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US-China ties need principled 'guardrails'

China Daily 03 Jun 2023
After two years of false starts under the Joe Biden administration, including due to a wayward balloon that blew ties off course, the two countries are finally in sight of an opportunity to begin stabilizing their rocky relationship. Washington and Beijing must not pass up this opportunity.

Chinese censors remove protest site Sitong Bridge from online maps

The Observer 02 Jun 2023
Chinese censors scrubbing the internet of any words or symbols that could be used to reference the Tiananmen Square massacre in the run-up to Sunday’s anniversary have a new target in their sights. a bridge in Beijing where a rare protest was staged last year.

An unprecedented sighting: unique all-white panda spotted in SW China

Xinhua 30 May 2023
Latest trends in robotics industry at sci-tech forum in Beijing ... Attendees to sci-tech forum in Beijing call for more int'l cooperation ... Latest trends in robotics industry at sci-tech forum in Beijing ... An unprecedented sighting.

Years before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japan sank a US warship in China

CNN 27 May 2023
... relations between Tokyo and Beijing to this day ... Having swept through Beijing and Shanghai, the Japanese Imperial forces set their sights on what was then the Chinese capital of Nanjing, where they went on to commit one of the most notorious wartime atrocities of the 20th century.

China is jumping at digital shadows

Taipei Times 25 May 2023
Three brief paragraphs posted by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) to its Web site on Sunday night outlined the latest round of digital paranoia between Beijing and Washington, with Boise, Idaho-based Micron Technology Inc the most recent victim ... This approach by Beijing is extremely short-sighted, though quite familiar.

The ocean paradise that could become the battlefield of a New Cold War: MARK ALMOND ...

The Daily Mail 20 May 2023
But Britain and America’s control of Diego Garcia is in peril – at a time when China’s President Xi Jinping has set his sights on the island ... Many Mauritians are of Chinese heritage, a legacy of a migration scheme devised by French colonisers, and Beijing hopes to play on their patriotic nostalgia.

Doctors told confused Sigmund – “Now they’re using me as an example textbook”

The Eastern Herald 19 May 2023
Sigmundur Stefánsson says doctors told him he was confused after deciding to run several marathons following a heart attack and cancer ... “When I was preparing for my first marathon at the age of 47, I was suddenly stopped ... We went to the Great Wall just over an hour from Beijing and walked through areas outside of those main sights ... ....

China's deepening influence in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan

The New Arab 17 May 2023
Having mediated successfully between Iran and Saudi Arabia in March, China is now setting its sights on more global trouble spots. In a significant development, Beijing has been making focused efforts to help Afghanistan emerge from its international isolation by overseeing its foreign relations as a guarantor.

AUKUS Powers Are Militarising Papua New Guinea in Preparation for War with China

Sydney Criminal Lawyers 16 May 2023
The PNG journalist is also clear about the reason why the US-led AUKUS has China in its sights, which is not, as Australian authorities and media have asserted, due to Beijing posing any military threat to Washington or Canberra, but rather it’s that it’s likely soon to surpass US hegemonic economic power.

AIM ties up with China Bridge Capital, NextG to woo unicorns

Gulf Daily News 11 May 2023
China Bridge Capital, which has also long established its foothold in worldwide offices in Shenzhen, Beijing, Silicon Valley, and New York, has now fixed its sights on doing the same in the UAE through the “Abu Dhabi Billionaire Business Attraction Fund,” which aims ...

Abu Dhabi joint fund seeks to attract 10 unicornss

Khaleejtimes 11 May 2023
A statement from AIM said China Bridge Capital, which has also long established its foothold in worldwide offices in Shenzhen, Beijing, Silicon Valley, and New York, has now fixed its sights on doing the same in the UAE through the “Abu Dhabi Billionaire Business Attraction ...

Visa-Free Travel, Investment, And Summits As 'New Era Of Cooperation' For China and Central Asia ...

Radio Free Europe 10 May 2023
As China continues to reopen its economy and reinvigorate its diplomatic dealings around the world after three years of strict COVID-19 restrictions, Beijing has its sights set on Central Asia, analysts and officials say. As trade and commerce links between Beijing and the five ...

South China Sea: Asean-India drills stalked by Chinese maritime militia, sources say

South China Morning Post 09 May 2023
India monitored several Chinese ships sighted near where AIME 2023 was taking place, a government official said. Beijing appeared to be using the militia to intimidate and disrupt the drills, co-hosted by Singapore, a Vietnamese expert said ... .

Saudi-Iran deal doesn’t herald active role for China in Gulf

Asiatimes 04 May 2023
Although Beijing hosted the talks that led to the agreement, much of the substantive work had been done earlier, primarily by Iraq and Oman ... Beijing then did something ... Having China host diplomatic talks with the Saudis may have been Iran’s way of staying in Beijing’s line of sight.

China In Eurasia Briefing: Can China Broker Peace In Ukraine?

Radio Free Europe 03 May 2023
What does it mean for Beijing's efforts to play peacemaker between Kyiv and Moscow? ... Beijing inserted itself into ... But even if the end game is still out of sight, Beijing is clearly determined to play a role and is making the necessary moves to be in position when the time is right.

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