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China’s Coal Announcement Potential Climate Game-Changer

Human Rights Watch 22 Sep 2021
Yet Beijing has given coal a lifeline by providing over US$115 billion in support for overseas coal between 2000 and 2017, mostly in the Global South. Significant progress in tackling the climate crisis is hard to imagine without Beijing moving away from coal.

Congress Wants to Put Even More Troops in Russia’s Backyard

GlobalResearch 22 Sep 2021
elections to reassure a nervous Beijing that America had no plans to attack them, and the genuine belief of the Soviet leadership in 1983 (revealed by KGB defector Oleg Gordievesky) ... forces to Europe, at vast expense — it’s impossible to imagine a greater strategic gift to Beijing.

Gaslighting The Public: Serial Deceptions By The State-Corporate Media

Medialens 22 Sep 2021
‘Aukus is being widely viewed as an effort to counter Beijing’s influence in the contested South China Sea.’ ... ‘Austin said he had discussed with Australian ministers “China’s destabilising activities and Beijing’s efforts to coerce and intimidate other countries, contrary to established rules and norms”, adding.

Kwarteng’s energy crisis assurance ignores cost of small suppliers failing

The Observer 20 Sep 2021
Evergrande has a mind-boggling $300bn in obligations to creditors and is faced with an administration in Beijing that, it seems, wants to teach the entire bubbly property sector a lesson ... Can Beijing manage the exercise without causing collateral damage within its banking system? The market’s working assumption is.

‘AUKUS’ Military Alliance Is Another Western Attempt to Isolate China

GlobalResearch 17 Sep 2021
Imagine if, instead of the escalatory step of a nuclear-tipped AUKUS alliance, President Biden had announced a specific security confidence-building step in the region (for example, announcing a time-bound suspension of FONOPs), and dared Beijing to respond in kind? Going even ...

Children's art show bursts with creativity, honesty 17 Sep 2021
Like an Artist, an exhibition on now at the Cheng Center for Contemporary Art until Oct 7, shows children's artworks erupting with imagination and vitality.

China's growing military is going to face a much bigger problem than the US

Business Insider 17 Sep 2021
Such figures are then extrapolated years into the future to an imagined moment when, by such customary measures, Beijing might overtake Washington ... As a result, while Chinese meteorological officials warned of a heavy rainfall event in Henan, nobody imagined its intensity and were taken to avoid its extreme consequences.

Hannibal’s fate awaits a second Punic-communist war

Asiatimes 16 Sep 2021
It is hard to imagine a Chinese Mauritanian any time soon. Many decades later, Beijing still has not come to grips with the horrors of the land reform, which killed hundreds of thousands of “class enemies”; the Great Leap Forward, when tens of millions starved to death; or the Cultural Revolution, when again millions perished.

Biden, Xi talk to avoid ‘competition veering into conflict’

La Prensa Latina 10 Sep 2021
During a July meeting between representatives of the two countries in China, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng accused Washington of turning Beijing into an “imagined enemy” and warned that the relationship was at a “stalemate and faces serious difficulties.”.

China orders video games firms to remove 'violent content' or anything that encourages 'money-worship and ...

The Daily Mail 09 Sep 2021
It is down more than 13 per cent in the year to date after Beijing imposed restrictions on big tech, including a crackdown on how long children are allowed to game each week ... They did the worst job imaginable' ... Is Hollywood's kow-towing to China all in vain? Beijing set...

Apple is no longer the world's biggest wearables brand Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6

TechRadar 08 Sep 2021
Hot on the heels of trumping Apple's smartphone sales, Xiaomi has now become the number one seller of wearables worldwide, bar none ... This was a pretty close-run thing ... But we imagine that champagne corks are still popping at the Beijing-based firm, as beating Apple at anything, at all, is a very big deal ... How did Xiaomi's success happen?.

Paralympics: Tokyo Games end with Japan forging legends in gold

Kyodo 05 Sep 2021
Tomoki Sato (L) poses for a photo with his gold medal alongside Hirokazu Ueyonabaru holding his bronze medal after the men's wheelchair T52 1,500-meter victory ceremony on Aug ... (Kyodo) ... 5, 2021 ... "I suffered setbacks in Rio, so I didn't imagine that I could have another gold medal around my neck. It feels so different from Beijing and London," he said.

Tokyo Paralympics LIVE: Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett in wheelchair tennis final as GB pass 100-medal mark

Yahoo Daily News 03 Sep 2021
I was the first Pakistani to get a medal in Paralympics in Beijing with the silver medal (long jump),” he said ... In 2008 Beijing Paralympics he was the first national to to win the country’s first ever Paralympic games medal ... Simmonds had her first Paralympics in Beijing at the age of 13 and she went onto win five gold medals across four Games.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Dame Sarah Storey becomes GB's most successful Paralympian with 17th gold

ITV 02 Sep 2021
... ahead of Beijing 2008, which has brought even greater rewards.Speaking on Tuesday Dame Sarah said she never imagined to be close to breaking a record.

All Sarah Storey's 17 Gold Medals Over An Astonishing 8-Games Paralympic Career

Huffington Post 02 Sep 2021
Storey has now won all 12 bike events entered dating back to her Games debut on two wheels in Beijing in 2008. “I couldn’t have imagined having eight Games, let alone winning medals at every Games, and 17 of those medals being gold,” she said.