During a news briefing while commenting on the issue, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin said Tuesday that China firmly opposes the U.S. side's blatant bullying of certain non-U.S. enterprises in violation of market economy rules and the World Trade Organization's principles of openness, transparency and non-discrimination. … [Read more...] about Trump issues order banning U.S. transactions with TikTok in 45 days
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A well-preserved 47-character cliff inscription was also found in Bairin Left Banner. The lost language was created by the Khitan tribe that founded the Liao Dynasty and once ruled over the northern part of China. … [Read more...] about Centuries-old cliff inscriptions discovered in north China’s Inner Mongolia
Behind these vicious lies and cheats are Pompeos and Navarros' selfish political calculations that motivate them to cover up their incompetent and chaotic response to the raging pandemic and shift public opinion for the coming elections. And most importantly, it is the scheme of China hawks to contain China's development and maintain Washington's hegemony. … [Read more...] about Commentary: Pompeo’s dirty tricks against China a shame
Shaktikanta Das Wednesday said the economy is in the midst of a cyclical slowdown and not a structural one, and exuded confidence of growth reviving soon on the back of cheaper money and likely more government measures.He expressed confidence that the government will come up with more measures to revive the sagging growth, which dipped to a five-year low of 5.8 percent for the March quarter and is widely expected to slip further in the June quarter.At the same time, the MPC lowered its growth forecast to 6.9 percent now from 7 percent it had projected in the June policy but Das made it clear that downward revision is not with a downward risks.Das said according to the RBI's understanding, "the growth slowdown is not structural but cyclical," and expects growth to revive in the second half.Read also RBI slashes key policy rate by 35 bps to 5.40% … [Read more...] about RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das expects economy to revive soon, feels slowdown cyclical, not structural
Some public health experts want Facebook to lower their removal standards when considering false claims about the future COVID-19 vaccines. “I think there is a duty (by) platforms like that to ensure that they are removing anything that could lead to harm,” said Rupali Limaye, a social scientist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who has been in talks with Facebook. “Because it is such a deadly virus, I think it shouldn’t just have to be 'imminent.'” … [Read more...] about How does Facebook fact check claims about COVID-19 vaccines?