China in the News: March 15, 2021

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Daily news headlines about China from around the world (last 24 hours)

Quad group makes vaccine deal as a wary China watches on

American officials and those representing other parties to a Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (“Quad”) may try to pretend that a summit of Quad leaders was not …The Conversation AU21 hours ago

Quad Summit 2021: Why is China Rattled?

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) Summit held on March 12, 2021 did not name China directly, but Beijing seemed nervous and rattled about the …The Financial Express12 hours ago

Media goes on trial in China as Beijing escalates attacks on journalists

Damo Uncle wanted to be a BBC journalist. The middle-aged Chinese blogger said he would follow the “principle of results before evidence,” keep his camera …Sydney Morning Herald20 hours ago

Ant Group CEO exits as China clamps down on Jack Ma’s fintech giant

China’s Ant Group chief executive officer Simon Hu has unexpectedly resigned amid a regulatory-driven overhaul of the financial technology giant’s business, …Sydney Morning Herald3 hours ago

European countries send warships to South China Sea in Beijing pushback

European nations are sending warships into the Pacific as suspicion grows over Beijing’s motives for building the world’s largest navy. At this week’s Two … hours ago

Treasury shareholders say takeover bid ‘likely’ after China tariff shock

Major local shareholders in winemaking giant Treasury Wine Estates have it is likely the business could be subject to a takeover offer in the coming months.Sydney Morning Herald8 hours ago

China’s Eye-Popping Data Will Give Clues to Consumer Recovery

(Bloomberg) — China is set to report roaring growth in economic activity in the first two months of the year, with figures largely distorted by comparisons from a …Yahoo Finance5 hours ago

Move Over China as Australia Finds New Home for Barley in Saudi

(Bloomberg) — Australian barley farmers have moved on, big time. Facing massive Chinese tariffs and an urgent need to ship a bumper harvest, they’re piling …Yahoo Finance8 hours ago

U.S. sanctions for the Uyghur genocide are hurting China. But they aren’t enough.

IN A backhanded way, China has just let the world know that there are effective measures that can be taken in response to the campaign of genocide it is …The Washington Post6 hours agoOpinion

China Ramps Up Oil Imports From Iran

With its relationship with the United States looking increasingly stable, Iran is ramping up oil exports to the world’s top crude importer.Yahoo Finance7 hours ago

At least 39 reported killed in Myanmar as Chinese factories burn

Security forces killed at least 22 anti-coup protesters in the poor, industrial Hlaingthaya suburb of Myanmar’s main city on Sunday after Chinese-financed …CNBC48 minutes ago

A child screams in Myanmar … and China pretends not to hear

The country’s global standing is plunging as Xi Jinping attempts to whitewash atrocities in the name of empire-building.The Guardian18 hours agoOpinion

How China Aims To Beat The U.S., Europe At ‘Net Zero’ Carbon

China’s government wrapped up the annual “Two Sessions” political meetings in Beijing on Thursday and – taking a cue from the U.S. and Europe – climate …Forbes13 hours ago

GT Voice: Will US lift Australia out of trade woes with China?

In a recent White House press briefing, US national security adviser Jake Sullivan said US officials will mention China’s “coercion of Australia” when top …Global Times13 hours ago

Chaos Under Heaven review: Trump as raging bull in a China policy shop

Before Covid upended everything, the US president upended relations with Beijing – without interest or ability to build anew.The Guardian20 hours ago

U.K. Says China Breached Hong Kong Handover Treaty For Third Time

Britain’s foreign secretary said China is in “a state of ongoing non-compliance” with the treaty signed by the two countries that guarantees Hong Kong’s rights …Forbes18 hours ago

China, North Korea Loom as Blinken, Austin Head to Asia

Threats from China and North Korea will loom large over the Biden administration’s first Cabinet-level trip abroad, part of a larger effort to bolster U.S. influence …VOA Asia4 hours ago

Will China get our country moving again?

We typically see fear as a negative emotion, and it often can breed hostility, self-involvement and even hatred. But fear can also be a constructive force. We drive …The Washington Post13 hours agoOpinion

China Becomes First Major Economy to Start Withdrawing Pandemic Stimulus Efforts

HONG KONG—As the first major economy to beat back Covid-19, China is now taking the global lead in moving to unwind its pandemic-driven economic …The Wall Street Journal10 hours ago

Is China finally opening to Korean content as political relations improve?

Hopes are rising that Korean films and dramas might finally get an airing in China for the first time since they were banned in 2016.Screen International14 hours ago

Xi Jinping’s dream project ‘Belt Road Initiative’ in trouble amid China’s shrinking economy

KABUL : Chinese President Xi Jinping’s dream of setting a new world order has come crashing down after the Covid-19 slowed down the Belt Road Initiative …Mint11 hours ago

How the Communist Party shaped China’s internet in its own image

The internet age has brought a sense of community for Chinese citizens but also greater surveillance and more control for the party.South China Morning Post12 hours ago

Singapore Property Dynasty’s China Deal Becomes Cautionary Tale

When Singapore’s richest property family invested in a Chinese real estate group, the deal was touted as “game-changing” for its expansion in Asia’s largest …Bloomberg2 hours ago

Max Hastings: China Might Defeat America In War Over Taiwan

A new Council on Foreign Relations report is a strong warning about Biden’s looming first foreign-policy crisis.Bloomberg14 hours agoOpinion

Scenes of crowds at KFC stores leave foreign netizens stunned at China’s success in COVID-19 control

There’s no COVID in China anymore?” Scenes of crowds in front of KFC stores in China recently shocked foreign netizens, who were surprised at the fact that …Global Times12 hours ago

‘Avatar’ Is King Of The Weekend With $21M In China; All-Time Global Record Now $2.81B – International Box Office

Refresh for latest…: As we first reported yesterday, James Cameron’s Avatar is again king of the all-time worldwide box office, having snapped the title back from …Deadline7 hours ago

China eventually wants astronauts to stay on moon for long periods of time

Researchers work around Chang’e-5 lunar return capsule carrying moon samples next to a Chinese national flag, after it landed in northern China’s Inner …CNA16 hours ago

Uyghur ‘filter’ uncovered in China CCTV software used in Australia

An Australian security expert has severed ties with a Chinese company following the discovery of a ‘race filter’ used to identify at-risk minorities.Daily Telegraph7 hours ago

PLA Navy may be closing in on US fleet but it has just one overseas base

The US maintains nearly 800 military bases in more than 70 countries and territories; China’s has only one overseas naval base in Djibouti.South China Morning Post22 hours ago

Norway and China Strive to Complete Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

By Bob Savic, Advisor to Dezan Shira & Associates. Norway and China FTA talks anticipate post-Covid economic recovery. Norway and China held a video …China Briefing17 hours ago

China communicates use of coast guard law to Japan, protects sovereign waters properly

Japanese media, amid the anti-China Quad meeting, reported that China had communicated with Japan over its new coast guard law in late February, seen by …Global Times11 hours ago

China steps up its tech push – Arkansas Online

China is freeing up tens of billions of dollars for its tech industry to borrow.Arkansas Online14 hours ago

China’s plan to raise retirement age ‘will be gradual process’

The change was prompted by the country’s rapidly ageing population and has prompted uproar on social media.South China Morning Post14 hours ago

British-Themed Resort Opens In Macao, China Including David Beckham Designed Suites

The themed resort includes a Big Ben clocktower, Victoria Station, Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain, and its very own changing of the guard.Forbes7 hours ago

China and the Virus – Tonight on UNDER INVESTIGATION with LIZ HAYES

Liz Hayes puts China & The Virus under investigation, with scientific experts putting the case for and against the ‘lab leak’ theory, as well those who defend …ampTV Blackbox7 hours ago

China’s truck drivers still have a long road to post-virus recovery

Hit by months of travel restrictions and business closures, China’s army of long-distance truck drivers are still finding their feet after last year’s coronavirus shock.South China Morning Post15 hours ago

Chinese capital Beijing reels under heavy sandstorms

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese capital Beijing was shrouded in thick brown dust on Monday morning as a result of heavy winds blowing in from Inner …Reuters35 minutes ago

One Of The Rare Women Artists In China, Cao Fei Mixes Reality And Fantasy As She Moves Between The Physical And The Virtual

One of the most exciting artists of her generation, Cao Fei, 43, has amassed an impressive repertoire of exhibitions at prestigious international museums such as …Forbes11 hours ago

China’s Economic Activity Data Soars a Year After Lockdown

(Bloomberg) — China’s economic activity surged in the first two months of the year, underscoring the strength of its V-shaped recovery a year after the world’s first …Yahoo Canada Finance13 minutes ago

China planning to step up military’s use of civilian know-how

The country’s latest five-year plan includes pledges to encourage the private sector to work with the defence industry to improve the PLA’s capabilities.South China Morning Post15 hours ago

China to ease domestic travel restrictions, allowing people to move freely by train without nucleic acid test report

Chinese residents will be able to travel more freely by train across the country starting from March 16, as China further lifts domestic travel restrictions amid a …Global Times14 hours ago

China’s train-riding ‘story stealer’ Wang Fuchun dies at age 79

Wang Fuchun, a Chinese documentary photographer who spent more than 40 years taking snapshots of people from different walks of life as they traveled by …Global Times16 hours ago

China’s steel city Tangshan vows to crack down on pollution

The city authorities say factories must limit production when a heavy pollution alert is in place to halve harmful emissions.South China Morning Post11 hours ago

China’s listed companies substantially ramp up R&D investment

A majority of China’s A-share listed firms have allocated more funding to R&D investment since 2019, to be in lockstep with the nation’s 14th Five-Year Plan …Global Times18 hours ago

China cbank rolls over 100 bln yuan of medium-term loans, keeps rate unchanged for 11th month

China’s central bank on Monday injected medium-term loans into the banking system while keeping the interest rate unchanged for an 11th straight month.Reuters11 minutes ago

China’s 14th five-year plan published in booklet – Xinhua |

BEIJING, March 14 (Xinhua) — The Outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for National Economic and Social Development and the Long-Range …Xinhua18 hours ago

China’s tourism, services sectors ‘to see double-digit yoy growth’

China’s tourism and services industries are expected to see double-digit growth year-on-year in the second quarter after China further lifts domestic travel …Global Times10 hours ago

Australian media launches false spy accusations against Chinese business man; expatriates from the mainland at risk in the country: analysts

Under the frenzied anti-China atmosphere in Australia, expatriates from the Chinese mainland have become targets of Australian media and intelligent agencies …Global Times4 hours ago

US designates five Chinese companies as security threats

WASHINGTON: In light of the worsening relations between the United States and China, Washington has labeled Chinese tech companies, including Huawei, …Times of India15 hours ago

Eye-Popping China Data, Inflation Risks, Rising Rates: Eco Day

Welcome to Monday, Asia. Here’s the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help you start the week.Bloomberg1 hour ago

Filmart 2021: The hot projects from Hong Kong and China

As China comes off a record-breaking New Year, distribution is still feeling the effects of coronavirus.Screen International8 hours ago

‘River in the Sky’: China developing high-tech satellite to control weather

A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the *content* (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising …Herald Sun3 hours ago

Experts race to save Chinese white dolphin spotted in south China river

Animal seen in Xi River in Guangxi could be at risk if it is unable to return to open waters, news report says.South China Morning Post13 hours ago

China ready for long-term rivalry with US amid call for cooperation: Analysts | Video

China has concluded its biggest political meetings of the year, with a call for cooperation with the US. But analysts say Beijing is also sending …CNA17 hours ago

China releases work report of top legislature – Xinhua |

BEIJING, March 14 (Xinhua) — The full text of the work report of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) delivered by the committee’s …Xinhua19 hours ago

New virus discovered in China similar to COVID-19, say scientists

The virus named RpYN06 was discovered by a team of researchers from Shandong First Medical University and Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences in …Republic TV14 hours ago

A brief travel guide to SW China’s Zunyi City

Share. QR. Copied. Editor’s note: Travelling offers a person chances to encounter stunning landscapes as well as diverse cultures. Starting from March 10, we’re …CGTN10 hours ago

China urges Myanmar to stop violence after factory attacks – CGTN

China urged Myanmar on Sunday to stop violence and protect Chinese companies and personnel after attacks on Chinese-financed factories there, China’s …Devdiscourse11 hours ago

New images from China’s Tianwen-1 at Mars

The Tianwen-1 mission entered Mars orbit at the end of February. It’s expected to land a rover on Mars’ surface in May. In the meantime, check out these new …EarthSky14 hours ago

China and U.S.-Japan alliance to take top billing as senior Biden officials visit Tokyo

Both nations are expected to use the meeting to set the agenda for the alliance, making abundantly clear the shifting U.S. and Japanese perceptions of China.The Japan Times15 hours ago

China research team finds 24 new bat coronaviruses within 2km radius

None appeared to be direct ancestor of new coronavirus causing Covid-19 but range of genomic diversity ‘surprising’ to scientists.South China Morning Post17 hours ago

European Equities: Economic Data from China and the US to Influence

A quiet day on the Eurozone economic calendar leaves the European majors in the hands of stats from China and the U.S..FX Empire1 hour ago

Four city clusters not to miss in China’s 1-2-3 Travel Circle

Share. QR. Copied. The National 1-2-3 Travel Circle will take initial shape by 2035 to connect major cities and counties across the country. /CFP. The National …CGTN11 hours ago

China aims to vaccinate 70-80pc population by mid-2022 » Borneo Bulletin Online

BEIJING (AP) — China is aiming to vaccinate 70-80 per cent of its population by mid-2022, the head of the country’s Center for Disease Control (CDC) said on …Borneo Bulletin Online5 hours ago

China Stock Market May Be Stuck In Neutral On Monday

(RTTNews) – The China stock market has moved higher in two straight sessions, climbing almost 100 points or 3 percent along the way. The Shanghai …Nasdaq1 hour ago

Singapore PM sees considerable risk of severe US-China tensions

Singapore, March 14 Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said there was considerable risk of tensions between China and the United States becoming …ampThe Tribune22 hours ago

Is China Customer Relations Centers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCRC) Popular Amongst Insiders?

If you want to know who really controls China Customer Relations Centers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCRC), then you’ll have to look at the makeup of its share registry.Yahoo Finance17 hours ago

Last Post: Princesses, China, HK and letter-writers

Share this article. Facebook · Twitter · Whatsapp · Email; Print; Save. And the winner is … the OECD. George Fishman, Vaucluse, NSW. A tip for Meghan from …The Australian13 hours agoOpinion

China says it’s ‘exercising self-restraint’ against Japanese ships near Senkakus

Beijing has told Tokyo that China is “exercising self-restraint” in operating its coast guard ships near the Senkaku Islands amid rising security concerns over its …The Japan Times21 hours ago

China reports five new mainland COVID-19 cases vs 10 a day earlier

Mainland China reported five new COVID-19 cases on March 14, down from 10 a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Monday.Yahoo Finance1 hour ago

Can Indonesia use Myanmar to balance the US and China?

Jakarta’s efforts to help its South-East Asian neighbour are partly aimed at keeping it within Asean’s orbit rather than China’s, and the same time also hoping to …The Star Online15 hours ago

Cover Story: The Clash of China’s Social Media Titans

China’s internet giant Tencent Holdings and rising challenger ByteDance Ltd. are fighting an all-out war with escalating turf battles and legal tussles even as the …Caixin Global2 hours ago

China to replace J-7 fighter jets with advanced models

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force has started to gradually decommission its fleet of J-7 fighter jets and replace them with more advanced, …Global Times13 hours ago

China is not as invincible as it looks | Comment

Caroline Wilson’s summons to the Chinese foreign ministry was intended to intimidate. Our ambassador in Beijing received a ticking off for publishing an article …The Times2 hours ago

Steel enterprises in N. China held accountable for overproduction and record falsification amid heavy pollution

Four steel enterprises in North China’s Hebei Province have been held accountable for failing to meet emission reduction requirements and falsifying production …Global Times20 hours ago

In patriot-governed Hong Kong, ‘one country, two systems’ is assured

Beijing’s decision to improve Hong Kong’s electoral system will ensure its stability and the healthy development of democracy.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post9 hours agoOpinion

Freestyle skiing: China’s Gu creates history with double gold in worlds

China’s Eileen Gu overcame a fall in training that had shaken her confidence to become the first free-skier to bag two gold medals at the same world …Reuters19 hours ago

Expert: China has essentially brought COVID-19 under control

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 04:28. Beijing is continuing its mass COVID-19 vaccination drive. It now includes …CGTN13 hours ago

UPDATE 1-China’s new home prices grow more quickly in Feb on resilient demand

New home prices in China rose at a faster pace in February, data showed on Monday, as government cooling measures were largely eclipsed by red-hot …Yahoo Finance7 minutes ago

China’s big data market to continue expansion: report

China’s big data market will continue to expand in the coming years, driven by the country’s economic development and digital transformation, an industry report …SHINE16 hours ago

The Garden Art Museum of Nanning International Garden Expo / China Architecture Design & Research Group

Completed in 2018 in Nanning, China. Images by Guangyuan Zhang, Ji Li, Songyue Xu. The Garden Art Museum was the main venue of the 12th China …ArchDaily22 hours ago

China’s Environmental Goals Show Policy’s Relevance for Ratings

The energy targets outlined in the Chinese government’s work report to the annual session of the National People’s Congress signal the authorities’ continued …Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide6 hours ago

Significant magnitude 5.0 quake hits 120 km northeast of Aksu, China early evening

China was shaken near Aksu, Xinjiang, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 only 13 minutes ago, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported.VolcanoDiscovery15 hours ago

Iranian oil exports to China expected to hit record high in March

Iranian crude oil exports to China are surging and expected to hit record highs in March despite the U.S. sanctions on the country’s oil industry. Chinese imports …Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide10 hours ago

Beauty Not Cruelty: China Ends Animal Testing for General Cosmetics

Can we still be pretty and safe without sacrificing animals to the Gods of Chemistry and Beauty?The Beijinger19 hours ago

Chinese private firm to build space lab by 2025

As China has scheduled 11 launch missions in the next two years for the building of its first space station, a private space technology start-up based in Huzhou, …Global Times12 hours ago

2 dead, 6 injured in forest fire in NW China

Two people have died and six injured after a forest fire broke out in northwest China’s Ningxia Hui.SHINE22 hours ago

What’s it like to report on China’s biggest political event?

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 03:00. China’s annual “Two Sessions” has come to an end. CGTN Reporter Li …CGTN17 hours ago

China’s copper imports likely to rise, may not be bullish signal: Russell

LAUNCESTON — China’s imports of copper are likely to rebound in March, but the expected increase after a disappointing start to the year may not be quite …Financial Post34 minutes ago

‘We hope China can take the lead in achieving herd immunity’: CDC head

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 01:16. Gao Fu, director of China’s CDC, said that according to current vaccine …CGTN20 hours ago

China’s youthful, debt-fuelled spending spree sparks a reckoning

Chinese regulators attempting to rein in Ant Group and a swelling online-lending industry have a target in their sights: the excessive, debt-fuelled lifestyles of the …The Australian21 hours ago

New ‘ukiyo-e’ exhibition in Beijing represents major cultural exchanges between China and Japan

A series of Japanese ukiyo-e artworks went on display at Beijing’s Today Art Museum on Friday as part of a new major cultural exchange program between …Global Times16 hours ago

Kingmaker Duterte risks losing political capital on China, vaccine issues

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter. LILY G. TERRENIO, a 41-year-old staunch supporter of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, is unsure whether she would …BusinessWorld Online1 hour ago

Survey shows improvement in Chinese consumer satisfaction despite large regional differences

A report released by the China Consumers Association shows a steady upward trend of consumer satisfaction over the years, with consumers in cities in eastern …Global Times18 hours ago

We have been confused about China, says former GCHQ cybersecurity chief

The former head of the National Cyber Security Centre has labelled Britain’s policy towards China confusing as he predicted that there would be greater caution …The Times2 hours ago

Chinese Australians ask ‘why is the government picking on us?’ after landmark survey

Australia’s Home Affairs Department commissioned a survey that asked ethnic Chinese respondents about democracy, politics and the CCP.South China Morning Post4 hours ago

Futures File: U.S., China agree to talk

For the first time, our new administration will be testing the waters on many issues with the world’s biggest nation and fastest-growing economy.nwitimes.com14 hours ago

Firefighters battle forest fire in southwest China’s Yunnan

Share. QR. Copied. A forest fire broke out in the city of Kunming, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, on Sunday afternoon with firefighters dispatched to put out …CGTN2 hours ago

China’s new home prices grow more quickly in Feb on resilient demand

[BEIJING] New home prices in China rose at a faster pace in February, data showed on Monday, as government cooling measures were largely eclipsed by …The Business Times13 minutes ago

Marriage registration authorities work overtime for newlyweds on a day with a special meaning

China’s marriage registration authorities in many provinces worked overtime this Sunday to help some happy couples realize their dream of registering their …Global Times6 hours ago

Chinese netizens show support for Greece’s request for UK to return Parthenon relics, challenge British Museum’s ownership of looted Chinese relics

Chinese netizens showed support for Greece’s request that the UK return Parthenon marble sculptures on Sunday, going on to question whether the looted …Global Times15 hours ago


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