A Chinese woman who pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges stemming from her operation of a ‘birth tourism’ business in California awaits imminent sentencing in the first case of its kind, according to reports.Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) told CNN the indictments are the “first-ever” brought by the U.S. government against a birth tourism enterprise […]
A former NBA player was fined and given a ‘serious warning’ after he failed to properly acknowledge the Chinese flag during a pre-game national anthem ceremony.Guerschon Yabusele, a former Boston Celtic who now plays for the Nanjing Monkey Kings in the Chinese Basketball Association, was hit with a 10,000 yuan ($1,420) fine after he was […]
A taxi plowed through a crowd of protesters in Hong Kong and the driver was subsequently beaten badly and hospitalized, according to reports.The driver is suspected of intentionally ramming a mini-bus taxi into a crowd in the district of Sham Shui Po, according to local media.“At around 5pm on Sunday, a taxi was seen driving […]
Two Chinese men studying in the United States have been charged with felonies stemming from their alleged use of stolen credit cards to pay for university tuition and assorted bills. Chunyang Li and Chenghan Wang, both 20, were arrested by University of New Hampshire (UNH) police in Durham. Both men are from China, according to […]
The U.S. Marines seized a small Japanese island in a drill vital for an all-out war with China. Known as Expediationary Advanced Base (EAB) Operations, the exercise is intended to enhance tactics essential to the Pacific theater, said the Corps in a Thursday statement. “This entire mission profile simulated the process of securing advanced footholds […]
America’s top military officer stressed that Google’s ventures in China are aiding its military and communist regime’s ability to control its people. Companies doing business in China are required to have a cell of the Communist Party present, said Gen. Joseph Dunford during a forum at the Atlantic Council in D.C. Thursday. “That will to […]
Coding “common sense” into artificial intelligence systems is currently a major goal for DARPA. Interestingly, this objective is best described by getting AI to respond to new situations the way a human would, said the agency’s Defense Sciences Office director Valerie Browning to Nextgov. “There’s a certain ability to recognize new situations, behave appropriately in […]
At least eight people have been killed and 22 wounded after a man hijacked a bus during a stabbing rampage in Longyan, China, according to Asian media. The suspect began slashing passengers aboard a bus during the attempted hijacking, Reports indicate. The large vehicle reportedly careened out of control, crashing through cars and motorcycles while […]
Until very recently, 37-year-old Fan Bingbing was the most famous actress in China and a rising star in Hollywood, having scored roles in two of the biggest movie franchises in history, X-Men and Iron Man.
China’s state-run Global Times newspaper boasted of Beijing’s expanded presence in Venezuela on Sunday, noting that the “U.S. is skeptical for geopolitical reasons” of growing ties between socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro and Communist Party chief Xi …
Chinese citizens in Beijing, Shanghai, and other major population hubs throughout the country spent the weekend observing Nationwide National Defense Education Day, forced to practice air raid drills to know how to react to a military invasion.