US-China Current Affairs, GK & News

US Bill on Rare Earth supplies

The United States Government has recently proposed a bill to end China’s “chokehold” on rare – earth metal supplies. Why the bill? The rare earth metals are used almost in every latest technology starting from electric batteries to fighter jets. China has a strong chokehold on all these metals. In 2019, 80% of the US ..

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US boycott Olympics

The US Government recently announced the boycott of Olympics 2022. The Olympics 2022 is to be held in Beijing. The US cited that “China’s human rights ATTROCITIES” is the main reason for its boycott. The US has named the boycott as “Diplomatic Boycott”. What is Diplomatic Boycott? It means that the US is not sending ..

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China Passes Law against Foreign Sanctions

China has passed a new legislation against foreign sanctions. With this law China seeks to build its defences against rising US and EU pressure on trade and human rights. Key Points China passed this law after accusing US of suppressing Chinese firms and issued veiled threats of retaliation. This was done after US President Joe ..

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U.S. passes bill to address China Tech Threat

The U.S. Senate voted 68-32 to approve a “sweeping package of legislation” in a bid to boost USA’s ability to compete with Chinese technology. China, while responding to vote, objected to being cast as an imaginary U.S. enemy Key Points This measure approved about $190 billion for provisions of strengthening technology and research in United ..

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Japan to host first joint military exercise with US and France

Japan is to hold its first military drill with French and US troops in May 2021. According to Japan, the exercise is being held as it is concerned about the increasing Chinese actions in the regional waters. About the exercise The exercise will be the first large scale exercise between Japan, US and France. The ..

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