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China continues military drills around Taiwan even after end of four-day schedule

People's Liberation Army Eastern Theatre Command, which oversees Taiwan, said it would continue drills in waters near Taiwan island

08 Aug 2022 12:55 PM

China begins major Taiwan military drills after Pelosi visit

Pelosi left Taiwan Wednesday after a trip that defied a series of stark threats from Beijing, which views Taiwan as its territory

04 Aug 2022 10:52 AM

Beijing locks down more people in China's 'zero-COVID' fight

Most of Beijing is not locked down, but the streets are much quieter than usual with many shops closed and people working from home

17 May 2022 1:36 PM

China reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu

A four-year-old boy from central Henan province was found to have been infected with the variant after developing a fever and other symptoms

27 Apr 2022 12:10 PM

Beijing Covid spike prompts mass testing, panic buying

Queues snaked around malls and outside office complexes on Monday as people waited to be swabbed for samples by health workers

25 Apr 2022 11:00 AM

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Nearly 30 million under lockdown in China as coronavirus surges

China reported 5,280 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, more than double the previous day's tally as the Omicron variant spreads

15 Mar 2022 10:59 AM

China says friendship with Russia is 'rock solid'

Cooperation between the two countries brings benefits and well-being to the two peoples, said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

07 Mar 2022 1:58 PM

China says military spending to grow 7.1 percent in 2022

Some 1.45 trillion yuan ($230 billion) has been set aside for national defence, according to a government budget report

05 Mar 2022 11:32 AM

China media say foreign parcels suspected in new COVID infections

China has repeatedly emphasized the danger of infection from packaging, despite only trace amounts of the virus being found on such items

18 Jan 2022 1:14 PM

China's birth rate at record low in 2021: official

Beijing has been grappling with a looming demographic crisis as it faces a rapidly ageing workforce, slowing economy

17 Jan 2022 11:21 AM

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Gulf ministers visit China amid energy fears

Recent unrest in oil and gas-rich Kazakhstan has raised concerns in China, which has long invested heavily in Kazakh's energy industry

10 Jan 2022 10:21 AM

China expands lockdowns as COVID cases climb

China has followed a 'zero-Covid' strategy of tight border restrictions, lengthy quarantines and targeted lockdowns

28 Dec 2021 1:30 PM

Third Chinese city placed under COVID lockdown

The world's most populous nation is currently grappling with small outbreaks in at least eleven provinces

28 Oct 2021 2:14 PM

China appoints new army commander to head troops along Indian border

The tensions have eased to some extent with troops from both sides moving out from the Galwan Valley, Pangong Tso and Gogra

07 Sep 2021 12:00 PM

China bans men it sees as not masculine enough from TV

Prez Xi Jinping has called for a national rejuvenation, with tighter Communist Party control of business, education, culture and religion

03 Sep 2021 12:59 PM

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China targets 55 million jobs, better worker rights in new plan

The unemployment rate will be capped at 5.5%, wages as a share of gross domestic product will be increased

30 Aug 2021 12:11 PM

China approves three-child policy with sops to encourage couples to have more kids

China permitted all couples to have two children in 2016, scrapping the draconian decades-old one-child policy

20 Aug 2021 11:41 AM

China virus cases rise as Delta variant challenges Beijing

Tuesday's numbers are the highest since January, when the country logged 144 new cases and 126 domestic infections

10 Aug 2021 1:33 PM

China's Wuhan to test 'all residents' as COVID returns

Major cities including the capital Beijing have now tested millions of residents while cordoning off residential compounds

03 Aug 2021 1:32 PM

Millions under virus lockdown as China battles Delta outbreak

China on Monday reported 55 new locally transmitted coronavirus cases

02 Aug 2021 12:45 PM

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