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China is trying to “break” Australia with “economic warfare”, says White House advisor | Source: The Standard

China is conducting “dramatic economic warfare” against Australia and has tried to “break” the U.S. ally, contributing to increased anxiety about Beijing in the region, the White House’s Indo Pacific coordinator, Kurt Campbell, said. Campbell underlined the United States’ commitment to new security and economic alliances in the Indo Pacific, including the defense technology pact with Australia and Britain, known as AUKUS, and the Quad of India, Japan, U.S., and Australia.

Source: The Standard


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China strongly opposes U.S. lawmakers’ visit to Taiwan region | Source: CGTN

China strongly opposes five U.S. lawmakers’ recent visit to Taiwan region, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said. The visit seriously violates the one-China principle and the stipulations of the three China-U.S. joint communiques, and has sent seriously wrong signals to the “Taiwan independence” forces, Zhao said at the briefing.

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China, the Philippines to promote economic and trade relations to a new high level | Source: Global Times

Bilateral economic and trade cooperation between China and the Philippines has yielded fruitful results with ministers of trade and commerce from both countries hoping to take economic and trade relations to a new level. China is the largest trading partner of the Philippines and bilateral investment cooperation is booming with major projects being implemented smoothly.

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China warns Taiwan firms against ‘backing independence’ | Source: UCA News

China has warned Taiwanese firms against supporting the island’s independence, hours after state media said a Taiwanese conglomerate was fined by mainland regulators as tensions flare between Taipei and Beijing. Analysts said the move could ratchet economic pressure on Taiwanese companies operating in China and the local mainland firms that invest in them.

Source: UCA News


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China responds to Philippines’ accusation of blocking its ships | Source: RT

China has accused the Philippines of breaching its territory, saying two supply ships were blocked by Beijing’s coast guard as they approached a disputed shoal. Manila protested over the run-in, citing its own claim to the area.

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China supports Indonesia to build original vaccine manufacturing hub | Source: Antara News

China has declared its support for Indonesia to build an original vaccine manufacturing hub in a bid to follow up on the vaccine cooperation forged between both nations. The vaccine cooperation between Indonesia and China has become a pacesetter among regional countries”.

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China to triple 5G base station count by 2025 | Source: Mobile World live

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) laid out plans to more than triple the number of 5G base stations over the next four years, targeting a total of 3.64 million by end-2025. Currently the nation has 1.2 million 5G sites nationwide, which make up about 70 per cent of the global total, with the number of customers on compatible plans accounting for 38.7 per cent of the nation’s tally. The plans also forecast the cumulative investment in telecoms infrastructure.

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China is accelerating plans to replace US & foreign technology | Source: Forex Live

“China is trying to develop homegrown technologies,” said Dan Wang, technology analyst at Gavekal Dragonomics. “This effort is more serious now that many more domestic firms now share that political goal, since no one can be sure that U.S. technologies can avoid U.S. export controls.” This all makes sense given renewed US, and other countries, restrictions on tech exports to China.

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China to continue to increase coal, natural gas supply | Source: Channel News Asia

China will continue to add thermal coal and natural gas supply and ensure power generation capacity during the winter peak season is higher than last year’s levels. The country will also strengthen the management of energy imports, exports and reserves.

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Chinese Demand for Coal Surges, But Australia Remains Frozen Out | Source: VOA News

China’s output of coal increased to its highest level since at least March 2015 after authorities gave permission for mine expansions to boost supply and ease record prices. Chinese coal imports from Russia surged in September, but one of its traditional suppliers — Australia — remains frozen out of the lucrative trade because of diplomatic tensions.

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