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# china - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Shanghai says 'zero-Covid' achieved but millions still in lockdown
# China
# China

Shanghai says 'zero-Covid' achieved but millions still in lockdown

Tue 7:40 AM 7,266 Views 7 Comments

The city of 25 million has been under heavy restrictions since early April.

# china - Friday 13 May, 2022

Shanghai seeks to ease seven-week virus lockdown within next few days
# China
# China

Shanghai seeks to ease seven-week virus lockdown within next few days

May 13th 2022, 9:09 AM 3,748 Views 3 Comments

The World Health Organisation has said the mounting economic toll of severe restrictions could be unsustainable.

# china - Monday 9 May, 2022

Outgoing Hong Kong leader says Chinese patriots now firmly in charge
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Outgoing Hong Kong leader says Chinese patriots now firmly in charge

May 9th 2022, 11:00 AM 7,817 Views 7 Comments

Carrie Lam spoke after her successor John Lee was elected unopposed by a pro-Beijing committee.

'There's no why': Shanghai rages at endless Covid lockdown
# China
# China

'There's no why': Shanghai rages at endless Covid lockdown

Updated May 9th 2022, 10:48 AM 18,975 Views 13 Comments

China’s capital is trying to fend off a Covid-19 outbreak with restrictions on movement.

# china - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time
# On Top Of The World
# On Top Of The World

Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time

May 8th 2022, 3:00 PM 24,458 Views 16 Comments

Kami Rita, whose father was among the first Sherpa guides, first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since.

Hong Kong leader appointment violates democratic norms: EU foreign policy chief
# China
# China

Hong Kong leader appointment violates democratic norms: EU foreign policy chief

Updated May 8th 2022, 11:41 AM 14,108 Views 13 Comments

John Lee, who oversaw the crackdown on Hong Kong’s democracy movement, was appointed Hong Kong leader on Sunday by a small committee of Beijing loyalists.

# china - Friday 6 May, 2022

China building collapse death toll rises to 53
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

China building collapse death toll rises to 53

May 6th 2022, 9:51 AM 9,546 Views 4 Comments

Eleven people have been detained in connection with the collapse.

# china - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Hong Kong reopens beaches as Beijing relaxes quarantine rules
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Hong Kong reopens beaches as Beijing relaxes quarantine rules

May 5th 2022, 2:15 PM 5,329 Views 0 Comments

Deaths from Covid-19 in Hong Kong have fallen from a high of almost 300 per day in March to zero in recent days.

Survivor found almost six days after China building collapse
# Changsha
# Changsha

Survivor found almost six days after China building collapse

May 5th 2022, 8:41 AM 7,513 Views 2 Comments

The woman was conscious and advised rescuers on how to pull her out without causing further injury.

# china - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Nine arrested after building collapse in central China
# Changsha
# Changsha

Nine arrested after building collapse in central China

May 1st 2022, 11:01 AM 13,684 Views 2 Comments

Dozens of people are still trapped or missing after the incident in Changsha, in Hunan province, on Friday.

# china - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Dozens left trapped or missing after building collapses in China
# Changsha
# Changsha

Dozens left trapped or missing after building collapses in China

Apr 30th 2022, 1:15 PM 15,780 Views 6 Comments

No casualties have been reported so far and city authorities said five people were rescued from the collapsed structure overnight.

# china - Thursday 28 April, 2022

China megacity mass-tests and cancels flights after one suspected Covid case
# Guangzhou
# Guangzhou

China megacity mass-tests and cancels flights after one suspected Covid case

Apr 28th 2022, 9:14 AM 13,136 Views 12 Comments

China is facing its worst outbreak since the peak of the first wave in early 2020.

# china - Monday 25 April, 2022

Beijing Covid spike prompts mass testing and panic buying amid lockdown fears
# China
# China

Beijing Covid spike prompts mass testing and panic buying amid lockdown fears

Apr 25th 2022, 8:23 AM 15,679 Views 6 Comments

Downtown Beijing’s most populous district Chaoyang, home to around 3.5 million people, ordered mass testing from today.

# china - Sunday 24 April, 2022

"Our current approach is insufficient" - The fight against foreign interference in Europe's institutions
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

"Our current approach is insufficient" - The fight against foreign interference in Europe's institutions

Apr 24th 2022, 6:00 PM 12,453 Views 13 Comments

The EU has spent 18 months looking into how malicious foreign actors are manipulating public debate. It has plans for how to stop them – but will they work?

# china - Saturday 23 April, 2022

China's censors scrub viral Shanghai lockdown video from online platforms
# Censored
# Censored

China's censors scrub viral Shanghai lockdown video from online platforms

Apr 23rd 2022, 1:13 PM 26,806 Views 48 Comments

Patients have reported trouble accessing regular medical care as thousands of health staff were deployed to covid testing.

# china - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Shanghai cautiously eases lockdown as deaths rise
# Shanghai
# Shanghai

Shanghai cautiously eases lockdown as deaths rise

Apr 20th 2022, 1:46 PM 9,718 Views 2 Comments

China’s largest city is inching towards reopening.

# china - Monday 18 April, 2022

Shanghai reports first deaths in latest Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Shanghai reports first deaths in latest Covid-19 outbreak

Apr 18th 2022, 9:47 AM 25,254 Views 18 Comments

All three who died had not been vaccinated against the virus and were elderly.

# china - Friday 15 April, 2022

Shutdowns spread in China as Covid infections rise
# China
# China

Shutdowns spread in China as Covid infections rise

Apr 15th 2022, 8:51 AM 28,679 Views 17 Comments

The government reported 29,411 new cases yesterday.

# china - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Shanghai lockdown eased following reports of disorder
# China
# China

Shanghai lockdown eased following reports of disorder

Apr 13th 2022, 2:37 PM 10,244 Views 3 Comments

About 6.6 million people can go outdoors, but some must stay in their own neighbourhoods in the Chinese city.

# china - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

US orders consular staff to leave Shanghai amid Covid-19 surge
# China
# China

US orders consular staff to leave Shanghai amid Covid-19 surge

Apr 12th 2022, 7:18 AM 15,270 Views 6 Comments

The US State Department said the order is an upgrade from the “authorised” departure issued last week that made the decision voluntary.

# china - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Shanghai to start easing lockdown after mass Covid testing
# Shanghai
# Shanghai

Shanghai to start easing lockdown after mass Covid testing

Apr 9th 2022, 12:33 PM 8,839 Views 4 Comments

Large swathes of the city, with a population of 26 million, have been under lockdown since March 28.

# china - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Shanghai residents ‘running out of food’ under Covid lockdown
# China
# China

Shanghai residents ‘running out of food’ under Covid lockdown

Apr 7th 2022, 2:30 PM 17,946 Views 24 Comments

Strict anti-coronavirus controls are confining most of its 25 million people to their homes.

# china - Monday 4 April, 2022

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not seek second term
# China
# China

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she will not seek second term

Apr 4th 2022, 11:08 AM 9,253 Views 8 Comments

Lam’s five years in office saw massive pro-democracy protests and the implementation of a controversial national security law.

# china - Sunday 3 April, 2022

A Chinese national who allegedly burgled the Chinese Embassy appears in Court
# Dublin
# Dublin

A Chinese national who allegedly burgled the Chinese Embassy appears in Court

Apr 3rd 2022, 3:55 PM 23,742 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí allegedly arrested Yihan Wu at the Embassy.

# china - Thursday 31 March, 2022

China holds espionage trial of Chinese-Australian journalist
# Cheng Lai
# Cheng Lai

China holds espionage trial of Chinese-Australian journalist

Mar 31st 2022, 2:09 PM 5,069 Views 0 Comments

Australian Ambassador Graham Fletcher was told he could not be present on the grounds that the trial involved state secrets.

Top Shanghai official admits Covid response lacking as city grinds to halt
# China
# China

Top Shanghai official admits Covid response lacking as city grinds to halt

Mar 31st 2022, 2:06 PM 5,935 Views 3 Comments

The megacity of 25 million has been split in two as part of a rolling lockdown.

# china - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Search at China plane crash site suspended amid rain and landslide fears
# Investigation
# Investigation

Search at China plane crash site suspended amid rain and landslide fears

Mar 23rd 2022, 8:07 AM 5,487 Views 2 Comments

Video clips posted by China’s state media showed small pieces of the Boeing 737-800 scattered over the area.

# china - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

No survivors found in crash of Chinese airliner carrying 132 people
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

No survivors found in crash of Chinese airliner carrying 132 people

Mar 22nd 2022, 7:18 AM 14,100 Views 1 Comment

The Boeing 737-800 crashed yesterday afternoon near Wuzhou in the Guangxi region and ignited a fire.

# china - Monday 21 March, 2022

Plane carrying 132 people crashes in China
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Plane carrying 132 people crashes in China

Updated Mar 21st 2022, 10:20 AM 42,990 Views 25 Comments

The Boeing 737 plane crashed in the rural countryside near Wuzhou city.

# china - Friday 18 March, 2022

Biden and Xi talk on US push to get China lined up against Russia
# China
# China

Biden and Xi talk on US push to get China lined up against Russia

Mar 18th 2022, 1:40 PM 20,953 Views 10 Comments

This marks the two leaders’ first call since a video summit in November.

# china - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Hong Kong morgues running out of space amid Omicron surge
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Hong Kong morgues running out of space amid Omicron surge

Mar 16th 2022, 2:32 PM 16,335 Views 9 Comments

The city has recorded nearly a million infections and more than 4,600 deaths in the last three months.

# china - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid fears over Chinese and Russian activity
# Mount Fuji
# Mount Fuji

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid fears over Chinese and Russian activity

Mar 15th 2022, 1:28 PM 24,006 Views 5 Comments

Training was held near Mount Fuji as the allies strengthen military cooperation.

Nearly 30 million people under lockdown in China as Covid-19 cases surge
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Nearly 30 million people under lockdown in China as Covid-19 cases surge

Mar 15th 2022, 7:00 AM 32,195 Views 17 Comments

China reported 5,280 new Covid-19 cases yesterday, more than double the previous day’s tally.

# china - Monday 14 March, 2022

US expresses 'deep concerns' about Russia and China's alignment
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US expresses 'deep concerns' about Russia and China's alignment

Mar 14th 2022, 10:30 PM 36,649 Views 28 Comments

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and Yang Jiechi, the Chinese Communist Party’s chief diplomat, met today.

# china - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Access to Shanghai tightened as China’s Covid cases rise
# Surge
# Surge

Access to Shanghai tightened as China’s Covid cases rise

Mar 13th 2022, 8:15 AM 14,290 Views 5 Comments

Bus services in the city of 24 million people were suspended and a negative Covid-19 test was required from anyone who wanted to enter.

# china - Friday 11 March, 2022

China locks down city of nine million amid new spike in Covid-19 cases
# China
# China

China locks down city of nine million amid new spike in Covid-19 cases

Mar 11th 2022, 2:54 PM 15,889 Views 2 Comments

China reported another 397 cases of local transmission nationwide on Friday.

# china - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Robert Lewandowski drops Chinese sponsor amid Ukraine crisis
# Stance
From The42
# Stance

Robert Lewandowski drops Chinese sponsor amid Ukraine crisis

Mar 8th 2022, 7:09 PM 7,082 Views 4 Comments

According to Polish media, the decision is linked to an article in the British daily Daily Mail.

# china - Sunday 6 March, 2022

China pulls Premier League coverage over Ukraine support
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

China pulls Premier League coverage over Ukraine support

Mar 6th 2022, 3:31 PM 11,549 Views 4 Comments

President Xi Jinping and Russian leader Vladimir Putin declared in Beijing last month that their friendship had ‘no limits’.

# china - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Professor resigns from managerial role over UCD's 'pathetic' statement on Ukraine invasion
# Ben Tonra
# Ben Tonra

Professor resigns from managerial role over UCD's 'pathetic' statement on Ukraine invasion

Mar 1st 2022, 3:25 PM 45,729 Views 19 Comments

Professor Ben Tonra said UCD issued a “mealy-mouthed” statement because of its relationship with China.

# china - Monday 28 February, 2022

'Choose the side of good': Ukrainian nationals protest outside Chinese Embassy in Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

'Choose the side of good': Ukrainian nationals protest outside Chinese Embassy in Dublin

Feb 28th 2022, 5:46 PM 21,305 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí were on patrol outside the embassy as the protest took place.

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