Daily Archives: April 15, 2021

2021-04-15: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). China sets up new national security research center. ecns.cn A research center dedicated to the systematic study of the holistic approach to national security was inaugurated Wednesday in Beijing.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). Chinese President Xi Jinping receives credentials of 29 ambassadors. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday received the credentials of new ambassadors to China from 29 countries at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). Over 175 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across China. ecns.cn BEIJING, April 14 (Xinhua) — More than 175.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Tuesday, the National Health Commission said Wednesday. Enditem…

East Asia Forum (2021-04-15). Pineapple Ban Another Prickle In Cross-Strait Relations — Analysis. eurasiareview.com By Dalton Lin* | Beijing suddenly announced on 26 February 2021 that it would suspend pineapple imports from Taiwan starting 1 March, citing

Guoqing Qian, Yong Zhang, Yang Xu, Weihua Hu, Ian P. Hall, Jiang Yue, Hongyun Lu, Liemin Ruan, Maoqing Ye, Jin Mei (2021-04-15). [Research Paper] Reduced inflammatory responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection in children presenting to hospital with COVID-19 in China. thelancet.com Infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in children is associated with better outcomes than in adults. The inflammatory response to COVID-19 infection in children remains poorly characterised.

Dan Cohen (2021-04-15). NED-Funded Uyghur Separatist Network and CAIR Director Rally Around Cold War Propaganda. mintpressnews.com At a March 30 demonstration at the Chinese Embassy, the U.S.-funded Uyghur Separatist Network was joined by prominent Muslim figures. "Behind The Headlines" correspondent Dan Cohen spoke to participants and examined their claims.

Julio Yao Villalaz (2021-04-15). La dictadura mundial acusa a China y Rusia de violaciones. globalizacion.ca —A la memoria de un gran amigo de Panamá, que acaba de fallecer a los 93 años: el Dr. William Ramsey Clark, ex Fiscal General de Estados Unidos, quien presidió la Comisión Independiente sobre la Invasión a Panamá, y en…

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). 50th anniversary celebration of Ping-Pong Diplomacy manifests enthusiasm for grassroots exchanges. ecns.cn A China-U.S. Ping-Pong friendly match was held in Shanghai recently to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Ping-Pong Diplomacy" between the two countries.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). 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 (2021-04-15). China urges Japan to reconsider decision on nuclear waste disposal: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn China strongly urges Japan to reconsider its decision on the disposal of nuclear waste, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). Film follows pursuit of musical dreams in Xinjiang. ecns.cn A Chinese musical film The Wings of Songs hit screens across China on March 28, telling the story of three young people from different ethnic groups who pursue their musical dreams and embark on a journey to travel to places in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to collect folk songs and experience the local life.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). China urges U.S. to stop drumming up China's threat in outer space. ecns.cn China urged the U.S. to stop fabricating the so-called China threat in outer space, sticking to the Cold War mentality, and shifting its responsibilities.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). China to boost digitalization of manufacturing. ecns.cn China's large manufacturing firms with an annual business turnover of at least 20 million yuan (about 3.06 million U.S. dollars) will have all introduced digitalization by 2035, said a draft issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). China's top legislator highlights new legislation to protect Yellow River. ecns.cn China's top legislator Li Zhanshu has called for accelerated legislation to advance ecological conservation and high-quality development in the Yellow River basin.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). Record set for deep-sea drilling. ecns.cn China's deep-sea drilling system Sea Bull IIbored a core of 231 meters more than 2,000 meters beneath the surface in the South China sea at around 11 pm Wednesday, setting a new world record.

Labor Video Project (2021-04-15). 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 (2021-04-15). U.S. climate envoy John Kerry to meet Chinese counterpart. ecns.cn United States special climate envoy John Kerry is going to talk with his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua during a visit to Shanghai from Wednesday to Saturday, according to a media release from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). Drilling completes on high-speed rail tunnel through Hubei karst landscape. ecns.cn With a total length of 5,506 meters, Gaojiaping tunnel of Zhengzhou-Wanzhou high-speed railway (Zhengwan high-speed railway) completed drilling on Monday after 4 years.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). More than 80 bronze mirrors of Han Dynasty unearthed in Shaanxi. ecns.cn Archaeologists from the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology have unearthed more than 80 bronze mirrors from the Western Han Dynasty (202 BC—9 AD) at a large cemetery in Dabaozi Village, Xianyang City, Shaanxi Province.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). PLA drills in Taiwan Straits safeguard national sovereignty. ecns.cn The drills conducted by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in the Taiwan Straits are aimed at safeguarding national sovereignty and responding to interference by external forces and provocations by "Taiwan independence" forces.

ecns.cn (2021-04-15). Equal treatment for Taiwan compatriots seeking vaccination on mainland: spokesperson. ecns.cn A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday said Taiwan compatriots enjoy the same treatment as mainlanders when seeking vaccination on the mainland.

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.

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…

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…

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 …

WSWS (2021-04-14). Taiwan, semiconductor manufacture and the US conflict with China. wsws.org While the strategic importance of Taiwan in any conflict between the US and China is evident, not so obvious is the role that the country plays in the manufacture of semiconductor chips.

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 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.

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). 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.

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