Elon Musk Proposes Resolve To Rising China-Taiwan Tensions, Suggests Handing Over Some Control Of Taiwan To Beijing
Elon Musk has offered a proposal to resolve the rising tensions between China and Taiwan. This has come days after Musk proposed a resolve to end Russia-Ukraine war, which received widespread criticism and resulted in Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy replying to Musk’s tweet. Musk stated that, the China-Taiwan tensions could be dealt with by “handing over some control of Taiwan to Beijing”, stating that the conflict over Taiwan is “… read-more
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In a combined study of scientists from University of Texas and Tsunghua University, it was predicted that China will continue to experience drought-like situation in the coming years. This has come while China is currently experiencing a massive grip of heatwaves and drought throughout the summer. The scientists also urged Beijing to put a curb on its carbon emissions, stating that it is the only way to fight water scarcity.
China’s former deputy public security minister Sun Lijun has been sentenced to life imprisonment for allegedly accepting $91 million in bribe. He was also accused of allegedly “deserting” his post during China’s initial fight against COVID-19. The 53-year-old Lijun was initially sentenced to death. However, his punishment was commuted to life imprisonment. The coring held that Lijun has abused his power during 2001 to 2020.
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China responded on July 25 to UK Prime Minister candidate Rishi Sunak's claims that Beijing is "the biggest long-term threat to Britain," calling the remarks "irresponsible." China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian responded to Sunak's comment by saying that statements regarding China, cannot address one's own issues. Rishi … read-more
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Amid the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Chinese government and Beijing authority reversed the recently announced relaxations from Covid-19 restrictions and lockdown rules. As per sources, most children in the capital will not return to school next week, whereas the nation's "zero Covid" policy will also remain in place, restricting events, gatherings and aimless roaming of people in Beijing. Notably, the nation reported over 200 single… read-more
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Beijing announced strict COVID-19 restrictions amid a surge in COVID-19 and its variant Omicron cases. The 5-day restrictions come amid the holiday week, which started on May 1. As per the Beijing administration, restaurants, and universal studios have been shut down. Furthermore, people venturing out in public places need to provide negative COVID-19 reports. They also asked citizens of China not to leave their cities, besides imposing… read-more
Ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022, 53 athletes from 12 nations, set to participate, tested positive for COVID-19 and are in isolation. Efforts like "zero COVID-19 policy" curbing local transmission by enforcing strict restrictions, seems to be in vain. In addition, due to the situation, at least 12 athletes were deprived to participate in the event. Notably, China announced to conduct COVID free 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
The National Health Commission on January 24, said that China's mainland recorded 57 confirmed COVID-19 cases on January 23, amid new variant Omicron emergence. Cases are increasing in Beijing including 39 imported COVID-19 cases, raising concerns. To control the Omicron and COVID-19 situation, new COVID-19 restrictions were imposed from January 22 till March. Meanwhile, ahead of Winter Olympics, Beijing will now require travelers to get a… read-more
The National Health Commission in a report on January 16, said that China reported 65 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases. However, 54 new imported cases in nine provincial-level regions were reported, said the commission. Moreover, 33 new local cases were reported in Tianjin, 29 in Henan and one each in Beijing, Guangdong, and Shaanxi. Meanwhile, nine new cases in Shanghai were registered and no Covid-19 deaths were reported.… read-more
Afghanistan's Deputy spokesperson Bilal Karim has urged Chinese investors to invest in Afghanistan. Addressing a news conference on December 12, Zabihullah Mujahid, Taliban's Spokesperson said, having good relations with China will be Taliban's great achievement as it is one of the most important countries in the region. "We hope all traders, especially Chinese investors to invest in Afghanistan and the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan will… read-more