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Earthquake rocks China’s northwestern Xinjiang region

By MediaIntel.Asia

The Associated Press
BEIJING (AP) — Residents and travelers sought shelter after a strong earthquake rocked a remote part of northwestern China on Monday morning.
No injuries or major damage have been reported following the temblor that struck the Xin…

Vacations within China over Lunar New Year break surge after lifting of Covid-19 curbs

By MediaIntel.Asia

Beijing: The number of people making trips inside China over the week-long Lunar New Year holiday surged 74% from last year after authorities scrapped COVID-19 curbs that had stifled travel for three years, media reported on Saturday.
An estimated 226…

To get on right side of Taliban, China offers sophisticated weapons in lieu of stopping attacks on its citizens

By MediaIntel.Asia

New Delhi: In a quid pro quo of sorts, China is trying to persuade the Afghan Taliban to provide greater security to Chinese nationals in Afghanistan by providing modern weaponry to the hardline Islamist regime in Kabul.
The move threatens to undermin…

Lunar New Year: US must impose rigorous regulation on visitors as China’s travel restriction ease: Report

By ChinaPulse.com

The Chinese government’s decision to lift travel restrictions which was announced 8 January coincided with the start of the Lunar New Year, which was marked on Sunday.
As the restrictions have eased, huge travel rush is expected.…
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China’s Xi frets about COVID-19 in rural areas, sees ‘light ahead’

By ChinaPulse.com

Passengers wait to board trains at Shanghai’s Hongqiao Railway Station during the annual Spring Festival travel rush ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Shanghai, China, on Jan. 18.ALY SONG/Reuters
President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday he was…

CBOT TRENDS-Wheat up 5 cents; corn up 4-5 cents; soy up 12-15 cents

By ChinaPulse.com

CHICAGO, Jan 6 (Reuters) – Following are U.S. trade expectations for the resumption of grain and soy complex trading at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) at 8:30 a.m. CST (1430 GMT) on Friday.…
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Xi Jinping calls for unity during Jiang Zemin’s funeral service

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Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders pay their final respects to the late former Chinese president Jiang Zemin at the Chinese PLA General Hospital in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo by Li Xueren/Xinhua/EPA-EFE
Dec. 6 (UPI) — Chinese President Xi Jinpin…

10 killed in apartment fire in northwest China’s Xinjiang

By ChinaPulse.com

A fire in an apartment building in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region has killed 10 people and injured nine, authorities said Friday.
The fire broke out Thursday night in the regional capital of Urumqi, where temperatures have dropped to below freezi…

36 killed, two missing in China plant fire

By ChinaPulse.com

Thirty-six people have been killed and two remain missing after a fire broke out at a plant of a trading firm in central China, local authorities said on Tuesday.
It took firefighters more than four hours to douse the fire that broke out on Monday at t…

As Vladimir Putin calls for Russians in Kherson to evacuate, former president Dmitry Medvedev paints conflict with Ukraine as a bid to banish Satan

By ChinaPulse.com

Former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev has cast Russia’s war in Ukraine as a sacred conflict with Satan, and said Moscow could send all its enemies to the eternal fires of Gehenna.…
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