China: Daily Scan, July 8, 2020
Dr Teshu Singh, Research Fellow, VIF
Xi exchanges letters with Argentine president over fight against pandemic, bilateral cooperation: Xinhuanet
July 8 2020

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently exchanged letters with his Argentine counterpart, Alberto Fernandez, to compare notes on jointly fighting the COVID-19 epidemic and boosting practical cooperation in all fields.In his letter, Xi stressed that in the face of the coronavirus disease, the Chinese and Argentine people have been helping and supporting each other and demonstrated their deep friendship. Click here to read....

Chinese premier stresses people's well-being, advancing reform, innovation: People’s Daily
July 8, 2020

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stressed the importance of ensuring people's well-being, and advancing reform and innovation to boost development. Li, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks during his inspection tour to the cities of Tongren and Guiyang in southwest China's Guizhou Province, from Monday to Tuesday. Click here to read....

Yuan strengthens as Chinese stocks continue robust rally: China Daily
July 8, 2020

Global investors are continually buying into the rally in China's equity market, which has taken the renminbi to its highest level in several months and reinforced hopes that the country's earlier economic recovery would sustain the bullish market sentiment, analysts said. Click here to read....

How Hong Kong’s national security law compares to Macau’s: different reasons, eras for legislation; South China Morning Post
July 8, 2020

Macau and Hong Kong, neighbouring cities under China’s special administrative system, have national security laws, but while they serve the same purpose, the enactment of such legislation has had strikingly different consequences in both places. Click here to read....

India can change course for the better with China: Global Times
July 8, 2020

India's relations with many of its neighboring countries have recently been tense. India has exchanged fire with Pakistan on the Line of Control. The India-Nepal border dispute escalated too, not to mention the confrontation with China in the Galwan Valley. Such situations are an inevitable result of India's increasingly aggressive, and even adventurous, recent foreign strategies. Click here to read....

India-US trade slump shows decoupling with China impractical: Global Times
July 7, 2020

India has seen a drastic slump in trade with the US after months of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With both countries speeding along the path to higher numbers of infections, bilateral trade - as well as India's fragile economy - may continue to endure grim prospects. Click here to read....

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