China in the News: April 5, 2021

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

Australia wants to work with China to ensure peace in Indo-Pacific, says Dutton

Defence Minister Peter Dutton says the federal government wants to work “collaboratively” with China to ensure ongoing peace in the Indo-Pacific, while …Sydney Morning Herald23 hours ago

Coronavirus Australia live news: PM ‘using vaccine as distraction from Brittany Higgins’: Steven Miles

Welcome to The Australians rolling coverage of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.The Australian17 minutes ago

China looks to rein in lending to cool property boom

China’s central bank has asked lenders to rein in credit supply, as the surge of lending that sustained the country’s debt-fuelled coronavirus recovery renewed …Financial Times14 hours ago

China’s ‘laissez-faire’ approach toward Myanmar’s coup puts its own interests at risk, says analyst

China may hurt its own long-term interests in Myanmar by taking a “laissez-faire” approach toward the coup, said Gareth Price, a senior research fellow at think …CNBC2 hours ago

Solomon Islands Premier Daniel Suidani said no to China’s bribe

It may seem an unlikely reaction from the leader of an impoverished province in the middle of the South Pacific but Daniel Suidani insists he is filled with an …The Australian1 hour ago

Phil defence chief warns on China plans

China is looking to occupy more parts of the South China Sea, the Philippines’ defence chief has warned in his second criticism of Beijing’s maritime hours ago

China records biggest COVID-19 jump in two months

China has reported its biggest daily jump in new COVID-19 cases in more than two months, as a city on the border with Myanmar in southwestern Yunnan …The West Australian57 minutes ago

New Zealand sucking up to China’s tyranny

China is punishing Australia to show what happens to its critics while meanwhile rewarding New Zealand to show what happens to its appeasers. Andrew Bolt.Herald Sun3 hours agoOpinion

University newspaper ‘capitulated’ after removing article critical of Chinese Communist Party

The editors of a renowned university newspaper have been accused of being silenced by China after removing an article critical of the Communist government’s … hours ago

Multinationals tread cautious path in China boycott

A backlash in China against foreign brands that have sought to distance themselves from “forced labour” in Xinjiang cotton threatens to drag multinationals into a …Financial Times22 hours ago

The new China shock

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s new strategy centers on the concept of “dual circulation.” Behind the technical-sounding phrase lies an idea that could change …The Japan Times17 hours agoOpinion

If China Is As Bad As Its Critics Say, Then We Have Nothing To Fear

Politicians are constrained by the commercial known. This isn’t a knock as much as it’s a statement of the obvious. If the known weren’t the frontier of their vision, …Forbes12 hours ago

China Pushes Vaccine on Bankers, Colleges to Catch Up With U.S.

China is ramping up its Covid-19 vaccination push, aiming to be twice as fast as the U.S. by pressuring Communist Party members, bank workers and college …Bloomberg33 minutes ago

Kristofer Schipper, Influential China Scholar, Dies at 86

A native of Holland, he helped change the understanding of Chinese religion and became a Taoist priest in the process.The New York Times8 hours ago

11 killed, 19 injured in China truck-bus highway collision

Eleven people have been killed and 19 people injured after a truck and a passenger bus collided in eastern China.ABC News19 hours ago

China Proposes Global Rules for Managing Sovereign Digital Currencies

China’s Central Bank has proposed the application of global standards for the coming influx of sovereign digital currencies at the 2021 Bank for International …China Briefing10 hours ago

John Kerry says Biden’s ambitious climate plan is ‘not a counter to China’

China accounts for around 30% of the world’s CO2 emissions, more than twice that of the U.S., but it’s spending more on clean energy development.CNBC39 minutes ago

China trade war destroys Vic timber exporter

A Victorian timber export business has placed itself into voluntary administration, and says the blame largely lies with China. John Dagge. follow. @johndagge.Herald Sun3 minutes ago

Jordan receives 1st batch of COVID-19 vaccines purchased from China – Xinhua |

AMMAN, April 4 (Xinhua) — First batch of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines purchased from China arrived in Jordanian capital Amman on Sunday, as the …Xinhua3 hours ago

H&M caught in a geopolitical crossfire between China and Vietnam

Hennes & Mauritz AB’s woes in Asia deepened after a “problematic” map on its website drew the attention of Chinese authorities, with the retailer’s attempts to …Business Standard6 hours ago

Tesla China Demand Fuels ‘Home Run’ Quarter for Deliveries

Tesla Inc.’s estimate-smashing deliveries of electric vehicles in the first quarter suggest boss Elon Musk’s bet on growth in China and Europe is starting to pay …Bloomberg21 minutes ago

Japan’s PM aims to calm China-Taiwan tension on US visit

Japan’s prime minister says his country will cooperate with the United States to calm tensions between China and Taiwan.ABC News16 hours ago

Chinese celebrities forced to pick between Beijing and the West over Uyghur abuses

Actors, models and influencers have cut ties with Western brands, lest they fall foul of the Chinese ruling hours ago

China’s Zhang an injury doubt for World Cup qualifiers: reports – Xinhua |

GUANGZHOU, April 4 (Xinhua) — Zhang Linpeng is likely to sit out China’s forthcoming World Cup qualifiers with injury, the Guangzhou Daily reported on …Xinhua12 hours ago

Opinion | Don’t Let China Mint the Money of the Future

U.S. policy makers need to wake up to the potential of digital currency and electronic payments and the peril of allowing China to dominate them.Bloomberg10 hours agoOpinion

Foreign investment in China up 81 pct in 2020

China last year attracted 520.6 billion US dollars of foreign investment, up by 81 percent from 2019, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) said in …Global Times12 hours ago

South Korea and Taiwan elbow out China in chip investment

TOKYO — U.S. tech titan Intel has announced plans to spend $20 billion by 2024 to build two new chipmaking facilities in Arizona, but even if it mana.Nikkei Asia23 hours ago

Quad isn’t a NATO-like group. But can push China to form a Himalayan Quad

Quad’s evolution will be determined by its ability to mix global challenges in the interests of a wider range of countries.ThePrint18 hours agoOpinion

Rothschild family’s estate sees chance of a lifetime selling wine to China

The family of Baron Philippe de Rothschild, owner of one of the most sought-after great wines of Bordeaux, is allocating a record volume of its entry-level wine to …South China Morning Post22 hours ago

Topsy-turvy world: Nations like India cant take sides in US-China cold war

The cold war is back–or at least its rhetoric. U.S. President Joe Biden wants to forge an “alliance of democracies” against the world’s “autocracies.” The New …Business Standard22 hours ago

Emerging foreign student markets would have to double to rival China and India

Australias foreign student intake from emerging markets such as Africa and South America will have to double if universities are to match enrolments from China …The Australian17 hours ago

OPINION EXCHANGE | China is awaiting the downward spiral of the U.S.

China’s rulers are preparing for the American-led order to end, and the East to rise.Minneapolis Star Tribune3 hours agoOpinion

Building Small Circles in Name of Multilateralism is Groupism: China on Quad

New Delhi: China on Sunday, April 4, criticised the ‘Quad’ as an example of groupism and said it functioned by creating closed circles within the international …The Wire9 hours ago

Remembering overseas martyrs on China’s Tomb-sweeping Day

The Tomb-sweeping Day is a traditional Chinese festival for people to sweep tombs to mourn the decea.SHINE23 hours ago

UK lawyers feel ripples of Chinese sanctions on Essex Court Chambers

When Beijing imposed sanctions on Essex Court Chambers, from where a group of prominent barristers practise, it was not only striking at the heart of the British …Financial Times8 hours ago

China says decades of terrorism justify tough Xinjiang measures

Beijing’s narrative hampered by past downplaying of terrorist events for fear of stirring ethnic tensions or damaging the image of Xinjiang.South China Morning Post12 hours ago

China pulls diplomacy out of Beijing to shield city from coronavirus

BEIJING — China is receiving foreign dignitaries outside of Beijing, in a break from pre-pandemic custom, as the country tries to advance i.Nikkei Asia18 hours ago

‘US reconnaissance on China increases sharply’

Beijing-based think tank warns of 3 major obstacles to Sino-US military relations in South China Sea – Anadolu Agency.Anadolu Agency | English18 hours ago

China head coach urges players to keep fit ahead of World Cup qualifiers – Xinhua |

SHANGHAI, April 4 (Xinhua) — China head coach Li Tie has urged his players to keep fit ahead of the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers. The Chinese squad …Xinhua12 hours ago

Ex-boss of Chinese weapons firm Norinco in corruption investigation

Yin Jiaxu accused of ‘serious violations of discipline and the law’, anti-corruption watchdog says.South China Morning Post13 hours ago

China’s Liaoning Carrier Strike Group Passes Through Japan’s Miyako Strait

China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, passed through the Miyako Strait, just southwest of Okinawa, on Sunday. The reworked Russian-built carrier appeared …The Drive6 hours ago

Kazakh Activism Against China’s Internment Camps Is Broken, But Not Dead

When 67-year-old pensioner Qalida Akytkhan decided to join a small protest outside the Chinese Consulate in Almaty, it was three years after three of her sons …Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty13 hours ago

China to donate 150,000 Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine doses to El Salvador

El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele said on Sunday that China will donate 150000 Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine doses to the Central American nation, on top of …Reuters2 hours ago

China holds the key to stabilising Myanmar

Day by day, the situation in Myanmar becomes more desperate. The military that retook power in February after 10 years of democratisation is following the …Financial Times9 hours agoOpinion

Degraded farmland diminishes China’s food sufficiency

BEIJING — The National People’s Congress of China on March 11 adopted Premier Li Keqiang’s policy proposal that the government promote food saving to.Nikkei Asia22 hours ago

What China’s plans to rapidly militarise Tibet mean for India

China intends to rapidly militarise Tibet which, within a few years, will become a centre of long-term pressure on India.India Today11 hours ago

View: U.S.-China cold war will have more than two sides

There is no question that today, forced to choose between allying oneself to a democracy or an autocracy, most countries would again choose both. They can …Economic Times21 hours ago

Chinese envoy to Serbia honors martyrs killed in NATO bombing

Chinese Ambassador to Serbia Chen Bo and other Chinese officials and diplomats on Saturday local time visited the old site of the Chinese Embassy to the …Global Times20 hours ago

China 2021 Legislative Work Plan

China State Administration for Market Regulation SAMR released the 2021 legislative work plan with 8 of the 61 matters related to intellectual property law.The National Law Review7 hours ago

Technology race against China a key concern for Pentagon acquisition nominee

Michael Brown, director of the Defense Innovation Unit, was nominated by President Biden to serve as undersecretary of defense for acquisition and …SpaceNews11 hours ago

China’s new path to greater influence in Asia

The Silk Road was central to China’s success story in the middle ages. Kingshuk Nag’s book ‘A New Silk Road’ unpacks how China is building such a road to …Moneycontrol.com22 hours ago

US companies ‘outraged’ at voting ID law, missing on China abuses

The left has galvanised corporate America and the sporting world to go “all in on matters to do with morality,” but the same characters are no where to be seen …Herald Sun12 hours ago

Ex-boss of China’s top defence firm Norinco under scanner for corruption

Beijing, April 4 China’s top anti-graft watchdog said on Sunday that the former chief of one of the largest weapons manufacturers is under investigation for …The Tribune India9 hours ago

Foreign ministers of China and South Korea hold talks on further cooperation

When Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Chung Eui-yong, foreign minister of the Republic of Korea, held talks in Xiamen, East China’s …Global Times11 hours ago

We’re a big tech state, of course China is interested in us

Christopher Pyne: You can criticise China’s actions in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Xinjiang and the South China Sea, but don’t begrudge them wanting a consulate in …The Advertiser19 hours agoOpinion

Canada urged to play bigger role with allies to counter China in the Indo-Pacific

Canada is being urged to join an informal four-country alliance that is taking on greater significance in the Indo-Pacific amid rising concerns over China’s …The Globe and Mail2 hours ago

From caviar to Cabernet, luxury ingredients from China are now taking centre stage

Across Asia, premium produce from China, such as caviar, morels, Jinhua ham and Cabernet Sauvignon, is changing perceptions in fine dining restaurants.CNA3 hours ago

12 Dead, 4 Missing After Fishing Boat Sinks in Eastern China

Beijing (AP) — A Chinese fishing boat capsized and sank early Sunday off the coast of the eastern Zhejiang province, killing at least 12 people and leaving four …Bloomberg16 hours ago

China pushes Covid-19 vaccine on bankers, colleges to catch up with US

China’s lagging rollout threatens to undermine the advantage it secured by effectively wiping out the virus. . Read more at Straits Times3 hours ago

China: biggest COVID-19 jump in two months

China has reported its biggest daily jump in new COVID-19 cases in more than two months, as a city on the border with Myanmar in southwestern Yunnan …The Canberra Times59 minutes ago

Porsche to recall 257 vehicles in China – Xinhua |

BEIJING, April 4 (Xinhua) — Porsche (China) Motors Ltd. will recall 257 imported vehicles from the Chinese market due to a design issue, according to the …Xinhua16 hours ago

China Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Routed by Low-Budget Local ‘Sister’

“Godzilla vs. Kong” grossed $44 million in its second China weekend, less than the $53 million debut of local drama “Sister.”Variety2 hours ago

Where is the pressure on China’s schoolkids coming from?

Guo Qing’s second-grade son often stays up until 11 p.m. struggling through his math homework, which is usually as hard as fourth-grade work, the Beijing …Nikkei Asia14 minutes ago

Taiwan reports another incursion by Chinese warplane, says report

In yet another incursion, a Chinese warplane entered the Taiwanese southwest air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on Saturday. The aircraft flew into the …Business Standard22 hours ago

China Telecom EGM, LG’s smartphone future, Andy Li hearing

Welcome to Your Week in Asia.It will be a slow start to the week for Hong Kong, which is enjoying a five-day weekend. But expect headlines on Wednesda.Nikkei Asia17 hours ago

Big tech firms concerned over antitrust scrutiny in China

Of late China’s big tech firms like Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu are dealing with hurdles similar to those that faced by Amazon, Facebook and Google, which has …Economic Times13 hours ago

Covid-19 investigators turn focus onto Chinese wildlife farms

A member of the WHO team that visited Wuhan says the city’s Huanan market sold products that had come from areas where virus-carrying bats live.South China Morning Post2 hours ago

China-Europe freight trains from China’s Zhejiang more than triple in Q1 – Xinhua |

HANGZHOU, April 4 (Xinhua) — China-Europe freight trains increased their transportation of commodities from east China’s Zhejiang Province in the first quarter …Xinhua15 hours ago

suspends 3 inbound flights over COVID-19

China’s civil aviation regulator has announced the suspension of a RwandAir flight, an Ethiopian Airlines flight and a Turkish Airlines flight after several … hours ago

‘The West must face the growing power of China’: Paul Murray

Sky News host Paul Murray says the Western world must face the “growing power of China,” as Donald Trump’s Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warns of …Chronicle13 hours ago

US withdrawal from Afghanistan might improve China’s security, analysts say

Some observers believe the pull-out may create more instability in neighbouring Xinjiang, but others say Beijing may benefit in the long term.South China Morning Post16 hours ago

China to work with ASEAN on promoting peace talks in Myanmar

China will communicate and coordinate with all parties, while working concertedly with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, to promote peace talks in …SHINE8 hours ago

Strategic partnership with China is a warning to Washington, Qalibaf says

TEHRAN – The signing of 25-year comprehensive strategic partnership between Iran China was an “important warning” to the U.S., Parliament Speaker …Tehran Times9 hours ago

Norway tops standings after defeating China in men’s curling worlds – Xinhua |

WASHINGTON, April 4 (Xinhua) — Norway moved into a clear lead at the top of the World Men’s Curling Championship standings, easing past China in the sixth …Xinhua13 hours ago

G7 pressure on China over subsidies ‘doomed to fail’ even as Biden administration gathers coalition

Pressure from the G7 to force China to change its economic behaviour is “doomed to fail”, and Beijing might simply choose to ignore it if external pressure …The Star Online16 hours ago

Fengxiang County: China’s home of clay sculpture

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 01:02. Fengxiang painted clay art has been passed down for more than 3,000 …CGTN11 hours ago

Greenland has an election on Tuesday. Why are the U.S. and China so interested in its outcome?

Elections in Greenland rarely get much notice beyond the shores of the ice-covered island. But when Greenland’s 41,000 voters head to the polls on April 6 in a …The Globe and Mail11 hours ago

China Speeds Vaccine Pace; Biden Makes Easter Plea: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden issued an Easter message casting vaccinations as a “moral obligation, one that can save your life and the lives of others.BloombergQuint2 hours ago

China’s major ports report container throughput

China’s major ports reported container throughput growth in March, data from an industrial association shows. Last month, the container throughput at China’s … hours ago

The Dragon’s Trap: China’s loan-snare threatens a progressive world order

China’s Geopolitical usury—an analysis of 100 Chinese loan contracts with 24 low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) cited in a Reuters report makes this …The Financial Express1 hour agoOpinion

Commentary: Allowing China to host the Olympics would be a mistake

It worked for Hitler. The 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin provided the Nazis with…Times Union 1 hour agoOpinion

China uses multidimensional strategy to dominate rivals: report

Washington DC [US], April 4 (ANI): China has used multidimensional strategy to dominate its opponents and constantly looks for opportunities to take bits of …ANI News10 hours ago

China: A week in photos (March 29-April 4)

Rescue workers removed a part of the derailed train near Taroko Gorge in Hualien, Taiwan on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The train partially derailed in eastern …CGTN14 hours ago


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