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Dozens of Hong Kong dissidents charged with security crime
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Dozens of Hong Kong dissidents charged with security crime

Feb 28th 2021, 12:36 PM 8,913 Views 6 Comments

Police arrested 55 of the city’s best-known pro-democracy campaigners last month.

Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases
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Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases

Jan 20th 2021, 7:43 AM 9,639 Views 8 Comments

Seven cases of the virus were reported in the city today, including six in southern Daxing district.

China seals off two cities and bans millions of people from leaving in bid to stem new Covid-19 outbreak
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# Hebei Province

China seals off two cities and bans millions of people from leaving in bid to stem new Covid-19 outbreak

Jan 8th 2021, 4:37 PM 68,235 Views 37 Comments

Mass testing is under way in Hebei province after the largest outbreak in China for six months.

China probe lands on moon in bid to return lunar rocks to Earth
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# Chang’e 5

China probe lands on moon in bid to return lunar rocks to Earth

Dec 1st 2020, 8:25 PM 12,918 Views 20 Comments

It is one step on a programme to send a manned mission to the satellite.

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy legislators resign en masse
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Hong Kong’s pro-democracy legislators resign en masse

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 11:14 AM 21,874 Views 18 Comments

The move follows a resolution passed in Beijing partly aimed to combat supporters of Hong Kong independence.

China passes new law restricting sensitive exports
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China passes new law restricting sensitive exports

Oct 18th 2020, 3:49 PM 36,897 Views 31 Comments

Companies and individuals who breach the new export control law could face criminal charges.

'It's not a crime to mourn June 4': Hong Kong activists in court over banned Tiananmen vigil
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'It's not a crime to mourn June 4': Hong Kong activists in court over banned Tiananmen vigil

Sep 15th 2020, 8:40 AM 7,779 Views 3 Comments

Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers defied a ban on rallies in June to mark the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests.

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

Jul 14th 2020, 8:56 AM 12,645 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread
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# Outbreak

Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread

Jun 17th 2020, 9:11 AM 16,978 Views 20 Comments

The Chinese capital has enacted a number of measures to limit travel in and out of the city.

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

Jun 15th 2020, 7:54 AM 19,400 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

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

Jun 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 15,495 Views 27 Comments

The law was approved by Hong Kong legislators on Thursday.

Chinese-owned app TikTok apologises for removing viral clip which was critical of Beijing
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# Censorship

Chinese-owned app TikTok apologises for removing viral clip which was critical of Beijing

Nov 28th 2019, 7:03 AM 7,954 Views 14 Comments

TikTok initially denied it removed the clip but later admitted it, claiming it was done in human error.

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over  violent protests
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# Shutdown

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over violent protests

Nov 14th 2019, 8:05 AM 7,242 Views 7 Comments

It follows five months of unrest from pro-democracy protesters.

Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed
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Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed

Nov 10th 2019, 10:48 AM 8,476 Views 9 Comments

Hong Kong asked international experts to assist in reviewing the force’s response to protests.

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue
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Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

Oct 14th 2019, 8:20 AM 15,296 Views 13 Comments

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong
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Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong

Jul 21st 2019, 1:45 PM 9,520 Views 16 Comments

The protests have been sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s influence.

'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain
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'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain

Jul 3rd 2019, 10:12 PM 20,887 Views 18 Comments

Anti-Beijing demonstrations have rocked Hong Kong in recent weeks.

Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests
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Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests

Updated Jun 9th 2019, 6:05 PM 20,856 Views 33 Comments

People took to the streets en masse to protest a new law that would allow extradition to China from Hong Kong.

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring
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# Sanctions

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Dec 11th 2018, 7:23 AM 9,911 Views 0 Comments

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

Hainan Airlines is scaling back its Dublin-Beijing service only months after launch
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# Tourism And Transport

Hainan Airlines is scaling back its Dublin-Beijing service only months after launch

Aug 2nd 2018, 3:15 PM 16,251 Views 6 Comments

The carrier will reduce the frequency of the flights from October.

Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm
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Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm

Jul 26th 2018, 9:25 PM 13,856 Views 3 Comments

A man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing
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Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 8:41 AM 10,368 Views 13 Comments

A man has been arrested after the incident and is belived to have injuries to his hand.

Excellent showing from Ireland's Dunne as Bjork wins China Open
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Excellent showing from Ireland's Dunne as Bjork wins China Open

Apr 29th 2018, 11:28 AM 8,363 Views 11 Comments

The Greystones golfer finished four shots off the Swede, who claimed his first European Tour victory.

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash
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'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:07 AM 9,840 Views 5 Comments

Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing
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# Diplomatic Relations

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing

Mar 28th 2018, 7:01 AM 12,962 Views 39 Comments

It was Kim’s first trip abroad since taking power in North Korea.

Beijing evictions of migrant workers stir widespread anger
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# Mass Evictions

Beijing evictions of migrant workers stir widespread anger

Dec 3rd 2017, 7:15 AM 11,644 Views 10 Comments

“They are chasing people away from apartments and smashing things.”

Chinese students are living in a cabin for 200 days to simulate living on the moon
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# Lunar Palace

Chinese students are living in a cabin for 200 days to simulate living on the moon

Jul 16th 2017, 12:00 PM 8,394 Views 20 Comments

Lunar Palace simulates a long-term space mission to the moon.

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal
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# Good Relations

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal

May 12th 2017, 10:52 AM 13,378 Views 45 Comments

Relations between the two governments have been warmer than expected since Trump took over the presidency.

China wants to go back to the moon and it could happen as soon as next year
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# New Kids On The Rock

China wants to go back to the moon and it could happen as soon as next year

Jan 7th 2017, 7:30 PM 18,947 Views 61 Comments

The country has plans to get to Mars by 2020.

Greek triple jumper fails third drugs test as IOC sanctions 16 athletes over Beijing Games
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# Guilty

Greek triple jumper fails third drugs test as IOC sanctions 16 athletes over Beijing Games

Nov 17th 2016, 9:50 PM 4,308 Views 1 Comment

Nine of those found guilty were medallists in 2008.

The search for missing plane MH370 is being called off, and families of the missing aren't happy
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# Unsolved Mystery

The search for missing plane MH370 is being called off, and families of the missing aren't happy

Jul 31st 2016, 9:45 AM 14,327 Views 18 Comments

Two years later investigators are no closer to discovering what became of the missing plane.

'Everything is ruined' - Chinese fans react to cancelled Manchester derby
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# Disappointment

'Everything is ruined' - Chinese fans react to cancelled Manchester derby

Jul 25th 2016, 10:24 PM 12,695 Views 36 Comments

One supporter had travelled from Inner Mongolia for the chance to see Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho.

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests
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# Controversy

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests

May 24th 2016, 10:48 PM 5,404 Views 8 Comments

It was announced by the International Olympic Committee last week 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing in Rio.

Outrage after video shows passers-by watching man beating woman in hotel
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Outrage after video shows passers-by watching man beating woman in hotel

Apr 8th 2016, 5:37 PM 47,634 Views 40 Comments

The victim is accosted by an apparently drunken man while other guests and even hotel staff walk blithely past.

Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics
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# Champ

Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics

Jan 14th 2016, 5:15 PM 12,248 Views 7 Comments

The American athlete could become the oldest swimmer to ever win a gold medal at this summer’s Olympics.

Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas
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# Security Alert

Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas

Dec 24th 2015, 11:58 AM 11,452 Views 15 Comments

The warning was first issued by the US embassy.

It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through
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It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through

Dec 1st 2015, 3:29 PM 14,227 Views 29 Comments

In some parts of the city smog has reached levels 17 times the recommended limit from the World Health Organisation.

'It shows my resolve' - Ireland’s Rob Heffernan finishes fifth at World Championships
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'It shows my resolve' - Ireland’s Rob Heffernan finishes fifth at World Championships

Aug 29th 2015, 9:19 AM 15,308 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, the Irish men’s 4x400m relay team have set a new national record.

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