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7 Sep
The death toll from a strong earthquake that struck southwest China has risen to 74, state media reported Wednesday, as thousands were evacuated into temporary shelters and heavy rains threatened to cause more landslides.
6 Sep
Rescuers scoured through the rubble of remote villages in mountainous southwestern China Tuesday in a race to find survivors of an earthquake that claimed at least 65 lives, with hundreds of people believed stranded or missing.
5 Sep
Chinese drug regulators have approved the world's first inhalable Covid-19 vaccine, made by Tianjin-based manufacturer CanSino Biologics, boosting the company's share price by seven percent on Monday.
5 Sep
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern China on Monday, according to the US Geological Survey.
4 Sep
China's top legislator Li Zhanshu will visit Russia next week, state media reported Sunday, becoming the highest-ranking Communist Party politician to travel to the country since Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
3 Sep
The United States on Friday announced a $1.1 billion arms package for Taiwan, vowing to keep boosting the island's defenses as tensions soar with Beijing, which warned Washington of "counter-measures." The sale comes a month after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defiantly visited the self-governing democracy, prompting mainland China to launch a show of force that…
2 Sep
Millions were stuck at home in China's Chengdu on Friday after a handful of Covid-19 cases brought the megacity to a standstill.
1 Sep
China on Thursday accused the United Nations of becoming a "thug and accomplice of the US and the West" after the global body released a highly anticipated report warning crimes against humanity may have taken place in the Xinjiang region. The landmark report detailed a string of rights violations including torture and forced labour against…
29 Aug
Chinese prosecutors said Monday they had launched criminal proceedings against 28 people suspected of assaulting a group of women in a viral incident that sparked outrage over gender-based violence in the country.
26 Aug
China's huge military drills around Taiwan have only made allies more determined to visit the island democracy and show solidarity, Taipei's foreign minister Joseph Wu said Friday.
25 Aug
A Chinese court on Thursday upheld the death penalty for a US citizen over the murder of his girlfriend, calling the conviction "accurate" and sentence "appropriate".
25 Aug
Taiwan announced plans for a record increase to its defence budget on Thursday after huge military drills by China earlier this month sent tensions between the two to their highest in decades.

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