China in the News: April 18, 2021

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

US and Japan vow to push back on China’s ‘intimidation’, tech dominance

Washington: Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga have vowed to work together to push back against China’s “intimidation” of its neighbours …Sydney Morning Herald22 hours ago

Japan vows to support US in opposing ‘coercion’ from China

Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga said the US and Japan would oppose coercion or force in the South and East China Seas, in unusually blunt remarks …Financial Times16 hours ago

What’s China’s beef now? It’s increasingly South American

Amid trade disruptions between China and Australia, rising demand for cheaper meat products is opening the door for other major exporters to beef up sales in …South China Morning Post18 hours ago

Police release image of man connected to China fraud scheme

Police have released a CCTV image of a man believed to be connected to a fraud scheme involving someone imp…9News19 hours ago

China’s crackdown in Hong Kong has reached a new level of viciousness

THEY WERE the founders of the Hong Kong democracy movement — lawyers and activists who fought for political rights even before Britain handed its former …The Washington Post11 hours agoOpinion

2021 Volkswagen ID.6 electric SUV revealed for China

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.6 electric SUV has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at this week’s 2021 Shanghai motor show. The third member of …CarAdvice10 hours ago

The new U.S. plan to rival China and end cornering of market in rare earth metals

The US has long relied on China for rare earth metals, but domestic supply chains are being pursued as climate and technology investments increase under …CNBC11 hours ago

Australia isn’t immune to the impact of world COVID crisis and rising global tensions

As the global economy continues its recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, speculation among economists and Wall Street analysts is building that this …NEWS.com.au21 hours ago

Was China’s military modernisation driven by its ‘humiliation’ in 1996?

Deliberate disruption to America’s GPS is thought to be the reason the PLA ‘lost’ two missiles during a test-firing 25 years ago, and Beijing was determined to …video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post14 hours ago

US, China ‘committed to cooperating’ on climate crisis: joint statement

The United States and China are “committed to cooperating” on the pressing issue of climate change, the two sides said in a joint statement Saturday, following …Yahoo News Australia31 minutes ago

China cannot win the great vaccine diplomacy game without vaccines

Samantha Kiernan is a research associate on global health, economics and development at the Council on Foreign Relations. Yanzhong Huang is a senior f.Nikkei Asia4 hours agoOpinion

Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as China piles pressure: Report

Ant Group is exploring options for founder Jack Ma to divest his stake in the financial technology giant and give up control, as meetings with Chinese regulators …Business Standard12 hours ago

Chinese firms prepare to charge into Europe’s electric car market

Tesla could be in for a shock as far-eastern rivals use cheap money to gain traction among affluent western car buyers.The Guardian9 hours ago

The US risks forcing China’s hand on Taiwan

The US has in recent weeks increased its official contact with Taipei and ramped up activities in the Taiwan Strait.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post23 hours agoOpinion

US-China tensions ‘raise risk’ of nuclear reaction to cyberattacks

A collaboration between Chinese and American think tanks has found both sides could overreact to perceived cyberthreats.South China Morning Post10 hours ago

China and US agree on need for stronger climate action commitments

SHANGHAI (Reuters) — China and the United States agree that stronger pledges to fight climate change should be introduced before a new round of inter.Nikkei Asia15 minutes ago

Highlights: An interview with China’s vice foreign minister

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng spoke with The Associated Press on a range of issues from U.S.-China relations to human rights.Associated Press18 hours ago

AP Interview: Beijing says US ‘too negative’ toward China

BEIJING — A top Chinese diplomat said Friday that U.S. policy toward China is “too negative” and that co-operation could be critically important as the Biden …Coast Reporter21 hours ago

CNH Ends Talks With China’s FAW on Sale of Iveco Unit

The billionaire Agnelli family’s CNH Industrial NV ended talks to sell its Iveco truck and bus business to China FAW Group Co., a move that was welcomed by the …Bloomberg1 hour ago

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: the Harsh Reality of Foreign Companies Operating in China

On Monday, March 22nd, the EU, together with the US, UK and Canada, announced a new set of sanctions targeted at Chinese officials and entities deemed …Global Risk Insights21 hours ago

Iran, China say signs of progress at nuclear talks

A new understanding is emerging at talks aimed at salvaging Iran’s nuclear deal with global powers, Tehran’s chief negotiator said on Saturday according to …Reuters4 hours ago

‘Himalayan Quad’: is China about to start its own security bloc?

China already partners with Nepal, Pakistan and Afghanistan on security and strategic cooperation – but analysts say a more formal alliance would be tricky to …South China Morning Post20 hours ago

Mirabai Chanu’s new record a challenge to China’s weightlifting domination

Mirabai’s effort was a warning for China that they won’t just get to compete among themselves for gold in Tokyo.ESPN Australia5 hours ago

What Does South Korea Think of the China-US COVID Blame Game?

South Korean discourses are notably critical of both the Chinese and U.S. positions amid the ongoing pandemic.The Diplomat14 hours ago

China accuses US and Japan of sowing division in Asia-Pacific

Beijing has accused the United States and Japan of sowing division after they said they would counter China’s “intimidation” in the Asia-Pacific region and …video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post12 hours ago

China sees 18.3% growth in economy – Arkansas Online

China’s economy grew by double digits in the latest quarter, but an explosive rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is slowing abruptly as manufacturing and …Arkansas Online17 hours ago

Russia, U.S. and China Are in a Scary New Space Race

Sixty years after Yuri Gagarin’s orbit of the Earth, the militarization of the cosmos is heating up. A Q&A.Bloomberg8 hours agoOpinion

Biden, Suga call for ‘peace and stability across Taiwan Strait’

The United States and Japan called for “peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait” in a joint statement released after a meeting between US President.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post20 hours ago

Mainland China reports 15 new Covid-19 cases vs 11 a day earlier

China News: BEIJING: Mainland China reported 15 new Covid-19 cases on April 16, up from 11 cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said …Times of India18 hours ago

Are Indians Flocking To Neighboring Nepal To Get Chinese Covid-19 Vaccines?

A controversy has erupted over claims that Indian businessmen have flocked to Nepal to get Chinese-made Covid vaccines, which would make them eligible for …EurAsian Times13 hours ago

Chinese investment in Africa involves more than megaprojects. Private enterprises also are making their mark.

We looked at the impact of private Chinese investments in seven countries.Washington Post15 hours ago

US urges ‘decisive’ steps by China to shift away from exports

The U.S. said China continues to focus its policies on exports, and called on its biggest economic rival to implement forceful measures to boost domestic …The Edge Markets MY23 hours ago

China reluctant to barter J-10C fighter jets with Iran oil or natural gas: Military analysts

Beijing [China], April 17 (ANI): Beijing is hesitant to let Iran have its J-10C lightweight fighter jet in a barter trade for oil or natural gas, according to military …ANI News14 hours ago

VW targets Chinese families with ID6, biggest EV to date

The seven-seat crossover is tailored specifically to the needs and wishes of Chinese customers “in terms of space, functionality, design and, in particular, user …Automotive News Europe12 hours ago

VIetnam gets full support from China in taking socialist path for better future, says Wang Yi

The Chinese side, as a comrade and brother, will continue to firmly support Vietnam in taking the socialist road for a better future, said Chinese State Councilor …The Star Online21 hours ago

China’s decarbonization an opportunity for Michelin: China CEO

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 02:48. Editor’s note: The 2021 Boao Forum for Asia will be held from April 18 to …CGTN13 hours ago

US has highest number of museums but China draws most visitors: Study

Many are familiar with the Louvre in France, the world’s most famous and visited museum. But there are other interesting choices that deserve their place on a …ThePrint15 hours agoOpinion

China opens its borders to billions of dollars of gold imports

China is the world’s biggest gold consumer, gobbling up hundreds of tonnes of the precious metal worth tens of billions of dollars each year, but its imports …CNBCTV1819 hours ago

Hainan FTP along China’s Belt and Road

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 02:15. The Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2021 is being held in Boao, …CGTN36 minutes ago

China may send peacekeeping force to Afghanistan after US troops leave, observers say

Beijing may consider sending a peacekeeping force to Afghanistan if the security situation in the South Asian country poses a threat to the neighbouring …The Star Online22 hours ago

China, Russia Or Aliens: Why Is There A Sudden Surge In UFO Sightings Over US Military Bases?

The sudden surge in the “UFO” sightings over US military bases and naval assets may be attributed to deliberate incursions by enemy spy drones.EurAsian Times16 hours ago

China’s Shale Gas Industry Is Finally Taking Off

After years of lackluster drilling results, it looks like China’s domestic shale gas industry is finally taking off as the country looks to diversify its gas supply.OilPrice.com9 hours ago

2020: China records nearly 500 million e-book consumers: report

Share. QR. Copied. A bookstore in the city of Zunyi, southwest China’s Guizhou Province, April 14, 2021. /CFP. A bookstore in the city of Zunyi, southwest …CGTN11 hours ago

Dalai Lamas succession triggers new clash between India, US & China

With the 14th Dalai Lama turning 86 this July, a struggle has ensued between India, the US & China on the choice of the next spiritual leader of the Tibetans.Republic TV15 hours ago

China resolutely opposed to US, Japan joint statement – Chinese US embass

China is resolutely opposed to the joint statement issued by the United States and Japan following talks between the two countries’ leaders, China’s embassy in …The Jerusalem Post19 hours ago

China refuses to leave Hot Springs, Gogra: ‘India should be happy with what has been achieved’

The Sunday Express has learnt that on April 9, during the last round of talks at the Corps Commander-level, China refused to pull back its troops from Hot …The Indian Express1 hour ago

Russia’s surveillance state still doesn’t match China. But Putin is racing to catch up.

Facial recognition is increasingly used against Kremlin critics. But cameras have been off for suspected state-sanctioned attacks.The Washington Post16 hours ago

The China 863 Analyst Launches Report on China’s 5G Satellite-Based E-Commerce Platform for Developing Nations

Manasquan, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 17, 2021 — The China 863 Analyst report on China’s satellite-based e-commerce program for developing nations …PR Web7 hours ago

Phone maker Vivo takes lead in China for first time after Huaweis decline

After Huaweis decline, smartphone brand Vivo has risen to the top spot in China, surpassing its nearest competitor OPPO due to a consumer friendly product …Business Standard12 hours ago

China’s Big Tech antitrust challenges aren’t the same as those in the US

China’s Big Tech firms are facing antitrust disputes, but their challenges are unique compared with those encountered by their Western counterparts.South China Morning Post22 hours ago

China voices strong opposition to US-Japan joint statement

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 00:43. China on Saturday expressed firm opposition to a joint statement made …CGTN12 hours ago

China to build more bio labs amidst questions over Wuhan lab’s role in COVID-19 origin

Beijing: China has operationalised its new biosecurity law to fortify the legal cover for the establishment and safe operation of more bio labs in the country amidst …Times Now23 hours ago

‘Take a sip first’: China challenges Japanese official to drink Fukushima water

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 00:17. Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso claimed on April 13 that …CGTN12 hours ago

46 Taiwanese charged for telecom fraud in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Beijing court on Friday (April 16) sentenced 46 Taiwanese nationals to up to 13 years in prison for their alleged involvement in a …Taiwan News17 hours ago

China’s civil aviation sector fully recovers to pre-epidemic level, says report

China’s civil aviation sector has recovered to the pre-epidemic level in March, said an industry report.The Star Online12 hours ago

Philippines President Duterte urged to end ‘policy of subservience’ towards China

Manila [Philippines], April 17 (ANI): As Chinese coast guard ships continue to amass near a disputed reef in the South China Sea, Philippines lawmakers and …ANI News13 hours ago

China-backed Colombo Port City no threat to Sri Lanka’s sovereignty: Minister

The Colombo Port City project, expected to play a key role in China’s ambitious ‘Maritime Silk Road’ project in India’s backyard, is said to be the single largest …The Hindu11 hours ago

How serious is the water crisis in China’s Taiwan region?

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 29:07. China’s Taiwan region is facing the worst water crisis in 56 years.CGTN16 hours ago

Global stocks climb to fresh records as China posts blowout Q1 growth, US shows strong data

China saw expansion of 18.3 per cent in the first quarter, boosted by a sharper-than-expected increase in retail sales. . Read more at straitstimes.com.The Straits Times18 hours ago

US-China conflict puts Japan in balancing act as it juggles military fears with economic interests

Sino-Japan economic links are so integrated they will survive any US-China decoupling, an analyst said.. Read more at straitstimes.com.The Straits Times15 hours ago

Indonesian companies ask China to up stake in high-speed rail project as its Covid-19 total nears 1.6 million

As Indonesia’s Covid-19 total reached 1599763-total on Saturday after 5041 new cases was recorded; Indonesian state companies building a Chinese-funded …The Star Online10 hours ago

Protest at China-funded Bangladesh plant, 5 dead

At least five people were shot dead and dozens injured when Bangladesh police opened fire on Saturday on demonstrating workers at the construction site of a …The Hindu8 hours ago

One-month-old Asian elephant makes public debut in S China’s Guangdong

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 00:58. An adorable Asian elephant calf was enjoying a mud bath during its …CGTN18 hours ago

Chinese startup leads soccer’s digital transformation

BEIJING — MicroTeam, a Chinese startup that uses artificial intelligence to enhance the digitization of soccer, has raised tens of millions of yuan i.Nikkei Asia19 hours ago

2 dead, 3 missing in chemical plant blast in N China

Share. QR. Copied. Two people were killed and three others are missing after a blast hit a chemical plant in Taiyuan, capital city of north China’s Shanxi …CGTN19 hours ago

US stops short of branding Taiwan as a currency manipulator

But island, along with Vietnam and Switzerland, tripped its thresholds for possible currency manipulation under a 2015 US trade law.South China Morning Post20 hours ago

Chinese economy records 18 per cent growth in first quarter

The Chinese economy is back to powering ahead after its brief derailment following the emergence of COVID-19.Insidethegames.biz7 hours ago

Biden and Japan’s Suga project unity against China

A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the *content* (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising …Chronicle18 hours ago

Beijing warns US, Japan against collusion vs China

BEIJING – China said Friday it has expressed “serious concerns” to the United States and Japan over what it calls negative moves and collusion between…Toronto Star23 hours ago

Weekend Long Read: Zhou Xiaochuan on the Key Questions Facing China’s Carbon Ambitions (Part 2)

Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a commentary on China’s campaign to cut carbon emissions by the former governor of China’s central bank, Zhou …Caixin Global11 hours ago

China sends yet another aircraft into Taiwan’s ADIZ: defense ministry

Taipei, April 17 (CNA) The Chinese military sent yet another aircraft into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Saturday, the Ministry of National …Focus Taiwan News Channel11 hours ago

China’s Li ‘blessed’ to be drafted into CFL by BC Lions

Beijing-born linebacker Li Boqiao heads to Canada after stints with the NFL’s international player pathway programme, US and China Arena Football Leagues, …South China Morning Post17 hours ago

New US rules restricting usage of Chinese IT to impact 4.5 mn cos: Report

The companies operating in America will have to ask permission from the US government to use information technology equipment and services from China or …Business Standard11 hours ago

China committed to provide chinese vaccines to Fiji after WHO certification

China’s Ambassador to Fiji Qian Bo says the COVID-19 vaccines developed in China are in the final stages of certification by the World Health Organisation.Fijivillage19 hours ago

“F9” Opens Five Weeks Early In China

Universal Pictures has set a May 21st release date in China for “F9: The Fast Saga” – a full five weeks before the film’s bow in the United States. In fact numerous …Dark Horizons23 hours ago

Chinese natural gas production rises 13.1 pct in Jan.-Mar.

Official figures reported that China witnessed quicker expansion in its natural gas production in the January-March period of the year. Figures from the National …MENAFN.COM13 hours ago

First driverless rail transit system in SW China begins operation

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 00:31. SW China’s Chongqing put into operation its first driverless BYD …CGTN20 hours ago

From cover-up to propaganda blitz: China’s attempts to control the narrative on Xinjiang – ABC17NEWS

China’s Foreign Ministry this month issued the most forceful defense of its policies in Xinjiang to date, calling allegations of “genocide” in the region the “lie of the …ABC17News.com13 hours ago

China`s Coronavac 80% effective at preventing Covid deaths: Chile results

China’s Coronavac vaccine was 67 per cent effective at preventing symptomatic Covid-19 and 80 per cent at preventing death, according to real-life results …WION17 hours ago

In Depth: Stand-Up Comedians Cheer Up Chinese Audiences

“Treat your wealth like your lover,” said Li Xueqin, a popular Chinese stand-up comic. “You can neither leave it alone nor bother it all the time, or you’ll get …Caixin Global5 hours ago

Japan, US showcase alliance, resolve in dealing with China

President Joe Biden and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga are showcasing the alliance between their two countries as well as their shared resolve in …Daily Journal22 hours ago

World needs Chinese vaccines to fill supply shortage: media

The world needs China’s vaccines as they have filled the vaccine shortage caused by some rich countries’ hoarding of COVID-19 vaccines, an opinion piece …Chinadaily USA14 hours ago

Live: Kingdom of white-headed langur in south China – Ep. 3

Share. QR. Copied. The white-headed langur is technically known as Trachypithecus leucocephalus. It is one of the 25 most endangered primates in the world …CGTN12 hours ago

Chinese TV series extols unification legacy of emperor Qin

XI’AN – Most Chinese historians regard Qin Shi Huang, who declared himself the first emperor of a unified China, as one of the country’s most ruthless rulers.The Straits Times7 hours ago

‘When you see your face on papers in Japan and China you know it’s different’

I think when they’re reeling Paul Nicholls into the situation it makes it like David and Goliath. We’re just trying to keep training winners, that’s all we can doRacing Post7 hours ago

US navy warship ‘stalks’ Chinese aircraft carrier in close military encounter – VIDEO

TENSIONS in the South China Sea have escalated dramatically as footage emerged from officers onboard a US Navy warship ‘stalking’ a Chinese military …Daily Express12 hours ago

China’s Yunnan reports 1 new COVID-19 case – Xinhua | English.news.cn

KUNMING, April 17 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Yunnan Province reported one confirmed COVID-19 case on Friday, the provincial health commission said …Xinhua23 hours ago

Online exhibition of art work by Chinese female artist staged in Sydney – Xinhua | English.news.cn

SYDNEY, April 17 (Xinhua) — An online exhibition of paintings by a Chinese female artist was staged in Sydney, showcasing the glamorous cultural and historic …Xinhua17 hours ago

The Nanjing bridge ‘angel’ helping China’s desperate back from the brink

By Helen Roxburgh. On a grey and rainy morning, Chen Si patrols the Nanjing bridge soaring above China’s Yangtze river, determined to stop the desperate …ampHong Kong Free Press23 hours ago

Restaurant inspections: China Express at Destiny has violations; 36 found satisfactory, 3 corrected

See a list of weekly food *service* inspections done by the Onondaga County Health Department.syracuse.com11 hours ago

Readers React: Trump unfairly labeled racist for ‘China virus’

When President Trump talked about the coronavirus, he referred to it by its point of origin, “the China virus.” The mainstream media labeled him as racist for …The Morning Call11 hours agoOpinion

Mercedes sales in China help accelerate Daimler profit

Soaring Chinese demand for luxury Mercedes-Benz cars and higher prices drove a better-than-expected profit for Daimler in the first quarter, helping it navigate …HT Auto10 hours ago

Chinese TV series extols unification legacy of first emperor

Most Chinese historians regard Qin Shi Huang, who declared himself the first emperor of a unified China, as one of the country’s most ruthless rulers.The Straits Times3 hours ago

Stephen Yip’s historic bid to become first Chinese Mayor of Liverpool

Stephen Yip – whose Guangdong-born father worked his passage to Britain in late 1930s Hong Kong – has ambitious plans to reinvigorate the city which has …ampHong Kong Free Press22 hours ago

Asian spot LNG prices rise as China replenishes inventories

New Delhi: Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose this week as China, Japan and South Korea sought supply in an early move to stock up for …ETEnergyworld.com12 hours ago

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