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U.S. considers listing more Chinese media agencies in the U.S. as foreign missions

According to informed sources, the US State Department is considering identifying the second batch of five Chinese official media branches in the United States as foreign missions in the next few days.

China will allow foreign airlines to resume some flights

Facing pressure from the United States, China made rare concessions on Thursday, allowing the United States and other foreign airlines to resume some Chinese routes. Less than 24 hours ago, the Trump administration threatened to ban Chinese flights to the United States.

HSBC Holdings supports China in implementing new national security laws in Hong Kong

An executive of HSBC Holdings signed a petition to support China's implementation of security laws against Hong Kong, showing that the bank is on the side of Beijing in the battle surrounding Hong Kong's future.

Shipping industry executives: China cancels shipments of some US agricultural products

According to maritime industry executives, as tensions between China and the United States have intensified as a result of China's handling of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and the new crown epidemic, many Chinese state-owned enterprises have cancelled some shipments from US agricultural exporters.

US lawmakers propose legislation to prevent China and other countries from taking research results from American universities

The US senator has taken new legislative action, seeking to strengthen the power of federal agencies to supervise and punish schools and scientists, with a view to preventing China and other countries from stealing US taxpayer-funded university research.

PBOC said the impact of the epidemic was greater than expected, and plan to increase policy support

The deputy governor of the People's Bank of China said that the impact of the new crown epidemic on China's economy is greater than expected, and the bank will provide more monetary policy support to promote growth and support the job market.

Breaking up with China, is the US ready to pay for this?

If the "decoupling" continues to advance, more federal funds may be needed for basic research, and American consumers will have to pay more for luxury security and diversified supply chains.

China reactivates Shanghai-London Stock Connect, approved China Pacific Insurance to list in London

The China Securities Regulatory Commission has approved China Pacific Insurance's plan to sell global depository receipts in London, which indicates that cooperation between the UK and Shanghai stock markets has restarted.

Trump threatens to punish China, may cause backfire

US President Trump said his government will refuse to issue visas to Chinese citizens who are believed to be a threat to US security, strengthen the review of Chinese companies listed in the US, and cancel the special treatment granted to Hong Kong. However, punitive measures may strengthen Beijing's determination to fight back.

The People's Bank of China will buy loans from local corporate banks to stimulate lending

The People's Bank of China stated that it would purchase loans from local corporate banks and conduct interest rate swaps to encourage banks to increase loans to small and micro enterprises severely affected by the new crown epidemic and extend loan repayment terms.

The Chinese economy is worse than it looks

After ending the blockade imposed by the new crown epidemic, China's economy has taken the lead in recovering, which may be one of the reasons why the Chinese government has recently taken a tough stance on diplomacy. But a closer look at China's labor market will reveal some problems in the recovery process.

U.S. approves sale of Grindr, a Chinese dating app that has raised national security concerns

US national security officials approved a deal by an investor group to acquire Grindr, a gay dating app from a Chinese company, after the Trump administration had raised concerns about the possible theft of American personal data.

China does not set economic growth targets may bring shocks to the globe

China is shifting from focusing on achieving specific and rapid economic expansion to focusing on other goals. The global economy may feel the resulting impact, as this shift will weaken China ’s demand for global services, manufactured goods and natural resources.

Chinese travel giant Ctrip is still in trouble

Tourism is one of the first industries to be hit by the new crown epidemic, and it may take the longest time to recover. China's online travel giant Ctrip Group's profit fell sharply in the first quarter, and revenue fell 42% year-on-year. The worse news is that the company expects revenue to fall 67% to 77% in the second quarter.

China relaxes restrictions on business travel to South Korea and Germany, putting pressure on other countries

Following the resumption of limited business travel between China and South Korea earlier this month, two aircraft carrying German executives will fly to China in the next few days, indicating that China is eager to restart the economy and reintegrate into the global economy.

What real harm may China bring to the United States by terminating its special status in Hong Kong?

The United States has determined that Hong Kong no longer has an autonomous status independent of Mainland China, which has a significant impact on Hong Kong ’s exporters and companies, but the greater risk is that the United States may use its dominant position in the global banking system to take further steps in Beijing action.

Trump will hold a press conference about China on Friday

After US President Trump said on Thursday that he would hold a press conference on China, the rally in the US stock market came to an abrupt end, which raised concerns about a new impasse between the world's two largest economies.

NetEase and JD.com advance plans for secondary listing in Hong Kong

People familiar with the matter said to The Wall Street Journal that the listing plans of online gaming company NetEase and e-commerce platform operator JD.com will be reviewed by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Listing Committee on Thursday.

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