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China finds coronavirus cluster in major chicken processing plant

China finds coronavirus cluster in major chicken processing plant

China reported its first cluster of Covid-19 cases among workers in a meat processing plant, raising fears among local consumers who have until now mainly worried about the safety of imported foods.

Rescuers say at least two more weeks to free Chinese miners

Rescuers say at least two more weeks to free Chinese miners

Rescuers believe it could take at least another two weeks to free miners trapped underground in eastern China, dashing hopes of an imminent retrieval for a group that has already spent 12 days entombed by an explosion.

Alibaba's Jack Ma appears for first time since regulatory crackdown

Alibaba's Jack Ma appears for first time since regulatory crackdown

Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Chinese internet behemoth Alibaba, made his first public appearance in over two months in an online video Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation about his whereabouts.

China rescuers drill new 'lifelines' to trapped gold miners

China rescuers drill new 'lifelines' to trapped gold miners

Chinese rescuers drilled several fresh holes Tuesday to reach at least 12 gold miners trapped underground for nine days, as dwindling food supplies and rising waters threatened their survival.

China reports biggest daily Covid-19 case jump in over 5 months

China reports biggest daily Covid-19 case jump in over 5 months

Mainland China saw its biggest daily increase in Covid-19 cases in more than five months, the country's national health authority said on Monday, as new infections in Hebei province surrounding Beijing continued to rise.

US envoy to UN to visit Taiwan; China says playing with fire

US envoy to UN to visit Taiwan; China says playing with fire

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, will visit Taiwan next week for meetings with senior Taiwanese leaders, Taiwan's government and the US mission to the UN said, prompting China to warn they were playing with fire.

China senior diplomat says US relations at 'new crossroads'

China senior diplomat says US relations at 'new crossroads'

China's relationship with the United States has reached a ‘new crossroads’ and could get back on the right track following a period of ‘unprecedented difficulty’, senior diplomat Wang Yi said in official comments ...

Chinese court jails 10 Hong Kong democracy activists for up to three years

Chinese court jails 10 Hong Kong democracy activists for up to three years

A Chinese court on Wednesday jailed 10 Hong Kong democracy activists for up to three years over a bid to flee the city by speedboat to Taiwan, as a crackdown on dissent in the territory intensifies.

S.Korea scrambles jets as Chinese, Russian aircraft enter air defence zone

S.Korea scrambles jets as Chinese, Russian aircraft enter air defence zone

South Korea said on Tuesday it had scrambled fighter jets in response to an intrusion into South Korea's air defence identification zone by 19 Russian and Chinese military aircraft.

Taiwan sends ships, aircraft as Chinese carrier passes island

Taiwan sends ships, aircraft as Chinese carrier passes island

Taiwan's navy and air force were deployed on Sunday as a Chinese aircraft carrier group led by the country's newest carrier, the Shandong, sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the day after a US warship transited the same waterway.

EU urges China to free those detained for reporting after Bloomberg employee held

EU urges China to free those detained for reporting after Bloomberg employee held

The European Union has urged China to release all journalists and citizens held in connection with their reporting, following the detention of a Bloomberg News employee.

China animal rescuer shares home with 1,300 dogs

China animal rescuer shares home with 1,300 dogs

Twenty years ago, Wen Junhong saved an abandoned dog from the streets of Chongqing in southwestern China. She now shares her home with more than 1,300 of them, and they keep on coming.