China in the News: March 28, 2021

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Iran and China sign 25-year cooperation agreement

Foreign ministers from China and Iran, which are both subject to sanctions by the United States, sign a landmark 25-year cooperation agreement.ABC News2 hours ago

Iran, China Sign 25-Year Cooperation Agreement

The Chinese and Iranian foreign ministers on Saturday signed a 25-year cooperation agreement between the two allies in a ceremony carried live on state …VOA Asia10 hours ago

China deals latest brutal blow in trade spat

China will impose tariffs of nearly 220 per cent on Australian wine.Yahoo Finance Australia22 hours ago

Coercion or altruism: is China using its Covid vaccines to wield global power?

In May 2020, China’s president, Xi Jinping, told the World Health Assembly its Covid-19 vaccines were “a global public good”, and their distribution would be …The Guardian4 hours ago

Australia threatens to take China to WTO and backs Boris Johnson’s stance on Uighur abuses

Scott Morrison says China’s 116.2% to 218.4% levies on Australia’s wine imports are ‘retaliation’The Guardian19 hours ago

China erasing H&M from internet amid Xinjiang backlash

H&M disappeared from the internet in China as the government raised pressure on shoe and clothing brands an…9News16 hours ago

China Sanctions U.S. Officials—Including Gayle Manchin—Amid Spat Over Uyghurs

China said the sanctions were in response to U.S. criticism over its treatment of minority groups in Xinjiang.Forbes4 hours ago

China’s growing firepower casts doubt on whether U.S. could defend Taiwan

China’s massive arms buildup has raised questions about the future of Taiwan, and whether the U.S. can really guarantee the island’s security.NBC News13 hours ago

In America, a cancer is eating democracy from the inside, and China has clocked the weakness

America – and by extension, the West – is going through a period of soul searching, where it appears exhausted, unsure of itself, and hypocritical, writes Stan …ABC News5 hours ago

China will not allow history to repeat itself, Chinese defense minister said during a visit to site of Chinese Embassy in former Yugoslavia

”The Chinese military will never allow history to repeat itself as China is capable and determined to defend its national interests,” Chinese State Councilor and …Global Times16 hours ago

Xi Jinping doomsday prepping for ‘black swan’ and grey rhino’ threats

When you think about doomsday preppers, a certain image comes to mind. A bit of a loner, who owns some sort of bunker, then fills it with survival equipment …NEWS.com.au11 hours ago

China: The land of Very Interesting Possibilities

Protecting intellectual property in China a hopeless task? Patent expert Hans Helsloot gives three reasons why you should start anyway.Innovation Origins17 hours ago

‘Those days are over’: Russia and China’s threat to the West

The global balance of power is shifting, and for many nations, the smart money might be on Russia and China now.Yahoo News Australia17 hours ago

US fears China is flirting with seizing control of Taiwan

The US is concerned that China is flirting with the idea of seizing control of Taiwan as President Xi Jinping becomes more willing to take risks to boost his legacy.Financial Times21 hours ago

Chinese Ship Deployment Roils South China Sea

China has provoked international alarm by massing ships in the South China Sea near a reef claimed by both China and the Philippines. This week, Manila …NPR22 hours ago

Commentary: China’s cheap drones are finally taking off, with many uses and huge implications

The proliferation of drones China produces for commercial use and military operations could alter the geostrategic balance, says Defense News’ …CNA1 hour agoOpinion

China plans further South China Sea military exercises

Announcement follows the Philippines’ decision to step up ‘sovereignty patrols’ near Whitsun Reef.South China Morning Post11 hours ago

Frustration among women in China as new divorce law stalls process

The introduction this year of a 30-day cooling off period during divorce proceedings has made life harder for women in China trying to separate.NBC News15 hours ago

‘Baizuo’ Is A Chinese Word Conservatives In the United States and China Love

On March 19, Fox News host Tucker Carlson spiritedly disparaged U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken for supposedly embarrassing the United States in his …Foreign Policy13 hours ago

China’s ‘teapots’ import Iran crude, a headache for African producers

Small independent refineries are buying more Iranian oil but US sanctions against Tehran have China’s big state-owned firms steering clear.South China Morning Post13 hours ago

‘Not OK’: Scott Morrison speaks out after China announced new wine tariffs

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says China is putting up the price of Australian wine in “retaliation” for Australia standing up for its values and that’s “not OK”.7NEWS.com.au22 hours ago

China-Russia alliance can never work, despite US rivalry, observers say

Beijing and Moscow are keen to boost cooperation and reduce their reliance on the US dollar, but ‘forging an alliance with Russia is not the best choice for …video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post9 hours ago

US looks to replicate China’s ‘Belt and Road’ projects

US President Joe Biden has suggested that democratic countries should have an infrastructure plan to rival China’s Belt and Road initiative.The New Daily23 hours ago

Incredible 100m ‘bending’ glass bridge opens in China

A 100m “bending” bridge has opened in China. Some people on Chinese social media have said it was “too crazy to exist”. The Ruyi bridge, located in the …NEWS.com.au12 hours ago

Trade Minister threatens to take dispute over China wine tariffs to WTO

The Federal Government is threatening to begin to a formal dispute process with China over heavy tariffs placed on Australian wine overnight.ABC News22 hours ago

Book looks at China’s ambitions, compulsions, concerns and interests – The Sunday Guardian Live

A mong the many more or less recent works dedicated to the analysis of the relations between India and China, Zorawar Daulet Singh’s latest opus is notable for …The Sunday Guardian2 hours ago

How a kiss with a pilot in an elevator changed this man’s life and could help fight LGBTQ discrimination in China

Former flight attendant Chai Cheng still has nightmares about the moment of passion that cost him everything.CNN 20 hours ago

China is Crossing Limits of Diplomatic Conduct. But It Must Know Notion of Middle Kingdom is Obsolete

With China and Russia in the cross-hairs of the Biden government, it is not surprising both countries have closed ranks against the US and Europe. A new …News1812 hours agoOpinion

PrimeGlobal leapfrogs rivals in China with Zhongxinghua

PrimeGlobal, the globe’s seventh largest accountancy-origin association, is punching above its weight in China following the addition of China-based major …Consultancy.asia15 hours ago

Giant panda Xiang Xiang’s return to China postponed again due to pandemic – Xinhua | English.news.cn

TOKYO, March 27 (Xinhua) — The return of Xiang Xiang, a three-year-old female giant panda born in Japan’s Ueno Zoo, to China has been postponed from May …Xinhua11 hours ago

China-donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Sudan

A batch of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines, donated by the Chinese government to Sudan, arrived here on Friday.Global Times18 hours ago

H&M boycott following Xinjiang cotton row: When China protests with its purse

Claims over the plight of ethnic Uighurs have resulted in heightened tensions between the West and China.. Read more at straitstimes.com.The Straits Times18 hours ago

‘Godzilla Vs Kong’ Nears $50M In China Through Saturday; Full Overseas Bow Now Punching To $100M+

SATURDAY UPDATE: After a strong start on Friday, Warner Bros/Legendary’s Godzilla Vs Kong punched up another estimated $28M (RMB 183.5M) on …Deadline7 hours ago

Spratly Islands: are Chinese boats baiting fish, or the Philippines?

Reports of more than 200 vessels at the disputed Whitsun Reef have added to complaints that Beijing is militarising the South China Sea.South China Morning Post19 hours ago

How ‘unequal’ ties with India pushed Nepal towards China

For much of its modern history, Nepal has been viewed through the lens of India, as an offshoot of its dynastic histories or Indian cultures, and little attention was …ampEconomic Times6 hours agoOpinion

“Not OK”: PM condemns China wine tariffs

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says China is putting up the price of Australian wine in “retaliation” for Australia standing up for its values and that’s “not OK”.Bega District News22 hours ago

How India can meet the China challenge

The judicious use of self-reliance, grounded in self-confidence, where India engages with the world without insecurity, forms alliances, and leverages democracy …Hindustan Times15 hours agoOpinion

China is now home to two-thirds of the world’s top women billionaires

China had 85 billionaires as of January, 2021, which is nearly two-thirds of global female billionaires and four times as many as the US.South China Morning Post17 hours ago

China’s deception over COVID-19’s origins gets more outrageous every day

The former leader of the State Department’s task force investigating the origins of COVID-19 not only believes the virus escaped from the Wuhan Institute of …New York Post 11 hours ago

China reports a surge in industrial profits

BEIJING: Annual profits at China’s industrial firms surged in the first two months of 2021, highlighting a rebound in the country’s manufacturing sector and a …Arab News3 hours ago

China aims to turn digital yuan into a truly global currency to rival US dollar – The Sunday Guardian Live

The balance could tip sharply in China’s favour if Beijing starts forcing other governments to make payments in e-yuan for trade and development projects.The Sunday Guardian2 hours ago

China’s goal has never been to surpass US: FM spokesperson

BEIJING (Xinhua): The goal of China has never been to surpass the United States, but to constantly surpass itself and become a better version of itself, a foreign …The Star Online19 hours ago

EDITORIAL: The ‘China dream’ a nightmare

If China wishes to become the world’s leading power, it should learn from the US and make itself an appealing dreamland, rather than a police state that incites …台北時報7 hours agoOpinion

British researcher exposes Western propaganda against China

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 19:45. “We don’t have to look back very far in history to see that there’s this …CGTN19 hours ago

Anti-China Protests Staged Across Kazakhstan; At Least 20 Detained

Kazakh authorities detained at least 20 people as demonstrators staged anti-China protests in towns and cities across the Central Asian nation on March 27.Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty11 hours ago

China acts to prevent business loans flowing into property market_china.org.cn

Chinese authorities moved Friday to tighten the regulation of business loans to prevent them from illegally flowing into the property market. Banking financial …China.org.cn21 hours ago

US must prepare for cold war with China | TheHill

The United States and China show growing signs of entering a long-term cold war, strikingly similar to the U.S.-Soviet cold war of decades past and demanding …The Hill8 hours agoOpinion

Myanmar coup latest: 8 countries including China send reps to military parade

YANGON/BANGKOK — On Feb. 1, Myanmar’s military detained State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint in the country’s first coup since 19.Nikkei Asia15 hours ago

Over 97 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across China – Xinhua | English.news.cn

BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) — A total of 97.47 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Friday, the National Health …Xinhua11 hours ago

Pakistan pivots to center as US and China vie for regional supremacy

NEW YORK — Even though he wasn’t supposed to smoke on the flight, the two-star general was doing it anyway. And nobody onboard, not even the cre.Nikkei Asia8 hours ago

China announces sanctions on US, Canadian individuals, entity

China announced sanctions on relevant US and Canadian individuals and entity, citing the two countri.SHINE9 hours ago

Experts call for China-US trade cooperation in agriculture – Xinhua | English.news.cn

CHICAGO, March 26 (Xinhua) — Chinese and U.S. agricultural experts have called for trade cooperation between China and the United States in agriculture, …Xinhua19 hours ago

China could step up armaments and provocations near Senkakus, Defense Ministry report warns

China’s coast guard could step up armaments and provocations around the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea following the …The Japan Times21 hours ago

How the ‘trials’ of two Canadians detained in China show the importance of the rule of law

“Chinese judges are classified as civil servants in China’s Civil *Service* Law. A Chinese “court” is simply a low-level administrative organ of the CCP.”.ampHong Kong Free Press21 hours ago

China’s top political advisor urges better handling of proposals – Xinhua | English.news.cn

BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) — China’s top political advisor Wang Yang emphasized the need to better handle the proposals of national political advisors to let …Xinhua16 hours ago

‘I spent four months cycling 9,300 miles home from China to Newcastle’

Looking for a different way to import a bike to the UK, Josh Reid picked one up off a production line in Shanghai, riding 9300 miles home through 15 countries, …Cycling Weekly12 hours ago

China, Iran sign comprehensive 25-year cooperation agreement

Share. QR. Copied. China and Iran on Saturday signed a comprehensive 25-year cooperation agreement, inked by Chinese State Councilor and Foreign …CGTN10 hours ago

Why Beijing’s scrutiny of after-school training may help Big Tech

China’s booming off-campus training market took a big hit from the coronavirus last year, but it now faces an even bigger threat from deep-pocketed Big Tech …South China Morning Post20 hours ago

Classified US military war game set to take place as concerns about threats posed by China and Russia increase

The “enemies” will have fictional names, but when hundreds of US military personnel around the globe log on to their computers later this summer for a highly …CNN 12 hours ago

Cui Tiankai: Biden’s remarks reflect U.S. misreads China

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 01:22. U.S. President Joe Biden’s remarks on China reflect that American …CGTN18 hours ago

China to step up use of Mandarin in Xinjiang schools

Officials are also told they must work to make Islam more compatible with Chinese socialist values.South China Morning Post10 hours ago

US Concerned Over China’s Illegal Fishing

The Biden administration says it is concerned about illegal fishing by Chinese vessels. China leads the illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing industry, with …VOA Asia16 hours ago

In China, three-quarters of divorces are filed by women. A new law intervenes.

Chinese feminist and writer Xiao Meili said a new law limited women’s rights to seek a separation. “Divorce should be permitted if one person wants it.”Yahoo News15 hours ago

Chinese FM: Beijing and UAE to work together on affordable vaccines

China wants to work with the United Arab Emirates on the production of affordable COVID-19 vaccines, the country’s top diplomat told the Emirates state news …Reuters8 hours ago

China sanctions Conservative member of Parliament Michael Chong, federal subcommittee

China’s decision to sanction a Conservative MP as well as a Parliamentary subcommittee is an attack on freedom of speech regarding human rights abuses…Toronto Star4 hours ago

China university professor looks like Blackpink’s Lisa

The Chongqing College of Mobile Telecommunications might not be known around the world, but one of its staff members seems to be getting there – and not by …CNA21 hours ago

Xinjiang: China reacts with sanctions on US and Canadian politicians

Foreign ministry and embassy in UK issue ‘firm protest’ over decision to sanction officials accused of human rights abuses.South China Morning Post9 hours ago

China a Threat to Global Democracy? Biden Is Not Mincing His Words

US President Joe Biden First Presss Conference: Helped by note-cards, Biden made his feelings clear on China, Russia, and Afghanistan in his 1st press …The Quint14 hours agoOpinion

Chinese Football Association urged to toughen up against Nike over its Xinjiang cotton ban after reportedly only making a condemnation

Netizens urge the Chinese Football Association (CFA) to show a clear stance and toughen up against its business partner, Nike, over the brand’s ban on …Global Times14 hours ago

Is Li Ning Ready To Challenge Nike In China?

Li Ning’s global ambassador post collected 1 billion views, selling out its latest collection in minutes. But can the sportswear brand beat Nike in China?Jing Daily14 hours ago

Australia threatens WTO action after China slaps duties on wine

SYDNEY: Australia’s trade minister threatened to take China to the World Trade Organization on Saturday over its “unjustifiable” decision to hike duties on …Free Malaysia Today17 hours ago

Covid escaped from lab in China, believes former CDC chief Redfield

Robert Redfield, former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said he believes the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 was accidentally …Mint18 hours ago

Tom Tugendhat brilliantly trolls Xi Jinping hours after he is banned from going to China

TORY MP Tom Tugendhat has responded to being banned from China by brilliantly trolling its president Xi Jinping.Daily Express12 hours ago

Australia threatens WTO action after China hikes duties

Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan yesterday threatened to take China to the WTO over an “unjustifiable” decision to hike duties …台北時報7 hours ago

China’s industrial profits up 179pc at US$169.7 billion in Jan-Feb

Jump extends upwards trend to 10 months as sector bounces back from coronavirus slump, National Bureau of Statistics says.South China Morning Post19 hours ago

China strengthens debt control for local SOEs_china.org.cn

China’s top state-asset regulator issued a guideline Friday on strengthening the debt risk control of local state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to effectively prevent …China.org.cn18 hours ago

China Eastern Flies 17+ Hours To Deliver Vaccines To The Dominican Republic

Last week, China Eastern Airlines operated a type of flight that, in recent months, has become an increasingly common phenomenon. Namely, through its …Simple Flying10 hours ago

China warning: UK nukes on standby for ‘land grab’ by Beijing – ‘We will use them’

CHINA has been sent a warning by defence insider Nicholas Drummond, who told Express.co.uk that Britain’s nukes will be on standby for a ‘land grab’ from …Express3 hours ago

China’s Jiangsu to vaccinate 56 mln people against COVID-19 this year – Xinhua | English.news.cn

NANJING, March 27 (Xinhua) — East China’s Jiangsu Province has launched a mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19 aiming to vaccinate 56 million …Xinhua12 hours ago

Block-Trade Bevy Wipes $35 Billion Off Stock Values in a Day

(Bloomberg) — An extraordinary spree of block trades on Friday erased $35 billion from the values of bellwether stocks ranging from Chinese technology giants …Yahoo Finance18 hours ago

China’s Coast Guard Law unlocks new chapter of maritime legal enforcement cooperation

With the development of the global maritime sector and relevant governance, the concept of.Global Times16 hours ago

Across China: Cropland ‘nannies’ bring Chinese farmers into modern era

The “nannies” are part of a government scheme to boost the efficiency of agricultural output.. Read more at straitstimes.com.The Straits Times19 hours ago

China’s Hainan launches Haikou-Paris air freight route

A crew member prepares the flight of a cargo plane of Hainan Airlines at Haikou Meilan International Airport in Haikou, south China’s Hainan Province, March 26 …Global Times13 hours ago

Rebecca Jiang: «Some Banks in China Are Attractive»

Few people know that there are now more listed Chinese companies than there are U.S.-listed companies, Rebecca Jiang and Howard Wang of J.P. Morgan …finews.com10 hours ago

Cambodia receives new batch of China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine

A new batch of COVID-19 vaccines Cambodia purchased from China’s pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech arrived here on Friday, giving the country …Global Times18 hours ago

North Korea keen to cozy up to China for economy by giving up US talks

North Korea’s latest test-firing of ballistic missiles may signal that leader Kim Jong Un would try to rebuild the nation’s economy not by gaining concessions from …Kyodo News Plus9 hours ago

China FM Wang Yi visits Iran, outlining China’s peace-broker role

BEIJING (Global Times): The State Councillor and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi started his Iran visit on Friday, the third stop of his six-state Middle East tour …The Star Online21 hours ago

Macau media ‘gag’ forces Portugal out of its shell to issue stinging rebuke to China over its obligations

New censorious guidelines issued by the city’s public broadcaster, TDM, requiring journalists to toe the official line spark the first sharp criticism of Beijing by …ampHong Kong Free Press20 hours ago

Why China’s Covid Vaccination Drive Puts the Young Before the Old

While many countries have put the elderly first in line for Covid-19 vaccination, such as the U.S. and the U.K., China has prioritized adults aged under 60. Why?Caixin Global1 hour ago

Japan to join EU and China in issuing digital vaccine passport

TOKYO — Japan will issue digital health certificates to citizens who have been inoculated against coronavirus, joining China, the European Union and other …Nikkei Asia4 hours ago

140 m high ‘bending’ glass bridge in China baffles netizens, call it ‘too crazy to exist’

Shenxianju: A bridge in the Zhejiang province of China has baffled people so much that they think that it is not real. The Ruyi glass bridge stands 140 meters …Times Now21 hours ago

Chinese officials brief diplomats on possible COVID-19 origins

Chinese officials said their research found four possible ways the coronavirus arrived in Wuhan.ampAxios8 hours ago

India will match Chinese border infrastructure in 3 to 4 years: Rawat

India News: India will catch up with China in developing border infrastructure in three to four years, chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat said on Friday.Times of India19 hours ago

Chinese tourists discovered it, now locals are flocking to Sea Lake

This north Victorian town was put on the map by Chinese social media before the pandemic put end to international visitors. Can locals make up the shortfall?The Age2 hours ago

Man helps birds fly again in NE China

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 00:47. Wang Yanwei is the founder of Shenyang Raptor Rescue Center, …CGTN14 hours ago

Iran and China to sign 25-year cooperation pact Saturday: Tehran

The pact, which will include “political, strategic and economic” components, will be signed during a visit to the Iranian capital by Chinese foreign minister Wang …Economic Times17 hours ago

Swamy fires ‘born loser’ barb at Jaishankar over comments on china

It would be an understatement to say BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy has been unhappy with the Narendra Modi government’s approach to the …THE WEEK17 hours ago

Xiaomi Mi 11 Youth Edition launching in China on March 29

Xiaomi is hosting one of the biggest launch events of the year on March 29 in China / Global. The company is literally revealing multiple products including two …gizmochina9 hours ago

Studying Post-Vaccine Transmission, Biden And Migrants, E.U.-China Sanctions : Up First

Scientists are studying how transmissible the coronavirus may be from vaccinated people. Why there is another surge in migrants at the southern border.NPR12 hours ago

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