Reuters : China
17  octobre     07h42
China surprises U.S. with hypersonic missile test, FT reports
   p BEIJING (Reuters) - China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August, showing a capability that caught U.S. intelligence by surprise, the Financial Times reported, citing five unnamed sources. p p The report late on Saturday said the Chinese military launched a rocket carrying a...
16  octobre     03h02
China launches second crewed mission to build space station
   p JIUQUAN, China (Reuters) -China on Saturday launched a rocket carrying three astronauts - two men and one woman - to the core module of a future space station where they will live and work for six months, the longest orbit for Chinese astronauts. p p A Long March-2F rocket carrying the Shenzhou...
15  octobre     12h08
U.N. biodiversity talks end in China’s Kunming with new funding pledges
   p KUNMING, China (Reuters) - China, the European Union and Japan were among countries pledging to spend more on slowing down rapid species loss at talks this week in China to prepare for a new global biodiversity pact. p p Nearly 3,000 delegates participated in the COP15 talks that ended on...
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Germany’s Merkel to hold farewell talks with China’s Li on Monday
   p BERLIN (Reuters) -German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold virtual farewell talks on Monday with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and will also receive European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, a German government spokesperson said on Friday. p p Merkel and Li will discuss bilateral...
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China’s domestic biodiversity pledges overshadowed by overseas footprint
   p KUNMING, China (Reuters) - China has used a U.N. biodiversity conference in Kunming to burnish its green credentials and launch new measures to protect domestic habitats, but the world’s second-biggest economy is under pressure to tackle the impact of its footprint overseas. p p The COP15 ...
14  octobre     08h02
China to impose anti-subsidy deposits on U.S. polyphenylene ether from Oct 15
   p BEIJING (Reuters) - China will impose temporary anti-subsidy deposits on polyphenylene ether imports from the United States from October 15, the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Thursday. p p The ministry will impose the 17.7% anti-subsidy deposits on SABIC Innovative Plastics US LLC...
13  octobre     14h22
A drop in the bucket’: China’s biodiversity fund launch gets lukewarm response
   p KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -China’s launch of a biodiversity fund is a good start but falls short of what is needed to help developing countries meet the goals in a global nature pact, environmentalists warned, urging all rich nations to step up ambition and funding. p p About...
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U.S. calls Cambodia opaque over Chinese activity at navy base
   p PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday accused Cambodia of lacking transparency about Chinese construction activities at its biggest naval base, and urged the government to disclose to its people the full scope of Beijing’s military involvement. p p The Center for Strategic and...
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Taiwan says don’t get too close as China defends military drills
   p TAIPEI BEIJING (Reuters) - Taiwan’s defence ministry warned China of strong countermeasures on Wednesday if its forces got too close to the island, as Beijing defended its incursions into Taiwan’s air defence zone as just moves to protect peace and stability. p p Military tensions with China...
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Analysis-With an eye on China, Japan’s ruling party makes unprecedented defence spending pledge
   p TOKYO (Reuters) - An unprecedented election pledge by Japan’s ruling party to double defence spending underscores the nation’s haste to acquire missiles, stealth fighters, drones and other weapons to deter China’s military in the disputed East China Sea. p p The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)...
11  octobre     12h38
China says it carried out beach landing drills in province opposite Taiwan
   p BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s military said on Monday it had carried out beach landing and assault drills in the province directly across the sea from Taiwan, though it did not link the exercises to current tensions with Taipei. p p Democratically ruled Taiwan, claimed by China as its own...
    10h49
China vows to include biodiversity in economic plans as UN talks begin
   p KUNMING, China (Reuters) -China will incorporate biodiversity protection in development plans in all regions and sectors, Vice Premier Han Zheng said on Monday at the opening of U.N. talks aimed at making progress on a global deal to halt mass extinction. p p Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, executive...
    09h56
China state media says gaming time limit loopholes should be closed
   p SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state media said loopholes allowing minors to bypass new rules aimed at curbing gaming play time to three hours per week should be removed to prevent addiction. p p China introduced new rules in August limiting the amount of time under-18s can spend on video...
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China lodges stern representations with Australia on Taiwan comments
   p BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday that China has lodged stern representations with Australia over inappropriate comments by former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott about Taiwan. p p Abbott last week visited Taiwan, which is claimed by China, in a personal...
10  octobre     13h58
Taiwan won’t be forced to bow to China, president says
   p TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan will keep bolstering its defences to ensure nobody can force them to accept the path China has laid down that offers neither freedom nor democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Sunday, in a riposte to Beijing that its government denounced. p p Claimed by China as its...
    12h09
China denounces Taiwan president’s speech
   p TAIPEI (Reuters) - China’s government on Sunday denounced Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s National Day speech, saying it incited confrontation and distorted facts. p p The seeking of Taiwan independence closes the door to dialogue, China’s Taiwan Affairs Office said. p p Speaking earlier on...
08  octobre     23h26
Hong Kong raises storm warning as typhoon Lionrock lashes South China Sea
   p HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong authorities issued its third highest storm signal early Saturday, shutting down transport networks, schools and offices as Tropical Storm Lionrock lashed the northern South China Sea. p p The city’s weather observatory raised its No. 8 storm warning signal at 6...
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Chinese ex-journalist detained on suspicion of defaming war heroes
   p BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese former journalist whose work exposed official corruption has been detained by police on suspicion of insulting heroes and martyrs of the Korean War after comments he made about a patriotic film, state media reported. p p According to screenshots of a social...
    12h26
China’s Xi, Japan’s new PM hold first talks, agree on need for dialogue
   p BEIJING TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan’s new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Friday he had agreed in his first talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping since taking office on the need to work together on issues of shared concern. p p I frankly raised concerns between both countries from my side,...
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China’s soft Golden Week data bode ill for retail sales
   p BEIJING (Reuters) - Tourism revenues in China during the Golden Week holiday that ended on Thursday fell by almost 5% year-on-year, state media reported, while lingering coronavirus curbs also saw a decline in the total number of trips undertaken. p p The sluggish data weighed on the outlook...