China in the News: April 10, 2021

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

‘Ridiculous’: China’s powerful rebuke to ‘hypocritical’ Aussies

Chinese media has slammed the Australian government for what it has described as a hypocritical take on racism.Yahoo News Australia13 hours ago

China’s dilemma: Growing old before it becomes rich and powerful

It faces a multitrillion-dollar bill or an overhaul of its fertility and retirement systems.Sydney Morning Herald6 hours ago

White House says China’s moves around Taiwan ‘potentially destabilizing’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Friday said it was keeping a close watch on increased Chinese military activities in the Taiwan Strait, and called …Reuters7 hours ago

Arm Battle With China CEO Escalates, Complicating SoftBank Sale

(Bloomberg) — The battle for control of Arm Ltd.’s China business is escalating with new lawsuits aimed at keeping the unit’s controversial chief executive in …Yahoo Finance Australia1 hour ago

China has three ‘weapons’ to deal with US provocation: Global Times editorial

It is not the right time to reason with Washington. China has three “weapons” to counterattack US offensives.Global Times12 hours agoOpinion

The growing threat of China’s lawfare | TheHill

China clearly has learned how to weaponize law to play its games at home and abroad.The Hill3 hours agoOpinion

China hands death sentences to Uyghur former officials

A Chinese court has issued a suspended death sentence to the former directors of the Xinjiang education department for charges including writing and …The Guardian15 hours ago

Why China is furious over this milk tea emoji

China has responded angrily to Twitter’s decision to create an emoji for a growing pro-democracy movement pushed by residents seeking political freedom from …Yahoo News Australia22 hours ago

What do we know about China’s covid-19 vaccines?

BMJ 2021; 373 doi: (Published 09 April 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n912. Read our latest coverage of the coronavirus …The BMJ15 hours ago

China accuses US of humanitarian disasters

A Chinese report says military interventions by the US for its own interests have caused humanitarian disasters across the world.The West Australian19 hours ago

China drills in disputed South China Sea as US naval patrol grows

Chinese marine research ship carries out drilling in unnamed location as US amphibious assault ships head to the region.Al Jazeera English16 hours ago

Chinese scientists drill in contested South China Sea amid rising tensions

They retrieved sediment core from the seabed in an unknown location on Wednesday, according to state media.South China Morning Post13 hours ago

Biden’s China policy is tougher on financial firms than Trump’s was, report says

“We believe President Biden represents a greater risk for financial firms on the China front than President Trump,” Cowen Washington Research Group’s …CNBC12 hours ago

China’s Forced-Labor Backlash Threatens to Put N.B.A. in Unwanted Spotlight

Lucrative endorsements deals with Chinese sports brands supporting Xinjiang cotton could pull the league and its athletes back into another geopolitical …The New York Times11 hours ago

To challenge China we need Team Australia

With the pandemic legacy only destined to accentuate the superior performance of Asian economies — spearheaded by China — over struggling Western …The Australian10 hours ago

Didi Chuxing, The “Uber Of China,” Plans US Listing

I do not know how anyone with knowledge that PPI is YoY would be surprised based on the low comparison from a year ago and in light of higher commodity …Forbes9 hours ago

RPT-COLUMN-China is paying a high price for its ban on Australian coal: Russell

(Repeats story that ran earlier today, with no changes to text). * GRAPHIC – China’s coking coal imports by origin: * GRAPHIC – China’s …Reuters13 hours ago

China’s Propaganda Against Foreign Media Increases

China’s propaganda machine has ramped up in the past week, targeting two foreign journalists with verbal and online attacks over their coverage of Uyghur …VOA Asia8 hours ago

Brazil eyes record grain harvest as China demand booms

Brazil is on track to harvest record amounts of soy, corn and other grains this year, fueled by newly booming demand for commodities, particularly from China.Yahoo Finance Australia4 hours ago

China’s factory prices surged last month; here’s why that matters

Rapidly rising producer prices, driven by higher energy costs, raise concerns of accelerating global inflation.Aljazeera.com16 hours ago

OnePlus 9R coming to China on April 15 – news

The OnePlus 9R is this year’s affordable entry in the OnePlus family. The yet to go on open sale device was expected to remain exclusive to India but now …GSMArena.com14 hours ago

Is China using COVID aid to increase influence in Sri Lanka?

China has shipped hundreds of thousands of much-needed coronavirus vaccine shots to Sri Lanka over the past few months. Observers say it could help …DW (English)17 hours ago

Chinese owner’s ‘catastrophic failure’ drives Australia’s biggest dairy farm into the ground

The Chinese owners of Australia’s biggest and oldest dairy farming business are facing *fresh* scrutiny following claims of animal welfare abuse and overstocking …Sydney Morning Herald23 hours ago

Risk vs reward? China issues inflation warning as rising prices threaten recovery

China’s leading financial officials released a rare statement warning about the potential rise of commodity prices and consumer inflation, which has become a …South China Morning Post15 hours ago

Exclusive-China set to clear Tencent’s $3.5 billion Sogou deal subject to data security conditions -sources

(Reuters) -China’s antitrust regulator is ready to clear tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd’s plan to take the country’s no.3 search engine Sogou private, three people …Reuters14 hours ago

Australia will continue to call out China’s ‘unacceptable’ treatment of Uyghurs

Trade Minister Dan Tehan says the Australian government will continue to make it “very clear” China’s human rights abuses against its Uyghur Muslim …Sky News Australia22 hours ago

China’s factory gate prices jump most in almost three years

China’s official producer price index (PPI) rose to 4.4 per cent in March from a year earlier, compared with 1.7 per cent in February, while the consumer price …South China Morning Post20 hours ago

China’s Didi Chuxing raising $1.5 billion in debt as it nears blockbuster IPO: Reports

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is said to be raising $1.5 billion in debt financing ahead of a blockbuster U.S. IPO, according to multiple reports.CNBC1 hour ago

A war in South America 39 years ago is still teaching China lessons about how to seize Taiwan

Four decades after the British recaptured the Falklands, the Chinese see similarities to what a war over Taiwan would look like.Business Insider12 hours ago

‘Cooperate with China to settle Myanmar crises’

Experts tell Southeast Asian nations to involve China in efforts to force Myanmar junta to stop violence – Anadolu Agency.Anadolu Agency | English16 hours ago

Mining accidents kill 10 in China amid safety crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — Nine workers were killed in northern China during an operation to destroy expired mining explosives, while one miner died and seven others …Associated Press20 hours ago

China scrambles to lock down Myanmar border amid fears of covid and post-coup instability

Seven thousand troops and civilians called up for round-the-clock border patrols. Four thousand medical workers rushed to the scene. Two Communist Party …The Washington Post18 hours ago

U.S. Media Companies Are Inextricably Linked to China. Are Their Assets Anchors — or Hostages?

As the U.S.-China Cold War deepens and the Beijing Olympics draw closer, media industries must prepare for some very uncomfortable choices.Variety14 hours ago

China’s five-year plan bigs up 5G

It is China’s 14th five-year plan. And even Beijing couldn’t pass up the chance to make it about 5G. That has the benefit of building on an existing national …Light Reading16 hours ago

Ethnic Kazakh ‘Happy To Be Home’ After 17 Years Captivity In China

An ethnic Kazakh from China has been welcomed back to Kazakstan by his family at Almaty airport after 17 years of captivity in China. Rakhyzhan Zeinolla was …Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty8 hours ago

Fiji reef battle: judge finds China-linked developers guilty in landmark case

The case has been described as a ‘watershed’ moment that will test Fiji’s environmental laws.The Guardian19 hours ago

This is why China and Russia want to build a base on the Moon

The International Lunar Research Station (ILRS), a new project being developed by Russia and China, could be humanity’s first permanent home on the Moon.The Next Web11 hours ago

Chinese Reality Shows Censor Western Clothing Brands

Online platforms that stream dance, singing and comedy shows are pixelating performers’ T-shirts and sneakers amid a nationalistic fervor.The New York Times10 hours ago

Record pace of Chinese listings in US shows signs of strain

HONG KONG — The best start to a year ever for Chinese listings on American stock exchanges is showing signs of strain.Chinese companies raised $4.4 b.Nikkei Asia22 hours ago

China in touch with ‘all parties’ in Myanmar, embassy says

China’s embassy in Yangon said on Friday it had been in touch with “all parties” in military-ruled Myanmar, when asked about a report that a diplomat had …Reuters12 hours ago

Can India capitalize on China-EU frictions?

Enticement from the US and the EU are hard to resist for India. It is aware of its role as a chess piece of the two to contain China. What New Delhi can do is reap …Global Times13 hours ago

New China Plus Investment Guide: “Identifying Opportunities Within the Belt and Road Initiative”

Available as a complimentary download; Receiving plaudits for unique *content* and detailed analysis; Work comes after seven years investment research into …China Briefing12 hours ago

The West must boycott China’s Olympics – and ready the sanctions

At some stage Western democracies are going to have to tell the Chinese Communist Party that enough is enough, and do so with more than just sanctions …The Canberra Times5 hours ago

China, Bhutan agree to maintain border peace and stability

China and its Himalayan neighbor Bhutan agreed to continue to maintain peace and stability in the border areas before the final settlement of the China-Bhutan …Global Times15 hours ago

China repeats call to resist ‘vaccine nationalism’, pledges to keep monetary support

TOKYO (Reuters) – China urged the international community to resist “vaccine nationalism” and to coordinate policy to make vaccines accessible for developing …Reuters20 hours ago

Hungary Could Turn Into China’s Trojan horse in Europe | Reporting Democracy

Revelations the Hungarian government is considering taking a huge, opaque and disadvantageous Chinese loan to pay for the construction of Fudan …Balkan Insight13 hours ago

China trade tactics didn’t hurt Australia as anticipated

China’s aggressive trade tariffs have cost the Australian economy millions of dollars, but the damage isn’t anywhere nearly as bad as originally anticipated.North Queensland Register18 hours ago

Among Biden’s first budget priorities: Climate, countering China

The US president’s first proposed budget marks sharp changes from Donald Trump’s spending priorities.Al Jazeera English2 hours ago

China sabotages its economic future by escalating tiff with West over forced labor of Uighurs

Early last month, China’s rubber-stamp legislature, the National People’s Congress, officially approved the country’s 14th Five-Year Plan. The strategy was …Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide7 hours ago

India, China discuss next steps of disengagement

The 11th round of talks between corps commander-ranked officers was expected to focus on outstanding problems with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) at …Hindustan Times2 hours ago

Bad debt swells 22% at China’s big banks despite recovery

HONG KONG/BEIJING — Nonperforming debt at China’s four biggest banks grew 22% last year, with the balance set to skyrocket this year i.Nikkei Asia7 hours ago

China halts new enrollments at business school backed by Jack Ma: Report

SHANGHAI: Beijing authorities have forced an elite business school backed by Alibaba Group Co Ltd founder Jack Ma to halt enrollments, the Financial Times …Times of India14 hours ago

China 2021 GDP to beat target on COVID bounce: Nikkei survey

HONG KONG — China’s economy looks to expand 17.9% for the January-March quarter, a growth figure inflated by the coronavirus-related crash in the yea.Nikkei Asia18 hours ago

China increases grain circulation oversight | 2021-04-09

BEIJING, CHINA — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has signed a State Council decree unveiling a revised regulation on grain circulation management, according …World Grain11 hours ago

China Car Sales Soar to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Auto sales in China recovered to pre-pandemic levels in the first three months of 2021, though the world’s largest car market was subdued, with the exception of …The Wall Street Journal13 hours ago

As China’s energy mix shifts to renewables, how can power markets evolve?

China’s central government has recently called for the building of a “new type of power system with renewables at the centre.” How can the electricity market …chinadialogue10 hours ago

China on a mission to turn ‘junk’ patents into treasure

This is the first in a series of reports on Chinese intellectual property as Beijing seeks to make IP protection a central part of its new development strategy.Yahoo News15 hours ago

NBA opens basketball training centre in China

The first National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball training centre in China, jointly developed by the league’s Chinese arm and the Mission Hills Group, …SportsPro Media17 hours ago

China’s factories automate as worker shortage looms

An aging population and other factors are forcing companies to pursue automation or relocation in order to keep production costs low.CNBC19 hours ago

China Targeted Milan Semiconductor Firm Before Draghi’s Veto

The target of a Chinese takeover bid blocked by Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi last week was a small semiconductor firm based near Milan.Bloomberg10 hours ago

Djibouti-China marriage ‘slowly unravelling’ as investment project disappoints

Djibouti, a major geopolitical crossroads in the Horn of Africa, goes to the polls in a presidential election on Friday. Much of the international discourse about the …FRANCE 24 English13 hours ago

China shocked by mass cover up that saw convicted murderer, freed after three months, go on to become a high ranking official

Chinese officials who let a convicted murderer walk free just months into a 15-year sentence have been exposed in a web of corruption dating back decades.Yahoo Singapore News20 hours ago

Agents of influence acting on behalf of China: William Stanton

Agents of influence acting on behalf of China: William Stanton | 2021/04/09.Taiwan News13 hours agoOpinion

China Becomes First Major Economy to Issue Digital Currency

The Chinese government has begun to issue blockchain-powered digital currency to its citizens.The Wire22 hours ago

Growing U.S.-China tensions put companies in a bind

Tensions between the U.S. and China have grown over recent years, with China becoming a top national security priority. U.S. regulators have become …JD Supra2 hours ago

China, S.Korea offer model for cooperation amid US bid to sow discord

As the world seems to be facing an increasingly bumpy recovery road amid uncertain geopolitical environment, China and South Korea, which effectively …Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide15 hours ago

Russia, China Team Up to Peddle Insane U.S. COVID Lab Theory

The Cold War could be coming back with a vengeance, and the U.S.’s top adversaries are dusting off some old-school Soviet tactics. Russian and Chinese …Yahoo News2 hours ago

China Stocks fall on policy tightening woes

Read more about China Stocks fall on policy tightening woes on Business-standard. At closing bell, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.92%, …Business Standard13 hours ago

1 dead, 7 trapped in China coal mine explosion

Rescue efforts underway at mine in southwestern China, 3 people missing after Monday’s fire at oil field in country’s north – Anadolu Agency.Anadolu Agency14 hours ago

China’s cross-border gambling crackdown goes after abettors

Ministry of Public Security says strict new anti-gambling measures will protect social stability and China’s national image.South China Morning Post15 hours ago

US intelligence report warns of China’s threat in space

The US Space Force (USSF) is now one of the United States’ eight uniformed services and the world’s first and currently only independent military branch.South China Morning Post15 hours ago

P&G worked with China group on tech to dodge Apple privacy rules

Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) helped develop a technique being tested in China to gather iPhone data for targeted ads, a step intended to give companies a way …Livemint6 hours ago

China’s South China Sea moves need strong pushback from international community

The evolving situation in the Indo-Pacific region in the wake of China’s increasing military muscle-flexing has become a major talking point among leading global …Economic Times18 hours ago

Turkey sends off 2nd boron export train to China | Daily Sabah

A second train carrying boron departed Turkey Friday for China, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez said, amid intensified efforts over…Daily Sabah12 hours ago

How China took an unlikely lead in the supply of Covid-19 vaccines

Chinese shots have reached more than 60 countries so far, as rich nations guard their doses for mass inoculation at home; But the vaccines are still under …South China Morning Post21 hours ago

What China’s Box-Office Dominance Means for Hollywood

Local films helped the China box office spring back to life as US theaters struggled, but there’s still hope for Hollywood blockbusters there.Business Insider8 hours ago


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