EVs Production In India Will Make It Dependent On China
The production of electric vehicles (EVs) in India will increase its reliance on China for raw materials, mineral processing, and battery production. The Global Trade Research Initiative (GTRI) stated that a life cycle impact analysis is required for the field of electric vehicles. Sources confirmed that 70% of the materials used to make EVs in India are from China. Pollutants are released during the battery's production, disposal, and… read-more
Tags: EVs, China, Market, Indian Automobiles, Production
Courtesy: Zee News India
China Shuts Down Consular Section Of Its Embassy In Pakistan
Amid security concerns and citing 'technical issues,' China has temporarily closed down the consular section of its embassy. The Chinese Goverment also advised Chinese citizens in Pakistan to be cautious due to the deteriorating security situation. "Due to technical issues, the consular section of the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad will be temporarily closed from February 13, 2023, until further notice," read the notice on official website.
Tags: China, Pakistan, Chinese Embassy, Citizens, Technical Glitch
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
Iranian Origin Plane Bound To Cross Indian Air Base Receives Bomb Threat, IAF Scramble To Intercept
The Union Civil Aviation received a bomb threat in an Iranian-origin aircraft, Mahan Air flight headed to Guangzhou in China from Tehran in Iran, scheduled to cross over the Indian airbase. Amid the threat, and refusal of landing in India, Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighter jets from Punjab and Jodhpur airbases were scrambled to intercept the plane, which avoided landing. Moreover, the nature of the threat call is unclear.
Tags: aircraft, Iranian Plane, China, bomb threat, Indian Air force
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
US, Australia & Japan Join Forces To Work Against China; Condemn China’s ‘Bullying Behaviour’
The defence ministers of US, Australia and Japan have formed a military cooperation to counter China’s “bullying behaviour” amid the ongoing China-Taiwan conflict. Officials from Australia and Japan flew to US’ military headquarters for the pacific region, where the leaders met. This has come after US announced $810 million aid for pacific island nations where US is planning to intensify its diplomatic presence, reported Hindustan Times… read-more
16 Chinese Military Aircrafts, 4 Naval Ships Cross Median Line Of Taiwan Strait
China is continuing to breach into Taiwan’s borders as a flex of power since the controversial visit of US speaker Nancy Pelosi. In the latest development, on September 25, China sent 16 military aircrafts and four naval ships into the median line of Taiwan’s strait. Taiwanese Ministry of National Defence further stated that China sent one unmanned drone and and two planes Into the southwest sector of Taiwan’s AIDZ.
Tags: China, Taiwan, nancy pelosi, World news, World War 3
China To Continue To Witness Drought-Like Situation In Coming Years, Fear Scientists
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.
Tags: China, beijing, environment, drought, Water Scarcity
Former Chinese Minister Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Accepting $91 Mn In Bribe
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.
Bus Carrying People To COVID Quarantine In China Crashes; 27 Killed, 20 Injured
As many as 27 persons have been killed and 20 others were injured after a bus carrying people to COVID quarantine in China crashed. The incident occurred in China’s Guizhou province, where the bus was overturned on a highway. The incident revived heavy criticism considering Beijing’s zero-COVID policy. Further details on the matter is awaited.
Tags: China, Xi Jingpin, COVID Quarantine, bus accident, GUIZHOU PROVINCE
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
China Reports First Case Of Monkeypox Virus
China has reported its first case of the Monkeypox virus in the southwest city of Chongqing. Reportedly, the patient was already under COVID-19 quarantined following an international travel. The Chinese authorised have not disclosed the details of the patient, as to name, age and sex. The officials stated that the patient is being isolated and provided with adequate treatment. Further details are awaited.
Tags: China, Monkeypox, Chongqing, Quarantine, Covid-19