Hong Kong says top UK lawyer has quit team prosecuting…

HONG KONG, (AFP):- A top British barrister has pulled out of leading a team prosecuting a group of prominent Hong

Hong Kong bank staff arrested in US$810m laundering probe

HONG KONG, (AFP):- Seven former and current bank employees have been arrested in Hong Kong as part of a major

Panel: China, WHO should have acted quicker to stop pandemic

By MARIA CHENG and JAMEY KEATEN, GENEVA (AP):- A panel of experts commissioned by the World Health Organization has criticized

China rescuers drill new ‘lifelines’ to trapped gold miners

BEIJING, (AFP):- Chinese rescuers drilled several fresh holes Tuesday to reach at least 12 gold miners trapped underground for nine

China economy grows in 2020 as rebound from virus gains

By JOE McDONALD, BEIJING (AP):- China eked out 2.3% economic growth in 2020, likely becoming the only major economy to

Beijing likens Pompeo to a ‘mantis’ after latest US sanctions

HONG KONG, (AFP):- China on Monday likened outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to a "praying mantis" in a colourful

Rescuers detect signs of life from 22 trapped Chinese miners

BEIJING, (AFP):- Rescuers detected signs of life Sunday from 22 gold miners trapped underground in east China, a week after

EXPLAINER: What WHO researchers in Wuhan are trying to learn

WUHAN, China (AP):- The WHO team of international researchers that arrived in the central Chinese city of Wuhan on Thursday

China logs first virus death in 8 months as WHO…

WUHAN, CHINA, (AFP):- China recorded its first Covid-19 death in eight months on Thursday, as experts huddled to discuss worrying

US to block cotton from China region targeted in crackdown

By BEN FOX, WASHINGTON (AP):- The U.S. government announced Wednesday that it will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from

Pompeo and US UN envoy scrap trips to Europe, Taiwan

WASHINGTON, (AFP):- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled his final official visit to Europe, while Washington's UN envoy scrapped

20k people from China’s Shijiazhuang transferred to quarantine areas due…

BEIJING, (ANI):- China transferred more than 20 thousand people on Monday from Shijiazhuang in Hebei province to designated quarantine areas

China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

BEIJING, (AFP):- Ten World Health Organization scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of Covid-19, authorities said

China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

BEIJING, (AFP):- Ten World Health Organization scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of Covid-19, authorities said

Chinese state media blast latest Pompeo move on Taiwan

By KEN MORITSUGU, BEIJING (AP):- China’s state media lashed out at the latest move on Taiwan by the departing Trump

China acts to counter ‘unjustified’ foreign laws

BEIJING, (AFP):- China on Saturday introduced new rules to counter "unjustified" laws and measures that other countries might apply to

Most Covid-19 patients have at least one symptom 6 months…

PARIS, (AFP):- More than three quarters of people hospitalised with Covid-19 still suffered from at least one symptom after six

Hong Kong protesters jailed for airport assault on mainland reporter

HONG KONG, (AFP):- Three Hong Kong democracy supporters were jailed for up to five and a half years on Friday

IMF lowers China growth forecast to 7.9% for 2021

BEIJING, (AFP):- The International Monetary Fund on Friday lowered its 2021 growth forecast for China to 7.9 percent, following a

NYSE to delist 3 Chinese telecom firms in new reversal

NEW YORK, (AFP):- The New York Stock Exchange reversed course again on Wednesday, saying it would delist three Chinese telecom