ChinaPolitics

China announces family benefits to restore birth rate

China announced on Tuesday (16) a series of benefits for families to have more children, due to the fall in the birth rate (an historic low) and the possibility that the population will decrease in 2025, according to the authorities. Policy guidelines released on Tuesday…
ChinaPolitics

Taiwan denounces incursions by Chinese planes and ships

A total of 22 Chinese planes and six military ships made incursions into areas around Taiwan on Sunday, the island’s Defense Ministry said today. The incursions, according to a statement quoted by the Taiwanese news agency CNA, coincided with the arrival of a…
ChinaEconomy

Blessed Covid-19 in Macau

With each measure that the Executive announces, a controversy usually follows. Outside and inside the city, the shivers down the spine are more and more frequent due to the way the city treads its own laws. The pandemic has accelerated a process that started about three…
ChinaEconomy

The agony of uncertainty present in Macau

The Chief Executive, Ho Iat Seng, said this week at the Legislative Assembly that it was difficult to predict the scenario that Macau faces. However, he admitted that new epidemic waves could be dealt with with the same rigidity, and that border policy would be left to the…
China

Chinese medical portal censored after doubting herbal 'Covid remedy'

A popular Chinese medical information site has been censored by authorities for “violation of relevant laws and regulations”, months after its criticism of a government-backed herbal Covid-19 treatment sent shares in a pharmaceutical giant tumbling. DXY, which…
ChinaPolitics

China warns it will not tolerate Taiwanese 'separatists

China has said it will adopt a zero-tolerance policy toward “separatist activities” in Taiwan and insisted it will retake the island by force if necessary, according to a white paper published Wednesday (10). “The Taiwan Question and China’s…
ChinaPolitics

Taiwan begins live-fire military exercises

Taiwan started this Tuesday military exercises with live fire simulating the defense of the island against a potential Chinese invasion, a day after China extended its military maneuvers in that territory. “We will practice counterattacks against simulated enemy…