2024-05-10: News Headlines

Julianne Tveten, Fairness, Accuracy in Reporting. (2024-05-10). TikTok Law Is An Attempt To Censor, Not A Warning To Big Tech. popularresistance.org As US lawmakers' agitation over TikTok culminates in a law that threatens a nationwide ban if the social media platform isn't sold to a US buyer within nine months, an emergent media narrative finds a silver lining. Every legislative move targeting TikTok, the story goes, has the potential to inspire much-needed regulation of tech behemoths like Meta, Amazon, Google and Apple. | But by conflating the US's legal treatment of TikTok—a subsidiary of the Beijing-based ByteDance—with that of its own tech industry, media obscure the real reasons for the law's passage. This was apparent in a New York Times p…

infobrics (2024-05-10). Serbia's close ties with China show its future lies in BRICS. infobrics.org Xi Jinping pointed out that relations between China and Serbia are "sealed by blood" and that "the friendship of the countries will forever remain in the common memory of the Chinese and Serbian people". Such words certainly resonate quite strongly in both countries.

Pablo Ruiz Espinoza (2024-05-10). USA: Between war and the courage to negotiate. pressenza.com President Joe Biden's recent decision to approve a $95 billion military aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan is very bad for the world because it assures us that conflicts and military escalation will continue, with undoubted consequences for everyone. | Before this presidential approval, DW News reported that the US House of Representatives had approved the military aid package, showing a representative speaking on the floor of the US Congress with a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin, China's Xi Jinping, and Iran's Ebrahim Raisol-Sadati on a lectern behind him. | The image more than eloquently s…

newleftreview (2024-05-10). Richard Beck: Bidenism Abroad. newleftreview.org Panoramic survey of US foreign policy as Washington attempts to maintain its global hegemony in conditions of faltering growth. Containing China, confronting Russia, driving decarbonization: each of Biden's stated aims has been beset by insoluble contradictions from the outset, Richard Beck argues, now compounded by Israel's punitive war on Gaza.

Dave DeCamp (2024-05-10). Chinese Military Monitors US Warship's Transit Through Taiwan Strait. news.antiwar.com The Chinese military said that it monitored the transit of a US Navy Destroyer that sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, which came as the US and the Philippines are conducting major drills in the region. Col. Li Xi, spokesman for the Chinese military's Eastern Theater Command, condemned the USS Halsey's transit and said …

Michael Hudson (2024-05-10). The Parallels Between Archaic Entrepots and Modern Offshore Banking Centers. counterpunch.org A discussion of the origins of urbanization may provide some insight into the character of modern social problems by highlighting the long historical dynamic at work. It may not be out of place here to point out that anti‚Äëstates are well known in the modern world, above all in what the U.S. Federal Reserve Board classifies as eleven offshore banking centers. Five such enclaves are in the Caribbean: Panama, the Netherlands Antilles (Curacao), Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the British West Indies (Cayman Islands). Three enclaves—Hong Kong, Macao, and Singapore—were founded to conduct the C…

latintimes (2024-05-10). Chip Giant TSMC's April Revenue Jumps 60% On-year. latintimes.com Taiwanese chip giant TSMC said on Friday that April revenue jumped nearly 60 percent on-year, riding a huge wave of demand for the advanced semiconductors used in AI hardware.

latintimes (2024-05-10). Einstein And Anime: Hong Kong University Tests AI Professors. latintimes.com Using virtual reality headsets, students at a Hong Kong university travel to a pavilion above the clouds to watch an AI-generated Albert Einstein explain game theory.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-10). China condemns unilateral US sanctions on its firms. plenglish.com Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lin Jian stressed the legitimate right of China and Russia to engage in usual economic and trade cooperation, which should not be interfered with or restricted. | The spokesperson also underscored the constant US crackdown on Chinese companies under the pretext of "national security risks" without providing any evidence. | He urged Washington to halt the generalization of this concept and stop politicizing, exploiting, and militarizing economic, trade, and technology issues. | "China will continue to take necessary steps to defend firmly, the legitimate rights and interests of its e…

Redacción Chile (2024-05-10). The BRICS — Is another world possible? pressenza.com The BRICS is the name given to the group of five countries that began to form this group and to work consensually in areas such as trade, investment, technology, and finance, to promote their common interests on the world stage, seeking to counter the hegemony of other international institutions such as the G7 or the World Bank. The group was formally established in 2006 when the leaders of the member countries met in New Delhi, India. In 2010, South Africa joined the group to form what is now known as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa). | By Felix Madariaga | The BRICS are seen by many as an…

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Market lauds realty policy easing in Hangzhou, Xi'an. ecns.cn By taking the lead among major cities in scrapping all restrictions on homebuying, Hangzhou and Xi'an have set the tone in terms of effecting measures that boost market confidence and help the market to stabilize…

Ralph Jennings (2024-05-10). China scouts Hungary to power EV battery production and sell to wider, warier EU. scmp.com As China looks to tap Europe's vast market for lithium batteries, Hungary has become an attractive destination for production to make logistics simpler — and bypass EU trade investigations.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). China allows the import of Hungarian fresh cherries that meet relevant requirements. ecns.cn China's General Administration of Customs (GAC) announced on Friday that it has allowed, effective immediately, the import of Hungarian fresh cherries that meet relevant requirements.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). In Numbers: Highlights of China-Hungary relations. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). China in Diplomat's EyesÔΩúVibrant China through lens by Jordanian diplomat. ecns.cn From the ancient city of Xi'an to the host city of the 19th Asian Games, Hangzhou, and from the world-famous "porcelain capital" of Jingdezhen to modern cities like Beijing and Shanghai, China showcases both profound history and vibrant development momentum with rapid changes, as captured through the lens of Ma'moun Al Faqier, Second Secretary of the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). China-U.S. trade remains stable in first four months of 2024. ecns.cn The U.S. remained as China's third largest trade partner in the first four months this year, with the total trade volume between the two countries rising by 1.1 percent year-on-year.

Reuters (2024-05-10). Chinese companies hit with US trade restrictions over spy balloon incident. scmp.com Other entities were added to the list for allegedly trying to obtain US quantum technology for China, or for seeking US parts for military drones.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Full text: China-Hungary Joint Statement on the Establishment of an All-Weather Comprehensive Strategic Partnership for the New Era. ecns.cn The following is the full text of a joint statement on the establishment of an all-weather comprehensive strategic partnership for the new era released by China and Hungary on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Insights | 'Most important partner': former Serbian senior diplomat spoke highly of Serbia-China ironclad friendship. ecns.cn Serbia has perceived China as the most important partner in modernizing its economy, said Zivadin Jovanovic, president of the Belgrade Forum for a World of Equals and Silk Road Connectivity Research Center and former Serbian senior diplomat, during an interview with China News Network recently.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Beijing, Budapest carry ties forward. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that the China-Hungary relationship is now at its best in history, and he called on the two sides to summarize the valuable experience of the past and continue deepening practical cooperation in various sectors.

Khushboo Razdan (2024-05-10). New tech, old conflict: gallium claim pits US future priorities against environmental impact. scmp.com A project to mine gallium in a national forest would help reduce US reliance on China but it faces local opposition from conservationists.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Agreement boosts joint work on parks. ecns.cn An agreement to promote friendly cooperation between China's Giant Panda National Park and the Pyrenees National Park in France was recently reached by the National Forestry and Grassland Administration and the French Biodiversity Agency, the administration has announced.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Intelligent heavy-haul electric locomotive rolls off production line in C China. ecns.cn China's first intelligent heavy-haul electric locomotive officially rolled off the product line in Zhuzhou, Hunan Province on Thursday.

Khushboo Razdan (2024-05-10). Eric Garcetti, US ambassador to India, emphasises American trust in New Delhi amid China threats. scmp.com Eric Garcetti defends India's role as check against China, pointing out its early TikTok ban and loss of soldiers along the disputed border.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Two Chinese mega-cities lift curbs on buying homes to shore up real estate market. ecns.cn Two Chinese mega-cities, Hangzhou in East China's Zhejiang Province and Xi'an in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, said on Thursday they would lift all home purchase restrictions to shore up the local real estate market and boost market confidence.

Mark Magnier (2024-05-10). Chinese billionaire sentenced 7 months by US federal court for illegal political donations and fraud. scmp.com Now facing deportation, Qin Hui decried for 'brazen flouting' in case said to involve campaign contributions to New York city mayor and US congressman.

Daniel Wagner (2024-05-10). Contain China? Washington, that ship has sailed. scmp.com Unlike the Soviet Union in the 1980s, China has a highly diversified economy and capable defences making it unlikely to collapse or be contained. Despite what some pundits in Washington may believe, much of the world would not readily join the US in a war or containment strategy against China…

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Full Text: Outcome list of President Xi Jinping's state visit to Hungary. ecns.cn From May 8 to 10, 2024, President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China paid a state visit to Hungary.

Reuters (2024-05-10). 2 Britons accused of spying for China, to face trial for breaching UK secrets act. scmp.com The men, ex-researcher Christopher Cash, 29, and Christopher Berry, 32, were charged last month with providing prejudicial information to China in breach of the Official Secrets Act.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Scenery of karst sinkhole in Guangxi. ecns.cn Sunshine casts into a karst sinkhole in Hechi, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, attracting many visitors.

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-10). India's Navy may face new challenges with China's new super-carrier. ptcnews.tv PTC News Desk: Following a brief sea testing, the 80,000-ton warship known as the Fujian, China's first super-carrier on Friday, has returned to port. An important turning point in China's military and naval capabilities has been reached with the construction of the aircraft carrier, the country's most sophisticated vessel of its kind.According to the reports, China's first indigenous aircraft carrier design, the Fujian, or Type 003 class carrier, is the first to use electromagnetic catapults and an integrated propulsion system. The goal of the electromagnetic catapults, which will eventually replace the traditi…

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Insights | Head-of-state diplomacy boosts France-China relations: French scholar. ecns.cn The state visits of President Xi to three European countries signal peace, cooperation, and dialogue, as they are occurring in the context of huge tensions, said Sébastien Drochon, senior fellow of the Schiller Institute in France, in an exclusive interview with China News Network.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Insights丨Mutual trust reinforces Serbia's ironclad friendship with China: former Serbian senior diplomat. ecns.cn Jovanovic spoke highly of the ironclad friendship between Serbia and China, which was reinforced by mutual trust. He also expressed hopes for more cooperation in the future.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Expert on Xi's 'European moment': Europe and China should meet each other halfway. ecns.cn Cui Hongjian said that both China and Europe share a strong consensus on countering hegemony and pursuing multi-polarization, while their economic cooperation remains resilient, with Europe demonstrating a growing willingness to collaborate with China.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). China urges U.S. to create enabling environment for bilateral cooperation: FM. ecns.cn China urged the U.S. to create an enabling environment for bilateral relations and cooperation across various fields, noting that the generalization of the concept of national security will finally harm its own interests.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). Envoy: China's South-South advocacy boosts trade, investment. ecns.cn China's ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday emphasized that the country will persist as a strong advocate for South-South cooperation and support its trade and investment for sustainable development.

Reuters (2024-05-10). Chinese companies hit with US trade restrictions over 'spy balloon' incident. scmp.com Other entities were added to the list for allegedly trying to obtain US quantum technology for China, or for seeking US parts for military drones.

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2024-05-09: News Headlines

Jerry Grey, Black Agenda Report. (2024-05-09). The State Department Report On Human Rights. popularresistance.org There's plenty of media coverage on what he came for, and the messages he wanted to deliver but the main thrust of his first day was the wave of media reports on what he felt about China's human rights record. | In a 1283-word preface, signed by Blinken there are 49 words related to China but these 49 words achieved all the media attention. They were: | The Report documents ongoing grave human rights abuses in the People's Republic of China (PRC). For example, in Xinjiang, the PRC continues to carry out genocide, crimes against humanity, forced labour, and other human rights violations against predominantly Musli…

newleftreview (2024-05-09). Richard Beck: Bidenism Abroad. newleftreview.org Panoramic survey of US foreign policy as Washington attempts to maintain its global hegemony in conditions of faltering growth. Containing China, confronting Russia, driving decarbonization: each of Biden's stated aims has been beset by insoluble contradictions from the outset, Richard Beck argues, now compounded by Israel's punitive war on Gaza.

Staff (2024-05-09). President Maduro Meets with Communist Party Delegation From China. orinocotribune.com The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, held a meeting with a delegation of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), led by the vice minister of the International Department of the party, Chen Zhou. | In the meeting, reported by a Venezuelan presidency press release this Wednesday, May 8, the Venezuelan head of state was accompanied by First Lady Cilia Flores; Deputy Nicolás Maduro Guerra; the vice minister for Latin America of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Rander Peña; and the vice minister for Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania, Tatiana Pugh. | On the Chinese side, Zhou w…

latintimes (2024-05-09). China's Xi In Hungary To Celebrate 'New Era' With Orban. latintimes.com Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will host Chinese President Xi Jinping in Budapest on Thursday in a bid to strengthen already flourishing ties between Beijing and its closest EU ally.

latintimes (2024-05-09). Chinese City Lifts Curbs On Buying Homes As Property Crisis Bites. latintimes.com One of China's wealthiest cities said Thursday it would lift all restrictions on buying homes, joining a growing list of urban areas rolling back curbs as they look to prop up the faltering property market.

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-05-09). China condemns US unilateral sanctions for ties with Russia. plenglish.com Beijing, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Government on Thursday rejected the latest sanctions announced by the United States against nearly 300 international institutions and individuals, including 20 Chinese companies, for alleged links with the Russian military sector.

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-05-09). China rejects foreign interference in Taiwan. plenglish.com Foreign Ministry spokesman Lin Jian made these statements when referring to the phrase 'any contingency for Taiwan is a contingency for Japan,' a notion preached by some parties in Japan and Taiwan. | "By repeating and exaggerating such rhetoric, the DPP (Democratic Progressive Party) is essentially telling the world that their underlying logic is to ingratiate themselves with Japan, sell out Taiwan and seek independence by demanding foreign support," the spokesman added. | Lin stressed that the One-China principle is a universal consensus and therefore, no separatist attempt 'will go anywhere, no matter what it…

WSWS (2024-05-09). In France, Xi rejects Macron's call for China to pressure Russia in Ukraine war. wsws.org The summit unfolded under the shadow of French threats to send ground troops to Ukraine, and Russian threats to respond to a NATO ground invasion with nuclear weapons.

WSWS (2024-05-09). New bans on Huawei: Another shot in Biden's economic war on China. wsws.org The rise of Chinese hi-tech companies such as Huawei highlight the historic decline of US imperialism which is prepared to resort to all methods to maintain its global economic and military dominance.

WSWS (2024-05-09). Australian chopper and Chinese fighter involved in so-called "near miss" wsws.org The Australian government and media, as well as the US, have deliberately inflated the incident, exploiting it to again ratchet up tensions with Beijing.

The Independent (2024-05-09). Global tech giants in Africa AI gold rush. independent.co.ug Multinationals are opening a new battle front to shape the development, use, and governance of artificial intelligence in Africa, as African countries rush to create their own AI policies. SPECIAL REPORT | BIRD AGENCY | Global technology giants including Microsoft, IBM, Huawei, Nvidia, and Google are lining up to tap into a multi-billion dollar opportunity …

Wang Wen (2024-05-09). No good reason for Europe to follow the US' China containment strategy. scmp.com Europeans' sense of autonomy, the political lurch to the right and the urgent need for economic recovery are just a few factors suggesting Europe will break free from US-centric thinking.

Khushboo Razdan (2024-05-09). Amid China tech advances, US national security is 'foremost': top Biden official. scmp.com American vulnerability to Chinese overcapacity also a concern being tackled, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo tells key House Appropriations committee.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Seven-item notice scraps restrictions on homebuying in Hangzhou. ecns.cn Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, announced the scrapping of all restrictions on homebuying from Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). 'Panda Train' on China-Laos railway makes debut in SW China. ecns.cn The train, decorated with images, paintings, and mascots of giant panda and named as "Panda Train", which operates along Southwest China's Guiyang and Xishuangbanna cities and Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang in Laos, departed from Guiyang on Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Serbian blueberries to be imported to China. ecns.cn Serbia-produced fresh blueberries that meet requirements will be allowed to be imported to China with immediate effect, China's General Administration of Customs (GAC) announced on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). China sends Smart Skynet-1 01 satellite into space. ecns.cn A Long March-3B carrier rocket carrying the Smart Skynet-1 01 satellite blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, May 9, 2024.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Attempts to pursue 'Taiwan Independence' doomed to fail: Foreign Ministry. ecns.cn Any attempt to pursue "Taiwan independence" under any pretext or in any form will not succeed, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lin Jian said on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). China signs AEO mutual recognition deals with Burundi, Iceland to boost trade. ecns.cn China has signed Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) mutual recognition agreements with Burundi and Iceland in Shenzhen city, South China's Guangdong Province, on Thursday to boost trade with the two countries.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Xi says ready to jointly promote China-Hungary ties to higher levels. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed on Thursday his readiness to work with Hungarian President Tamas Sulyok to carry forward the traditional friendship, deepen political mutual trust, strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation.

Prof Zhang Jun (2024-05-09). Why China's diversified economy garners both praise and criticism. scmp.com China has achieved economic success not just through repurposing Western technology but by rapidly upgrading and adapting it. Top-down management coexists with local autonomy and bottom-up innovation in the Chinese industrial ecosystem.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Wheat enters harvest in Yunnan. ecns.cn Wheat crops enter harvest season on the bank of Dianchi Lake in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province, May 8, 2024.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Most valuable treasure in Nanjing Museum: Gold Beast. ecns.cn The Gold Beast, the most valuable treasure in Nanjing Museum, is 17.5 cm long, 16 cm wide, and 10.2 cm high, weighing 9,100 grams and containing 99 percent gold.

Kelly Le (2024-05-09). Tech war: China's use of RISC-V chip standard faces headwinds amid US scrutiny and Google's end of Android support. scmp.com China's strengthened push to use RISC-V, an open-source chip-design architecture, is facing new risks amid scrutiny by the US and Google's move to stop supporting it on Android.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Nation's self-developed satellite to launch service in HKSAR. ecns.cn As China's first self-developed satellite communications system, Tiantong will offer commercial mobile services in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Wednesday.

Khushboo Razdan (2024-05-09). New US and China climate envoys, seeking show of progress, meet for first time in Washington. scmp.com Bilateral working group sessions meant to build on agreements reached last year and restore top-level engagement as pledged at Xi-Biden summit.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). China opposes U.S. sanctions against Chinese companies over Russia. ecns.cn China will take necessary measures to resolutely safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese enterprises victimized by the recent U.S. sanctions, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). China's foreign trade in first four months hits 13.81 trillion yuan. ecns.cn China's trade in goods in the first fourth months of 2024 recorded an increase of 5.7 percent year-on-year to reach 13.81 trillion yuan ($1.91 trillion), data from China's General Administration of Customs (GAC) showed on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Heavy rains may lead to floods in South, Southwest China. ecns.cn Torrential rains from Thursday to Sunday may leave more than a dozen rivers in southern China swollen above their flood warning levels, according to the Ministry of Water Resources.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Insights | China and Europe: Growing cooperation and strong consensus against hegemony. ecns.cn The world today is intertwined with turmoiland changes, while multilateralism andcooperation are facing challenges ofprotectionism and confrontation. | Against this backdrop, growing coordination, dialogue and cooperation between China and France, as well as Europe are conducive to the transformation ofinternational landscapes.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). 9 dead, 2 hurt in Ningxia crash. ecns.cn Nine people died and two were injured in a car-truck crash in Qingtongxia, Ningxia Hui autonomous region on Thursday morning.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). China launches new satellite. ecns.cn China on Thursday launched a Long March-3B carrier rocket, placing a new satellite in space."ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Xi says ready to jointly promote high-level development of China-Hungary ties. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed on Thursday his readiness to foster a good working relationship and friendship with Hungarian President Tamas Sulyok.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). China's foreign trade up 5.7% in first 4 months. ecns.cn China's foreign trade of goods went up by 5.7 percent year-on-year in the first four months of this year, customs data showed on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). China committed to optimizing marine test sites. ecns.cn Over the past few years, China has strived to build a series of marine test sites across the country so as to better meet the needs for testing advanced marine equipment and contribute to the development of relevant emerging industries.

Finbarr Bermingham (2024-05-09). Chinese leader Xi Jinping's Serbia trip 'timed to increase tensions' with West, US envoy says. scmp.com Xi's arrival and remarks published in Serbia coincided with 25th anniversary of US air strike that killed three Chinese journalists.

teleSUR, idg, DRL (2024-05-09). Visita de Xi Jinping a Hungría fortalece vínculos bilaterales. telesurtv.net Xi Jinping, llegó este miércoles a Hungría, país donde concluye su gira europea, en una visita de trabajo que durará tres días.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-05-09). Honduras participará en Exposición de Pesquería y Mariscos en China. telesurtv.net Honduras será país invitado de honor al evento en China.

newarab (2024-05-09). Why did China host unity talks between Fatah and Hamas. newarab.com Last month, China While details of the meetings have been kept under wraps, leaks indicate that

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2024-05-07: News Headlines

teleSUR (2024-05-07). China Asks Israel to Stop Its Offensive Against Rafah. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, China expressed its concern over the Israeli occupation forces' military offensive on Rafah and urged Israel to stop attacking Gaza. | RELATED: | "China is deeply concerned about Israel's ground military operations against Rafah. We earnestly urge Israel to heed the calls of the international community and cease its attacks," Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson Lin Jian said, adding that Israel must make "every possible effort to…

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). China, France oppose Israeli operation in Rafah. ecns.cn The heads of state of China and France oppose Israeli operation in Rafah, which will lead to a greater humanitarian disaster, the two countries said in a joint statement released on Monday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). Xi elaborates on China's position on Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Ukraine crisis. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined China's principled position on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the Ukraine crisis when he jointly met the press with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron here on Monday.

newleftreview (2024-05-07). Richard Beck: Bidenism Abroad. newleftreview.org Panoramic survey of US foreign policy as Washington attempts to maintain its global hegemony in conditions of faltering growth. Containing China, confronting Russia, driving decarbonization: each of Biden's stated aims has been beset by insoluble contradictions from the outset, Richard Beck argues, now compounded by Israel's punitive war on Gaza.

Pepe Escobar, The Cradle. (2024-05-07). The Russia—Iran—China Search For A New Global Security Order. popularresistance.org The Hegemon has no idea what awaits the Exceptionalist mindset: China has started to decisively stir the civilizational cauldron without bothering about an inevitable array of sanctions coming by early 2025 and/or a possible collapse of the international financial system. | Last week, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and his list of delusional US demands was welcomed in Beijing by Foreign Minister Wang Yi and President Xi Jinping as little more than an annoying gnat. Wang, on the record, stressed that Tehran was justified in defending itself against Israel's shredding of the Vienna Convention when it attacke…

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-05-07). US-China to hold talks on climate change. plenglish.com Washington, May 7 (Prensa Latina) China's special envoy for climate change, Liu Zhenmin, will participate in a bilateral meeting in the United States to follow up on the climate agreements between Washington and Beijing.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-07). Expert underscores visa-free impacts for Chinese tourists in Cuba. plenglish.com Beijing, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's announcement of a visa exemption for Chinese tourists will increase exchanges and strengthen bilateral relations in several sectors, a specialized source said on Tuesday.

Bloomberg (2024-05-07). Pentagon's 'Switchblade 600' drone gets funding for China fight. scmp.com A tank-destroying drone known for helping Ukraine push back on Russian advances is getting a major infusion of support.

latintimes (2024-05-07). Macron Takes Xi To French Mountains To Press Messages On Ukraine, Trade. latintimes.com French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday is to host Chinese leader Xi Jinping at one of his beloved childhood haunts in the Pyrenees mountains, seeking to press a message to Beijing not to support Russia's war against Ukraine and to accept fairer trade.

EcoWaste Coalition (2024-05-07). EcoWaste Coalition: 7 More Paints from China and Thailand Failed Laboratory Tests for Lead Content. pressenza.com 7 May 2024, Quezon City. The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition today announced that seven more imported paint products failed laboratory tests for lead content and should therefore be withdrawn from the market at once. | Based on the analyses carried out by SGS, a global testing company, seven products submitted by the EcoWaste Coalition last April exceeded the 90 parts per million (ppm) limit for lead in paint as specified under the DENR-issued Chemical Control Order (CCO) for lead and its compounds. Laboratory tests confirm lead in excess of 90 parts per million (ppm) on these seven imported paints | Acc…

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). Return of Chinese tourists helps vitalize Europe's tourism market, economy. ecns.cn Deepening tourism cooperation between China and Europe will help vitalize the continent's economy, as tourism is one of its pillar industries.

Nancy Qian (2024-05-07). How TikTok's arrogance sealed its fate in America. scmp.com Instead of tackling data fears and becoming a force for good in the tech industry, TikTok mobilised its users against the government, raising alarm at how easily a foreign-owned entity can exert political influence.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). China's Long March-6C rocket makes maiden flight. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). Full text of Xi's speech at the closing ceremony of the Sixth Meeting of the China-France Business Council. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday delivered a speech in Paris at the closing ceremony of the Sixth Meeting of the China-France Business Council.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). In Numbers: Highlights of China-France relations. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). China's newest rocket Long March 6C makes first flight. ecns.cn Long March 6C, the latest member in China's Long March carrier rocket family, conducted its debut flight on Tuesday morning, sending four small satellites into space.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). Full text of Xi's signed article in Serbian media. ecns.cn A signed article by Chinese President Xi Jinping titled "May the Light of Our Ironclad Friendship Shine on the Path of China-Serbia Cooperation" was published Tuesday in Serbian media Politika.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). Cargo drone begins carrying seedlings from Hainan. ecns.cn A large cargo drone transported 455 kilograms of seedlings for shrimp plants late last month from Haikou, Hainan province to Zhuhai, Guangdong province in less than three hours — the maiden cross-sea flight of a drone for public cargo logistics between the provinces.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). Culture Fact: Ancient book witnesses China-France cultural exchanges. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). Economic rebound expected to continue. ecns.cn China's economy is poised for a steady rebound throughout this year, underpinned by consumer-led recovery, a robust foundation laid in the first quarter, and the gradual stabilization of the property sector, experts said.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). Land-sea freight service adds new route to Los Angeles. ecns.cn A freight train carrying 360 metric tons of cargo departed from Ruijin in east China's Jiangxi Province for Los Angeles in the United States on Monday, marking the launch of a new land-sea freight route.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). Two dead, 21 injured following a stabbing incident at a hospital in SW China. ecns.cn Two people were killed and another 21 were injured following a stabbing incident at People's Hospital in Zhenxiong county, Zhaotong, Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). University strengthens cultural bonds with French schools. ecns.cn Students and members of the public in the French cities of Paris and Lyon recently got the opportunity to take part in a series of traditional Chinese cultural and sports events hosted by East China Normal University.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). National Center for Space Weather warns of strong solar flares in next few days. ecns.cn China's National Center for Space Weather on Sunday issued a solar flare warning as a strong solar flare (X1.3-class) erupted from the sun. Other strong solar flares may erupt in the next three days, the center said.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). Nations' example could help guide global relations. ecns.cn Raffarin expressed his satisfaction with the focus of the talks, recognizing their importance not just for France or China, but for the entire world.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). China's Long March-6C rocket completes maiden flight. ecns.cn China's Long March-6C carrier rocket completed its maiden flight on Tuesday, placing four satellites in space. It was the 520th flight mission of the Long March series rockets.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). Shanghai sees shopping spending cross $7 bln during holiday. ecns.cn Shanghai reported steady growth in both online consumption and physical-store spending, reaching 53 billion yuan ($7.35 billion) during the five-day May Day holiday, according to official data.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). China's EHang completes passenger-carrying eVTOL demonstration flight in UAE. ecns.cn EHang Holdings announced on Monday that its pilotless electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft EH216-S successfully completed its first passenger-carrying demonstration flight in Abu Dhabi, marking the first of its kind in the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East.

Laura Zhou (2024-05-07). Emmanuel Macron offers China's Xi Jinping a taste of French hospitality at state dinner. scmp.com Chinese president attends state dinner hosted by French counterpart after arriving in Paris for his first European tour in five years.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). Full text: China-France Joint Statement on the Situation in the Middle East. ecns.cn The following is the full text of a joint statement on the situation in the Middle East released by China and France on Monday.

Finbarr Bermingham (2024-05-07). Emmanuel Macron thanks Xi Jinping for 'commitment' not to sell arms to Russia. scmp.com On first day of Chinese leader's European trip, French president also thanks him for supporting an 'Olympic truce' during the Summer Games in Paris.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). Xi says China-Serbia friendship to deliver more benefits to two peoples. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China stands ready to make China-Serbia ironclad friendship deliver more benefits to the two peoples.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). China-Russia Expo offers dynamic platform for boosting trade, economic cooperation: MOFCOM. ecns.cn The China-Russia Expo, the highest-level and most extensive exhibition hosted by the two countries, has become a major platform for fostering industrial partnerships, and a pivotal avenue for local collaborative initiatives.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). Foreign tourist visits see holiday upsurge. ecns.cn The implementation of a series of more convenient immigration management policies has led to a dramatic upsurge in foreign tourist entries into China during this year's May Day holiday, injecting robust vitality into the interaction between people of the country and the rest of the world.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). Xi hails ever-growing ironclad China-Serbia friendship. ecns.cn Whatever changes in the international landscape, China and Serbia remain true friends and good partners, Chinese President Xi Jinping said in his signed article published in Serbian media on Tuesday.

Ralph Jennings (2024-05-07). China's belt and road, once a hotspot for European investment, is getting the cold shoulder. scmp.com As geopolitical changes have made working with China more risky than before, European firms have backed away from infrastructure projects linked with the Belt and Road Initiative.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). China, France should uphold independence, jointly fend off "new Cold War" or bloc confrontation: Xi. ecns.cn As the world goes through transformation and turbulence not seen in a century, China and France should uphold independence and jointly prevent a "new Cold War" or bloc confrontation, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Monday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). French firms urged to seize opportunities from China's development. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping said on Monday that entrepreneurs in France are welcome to participate in China's modernization efforts, and to seize opportunities arising from China's development as the country mulls significant moves to further deepen reform across various sectors.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). Xi attends closing ceremony of the sixth meeting of China-France Business Council with Macron. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday attended the closing ceremony of the sixth meeting of China-France Business Council together with French President Emmanuel Macron.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). Beijing, Paris to forge stronger ties. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping underlined on Monday the necessity for China and France to uphold independence and autonomy and jointly fend off a new Cold War or bloc confrontation, during talks with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). EU urged to have fair perception of China. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping rejected on Monday the so-called "problem of China's overcapacity", saying that there is no such thing either from the perspective of comparative advantage or in light of global demand.

Bloomberg (2024-05-07). Alleged Chinese meddling spurs foreign agent registry in Canada. scmp.com New law will require people lobbying on behalf of a foreign government to register that activity publicly. A public inquiry is looking into allegations China meddled in Canadian elections.

Anand Naidoo (2024-05-07). The Heat: President Xi's France State Visit. america.cgtn.com Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Europe this week and his first stop is in France. President Xi met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Monday. During the trip, he also met with the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen during a trilateral meeting at the Elysee Palace. | Joining the discussion: |

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). China to add more intensive care beds in hospitals. ecns.cn China aims to increase the number of intensive care beds to 15 per 100,000 people nationwide, as well as the number of hospital beds that can be quickly converted to provide such care to 10 per 100,000 by the end of next year.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-05-07). China, UE y Francia conversan de intereses comunes en París. telesurtv.net Xi reafirmó que con la cooperación China-UE ambas partes saldrán beneficiadas, es una relación complementaria y mutuamente beneficiosa con amplios intereses comunes.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-07). Dirigentes juveniles de Cuba agredecen apoyo y solidaridad de China. radiohc.cu Beijing, 7 mayo (RHC) Dirigentes juveniles de Cuba agradecieron hoy a la Liga de la Juventud Comunista de China (LJCCh) por su apoyo firme en la denuncia contra el bloqueo de Estados Unidos.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-05-07). Presidente Xi recuerda bombardeo de la OTAN contra embajada china. telesurtv.net Presidente Xi comienza su visita a Serbia en el 25º aniversario del bombardeo de la embajada china por parte de la OTAN…

teleSUR, JCM (2024-05-07). El presidente de China, Xi Jinping, llega a Tarbes, Francia. telesurtv.net Xi fue recibido en el aeropuerto por el presidente francés, Emmanuel Macron, y su esposa, Brigitte Macron.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-05-07). Ataque con arma blanca deja dos muertos y varios heridos en China. telesurtv.net En el incidente, ocurrido a las 13H20 hora local (05H20 GMT), resultaron heridos trabajadores y pacientes.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2024-05-07). Francia y China exigen tregua en los conflictos durante Olimpiadas. telesurtv.net El presidente francés recalcó "el impacto de este conflicto sobre la seguridad europea".

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2024-05-03: News Headlines

Vijay Prashad (2024-05-03). The students will not tolerate hypocrisy: The Eighteenth Newsletter (2024). mronline.org From universities to grassroots movements worldwide, young people are fighting back against the complicity in Israel's genocide of Palestians, setting up encampments and facing repression with resilience. This resistance is rooted in a long tradition to impose clarity upon a world encrusted by compromise, from the movement against apartheid in South Africa to China's May Fourth Movement.

Dongsheng News (2024-05-03). Overcapacity: The West's New Narrative against China. dissidentvoice.org This week we would like to recommend to you a Chinese song from 1967 called Bravely March On, Arab People! (•ãÂãáÂâçËøõÔºåÈòøÊã≺؉∫∫Ê∞ë) in support of the pan-Arab movement. If you don't have a lot of time, this is what you should know: For China, Iran's attack on Israel was "an act of self-defense" The West's new …

teleSUR (2024-05-03). Chang'e-6 Mission Takes Off Towards the Moon's Far Side. telesurenglish.net On Friday, China launched the Chang'e-6 spacecraft to collect and return samples from the moon's far side — the first endeavor of its kind in the history of human lunar exploration. | RELATED: | A Long March-5 rocket, carrying the Chang'e-6 spacecraft, blasted off from its launchpad at the Wenchang Space Launch Site in province of Hainan at 5: 27 p.m. (Beijing Time). | Approximately 37 minutes after liftoff, the Chang'e-6 spacecraft se…

WSWS (2024-05-03). Democrats join with Republican fascists to witch-hunt scientist Peter Daszak. wsws.org During Wednesday's House Subcommittee on COVID-19 with Dr. Peter Daszak, president of EcoHealth Alliance, Democrats joined ranks with fascistic Republican colleagues to promote the Wuhan lab-leak lies.

latintimes (2024-05-03). Apple Profit Ebbs As iPhone Sales Under Pressure. latintimes.com As expected, iPhone sales dropped with pressure growing from China and increased competition from Huawei.

tvbrics (2024-05-03). Trade volume between Iran and UAE may increase this year. tvbrics.com The UAE is Iran's second most important trading partner after China…

tvbrics (2024-05-03). China and Egypt hold meeting to attract foreign investment. tvbrics.com The visit aims to discuss possible Chinese investments in the Egyptian New Beni Suef city…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-05-03). The Russia—Iran—China Search for a New Global Security Order. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar While the collective west is in the grips of an existential legitimacy crisis, the RIC is devising its own security order to protect the rest of the world from the 'genocidals.' The Hegemon has no idea what awaits the Exceptionalist mindset: China has started to decisively stir the civilizational cauldron without bothering about…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-05-03). Are the BRICS and the New Development Bank an Alternative to the World Bank, IMF and Policies Promoted by Imperialist Powers? libya360.wordpress.com Eric Toussaint In recent years, the rightful rejection of the policies promoted by the traditional imperialist powers (North America, Western Europe and Japan), followed by the announcements made by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), have aroused great interest and expectations of major changes, including the creation of a common currency to…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-05-03). The Latest Danger from China: Too Much Clean Energy? libya360.wordpress.com This brief article by Friends of Socialist China advisory group member Stefania Fusero, originally published in Italian in Futura Società , brings some much-needed clarity to the question of US allegations concerning China's "over-capacity", particularly in green technologies such as renewable energy, electric vehicles and lithium-ion batteries. Stefania rightly points out that, by demanding that China curtail…

EcoWaste Coalition (2024-05-03). EcoWaste Coalition Uncovers Mercury in 5 China-Made Skin Whitening Creams. pressenza.com Dangerous Cosmetics with Mercury Touted as "Key to Perfect Skin": | 3 May 2024, Quezon City. Following its recent exposé on five Pakistan-made mercury-containing skin- lightening products sold locally, the EcoWaste Coalition today announced it also detected mercury in five China-made cosmetics procured from an online seller. To protect human health and the environment, the group asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to clamp down on dealers of mercury-added cosmetics being sold online. | The toxics watchdog group made the announcement ahead of the 5.5 online shopping sales to again draw attention t…

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). China's third aircraft carrier begins its maiden sea trial. ecns.cn The CNS Fujian, China's third aircraft carrier, started its maiden sea trial on Wednesday morning, according to the People's Liberation Army Navy.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). 20th CPC Central Committee to hold its third plenary session in July. ecns.cn The third plenary session of the 20th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee will be held in Beijing in July, according to a decision made at a CPC Central Committee Political Bureau meeting on April 30.

Alasdair Baverstock (2024-05-03). Shein, world's largest fashion retailer, expands in Mexico. america.cgtn.com E-commerce is more and more becoming the go-to method for shopping, as merchants who don't offer online purchases find themselves left behind. And more small and medium-size retailers are now getting a boost from online business — through a new program from a major player in the fashion world. | CGTN's Alasdair Baverstock reports.

Oiwan Lam (2024-05-03). Reporters Without Borders releases 10 facts about media repression in Hong Kong. globalvoices.org Most of the national security charges are based on speech-related evidenceOriginally published on Image by Intern…

Jeffrey Wu (2024-05-03). How progress, not just profit, drives China's approach to industry. scmp.com Rather than being out to undermine economies around the world, China's economic policy is based on foresight, efficiency and commitment to scale. Decoupling would not only disrupt supply chains but increase the cost of the global energy transition amid our ongoing climate struggle.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). China eyes closer economic links with GCC. ecns.cn Amid shifting global dynamics, China and the Gulf states are forging deeper economic connections, particularly in renewable energy, financial markets, and electric vehicles, experts have said.

Robert Delaney (2024-05-03). China-Russia military exercises near Taiwan force US to revise plans, intelligence chiefs say. scmp.com Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines says joint exercises show 'China definitely wants Russia to be working with them and we see no reason why [Russia] wouldn't'.

Sebastian Contin Trillo-Figueroa (2024-05-03). How greater EU autonomy can boost relations with China. scmp.com Prioritising 'strategic autonomy' will let Europe engage with China on its own terms and avoid being held hostage to fluctuations in American leadership. Internal divisions within Europe, budget constraints and geopolitical challenges must be overcome to realise a new path forward.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). Largest aircraft carrier begins sea trial. ecns.cn China's third aircraft carrier, the CNS Fujian, is towed by a tugboat from the dock at China State Shipbuilding Corp's Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai on Wednesday, on its way to its first sea trial.

Nicholas Spiro (2024-05-03). Hong Kong's stock market rebound: dead cat bounce or durable recovery? scmp.com Technical factors, like the unwinding of the 'Asia ex-China' trade, seem to be driving Hong Kong's stock rally, as opposed to underlying fundamentals. In the longer run, the narrative around China's economy and markets has to brighten considerably if Hong Kong stocks are to continue their recovery.

Ralph Jennings (2024-05-03). Taiwan, US enter 'harder' phase of trade talks as mainland China bristles. scmp.com Trade talks between Taiwan and the United States for a phase-two deal have begun, with progress likely to be 'harder', analysts say, as more contentious topics fall under the microscope.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). In Numbers: China, Latin America brace for deeper ties. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). May Day holiday box office surges. ecns.cn Possessing the largest number of silver screens worldwide, China has again demonstrated its enthusiasm for movies with a soaring May Day holiday box office.

Associated Press (2024-05-03). Biden calls Quad partners Japan, India 'xenophobic', unwelcoming to immigrants, comparing them with rivals China, Russia. scmp.com Japan is a critical US ally, while India, one of the world's fastest-growing economies, is a vital partner in the Indo-Pacific despite differences on human rights…

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). Death toll rises to 36 after road collapse in South China's Guangdong. ecns.cn An aerial view of the collapsed section of highway in Meizhou, Guangdong province, that killed 24 people and injured 30 others when it gave way on Wednesday morning. The survivors, none with life-threatening conditions, are receiving treatment in hospitals.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). China to launch Chang'e-6 lunar probe Friday afternoon. ecns.cn Chang'e-6, China's spacecraft to venture to the moon, is scheduled to be launched between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. (Beijing Time) Friday, with the preferred launch window targeted at 5: 27 p.m., said the China National Space Administration.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). Palestinian groups hold 'positive talks' in Beijing. ecns.cn China on Tuesday said positive progress has been made during the recent talks between the two main Palestinian groups, Fatah and Hamas, in Beijing, and that they had jointly agreed to continue the process to achieve the solidarity and unity of Palestine at an early time.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). Comicomment: U.S. Section 301 investigation, brazen bullying on trade. ecns.cn The petition for the Section 301 investigation initiated by the United States into China's maritime, logistics, and shipbuilding sectors is full of false accusations. In the realm of international trade, the U.S. sets barriers to serve its own interests, breaching WTO rules and hindering the global economy.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). Data points to modest momentum for growth. ecns.cn China's manufacturing activity expanded for the second consecutive month in April, official survey results showed on Tuesday, pointing to a modest recovery in China's growth momentum, thanks to policy support and a gradual recovery in domestic demand.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). 48 dead in Meizhou highway collapse. ecns.cn Death toll up to 48 after road collapse in south China's Guangdong, Xinhua reported.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). Deepening of reform to top plenary agenda. ecns.cn The Communist Party of China Central Committee will hold its third plenary session in July in a significant move to comprehensively deepen reform and advance Chinese modernization, according to a decision made at a key Party meeting on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). China, Vietnam complete joint coast guard patrol. ecns.cn A three-day joint patrol conducted by Chinese and Vietnamese coast guards in the Beibu Gulf has been completed, playing a big role in maintaining the security and stability of the waters, according to China Coast Guard on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). Wang: China ready to boost ties with Argentina. ecns.cn China is willing to work with Argentina to "jointly steer the direction of the future development of relations between the two countries," Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). Insights丨Erik Solheim: China's industrial ecosystem and highly-educated working class promote strong economic growth. ecns.cn China's GDP growth rate in the first quarter of 2024 beat market expectations to reach 5.3 percent. What help China maintain its strong economic growth? And what can be learned?

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). IMF raises growth forecast for Asia-Pacific. ecns.cn The International Monetary Fund has raised its growth forecast for the Asia-Pacific this year to 4.5 percent, largely based on improved outlooks for China and India.

The Independent (2024-05-03). Who is really betting against America? independent.co.ug When China is making the world cleaner by providing quality electric vehicles (EVs) to global consumers, what has the United States been doing other than pointing the finger at China? Beijing, China | Yi Xin | In her recent trip to China, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen repeatedly blasted Beijing's industrial "overcapacity" for threatening the global …

Bloomberg (2024-05-03). TikTok argues how ByteDance protects children on Douyin is irrelevant to youth addiction lawsuits in the US. scmp.com US lawyers representing young people and their families allege that the overseas version of TikTok protects children in China in ways that the US version does not.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). Xi directs rescue operation, safety overhaul following fatal road collapse in south China. ecns.cn Xi Jinping gives important instructions on rescue work after road collapse in Guangdong…

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). Doctors care for 30 injured following Guangdong highway collapse. ecns.cn As of 2 pm Thursday, 30 individuals were undergoing treatment in the hospital, with no life-threatening conditions reported, after a road collapse in South China's Guangdong province, local authorities said at a briefing on Thursday afternoon.

ecns.cn (2024-05-03). China opposes U.S. statement encouraging Taiwan's presence at WHA. ecns.cn China strongly deplores and firmly opposes the statement from U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in which he said the United States encourages the World Health Organization (WHO) to invite Taiwan's presence as an observer at this year's World Health Assembly (WHA), a foreign ministry spokesperson said Thursday.

Anand Naidoo (2024-05-03). The Heat: Global Economy. america.cgtn.com

teleSUR, idg, JDO (2024-05-03). China lanza nave espacial para investigar la cara oculta de la luna. telesurtv.net El programa Chang'e comenzó con el lanzamiento de una primera sonda en el año 2007. Fue nombrado en honor a la diosa china de la Luna, como también se le conoce.

teleSUR (2024-05-02). China to Launch Chang'e-6 Lunar Probe on May 3. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced that the Chang'e-6 lunar probe is scheduled for launch on May 3. | RELATED: | The probe is set to collect samples from the far side of the moon, making this mission the first of its kind in human history. | At present, preparations for the mission are progressing steadily at the Wenchang Space Launch Site in south China's Hainan Province, and the Long March-5 Y8 carrier rocket will soon…

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2024-05-02: News Headlines

Robert Delaney (2024-05-02). More Americans view China as an enemy, new Pew survey shows. scmp.com Four out of five people who responded to the poll say their opinion of mainland China is unfavourable, about the same as last year.

Staff (2024-05-02). Chinese factories in Mexico on thin ice, Xi-Biden talks and the surprise tiny EV hit: 7 reads about US-China relations. scmp.com Struggling US-China ties, a human rights shock and a student in big trouble: these are the highlights from the SCMP's overseas correspondents from April 2024.

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2024-04-29: News Headlines

The Independent (2024-04-29). Pro-Palestine protests heat up in U.S. despite crackdowns. independent.co.ug BEIJING | Xinhua | Protests against Israel's military actions in Gaza have intensified across multiple American universities for over a week, calling for a permanent ceasefire in the Gaza Strip as well as the cessation of U.S. military aid to Israel. The growing protests underscore latest escalations in the Israel-Palestine conflict, which, coupled with the …

Roger D. Harris (2024-04-29). US Congress Makes Downpayment on World War III. dissidentvoice.org The US Congress authorized a $95 billion military aid package for continuing the wars in Ukraine and Gaza as well as for war preparations against China. This represents, in effect, a downpayment on World War III. US President Joe Biden, reading from a playbook that could well have been scripted by George Orwell, announced: "it's …

Kim Petersen (2024-04-29). Is US Officialdom Insane? dissidentvoice.org A foreboding article was published on April 24. It was pointed out that China had provided a berth to a Russian ship Angara that is purportedly "tied to North Korea-Russia arms transfers." Reuters cited Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) — that boasts of itself to be "the world's oldest and the UK's leading defence and …

Manlio Dinucci (2024-04-29). Os Estados Unidos em guerra contra o "novo eixo do mal" globalresearch.ca O Congresso dos EUA aprovou um projeto de lei de "ajuda" de US$ 95 bilhàµes para a Ucrânia, Israel e Taiwan. O projeto de lei, votado por uma grande maioria bipartidária de democratas e republicanos, fornece US$ 60,8 bilhàµes para …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-04-29). US Congress Makes Downpayment on World War III: US President Proclaims Enduring Peace. libya360.wordpress.com Roger D. Harris President Biden on Wednesday announces the signing of a $95 billion military assistance package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan. Ukraine says the aid is critical as it seeks to regain momentum on the battlefield from Russia. Evan Vucci/AP The US Congress authorized a $95 billion military aid package for continuing the wars…

Dave DeCamp (2024-04-29). US, Philippines Working on Intelligence Sharing Deal Amid China Tensions. news.antiwar.com The US and the Philippines are working on a new intelligence-sharing deal as tensions are soaring between Manila and Beijing in the South China Sea. The Defense Post reported that US and Philippine officials discussed the potential agreement, known as the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA), during talks held in Washington last week. …

WSWS (2024-04-29). US Secretary of State's visit to China: An exercise in confrontation and bullying. wsws.org At the top of the list of US demands was the insistence that China assist the US and its NATO allies in crippling the Russian economy, particularly its war industries.

WSWS (2024-04-29). Former Japanese prime minister meets with Trump in New York. wsws.org The Japanese government is working to gain an understanding of where Trump stands on the war drive against China and to ensure Tokyo is not left in the lurch should he win the US presidency.

ecns.cn (2024-04-28). Premier, Musk call for deepening cooperation. ecns.cn Tesla's success in China has demonstrated that equal cooperation and mutual benefits conform to the fundamental interests of China and the United States, Premier Li Qiang said in a meeting on Sunday with Elon Musk, CEO of the U.S. electric car maker.

(2024-04-29). European Parliament calls for repeal of Hong Kong security laws. europarl.europa.eu

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). China's Shenzhou-17 astronauts to return to earth on April 30. ecns.cn The three astronauts of the Shenzhen-17, Tang Hongbo, Tang Shengjie and Jiang Xinlin, will return to the Dongfeng landing site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on April 30. The landing site and all participating systems are making final preparations to welcome the astronauts back.

thecommunists (2024-04-29). Caleb Maupin and Harpal Brar: the Sino-Soviet split. thecommunists.org In the 12th instalment of Brar and Maupin in Conversation discussion focuses on the destruction of the relationship between the Soviet Union and China after the passing of Josef Stalin and the Soviet move towards revisionism. Nikita Khrushchev's 'secret speech', in which he vehemently denounced the leadership of Comrade Stalin, reverberated through the communist movement …

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). China's concerns over Japanese export restrictions. ecns.cn China voiced grave concerns regarding Japan's proposed export restrictions on specific items within the semiconductor sector and other areas, according to an online statement released by the Ministry of Commerce on Monday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-28). CPC advances discipline education campaign. ecns.cn The ongoing Party-wide discipline education campaign, a longtime tradition of the Communist Party of China, will help the CPC build a united core to face new goals and challenges and keep the country on the right track, according to experts from around the globe.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). Zangke River bridge successfully connected in Guizhou. ecns.cn The construction site of Zangke River bridge on Nayong-Qinglong Expressway in southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 28, 2024. With a length of 1,849 meters and a span of 1,080 meters, the bridge was successfully connected on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-28). Shenzhou XVIII completes in-orbit handover with Shenzhou XVII. ecns.cn The three astronauts aboard China's Shenzhou XVIII spaceship have completed in-orbit handover from the Shenzhou XVII crew members on Sunday, China Manned Space Agency announced.

ecns.cn (2024-04-28). China lodges solemn representations over Japan's provocative 'inspection' near Diaoyu Dao. ecns.cn According to media reports, the Japanese lawmakers trespassed into the waters near the Diaoyu Dao, also known as Diaoyu Islands, for the marine "inspection" on Friday, and they claimed they should land on the islands for investigations.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). Huawei-Seres car crash sparks safety argument. ecns.cn An AITO M7 Plus running at 115 kph crashed into a water truck on a highway fast lane last Friday in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, claiming three lives.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). Giant pandas Jin Xi and Zhu Yu depart for Spain. ecns.cn Giant pandas Jin Xi and Zhu Yu took off from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport on a special flight to Spain this morning.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). Exhibition celebrates 60 years of diplomatic ties between China and France. ecns.cn Central to the exhibition is the symbolic representation of French elegance and Chinese style through beauty products and ceramics, which have historically played pivotal roles in facilitating cultural and economic exchanges between China and France.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). 138-year-old pear tree in full blossom in NE China. ecns.cn A 138-year-old pear tree blossoms, attracting many tourists in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, April 28, 2024.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). China, Mongolia prepare to conduct joint army training. ecns.cn China and Mongolia will conduct a joint army training as part of the annual cooperation plan between the two armies and mutual consensus, the Ministry of National Defense announced on Monday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-28). China unveils new measures to facilitate opening-up, international exchanges. ecns.cn China's National Immigration Administration (NIA) has unveiled an array of new measures on Sunday that bring more conveniences to the entry and exit management of the public and businesses.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). China's large civil UVA completes cargo flight test. ecns.cn China's homegrown large civil unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Wing Loong-2 completed cargo flight testing on Sunday in Zigong, southwest China's Sichuan Province, providing a solution for low altitude logistics transportation.

ecns.cn (2024-04-28). Honoring commitments vital for U.S. to advance ties. ecns.cn Honoring commitments is key for the United States to stabilize relations with China in the near future, and forming a proper perception of China will be needed to make the interactions sustainable, observers said.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). Chang'e 6 lunar mission to be launched soon. ecns.cn Chang'e 6, China's next spacecraft to venture to the moon, is scheduled to set out on its journey in the coming days, tasked with bringing back samples from the moon's little-known far side, the China National Space Administration said in a news release.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). China tests new rocket engine, achieving biggest thrust power. ecns.cn China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp conducted on Sunday a major test on a new type of rocket engine, creating the biggest thrust power ever recorded in tests of any Chinese liquid-propellant engines.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). Second 'Lancang-Mekong Impression' Short Video Contest officially launched. ecns.cn Same River, Shared Future. The "Lancang-Mekong Impression" Short Video Contest, organized by China News Service (CNS) to celebrate the eighth anniversary of Lancang-Mekong Cooperation, was officially launched on April 24.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). Guangzhou counts cost of tornado that killed 5, injured 33. ecns.cn At least five people were killed and 33 injured when a strong tornado struck Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, on Saturday, with residents warned to be on the alert for potential strong wind gusts and torrential rain in the coming days.

The Independent (2024-04-29). Chemutai happy with silver in Shanghai Diamond League. independent.co.ug KAMPALA, UGANDA | Xinhua | Uganda's star athlete Peruth Chemutai said she was happy with her second place finish in the Wanda Diamond League in Shanghai/Suzhou on Saturday. The Tokyo Olympics gold medalist finished second with a time of 9: 15.46 behind Kenya's Beatrice Chepkoech in the 3,000m women's steeplechase at the Olympic Sports Centre Stadium. …

ecns.cn (2024-04-28). Chinese mainland announces cross-Strait tourism measures. ecns.cn New measures regarding the resumption of cross-Strait tourism were announced by the Chinese mainland on Sunday, along with approval for shipments of Wendan pomelos from Taiwan to the mainland.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). Themed show showcases costumes unearthed from archaeological sites in Beijing. ecns.cn Restorations of sixteen cultural relics including clothing, furniture and ancient wares were displayed during the show on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). China emphasizes importance of collaboration in barley resources. ecns.cn China has abundant germ plasm resources that are crucial for breeding better-performing varieties of barley, a crop widely used in animal feeding, the malting industry and human diet.

uvic.ca (2024-04-29). The Five Eyes and Canada's 'China Panic'. uvic.ca Examining the three stages in the making of this panic, and how a toxic Sinophobia is preventing any resolution of the crisis.

ecns.cn (2024-04-28). Xi charts path for landmark trade corridor. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has spelled out a new vision for the opening-up of China's western region, with the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor expected to continue spearheading efforts to boost trade and logistics links between the region and global markets.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). Musk's Beijing visit seeks Tesla FSD approval. ecns.cn Elon Musk visited Beijing on Sunday afternoon at the invitation of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). In Numbers: China's online literature users exceed 500 million. ecns.cn The number of China's online literature users has surpassed 500 million as of 2023, according to a report released on Sunday.

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2024-04-27: News Headlines

Editor (2024-04-27). Apr 27, 2024. sitrepworld.info Blowing In The Wind — Bob Dylan (1963) Why Divine Wrath Will Fall on Israel and America, by Don Hank Students Go After the Hypocrites, by Eric Margolis Zionism's Expired Shelf-Life: Why Naomi Klein is right that it has become Pharaoh, by H. Scott Prosterman Craig Murray: Worse Than You Can Imagine Empire Managers Say Russia, China And Iran Are Tricking Students Into Opposing Genocide, by Caitlin Johnstone Peter Myers Digest: Columbia faculty walk out over Gaza "Kill All Arabs": The Feds Are Investigating UMass Amherst for Anti-Palestinian Bias, by Prem Thakker Gen Z wants peace for Pale…

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Beijing supports Palestinian unity. ecns.cn China firmly supports internal reconciliation among the different Palestinian factions through dialogue as part of Beijing's measures to promote an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, said Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

Dongsheng Collective (2024-04-27). Overcapacity, the West's new narrative against China | April 2024. dongshengnews.org For China, Iran's attack on Israel was "an act of self-defense"; the West's new narrative against China: overcapacity; China exceeds its 5% GDP growth target in first quarter; historic "peace trip" by former Taiwanese leader Ma Ying-jeou…

geo.tv (2024-04-27). Wang Yi says China 'sincere' in improving relations with US. geo.tv Chinese FM calls on Washington to let go of its Cold War driven policy aimed at containing Beijing…

geo.tv (2024-04-27). US FDA seeks info after Hong Kong suspends sales of Indian spice brands MDH, Everest. geo.tv Singapore has ordered a recall of the Everest spice mix as well, saying it contains high levels of ethylene oxide…

Pavel López Lazo (2024-04-27). Russia pledges to continue developing cooperation with China. plenglish.com China is an absolutely sovereign and powerful State capable of defending its own interests and, in addition, it is our close partner, Peskov stated while commenting on Washington's pressure on Beijing due to its support for Moscow. | On Friday, the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, during his visit paid to China, condemned China's support for Russia, and added that, if Beijing does not take measures to "solve this problem", Washington will. | On April 23, the Wall Street Journal reported that the United States is orchestrating new sanctions to be imposed on several Chinese banks in order to force Beijing to…

Bárbara Gómez (2024-04-27). Exponen bondades de turismo cubano en exposición de Macao. radiohc.cu Beijing, 27 abr (RHC) Representantes de Cuba explicaron este sábado las bondades de nuestro país para recibir al visitante chino, durante la 12 Exposición Internacional de Viajes (Industria) de Macao -MITE.

tvbrics (2024-04-27). China Astronaut Research and Training Centre to conduct medical experiments on the Tiangong space station. tvbrics.com This will be conducted during the Shenzhou-18 crewed mission…

tvbrics (2024-04-27). China is ready to send out Chang'e-6 robotic spacecraft. tvbrics.com New stage in lunar exploration…

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Better biz climate prioritized. ecns.cn China will continue to ramp up efforts to optimize the business environment in a bid to further boost confidence and stimulate market vitality, the State Council, the country's Cabinet, said on Friday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Travel to and from China rise during the May Day holiday. ecns.cn The daily average number of entries and exits at national ports during this year's May Day holiday, which falls from May 1 to May 5, is expected to reach 1.76 million, a 40.5 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Senior official reiterates pledge to safeguard IP. ecns.cn A senior official on Friday reiterated the country's commitment to protecting the intellectual property rights of private and foreign enterprises operating in China as part of a broader effort to create a pro-business environment and promote innovation-driven growth.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Mutual progress key for relationship. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has urged the United States to look at China's development positively and refrain from creating small blocs to instigate confrontation.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Scholar: U.S. claims of 'China's overcapacity' baseless. ecns.cn Recent U.S. claims of "China's overcapacity" in the solar, electric vehicles (EVs), and lithium-ion battery sectors are baseless, an expert said in an interview with China News Network.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). China plans mission to bring Martian soil to Earth. ecns.cn China is likely to become the first country to bring Martian soil back to Earth in an ambitious science and engineering endeavor, according to a top space scientist.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Digital payment services in Hong Kong expanded. ecns.cn The International Horticultural Exhibition 2024 Chengdu kicked off on Friday in Chengdu, Sichuan province, bringing the beauty and wonder of plants and flowers to millions.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday afternoon.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). China, U.S. must decide the future path of ties, Wang tells Blinken. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday that China and the United States are facing a major question of whether pursuing the stable development of bilateral ties on a forward-looking path or repeating the downward spiral.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). China Anti-Doping Agency releases statement following WADAl's launch of compliance audit. ecns.cn China Anti-Doping Agency (CHINADA) issued a statement on Friday, following the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)'s launch of a compliance audit on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Chinese foreign minister receives written interview with Al Jazeera Media Network. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who is also member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, received a written interview with Al Jazeera Media Network recently.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). China hopes U.S. can view China's development in positive light: Xi. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Friday that China is happy to see a confident, open, prosperous and thriving United States, and hopes the United States can also look at China's development in a positive light.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Horticultural expo kicks off in Chengdu. ecns.cn The International Horticultural Exhibition 2024 Chengdu kicked off on Friday in Chengdu, Sichuan province, bringing the beauty and wonder of plants and flowers to millions.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Xi meets U.S. secretary of state. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Beijing on Friday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Comicomment: 'Overcapacity' accusation, another example of economic bullying. ecns.cn Some Western countries have lately accused China of "overcapacity." The " overcapacity rhetoric" seems to be an economic concept, but behind it is the intention to curb and suppress China's industrial development, and to seek a more favorable competitive position and market advantage for the United States. It is another example of U.S. economic coercion and bullying, aligning with its broader hegemonic ambitions.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). China hopes U.S. can view China's development in positive light: Xi. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Friday that China is happy to see a confident, open, prosperous and thriving United States, and hopes the United States can also look at China's development in a positive light.

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Customs duties crucial for openness. ecns.cn The implementation of the law on customs duties is crucial for advancing high-level international openness, and fostering a market-driven and globally oriented business environment in China, said the country's top legislature.

The Independent (2024-04-27). China helps Uganda fight malaria as global funding shrinks. independent.co.ug KAMPALA, Uganda | Xinhua | For Milly Nakazzi, an assistant nursing officer at Uganda's Kiruddu National Referral Hospital, the fact that at least six of every 10 patients she treats have malaria is business as usual. "The malaria rate is actually very high, not only here at Kiruddu but also at other health facilities across …

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Shanghai greets eager visitors from luxury cruise liner. ecns.cn Shanghai welcomed the largest number of travelers on a single cruise trip, as Royal Caribbean's Spectrum of the Seas arrived at Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal on Friday morning, according to official data.

(2024-04-27). European Parliament calls for repeal of Hong Kong security laws. europarl.europa.eu

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). China, U.S. launching new 10-year giant panda conservation partnership. ecns.cn The China Wildlife Conservation Association and the San Diego Zoo in the U.S. have recently signed an agreement for giant panda conservation, selecting a pair of giant pandas to be sent to the San Diego Zoo.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-04-27). China advierte a EE.UU. del deterioro de relaciones bilaterales. telesurtv.net Beijing instó a Washington a no cruzar las líneas rojas de China en cuestiones relacionadas con su soberanía, intereses de seguridad y desarrollo.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran calls for enhanced defense cooperation with Russia. presstv.ir The Iranian and Russian defense chiefs urge promotion of cooperation to fight terrorism, separatism and extremism.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran, China discuss military cooperation. presstv.ir Iran's defense chief says the US destabilizing role and its support for Israel are the root causes of tensions in the region.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran, China discuss military cooperation. presstv.ir Iran's defense chief says the US destabilizing role and its support for Israel are the root causes of tensions in the region.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran calls for enhanced defense cooperation with Russia. presstv.ir The Iranian and Russian defense chiefs urge promotion of cooperation to fight terrorism, separatism and extremism.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). China describes Iran as 'strategic partner' in West Asia. presstv.ir China's special envoy to the Middle East says Iran is a "special partner" of Beijing in West Asia, appreciating Tehran's measures in the region.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). China describes Iran as 'strategic partner' in West Asia. presstv.ir China's special envoy to the Middle East says Iran is a "special partner" of Beijing in West Asia, appreciating Tehran's measures in the region.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Drone footage captures extent of flooding in southern China. presstv.ir Floods swamped cities in southern China's densely populated Pearl River Delta following record-breaking rains.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Drone footage captures extent of flooding in southern China. presstv.ir Floods swamped cities in southern China's densely populated Pearl River Delta following record-breaking rains.

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2024-04-26: News Headlines

Colonel Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. (2024-04-26). Gaza Flotilla Sails While Blinken Attempts To Take Focus Off Genocide. popularresistance.org While I am in Istanbul, Türkiye with hundreds of international participants from 40 countries who are attempting to sail in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla to break the illegal Israeli naval blockade of Gaza and bring food and medicine to starving Palestinians in Gaza, the survivors of the Israeli/US genocide of Gaza, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is brazeningly attempting to divert world attention from U.S. complicity in the genocide of Gaza to China's human rights issues. | Hundreds of thousands of university students in the United States are defying the Biden administration's blatant attempt to divert…

Jim Spellman (2024-04-26). World Central Kitchen remembers aid workers killed in Israeli airstrike. america.cgtn.com Friends and colleagues remembered the seven aid workers from World Central Kitchen that were killed when their convoy was struck in Gaza by an Israeli airstrike on April 1, 2024. Services were held in Washington D.C.'s National Cathedral, not far from the organization's headquarters. | They were remembered as selfless, caring individuals — working to make the world a better place in the face of overwhelming suffering, killed while delivering much needed food to hard-hit Gaza. CGTN's Jim Spellman reports.

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-04-26). Empire Managers Say Russia, China And Iran Are Tricking Students Into Opposing Genocide. caitlinjohnstone.com.au It is a very dark kind of hilarious to see imperial spinmeisters falling all over themselves trying to spin the campus protests as a product of imaginary foreign interference even as police launch violent crackdowns on those very same protesters across the United States to advance the interests of a foreign government.

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-04-26). Empire Managers Say Russia, China And Iran Are Tricking Students Into Opposing Genocide. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): | Empire managers and propagandists are losing their minds about student protests against the genocide in Gaza on university campuses, so naturally we're seeing a mad push to frame this as the result of interference by Russia, China, Iran and Hamas. These demented conspiracies of foreign influence come even as Israel's prime minister openly calls for the US government to quash the university protests by any means necessary. | In

infobrics (2024-04-26). BRICS Is Winning the New Space Race. infobrics.org The geopolitical landscape of space exploration is witnessing a burgeoning alliance within the BRICS consortium. Notably, nations such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Iran, and Ethiopia are in talks to support collaborative lunar ventures spearheaded by China and Russia, potentially accelerating their position in the extraterrestrial exploration domain…

Editor (2024-04-26). Patrick Lawrence: The Impotence of Antony Blinken. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost Antony Blinken is now in China for his second such journey as secretary of state and his third encounter with senior Chinese officials: This is our news as April marches toward May. I have to say, it is a stranger state of affairs than I can figure when …

The Exposé (2024-04-26). The Sinister Web Untangled: CIA & Rockefeller's Secret Agenda Revealed in the Shocking 2025 Depopulation Report by Deagel. expose-news.com In a world where reality often seems stranger than fiction, the machinations behind global events can be an enigma wrapped in mystery. One such intrigue revolves around Deagel.com, an obscure online entity …

Kyle Anzalone (2024-04-26). Blinken Concludes China Visit by Threatening Economic War. news.antiwar.com Secretary of State Antony Blinken ended his three-day trip to China by instructing Beijing to end exports that help Russia's industrial sector or face US sanctions and tariffs. In China, Blinken met with People's Republic of China (PRC) President Xi Jinping and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. During his prepared remarks, Blinken explained that the US …

Kyle Anzalone (2024-04-26). Blinken Concludes China Visit by Treatening Economic War. news.antiwar.com Secretary of State Antony Blinken ended his three-day trip to China by instructing Beijing to end exports that help Russia's industrial sector or face US sanctions and tariffs. In China, Blinken met with People's Republic of China (PRC) President Xi Jinping and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. During his prepared remarks, Blinken explained that the US …

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-04-26). Chinese president rejects competition between China and the US. plenglish.com Beijing, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the United States to seek common interests, respect differences, and not compete during a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Alina Ramos Martin (2024-04-26). Cuba Unica at professional tourism fair in Macao, China. plenglish.com Beijing, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will promote its Cuba Unica campaign at the 12th Macao International Travel Exhibition (Industry) (MITE), a professional tourism fair that will run until April 28.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-04-26). Chinese and French armies set up dialogue mechanism for cooperation. plenglish.com Beijing, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) The armies of China and France have established a dialogue mechanism for naval and air cooperation, the Ministry of Defense announced on Friday.

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-04-26). Chinese FM says US must not interfere in China's affairs. plenglish.com Beijing, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken that Washington must not interfere in China's internal affairs or contain its development.

tvbrics (2024-04-26). Putin plans to visit China. tvbrics.com Russian President is going to pay an official visit to the People's Republic of China in May…

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Biden's proposed tariffs on Chinese steel criticized. ecns.cn U.S. President Joe Biden has proposed tripling tariffs on steel products from China, a further protectionist move that experts called a "nothingburger" and "show biz".

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). China hopes U.S. can view China's development in positive light: Xi. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Friday that China is happy to see a confident, open, prosperous and thriving United States, and hopes the United States can also look at China's development in a positive light.

(2024-04-26). European Parliament calls for repeal of Hong Kong security laws. europarl.europa.eu

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). China likely to become 1st to bring Martian soil back to Earth. ecns.cn China likely to become 1st to bring Martian soil back to Earth in Tianwen 3 science and engineering endeavor, top space scientist said.

Anand Naidoo (2024-04-26). The Heat: 30 Years of Democracy. america.cgtn.com

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Scholar: U.S. claims of 'China's overcapacity' baseless. ecns.cn Recent U.S. claims of "China's overcapacity" in the solar, electric vehicles (EVs), and lithium-ion battery sectors are baseless, an expert said in an interview with China News Network.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Mt. Qomolangma welcomes advanced 5G network. ecns.cn China Mobile launched its first 5G-A (5G Advanced) station on Mount Qomolangma, providing stronger support for tourism, mountaineering, scientific research and environment protection in the area, according to the company in southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region on Wednesday.

Lisa Chiu (2024-04-26). Haiti's new presidential council takes oath. america.cgtn.com After nearly two months of waiting, Haiti's Presidential Council has finally been sworn-in amidst big concerns over security threats. The nine-member council was installed in Port-au-Prince this Thursday, April 25, amidst threats from heavily armed gangs that have taken over 90 percent of the capital city. Harold Isaac reports from Port-au-Prince.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Blooming flowers decorate Sayram Lake in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Blooming flowers along the shore of the Sayram Lake, adding colors to the alpine lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). China successfully launches Shenzhou-18 crewed spaceship. ecns.cn Shenzhou-18 is the 32nd flight mission of China's manned space program, the third crewed mission during the application and development stage of China's space station and the 518th flight mission of China's Long March series rockets.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Xi meets U.S. secretary of state. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Beijing on Friday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). China, U.S. must decide the future path of ties, Wang tells Blinken. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday that China and the United States are facing a major question of whether pursuing the stable development of bilateral ties on a forward-looking path or repeating the downward spiral.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Beijing courts handled around 69,000 IP-related cases last year. ecns.cn Beijing courts solved a large number of intellectual property cases last year, including those related to new technologies and emerging businesses, with harsher punishment against IP violators.

Nathan King (2024-04-26). U.S. Supreme Court discusses Trump immunity claim. america.cgtn.com Former President Donald Trump's immunity from prosecution claim is one of the most important ever being heard before the U.S. Supreme Court, just across the street from the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, 2021. Nathan King has more. | Trump is charged with trying to overturn the election that was certified in Congress. He is facing trial and potentially prison, but Trump and his lawyers claim as president, he had "absolute immunity" from prosecution for any acts taken while in office. His lawyers claimed in front of the Supreme Court justices that he could only be prosecuted if he had been impeac…

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). 'Supply chain diplomacy' suggested for U.S., China. ecns.cn The interconnected supply chains between the United States and China have contributed significantly to reducing inflation, and it's time to collaborate transparently on shaping future supply chains, said experts at a seminar.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). China-Spain giant panda cooperation contributes to biodiversity conservation: spokesperson. ecns.cn Two giant pandas, Jin Xi and Zhu Yu, will depart from the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan Province on April 29 to begin their 10-year stay at Madrid Zoo in Spain, continuing the 40-year "panda friendship" between the two countries, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at a press conference on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Chengdu to stage 'green' horticultural exhibition. ecns.cn The International Horticultural Exhibition 2024 Chengdu, scheduled to open on Friday in the capital of Sichuan province, fully incorporates a green and low-carbon approach, an expo official said.

Ediz Tiyansan (2024-04-26). Arbor Day: Working to preserve California's iconic Joshua Tree. america.cgtn.com April 26 marks National Arbor Day, first observed with the planting of more than one million trees in the U.S. state of Nebraska in 1872, and now celebrated all over the world. It aims to raise awareness about the importance of planting trees, as well as the threat certain species and forests are facing in our world today. Our correspondent Ediz Tiyansan visited the Joshua Tree National Park that's struggling to preserve a rare, iconic species whose numbers are in decline.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Chang'e 7 to carry foreign payloads. ecns.cn China's Chang'e 7 robotic mission will carry six science payloads built by foreign scientists to the moon's south pole, according to the China National Space Administration.

(2024-04-26). 'I couldn't remain silent': Son fights for Uyghur journalist's release from Chinese prison. Iris Hsu

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Four swivel bridges rotate into place in Sichuan. ecns.cn The 76,000-metric ton bridges were successfully rotated to their targeted position after 66 minutes on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Travel to and from China rise during the May Day holiday. ecns.cn The daily average number of entries and exits at national ports during this year's May Day holiday, which falls from May 1 to May 5, is expected to reach 1.76 million, a 40.5 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). China hopes U.S. can view China's development in positive light: Xi. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Friday that China is happy to see a confident, open, prosperous and thriving United States, and hopes the United States can also look at China's development in a positive light.

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Water burst kills three, injures 2 in Jiangxi. ecns.cn Three people were killed and two others injured in an accident on Wednesday at Longxin Mining Co in Yudu county, East China's Jiangxi province, said local authorities late on Thursday.

Anand Naidoo (2024-04-26). The Heat: Climate Change Crisis. america.cgtn.com It was the hottest March on record as global temperatures over the past 12 months soared past pre-industrial levels. Forecasters are expecting another sweltering summer in the northern hemisphere. The impact of record-breaking heat is already affecting some of the most vulnerable parts of our planet. | Joining the discussion: | Mohammed Mahmoud leads the Middle East Institute's Climate and Water Program. |

ecns.cn (2024-04-26). Chinese FM meets Blinken. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday in Beijing.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2024-04-26). Cancilleres de EE.UU. y China celebran una reunión en Beijing. telesurtv.net Durante su visita, Blinken mantuvo también conversaciones con el presidente chino Xi Jinping.

teleSUR, odr, JGN (2024-04-26). Nueva misión tripulada china Tiangong avanza con éxito. telesurtv.net La nave despegó desde centro de lanzamiento de Jiuquan, en el noroeste de China, a las 20: 59 (hora de China) y fue lanzada en el cohete Larga Marcha 2F.

presstv.ir (2024-04-26). China describes Iran as 'strategic partner' in West Asia. presstv.ir China's special envoy to the Middle East says Iran is a "special partner" of Beijing in West Asia, appreciating Tehran's measures in the region.

presstv.ir (2024-04-26). Drone footage captures extent of flooding in southern China. presstv.ir Floods swamped cities in southern China's densely populated Pearl River Delta following record-breaking rains.

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2024-04-13: News Headlines

Joe Lombardo (2024-04-13). UNAC conference draws hundreds to oppose genocide in Gaza and a hybrid war against China — Focus on building unity in action. workers.org The United National Antiwar Coalition released the following news release on April 8 which has been lightly edited. Over 400 antiwar, anti-imperialist and Palestine solidarity activists convened in St. Paul, Minnesota, on April 5, 6 and 7, in the first major conference of the U.S. antiwar movement since before the . . . |

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2024-04-13). China's Unfair 'Overcapacity'. orinocotribune.com By Michael Roberts — Apr 11, 2024 | The recent nonsense issued by U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on China's 'overcapacity' and 'unfair subsidies' to its industries is particularly pathetic. Indeed, let me quote Bertran…

WSWS (2024-04-13). New Zealand strengthens military alliance with US. wsws.org New Zealand's foreign and defence ministers visited Washington this week to reinforce their support for the US military build-up against China and the US-NATO war against Russia.

Richard Horton (2024-04-13). Comment] Offline: A mirage of progress for health and democracy. thelancet.com "Hong Kong parliament passes draconian law to crack down on dissent." "Macron feels force of Kremlin's fake news machine." News headlines suggest democracy is under threat. And so it is. Last month, the Bertelsmann Stiftung Transformation Index (BTI) recorded a further decline (between February, 2021, and January, 2023) in the quality of democracy across 137 countries. Only 63 nations were classified as democracies. The majority were labelled autocracies—covering 4 billion people. The BTI deploys words such as "gloomy", "gradual erosion", and "a new nadir".

presstv.ir (2024-04-13). China raps attack on Iran consulate, urges US to play constructive role. presstv.ir China has condemned the Israeli attack on Iran's diplomatic premises in Syria and called on the United States to play "a constructive role" in the West Asia region.

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2024-04-11: News Headlines

Phyllis Bennis, Jackson Lears, Jeffrey Sachs (2024-04-11). Roundtable on Current U.S. Foreign Policy: Militarism Unhinged. counterpunch.org U.S. policymakers are still mired in imperial delusions, fueling fights to maintain and extend their hegemony in Ukraine, Palestine and even in the South China Sea, and refusing to recognize the emerging reality of a multipolar world which is expressed in so many ways economically in the rise of the BRICS countries but also simply in the refusal of other nations to go along with what the imperial hegemon expects them to do.

WSWS (2024-04-11). Washington threatens China over aid to Russia in Ukraine war. wsws.org US threats against China underscore that the NATO war with Russia in Ukraine is part of a global war waged by the NATO imperialist powers to assert their world hegemony.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Insights | Science and technology cooperation with China improves Brazil's Development: Brazilian university rector. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). 50 mln ton increase in food targeted by 2030. ecns.cn The central government has issued a guideline that aims to increase China's annual food production capacity by more than 50 million metric tons by 2030, with a focus on corn and soybean, the National Development and Reform Commission.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Xi Jinping meets Ma Ying-jeou in Beijing. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, meets with Ma Ying-jeou in Beijing, capital of China, April 10, 2024.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Guangdong to recruit HK, Macao graduates. ecns.cn Public service organizations in cities across Guangdong province plan to recruit 4,722 young graduates from the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions this year — accounting for more than 35 percent of their total recruitment.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Orders surge at China's small commodity hub as Paris Olympics approaches. ecns.cn Orders are surging and factories are rushing to produce goods in Yiwu city, China's small-commodity hub, as the 2024 Paris Olympics is around the corner.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Changsha captures hearts of HK tourists. ecns.cn Changsha, the capital city of Central China's Hunan Province, has captured hearts of Hong Kong residents, following the introduction of direct trains, making travel to the mainland city more convenient.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Preparation for 4th China Int'l Consumer Products Expo in full swing. ecns.cn Aerial view of the Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center, the main venue for the 4th China International Consumer Products Expo in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, April 10, 2024.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Xinjiang holds exchange event with foreign diplomats. ecns.cn Authorities from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region held an event in Beijing on Wednesday to introduce the economic and social development and human rights protection in the region, with more than 70 foreign diplomats.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). China firmly opposes latest groundless accusations in Philippine media reports. ecns.cn A spokesperson for the Chinese embassy in the Philippines refuted the claims on Wednesday, saying that it was just malicious speculation and groundless accusations against China with the purpose of inciting Sinophobic sentiments in the Philippines.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). U.S. advisory regarding China travel 'makes no sense'. ecns.cn The U.S. Department of State's rating of advisory for travels to China "makes no sense", Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said on Wednesday, urging the U.S. to revise the advisory.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). China urges U.S. to correct wrongful actions against Chinese companies. ecns.cn China has urged the United States to immediately correct its wrongful actions and stop the unreasonable suppression of its companies after the U.S. recently added six Chinese companies to its export control "entity list".

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Sino-French satellite set for June launch date. ecns.cn A cutting-edge astronomical spacecraft jointly developed by China and France is scheduled to be deployed in orbit in June, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Innovation Academy for Microsatellites in Shanghai, which built the satellite.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). 1,500-year-old noble tomb found in E China. ecns.cn A noble tomb dating back to the Six Dynasties period (222-589) has been found in Zhenjiang, East China's Jiangsu Province, according to the city's cultural relics and archaeology institute.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). More scrutiny of GM products pledged. ecns.cn China has warned that scrutiny of genetically modified food production will be increased in the coming months, pledging zero tolerance toward illegal trials that can potentially introduce human-engineered genes into the wild and disrupt ecological balances.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). China's CPI up 0.1% in March. ecns.cn China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, rose 0.1 percent year-on-year in March, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). To invest in China is to invest future: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Beautiful sunrise scenery of mist-shrouded cole flowers. ecns.cn Aerial view of beautiful sunrise scenery of mist-shrouded sea of cole flowers in Xinghua, east China's Jiangsu Province, April 9, 2024.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). 'Taiwan Relations Act' illegal and invalid, says mainland spokeswoman. ecns.cn The so-called "Taiwan Relations Act" by the United States is completely wrong, illegal and invalid, a Chinese mainland spokeswoman on Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Basic insurance fund operations stable, but challenges remain. ecns.cn China's basic medical insurance fund had garnered 3.4 trillion yuan ($470 billion) in revenue by the end of last year, and authorities said that the fund is operating in the black, but barely.

Anand Naidoo (2024-04-11). The Heat: U.S.-Japan Relations. america.cgtn.com

ptcnews.tv (2024-04-11). PM Modi urges urgent addressal of India-China border situation. ptcnews.tv PTC News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the urgency of addressing the India-China border situation to rectify the existing "abnormality" in bilateral interactions, stressing the significance of the relationship between the two nations. In an interview with Newsweek magazine based in the United States, PM Modi underscored the importance of stable India-China relations not only for the two countries but for the entire world.Expressing his belief in the need for prompt action to resolve the prolonged border situation, PM Modi conveyed his hopes for restoring peace through positive engagement between…

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Nation's 40th Antarctic expedition completed. ecns.cn China's 40th Antarctic expedition concluded on Wednesday with the Xuelong polar icebreaker returning to Qingdao, Shandong province.

ecns.cn (2024-04-11). Platform 9 æ appears in Beijing subway. ecns.cn Platform 9 æ, a beloved scene from the iconic Harry Potter series, magically materialized at a station in the Beijing subway on Tuesday, enchanting fans who flocked to capture the moment with their phones.

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