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China welcomes first batch of int'l travellers after scrapping of quarantine norms

First flights under China's new 'no quarantine' rules for international travellers landed at airports in Guangzhou and Shenzhen on Sunday

08 Jan 2023 12:23 PM

Global alarm grows over China's COVID-19 surge

Hospitals across China have been overwhelmed by an explosion of Covid cases following Beijing's decision to lift strict rules

29 Dec 2022 11:24 AM

China stands ready to work with India: Chinese Foreign Minister

This statement came in the backdrop of the December 9 faceoff between the Indian and Chinese soldiers in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang sector

25 Dec 2022 10:44 AM

Over 60% of China's population may get COVID, deaths likely in millions: Expert

Epidemiologist says more than 60 per cent of China and 10 per cent of Earth's population are likely to be infected over the next 90 days

20 Dec 2022 10:37 AM

Facing COVID surge, China expanding hospitals, ICUs

Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests

11 Dec 2022 12:32 PM

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China signals zero-Covid relaxation after protests

Anger over China's zero-Covid policy has sparked protests in major cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou

01 Dec 2022 11:40 AM

China COVID cases hit fresh record high after weekend of protests

China has stuck with Xi's zero-COVID policy even as much of the world has lifted most restrictions

28 Nov 2022 10:20 AM

Protests over China’s COVID controls spread across country

President Xi Jinping’s government faces mounting anger at its 'zero-COVID' policy that has shut down access to areas throughout China

27 Nov 2022 11:33 AM

Xi Jinping secures third term as China leader: State media

President Xi was picked as the party's general secretary for another five-year term in a closed-door vote

23 Oct 2022 11:31 AM

Full control over Hong Kong achieved: Xi Jinping at Communist party Congress meet

Xi said China has also waged a major struggle against Taiwan separatism and is determined and able to oppose territorial integrity

16 Oct 2022 12:01 PM

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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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