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The Downside of China’s Online Muscle-Flexing

A weekly digest of the stories you should be following in China this week, plus exclusive analysis, written by Foreign Policy’s senior editor and former Beijing correspondent James Palmer. Delivered Wednesday.Welcome to Foreign Policy’s China Brief.The highlights this week: An offensive Weibo post triggers a backlash in India, what to believe about China’s population numbers,…

China expresses concern over its absence in India’s 5G trials

China expressed concern on Wednesday over India’s move to not grant any Chinese firm permission to participate in 5G trials in the world’s second-largest internet market as the two neighboring nations struggle to navigate business ties amid their geo-political tensions.India’s Department of Telecommunications earlier this week approved over a dozen firms’ applications to conduct a…

Global FDI hit 15-year low in 2020, China overtook US

Global foreign direct investment flows ebbed to a 15-year low last year and China, one of the few major economies to eke out growth, overtook the United States as the top destination, OECD data showed on Friday.As the coronavirus wreaked havoc on the global economy, global FDI flows dropped 38% in 2020 to $846 billion,…

Nokia targets China fightback – Mobile World Live

HomeAsiaNews30 APR 2021Nokia CEO Pekka Lundmark (pictured) used the vendor’s Q1 earnings call yesterday (29 April) to vow it will bid in the next round of network tenders in China later this year.The CEO highlighted the competitiveness of China, a market he previously stated was an important target for Nokia.“We will participate in the upcoming…