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Business · Beijing

China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement

54% Center coverage: 28 sources
China wants 10 small Pacific nations to endorse a sweeping agreement. It covers everything from security to fisheries in what one leader warns is a bid by Beijing to wrest control of the region. China wants to train Pacific police officers, team up on security and expand law enforcement cooperation. China also wants to jointly develop a marine plan for fisheries.See the Story
Business · Cupertino

Apple's iPhone development schedule delayed by China lockdowns

44% Right coverage: 16 sources
Apple has told its suppliers to speed up iPhone development after China's strict COVID-19 lockdowns hampered the schedule for at least one of the new phones.Lockdowns due to China's zero-COVID policy led iPhone assembler Pegatron Corp to suspend operations at its Shanghai and Kunshan plants earlier this year.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

China says it conducted military drills near Taiwan in warning to the U.S.

45% Right coverage: 20 sources
China held military exercises close to the democratically ruled island, underscoring its anger over the U.S. stance. China has a pattern of using the PLA to respond to what it sees as U.s. provocations regarding Taiwan, which Beijing claims as part of its territory that must be brought under control by force if necessary.See the Story
US & Canada · Beijing

EXPLAINER: What’s at stake for China on South Pacific visit?

56% Center coverage: 9 sources
Wang Yi is due to stop in the Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and East Timor on a 10-day trip. The visits emphasize China's push for engagement with the region. China wants 10 Pacific nations to enter into an arrangement with it covering everything from security to fisheries.See the Story
Asia · Beijing

Hemmed in by COVID curbs, Beijingers seek respite in urban outdoors

Coverage: 5 sources
Sales of camping products have quadrupled from a year earlier since the Tomb Sweeping holiday. Research firm iiMedia Research predicts that China's camping industry will grow 19% this year to 35.46 billion yuan ($5.3 billion) The number of camping-related businesses grew by 22,000 in 2021, an increase of 55%.See the Story
Economy · Beijing

China’s Premier Steps Up to Issue Economic Warning

Coverage: 4 sources
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang hosts a high-profile video meeting on the economy. A new cache of police files from Xinjiang adds to a growing body of evidence of state atrocities. Airbnb gives up its Chinese business. If you would like to receive China Brief in your inbox every Wednesday, please sign up here.See the Story
Europe · Wales

Chinese takeover of UK's largest microchip producer faces national security review

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng announced the move after Nexperia completed the purchase in July last year. The factory produces semiconductors - a key component in electronic products from top end smart phones to microwave ovens. Move follows a decision by Boris Johnson last year to ask national security adviser Sir Stephen Lovegrove to look at the deal.See the Story
Business · Beijing

China will give cash subsidies to airlines for two months

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
China's finance ministry will offer subsidies to Chinese airlines from May 21 to July 20. Cash support will only be provided when the average daily numbers of domestic flights per week are lower or equal to 4,500 flights. The maximum grant would be 24,000 yuan (US$3,574) per hour to the loss-making flights.See the Story
Beijing · Beijing

China property market slumps on developers' debt crisis, weak buyer sentiment

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
China's property market problems are likely to worsen this year, with no growth in home prices seen for the full year, according to the latest Reuters poll. Property sales in April, by value, fell at their fastest pace in around 16 years despite more policy easing steps aimed at reviving the sector.See the Story

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