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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

Shanghai starts coming back to life as COVID lockdown eases

Negative PCR tests for COVID taken within the previous 48 hours remain standard in Shanghai, Beijing for permission to enter public venues

01 Jun 2022 1:26 PM

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

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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

China Covid death toll rises as Beijing warns of 'grim' situation

Shanghai has been almost entirely locked down since the start of the month, snarling supply chains, with many people confined to their homes

24 Apr 2022 1:20 PM

COVID-19 cases rise in Shanghai with millions under lockdown

While small by the standards of some countries, the daily case numbers are some of the largest since the virus was first detected in Wuhan

03 Apr 2022 11:10 AM

Half of Shanghai in lockdown to curb Covid-19 outbreak

Shanghai has in recent weeks become China's Covid hotspot, and on Monday another record high was reported, with 3,500 new confirmed cases

28 Mar 2022 10:54 AM

China reports first two Covid-19 deaths in more than a year

China has gone from reporting under 100 daily infections just three weeks ago to well more than 1,000 per day for over a week

19 Mar 2022 10:32 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

Major Chinese cities impose COVID-19 restriction as cases spike

The latest spike is being described as the severest COVID-19 outbreaks in two years

14 Mar 2022 8:28 AM

China returns to mass shutdowns as COVID-19 cases surge

Meanwhile, an outbreak of the omicron variant in Shanghai saw schools shuttered again

13 Mar 2022 3:07 PM

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

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China using 'cultural appropriation' to expand soft borders: Report

Cultural appropriation happens when someone from one culture adopts another culture's style

25 Feb 2022 12:33 PM

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

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

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