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China slams $2.5b fine on Jack Ma’s Alibaba Group

China slapped a record 18 billion yuan ($2.75 billion) fine on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Saturday, after an anti-monopoly probe

Coronavirus origin: China replies U.S., 13 other countries

China on Wednesday disproved a joint statement made by the U.S. and 13 other countries expressing “concerns” over the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) report on the origins of coronavirus.

China retaliates, sanctions 9 UK lawmakers, entities

China on Friday announced sanctions on relevant British individuals and entities.

COVID-19 anal swabs compulsory for foreign travellers in China

The China government has made invasive COVID-19 anal swabs mandatory for all foreign travellers arriving in the country.

China celebrates moving 100million people out of poverty

Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated “complete victory” in the effort to eradicate rural poverty for 100 million people at a ceremony in Beijing on Thursday

Court orders man to pay wife $7,700 for house chores, in world’s first

In world's first, a court in China has ordered a man to pay thousands of dollars in compensation to his former wife for housework she shouldered during their marriage.

Taiwan, Biden team hold first meeting

Taiwan and the United States have held their first publicly acknowledged formal meeting in Washington under the new Biden administration, with the island’s de facto ambassador to the country calling on a senior State Department official.

China seizes 3,000 fake COVID-19 vaccines

Chinese authorities, on Monday, detained 80 people on suspicion of producing counterfeit coronavirus vaccines.

China bans mobile phones in classrooms

China’s primary and middle schools had introduced a ban on mobile phone use in classrooms, among wider efforts to protect pupils from internet and video game addiction.

Pakistan gets 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donation

A military plane loaded with 500,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses from China, on Monday, landed in Pakistan.

U.S. urges China stop Taiwan intimidation

The U.S. State Department has called on China to cease ongoing attempts to intimidate Taiwan using “military, diplomatic, and economic pressure.”

China to gift Pakistan 500,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses

Pakistan is set to receive half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from its neighbour and ally China this January.

China, ASEAN vow to further enhance ties

China and member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have pledged to further enhance their diplomatic relations, media reports said on Friday.

One more WHO COVID-19 scientist enters China

One more scientist in a team commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO), to research the pandemic’s origins, has been allowed entry to China.

China unveils prototype super fast maglev train

A prototype super fast train using high-temperature superconducting (HTS) maglev technology was rolled out on Wednesday in southwest China’s city of Chengdu.

WHO COVID-19 experts going to China, after rebuke by Tedros

Days after playing difficult, China has now agreed to allow a team of World Health Organisation experts to enter the country to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: China reports 96 new coronavirus cases

Chinese health authorities reported 96 coronavirus cases nationwide on Sunday as the country continues efforts to rein in a new outbreak.

China blocks WHO team from probing origin of COVID-19

WHO boss, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he was “very disappointed” that China has blocked the entry of experts to examine the origins of the coronavirus.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Nigeria opens talks with China

The Nigerian Government said it has opened talks with the Peoples Republic of China to have access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Chinese COVID-19 vaccines free to all its citizens: Official

China will provide free COVID-19 vaccines to all its citizens, said Zeng Yixin, Deputy Head of the National Health Commission (NHC), at a news conference on Thursday.

China jails 29 Taiwanese deported from Spain

A Beijing court has sentenced 29 Taiwanese who had been deported from Spain to up to 14 years in jail on Thursday for telecoms fraud.

China locks down parts of Beijing in COVID-19 scare

Ten areas of Shunyi district in China's capital Beijing were sealed off today after health officials on Monday recorded seven native COVID-19 cases.

300 million Chinese suffer from high blood pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension, affects one in five Chinese people and kills more people than any other disease in the country, a leading cardiologist has said.

China releases foreign investment conditions

Chinese authorities on Saturday released rules on foreign investment security review.

China breaks world record in jailing journalists – report

China is the world’s worst jailer of journalists for the second year in a row, according to a report released by the Committee to...

U.S. slams China over Jimmy Lai’s trial

U.S. Defence Secretary Michael Pompeo has slammed China for charging Hong Kong media mogul, Jimmy Lai, under the draconian National Security Law and demanded that charges must be dropped.

China puts 2 Canadians on trial over alleged espionage

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday said the country has put two Canadians who had been detained for the past two years on trial. Former...

Infographics: Nigeria records massive trade deficit in Q3, trade with China unfair

Nigeria posted a massive trade surplus in the third quarter, which along with the recession made it a double whammy of economic problems.

US cancels five cultural exchange programmes with China

The U.S. State Department said on Friday it has ended five cultural exchange programmes with China, calling them “soft power propaganda tools.”

China plans to roll out 600m COVID-19 vaccines this December

China will have 600 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines ready for use this year and will make “a major announcement” soon, a scientist in charge of vaccine development in the country said on Friday.

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