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Coronavirus Outbreaks Across China Are Causing Lockdowns And Travel Controls

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

The fast-spreading delta variant has led to small coronavirus outbreaks across China. It also means lockdowns and mass testing and that travel controls are back.

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Wuhan Orders Testing For All 10 Million Residents As The Delta Variant Hits China

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

The country's immigration authorities also said this week that they are not issuing new passports to their citizens unless there is a pressing need to travel abroad for education or employment.

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Chinese Billionaire Sun Dawu Is Sentenced To 18 Years For 'Provoking Trouble'

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The staunch advocate of social justice and rural development was found guilty of eight charges. His harsh prison sentence comes amid broader efforts by authorities to rein in powerful businessmen.

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China's New U.S. Ambassador Pioneered The Foreign Ministry's Brash Tone

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Qin Gang brought a tougher style to China's foreign ministry pulpit. Now he is Beijing's man in Washington, inheriting a hard post amid the most fraught relations in years between China and the U.S.

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Typhoon Hits Shanghai As Central China Deals With Flooding

Monday, July 26, 2021

A typhoon made landfall in eastern China on Sunday, as central China is still struggling with record flooding that killed dozens people, and forced more than a million people from their homes.

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Record-Breaking Flooding In China Has Left Over One Million People Displaced

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Flooding continues to devastate the city of Zhengzhou in the central Chinese province of Henan, where thousands remain stranded without power or food.

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Thousands Trapped After Record Rainfalls Cause Flooding In Parts Of China

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Hundreds of thousands of displaced people are gathering in relocation centers south of Xinjiang following deadly floods in central China.

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In Just 3 Days, An Entire Year's Worth Of Rain Has Fallen On Zhengzhou, China

Friday, July 23, 2021

In just three days, one year's worth of rain fell on Zhengzhou, a city of 12 million in central China. The resulting flooding in the region has killed dozens of people, and the rain hasn't stopped.

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Chinese Tourists Throng 'Red Tourism' Sites To Mark Communist Party Centennial

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The officially designated Communist Party historical sites venerate Mao Zedong and, increasingly, the country's current leader, Xi Jinping. Tourists sometimes do manual labor and dress up as soldiers.

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How China's Communist Party Schools Are Keeping Its Revolutionary Spirit Alive

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

More than 70 years after winning a revolution, China's ruling Communist Party is trying to keep its revolutionary spirit alive. How? Training its cadres at Party history boot camp.

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The White House Blamed China For Hacking Microsoft. China Is Pointing Fingers Back

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

One day after the Biden administration accused China of a massive hack of Microsoft's email server software, Beijing said the U.S. has been mounting cyberattacks for the past 11 years.

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China Denies Cyberattack Accusations, And Says It Too Is A Victim Of Hacking

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The U.S. and other Western powers accused China of widespread cyberattacks. Now China is accusing the U.S. of the same offense.

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A Look At China's 'Red Tourism' Industry As The Communist Party Turns 100

Friday, July 09, 2021

China is promoting "red tourism" — visiting Communist Party historical sites that venerate Chairman Mao Zedong, and increasingly, the country's current leader Xi Jinping.

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How Did China Become The World's Dominant Polysilicon Producer?

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

China is a leader in the manufacture of polysilicon — the basic material that goes into making solar panels. China has cracked the code for how to make high quality, cheap polysilicon.

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Hong Kong Man Recounts His Desperate Bids For Freedom After Beijing Passed Tough Law

Saturday, July 03, 2021

Last July, five men escaped from Hong Kong by speedboat as Beijing mounted a crackdown. On the 24th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to Chinese rule, one of these men recounts his story.

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China Celebrates Its Communist Party's Centennial With Spectacle, Saber Rattling

Thursday, July 01, 2021

In a fiery speech at Tiananmen Square, Communist Party Chairman Xi Jinping vowed to keep an iron grip on Hong Kong and to conquer Tiawan, and warned foreign forces against trying to bully China.

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China's Tough Hong Kong Law Turns 1 Year Old — And It's Already Grown Teeth

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Apple Daily was closed, universities were muzzled and prominent activists were either jailed or exiled. The national security law has surely made an impact in Hong Kong in its first year in force.

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Hong Kong's 'Apple Daily' Shut Down, Leadership Arrested

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy paper, Apple Daily, says it is shutting down. Its accounts have been frozen and much of its top leadership has been arrested.

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Hong Kong's Apple Daily To Shut Down This Weekend After Having Its Assets Frozen

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

The pro-democracy newspaper will run its last edition on Saturday — signaling the end to Hong Kong's once freewheeling and muckraking reporting environment as well.

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Hong Kong Tabloid Is Beloved By Readers But Bedeviled By Beijing

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Apple Daily, a popular tabloid newspaper in Hong Kong, will likely shut down later this week after police froze assets in the company's bank accounts.

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