Hypx, to TeslaMotors
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We are flooded with BEVs that few people want. More sign that the BEV fad is coming to an end. In the end, it is just a capitalistic system pretending to be green, and works by forcing consumers and governments to pay for it all. The system itself can only operate by overproducing and has no regard for the environment.


gyokusai, to China
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District 798, Beijing, China. May 2014, iPhone 5s.

thejapantimes, to business
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U.S. President Joe Biden is calling for higher tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum as part of a series of steps to shore up the American steel sector. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/04/17/biden-china-tariffs-metals/ #business #joebiden #china #us #steel

br00t4c, to China
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China makes a ton of EVs and the unsold ones are now piling up at ports

#china #electricvehicles


NewsDesk, to China
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A group of bipartisan U.S. lawmakers are advocating for a risky proposition to allow Taiwan to build American-designed weapons systems in order to clear a $19 billion backlog of hardware promised to the country. Supply chain issues and work shortages have plagued the deliveries of tanks, missiles, jets and drones to Taiwan while the nation looks to counter China’s surging influence in the region. Some experts say allowing Taiwan to build the systems could leave them vulnerable to intelligence leaks to China. Politico has more on the proposal.


Nonilex, to anime_titties
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Secret document urges action to weaken the

’s Foreign Ministry has been drawing up plans to try to weaken its Western adversaries, including the , & leverage the to forge a global order free from what it sees as American dominance, acc/to a secret Foreign Ministry document.


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The doc for the 1st time provides ofcl confirmation & codification of what many in the Moscow elite say has become a hybrid against the West. is seeking to subvert Western support for & disrupt domestic in the & European countries, thru campaigns supporting & policies….It is also seeking to refashion , drawing closer to , & in an attempt to shift the current balance of .

thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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Australia unveiled its first National Defense Strategy on Wednesday, signaling a new focus on deterring China's "coercive tactics" in a region seen as lurching toward conflict. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/17/asia-pacific/politics/australia-defense-strategy-china/

AnnaAnthro, to Archaeology
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thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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Key drills will be held next week in Philippine areas near Taiwan and South China Sea, where Manila and Beijing are embroiled in an increasingly tense territorial dispute. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/17/asia-pacific/politics/philippines-us-troops-islands-drills/

thejapantimes, to business
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A prolonged market slump hitting trading commissions as authorities tighten limits around what research analysts are allowed to publish has led to a stark turnaround for China's star brokerage analysts, who just years ago were offered lucrative compensation. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/04/17/companies/analyst-jobs-china-research-pullback/ #business #companies #jobs #china #brokerages

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Tokyo’s potential participation in advanced military capability projects with the U.S., Britain and Australia under the AUKUS security pact could enhance Japan’s defense capabilities and provide new opportunities to boost the country's defense industry. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/17/japan/politics/japan-aukus-pillar-2-explainer/ #japan #politics #aukus #us #uk #china #usjapanrelations #ukjapanrelations #australia #australiajapanrelations #defense #tech #missiles

ErikJonker, to TeslaMotors
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Dit gebeurt er als je als overheid niet daadkrachtig genoeg inzet op de transitie naar elektrisch rijden, in China doet men dat wel, in het slechte geval kan straks ook de europese auto industrie niet meer meekomen op dit vlak.
#EV #elektrischrijden #china #EU

junesim63, to USpolitics
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'Let's poke the next bear.... '

#USPolitics #China #US
US navy flies aircraft through the Taiwan Strait a day after US-China defense chiefs hold rare talks | The Independent

thejapantimes, to business
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Japan’s exports grew for a fourth consecutive month as the weak yen provided a tailwind and demand in China picked up, giving the economy a needed boost as domestic consumption sags. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/04/17/economy/japan-march-exports-grow-amid-weak-yen/

thejapantimes, to China
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After a grueling hour, there was little to separate four runners as the finish line of the Beijing Half Marathon approached. But then, one extended his hand toward another and gestured, as if waving him forward. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/04/17/more-sports/beijing-half-marathon/ #moresports #china #beijing

thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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The U.S. and Chinese defense chiefs held talks for the first time in over a year, as the two sides seek to rebuild frayed military-to-military ties. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/17/asia-pacific/politics/us-china-defense-chiefs/

thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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The Solomon Islands goes to the polls and analysts say Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare faces an uphill battle for re-election, with potential implications for China’s position in the South Pacific. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/17/asia-pacific/politics/china-taiwan-ties-solomon-islands/ #asiapacific #politics #china #taiwan #solomonislands

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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China is directly subsidizing production of illicit fentanyl precursors for sale abroad and fueling the U.S. opioid crisis, a U.S. congressional committee said on Tuesday. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/04/17/world/us-china-fentanyl-crisis/

raymondpert, to chicago
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#US - Customs and Border Protection officers in #Chicago on Thursday seized a shipment from #China containing #methamphetamine precursor and a #cocaine cutting agent, the CBP announced Tuesday.

> A narcotics detection dog named Aldo helped CBP officers discover and detain 26 boxes of unknown powders that subsequent testing showed were 1,117 pounds of meth precursor and 225 pounds of cocaine cutting agent, agents said.

Nonilex, to iran
@Nonilex@masto.ai avatar

to levy against over attack on

The will impose sanctions on Iran’s missile & drone program, as well as entities supporting the Iranian regime or military, adviser Jake Sullivan announced late Tues.
Earlier in the day, Secretary Janet Yellen said additional sanctions on Iran would be forthcoming in retaliation for its attack against Israel over the weekend.


@Nonilex@masto.ai avatar

will not hesitate to work w/our allies to use our authority to continue disrupting the Iranian regime’s malign & destabilizing activity,” she said.
Experts, however, say the faces limited meaningful options for doing so w/o antagonizing or risking a spike in the price of oil.

thejapantimes, to business
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Chinese businesses are hoarding U.S. dollars because they expect their own currency to weaken, and that in turn is exacerbating a slide in the yuan. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/04/16/economy/china-dollar-hoard-yuan-weak/ #business #economy #china #yuan #us #dollar #investments

thejapantimes, to business
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Honda plans to launch six next-generation electric vehicle models branded Ye in China by 2027, the automaker said on Tuesday. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/04/16/companies/honda-ev-china-2027/ #business #companies #honda #china #electricvehicles

NewsDesk, to China
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Citizens of the Solomon Islands head to the polls tomorrow in an election that could have major consequences for the South Pacific region. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is seeking an unprecedented second term after switching the nation’s allegiance from Taiwan to Beijing in 2022, a move that has alarmed the U.S. and Western allies. The Associated Press has more on the election’s stakes.


#China #Election #US #SolomonIslands

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