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Zero COVID policy not sustainable; shift strategy: WHO tells China

May 11, 2022 2:20 pm

The capital Beijing, which is under semi-lockdown, conducted the ninth nucleic acid test on Wednesday for its over 21 million people.

As Beijing Covid outbreak proves stubborn, mass tests become routine

May 08, 2022 12:02 pm

Regular testing is set to become a feature of daily life in many cities in China, as authorities hope that could help detect and isolate infections early enough to avoid mass closures and movement curbs.

Beijing curbs public transport as Covid spreads in China

May 04, 2022 8:01 pm

New evidence has emerged that China's uncompromising battle against the coronavirus, believed to have emerged in a market in the city of Wuhan in late 2019, is undermining its growth and hurting the international companies invested there.

China reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu

April 26, 2022 7:41 pm

The H3N8 variant has previously been detected elsewhere in the world in horses, dogs, birds and seals but no human cases of H3N8 have been reported, said the NHC.

Beijing wants ‘business as usual’. But Delhi is having none of it

March 28, 2022 9:13 am

Ram Madhav writes: India’s rebuff of Chinese overtures during foreign minister Wang Yi’s visit reflects Modi government’s approach, which is based on principles and national interest

China confirms all on board China Eastern plane died in crash

March 26, 2022 9:33 pm

Flight MU5735 was travelling from southwestern city of Kunming to the port city of Guangzhou on Monday when it plummeted from cruising altitude to crash in a heavily forested area

Russia counts on sanctions help from China; US warns off Beijing

March 13, 2022 9:28 pm

Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said sanctions had deprived Moscow of access to $300 billion of its $640 billion in gold and foreign exchange reserves, and added that there was pressure on Beijing to shut off more.

Beijing torchbearer's ethnicity not a factor, IOC says

February 05, 2022 4:23 pm

As soon as a Uyghur athlete helped light the Olympic flame at the Beijing Olympics, the debate began: Was it a defiant signal from Chinese leaders, or proof that protests around the world were having impact?

China's pandemic Olympics begins, with lockdown and boycotts

February 04, 2022 3:52 pm

Beijing becomes the first city to host both winter and summer Olympic Games.

Olympian moved to village after tearful social-media post in isolation

February 03, 2022 3:05 pm

A teary social-media post brought immediate attention, and hours later, Meylemans was transported to the village.


Pro-Beijing committee to elect some Hong Kong legislators

March 05, 2021 6:22 pm

The draft decision to revamp Hong Kong's electoral system comes after Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement gained traction in recent years as Beijing tightened its control over the city.

Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy protesters defy tear gas

September 29, 2014 11:46 am

Police officers tried to negotiate with protesters camped out on a normally busy highway near the Hong Kong government headquarters.