December 7, 2021
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Beijing and Wuhan marathons postponed as China battles Delta outbreak

theguardian– A Covid outbreak in northern China is expected to get worse, authorities have warned, after cases were detected in 11 provinces and two marathons were postponed. Authorities recorded more than two dozen new community cases of coronavirus on Sunday, including four in the capital Beijing, seven in Inner Mongolia, six in Gansu, six in Ningxia, […]
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China: Big spender or loan shark?

bbc– China hands out at least twice as much development money as the US and other major powers, new evidence shows, with most of it coming in the form of risky high-interest loans from Chinese state banks. The sheer amount of Chinese lending is startling. Not too long ago China received foreign aid, but now […]
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Scientists in China discover two new massive dinosaur species as big as blue whales

independent– Two new species of massive dinosaurs in China – almost as big as blue whales – have been discovered by scientists, who said the species may have lived about 120 to 130 million years ago. The research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, is based on an analysis of fossils that have emerged from China’s northwest regions – […]
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China Fails To Sell Fighter Jets As Arms Export Dips Amid Strained Ties With Nations

republicworld– Over the last two decades, China has attempted to make significant leaps and strides in the field of aerospace and defense technology hoping to one day become the leading combat aircraft provider to the developing world. The country has been flexing its military capabilities which include advanced warplanes, stealth fighter jets, and newly developed
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China Warns US Over ‘Taiwan Independence’, Calls It ‘dead-end Road’

republicworld– China has warned the United States over its escalating military ties with Taiwan, a self-ruled democratic island claimed by Beijing and called ‘Taiwan independence’ a ‘dead-end road’. As per news agency ANI, Chinese defence ministry spokesperson Ren Guoqiang said in a statement that Beijing firmly opposes any form of official
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China Adopts New Law Banning Defamation Of Military Personnel

republicworld– China has passed a new legislation that bans “defamation” of military personnel, adding an array of legal tools to its 2018 law under which a Chinese popular blogger was punished recently for “defaming” PLA soldiers killed in last year’s clash with the Indian Army at the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh. The legislation,
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Chinese Citizens Pushing Each Other At Centres To Get COVID Vaccines, Video Goes Viral

republicworld– China, from where the COVID-19 disease originated, has long been claiming to have successfully managed to bring the Coronavirus crisis under control, even as the world struggles to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, with the economies and health infrastructures of several countries overwhelmed by the spread of the deadly virus. However, several videos of
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China On US Vaccine Commitment, US, EU Talks

republicworld– China said on Tuesday it welcomed the U.S. commitment to share an additional 20 million coronavirus vaccines with the vaccine sharing program run by the World Health Organization, but decried its attempts to discredit Beijing’s efforts to help. “It is disgraceful that the U.S. side kept making an issue of China when it comes […]