China in the News: April 27, 2021

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

China says Australia must stick to ‘One China’ policy after Peter Dutton warns of conflict over Taiwan independence

China responds to comments by Defence Minister Peter Dutton, saying adherence to its “One China” policy is a “prerequisite” for the development of …ABC News6 hours ago

Chance of China, Taiwan conflict should not be discounted – Australian defence minister

The chance of a conflict involving China over Taiwan “should not be discounted,” but Australia will work with its allies in the region to try and maintain peace, …Reuters11 hours ago

If Afghanistan was bad enough, let’s not countenance a war with China

As the US shifts its military might from the Middle East to the Indo-Pacific, our Defence Minister says nobody wants to see conflict between China and Taiwan, but …Sydney Morning Herald5 hours ago

Just How Safe Is Taiwan From China? American Experts Aren’t Sure.

Twenty-five years after the U.S. Navy steamed two aircraft carriers near Taiwan to deter a possible Chinese attack on the island country, there’s good news and …Forbes13 hours ago

Chinese base in Africa big enough to host aircraft carriers, US general says

China’s naval base in the East African country of Djibouti is now big enough to host aircraft carriers – th…9News22 hours ago

Chloe Zhao’s historic Academy Awards win all but ignored in China

The reaction to Chinese director Chloe Zhao’s historic night at the Academy Awards has been surprisingly muted back home amid controversy over comments …ABC News16 hours ago

Beijing sends warning to Australian minister after Taiwan comments

Peter Dutton told an ABC interviewer that conflict could not be ‘discounted’ and suggested a Chinese lease on the port of Darwin could be under threat.South China Morning Post13 hours ago

China bans Oscars broadcast

Chloe Zhao has made history as the first Asian woman to win best director, but posts about her have been removed from Chinese social media.ABC News17 hours ago

China Huarong Downgraded by Fitch on Doubts Over Beijing Support

(Bloomberg) — China Huarong Asset Management Co. had its credit rating cut to the lowest investment grade by Fitch Ratings, which said further downgrades …Yahoo Finance Australia2 hours ago

Biden is using his economic plan to challenge China

The dire warning implicit in President Joe Biden’s more than $2 trillion American Jobs Plan — which promises to rebuild American infrastructure, create union …Vox.com12 hours ago

Investors want China exposure, despite geopolitical tensions, says top wealth manager

The head of the world’s tenth largest asset manager says investors are crying out for greater exposure to Chinese companies, despite rising geopolitical …Sydney Morning Herald11 hours ago

China’s recovery offers a good bet for investors

Key economic indicators such as PMI, IIP and retail spending have shown big improvement.Mint25 minutes ago

Tesla’s publicity nightmare in China comes at crucial juncture

Beijing’s targeting of Tesla for the electric vehicle maker’s bungled handling of a high-profile customer protest has exposed a weakness in the US group’s China …Financial Times2 hours ago

Frank Body locks in PE backer, targets China sales

Private equity has come calling for Australian beauty products label Frank Body. Street Talk can reveal Frank Body, which was founded by five friends in …The Australian Financial Review13 hours ago


When I hear Malcolm Broomhead rage we’re too mean to China, I’m reminded of what could be an old Chinese saying: Never trust a man making explosives for …Herald Sun11 hours ago

Why the socialist element of China’s market economy is important

China’s socialist market economy is an idea with inherent contradictions, but it’s been at the heart of the nation’s economic transformation over the past four …South China Morning Post14 hours ago

China Investigates Meituan For Suspected Monopolistic Practices

China’s government has expanded its antitrust crackdown beyond Jack Ma’s technology empire, launching an investigation into suspected monopolistic …Bloomberg15 hours ago

Chinese FM reiterates willingness to offer assistance to India amid COVID-19 surge

China has expressed its willingness to help India fight COVID19, and China and India maintain communication on this matter. The medical supplies provided by …Global Times16 hours ago

China mutes reaction to Zhao’s Oscars as S. Korea lauds Youn

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chloé Zhao’s history-making Oscars sweep, winning best director and best picture, is being met with a muted response in her country of …The Associated Press17 hours ago

Five Eyes glare at New Zealand over independent China stance

HONG KONG — New Zealand Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta jolted her country’s Five Eyes intelligence allies last week when she stressed a preference fo.Nikkei Asia16 hours ago

How women’s digital habits are evolving in China in 2021

“Women hold up half the sky,” former Chinese leader Mao Zedong famously said. More than fifty years on, women in China are doing so online, driving digital …eMarketer4 hours ago

China, Russia open moon base project to international partners, early details emerge

Russia and China have formally invited countries and international organizations to join the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS) project.SpaceNews16 hours ago

Month-long consumption campaign aims to ‘unleash spending potential’ in China

Upcoming promotional period in May will involve millions of retailers, but analysts say significant hurdles remain to get people to spend again, as household …South China Morning Post13 hours ago

China’s state rocket company unveils rendering of a Starship look-alike

This weekend, China celebrated its sixth “National Space Day” in Nanjing, a capital city in one of the country’s eastern provinces. As part of the festivities, …Ars Technica11 hours ago

Impact of China’s brutal coal ban revealed

Australia’s coal trade with China has plunged from more than $1 billion a month to just $30 million in the first few months of the year, with dozens of ships …Courier Mail12 hours ago

China opens antitrust probe into food delivery service Meituan

The tactic, in which merchants are forced to choose only one platform as their exclusive distribution channel, is widespread in China. Alibaba’s delivery …South China Morning Post13 hours ago

Viewing China From Afar: Malinin Stepan’s Trip to Shaanxi Shows China’s Resumption From Pandemic

PRNewswire/ — In 2020, while facing the raging pandemic, China took the lead in containing the coronavirus and became the only country in the world to…PRNewswire6 hours ago

China berates Australia for comments over Taiwan

Speaking at a regular news conference, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said he hoped Australia was aware of the sensitive nature of the …Yahoo News12 hours ago

China’s maritime policies need a considered response from Japan

Careful countermeasures must be considered as Beijing integrates its ocean organizations and steps up its territorial goals.The Japan Times22 hours ago

China: Siberian tiger caught after attacking villager

A rare tiger was caught after pouncing on a farmer and attacking a car in northeast China, near the remote border with Russia, state broadcaster CGTN reported …DW (English)7 hours ago

TSMC to invest $2.8bn in China to ramp up auto chip production

TAIPEI — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s largest contract chipmaker, will invest $2.8 billion in China to ramp up the production.Nikkei Asia12 hours ago

China Is Already Tapering Stimulus With Drop in Local Bond Sales

(Bloomberg) — China’s local authorities have slowed the pace of debt sales to finance infrastructure projects this year, evidence of a gradual tightening of fiscal …Yahoo Finance Australia3 hours ago

Euromoney How China opened for business

2020 was a breakout year for China’s financial and capital markets. The next 12 months could be just as busy, as regulators rush to approve a host of licences …Euromoney magazine10 hours agoOpinion

China digital currency trials show threat to Alipay, WeChat duopoly

China’s official app for digital yuan is seen on a mobile phone placed in front of an image of the Chinese flag, in this illustration picture taken October 16, 2020.CNA23 hours ago

China company goes private in USD 4.76 billion deal

Chinese biopharmaceutical company China Biologic Products Holdings has gone private via a USD 4.76 billion merger.ICLG.com10 hours ago

Chinese firms listing in the US at a rapid rate despite tensions

Hong Kong | Chinese companies are listing in the US at the fastest pace ever, brushing off tensions between the world’s two biggest economies and the …The Australian Financial Review16 hours ago

Biden admin isn’t recognizing threat of China compromising US scientists: Fred Fleitz

Fred Fleitz, president of the Center for Security Policy and former NSC chief of staff under President Trump, said the government needs to take a much more …Fox News5 hours ago

China censors Oscars success of history-making Chloe Zhao

Beijing-born Chloe Zhao was scrubbed from Chinese social media on Monday as a nationalist backlash airbrushed out her remarkable achievement of …The Australian17 hours ago

How does China get to net zero emissions by 2060?

A critical issue when analysing China’s emission reduction targets is to estimate the peak emission volume in 2030.The Australian Financial Review18 hours ago

China and US to Send in New Ambassadors

Beijing and Washington are poised to name new ambassadors to each other’s capitals as relations between the two major powers continue to slide. On China’s …The Diplomat10 hours ago

Chinese sportswear maker 361 Degrees doubles down on using Xinjiang cotton

The cooperation comes as the Switzerland-based Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), formed in 2009 to promote ethical practices in the worldwide industry, has come …South China Morning Post19 hours ago

China adds carrier pier to Djibouti base, extending Indian Ocean reach

BEIJING — China has completed a pier large enough to accommodate an aircraft carrier at a naval base in the eastern African nation of Djibouti, which.Nikkei Asia7 hours ago

For China’s property developers, Hong Kong is becoming Shenzhen’s backyard

HONG KONG: Chinese property developers have turned their sights to Hong Kong’s border districts as mainlanders from neighbouring boomtown Shenzhen …CNA23 hours ago

China extends Indian Ocean reach with Djibouti carrier base

BEIJING — China has completed a pier large enough to accommodate an aircraft carrier at a naval base in the eastern African nation of Djibouti, which.Nikkei Asia7 hours ago

IAEA to invite China to joint technical team to supervise Fukushima water dumping: Chinese FM

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that China will be invited to join a technical working group to evaluate and supervise Japan’s …Global Times16 hours ago

‘Nomadland’ reminds those caught between US-China rivalry to keep faith: Global Times editorial

In an era when the China-US confrontation is intensifying, she can play a mediating role in the two societies and avoid being a friction point. She cannot escape …Global Times17 hours agoOpinion

Targeting China with trade reforms will not work – WTO head

China is more likely to cooperate with global trade reforms if it is not made to feel a target of other international powers, the head of the World Trade Organization …Yahoo Finance14 hours ago

How a Russian Man Is Forced Into Stardom in China

Chinese fans have taken joy in watching a Russian man reluctantly rise to stardom.VICE13 hours ago

Chinese scientists’ crystal ball foretells future of hack-proof data

Experiment traps light in crystal for an hour, by far the longest time ever achieved, which could enable sensitive information to be transported securely.South China Morning Post11 hours ago

China adopts new anti-espionage regulation, to name key institutes susceptible to foreign infiltration

China rolled out a new anti-espionage regulation on Monday, which allows the national security authority to draw up lists of companies and organizations that …Global Times9 hours ago

Wellbeing of students stuck outside China at ‘dire levels’

China’s drive to become a hub for international students will take a hit due to the experiences of students stuck outside China due to COVID-19 border closures, …Study International News18 hours ago

Germany, China to increase cooperation on climate change

Germany and China agreed on Monday (Apr 26) to step up their cooperation in combating climate change in an effort to help keep global temperatures …CNA1 hour ago

Amid US-China tensions, Asia must come together to take back its destiny

Asia’s internal differences leave it susceptible to outside intervention, and that stops it from realising its full potential. That the divides remain so pronounced …video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post23 hours agoOpinion

China sets out to enlist Amcham Shanghai to lobby against US tariffs

Deputy foreign minister Xie Feng calls on American business leaders to ‘exert active influence’ on Washington to end trade war.South China Morning Post19 hours ago

China’s state-run airline suspends cargo flights rushing COVID-19 medical supplies to India

Beijing: China’s state-run Sichuan Airlines has suspended all its cargo flights to India for 15 days, causing major disruption to private traders’ efforts to procure …Mint6 hours ago

Northern Territory water licence given to group with China ties

The Northern Territory has awarded its largest-ever groundwater licence — against the wishes of some traditional owners — to a firm part-owned by a …The Australian14 hours ago

Chinese start-up aims to beat Google, Facebook in AI operating systems

Newcomer OneFlow is competing with bigger Chinese rivals like Huawei to develop open-source AI frameworks to reduce China’s reliance on US platforms like …South China Morning Post3 hours ago

When It Comes to a Travel Restart All Vaccines Are Not Equal

(Bloomberg) — With the resumption of global travel on the horizon, some people are discovering that their choice of vaccine could determine where they’re …BloombergQuint21 hours ago

China’s infrastructure experience offers lessons for Biden’s new spending plan

Analysts say US President Joe Biden’s plan should prioritise infrastructure projects that support overall economic development, and the creation of new jobs …South China Morning Post10 hours ago

China’s Biggest IPO This Year Looks to Be in Renewable Power

(Bloomberg) — China Three Gorges Renewables Group Co. is set for an initial public offering that could be the biggest in the country this year after securing …Yahoo Finance18 hours ago

Music China 2021: an unmissable tradeshow to accelerate your business in the musical instrument industry

PRNewswire/ — Music China, jointly organized by CMIA, Shanghai INTEX, and Messe Frankfurt, returns to Shanghai, China, October 13-16, 2021. Having been …PRNewswire8 hours ago

City economists say China covering up mass unemployment despite rebound from Covid

The calculations are far above Beijing’s official jobless figures, which has remained low and relatively hours ago

China terms Hong Kong bar association head anti-China politician for defending protests

China’s top office in Hong Kong has mounted attacks against city’s bar association chairman Paul Harris for defending the pro-democracy demonstrations of …Republic TV16 hours ago

Why journals should stop publishing transplantation research from China

BMJ 2021; 373 doi: (Published 26 April 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n1069. Article; Related *content*; Metrics; Responses …The BMJ15 hours ago

Chinese military tests Taiwan’s radars with low-level incursion

The tactical reconnaissance plane carried out a low-flying mission that tested the Tawainese military’s capabilities.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post11 hours ago

Orders from India surge for Chinese medical suppliers

By: Global Times | Published: Apr 26, 2021 07:43 PM. Chinese medical suppliers are witnessing a surge in orders from India, especially oxygen concentrators, …Global Times13 hours ago

Indonesia to get more COVID-19 vaccine doses from China

JAKARTA, Indonesia. Indonesia will get additional doses of COVID-19 Sinovac vaccine from China, and AstraZeneca from the Global Vaccines and …Anadolu Agency10 hours ago

China’s Big Tech firms to create data privacy oversight bodies

The latest draft of China’s Personal Information Protection Law directs Big Tech firms to each establish an independent body that will oversee data privacy …South China Morning Post12 hours ago

China emissions cuts stoke record premiums for quality iron ore

China’s drive to reduce steelmaking emissions has sparked record price premiums for high quality iron ore products which could be worth more than $3 billion …The Australian Financial Review16 hours ago

Is China’s Big Tech A Frankenstein In Making?

The Chinese government used various Big Tech applications to perpetuate its agendas, both domestically and internationally.Analytics India Magazine20 hours ago

Henry Kissinger Interview on Post-Pandemic Politics, China, Europe

The former Secretary of State weighs in on artificial intelligence, the future of the US-Europe relationship, and how best to address China’s rise.Business Insider13 hours ago

Security will ‘always trump economy’ on relationships with China

Psychiatrist and Author Tanveer Ahmed says many western countries are trying to play out a “tightrope” with China in order to maintain economic advantages, …Sky News Australia11 hours ago

West Ham United represented in ePremier League China

West Ham United will be represented in the inaugural ePremier League China later this month as all 20 top-flight English clubs are represented in the football …West Ham United F.C.12 hours ago

China takes fossil fuel projects off green bond list

China’s central bank has excluded fossil fuel projects from those eligible for green bond financing, marking a key step in the country’s shift towards non-fossil …Argus Media17 hours ago

Made in China? Biden’s climate plan raises questions about U.S. energy independence

(The Center Square) – The White House hosted a virtual climate summit last week with leaders from around the world, but President Joe Biden is already taking …The Center Square9 hours ago

Global Times attacking India on Covid mismanagement should first investigate Wuhan, CCP

India’s refusal to move forward on normalisation of bilateral ties and accept Chinese investments has hurt Beijing’s ego.ThePrint21 hours agoOpinion

China must cut energy demand, create clean supply for Paris goal: paper

Chinese and foreign researchers look at how aiming to keep the global temperature rise to 1.5 degree Celsius affects China.South China Morning Post15 hours ago

Senate Delays Bill to Strengthen U.S. Competition With China

A cornerstone of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s legislative package to make the U.S. a stronger competitor against China may be delayed as a key …Bloomberg47 minutes ago

China Construction Industry Dynamics and Growth Prospects to 2025 Across Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Institutional and Infrastructure Construction

The “China Construction Industry Databook Series – Market Size & Forecast (2016 – 2025) by Value and Volume (Area and Units) across 40+ Market Segments …Yahoo Finance13 hours ago

Airshow China to go ahead in September | News | Flight Global

The biennial Airshow China event in Zhuhai will go ahead in late September this year, nearly a year after its organisers postponed it indefinitely, citing …Flightglobal21 hours ago

China cotton group promotes Xinjiang crop with 361 Degrees

SHANGHAI — Chinese sportswear maker 361 Degrees International said Monday that it had formed a co-branding and supply partnership with the China Cotton …Nikkei Asia12 hours ago

China Leads World in 5G

Dublin, April 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ResearchAndMarkets.compublished a new article on the 5G industry “China Leads World in 5G” China has built …GlobeNewswire14 hours ago

Global and China HD Map Industry Report 2021: The Curtain on Industrial Integration is Lifted, and Four Survival Models Maybe Staged –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global and China HD Map Industry Report, 2021” report has been added to’s offering. “Global …Business Wire12 hours ago

Will Chinese Covid-19 vaccines meet global standards? WHO decision looms

Giving the products from Sinovac and Sinopharm the green light could boost supplies to the world’s poorest countries.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post21 hours ago

Fed Taper Timing, Biden’s 1970s Plan, China Winds Back: Eco Day

Welcome to Tuesday, Asia. Here’s the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help you start the day.Bloomberg32 minutes ago

China stocks rise on start-up gains, Beijing’s consumption boost plans

HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used 3%, Shanghai->HK daily quota used 4.4%Reuters20 hours ago

China to require internet giants to establish independent agency for personal information protection

China is reportedly mulling over plans to require large internet firms to establish independent agency for personal information protection, which an industry …Global Times18 hours ago

Ping-Pong highlights common interests: China Daily, Asia News & Top Stories

The paper says that with US-China relations now at the crossroads, a substitute for ping-pong needs to be found so the two countries can re-engage.. Read …The Straits Times21 hours ago

China’s 2021 electricity use may rise by 7-8pc: Update

China’s electricity consumption this year will increase by 7-8pc from 2020 on stronger domestic activity, according to the latest forecast by the …Argus Media9 hours ago

Chloé Zhao’s historic win at this year’s Oscars censored in China

Chloé Zhao may have become the first Asian woman to win a best director Oscar for her road movie Nomadland, but the news was blocked in China months …South China Morning Post15 hours ago

Chinese billionaire Larry Chen sheds $US13 billion amid Archogos implosion

It’s been a turbulent few weeks for Larry Chen, a former school teacher from a poor Chinese village who is now one of the world’s richest people. His online …The Australian Financial Review21 hours ago

Oscars Overseas Reactions: China Media Mostly Mum But Korea, Denmark, UK Politicians Exuberant

With such a varied mix winners from around the world at Sunday’s Oscars, local media has been awash with praise as news of victories spread from Los …Deadline13 hours ago

Huawei and China Mobile ‘to launch 6G satellites’, says Communist Party paper

China Mobile and Huawei are planning to launch two 6G test satellites in July, according to sources close to the Chinese state.Capacity Media12 hours ago

Broncos name China Jude as Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Monday announced the hiring of China Jude as Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. In a newly …DenverBroncos.com8 hours ago

exocad Announces Participation In 2021 Dental South China Trade Show

CNW/ — exocad GmbH (exocad), an Align Technology, Inc. company, today announced its planned participation in the 2021 Dental South China (DSC) trade …Canada NewsWire11 hours ago

China sees improved quality of air, water environment: report – Xinhua |

BEIJING, April 26 (Xinhua) — China has seen a discernible improvement in air quality and further improvement in the quality of the surface water environment, …Xinhua13 hours ago

India third-largest military spender after the US and China

India News: India remains the third biggest military spender in the world, though far behind the US that spends more than 10 times and China almost four times …Times of India2 hours ago

Australian grapes face delays in China

Australia’s table grape industry has faced lengthy delays trying to supply China – its largest market – with hundreds of containers stuck at southern Chinese ports …Fruitnet17 hours ago

Guangzhou displaces Atlanta as Chinese airports dominate latest ranking

Guangzhou Baiyun displaced Atlanta Hartsfield as the world’s busiest airport in 2020, as Chinese facilities shot up the global ranking to dominate the top 10, …Flightglobal10 hours ago

The Origins and Consequences of China’s ‘Wolf Warrior Diplomacy’

In recent years, China’s foreign policy has become more assertive and confrontational, both in terms of its aims as well as its rhetoric.Military.com13 hours agoOpinion

Green finance key to China-US collaboration

Green finance is an optimal breakthrough for the China-US strategic restart. With green finance, China and the US do not have structural conflicts of interests …Global Times15 hours ago

China’s Huarong to miss second results deadline

HONG KONG — China’s largest distressed debt manager has announced it will miss another results disclosure deadline, further unsettling bond inve.Nikkei Asia19 hours ago


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