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China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

Ten World Health Organization scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of Covid-19, authorities said Monday, more than a year after the pandemic began and amid accusations Beijing has tried to thwart the investigation. The long-awaited mission is of…
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Shanghai builds $900m hub in push to be eSports leader

China has begun building a $900 million facility it hopes will be the envy of eSports and seal its push to make Shanghai the global capital of the fast-growing professional gaming industry. The Shanghai International New Cultural and Creative E-sports Center is scheduled…
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China wants to withdraw license from Hong Kong activists' lawyers

Mainland Chinese authorities threatened to withdraw the license to two lawyers who helped the 12 Hong Kong activists, including a Luso-Chinese, detained in August at sea. According to the Chinese human rights organization Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch, Lu Siwei today…
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Beijing vaccinates thousands in Covid-19 jab drive

Thousands of people lined up in Beijing Monday to receive a Covid-19 vaccine as China races to innoculate millions before the Chinese New Year mass travel season in February. More than 73,000 people in the Chinese capital have received the first dose of the vaccine over…
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China approves first vaccine for commercialization

Sinopharm and subsidiary Beijing Biological Products Institute said on Wednesday that the vaccine’s effectiveness is 79.34%, according to provisional data from phase 3 clinical trials. Chinese authorities gave the green light this Thursday for the marketing of one…