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China Releases, Then Deletes, Report That It May Have Detected Signals From Aliens

China said its giant Sky Eye telescope may have picked up signs of alien civilizations, according to a report by the state-backed Science and Technology Daily, which then appeared to have deleted the ..

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China’s Clean Air Campaign Is Bringing Down Global Pollution

China has reduced air pollution nearly as much in seven years as the US did in three decades, helping to bring down average global smog levels in the process.

The amount of harmful particulates in th..

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China Accuses U.S. of Trying to ‘Hijack’ Support in Asia

(SINGAPORE) — China’s defense minister accused the United States on Sunday of trying to “hijack” the support of countries in the Asia-Pacific region to turn them against Beijing, saying Washington is ..

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U.S. Defense Secretary Says China’s Military Activity Around Taiwan Threatens Region

(SINGAPORE) — U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin stressed American support for Taiwan on Saturday, suggesting at Asia’s premier defense forum that recent Chinese military activity around the self-..

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A Handful of Cases Is Sending Most of Shanghai’s 25 Million People Into Lockdown All Over Again

Shanghai will briefly lock down almost everyone in the city this weekend for mass testing as Covid-19 cases continue to emerge, causing more disruption and triggering a renewed run on groceries days a..

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Shanghai Reopens as China Hails Another Victory Over COVID-19

China declared victory over Shanghai’s coronavirus outbreak as the nation reported its fewest new cases in more than three months, vindicating Covid Zero in the eyes of Beijing despite the policy’s ri..

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The Rising Costs of China’s Zero-COVID Policy

In mid-May, I traveled from London to Slovenia to interview the Ukrainian men’s soccer team on their bid to reach November’s Qatar World Cup. It was a four-day assignment, requiring travel via train s..

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After Being Locked Down for Two Months, Shanghai Takes Its Biggest Steps Toward Reopening

Shanghai will let people in areas deemed low risk for Covid-19 move around the city freely and resume road and public transportation from Wednesday, in a major step forward in its efforts to dismantle..

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Beijing Says COVID-19 Outbreak Under Control as City Eases Curbs

China’s capital Beijing will loosen mobility curbs in several districts from Sunday after authorities said its outbreak is under control, while total case numbers in the financial hub of Shanghai cont..

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After Weeks of Being Locked Down, Workers Clash With Guards at an Apple Supplier’s Factory in Shanghai

Violent clashes, mounting infections and vacant factory floors: the turmoil that’s engulfed tens of thousands of workers at an Apple Inc. supplier in Shanghai is a troubling symptom of China’s extreme..