Former Xinjiang detainee arrives in US to testify over China abuses

The Guardian 09:09 13.04

Ovalbek Turdakun was given special authorization to enter the US after he had been imprisoned in detention camp in China


China censored same-sex love references in 'Fantastic Beasts 3'

The Independent 21:03 12.04

Disclaimer: The following story contains spoilersChina has decided to censor references to same-sex romance in the latest Fantastic Beasts film, The Secrets of Dumbledore.The film on April 8, a full week ahead of the US' April 15 release.Generally, the release dates for films in the country are late...


With eye on China, Taiwan issues its first war survival handbook

NBC News 18:10 12.04

Officials on the island, which Beijing has said it might take by force, say they hope to raise civic awareness of how to respond to emergency situations before they occur.


China Sets Aside Push to Spread Wealth in Pivotal Year for Xi

NyTimes 15:06 12.04

Xi Jinping’s rhetoric about redistributing wealth was aimed partly at drumming up public support. But it unnerved entrepreneurs and posed a drag on growth.


From the U.S. to China: A 3-Month Quarantine Horror Story

NyTimes 15:06 12.04

A lawyer flew home to China hoping to see his family for the first time since the pandemic began. Instead, he was trapped in three months of quarantine.


China-Italy Co-Production ‘Italian Recipe’ to Open Udine Asian Film Festival

Rolling Stone 15:02 12.04

The Far East Film Festival in Italy’s Udine has set Chinese-Italian co-production “The Italian Recipe” as the opening title of a revived, largely in-person event. The film, directed by Hou Zuxin, s…


China requested heavily armed security team be sent to Solomon Islands, leaked documents reveal

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

The 10-person detail was to be armed with pistols, rifles, two machine guns and a sniper rifle to protect Chinese embassy


Shanghai to ease lockdown despite surge in Covid cases

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

China’s most populous city to allow ‘appropriate activity’ in areas where there have been no cases for at least two weeks


US orders some consulate staff to leave Shanghai as China Covid outbreak worsens

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

Decision to move out non-emergency staff comes as the city battles China’s worst outbreak of the virus since the start of the pandemic


Shanghai to ease lockdown in some areas despite rise in virus cases

NBC News 12:06 12.04

That promises relief for some of the city’s 25 million residents, many of whom have struggled to find food and medicine as China battles its biggest outbreak in 2 years.


U.S. orders some Shanghai consulate staff to leave amid Covid-19 outbreak

NBC News 12:06 12.04

China’s most populous city has been on lockdown for weeks, with residents complaining of difficulties obtaining food and medical care as officials try to stamp out cases.


New Caledonia leader calls for France to grant independence vote to counter China’s ‘omnipresence’ in Pacific

The Guardian 06:12 11.04

Pro-independence parties boycotted last year’s referendum on a split from France, arguing Covid made campaigning too difficult


It’s Closing Time at Forlini’s

NyTimes 15:08 10.04

New s.jsp?otsikko=The">The beloved red-sauce restaurant in New York’s Chinatown has served its last clams casino. “It’s hard, but we’re leaving while we’re still on top,” Derek Forlini said.


How Beethoven inspired 50 years of cultural exchange between the US and China

The Guardian 03:13 10.04

A new book tells how classical music, played to the Chinese by the Philadelphia Orchestra, ushered in decades of valuable interchanges now under threat


What does political upheaval in Pakistan mean for the world?

The Guardian 03:13 10.04

Explainer: Imran Khan’s ousting in a no-confidence vote could affect relations with countries including India, Afghanistan and China


China's 'Silicon Valley' surpasses New York as home for billionaires

NBC News 03:08 10.04

“It is a significant indicator of where Shenzhen has come from and where it is going,” Rupert Hoogewerf of the Hurun Global Rich List said of the tech hub.


Lockdowns in China Block Truck Shipments and Close Factories

NyTimes 12:08 08.04

China’s Covid lockdowns and restrictions are holding up truck drivers who carry crucial components among factories and bring products to ports, posing a new disruption to the global supply chain.


Rapper Joe Budden slammed for saying K-pop band BTS is from China

NBC News 06:08 08.04

I know they big, I know it’s China,” Budden said on a recent episode of his podcast, adding that he still didn't want to see the K-pop group. I ts fans are taking him to task.


Shanghai: Residents 'running out of food' in Covid lockdown

BBC 21:01 07.04

Some living in China's biggest city say they're struggling to get supplies weeks into lockdown.


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