September 25, 2021
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Chip giant’s IPO hit by Beijing crackdown on business

bbc– Chinese electric car maker BYD’s plan to sell shares in its computer chip making unit has been suspended, the latest share offering to be hit by Beijing’s crackdown on businesses. The listing has been put on hold due to a regulatory investigation into the law firm
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Chinese engineers killed in Pakistan bus blast

bbc– At least 13 people, including nine Chinese nationals, have been killed in an explosion that sent a bus hurtling down a mountainside in Pakistan. China says it was a deliberate bombing, but Pakistani officials are blaming a mechanical failure. The bus was carrying more than 30 people to a hydropower plant site in the […]
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Chinese Regulator Halts Huya-Douyu Game-streaming Merger

republicworld– China’s market regulator on Saturday blocked the merger of Tencent-backed game streaming platforms Douyu and Huya following an anti-monopoly investigation, as authorities ramp up scrutiny of some of the country’s biggest technology companies. Huya and Douyu — which provide videogame live-streaming services akin to Twitch in the U.S. — are two of the
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Xi Presents Medals To Outstanding Party Members

republicworld– Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday presented the July 1 Medal, the highest honor within the country’s authoritarian ruling Communist Party, to 29 recipients. China has been carrying out a series of events across the country this week to mark the centenary of the Communist Party and to herald its growing influence abroad. Among […]
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Beijing Warns US, Japan Against Collusion Vs China

republicworld– Beijing expressed “serious concerns” to the United States and Japan on Friday over what it described as “negative moves and collusion” between the two countries against China. The statement came from Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Zhao Lijian, just before Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s visit to the White House in
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Sinovac Maker Advises Longer Gaps Between Doses

republicworld– Chinese COVID-19 vaccine maker Sinovac said it recommends longer intervals between two doses to achieve better effectiveness after the country’s top CDC official admitted the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines. Liu Peicheng, Spokesperson for Sinovac, one of the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine producers that have distributed millions of doses
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China Outlines COVID Findings Of WHO Wuhan Team

republicworld– Chinese officials briefed diplomats Friday on the ongoing research into the origin of COVID-19, ahead of the expected release of a long-awaited WHO report on the topic. The briefing appeared to be an attempt by China to get out its view on the report, which has become enmeshed in a diplomatic spat. The U.S. […]
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Interior Chinatown: The novel taking on Hollywood’s Asian tropes

bbc– Instead, much to his dismay, the struggling ؤAmerican actor is only ever cast in parts like Generic Asian Man Number One or Background Oriental Male. He is, however, the main protagonist of the satirical novel Interior Chinatown, which last month won one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the US, the National Book […]