- China's Covid recovery loses momentum as factory output slows
Retail sales rose by 17.7 per cent - missing expectations of a 24.9 per cent climb, suggesting Chinese consumers are not splashing their cash at the rate which officials in Beijing may have hoped.
Daily Mail. Mon, 17 May 2021 20:59:28 GMT.
- How Apple Stays on the Good Side of Chinese Authorities
To stay on the good side of the Chinese authorities, the company has made decisions that contradict its carefully curated image.
Jack Nicas. New York Times. Mon, 17 May 2021 19:40:29 +0000.
- Brazil to receive ingredients from China for more COVID vaccines
Officials say South American nation will receive enough to produce as many as 25 million AstraZeneca and Sinovac jabs.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 17 May 2021 19:36:15 +0000.
- China's Zhurong Rover Lands on Mars
The achievement cements China as a major player in modern space exploration and could soon deliver discoveries about Mars' geology
Smithsonian. Mon, 17 May 2021 17:59:51 +0000.
- Expanding Horizons
As the world continues its recovery from the effects of COVID-19, Hong Kong is poised to be one of the fastest growing economies in the year ahead.
By Hong Kong Contributor, Brand Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 17 May 2021 13:25:00 -0400.
- Pope taps fellow Jesuit to lead sensitive Hong Kong church
Pope Francis on Monday named a new bishop for Hong Kong, tapping the head of his own Jesuit order in the region, the Rev. P. Stephen Chow Sau-Yan, for the politically sensitive position.
Fox News. Mon, 17 May 2021 14:58:10 GMT.
- Hainan's Sanya to use special equipment to clean the atmosphere
According to official statistics, Hainan continues to lead China's eco-friendly regions
Tass. Mon, 17 May 2021 14:59:01 +0300.
- China urges US to play constructive role in Gaza diplomacy
China is renewing calls for the U.S. to play a constructive role in ending the conflict in Gaza and stop blocking efforts at the United Nations to demand an end to the bloodshed
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Mon, 17 May 2021 11:01:37 GMT.
- A World Cup like no other?
Games lasting an hour and fans around the world watching in virtual reality? BBC Sport imagines what a 2050 World Cup in China might look like in the face of climate change.
BBC News. Sun, 16 May 2021 23:01:22 GMT.
- 'Reckless': Rocket gamble raises alarm about China's safety record in space
The remnants of China's biggest rocket came crashing into the Indian Ocean just west of the Maldives archipelago a week ago. It was, according to Harvard astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell, a "reckless" end to one of the ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 17 May 2021 08:56:59 +1200.
- Covid: Taiwan orders toughest curbs amid infections spike
Cinemas and entertainment venues are shutting down, and limits on public gatherings are tightened.
BBC News. Sun, 16 May 2021 14:39:00 GMT.
- China lands first-ever Mars rover on the Red Planet
China has landed on the moon before but landing on Mars is a much more difficult undertaking.
Ap. ABC News. Sat, 15 May 2021 18:40:20 +0000.
- 'A Bad Joke': Montenegrin Environmentalists Slam Chinese Pledge To Fix Damage To UNESCO River
Local defenders say the Chinese builder of a controversial $1 billion stretch of highway in Montenegro is proposing to fix just a fraction of the damage it's done to a UNESCO-protected river canyon.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 15 May 2021 16:37:05 +0000.
- China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars
- 'Nine minutes of terror' as China lands spacecraft on Mars
China has landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time, becoming the third country to arrive on the Red Planet.
Sky News. Sat, 15 May 2021 04:50:00 +0100.
- BHP Group (BHP) Rides on High Iron Prices Amid High Costs
Iron ore prices have been gaining on the back of strong demand in China and supply concerns, which will reflect on the BHP Group's (BHP) results.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 14 May 2021 14:18:00 GMT.
- Image suggests new widebody variant of CAIG Z-8G helo is in PLAGF service
An image has emerged on Chinese online forums suggesting that the new widebody variant of the Changhe Aircraft Industries Group (CAIG) Z-8G medium-lift ...
Janes 360. Thu, 13 May 2021 15:31:24 Z.
- US Sanctions Chinese Official for Persecuting Falun Gong
The United States calls out China for crimes against humanity and genocide for its mass campaign against Uyghurs and other religious and ethnic minorities.
Voice of America. Wed, 12 May 2021 21:55:32 -0400.
- Senate Republicans say National Science Foundation can't be trusted to safeguard research from China
Republican lawmakers pushing to keep tax dollars intended for scientists out of the hands of the Chinese government have taken their fight to the public. ...
Ryan Lovelace. Washington Times. Wed, 12 May 2021 21:30:36 -0400.
- Analysts: Vietnam Expanding Fishing Militia In South China Sea
A government-run Chinese maritime institute says 46,000 to 70,000 fishing personnel in Vietnam have been trained to do maritime military duties.
Voice of America. Wed, 12 May 2021 05:26:20 -0400.
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