Category: Beijing

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Jul
2020

Employee At Ohio State University Charged For Hiding Ties With China While Accepting US GrantsEmployee At Ohio State University Charged For Hiding Ties With China While Accepting US Grants

A professor and researcher with ties to multiple American universities has been arrested for hiding ties with the Chinese government and using federal funding to carry out research and recruit talent for China, a Justice Department statement said. Song Guo Zheng, 57, was arrested in Anchorage May 22 while trying to board a flight to […]

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Jul
2020

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Books Pulled From Library Under China’s Security LawHong Kong Pro-Democracy Books Pulled From Library Under China’s Security Law

Pro-democracy books in Hong Kong were removed from public libraries to be screened for compliance with China’s new security law, which targets subversion and secession, numerous sources reported. At least nine books have been removed or marked as “under reviews” on the city’s online library catalog Sunday, days after the security law was put into […]

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Jun
2020

China ‘Seals Off’ Half A Million People In County Outside Beijing After New Coronavirus OutbreakChina ‘Seals Off’ Half A Million People In County Outside Beijing After New Coronavirus Outbreak

Authorities in China have put more than 400,000 people under lockdown in Hebei province’s Anxin county, located a mere 90 miles from the capital of Beijing, amid concerns over a new coronavirus outbreak in the area. As part of the new lockdown measures, residential areas have been “sealed off” and most of the county’s population […]

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Jun
2020

Coronavirus Found In Beijing Meat And Seafood Market Connected To Recent Case SurgeCoronavirus Found In Beijing Meat And Seafood Market Connected To Recent Case Surge

June 18, 2020 10:28 AM ET China has found significant traces of coronavirus in a Beijing meat and seafood market which has been linked back to a resurgence of infections, Reuters reported. Beijing reimposed some of its restrictions after a new cluster of coronavirus cases emerged, infecting more than 100 people. The cases were traced […]

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Jun
2020

Beijing Shuts Down Schools Amid New Wave Of CoronavirusBeijing Shuts Down Schools Amid New Wave Of Coronavirus

Beijing authorities announced Tuesday that all schools and universities would be shut down as the city grapples with a new coronavirus outbreak. The Chinese capital also announced new restrictions on travel and public gatherings. The decision to close schools and limit travel indicates that officials are taking a more targeted approach to controlling the outbreak, […]

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Jun
2020

Beijing Deploys War-Like Measures Amid Coronavirus Outbreak Tied To A Huge Market PlaceBeijing Deploys War-Like Measures Amid Coronavirus Outbreak Tied To A Huge Market Place

June 14, 2020 12:35 PM ET Authorities in Beijing adopted a series of draconian containment measures after China’s capital confirmed another coronavirus outbreak, the third such outbreak in the country since May, reports Sunday show. The capital recorded 36 coronavirus infections Saturday, according to China’s National Health Commission, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The […]

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Jun
2020

Beijing Reports Its First New Coronavirus Case Since AprilBeijing Reports Its First New Coronavirus Case Since April

June 11, 2020 12:36 PM ET Beijing confirmed a new coronavirus case Thursday after reportedly being coronavirus-free for nearly 2 months, according to the Chinese Communist Party’s official newspaper, People’s Daily.  A man was diagnosed by doctors when he visited a clinic Wednesday, according to a BBC report. The 52-year-old said that he hadn’t been […]

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May
2020

China Officially Votes To Revoke Hong Kong’s Autonomy On National Security AffairsChina Officially Votes To Revoke Hong Kong’s Autonomy On National Security Affairs

The Chinese government approved a resolution Thursday to impose national security laws on Hong Kong. The vote came after a week of deliberation in China’s largely rubber-stamp legislature, the National People’s Congress, and is referred to as the decision to “establish and enhance the legal framework and enforcement mechanisms for national security” in Hong Kong. […]

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Aug
2019

Hong Kong Protests: ‘Police Officer Had His Baton Taken From Him And Was Attacked With It’Hong Kong Protests: ‘Police Officer Had His Baton Taken From Him And Was Attacked With It’

August 14, 2019 12:56 PM ET A demonstrator at the Hong Kong International Airport took a police officer’s baton and hit him with it after the officer appeared to push a woman, video footage from a Tuesday protest shows. A police officer can be seen forcing a woman to the ground before protesters surround and […]

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