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China declares end of absolute poverty in the country a decade ahead of the UN schedule

Through state-led initiatives it has lifted more than 770 million people out of poverty since 1979, which accounts for more than 70% of total global poverty reduction

The enduring legacy of China’s Red Detachment of Women

On the eve of the Communist Party of China’s centenary in July 2021, the story of the country’s first women’s military brigade in the 1930s continues to find life in popular culture and the imagination of the Chinese people

China sanctions US officials China sanctions Trump administration officials including Pompeo, Bolton and Bannon

28 officials of the Donald Trump administration were sanctioned for having “seriously violated China’s sovereignty” and being “mainly responsible for such US moves on China-related issues.”

China urges US to rejoin JCPOA China urges US to rejoin Iran nuclear deal

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying urged the incoming Biden administration to rejoin the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) “as early as possible” and without any preconditions

Now China achieves quantum supremacy — What does this mean?

Chinese quantum computer Jiuzhang achieved quantum supremacy. How does this computer work and what does quantum supremacy mean for us?

US sanctions against Venezuela US sanctions Chinese telecom firm for links with Venezuela’s CANTV

The Donald Trump administration’s action against Venezuela’s CANTV come ahead of the elections for the country’s National Assembly that are scheduled for December 6

China is working to expand its ties to Latin America

Vijay Prashad and John Ross discuss the partnership that is being strengthened between countries in Latin America and China at a moment of increased pressure due to the US trade war against China

Can China lead the way to a low cost, low carbon future?

Peter Drahos’ Survival Governance: Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century shows why US corporate-centric strategies, from shale production to carbon capture are a failure. A radically different model has to be embraced

China imposes sanctions on US arms companies over Taiwan arms deals

The announcement of sanctions comes in response to arms deals signed by Taiwan and the US worth billions of dollars. Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Space & Security will be among the companies to be sanctioned

Why America’s economic war on China is failing

Trump faces negative legal judgments about his “trade war,” and the US economy slips into negative territory. Meanwhile, China has emerged as the major driver of the global economy

How US aggression on China will destabilize global trade and tech

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent developments in the US-China ‘trade war’ which has escalated following a number of recent aggressive US measures against China in the trade and tech sectors.

The difference between the US and China’s response to COVID-19 is staggering

While US continues to suffer the devastating impacts of poor management of the COVID-19 pandemic, China’s people-centered approach serves as a model to follow

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