China mine rescue: Crews race to free trapped workers in Xinjiang

Rescue teams are trying to reach 21 people trapped in a coal mine that flooded in China’s Xinjiang region, local media reports say. It is not clear what triggered the flooding at the Fengyuan mine, but it reportedly occurred during…

World University Games in China postponed until 2022

The World University Games that were due to open in China in just over four months have been postponed until next year, the governing body the FISU said on Friday. The Switzerland-based FISU said COVID-19 and travel restrictions prompted the…

Chinese granny who fought off attacker in US praised for bravery

A 76-year-old Chinese grandmother who fought off an attacker has been hailed for her courage by many in China. Xie Xiaozhen was waiting to cross a street in downtown San Francisco when a man punched her, she said. She instinctively…

Boxes of ice-cream test positive for coronavirus in China

Ice cream has tested positive for coronavirus in China and left health authorities scrambling to trace people at risk of infection according to a report by The Daily Mail. Three samples of locally produced ice cream were found to be…

WHO team arrives in Wuhan, China to investigate coronavirus origins

An international team of scientists led by the World Health Organisation arrived on Thursday in China’s central city of Wuhan to investigate the origins of the novel coronavirus that sparked the pandemic. The group arrived late in the morning on…

*COVID-19: Lagos govt insists on approval to hold weddings with 300 guests (Vanguard)*How cybercriminals clone ATM cards, fleece bank customers of savings (Nation)

COVID-19:  Lagos govt insists on approval to hold weddings with 300 guests (Vanguard) The Lagos State Government has made it compulsory for prospective couples to obtain approval from the state authorities to hold weddings with 300 people in attendance. The…

Trump contradicts top US officials, suggests China behind cyberattack

Contradicting his secretary of state and other top officials, President Donald Trump on Saturday suggested without evidence that China — not Russia — may be behind the grave cyberattack against the United States and tried to minimize its impact. In…

China to vaccinate 50m people for Lunar New Year: report

China is planning to vaccinate 50 million people in the high-priority group against the coronavirus before the start of the peak Lunar New Year travel season early next year, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday. Beijing is planning…

China & Russian-led EEU bloc to replace trade in dollar & euro with domestic currencies

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), an analogue to the EU in the post-Soviet space, should begin using its own currencies in trade, rather than the Euro and Dollar, which dominate commerce between the member states and China. That’s a consensus…

China’s industrial profits continue to rise as economy recovers from Covid-19

Major Chinese industrial firms saw their profits surge for the fifth straight month, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data shows, as the world’s second largest economy continues to recover from the coronavirus crisis. In September, industrial profits of large Chinese…

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