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Sri Lanka, China, debt trap

Sri Lanka seeks Chinese debt restructuring amid crisis

Stpry by AP The president of debt-ridden Sri Lanka on Sunday asked China for the restructuring of its loans and access to preferential credit for imports of essential...

China, financial centre, central bank

China to build financial centre in western region by 2025, central bank says

China is planning to build a financial centre in the western region by 2025, the central bank said on Friday, in a bid to support economic growth in the...

Sinovac, China, Omicron

China’s Sinovac Covid-19 booster weaker against Omicron: study

Three doses of Sinovac’s CoronaVac Covid-19 vaccine do not produce adequate levels of antibodies to fight the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, researchers from...

China Covid, Covid-19 curbs, China, Indo-Pacific

Covid-19 curbs China’s power in Indo-Pacific, risks of war ‘significant’: report

The coronavirus pandemic has weakened China’s power in the Indo-Pacific, and the region’s deepening security uncertainties present a “significant” risk...

Apple China, battery, China, Apple, Apple, fined, slowing down, iPhones

Apple’s talks with Chinese battery makers mostly stalled

Apple Inc s talks with China s CATL and BYD over battery supplies for its planned electric vehicle have been mostly stalled after they refused to set up teams and build...

China, China hostage diplomacy

Foreign businesses in China rattled by ‘hostage diplomacy’

Story by AFP Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s return from Canada this week was lauded as a diplomatic triumph in China, but the celebrations left a bad taste for...

China debt, China, China debt poor nations

China infrastructure drive traps poor nations with $385 bn ‘hidden debt’: study

China’s ambitious foreign infrastructure push has saddled poor nations with “hidden debt” worth $385 billion, and more than a third of the projects have been...

Bitcoin, drop, China Bitcoin, China, cryptocurrency

Bitcoin slips after China central bank vows to crack down on crypto trading

Story by Reuters Bitcoin fell nearly 5% on Sep 24 after China’s central bank said it would crack down on cryptocurrency trading, banning overseas exchanges from...

China, China school tutoring

China state planner to set prices for after-school tutoring

Story by Reuters China will set price ranges for after-school tutoring classes and will probe institutions’ costs like teacher salaries, the state planner said on...

China, fan culture

China takes action against ‘chaotic’ online fan culture

Story by Reuters China will move to crack down on the “chaotic” online celebrity fan culture, the country’s cyberspace regulator said in a notice...