Tag Archives: China

Biden Slammed China And Russia Over Their Absence In COP26 Summit

US President, Joe Biden, criticized China and Russia for not showing up at the COP26 (The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference) Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. The COP26 Summit was intended to evaluate the result of the 2015 Paris Accord where world leaders pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and maintain global temperatures…

Yahoo Says Goodbye To China, Amid Tightened Regulations

  Although they are mostly a shadow of their former self, the name Yahoo still rings a bell in the minds of millions of internet users. Known mostly for their search engine, and the now-defunct Yahoo Messenger, Yahoo is leaving China amid strict internet regulations.   What Happened? Due to “recognition of the increasingly challenging…

Manila Protests ‘Provocative Acts’ By Beijing In South China Sea

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  The diplomatic protest to China has been issued by the Philippines ’ government to protest over Chinese ships that patrolling in the territorial waters of the Philippines which are in the South China Sea. As we know, Beijing has claimed most of the South China Sea with its Nine-Dash Line claim.   Since Duterte…

Apple Removes Quran App From China App Store

  According to a BBC report, Apple has removed an app used for reading a digital copy of the Muslim holy book, the Quran. The app is available across the world and is said to be recognized by more than 25 million Muslim users across the world.  BBC states that the app was removed due…

The Pot Is Boiling Between China And Taiwan. Can The Temperature Get Any Higher?

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October 1st marks the Chinese National Day which commemorates the formal proclamation of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China. This is demonstrated through a week of festivities and celebrations marking the history-making moment. However, a woe of concern rose in the neighboring island, Taiwan. Approximately 150 Chinese warplanes have passed across the Taiwanese…

Asian markets both optimistic and fearful over crisis on debt of Evergrande

Markets in Asia have been feeling a mixture of optimism and worry over the recent crisis on the debt of Evergrande in the People’s Republic of China. The Business Times of Singapore has recently released a report from Agence France-Presse that Asian markets wavered on Friday as investors observe the crisis on the debt of…

Main unit of Evergrande to pay for coupons onshore on September 23

The main unit of Evergrande Real Estate Group has recently pledged to pay for interest in bonds on September 23 in its effort to relieve the global market. Image courtesy of Fox Business Fox Business has recently reported that the main unit of the Evergrande Real Estate Group from the People’s Republic of China or…

“Shang-Chi” Might Be Banned in China for Perceived Insults

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Shang-Chi is the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and with sky-high ratings upon its release, it is expected to be a smash hit. However, many mainland China residents not holding Shang-Chi in high regard.    Within the United States, many Asian-Americans have taken a liking to the new Marvel hero that is aiding…

The Chinese Government’s Crackdown on Male Idols

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China has issued a new crackdown on the tech and entertainment sector whereby stating that these industries have been overrun by “effeminate men” and has become “overly entertaining.” This comes as many in the communist leadership believe that the entertainment industry has become a bad influence on the younger generations and ruining the social atmosphere. …

South African mining lobby critiques recent proposal to tax chrome

A lobbying group has recently lambasted the proposal by the South African government tax chrome as bad for the mining industry. Image courtesy of Business Day Business Day has recently reported that the South African mining lobby ChromeSA has blasted the proposal by the South African government to tax exports on chrome as detrimental to…

PRC seeks probe on local secretary of ruling party in Hangzhou for allegations of corruption

Chairman Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China addressing his comrades in the ruling party in Hangzhou in 2016 Image courtesy of Asia Financial Asia Financial has recently reported that Chinese communists have been pursuing investigations on Zhou Jiangyong, secretary of their party in Hangzhou during the latest crackdown on the industry of technology…

Here are the latest events in finance to watch out this month

A chart from Bloomberg shows the recent under-perfomance of Asian stocks versus their American counterparts in July. Image source: Bloomberg/Yahoo Finance Bloomberg has released a report this month via Yahoo Finance regarding the recent developments in financial markets in the United States, Asia, and Oceania, particularly in the performance of stocks, futures, commodities, bonds, and…

Citigroup adopts careful strategy for banking expansion in China

Image source: Getty Images/Nikkei Asia  The re-opening of the economy in China has been encouraging several banks in the United States to seek expansion of their business there while dismissing the uneasy relations between the two countries, except for Citigroup, which has opted to choose opportunities with caution, according to a recent report by Nikkei…

Add Turkey to your Travel Bucket List!

I know you guys have traveled to different countries already, but have you heard about the country of Turkey? A place that has a lot of must-visit travel destinations that I’m pretty sure that you can have your enjoyable, fun, and awesome experiences while staying in Turkey with your love once. They are welcoming 35…