre−Games Sustainability Report outlines climate solutions, development of winter sports and regional regeneration in China

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14 Jan 2022 – Beijing 2022 released its Pre-Games Sustainability Report today, detailing the measures implemented to reduce and compensate carbon emissions, protect local ecosystems and create long-term benefits to local communities and economies. With its vision of “sustainability for the future” and the principle of hosting “green, inclusive, open and clean” Games, Beijing 2022 has integrated sustainability […]

Reebok & Warner Bros. Consumer Products announce Two−Part, Reebok x Looney Tunes Capsule Collection Fit for Every Celebration

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First capsule available in China for Lunar New Year followed by global launch in Spring 2022  (BOSTON) January 18, 2022 – Reebok and Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) today announced a two-part Reebok x Looney Tunes footwear and apparel collaboration to kick off the new year. Marking the fifth collaboration between Reebok and WBCP, the Reebok x Looney […]

Ready to take on the year?

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Miriam Karmali, Freedom United January 2, 2022 News Digest Happy New Year! Your weekly news digest looks a little different today.  We want to start this year by sharing your top campaigns, what you can do in less than 5 minutes to keep these issues in the public eye – AND a 2022 action guide!  Perhaps conversations about […]

Education In China

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Extracurricular Education In China. The early months of 2020 saw the Chinese ministry of education implement double reduction policies to ease the burden of excessive homework, off-campus tutoring on students and promote a higher birth rate. These policies have affected teaching jobs in China and forced many private schools to adapt to the ‘harsh’ reality.  […]

Property tax concerns for China’s homeowners, buyers amid Xi Jinping’s common prosperity drive

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China’s property tax plan is part of Xi Jinping’s so-called common prosperity campaign to redistribute wealth and to address widening social inequality After a five year pilot programme, both residential and non-residential properties will taxed based on their values, but rural households will be excluded By Jane Car From SCMP This is the first in a […]

Gebrüder Weiss charters largest cargo aircraft for project cargo to Poland

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Logistics provider arranges air freight transportation with Antonov An-225 from China to Poland / Giant airplane lands at Rzeszów airport for the first time Rzeszów / Krakow / Lauterach, November 16, 2021 – Gebrüder Weiss was responsible for the first ever arrival of the world’s largest cargo plane at Rzeszów airport, transporting goods from China to Poland. […]

fDi Digest: FDI into China hits new lows. What’s next?

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From fDi Intelligence By Jacopo Dettoni November 4, 2021 Hello everyone, this is Jacopo in London.  Since Wuhan first experienced a Covid-19 outbreak in early 2020, China has been sealed off to nearly all foreign visitors. Meanwhile, Beijing has pushed through its ‘dual circulation’ policy to loosen the country’s reliance on overseas markets and technologies, […]

Spring in China

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Celebrated across several countries in the world, the Lunar New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is a celebration like no other. It is China’s most important, and iconic festival, embodying all things in the vivid Chinese culture.   Unlike the rest of the world that celebrates the Spring festival for a couple of days, China […]