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UK China strategy savaged as Beijing allied companies 'handed keys' to vital utilities

THE UK Government's strategy on China has been savaged by The Henry Jackson Society's Sam Armstrong. The UK Government’s position on China has been slammed for "strategic incoherency," by Sam Armstrong from the counter-terrorism think tank The Henry Jackson Society. Mr Armstrong argued the UK Government approach to tackling China "makes no sense" as despite standing up to Xi Jinping on the international stage with moves such as AUKUS, the British state is to willing to "hand the keys over" to Chinese backed firms operation in sensitive areas of the UK economy."

express.co.uk ,  59min 0
UK China strategy savaged as Beijing allied companies 'handed keys' to vital utilities

Beijing accuses US of meddling in Hong Kong

Beijing [China], September 26 (ANI): Beijing on Friday accused the US of interfering in Hong Kong and released a list of 100 times it said that the US had interfered and supported those who are anti-China. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a list, titled "US Interference in Hong Kong Affairs and Support for Anti-China, Destabilizing Forces," which has five different categories detailing the ways China says the US has interfered with the semi-autonomous city, reported The Hill.

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Beijing accuses US of meddling in Hong Kong

One killed, another injured in China's Henan following rain

Beijing [China], September 26 (ANI): One was killed, another was injured in China's Henan province as heavy rains lashed since Friday, local media reported. "Henan has been buffeted with heavy rains since Friday morning with 15 townships and villages bearing the brunt of downfalls with nearly 8,000 residents being evacuated from the hardest-hit regions," Global Times reported on Saturday.

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One killed, another injured in China's Henan following rain

The UK's £10billion super-deal with UAE shows how Brexit Britain can take on China

. In exchange for building roads and transport networks, it has seized control of critical resources and strategic terrain, and gained access to distant markets. It has built ports in Israel and Greece, and loaned Jamaica $2 billion for transport, and invested another $3 billion in bauxite mining, sugar and tourist resorts.

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The UK's £10billion super-deal with UAE shows how Brexit Britain can take on China

Chinese authorities order cartoon makers to produce 'healthy' shows in crackdown on violent and pornographic content

Broadcasting regulator said content must 'uphold truth, goodness and beauty' It added that children and young people were the main audience for cartoons Move comes amid crackdown on China's thriving entertainment industry Beijing is intervening in all aspects of the country's culture and economy in what is says is an effort to tackle inequality

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Chinese authorities order cartoon makers to produce 'healthy' shows in crackdown on violent and pornographic content

China clamps down on cartoons in latest morality move

Entertainment industry told to uphold ‘truth, goodness and beauty’ and remove vulgar and violent content China’s broadcasting regulator said it will encourage online producers to create “healthy” cartoons and clamp down on violent, vulgar or pornographic content, as Beijing steps up efforts to bring its thriving entertainment industry to heel.

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China clamps down on cartoons in latest morality move

China’s tutoring ban hits overseas teachers and cultural links

Every morning, Sam Josti logged on from her US home to teach children halfway around the world, just one of thousands of foreign language tutors giving Chinese students a rare window into Western culture. But tutors like Massachusetts-based Josti have taken a sharp financial hit after Beijing’s harsh crackdown on extracurricular classes pulled down the blinds over the world outside for Chinese students.

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China’s tutoring ban hits overseas teachers and cultural links

China’s act of ‘hostage diplomacy’ comes to end as two Canadians freed

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were released hours after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was freed in Canada The more than 1,000-day ordeal of two Canadian citizens, detained by Beijing in what critics had labelled an act of “hostage diplomacy” over a Chinese executive arrested on US fraud charges, came to an end on Saturday, with all parties arriving back on their respective home soil.

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China’s act of ‘hostage diplomacy’ comes to end as two Canadians freed

China issues dominate election of Taiwan opposition leader

Fraught relations with neighboring China are dominating the election for the leader of Taiwan's main opposition Nationalist Party Fraught relations with neighboring China are dominating Saturday's election for the leader of Taiwan’s main opposition Nationalist Party. Four candidates, including incumbent Chairman Johnny Chiang, are competing for the leadership of the party that has advocated closer relations with Beijing

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China issues dominate election of Taiwan opposition leader

Beijing's dirtiest secret: With 1,000 coal-fired power stations (and climbing) China's energy pollution mocks the world's bid to combat climate change - as series of Mail exposes reveals

The billowing clouds of steam and smoke are visible from miles away. As night falls and the lights turn the sky neon bright as far as the eye can see, the chimneys keep remorselessly pumping out their toxic fumes. This is the Ningdong Energy and Chemical Industry Base, one of the biggest industrial complexes in the world.

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Beijing's dirtiest secret: With 1,000 coal-fired power stations (and climbing) China's energy pollution mocks the world's bid to combat climate change - as series of Mail exposes reveals

Arrests, anger and court battles — the case of Meng Wanzhou

The 2018 arrest in Vancouver of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on a US warrant, followed by China's detention of two Canadians, sparked an unprecedented dispute between Beijing and Ottawa. On Friday, a legal agreement in New York paved the way for Meng to board a plane to China after nearly three years of detention in Canada and for the two Canadian men to also set off home.

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Arrests, anger and court battles — the case of Meng Wanzhou

Huawei CFO Meng set to be freed after signing deferred prosecution agreement with U.S.

OTTAWA — Senior Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has signed an agreement with U.S. prosecutors that opens the door for her to return to China in a development that will have major consequences beyond North America. The Chinese telecom giant’s chief financial officer appeared by virtual link Friday in a Brooklyn courtroom, where the deferred prosecution agreement, related to fraud charges against her, was presented to the judge.

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Huawei CFO Meng set to be freed after signing deferred prosecution agreement with U.S.

Justice Dept: Huawei exec poised to resolve criminal charges

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are prepared to resolve criminal charges against the chief financial officer of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies, the Justice Department disclosed Friday in a letter to a federal judge in New York. The details of the resolution of the case against Meng Wanzhou were expected to be revealed at a court hearing Friday afternoon in Brooklyn.

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Justice Dept: Huawei exec poised to resolve criminal charges

China must hit US with nuke attack before they strike if Biden defends Taiwan, says diplomat in chilling message to West

CHINA must make the first nuclear strike against the US if Joe Biden continues to defend Taiwan, a top Chinese diplomat says. Beijing's former ambassador to the UN, Sha Zukang said the country's long-standing promise to only use nukes in retaliation should be re-examined in response to the new alliances forming in the region.

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China must hit US with nuke attack before they strike if Biden defends Taiwan, says diplomat in chilling message to West

In the eyes of Beijing, the Quad poses a more menacing threat than Aukus

China initially dismissed the Quad as being of no consequence, but it now appears to pose more of a problem for Beijing than Aukus The Quad is a “sinister gang” whose members are “four ward mates with four different diseases” who “will become cannon fodder” if they dare to take on China, warned Global Times, the mouthpiece of the Communist Party in Beijing.

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In the eyes of Beijing, the Quad poses a more menacing threat than Aukus

Man dies after downing one-and-a-half litres of Coca Cola in 10 minutes

A man in China has died after chugging one-and-a-half litres of Coca Cola in just ten minutes to cool off in the heatwave, doctors in China claim. Medics believe that the man’s rapid consumption led to a fatal build-up of gas inside his body, which starved his liver of oxygen and eventually killed him.

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Man dies after downing one-and-a-half litres of Coca Cola in 10 minutes

China sends 24 fighters jets over Taiwan in second wave of war games

CHINA has sent 24 fighter jets towards Taiwan in a terrifying second wave of war games. The display of force comes after the self-governing island announced its intention to join an 11-nation Pacific trade group that China has also applied to join. China sent another 19 fighter jets into Taiwan airspace on Thursday, sparking World War Three fears.

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China sends 24 fighters jets over Taiwan in second wave of war games

China 'must be prepared to make the FIRST nuclear strike' in response to growing US presence in the region and AUKUS strategic partnership, senior diplomat declares

China should abandon 'no-first-use' policy meaning nukes can only be used to retaliate, senior diplomat said Sha Zukang argued new Pacific alliances - such as AUKUS - mean China should take a more aggressive stance He spoke amid a huge expansion of China's nuclear forces, with 300 silos thought to be under construction

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China 'must be prepared to make the FIRST nuclear strike' in response to growing US presence in the region and AUKUS strategic partnership, senior diplomat declares

Cryptocurrency price crash fears as China announces complete ban on digital assets

CHINA has announced a complete ban on all cryptocurrency related financial transactions, sparking fears about the value of multiple virtual currencies. A notice posted on the Chinese central bank website said it is now illegal for anyone in China to purchase cryptocurrencies from abroad. Cryptocurrency mining and providing support to crypto businesses has also been made against the law.

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Cryptocurrency price crash fears as China announces complete ban on digital assets

Evergrande buyers protected by Beijing as China property crisis deepens

Creditors fall behind homeowners in race to retrieve funds from property developer drowning in $300bn of debt as fears of collapse mount Beijing has stepped up oversight of Evergrande’s bank accounts to ensure funds are used to complete developments and not diverted to pay creditors. China’s housing regulator told local subsidiaries across China last month to supervise funds for Evergrande’s property projects in escrow accounts, according to insiders.

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Evergrande buyers protected by Beijing as China property crisis deepens