Tag: china

Coronavirus is spreading faster than anticipated

Photo courtesy of 57 Andrew, Flickr Talk of the new coronavirus has spread faster than the virus itself. It has taken over the news and is mentioned daily in conversations. It is a contagious illness spreading very quickly among people.  Currently, over 40,000 people have been diagnosed and roughly 900 […]

Project Dragonfly draws criticism and concerns

Photo courtesy of Google Google employees and American citizens have been calling for the popular search engine to cancel “Project Dragonfly,” which is a censored search engine that the company has reportedly been building for the Chinese market. Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify in front of Congress on Tuesday, and […]

China revisits laws to allow longer presidential terms

Photo courtesy of Antilong, Wikipedia China has revised their constitution and approved a plan to abolish presidential term limits, allowing current President Xi Jinping to remain in office for life. China’s National People’s Congress, the country’s national legislative body, voted almost unanimously to approve the change, which now allows Xi […]