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# china - Yesterday’s News

NBA star calls Chinese president a 'brutal dictator'
# Anger
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# Anger

NBA star calls Chinese president a 'brutal dictator'

Thu 12:00 PM 9,042 Views 16 Comments

Enes Kanter has strongly criticised Xi Jinping.

# china - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Campaigners urge Government to reverse decision to export live pigs to China
# Flying Pigs
# Flying Pigs

Campaigners urge Government to reverse decision to export live pigs to China

Tue 6:35 PM 20,915 Views 24 Comments

Animal welfare experts have said such live exports would be ‘cruel and inhumane’.

# china - Monday 18 October, 2021

Protesters denounce China at Winter Olympics flame-kindling ceremony in Greece
# Winter Olympics
# Winter Olympics

Protesters denounce China at Winter Olympics flame-kindling ceremony in Greece

Mon 12:10 PM 9,392 Views 3 Comments

Three activists were restrained by police after holding a banner saying: ‘No genocide games’.

China’s economic growth stalls after power shortages
# Economic Growth
# Economic Growth

China’s economic growth stalls after power shortages

Mon 11:11 AM 13,088 Views 26 Comments

The world’s second-largest economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 4.9% in the three months to September.

# china - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Three Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for six-month mission
# Shenzhou-13
# Shenzhou-13

Three Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for six-month mission

Oct 16th 2021, 11:29 AM 10,465 Views 12 Comments

The space agency declared the launch a success and said the crew “were in good shape”.

# china - Monday 11 October, 2021

Countries urged to prevent mass extinction at UN biodiversity summit in China
# COP15
# COP15

Countries urged to prevent mass extinction at UN biodiversity summit in China

Oct 11th 2021, 1:02 PM 7,019 Views 10 Comments

Up for debate are the ’30 by 30′ plan to give 30% of land and oceans protected status by 2030.

# china - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Taiwan wants political status quo not China’s path, says president
# Tensions
# Tensions

Taiwan wants political status quo not China’s path, says president

Oct 10th 2021, 7:45 AM 10,020 Views 10 Comments

Tsai Ing-wen also firmly rejected Chinese military coercion in a speech to mark the country’s National Day.

# china - Saturday 9 October, 2021

China's Xi vows 'reunification' with Taiwan
# Tensions
# Tensions

China's Xi vows 'reunification' with Taiwan

Oct 9th 2021, 7:25 AM 22,847 Views 42 Comments

Self-governed Taiwan, which has never formally declared independence, lives under the constant threat of invasion by China.

# china - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Taiwan rebukes China over record fighter jet incursion
# Tensions
# Tensions

Taiwan rebukes China over record fighter jet incursion

Oct 2nd 2021, 9:03 AM 17,337 Views 61 Comments

Beijing marked its National Day on Friday with its biggest aerial show of force against Taiwan to date.

# china - Monday 27 September, 2021

Two Canadians in prisoner swap released on bail for health reasons, China says
# Canada
# Canada

Two Canadians in prisoner swap released on bail for health reasons, China says

Sep 27th 2021, 3:16 PM 13,830 Views 5 Comments

Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig were detained in December 2019.

# china - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Hong Kong organisers of Tiananmen Square vigil to disband amid crackdown
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong organisers of Tiananmen Square vigil to disband amid crackdown

Sep 25th 2021, 1:15 PM 9,936 Views 18 Comments

The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China was under investigation.

Canadian pair released from China following US deal with Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou
# China
# China

Canadian pair released from China following US deal with Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

Sep 25th 2021, 10:42 AM 19,485 Views 39 Comments

The company’s chief financial officer and the daughter of the company’s founder has now left Vancouver.

More than 3,000 shark fins confiscated in Colombia
# Colombia
# Colombia

More than 3,000 shark fins confiscated in Colombia

Sep 25th 2021, 8:05 AM 14,622 Views 10 Comments

Colombian authorities seized 3,493 shark fins and 117 kilos of fish bladders that were en route to Hong Kong.

# china - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Why is the potential collapse of a Chinese property group causing ructions across the world?
# Evergrande
# Evergrande

Why is the potential collapse of a Chinese property group causing ructions across the world?

Sep 23rd 2021, 6:15 AM 39,723 Views 19 Comments

The cash-strapped behemoth has borrowings of $300 billion.

# china - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:27 AM 11,539 Views 29 Comments

China could shut 47 planned power plants in 20 developing countries.

# china - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Biden to tell UN he does not believe in a 'new Cold war'
# UN
# UN

Biden to tell UN he does not believe in a 'new Cold war'

Sep 21st 2021, 8:49 AM 11,137 Views 21 Comments

Biden’s first speech as US president to the General Assembly faces a tough reception.

# china - Thursday 16 September, 2021

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return
# Space
# Space

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return

Sep 16th 2021, 7:18 AM 10,098 Views 10 Comments

The Dragon capsule’s two men and two women will spend three days circling the world.

# china - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Book claims US military chief feared Trump could order China strike
# Peril
# Peril

Book claims US military chief feared Trump could order China strike

Sep 15th 2021, 8:15 AM 24,629 Views 82 Comments

General Mark Milley twice rang his Chinese counterpart to reassure him during the final weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency.

# china - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Opinion: What the world can learn from Beijing’s 'hostage diplomacy'
# China World Stage
# China World Stage

Opinion: What the world can learn from Beijing’s 'hostage diplomacy'

Aug 29th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,594 Views 29 Comments

As China jails Canadian Michael Spavor, human rights lawyer and professor Teng Biao catalogues China’s brazen stance on the international stage.

# china - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Joe Biden says China still withholding 'critical' info on Covid-19 origins
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Joe Biden says China still withholding 'critical' info on Covid-19 origins

Aug 28th 2021, 10:02 AM 24,853 Views 43 Comments

The US intelligence community has concluded it did not believe the virus was a bio-weapon.

# china - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Kamala Harris rebukes China in major speech on Indo-Pacific region
# Us Strategy
# Us Strategy

Kamala Harris rebukes China in major speech on Indo-Pacific region

Aug 24th 2021, 10:34 AM 14,669 Views 17 Comments

The US vice president said Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea amount to “coercion” and “intimidation”.

# china - Saturday 21 August, 2021

China allows couples third child to tackle plummeting birth rate
# Demographic Crisis
# Demographic Crisis

China allows couples third child to tackle plummeting birth rate

Aug 21st 2021, 10:36 AM 21,536 Views 36 Comments

China long touted its one-child policy as a success in preventing 400 million additional births in the world’s most populous country.

# china - Friday 13 August, 2021

Over 300 now dead as fresh flooding in central China kills another 21 people
# Hubei
# Hubei

Over 300 now dead as fresh flooding in central China kills another 21 people

Aug 13th 2021, 1:31 PM 7,873 Views 0 Comments

The latest deaths add to the more than 300 people killed in flooding last month.

# china - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Hong Kong leader advocates retaliatory sanctions against West
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hong Kong leader advocates retaliatory sanctions against West

Aug 10th 2021, 8:20 AM 23,232 Views 19 Comments

Carrie Lam said the anti-foreign sanctions law should be adopted in Hong Kong through local legislation

Australia rejects climate targets despite UN report as China says it's set to lower emissions
# Net Zero
# Net Zero

Australia rejects climate targets despite UN report as China says it's set to lower emissions

Aug 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 24,253 Views 65 Comments

World leaders will meet in November to negotiate new climate commitments.

# china - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Richard O'Halloran appears in Chinese court as timeline over his case remains 'uncertain'
# Shanghai
# Shanghai

Richard O'Halloran appears in Chinese court as timeline over his case remains 'uncertain'

Aug 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,288 Views 0 Comments

Richard O’Halloran has been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.

# china - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

China mass testing shows Covid-19 cases at six-month high
# Rising
# Rising

China mass testing shows Covid-19 cases at six-month high

Aug 4th 2021, 8:13 AM 20,953 Views 38 Comments

China is battling its largest outbreak in months by testing entire cities and locking down millions.

# china - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid-19 returns
# China
# China

Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid-19 returns

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:16 AM 42,795 Views 44 Comments

The city has reported its first local infections in more than a year.

# china - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing Chinese national anthem
# Public Screening
# Public Screening

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing Chinese national anthem

Jul 31st 2021, 3:45 PM 14,971 Views 35 Comments

Police are investigating Olympic Games fans who booed China’s national anthem during a public screening at a shopping centre.

# china - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days
# Zhengzhou
# Zhengzhou

Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days

Jul 24th 2021, 12:58 PM 18,120 Views 10 Comments

Li Yongsheng lay on a ventilation duct after floods hit the city of Zhengzhou.

# china - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

At least 25 die in floods after a year's rain fell on China province in three days
# Zhengzhou
# Zhengzhou

At least 25 die in floods after a year's rain fell on China province in three days

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 3:56 PM 18,309 Views 9 Comments

A year’s average rainfall fell in just three days.

# china - Sunday 11 July, 2021

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses
# Uighur Muslims
# Uighur Muslims

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses

Jul 11th 2021, 10:58 AM 17,774 Views 32 Comments

It said the US move constituted an ‘unreasonable suppression of Chinese enterprises and a serious breach of international economic and trade rules’.

# china - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

German political scientist charged with spying for China
# Klaus L
# Klaus L

German political scientist charged with spying for China

Jul 6th 2021, 11:00 AM 12,047 Views 0 Comments

The suspect is due to appear before a judge later today.

# china - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper to publish last edition on Thursday
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper to publish last edition on Thursday

Jun 23rd 2021, 8:36 PM 7,615 Views 15 Comments

Apple Daily was founded by tycoon Jimmy Lai in 1995.

'An important milestone': Xi congratulates Chinese astronauts aboard space station
# Space
# Space

'An important milestone': Xi congratulates Chinese astronauts aboard space station

Jun 23rd 2021, 6:44 AM 7,916 Views 14 Comments

The three-man crew arrived at China’s Tianhe space station last week.

# china - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Chinese spaceship carrying three-man crew docks at new space station
# Blast Off
# Blast Off

Chinese spaceship carrying three-man crew docks at new space station

Updated Jun 17th 2021, 3:51 PM 11,935 Views 17 Comments

It is China’s first crewed space venture in five years.

Five Apple Daily execs arrested under Hong Kong security law
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Five Apple Daily execs arrested under Hong Kong security law

Jun 17th 2021, 7:34 AM 16,140 Views 23 Comments

Police searched the newspaper’s offices in another move sparking concern about the future of the free press in the territory.

# china - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China

Jun 15th 2021, 2:23 PM 10,834 Views 15 Comments

The chair of the European Parliament’s delegation on China has a stark warning about how the country approaches human rights.

Chinese scientist at centre of virus controversy denies lab-leak theory
# China
# China

Chinese scientist at centre of virus controversy denies lab-leak theory

Jun 15th 2021, 8:07 AM 28,052 Views 61 Comments

Dr Shi Zhengli, of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, is an expert in bat coronaviruses.

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows
# EU US Relations
# EU US Relations

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows

Jun 15th 2021, 7:43 AM 11,020 Views 1 Comment

Biden will stop over at EU headquarters en route to a NATO summit and meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

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