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China growth slides to 4.9% in third quarter
by Beiyi Seow - October 18, 2021 - 10:48am
China's economic growth tumbled more than expected in the third quarter, official data showed Monday.
Illegal streams, merch bonanza: 'Squid Game' craze hits China
by Beiyi Seow - October 13, 2021 - 10:58am
It is not available in China but Netflix's global sensation Squid Game has already built up a huge following in the country, with fans dodging strict internet controls to stream the show and snapping up merchandise...
Horror on 'Line 5' as subway floods in China
by Beiyi Seow - July 22, 2021 - 10:41am
A manicured hand touches the train carriage window as a brown swirl of floodwater squeezes up against the tunnel outside -- one of many scenes of desperation from an underground tragedy shared Wednesday across a...
First spacewalk at China's new Tiangong station
by Beiyi Seow - July 4, 2021 - 2:44pm
Two astronauts conducted China's first tandem spacewalk on Sunday, working on the outside of their nation's new Tiangong station in orbit around Earth.
China's anti-sanctions law: What we know
by Beiyi Seow - June 11, 2021 - 4:41pm
A new Chinese law against foreign sanctions is designed to boost Beijing's power against international pressure but could spark compliance dilemmas for foreign businesses operating in the world's second-largest...
China's economy bounces back from pandemic contraction
by Beiyi Seow - July 16, 2020 - 1:01pm
China saw forecast-beating economic growth in the second quarter after a record contraction in the previous three months, as businesses cautiously returned to normality following strict lockdowns across the cou...
Xi says China facing 'big test' with virus, global impact spreads
by Beiyi Seow - February 24, 2020 - 8:43am
China's leader said Sunday the new coronavirus epidemic is the communist country's largest-ever public health emergency, but other nations were also increasingly under pressure from the deadly outbreak's relentless...
China virus cases pass 70,000 as WHO mission begins
by Beiyi Seow - February 17, 2020 - 8:46am
The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in China passed 70,000 on Monday as international experts began meetings with their Chinese counterparts on how to tackle an epidemic that has caused global...
Love in the time of coronavirus: A quiet Valentine's Day in China
by Beiyi Seow - February 14, 2020 - 4:08pm
Couples around China settled for a quiet Valentine's Day this year, with COVID-19 intruding as an unwelcome third-wheel in romantic celebrations.
Virus deaths in China rise to 360, exceeding SARS mainland toll
by Beiyi Seow - February 3, 2020 - 8:16am
China's death toll from the coronavirus epidemic soared to 360 on Monday, with deepening global concern about the outbreak and governments closing their borders to people from China.
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