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Trump ‘Offered Kim Jong Un A Ride Home On Air

Former US President, Mr Donald Trump offered North Korean leader Mr Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One after a summit in Hanoi two years ago. According to a new BBC documentary, Mr Kim and Mr Trump first engaged in a war of words and mutual threats, before an extraordinary diplomatic bromance […]

COVID-19: “NAFDAC Receives Dossiers For Chinese Vaccine, Others For Evaluation”

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has received dossiers for Chinese vaccine and three others for evaluation amid the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this while addressed reporters in Abuja on Monday, February 15, 2021, during a briefing by the Presidential […]

Nine Trapped Chinese Miners Confirmed Dead, One Still Missing

Nine more Chinese miners trapped underground for over two weeks have been confirmed dead. Local Government officials disclosed this on Monday, January 25, 2021, leaving one unaccounted for after a blast at the site. A group of 22 people were trapped hundreds of metres underground by an explosion at the Hushan mine in eastern Shandong […]

WHO Team Arrives In Wuhan For Virus Investigation

A team of experts from the World Health Organization has arrived in Wuhan to probe the origins of the Coronavirus more than a year after it emerged, as China reported its first death from COVID-19 in eight months. Channels TV reports that the 10 Scientists landed for their much-delayed mission, met by Chinese officials in […]

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 […]

Premier League Cancels China Broadcast Deal

The Premier League terminated a lucrative broadcasting contract with its licensee in China on Thursday, September 3, 2020, dealing a further blow to the English top-flight as clubs adjust to heavy losses as a result of the coronavirus. Streaming service PPTV agreed a reported $700 million (£524 million) deal for the right to broadcast all […]

At Least Five Dead In China Restaurant Collapse

At least five people died on Saturday, August 29, 2020, when a restaurant in northern China collapsed, state media said, with rescuers pulling dozens of survivors from the rubble and searching for others believed to be trapped. The two-storey building used for banquets came down in the morning in Xiangfen county, in Shanxi province, according […]

COVID-19: China Defends Wuhan Pool Party After Global Outrage

A massive pool party attended by thousands of people at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic showed how well China had dealt with disease, authorities insisted Thursday, August 20, 2020, despite images from the event prompting outrage around the world. Pictures and video of the weekend electronic music party in Wuhan — where COVID-19 first […]