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#China

# china - Monday 26 September, 2022

US asks UN Human Rights Council to debate rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region
# United Nations
# United Nations

US asks UN Human Rights Council to debate rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region

Mon 11:40 AM 5,244 Views 3 Comments

A UN report on Xinjiang published last month cited possible crimes against humanity against Uyghur Muslims in the region.

# china - Monday 19 September, 2022

China official tells public to avoid contact with people from abroad after first monkeypox case
# Virus
# Virus

China official tells public to avoid contact with people from abroad after first monkeypox case

Sep 19th 2022, 12:45 PM 8,747 Views 5 Comments

China recorded an infection on Friday in a person who had recently arrived from overseas and is in quarantine.

Biden promises to defend Taiwan but refuses to confirm re-election bid in rare TV interview
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Biden promises to defend Taiwan but refuses to confirm re-election bid in rare TV interview

Sep 19th 2022, 7:42 AM 15,092 Views 21 Comments

The US president said it ‘remains to be seen’ if he will seek re-election.

# china - Saturday 17 September, 2022

Chinese astronauts go on spacewalk from new station
# Second Space Race
# Second Space Race

Chinese astronauts go on spacewalk from new station

Sep 17th 2022, 3:17 PM 13,915 Views 7 Comments

China is building its own space station after being excluded by the US from the International Space Station.

# china - Friday 16 September, 2022

Fire engulfs 42-floor skyscraper in China's Changsha city
# China Telecom
# China Telecom

Fire engulfs 42-floor skyscraper in China's Changsha city

Sep 16th 2022, 3:56 PM 17,534 Views 10 Comments

The blaze broke out in the office of state-owned telecommunications company China Telecom.

# china - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Russian President and Chinese leader hail 'great power' ties at talks defying West
# Defiance
# Defiance

Russian President and Chinese leader hail 'great power' ties at talks defying West

Sep 15th 2022, 3:03 PM 18,718 Views 16 Comments

It was their first face-to-face talks since the start of the conflict in Ukraine.

# china - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Typhoon Muifa makes landfall for second time in China after causing flight cancellations
# Typhoon Muifa
# Typhoon Muifa

Typhoon Muifa makes landfall for second time in China after causing flight cancellations

Sep 14th 2022, 9:19 PM 7,509 Views 0 Comments

Gale force winds and heavy rains are forecast along China’s eastern seaboard until tomorrow.

# china - Friday 9 September, 2022

China shuns cooperation with UN human rights office over report into treatment of Uighur Muslims
# Xinjiang
# Xinjiang

China shuns cooperation with UN human rights office over report into treatment of Uighur Muslims

Sep 9th 2022, 10:55 PM 12,719 Views 9 Comments

The report accused China of serious human rights violations against Uighurs and other mostly-Muslim ethnic groups.

# china - Thursday 8 September, 2022

China earthquake death toll rises to 82
# China Earthquake
# China Earthquake

China earthquake death toll rises to 82

Sep 8th 2022, 6:41 AM 5,044 Views 0 Comments

The magnitude 6.6 quake hit on Monday, forcing thousands to be resettled into temporary camps.

# china - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

China approves world's first inhalable Covid-19 vaccine
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

China approves world's first inhalable Covid-19 vaccine

Sep 6th 2022, 12:48 PM 10,082 Views 6 Comments

Scientists in several countries including Cuba, Canada and the United States are also trialling inhalable Covid-19 vaccines.

Death toll from 6.8 magnitude earthquake in south-western China rises to 65
# Sichuan
# Sichuan

Death toll from 6.8 magnitude earthquake in south-western China rises to 65

Sep 6th 2022, 7:55 AM 5,266 Views 0 Comments

At least 16 other people are missing a day after the earthquake struck.

# china - Monday 5 September, 2022

South-west China quake leaves 21 dead and triggers landslides
# Disaster
# Disaster

South-west China quake leaves 21 dead and triggers landslides

Sep 5th 2022, 1:12 PM 7,585 Views 1 Comment

The quake triggered landslides and shook buildings in the provincial capital of Chengdu.

# china - Thursday 1 September, 2022

China denounces UN report citing possible crimes against humanity in Xinjiang
# Report
# Report

China denounces UN report citing possible crimes against humanity in Xinjiang

Updated Sep 1st 2022, 9:04 AM 11,755 Views 9 Comments

Some countries, including the United States, have accused Beijing of committing genocide in Xinjiang.

# china - Sunday 28 August, 2022

China says troops 'remain on high alert' as two US warships sail through Taiwan Strait
# Tensions
# Tensions

China says troops 'remain on high alert' as two US warships sail through Taiwan Strait

Updated Aug 28th 2022, 9:42 AM 25,592 Views 24 Comments

It is the first transit since China staged unprecedented military drills around the island following the visit of US Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

# china - Sunday 21 August, 2022

China plans to use chemicals to generate rain and save harvest
# Drought
# Drought

China plans to use chemicals to generate rain and save harvest

Aug 21st 2022, 8:45 AM 29,598 Views 32 Comments

Parts of the country are enduring a record-breaking drought.

# china - Sunday 14 August, 2022

US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan on heels of Pelosi visit
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan on heels of Pelosi visit

Aug 14th 2022, 6:29 PM 15,573 Views 23 Comments

The five-member delegation is led by Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts.

# china - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Taiwan holds another live-fire drill after China ends military exercises
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Taiwan holds another live-fire drill after China ends military exercises

Aug 11th 2022, 7:13 AM 7,395 Views 4 Comments

China has repeated threats to bring the self-ruled democracy under control.

# china - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Taiwan accuses China of preparing invasion as it holds defence drill
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Taiwan accuses China of preparing invasion as it holds defence drill

Aug 9th 2022, 7:02 AM 12,977 Views 14 Comments

China launched its largest-ever air and sea exercises around Taiwan last week.

# china - Monday 8 August, 2022

China launches fresh military drills around Taiwan
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

China launches fresh military drills around Taiwan

Aug 8th 2022, 7:28 AM 15,160 Views 31 Comments

Taiwan is also due to begin its own live-fire drills tomorrow.

# china - Sunday 7 August, 2022

China's largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close
# Nancy Pelosi
# Nancy Pelosi

China's largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close

Aug 7th 2022, 11:44 AM 11,043 Views 17 Comments

Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

# china - Saturday 6 August, 2022

China’s military drills appear to simulate attack, says Taiwan
# Tensions
# Tensions

China’s military drills appear to simulate attack, says Taiwan

Aug 6th 2022, 12:11 PM 12,263 Views 5 Comments

China launched live-fire military drills following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan earlier this week.

# china - Friday 5 August, 2022

China sanctions US House speaker Nancy Pelosi over Taiwan visit

China sanctions US House speaker Nancy Pelosi over Taiwan visit

Updated Aug 5th 2022, 9:50 AM 25,526 Views 49 Comments

The move came after the Chinese military staged military drills and fired missiles into Japan’s exclusive economic zone.

# china - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Missiles fired by China 'believed to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone'
# Tension
# Tension

Missiles fired by China 'believed to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone'

Updated Aug 4th 2022, 2:00 PM 51,324 Views 35 Comments

China’s military drills were prompted by a visit to the island by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.

# china - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan in spite of China warnings that US will 'pay the price' for visit
# Us China Relations
# Us China Relations

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan in spite of China warnings that US will 'pay the price' for visit

Updated Aug 2nd 2022, 10:55 PM 82,747 Views 102 Comments

The Democrat’s trip to Taipei is the highest-profile visit by an elected US official in 25 years.

Why China said a visit from Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan is the US 'playing with fire'
# Tension
# Tension

Why China said a visit from Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan is the US 'playing with fire'

Aug 2nd 2022, 3:27 PM 11,426 Views 11 Comments

China’s ambassador to the United Nations said yesterday that a visit would be “very much dangerous, very much provocative”.

# china - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Remains of Chinese rocket booster fall to Earth

Remains of Chinese rocket booster fall to Earth

Jul 31st 2022, 12:01 PM 26,686 Views 14 Comments

There was no immediate word from Philippine authorities about whether anyone on the ground was affected.

# china - Friday 29 July, 2022

Two dancers hurt after giant video screen falls on to stage during concert in Hong Kong
# China
# China

Two dancers hurt after giant video screen falls on to stage during concert in Hong Kong

Jul 29th 2022, 5:37 PM 22,636 Views 6 Comments

An investigation into the incident has been opened.

Biden warned by Xi not to 'play with fire' in Taiwan during tense call
# China
# China

Biden warned by Xi not to 'play with fire' in Taiwan during tense call

Jul 29th 2022, 6:29 AM 19,183 Views 24 Comments

The leaders of China and US agreed to hold their first in-person summit.

# china - Friday 22 July, 2022

Japan warns of rising global tension in wake of Russia-China military ties
# Global Relations
# Global Relations

Japan warns of rising global tension in wake of Russia-China military ties

Jul 22nd 2022, 2:12 PM 20,530 Views 23 Comments

The report calls Russia’s war on Ukraine a “serious violation of international law”.

# china - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Blair calls on the West to stand up to China
# Tony Blair
# Tony Blair

Blair calls on the West to stand up to China

Jul 16th 2022, 2:55 PM 27,399 Views 49 Comments

The former British prime minister has predicted a need for increased defence spending as the era of Western dominance draws to a close.

# china - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Chinese city of 13 million shuts down again to avoid Covid 'explosion'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Chinese city of 13 million shuts down again to avoid Covid 'explosion'

Jul 5th 2022, 3:58 PM 22,865 Views 9 Comments

The city of Xi’an endured a month-long lockdown at the end of last year.

Heatwave follows flooding in China as changing weather patterns wreak havoc
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Heatwave follows flooding in China as changing weather patterns wreak havoc

Jul 5th 2022, 11:12 AM 9,497 Views 7 Comments

Troubling weather patterns worldwide have ‘all the hallmarks of climate change’, say scientists.

US and China discuss 'severe' economic challenges surrounding supply chains
# Supply Chains
# Supply Chains

US and China discuss 'severe' economic challenges surrounding supply chains

Jul 5th 2022, 7:42 AM 9,730 Views 1 Comment

The world’s two biggest economies are also grappling with Covid-affected supply chains.

# china - Friday 24 June, 2022

Two people dead in Shanghai after electric car they were testing ‘falls from building’
# China
# China

Two people dead in Shanghai after electric car they were testing ‘falls from building’

Jun 24th 2022, 1:01 PM 55,705 Views 15 Comments

Electric car maker Nio said the tragedy appeared to be an accident and ‘not caused by the vehicle’.

# china - Friday 10 June, 2022

China will 'not hesitate to start war' if Taiwan declares independence, Beijing warns US
# Tensions
# Tensions

China will 'not hesitate to start war' if Taiwan declares independence, Beijing warns US

Jun 10th 2022, 8:05 PM 29,279 Views 40 Comments

China’s defence minister made the comments during his first face-to-face meeting with his US counterpart in Singapore.

# china - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Police patrol Hong Kong park during crackdown of Tiananmen Square commemorations
# 4 June
# 4 June

Police patrol Hong Kong park during crackdown of Tiananmen Square commemorations

Jun 4th 2022, 1:00 PM 10,636 Views 5 Comments

Chinese troops opened fire on protesters demanding greater democracy in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on 4 June 1989.

# china - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: China, The EU and You
# CHINA-AND-IRELAND
# CHINA-AND-IRELAND

The Good Information Podcast: China, The EU and You

May 25th 2022, 10:30 AM 2,763 Views 1 Comment

The Good Information Podcast looks at the evolving relationship between Ireland, the EU and China.

# china - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps
# Xinjiang
# Xinjiang

Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps

May 24th 2022, 1:53 PM 19,501 Views 18 Comments

The files were published as UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet begins a long-awaited and controversial trip to Xinjiang.

# china - Monday 23 May, 2022

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan
# US
# US

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan

May 23rd 2022, 8:57 AM 22,299 Views 37 Comments

A Chinese official referred to the Taiwan issue as a “purely internal affair for China”, in reaction to Biden’s remark.

# 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

May 17th 2022, 7:40 AM 7,328 Views 7 Comments

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

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