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China second wave: Beijing on alert as city of 4.4m people faces Wuhan-style lockdown

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Chinese city Jilin announced new Wuhan-style lockdown measures would be put in place amid the second wave of COVID-19. The former Chinese capital put the Fengman District on high alert on Sunday […]

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Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in Tel Aviv home

Police say they have launched an investigation after Du Wei was found dead in his residence in Herzliya. The Chinese ambassador to Israel, Du Wei, has been found dead in his home north of Tel Aviv, according to the Israeli foreign ministry and police. No cause of death was given, and Israeli police on Sunday […]

Analysis & Comment

Roy Green: Justin Trudeau’s dilemma is whether he should call a snap election

The political opportunist in Justin Trudeau must be screeching to engineer a snap federal election. The bruised Trudeau is having none of it. Opportunist Trudeau views dozens of daily national camera and microphone commanding appearances as a 24-karat opportunity to dispatch the yet again bumbling Conservative Party of Canada to the political sidelines. Bruised Trudeau, […]

Business

Chinese advisers call for talks on new trade deal with U.S.: Global Times

BEIJING (Reuters) – Hawkish voices have emerged in China seeking a reevaluation of its Phase 1 trade deal with the United States, with some advisers urging fresh talks, a state-controlled tabloid said, citing sources close to the Chinese government. Advisers close to the talks have suggested that Chinese officials revive the possibility of invalidating the […]

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China shock: Dark secret behind nation’s love for eel-based food exposed

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, China’s ruling body detailed plans to ban all residents from eating wild animals. The new law will be discussed and potentially implemented later this year after the belief that bats transmitted COVID-19 to humans in one of the nation’s food markets. In the months that followed the announcement, […]