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    Quote Originally Posted by sabang View Post
    It is not brown nosing
    It's absolutely brown-nosing - you're a snivelling chinky sycophant who posts shit propaganda like the good little brainless drone he is.

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    Not a great deal of new topics yesterday, however one stood out

    Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s Regular Press Conference on August 5, 2022

    "CCTV:

    Over the past few days, we noticed many countries have voiced support for China over US House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, and you shared quite some examples with us. Could you give us more updates today?

    Hua Chunying:

    Indeed, in the wake of Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, over 160 countries have spoken up for justice, condemned the visit as a serious, reckless and irresponsible provocation and expressed their commitment to the one-China principle and support for China’s efforts to uphold sovereignty and territorial integrity.

    Apart from what I shared with you over the past couple of days, I have some further updates for you today.

    Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe reiterated on social media Sri Lanka’s firm commitment to the one-China policy as well as to the UN Charter principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity of nations.

    Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said in talks with State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi during the East Asia cooperation foreign ministers’ meetings that Singapore has a clear and consistent one-China policy and is opposed to Taiwan independence and any unilateral moves to change the status quo.

    Thailand’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson expressed respect for China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Laos released a statement reiterating its support for the policy of China on national reunification by peaceful means and reaffirming its consistent policy that Taiwan is an inalienable part of China as well as its opposition to any intention aimed at creating a situation for “two Chinas” or “one China, one Taiwan”.

    Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith said while meeting with State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi that the US’s recent provocation on the Taiwan question goes against its own commitment and undermines China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Laos is strongly against any attempt to create “two Chinas” or “one China, one Taiwan” and supports China’s efforts to uphold its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

    The Malaysian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to China released a statement urging Western nations against practicing double standards by trying to compare Taiwan with Ukraine or trying to encircle Russia and call for respect for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity on one hand while meddling in China’s internal affairs and intending to use Taiwan to divide China on the other. This would be using democracy as a pretext to interfere in and infringe upon China’s sovereignty in violation of basic principles of international law.

    The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued a statement, reaffirming its support for China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity as well as the importance of respecting the one-China principle, while calling for adherence to relevant UN resolutions. The UAE indicated its concern over the impact of any provocative visits on stability and international peace. ...."


    Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s Regular Press Conference on August 5, 2022


    She then continues listing the rest of the 160 countries.

    All available at the site.

    161 out of 195 countries of the world, 83% so far.

    A tray full of GOLD is not worth a moment in time.

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    When I first came to China a business associate who'd been here a while said this. " Do you know how to tell when a chinese person is lying ? his lips are moving "
    I've found it to be a good piece of advice.
    Best to assume because it's more often than not the case. They'll say whatever will assuage/save face in the short term, regardless of the fact that truth will out very soon, it's wierd.
    “If we stop testing right now we’d have very few cases, if any.” Donald J Trump.

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    So why have all the top knobs of the state semi conductor manufacturing tribe gotten arrested ?

    Might have something to do with the discovery this week of 7 nm chips have been manufactured in China , all be it via a very convoluted and difficult method using tech stolen from Taiwan. And the chips were discovered in an ASIC purchased from China - some one has been naughty

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    ^ does that make sense to you, in English?

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    ^^ that's better

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    The Chinese Megacity Where Masks Are Rare and Clubs Are Packed

    • Masks are rare, clubs are packed and tourism is booming
    • Threat of lockdown hangs over city, after sporadic Covid cases



      President Xi Jinping’s Covid Zero strategy has become notorious internationally for its grueling lockdowns. But in the southwestern megacity Chongqing, signs of China’s signature pandemic policy disrupting daily life are hard to find.

    • Tourists snapped selfies at an ancient fortress while hundreds of partygoers packed into a gay bar this week, with barely a mask in sight. Ride-hailing-app users hopped into Didi Global Inc. cars to escape the city’s 40-degree Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) heat wave without scanning contact-tracing apps, unlike in Beijing. Domestic travelers poured into the city, which mostly doesn’t require quarantine on arrival.

      Chongqing has logged just 165 cases of Covid since February 2021, the fourth-lowest of any province -- the manufacturing hub twice the size of Switzerland counts as its own municipality, as do only Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin. The city hasn’t seen a major lockdown since early 2020, even as Beijing and Shanghai stay on high alert and more than 28 million people are living under citywide restrictions as of Monday, according to Bloomberg’s Lockdown Tracker.
      Thus, tourists continue to flock to Chongqing, to soak in its shimmering skyline, spicy hot pot and history as China’s capital during World War Two. And the city isn’t unique. Across China, many cities are business as usual, as the ruling Communist Party’s border curbs, mass testing drives and lockdowns stop the virus from a cross-country spread -- the nation of almost 1.4 billion reported 521 local cases for Wednesday.

    • Covid-Zero Chongqing

      City has had only 165 cases since Feb 2021, fourth lowest of any province

      Source: National Health Commission


      That relative normalcy has enabled Xi to press ahead with his Covid Zero strategy as the rest of the world moves on, even in a landmark political year when he’s seeking a precedent-breaking third term in power. China has achieved the best results in the world in coordinating economic development with the pandemic response, Xi told senior cadres at a meeting this week in Beijing, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday.


      Protests like those seen in Shanghai earlier this year, while notable for their open dissent, are still rare.

    • “As long as you have a majority of the population still living a normal life and not being affected by the pandemic, that will justify the continuation of the Zero Covid policy,” said Huang Yanzhong, a senior fellow for global health at the New York-based Council on Foreign Relations.


      That shelter from Covid Zero’s harshest tenets could be shattered overnight by a sudden spike in cases, Huang added. In that scenario, officials will resort to the “heavy-handed Covid Zero measures” seen in Shanghai, he said.

    • China’s push to eliminate Covid makes even domestic travel onerous, with different provinces and cities setting their own rules, often stipulating a litany of testing and quarantine requirements to fulfill. Predictions for the nation’s overall growth have fallen to 4%, as Covid controls drag on the wider economy.


      Chongqing, by contrast, is a “small paradise,” said Nicola Sangiovanni, a local resident and chef at Italian restaurant, Suliven, in a central business district. The eatery relies on out-of-towners for more than half its customers in summer months. Covid restrictions “don’t have a strong impact on tourists when they come here,” he added, noting an uptick in arrivals in recent weeks.

    • Travelers to Chongqing must download the city’s health code app, and show a negative Covid test taken within 48 hours. Those entering from cities with medium- or high-risk areas should take two PCR tests within three days of arrival -- a fairly easy requirement with testing booths across the city. Only those coming directly from higher risk areas must quarantine.

    • One Chongqing executive said the city’s attraction was simple. “People come to Chongqing because they can,” said the man, who asked only to be identified by his surname, He, when speaking about political matters. “Chongqing’s approach is more people-friendly,” he added.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sabang View Post
    Chongqing
    Was there back in the 80s. Fantastic place to visit. Found it simular to Thailand with it's many buddhist temples and tasty spicey food. Might just visit again to check out more of the ancient temples and ruins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sabang View Post
    The Chinese Megacity Where Masks Are Rare and Clubs Are Packed
    And the other 12,987.892 cities:


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    Quote Originally Posted by baldrick View Post
    So why have all the top knobs of the state semi conductor manufacturing tribe gotten arrested ?

    Might have something to do with the discovery this week of 7 nm chips have been manufactured in China , all be it via a very convoluted and difficult method using tech stolen from Taiwan. And the chips were discovered in an ASIC purchased from China - some one has been naughty
    The chinkies nicking other peoples hard work?

    AGAIN?

    Well there's a surprise.

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    Some economic announcements from China:

    China-Russia trade rose 29% in Jan-Jul as nations maintain cooperation despite Western sanctions

    By Global Times Published: Aug 07, 2022 05:44 PM

    China-Russia trade rose 29% in Jan-Jul as nations maintain cooperation dest Western sanctions - Global Times


    China's natural gas output exceeds 100 million cubic meters annually for five years in a row

    By Global Times Published: Aug 07, 2022 05:11 PM

    China's natural gas output exceeds 100 million cubic meters annually for five years in a row - Global Times


    China, S. Korea trade up 8.9% in first 7 months of 2022, showing strong growth momentum

    By Global Times Published: Aug 07, 2022 03:45 PM

    China, S. Korea trade up 8.9% in first 7 months of 2022, showing strong growth momentum - Global Times


    China-US trade up 11.8% in Jan-Jul despite rising tension

    By Global Times Published: Aug 07, 2022 01:14 PM

    China-US trade up 11.8% in Jan-Jul despite rising tension - Global Times


    China's foreign trade volume reaches 23.6 trillion yuan ($3.49 trillion) in the first 7 months of 2022, maintaining double-digit growth

    By Global Times Published: Aug 07, 2022 10:16 AM

    China's foreign trade volume reaches 23.6 trillion yuan ($3.49 trillion) in the first 7 months of 2022, maintaining double-digit growth - Global Times


    China-Europe freight trains break new records

    By Yang Yang | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2022-08-08 11:55

    https://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202208/08/WS62f0895ca310fd2b29e70e7b.html


    IPOs on mainland hit a record high of $58b

    chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2022-08-08 10:41

    https://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202208/08/WS62f077daa310fd2b29e70e0f.html


    Overseas investors find sweet spots in China's green transition

    China Daily | Updated: 2022-08-08 09:57

    https://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202208/08/WS62f06da8a310fd2b29e70dc8.html


    The View, from China-1653819378-its-economy-stupid-jpg
    Last edited by OhOh; 08-08-2022 at 02:19 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh View Post
    China-Russia trade rose 29% in Jan-Jul as nations maintain cooperation despite Western sanctions
    It is BECAUSE of the sanctions that trade rose between thee two countries, fuckwit. China buys what others won't. What is it with you and sabang not understanding the very basics of economics time and time again?

    Utter moron.

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    Quote Originally Posted by panama hat View Post
    It is BECAUSE of the sanctions that trade rose between thee two countries, fuckwit. China buys what others won't. What is it with you and sabang not understanding the very basics of economics time and time again?

    Utter moron.
    Do you really expect the clueless brothers to have an opinion on anything that didn't come by direct post from the politburo?

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    It is BECAUSE of the sanctions that Russia's balance of trade surplus is it's highest ever! That joke sure backfired.

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    Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin’s Regular Press Conference on August 8, 2022

    "Bloomberg:

    I just want to clarify, did the ASEAN group support China on the recent Taiwan actions? I’m asking because Antony Blinken is also citing ASEAN supporting the US position. I wonder if you could clarify a little bit about the ASEAN response specifically on recent Taiwan actions by China?


    Wang Wenbin:

    I am happy to share with you some details in this regard.

    The ASEAN foreign ministers released a statement on the cross-Strait development reiterating their commitment to the one-China policy.

    The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Laos released a statement saying the following: The Lao PDR reaffirms its consistent policy of supporting “One China Policy” and that Taiwan is an inalienable part of China, and opposes any intention aiming at creating a situation for “two Chinas” or “one China, one Taiwan”. The Lao PDR reiterates its support for the policy of the Government of the People’s Republic of China on the national reunification by peaceful means.

    Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said the US has recently violated China’s sovereignty, reneged on its own promise and heightened the tension across the Taiwan Strait, which exposed Washington’s failure to match its words with actions as well as its hegemonic nature. Cambodia supports China’s effort to safeguard its legitimate rights and interests, and respond firmly to the provocative moves of the US.

    Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said during talks with State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the East Asia cooperation foreign ministers’ meetings that Singapore has a clear and consistent “One China” policy and is opposed to “Taiwan independence” and any unilateral moves to change the status quo.

    The Malaysian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to China Tiong King Sing released a statement urging Western nations against practicing double standards, trying to compare Taiwan with Ukraine. “On the one hand, they condemn Russia’s aggression against Ukraine ... but, on the other hand, they intend to interfere in the internal affairs of the Taiwan Strait region”, he said. These acts are typical examples of using democracy as a pretext to interfere in and infringe upon other countries’ sovereignty in violation of basic principles of international law.

    In fact, not just ASEAN countries, more than 170 countries in the international community have voiced staunch support for China on the Taiwan question through various means. They form an overwhelming majority versus the US and its few followers."

    Beijing Youth Daily:

    A ceremony was held in Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6 to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said in his remarks that Japan will endeavor toward “a world without nuclear weapons”, “no matter how narrow, steep, or difficult that path may be” and that Japan will be “firmly upholding the Three Non-Nuclear Principles” toward that end. What is China’s comment?


    Wang Wenbin:

    We have noted relevant reports. Conversations about the atomic bombing must not be disconnected from its historical context. The Japanese side mentioned the bombing itself without any deep reflection on the history of aggression. I wonder how the intentional community, including the US, thinks of this.

    Japan, as the only country ever hit by a nuclear strike, has long styled itself as a “model student” in international nuclear disarmament and nuclear nonproliferation, and advocates a world without nuclear weapons.

    In reality, however, Japan has been sitting comfortably under the US’s “nuclear umbrella”. It opposes and obstructs the US’s relinquishing its policy of first use of nuclear weapons. Some Japanese politicians have even clamored for nuclear sharing with the US and claimed that the US’s deployment of nuclear weapons in Japan should not be a taboo topic. The Japanese government not only connives at such discussion, but also deleted the formulation of the Three Non-Nuclear Principles in the report submitted to the 10th Review Conference of the NPT.

    People couldn’t help but ask: What is Japan’s real intention? Can its actions match its words regarding nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation?

    We urge Japan, as a non-nuclear-weapon state party to the NPT, to earnestly fulfill its international obligations, strictly abide by its Three Non-Nuclear Principles, not to develop or introduce nuclear weapons and take real actions to contribute to a vision of “a world without nuclear weapons”

    Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin’s Regular Press Conference on August 8, 2022

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hugh Cow View Post
    didn't come by direct post from
    This thread is called: The View, from China

    If you wish to read a thread, titled: (The View, from China)The View, of China, From Foreign Sources

    I suggest you start one, this thread initiator may have a different position.

    Regarding this thread's contents.

    I suggest that the Chinese diplomatic news, from China, is best found from the official source: The Chinese Foreign Ministry, rather than an opinion proffered by another less qualified/knowlwdgable person.

    There is always the Chinese media outlets where their own views "from China" are expressed as well.

    I have seen videos of portions of the daily reports on youtube, if that is your preference.

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    Christ the chinkies are snivelling about the nips now?

    Do they EVER stop whining?

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    Do they EVER stop whining?
    No. To wit: OhWoe

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    Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin’s Regular Press Conference on August 9, 2022

    "People’s Daily:

    According to reports, Japan’s representative to the 10th Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) said that the Three Non-Nuclear Principles is a fundamental policy of the Japanese government, which is not considering a “nuclear sharing” arrangement.

    What is China’s comment?


    Wang Wenbin:

    Some Japanese politicians have lately been clamoring for “nuclear sharing” with the US. In the report submitted to this review conference, the Japanese government deleted the Three Non-Nuclear Principles, which had appeared in previous reports.

    For this reason, the Chinese representative made clear our stern position at the conference, pointing out that a “nuclear sharing” arrangement violates the provisions of the NPT.

    Any attempt to replicate the “nuclear sharing” model in the Asia-Pacific is sure to meet firm opposition and severe countermeasures if necessary from regional countries. 

    Japan should offer clarifications for its nonproli feration policies. In response to China’s questioning, the Japanese representative said that the Three Non-Nuclear Principles is a fundamental policy of the Japanese government, there is no wavering of this policy within Japan, and the government is not considering a “nuclear sharing” arrangement. 

    China has requested the conference to put Japan’s clarification and statement on record.

    We hope the Japanese side will honor its words, earnestly fulfill its international obligations of nonproliferation, and safeguard regional peace and stability in a responsible manner."


    Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin’s Regular Press Conference on August 9, 2022

    Who will Japan obey, its countries signature to the:

    Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), including obligations of non-proliferation/illegal nuclear sharing,

    or its master, NaGastan?

    Likewise, the European countries that have already implemented/adopted the illegal nuclear sharing of NaGastan nuclear weapons, in their countries.
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    Yep, still whining about the nips.

    I wonder when it's Thailand's turn?

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    Imagine sabang, OhWoe and Backspit fighting to join their mental-equals in this wonderful swimming pool in China.




    It looks even better on video

    '''Like a bowl of Froot Loops''': Hundreds cram into pool in China | Stuff.co.nz


    It doesn't get any better than this, eh traumatised-trio? Get into it, mix with the proletariat in the worker's paradise.

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    ^ Yuck. Can you imagine? Every one of those kids has peed in that pool. Just a big puddle of piss!

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    Quote Originally Posted by misskit View Post
    ^ Yuck. Can you imagine? Every one of those kids has peed in that pool. Just a big puddle of piss!
    The kids . . . the adults.

    Did you watch the short video?

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    Why chinkystan is having to bail out property developers.

    China property crisis: Why homeowners stopped paying their mortgages

    "Construction stops, mortgage stops. Deliver homes and get repaid!"

    That was one of the chants disgruntled apartment buyers in China used at a protest in June. But their ire over unfinished homes didn't stop at signs and chants.

    Hundreds of them stopped paying their mortgages - a radical step for China, where dissent is not tolerated.

    A young couple who moved to Zhengzhou in central China told the BBC that after receiving the down payment last year, the developer withdrew from the project and construction stalled.

    "I have imagined countless times the joy of living in a new home, but now it all feels ridiculous," the woman, who did not wish to be named, said.

    A woman in her late 20s who also bought a home in Zhengzhou told the BBC that she too is ready to stop paying her mortgage: "After the project is fully resumed, I'll continue paying."

    Many of them can pay but are choosing not to, unlike the US subprime mortgage crisis in 2007 when money was lent to high-risk borrowers who then defaulted.

    They have purchased homes in roughly 320 projects around the country, according to a crowd-sourced estimate on Github where homeowners have been posting about their decision. But it's unclear how many actually stopped paying.

    The boycotted loans could total $145bn (£120bn), S&P Global ratings estimates. Other analysts say it could be even higher.

    The revolt has rattled authorities, focusing attention on a market already under pressure from a slowing economy and a serious cash crunch.

    More alarmingly, it has signalled a lack of confidence in one of the main pillars of the world's second largest economy.

    "Mortgage boycotts, driven by deteriorating sentiment toward property, are... a very serious threat to the financial position of the sector," think tank Oxford Economics said in a recent note.

    China's property sector makes up a third of its economic output. That includes houses, rental and brokering services; industries producing white goods that go into apartments; and construction materials.

    But China's economy has been slowing - in the last quarter it grew by just 0.4% compared to the previous year. Some economists don't expect any growth this year.

    That's largely because of Beijing's zero-Covid strategy - repeated lockdowns and continued restrictions have affected incomes and, in turn, savings and investments.

    The size of China's economy means that disruption in a crucial market - like property - can affect the global financial system.

    Experts believe contagion is the concern now - banks won't lend if they believe the sector is tanking.

    "It will all depend on policy," says Ding Shuang, head of Greater China economic research at Standard Chartered. "Unlike in other parts of the world where property bubbles break because of the markets, this is government-inflicted."

    Thirty real estate companies have already missed foreign debt payments. Evergrande, which defaulted last year on its $300bn debt, is the most high-profile casualty. S&P has warned that if sales do not pick up, more companies could follow suit.

    Demand for homes is also not rising as China undergoes a demographic change with urbanisation and population growth slowing.

    "The fundamental issue is that we have reached a turning point in the housing market in China," says Julian Evans-Pritchard, a senior China economist at Capital Economics.

    Real estate accounts for about 70% of personal wealth in China - and home buyers often pay upfront for unfinished projects.

    These "pre-sales" make up 70%-80% of new home sales in China, Mr Evans-Pritchard said, adding that developers need that money because they use it to fund several projects at once.

    But many young and middle class Chinese are no longer investing in property, likely because of a weak economy, job losses and pay cuts - and now the fear that developers might not complete projects.

    "That's part of the problem - developers were counting on new money coming in, and those new sales are not happening anymore," Mr Evans-Pritchard said.

    More than $220bn worth of loans could be tied to unfinished projects, according to banking group ANZ. And credit - a major source of cash in the boom years - has also dried up.

    In 2020, China's government introduced the "three red lines" - accounting measures to limit how much developers could borrow. That cut off funding, and the subsequent lack of confidence in the market has also affected banks' willingness to lend to property companies.

    For one, Beijing is putting the onus on local governments - they're offering reduced deposits, tax rebates and cash subsidies to home buyers, and relief funds to developers. But this comes at a cost because local coffers will take a hit as property developers buy less land.

    "I think this is the moment for the central government and regulators to step in," Mr Ding said. "At some point it will step in to ring-fence the problem of some companies. The sector is too important for the economy."


    The Financial Times recently reported that China issued $148bn in loans to help property developers, and Bloomberg reported that mortgage holders may be given a payment holiday without it affecting their credit score.

    But in a recent note, Oxford Economics said any government intervention in real estate and infrastructure may provide a short-term boost but that "it is not ideal for China's longer-term growth as the government and the financial sector are being forced to help sustain an unproductive (and failing) real estate industry".

    This is also not just a financial crisis. The boycott of mortgages risks becoming a serious social issue, Mr Ding said.

    And that could become a problem for President Xi Jinping ahead of a crucial party congress later this year where he is expected to seek a historic third term.

    Analysts say the reported bailout - $148bn - may not be enough. Capital Economics estimates companies need $444bn just to complete halted projects.

    It's also not clear whether banks - especially smaller rural ones - can absorb the cost of the mortgage strike.

    Even if construction restarts, many developers may not survive because house sales are unlikely to shore up sentiment. Sales in China's 100 top developers dropped by 39.7% in July compared to the same period last year, according to China Real Estate Information Corp (CRIC).

    This crisis is the clearest indication yet that China's economy is at a crossroads.

    "The government is trying its best to find new sources of growth but that's going to be challenging because the economy has been very reliant on property, infrastructure investment and exports over the last three decades," Mr Evans-Pritchard said.

    "The era of very rapid growth in China is probably now over... and that's most obvious in the property sector at the moment."

    China property crisis: Why homeowners stopped paying their mortgages - BBC News

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    And here we go again - how the CIA/BND/MI5(hi Toots)/ASIO/Mossad is smart enough to create and plant these obviously bio-lab engineered viruses and diseases to discredit China . . .

    Langya: New virus infects 35 people in eastern China - BBC News

    Langya: New virus infects 35 people in eastern China


    Scientists are tracking a new, animal-derived virus in eastern China that has infected at least several dozen people.


    The novel Langya henipavirus (LayV) was found in 35 patients in the Shandong and Henan provinces. Many had symptoms such as fever, fatigue and a cough.


    They are thought to have contracted the virus from animals. There is no evidence so far LayV can transmit among humans.


    Researchers detected the virus predominantly in shrews.


    The discovery was highlighted in a letter written by researchers from China, Singapore and Australia and published in the New England Journal of Medicine this month.


    One of the researchers, Wang Linfa from the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore, told China's state-run Global Times that the cases of LayV found so far have not been fatal or very serious, so there is "no need to panic".



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