Gulf Times - China
China rescuers drill new 'lifelines' to trapped gold miners

China rescuers drill new 'lifelines' to trapped gold miners

Chinese rescuers drilled several fresh holes Tuesday to reach at least 12 gold miners trapped underground for nine days, as dwindling food supplies and rising waters threatened their survival.

China reports biggest daily Covid-19 case jump in over 5 months

China reports biggest daily Covid-19 case jump in over 5 months

Mainland China saw its biggest daily increase in Covid-19 cases in more than five months, the country's national health authority said on Monday, as new infections in Hebei province surrounding Beijing continued to rise.

US envoy to UN to visit Taiwan; China says playing with fire

US envoy to UN to visit Taiwan; China says playing with fire

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, will visit Taiwan next week for meetings with senior Taiwanese leaders, Taiwan's government and the US mission to the UN said, prompting China to warn they were playing with fire.

China senior diplomat says US relations at 'new crossroads'

China senior diplomat says US relations at 'new crossroads'

China's relationship with the United States has reached a ‘new crossroads’ and could get back on the right track following a period of ‘unprecedented difficulty’, senior diplomat Wang Yi said in official comments ...

Chinese court jails 10 Hong Kong democracy activists for up to three years

Chinese court jails 10 Hong Kong democracy activists for up to three years

A Chinese court on Wednesday jailed 10 Hong Kong democracy activists for up to three years over a bid to flee the city by speedboat to Taiwan, as a crackdown on dissent in the territory intensifies.

S.Korea scrambles jets as Chinese, Russian aircraft enter air defence zone

S.Korea scrambles jets as Chinese, Russian aircraft enter air defence zone

South Korea said on Tuesday it had scrambled fighter jets in response to an intrusion into South Korea's air defence identification zone by 19 Russian and Chinese military aircraft.

Taiwan sends ships, aircraft as Chinese carrier passes island

Taiwan sends ships, aircraft as Chinese carrier passes island

Taiwan's navy and air force were deployed on Sunday as a Chinese aircraft carrier group led by the country's newest carrier, the Shandong, sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the day after a US warship transited the same waterway.

EU urges China to free those detained for reporting after Bloomberg employee held

EU urges China to free those detained for reporting after Bloomberg employee held

The European Union has urged China to release all journalists and citizens held in connection with their reporting, following the detention of a Bloomberg News employee.

China animal rescuer shares home with 1,300 dogs

China animal rescuer shares home with 1,300 dogs

Twenty years ago, Wen Junhong saved an abandoned dog from the streets of Chongqing in southwestern China. She now shares her home with more than 1,300 of them, and they keep on coming.

Coal mine accident in China's Chongqing kills 18

Coal mine accident in China's Chongqing kills 18

Eighteen people have died after being trapped in a mine in China's southwestern city of Chongqing, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, the region's second such accident in just over two months.

US ends exchange programs with China, calling them 'propaganda'

US ends exchange programs with China, calling them 'propaganda'

The US State Department said on Friday it has ended five cultural exchange programs with China, calling them ‘soft power propaganda tools.’

United States adds China's SMIC and CNOOC to Defense blacklist

United States adds China's SMIC and CNOOC to Defense blacklist

The Trump administration on Thursday added China's top chipmaker, SMIC, and oil giant CNOOC, to a blacklist of alleged Chinese military companies, drawing condemnation from Beijing as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office.