Beijing slams Washington’s additions to export control list

Beijing has accused Washington of abusing export control over its latest additions to an economic blacklist, including 33 Chinese firms and institutions, citing concerns over security and human rights. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: … Read more Beijing slams Washington’s additions to export control list

Federal Court rules Gillard govt’s snap ban on live cattle exports was unlawful | ABC News

The Federal Court has ruled the Gillard government’s snap ban on live cattle exports was unlawful and found the minister responsible acted recklessly. The landmark ruling brings to a close a six-year legal battle and could see the Commonwealth pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages to cattle producers. Lucy Barbour reports. WARNING: Viewers … Read more Federal Court rules Gillard govt’s snap ban on live cattle exports was unlawful | ABC News

Trump Announces China Sanctions Over It’s Treatment of Hong Kong

President Donald Trump announced Friday the U.S. would sanction China over the government’s treatment of Hong Kong, saying “Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently autonomous.” The financial sanctions will be targeted in order to leave the U.S. room for escalation if necessary, according to a fourth person familiar with the matter. Trump officials crafting the … Read more Trump Announces China Sanctions Over It’s Treatment of Hong Kong

Fighting Together: How China shared COVID-19 resources, experience with other countries

During this year’s Two Sessions, China looked back on what it’s learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. The foreign and commerce ministries released statistics concerning the country’s export of medical supplies and experience. Despite the ongoing “blame game” and conspiracy theories against Beijing, the Chinese people are still willing to lend a helping hand. Subscribe to … Read more Fighting Together: How China shared COVID-19 resources, experience with other countries

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Wednesday May 27 | ABC News

Authorities in three states are on high alert with coronavirus outbreaks at schools, a nursing home and on a live export ship. The number of active COVID-19 cases in Australia continues to fall, but for the first time in 19 days, South Australia has recorded a new infection. In this update: 0:21 – Today’s developments … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Wednesday May 27 | ABC News

Worries China could target Australian iron ore ahead of People’s Congress event | ABC News

Australia’s most lucrative export to China is at risk of being dragged into the ongoing trade dispute with officials in Beijing imposing new inspection procedures on iron ore. It comes ahead of China’s showpiece political event – the People’s Congress – where leaders are expected to signal victory over coronavirus. China correspondent Bill Birtles reports. … Read more Worries China could target Australian iron ore ahead of People’s Congress event | ABC News

Solidarity with Africa & other topics – Daily Briefing (20 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Policy Brief/Africa – Africa Dialogue – Human Rights Chief/ Africa – Economic and Social Council – Global Human Development – COVID-19/Child Malnutrition – Security Council/Middle East – South Sudan – Cyclone Amphan/Bangladesh – COVID-19/Kenya – COVID-19/Armenia – World Bee Day – International Day For … Read more Solidarity with Africa & other topics – Daily Briefing (20 May 2020)

Beijing continues to lash out over independent coronavirus inquiry | ABC News

Beijing’s continuing to lash out at Australia for championing an independent inquiry into the coronavirus outbreak, despite swinging behind other nations in support of one. There are also signs there may be broader trade implications from the dispute, with Australia’s closest ally, the US, to be among those who might prosper from Australia’s export pain. … Read more Beijing continues to lash out over independent coronavirus inquiry | ABC News

UN chief on the impact of COVID-19 on Africa

Statement by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the launch of United Nations Policy Brief on the Impact of COVID-19 on Africa. As COVID-19 spreads across the continent, Africa has responded swiftly to the pandemic, and as of now reported cases are lower than feared. Even so, much hangs in the balance. In recent years … Read more UN chief on the impact of COVID-19 on Africa

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Sworn in For Second Term

Taiwan’s Leader Riding High Into Second Term as Trump Fights China This might be as good as it gets for Tsai Ing-wen. Tsai is riding high as she prepares to be sworn in to her second term as Taiwan’s president Wednesday in Taipei. Besides a record approval rating and a so-far successful effort to contain … Read more Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Sworn in For Second Term

Why are some OPEC nations struggling to make any money right now? | Counting the Cost

Not all OPEC nations are rich and can weather a storm like the coronavirus pandemic with oil prices also sliding into negative territory, however briefly. OPEC cartel leader Saudi Arabia is cutting subsidies and raising taxes but it also has massive foreign currency reserves that can see it through the crisis. But that is not … Read more Why are some OPEC nations struggling to make any money right now? | Counting the Cost

Who’s afraid of Artificial Intelligence music? | Download This Show

Australia just beat the world at making music with artificial intelligence. So what does a pop song written by AI actually sound like? Marc Fennell invites Caitlin Welsh, Editor, Mashable Australia and Dom Alessio, Digital Export Producer, Sounds Australia to talk about AI music. Listen to Download This Show podcasts at https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/downloadthisshow

Trade tensions between Australia and China threatening a number of local export industries | 7.30

Trade tensions between Australia and China are threatening a number of local export industries. Beijing has targeted imports of Australian beef and barley, just weeks after our Prime Minister called for an international inquiry into the origins of COVID-19. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Trade tensions between Australia and China threatening a number of local export industries | 7.30