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From TheJournal.ie Trump postpones New Hampshire rally due to weather, warns China ties 'severely damaged' over virus Rally

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Coveney raises concerns over new security law in Hong Kong as thousands defy ban on protests China

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

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

From TheJournal.ie EU lifts travel restrictions for 'safe' countries, excluding virus-stricken US Covid19

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New swine flu found in China has pandemic potential, scientists warn Swine Flu

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

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

From TheJournal.ie China passes controversial Hong Kong security law after anti-government protests Hong Kong

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

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

From TheJournal.ie China begins reviewing controversial Hong Kong national security Bill China

China begins reviewing controversial Hong Kong national security Bill

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

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide Pandemic

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns Coronavirus

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

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

From TheJournal.ie New coronavirus cases threaten recovery in China and South Korea Covid-19

New coronavirus cases threaten recovery in China and South Korea

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

From TheJournal.ie China planning to establish national security bureau in Hong Kong Hong Kong

China planning to establish national security bureau in Hong Kong

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

From TheJournal.ie China formally charges two Canadians with spying 18 months after they were first arrested Diplomatic Tensions

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australia under 'malicious' cyber attacks from state actor Cyber Attack

Australia under 'malicious' cyber attacks from state actor

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

From TheJournal.ie Beijing sees drop in confirmed Covid-19 cases amid efforts to stem spread China

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: Beijing bans travel from city and closes schools over 'extremely severe' outbreak Coronavirus

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

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

From TheJournal.ie India-China tensions: 20 troops killed in deadliest border clash between nuclear nations in 45 years Himalayas

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Parts of Beijing locked down again as new outbreak fuels fears of a second wave China

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ten killed and 117 injured after oil truck explodes in China Wenling

Ten killed and 117 injured after oil truck explodes in China

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

From TheJournal.ie Parts of Beijing locked down after dozens of people test positive for Covid-19 Food Market

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

A new cluster is linked to a wholesale food market.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is a new law in Hong Kong about the Chinese national anthem so controversial? Protests

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

The law was approved by Hong Kong legislators on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie New Hong Kong law bans insults to China's national anthem Hong Kong

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 37 children injured in school stabbing in southern China Guangxi

37 children injured in school stabbing in southern China

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

From TheJournal.ie Handful of Covid-19 cases found as Wuhan tests 10 million residents Wuhan

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says US 'terminating' relationship with World Health Organization WHO

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate Anthem Debate

Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate

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

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law Hong Kong

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

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

From TheJournal.ie China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War' Tensions

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal Protests

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal

The scenes today were the most intense in months.

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals Hong Kong

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

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

From TheJournal.ie China reports no new virus cases for the first time Coronavirus

China reports no new virus cases for the first time

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

From TheJournal.ie 'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws Protests

'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws

The proposal follows major protests in Hong Kong last year.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese man kidnapped as a toddler 32 years ago reunited with his parents Shaanxi Province

Chinese man kidnapped as a toddler 32 years ago reunited with his parents

Mao Yin was kidnapped and sold to a childless couple in Sichuan province in 1988.

From TheJournal.ie Potential Covid-19 drug could shorten recovery time and offer short-term immunity Race For A Cure

Potential Covid-19 drug could shorten recovery time and offer short-term immunity

The drug is being developed in China’s Peking University and uses neutralising antibodies.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump threatens to permanently stop funding World Health Organisation over Covid-19 response Coronavirus

Donald Trump threatens to permanently stop funding World Health Organisation over Covid-19 response

The move comes after weeks of finger-pointing between the US and China over the pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei says its survival is at stake after latest US restrictions Growing Tensions

Huawei says its survival is at stake after latest US restrictions

The Chinese company has hit out at the “pernicious” attack against it.

From TheJournal.ie Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research Hydroxychloroquine

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research

In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.

From TheJournal.ie US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines Warning

US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines

The warning has added to the battle between the US and China over the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments Covid-19 This post contains videos

Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments

The Canadian rock star went on a rant about the Covid-19 pandemic forcing the cancellation of his London shows this week.

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