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National People's Congress: China plans 'green transformation' of economy

The National People's Congress, China's annual parliamentary event, opens on Friday, March 5, in Beijing. For the second straight year, it will be a mostly virtual event due to the COVID pande...

Beijing plans to build highway connecting China to Taiwan by 2035

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China late last month announced plans to build a highway connecting Taiwan with the communist country by 2035, drawing mockery from Taiwanese politicians and netizens. ...

EXPLAINER: How a primary got Hong Kong activists in trouble

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong democracy supporters are being locked up in jail, charged with being a threat to national security. Their arrests come under a new security law imposed on ...

US to seek seat on UN human rights body, after Trump pullout

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday the United States will vie for a seat at the U.N.'s human rights body, which would cement a U.S. return to a Geneva-based body that ...

Hong Kong leader backs reforms to keep out 'hostile' people

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that it was “crystal clear” that electoral reform is necessary, a day after a top Beijing official signaled major changes would be coming to e...

US moves to rejoin UN rights council, reversing Trump anew

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is set to announce this week that it will reengage with the much-maligned U.N. Human Rights Council that former President Donald Trump withdrew from almost t...

US moves to rejoin UN rights council, reversing Trump anew

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is set to announce this week that it will reengage with the much-maligned U.N. Human Rights Council that former President Donald Trump withdrew from almost t...

Liberty University sues governor over financial aid changes

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Liberty University sued Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday, accusing his administration of wrongfully denying financial aid to some of the evangelical school's online students....

China clamps down in hidden hunt for coronavirus origins

MOJIANG, China (AP) — Deep in the lush mountain valleys of southern China lies the entrance to a mine shaft that once harbored bats with the closest known relative of the COVID-19 virus. The ...

China clamps down in hidden hunt for coronavirus origins

MOJIANG, China (AP) — Deep in the lush valleys of southern China lies the entrance to a mine shaft that once harbored bats with the closest known relative to COVID-19. The area is of...

China clamps down in hidden hunt for coronavirus origins

MOJIANG, China (AP) — Deep in the lush mountain valleys of southern China lies the entrance to a mine shaft that once harbored bats with the closest known relative of the COVID-19 virus. ...

Kerry Logistics Network to Develop 50,000 sq m Bonded Logistics Centre in Hainan FTP to Tap into the Growing Duty-free and Inbound e-Commerce Market

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 16 December 2020 - Kerry Logistics Network Limited ('Kerry Logistics Network'; Stock Code 0636.HK) announced today the development of a bonded logistics centre in the ...

China tightens inspections of meat imports, cold chains to allegedly stop coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With China claiming that coronavirus is being spread within the cold supply chain by frozen food imports, Chinese health authorities have issued a plan this week to allege...

Taiwan asks China to rein in state media over Tsai’s National Day speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has urged China’s state media to exercise restraint over a controversial response to President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文)...

Fire kills 13 at Chinese theme park at start of long holiday

BEIJING (AP) — A fire at a tourist site in China killed 13 people on the first day of an eight-day national holiday, authorities said. The fire engulfed an exhibition hall of ice lan...