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Olympics Faces Incoming Typhoon With Torrential Rain, Winds...
While the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo have already been postponed by a year, a typhoon that recently ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-25 23:47 UTC
East China battens down as Typhoon In-Fa approaches...
NINGBO, China Typhoon In-Fa lashed eastern China with high winds and heavy rain on Sunday as other parts of the country were still cleaning up following historic flooding. View of the Yuyao river over flowing during heavy rains in Ningbo, eastern China
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-25 23:46 UTC
Chinese, U.S. Scientists Unearth Ancient Frozen Mystery Viruses...
Scientists have found more than 30 viruses frozen in Communist China glaciers near the Tibetan Plateau with many of the viruses never seen.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-22 18:20 UTC
Dam Collapses in China's Henan Province Due to Major Flooding - Reports...
During China's rainy season, floods are a frequent occurrence, causing annual destruction and washing away highways, crops, and homes. However, the threat has grown over time, partially due to the extensive construction of dams and levees that have cut connections between rivers and lakes and
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-20 23:26 UTC
Hong Kong, Snuffed Out...
This great, free, vibrant city was promised 50 years of autonomy. It got less than half that allotment.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-19 12:04 UTC
China's Aircraft Carriers and Warships Challenge US Naval Mastery in Pacific...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZb1AUXbxWc China’s Aircraft Carriers and Warships Challenge US Naval Mastery in Pacific
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-18 20:19 UTC
US warns companies about doing business in Hong Kong...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration issued a blanket warning Friday to U.S. firms about the risks of doing business in Hong Kong as China continues to clamp down on political and economic fr...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-16 15:25 UTC
Pence calls for ban of H-1B visas to Chinese nationals in US tech companies...
The Trump administration issued rules to reform the program toward the end of his administration, particularly to root out fraud and abuse. But Pence referenced the policy as part of a speech warning about the threat from the Chinese regime.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-14 21:30 UTC
China expels US Navy warship, claims it illegally entered Chinese waters: Report...
China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) forces 'expelled' a United States Navy destroyer that it claims trespassed into Chinese waters in the South China Sea.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-12 17:57 UTC
COVID-19: Vietnam’s biggest city locked down ...
Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City yesterday began a two-week lockdown in the hope of containing the nation's worst COVID-19 outbreak.The city of 9 million had previously been subjected to travel restrictions for one month, but infection rates were steadi
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-09 16:33 UTC
China has 100-plus new nuclear missile silos under construction, satellite images show: report...
In what experts say may signal plans to significantly expand its nuclear capabilities, China has begun constructing more than 100 new missile silos in a desert area in the western part of the country, according to a report.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-01 06:35 UTC
China Crypto Crackdown: Calendar Offers Clue as to 'Why Now?'...
China's crypto-related bans may be more likely during politically sensitive times, such as the 100th birthday of the Communist Party on July 1.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-30 21:18 UTC
North Korea heartbroken over Kim Jong-Uns weight-loss; citizens weep on state-run TV...
While North Korea expresses its distress, analysts in Seoul have claimed that Kim Jong-Un's weight loss might be due to a stricter diet regime.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-30 00:39 UTC
China deleted early coronavirus data that could help explain pandemic origins, researcher finds...
Scientists said the findings are 'prima facie' evidence of China wanting to 'obfuscate' the potential source of the Covid-19 pandemic
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-23 15:25 UTC
Chinese Government Continues To Arrest More Journalists Over Nonsense 'National Security' Law...
The decline of democracy in Hong Kong , with Beijing continuing to tighten its grip, has accelerated. While the Chinese government pledged a hands off posture towards Hong Kong for 50 years when the UK relinquished its control, that pledge seems to have b
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-19 16:34 UTC
Hong Kong newspaper editor, CEO denied bail...
The CEO and editor of a pro-Democracy newspaper in Hong Kong were denied bail at their court hearing Saturday after being detained for breaking the city's new national security law.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-19 16:33 UTC
330,000 Chinese facing drinking water shortages as drought hits south...
Hundreds of thousands of people in southern and eastern parts of China are facing drinking water shortages as a result of months of reduced rainfall, the central government says. The Ministry of Water Resources said on Thursday that more than 500,000 hectares of arable land had been affected by the
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-09 03:37 UTC
Taiwan reports large incursion by Chinese air force...
Eight Chinese bomber planes and four fighter jets have entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan's air defence identification zone.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-24 08:52 UTC
US warns Beijing over incursion into Taiwanese air defence zone...
Biden administration signals it will maintain tougher stance on China
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-24 08:45 UTC
Who is Jack Ma? Where the Alibaba co-founder came from and disappeared to...
China's Jeff Bezos has disappeared and he may have only himself — and his rockstar ways — to blame.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-11 20:17 UTC
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