Archive for October 1st, 2021

China’s electric carmakers make their move on Europe

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China’s electric carmakers are darting into Europe, hoping to catch traditional auto giants cold and seize a slice of a market supercharged by the continent’s [...] » More

China’s development finance double US’ but issues threaten belt and road: report

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

China’s development financing has more than doubled that of the United States or any other major power, but if it wants to remain competitive its belt and road projects [...] » More

China’s high-end military technology touted at biggest air show

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China put on an extravagant display of once-secret high-end military technology at its largest air show this week, while broadcasting its growing ambitions in space [...] » More

China’s farmers face more pain as power crunch drives up feed costs

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China’s huge livestock sector is facing a hike in feed costs as the country’s worst power outages in years forces soybean crushing plants to close, diving down [...] » More

Power cuts roil China, threatening growth and supply chains

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

From southern factories hustling to meet Christmas export orders to residents of northern towns panic buying candles, China is suffering widespread power cuts that threaten [...] » More

China power crunch slams factories as coal lobby warns woes could last until winter

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Small firms caught in China’s prolonged energy crunch are turning to diesel generators, or simply shutting shop, as coal industry officials voiced fears about [...] » More

Was China’s power crisis caused partly by an obscure mining law?

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

China’s current energy crisis can be traced back in part to a legal amendment targeting miners that garnered little notice when it went into effect in March. Article [...] » More

Streets go dark and lifts grind to a halt as China cuts power to meet energy targets

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 5:02 AM

Lifts have stopped working and street lights have gone dark in Chinese provinces that are home to millions of people, as authorities ration electricity in the face of rising [...] » More

It’s official. China’s manufacturing industry is in trouble

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | CNN | 5:02 AM

Factories in China are struggling at a time when the world’s second largest economy has to contend with yet another concern: a growing power supply crunch. A government [...] » More

China factory activity contracts for first time since February 2020

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Chinese factory activity contracted in September to the lowest level since February 2020, when coronavirus lockdowns crippled the economy, official data showed Thursday, as [...] » More

China kills 3 housecats that tested positive for COVID-19

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

A city in northern China has killed three housecats after they tested positive for COVID-19, according to a local media report Wednesday, as the country takes increasingly [...] » More

Chinese student held over two days in US then deported, says China’s embassy in Washington

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

The Chinese embassy in Washington has protested to the US over the deportation of a Chinese student, accusing law enforcement officers of “wantonly” interrogating [...] » More

How bad is China’s energy crisis?

How bad is China’s energy crisis?

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 5:02 AM

The situation is widespread. In recent days, factories in 20 of China’s 31 provinces have suffered a loss of power, forcing many to shut down production, at least for [...] » More

China reports 22 new coronavirus cases for September 29 vs 25 a day earlier

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China on Thursday reported 22 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland for September 29, compared with 25 a day earlier, according to the National Health Commission. [...] » More

Chinese military urges US to ‘correct mistakes’ to improve defence ties

Chinese military urges US to ‘correct mistakes’ to improve defence ties

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

The US and Chinese militaries have concluded two days of high-level talks, with China calling on the US to resolve “serious issues” to improve defence ties. The [...] » More