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3 12, 2020

China planning coastal base that will allow it to launch rockets from sea

By | 2020-12-03T23:00:26+00:00 December 3rd, 2020|Headlines|Comments Off on China planning coastal base that will allow it to launch rockets from sea

China is building a facility on its east coast that will allow it to launch rockets from the sea, state media has reported.Wang Zhanyu, vice-president of China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, said the site near Haiyang city in Shandong would supp...

3 12, 2020

Trump administration adds China’s SMIC and CNOOC to blacklist

By | 2020-12-03T22:16:06+00:00 December 3rd, 2020|Headlines|Comments Off on Trump administration adds China’s SMIC and CNOOC to blacklist

The Trump administration on Thursday added China’s top chipmaker SMIC and oil giant CNOOC to a blacklist of alleged Chinese military companies, a move likely to escalate tensions with Beijing before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.The Department...

2 12, 2020

Covid-19 vaccines poised for approval in the West. But what about China?

By | 2020-12-02T23:00:18+00:00 December 2nd, 2020|Headlines|Comments Off on Covid-19 vaccines poised for approval in the West. But what about China?

Britain approved the emergency use of a Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech on Wednesday, becoming the first Western country to begin vaccinating its population.Other Western countries may soon start the process of mass innoculation if th...

2 12, 2020

US to block import of cotton goods produced by China’s leading supplier in Xinjiang

By | 2020-12-02T22:56:23+00:00 December 2nd, 2020|Headlines|Comments Off on US to block import of cotton goods produced by China’s leading supplier in Xinjiang

The US government said on Wednesday it would begin blocking the import of all cotton products made by the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), citing concerns that the sprawling, quasi-military entity in northwest China is responsible for...

1 12, 2020

The bold ambitions behind China’s Chang’e 5 moon mission

By | 2020-12-01T15:54:57+00:00 December 1st, 2020|Headlines|Comments Off on The bold ambitions behind China’s Chang’e 5 moon mission

China’s latest mission to collect samples from the lunar surface is a milestone for the country’s Chang’e space programme, which aims to send astronauts to the moon by 2030.China is also planning to set up a research base on the moon and is eyeing the ...

1 12, 2020

US lawmakers urged to put ‘reciprocity’ at heart of China relationship

By | 2020-12-01T15:30:05+00:00 December 1st, 2020|Headlines|Comments Off on US lawmakers urged to put ‘reciprocity’ at heart of China relationship

United States lawmakers should place the principle of “reciprocity” at the heart of all future legislation relating to the US-China relationship, a congressional advisory body said on Tuesday, echoing a tactic that has defined the Trump administration’...