Tag: China

China locks down another three million after travelling salesman spreads virus

Nearly three million people were put under lockdown in China Monday after a surge in coronavirus cases linked to a travelling salesman in the...

‘Friend’ China to donate one million vaccine doses to Cambodia: PM

China will donate one million doses of its Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to Cambodia, the kingdom's strongman premier Hun Sen has said, thanking "friend" Beijing...

China puts 20,000 villagers in central quarantine over virus risk

China has sent over 20,000 rural residents living in the epicentre of the country's latest virus outbreak to state-run quarantine facilities, as Beijing on...

Testing snag keeps 2 WHO China probe experts in Singapore

Two experts on an international mission to investigate the origins of Covid-19 in China are still in Singapore after testing positive for Covid antibodies,...

Chinese province of 37m declares ’emergency’ to control virus

A Chinese province of more than 37 million declared an "emergency state" on Wednesday to snuff out a handful of Covid-19 cases, as the...

China places 5 million more under lockdown to stamp out virus cluster

Chinese authorities sealed off a city of almost five million people and imposed strict travel restrictions on several others on Tuesday as they worked...
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WHO to probe virus origins in China as nations struggle with surges

by Laurie Chen, with AFP Bureaus A World Health Organization team will finally reach China this week to start probing the origins of the coronavirus,...
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Two Chinese cities sealed off to squash virus outbreak

China has sealed off two cities south of Beijing, cutting transport links and banning millions of residents from leaving, as authorities move to stem...

Lawyer in China to act pro bono for S’porean facing execution on drug charges

Singapore -- A lawyer in China has stepped forward to represent free of charge Siti Aslinda binte Junaidi, a Singaporean woman facing execution there...

New ‘Mulan’ movie in the works from China

After the lukewarm response to Disney's Mulan this year, China has announced that there will be a new movie featuring the female warrior Mulan. Directed by...