Australia alarm over China security deal with Solomon Islands | Military News

[ad_1] Leaked document indicates pact would allow Beijing to deploy police and troops to the Pacific nation at the government’s request, but also to protect its own nationals and interests. Australia’s defence minister said on Friday any move to establish a Chinese military base in neighbouring Solomon Islands would be a concern after a wide-ranging … Read more

China sets green hydrogen target for 2025, eying widespread use | Climate Crisis

[ad_1] Target comes as world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases strives to balance energy security and climate goals. China’s top economic planner has announced a target to produce up to 200,000 tonnes per year of green hydrogen, a zero-carbon fuel generated from renewable energy sources. The country aims to produce 100,000 to 200,000 tonnes of … Read more

US judge rules in favour of China’s ZTE, ending probation | Business and Economy

[ad_1] Ruling comes on the final day of the company’s probation for illegally shipping US technology to Iran and North Korea. A United States judge on Tuesday ruled that China’s ZTE Corp, a leading manufacturer of telecommunications equipment, should be allowed to end its five-year probation from a 2017 guilty plea of illegally shipping US … Read more

China Eastern faces losses, regulatory scrutiny after fatal crash | Aviation

[ad_1] China Eastern Airlines faces deepening losses and closer regulatory scrutiny following the crash of a Boeing 737-800 with 132 people on board. Rescuers on Tuesday scoured heavily forested slopes for survivors and data recorders from flight MU5735, which crashed a day earlier in the mountains of the southern region of Guangxi. The plane crash, … Read more