China: Daily Scan, January 8, 2021
Dr Teshu Singh, Research Fellow, VIF
China opposes planned Taiwan visit by U.S. UN ambassador: Chinese mission: Xinhuanet
January 8, 2021

A spokesperson of China's Permanent Mission to the United Nations said on Thursday that China opposes a planned Taiwan visit by Kelly Craft, the U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations.According to media reports, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Craft will visit Taiwan. China firmly opposes it, said the spokesperson.Click here to read...

China, DRC to enhance bilateral ties: China Daily
January 8, 2021

The Democratic Republic of Congo became the 45th African country to sign a cooperative document on co-building the Belt and Road with China, marking the initiative's growing circle of friends and its ability to survive the economic headwinds amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Click here to read...

Biden's Commerce Secretary pick expected to ease China-US trade tensions, yet confrontation will persist: analysts: Global Times
January 8, 2021

US President-elect Joe Biden has announced Rhode Island governor Gina Raimondo as the secretary of US Commerce Department - a key agency at the forefront of handling a batch of policies with China, ranging from managing trade policy to formulating tech strategy.Click here to read...

Former Chairman of China Development Bank Sentenced to Life in Prison for Graft: The Epoch Times
January 7, 2021

A Chinese court has sentenced Hu Huaibang, the former chairman of China Development Bank (CDB), to life in prison on bribery-related crimes. He is the second high-profile financial executive to be sentenced this week.Click here to read...

China urges Britain to abandon colonial mentality in Hong Kong issues: Xinhuanet
January 7, 2021

China on Thursday urged the United Kingdom to abandon its illusion of continued colonial influence on Hong Kong and to cease interfering in China's internal affairs. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Wednesday that the arrests of politicians and activists in Hong Kong were "a grievous attack on Hong Kong's rights and freedoms" as protected under the Sino-British Joint Declaration.Click here to read...

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