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China's African take-over: How Beijing has built infrastructure, lent billions and located its first overseas ...

The Daily Mail 07 May 2021
The Department of Defense warned last year that Beijing has 'likely' sought bases in Angola, the Seychelles, Kenya, and Tanzania, and just this week General Stephen Townsend - America's top brass in Africa - warned a new naval base similar to the one in Djibouti could soon appear on Africa's west coast.
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Skiing legend Vonn backs athlete protests but not on Olympic podium

Inside The Games 07 May 2021
American skiing great Lindsey Vonn has supported the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) stance of prohibiting podium protests, but insisted she supports athlete activism in the build-up to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics ... the Olympics in Beijing is just another example.
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Workshops help young people in Africa build their skills

China Daily 07 May 2021
During the 2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing, President Xi Jinping announced that China would support the establishment of 10 Luban Workshops across Africa, to assist the continent in building needed technical skills among college students ... Beijing has become the ...
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From Singapore to Rio green buildings keep tropical tenants cool

Straits Times 07 May 2021
Regulators are also driving change because energy-efficient buildings are "very effective" at de-carbonising cities, he said ... "Green building helps bring back return on investment." ... One trend especially popular in big Chinese cities like Beijing and Shanghai, is to integrate solar panels into the fabric of new buildings.
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Great buildings recall early spirit of endeavor

China Daily 06 May 2021
Driving along Chang'an Avenue in Beijing, visitors quickly realize that the area is China's political center, especially as the many towering buildings help to create such an atmosphere ... They were named Beijing's "10 monumental buildings" ... That's why the 10 buildings in Beijing, ...
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Beijing targets overall development

China Daily 06 May 2021
Beijing will make efforts to accelerate its scientific, economic and cultural developments during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-25) with several measures having been carried out at the start of this year to better facilitate the four core roles of the capital and help it build itself into a livable city for all.
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IAN BREMMER: US can’t be too bossy over who works with China

Business Day 06 May 2021
We’ve already seen countries begin to back away from certain BRI projects, a sign that some recipient countries have begun bristling at the onerous terms being demanded by Beijing to build projects that are typically of lesser quality than their Western-backed alternatives.
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Biden Trade Chief Pledges to Build Off Trump’s China Agreement

Caixin Online 06 May 2021
President Joe Biden’s chief trade negotiator pledged to build off the deal with China reached under Donald Trump and said that tariff removal will depend on the outcome of upcoming conversations with her counterparts ... looking to work collaboratively with Beijing on climate issues, Tai said.
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Convicted Hong Kong journalist wins award for investigation

Straits Times 06 May 2021
It uncovered new details about the alleged attackers, some of whom have links to politically influential rural committees that support Beijing. It also said that police failed to respond to the build-up of stick-wielding men, ferried into the district by specific vehicles that evening hours before the attack.
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Beijing halting inactive Australia economic dialogue, as part of 'meaningless acts of symbolism'

Hong Kong Standard 06 May 2021
Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese said the decision was "regrettable" and said Australia's trade with China could not be on Beijing's terms alone ... "Some commentators are describing Beijing's announcement as largely symbolic with little immediate impact on trade.
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Convicted HK journalist wins award for investigation

Asiatimes 06 May 2021
It uncovered new details about the alleged attackers, some of whom have links to politically influential rural committees that support Beijing. It also said that police failed to respond to the build-up of stick-wielding men, ferried into the district by specific vehicles that evening hours before the attack.
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General: China's Africa outreach poses threat from Atlantic

Info News 06 May 2021
Stephen Townsend, in an interview with The Associated Press, said Beijing is looking to establish a large navy port capable of hosting submarines or aircraft carriers on Africa’s western coast ... China also has helped finance and build a large commercial port in Cameroon.
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China's Africa Outreach Poses Growing Threat, US General Warns

Voa News 06 May 2021
Stephen Townsend, in an interview with The Associated Press, said Beijing is looking to establish a large navy port capable of hosting submarines or aircraft carriers on Africa's western coast ... China also has helped finance and build a large commercial port in Cameroon.
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General: China’s Africa outreach poses threat from Atlantic

Albuquerque Journal 06 May 2021
Stephen Townsend, in an interview with The Associated Press, said Beijing is looking to establish a large navy port capable of hosting submarines or aircraft carriers on Africa’s western coast ... China also has helped finance and build a large commercial port in Cameroon.
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Top general calls China’s growing outreach in Africa a threat

Bangor Daily News 06 May 2021
Stephen Townsend, in an interview with The Associated Press, said Beijing is looking to establish a large navy port capable of hosting submarines or aircraft carriers on Africa’s western coast ... China also has helped finance and build a large commercial port in Cameroon.
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