2021-11-09: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2021-11-09). China to strengthen scientific cooperation. ecns.cn The Chinese scientific community will collaborate with international peers to deepen research cooperation in frontier sciences, promote openness and inclusivity for scientific undertakings, and jointly tackle major global challenges.

Joris Leverink (2021-11-09). Economic Update: A Story of War. roarmag.org On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses how Amazon rips off small business and squeezes workers; US and China's military tactics; top mainstream economists grasp the deepening critique of capitalism; and how strikes at Nabisco and Kellogg expose capitalism's classic contours of class struggle. | The second half of the show features an interview with Prof Talia Lugacy on her new independent film This is Not a War Story released by Warner Media HBO Max. | You can support this show on

_____ (2021-11-09). America's Eager European Provocateurs Visit Taiwan. journal-neo.org In what at first glance looked like the European Union getting onboard with the US-led confrontation with China, a recent delegation led by Raphael Glucksmann sent to Taiwan supposedly representing the EU tells a story less of supposed mainland "interference" within the island territory, and instead, a story about US interference within the EU. Glucksmann …

ecns.cn (2021-11-09). Chilly winter due to global warming: Expert. ecns.cn Massive snowstorms and a blast of chilly air swept across northern China over the weekend, leaving many people shivering in the freezing cold.

ecns.cn (2021-11-09). High-speed rail cuts greenhouse gas emissions. ecns.cn China's high-speed railway network has led to a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions…

Max Parry (2021-11-09). A New Memoir Reveals How Brzezinski's Chessboard Led to US Being Checkmated in Afghanistan. dissidentvoice.org Nearly as suspenseful as the Taliban's meteoric return to power after the final withdrawal of American armed forces from Afghanistan is the uncertainty over what will come next amid the fallout. Many have predicted that Russia and China will step in to fill the power vacuum and convince the facelift Taliban to negotiate a power-sharing …

Syria Solidarity Movement (2021-11-09). President al-Assad: Syria is keen on developing relations with China. dissidentvoice.org President Bashar al-Assad made a telephone call on Friday with Chinese President Xi Jinping, during which the two sides discussed the close bilateral relations and means of expanding mutual cooperation. During the phone call, the two sides affirmed the great importance given to develop bilateral relations as President al-Assad considered the relationship with China as …

Mark Valencia (2021-11-09). US nuclear sub accident warns of potential for catastrophe. asiatimes.com The US nuclear-sub accident last month demonstrated operator incompetence, government hypocrisy and the environmental threat posed by such operations in the South China Sea. On October 7, the US Navy announced that five days earlier, on October 2, its Seawolf-class nuclear-powered and nuclear-weapons-capable submarine USS Connecticut had hit an unidentified object in the South China Sea. According …

MEE staff (2021-11-09). US Holocaust Museum warns China 'may be committing genocide' against Uighurs. middleeasteye.net US Holocaust Museum warns China 'may be committing genocide' against Uighurs | Report says Beijing could be moving beyond forced assimilation of the Muslim minority as it tries to 'biologically destroy the group' | Tue, 11/09/2021 – 20: 14 | Protesters with the Stanton Public Policy Center's Purple Sash Revolution hold a rally outside the White House on 27 May, 2021 in support of Uighur women and call for a bo…

MEE staff (2021-11-09). COP26: Saudi Arabia and China resist climate deal over emissions data. middleeasteye.net COP26: Saudi Arabia and China resist climate deal over emissions data | Both countries stall efforts at climate conference over concerns about sharing economic growth data | Tue, 11/09/2021 – 11: 20 | Employees of Aramco oil company work in Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq oil processing plant on 20 September 2019 (AFP) | Saudi Arabia and China have been accused of blocking progress at COP26 in Glasgow after refusing to…

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). Online platforms change how universities work. ecns.cn Challenges created by the global COVID-19 pandemic are shaping the contours of a new internationalization of higher education and encouraging universities to look for ways to deepen collaboration, such as by working digitally, presidents of universities said at a recent forum held in Jinan in Shandong province.

Jeff Pao (2021-11-08). EU poised to pull China's GSP trade privileges. asiatimes.com Chinese exporters will no longer enjoy preferential tariff treatment in most European countries when they remove its Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) privileges on December 1. The removal is expected to accelerate the trend of labor-intensive manufacturers including apparel makers moving out of China and to cheaper destination countries like Vietnam and Bangladesh, economists and …

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). Xinjiang experts, scholars reject "forced labor" lies. ecns.cn Twelve experts and scholars from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region debunked fallacies about "forced labor" in Xinjiang at a symposium held in Urumqi, the region's capital, on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). 29 ancient tombs unearthed in China's Shandong. ecns.cn Archaeologists in east China's Shandong Province have excavated 29 ancient tombs, including 11 which date back some 1,800 years to the late Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220 AD).

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). Italian old lady to travel to China on foot as Marco Polo did. ecns.cn Vienna Cammarota, a 72-year-old Italian, announces her plan on social media that she will follow Marco Polo's traces by walking from Italy to Beijing from late April of 2022. She will arrive in Beijing in December of 2023, and if she makes it, she will be the first female ever to walk from Italy to Beijing.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). Whooper swans thrive in North China wetland park. ecns.cn Whooper swans forage and play in Jingwei Lake National Wetland Park in Shanxi Province in late autumn.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). Not looking to change China, U.S. official says. ecns.cn The Biden administration is not seeking to change or contain China, but rather its policy is for the two major powers to coexist in the international system, the White House's top security adviser said, as leaders of the two countries plan to meet virtually this month or next.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). Why is 'Snow Ruyi' built in a valley? ecns.cn As China's first international-standard ski jumping center, the National Ski Jumping Center, known as "Snow Ruyi", is special in its location and material transportation methods during the construction.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). Heavy snow hits northern China, disrupts transport. ecns.cn This winter's first massive snowstorms began hitting North and Northeast China since Saturday, leading to the suspension of trains and other forms of public transportation, and large temperature drops between 8 C and 17 C nationwide.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). Visitors enjoy sleep machine at 4th CIIE. ecns.cn A slow wave sleep machine from Canada designed for better sleep attracted many visitors at the 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE) held in Shanghai.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). China issues plan for cultural relic protection, technological innovation. ecns.cn The General Office of the State Council has released a plan for the preservation of cultural relics and related technological innovation during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025).

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). 19th CPC Central Committee holds sixth plenary session. ecns.cn The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) started its sixth plenary session in Beijing on Monday.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). Chinese astronauts' EVAs to help extend mechanical arm. ecns.cn The extravehicular activities (EVAs) carried out by two Chinese astronauts from Sunday evening till early Monday morning will help expand the capabilities of the mechanical arm on the country's space station, said the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST).

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). China to step up COVID-19 control in nurseries for children under 3. ecns.cn China's National Health Commission on Monday called on nurseries that care for children below the age of three to step up their COVID-19 response measures over the winter.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). China's central bank rolls out new lending tool for carbon reduction. ecns.cn The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the nation's central bank, said on Monday that it has rolled out a supporting tool for carbon reduction as part of efforts to facilitate the country's goal of carbon neutrality.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). To realize data value, progress in legislation can help. ecns.cn China has made strides in data legislation efforts, but more progress is needed to realize the value of data.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). China's passenger car sales down, but new-energy sector thrives. ecns.cn China's passenger car production declined 4.1 percent year on year in October while sales fell 13.9 percent from a year earlier, data from an industry association showed Monday.

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). China's Shenzhou-13 taikonauts complete first extravehicular mission. ecns.cn Screen image taken at Beijing Aerospace Control Center on Nov. 7, 2021 shows Chinese taikonaut Wang Yaping conducting extravehicular activities (EVAs) out of the space station core module Tianhe.

Staff (2021-11-08). China's going to take over Bagram — Trump. rt.com Former US President Donald Trump has warned that China will start using the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. American troops left the base this year as part of their complete withdrawal from the country. | "We would have kept Bagram because it is next to China," Trump told Fox News. "And it is one hour away from their nuclear facility, and we gave that up too." | And now China's going to take over Bagram, in my opinion. | The former president once again criticized the "embarrassing" withdrawal of US forces, which he said was "really a surrender." | Trump has argued in the past that it was a mistake to remove US…

Kim Petersen (2021-11-08). Does Repeatedly Calling China a Threat Reify It? dissidentvoice.org Hegemony requires a coordinated mechanism to be in place for a belligerent entity to designate enemies, attack the leader(s) of the designated enemy, control the narrative (i.e., lie), launch unprovoked attacks that murder a citizenry, destroy the economic basis of the named enemy, loot its resources, topple the enemy's leadership, and replace the leadership with …

Salman Rafi Sheikh (2021-11-08). China looks to Tajiks to spy Afghan terror risks. asiatimes.com When Tajikistan's parliament said on October 28 that China will finance the construction of a "security outpost" near its border with Afghanistan, the announcement lifted the lid on a security relationship that has quietly evolved in recent years with an eye on checking Islamic terror and militant groups.

_____ (2021-11-08). China Opens First Clinic To Support Transgender Youth In Shanghai. popularresistance.org The Children's Hospital of Fudan University in the eastern city of Shanghai recently inaugurated a new multidisciplinary clinic to provide support for transgender children, including safely managing their transition needs, the Global Times, a newspaper operated by the Communist Party of China-owned People's Daily, reported on Friday. According to the paper, the clinic was formed in reaction to the hospital's encounter with trans children, whose needs they had inadequate means to support.

WSWS (2021-11-08). Diplomatic clash between Australia and France highlights implications of militarist AUKUS pact. wsws.org Canberra's cancellation of a French submarine contract is only the sharpest aspect of the tensions ignited by the announcement in September of a new US-British-Australian alliance aimed at preparing for war against China.

David P. Goldman (2021-11-08). US and EU economies hang on Chinese imports. asiatimes.com China's exports to the United States and the European Union now amount to nearly 30% of manufacturing GDP, after an unprecedented surge in shipments this year. US imports from China are 30% higher than before the Covid-19 pandemic, and Europe's imports are 50% higher. These margins of increase have an important macroeconomic impact. The chart …

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). Splendid venues of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. ecns.cn Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will take place from February 4 to 20, 2022. Competitions are due to be staged in three main clusters — downtown Beijing, the capital's Yanqing District, and Zhangjiakou in neighboring Hebei Province. See the splendid venues in downtown Beijing!

ecns.cn (2021-11-08). People visit Intelligent Industry and Information Technology Exhibition Area of 4th CIIE. ecns.cn People visit the Intelligent Industry and Information Technology Exhibition Area of the 4th CIIE, National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), Shanghai Municipality, Nov. 5, 2021.

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