Some 9 million people will be tested for Covid-19 in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao over a five-day period, Chinese authorities announced on Monday.
The Chinese Navy is building a string of overseas bases. So far the largest and furthest afield is in Djibouti on the Horn of Africa.
Japanese officials confirmed that 88 new cases of the pneumonia-like virus were recorded on the Diamond Princess, a cruise ship that has been quarantined in a Japanese port since the start of the month, and has become the largest cluster of coronavirus cases outside China.
Many U.S. small business owners are facing a shortage of products or components because suppliers, who closed for the weeks-long New Year holiday, remain shut due to the virus that has killed more than 1,100 people.
Hong Kong police warned protesters on Thursday that they were moving “one step closer to terrorism” by sinking the city into chaos.
University students from mainland China and Taiwan are fleeing Hong Kong, while those from two Scandinavian countries have been moved or urged to leave as college campuses become the latest battleground in the city's 5-month-long anti-government unrest.
A Chinese Ministry of Commerce spokesmen announced today that the U.S. and China have agreed to roll back tariffs in phases.
After last week’s controversial visit to Xinjiang by the head of the UN’s Counterterrorism Office, Beijing has responded to international concerns that such a trip was “inappropriate” by again claiming that the surveillance state in place to monitor the Muslim Uighur population is justified by the security context.
The Coast Guard is increasingly orienting itself toward China, senior officials said, by deploying new cutters, repositioning older ones and dispatching service members to countries such as Vietnam and Sri Lanka to help train those nations' coast guards.