Germany caught up in mask fraud scheme

By |april 8th, 2020|China, coronavirus, fraud, Germany, News, transborder crime|

Authorities in Germany have fallen victim to a multi-million-euro fraud involving masks much needed in the coronavirus pandemic, prosecutors said Tuesday (7 April).

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Politics aside, US relies on China supplies to fight virus

By |april 3rd, 2020|China, coronavirus, News, United States|

US politicians have voiced fury over Beijing's handling of the coronavirus crisis but they face a harsh truth -- the United States desperately needs China's supplies.

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Serbia sets the stage for Beijing’s mask diplomacy

By |april 2nd, 2020|China, EU enlargement, geopolitical commission, geopolitics, News, Serbia|

When six Chinese doctors landed in Belgrade two weeks ago, Serbia's president greeted them with elbow-bumps before laying a kiss on their country's flag, a gesture of gratitude that sent Chinese social media aflutter.

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Huawei: Chinese government would not let us get ‘slaughtered’ by US

By |marec 31st, 2020|5G, China, entity list, Eric Xu, EU, Europe, Huawei, News, Trump, US|

A top official of the telecommunications giant Huawei has said that Beijing may consider counter-measures should the United States choose to impose further restrictions on exports of American equipment to be used by the Chinese firm.

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In China, the time ‘after’ COVID-19 is beginning – but fear remains

By |marec 31st, 2020|China, coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy, News, Wuhan|

For weeks, China has hardly reported any new cases of coronavirus infections. The economy is showing signs of recovery, but the fear of a "second wave" remains.

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The ‘super year for biodiversity’: Undermined by a wildlife market?

By |marec 31st, 2020|Biodiversity, China, coronavirus, COVID-19, News, UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)|

This year's meeting of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is being curtailed by the COVID-19 outbreak. Ironically, the pandemic most likely first emerged from wildlife being traded in a live animal market in Wuhan, China, writes Janice Wea...

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EU announces COVID-19 help for Balkans, Eastern neighbours after criticism

By |marec 30th, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, China, coronavirus, Eastern Partnership, News, Serbia, Western Balkans|

The EU on Monday (30 March) announced nearly €40 million to help Western Balkan countries deal with the coronavirus, after Brussels came under fire for not doing enough for its neighbours.

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Kazakhstan takes decisive steps to stop the spread of coronavirus

By |marec 27th, 2020|China, coronavirus, Kassym Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, News|

Despite the relatively small numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases and a first death reported on Thursday (26 March), the authorities in Kazakhstan, a country neighbouring China, are taking the coronavirus pandemic very seriously.

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‘Printing money’: booming mask producers in China meet global demand

By |marec 27th, 2020|China, coronavirus, News|

As the coronavirus pandemic that originated in a central Chinese city has gone global, thousands of factories in China have nimbly turned to a new and very profitable market -- face masks for export.

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US exports to the EU still three times higher than to China

By |marec 26th, 2020|China, EU-US relations, News|

The export of US goods to the EU totalled $337 billion in 2019, an increase of 6% on the previous year, according to the Transatlantic Economy 2020 report, published on Thursday (26 March). At the same time, that figure was three times higher than the ...

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