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China cuts quarantine time for international travelers in big step toward easing Covid-19 controls

For more than two years, overseas travelers have had to quarantine upon arrival in China because of Covid restrictions. Pictured here at Beijing International Airport on June 18, 2022, are passengers waiting to be taken to quarantine-designated destinations. Leo Ramirez | Afp | Getty Images BEIJING — China cut the quarantine period for international travelers […]

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China horror as Beijing launches THIRD aircraft carrier Fujian in ‘significant step’

Fujian, launched on Friday from Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard, is China’s first domestically designed and built catapult aircraft carrier. State media reported it is Beijing’s most technically advanced aircraft carrier. State broadcaster CCTV said Fujian is “first catapult aircraft carrier wholly designed and built by China”. It will be years before the Fujian reaches operational capacity, […]

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China’s Xi Jinping employing ‘art of war’ tactics as Beijing ramps up military threats

Xi Jinping’s tactics in the Pacific theatre have been unpacked by former Australian MP Kevin Andrews, who believes the Chinese President is basing his military approach on ancient strategist Sun Tzu’s “art of war.” Mr Andrews went on to point out two “ominous developments” over China’s geopolitical ambitions for Taiwan and the wider Asia-pacific region.  Sky […]

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China’s Unpredictability Is “Poisonous” For Its Business Environment, EU Chamber Says

A volunteer in protective gear fans himself with a paper printed with a health QR code at a COVID-19 … [+] testing site in Beijing, Monday, June 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) ASSOCIATED PRESS Unpredictability in China at a time when much of the world is moving beyond the Covid pandemic is “poisonous” for companies […]

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China using Tibet as dumping zone, destroying its environment | International

The nature-bound systems of Tibet are now being shattered and destroyed by Beijing for their own benefit, who are using it as a dumping zone, destroying its environment. China, which currently governs Tibet, sees the region as a dump zone rather than a safe haven and does not provide Tibet with the required resources to […]

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Most factories in Shanghai resume work as Covid controls ease, ministry says

German automaker Volkswagen is one of state-owned automaker SAIC’s foreign partners in China. Pictured here on June 7, 2022, is the joint venture’s factory in Shanghai. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — Factories in two of China’s Covid-hit economic hubs have mostly resumed work as the impact of the virus subsides, according […]

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‘Ferocious’ Omicron outbreak in Beijing sparks closures and mass testing

Beijing is facing a “ferocious” outbreak of Covid-19, officials warned, after they shuttered public venues and reintroduced mass testing mandates less than a week after the city eased restrictions. An outbreak at a popular 24-hour bar in the Chinese capital’s usually bustling Chaoyang district has infected more than 200 people and forced more than 6,000 […]

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NEWS ALERT! China Will Not Hesitate To Start A War If US Does Not Follow One-China Policy — Beijing

China will not hesitate to start a war if Taiwan is pulled away from China, Chinese Defense Ministry Spokesperson Wu Qian said on Friday. “If anyone dares to rip Taiwan away from our country, the People’s Liberation Army of China will not hesitate to start a war,” Wu Qian was quoted by the CCTV as […]

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China struggles to stamp out Covid as Beijing, Shanghai reimpose some restrictions

People wait in line for nucleic acid tests to detect COVID-19 at a testing site on June 9, 2022, in Beijing, China. China says it has generally controlled recent outbreaks in Beijing after hundreds of people tested positive for the virus in recent weeks. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images News | Getty Images BEIJING — […]

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‘China has war on its mind’ Beijing waiting for West to ‘crumble’ as it ponders attack

Sky News Australia host Andrew Bolt has warned China “is watching Russia’s invasion of Ukraine” amid concern Beijing may be emboldened to invade the island of Taiwan if the West showcase weakness in the face of Vladimir Putin. Xi Jinping and the Chinese military have believed to be plotting a move to annex Taiwan, a democratic […]