Wednesday, 6th July 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search
Breaking News:

Beijing

1 day ago
Businesses, schools and restaurants in Xi'an will close for one week, officials said Tuesday, after the Chinese city logged a handful of Covid-19 cases as outbreaks nationwide strain Beijing's zero-tolerance virus approach. China is the last major economy wedded to a zero-Covid strategy, deploying snap lockdowns, quarantines and travel curbs in a bid to weed…
30 Jun
Beijing on Thursday slammed NATO over a "completely futile" warning in which the group said for the first time in a guiding blueprint that China's power challenges the military alliance. The response came after NATO's strategic concept, published at a summit in Madrid, said Beijing's stated ambitions and coercive policies challenged its interests, security and…
29 May
The United States expressed concern on Saturday over China's "efforts to restrict and manipulate" the UN human rights chief's visit to the Xinjiang region where Beijing is accused of detaining over a million people in indoctrination camps.
16 May
Hundreds of students at an elite Beijing university have protested against strict Covid-19 curbs on campus, in a rare show of defiance as anger mounts over virus controls.
9 May
Millions of people in Beijing stayed home on Monday as China's capital tries to fend off a Covid-19 outbreak with creeping restrictions on movement. Beijing residents fear they may soon find themselves in the grip of the same draconian measures that have trapped most of Shanghai's 25 million people at home for several weeks. Officials…
1 May
The European Union has demanded a "proper answer" from Chinese authorities over the arrest of a local employee at its Beijing mission who has been held for eight months.
30 Apr
Beijing residents will need clear Covid tests to enter public spaces, officials said Saturday, announcing fresh virus controls at the start of a Labour Day holiday muted by creeping infections in the capital. The five-day break is typically one of China's busiest travel periods, but the country's worst Covid resurgence since early in the pandemic…
26 Apr
Beijing on Tuesday launched mass coronavirus testing for nearly all its 21 million residents, as fears grew that the Chinese capital may be placed under a strict lockdown like Shanghai.
4 Apr
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced Monday that she will not seek another term as the city's political elite prepares to elect a new leader next month.
18 Feb
The XXIV 2022 Olympic Winter Games has kicked off since February 4 in Beijing, bringing together about 2900 athletes from 91 countries and regions.
17 Jan
The number of Covid-19 cases in China reached its highest level since March 2020 on Monday, as Beijing races to smother outbreaks
7 Jan
Nigeria's Skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, continues to make progress as she seeks to make her second appearance at the 2022 Winter Olympics Games in Beijing, China.

Latest

1 hour ago
Moses Anibaba, Regional Director, British Council, Sub-Saharan Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 6 July 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-Africa has the youngest population in the world, representing an enormous opportunity for the continent’s growth and the opportunity to become leaders as global citizens – provided these energetic, creative young people can achieve their true potential. In a…
1 hour ago
An angry President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday expressed disappointment with the intelligence collapse in the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje, where terrorists attacked Tuesday, freeing a large number of inmates. Apparently miffed, Buhari said while fielding questions, "I am disappointed with the intelligence system. How can terrorists organize, have weapons, attack a security installation and…
2 hours ago
No fewer than 511 constables have passed out from a six months intensive police training course at the Police College, Oji River in Enugu State on Wednesday.
2 hours ago
Are you worried that the global economy is in a looming recession? With the rising prices of basic commodities, you're not alone. Ethan Harris, the chief global economist for Bank of America, stated that although they wouldn't completely dismiss the likelihood of a significant recession, any recession won't be as severe as we anticipate. However,…
2 hours ago
Ethiopian lawmakers decided on Wednesday to set up a committee to investigate "inhumane" acts against civilians, after reports of massacres in a restive area in the west of the country. [AD] Parliament's announcement came as the African Union called for a probe into killings in western Oromia and urged the Ethiopian authorities to ensure that…