The coronavirus pandemic put international adoptions on hold, putting families that were expecting to adopt from countries like China in limbo since early 2020.
Amy Nelson. Fox News. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 17:40:29 GMT.
The enormous inoculation drive is administering 17 million shots a day. Demand has risen after a recent outbreak in the southern city of Guangzhou.
Amy Qin and Amy Chang Chien. New York Times. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 16:05:07 +0000.
Microsoft is reportedly looking to capitalize on revenue opportunity in the cloud space, especially in Asia-Pacific with data center footprint expansion.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 15:07:00 GMT.
Chinese-based developer Ousia Investments is expecting more than $40 million for a key South Melbourne development site in the Domain precinct, off St Kilda Road.
Nicole Lindsay. Sydney Morning Herald. Sat, 19 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +1000.
Dong Jingwei, vice minister of State Security, may have defected to the U.S. with information about the Wuhan lab. His defection, if confirmed, would be the highest ever from China.
Daily Mail. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 13:54:25 GMT.
Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily printed 500,000 copies on Friday, five times more than usual, a day after Chinese authorities arrested five editors and executives for allegedly conspiring with foreign governments to ...
Thomas Moore. The Hill. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 13:22:18 +0000.
A Chinese AI system has defeated a top human pilot in simulated dogfight, according to Chinese media. This echoes DARPA's AphaDogfight result last year in which a machine also won, and signals how rapidly Chinese AI is maturing.
By David Hambling, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 06:15:09 -0400.
The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group entered the South China Sea this week, China sent an intelligence-gathering ship and a maritime patrol aircraft, one report says.
Voice of America. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 05:43:43 -0400.
Video footage posted on the TikTok social media platform appears to confirm that a new conventionally powered submarine featuring a distinctive fin design has been ...
Janes 360. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 08:22:01 Z.
While China concedes it arrived late at the space station game, it says its facility is cutting-edge and it could also outlast the International Space Station, which is nearing the end of its functional lifespan.
Voice of America. Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:18:53 -0400.
Tencent, the Chinese technology giant which is the world’s largest video game developer by revenue, is taking a stake in a Bristol-based technology company which uses ultrasound waves to simulate the sense of touch.
Sky News. Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:36:00 +0100.
A Chinese spaceship carrying a three-person crew docked with China's new space station at the start of a three-month mission today, marking a milestone in the country's ambitious space programme.The Shenzhou-12 craft connected ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 17 Jun 2021 21:40:08 +1200.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is pushing a new effort to prevent taxpayer dollars from going to researchers allegedly compromised by China. ...
Ryan Lovelace. Washington Times. Tue, 15 Jun 2021 15:40:00 -0400.
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he has “high confidence” in an assessment published by the State Department in January linking the controversial Wuhan Institute of Virology to the Chinese military. Mr. ...
Bill Gertz. Washington Times. Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:39:56 -0400.
Facts About China
The People's Republic of China is a socialist state located in central
and eastern Asia. Its capital city is Beijing; other major Chinese
cities include Shanghai, Tianjin, and Hong Kong. China's national
currency is the Renminbi Yuan, which equals 10 jiao or 100 fen.
In 2020, China's estimated population was 1,439,323,776.
For more news and information about China, visit this official
Chinese government website.
For detailed maps of China, visit this
China maps website.