Daily Archives: April 14, 2021

2021-04-14: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). Vaccinations with China's CoronaVac vaccine start in Ukraine. ecns.cn Vaccinations with the CoronaVac vaccine produced by Chinese company Sinovac Biotech started in Ukraine on Tuesday, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). French doctor encourages friends to invest in Wuhan. ecns.cn Philippe Klein is a general practitioner at Wuhan Union Hospital International Outpatient Department.

Staff (2021-04-14). Headlines for April 14, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Announces U.S. Will Withdraw Its Troops from Afghanistan by September 11, Protests Continue After Police Killing of Daunte Wright as His Family Demands Justice, Derek Chauvin Murder Trial Continues with Defense Calling Its First Witnesses, Iran Ramps Up Uranium Enrichment Following Natanz Attack and Amid Talks on 2015 Nuclear Deal, White House Moves Forward with $23 Billion Weapons Sale to UAE, Russian Troops Amass on Eastern Border as U.S. and NATO Pledge Support for Ukraine, U.S. Sends Unofficial Delegation to Taiwan as China Warns Against Foreign Intervention, Burkina Faso to Try Ex-President Blaise Comp…

Eds. (2021-04-14). What about China? mronline.org China surged past the United States to become the #1 carbon emitter in 2006. Currently (2019 data from BP's Statistical Review of World Energy), its CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel burning are over 9,800 million metric tons ("tonnes") a year. | April 14, 2021 | Newswire…

Anonymous007 (2021-04-14). China Enemy Number 1 In Annual U.S. Threat Assessment Report. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On April 13th, the US Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released [pdf] The report reflects the collective insights of the Intelligence Community (IC), which is committed every day to providing the nuanced, independent, and unvarnished intelligence that policymakers, warfighter…

Rick Rozoff (2021-04-14). Top U.S./NATO commander on Russia and China: We're prepared to respond to aggression with the full weight of the transatlantic alliance. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Top U.S./NATO commander on Russia and China: We're prepared to respond to aggression with the full weight of the transatlantic allianceRick Rozoff General Tod Wolters, the dual-hatted top commander of U.S. European Command and NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on April 13 as part of a review of …

Dave DeCamp (2021-04-14). Biden Sends Personal Delegation to Taiwan as China Warns Against Boosting Ties. news.antiwar.com President Biden is The delegation includes former Senator Chris Dodd and former State Department officials Richard Armitage and James Steinberg. The delegation is expected to arrive in Taiwan on Wednesday. Th…

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). China opposes so-called new rules for U.S. contacts with Taiwan: spokesperson. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a daily news briefing here Tuesday that China firmly opposes the so-called new rules for U.S.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). Hong Kong to hold LegCo election on December 19. ecns.cn The election of the Legislative Council (LegCo) of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will take place on December 19, HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam said at a press briefing on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). China to deepen reform of budget-management system. ecns.cn The State Council, China's cabinet, on Tuesday unveiled a guideline on deepening reform of the country's budget-management system.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). China to continue to curb online platforms' monopolistic behavior. ecns.cn China's top authorities for regulation of markets, cyberspace and taxation on Tuesday pledged to continue to crack down on internet platforms abusing their dominant market positions.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). Xi'an sees 1,000 China-Europe freight train trips this year. ecns.cn Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, on Tuesday saw the 1,000th China-Europe freight train trip this year.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). China welcomes U.S. companies' participation in modernization process: premier. ecns.cn Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that China welcomes the active participation of companies from the United States and around the world in its reform and opening-up, as well as its modernization process.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). China seriously concerned about Japan's disposal of Fukushima water. ecns.cn China Tuesday expressed serious concerns about Japan's decision to discharge contaminated water from Fukushima nuclear station by releasing it into the Pacific Ocean.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). China maintains 27 airports with passenger throughput over 10 mln in 2020. ecns.cn China's 27 civil transport airports registered an annual passenger throughput of more than 10 million each in 2020, down from 39 in 2019, according to a statistical bulletin released by civil aviation authorities.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). Top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2020 in China unveiled. ecns.cn Top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2020 in China were unveiled on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). HK symposium to mark 6th National Security Education Day. ecns.cn The Committee for Safeguarding National Security, led by the city's chief executive, will hold a thematic symposium on Thursday (April 15) to mark China's sixth National Security Education Day, the city's No 1 official revealed on Tuesday.

Labor Video Project (2021-04-14). Seattle APRI Panel:Mineworkers Union Of Namibia Rossing Mine Fight Against Union Busting. indybay.org The Seattle APRI held a panel with Namibian Mineworkers Union Rossing fired union leaders who discussed the union busting by the China National Nuclear Corporation CNNC in Namibia.

ecns.cn (2021-04-14). Chinese researchers reveal transport of microplastics on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have recently revealed the characteristics and source of the long-range transport of microplastics (MPs) on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, known as the Roof of the World.

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 …

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…

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".

Nino Brown (2021-04-13). Chinese people boycott the Xinjiang cotton boycotters. liberationnews.org Once again the People's Republic of China is being accused by the U.S. government and its junior imperialist partners of egregious human rights violation against the Muslim Uyghurs of the Xinjiang — Uyghur Autonomous Region. The U.S. Congress recently imposed sanctions on Chinese officials over the alleged use of forced labor in the cotton-rich northwest …

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.

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