Chinese Covid-19 vaccines will offer at least 6 months of immunity & are safe for kids, drugmaker says

The chairman of a Chinese vaccine producer has said that its jabs provide protection against Covid-19 for at least six months, but the firm will continue to monitor trial participants to see how much longer immunity lasts. … Read More >Chinese Covid-19 vaccines will offer at least 6 months of immunity & are safe for kids, drugmaker says

Turkey starts rollout of Sinovac’s Covid-19 vaccine to health workers, inoculating more than 160,000 in a day

Turkey has started administering the Covid-19 jab produced by Chinese company Sinovac as the nation kicks off its inoculation program against the virus, which has killed more than 23,000 people in the country. … Read More >Turkey starts rollout of Sinovac’s Covid-19 vaccine to health workers, inoculating more than 160,000 in a day

China says ‘George Floyd cannot even breathe freely’ as it blasts US over Uighur Muslims forced labor claims

Beijing has cited the death of American black man George Floyd as evidence of Washington’s hypocrisy after it imposed a ban on all tomato and cotton products from China’s western Xinjiang region over alleged human rights abuses. … Read More >China says ‘George Floyd cannot even breathe freely’ as it blasts US over Uighur Muslims forced labor claims

US blacklists tech giant Xiaomi & major oil producer CNOOC in Trump’s final push against Chinese firms

The outgoing Trump administration is using its final days to further escalate tensions with Beijing as it blacklists more Chinese firms, including one of the biggest global smartphone makers, Xiaomi, and oil giant CNOOC. … Read More >US blacklists tech giant Xiaomi & major oil producer CNOOC in Trump’s final push against Chinese firms

Like it or not, US no longer holding world in its palm, China is – Professor Richard Wolff to RT’s Boom Bust

With less than a week left before the inauguration of Joe Biden, Washington is getting ready for the event with 15,000 members of the national guard in the streets of the capital, with closures and roadblocks. … Read More >Like it or not, US no longer holding world in its palm, China is – Professor Richard Wolff to RT’s Boom Bust

Sinovac says its Covid-19 vaccine has ‘good’ efficacy after Brazilian partner claimed it was only 50% effective

The chairman of Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac has insisted that the company’s Brazilian partners were incorrect to suggest its jab is only 50 percent effective against Covid-19 after stage-three trials. … Read More >Sinovac says its Covid-19 vaccine has ‘good’ efficacy after Brazilian partner claimed it was only 50% effective

Beijing accuses Australia of politicizing business as Chinese bid for major builder is blocked for ‘security concerns’

China’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday told Canberra it was a mistake to politicize commercial cooperation after Australia’s treasurer blocked a takeover bid for one of the largest builders from a Chinese company. … Read More >Beijing accuses Australia of politicizing business as Chinese bid for major builder is blocked for ‘security concerns’