China Allocates $300,000 for US Influencers Ahead of Beijing Olympics

Media reports said the Chinese government paid a US-based PR firm to clean China’s image ahead of the Winter Olympics.  According to Australia’s commercial news site, news.com.au, China spent $300,000 for Vippi Media to enlist influencers with hundreds of thousands …

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Two US Aircraft Carriers Enter South China Sea for Training

The United States Department of Defense said in a statement that two US aircraft carrier groups entered the disputed South China Sea for training and to reassure allies and demonstrate resolve to “counter malign influence.” Officials said the two US …

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Two Chinese TV Stars Cut Ties with Nike over Xinjiang Comments

Two Chinese TV stars decided to sever their ties with Nike over the sportswear manufacturing giant’s comments regarding the controversial violation of human rights and forced labor in the Chinese province of Xinjiang. Nike is only one of the Western …

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