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#China

# china - Yesterday's News

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

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

Thu 7:13 AM 7,041 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

Tue 7:02 AM 12,938 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

Mon 7:28 AM 15,139 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

Sun 11:44 AM 10,995 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

Sat 12:11 PM 12,238 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 25,495 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 51,064 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 82,548 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 11,413 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 26,650 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 22,586 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 19,160 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 20,513 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 27,384 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 22,859 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 9,484 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 9,724 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 55,695 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 29,264 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 10,631 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 2,758 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 19,469 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 22,293 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 7,322 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 3,776 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 7,844 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 19,010 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 24,492 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 14,127 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 9,600 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 5,362 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 7,547 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 13,700 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 15,797 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 13,165 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 15,720 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 12,492 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 26,826 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 9,750 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 25,277 Views 18 Comments

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

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