A Chinese city announces that no new cases of “Corona” have been registered since March

Shanghai announced on Saturday that no new Covid-19 infection had been identified, the first since early March and the outbreak of the epidemic in the city, which led to the imposition of closures and restrictions for several months. The city authorities said in a statement, “There were no confirmed locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 and … Read more

Ex-Trump adviser calls for Trump tariffs to be lifted on China

New York CNN Business † Former Trump economic official Gary Cohn is in favor of President Joe Biden lifting some of the Trump-era tariffs imposed on China to deal with high inflation. “These tariffs increase the cost of many goods that American consumers buy,” Cohn told CNN. Cohn, now vice chairman at IBM (IBM), is … Read more

Mother and children rescued from Guangdong flood

A mother and her children were rescued by police from flooding in China’s Yingde, as seen in images published on June 22. In a machine-translated Weibo post accompanying this video, Guangdong police said they rescued a child who had a fever in Dazhan City, Yingde. With the help of the neighborhood committee rescue team, the … Read more

China’s men’s basketball team heads to Asian World Cup qualifiers

BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) — The Chinese men’s basketball team will head to Melbourne, Australia on Saturday for the Asian qualifiers for the 2023 World Cup, the Chinese Basketball Association announced Friday. China’s 14-man roster, coached by Du Feng, looks like this: Zhou Qi, Wang Zhelin, Shen Zijie, Ren Junwei, Fu Hao, Gu Quan, Zhu … Read more

The Australian Nobel Prize Winner’s China Story

PERTH, Australia, June 14 (Xinhua) — Even after countless travels, China is still one of his top destinations for world-renowned physician Prof. Barry Marshall. Speaking to Xinhua from his office in the Marshall Center at the University of Western Australia (UWA), the Nobel laureate mapped out his decades-long involvement with China with keepsakes and memorabilia … Read more

The Australian Nobel Prize Winner’s China Story

PERTH, Australia, June 14 (Xinhua) — Even after countless travels, China is still one of his top destinations for world-renowned physician Prof. Barry Marshall. Speaking to Xinhua from his office in the Marshall Center at the University of Western Australia (UWA), the Nobel laureate mapped out his decades-long involvement with China with keepsakes and memorabilia … Read more

The role of the US, Russia and China

The world was once divided along the lines of right-wing and left-wing ideologies. Right-wing ideologies revolved around the assumption that the pursuit of social welfare and equality could be achieved and sustained with a free enterprise market system that places entrepreneurs and capitalists at the center of the economic universe. Leftist ideologies revolved around the … Read more

Chinese ambassador claims protest action is not ‘expression of freedom of speech’

The Chinese ambassador to Australia has been repeatedly interrupted by protesters at a controversial address at a university in Sydney. There were no fewer than half a dozen interruptions at Xiao Qian’s address at the University of Technology in Sydney on Friday. The protesters held placards that read ‘Free Tibet’ and expressed concern about the … Read more

Chinese Ambassador Xiao Qian interrupted by multiple protesters during speech at UTS

Chinese Ambassador Xiao Qian has reiterated calls for “concrete action” to “reset” relations with Australia in a speech that has been repeatedly disrupted by a series of coordinated protests. Most important points: The ambassador spoke at UTS about bilateral relations Protesters intervened with concerns over Tibet, Xinjiang and Hong Kong The ambassador’s speech was seen … Read more

Canada’s McIntosh breaks junior world record at FINA Worlds

BUDAPEST, June 22 (Xinhua) — Canada’s Summer McIntosh set a new junior world record in the women’s 200-meter butterfly on day five of the 19th FINA World Championships here on Wednesday. McIntosh, 15, was the first to hit the wall in two minutes and 5.20 seconds, breaking the previous junior world record of 2:05.79 she … Read more