China in the News: May 2, 2021

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

Andrews government maintains secrecy on deal it signed with China

The Andrews government will keep secret a deal it signed with Beijing aimed at fostering China’s government involvement in Victorian infrastructure projects.The Age11 hours ago

China warns Australia to avoid getting ‘burned’ by colluding with ‘terrorists’

China has accused Australian politicians of colluding with ‘terrorists’ in Xinjiang and warned Canberra it will get “burned” if it continues to back Uyghur hours ago

Meet the Uighur sisters who fled China and built an international fashion brand in Australia

Sisters Nigara and Mawluda were forced to flee their home in China’s Xinjiang province in the early 2000s. Today, they own one of the most successful modest …SBS News4 hours ago

A huge rocket from China’s space-station launch could fall back to Earth totally uncontrolled

China plans 10 more launches to build its space station by the end of 2022. It’s not clear whether there’s any plan to safely discard the rockets.Business Insider Australia17 hours ago

Op-ed: China is stepping up its diplomatic bravado, testing how hard Biden will push back

China is ready to push back against real and imagined slights from the United States and its allies, even as they escalate warnings and military activities around …CNBC6 hours agoOpinion

Failure to improve US-China relations ‘risks cold war’, warns Kissinger

Veteran diplomat also says advances in nuclear technology and artificial intelligence – where China and the US are both leaders – have multiplied the …The Guardian5 hours ago

China’s test for Biden: A slow military escalation

Beijing is substantially advancing a strategy for establishing its dominance in East Asia and forcing Taiwan’s surrender.The Washington Post14 hours agoOpinion

China’s military commanders come under attack for outdated training

The People’s Liberation Army has adopted lighter and more powerful automated weapons but instruction of ground troops ‘has not kept up’South China Morning Post12 hours ago

Despite concerns, should universities engage with China?

Academic relations with China have become a fraught and controversial topic globally. Developments in China itself, the COVID-19 crisis and the role attributed …University World News11 hours ago

China’s new nuclear submarines have missiles that can hit more of US

China’s newly commissioned nuclear-powered submarine is armed with the country’s most powerful submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) capable of …South China Morning Post4 hours ago

How China came to dominate the South China Sea

As China contests islands from Japan to Malaysia, it has deployed its ‘maritime militia’ across the South China Sea.Aljazeera.com16 hours ago

Why African countries back China against the West on human rights

Countries on the African continent need to consider the financial cost of upsetting a powerful ally.Yahoo News2 hours ago

Global microchip shortage has China eyeing Taiwan

One hundred miles off the coast of China is the largest and most sophisticated microchip maker in the world – Taiwan. These chips power the world’s cars, …Fox Business12 hours ago

China Says 33 Apps Break Rules in Gathering User Information

(Bloomberg) — China said thirty-three applications, including map navigation software provided by Baidu Inc. and Tencent Holdings Ltd., violated regulations, …Yahoo Finance Australia22 hours ago

India can learn from China’s Covid-19 experience, says Fauci

Fauci tells Indian newspaper that building temporary hospitals and lockdowns helped China stop the disease spreading.South China Morning Post13 hours ago

States keep up with lawsuits against China for ‘malicious’ role in COVID-19 pandemic

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, two Republican states are keeping up their efforts to hold China accountable for the spread of the virus that has …Fox News1 hour ago

China looks to tap ‘sophisticated’ bitcoin tech as it builds digital yuan

China is tacitly backing bitcoin as an investment vehicle, but not as a currency, as it rolls out its own sovereign digital yuan and looks to harness blockchain …South China Morning Post14 hours ago

Xinhua Commentary: Hard work a key reason behind China’s success – Xinhua |

BEIJING, May 1 (Xinhua) — Saturday marks International Workers’ Day, a day to show respect for the working people and advocate the spirit of hard work.Xinhua10 hours ago

For India, Chinese firms to deliver 40,000 oxygen generators

On Friday, President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolence to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying as a close neighbour and partner, China understands …Hindustan Times6 hours ago

‘Plus-size’ Boy Band in China Seeks to Inspire Fans

Gathered in a practice room, five generously proportioned young men in baggy black sweaters are patting their bellies and waggling their arms. Bearded with double chins, they shout “Hoo-Ha!” in time to upbeat African drums. The choreography is for the new song Good Belly, by Produce Pandas. DING, Cass, Husky, Otter and Mr. 17 weigh an average of 100 kilograms and proudly call themselves “the first plus-sized boy band in China.” That is a radical departure from the industry standard seen in South Korean super groups such as BTS, whose lanky young members are sometimes referred to in China as…VOA Asia20 hours ago

China sends ships to help recover lost Indonesian submarine

The defence ministry confirms that the vessels will help efforts to recover the KRI Nanngala 402, which sank last month with the loss of all 53 crew members.South China Morning Post15 hours ago

China Labour Day travel rush gives glimpse of life after COVID-19

Passengers prepare to board trains at Hangzhou East train station in Hangzhou, in China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Apr 30, 2021, ahead of the Labour Day …CNA19 hours ago

The detained delivery worker exposing the plight of China’s couriers

Chen Guojiang has spoken publicly about impossible targets set by e-commerce platforms.South China Morning Post17 hours ago

China administers more than 10 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines on April 30

China carried out about 11.6 million vaccinations against COVID-19 on April 30, bringing the total number administered to 265.06 million, according to data …Reuters18 hours ago

China storm: Eleven dead and thousands evacuated after massive thunderstorm hits Nantong

The city of Nantong, near Shanghai, was one of the worst hit areas, with trees and buildings blown over in winds up to 100mph.Sky News14 hours ago

The Economics of the China-India-Sri Lanka Triangle

Sri Lanka’s struggle to balance been China and India has a strong economic dimension.The Diplomat15 hours ago

China Leverage Ratio Falls as Government Tries to Rein in Risks

China’s leverage ratio fell by 2.6 percentage points in the first quarter from the end of last year, as authorities repeatedly signaled the need to repeal stimulus …Bloomberg18 hours ago

South-east Asian economy gets lift from US-China tensions

More relocation investments are expected to move to Asean, said a think-tank. . Read more at Straits Times12 hours ago

Exclusive interview with Chinese Ambassador to India over India’s COVID-19 situation

By: Global Times | Published: May 01, 2021 12:19 PM. In helping India fighting COVID19, China will: support firms accelerating production of medical supplies; …Global Times21 hours ago

China, US have chance to find common ground in protection of oceans

Delayed UN meeting to discuss conservation goals such as protecting seas and ending fishing subsidies, but some nations have resisted despite calls for …South China Morning Post20 hours ago

China’s influence is rising in Latin America – The Sunday Guardian Live

While Latin Americans consider China as a business ally, the soft power of India is more appealing in the region. Over the years, China has made all possible …The Sunday Guardian4 hours agoOpinion

Chinese regulators warn fintech firms against anti-monopoly behavior

Chinese financial regulators have summoned 13 companies engaged in online finance services, including Tencent and Bytedance, and told them to strengthen …Economic Times8 hours ago

China’s dodgy deal to get Sun Yang to Tokyo

Chinese authorities have never even tried to hide the fact that Sun Yang doesn’t have to follow the same rules as everyone – now they’ve made it official .Daily Telegraph5 hours ago

Tourist sites across China packed with travelers, indicates trust in epidemic-control measures

Crowds, long expected, appeared across tourist spots in China with many struggling to reach their destinations, and many were stuck on highways for long …Global Times15 hours ago

Capabilities to strike China needed

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has over the past few months continued to escalate its hegemonic rhetoric and increase its incursions into Taiwan’s air …台北時報10 hours agoOpinion

Russia, China Top Agenda as Blinken Visits Ukraine, U.K.

Security challenges posed by Russia and China will be top concerns when Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets ministers and leaders of allied countries …The Wall Street Journal11 hours ago

China’s economy gets off to a good start

According to the statistics recently released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics, China’s GDP increased by 18.3% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2021.Tehran Times18 hours ago

China’s podcasters eye expansion amid Big Tech efforts, growing audience

Major Chinese tech companies, including Tencent, NetEase and Kuaishou, are moving to address the rising demand for podcasts.South China Morning Post17 hours ago

US embassy, consulates resume visa processing for Chinese students

Several hundred applicants expected to arrive for processing on Tuesday and staff will be on hand to help them, acting US consul general William Bistransky …South China Morning Post16 hours ago

‘No surprise’ Jacinda Ardern is ‘cosying’ up to China given her ‘socialist’ background

Sky News host Rowan Dean says the “socialist entity known as New Zealand” has been busy reprimanding Australia for adopting a heavy-handed approach to …Sky News Australia45 minutes ago

China seeks to supplant liberal order: US Indo-Pacific commander

NEW YORK — Adm. Philip Davidson, outgoing commander of U.S. forces in the Indo-Pacific, on Friday warned that China is aiming to replace the existing.Nikkei Asia23 hours ago

James Stavridis – Britain’s Royal Navy Is Sending a Warning to China

Throughout my US Navy career, I loved to operate at sea with the British Royal Navy. UK warships were unfailingly well-handled, manned by crisp …Asharq Al-awsat – English21 hours ago

China flushed with ‘red fever’ as CCP prepares to mark 100 years

Tucked away in China’s Jinggang mountains is a museum sacred to the Chinese Communist Party.. Read more at Straits Times5 hours ago

A taste of fresh oysters in China’s largest oyster farm

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 03:09. Oyster farming has been going on for hundreds of years in Qinzhou, …CGTN11 hours ago

Nancy Qian argues that the media’s focus on aggregate income obscures how poor China remains

Many economists care more about China’s per capita GDP, or income per person, than the aggregate measure. The key takeaway is that China remains a poor … hours agoOpinion

Asia-Pacific Markets: Stocks Fall on China Manufacturing Miss, Financial Regulator Crackdowns

Foreigners turned net sellers of Japanese equities on concerns that Japan’s stricter curbs to contain the virus will tamper its economic growth.FX EmpireYesterday

EU aims to cut reliance on China for chips and pharmaceutical materials

An industrial action plan to be announced next week cites Europe’s reliance on China for raw materials and pharmaceutical ingredients.South China Morning Post7 hours ago

Live: Natural beauty – China’s widest waterfall – Ep. 16

Share. QR. Copied. Nuorilang Waterfall is located in Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Nuorilang in Tibetan means “grand and …CGTN18 hours ago

China’s smartphone market kicks off 2021 with strength:

Chinese mainland’s smartphone market has returned to pre-COVID-19 levels, with shipments increasing 27 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2021, … hours ago

China’s President Xi Jinping vows focus on emission cuts and ending energy-inefficient projects

Local governments at all levels must set out clear timetables, road maps and work plans.. Read more at Straits Times17 hours ago

China sees more inclusive finance loans

International, MNA | China has issued more inclusive finance loans in the first quarter as government introduces more policies to support small companies and …Macau Business1 hour ago

US popularity plummets in China: Poll

Share. QR. Copied. The favorability ratings towards the U.S. have seen a drop in China since U.S. President Joe Biden took office, although the ratings in all …CGTN19 hours ago

BreakPoint: How Christians ended foot binding in China

The practice of foot binding, tightly wrapping the feet of young girls in order to reshape them and prevent them from growing too large, began sometime during …Chattanooga Times Free Press10 hours ago

Who is Chinese-American ski prodigy Eileen Gu?

The 17-year-old two-time freeski world champion closes in on two lifelong goals, Stanford University and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, as she continues to …South China Morning Post23 hours ago

Experts term Chinas coast guard law as verbal threat, slam it for legalising violence

Concerns over domineering Coast Guard Law of China stating Beijing uses the law to legalise violence caused by its coast guard force’s claim in South China …Republic TV14 hours ago

China’s Lin Xiyu has 1-stroke 54-hole lead at LPGA Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — China’s Lin Xiyu tapped in on the 18th hole for her fourth birdie of the back nine and a 5-under 67 to take a one-stroke lead Saturday after …Associated Press19 hours ago

The World This Week – Biden recovery plan, China population to drop, India Covid, “Cash for curtains” saga

Will it be remembered as 100 days that changed the world? Joe Biden becoming much more than the first US president to address Congress with women …FRANCE 2415 hours ago

China eyes up Taiwan’s microchip factories amid invasion fears – ‘more valuable than oil’

CHINA is eyeing up Taiwan’s microchip industry amid a critical world shortage.Daily Express1 hour ago

Rolling up the sleeves: China’s tech giants drive digital yuan adoption

CBDC tests are proceeding toward deployment, as Chinese internet, fintech and e-commerce giants are leading the digital yuan vanguard.Cointelegraph16 hours ago

Macau cool to ‘travel bubble’ with Hong Kong, anxious to keep out Covid-19

The Ruins of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, Macau’s most famous landmark, are filled with visitors and tour guides holding flags aloft in the run-up to China’s “golden …South China Morning Post1 hour ago

Revealed: how China is buying up Britain | News | The Sunday Times

Chinese investors have amassed a portfolio of UK businesses, infrastructure, property and other assets worth nearly £135 billion, almost twice as much as was …The Times3 hours ago

China’s cruise industry resumes operations on Yangtze River

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 04:46. After one year of suspension because of COVID-19 epidemic, China’s …CGTN18 hours ago

Amazing Roads: Get to know China’s most exceptional expressways

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 02:11. In October 1988, the Shanghai-Jiading Expressway, the first in the …CGTN18 hours ago

China sees over 30 pct decline in new drug users in 2020

The number of new users of illicit drugs in China in 2020 was 30.6 percent lower than the previous year, according to a national teleconference on drug control …Macau Business14 hours ago

China continues to support fair, permanent solution to Cyprus dispute: Foreign Minister

Share. QR. Copied. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that China continues to support a comprehensive, fair and permanent solution …CGTN21 hours ago

Wide variety of wildlife lives in China’s Giant Panda National Park

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 00:56. Numerous wildlife species in Giant Panda National Park live under the …CGTN21 hours ago

China: U.S. undermining international cooperation in fighting COVID-19

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 01:13. China on Friday hit back at attacks from the United States, accusing the …CGTN22 hours ago

Zimbabwe’s energy regulator lauds China for support in energy development

Zimbabwe’s energy regulator on Friday commended China for actively supporting energy development in the country. Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority …cgtn.com16 hours ago

China fines Tencent, Didi, 9 others for failing to disclose deals

Share. QR. Copied. A man walks past the Tencent headquarters in Beijing, August 7, 2020. /CFP. A man walks past the Tencent headquarters in Beijing, August …CGTN21 hours ago

Former ABC journalist Michael Cavanagh contributes to new book,The Beijing Bureau

Michael Cavanagh has contributed to a new book called The Beijing Bureau.Port Macquarie News8 hours ago

China toughens regulation on medical insurance – SHINE News

China has imposed harsher penalties for medical insurance fund fraud in a new regulation coming into force on Saturday. As China’s first regulation on the …SHINE12 hours ago

Scenic spots across China see record-breaking wave of tourists

Share. QR. Copied. As Chinese people welcome this year’s Labor Day holiday, a long break from May 1 to 5, a record number of tourists are expected at scenic …CGTN13 hours ago

China’s Policy Banks Miss Deadline to File Last Year’s Annual Reports

What’s new: China’s three policy banks, the China Development Bank (CDB), the Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) and the Import-Export Bank of …Caixin Global1 hour ago

China’s communist dictators must not be allowed to host Winter Olympics – The Sunday Guardian Live

The 2022 Winter Olympic Games will be the last Olympics exempt from human rights principles being incorporated in the host city contract by the International …The Sunday Guardian6 hours ago

China’s Demography and Its Implications

China’s demographic challenge is historically unprecedented, as its export-oriented economy had befitted from seemingly inexhaustibly cheap finance and …The Financial Express19 hours ago

World’s biggest free-trade deal has to be welcomed

A key building block of what will be the world’s biggest free-trade area has fallen into place with approval of Japan’s ratification by the upper house of parliament …South China Morning Post9 hours agoOpinion

Diplomat in training: Ralph Goodale talks Huawei, China and trade as he takes up London posting

Ralph Goodale spent his final years in the federal cabinet as Public Safety minister, handling the most serious national security threats facing the country. Now …CBC.ca18 hours ago

China’s road traffic remains stable amid holiday rush

International, MNA | China’s road traffic has remained stable as of 6 p.m. Saturday, with no traffic accidents whose single death toll surpasses five or long-lasting, …Macau Business4 minutes ago

Tokyo Challenge 2021 women’s volleyball match: China vs. Japan – Xinhua |

Li Yingying (L) of China passes the ball during a Tokyo Challenge 2021 women’s volleyball match between Japan and China in Tokyo, Japan, May 1, 2021.Xinhua12 hours ago

China’s women’s volleyball coach Lang Ping says Tokyo will host a great Olympics – Xinhua |

TOKYO, May 1 (Xinhua) — China’s iconic women’s volleyball coach, Lang Ping, believes that Tokyo will host a “great” Olympic Games, providing a great …Xinhua10 hours ago

greenlights three new IPO

BEIJING, May 1 (Xinhua) — China’s securities regulator has approved the initial public offering (IPO) applications of three companies. Qilu Bank Co.,Ltd., Bondex … hours ago

Hunter Biden continues to invest in equity firm linked to China’s central bank

First Son Hunter Biden continues to own a large stake in a Chinese private equity firm, in defiance of President Joe Biden’s pledge that his family would divest in …New York Post 22 hours ago

S-E Asian economy gets lift from US-China tensions

When the US Commerce Department signalled in late 2019 that it was levelling anti-dumping duties on Chinese-made bed frames, nightstands and other …The Straits Times5 hours ago

China’s Climate Actions | Free |

President Biden pledged to reduce U.S. greenhouse emissions by 50-52% by 2030. Alongside this press coverage are references to China being the greatest …Emporia Gazette16 hours agoOpinion

Why China may struggle to meet its Covid-19 vaccination target by June

Jabs in acute shortage, with production capacity yet to catch up with domestic need and export demandAverage doses given per day would need to more than …The Star Online18 hours ago

PlayStation 5 Launched in China: What Took Sony Months to Launch PS5 in Worlds 2nd Largest Market?

Japanese electronics giant Sony has launched its latest gaming console the PlayStation 5 in China now, with the console going on sale starting May 15.News1816 hours ago

Tang Qianting Becomes China’s #2 Breaststroker All-Time

Tang Qianting made her mark on the women’s 100m breaststroke, beating the heats field by over 1 1/2 seconds in Qingdao, China.SwimSwam11 hours ago

China enforces nomadic relocations to militarize border regions

By Choekyi Lhamo. DHARAMSHALA, May 1: The Chinese government continue to enforce relocations of Tibetans through turning huge territories of grasslands …Phayul7 hours ago

QUAD: Responding to the Chinese challenge

QUAD: Responding to the Chinese challenge Greater Kashmir | The Chinese Communist Party has been at the forefront of the expansionist policy of its country.Greater Kashmir6 hours agoOpinion

China’s Ximalaya, Qiniu file for U.S. IPOs

The largest online audio platform in China, Ximalaya had 250 million average monthly average users in the first quarter of 2021, according to a regula..ETTelecom.com16 hours ago

Over 265 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across China – Xinhua |

BEIJING, May 1 (Xinhua) — More than 265.06 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Friday, the National Health …Xinhua18 hours ago

Live: Beautiful scenery of Hailuogou Scenic Spot in SW China – Ep. 3

Share. QR. Copied. Hailuogou Scenic Spot is located in the southeastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. It comprises six scenic …CGTN20 hours ago

Kingsoft Cloud: An Attractive Cloud Computing Stock In China

Kingsoft Cloud is one of the most attractive cloud computing stocks in China. Click to know more about the PT and valuations.Seeking Alpha12 hours ago

China steps on protecting technology ‘fall short’: US trade rep

China has taken initial steps to improve protection of US know-how under the ‘Phase One’ trade pact, but must go further and implement those measures, the top …ABS-CBN News8 hours ago

China on alert for Covid-19 variant from India as Labour Day stress test looms

China is on high alert after a number of people coming into the country tested positive for a coronavirus variant believed to have helped fuel a catastrophic surge …The Star Online22 hours ago

Echoes of Buddhist “Emptiness” in Contemporary Chinese Art

The four artists in the exhibition “Silent Thunder” display varying degrees of engagement with Buddhism — as a faith, an aesthetic choice, a school of philosophy …ampHyperallergic22 hours ago

New Chinese law strengthening power of its maritime authorities may escalate tensions in Indo-Pacific region

Beijing [China], May 2 (ANI): China has passed a new legislation to strengthen the power of its maritime safety authorities sparking fears that tensions between …ANI News2 hours ago

Kissinger warns of ‘colossal’ risks in US-China tensions

Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger on Friday said that US-China tensions threaten to engulf the entire world and could lead to an Armageddon-like …台北時報10 hours ago

Central People Government of People Re : China gold consumption surges in Q1

BEIJING – China’s gold consumption soared 93.9 percent year-on-year to 288.2 metric tons in the first quarter of 2021, industry data showed. The rebound …marketscreener.com22 hours ago

Fire kills 18 Covid patients in India; China president sends condolences – The Manila Times

NEW DELHI: Police in western India say at least 18 Covid-19 patients have died when a fire broke out in a hospital early Saturday. Fifty other patients at the …The Manila Times9 hours ago


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