Beijing: A "severe" heatwave has gripped China and consequently, the drought is putting the autumn harvests at risk, Chinese state media reported.Economists are concerned about the impact of a lasting drought on autumn harvest, which accounts for 75 per cent of China's total grain output. The harvesting time is...
Beijing: Amid the worsening COVID-19 situation in China, local authorities have announced that mass testing will be conducted in Chongqing's central area from Wednesday.The announcement was made on Tuesday, China Daily reported. The southwestern municipality has over 32 million people in 38 districts and counties, and there are about...
Beijing , August 24 (ANI): Owing to the deep recession in China's property market, the inability of ailing property developers to convince homebuyers has left new cracks emerging in China's financial system, setting off fresh worries in Beijing and beyond.Thousands of homebuyers who have been waiting years for developers...
Singapore: China's recent decision to fire missiles over Taiwan is a "gorilla in the room" that has to be contested, a top US military commander said Tuesday.Beijing has carried out huge air and sea drills this month around Taiwan in a furious reaction to visits by US House Speaker...
Chinese internet giants including Alibaba, Tiktok-owner ByteDance and Tencent have shared details of their algorithms with China's regulators for the first time.Algorithms decide what users see and the order they see it in - and are critical to driving the growth of social media platforms.They are closely guarded by...
In a radical step, a group of lawyers has knocked on the doors of the International Criminal Court (ICC) against China's increasing atrocities toward Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim populations in the Xinjiang region. Subjecting minority groups to genocide, including mass arbitrary detention, forced labour, torture, forced sterilization, separation...
China has sent 29 warplanes into Taiwan’s air defence zone, according to media reports, marking the third-largest fly-by in the country this year. The warplanes, which include 17 fighter jets, six bombers and other supporting aircraft, have entered the island’s air defence identification zone on Tuesday from the southwest, The...