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Martin Quin Pollard

Crowds fill streets in China's pandemic-hit Wuhan, celebrate New Year

Jan 02 2021

WUHAN, China Large crowds took to the streets at midnight on Friday in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, celebrating the arrival of 2021 after a year marred by a deadly pandemic that killed thousands there and required the city to be locked down between the end of January and early April. | Video

Chinese “iron crotch” kung fu masters fight to preserve a painful-looking tradition

Dec 09 2020

JUNTUN, China Wang Liutai is no ordinary kung fu master. The 65-year-old from a village in central China practises a unique and excruciating-looking strand of martial arts coined "iron crotch kung fu".  

China calls launch a success as robotic spacecraft heads to moon

Nov 23 2020

WENCHANG, China China hailed as a success its pre-dawn launch on Tuesday of a robotic spacecraft to bring back rocks from the moon in the first bid by any country to retrieve lunar surface samples since the 1970s, a mission underscoring Chinese ambitions in space.

UK diplomat in China: huge 'relief' when woman he rescued resumed breathing

Nov 18 2020

BEIJING A British diplomat hailed as a hero for rescuing a drowning student in southwest China over the weekend said he felt a deep sense of relief when he saw that the woman had resumed breathing and would be all right. | Video

Dining with Biden: Beijing restaurant recalls visit from U.S. president-elect

Nov 10 2020

BEIJING A Beijing restaurant owner congratulated her "old friend" and one-time customer Joe Biden on Monday after the U.S. Democratic candidate emerged victorious in a tightly fought U.S. presidential election, and invited him back to try some pork liver. | Video

Scientists watch as China remote glaciers melt at 'shocking' pace

Nov 09 2020

QILIAN MOUNTAINS, China Glaciers in China's bleak Qilian mountains are disappearing at a shocking rate as global warming brings unpredictable change and raises the prospect of crippling, long-term water shortages, scientists say.

WIDER IMAGE-Scientists watch as China remote glaciers melt at 'shocking' pace

Nov 09 2020

QILIAN MOUNTAINS, China, Nov 10 Glaciers in China's bleak Qilian mountains are disappearing at a shocking rate as global warming brings unpredictable change and raises the prospect of crippling, long-term water shortages, scientists say.

Chinese firms bet on plant-based meat as coronavirus fuels healthy eating trend

Sep 15 2020

BEIJING A small but growing coterie of Chinese companies are betting on a bright future for plant-based meat products as consumers take their health more seriously in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. | Video

Chinese firms bet on plant-based meat as coronavirus fuels healthy eating trend

Sep 15 2020

BEIJING A small but growing coterie of Chinese companies are betting on a bright future for plant-based meat products as consumers take their health more seriously in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. | Video

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