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Beijing puts 1.6 million into lockdown after new variant found
Chinese workers wait to receive a COVID-19 vaccine jab
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Beijing puts 1.6 million into lockdown after new variant found

Residents banned from leaving Chinese capital amid mass testing push
21 Jan 2021
Chinese property mogul jailed after Xi Jinping ‘clown’ jibe
Ren Zhiqiang
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Chinese property mogul jailed after Xi Jinping ‘clown’ jibe

Ren Zhiqiang criticised president’s handling of Covid crisis shortly before being indicted on corruption charges
23 Sep 2020
How China built a ‘Covid-proof’ city for easy lockdowns
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How China built a ‘Covid-proof’ city for easy lockdowns

Xiong’an is being championed by President Xi Jinping as a ‘new standard’ for post-coronavirus era
9 Sep 2020
Beijing coronavirus outbreak: is it a second wave?
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Beijing coronavirus outbreak: is it a second wave?

City bosses reimpose lockdown as Covid-19 returns
15 Jun 2020
Should China face sanctions over coronavirus?
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Should China face sanctions over coronavirus?

Experts warn that punishing China over its pandemic response could further deter countries from revealing case statistics
22 Apr 2020
Instant Opinion: Black Britons ‘know why Meghan wants out’
Meghan Markle and the Queen
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Instant Opinion: Black Britons ‘know why Meghan wants out’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 10 January
10 Jan 2020
What the Bougainville referendum means for the world
Bougainville
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What the Bougainville referendum means for the world

The tiny island nation is expected to vote for independence from Papua New Guinea
20 Nov 2019

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What’s in the leaked files on China’s detentions of Muslims?
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What’s in the leaked files on China’s detentions of Muslims?

Officials told to show ‘absolutely no mercy’ in clampdown on ethnic minorities
18 Nov 2019
Why China has its eyes on Greece
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Xi Jinping, China, Greece
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Why China has its eyes on Greece

Western powers wary as Athens agrees further investment from Beijing
12 Nov 2019
How China’s personal ‘social credit’ scores will work
Chinese consumers queue up for the latest Apple iPhone in Beijing
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How China’s personal ‘social credit’ scores will work

Beijing authorities will punish or reward citizens according to their ratings under new points system
22 Nov 2018
Why China is wooing El Salvador
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Why China is wooing El Salvador

Beijing pledges $150m in infrastructure funding for Central American nation in fresh blow to Taiwan
9 Nov 2018
Is China’s 6.9% GDP growth genuine?
China has experienced an economic explosion over the past 25 years
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Is China’s 6.9% GDP growth genuine?

Growth last year beat official expansion targets but fears persist all is not what it seems
19 Jan 2018
Chaumet's Imperial Splendours at Beijing's Palace Museum
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Chaumet's Imperial Splendours at Beijing's Palace Museum

An exhibition at Beijing's Palace Museum explores the affinity between Chaumet and artistic practices in China
14 Apr 2017
Top-level conclave to shape future of China: What to expect
China
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Top-level conclave to shape future of China: What to expect

Meeting of top ranking Community Party officials is expected to focus on internal discipline
24 Oct 2016
Beijing sinking by four inches a year
Giant rubber duck in Beijing
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Beijing sinking by four inches a year

Subsidence on massive scale threatens infrastructure of China's capital
24 Jun 2016
Astronomers find brightest ever supernova
Supernova
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Astronomers find brightest ever supernova

'Assassin' is 570 billion times brighter than the Sun and has left scientists baffled
15 Jan 2016
Chinese clothes store bans 'annoying' Chinese shoppers
Shoppers in Beijing
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Chinese clothes store bans 'annoying' Chinese shoppers

Sign on the Beijing clothes store reads 'Chinese people may not enter (except employees)'
28 Nov 2014
BEIJING: Air pollution like a 'nuclear winter'
Beijing
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BEIJING: Air pollution like a 'nuclear winter'

Air pollution in Beijing is now 20 times worse than levels the World Health Organisation considers safe
26 Feb 2014
Both China and the West have distorted the truth about the
Tiananmen Square myth
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Both China and the West have distorted the truth about the

By focusing on the student protests in Tiananmen Square Western liberals ignore the bigger tragedy perpetrated by the Communist Party of China
3 Jun 2009