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China successfully launches first crewed mission for space station construction

The Shenzhou-12 spacecraft was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China's Gobi Desert

17 Jun 2021 9:35 AM

Masks off, mortarboards on: Wuhan sheds Covid for mass graduation

The city held limited graduation ceremonies last year, with Wuhan University hosting a mostly-online event in June last year

15 Jun 2021 12:07 PM

Beijing accuses NATO of exaggerating 'China threat theory'

Military tensions have increased over the past year between China and rival powers including the United States and India

15 Jun 2021 11:53 AM

Rocket on pad, China ready to send first crew to space station

The three astronauts plan to spend three months on the space station doing spacewalks, construction, maintenance work, science experiments

10 Jun 2021 1:48 PM

China authorises CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine for children above 3 years

Sinovac has finished the Phrase I and II clinical research stage, involving several hundred volunteers in this age group

06 Jun 2021 3:39 PM

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China hikes defence budget to USD 209 billion, 6.8 per cent increase

China's annual defence budget maintains a single-digit growth for a sixth consecutive year, state-run Xinhua news agency reported

05 Mar 2021 12:14 PM

China urges US to lift trade restrictions, stop interference

China faces more opposition than ever in Washington due to its trade record, territorial disputes with neighbours

22 Feb 2021 10:54 AM

WHO mission to China fails to find animal source of coronavirus

The experts spent one month in China, two weeks in quarantine and the same again on fieldwork

09 Feb 2021 6:15 PM

No baby boom in China as births fall by nearly a third in 2020

After decades of a 'one-child policy', Beijing changed the rules in 2016 to allow families to have two children

09 Feb 2021 10:33 AM

Women detained in China's Xinjiang allegedly raped, sexually abused: BBC

The United States accuses China of committing genocide against Uighurs in Xinjiang

04 Feb 2021 1:19 PM

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WHO team to start Wuhan virus probe under global glare

The visit will be tightly tethered to the science of how the virus jumped from animals to humans

28 Jan 2021 4:27 PM

China says Indian troops crossed border, opened fire

Beijing's defence ministry accused India of "severe military provocation" after soldiers crossed LAC in the western border region

08 Sep 2020 10:43 AM

China vows to retaliate if Chinese journalists forced to leave US

The U.S. should immediately correct its mistake and stop its actions, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said

04 Aug 2020 4:01 PM

Mercedes to recall 6,60,000 vehicles in China for oil leak

The announcement follows another recall that began last month of 4,653 imported Mercedes sedans that had incorrect child-safety lock labels

06 Jul 2020 10:21 AM

New swine flu with 'pandemic potential' identified by China researchers

According to scientists these G4 viruses bind to receptor molecules in human cells and can replicate in outer layer of respiratory system

30 Jun 2020 2:01 PM

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Chinese companies put US listing plans on ice as tensions mount

Many companies that reported plans for US listings to China’s securities regulator are now targeting exchanges nearer to home

10 Jun 2020 2:25 PM

China exports fall 3.3% in May, imports shrink 16.7%

Imports were estimated to have contracted 9.7%, recovering from a slide of 14.2% in April.

07 Jun 2020 9:46 AM

Last three COVID-19 patients in China's Wuhan discharged from hospital

According to the China's National Health Commission five imported cases were reported in China

05 Jun 2020 2:48 PM

Wuhan lab had three live bat coronaviruses

Lab authorities assert none of the strains obtained from bats are a match for the new contagion wreaking chaos across the world

24 May 2020 10:05 AM

US urges China to release Panchen Lama

Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the second highest spiritual authority in Tibetan Buddhism after Dalai Lama, is world's youngest political prisoner

15 May 2020 10:04 AM

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