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Colin Qian

Budding skiers hit indoor slopes ahead of China's 2022 Winter Olympics

Oct 28 2020

SHAOXING, China Xia Zhiyi drove his family 40 kilometres (25 miles) to an indoor ski park in China's eastern Shaoxing city so his 12-year old daughter could practise skiing on a slope of artificial snow. | Video

Ant Group to launch $35 billion IPO after final nod from China regulator

Oct 22 2020

BEIJING/HONG KONG China's Ant Group has won the final nod from the country's top securities watchdog for the registration of its Shanghai offering, the regulator said on Wednesday, clearing the last regulatory hurdle for its $35 billion dual-listing.

China joins WHO-backed vaccine programme COVAX rejected by Trump

Oct 09 2020

BEIJING/GENEVA China has joined a global scheme for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine backed by the World Health Organization (WHO), it said on Friday, giving a major boost to an initiative shunned by U.S. President Donald Trump.

Beijing imposes curbs as coronavirus returns to Chinese capital

Jun 15 2020

BEIJING Several districts of the Chinese capital put up security checkpoints, closed schools and ordered people to be tested for the coronavirus on Monday after an unexpected spike of cases linked to the biggest wholesale food market in Asia. | Video

China's same-sex couples heartened by property protection rights in new civil code

May 28 2020

BEIJING It was an ambush, said He Meili, a 51-year-old lesbian woman, describing how she met with her dead partner's step-parents at a police station where they demanded she leave the apartment the couple had shared for 12 years.

China slowly returns to work as coronavirus toll hits daily record

Feb 10 2020

BEIJING Workers began trickling back to offices and factories around China on Monday as the government eased some restrictions on working during a coronavirus epidemic that has killed more than 900 people, most on the mainland. | Video

American dies of coronavirus in China as toll set to surpass SARS

Feb 08 2020

BEIJING An American became the first confirmed non-Chinese victim of the new coronavirus, U.S. officials said on Saturday, and a Japanese man also died with symptoms consistent with the disease, as the epidemic looked set to pass the death toll from SARS. | Video

As virus spreads to more Chinese cities, WHO calls emergency meeting

Jan 22 2020

BEIJING An outbreak of a new coronavirus has spread to more Chinese cities, including the capital Beijing and Shanghai, authorities said on Monday, and a fourth case has been reported beyond China's borders. | Video

As virus spreads to more Chinese cities, WHO calls emergency meeting

Jan 20 2020

BEIJING An outbreak of a new coronavirus has spread to more Chinese cities, including the capital Beijing and Shanghai, authorities said on Monday, and a fourth case has been reported beyond China's borders. | Video

Lungenkrankheit breitet sich in China aus - Xi kündigt Kampf an

Jan 20 2020

Peking/Berlin Die neue Lungenkrankheit breitet sich in China vor dem traditionellen Neujahrsfest mit Hunderten Millionen von Reisenden aus.

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