Chinese tech suffers from the economic slowdown and government restrictions

World 12/05/21, 14:45

2021 has been a challenging year for tech companies in China. Some of China's biggest tech giants had weak revenue growth from July to September this year, and all eyes are on the macroeconomic slowdown and government restrictions, the Chinese Epoch Times reported. Tencent, a social media and video game tyrant in ...

COVID-19 Poll: Most Americans believe in lab leak theory

News 12/04/21, 16:19

Most Americans now no longer think the COVID-19 pandemic is a natural disaster as claimed by the region where it first emerged, China, according to a new poll this week. When asked about the lab-leak theory and whether the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) lied about the virus’ origin, 72% of the ...

EU demands proof of Peng Shuai’s condition

World 12/01/21, 02:16

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, the European Union demanded credible evidence that tennis star Peng Shuai is safe. "The EU requests the Chinese government to provide verifiable proof of Peng Shuai's safety, wellbeing and whereabouts," the EU's foreign service said in a statement, according to Reuters. Since disappearing on Nov. 2 after alleging that ...

China triggered as US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

Washington 11/25/21, 04:32

Beijing became agitated upon learning that the Biden administration has invited Taiwan to attend its virtual democracy summit scheduled next month.  The Summit for Democracy listed 110 world participants on Tuesday, Nov. 23, who would gather together on Dec. 9 and 10 to discuss authoritarian forces, corruption, and human rights issues.  China ...

Chinese coast guard attacks Philippine boats with water cannon

Politics 11/19/21, 01:03

Two Philippine boats were attacked with violent blasts of water by Chinese coast guard ships on Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the disputed Spratly Islands over the South China Sea shoal.  The ships were delivering food supplies to the Filipino military on the Second Thomas Shoal, also known as Ayungin Shoal, the ...

German Chancellor says Europe should not divorce from China

Europe 11/18/21, 15:04

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in an interview Wednesday, Nov. 17, said although intellectual property could be an issue, it is not time for Europe and Germany to stop cooperating with China yet. "Total decoupling wouldn’t be right in my view, it would be damaging for us," she told Reuters, while also ...

Biden and Xi agree to relax media controls in US and China

U.S. 11/17/21, 15:37

News crews will be able to travel between the United States and China more easily, following a new deal between Washington and Beijing on Nov. 15. Joe Biden and Xi Jinping reached some common ground after holding a 3.5 hour-long virtual summit. Both nations will grant media workers multiple-entry visas that ...

Xi Jinping warns nations to avoid Cold War

U.S. 11/12/21, 03:48

Responding to international pressure on the escalating conflict with Taiwan, Chinese leader Xi Jinping used the return of the Cold War to urge other governments to turn away from the issue.  "Attempts to draw ideological lines or form small circles on geopolitical grounds are bound to fail," Xi said at a ...

Evergrande searching for last minute money to pay new overdue deadline

World 11/10/21, 02:50

The China Evergrande Group is desperately searching to find the $148 million (£107 million) just before a deadline for a new debt interest payment. The most indebted world developer needs to make the payment of an overdue offshore bond coupon by Wednesday, Nov. 10, per Reuters.  BBC reported the organization had gathered ...

Biden’s Build Back Better World eyes at least 10 projects

South America 11/09/21, 15:50

Joe Biden proposed to invest in a handful of global infrastructure projects as part of a program that rivals communist China's foreign influence on Nov. 8. A senior White House official confirmed U.S. representatives recently visited Ghana and Senegal to inspect infrastructure projects. They shortlisted at least 10 prospects for the ...

Angola in a struggle to shake off its economic dependence on China

Politics 11/09/21, 04:11

Challenges lie ahead for Angola to reform its oil-driven economy away from China's influence. After years of economic struggle, Angola President João Lourenço announced that he would divorce the country from dependency on its biggest lender, China. Yet, Angola will still have to rely on China to execute the plan during the ...

China spotted building US-like aircraft carrier in Xinjiang

Washington 11/08/21, 16:48

Satellite imagery of the northwestern Xinjiang region of China detected replicas of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and other U.S. warships, marking preparation for a potential conflict. Satellite imagery company Maxar Technologies on Sunday, Nov. 7, was able to capture shapes resembling the U.S. military complex from above Ruoqiang, a Taklamakan ...

China sends persecution warning to hardcore supporters of Taiwan independence

Politics 11/05/21, 23:38

The Taiwan Affairs Office of China on Friday, Nov. 5, made its first public warning of heavy consequences to supporters of Taiwan independence.  The department declared that those who appeared on the "stubbornly pro-Taiwan independence" blacklist of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) would be liable to criminal charges as heavy as ...

End of content

No more pages to load