China in the News: March 29, 2021

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

China sanctions US, Canadian officials in escalation over Xinjiang

China has announced new sanctions against US and Canadian officials in a growing political and economic feud over its policies in the traditionally Muslim …Sydney Morning Herald19 hours ago

China targets US and Canada with sanctions after being accused of genocide

The United States and Canada have criticised China for retaliatory sanctions imposed by Beijing in an ongoing row over human rights in Xinjiang.The New Daily19 hours ago

Two years of pain for Treasury Wines on China hit

Penfolds owner Treasury Wine Estates has reiterated that it will take between two to three years for plans to divert a large chunk of wine exports which had been …The Australian Financial Review1 hour ago

China is ‘happy to see another democracy weakened’ in South East Asia

The international community must “expose the fact” that the biggest supporters of the generals in Myanmar is “surprise, surprise” the Chinese Communist Party, …Sky News Australia15 hours ago

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

Hundreds in US military war game focus on scenarios of how the US should respond to aggressive action and u…9News12 hours ago

Australia’s WTO case against China barley ban cast into limbo

London | The federal government has hit a roadblock in its bid to haul China over the coals at the World Trade Organisation for Beijing’s ban on Australian barley …The Australian Financial Review21 hours ago

Jets monitor Chinese boats in S. China Sea

The continued presence of more than 200 Chinese vessels in disputed areas of the South China Sea is being monitored by fighter aircraft from the Philippines.The West Australian18 hours ago

Xi flirting with Taiwan seizure to secure legacy: US

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.The Australian Financial Review20 hours ago

Outraged by Uighur genocide, Europe picks a fight with China. And loses

A desire for business as normal with Beijing is coming up hard against the ugly reality of Xi’s swaggering authoritarianism.The Guardian14 hours ago

Iran and China sign agreement aimed at strengthening their economic and political alliance

The accord brings Iran into China’s Belt and Road Initiative, a multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure scheme intended to stretch from East Asia to Europe.CNBC2 hours ago

The UN is holding ‘serious negotiations’ with China for unfettered access to Xinjiang

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the body is holding talks with Chinese officials to allow a visit to the Xinjiang region.SBS News3 hours ago

China Picks UAE as Mideast Vaccine Hub to Make Millions of Doses

China is partnering with the United Arab Emirates to make millions of doses of its state-backed Sinopharm vaccine, in a deal that takes manufacturing of the shot …Bloomberg1 hour ago

Blinken says aspects of U.S.-China ties are ‘increasingly adversarial’

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday he sees “increasingly adversarial” aspects to the United States’ relationship with China.Reuters4 hours ago

China-Iran deal a ‘momentous’ shift as US ties sour, says ex-envoy

China’s 25-year agreement with Iran underlies a shift in its Middle East strategy as relations with the United States deteriorate, the country’s former ambassador …South China Morning Post10 hours ago

Turbulence ahead as US-China tech war spills into aviation sector

Since taking office, the Biden administration has not loosened any buying restrictions on US aviation products aimed at China – posing a threat to Beijing’s plan …South China Morning Post13 hours ago

China’s national carbon trading market eyes June debut in Shanghai

SHANGHAI — China will launch a nationwide carbon trading market in Shanghai by June, officials said, in what could be a major step forward in Preside.Nikkei Asia8 hours ago

China’s Yuan Fixing Once Again Draws Attention as Rally Falters

China’s daily yuan fixing is once more drawing attention. A bout of sudden weakness in the currency has traders looking closely at the reference rate again, …Bloomberg37 minutes ago

Could a chill in China’s ties with the West put its Arctic plans on ice?

Beijing will need more than support from Moscow to realise its Polar Silk Road ambitions, observers say.South China Morning Post9 hours ago

New Trade Representative Says U.S. Isn’t Ready to Lift China Tariffs

WASHINGTON—The U.S. isn’t ready to lift tariffs on Chinese imports in the near future, but might be open to trade negotiations with Beijing, according to U.S. …The Wall Street Journal5 hours ago

China embraces rail to transport goods to Europe

Chinese manufacturers are seeking to bypass shipping delays by exporting their goods over land, with a wave of demand in Europe stoking a sharp rise in …Financial Times23 hours ago

Japan and Indonesia defense chiefs opposed to assertive moves by China

The defense ministers of Japan and Indonesia on Sunday agreed to send messages to the rest of the world that the two countries will strongly oppose any action …The Japan Times12 hours ago

China, Russia, Saudi Arabia Make Foreign Policy a Sordid Business

Open markets mean being open to the world’s repressive governments, but China, Russia and Saudi Arabia are pushing the limits.Bloomberg11 hours agoOpinion

Ruyi Bridge, China: ‘Bending bridge’ goes viral

It is safe to say that China loves a good bridge, especially vertigo-inducing glass-bottomed ones.Traveller12 minutes ago

China generated over half world’s coal-fired power in 2020: study

China generated 53% of the world’s total coal-fired power in 2020, nine percentage points more that five years earlier, despite climate pledges and the building …Reuters1 hour 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’ Mike Yeo.CNA23 hours ago

China tightens rules on rare earths amid global race

China has moved to further heighten regulation of rare earths production in a new guideline, a move that aims to develop and conserve these resources to meet …Global Times12 hours ago

China Helped Rev Up, and Then Slow Down, the Global Commodities Boom

Nearly a yearlong bull run among industrial metals is faltering as the unwinding of a stimulus in China slows demand, underscoring the increasingly pivotal role …The Wall Street Journal8 hours ago

US military ‘go woke’ as Chinese commit serious incursion into Taiwan airspace

Sky News host James Morrow says the world has become a “more dangerous place” as the US military falls prey to identity politics under the Biden …Sky News Australia21 hours ago

Dubious American think tank NISP, part of the campaign to discredit China, may have potential links to terrorism

The Washington DC-based so-called think tank Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy (NISP) which recently released its fake report on Xinjiang to smear …Global Times7 hours ago

China shipbuilder sails to global lead on Beijing’s tailwind

DALIAN, China — China State Shipbuilding Corp. emerged as the world’s top manufacturer of commercial vessels in 2020 based on new orders, with its as.Nikkei Asia17 hours ago

Qld mine on the brink as China coal ban delivers $6b blow

China’s boycott of Australian coal has cost the industry $6 billion and left a central Queensland mine on the brink of closure.Morning Bulletin4 hours ago

US-China tension brings both a risk of chip dependency on Taiwan

WASHINGTON/TAIPEI — In the morning of March 5, a private jet flew into Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in the city of Taoyuan, located in t.Nikkei Asia14 hours ago

Disgraced live-streaming ‘sales king’ pulls in US$300 million in 12 hours

Xinba, one of the most popular influencers on Kuaishou, sold US$300 million worth of products ranging from shampoo to smartphones in just 12 hours, …South China Morning Post13 hours ago

China tightens scrutiny over credit rating industry

BEIJING (Reuters) – China moved to tighten scrutiny over its credit rating business on Sunday, issuing draft rules aimed at bolstering an industry long blamed for …Reuters13 hours ago

China Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Crushes With $70 Million Debut

Warner Bros. and Legendary’s “Godzilla vs. Kong” crushed China competitors in the biggest foreign film debut in both 2020 and 2021.Variety3 hours ago

We must do more than gawk as US-China clash endangers economic recovery

The worst-case scenario is an arms race that diverts money urgently needed for pandemic recovery and climate change. We can all do more to force the two …South China Morning Post9 hours agoOpinion

US, Canada condemn new China sanctions

The United States and Canada have criticised China for retaliatory sanctions imposed by Beijing in an ongoing row over human rights in Xinjiang.PerthNow20 hours ago

Stop obsessing about China — we need to start focusing on our own best assets | TheHill

Americans in recent years have been preoccupied with China as a technological competitor.The Hill10 hours agoOpinion

China’s Beijing gripped by second dangerous sandstorm in 2 weeks | Daily Sabah

Citizens of Beijing arose Sunday morning to find the city shrouded in thick, hazardous dust as the second sandstorm in two weeks hit the Chinese capital…Daily Sabah15 hours ago

ASX advances; Treasury falls on 175.6pc China duty rate

The Australian sharemarket is trading higher at the open; travel stocks fall as Brisbane enters snap lockdown; Worley sells Capital Projects Advisory business; …The Australian Financial Review25 minutes ago

Chinese designer’s ‘Journey’ inspired by discoveries at Sanxingdui Ruins

From a holy bronze tree to a gold mask, both unearthed at China’s Sanxingdui Ruins, the Journey fashion show by Chinese designer Xiong Ying has arranged …Global Times14 hours ago

China Recovery May Buoy Emerging Markets After Volatile Week

A recovery in the world’s second-largest economy could lend support to emerging markets after a rocky week that saw equities wipe out almost all of their annual …Bloomberg57 minutes ago

China sets duties on Australian wine for five years as ties sour

China will impose tariffs of more than 200% on Australian wine for five years, formalizing curbs that have been in place for months amid an increasingly fraught …Mint17 hours ago

China’s Sinopec raises 2021 capital expenditure by 23.8%

BEIJING (Reuters) – China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, better known as Sinopec, plans a 23.8% increase in capital spending to 167.2 billion yuan in 2021 …Reuters14 hours ago

What Happens to Luxury if China Stalls?

Chinese consumers are predicted to make up 50 percent of all global luxury purchases globally by 2025. But could the country’s gains slow down?Jing Daily14 hours ago

World Bank approves loan for China food safety project

The World Bank has approved a $400 million loan to help China improve food safety management and reduce food safety risks. The cost of foodborne diseases.Food Safety News19 hours ago

Former Clinton administration NSC official says China didn’t allow international experts to do primary research into coronavirus origin

A former Clinton administration NSC official and a member of the WHO advisory committee on genetic engineering says the Chinese did not allow the WHO-led …CBS News8 hours ago

Xinjiang cotton: Chinese sportswear boycott losing steam

The two international sportswear brands remained visible on major e-commerce sites and a special Nike offer sold out quickly.South China Morning Post11 hours ago

Over 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations administered in China: NHC

China set a milestone in both its national vaccination campaign and international vaccine deliveries, having administered 100 million shots domestically and …Global Times11 hours ago

NATO chief raises serious concern about Chinas military investment

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Chief Jens Stoltenberg has raised serious concern about China’s heavy investment in military equipment, claiming it …Business Standard14 hours ago

Japan Faces Pressure to Join China Sanctions Before US Talks

(Bloomberg) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is under pressure to join other major democracies in imposing sanctions on China over human-rights …BNN1 hour ago

Feature: Cameroonians anticipate deeper friendship with China amid 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties – Xinhua |

by Arison Tamfu. YAOUNDE, March 28 (Xinhua) — Fifteen years ago, Justin Atanga made a decision that changed his life. He sold off a piece of land he …Xinhua10 hours ago

China Seeks Feedback on Rules to Improve Credit Rating Industry

China’s central bank has started to seek public feedback on a policy document to overhaul the country’s credit rating industry, following a series of defaults by …Bloomberg15 hours ago

Sales Of Chinese Baijiu Go Gangbusters During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Since the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in China in late 2019, Chinese nationals have endured severe lockdowns at home and violent discrimination …Forbes10 hours ago

Japan, Indonesia defense chiefs opposed to assertive moves by China

The defense ministers of Japan and Indonesia on March 28 agreed to send messages to the rest of the world that the two countries will strongly oppose any …Kyodo News Plus12 hours ago

Cobb appoints Steven Xu as General Manager of Cobb China

Cobb appointed poultry industry veteran Steven Xu as the general manager of Cobb China, effective March 1, 2021. Xu will manage the Cobb business in China …The Poultry Site16 hours ago

Officials hail China-aided lighting project in Lao capital – Xinhua |

VIENTIANE, March 28 (Xinhua) — Officials from both China and Laos have sung high praise for the newly-finished China-aided lighting system in the Lao …Xinhua20 hours ago

China’s Most Popular E-cigarette Brand YOOZ Philippine Store Will Be Completed With Its Global Official Website

Recently, the Philippines store of YOOZ, a head electronic cigarette brand in China, is about to be completed. YOOZ global official website e.Business Wire19 hours ago

Xi thanks Cuban leaders for congratulating China on complete victory in poverty alleviation

General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and Chinese President Xi Jinping extended gratitude to Cuban leaders for their …Global Times15 hours ago

China’s new dual circulation development paradigm – SHINE News

To sustain growth, China is pushing a dual circulation development paradigm, which has been mentione.SHINE14 hours ago

World Dog Alliance: US, China, and Japan Should Work Together for Animal Welfare

PRNewswire/ — US-China relations are at their lowest point in decades after the Alaska summit held in March. Major newspapers described the meeting as…PRNewswire2 hours ago

Russia could upset India’s US-China balancing act

New Delhi’s increased defence engagement with Washington risks upsetting Moscow, as its already fraught ties with Beijing continue to slide.South China Morning Post14 hours ago

China’s five-year wine tariffs hit Hunter Valley vineyards

China’s decision to hit Australian wine exporters with an effective five-year ban will cost the Hunter Valley about $2 million a year in sales.Newcastle Herald5 hours ago

China’s tech firms explore building zero-carbon internet

China’s Internet industry has seen robust growth in recent decades, but its data centers, large-scal.SHINE10 hours ago

Reading the tea leaves of China’s funeral politics

Wreath for party functionary from Xi’s family may not be a mere expression of condolences.. Read more at Straits Times7 hours ago

Poverty eradication exemplar in China beats UN guideline

China is contributing to the global fight against poverty, writes Chinese consul-general Wang Zhijian. Despite raging pandemic and tough economic challenges, …Otago Daily Times8 hours agoOpinion

Chinese aviation firm Avic: why is it on a US sanctions list?

The state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (Avic) has begun raising alarm bells in Washington in recent years for its overseas ventures and ties to …South China Morning Post16 hours ago

China-Russia joint nuclear power plant sees second operation incident in 10 months

The Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant, the largest technical and economic cooperation project between China and Russia at the moment, reported in March another …Global Times7 hours ago

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: China continues to show its contempt for the U.S.

China is in a race to achieve global hegemony. It seeks sympathetic world opinion — at least until it has achieved superior military and economic power.Las Vegas Review-Journal19 hours agoOpinion

Quirky China: poker-faced bungee jumper, young good samaritan gives out masks, and university teaches whistling course

A man once afraid of heights has become famous with his poker-faced bungee jumpsA university has prompted debate about its whistling course after a video …The Star Online14 hours ago

‘Blue sun’ appears in China’s capital Beijing as sand dust sweeps in

Share. QR. Copied. Previous. Next. As sand dust sweeps Beijing for the second time in a month, a “blue sun” appeared in the sky of China’s capital city on March …CGTN10 hours ago

Movie Theater’s Going Broke? From China’s AMC To Russian Majors, A Global Bloodletting

If you’re looking for whether or not to buy AMC or Cinemark, this isn’t the story. This is a big picture look at what the international movie theater industry is …Forbes11 hours ago

Serbia hails Chinese companies as saviours, but locals chafe at costs

The well in the retired couple’s yard, their only source of clean water, began to dry up two years ago. Last year, dead fish started washing up on the banks of the …WION14 hours ago

China’s demand for loans grows in Q1 due to steady recovery: report

Share. QR. Copied. An employee counts cash in Haian City, east China’s Jiangsu Province, April 4, 2020. /CFP. An employee counts cash in Haian City, east …CGTN10 hours ago

Bash pushes Blinken on repercussions for China’s management of Covid-19

Secretary of State Antony Blinken suggested the Biden administration would not take punitive action against China for its handling of the Covid-19 outbreak and …CNN 9 hours ago

China’s CanSino says vaccine order talks underway with Europe

CanSino Biologics Inc. said the firm is in talks with a number of European countries about orders for its COVID-19 vaccine, Bloomberg reported on Friday.Global Times22 hours ago

Far-right wing politics spawns hate crimes, threatens China ties

If far-right politics continues to be a trend in the US, this will bring about more hate crimes related to racial discrimination. It will also make the whole of America …Global Times10 hours ago

El Salvador acquires two million COVID-19 vaccines from China

El Salvador’s president Nayib Bukele said on Saturday that 1 million Sinovac vaccines against COVID-19 would arrive in the Central American country early on …WION17 hours ago

Serbia innoculates neighbours as other Balkan countries receive doses of China’s vaccine

Serbia innoculates its neighbours as other Balkan countries receive doses of China’s coronavirus vaccine.Euronews5 hours ago

Take a look at the tiny, 2-door electric hatchback that’s been outselling Tesla’s Model 3

Tesla’s Model 3 sedan was the world’s best-selling electric car in 2020, but China’s Wuling launched a tiny, two-door electric hatchback in July and outsold it in …CNBC9 hours ago

India levies anti-dumping duty on bottle-grade PET from China

India has imposed anti-dumping duty on Chinese bottle-grade PET (polyethylene terephthalate) resin—used to make bottles and jars for mineral water, …Mint4 hours ago

Indo-Pacific views from Tokyo to Tonga | The Strategist

‘Global strategic focus has shifted to the Indo-Pacific. How the region handles the next few years will determine if it becomes the cradle of crises or solutions.’.The Strategist4 hours ago

China’s ‘bending bridge’ is ‘too crazy to exist’

It is safe to say that China loves a good bridge, especially vertigo-inducing glass-bottomed ones. In 2019, state media outlet ECNS estimated there were more … hours ago

Cambodia’s got jabs from China and India, but take-up is painfully slow

Within the US$7 billion garment industry that’s been hit hard by Covid-19, workers aren’t keen on being vaccinated amid trust deficit.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post15 hours ago

Diplomat turned whistleblower claims China controls students

A former Chinese diplomat, who turned whistleblower after defecting to Australia, has claimed that China tries to control its international students studying at …The Ferret13 hours ago

Sands China’s Integrated Resorts Go Dark to Support Earth Hour 2021

Sands China properties turned off their exterior lights and non-essential indoor lights for one hour Saturday, in support of Earth Hour 2021. For 13 years now, …Yahoo Finance18 hours ago

China controlling students in Scottish universities, whistleblower claims

A FORMER Chinese diplomat, who turned whistleblower after defecting to Australia, has claimed that China tries to control its international students…The National13 hours ago

Coronavirus | Vaccinations in China cross 100 million doses

China has administered 102.4 million doses of its home-developed COVID-19 vaccines as of Saturday, the country’s National Health Commission (NHC) has …The Hindu8 hours ago

China’s Tibet opens memorial hall on serfdom history

Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China on Sunday opened its first memorial hall on the historic movement to end serfdom 62 years ago. A long line of …SHINE10 hours ago

Chinese CDC chief calls for investment in core vaccine ingredients

China’s capital market should boost investment in core materials and technologies for making vaccines, including lipid nanoparticles (LNP) – which are scarce …Global Times11 hours ago

US politics should not kidnap American-Chinese people-to-people exchanges

It is the aspiration of the two peoples that the Biden administration will not be kidnapped by partisan differences. It is imperative to restart cultural exchanges and …Global Times15 hours ago

Korean War movie commemorating China’s heroic soldiers heads to streaming platform iQIYI

New Korean War movie Bloody Nameless River will hit Chinese streaming giant iQIYI on Friday, coinciding with the upcoming Qingming Festival.Global Times13 hours ago

Officials hail China-aided lighting project in Laos capital

Officials from both China and Laos have sung high praise for the newly-finished China-aided lighting system in the Lao capital’s downtown area, saying it is a …The Star Online15 hours ago

The China challenge: Why Intel is too strategic to fail

More than anything, Intel Corp.’s big announcement this week that it will shift its strategic direction underscores the threat that the United States faces from China …SiliconANGLE News19 hours ago

Look to mainland for work, Hong Kong deputy leader tells city’s youth

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung suggests new graduates look for opportunities in government or across the border amid alarming unemployment rate in city.South China Morning Post10 hours ago

China’s Consulate General urges nationals in U.S. to be vigilant against anti-Asian violence

Share. QR. Copied. Chinese citizens in the U.S. should be vigilant against possible discrimination and violence against Asians as hate crimes against Asians in …CGTN13 hours ago


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