Tag Archives: China

Are US & Japan aiming their new missile defense at Russia & China?

Japan’s efforts to acquire the US missile defense systems under the pretext of a threat posed by North Korea have sparked concerns in Moscow. Experts believe the missiles might be deployed with an eye on Russia and China. Japan says that its decision to boost its ballistic missile defense system by approving the purchase and deployment of two Aegis Ashore ...

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China no longer wants Western garbage

The European Union (EU) has announced its first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics recycling. It followed China’s ban on imports of waste from Western countries. All plastic packaging in the European market will be recyclable by 2030, said the EU Commission in a press release. The consumption of single-use plastics will be reduced and the intentional use of microplastics will be ...

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Google moves into Shenzhen in latest China expansion

A month after announcing plans to open its first AI lab in China, Google is expanding again through a move into Shenzhen. The U.S. tech giant has opened an office in the Chinese city, which borders Hong Kong and known for being a global hardware hub, according to an internal email obtained by TechCrunch. This isn’t a fully-blown Google campus, ...

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Apple asked to respond to China consumer group about slowing older iPhones

Apple is now facing questions about how it slows down older iPhones in China. The Xinhua state news agency reported yesterday that the Shanghai Consumer Council has written to Apple asking it to explain the performance hit and any remedies it is offering to consumers. The company has been asked to respond to the Council’s letter by Friday. The Council ...

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Apple asked to respond to China consumer group about slowing older iPhones

Apple is now facing questions about how it slows down older iPhones in China. The Xinhua state news agency reported yesterday that the Shanghai Consumer Council has written to Apple asking it to explain the performance hit and any remedies it is offering to consumers. The company has been asked to respond to the Council’s letter by Friday. The Council ...

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Beijing wants to kick bitcoin out of China

Chinese authorities are reportedly aiming to completely ban centralized trading of virtual currencies as well as individuals and businesses that provide related services. Read more According to an internal memo from a government meeting seen by Reuters, Beijing will continue to apply pressure to the virtual currency trade and prevent the growth of risks in that market. National and local ...

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Fireworks shop goes up in flames, spectacularly burning down 8-storey building in China (VIDEO)

Published time: 16 Jan, 2018 06:43 A fireworks explosion in a ground floor supermarket led to an inferno in an 8-story residential building in China. A video posted online shows the building engulfed in flames with thick plumes of smoke and blasts of fireworks. The incident took place in Baise City in the southwestern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Monday, ...

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US, Canada host world summit on N. Korea… but Russia & China will only be briefed on results

Canada and the US are hosting a meeting on the Korean peninsula deadlock, gathering diplomats from 20 nations. Moscow and Beijing, however, are not invited, and will only be “briefed” on the outcome, Russia’s FM Lavrov said. The meeting, held January 15-17, seeks to achieve the goal of a “secure, prosperous and denuclearized Korean peninsula,” according to its organizers. “The ...

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Lavrov: Russia, China urge freeze to any confrontation on Korean Peninsula

Published time: 15 Jan, 2018 07:54 Edited time: 15 Jan, 2018 07:56 A military solution to the Korean crisis would lead to catastrophic consequences, the Russian foreign minister said, adding that Russia and China reiterate their call to freeze the confrontation and military drills in the area. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Follow RT’s LIVE UPDATES on Lavrov’s annual press Q&A  Let’s ...

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China urges US to ‘cherish’ Iran nuclear deal, slams unilateral sanctions policy

China has reiterated its support for the Iran nuclear deal, praising Tehran for adhering to the agreement despite Washington’s unilateral sanctions and constant threats to scrap it unless some “disastrous flaws” are fixed. “As the JCPOA [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action] has not come by easily, all relevant parties should cherish it,” Chinese Foreign Minister Lu Kan said on Saturday. ...

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