“We Have A Commitment To That”: Joe Biden On Defending Taiwan If Attacked

Reading Time: 3 minutes Joe Biden has said the US would come to the defence Taiwan in case of an attack by China. Baltimore, United States: President Joe Biden on Thursday said the United States would come to the defense of Taiwan if the island were attacked by China, which considers it part of its territory. “Yes,” he responded … Read more

Don’t Underestimate Us: China Tells Joe Biden’s Pick For US Ambassador

Reading Time: 7 minutes Beijing: China’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday lashed out at Nicholas Burns, President Joe Biden’s nominee to be the next US ambassador to Beijing, for his sharp criticism of the Communist giant’s hardline policies over Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong and Taiwan, saying he should not underestimate China’s strong resolve to defend its rights. Mr Burns took … Read more

Sources: China suggested Didi, Full Truck Alliance, and online recruitment service Kanzhun explore Hong Kong listings, as Beijing wraps up its investigations (Wall Street Journal)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wall Street Journal: Sources: China suggested Didi, Full Truck Alliance, and online recruitment service Kanzhun explore Hong Kong listings, as Beijing wraps up its investigations  —  The ride-hailing giant and two other New York-listed tech companies are said to be advised to sell shares in Hong Kong as cybersecurity probe nears finish #Sources #China #suggested … Read more

Chinese chipmaker Clounix, which focuses on network chips, raises $63M across angel and seed, the latter led by China Internet Investment Fund (Liya Su/DealStreetAsia)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Liya Su / DealStreetAsia: Chinese chipmaker Clounix, which focuses on network chips, raises $63M across angel and seed, the latter led by China Internet Investment Fund  —  Software solutions firm Hangzhou Clounix Technology has raised approximately 400 million yuan ($63 million) in angel and pre-Series A funding, it said in an announcement. #Chinese #chipmaker #Clounix … Read more

Flights Cancelled, Schools Closed As China Ramps Up Testing To Fight Covid Spike

Reading Time: 4 minutes China logged a fifth straight day of new cases mostly in northern and northwestern areas. Beijing: Authorities in China cancelled hundreds of flights, closed schools and ramped up mass testing on Thursday to try and stamp out a new Covid-19 outbreak linked to a group of tourists. Beijing has maintained a relentless zero-Covid approach with … Read more

Flights cancelled, schools closed as China fights new Covid outbreak – Times of India

Reading Time: 4 minutes File photo: A medical worker collects a swab from a resident in Lanzhou’s Chengguan district. BEIJING: Authorities in China cancelled hundreds of flights, closed schools and ramped up mass testing on Thursday to try and stamp out a new Covid-19 outbreak linked to a group of tourists. Beijing has maintained a relentless zero-Covid approach with … Read more

Report: Yahoo Finance's mobile app, which posts news from other outlets along with market data, has disappeared from the App Store in China (Mikey Campbell/AppleInsider)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider: Report: Yahoo Finance’s mobile app, which posts news from other outlets along with market data, has disappeared from the App Store in China  —  Yahoo Finance appears to be the latest victim of China’s suppressive internet regulations, as the iOS app used by many to access foreign news coverage … #Report … Read more

At Least 1 Killed, 33 Injured In Gas Explosion In China

Reading Time: 3 minutes China Gas Explosion: Rescue work was still ongoing. Beijing: A gas explosion at a restaurant ripped through a busy street in a major Chinese city on Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring dozens, state media reported. Dramatic footage shared by state-run People’s Daily on social media showed the windows ripped out of several … Read more

China Has Been Aggressor Along Himalayan Border, Says US Diplomat

Reading Time: 6 minutes China has been an aggressor against India along the Himalayan border, a top American diplomat nominated by President Joe Biden as his next envoy to Beijing has told lawmakers, stating that the US must hold the Chinese government accountable for failing to play by the rules. Nicholas Burns told members of the Senate Foreign Relations … Read more

Biden ambassador pick dubs China ‘aggressor’ – Times of India

Reading Time: 4 minutes WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden’s nominee for the ambassador to Beijing on Wednesday dubbed China aggressive and untrustworthy, insisting that boosting Taiwan’s defenses against the threat of Chinese invasion should be a US priority. Speaking to the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, which is due to confirm his appointment, Nicholas Burns denounced recent Chinese warplane … Read more