Monday, September 20, 2021

China

PM maklum kegusaran kepada Australia berhubung Aukus, gesa elak provokasi

Perdana Menteri Ismail Sabri Yaakob menggesa semua pihak agar mengelakkan sebarang provokasi serta persaingan senjata di rantau ini.

France recalls ambassadors to Australia, US in escalating row

The French ambassador recalls from the US and Australia – key allies of France – are unprecedented.

Regional powers at summit demand US fund Afghan aid

They say it is the responsibility of the West in general and the US in particular to help avert a humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan.

Indonesia bimbang persaingan senjata selepas perjanjian kapal selam nuklear Australia-AS

Indonesia menggesa Australia untuk terus kekal dengan komitmennya dalam memastikan kestabilan wilayah tersebut.

Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90-day mission

This was the country's longest-ever crewed mission and the latest landmark in Beijing's drive to become a major space power.

IMF chief denies altering World Bank report to appease China

The allegations could damage IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva's reputation, and provide grist for long-time US critics of the multilateral organizations and their treatment of China.

China says 91% of students aged 12-17 fully vaccinated

China's two main vaccines have been approved for use in children from the age of three but authorities in charge of the vaccination rollout have yet to make children under 12 eligible.

China’s August retail sales growth slowest in a year

China's services sector contracted in August for the first time since the start of the pandemic while factory activity expanded only marginally as a new domestic coronavirus flare-up kicked in.

US top general secretly called China over fears Trump could spark war, report says

He reportedly sought to assure his China counterpart that the US was stable and was not going to attack.

Covid-19 cases more than double in southeast China as Delta spreads

The National Health Commission said 59 new locally transmitted cases were reported for Sept 13, up from 22 infections a day earlier, all in Fujian.

Shanghai suspends schools, flights as typhoon approaches mainland China

The province of Zhejiang near Shanghai raised its emergency response to the highest level on Sunday, closing schools and suspending flights and rail services in some cities.

Biden, Xi speak by phone for first time since February

Relations between Washington and Beijing have been at their lowest point in decades and it was only the second call between the leaders since Biden took office in January.

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