Beijing at -19.6 degree Celsius records coldest morning in over five decades

On early Thursday morning, half of Beijing's 20 national-level meteorological stations registered their lowest ever early-January temperatures, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

published on : 7th January 2021

International Olympic Committee accused of ignoring human rights for 2022 Beijing Games

Rights advocates are asking to see evidence — which the IOC says it has received — that China will abide by human rights commitments that it made when it was awarded the games in 2015.

published on : 17th December 2020

Chinese authorities detain Bloomberg news assistant

China permits Chinese citizens to work only as translators, researchers and assistants for foreign news organizations, not as registered journalists able to report independently.

published on : 11th December 2020

Switzerland conveys concerns to China over rights violations of Uighurs, Tibetans

This comes in the backdrop of several countries expressing concern over the human rights violations in China.

published on : 9th November 2020

Is IMF's relocation from Washington to Beijing imminent, asks Shashi Tharoor

Citing the IMF data, the Congress leader further said that China will be the only major economy to grow this year while the US would shrink by 4.3 per cent.

published on : 20th October 2020

China says US 'abusing power' by squeezing TikTok

President Donald Trump claims the popular app poses a national security threat and harvests data for Beijing via its Chinese parent company ByteDance -- allegations the firm vehemently denies.

published on : 28th September 2020

COVID-19: China eases restrictions on theatres, entertainment venues

Moreover, commercial performances are now allowed in low-risk areas with the consent of local authorities, said the statement.

published on : 19th September 2020

Beijing begins receiving first international flights since March

Passenger arrivals will be limited to roughly 500 per day during a trial period and all will need to undergo additional testing for the virus on arrival, followed by two weeks of quarantine.

published on : 3rd September 2020

This is how Abhinav Bindra remembers his Olympic gold

Bindra remains India's only individual gold medallist at the Olympics and he came tantalisingly close to adding another podium finish at the 2016 Rio Games, only to miss out by a point.

published on : 31st August 2020

COVID-19: One-third of Beijing students return to schools, more to follow

Another 400,000 students are to start school on Tuesday, and the final 520,000 on September 7.

published on : 29th August 2020

COVID-19: After Wuhan water park party, now Beijing says face masks not mandatory in public spaces

People are no longer required to wear masks outdoors, but they still need to wear masks when in close contact with others, a new guideline issued stated.

published on : 21st August 2020

Beijing will retaliate if Chinese journalists forced to leave US: Global Times editor

In May, the US limited the length of work visas for journalists from mainland China employed by non-US media will be reduced to a maximum of 90 days.

published on : 4th August 2020

COVID-19: China sees over 100 cases for first time in over three months amidst fear of second wave

The National Health Commission on Wednesday said that 101 new confirmed coronavirus cases including 98 locally-transmitted and three imported ones were reported in the country on Tuesday.

published on : 29th July 2020

5G: Beijing will survive ban on Huwaei, concur experts

India banned 59 Chinese apps and various states announced no Chinese participation in their projects following the violent face off between Indian and Chinese troops along the LAC.

published on : 27th July 2020

Beijing partly reopens movie theatres as COVID-19 threat declines

Cinemas in parts of the city deemed at low risk of cross-infection began admitting moviegoers under social distancing rules.

published on : 25th July 2020
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