Tue April, 2021, Age: 2 weeks
China has unveiled its cyber yuan regulated by its central bank, a first for a major global economy. The digital yuan differs from other cryptocurrencies by removing user anonymity. By launching the digital yuan, China seeks to position it for international use.
China has continued island construction in the Spratly Islands, according to new satellite images.
Western sanctions over eroding human rights in China have led Beijing and Moscow into closer partnership.