Articles about Beijing

China: Shanghai eases COVID-19 restrictions as cases decline

29 Apr 2022

World
China: Shanghai eases COVID-19 restrictions as cases decline

Chinese authorities on Friday said nearly half the population of Shanghai is now in lower-risk areas, meaning as many as 12.38M residents can now step out of their homes.

Beijing: Mass testing amid 'grim' COVID-19 situation triggers lockdown fears

25 Apr 2022

World
Beijing: Mass testing amid 'grim' COVID-19 situation triggers lockdown fears

Panic seized residents of China's capital city, Beijing, on Monday as the government ordered mass COVID-19 testing in the city's biggest district, Chaoyang.

Russia bombs school in Ukraine's Mariupol sheltering nearly 400 residents

20 Mar 2022

World
Russia bombs school in Ukraine's Mariupol sheltering nearly 400 residents

Russian forces have bombed an art school in the besieged Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, where about 400 residents had taken shelter, Reuters reported on Sunday.

China witnesses first COVID-19 death in more than one year

19 Mar 2022

World
China witnesses first COVID-19 death in more than one year

China has reported two COVID-19 fatalities on Saturday, the first recorded increase in the toll since January 2021, as the country faces an omicron-driven surge, Associated Press reported.

Hong Kong news publication shuts amid clampdown on dissent

03 Jan 2022

World
Hong Kong news publication shuts amid clampdown on dissent

In light of declining press freedom in Hong Kong, the online news service Citizen News announced on Sunday that it will discontinue operations.

China imposes curbs as COVID-19 rears its head again

03 Nov 2021

World
China imposes curbs as COVID-19 rears its head again

COVID-19 is rearing its head again in China, from where the deadly disease is believed to have emerged.

North Korea suspended from 2022 Winter Olympics for Tokyo no-show

09 Sep 2021

Sports
North Korea suspended from 2022 Winter Olympics for Tokyo no-show

North Korea was formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the IOC on Wednesday as punishment for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Games citing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Typhoon to bring heavy rains to Taiwan, China over weekend

23 Jul 2021

World
Typhoon to bring heavy rains to Taiwan, China over weekend

A typhoon is forecast to bring heavy rains to Taiwan and coastal China over the weekend, days after the worst flooding on record in a central province caused at least 33 deaths.

BBC correspondent leaves China amid safety concerns

31 Mar 2021

World
BBC correspondent leaves China amid safety concerns

A veteran BBC correspondent whose coverage angered China has left the country amid concerns for his safety, BBC and a journalist organization said.

Alibaba's Jack Ma, 'missing' for months, makes first public appearance

20 Jan 2021

World
Alibaba's Jack Ma, 'missing' for months, makes first public appearance

After months of being "missing," Alibaba and Ant founder Jack Ma has finally made a public appearance.

Beijing on alert after COVID-19 spike in neighboring Hebei province

09 Jan 2021

World
Beijing on alert after COVID-19 spike in neighboring Hebei province

Beijing has gone on an alert mode following a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in the neighboring Hebei province even as China has administered nine million coronavirus vaccines so far in a stepped-up nationwide drive to contain the virus.

Chinese citizen journalist jailed for four years over coronavirus reportage

28 Dec 2020

World
Chinese citizen journalist jailed for four years over coronavirus reportage

A 37-year-old citizen journalist was on Monday sentenced to four years in prison by a Chinese court over her coronavirus outbreak reporting, more than a year after the virus emerged in Wuhan.

Galwan-clash cost five soldiers, claims China; India says number higher

25 Sep 2020

India
Galwan-clash cost five soldiers, claims China; India says number higher

For the first time since the bloody June episode in Galwan Valley, China admitted its casualties, saying that five of its soldiers died. However, India is convinced the death toll is higher, with government sources telling News18 that China's count must be multiplied by three.

LAC: Amid brewing tensions, China claims Indian Army fired shots

08 Sep 2020

World
LAC: Amid brewing tensions, China claims Indian Army fired shots

In a new development that is sure to heighten tensions at the already volatile Line of Actual Control (LAC), China claimed that Indian soldiers fired warning shots at the Southern bank of Pangong Lake.

Jackie Chan forced to vacate luxurious Beijing apartments for auction

04 Sep 2020

Entertainment
Jackie Chan forced to vacate luxurious Beijing apartments for auction

Jackie Chan is facing a weird problem in his personal life.

Amid tensions, China's Defense Minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh

04 Sep 2020

India
Amid tensions, China's Defense Minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh

As tensions are flaring up along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Wei Fenghi, China's Defense Minister, has sought a meeting with India's Rajnath Singh, in Moscow, PTI reported citing people in the know.

After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace

01 Sep 2020

World
After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace

Reacting to India's claims that China transgressed in Ladakh on the intervening night of August 29 and 30, Beijing said on Tuesday that it was the Indian Army that violated the consensus and "illegally trespassed the LAC."

Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

16 Jul 2020

World
Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

Terming China's claims over the South China Sea "illegal," the United States on Wednesday announced to support Southeast Asian countries that believe Beijing has violated their sovereignty in the territorially disputed waters.

Chinese city hit by 'Black Death' plague: All details here

06 Jul 2020

World
Chinese city hit by 'Black Death' plague: All details here

A Chinese city in Inner Mongolia sounded an alert for the bubonic plague on Sunday at a time when the world is already grappling with coronavirus, whose outbreak also originated in China. The plague-prevention measures will remain imposed throughout 2020.

Amid Ladakh tensions, China supplying armed drones to Pakistan

06 Jul 2020

World
Amid Ladakh tensions, China supplying armed drones to Pakistan

While China remains locked in an intense stand-off with India, it is supplying four armed drones to Pakistan, another hostile neighbor of New Delhi, a report in Hindustan Times said.

China: 4 lakh people under lockdown as coronavirus cases rise

29 Jun 2020

World
China: 4 lakh people under lockdown as coronavirus cases rise

China has reimposed a strict lockdown in a province neighboring capital Beijing after detecting new coronavirus cases in the region.

Mutual consensus to disengage: Army after 11-hour-long talks with China

23 Jun 2020

India
Mutual consensus to disengage: Army after 11-hour-long talks with China

The Indian Army on Tuesday released a brief note regarding the nearly 11-hours-long Corps Commander-level talks which happened with the Chinese on Monday.

Galwan clash: 76 injured soldiers recovering; China releases 10 personnel

19 Jun 2020

India
Galwan clash: 76 injured soldiers recovering; China releases 10 personnel

A total of 76 soldiers of the Indian Army were injured in the clash with China's People Liberation Army (PLA), on Monday, and all of them are recuperating, several reports said.

Indo-China clash: Second Major General-level talks begin; troops alerted

18 Jun 2020

India
Indo-China clash: Second Major General-level talks begin; troops alerted

A Major General of the Indian Army spoke to Chinese military officials on Thursday, again, after Wednesday's talks at the same level remained inconclusive.

Whatever happened at Galwan was planned by China: EAM

17 Jun 2020

India
Whatever happened at Galwan was planned by China: EAM

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi over the phone on Wednesday, two days after armies of both the countries clashed at the Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed in action.

Indo-China clash: What happened at Galwan Valley? Here's a timeline

17 Jun 2020

India
Indo-China clash: What happened at Galwan Valley? Here's a timeline

In the deadliest clash with the Chinese in decades, 20 Indian soldiers, including a Commanding Officer, were martyred in the Galwan Valley on Monday.

20 Indian soldiers martyred in face-off with Chinese troops: Army

16 Jun 2020

India
20 Indian soldiers martyred in face-off with Chinese troops: Army

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) released a statement on Tuesday on the clash between Indian and Chinese armies at Galwan Valley last night, saying the People's Liberation Army tried changing the status quo in the area.

Defense Minister holds meeting after three soldiers martyred along LAC

16 Jun 2020

India
Defense Minister holds meeting after three soldiers martyred along LAC

On Tuesday, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, tri-service chiefs, and Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat after three soldiers were martyred along the Line of Actual Control last night. The meeting lasted nearly 90 minutes.

Parts of Beijing locked down due to fresh coronavirus cases

13 Jun 2020

World
Parts of Beijing locked down due to fresh coronavirus cases

Authorities at China's capital, Beijing, are moving hastily to stem a fresh wave of coronavirus after few new cases were reported in the last two days.

LAC deadlock: India and China to hold Lieutenant General-level talks

03 Jun 2020

World
LAC deadlock: India and China to hold Lieutenant General-level talks

After several rounds of meetings between Chinese and Indian militaries didn't douse tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Lieutenant General-level officers will sit on the table on June 6 for conversation.

Trump threatens WHO with permanent funding freeze, gives 30-day time

19 May 2020

World
Trump threatens WHO with permanent funding freeze, gives 30-day time

The World Health Organization (WHO) hasn't served America's interests and it would be unfair to fund the body with taxpayers' money, United States President Donald Trump told the apex health body in a strongly-worded letter.

China desperately tries to contain coronavirus, cancels New Year celebrations

24 Jan 2020

World
China desperately tries to contain coronavirus, cancels New Year celebrations

China is struggling to stop a deadly virus from causing more damage than it already has. The coronavirus that broke out in Wuhan has claimed 25 lives so far and has affected over 800.

Here are some of the unbreakable records in badminton

25 Jul 2019

Sports
Here are some of the unbreakable records in badminton

Badminton has become a popular sport across the globe and it is gaining prominence with each passing championship.

Rafael Nadal: Five lesser known facts about the legend

22 Jul 2019

Sports
Rafael Nadal: Five lesser known facts about the legend

12-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal is one of the GOATs of tennis.

Move over YouTubers, TikTokers are the new in-thing at VidCon

17 Jul 2019

Business
Move over YouTubers, TikTokers are the new in-thing at VidCon

Judge TikTokers all you want to, but they're on everyone's radar and they're turning the tide.

US, China trade talks could wrap in four weeks: Trump

05 Apr 2019

World
US, China trade talks could wrap in four weeks: Trump

US President Donald Trump said yesterday that the United States and China could wrap up trade talks within four weeks after making quick progress on the potentially "epic" deal.

China's residential hub gets first-of-its-kind, high-tech 'robot watchman'

22 Mar 2019

World
China's residential hub gets first-of-its-kind, high-tech 'robot watchman'

A residential community in China's capital Beijing has adopted a first-of-its-kind "robot watchman" that integrates facial recognition, man-machine communication, and infrared thermal imagery, replacing human night patrol.

Gurugram is now officially the world's 'most polluted city'

05 Mar 2019

India
Gurugram is now officially the world's 'most polluted city'

With the air quality worsening in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), Gurugram has emerged as the most polluted city in the world, according to a report.

Noted Chinese human rights lawyer sentenced to 4.5 years jail-time

28 Jan 2019

World
Noted Chinese human rights lawyer sentenced to 4.5 years jail-time

Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was sentenced today to 4.5 years in prison for state subversion, a northern Chinese court said.

Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China

08 Jan 2019

World
Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China

India's new ambassador to China Vikram Misri took charge of the post yesterday, and met top Chinese officials during which they discussed Sino-India ties.

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