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G20 may only offer poorest countries 6 more months of debt relief | China

An initiative that allows poor countries to suspend payments on official bilateral debt owed to G20 creditors until the end of 2020 may not get the year-long extension it seeks. Some G20 creditor countries are reluctant to broaden and extend another year of coronavirus debt service relief to the world’s poorest countries, so a six-month compromise […]

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Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Bombs in China With Weak Opening

Moviegoing audiences in North America are not rushing back to the theater just yet and “Mulan” is also faltering in its China release as the global box office slowly comes back online in the COVID-19 era. In the second major weekend for U.S. and Canadian movie theaters, Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” earned only $6.7 million from […]

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Chinese new 122mm self-propelled howitzer spied on the road

The new Chinese wheeled self-propelled howitzer system has been spotted on the road this week. The footage, which was released on 23 August on the Social media service Weibo, shows a military convoy of a new type of 122mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer based on a 6×6 cross country light chassis. New self-propelled howitzer reportedly features […]

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China defends detention of Uighur model in Xinjiang

A Uighur fashion model who filmed himself handcuffed to a bed in an epidemic prevention centre in Xinjiang was lawfully detained, Chinese officials have said. Merdan Ghappar sent video of himself, and a series of accompanying text messages, to his family in February. They were passed to the BBC and published earlier this month. The […]

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Opinion – Europe and China’s Growing Assertiveness

Mounting tensions between the United States and China is increasingly testing Europe’s resilience. Both powers are stepping up pressure on European countries on issues and policies they consider vital to their strategic interests. This is particularly noteworthy regarding the role of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in providing 5G networks to European countries. In July, US […]

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World war 3 alert: China warned it’s now in a ‘weaker position’ as Cold War tensions spike | World | News

China has seen relations with several countries reach crisis levels but will look to “consolidate” its ties with Russia in order to give it essential support against America’s hard-line stance. Tensions with the US currently sit on a knife-edge while several other countries such as Australia and the UK have criticised Beijing for its imposition […]

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Australia Spending Nearly $1 Billion on Cyberdefense as China Tensions Rise

SYDNEY, Australia — Confronting a surge of cyberattacks attributed to the Chinese government, Australia moved to bolster its defenses on Tuesday, promising to recruit at least 500 cyberspies and build on its ability to take the battle overseas. The investment of 1.35 billion Australian dollars ($930 million) over the next decade is the largest the […]

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India looks to buy more fighter jets amid border tension with China

The Economic Times, India’s leading business newspaper, has reported that country’s Air Force is seeking to urgently procure 21 additional upgraded MiG-29 fighter jets from Russia and 12 new Su-30MKIs built under license by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to add to its three squadrons of the type already in service. “These fighters [MiG-29], which […]

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Chinese parliament to vote on Hong Kong security law as US condemnation builds | World news

China’s legislature was set to approve plans to force a controversial national security law on Hong Kong, as the US prepared to retaliate against Beijing for stripping the territory of its promised freedoms. On Thursday, China’s National People’s Congress was preparing to vote on a draft decision that would pave the way for anti-sedition laws […]

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