January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

After 3 Covid cases detected, China locks down city of 1.2m

More than one million people in a city in central China were being confined to their homes on Tuesday after three asymptomatic coronavirus cases were recorded in the country's latest mass...

January 3, 2022
January 3, 2022

New Year miracle: Chinese man reunites with family after 33 years thanks to hand-drawn map

Thirty-three years after he was abducted, a man finally reunited with his family, thanks to a hand-drawn map of his hometown.

January 3, 2022
January 3, 2022

22 injured in southwest China quake

Twenty-two people were injured when a shallow earthquake hit southwestern China yesterday afternoon and shook the popular tourist city of Lijiang, local authorities said.

December 30, 2021
December 30, 2021

Taiwan crisis may worsen next year: China

China will take “drastic measures” if Taiwan makes moves towards independence, a Beijing official warned yesterday, adding that Taiwan’s provocations and outside meddling could intensify next year. 

December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021

China replaces Xinjiang Communist Party chief Chen

China has replaced Chen Quanguo, who as Communist Party chief in the Xinjiang region oversaw a security crackdown targeting

December 26, 2021
December 26, 2021

China mulls bill to tackle workplace discrimination

Chinese lawmakers are discussing new rules to prevent workplace discrimination and sexual harassment against women amid a string of high-profile cases in recent months.

December 25, 2021
December 25, 2021

China angry as US bans imports

US President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law legislation that bans imports from China’s Xinjiang region over concerns about forced labor, the White House said, provoking an angry Chinese...

December 24, 2021
December 24, 2021

Dissident artists lament HK Tiananmen statue’s removal

Dissident Chinese artists, including Ai Weiwei, have decried a Hong Kong university’s removal of a statue honouring protesters killed at

December 22, 2021
December 22, 2021

China blacklists four US officials

China yesterday blacklisted four members of a US federal commission on religious freedom in the latest tit-for-tat response to Washington’s own sanctions targeting alleged perpetrators of “genocide...

December 19, 2021
December 19, 2021

4 killed as expressway bridge collapses in China

Four people were killed and another eight injured on Saturday when part of a bridge ramp collapsed in Ezhou City, in China's central Hubei province, the official Xinhua news agency reported.