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China Blocks WHO Team From Entering Country To Find COVID-19

An expert mission to China to find the origins of the Coronavirus pandemic stumbled before it even began, with the Head of the World Health Organisation complaining that Beijing was blocking the Team from entering the country. WHO Chief, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said he was “very disappointed” with the last-minute bar on entry, in […]

Trump Orders Ban On WeChat Pay, Other ‘Chinese’ Apps

US President Donald Trump has ordered a ban on Alipay, WeChat Pay and other apps linked to Chinese companies, saying they could route user information to the Government in Beijing. Channels TV reports that the executive order is to take effect in 45 days, weeks after President Trump is replaced in the White House by […]

Thousands Of People Receive COVID-19 Vaccine In Beijing

Thousands of people lined up in Beijing on Monday, January 4, 2021, to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as China races to innoculate millions before the Chinese New Year mass travel season in February. The State media reported on Sunday, January 3, 2021, that more than 73,000 people in the Chinese capital have received the first […]

China Sentences Third Canadian To Death On Drug Charges

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, August 7, 2020, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa. The Foshan Intermediate People’s Court in the country’s southern Guangdong province said Ye Jianhui had been sentenced for trafficking and manufacturing drugs, and would have […]

China Says Pompeo’s South China Sea Illegal Claim ‘Unjustified’

Beijing hit back Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at the US branding of Chinese pursuits in the South China Sea as illegal, saying the accusation was “unjustified’ and a bid to sabotage regional peace. “We advise the US side to earnestly honour its commitment of not taking sides on the issue of territorial sovereignty, respect regional […]

Europe Reopen Borders Amid Coronavirus Fears As China Battles New

A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans on Monday after months of coronavirus curbs. As caseloads have declined in recent weeks across many parts of Europe, governments have been keen to ease painful lockdowns that have saved lives but devastated economies and wearied confined populations. Belgium, France, Germany, Greece and Ukraine […]