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China in the News: June 24, 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)

“Ridiculous Case”: Juror Criticizes DOJ for Charging Scientist With Hiding Ties to China – After an FBI agent led the university to believe that Hu had ties to the Chinese military, … She considered herself patriotic and had thought very little about China.

US says Chinese scientists asked for removal of virus records from database – Records that could help shed light on the origins of Covid-19 were deleted from a US database at the request of Chinese scientists, American officials have …

U.S. adds five Chinese companies to entity list over alleged human rights abuses – June 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday added five Chinese companies to its so-called economic black list that it said were …

Chinese iron ore exports earn Aussies a record $12.7bn in May as China investigates the spot market – Australia absolutely raked it in at China’s literal expense in May, posting a new record in iron ore receipts on the back of never before seen prices. The value of …

Northrop CEO: To beat China, US must step up investments in advanced computing – But one sector that is “particularly problematic” is China’s growth in advanced computing, including in the development of artificial intelligence and applications …

Xi Jinping’s father and his trip to Australia had a hand in the birth of China’s tech giants – Huawei, which is the largest privately-owned company in China and the world’s … Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, with his younger brother and father Xi …

FCC Advances Efforts to Remove Untrusted Chinese Equipment from US Market – The commission released a list of covered equipment in March that includes Huawei and ZTE in addition to three China-based firms that make video …

China’s BYD shifts electric buses into high gear in Japan – TOKYO — Chinese automaker BYD is fortifying after-sales services in Japan to sell more electric buses, deeming the market ripe for widespread adoption of …

Bangladesh greenlights clinical trial of Chinese COVID vaccine – The Bangladesh Medical Research Council, or BMRC, has approved the Phase III clinical trials of a Chinese vaccine against the coronavirus. The vaccine …

Checking China’s military: Biden’s next challenge – His stated aim is the “revival of the Chinese nation” to a point when China would take the dominant geopolitical role currently played by the democratic market …

As Tesla targets China for energy business, is it time to buy? – Tesla says it opened a charging station in China. · The station will generate power from sunlight in its storage facilities. · TSLA stock looks overpriced buy investors …

Chinese Mountain Cat Is Fully Wild Despite Its Cuddly Appearance, DNA Shows – Domesticated cats in China did not descend from the Chinese mountain cat, the study found. … An intrepid team of biologists embarked on an extensive genetic …

DNC Responds To Kevin McCarthy’s China Hypocrisy – Today, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy had the audacity to hold a press conference and claim that the GOP will hold China accountable.

No meeting planned between Blinken and China’s Wang at G20: US official – WASHINGTON: There is no meeting planned between US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at a G20 gathering in Italy …

China’s Yantian Container Terminal Resuming Normal Operations – China’s Yantian Container Terminal Resuming Normal Operations. Yantian resuming operations after COVID-19 outbreak Yantian conter terminal (Hutchinson).

How Biden Will Pivot to Engaging China – The US and China are discussing a possible meeting between Antony Blinken, secretary of state, and Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi at a G20 meeting in Italy …

Counterpunch: China Adopts Landmark Anti-Sanctions Satute to Stop US Sanctions – New law could penalize companies for complying with U.S. sanctions. Penalties include designation to China’s new “Unreliable Entity” list. Statements against …

Founder of debt-laden Chinese retailer Suning eyes stock sale – Suning began as a home appliance chain, then expanded to become one of China’s most recognized names, with an empire covering department and …

Chinese Covid-19 Gene Data That Could Have Aided Pandemic Research Removed From NIH Database – Researcher says he recovered gene sequences after a Chinese scientist asked that they be removed from government archive. The National Institutes of Health …

China’s most mysterious wildcat may not be its own species – A new genetic analysis of more than two dozen Chinese mountain cats concludes that the creature is not its own species, but rather a subspecies of feline that …

China Vaccine ‘Vero Cell’: Green light for human trial in Bangladesh – Bangladesh has approved the human trial of a Chinese Covid-19 vaccine in the country, a move experts say will help develop skills needed for producing the …

LME Copper Base Metal Prices Rise With China’s First Release of State Stockpiles – Copper and aluminum auctioned off by China was sees as ‘light’ · The amount of netal in China’s state reserves remain a mystery …

China, Russia, Iran call for UN investigation into Canada’s treatment of indigenous peoples – Chinese officials cited the discovery last month of what are believed to be the unmarked graves of 215 children on the grounds of a former residential school in …

Chinese mountain cats began swapping DNA with domestic cats, but aren’t their ancestors – Rarely studied Chinese mountain cats (one shown) prowl the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. DNA evidence shows these wildcats have mated with rural Chinese …

China’s hog herd has almost recovered from African Swine Fever – China’s hog population rose 24% in the year through May and has now almost fully recovered from the recent resurgence in African swine fever, according to the …

CGTN: Chinese astronauts’ talk with Earth from space – This marks China’s longest manned space mission to date, and the first since 2016. On Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping sent out greetings to three …

IRENA and China Sign Landmark Co-operation to Address Climate Change – The joint work will center-stage the acceleration of renewable energy development as central climate solution, enabling China’s pledge to peak emissions before …

Utah’s response to ozone pollution problem? Blame China – Blame China. Environmentalists blast governor’s effort to avoid more stringent emission controls.

Do China’s COVID-19 vaccines work? Four countries tell cautionary tales – Experts say that if Chinese vaccines were effective at curbing coronavirus transmission, new cases would not be this high among highly vaccinated populations, …

White House uses Trump’s words praising China to slam McCarthy’s Biden criticism – Bedingfield responded to McCarthy by tweeting a quote from Trump from January of 2020. ADVERTISEMENT. “Former President Trump, 1/24/20: ‘China has been …

Israel shifts China policy, condemns its treatment of Uyghurs at UNHRC – Israel has taken a new stance against China’s inhumane treatment and forced incarceration of its Uyghur minority, signing on to a condemnation issued at the …

Effects Of China Bitcoin Mining Crackdown – China’s bitcoin mining crackdown has led to Bitmain halting mining rig sales, exodus of miners and decline in the hash rate. Bitmain Technologies, the world’s …

China ‘a distinctive threat to our lives!’ IDS ‘ashamed’ of failure to hold back Beijing – CHINA has been branded “a distinctive threat to our lives” by former Conservative Party leader Iain Duncan Smith. By Tim McNulty. 18:33, Wed, Jun 23, 2021 …

Alibaba logistics arm collaborates with SGH to help Japanese suppliers reach China market – Key stories from China and related to Chinese travellers are featured each week on The Moodie Davitt Report’s new WeChat Official Account. Please scan the QR …

Kelly McParland: Trudeau Liberals finally criticize China as it finishes crushing Hong Kong – China’s approach to crushing Hong Kong is really very simple. First, take away individual rights by introducing a national security law to protect the state rather …

China, Australia And NZ: ‘Anxiety And A Sense Of Danger’ – Prime Jacinda Ardern and her Australian counterpart Scott Morrison have overseen different approaches by their countries to the issue of China’s play for power …

China’s Unexpected Explosion of Multi-brand Stores – Ultimately, this form of communication builds trust and credibility with modern Chinese consumers. A lot of multi-brand boutiques in China are led by a specific …

House Republicans demand accountability for China on coronavirus pandemic: Make them ‘feel pain’ – House Republicans demand accountability for China on coronavirus pandemic: Make them ‘feel pain’. Republicans outline 8 things Congress should be doing.

Which allies should Joe Biden cultivate to counter China? – Since before coming into office, the US president has publicly stated his intention to work together with the world’s democracies to counter autocracy – and China …

House Republicans launch effort to hold China accountable for COVID-19 – While the minority party cannot launch an official investigation, the GOP is using this effort to accuse Democrats of lacking interest in holding China accountable …

Tesla China launches solar-powered Superchargers in sunshine-ridden Tibet – Tesla China announced earlier that it has launched a solar-powered Supercharger facility in Lhasa, the administrative capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Nike Q4 earnings: Analysts mull China as a drag, or ‘much ado about very little’ – The combustible situation in China even prompted Cowen Equity to lower its Price Target of Nike from $155 to $145. “Throughout its history Nike has always risen …

Crypto Equipment Makers In Damage Control Amid China Crackdown; Bitcoin Steadies – Price Of Bitcoin, China Crackdown. While up today, the price of Bitcoin has taken a hit in recent weeks as China tries to stamp out cryptocurrency mining and …

Blinken’s China containment agenda ‘shaky’ in Europe trip – Similarly, France’s President Emmanuel Macron urged the alliance not to let China distract it from what he saw as more pressing issues facing NATO, including the …

Tiny ancient bird from China shares skull features with Tyrannosaurus rex – Researchers from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have discovered a …

WeRide raises $600m in China’s self-driving tech race – GUANGZHOU — Chinese self-driving startup WeRide has raised more than $600 million over the last five months, with an alliance between Nissan Motor, …

Calls for boycott of Beijing Olympics over Chinese repression over Chinese repression intensify, protest in Canberra against 2022 Games – Calls for boycott of Beijing Olympics over Chinese repression intensify, protest in Canberra against 2022 Games. ANI | Updated: Jun 23, 2021 22:12 IST.

Bitcoin’s Hashrate Drops Below 100 Exahash, Observers Describe China’s ‘Great ASIC Exodus’ – Bitcoin’s Hashrate Drops Below 100 Exahash, Observers Describe China’s ‘Great ASIC Exodus’. Most of the crypto community has been focused on the …

How China’s most-downloaded app went from pushing nationalism to scamming women – In recent months, local media and public security bureaus across China have reported a surge of mostly men targeting women in romance scams using Study Xi, …

Taiwan expatriates weigh in on a potential military conflict with China – A version of this article ran in the June issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News. TAICHUNG CITY, Taiwan (BRAIN) — China’s recent saber-rattling might have …

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