Tag Archives: Chinas

Indonesia Approves China’s COVID-19 Vaccine, Zhifei

The Food and Drug Administration (BPOM) has approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China’s Chongqing Zhifei Biological Products unit for emergency use. The vaccine is the fourth Chinese vaccine that is allowed to be used in Indonesia. Head of BPOM Penny Lukito said the recombinant protein vaccine, …

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China’s arms exports decline despite loyal customers

China’s global arms export market share is falling as the country’s weapons are generally untested in combat and there are other costs, including political costs, experts say. China’s arms sales, the country with the No. 2 in the world, in 2016-2020 it fell 7.8% compared to the previous five-year range, …

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China’s Ban on Diverting Crypto Business Overseas

Since the Chinese government last week declared all cryptocurrency transactions illegal and banned its citizens from working for crypto-related companies, the price of bitcoin has risen despite being shut down from one of its largest markets. Experts say miners of large-scale cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum will take their high-powered, …

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China’s Energy Crisis Triggers Coal Demand Surges

Chinese officials are facing pressure to increase coal imports following a severe electricity crisis that has rocked the country’s northeastern industrial heartland. The import is expected to keep electricity in the area running, factories open, and even water supply flowing. With a power shortage triggered by a lack of coal …

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Hong Kong Activists Tried Under China’s National Security Act

Forty-seven Hong Kong pro-democracy activists charged under the National Security Act imposed by China attend a court hearing Thursday morning (23/9). The politicians and activists are accused of subversion in the National Security Act for taking part in the primaries they are holding before the 2020 Legislative Council elections. The …

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