Friday, 16 April 2021

Tag Archives: China

Xi urges Europe to ‘make positive efforts with China’ in Merkel call

Photo by Wu Zhiyi/China Daily BEIJING – President Xi Jinping told German leader Angela Merkel during a phone call Wednesday that he hoped Europe would “make positive efforts with China”, Chinese state media reported, following an international row over the treatment of Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang. The call ...

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UK telecom companies face big fines under new security law

LONDON: Telecom companies in Britain face hefty fines if they don’t comply with strict new security rules under a new law proposed in Parliament on Tuesday that is aimed at blocking high-risk equipment suppliers like China’s Huawei. The Telecommunications (Security) Bill tightens security requirements for new high speed 5G wireless ...

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Chinese President Asks Troops To Focus On Preparing For War

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked his troops to prepare for war state news agency Xinhua reported today. Troops should maintain a state of high alert…  Put all (your) minds and energy into preparing for war, Xinhua quoted Xi Jinping as saying. Troops should be absolutely loyal, absolutely pure, ...

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China’s pandemic-themed TV drama faces online backlash over sexism

BEIJING: A Chinese primetime TV drama about the coronavirus pandemic has been slammed by social media users, who accused it of sexism for downplaying the role of women in battling the deadly outbreak at ground-zero. China has largely brought the virus under control since it first emerged late last year, ...

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Taiwan military says it has right to counter attack amid China threats

TAIPEI: Taiwan said on Monday its armed forces have the right to self-defence and counter attack amid “harassment and threats”, in an apparent warning to China, which last week sent numerous jets across the mid-line of the sensitive Taiwan Strait. Tensions have sharply spiked in recent months between Taipei and Beijing, which ...

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Brain-computer interface technology helps paralyzed patient say ‘Hello’

BEIJING: A paralyzed man who could only communicate by blinking his eyes, used a brain implant to say “Hello” through a computer, reportedly the first in the world, which touched medical staff at the Second Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. The brain-computer interface (BCI) technology ...

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