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UN chief urges US-China dialogue, warns of divisions

UN chief urges US-China dialogue, warns of divisions

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday urged the United States and China to engage in dialogue, warning of an increasingly divided world. “I fear our world is [...] » More

Can China stay ahead as a leading exporter of Covid-19 vaccines?

Can China stay ahead as a leading exporter of Covid-19 vaccines?

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Since China approved its first two Covid-19 vaccines for emergency use slightly over a year ago, it has quickly scaled up its production to become the world’s largest [...] » More

China’s Xi: Handle disputes with ‘dialogue and cooperation’

China’s Xi: Handle disputes with ‘dialogue and cooperation’

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:02 AM

Facing growing tensions with the United States, Chinese leader Xi Jinping reiterated his nation’s longtime policy of multilateralism on Tuesday, telling world leaders [...] » More

Overseas Uyghurs struggle to locate relatives in Xinjiang prisons

Overseas Uyghurs struggle to locate relatives in Xinjiang prisons

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

When Ziba Murat last saw her mother, retired Uyghur doctor Gulshan Abbas, at Ronald Reagan Washington National airport in 2016, she begged her not to return to Xinjiang, [...] » More

Moon calls for ‘speedy resumption’ of US-NKorea talks

Moon calls for ‘speedy resumption’ of US-NKorea talks

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-In called for a “speedy resumption” of talks between the United States and North Korea Tuesday at the United Nations general [...] » More

Women make headlines in LDP race, but true empowerment a long way off

Women make headlines in LDP race, but true empowerment a long way off

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Kyodo | 5:02 AM

Two women have entered the race for the leadership of Japan’s ruling party for the first time in its 66-year history, putting in the spotlight both the strides taken [...] » More

Xi tells UN China will stop funding coal projects overseas

Xi tells UN China will stop funding coal projects overseas

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

China will stop funding coal projects overseas, President Xi Jinping said Tuesday, ending a major source of support for a dirty energy contributing to climate change. [...] » More

HK leader defends election after single non-establishment figure picked for 1,500-strong committee

HK leader defends election after single non-establishment figure picked for 1,500-strong committee

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, has defended the weekend’s election of a powerful committee to appoint senior leaders, after just one candidate not [...] » More

Chinese warplane enters into Taiwan’s air defence zone

Chinese warplane enters into Taiwan’s air defence zone

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 5:02 AM

A Chinese military plane flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Monday afternoon. A People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Shaanxi Y-8 [...] » More

Wuhan scientists planned to release coronaviruses into cave bats 18 months before outbreak

Wuhan scientists planned to release coronaviruses into cave bats 18 months before outbreak

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 5:02 AM

Wuhan scientists were planning to release enhanced airborne coronaviruses into Chinese bat populations to inoculate them against diseases that could jump to humans, leaked [...] » More

In climate pledge, Xi says China will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad

In climate pledge, Xi says China will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad

22-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:07 PM

Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China would not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, using his address at the United Nations general Assembly to add to [...] » More

ADB cuts Asia growth forecast on slow Covid vaccine rollout

ADB cuts Asia growth forecast on slow Covid vaccine rollout

22-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 11:43 AM

The Asian Development Bank warned of “lasting scars” from the coronavirus pandemic as it cut its 2021 growth forecast for developing Asia on slow vaccination [...] » More

Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft docks with China space station module

Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft docks with China space station module

22-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:46 AM

A Chinese robotic resupply cargo spacecraft successfully docked with an orbiting space station module on Monday in the fourth of 11 missions needed to finish building [...] » More

China grappling with effects of ‘one-child army’, adds unmanned aircraft, ballistic missiles, says experts

China grappling with effects of ‘one-child army’, adds unmanned aircraft, ballistic missiles, says experts

22-Sep-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 7:07 AM

China’s military has an Achilles’ heel. ‘One-child army’ with low troop morale is more inclined to add unmanned aircraft and ballistic missiles. [...] » More

Beijing detains over 130 PLA veterans for protesting over resettlement issues

Beijing detains over 130 PLA veterans for protesting over resettlement issues

22-Sep-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 7:07 AM

Beijing Police have recently detained 137 veterans of its People’s Liberation Army (PLA) for protesting against their resettlement issues, sources said on Monday. The [...] » More