China Refuses Aircraft Supply To Russia Amid US Warnings
China has refused to send aircraft supplies to Russia, following warnings from the US. On March 14, in a long meeting with Chinese Official Yang Jiechi, America said, there would be "significant consequences" for Russian supporters. Russia's air transport agency Rosaviatsiya said, they may take help from their partners India or Turkey. Aircraft suppliers like Boeing and Airbus have cut off their ties with Moscow, as per Global Defense Corp.… read-more
Tags: China, US-China, Russia, aircraft, Ukraine
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Solar, Coal Power Prices In China To Be Equalled By 2023: Report
According to recent US-China research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on October 19, prices of solar and coal power in China might become equal by 2023. China, the world's largest carbon emitter, may be approaching a turning point in its shift to renewable energy. China will have the capability to build solar electricity across the country at the same cost as coal in two years.
Tags: China, research, US-China, Renewable Energy, Solar Power
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
China Joins Heated Race To Test Out New Missiles After US & Russia
Days after the Unites States and Russia conducted its nuclear weapon's test, China seems to be in the heated race to test its own power of nuclear warheads. It was seen that a rocket carrying a hypersonic glide vehicle was launched, which flew through space, circling around the globe. It later cruised down towards its target, and missed by about two dozen miles.
Tags: China, US-China, Nuclear Warheads, nuclear missile
US Surpasses China To Become World's Biggest 'Bitcoin Miner'
The United States Of America has become the world's center for Bitcoin mining. The country accounted for 35.4 percent of the global hash rate, which is a measure used to extract the digital currency. According to reports, China's observed share of Bitcoin mining has hit zero, which is down from as high as a 75% in September 2019.
Megha Rajagopalan Wins Pulitzer Prize For International Reporting
Megha Rajagopalan, a journalist of Indian origin along with two of her contributors won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting, on June 11. She won the award for her investigative reports that exposed the prisons and internment camps built by China to detain thousands of Muslims in the Xinjiang region. ''I'm in complete shock, I did not expect this," said Ms Rajagopalan.
Tags: pulitzer prize, Megha Rajagopalan, US-China
China, US Agree On Stronger, Urgent Climate Agreement
The US and China have agreed to cooperate on the grounds of urgent climate crisis. World's two biggest carbon polluters released a statement saying that they “are committed to cooperating with each other and with other countries to tackle the climate crisis”. Giving an urgent call to tackle the climate menace with seriousness, the agreement came after POTUS Joe Biden's virtual meet with global leaders on the climate crisis.
Tags: US-China, Climate crisis, bilateral cooperation, environment
US Warship Intrusion: Chinese Media Asks India To Re-Evaluate Ties With US
Days after subduing response from India over US warship trespass in India's Exclusive Economic Zone on April 7, the Chinese media urged India to re-evaluate relations with the US. While Pentagon deemed the US's actions to be valid under freedom of navigation, India expressed distaste and reported the matter through diplomatic channels. However, the US has not yet approved the United Nations Law of the Sea.
Tags: India-China, INDIA-US RELATIONSHIP, US-China, Warships
Global Brands Like H&M & Nike Face Serious Dilemma Over Xinjiang Cotton In China
Global brands like H&M and Nike are under fire for accusing China that cotton from Xinjiang is produced by the forced labour of Uyghur captives. They are in a dilemma as failing to stop the use of Xinjiang cotton may invite legal trouble from Washington with the US ban on imports. Besides, purging Xinjiang cotton will invite the wrath of the Chinese government which may get their business boycotted.
Lab Creation Of COVID-19 Unlikely: WHO
According to the study by the WHO and China, the origin of COVID-19 is unlikely to be a lab leak. The study emphasis on the transmission of COVID-19 to human from the bat is likely through an animal. Reportedly, the virus was allegedly originated from a seafood market in Wuhan, China. The report was delayed due to the Chinese government restricting the study on the origin of the virus.
Tags: Covid-19, China, WHO, US-China, US Government
Courtesy: AP News
India Has World's Fourth Strongest Military, China At Top: Study
A recent study released by Military Direct has revealed that India stands fourth in terms of military strength with 61 out of 100 points. While China, scoring 82 points, topped the list, the United States and Russia stood second and third with 74 and 69 points respectively. Notably, the US emerged as the highest spender on the military with a budget of $732 billion a year followed by China and India.
Tags: Defence, Military, Indian Military, US-China
Courtesy: The Indian Express