Daily Archives: April 13, 2021

2021-04-13: News Headlines

Anonymous007 (2021-04-13). 25 Chinese Warplane Fly In Taiwan's ADIZ Immediately After US State Secretary Warns Beijing. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On April 12th, China's People Liberation Army flew 25 warplanes into Taiwan's air defence identification zone (ADIZ). | This is the largest "encroachment" ever by Beijing. At least from what is known when Taiwan began revealing the PLA warplane movement in 2020. | According to Taiwan's defence ministry, the PLA warplanes — 14 Jian-16 fighter jets, four Jian-10s, four H-6K bombers, two Y-8 anti-submarine warfare planes and one KJ-500 airborne early warning and control aircraft."[Taiwan's…

Dave DeCamp (2021-04-13). US, Philippines Launch Military Drills Amid China Tensions. news.antiwar.com On Monday, the US and the Philippines kicked off two weeks of military drills that come amid heightened tensions between Manila and Beijing in the South China Sea. This year's drills, known as the Balikatan exercises, are being held at a scaled-down level compared to previous years due to coronavirus. Last year's Balikatan exercises were …

Joshua Hanks (2021-04-13). Vaccines highlight differences between capitalism and socialism. workers.org Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, it became clear which countries had effective responses to the spread of the virus, and which did not. Under capitalism limited supplies despite clear need. Wuhan, China, underwent a strict lockdown for 76 days, successfully bringing the virus under control in the world's first . . . |

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). Foreigners in Guangdong can be vaccinated against COVID-19 now. ecns.cn Starting on Monday, foreigners in Guangdong province can make an appointment for vaccination against COVID-19 online under the principle of "informed, voluntary and self-assumed risk".

Rob Urie (2021-04-13). China Isn't the Problem, Neoliberalism Is. zcomm.org Beginning in the 1970s, the American political class made decisions at the behest of business interests and oligarchs to restructure the U.S. economy in ways intended to shift the balance of political and economic power towards capital…

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). Int'l electronics expo in Guangzhou aims to support "dual circulation" ecns.cn GUANGZHOU, April 12 (Xinhua) — An international expo for electronics and electrical appliances on Monday opened in south China's Guangzhou City with a theme of embracing domestic demand and exploring the global market.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). S China's Hainan becomes magnet for global capital. ecns.cn Stellar growth in foreign investment at Hainan Free Trade Port (FTP) over the past three years has made the island province a new focus for global capital, according to a press statement on the progress of the HainanFTP policy on Monday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). Sanxingdui and Mayan cultures, similar across time and space. ecns.cn Enveloped in a prehistoric aura, the Mayan civilization and China's Sanxingdui culture, while located in different continents, are as mysterious as they are ancient.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). China to develop aerospace as strategic emerging industry. ecns.cn China will continue to exert great efforts to boost aerospace as a strategic emerging industry in the next five years, a senior aerospace official said.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). Central bank looking at prudent steps to stabilize economy, experts predict. ecns.cn China's GDP is expected to increase over 8 percent this year, with monetary policy remaining accurate and stable amid domestic economic recovery and a commodity-driven global inflation risk, said experts at Tsinghua PBCSF Chief Economists Forum on Saturday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). China's Hainan sees stellar growth in foreign investment, market entities. ecns.cn China's southern island province of Hainan has seen robust growth in foreign investment inflow and new market entities as it continues to improve its business environment, an official said Monday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). China's NEV storage battery output skyrockets in March. ecns.cn China's output of storage batteries to power new energy vehicles (NEVs) rose 151.9 percent year-on-year in March, industry data showed.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). 21 workers located underground in flooded mine. ecns.cn Twenty-one workers trapped underground after a coal mine flooded in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Saturday have been located, China Central Television reported on Monday morning.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). Xinjiang port sees 1,500 trips by China-Europe freight trains this year. ecns.cn Alataw Pass, a major land port in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has seen 1,500 China-Europe freight trains pass through this year, achieving the number 42 days earlier than in 2020, the customs authority said.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). U.S. developing biological weapons near China, Russia borders, says Putin's adviser. ecns.cn Russian President Vladimir Putin's chief security adviser Nikolai Patrushev has accused the United States of experimenting with biological weapons in regions near the borders of China and Russia, according to Newsweek.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). 165 ancient tombs found in east China. ecns.cn Archaeologists have found a total of 165 millennia-old tombs at a single relic site in east China's Shandong Province.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). SAIC launches Android-like vehicle system for app developers. ecns.cn SAIC Motor Corp, China's largest carmaker by sales, has launched a digital platform that intends to function like Google's Android system for smart mobile phone makers and users.

ecns.cn (2021-04-13). Inland Chinese province ramps up herbal medicine industry. ecns.cn Northwest China's Gansu Province has made herbal medicine development a pillar industry to stimulate the local economy.

Dave DeCamp (2021-04-12). US Escalates Tensions With Beijing in the South and East China Seas. news.antiwar.com Over the past few weeks, the US has stepped up its military activity in the South China Sea with an almost continuous presence of aircraft carrier strike groups in the disputed waters, ratcheting up tensions with Beijing. | Last Sunday,

ecns.cn (2021-04-12). Chile receives new shipment of Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccines. ecns.cn A new batch of CoronaVac vaccine from China's Sinovac arrived in Chile on Saturday to become part of the country's vaccination campaign against the COVID-19.

ecns.cn (2021-04-12). Hong Kong reports 13 new COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 13 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the tally to 11,581.

ecns.cn (2021-04-12). China's Yunnan reports no new COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn Southwest China's Yunnan Province, where new locally-transmitted COVID-19 infections began to emerge in late March, reported no new confirmed or asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, the provincial health commission said on Sunday.

Joshua Cho (2021-04-12). Western Media Incite Anti-Asian Racism When They Join in Cold War Against China. orinocotribune.com By Joshua Cho — Apr 8, 2021 | Over the past few weeks, the subject of anti-Asian racism has received an unusual degree of Western media attention, ever since a video showing the January 28 killing of

Gareth Porter (2021-04-12). Pentagon Campaign to Recruit Vietnam as Military Ally Against China Exposed Delusions of US War Strategy. globalresearch.ca When the Pentagon began gearing up for a future war with …

Richard Smith (2021-04-12). China and climate change: an exchange. mronline.org In the Notes from the Editors to the March 2021 issue of Monthly Review, the MR editors questioned some of the arguments in Richard Smith's book, China's Engine of Environmental Collapse, as well as replied to Simon Pirani's related criticisms (writing under his pseudonym of Gabriel Levy) of MR editor John Bellamy Foster on China […] | April 12, 2021 | Exchange…

RT (2021-04-12). Japanese government says it WILL release irradiated water from Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea. rt.com Contaminated wastewater at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant will be released into the ocean "in around two years," the Japanese government has announced, despite calls from China and South Korea urging against the move. | Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced the move in Tokyo on Tuesday morning local time. He had previously called the release "unavoidable," given the amount of accumulated water over the past decade. | The Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant in the Fukushima prefecture suffered a meltdown after being struck by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and a 15-meter tsunami in March 2011. It was the worst nuc…

WSWS (2021-04-12). US provocatively lifts restrictions on contact with Taiwan. wsws.org By effectively tearing up protocols in place since the US and China established formal diplomatic relations in 1979, the Biden administration is upending the fragile status quo in the Taiwan Strait and raising the danger of war.

WSWS (2021-04-12). New Zealand accused of "backstabbing" allies over China. wsws.org While the Labour government has adopted a more explicit anti-Chinese stance, demands are growing that Wellington do more to put the country on a war footing.

Dave DeCamp (2021-04-12). China Blasts US Military Interventions in Human Rights Report. globalresearch.ca In the face of constant attacks by US officials over alleged …

Richard Falk (2021-04-12). How Significant is the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between China and Iran. zcomm.org The agreement configured to be worth at least $400 billion, promises significant mutual benefit to both countries…

ecns.cn (2021-04-12). 8 rescued, 21 trapped in coal mine accident in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Eight people have been rescued and 21 still trapped after a coal mine was flooded Saturday in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local authorities said Sunday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-12). Vocational education climbing to new heights in China. ecns.cn China is home to 30.88 million students currently acquiring skills in 11,300 vocational education institutions, according to statistics from the Ministry of Education.

ecns.cn (2021-04-12). China's garment industry sees further recovery in first two months. ecns.cn China's garment industry reported continued recovery in the first two months of the year, official data showed.

ecns.cn (2021-04-12). Shenzhen to stage another round of stepped-up digital yuan test this month. ecns.cn Shenzhen city is conducting another round of stepped-up digital yuan test from April 10 to 23, enlarging test population by 500,000, as China leads in the global race to employ a digital currency, according to an expert.

ecns.cn (2021-04-12). China greenlights four sci-tech innovation IPOs. ecns.cn China's securities regulator has approved the initial public offerings (IPOs) of four companies on the science and technology innovation board.

ecns.cn (2021-04-12). Rescue underway after coal mine floods in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Rescue work is underway after a coal mine in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was flooded on Saturday, trapping 21 miners, local authorities said on Sunday.

Emiliana G. Hidalgo (2021-04-12). La cooperación subnacional entre Argentina y China. globalizacion.ca Diversos actores subnacionales contribuyen desde sus territorios con la cooperación entre Argentina y China; como las cámaras empresariales, las empresas, las asociaciones civiles, las universidades, los gobiernos municipales y provinciales, las instituciones del sector científico y tecnológico, entre otros. | Todos…

ecns.cn (2021-04-12). Hong Kong selects payment platforms to help disburse consumption vouchers. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government has selected several payment platforms including AlipayHK and Octopus to help disburse consumption vouchers to residents under a pro-consumption scheme.

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