China: Daily Scan, April 29, 2021
Dr Teshu Singh
World Insights: Biden's first 100 days in office marred by border surge: Xinhuanet
April 29, 2021

Nearing 100 days in office, U.S. President Joe Biden is tasked with handling a crisis on the U.S. southern border that shows no signs of abating.

Migrants are illegally pouring over the U.S. southern border, and unaccompanied children are surging through at record levels. Critics call it a humanitarian disaster -- people are being crammed into places like the one in Donna, Texas, which is supposed to house a few hundred people under COVID restrictions, but now houses 4,000. Click here to read...

China expected to see 8.1% GDP growth in 2021: China Daily
April 29, 2021

China's economic growth is projected to rebound to 8.1 percent this year, powered by strong exports and a gradual recovery in household consumption, despite uncertainties over the coronavirus pandemic, a report from the Asian Development Bank said on Wednesday. Click here to read...

China vows to promote Sino-German relations to higher level: People’s Daily
April 29, 2021

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that China stands ready to work with Germany to keep the overall direction of bilateral relations featuring dialogue and cooperation and promote Sino-German relationship to a higher level.

Li made the remarks when co-chairing the sixth China-Germany inter-governmental consultation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel via video link in Beijing. Click here to read...

Biden extends Trump's China policy, more predictable yet more chill: Global Times editorial: Global Times
April 28, 2021

It will soon be the 100th day since Joe Biden took office. Traditionally, this marks a point to assess the performance of the new president in the first 100 days in office. The US public opinion believes the top four priorities of the Biden administration are the COVID-19 fight, economy, climate change and addressing racial injustice. Biden earned a 52 percent approval rating. Some say that this rating is not bad, while some point out that this is the third-lowest of any president since 1945, only higher than Donald Trump and Gerald Ford. Click here to read...

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