Archive for July 24th, 2021

CGTN Think Tank Releases an Analytical Report on the Global Situation of the COVID-19 Pandemic

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 5:32 PM

BEIJING, July 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has not yet subsided, the CGTN Think Tank has released [...] » More

Many migrant workers stranded in Chinese cities hit by floods

Many migrant workers stranded in Chinese cities hit by floods

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:05 PM

For many migrant workers caught up in severe flooding in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, crossing town to stay with relatives in less affected areas or returning to [...] » More

China retaliates with sanctions on former US commerce secretary Ross, others

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:59 PM

China said on Friday that it has imposed counter-sanctions on US individuals including former US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross in response to recent US sanctions on Chinese [...] » More

China bars for-profit tutoring in core school subjects -document

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:57 PM

China is barring tutoring for profit in core school subjects to ease financial pressures on families that have contributed to low birth rates, news that sent shockwaves [...] » More

Olympics Gymnastics-China and Russia put down early medal markers

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:55 PM

China and Russia, two of Tokyo’s top Olympic medal contenders in men’s artistic gymnastics, put down markers on Saturday, dominating the first of three qualifying [...] » More

Shooting-China’s Yang wins first gold medal of Tokyo Olympics

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:54 PM

China’s Yang Qian won the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics in the women’s 10-metre rifle competition on Saturday. The silver went to Russian shooter [...] » More

US mulls crackdown on Chinese imports of Iranian oil

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:53 PM

The United States is considering cracking down on Iranian oil sales to China as it braces for the possibility that Tehran may not return to nuclear talks or may adopt a [...] » More

US dials back probe of Chinese scientists on visa fraud charges

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:51 PM

A US Justice Department programme aimed at protecting American technology from China dropped five prosecutions of Chinese scientists after a draft of an internal FBI analysis [...] » More

Blinken to visit India with vaccines and China in focus

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:48 PM

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel next week to India, an important partner in US efforts to counter China and in vaccine diplomacy that is hobbled by its own [...] » More

China sanctions US citizens, entities over HK

China sanctions US citizens, entities over HK

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 12:45 PM

Beijing announced sanctions on seven American citizens and entities Friday in response to a US advisory on deteriorating freedoms in Hong Kong, just days ahead of a visit [...] » More

Beijing tutoring crackdown slams US-listed Chinese stocks

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:43 PM

Fears of increased of regulation from Beijing crushed US-listed Chinese stocks on Friday following a Chinese government crackdown on private educators. US shares of TAL [...] » More

China’s Tencent ordered to give up exclusive music rights in antitrust crackdown

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 12:42 PM

Chinese tech giant Tencent must relinquish its exclusive music label rights, the market regulator said Saturday, after finding that the firm had violated antitrust laws. The [...] » More

Glittering gold distracts from Tokyo woes

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:40 PM

Sport stretched out over Tokyo on Saturday as the Olympic Games finally got underway, but the shadow of COVID-19 and controversy was never far away on the opening day. China [...] » More

Magnitude 6.7 quake hits south of the Philippine capital

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:37 PM

An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck south of the Philippine capital early on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. The agency said [...] » More

Philippines evacuates thousands as monsoon rains flood cities, provinces

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:17 PM

Philippine authorities moved thousands of residents of the capital, Manila, out of their low-lying communities on Saturday as heavy monsoon rain, compounded by a tropical [...] » More