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China in the News: July 16, 2021

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The Chinese flag flies in front of exhaust rising from a coal fired power plant in Jiayuguan, Gansu province

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What the world is saying about China (past 24 hours)

FirstFT: China warns of economic uncertainty – FirstFT: China warns of economic uncertainty. China reports moderate recovery in Q2, Morgan Stanley reports M&A flurry, US delays to delisting Chinese stocks.

Financial Report Shows Bit Digital Is Transferring 14500 Bitcoin Miners From China to the US – Following the bitcoin mining crackdown in China, the Nasdaq-listed firm Bit Digital … migrating 14,500 bitcoin miners to the U.S. after China’s recent crackdown.

COVID-19: WHO calls for more transparency from China about virus origins – as head says ‘lab accidents happen’ – as he called on China to be more transparent about the origins of COVID-19. … out a theory that the virus escaped from a Chinese government lab in Wuhan, …

House Panel Advances China Bill Over Republican Objections – The House Foreign Affairs Committee advanced a bill to counter China along a party line vote of 26-20 on Thursday as Republicans criticized the measure as …

US Senate votes to ban products from China’s Xinjiang over Uyghur abuses – Latest effort in Washington to punish Beijing for what officials say is an ongoing genocide against Uyghurs and other Muslim groups. An employee working at a …

University of Cambridge Bitcoin Mining Map Shows China’s … – Current data from the mining map shows the coverage goes all the way up until April 2021, and the estimate of China’s hashrate dominance is much lower than …

Biden, Merkel meet as tensions persist on Russian pipeline … – “Mending US-Germany relations won’t be simple. The countries disagree on a lot, including China,” said Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, a research and …

China Now Produces One Billion Chips a Day – Chinese semiconductor manufacturers produced over one billion of chips every day in June, which was an all-time record. Yet, while local chipmakers set …

Looking Back On 100 Years Of China’s Communist Party – NPR China affairs correspondent John Ruwitch takes a look at what’s behind them. JOHN RUWITCH, BYLINE: To understand where Xi Jinping is coming from, …

World Health Organization pushes China for more data on the … – “We ask China to be transparent and open and to cooperate,” WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference on Thursday.

Report: China Plans BioNTech Booster for Its Population – The vaccines produced by Chinese companies – including China’s two leading COVID-19 vaccine producers, Sinopharm and Sinovac – both use inactivated …

Can China’s New Supercarrier Go Toe-to-Toe With the United … – China Eyes Pacific Supremacy With New Carrier. It’s not your father’s Chinese navy anymore. By Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at …

China Prepares Team to Investigate Deadly Pakistan Bus Blast – At least nine Chinese workers were killed in the explosion, undermining trust between the two allies. An injured person was taken to a hospital following a …

Poll: China’s Global Influence Is Not Inevitable – Amid the growing U.S.-China rivalry, foreign aid has become a venue for global … China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative, which Chinese President Xi Jinping …

China threatens public spaces ban on people who have not … – A social media row has erupted after some Chinese cities issued public notices threatening to restrict millions of citizens who are yet to receive a COVID vaccine …

Asian shares trading mixed as China reports growth slowed – China reported its economy expanded at a 7.9% annual rate in the last quarter, down from 18.3% in January-March in a leveling off of its relatively early recovery …

Biden administration looks to set up a ‘red phone’ with China – BEIJING, CHINA – DECEMBER 04: Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands with U.S Vice President Joe …

Senate passes bill that would ban import of products from … – The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Wednesday to ban the import of products from China’s Xinjiang region, the latest effort in Washington to punish Beijing for …

State Capitalism Working for China? – Xi Jinping has established himself as a pillar of the state. World · Sun Tzu and Us. By James Holmes. How China threatens U.S. alliances.

Chinese President Xi Jinping to attend Jacinda Ardern’s … – Credits: Video – Newshub; Image – Getty Images. China’s President Xi Jinping will attend Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s virtual COVID-19 APEC meeting on …

China as Viewed from Australia – China’s growth has been good, economically, for Australia. As the Chinese people have risen out of poverty over the past 40 years, Australia has been a reliable …

Why We Might Lose a War with China – This past March, Admiral Philip Davidson warned Congress that China could assault Taiwan “in the next six years.” Davidson, a career surface-warfare officer …

China’s bitcoin crackdown: what’s next for the original … – China’s widespread crackdown on bitcoin has sent the hash rate plummeting, but miners leaving the network has also pushed up profitability; Bitcoin was …

China To Tap Coal Reserves As Prices Soar | OilPrice.com – China is set to release another 10 million tons of coal from its reserves to prevent shortages amid soaring coal prices and tight supplies in the fifth such release …

China’s Rising Exports Bolster This Emerging Markets Equity … – China’s imports and exports grew in June at a faster pace than expected, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, portending continued economic growth in a …

Allowing China to host Winter Olympics 2022 akin to … – Mr Loughton, who is currently subject to Chinese sanctions himself, also warned past attempts to influence China had failed. He said: “The awarding of the 2008 …

Chinese cities are among biggest emitters of greenhouse … – A new analysis of 167 cities in 53 countries found that China’s bustling metropolises are some of the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases. Handan, Shanghai, …

Visualizing China’s Energy Transition in 5 Charts – Currently, 80% of China’s energy comes from fossil fuels, but this plan envisions only 14% coming from coal, oil, and natural gas in 2060. Energy Source, 2025 …

China’s Bitcoin Mining Share Was in Decline Even Before … – China’s share of mining slid to 46% in April 2021 from 75% in September 2019. (Shutterstock) …

China ready for mutually acceptable solution to urgent border … – While China moved its troops from Galwan Valley and Pangong Tso, the disengagement has not been completed from other friction points like Hot Springs, Gogra …

WHO Chief Calls for Better Cooperation from China on COVID … – The World Health Organization ((WHO)) Thursday called on China to cooperate more fully with investigations into the origins of COVID-19, saying a full accounting …

WHO chief says it was ‘premature’ to rule out COVID lab leak – The first human cases were identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Tedros told reporters that the U.N. health agency based in Geneva is “asking actually China …

China’s top steelmaker Baowu in talks to absorb No. 7 … – SHANGHAI — China Baowu Steel Group, the world’s largest steel producer, has entered discussions to absorb China’s seventh-ranked peer Shandong Iron and …

The New China Data Security Law and the Impact on … – On June 10, 2021, the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) approved the passage of the Data Security Law (DSL), which will …

China should provide raw data on pandemic’s origins – WHO’s … – GENEVA (Reuters) -The head of the World Health Organisation said on Thursday that investigations into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic in China were …

Asian shares trading mixed as China reports growth slowed – The S&P 500 index fell 0.4% as of 1:02 p.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 8 points, or less than 0.1%, to 34,941 and the Nasdaq composite fell …

China issues guideline on high-level reform, opening-up of … – The guideline was jointly released by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council, and listed measures to build Pudong into a pioneer …

The China Challenge: How confident can Beijing be about its … – OPINION: China’s rise now dominates our view of the future. Freed of its Marxist doctrines, its economy has grown with startling speed. It is now the second …

Biden administration exploring idea of emergency ‘red phone … – The idea for a U.S.-China hotline has also been floating around since the Obama … If the Biden administration intends to move forward, Chinese officials would …

China’s Xi Jinping to join Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s … – Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Presidents Joe Biden and Vladmir Putin will join her for the online Apec meeting on Saturday. China’s President Xi Jinping has …

China is keeping its borders closed, and turning inward – IT IS BECOMING clear that China will not, or perhaps cannot, re-open its borders soon. The reasons are many. Chinese leaders have declared that zero …

Feds: Chinese CEO in Jacksonville export case wanted to … – The Federal Courthouse in Jacksonville, Florida. A Chinese business executive who wanted to copy American-made boat engines to sell to China’s Navy was …

Chinese government calls for 200 exaflops of data center … – The Chinese government has issued a Three Year Plan for new data centers, demanding that new facilities become more efficient, have a PUE of 1.3, and have …

Nord Stream pipeline, vaccines, and China top Biden’s … – President Joe Biden is welcoming Germany’s long-serving Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House with a warm embrace, favoring face-to-face diplomacy …

Mystery packets of seeds being sent to homes across world … – The FBI even investigated the case, liaising with its Chinese counterparts to try and track down the parcels’ origins. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) went …

Why Is the Stock Market Down Today? Weak Oil Prices and … – Stocks were lower on Thursday, as China data showed growth slowing, energy prices fell, and investors watched another appearance on Capitol Hill by Federal …

Syngenta focuses on China – Mao Feng, chief brand manager at Syngenta Group China’s Modern Agriculture Platform, speaks during a media tour of the MAP service centre in Hebei …

COVID-19 origin probe: WHO chief asks China to cooperate … – The WHO has been facing intensifying pressure for a new, more in-depth investigation of Covid-19’s origins. Geneva: The WHO chief called Thursday for China to …

Senate Passes Bill that Bans Import of Goods from Xinjiang … – China has detained more than a million Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim … not be complicit in the Chinese government’s genocide of Uyghur Muslims,” Merkley …

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