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Beijing logs record 36 COVID-19 cases, linked to market cluster

Beijing on Sunday reported a record 36 new cases of COVID-19 in China's capital, all linked to a major food wholesale market, raising concerns about the spike in a country that had sharply reduced its infections.

Pride events kick off in Shanghai with city run

More than 100 people took part in the Shanghai's eighth annual Pride Run on Sunday, one of a series of events over nine days in China's financial hub to raise public awareness for the LGBT community.

Beijing district in 'wartime emergency' after virus cluster at major food market

福利网站A Beijing district put itself on a "wartime" footing and the capital banned tourism and sports events on Saturday after a cluster of novel coronavirus infections centred around a major wholesale market sparked fears of a new wave of COVID-19.

China sentences Australian to death in fresh blow to relations

An Australian man has been sentenced to death in China, authorities said on Saturday, a development that could further escalate tensions between the two countries.

U.S.'s Pompeo to meet China's top diplomat in Hawaii seeking to ease tensions - media

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi in Hawaii, trying to ease tensions between the world's two largest economies over various issues, according to media reports.

Canada spy agency warned of 'shock waves' from arrest of Huawei founder's daughter

福利网站Canada's intelligence agency warned that arresting the daughter of billionaire Huawei founder Ren Zheng would set off global "shock waves" and seriously affect ties with China, just before her detention in Vancouver on a U.S. extradition request, new court documents show.

Risk of new lockdowns rises with fear of second COVID-19 wave

Fears of a second wave of COVID-19 infections shut six major food markets in Beijing on Friday, while India, which opened up this week, recorded a record daily increase and half a dozen U.S. states said their hospital beds were filling up fast.

Hong Kong, China governments reject UK 'interference' and 'biased' criticism

The Hong Kong government and China's foreign ministry branch in the city hit back on Friday at a report by Britain criticising Beijing's plans for national security legislation, saying it was "biased" and intervened in internal affairs.

Beijing shuts markets after second day of new COVID-19 cases

福利网站Beijing shut six major wholesale food markets on Friday and delayed plans for some students to return to school after China's capital reported new coronavirus infections for a second day running.

Chinese users saw Zoom as a window through the 'Great Firewall'

福利网站Zoom Video Communications has gained a following in China in recent months from users ranging from underground churches to feminists who saw it as a rare way to connect with the world beyond the reach of state censors.

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