World  /  Published 06.07.20

Covid: China rules med gear market

Alarmed at China’s stranglehold over supplies of masks, gowns, test kits and other front-line weapons for battling the coronavirus, countries around the world have set up their own factories to ...
By Keith Bradsher in Beijing

World  /  Published 03.07.20

HK: police ‘storm bridge to nab man’

Hong Kong police arrested a 24-year-old man at the city’s airport early on Thursday on suspicion of stabbing an officer during protests against a new national security law imposed by Beijing on ...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 13.06.20

Beijing district put on ‘war footing’

A Beijing district put itself on a “wartime” footing and the capital banned tourism and sports events on Saturday after a cluster of novel coronavirus infections centred around a major wholesale m...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 12.06.20

Beijing shuts 6 food markets

Beijing shut six major wholesale food markets on Friday and delayed plans for some students to return to school after China’s capital reported new coronavirus infections for a second day running.The...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 22.05.20

Chinese vaccine shows promise

The first vaccine against the new coronavirus disease to reach human clinical trials is safe and able to generate an immune response against the virus, Chinese researchers announced on Friday.The scie...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 18.05.20

Beijing sheds masks. Wrong time?

Beijing has done away with the guideline that residents should wear masks while stepping out, the first city in China and perhaps in the world to do so in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.After mont...
By PTI, NYTNS and Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 15.05.20

China factory output surges

China has turned its factories back on after bringing the coronavirus outbreak largely under control within its borders. The question now is who will buy the goods those factories make.Industrial prod...
By New York Times News Service in Beijing

World  /  Published 01.05.20

China: No interest in interfering in polls

China has no interest in interfering in the US presidential election, it said on Thursday, after US President Donald Trump said he believed Beijing would try to make him lose his re-election bid in No...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 18.04.20

China raises Wuhan death toll by 50%

Nearly 1,300 people who died of the coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan, or half the total, were not counted in death tolls because of lapses, state media said on Friday, but Beijing dismissed cl...
By Reuters in Shanghai

World  /  Published 17.04.20

China’s half century of growth ends

The coronavirus outbreak has brought China’s extraordinary, nearly half-century-long run of growth to an end — a stark reminder of the enormous task ahead for world leaders trying to restart the g...
By Keith Bradsher/New York Times News Service in Beijing


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