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World - International
1/3/2022 1:07:19 PM
A state-run Taiwanese liquor company said Monday it has snapped up 20,000 bottles of Lithuanian rum that were blocked from China after a diplomatic row broke out between Beijing and Vilnius.

Sports - Omni sports
1/3/2022 10:51:50 AM
China wants to use the Beijing Winter Olympics to showcase its green credentials but there are concerns over the environmental cost of a Games relying on artificial snow in one of the driest places in the country.

Sports - World
12/30/2021 10:19:24 AM
Footballers playing in China's national team should remove any existing tattoos and are "strictly prohibited" from getting any new ones, the country's sports administration body has said.

World - International
12/26/2021 4:46:00 PM
The Chinese city of Xi'an, where 13 million residents are currently confined to their homes, announced tightened restrictions on Sunday as the country recorded its biggest Covid-19 infection numbers in 21 months.

Sports - Omni sports
12/24/2021 10:49:17 AM
February's Beijing Winter Olympics look set to be the strictest mass sporting event since the coronavirus pandemic.

World - International
12/24/2021 12:31:59 AM
Intel found itself on the back foot in Washington and Beijing on Thursday after issuing a public apology over a letter to its suppliers referencing US sanctions targeting human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang province.

World - International
12/19/2021 5:51:38 PM
Turnout was looking muted on Sunday as Hong Kongers cast ballots for city lawmakers under Beijing's new "patriots only" rules which drastically reduce the number of directly elected seats and control who can run for office.

World - International
12/18/2021 12:36:20 PM
Elections for Hong Kong's Legislative Council on Sunday mark the culmination of Beijing's campaign to rein in the body that had once kept it from imposing its unrestrained will over the semi-autonomous territory.

World - International
12/16/2021 6:51:00 PM
The Biden administration said Thursday it is imposing new sanctions on several Chinese biotech and surveillance companies and government entities for actions in Xinjiang province, the latest step against Beijing over human rights abuses of Uyghur Muslims in the country's western region.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/16/2021 3:32:00 PM
Abdel-Moneim Said reviews how China has dealt with Biden’s Democracy Summit.

World - International
12/15/2021 2:32:45 PM
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hailed Russia's "model" relations with China in a call with Chinese leader Xi Jinping and confirmed he would attend Beijing's Olympics, as both countries face increasing criticism from the West.

World - International
12/14/2021 10:44:25 AM
Austria's leader says no high-ranking politicians from his country will attend the Beijing Winter Olympics, but he says that is entirely because of coronavirus restrictions in China and is not a diplomatic protest.

World - International
12/9/2021 6:04:57 PM
China committed genocide in the Xinjiang region by preventing births in the Uyghur population, a London panel investigating alleged human rights abuses concluded on Thursday.

World - International
12/9/2021 2:52:00 PM
China on Thursday dismissed the decision by Canada and the United Kingdom to join Washington's diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games as a "farce.''

World - International
12/9/2021 11:27:53 AM
The US House of Representatives passed legislation restricting imports from China's Xinjiang region over its treatment of the Uyghur Muslim minority, as tensions continue to escalate between Washington and Beijing.

Sports - Omni sports
12/8/2021 4:00:14 PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday no U.K. government minister will attend the Beijing Winter Olympics, calling it “effectively” a diplomatic boycott.

World - International
12/8/2021 3:41:01 PM
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that Australia will join the U.S. in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over human rights concerns.

World - International
12/8/2021 10:20:06 AM
The bustling, cosmopolitan business hub of Hong Kong may be losing its shine among foreign companies and expatriates with its stringent anti-pandemic rules requiring up to 21 days of quarantine for new arrivals.

World - International
12/7/2021 10:37:23 AM
China on Tuesday accused the United States of violating the Olympic spirit by announcing an American diplomatic boycott of February's Beijing Winter Games.

Sports - Omni sports
11/30/2021 12:28:27 PM
China warned Tuesday that the fast-spreading Omicron Covid-19 variant would cause challenges in hosting next February's Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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