Category Archives: Social Issues

China Power Outages Spread From Factories to Homes in Northeast

Power cuts and blackouts, which initially halted production at Chinese factories, have spread to homes in the northeast part of the country, triggering accidents and major disruptions to daily life. Official explanations of the country’s widening power shortage, now affecting

China Faces Food Security Issues

A Chinese farmer spraying pesticide in a wheatfield in Chiping county in Liaocheng, east China's Shandong Province on March 15, 2017. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Restaurants in China Serve Food Laced With Opium, Despite Years of Crackdown

An Afghan man works on a poppy field in Jalalabad Province on April 17, 2014. (Parwiz/Reuters)

More Emergency Rental Aid Reaches Tenants Amid Treasury Push to Boost Disbursement

A "For Rent" sign is displayed in front of an apartment building in Arlington, Va., on June 20, 2021. (Will Dunham/Reuters)

China Promotes IVF to Combat Rising Infertility Rates in its Aging Population

A medical staff taking care of a new born baby at a hospital in Fuyang in China's eastern Anhui province on Jan. 19, 2019. China's…

Congressional Talks on Police Reform Crumble, With Both Sides Assigning Blame

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) arrives at the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington on Sept. 22, 2021. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo)

California Governor Signs Laws Aimed at Ensuring Access to Abortion

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks in San Francisco, Calif., in a file photograph. (Jeff Chiu/AP Photo)

North Carolina Teachers Say School’s Testing Protocols Discriminate Against Unvaccinated

Parked school buses sit in a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic in Charlotte, North Carolina, on April 21, 2020. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Federal Court Throws Out Gun Rights Ruling on Handgun Sales to People Under 21

A 32 caliber handgun in Temecula, Calif., on March 27, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

Authorities in Northeastern China Announce New COVID-19 Cases

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a man to test for COVID-19 at an office building in Harbin, in northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province…