Beijing confirms Chinese casualties in Myanmar clashes

Local media in Myanmar reported on Saturday that one Chinese person was killed and another two wounded after the military shelled the town of Laiza.

published on : 7th November 2023

China sends its youngest-ever crew to space as it seeks to put astronauts on moon before 2030

The trio — Tang Hongbo, Tang Shengjie and Jiang Xinlin — will replace a crew that has been on the station for six months.

published on : 26th October 2023

Putin in China to meet Xi on sidelines of Beijing summit

Putin is due to hold talks with Xi on the sidelines of the forum, the Kremlin said, with the war raging between Israel and Palestinian militant organization Hamas looming large over the summit.

published on : 17th October 2023

China tells foreign consulates in Hong Kong to provide personal data of all local staff

It wasn’t clear whether China furnishes details of its staff in foreign missions to other countries.

published on : 19th September 2023

China says 'resolutely opposes' UK spying allegations

"The so-called claim that China is conducting espionage activities against the UK is pure fabrication," foreign ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning told a news conference.

published on : 11th September 2023

Deadly flooding in China worsens as rescues continue and areas downriver brace for high water

Power was knocked out in areas, public transport and summer classes were suspended and citizens of the metropolis of more than 20 million were told to stay home.

published on : 4th August 2023

Streets become rivers as Beijing records heaviest rain in 140 years; 21 reported dead

Millions of people have been hit by extreme weather events and prolonged heatwaves around the globe in recent weeks, events that scientists say are being exacerbated by climate change.

published on : 2nd August 2023

At least 11 killed, 27 missing in Beijing rainstorms

Heavy rains began pummelling Beijing and its surrounding areas on Saturday, with nearly the average rainfall for the entire month of July dumped on the capital in just 40 hours.

published on : 1st August 2023

Pope recognizes China's unilateral appointment of Shanghai bishop, three months after the fact

The announcement came after the Holy See conceded in April that it had learned of Shen's appointment to lead the Catholic Church in Shanghai from media accounts.

published on : 15th July 2023

World swelters to unofficial hottest day on record

This global record is preliminary, pending approval from gold-standard climate measurement entities like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.

published on : 5th July 2023

Chinese human rights lawyer chased out of 13 homes in 2 months as pressure rises on legal advocates

Wang Quanzhang said he is now living in a borrowed apartment in the suburbs where the power is frequently cut off, while another lawyer left Beijing entirely in hopes of ending the harassment.

published on : 23rd June 2023

Beijing records hottest June day as extreme heat sears northern China

"It never used to get this hot in June before, but now it's so hot my hands are trembling," wrote one user on the Weibo social media platform.

published on : 22nd June 2023

US and China hold top-level talks, but their rivalry remains unchecked

Blinken pointed to difficult days ahead, while China’s foreign ministry warned the relationship was in a downward spiral.

published on : 20th June 2023
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