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After Months as a Covid Success Story, China Tries to Tame Delta

After Months as a Covid Success Story, China Tries to Tame Delta

After Months as a Covid Success Story, China Tries to Tame Delta After Months as a Covid Success Story, China Tries to Tame Delta Although the government had to stamp out a Delta flare-up in June in Guangdong Province, authorities this time are dealing with a much larger spread. Since the current Delta outbreak started on July 21, the number …

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Tencent Shares Drop After China Media Criticizes Video Games

Tencent Shares Drop After China Media Criticizes Video Games

Tencent Shares Drop After China Media Criticizes Video Games Tencent Shares Drop After China Media Criticizes Video Games Shares of Tencent Holdings and other prominent Chinese video-game companies plunged in Hong Kong trading on Tuesday after a Beijing-affiliated media outlet called their products “spiritual opium.” The blast from the state-affiliated media outlet, the Economic Information Daily, came after months of …

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Britain Rethinks Letting China Enter Its Nuclear Power Industry

Britain Rethinks Letting China Enter Its Nuclear Power Industry

Britain Rethinks Letting China Enter Its Nuclear Power Industry Britain Rethinks Letting China Enter Its Nuclear Power Industry LONDON — A few years ago, Britain agreed to let China take an ownership stake in its newest nuclear power plants, figuring Beijing had the nuclear know-how and the construction smarts to help replace the country’s aging power stations. It was a …

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With #MeToo Case Against Kris Wu, China Hits Out at Celebrities

With #MeToo Case Against Kris Wu, China Hits Out at Celebrities

With #MeToo Case Against Kris Wu, China Hits Out at Celebrities With #MeToo Case Against Kris Wu, China Hits Out at Celebrities China’s ruling Communist Party has seized on the high-profile detention of a Canadian Chinese pop singer in Beijing on suspicion of rape to deliver a stark warning against what it regards as a social ill: celebrity obsession. In …

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Police in China Detain Canadian Pop Star Kris Wu on Suspicion of Rape

Police in China Detain Canadian Pop Star Kris Wu on Suspicion of Rape

Police in China Detain Canadian Pop Star Kris Wu on Suspicion of Rape Police in China Detain Canadian Pop Star Kris Wu on Suspicion of Rape The police in Beijing said Saturday they had detained Kris Wu, a popular Canadian Chinese singer, on suspicion of rape amid a #MeToo controversy that has set off outrage in China. The police did …

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CEO, Speaker worked closely to pass tainted energy bill CEO China Ohio Speaker FBI

CEO, Speaker worked closely to pass tainted energy bill CEO China Ohio Speaker FBI CEO, Speaker worked closely to pass tainted energy bill CEO China Ohio Speaker FBI One was a millionaire CEO of a large publicly traded utility looking for 11th-hour help to save two nuclear power plants that hung like millstones around the neck of his company’s bottom …

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China sends new ambassador to US amid strained ties Nato London Tianjin State Department China

China sends new ambassador to US amid strained ties Nato London Tianjin State Department China China sends new ambassador to US amid strained ties Nato London Tianjin State Department China China s new ambassador to the United States outlined the challenges the two countries face in what has become an increasingly competitive and contentious relationship, while refraining from any criticism …

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China Offers the Taliban a Warm Welcome While Urging Peace Talks

China Offers the Taliban a Warm Welcome While Urging Peace Talks

China Offers the Taliban a Warm Welcome While Urging Peace Talks China Offers the Taliban a Warm Welcome While Urging Peace Talks China offered a high-profile public stage to the Taliban on Wednesday, declaring that the group rapidly retaking large parts of Afghanistan would play “an important role in the process of peaceful reconciliation and reconstruction” of the country. Chinese …

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After the Floods, China Found a Target for Its Pain: Foreign Media

After the Floods, China Found a Target for Its Pain: Foreign Media

After the Floods, China Found a Target for Its Pain: Foreign Media After the Floods, China Found a Target for Its Pain: Foreign Media After extreme flooding in central China last week destroyed homes, engulfed subways and killed at least 73, the ruling Communist Party found a convenient outlet for the public’s pent-up emotions: the foreign news media. A party …

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A 2nd New Nuclear Missile Base for China, and Many Questions About Strategy

A 2nd New Nuclear Missile Base for China, and Many Questions About Strategy

A 2nd New Nuclear Missile Base for China, and Many Questions About Strategy A 2nd New Nuclear Missile Base for China, and Many Questions About Strategy In the barren desert 1,200 miles west of Beijing, the Chinese government is digging a new field of what appears to be 110 silos for launching nuclear missiles. It is the second such field …

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