China has one of the fastest growing economies in the world, and it holds some prestigious positions such as being one of the five permanent members of the United Nations. As well as being one of the world’s nuclear powers, China also has some dark secrets buried beneath all its splendor.
And no, we are not talking about conspiracy theories behind the origin of the coronavirus. These are statistical open fathomable secrets which can be easily validated with some internet research. We are listing down some of them for you to know our neighbour better.
China may be a fast-growing economy, but the poverty and hunger in the rural parts of this country is often swept under the table. According to the World Bank report, 100 million Chinese people are living a destitute life and their income is less than Rs.82/day.
China is known for its strict penal law, but when it comes to capital punishment, ruthless executions by shooting and lethal injection are permissible. Apart from this, 4 times more death sentences are handed out in China than the rest of the world.