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South Korea seeks to counter China's economic coercion, diversify trading partners: Report

Beijing News 27 May 2023
This January, Beijing lifted the coal ban, as per VOA. Beijing also restricted its tourists from travelling to South Korea and cancelled K-pop concerts in China after the US missile defence system THAAD was deployed to South Korea in 2017.

South Korea Seeks to Join Efforts to Counter China's Economic Coercion

Voa News 26 May 2023
and other wealthy democratic countries reveal its interest in countering Beijing's economic coercion, experts say ... Beijing relaxed the coal ban this January ... missile defense system THAAD was deployed to South Korea in 2017, Beijing banned its tourists from traveling to South Korea and canceled K-pop concerts in China.

China’s cancel culture is nationalist, not woke

Economist 25 May 2023
The audience laughed when Li Haoshi, a Beijing-based comedian, wisecracked at a show on May 13th about seeing his two dogs chasing a squirrel ... Within days Beijing’s police had started an investigation ... On May 20th, an open-air concert in Beijing (aptly named “What the Folkstival”) was about to begin when police arrived to shut it down.

China says it sees no point in dialogue with US amid sanctions

Press TV 22 May 2023
Beijing maintains "necessary contact" with Washington, she stated ... Biden has said he expects to see a “thaw” in US relations with Beijing, even as he concluded a G7 summit in Japan that made a concerted effort to counter alleged military and economic security threats from China.

From start to finish, Biden's Japan trip buffeted by US politics

The Keene Sentinel 22 May 2023
But as the president headed back to Washington on Sunday, four days earlier than planned, it was clear that objective had been overshadowed ... But Biden’s expected stops in Papua New Guinea and Australia had been seen as important steps in solidifying the Biden administration’s concerted efforts to counter Beijing’s growing influence ... — in Sydney ... .

China: Comedy firm slapped with USD 2mn fine over military joke

Beijing News 18 May 2023
Beijing , May 18 (ANI) ... Li Haoshi, whose stage name is House, drew the attention of authorities this week after using a word connected with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) during a comedy concert at Beijing's Century Theatre over the weekend ... The Beijing Municipal Bureau of ...

In 1983 Arthur Miller directed one of his best-known plays in China

Economist 18 May 2023
After arriving with 60 musicians and 15 tonnes of stage kit in 1981, Jean-Michel Jarre dazzled the emerging Chinese music scene—and strained the power grid—with the five concerts he played in Beijing and Shanghai.\nInto this ferment stepped America’s greatest living playwright ... \nMiller kept a diary, published in 1984 as “Salesman in Beijing”.

Beijing attempts to play peacemaker with planned trip by special envoy to Ukraine

Egypt Independent 17 May 2023
Li’s scheduled visit to Ukraine comes amid what observers have described as a concerted effort from Beijing to reposition itself to be seen as a neutral agent of peace amid worsening ties with Europe ... CNN’s Mengchen Zhang in Beijing, Victoria Butenko in Kyiv, and Josh Pennington contributed to this report.

London’s Liverpool Street station redevelopment: on the wrong track?

The Observer 14 May 2023
The £1.5bn proposal, recently submitted for planning approval after a not very informative public information campaign, is designed by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, famous for Tate Modern, the Bird’s Nest Olympic stadium in Beijing and the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg ... Photograph. Sophia Evans/The Observer ... Photograph ... .

A series of key works

China Daily 12 May 2023
Legendary pianist Rudolf Buchbinder embarks on a run of concerts, during which he will perform all 32 of Beethoven's piano sonatas, Chen Nan reports ... In 2021, he played them all during the 15th Beijing Music Festival ... "My first recital in Beijing was in 1981. I flew from Vienna to London and from London to Beijing.

Concert tickets for popular band sell out in seconds

ECNS 11 May 2023
"It's unbelievable that I got the ticket I am super excited and look forward to the live show so that the singers and fans can sing together and have face-to-face interactions," Xia Chunjie, a die-hard fan of Mayday who plans to fly from Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, to Beijing for the concert, told the Global Times on Wednesday.

Hotel Éclat Beijing marks 10th anniversary with concerts, exhibitions

China Daily 11 May 2023
A chamber concert featuring Romanian musician Mihai Teacă was held on Wednesday at Hotel Éclat Beijing in Parkview Green, as part of the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of its establishment.

Austrian pianist Buchbinder returns to China with Beethoven sonatas 10 May 2023
BEIJING, May 10 (Xinhua) -- Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder kicked off the first of his seven concerts in Beijing on Tuesday night, performing Beethoven piano sonatas at the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA).

Ron DeSantis' war on China's influence in Florida: Signs bills restricting Beijing-linked groups buying land ...

The Daily Mail 08 May 2023
Florida Gov ... 'Today Florida makes it very clear. we don't want the CCP in the Sunshine State. We want to make maintain this as the Free State of Florida ... Ron DeSantis said ... DeSantis accused China of having a 'concerted effort to acquire farmland throughout the United States,' including in Florida, and argued Beijing is going after the food supply ... .

Composers in tune with the past

China Daily 06 May 2023
Marking the centenary of Chinese symphonic music, the 8th China Symphony Festival, a yearlong event of performances by symphony orchestras highlighting original works by Chinese composers, was announced in Beijing by the China Symphony Development Foundation and the China National Symphony Orchestra, the event's co-organizers.

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