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# china - Monday 20 July, 2020

TikTok says Chinese government does not have access to its users' data
# China
# China

TikTok says Chinese government does not have access to its users' data

Jul 20th 2020, 9:15 AM 11,380 Views 37 Comments

TikTok head of public policy for Europe told the BBC: “It’s completely false.”

# china - Friday 17 July, 2020

Huawei announces plan to open three new stores just days after decision to strip it from UK's 5G network
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

Huawei announces plan to open three new stores just days after decision to strip it from UK's 5G network

Jul 17th 2020, 10:55 PM 29,921 Views 38 Comments

Huawei’s consumer arm said that the £10 million expansion plan shows its ‘confidence’ in the UK.

# china - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Donald Trump strips Hong Kong of trade perks and imposes sanctions over crackdown by China
# Hong Kong Autonomy Act
# Hong Kong Autonomy Act

Donald Trump strips Hong Kong of trade perks and imposes sanctions over crackdown by China

Jul 15th 2020, 9:37 AM 21,460 Views 59 Comments

“Hong Kong will now be treated the same as mainland China,” Trump said.

Explainer: Why the UK is facing a clash with China over Huawei and 5G
# Tensions
# Tensions

Explainer: Why the UK is facing a clash with China over Huawei and 5G

Jul 15th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,560 Views 6 Comments

The Chinese tech giant’s equipment is to be stripped from the UK’s 5G network by 2027.

# china - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

China accuses Hong Kong democracy activists of trying to launch 'revolution'
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

China accuses Hong Kong democracy activists of trying to launch 'revolution'

Jul 14th 2020, 8:28 PM 8,421 Views 37 Comments

It warned some campaigning for recent primaries may have breached the new security law imposed on the city.

Teenage boy dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia
# Marmot
# Marmot

Teenage boy dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia

Jul 14th 2020, 3:09 PM 32,090 Views 17 Comments

The 15-year-old caught the rare bacterial illness after hunting and eating a marmot, according to the health ministry.

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal
# China
# China

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal

Jul 14th 2020, 8:56 AM 12,649 Views 36 Comments

Beijing claims most of the South China Sea through a vague delineation based on maps from the 1940s.

# china - Monday 13 July, 2020

Organisers of this year's Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil appear in court
# Accused
# Accused

Organisers of this year's Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil appear in court

Jul 13th 2020, 9:38 AM 8,944 Views 0 Comments

A vigil was held on 4 June after police ruled it could not take place due to coronavirus restrictions.

# china - Friday 10 July, 2020

Trump postpones New Hampshire rally due to weather, warns China ties 'severely damaged' over virus
# Rally
# Rally

Trump postpones New Hampshire rally due to weather, warns China ties 'severely damaged' over virus

Jul 10th 2020, 10:48 PM 37,741 Views 80 Comments

Trump also signalled that a phase two trade deal with China was not a priority now.

# china - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Yes, there is a case of bubonic plague in China. No, it's not something to worry about.
# Black Death
# Black Death

Yes, there is a case of bubonic plague in China. No, it's not something to worry about.

Jul 7th 2020, 3:28 PM 40,922 Views 47 Comments

The man in Mongolia is said to be in a stable condition in hospital.

# china - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Coveney raises concerns over new security law in Hong Kong as thousands defy ban on protests
# China
# China

Coveney raises concerns over new security law in Hong Kong as thousands defy ban on protests

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 10:35 PM 29,757 Views 61 Comments

Under the new law, certain political views and symbols became illegal overnight.

# china - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

EU lifts travel restrictions for 'safe' countries, excluding virus-stricken US
# Covid19
# Covid19

EU lifts travel restrictions for 'safe' countries, excluding virus-stricken US

Updated Jun 30th 2020, 5:06 PM 67,249 Views 47 Comments

If the Chinese government agrees to allow EU citizens travel there, the country may be added to the list.

New swine flu found in China has pandemic potential, scientists warn
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

New swine flu found in China has pandemic potential, scientists warn

Jun 30th 2020, 4:08 PM 136,869 Views 75 Comments

Named G4, it is genetically descended from the H1N1 strain that caused a pandemic in 2009.

China passes controversial Hong Kong security law after anti-government protests
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

China passes controversial Hong Kong security law after anti-government protests

Jun 30th 2020, 6:55 AM 9,376 Views 18 Comments

Human rights groups have warned the law could target opposition politicians.

# china - Sunday 28 June, 2020

China begins reviewing controversial Hong Kong national security Bill
# China
# China

China begins reviewing controversial Hong Kong national security Bill

Jun 28th 2020, 1:45 PM 10,924 Views 13 Comments

China has said it is determined to enact the law and its passage is expected by Tuesday.

# china - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide

Jun 25th 2020, 8:28 AM 38,061 Views 11 Comments

Indonesia is expected to pass the 50,000 mark for confirmed infections today.

# china - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:31 AM 23,177 Views 15 Comments

India has been recording about 15,000 new infections each day, and some states are considering fresh lockdown measures.

# china - Sunday 21 June, 2020

New coronavirus cases threaten recovery in China and South Korea
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New coronavirus cases threaten recovery in China and South Korea

Jun 21st 2020, 8:25 AM 23,202 Views 11 Comments

It has also emerged US President Donald Trump told health officials to reduce testing.

# china - Saturday 20 June, 2020

China planning to establish national security bureau in Hong Kong
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

China planning to establish national security bureau in Hong Kong

Jun 20th 2020, 4:05 PM 10,109 Views 25 Comments

The bureau would be used to investigate and prosecute crimes considered threatening to national security.

# china - Friday 19 June, 2020

China formally charges two Canadians with spying 18 months after they were first arrested
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

China formally charges two Canadians with spying 18 months after they were first arrested

Jun 19th 2020, 10:12 AM 12,624 Views 21 Comments

Ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor were arrested 18 months ago.

Australia under 'malicious' cyber attacks from state actor
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Australia under 'malicious' cyber attacks from state actor

Jun 19th 2020, 6:58 AM 27,457 Views 23 Comments

Suspicions immediately fell on Beijing, which has recently slapped trade sanctions on Australian products.

# china - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Beijing sees drop in confirmed Covid-19 cases amid efforts to stem spread
# China
# China

Beijing sees drop in confirmed Covid-19 cases amid efforts to stem spread

Jun 18th 2020, 8:08 AM 10,093 Views 11 Comments

The Chinese capital reported 21 cases today, down from 31 yesterday.

# china - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Covid-19: Beijing bans travel from city and closes schools over 'extremely severe' outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Beijing bans travel from city and closes schools over 'extremely severe' outbreak

Jun 16th 2020, 11:05 PM 50,333 Views 56 Comments

The city government said residents should avoid “non-essential travel” out of the capital.

India-China tensions: 20 troops killed in deadliest border clash between nuclear nations in 45 years
# Himalayas
# Himalayas

India-China tensions: 20 troops killed in deadliest border clash between nuclear nations in 45 years

Updated Jun 16th 2020, 10:43 PM 39,274 Views 49 Comments

Brawls erupt regularly between the Asian giants across their disputed 3,500-kilometre frontier, but no-one has been killed since 1975.

# china - Monday 15 June, 2020

Parts of Beijing locked down again as new outbreak fuels fears of a second wave
# China
# China

Parts of Beijing locked down again as new outbreak fuels fears of a second wave

Jun 15th 2020, 7:54 AM 19,401 Views 13 Comments

Officials have said they plan to carry out virus tests on 46,000 residents in the immediate area of the outbreak.

# china - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Ten killed and 117 injured after oil truck explodes in China
# Wenling
# Wenling

Ten killed and 117 injured after oil truck explodes in China

Jun 13th 2020, 6:20 PM 18,751 Views 4 Comments

The force of the blast caused nearby homes and factories to collapse.

Parts of Beijing locked down after dozens of people test positive for Covid-19
# Food Market
# Food Market

Parts of Beijing locked down after dozens of people test positive for Covid-19

Jun 13th 2020, 11:17 AM 42,079 Views 43 Comments

A new cluster is linked to a wholesale food market.

Brazil digs up bones to make space in graveyards for Covid-19 victims as death toll hits almost 42,000
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Brazil digs up bones to make space in graveyards for Covid-19 victims as death toll hits almost 42,000

Jun 13th 2020, 8:20 AM 27,004 Views 26 Comments

The country now has the second highest death toll from Covid-19 behind the United States.

# china - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Explainer: Why is a new law in Hong Kong about the Chinese national anthem so controversial?
# Protests
# Protests

Explainer: Why is a new law in Hong Kong about the Chinese national anthem so controversial?

Jun 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 15,501 Views 27 Comments

The law was approved by Hong Kong legislators on Thursday.

# china - Thursday 4 June, 2020

New Hong Kong law bans insults to China's national anthem
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

New Hong Kong law bans insults to China's national anthem

Jun 4th 2020, 1:36 PM 11,377 Views 27 Comments

Today protesters defied a ban against a mass vigil commemorating the Tienanmen anniversary.

37 children injured in school stabbing in southern China
# Guangxi
# Guangxi

37 children injured in school stabbing in southern China

Jun 4th 2020, 9:00 AM 22,890 Views 10 Comments

The victims, including teaching staff, were sent to hospital but were not in a life-threatening condition.

Handful of Covid-19 cases found as Wuhan tests 10 million residents
# Wuhan
# Wuhan

Handful of Covid-19 cases found as Wuhan tests 10 million residents

Jun 4th 2020, 8:05 AM 19,699 Views 24 Comments

The city found no infections among 1,174 close contacts of the people who tested positive.

# china - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

UK and China clash as Boris Johnson offers 'route to citizenship' for 3 million Hong Kong residents
# Security Law
# Security Law

UK and China clash as Boris Johnson offers 'route to citizenship' for 3 million Hong Kong residents

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:31 PM 26,478 Views 57 Comments

The UK offer follows China’s decision to impose a new security law on Hong Kong.

# china - Friday 29 May, 2020

Donald Trump says US 'terminating' relationship with World Health Organization
# WHO
# WHO

Donald Trump says US 'terminating' relationship with World Health Organization

May 29th 2020, 8:35 PM 44,218 Views 124 Comments

Trump also said the United States will restrict Chinese students and start reversing Hong Kong’s special status in customs.

# china - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate
# Anthem Debate
# Anthem Debate

Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate

May 28th 2020, 8:22 AM 9,717 Views 1 Comment

One of the politicians was forcibly carried out of the legislative chamber by security forces.

# china - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law

May 27th 2020, 9:08 AM 6,693 Views 11 Comments

In the Central business district, police shot pepper balls at protesters and searched several people.

# china - Monday 25 May, 2020

China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'
# Tensions
# Tensions

China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

May 25th 2020, 9:23 AM 35,258 Views 82 Comments

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Washington had been infected by a “political virus”.

# china - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal
# Protests
# Protests

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal

May 24th 2020, 4:47 PM 10,574 Views 9 Comments

The scenes today were the most intense in months.

Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals

May 24th 2020, 8:14 AM 11,280 Views 18 Comments

Protesters chanted slogans such as ‘Stand with Hong Kong’ as they gathered in a popular shopping district.

# china - Saturday 23 May, 2020

China reports no new virus cases for the first time
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

China reports no new virus cases for the first time

May 23rd 2020, 3:40 PM 18,015 Views 37 Comments

The official death toll in the country of 1.4 billion people stands at 4,634.