Category Archives: China

PM Johnson to phase out Huawei’s 5G role within months – The Telegraph

(Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to begin phasing out the use of Chinese tech giant Huawei’s technology in Britain’s 5G network as soon as this year, The Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday. Officials are drawing up proposals to stop installing new Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] equipment in the 5G network in as little as six months, and

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NO CHOICE

Edward Lucas Russia’s China Problem Is Not What It Seems ​ Vladimir Putin has a choice. That is more than the Russian people have in this month’s phony vote on constitutional changes. But after savoring his victory, the Russian leader will return to his desk in the Kremlin — and to the question of what to do about China. For

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Ukraine sold 18 tons of medical masks to Russia during Covid-19 pandemic, – ex-MP

18:10, 26 June 2020 – 112 UA The data state that Ukraine first sold 80 tons of masks to China in January-February and then bought Chinese ones in March. Ukraine exported more than 500 tons of medical masks prior to the coronavirus epidemic: 18 of them – to Russia. At the same time, Moscow was buying masks for less price than other

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Beijing lockdown tightens as new coronavirus outbreak spreads

China capital enters ‘extraordinary period’ after another 36 new cases are linked to a second seafood market Beijing authorities have locked down residential compounds and fired officials over a new Covid-19 outbreak as health officials warned the risk of the outbreak worsening was “very high”. On Monday, authorities announced 49 new cases, 36 of which were linked to the Xinfadi

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Brazilian President Bolsonaru threatens to withdraw his country from WHO

Only 100 days have passed since Bolsonaru called virus, from which one Brazilian dies every minute, ‘a little flu’ Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaru has threatened to withdraw his country from the World Health Organization, as Reuters reports. “Brazil will consider withdrawing from WHO if it does not cease to be a ‘partisan political organization’, Bolsonaru told reporters in a comment

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The UK Reverses Course on Huawei on 5G and Stands Up to China

It’s been a bad few days for the Communist Party-led government in Beijing in its efforts to gain economic and strategic influence in the United Kingdom and Europe. China’s flagship technology company, Huawei, is finding that its welcome mat is being taken away in London, the world’s biggest financial center, with major implications for its global operations.  The Daily Telegraph

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U.S. compares Covid-19 pandemic to Chornobyl catastrophe

The White House representative accused Chinese authorities of concealing information about coronavirus U.S White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien compared China’s response to the coronavirus outbreak to the response of the Soviet Union to the catastrophe at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 as The Hill reported. “This was a virus that was unleashed by China. There was

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Russia Against Investigating WHO, China Over Pandemic: Speaker

Russia opposes investigations into the World Health Organization (WHO) and China in connection with their response to the deadly coronavirus pandemic, Russia’s senate speaker Valentina Matviyenko told Interfax on Monday. Her remarks come amid the United States’ increasingly bitter spat with China and accusations that the WHO failed to contain the outbreak that has infected nearly 4.8 million people and

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Trump did not rule out a complete breakdown in relations with China

US President Donald Trump said that if relations with China deteriorated further, they could be completely broken. This Trump said in an interview with Fox Business. “ There are many options, you can do a lot of things. For example, completely terminate the relationship, ”Trump said. According to Trump, thanks to this, more than $ 500 billion could be saved for the needs of the

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COVID-19: US senators introduce legislation in Congress to impose sanctions on China

A group of nine influential US senators has introduced a legislation in Congress seeking to authorise the President to impose sanctions on China if it fails to cooperate and provide a full accounting of the events leading up to the outbreak of the coronavirus. More than 250,000 people have died and over 4 million infected due to the coronavirus pandemic

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COVID-19: Pro-Kremlin Media Defend Beijing

Kremlin-controlled media have defended Chinese authorities against criticism, combining disinformation with pro-Beijing reporting. On 20 April, Russian TV lashed out against the US, defending Chinese authorities against criticism for their handling of the COVID-19 outbreak. The broadcast on state-controlled TV Rossiya 1 came after contacts between Moscow and Beijing on the highest level. RT (Russia Today) and the news agency

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China denied access to coronavirus investigation by WHO

China has no good reason for WHO’s refusal China has rejected numerous requests from the World Health Organization to allow it to participate in the investigation of the origin of COVID-19. The representative of WHO in China, Dr. Gauden Galea announced this, Sky News reports. “We know that some kind of national investigation is being conducted, but at this stage

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Billionaire Deripaska accuses China of destroying Russia’s climate

China and other countries of Southeast Asia have barbaric attitude towards the environment, which provoked a “strange” winter and other adverse climatic phenomena in Russia, said Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska. “Floods, fires, which this year began earlier than usual in Siberia, incomprehensible winter a second year in a row, drought, which is likely to lead to serious crop failure in

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Die Welt: A pandemic for propaganda

Were it not for the Chinese concealment, there would be no coronavirus pandemic. However, the PRC is now rescuing itself and launching a propaganda campaign. Will the country that started the epidemic turn the crisis to its advantage? Zero. Or Chinese ling. One of the words that is now defining political debate in China is this number. Number of new daily coronavirus infections. It is a

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Trump promised to punish China if its guilt in spread of coronavirus is proved

US president said his government is trying to determine if virus came from Chinese laboratory in Wuhan US President Donald Trump has promised to hold China accountable if Beijing’s guilt in spreading the coronavirus pandemic is proven. Trump said this on Saturday during a daily briefing at the White House, Reuters reports. “This (coronavirus epidemic – Ed.) Could have been

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Chinese media: Russia to respond to NATO threat in Black Sea

Russia will deploy Project 22350 frigates in the Black Sea in response to the threat from NATO, writes the Chinese newspaper of Renmin Ribao. The author of the publication called the Black Sea region one of the main places of confrontation between Russia and the North Atlantic Alliance and noted that the latter has been constantly strengthening the military presence

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Putin and Xi Attack Attempts to Blame China for Late Virus Response

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Thursday rejected as counterproductive attempts to blame Beijing for delaying informing the world about the coronavirus, the Kremlin said. Putin and Xi spoke after U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration berated China for not sharing data more quickly.  Washington is also investigating the origins of the coronavirus — which has killed

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State Department leaked cables renew theories on origin of coronavirus

US sounded alarm on Wuhan lab studying coronavirus two years ago, report says State Department cables obtained by The Washington Post warned about the safety and security of coronavirus testing on bats in China in 2018; Gillian Turner reports. A Chinese laboratory at the center of new theories about how the coronavirus pandemic started was the subject of multiple urgent warnings inside the U.S. State

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China’s ‘wet markets’ have reopened – ban travel to and from China until they are closed.

China’s ‘wet markets’ like the one where Covid-19 outbreak began have reopened amid a raging global Pandemic.  Wet markets where live animals are sold, slaughtered and skinned, in appalling unhygienic conditions as customers browse the stalls, have reopened across China. Terrifying scenes of animal cruelty are being recorded throughout the Asian country as it returns to normality following the lock-down.

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Coronavirus: Huawei urges UK not to make 5G U-turn after pandemic

Chinese telecoms company Huawei has said that disrupting its involvement in the rollout of 5G would do Britain “a disservice”. In January, the UK government approved a limited role for Huawei in building the country’s new data networks. But in March, a backbench rebellion within the Conservative party signalled efforts to overturn the move. In an open letter, the firm

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