China’s Covid-19 vaccine administered to a million people: Official – Times of India

BEIJING: A Covid-19 vaccine developed by a state-owned Chinese pharmaceutical firm has been administered to about a million people under the government’s emergency use scheme, the company’s chairman said. “In terms of emergency use, the vaccines were applied to nearly a million people and there has not been a single case of a serious adverse […]

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‘Absolutely untrue’: US trade envoy denies Bolton claim that Trump sought re-election help from China’s Xi

The top US trade official has forcefully denied ex-national security advisor John Bolton’s allegation that the president went to his Chinese counterpart for help in the 2020 race, insisting it “never happened.” Excerpts published from Bolton’s forthcoming book on Wednesday claim that, during a sideline meeting at last year’s G-20 summit in Japan, President Donald […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Taiwan needs to prepare for China’s maritime militia threat: experts

Taiwan needs to be better prepared for offensives by China’s state-supported maritime militia, which Beijing uses to further its political, economic and military goals in the region, Taiwanese security analysts said in a recent study. China’s maritime militia has been harassing or attacking vessels from other countries in the region, and Taiwan must take steps […]

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Death toll in China’s oil tanker explosion rises to 18 – Times of India

Rescuers searching for survivors in a building damaged by a tanker explosion near Wenling, in China’s eastern …Read More BEIJING: The death toll in the oil tanker explosion in east China’s Zhejiang Province has risen to 18, the local authorities said on Sunday. About 166 injured people are undergoing treatment in hospitals, the publicity department […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – China’s threats spurred visit to Taiwan: Czech Senate president

The president of the Czech Republic’s Senate, Miloš Vystrcil, said Tuesday that threats from China and a desire to uphold democratic values strengthened his intent to visit Taiwan. The visit is planned for August 30 to September 5, Vystrcil announced at a press conference Tuesday, saying that China’s threats toward him and his predecessor were […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Taiwan needs to work with the US against China’s propaganda army

The United States has recently been taking a hard line against China. It has issued an order to stop Chinese airlines from flying passengers to the US and sent another guided-missile destroyer through the Taiwan Strait on the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. However, some in the US call on Democrats to oppose […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – China’s fighter jets buzz Taiwan’s airspace after US C-40 reportedly flies over island

Several Chinese fighter jets flew over Taiwan’s airspace on Tuesday (June 9) following reports of a US Navy transport jet seen flying directly over Taiwan. The Ministry of National Defense said several Sukhoi-30 (Su-30) fighter jets briefly flew over the southwestern part of the nation’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), and Taiwan’s Air Force quickly […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – What China’s ‘D-Day’ invasion of Taiwan would look like

A day after the 76th anniversary of the Normandy landings of WWII, Forbes published an article outlining the armada that China has already amassed for a potential future invasion of Taiwan. In the article, titled “If China Invades Taiwan, This Is What The Fleet Could Look Like,” H.I. Sutton, a defense analyst and expert on […]

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China’s Tiananmen Square ‘slaughter’ not forgotten: White House – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The White House said on Thursday that China’s “slaughter” of protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989 has not been forgotten, urging Beijing to give its first accurate accounting of the bloodshed. “The Chinese Communist Party’s slaughter of unarmed Chinese civilians was a tragedy that will not be forgotten,” President Donald Trump’s press secretary Kayleigh […]

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