China in the News: April 19, 2021

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China is growing faster than ever: What it means for Aussies

As Australia’s biggest trading partner, China’s strong economic rebound is good news.Yahoo Finance Australia3 hours ago

China, US agree on need for stronger climate commitments

The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate with other countries to curb climate change.ABC News21 hours ago

US, China call truce on ‘climate crisis’ to cooperate on solutions

The two superpowers, often at loggerheads, have committed to work together on developing carbon capture, energy storage and hydrogen targets.Sydney Morning Herald23 hours ago

How the West can escape China’s clutches

Is any sane reader under any illusion about the Peoples Republic of China Assuming not, I shall not labour the point that the Chinese Communist Party is the …The Australian17 hours ago

‘Financial weapon’: Bitcoin becomes another factor in China-US contest

Bitcoin’s value is going through the roof. But investors and analysts are divided over how cryptocurrencies will play out in global politics.Sydney Morning Herald17 hours ago

China and Russia increasingly ‘aggressive’ in quest for power over US

China and Russia are determined to topple the US, a new intelligence agency report warns. And they may be prepared to form a new Eastern Bloc to do hours ago

The limits of China’s taming of tech

Antitrust measures have not been extended to state-owned monopolies.Financial Times8 hours ago

Hay now: China-Australia trade conflict hits one-year anniversary

Hay-licence problems are just the latest in a series of trade difficulties resulting from the war of words that erupted one year ago between Canberra and Beijing …South China Morning Post4 hours ago

China Accounts For More Than A Fifth Of New Forbes Midas List, Underscoring Growing Tech Clout

China may have lost the top spot on the new Forbes Midas List on Tuesday, but the country still had a bigger overall presence on this year’s rankings of the …Forbes5 hours ago

Commentary: China’s pineapple ban another prickle in relations with Taiwan

The ban on Taiwanese pineapples is reminiscent of China’s ban on Philippine bananas in the aftermath of the Scarborough Shoal standoff in April …CNA3 hours agoOpinion

China’s shadows cannot stay out of the Olympics torchlight

With fewer than 100 days to go before the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Summer Olympics, the logistical nightmare of trying to run a global sporting event …The Age20 hours ago

US and China pledge joint action on climate change despite strained ties

The US and China have committed to work together to combat climate change despite rising tensions between the two powers, boosting chances of global deal …Financial Times9 hours ago

Op-ed: China, Russia deepen cooperation in what could be Biden’s defining challenge as president

Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping look to gain advantage early on in Biden’s presidency, as the U.S. president also contends with …CNBC39 minutes ago

US, China Pledge Urgent Climate Control Measures

China and the United States, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have reached a new agreement to take urgent measures to curb climate change. The two countries said in a joint statement late Saturday that they “are committed to cooperating with each other” and other nations to deal with the climate crisis “with the seriousness and urgency that it demands.” U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry and Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua reached the agreement during three days of talks last week in Shanghai, just days ahead of the virtual summit on the issue being hosted this week by U.S. …VOA Asia6 hours ago

China’s High-Profile Boao Forum Returns With Investment in Focus

China is signaling it’s open for business with the resumption of its high-profile Boao Forum for Asia, an opportunity for the government to make a renewed effort …Bloomberg1 hour ago

China purges school libraries of ‘Western veneration’

BEIJING — Chinese authorities have ordered primary and secondary schools to rid their libraries of books that may lead to veneration of the West at t.Nikkei Asia20 hours ago

China blasts smears on sentence of HK rioters as trampling on local, international laws

Chinese government agencies on Hong Kong affairs, embassies and officials have over the weekend vigorously pushed back against the groundless …Global Times11 hours ago

Rebound of China’s Yuan Is Facing a $68 Billion Roadblock

Having rebounded from its worst month since 2019, China’s yuan is facing a new wave of selling pressure as hundreds of companies prepare to exchange the …Bloomberg2 hours ago

China Says It Has No Desire to Replace Dollar With Digital Yuan

(Bloomberg) — China’s goal for internationalizing its currency is not to replace the dollar, and the efforts to create a digital yuan are aimed at domestic use, …Yahoo Finance10 hours ago

Opinion | China’s third phase of genocide denial: Attacking those who speak the truth

Radio Free Asia reporters such as Gulchehra Hoja and her colleagues have been attacked as liars, criminals, terrorists and persons of “bad morality” by the …The Washington Post5 hours agoOpinion

Montenegro mortgaged itself to China. Now it wants Europe’s help to cut it free.

Few Europeans thought it was a good idea for Montenegro to take a mammoth loan from China to build a highway. Now the tiny, mountainous country is asking …The Washington Post15 hours ago

Russia joins China’s mission to sample an asteroid and study a comet

China has selected a Russian science payload to fly on an upcoming mission to sample a near-Earth asteroid and later visit a main-belt comet.Space.com14 hours ago

China facing economic crisis as population peak nears, PBOC adviser says

Consumption set to slump after population tops out in 2025, says Cai Fang, a member of the central bank’s monetary policy committee.South China Morning Post18 hours ago

China ‘not afraid of falling behind’ on military technology: analyst

Military expert Zhou Chenming makes claim after South Korea unveils prototype of new 4.5th generation fighter.South China Morning Post21 hours ago

China’s $87 Billion Electric-Car Giant Hasn’t Sold a Vehicle Yet

China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group Ltd.’s expansive pop-up showroom sits at the heart of Shanghai’s National Exhibition and Convention Center.Bloomberg1 hour ago

Bulls and bears tussle as China’s stock markets stumble

HONG KONG — Chinese stocks are displaying a contradiction. How is it that a market on which so many fund managers are so persistently bullish has plu.Nikkei Asia4 hours ago

China and India claim world records at Asian Weightlifting Championships

China’s seemingly unbeatable weightlifters finished the opening weekend of the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent with three gold medals, two …Insidethegames.biz3 hours ago

Suga’s China policy is skewed, casting shadow on Japan’s future

Despite a *fresh* wave of rising coronavirus infections throughout Japan, shadowing the Tokyo Summer Olympics set to be held in three months, Yoshihide Suga, …Global Times17 hours ago

America and China: Imagining the worst | The Interpreter

A little well-crafted speculation can shake off complacency and allow people to focus on the true challenge.The Interpreter1 hour ago

What America can learn from China on electrifying its traffic

EV sales will take off once they can reliably and cheaply be charged.Mint6 hours agoOpinion

‘F9’ aims to earn big in China by premiering a month ahead of North America

Universal’s action film Fast and Furious 9 is making a big bet on the world’s largest film market as the film is heading to the Chinese mainland on May 21, more …Global Times13 hours ago

Peace and security in Africa: how China can help address weaknesses

African leaders have committed themselves to ending armed conflict on the continent and promoting lasting peace and economic prosperity. This is in keeping …The Conversation CA17 hours ago

US negativity towards China could lead to catastrophe, diplomat says

Cooperation should not be ‘one side drawing up a laundry list of demands for the other side’, foreign vice-minister Le Yucheng says.South China Morning Post16 hours ago

AUTOSHOW Chip shortage casts shadow on China’s auto industry recovery

Auto industry executives are rattled by a global shortage of semiconductors which is hitting production in China, after hoping the world’s biggest car market could …Reuters1 hour ago

China’s ‘aggression’ and ‘push for global power’ is no secret

Sky News host Rita Panahi says China’s “aggression” and push for global power is not “a secret”. “They’re quite open about their global ambitions and their …Sky News Australia23 hours ago

40 percent of singles in China’s big cities belong to the ‘moonlight clan’

According to China Central Television (CCTV) , 40 percent of singles in first-tier cities belong to the.Global Times6 hours ago

This Army is the Hope of China and Asia — Agnes Smedley, a War Correspondent from the United States

In the library of Arizona State University, one may see the handwriting of the renowned American journalist Agnes Smedley — “Who & What are Chinese …Global Times22 hours ago

Could Bitcoin mining hinder China’s carbon neutrality goal?

The global hysteria over Bitcoin has caused concern about the connections between mining cryptocurrency and climate change. As China has become a …Global Times13 hours ago

China Huarong Bond Panic Eases After Government Breaks Silence

After two weeks of relentless losses, China Huarong Asset Management Co. bondholders are finally finding reasons for optimism.Bloomberg1 hour ago

US, China call truce to cooperate on fixing ‘climate crisis’

The two superpowers, often at loggerheads, have committed to work together on developing carbon capture, energy storage and hydrogen targets.Brisbane Times23 hours ago

Europe, South American wine traders expect bigger share in China market after anti-dumping duties on Australia

Winemakers from Europe and South America may enter a golden period of development in the Chinese market, the fifth-largest wine consumer in the world and …Global Times13 hours ago

US, China to co-operate on climate crisis

The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to co-operate to curb climate change, just days before President Joe Biden…The Canberra Times17 hours ago

Opportunity knocks for Xinjiang’s ‘fourteenth ethnicity’, but at a price

Two men educated under the min kao han system tell of the benefits and pitfalls of being schooled in Mandarin rather than their Uygur and Kazakh languages.South China Morning Post11 hours ago

A+++ to D – How China rates its citizens. Drunk driving can take you way down

In ‘How Should A Government Be’, Jaideep Prabhu writes China’s ominous Social Credit system is a vision of what’s in store for us. Whether you are Left or …ThePrint19 hours ago

Luxury Brands Are Betting Their Future On China, But It May Be A Risky Gamble

while China presents the greatest opportunity for growth, luxury brands face a real and present danger by putting all their eggs in the China growth basket.Forbes16 hours ago

Op-Ed: We don’t need a new Cold War with China

The national security state is cheering for a new Cold War with China. Americans should be deeply worried.Los Angeles Times15 hours agoOpinion

A tale of two carmakers: GM and Toyota take different electric roads in China

Toyota (7203.T) pioneered the world’s most successful hybrid car but when it comes to pure electric vehicles it has some catching up to do, especially in China.Reuters3 hours ago

Chinese documentary based on first China-France co-produced film from six decades ago promotes international ties

A Chinese documentary based on the first Chinese-French co-produced film The Magic of the Kite is scheduled to be released in China on June 1, International …Global Times16 hours ago

China urges Japan to rethink all safe ways of disposal of nuclear-contaminated water; legal battle considered even without US cooperation

Despite wide opposition, Japan has not compromised over its decision to dump Fukushima nuclear-contaminated water into the sea. China’s environmental …Global Times11 hours ago

Tesla demand in China powers ahead with record registrations

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) – Tesla’s growth in China is powering on, with registrations of its electric cars rising to a record last month.. Read more at …The Straits Times8 minutes ago

China’s vaccination rate rises to 12.2%, but global inoculation needs to hurry up: Chinese expert

Chinese people’s coronavirus vaccination rate has climbed to 12.2 percent, the eighth highest in the world, making China the second-largest country in terms of …Global Times21 hours ago

U.S. Focus Shifting to China From Afghanistan, Blinken Says

Withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan meshes with the Biden administration’s goal of focusing resources on China and the Covid-19 pandemic, Secretary of …Bloomberg3 hours ago

China’s largest ‘ghost city’ booms again thanks to education fever

ORDOS, China — Kangbashi, a town in the middle of barren Inner Mongolia desserts, once found itself stuck with rows of newly built-but-vacant ap.Nikkei Asia7 hours ago

Nissan to focus on fuel-sipping technology and electrification in China

Japan’s financially challenged Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) is expected to show off a new “must-succeed” car and explain its green-car strategy for China at the …Reuters21 hours ago

Bitcoin plunges 14% to $51,541 due to power outage in China

Bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, fell as much as 14% to $51,541 on Sunday, reversing most of the big gains it made over the past week. Bitcoin was …Moneycontrol.com10 hours ago

Mainland China reports 16 new COVID-19 cases vs 15 a day earlier

Mainland China reported 16 new COVID-19 cases on April 17, up from 15 cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Sunday.Reuters18 minutes ago

China’s Life Insurance Dashboard: 2020 Results

Premium growth shows that China’s life sector is still fairly resilient and has picked up gradually in 2H20 from 1H, due mainly to the removal of social distan.Fitch Ratings31 minutes ago

Guy Farmer: COVID-19 came from China | Serving Carson City for over 150 years

Is there any doubt whether the COVID-19 virus came from China despite that country’s high-powered propaganda campaign to deny responsibility for the …Nevada Appeal22 hours ago

China blocks US-based think tank’s website over critique on sanctions

Beijing [China], April 18 (ANI): In light of the worsening ties between the United States and China, Beijing has blocked the Centre for Strategic and International …ANI News13 hours ago

China’s March diesel exports hover near record on high stocks

China’s diesel exports in March hovered near a record level, data showed on Sunday, as companies battled to ease brimming domestic inventories. Diesel …Reuters17 hours ago

Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta speaks at New Zealand China Council

Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta will deliver a speech in NZ-China relations at the NZ China Council in Wellington on Monday. Relations with China have been … hours ago

Promise of China’s Sinovac jabs considerable: Yale professor

Share. QR. Copied. Chile has found that China’s Sinovac vaccine provides significant protection against COVID-19 infection and is more effective in preventing …CGTN19 hours ago

China’s 2021 box office exceeds 3 bln USD – SHINE News

China’s 2021 box office revenue exceeded 20 billion yuan (3 billion US dollars) as of Sunday, almost.SHINE12 hours ago

sees fewer road accidents:

China has seen fewer road accidents in recent years, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MPS). The number of major accidents dropped to three in 2020 … hours ago

China’s Retail Investors Fall Out of Love With Mutual Funds

China’s retail investors are quickly cooling their enthusiasm for mutual funds. New issuance of equity and mix-allocation funds – the latter also mostly exposed to …Bloomberg53 minutes ago

China Growth Numbers Betray Waning Momentum

China reported record year-over-year growth of 18.3% in the first three months of 2021. But the more telling figure might be the economy’s 0.6% expansion …Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide7 hours ago

US and China pledge to work together on climate change ahead of summit

Countries issue joint statement after US special envoy’s visit to Shanghai, where he met his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua.South China Morning Post21 hours ago

China is going to keep pushing the envelope

“Pap” is a terrific African word. It describes mealie, the corn or potato starch or porridge that adds bulk to a meal, providing its filling qualities. Such mass adds …The Canberra Times6 hours ago

N. Korea’s imports from China surge in March: data

SEOUL, April 18 (Yonhap) — North Korea’s imports from China spiked to a six-month high last month, data showed Sunday, amid signs of Pyongyang easing …Yonhap News11 hours ago

India-China Standoff: Chinese PLA Starts Recruiting Tibetan Soldiers To Counter Indian Army At The Disputed Border

India-China Standoff in Eastern Ladakh, the Chinese PLA forces are hesitant to withdraw and disengage from the Gogra and Hot Springs- indicating that the …EurAsian Times15 hours ago

Southeast Asia mirrors China with generation of left-behind children

Many parents have come to accept separation as the price they pay for working, while places like the Philippines have come to view migrant workers as heroes.South China Morning Post23 hours ago

Rep. Devin Nunes: China’s ‘laughing’ at Biden admin over foreign policy

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., discusses foreign relations with China and how the U.S. is viewed on a global stage in a wide-ranging interview on ‘Sunday …Fox News8 hours ago

China’s vaccine ‘significantly effective’: multinational studies

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 02:05. Dozens of countries have authorized the use of Chinese vaccines, with …CGTN9 hours ago

Ore Restrictions Do Little to Slow Chinese Steel Output – ShareCafe

Amid rising government pressure to curb output and pollution, China’s crude steel output surged in March and the first three months of the year from the Covid-hit …ShareCafe11 hours ago

Live: Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta speaks at New Zealand China Council

Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta will deliver a speech in NZ-China relations at the NZ China Council in Wellington on Monday. Relations with China have been … hours ago

Le Yucheng: China opposes official engagement between U.S. and Taiwan

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 00:38. In an exclusive interview with the Associated Press on Friday, Chinese …CGTN19 hours ago

China’s large-scale cryogenic refrigeration technology makes breakthrough

China’s large-scale cryogenic refrigeration technology, which is fundamental for important industrial sectors such as aerospace and hydrogen energy, has made …Global Times20 hours ago

LV bags, Japanese whisky now collector’s items for China’s millennials, Gen Z

The tastes of wealthy Millennials and Generation Z members in China differ considerably from older generations, with a focus on items that reflect their modern …South China Morning Post17 hours ago

China’s 2021 box office exceeds $3b

Share. QR. Copied. Moviegoers at a movie theater in Beijing, China, February 13, 2021. /CFP. Moviegoers at a movie theater in Beijing, China, February 13, …CGTN11 hours ago

Glimpse into brewing coffee craze in tea-loving China

French writer Honore de Balzac could not live or work without the aroma of coffee, they say. Neither can Chen Fang (pseudonym). An auto engineer based in …SHINE11 hours ago

Hiring demand in China increases in 2020: survey – SHINE News

Despite disruptions by the COVID-19 epidemic, hiring demand in China saw an uptick last year, buckin.SHINE17 hours ago

Demand from China spurs surge in Singapore exports

SINGAPORE, April 18 (dpa): Trade-dependent Singapore’s exports swelled by over 12 per cent year-on-year in March driven in part by Chinese demand, the …The Star Online16 hours ago

Star Market’s new listing rules could freeze out Ant Group for good

The fintech firm has been ordered to restructure its operations, a change that could see it barred from the Shanghai-based exchange.South China Morning Post13 hours ago

Washington not defender of HK freedoms

If the actions of Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying and eight others sentenced to prison terms by a court in the special administrative region on …Chinadaily USA13 hours agoOpinion

Rising regional competition causes a slowdown in Chinese fabric exports orders

China’s textile machine production accelerated while overseas factories were trapped amid the coronavirus pandemic last year, but the trend seems to have …Global Times15 hours ago

Ultra-rich Asians eye Singapore luxury homes amid Covid-19 pandemic

The city state’s effective handling of Covid-19 has piqued the interest of those looking for investment homes.South China Morning Post21 hours ago

Taiwan chips loom large in US-China tech war

The world’s biggest contract chipmaker, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, is on a roll.. Read more at Straits Times4 hours agoOpinion

Morning news brief: US, China find common ground and more

Morning news brief: Here are the biggest news stories of the morning. US, China find common ground over need for stronger climate commitments, UK warships …WION20 hours ago

China urges politicians to stop trampling on HK and international rule of law

Share. QR. Copied. China is firmly opposed to the groundless accusations and malicious smears made by certain politicians from the U.S., UK and EU against …CGTN21 hours ago

‘Historic breakthrough’: Chinese chipmaker unveils self-developed CPU architecture

Share. QR. Copied. File photo of a Loongson chip. /CFP. File photo of a Loongson chip. /CFP. Loongson Technology, a leading Chinese chip company based in …CGTN17 hours ago

Internet cafes in China face a dilemma in fast-changing landscape

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 02:46. Internet cafes in China are facing operational difficulties due to reasons …CGTN10 hours ago

Macau Hoping to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Following China Trial

Macau officials are planning to amend their financial laws to allow for cryptocurrencies, a move that could open up a whole new market for the…HighstakesDB17 hours ago

The End Of Made In China? – Analysis

By Mangesh Sawant. Democracies believed that China’s political moderation would follow its economic liberalization. But contrary to political leaders and CEO …Eurasia Review21 hours ago

Hikvision warns of an extended global chip shortfall

Hikvision, the world’s largest surveillance camera supplier, sees uncertainties on the horizon should the global chip shortage persist.South China Morning Post12 hours ago

Decarbonization to push transition of China’s construction sector:

BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhua) — China’s efforts to cut carbon emissions will drive the upgrade of its construction sector, benefiting leading companies in the … hours ago

Bitcoin plunges on US crackdown fears and China blackout

Biggest cryptocurrency sinks on speculation the US Treasury may try to curb money laundering carried out through digital assets.The Telegraph10 hours ago

Olympics: China looms large behind Tokyo Games push

Much is at stake for both Japan and its prime minister Yoshihide Suga.. Read more at Straits Times10 hours ago

Should You Think About Buying Churchill China plc (LON:CHH) Now?

Churchill China plc (LON:CHH), might not be a large cap stock, but it saw a decent share price growth in the teens level on the AIM over the last few months.Yahoo Finance17 hours ago

China-Iran pact boosts Pakistan’s trade hub dream

PESHAWAR – When China and Iran recently announced their landmark 25-year economic and security agreement, Pakistan’s military leadership was …Asia Times22 hours ago

US and China commit to tackling climate crisis ‘with seriousness and urgency it demands’

The United States and China have agreed to work with other countries to address the climate crisis days before President Joe Biden is set to host a virtual …The Independent8 hours ago

Asian LNG prices rise as China replenishes inventories

A colder than average winter in the northern hemisphere and shipping congestion at the Suez canal, the fastest route between Asia and Europe, have boosted …The Peninsula Qatar18 hours ago


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