2023-10-13: News Headlines

Eve Ottenberg (2023-10-13). Euphemisms for War are Deadly. counterpunch.org So the U.S. is a very violent place, and the first step in coming to grips with that is to call things what they are. By their names. And not to muffle and distort the ugly truth with deceitful language. Washington's proxy war against Moscow turns hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian soldiers into corpses and tens of thousands of Russian ones into corpses. It's about blood, brutality and gore — not freedom and democracy. Similarly, the war Washington aims to provoke over Taiwan will scorch and kill tens of millions of people with radiation, maybe hundreds of millions, and it risks starving five billion earthl…

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). More friends aspire to study in China after decade of BRI: Russian student. ecns.cn This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative. William, a Russian student at Beijing Language and Culture University, said that many of his friends now aspire to come to China for studies, as China has become increasingly open.

midwesternmarx (2023-10-13). A decade of BRI development transforms China's Xinjiang region into a core area of the Silk Road Economic Belt By: Li Xuanmin in Urumqi and Horgos>. midwesternmarx.com ​A decade of BRI development transforms the region into a core area of the Silk Road Economic Belt On Sunday morning, workers were harvesting grapes on farmland in Yining county in Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Ili, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The freshly-picked fruit was then uploaded onto a truck, headed to Kazakhstan via highway, and within six hours, it would be delivered to the Kazakhstani market and sold to the local consumers."It used to take two to …

Roselena Ramirez (2023-10-13). Jackson Hole: A Tale of Income Inequality and the Vanishing Affordable Housing. america.cgtn.com Jackson Hole, located in the American state of Wyoming, boasts luxurious ski resorts and breathtaking scenery. It is also home to some of the wealthiest citizens in the country. However, the area has faced a significant issue of skyrocketing rents over the last decade, making affordable housing almost nonexistent. This has led to one of the highest rates of income inequality in America. In this context, Mike Kirsch explains why the situation in Jackson Hole is a cause for concern.

Roselena Ramirez (2023-10-13). El Salvador's Improved Safety Yields Positive Results Despite Controversies. america.cgtn.com El Salvador was once considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world. However, after the election of a new president, the crime rate considerably dropped. This improved the quality of life and brought back tourists to the country. It even attracted tech entrepreneurs. However, the fight against crime has been met with some controversies. Harris Whitbeck reports.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). Freight service in focus ahead of 6th CIIE. ecns.cn A China-Europe freight train fully loaded with exhibits for the upcoming 6th China International Import Expo arrived in Shanghai on Wednesday, marking the final stage of preparatory work for this year's CIIE to be held from Nov 5 to 10.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). Increase seen in births of second, third children. ecns.cn Babies born as the second or third child in a family accounted for about 54 percent of new births in China last year, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). China concerned about EU's ongoing steel trade restrictions. ecns.cn China has expressed concern over the European Union's ongoing trade restrictions on steel imports and will closely monitor the bloc's future actions in this regard, said the Ministry of Commerce.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). China's hybrid rice touted for feeding millions globally. ecns.cn China's self-developed hybrid rice has been planted in an area of 9 billion mu (600 million hectares) across the country accumulatively, leading to an increased rice yield of more than 800 billion kilograms"ÄÇ…

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). China's foreign trade reaches 30.8t yuan in the first three quarters. ecns.cn China's foreign trade of goods went down 0.2 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters of the year to 30.8 trillion yuan, customs data showed on Friday.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). First 2023 'Jinbo' China-Europe freight train arrives in Shanghai. ecns.cn The first "Jinbo" China-Europe freight train carrying exhibits for the 6th China International Import Expo (CIIE) arrived at the Minhang Station in Shanghai on Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). Nation may allow higher foreign stakes in certain JVs. ecns.cn China is studying the feasibility of further removing or easing the restrictions on the amount of equity stakes that multinational corporations can hold in joint ventures in certain industries, said the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). China-U.S. Track 2 economic dialogue adds to increasing efforts to stabilize relations. ecns.cn A senior Chinese diplomat met on Thursday with a U.S. delegation participating in the China-U.S. Track 2 economic dialogue, signaling continuously increasing interaction between the world's two biggest economies and improving signs in bilateral ties.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). China's consumer prices flat in September. ecns.cn China's consumer prices remained flat in September while factory-gate prices fell at a slower pace, official data showed on Friday.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). World's largest hydropower station with double-row placed turbines becomes operational in West China. ecns.cn China's first and world's largest hydropower station with double-row placed turbines entered full operation in Northwest China's Qinghai Province on Tuesday, highlighting China's efforts in developing hydropower and clean energy.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). Rare wild orchid ushers in blooming season in Guangdong. ecns.cn Paphiopedilum purpureum, a first-class protected wild plant in China ushered in its blooming season in Guangdong.

Luis Linares Petrov (2023-10-13). Cuba ¥s products present at China trade fair. plenglish.com Aner Pérez, general director of the Coratur Representative Office in China, commented in statements to Prensa Latina that goods, such as coffee, honey and rum were very well received at the event. | Henan is one of the Chinese provinces most committed to the development and incorporation of international products, hence the importance of participating in this fair, he explained, and emphasized that Cuba promotes a series of products, which Chinese consumers can find on China's JD.com digital trade platform, specifically under the "Excelencias de Cuba" section. | "We have worked with interested marketers, we have…

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). Beijing sets stricter guidelines for childcare institutions. ecns.cn Beijing's childcare institutions will face tighter regulations starting from Jan 1 next year as the city's health commission has announced a set of new measures aimed at ensuring the safety and well-being of children.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). Asian Para Games Flame takes first-ever high-speed train ride to Hangzhou. ecns.cn The flame for the 4th Asian Para Games arrived in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, on Thursday evening riding a high-speed trainafter it was collected in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, where the first Asian Para Games took place in 2010.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). Asian Games venues reopen as public facilities. ecns.cn Despite the 19th Asian Games only drawing to a close last Sunday, some of the venues have already opened to the public in Hangzhou, host city of the sports extravaganza and capital of Zhejiang province.

ecns.cn (2023-10-13). Venues ready to welcome 4th Asian Para Games in Hangzhou. ecns.cn Venue transformations for the games are underway in Hangzhou.

Phyllis Bennis (2023-10-13). Beware the Anti-China Sentiment Pushing Us Towards Another Cold War! indybay.org If the United States can't learn to cooperate with China, our future will be one of constant escalation of wars and threats of wars and all that comes with them—including massive refugee flows, environmental destruction, and rising poverty.

presstv.ir (2023-10-13). Congressional panel: US must prepare for potential wars with China, Russia. presstv.ir A bipartisan panel has warned that the US must be prepared for potential simultaneous wars with China and Russia.

presstv.ir (2023-10-13). Trust between EU, China 'eroded', Borrell warns. presstv.ir European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell warns that trust between the bloc and China has been eroded.

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