AFC Women’s Asian Cup: China Make Light Work of Taiwan, Win 4-0 Thanks to Wang Shuang Brace

Eight-time champions China made a dream start to their AFC Women’s Asian Cup campaign, easing to a 4-0 win over Chinese Taipei in the tournament opener at Mumbai Football Arena here on Thursday. Appearing on the international stage for the first time since July 2020, the ‘Steel Roses’ took little time to get going, scoring […]

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Covid, China, Climate: Online World Economic Forum Summit to Tackle Five Big Themes

Covid, China, Climate: Online World Economic Forum Summit to Tackle Five Big Themes

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting of world leaders, business executives and other heavyweights to go virtual for the second year in a row, but organizers still hope to catapult the world into thinking about the future with a scaled-down online version this week. The gathering, an online alternative to […]

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China's Xi'an City Cancels Foreign Flights Due to COVID-19 Resurgence

Omicron Spreads to Southern China City Bordering Macau, 7 Cases Detected

The southern Chinese city of Zhuhai suspended public bus routes on Saturday after announcing it had detected at least seven cases of the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant there and warning residents not to leave the city. The coastal city of Zhuhai, which borders the gambling hub Macau, said late Friday Omicron had been detected […]

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This Chinese School Rewards Hard-working Students With Piglets, Here's Why

This Chinese School Rewards Hard-working Students With Piglets, Here’s Why

The weight of the piglets ranged between 5 and 10 kg each and sported yellow, white and black fur. (Representational photo: Canva) Twenty students were selected for the reward by the Xiangyang elementary school in Yiliang, which falls under the most impoverished regions of the country. A school in China has come up with a […]

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China Has Built an ‘Artificial Moon’ That Can Make Gravity 'Disappear'

China Has Built an ‘Artificial Moon’ That Can Make Gravity ‘Disappear’

China has created an artificial low-gravity research facility. The gravity of this place can be controlled using powerful magnets by scientists to such low levels that it could successfully simulate the moon’s gravity, as per South China Morning Post. The research facility can control the gravity inside a vacuum chamber that is 60 centimetres in […]

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'Was Not Ideal': Chinese Woman Stuck at Blind Date's Home for 4 Days Due To Covid Lockdown

‘Was Not Ideal’: Chinese Woman Stuck at Blind Date’s Home for 4 Days Due To Covid Lockdown

A woman identified only as Ms Wang last week posted on the Chinese social media platform WeChat that she had gotten locked down with her date after visiting his house for a meal. She said in the post that she had recently returned to Zhengzhou from Guangzhou in preparation for the Lunar New Year. “Because […]

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Chinese Cities Battle Covid as Beijing Winter Olympics Loom

China is battling coronavirus outbreaks in several cities, testing the country’s strict “zero-Covid” strategy just weeks before Beijing hosts the Winter Olympics. Here’s a rundown of the measures in place in key areas of the world’s most populous nation. Tianjin Fears are growing about China’s largest domestic Omicron cluster to date in the northern port […]

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Omicron In China: More Cities Under Lockdown, People Crammed Into Metal Boxes

Omicron In China: More Cities Under Lockdown, People Crammed Into Metal Boxes

Chinese residents continue to face strict Covid-19 measures as the authorities try to curb infections caused by the Omicron variant in some of China’s major cities ahead of the Winter Olympics and the Lunar New Year celebrations scheduled for next month. Tianjin, Anyang, Shenzhen, Xi’an and Henan are under strict Covid-19 measures which have asked […]

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Partial Lockdown Imposed In China's Tianjin After 2 Cases Of Omicron Variant Found

Partial Lockdown Imposed In China’s Tianjin After 2 Cases Of Omicron Variant Found

The Chinese government on Monday put Tianjin on partial lockdown following discovery of Covid-19 cases caused due to the Omicron variant. The authorities in Tianjin imposed three levels of restrictions as they found 20 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday. Authorities told news agencies that out of those 20 cases, 2 were infected with the Omicron […]

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Infrastructure Construction to Safeguard Territorial Sovereignty: China on Pangong Lake Bridge

China’s Chang’e 5 Lunar Probe Finds First On-site Evidence of Water on Moon’s Surface

China’s Chang’e 5 lunar lander has found the first-ever on-site evidence of water on the surface of the moon, lending new evidence to the dryness of the satellite. The study published on Saturday in the peer-reviewed journal Science Advances revealed that the lunar soil at the landing site contains less than 120 parts-per-million (ppm) water […]

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