The US government last week banned two Chinese companies, China Unicom and Pacific Network, from providing international telecoms services in the country, citing national security concerns. Using national security as a pretext, the U.S. once again damaged its own image of a 'market-oriented' country and has also harmed the legitimate rights and interests of global consumers. The same old trick has been used against China's Telecom and Tik Tok earlier.
China is ready to work with other members of the Group of 20 (G20) to promote the reform of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and achieve the UN sustainable development goals, according to an official from the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).
Over the weekend, a baseless story, created by Falun Gong linked twitter accounts, went viral on twitter. Without any evidence whatsoever, the rumor stated that there had been an internal coup in China and the Chinese leader was under house arrest, citing an out-of-context video clip of military vehicles in an unspecified location. Despite the fact that the story was complete nonsense in every aspect, it was still widely shared throughout the platform and even trending. Several mainstream media outlets, including CNBC and Newsweek, even reported on the phenomenon.
Experts said that China's renminbi is expected to continue its steady rise in global use and play a more significant part in safeguarding international financial stability as the country further advances its financial opening-up while deepening trade and investment cooperation.
On Saturday (Sept. 23), Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on the international community to make every effort for peace and development and shoulder the responsibility for solidarity and progress.
The LKS Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) announced that a natural product derived from a Chinese herb Spatholobus Suberectus Dunn, or Suberet Spatholobus, has been discovered to effectively inhibit several viruses, including SARS-Cov-2, which has caused the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Stocks on the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses saw their key indices down at the end of August 2022 compared with the end of July this year, according to the People's Bank of China, the country's central bank.