Phase 3 clinical trial for vaccine being developed by China begins in Pakistan
NIH official says 8,000 to 10,000 volunteers would be inducted through a formal system.
South China Sea: US praises UK as allies prepare to take action against Beijing
THE US ambassador to the UK has praised the Royal Navy for helping to "call out China's unlawful maritime claims in the South China Sea".
TikTok proposes social media coalition to curb harmful content
TikTok has proposed a global coalition of social media firms for early identification and removal of harmful content, the company said on Tuesday, as networking apps face a barrage of criticism over issues ranging from misinformation to data privacy.
China to see bumper grain harvest on good growing conditions
BEIJING: China should see a bumper grain harvest in the coming weeks because of good growing conditions and an increase in planted acreage, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Han Changfu said in a statement on Wednesday (Sep 23). The comments followed concerns that recent typhoons could ...
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Beijing Daxing hits 10-million passenger mark, a year after opening
Passenger throughput at Beijing's newest airport, Daxing International, hit the 10 million mark on 22 September, nearly a year since the facility commenced operations. The airport, which opened late September last year, adds that it expects total passenger throughput by the end of the year to be around 16 million ...
OlymPicks: 500 Days To Go Til Wintry Athletes Hit the Snow
In OlymPicks, we highlight news, gossip, and developments regarding the buildup to Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics.500 days to go...Yesterday marked a scant 500 days until the launch of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics Games, which kicks off Feb 4 and runs until Feb 20, 2022 (obviously).
Arctic Northeast Passage accessible in autumn by 2050
BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have predicted that open water ships will be able to navigate along the Northeast Passage of the Arctic in autumn months by 2050.
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Historic ties, Vision 2030 in spotlight at National Day celebrations in Beijing
Gu Shengzu, the vice-chairperson of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and first vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the China National Democratic Construction Association, was the guest of honor at the function, which was attended by Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Ding Li, Saudi Ambassador to China Turki Al-Madi, several ambassadors of Arab countries accredited to…
Employees of China Unicom, one of China’s three major telecom carriers, hold a livecast with short track speed skating world champion Qu Chunyu to promote sales of 5G devices in Beijing over the weekend. Another livecast to promote sales of the Apple Watch was held at the same time. Photo: CNSphoto
U.S.-China tensions take center stage at U.N. as Trump accuses Beijing of unleashing 'plague'
U.S. President Donald Trump told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that China must be held accountable for having "unleashed" COVID-19 on the world, prompting Beijing to accuse him of "lies" and abusing the U.N. platform to provoke confrontation.
Filipino president rebukes China while emphasizing fear of 'nuclear war'
China has no right to “undermine" an international tribunal’s rejection of Beijing’s claim to sovereignty over most of the South China Sea, according to Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte.