Resources: China News

Confucius Institutes (CIs)

“Washington has required the centre that manages Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes (CIs) in the United States to register as a foreign mission, in a further sign of deteriorating bilateral relations.” (Reuters). According to the U.S. National Association of Scholars, there were 75 Confucius Institutes in the United States as of June, including 66 at colleges […]

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Chinese Students in the West

Over the past two decades, the number of students leaving mainland China to study abroad increased from 39,000 in 2000 to 662,100 in 2018. Chinese students form a large share of international students in many countries including the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom (East Asia Forum). Among these are nearly 370,000 Chinese […]

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Rich State, Poor People

The extraordinary growth of China's economy over the last 30 years is a well-known story. China's is the 2nd strongest economy in the world, behind only the United States. Over the last number of years China's economy has overtaken Germany, France, the UK and many others. But that statement about China’s economy is not a […]

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A Son Missing For 32 Years

Mao Yin was stolen on 17 October 1988, while his father, Mao Zhenjing, was bringing him home from nursery in the city of Xian in Shaanxi province. The boy asked for a drink of water, so they stopped in the entrance of a hotel. The father looked away briefly, and the boy was taken. He […]

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Churches Under Lockdown In China

ChinaSource recently reached out to three church leaders in China, asking them to reflect on their experiences of “doing church” in the midst of the health crisis and quarantine. These are some of the many thoughts they shared: Prayer. Churches came together to ask for 3 days of prayer and fasting at the height of […]

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The Wrong Topic

Matthew 24:37-41 gives a stark warning. “As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; and they knew nothing […]

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What Is The Lord Saying To The Chinese Church?

What Is The Lord Saying To The Chinese Church? It is obvious to any who pray regularly for China that this is a difficult winter season for the church in China. There are two very harsh winds of suffering that our brothers and sisters in China face. The first is the impact of the coronavirus, […]

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Drones And Prayers

The BBC recently carried a report from a Chinese newspaper headline that read: “China rewards fishers who netted foreign spy devices.” The story spoke of these fishing people hauling in an unusual catch. And more than one fisherman - the article spoke of 11 of them. What was the catch? It was underwater drones - […]

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Journalism, East and West

According to CNN on December 17th, 2019, China has issued an updated code of ethics for its journalists. The code calls on reporters to uphold the authority of the Communist Party and to be guided by the ideology of President Xi Jinping. CNN commented that though Chinese reporters working inside the country are used to […]

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Standing In The Gap In 2020

The weight on the shoulders of a national leader in our generation is huge. The issues that they have to deal with, the responsibilities they face, are heavy indeed. 1 Tim 2:1-4 commands us to pray for them: “Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made ... […]

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