China in the News: March 21, 2021

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

The US and China are preparing for war — and Australia is caught in the crosshairs

China is becoming more aggressive in tone and actions, while the US is strengthening its regional alliances, writes Stan Grant.ABC News12 hours ago

‘Hundreds’ of China boats in disputed sea

The Philippines has expressed concern about hundreds of Chinese military vessels it says were spotted this month in the disputed South China Sea.7NEWS.com.au1 hour ago

Australia feels rising heat of renewed US-China Cold War

The US-China rumble in Anchorage got off to a stark and brutal beginning. This was Cold War 2.0 laid out in all its bare essentials.The Australian2 hours ago

The US has ‘got our back’ on Chinese diplomatic disputes, says Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan

Federal Trade Minister Dan Tehan says Australians should be comforted that the United States has “got our back” in the deteriorating relationship between …ABC News22 hours ago

China crackdown cuts Big Tech down to size

Tighter regulations, billions in lost overseas share value and government pledges to get even tougher — Chinese tech giants are reeling under what looks like a …Yahoo Finance Australia3 hours ago

Local China virus case had been vaccinated

A Chinese hospital worker who became the country’s first local COVID-19 case since mid-February had been fully vaccinated, according to state media.PerthNow23 hours ago

CGTN: China Unveils New Discoveries From Sanxingdui, Over 500 Items Unearthed

Chinese archaeologists announced on Saturday that some new major discoveries have been made at the legendary Sanxingdui Ruins site in southwest China,Business Wire17 hours ago

Contentious Hunt for Covid’s Origin Points to China Animal Trade

Scientists tracing the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic believe they’ve identified a possible transmission source: China’s thriving wildlife trade.Bloomberg2 hours ago

China restricting Tesla use uncovers a significant challenge for Elon Musk: expert

Policy expert Ian Bremmer weighs in on how worsening tensions between the U.S. and China could impact Tesla.Yahoo Finance Australia19 hours ago

What the Quad misses about India is that it wants to follow China

Rupa Subramanya is a researcher and commentator. She is a distinguished fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.On Mar. 12, a virtual meeting.Nikkei Asia10 hours agoOpinion

China will let US know tenacity of Chinese civilization if it continues loosely mobilizing containment clique

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin paid a visit to India. A joint statement between US and Indian defense chiefs did not mention China. Not long ago, China …Global Times14 hours ago

Box Office: Why A Successful ‘Avatar’ Rerelease In China Is Excellent News For ‘Avatar 2’

‘Avatar’ earned another $6.3 million on Saturday, a 29% drop from last Saturday’s $9 million gross, bringing its Chinese reissue total to $39.23 million.Forbes14 hours ago

Biden Clashes With China and Russia in First 60 Days

WASHINGTON — Sixty days into his administration, President Biden got a taste this week of what the next four years may look like: a new era of bitter …The New York Times15 hours ago

Recovery in China pushes up global wholesale prices

TOKYO — Wholesales prices are on the rise around the world, rising between 1% and 4% through January in major countries compared with last fall.Soari.Nikkei Asia2 hours ago

Why Quad alliance is a turning point for India-China ties

The Quad summit hosted by US President Joe Biden on March 12 caps an extraordinary year that saw a fundamental shift in India’s response to China’s border …ampThe Times of India Blog8 hours ago

China on the losing end of Alaska ‘rumble’

The new US administration of Joe Biden is showing it is willing to stand up for Australian interests against China, contrary to some expectations, writes James …Daily Telegraph21 hours agoOpinion

China Reshuffles Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee

China has made changes to its central bank’s monetary policy committee, according to a government statement released on Saturday. China’s State Council …Bloomberg13 hours ago

How Pinduoduo Beat Alibaba to Become China’s Top Shopping Site

The five-year-old e-commerce company is the first challenger to loosen Alibaba and JD.com’s stranglehold over online consumption in China.The Wall Street Journal19 hours ago

United States-China talks sink to war of words

From news to politics, travel to sport, culture to climate – The Independent has a host of newsletters to suit your interests. Find the stories you want to read, and …The Independent12 hours ago

US-China talks: what message did their public spat send?

Observers believe the testy exchanges that opened the meeting in Alaska were aimed at domestic and international audiences.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post18 hours ago

China’s jobseekers left out of pocket, out of work despite VVVVVIP service

Career coaching consultancies charge up to 50000 yuan (US$7700) to help jobseekers in China gain an edge in an increasingly competitive market, but the …South China Morning Post21 hours ago

Commentary: Chinese vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia seeds goodwill but has limited strategic gains

Beijing can’t extend influence with vaccines if it doesn’t address the deeper issues of transparency and legitimacy, says an ISEAS-Yushof Ishak …CNA8 hours ago

Elon Musk denies Tesla cars are being used for spying in China

If company ‘used cars to carry out espionage activities in China or anywhere, we will get shut down’, he says.South China Morning Post22 hours ago

EU essentially motivated to set in motion investment treaty with China: observers

The mega investment treaty between China and the EU may legally come into force next year, regional affairs observers said Saturday, expecting a painstaking …Global Times15 hours ago

Biden administration off to a combative start with tough rhetoric on Russia, China

Washington (CNN) President Joe Biden didn’t waste a beat when asked this week whether he believed his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin was a “killer.”.CNN14 hours ago

Credit Suisse Plans to Triple China Headcount in Major Push

Credit Suisse Group AG plans to triple its headcount in China over the next three years, ramping up its ambitions to gain market share as the nation’s financial …Bloomberg16 hours ago

China’s top stock market regulator urges tighter IPO scrutiny, cautions against hot money risks

SHANGHAI, March 20 (Reuters) – China’s top securities regulator on Saturday urged underwriters to tighten scrutiny on companies seeking to list their shares, …Reuters22 hours ago

A woman won a landmark #MeToo case in China. Why is winning so hard?

A Shanghai court last week awarded approximately $15,000 to a plaintiff in a sexual harassment suit against a colleague who had sent disturbing text messages …Washington Post21 hours agoOpinion

China ‘speeding up’ drive to switch key imports away from unfriendly democracies

China is speeding up efforts to source more imports from stable autocratic regimes and reduce its trade dependency on democratic countries such as Australia, …Stuff.co.nz6 hours ago

Women’s cancers in China: a spatio-temporal epidemiology analysis

Women’s cancers, represented by breast and gynecologic cancers, are emerging as a significant threat to women’s health, while previous studies paid little …BMC Blogs Network9 hours ago

Egypt receives new 300k shipment of China’s Sinopharm vaccine

CAIRO: Egypt has received a further 300000 doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine as part of its anti-coronavirus campaign, Minister of Health Hala Zayed has …Arab News14 hours ago

U.S.-China Sparring, Europe Vaccine Chaos: Weekend Reads

U.S. President Joe Biden called on Congress to send him new legislation on hate crimes and for Americans to “change our hearts” to combat racially motivated …Bloomberg10 hours ago

Peripheral products of Chinese diplomats’ strong words hit shelves after Alaska talks

Peripheral products of top Chinese diplomats’ strong words at the sharp and confrontational opening of China-US talks in Alaska have hit the shelves of leading …Global Times18 hours ago

With Eye on China, India and US Pledge Deeper Strategic Partnership

India and the United States have pledged to work together to deepen their strategic partnership during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to New …Voice of America15 hours ago

Taiwan hits back at mainland Chinese firms fishing for its chip makers

Beijing’s drive for technological self-sufficiency has led to an exodus of Taiwanese engineers lured away by the promise of a big salary.South China Morning Post2 hours ago

China’s low vaccination ‘rate risks delaying return to normal’

The country’s top infectious diseases specialist tells online event that the country risks falling behind.South China Morning Post15 hours ago

U.S. is taking the wrong tack on China

At a time when Congress is holding hearings about the wave of attacks on Asian Americans and dozens of states are considering bills to restrict access to voting, …cleveland.com10 hours ago

US-China tensions give North Korea an opportunity

Beijing is less likely to put pressure on its ally to return to the negotiating table as a result of the ongoing tensions with Washington/South China Morning Post8 hours ago

US ambassador, Chinese diplomat clash over racism at UN General Assembly | TheHill

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield and a Chinese diplomat clashed on Friday after Greenfield, who is Black, described her own …The Hill18 hours ago

China-US Alaska talks a great lesson for Washington

On Thursday local time, the first meeting of the China-US high-level dialogue opened with a head-to-head quarrel in Anchorage, Alaska. That came as a …Global Times22 hours ago

Taiwan protests UN report labeling it as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has lodged a protest against a recent global happiness report issued by the United Nations (U.N.) for listing it as part of China.Taiwan News21 hours ago

Athletics: China’s Yang breaks women’s 20km race walk world record

Former world champion Yang Jiayu shattered the world record to win the women’s 20km race walk at the Chinese national championships in Huangshan on …Reuters18 hours ago

Ghana’s infrastructure deal with China’s Sinohydro faces concerns

The Sinohydro project has drawn fire from conservationists and researchers who warn that mining in the country’s key forests would pose significant …South China Morning Post20 hours ago

Hundreds of Africans driven out of China’s Guangzhou due to Covid: Report

The Covid-19 pandemic had driven hundreds of Africans out of Guangzhou, sparking the most severe anti-Black racial clashes in China in decades, while …Mint16 hours ago

China’s crude steel output to peak around 2025 – govt consultancy

China’s crude steel output will peak at around 1.16 billion tonnes in 2025, when carbon emissions in the sector will also reach a peak, a government consultancy …Reuters18 hours ago

Dating apps with Chinese characteristics draw Gen Z and millennials

Young romance seekers in China flock to a new breed of dating services designed to fill the gaps left by existing apps like Tinder and Grindr.South China Morning Post3 hours ago

China crucial to fighting climate change and it’s already acting

Share. QR. Copied. China pledges to achieve carbon neutral by 2060. /CFP. China pledges to achieve carbon neutral by 2060. /CFP. China’s pledge to achieve …CGTN12 hours ago

Dogs rescued from China meat trade arrive at Toledo Express Airport

More than 60 dogs, rescued from slaughterhouses and the meat trade in China, arrived by plane to Toledo Express Airport.13abc Action News12 hours ago

Commentary: Look to the Reagan administration for the answer to the China challenge

Among the best remembered summits of the 20th century are those of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. Reagan’s commitment to dialogue with America’s …Yakima Herald-Republic6 hours agoOpinion

Integrated Review: PM Boris Johnson’s China policy riddled with contradictions

On the one hand, the Government labels China as the biggest state-based threat to the UK’s economic security. On the other, it promises to continue its pursuit of …The Sunday Guardian11 hours ago

China has adopted more aggressive approach to Indo-Pacific region: senior Pentagon official

WASHINGTON, Mar 20: Observing that China has demonstrated increased military competence and a willingness to take risks, a top Pentagon official said.Daily Excelsior11 hours ago

China deliberately sacrificed lives of health workers to cover-up outbreak of COVID-19: Report

The reason for the cover-up is unclear, although it is speculated that some factors may have been a reluctance to cancel political meetings and a fear of public …Times Now23 hours ago

Fed policy changes could hit China capital inflows – central bank adviser

Expected policy changes by the U.S. Federal Reserve could have an adverse impact on China’s capital inflows, Wang Yiming, a newly appointed policy adviser …Yahoo Finance16 hours ago

Alaska summit: where the US and China agree and disagree

The two sides are far apart on issues such as Hong Kong and Xinjiang, which Beijing insists is none of Washington’s business.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post19 hours ago

Now China has found America’s woke spot, it is turning the screw

In its great, epoch-defining strategic struggle against America, China believes it has a new weapon: identity politics. By weaponising the culture wars, China …The Times6 hours ago

China uses Covid-19 to drive out hundreds of Africans from Guangzhou; racial tensions rise

Africans driven out of China’s Guangzhou due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Business one of the main reasons for the decline of the African community over past …Republic TV20 hours ago

Territorial aggression: Is it Chinese belligerence or Bhutan’s benevolence?

Bhutan has active borders with its Northern neighbour. China’s annexation of Tibet in 1959 brought China to the door step of Bhutan. Since, then China has …EU Reporter8 hours ago

How US tensions with Russia and China could impact Israel

Iran and Turkey are riding this wave of global exhaustion with US hegemony. They also want to invade states in the Middle East and supplant US allies, partners …The Jerusalem Post11 hours ago

Pro-US Pak GHQ Navy officers delay CPEC projects, China livid – The Sunday Guardian Live

This has brought to the fore the secretly discussed issue of surrender of Pakistan’s autonomy to China by both the civilian government and GHQ, Rawalpindi.The Sunday Guardian10 hours ago

Respiratory disease expert assesses success of China’s campaign

China’s renowned respiratory disease expert Zhong Nanshan has revealed many countries are speeding u.SHINE15 hours ago

Trudeau slams China over secret hearing of 2 Canadians detained over espionage charges

Trudeau hinted that the continued detention of Kovrig and Spavor in China is retaliation for Canada’s detention of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng …Republic TV21 hours ago

Alaska talks end with signs that US and China looking for ways to cooperate

BEIJING – After meetings that were described in China as “thick with the smell of gunpowder”, the anticipated summit between top American and Chinese …The Straits Times22 hours ago

China decribes dialogue with the US as constructive and beneficial

Beijing, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) China on Saturday claimed that talks with the United States in Anchorage, Alaska, were constructive, frank and direct, but also …Prensa Latina13 hours ago

AK: Convicted China spy brought several notable firsts

An Estonian national sentenced to three years’ prison time after being found guilty of spying on behalf of the People’s Republic of China had been involved in …ERR News22 hours ago

Seventy million COVID-19 vaccinations administered in China: NHC

Share. QR. Copied. A total of 70 million COVID-19 vaccinations had been administered in China as of March 20, the National Health Commission said on …CGTN17 hours ago

China’s Supreme People’s Court Cases of Punitive Damages in IP Infringement

China’s Supreme People’s Court released the “Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on the Application of Punitive Damages in the Trial of Civil Cases of …The National Law Review15 hours ago

Ex-officials expect China and U.S. to cooperate in multiple areas

Share. QR. Copied. Attendees speak at 2021 China Development Forum (CDF) on March 20 via video. /CDF. Attendees speak at 2021 China Development …CGTN17 hours ago

Despite the sniping, Alaska talks show that China and US do seek more constructive relations

Once the posturing and rhetoric subsided, both sides rightly realised that the way forward for now lies in finding common ground and exploring the possibility of …South China Morning Post14 hours agoOpinion

Analysis: After Alaska, Open Show of Disagreement ‘New Normal’ in China-US Relations

China and the United States concluded their first high-level face-to-face meeting Saturday in Anchorage, Alaska, with an open show of disagreement that could …Caixin Global13 hours ago

Tokyo police toughening espionage crackdowns amid intel threat from China, N. Korea – The Mainichi

TOKYO — The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)’s Public Security Bureau will realign its foreign affairs department as part of efforts to beef up crackdowns …The Mainichi4 hours ago

India critical to US goal of countering China: Aparna Pande – The Sunday Guardian Live

India will need to focus both on domestic and international issues in order to counter China—build back the economy, allocate more resources for the military, …The Sunday Guardian11 hours ago

After testy meeting, China says will discuss climate with US

BEIJING (AP) — China said Saturday it had agreed with the U. S. to take up climate change and a handful of other issues, a sign of small but possible progress …Alabama’s News Leader15 hours ago

Quake info: Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake – Xizang, China, on Saturday, 20 Mar 2021 11:30 pm (GMT +8)

Detailed earthquake information – overview map, magnitude, time, depth, source, shake map, list of reports. File an “I felt it” report if you felt the quake! Features …VolcanoDiscovery14 hours ago

Polar Bear Hotel Opens in China

A hotel that calls itself the world’s first “polar bear hotel” has opened in northeastern China. The Polar Bear Hotel is part of the Harbin Polarland amusement park …VOA Learning English8 hours ago

Discover The Ora Good Cat, China’s Adorable EV With A Funny Name

Great Wall introduced an EV hatchback called the Ora Good Cat last year and it looks eerily familiar though specs are looking great.video_youtubeMotor1 21 hours ago

Taiwan facing tough battle to curb talent poaching by China for manufacturing computer chips

Taipei [Taiwan], March 21 (ANI): With China reportedly poaching talent from Taiwan in its bid to become self-reliant in manufacturing computer chips, Taipei …ANI News45 minutes ago

U.S., China conclude ‘tough’ talks in Alaska

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 …Daily Telegraph9 hours ago

London borough plans road name changes likely to infuriate Chinese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tiananmen Square, Uighur Court and Hong Kong Road are some of the road names soon to emerge around the new Chinese …Taiwan News20 hours ago

Chinese sprinter Su sets season men’s 100m world leading mark of 10.05s_china.org.cn

BEIJING, March 20 (Xinhua) — China’s top sprinter Su Bingtian renewed the men’s 100m world leading time of the season to 10.05 seconds on Saturday at a …China.org.cn18 hours ago

China’s Next Geopolitical Goal: Dominate Antarctica

The Biden administration has an opportunity to push back against China’s ambitions in the Antarctic and affirm the international institutions that it has promised …The National Interest 18 hours ago

Hands of stone: Canelo Álvarez makes impression at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez is the latest star to receive one of Hollywood’s oldest honors. The world champion boxer placed his hands and feet in cement outside the …The Guardian5 hours ago

OnePlus 9 series gets over 2 million reservations in China ahead of launch

It is no longer news that OnePlus will officially announce the OnePlus 9 series on March 23 while it will be launched in China on March 24. What’s news is that …gizmochina17 hours ago

China’s financial institutions post higher total assets

The total assets of Chinese financial institutions stood at 353.19 trillion yuan (about 54.26 trillion U.S. dollars) at the end of 2020, up 10.7 percent year on year, …Macau Business7 hours ago

China dominates Pentagon chiefs visit

NEW DELHI: Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin praised India’s growing ties with like-minded partners as he held talks in New Delhi Saturday that were expected to be …The News International5 hours ago

US and China should cooperate on supply chains, monetary policies, says ex-IMF official

China and the US should work together on a range of issues including stabilizing global supply chains and coordinating their monetary policies.Republic TV20 hours ago

China’s hit music shows come back for brand new boy bands

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 03:50. Two Chinese reality shows focusing on the country’s boy bands have …CGTN17 hours ago

Wairarapa family desperate to get former Masterton father of four home from China

With recovery slow and medical bills mounting by the day, the family of a Kiwi man in hospital in China are desperate to get him home. Former Masterton man …Stuff.co.nz6 hours ago

China accepts four new IPO requests

China’s top securities watchdog has accepted the initial public offering (IPO) requests of four firms. Changchun Engley Automobile Industry Co.,Ltd., Shanghai …MENAFN.COM17 hours ago

China prepares to ship 1st electric train to Egypt – Egypt Independent

Chinese company CRC announced it had finished manufacturing the first train for an electric train project connecting Adly Mansour Station to the New …Egypt Independent21 hours ago

Scientists dig up 2,700-year-old skin whitening face cream used by men

Researchers in China say they have discovered the purpose of a sealed bronze jar found in 2017 in China – make-up for men.South China Morning Post19 hours ago

Feature: Chinese business people’s perseverance amidst COVID-19 saves jobs for Batswana – Xinhua | English.news.cn

GABORONE, March 20 (Xinhua) — When Botswana announced its first three confirmed cases of the deadly COVID-19 on March 30, 2020, there were worries …Xinhua16 hours ago

Sri Lankas approves Chinas Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use

Read more about Sri Lanka’s approves China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use on Business-standard. Sri Lanka’s National Medicines …Business Standard21 hours ago

China building 7,500 mile long undersea cable | Loop News

An undersea cable is underway as Chinese companies aim to make *service* faster when doing business in Europe and Africa. The undersea cable, according to …Loop News Jamaica11 hours ago

Incurring a Punishment, Is LinkedIn Staring At A Potential Ban in China?

The ban on LinkedIn in China could soon become a reality. The lawmakers in China are ot happy with Microsoft owned LinkedIn for not censoring posts.Dazeinfo22 hours ago

MEDIA-Chinese delegation says China, U.S. to establish joint working group on climate change – Xinhua

Health News Roundup: COVID-19 vaccine before approval in Philippines; wider shutdown powers in Sweden and more. Global …Devdiscourse5 hours ago

What does ‘Baizuo’ mean? A term widely popular in China used to describe ‘ignorant and arrogant’ Western Liberals

Fox News Anchor Tucker Carlson hauled the American “woke” liberals on coals in the aftermath of the bitterly acrimonious US-China meeting recently held in …video_youtubeOpIndia14 hours ago

Global Economy 2021: Prospects and Challenges

March 20, 2021. Dear Director-General Yu, thank you very much for inviting me to speak at this year’s China Development Forum. The topic of the country’s role …International Monetary Fund16 hours ago

COVID-19: Majority say no to Chinese vaccines

Sixty-seven percent of Taiwanese would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine produced by a Chinese manufacturer, while 24.3 percent would accept it, a survey showed …台北時報14 hours ago

Ayala: Donald Trump spoke of the ‘China virus’ and ‘kung flu’ — but anti-Asian bigotry long predates the pandemic

Anti-Asian sentiment is on the rise. Professor Katsuo Nishikawa Chávez takes it…San Antonio Express-News14 hours ago

Probe into deaths in Chinese mine accident after claims of cover-up

Six people were killed in an iron mine accident in northern China last month, the local government said on Wednesday, and an investigation is under way after …The Star Online22 hours ago

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