LeBron James slams Enes Kanter for ‘money over morals’ comment

Enes Kanter passed Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James without exchanging a word during pregame warmups on Friday night, but the Boston Celtics center's sneakers said more than enough. Lebron James and Enes Kanter One of Kanter's sneakers featured James' likeness being crowned by Chinese president Xi Jinping. The other read, "I am informed and … Continue reading LeBron James slams Enes Kanter for ‘money over morals’ comment

Biden and Xi agree to reduce tensions and pursue global development goals

The virtual meeting between President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden on Tuesday will help reduce tensions and open up space for bilateral cooperation between the world's two largest economies, according to international relations experts. Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Carl Bildt, co-chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations, said it looks … Continue reading Biden and Xi agree to reduce tensions and pursue global development goals

Chinese consumers focus on green consumption during Singles Day shopping

E-commerce heavyweights in China hit record highs during the recent 2021 extravaganza tagged Singles Day Sales. China e-Commerce Sales 2021 Despite a low-key start without countdowns on platforms, this year's Singles Day shopping extravaganza has showcased enormous consumption vitality and injected fresh impetus into China's economic development, with an emphasis on inclusive growth and eco-friendly … Continue reading Chinese consumers focus on green consumption during Singles Day shopping

COP26 stirs hope, but purposeful action must follow

It has become clear at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, or COP 26, in Glasgow, Scotland, that the climate challenge is perceived as global. Photo by Akil Mazumder on Pexels.com The tone has changed, as noted by Youssef Nassef, director of the UN Adaptation Division of the UN Framework Convention … Continue reading COP26 stirs hope, but purposeful action must follow

China and the US sign joint climate declaration

China and the United States have signed a joint declaration to address the global climate crisis over the coming decade, marking one of the most significant breakthroughs yet to come out of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, or COP 26, in Glasgow, Scotland. The declaration, which is called the US-China … Continue reading China and the US sign joint climate declaration

China’s Xi Jinping moves for a third term in office

China's leader Xi Jinping appears to be laying the foundation for a third term in power as top officials of the all-powerful Communist Party meet this week in Beijing. The official Xinhua News Agency said president and party General Secretary Xi issued a draft resolution on the party’s “major achievements and historical experience” at the … Continue reading China’s Xi Jinping moves for a third term in office

China orders Apple to delete Quran app for Muslims

An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request of the Chinese government. Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com The BBC reports that the app was removed after China accused Quran Majeed of posting illegal religious texts. The elimination of the app was reported by Apple … Continue reading China orders Apple to delete Quran app for Muslims

China orders increased electricity output from coal mines after power outages

In the wake of repeated power outages that have shut down factories, Beijing has ordered Chinese coal mines to increase production. Coal Mining Chinese media reported that three key provinces have agreed to increase the mining of coal. Numerous provinces throughout China have been bearing the brunt of power outages since mid-September. Electricity demand has … Continue reading China orders increased electricity output from coal mines after power outages

Taiwan vows to fight against China’s reunification push

On Saturday, Chinese President Xi Jinping promised that his country's drive for a peaceful "reunification" with Taiwan under a "one country, two systems" policy will "definitely" be implemented. Taiwan's head Tsai Ing-wen has made it clear that Taipei hopes for easing the island’s tensions with China, but that it would not tolerate Beijing’s pressure.Speaking at … Continue reading Taiwan vows to fight against China’s reunification push

Xi Jinping hopeful of China’s reunification with Taiwan

China continues to perceive Taiwan as a breakaway province, while the authorities in Taipei have repeatedly rejected Beijing's proposal to stick to the "one country, two systems" principle. Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged that his country's peaceful "reunification" with Taiwan under a "one country, two systems" policy will "definitely" be implemented. He spoke at a meeting … Continue reading Xi Jinping hopeful of China’s reunification with Taiwan