China Reports 109 New COVID-19 Cases As Infections Persist In Northeast

Tyler Hromadka

BEIJING: China reported more than 100 new COVID-19 cases for the sixth consecutive day, with rising infections in the northeast fuelling concerns of another national wave ahead of a major holiday season.The National Health Commission said in a statement on Monday that a total of 109 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Jan. 17, unchanged…

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China Steps Up COVID-19 Vaccine Drive Ahead Of Lunar New Year

Tyler Hromadka

BEIJING: When American restaurant worker Simon Sunwoo was offered a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine in Shanghai this month through his employer he jumped at the chance.“They wouldn’t roll out something that could backfire on them,” he said. “I feel like there’s too many eyeballs on this for the Chinese to not be relatively sure.”Sunwoo is part…

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Taiwan Mourns Death of ‘Mr Democracy,’ Former President Lee Teng-hui

Sandra Loyd

Taiwan on Friday grieved the death of its former president Lee Teng-hui, extensively considered as the guy who caused the island’s democratic shift. Flags were flown at half- mast to mark Lee’s death at the age of 97 on Thursday night, while homages gathered to honor a practiced political leader who commanded Taiwan’s shift from […]

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Indonesia Presses China for Probe into Sailors’ Deaths on Fishing Boats

Sandra Loyd

In talks with her Chinese equivalent Thursday, Indonesia’s foreign minister revealed “profound concerns” about deaths of Indonesian employees aboard Chinese fishing vessels, as one of her personnel revealed that 4 more sailors had actually passed away in May and June, with their bodies tossed into the sea in July. The statement about the 4 deaths, […]

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Veteran Democracy Activist Evicted, Harrassed in China’s Sichuan

Sandra Loyd

Authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan have actually evicted dissident and 1989 pro-democracy motion veteran Chen Yunfei from his home after he slammed an exorbitant brand-new security law just recently troubled Hong Kong, RFA has actually discovered. Chen had actually relocated to the Sichuan town of Pixian previously this month in addition to […]

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China Scholar Xu to Sue to Clear Name in Soliciting Prostitute Charges

Sandra Loyd

Former Tsinghua University Law School teacher Xu Zhangrun– who was expelled from his mentor position for apparently soliciting a prostitute– has for the first time appeared in public to reject the criminal charge and started legal action to clear his name, his fans and buddies informed RFA. After Xu finished his home quarantine, on Tuesday, […]

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Wife of Jailed Dissident Who Stood up For Uyghurs Calls For His Release

Sandra Loyd

Issues are growing for jailed Xinjiang dissident Zhang Haitao, who has actually just been permitted 3 family gos to in the past 5 years of his sentence at a jail in the northwestern area of Xinjiang. Zhang, an outspoken critic of the judgment Chinese Communist Party’s treatment of the mainly Muslim Uyghur ethnic group, is […]

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As US, Australia Hang Tough on China, Singapore Seeks Stability

Sandra Loyd

Singapore’s leader on Tuesday appealed for stability in the significantly tense relationship in between the United States and China relations, revealing issue that either the 2 world powers might clash, or that the U.S. might turn its back on the area. On the other hand, the leading diplomats and defense authorities of allies U.S. and […]

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Blockchain the Answer for Power Provider as China Energy Demand Soars

Tyler Hromadka

Source: Adobe/hanmaomin. With summertime temperature levels climbing up and production increasing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, power service providers in Dongguan, a commercial city in the Chinese province of Guangdong, stated they have actually experienced a huge rise in demand– and are reacting with a blockchain-powered service. The effort is the creation of […]

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Shandong Farmer in Suicide Bid After Harassment Over Resettlement Plan

Sandra Loyd

A local of the eastern Chinese province of Shandong who was being pushed by the authorities to sign up with a questionable resettlement plan was sent out to medical facility after trying suicide by consuming pesticide at the weekend, RFA has actually found out. The local of Shandong’s Lanling county, who was determined just by […]

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