China in the News: April 3, 2021

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

Australia Is About to Join the US Sanctions Fight on China

“China stop genocide of Uyghurs,” read the banners held aloft by protesters outside the Chinese consulate in Adelaide, Australia, on March 31. Members of the …Foreign Policy6 hours ago

The US says China is committing genocide against the Uyghurs. Here’s some of the most chilling evidence.

The Uyghurs are a predominantly Muslim ethnic minority that the Chinese government views as a threat in part because some have sought autonomy.USA TODAY15 hours ago

China’s Unrestricted War on India

Beijing bullies its neighbor by unconventional means.Foreign Affairs Magazine12 hours ago

Saving face at China’s latest piece of Australia

It was a strange house warming where the invited guests werent allowed to enter the house.The Australian13 hours ago

Covid ‘just China’s first virus threat’, warns Mike Pompeo

The world faces new pandemic outbreaks at least as deadly as COVID-19 because of the continued biological weapons research being undertaken in Chinese …The Australian13 hours ago

‘Militia’ stand-off: Structures in South China Sea spark alarm

The presence of the boats has been described as ‘swarming and threatening’.Yahoo News Australia23 hours ago

China aims to vaccinate entire city in five days after outbreak

A Chinese border city hit by a *fresh* outbreak of COVID-19 began a five-day drive Friday to vaccinate its en…9News11 hours ago

Doing business in China is difficult. A clash over human rights is making it harder

Companies that want to do business in China have long made compromises in the pursuit of success. Now an escalating diplomatic dispute over human rights is …CNN 40 minutes ago

China’s New Rules Worry Foreign Banks and Companies

SHANGHAI — To defend against accusations by Washington and others that it doesn’t play fair on trade, Beijing could point to the banks. Chinese leaders have …The New York Times4 hours ago

China Markets Rise Friday, Week In Review

The company’s bottom line was hurt by intense investment activity, which comes at an inopportune time due to the value rotation.Forbes9 hours ago

Pompeo rallies allies against China threat

Mike Pompeo was the surviving resident adult in the national security administration of former president Donald Trump. He was, successively, a pro-Trump …The Australian13 hours ago

‘Ego-crazed’ ABC presenters defend and deflect from China’s ‘horrors’

Ego-crazed” ABC Presenters who paint the rise of China as a rosy story of economic success or “defend and deflect” from the “horror” in Xinjiang, must have …Sky News Australia13 hours ago

Lift all ‘illegal sanctions’ on Iran: China tells US

ANKARA. China on Friday called on the US administration to lift all “illegal sanctions” on Iran as it welcomed Washington’s return to the Iran nuclear deal.Anadolu Agency13 hours ago

China’s ‘god of submarines’ just an April Fool’s Day joke

A military website launched an April Fool’s Day joke with a spoof report saying China had developed a super submarine capable of carrying “ginormous” …South China Morning Post11 hours ago

Russia and China are beating the U.S. at vaccine diplomacy, experts say

China and Russia’s strategy of selling or donating their vaccines abroad is allowing them to expand their influence across the world, experts say.NBC News16 hours ago

China’s fastest growing city wants to be the next Silicon Valley — local systems may get in the way

As China tries to build up its own technology, it looks difficult for other cities to replicate the success of Shenzhen, home to tech giants such as Tencent and …CNBC22 hours ago

From Unpaid India Workers, To China’s Uyghur Crisis, Fashion Retail Has A Huge Problem

Fashion retail brands are forced to make a choice on China. Seeing how Americans (and Europeans) aren’t canceling them, they’ll placate those who are.Forbes13 hours ago

Are the US and China Stumbling Into War?

With one wrong move, provocative military maneuvers off China’s coast could escalate into a catastrophic conflict.The Nation15 hours ago

Bitcoin price surge may be driving up interest in China’s digital yuan, central bank says

China’s digital yuan is an example of a central bank digital currency which aims to replace some of the cash in circulation.CNBC19 hours ago

TravelSky’s 2020 Results Show China’s Domestic Travel Resiliency

China’s state-controlled global distribution system and airline IT company TravelSky Technology Limited had a far better 2020 than its Western peers, helped in …The Beat8 hours ago

China to strengthen online education and gaming restrictions for minors

China’s Ministry of Education will strengthen rules to protect children’s sleep by limiting online education and gaming services, it said on Friday.Reuters13 hours ago

Chinas government bonds only one to gain among biggest markets in rout

China’s government bonds outpaced their competitors in the first quarter, as their haven status helped them stand out as a bulwark amid the global slump.Business Standard4 hours ago

The Hydrogen Stream: Projects move forward in China, Japan, Australia and across several European countries

Sinopec wants to build 1000 hydrogen refueling stations by 2025. Ways2H is building a facility in the Tokyo area that will convert daily 1 ton of dried sewage …pv magazine International14 hours ago

Wang Yi Talks about the Five-point Consensus of China and Malaysia

On April 1, 2021, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein in Nanping City, Fujian …MFA China13 hours ago

Biden’s Biggest-Ever R&D Plan Still Leaves US Trailing China

What President Joe Biden touted as a historic U.S. federal investment program that will position the country to win the global innovation race still leaves it well …Bloomberg13 hours ago

World University Games in China postponed until 2022

The World University Games that were due to open in China in just over four months have been postponed until next year, the governing body (FISU) said …ESPN Australia10 hours ago

How deadly floods in western China could threaten new Silk Road

Global warming is greening the deserts of Xinjiang as rising temperatures lead to doubling of rainfall over half a century, researchers say.South China Morning Post20 hours ago

China’s Dangerous Double Game in North Korea

If the Biden administration really wants to move the needle on North Korea, it will need to rethink the assumptions it has inherited about China’s role there.Foreign Affairs11 hours ago

Chinas financial regulators draft tougher rules for too-big-to-fail banks

China’s financial regulators plan to impose additional capital requirements on the nation’s systemically important banks, seeking to curb risks and safeguard …Business Standard8 hours ago

Chinese electric car start-ups Nio and Xpeng defy first quarter weakness with March surprise

Two of China’s U.S.-listed electric car start-ups beat market expectations in their March deliveries, with both companies setting quarterly records.CNBC20 hours ago

A Chinese ‘Auntie’ Went on a Solo Road Trip. Now, She’s a Feminist Icon.

Tired of housework and an unhappy marriage, a 56-year-old woman has been on a six-month jaunt across China that has challenged deep-rooted gender …The New York Times9 hours ago

What is green finance, and why is it important to China?

China has quickly expanded to become the world’s second-largest green bond market after the United States.South China Morning Post11 hours ago

Malaysia, China Agree on Mutual Recognition of Vaccine Certificates

Malaysia and China have agreed in principal to mutually recognize their vaccination digital certificates, or Covid-19 health certification, Malaysia Foreign Affairs …Bloomberg18 hours ago

China’s Claims of Exoneration on Covid Ring Hollow

Even the head of the World Health Organization found its report on the pandemic’s origins insufficient.Bloomberg11 hours agoOpinion

China zoo reportedly tries to pass off a golden retriever as a lion

Visitors to a zoo were shocked after a golden retriever was reportedly found in the lion hours ago

US sanctions, closer Middle East ties could advance China’s petroyuan dream

Use of China’s so-called petroyuan could gain traction as energy exporters like Russia and Iran, which are subject to US sanctions, look to limit exposure to the …South China Morning Post8 hours ago

Overuse of antibiotics threatens China’s fish farms, scientists warn

Researchers say the practice could damage the industry and increases the risk that drug-resistant superbugs will develop.South China Morning Post12 hours ago

Commentary: If China changes its exchange-rate regime, the US dollar is in trouble

The Chinese authorities will probably someday stop pegging the yuan to a basket of currencies and allow the exchange rate to fluctuate much more …CNA2 hours ago

As Biden Keeps Trump’s China Policies, No Reset Yet in Relations

There were many in Beijing who hoped President Joe Biden’s election might pave the way for a reset in China’s relationship with America. That optimism is …Bloomberg21 hours ago

Indonesia says China consortium to invest $5 billion in electric battery venture

Indonesia’s state-owned enterprises minister said on Friday that a Chinese consortium would invest $5 billion in an electric batteries venture, which would …Reuters12 hours ago

‘Build on Pangong Lake drawdown, disengage at other points’: India tells China

EAM Jaishankar has made it clear that progress in bilateral ties is linked to complete disengagement at all friction points on the LAC.Hindustan Times10 hours ago

Stocks rise in Japan and China; most other major markets closed for holiday

Markets in Japan and mainland China gained Friday, following another record day on Wall Street, as most other major global markets were closed for the Good.MarketWatch20 hours ago

China’s sanctions on Europe

On April 8, the Center on the United States and Europe will host parliamentarians targeted and sanctioned by China for a panel discussion.Brookings Institution6 hours ago

What 100 contracts with secrecy clause reveal about China’s development lending

Researchers from US and Germany examined 100 debt contracts between Chinese state-owned entities and government borrowers in 24 countries to give a …ThePrint15 hours ago

China’s grain reserves stable, sufficient: Government official

China’s grain reserves are stable and sufficient to feed 1.4 billion people, with the national grain storage surpassing 650 million tons and reaching an advanced …Global Times19 hours ago

Wolf Warrior diplomacy: Chinese embassy`s Aesop fable analogy backfires on Twitter

A tweet by the Chinese embassy in Ireland in which it used an analogy of Aesop’s fable drew criticism on social networking platform Twitter. The tweet by the …WION10 hours ago

WEEKLY: China BF capacity use falls to one-year low

By April 1, blast furnace (BF) capacity utilization among the 247 steel mills Mysteel samples across China had reversed down by 1.38 percentage points on …Mysteel Global19 hours ago

Philippines says illegal structures found on reefs near where Chinese boats gathered

The Philippines said Thursday it has discovered illegally built structures on features in the Union Banks, a series of reefs in the South China Sea near where …CNN23 hours ago

US Prez, Japan PM to discuss concerns on China expansionist moves in April

United States President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will meet in April to discuss shared concerns about China’s expansionist …Business Standard18 hours ago

China backs Asean mediation in Myanmar crisis

Beijing tells Southeast Asian foreign ministers that it supports the bloc’s intervention but does not want outsiders ‘meddling’ in Myanmar’s internal affairs.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post12 hours ago

China Focus: China-Europe freight train service excels amid global logistics challenges – Xinhua |

XI’AN, April 2 (Xinhua) — A fully-loaded freight train bound for Europe departed the city of Hanzhong in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province on Wednesday, …Xinhua13 hours ago

China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft captures stunning crescent Mars photos

China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft has captured stunning images of Mars as a bright red sunlit crescent in deep space.Space.com13 hours ago

A Future Chinese Indian Ocean Fleet?

The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is now the largest navy in the world. This development, announced in the U.S. Department of Defense’s 2020 …War on the Rocks16 hours ago

Aussies exposed in massive China data leak

A massive leak of surveillance data held by the Chinese government has exposed Australian travellers to identity theft. The leak includes the names, birth dates …The Australian12 hours ago

China’s rebound ‘very important’ for global trade: World Trade Organization chief

Share. QR. Copied. Summary. • Global trade rebounding faster than expected, at 8 percent. • China’s recovery “very important” for the future of global trade.CGTN5 hours ago

China’s Film Authority Orders All Cinemas to Screen Propaganda Films at Least Twice a Week

China’s film authorities have ordered every cinema to schedule at least two screenings of propaganda films a week from now until 2022.Variety4 hours ago

France to lead Quad naval drill in Indo-Pacific challenge to China

NEW DELHI/PARIS — In a first, India will join its Quad partners — Australia, Japan and the U.S. — in a French-led naval drill in the Bay of Bengal next week, as the …Nikkei Asia13 hours ago

Interview: Africa can benefit from China’s anti-poverty experience, says UN official – Xinhua |

by Xinhua writer Wang Jiangang. UNITED NATIONS, April 1 (Xinhua) — Africa could learn from China’s poverty-eradication experience so as to lift more Africans …Xinhua17 hours ago

China says it has taken lead in upholding WTO’s rules

China rebutted on Thursday the United Kingdom’s criticism of its behavior in the global trade system, saying that manipulation of trade rules by Western …Chinadaily USA23 hours ago

Why is New Zealand afraid of criticising China?

It is becoming harder and harder to ignore China’s aggressive behaviour. As I say in the magazine this week, China wants to pick off its opponents. Only a…The Spectator Australia23 hours ago

India-China N-escalation unlikely: Report

Ajay Banerjee Tribune News *Service* New Delhi, April 1 An international think tank has said nuclear escalation between India and China is not only unlikely but …The Tribune India22 hours ago

West’s Tension With China Presents Balkans With Tough Choices

Balkan countries don’t want to have to decide between warm economic ties to China and political and strategic commitments to the West – but they may have to.Balkan Insight18 hours ago

‘We’re coming to get you’: China’s critics facing threats, retaliation for activism in Canada

The Chinese government’s repressive tactics aren’t constrained by borders, according to activists in Canada who have been on the receiving end of pro-CCP …Global News13 hours ago

A New Global Paradigm with China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative, 2021 Report Examines the Development of OBOR – China to Increase Trade by Nearly $1.7 Trillion through OBOR from 2020-2030 –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “A New Global Paradigm with China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative” report has been added to’s …Business Wire9 hours ago

Tibet occupation just beginning, China trying hard to get five fingers: Lobsang Sangay

NEW DELHI: After the “occupation” of Tibet, China is now trying hard to get the “five fingers”, top Tibetan leader Lobsang Sangay claimed on Friday, noting that …Times of India6 hours ago

China sees a ‘weak India’, says Rahul Gandhi, explains why Congress is not winning elections

Showing his iPhone, Rahul Gandhi said the production battle has been won by China. “I don’t see how India and the US are challenging this problem,” he said.Hindustan Times7 hours ago

China aims to vaccinate city in 5 days

A Chinese border city hit by a *fresh* outbreak of COVID-19 has started a five-day drive to vaccinate its entire population of 300000 people. State broadcaster…The Canberra Times17 hours ago

China’s Tianwen 1 mission targets mid-May landing on Mars – Spaceflight Now

If you would like to see more articles like this please support our coverage of the space program by becoming a Spaceflight Now Member. If everyone who …Spaceflight Now19 hours ago

LEE HAMILTON: US-China relationship is essential, challenging

The relationship between the United States and China is the most important bilateral relationship in the world. When it goes smoothly, global tensions are low.Scottsbluff Star Herald18 hours agoOpinion

China-Iran pact paves way for alternative to Suez

The extraordinary confluence between the signing of the Iran-China strategic partnership deal and the Ever Given saga in the Suez Canal is bound to fuel a.Asia Times16 hours ago

As WHO highlights COVID-19 animal origins, China wildlife crackdown needs more teeth: Experts

Men walk past a banner hung on the ticket office of the Beijing Zoo closed following an outbreak of COVID-19 in Beijing, China, Feb 10, 2020. (File photo: …CNA18 hours ago

Tesla delivers 184,800 cars in 1Q on strong reception in China

By Dana Hull | Bloomberg. Tesla Inc. delivered 184,800 cars worldwide in the first quarter of 2021, up from 180,570 in the fourth quarter, the maker of electric …The Mercury News10 hours ago

China will deliver €71.3bn in tax cuts to help support economy

China will deliver 550 billion yuan (€71.3 billion) in tax cuts to help support the economy’s recovery, a move that could also damage local governments’ finances …The Irish Times17 hours ago

China releases rice for feed in face of high corn prices, sources say

China released 2 million tonnes of rice from state reserves for sale to feed producers this week to bolster supplies of feed grains amid elevated corn prices, three …Successful Farming13 hours ago

VW China venture buys green credits from Tesla to meet local rules

Deal highlights scale of challenge facing carmaker as it moves into electric vehicle production.The Guardian2 hours ago

RPT-China unlikely to wield U.S. bond weapon as tensions stay high

China is unlikely to pare its purchases of U.S. Treasuries significantly anytime soon as its foreign exchange reserves grow, even as trade and geopolitical …Yahoo Finance19 hours ago

“China can industrialise its green industry in Latin America”

Researcher Luke Patey discusses his recent book on the global expansion of China and the problems it has faced in Latin America.Diálogo Chino13 hours ago

China Sinovac says it reached two billion doses annual capacity for COVID-19 vaccine

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Sinovac Biotech said on Friday its third production plant for its COVID-19 vaccine was ready and had started manufacturing …Reuters21 hours ago


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