Delta variant challenges China’s costly lockdown strategy

Image Source : AP FILE | A child reacts to a throat swab during mass testing for COVID-19 in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021.  The delta variant is challenging China’s costly strategy of isolating cities, prompting warnings that Chinese leaders who were confident they could keep the coronavirus out of … Read more

Delta Variant Challenges China’s Costly Lockdown Strategy

Delta Variant Challenges China's Costly Lockdown Strategy

coronavirus out of the country need a less disruptive approach. As the highly contagious variant pushes leaders in the United States, Australia and elsewhere to renew restrictions, President Xi Jinpings government is fighting the most serious outbreak since last year’s peak in Wuhan. The ruling Communist Party is reviving tactics that shut down China: Access … Read more

China’s Tencent Vows Fresh Gaming Curbs After “Spiritual Opium” Report

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Visitors are seen at the Tencent Games booth during the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference. Shanghai, China: China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday it would curb minors’ access to its flagship video game, hours after its shares were battered by a state media article that described online games as “spiritual opium”. Economic Information … Read more

China’s Wuhan to test ‘all residents’ as Covid returns – Times of India

China's Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid returns - Times of India

BEIJING: Authorities in Wuhan on Tuesday said they would test its entire population for Covid-19 after the central Chinese city where the coronavirus emerged reported its first local infections in more than a year. The city of 11 million is “swiftly launching comprehensive nucleic acid testing of all residents”, senior Wuhan official Li Tao said … Read more

China’s Wuhan to test ‘all residents’ for COVID-19 as virus makes comeback after a year

Image Source : AP China’s Wuhan to test ‘all residents’ for COVID-19 All residents in China’s Wuhan will now be tested for COVID-19, authorities in the city said on Tuesday. The development comes after reports said the highly contagious Delta variant of the COVID-19 has spread to 18 provinces of China, with fresh cases emerging … Read more

Death toll in worst flood in China’s Henan province rises to 302

Image Source : AP More than 14.53 million people in 150 county-level regions had been affected by the torrential rains. Over 1.09 million hectares of crops were damaged, and over 30,600 houses collapsed across the province. The death toll from last month’s unprecedented flash floods triggered by the heaviest rainfall in a thousand years in … Read more

China’s Customs Officials Seize Maps for Showing Arunachal Pradesh as Part of India

China's Customs Officials Seize Maps for Showing Arunachal Pradesh as Part of India

China claims the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh as part of South Tibet, which is firmly rejected by India. (Image News18 Creative) China claims the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh as part of South Tibet, which is firmly rejected by India. India says the State of Arunachal Pradesh is its integral and inalienable … Read more

Venture capital firms turn to India with China’s tech crackdown – Times of India

Venture capital firms turn to India with China’s tech crackdown - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Venture capital investors have a new favorite developing market. The value of venture deals in India surged to $7.9 billion in July, while China investments plummeted to $4.8 billion, according to data compiled by research firm Preqin. That’s the first time the South Asian nation has surpassed its larger neighbor on a monthly … Read more

This day that year: Catastrophic earthquake in 1976 killed over 2 lakh people in China’s Tangshan

Image Source : AP/REPRESENTATIVE Tangshan earthquake 1976 was one of the most powerful earthquakes in the world history Today (July 28, 2021) marks 45 years of the 1976 Tangshan earthquake. Also known as the Great Tangshan earthquake, this natural disaster, measuring 7.6 on the Richter Scale, hit the region around Tangshan, Hebei, the People’s Republic … Read more

WHO should inspect US’ Fort Detrick lab: China’s veiled attack over COVID-19 origin theory

Image Source : AP China demands WHO experts to inspect Fort Detrick lab in US, over COVID-19 origins theory accusations in Wuhan Beijing has sharpened its attack on the United States over investigations into the coronavirus origin theory, that involved China’s Wuhan laboratory. Beijing has now demanded the World Health Organization (WHO) to inspect a military … Read more

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