Daily Archives: April 27, 2021

2021-04-27: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-04-27). Beijing reacts to mounting US belligerence with nationalist boycott campaign. wsws.org There is nothing progressive about the current nationalist campaign in China which the CCP is using to advance its interests internationally, while driving a wedge between Chinese workers and their class brothers and sisters around the world.

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). 28 steps to boost Hainan FTP. ecns.cn Sang Baichuan, an economics professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, said the new measures will speed up construction of the Hainan FTP and bring benefits to international trade and economic exchanges.

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). Beijing vows curbs on coal consumption. ecns.cn China's recent commitment to curb coal consumption and coal-fired power projects has sent a strong signal that the country will unswervingly reduce its reliance on coal as a dominant source of energy, experts said.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). Serbian president receives 2nd dose of Sinopharm vaccine. ecns.cn Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday received the second dose of the Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine here in southeastern Serbia and expressed gratitude to China and the Chinese people for "enormous support and help."

Joshua Hanks (2021-04-27). Imperialist countries create global vaccine apartheid, prolonging pandemic. workers.org Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, the scale of inequality under capitalism has come sharply into focus. Long before the pandemic began, inequality, racism and imperialism had threaded their way through all aspects of society, ensuring that the worst effects of disasters fall onto the most oppressed. . . . |

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China-Europe freight train hub tops 1,000 global parcel containers. ecns.cn The number of international parcel containers transported through the Yuxinou (Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe) railway, the first China-Europe freight train route, topped 1,000 on Sunday, local authorities said.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China pledges to deepen anti-pandemic cooperation with South Asian countries. ecns.cn Foreign ministers of China, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on Tuesday agreed to deepen cooperation as South Asian countries are facing a new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China firmly supports India in fighting COVID-19: Chinese embassy. ecns.cn The Chinese government and people firmly support the Indian government and people in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy to India Counselor Wang Xiaojian said.

Stephen Lendman (2021-04-27). America's Hi-Tech War on China. The Strategic Semiconductors Supply Chain. globalresearch.ca US policymakers aim to marginalize, weaken, contain, and isolate China and …

Patrick Cockburn (2021-04-27). Focusing Purely on Injustices in China and Russia with a Cold War Mindset Damages Human Rights Everywhere. counterpunch.org As we enter a second Cold War against China and Russia, there are lessons to be learned from the first, since much the same propaganda mechanisms are once again hard at work. Western governments and media unrelentingly criticise China for the persecution of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province, but there is scarcely a mention of the repression of Kashmiri Muslims in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Diplomatic and media outrage is expressed when Russia and the Syrian government bomb civilians in Idlib in Syria, but the bombing of civilians during the Western-backed, Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, remains at the bottom…

Anonymous103 (2021-04-27). Tensions Rise In The South China Sea: British Flotilla To Sail Through Asian Waters. southfront.org HMS Queen Elizabeth, via Global Look Press | A flotilla of Royal Navy of the United Kingdom leaded by HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier will pass through Asian waters on port visits to Japan and South Korea, according to the British embassy in Tokyo. The decision was made after Australia had warned of threats of conflict in the region."Today, as free nations again hear the beating drums and watch worryingly the militarisation of issues that we had, until recent years, thought unlikely to be catalysts for war, let us contin…

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). Stay firm to ideals, convictions, Xi says. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has underlined the importance of staying firm to ideals and convictions as China is striving to build a modern socialist country and to realize national rejuvenation.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). 'Xinjiang genocide' allegations against China unjustified: scholars. ecns.cn The so-called "genocide" against Uygurs in Xinjiang is "unjustified," and unless providing evidence, the United States "should withdraw the charge," scholars said in an article.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China to improve county business systems, streamline IPR-related administration. ecns.cn To facilitate circulation, increase farmers' incomes and boost rural consumption, the meeting urged efforts to support the transformation and upgrading of commercial facilities in counties and promote the growth of the rural commerce network.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). Intellectual property key for innovation. ecns.cn China will take new steps to reform government functions regarding intellectual property to facilitate entrepreneurial activity and innovation and boost innovation by market entities.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). 3D-printed giant panda model sent into space. ecns.cn A 3D-printed giant panda model was sent into space along with nine commercial satellites onboard China's Long March-6 rocket on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). Country will limit non-CO2 emissions. ecns.cn By the end of last year, China was able to reduce emissions of HFC23, a much more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, by 65,300 metric tons, which is equivalent to 966 million tons of carbon dioxide.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China stresses anti-epidemic measures ahead of holiday. ecns.cn China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has cautioned against any slackening in epidemic control as a travel boom is expected during the upcoming extended May Day holiday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China rebukes Japan over diplomatic blue book. ecns.cn China has lodged solemn representations to Japan through diplomatic channels over the latter's newly released diplomatic blue book which hyped the so-called China threat, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). National development offers great opportunities to Hong Kong's young people: HK youths. ecns.cn The national development offers great opportunities and a broad room for the young people in Hong Kong to stretch their wings, representatives of Hong Kong youth said Tuesday at a seminar hosted by the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

Editorial Team (2021-04-27). Australian government vetoes Victoria-China agreements. challenge-magazine.org Two deals between the state of Victoria and China's National Development and Reform Commission have been vetoed by Australia's Foreign Minister. The Chinese embassy criticised the move by Minister Marise Payne as "provocative", further damaging relations with Australia. | Following laws passed in the Australian Parliament last December, the Foreign Minister has the power to block deals negotiated between local & state authorities and foreign governments. Payne claims she has received hundreds of notifications over such deals. Talking to ABC radio's AM show Payne said: "This scheme is very focussed on Australia…

Dave DeCamp (2021-04-27). Blinken Warns African Countries Against Doing Business With China. news.antiwar.com Secretary of State Antony Responding to questions, Blinken said he hoped African countries should keep their "eyes wide open" when approaching relationships with other nations. | "We're not asking anyone to choose between the United States or China, but I would encourage you to ask those tough questions, to dig beneath the surface, to demand transparency, and to make informed c…

Staff (2021-04-27). Ulyanov names Iran-Russia-China meeting fruitful. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (MNA) — Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov named the meeting of Iranian, Chinese and Russian delegations on JCPOA as fruitful.

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). Xi stresses taking good care of Guilin scenery. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said that efforts must be made to take good care of Guilin's beautiful landscape.

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). China never uses assistance as leverage to interfere with others: FM. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi Monday said that China never uses foreign assistance and development cooperation as leverage to interfere in other countries' internal affairs.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China's malignant tumor survival rate climbs to 40 pct: official. ecns.cn The five-year survival rate for people diagnosed with malignant tumors in China has increased to over 40 percent, up from 30.9 percent 10 years ago, according to a senior health official.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China launches English, Japanese versions of digital museum of Diaoyu Islands. ecns.cn China on Tuesday launched the English and Japanese versions of the digital museum of the Diaoyu Islands at www.diaoyudao.org.cn, a special website about the Diaoyu Islands.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China publishes landform survey report on Diaoyu Islands. ecns.cn China's Ministry of Natural Resources on Monday published a landform survey report on the Diaoyu Island and its affiliated islands.

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). Chinese premier urges enhancing anti-corruption work in gov't agencies. ecns.cn Premier Li Keqiang on Monday called for efforts to enhance clean governance and anti-corruption work in China's government agencies.

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). Racism puts another victim in hospital. ecns.cn He is a talented pastry chef who came to the US from China with his wife a couple of years ago to work in a New York restaurant. Now he is fighting for his life, the latest Asian to become a victim of violence in the city.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China rolls out 28 policies liberalizing trade in Hainan. ecns.cn Chinese authorities have released a circular of 28 policies and measures to liberalize and facilitate trade in goods and services at the Hainan free trade port.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China urges Australia to contribute more to mutual trust, pragmatic cooperation. ecns.cn A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Tuesday urged Australia to contribute more to enhancing mutual trust and promoting pragmatic cooperation.

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). Xi encourages private enterprises to develop boldly. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday expressed his hope that private enterprises can develop boldly with confidence.

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). Xi stresses innovation in equipment manufacturing industry. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday said that only innovation can help the equipment manufacturing industry become stronger.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China, Germany to hold 6th round of intergovernmental talks. ecns.cn Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will co-chair the sixth round of intergovernmental consultations via video link on Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). IAEA to invite Chinese experts over Fukushima wastewater disposal: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn Experts from China will be invited to be part of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) technical working group pertaining to Japan's disposal of nuclear wastewater, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday…

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China's top legislator attends symposium with lawmakers. ecns.cn Chinese top legislator Li Zhanshu on Monday sat down with lawmakers at a symposium to listen to their comments and suggestions for strengthening and improving the work of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China launches nine commercial satellites. ecns.cn China launched its Long March-6 rocket on Tuesday, sending nine commercial satellites into space."ÄÄ"ÄÄThe rocket blasted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province at 11: 20 a.m.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China to take further steps to tackle climate change. ecns.cn China will take solid steps to further lower its carbon intensity and tackle climate change, an ecological official said Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). China's Long March-6 rocket lifts nine commercial satellites. ecns.cn The satellites will provide east China's Shandong Province with remote sensing services for land survey, urban construction, agriculture, forestry, energy, disaster prevention and reduction.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). Xi stresses innovation in equipment manufacturing industry. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday said that only innovation can help the equipment manufacturing industry become stronger.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). Xi inspects southern Chinese city of Nanning. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Tuesday inspected the city of Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). High-speed railway in E China upgraded for mega water diversion project. ecns.cn Some 1,000 Chinese workers on Monday night managed to upgrade the high-speed railway by installing a new railway junction in less than seven hours.

Chris Nineham (2021-04-27). All that Sending a Flotilla Bristling with Weapons into the South China Sea Can Do Is Escalate Global Tensions. globalresearch.ca No one can say that the BBC takes its role as …

Juris Paiders (2021-04-27). Latvian Human Rights Activists Condemn Homophobia In China, Latvia And The World — OpEd. eurasiareview.com The issue of human rights of LGBT persons is like a hot potato — hard to spit it out, but also hard to swallow. Despite majority of the public having nothing against the LGBT community, people are afraid to allow them to have the same human rights everyone else has. | Governments and politicians also clash when it comes to fully recognizing the human rights of LGBT persons — and communist China is no exception. Interestingly, the Chinese Communist Party maintains a stance of double morals on this issue. On the one hand, during UN meetings China always reproaches other nations about homophobia and v…

P. K. Balachandran (2021-04-27). Chinese Defense Minister's Visit Could Give Military Dimension To Sino-Sri Lankan Relations — OpEd. eurasiareview.com The visit of the Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe to Sri Lanka which begins on Tuesday, is significant as it indicates that Sino-Lankan relations may go beyond economic engagement to acquiring a military dimension. | It is reported in a local Sunday paper that Wei's visit will result in China's giving Sri Lanka equipment to modernize the army, navy and air force and enhancing the training component. Though independent confirmation of this has not been possible, what is clear is that China is looking beyond infrastructure development projects in Sri Lanka. It views the island nation as a strategic asset in t…

Dave DeCamp (2021-04-27). US Warship to Join UK Fleet in Tour of Indo-Pacific With Eye on China. news.antiwar.com A US Navy destroyer will join the UK's newly commissioned aircraft carrier in a tour of the Indo-Pacific region next month. Britain's HMS Queen Elizabeth will visit India, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea as part of the UK's efforts to strengthen ties in the region to counter China. The HMS Queen Elizabeth will be leading …

ecns.cn (2021-04-26). Chief executive says HKSAR ideal partner for Japanese enterprises to tap mainland market. ecns.cn Carrie Lam said on Monday that Hong Kong's strong fundamentals and unique advantages under "one country, two systems" make it an ideal partner for Japanese enterprises to tap the vast market in Chinese Mainland.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). 'Smart hand' helps the disabled move freely. ecns.cn A "smart hand" has become a spotlight at the 9th World Radar Expo in Nanjing.

ecns.cn (2021-04-27). Shanghai International Resort to turn zone into 'tourism city'. ecns.cn Shanghai International Resort, which is home to the iconic Shanghai Disney Resort, is looking to build the zone into a "tourism city" by 2035 as it celebrated its fifth anniversary on Monday.

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