Floods and landslides continue to plague parts of China. To make the situation worse, authorities are discharging water from local reservoirs, with little to no warning ahead of time. A newly built house is torn down in China. Police reportedly beat up the owner—who’s disabled—and his elderly parents. Some overseas Chinese people are running scams on dating websites. As a consequence, Chinese authorities are destroying their homes to force them to return to China. Controversial Chinese tech giant Huawei is hiring a former BBC news executive to help it brush up its international image. In a blow to China’s nuclear ambitions, the United States blocks China’s largest nuclear company from sourcing crucial materials from the United States.