China in the News: May 3, 2021

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China under fire over ‘despicable’ act mocking Covid epicentre

The post on Chinese website Weibo has sparked outrage, with some saying it lacks basic decency.Yahoo News Australia3 hours ago

Communist Party of China social media account faces backlash in China after mocking India’s COVID deaths

A social media account linked to the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) top law enforcement body came under fire in China over the weekend for mocking …The Hindu13 hours ago

New Zealand’s differences with China becoming ‘harder to reconcile’, Jacinda Ardern says

Prime minister has been coming under pressure from allies to take a tougher approach towards country’s largest trading partner.The Guardian2 hours ago

Jacinda Ardern says NZ’s differences with China becoming harder to reconcile

Wellington: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that differences between New Zealand and China are becoming harder to reconcile as Beijing’s role in the world …Sydney Morning Herald1 hour ago

Federal Government asks for advice on controversial Darwin port lease to China

New security advice is being sought on whether the controversial lease of the Darwin Port to a Chinese-owned company should be scrapped.ABC News1 hour ago

Shut out from the country, this is how the Australian media covers China

Mike Smith was talking to the Irish Times China correspondent Peter Goff on their way back from Xinjiang, north-west China in 2019. The Australian Financial …Sydney Morning Herald3 hours ago

China already ‘engaging in irregular war’ with US in the ‘grey zone’

Decades of writings by China’s top tacticians reveal this to be so. “National security leaders should look closely at what Chinese officials’ words and China’s … hours ago

Dutton vows to call out Beijing and declares everyday Australians are with the government

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has vowed to call out China for its acts of aggression, declaring everyday Australians understood the threats posed by Beijing.Sydney Morning Herald8 hours ago

China’s carrier group conducts exercises in South China Sea

China’s Shandong aircraft carrier group recently conducted annual exercises in the South China Sea, the People’s Liberation Army said on Sunday, after Beijing …Al Jazeera English7 hours ago

Why Australia should insult China as much as possible

Taiwan generated some serious angst over the weekend. Chris Joye is thumping the drums of war: The chance of a forced Chinese forced annexation of Taiwan …MacroBusiness2 hours ago

China’s New Privacy Regulation Reforms Tech Giants Social Retail Scene

China’s regulators and watchdogs tighten grip on technology giants and their platforms, reigning in excessive data collection on apps, and setting out extensive …Forbes9 hours ago

Blinken says China acting ‘more aggressively abroad’ -’60 Minutes’ interview

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in an interview that aired on Sunday that China had recently acted “more aggressively abroad” and was behaving …Reuters3 hours ago

China’s Central Bank Works with Ant, Tencent to Develop Digital Currency

China’s central bank has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Ant Group, the fintech affiliate of Alibaba Group, to help build a technical platform for its sovereign digital currency, state media reported. China has been developing its electronic yuan, or e-CNY, since 2014 with an aim to replace some of the cash in circulation. In lieu of a timetable for its official launch, the digital cash will first be used for retail payments domestically before it is used abroad, Chinese authorities have said. The two sides will jointly promote the development of the e-CNY, based on Ant’s data…VOA Asia17 hours ago

China’s global plan to vaccinate citizens hit by production problems

About 200000 Chinese nationals overseas had been vaccinated under the Spring Seedling Action programme as of last month.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post5 hours ago

What Are The Hottest Cryptocurrencies In China, Korea & Japan?

Hanwha Asset Management potentially forming a digital asset fund would set an important precedent in the South Korean crypto scene, similar to how …Forbes5 hours ago

Bond formed through China’s support for India’s anti-epidemic fight overrides irrational public sentiments toward another

India’s COVID-19 epidemic has continued to rage on. China has become India’s largest supplier of crucial anti-epidemic supplies such as oxygen generators …Global Times13 hours ago

Port of Melbourne sold to consortium backed by China in 2016

MedCare Asia Pacific Director Andrew Phelan says the “world has changed” since a consortium, including the Chinese sovereign wealth fund, bought the Port of …Sky News Australia4 hours ago

China’s Climate Policy Has Major Implications for Trade

[ByStephen Minas] Diplomacy is not always diplomatic. This fact of international life was on full…The Maritime Executive16 hours ago

China’s Xinjiang policies ‘poorly explained and ruthlessly executed’

Chinese experts say the country’s leaders share some of the blame for the war of words with the West over treatment of Uygur minorities.South China Morning Post13 hours ago

Chinese envoy’s update on support to India following Bollywood actor’s tweet underlines China’s help for neighbor

Chinese Ambassador to India’s quick response to India’s Bollywood Actor Sonu Sood’s tweet which alleged that China has blocked anti-epidemic supplies to …Global Times17 hours ago

China has given 270.41 mln doses of covid-19 vaccines as of May 1

China has administered 270.41 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday, the National Health Commission said on Sunday.Reuters19 hours ago

China grows old before it gets rich

China’s ageing population has long been considered the economy’s number one long-term headwind. The ‘One Child Policy’ implemented in the 1970s and …MacroBusiness2 hours ago

The two sides of Chinese GDP

And the key takeaway here is that China remains a poor country, despite its phenomenal headline GDP growth over the past four decades.The Japan Times20 hours agoOpinion

China’s debt-trap diplomacy | TheHill

Beijing continues to weaponize debt as part of its strategy to expand its economic, political and military presence abroad.The Hill9 hours agoOpinion

For China’s small businesses, life is still far from normal

Smaller businesses are proving to be a weak link in China’s economic recovery as they struggle to fully bounce back from the effects of Covid-19. Like the U.S. …Livemint10 hours ago

China unlikely to allow Boeing 737 MAX to fly in near future, analysts say

US-China relations are unlikely to improve in near future, which makes a speedy return to a vital market less likely.South China Morning Post15 hours ago

Local Titles Lead China Holiday & Global Chart; Hollywood On Deck To Rev Up Biz – International Box Office

Refresh for latest…: After a couple of relatively slow sessions, China turned up the heat again this weekend as the five-day May Day/Labor Day holiday dawned.Deadline9 hours ago

China storm kills at least 11, injures 66

At least 11 people have been killed and dozens injured after a thunderstorm hit Nantong city, located in the eastern province of Jiangsu, hours ago

India emerges as China’s tech challenger with record unicorn run

TOKYO — India is rapidly closing the gap with China in minting new unicorns — privately held startups valued at $1 billion or more — highlighting g.Nikkei Asia5 hours ago

Can China stop other countries getting dragged into dispute with Japan?

Tokyo this week accused China of breaching international law with its activities around the Diaoyu, or Senkaku, Islands.South China Morning Post17 hours ago

Japan and US generals warn against unilateral change in East China Sea

TOKYO — Any unilateral change to the status quo in the East China Sea will be opposed, top uniformed Japanese and American officials reaffirmed at a.Nikkei Asia8 hours ago

Chinese man ‘sold son and used money to go on holiday’

Police in Zhejiang province accuse the father of selling the two-year-old to a childless couple for US$24400.South China Morning Post14 hours ago

F1 Esports China Championship returns for 2021

The F1 Esports China Championship is back! The first and only region-specific chapter of the F1 Esports Series has returned for an enthralling third season, …Formula 1 RSS UK13 hours ago

The China Challenge: Why China’s disingenuity matters to New Zealand

This is the first in a series that discusses ways forward for New Zealand in handling its increasingly complicated dealings with China. Rodney Jones is an … hours agoOpinion

Keeping it real: appraisers sift China second-hand luxury market for fakes

It’s the world’s biggest market for luxury goods — and their counterfeits — so an expert eye for telling a bona fide Chanel handbag from a bogus one is a skill set in …Yahoo Finance Australia23 hours ago

Henry Kissinger in doomsday warning over US-China conflict

“For the first time in human history, humanity has the capacity to extinguish itself in a finite period of time,” Kissinger said.Business Insider15 hours ago

Australia Reviewing China’s Darwin Port Ownership, Dutton Says

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has confirmed his department is reviewing the ownership by a Chinese company of a strategically important port used as a base …Bloomberg3 hours ago

Curry & Abbas: China’s war on Uyghur Muslims – here’s why this persecution should matter to Christians

The brazen misuse of democratic platforms to quash dissidents inside and outside of Chinese borders demonstrates why China is one of the greatest threats to …Fox News16 hours agoOpinion

China’s May Day holidays open on an upbeat note with flight, hotel bookings hitting record highs over 1st day

The May Day holidays opened on an upbeat note, with flight and hotel bookings hitting record highs on Saturday, as “revenge” travel and consumption is now all …Global Times21 hours ago

Royal Navy Sends A Strong Warning To China – gCaptain

By Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) Throughout my U.S. Navy career, I loved to operate at sea with the British Royal Navy. U.K. warships were …gcaptain.com11 hours ago

Stand up to China and Putin? Foreign policy at heart of Germany vote

Green and CDU party leaders pick their sides in race to replace Merkel as chancellor.The Guardian21 hours ago

10 stories you may have missed from China this week: Pandas, dogs and space

*Content* is automatically generated by Microsoft Azure Translator Text API. CGTN is not responsible for any of the translations. Share. QR. Copied. Here at CGTN …CGTN12 hours ago

Japan is rethinking how to use its tanks to prepare for a potential clash with China

Japan is changing how it designs and uses tanks to counter a new threat from China, but it still has gaps to fill.Business Insider4 hours ago

Chinese Company Claims to be Working on a Starship-Like Rocket

Last weekend (April 24th), China celebrated its sixth “National Space Day” (aka. Aerospace Industry Achievement Exhibition) in Nanjing, an event that highlights …Universe Today7 hours ago

China deletes social media posts mocking India after backlash

Ties between China and India have been rocky in recent months. A border dispute that killed dozens last year and hurt economic ties between the two nations …Economic Times16 hours ago

India receives COVID-19 aid from Taiwan, places commercial orders with China

India on Sunday received assistance from Taiwan including oxygen concentrators and cylinders, with more batches of medical equipment set to follow from …The Hindu14 hours ago

May Day holiday a shot in the arm for China’s domestic tourism

Day trippers, holidaymakers take 56.4 million trips on Saturday, more than twice the number from last year, transport ministry says.South China Morning Post19 hours ago

Extreme Weather Kills 11, Injures 66 in Eastern China

An extreme thunderstorm hit an eastern Chinese city, leaving 11 dead and 66 injured, with strong winds causing buildings and trees to collapse, officials said. Nantong city, located in the eastern province of Jiangsu, was among the hardest-hit when the extreme weather swept the Yangtze Delta on Friday night, according to state-affiliated newspaper Global Times. Rescuers evacuated 3,050 people, a local government notice said. Wind speeds of 162 kph overturned a fishing ship. Two sailors were rescued and search operations were under way for the nine remaining crew, the notice said. Electricit…VOA Asia21 hours ago

Fox host Maria Bartiromo says China is secretly sending doctors and engineers over the US-Mexico border

‘You have to ask, why the CCP is sending these people through the border … What are they doing when they get here?’The Independent7 hours ago

China’s credo: No give, only take

The book calls for a resetting of the thorny China-India ties.BusinessLine11 hours agoOpinion

How Animal Crossing became a place of protest in China and Hong Kong

On New Year’s Day 2020 I attended a protest march. My friend, a Croatian journalist covering the technology beat for The South China Morning Post, and I, …Eurogamer.net20 hours ago

Out-of-Control Chinese Rocket Could Hit You This Week

The core stage of the Chinese Long 5 Rocket is due to crash back on Earth sometime this week; it could follow the trajectory of this nearly identical out-of-control …Weatherboy6 hours ago

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

BEIJING, May 2, 2021 /CNW/ — In October 1988, the Shanghai-Jiading Expressway, the first in the Chinese mainland, officially opened to traffic. With this …Canada NewsWire1 hour ago

Chinese scientists find new plastic-eating bacteria

Chinese scientists say they have identified a blend of marine bacteria that appears capable of breaking down polythene, one of the most ubiquitous plastics on …South China Morning Post23 hours ago

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

China has passed a new legislation to strengthen the power of its maritime safety authorities sparking fears that tensions between Beijing and other Asian …WION20 hours ago

New envoys, new hope for US-China relations?

Power Play is a weekly column that looks at various facets of US-China rivalry and its implications for Asia.. Read more at Straits Times6 hours agoOpinion

Dogs must be leashed outdoors in China from May 1

BEIJING — Dog owners must keep their furry friends on a leash in outdoor areas as China’s revised Law on Animal Epidemic Prevention takes effect on …Chinadaily USA21 hours ago

Viral sensation Fu disqualified in Chinese Olympic trials

Fu Yuanhui claimed bronze in the 100m backstroke at the Rio Games in 2016.South China Morning Post16 hours ago

Is having ‘too many’ arts and humanities graduates bad for China?

Share. QR. Copied. “Be good at math and sciences and you will walk the world without fear” is a common wisdom taught to students in China. For decades, an …CGTN12 hours ago

Global investors flock to China amid improved business environment

Global investors’ enthusiasm for the Chinese market seems unstoppable despite the COVID-19 pandemic, as the latest data showed that China successfully …ecns17 hours ago

China’s digital yuan rekindles stocks in move to displace cryptocurrencies

China’s experiment with a digital currency is giving life to one small corner of the nation’s sluggish stock market: information technology *service* providers.South China Morning Post3 hours ago

US-led ‘psychological wars’ against Russia, China lead to all lose situation

If psychological wars continue, there will be no winners and losers – everybody will lose.Global Times23 hours ago

Southeast Asian economy gets lift from US-China tensions

When the United States Commerce Department signaled in late 2019 it was leveling anti-dumping duties on Chinese-made bed frames, nightstands and other …INQUIRER.net17 hours ago

A Chinese province powered 8% of all Bitcoin mining. Then the government gave miners 2 months to get out

What happened when the government gave Bitcoin mine operators two months to clear out?Fortune23 hours ago

Aussie brands seek to speed up expansion in China via online platforms

To promote Australian brands to Chinese consumers, “Aumake has recently partnered with an award-winning social e-commerce team based in Hangzhou, …SHINE17 hours ago

Letter: Reactionaries will shape fate of US-China relations

Martin Wolf in “China is wrong to think the US faces decline” (Opinion, April 28) sets forth an array of economic and cultural assets held by the US which enable it …Financial Times4 hours ago

Hungary agrees to open Chinese university campus in Budapest by 2024

Hungary has signed an agreement to open a Chinese university campus in Budapest by 2024. The deal would make the Shanghai-based Fudan University …Euronews20 hours ago

Is Mystic-chic Beauty the Next Thing in Gen Z China?

Key Takeaways: “Mystic” concepts such as feng shui, zodiac, and tarot cards are emerging buzzwords in China’s Gen-Z beauty market. Young consumers’ …Jing Daily18 hours ago

Philippines Slams China for ‘Dangerous Maneuver’ in Disputed Sea

(Bloomberg) — The Philippines’ Foreign Affairs Department on Monday said it protested China’s “shadowing, blocking, dangerous maneuver and radio …BNN57 minutes ago

US-China Business Council President on why the Chinese economy is ‘red hot’

US-China Business Council President Craig Allen sat down with Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith on why China’s economic boom is a positive opportunity for the …Yahoo Finance11 hours ago

What’s happening to China’s tech sector?, Economy News & Top Stories

China’s tech sector was a clear winner of the pandemic in 2020. But it’s been a different story this year.. Read more at Straits Times6 hours ago

China’s ‘super highway’: Fast, safe and green at the same time?

Share. QR. Copied. China is building a new kind of highway that enables faster driving and better safety measures. /CFP. China is building a new kind of …CGTN11 hours ago

This year’s Oscars could have been a moment of pride for China. Then politics got in the way

The Academy Awards this year could have been a major moment of pride for China. Chloe Zhao, a Beijing-born filmmaker, made history Sunday by winning the …kuna noticias y kuna radio13 hours ago

China sees lowest marine disaster death toll in decade

China saw the lowest direct economic loss and death tolls caused by marine disasters in the past decade, an official marine disaster report said.Chinadaily USA15 hours ago

Mastercard seeks role as bridge for digital yuan’s offshore use

Cross-border use of digital yuan could be widened with card network acting as agent to convert from and into physical money, Mastercard says.South China Morning Post2 hours ago

Crying foul over China’s Maritime Traffic Safety Law is distortion of facts

Share. QR. Copied. South China Sea. /Getty. South China Sea. /Getty. Editor’s note: Hamzah Rifaat Hussain is a former visiting fellow at the Stimson Center in …CGTN13 hours ago

Worried About China and India? Consider These 11 Funds and 3 ETFs.

Barron’s looked for funds without high exposure to China and India. The group included some value- and dividend-oriented funds.Barron’s15 hours ago

What does army’s growing influence mean for Vietnam?

The army’s increased leverage in Vietnam’s Communist Party reflects security concerns over South China Sea tensions, but it has also deepened its influence …South China Morning Post18 hours agoOpinion

China-donated COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Myanmar

A batch of COVID-19 vaccines donated by the Chinese government arrived at the Yangon International Airport on Sunday, according to a release from the …ecns15 hours ago

Chinese developer eyes IPO for property management arm

China’s largest developer is again preparing to publicly list its property management wing in Hong Kong, with the hope of raising up to $2 billion. China Vanke …The Real Deal14 hours ago

Driverless taxis start operating in China

BEIJING: Chinese tech giant Baidu rolled out its paid driverless taxi *service* on Sunday, making it the first company to commercialize autonomous driving …Arab News13 hours ago

adriano design spirals glass elevator home from china’s paddy fields

adriano design visualizes ‘house on the paddy rice’ as a helix spiralling around a glass tower elevator that overlooks the chinese landscape.Designboom13 hours ago

Ancient Apricot Mountain Dwelling Home Stay / PAN-CHINA·RESP Studio

Completed in 2020 in Quanzhou, China. Images by Yilong Zhao, Guying Huang. Location: The subject site is located in the Dingrong Village where is the most …ArchDaily21 hours ago

Is China’s poverty standard low?

Share. QR. Copied. Editor’s note: Decision Makers is a global platform for decision makers to share their insights on events shaping today’s world. Li Xin is the …CGTN21 hours ago

Where to find Zen and onsen in China’s Tiantai Mountains

Japanese luxury hotel operator Hoshino Resorts has opened its latest overseas property in the area of sacred peaks associated with the birthplace of Tendai …South China Morning Post22 hours ago

China’s National People’s Congress Releases English Translation of IP Civil Code

China’s National People’s Congress has recently released a translation of the Civil Code, which includes several intellectual property (IP) law related articles.The National Law Review7 hours ago

Covid-19: Pilot programme launched for students stuck in China due to travel bans

Chinese resident Jiayi ​Tang​’s plans to study in New Zealand were quashed last year when the country barred travellers from China and Iran as the Covid-19 … hours ago

Delicacies from China’s Dong ethnic group: Dong Oil Tea

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 01:04. Oil tea is a traditional drink of the Dong ethnic group in China. It serves as …CGTN16 hours ago

Hard work a key reason behind China’s success

Saturday marks International Workers’ Day, a day to show respect for the working people and advocate the spirit of hard work.Chinadaily USA21 hours ago

Chinas new divorce law hampers gender equality, makes legal separation more challenging

In the latest blow for women in China, Beijing’s new divorce law requires couples filing for a divorce to complete a 30-day cooling-off period, as per reports.Republic TV17 hours ago

China’s medical industry sees digital transformation amid pandemic – Borneo Bulletin Online

FUZHOU (XINHUA) – The broad application of big data in China’s COVID-19 prevention and control has promoted the speedy digital transformation of the …Borneo Bulletin Online7 hours ago

Headlines From China: Everybody Wants To Be The Next Li Jiaqi |

Everybody Wants To Be The Next Li Jiaqi. For years, China has been forging ahead with the creation of a sophisticated live-streaming ecosystem and since its …China Film Insider23 hours ago

Overseas workers accusing China of forced labour, human rights violations

Beijing [China], May 2 (ANI): Chinese companies are using the official “One Belt, One Road” transnational economic strategy to forcibly export Chinese workers …ANI News18 hours ago

Facts Matter: Biden overstated travel with China president

In his first speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, President Joe Biden went off script and ad-libbed, saying he “spent a lot of time with (China) …Daily Herald16 hours ago

Opinion: Why US is keeping a wary eye on China, Russia

Opinion column (analysis) about major world conflicts involving Russia and China that might force US and Joe Biden to act.Greenville News11 hours agoOpinion

Sunday papers: How China is buying up Britain

The Sunday Times: Chinese investors have amassed a portfolio of UK businesses, infrastructure, property and other assets worth nearly £135bn, almost twice …Citywire Financial Publishers22 hours ago

China Space Station: What scientific experiments will be done there?

Share. QR. Copied. The interior of China’s space station Tianhe displayed at China Science and Technology Museum in Beijing, China, March 19, 2021. /CFP.CGTN22 hours ago

China, Germany to deepen ties

Share. QR. Copied. The sixth round of China-Germany inter-governmental consultations. /China’s State Council. The sixth round of China-Germany …CGTN19 hours ago

Along China’s Expressways: Shanghai-Chongqing route helps beat extreme poverty

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 07:32. China’s expressway network is largely made up of five routes running …CGTN15 hours ago

Live: Celebrate the revival of Hanfu, China’s traditional clothing

Share. QR. Copied. The evening opening show of the very first Hanfu Expo takes place May 3-5 in Xiuwu County in central China’s Henan Province.CGTN9 hours ago

Wildfire breaks out in SW China forest

Share. QR. Copied. Error loading media: File could not be played. 00:00. 00:00. 00:29. Wildfire has ravaged some 1,200 hectares of forest near the Cibagou …CGTN20 hours ago

PM calls on China to act in a way consistent with its growing power

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says as China’s role in the world grows and changes, the differences between our systems are becoming harder to hours ago


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