It was already a battleground for those in the ‘zoonati’ camp versus the lab-leak proponents – then came documents from a purported whistle-blower that started another frenzy over bat virus research in China.
Brazilian firm Biomm has signed an exclusive deal to market and distribute the Chinese company’s product in the country
The countries should work together to set new safety standards for labs doing virus research, according to Jeffrey Sachs.
The Chinese president made the comments at the first-ever Politburo study session dedicated to biosecurity, which he identified as a national security issue.
Officials at all levels must join in the efforts, which are key to China’s technological self-reliance and national rejuvenation, president says.
Power cuts across northeastern China add pressure to the region’s basic infrastructure and put livelihoods at risk.
Under Aukus, Australia would be the only non-nuclear state with highly-enriched uranium-powered submarines.
The Ghent Altarpiece has been stolen by Napoleon and the Nazis, almost destroyed by fire and dismembered. A major Belgian conservation project has restored much of the nearly 600-year-old masterpiece to its former glory.
Signatories call for further investigation of controversial theory and say there is not enough evidence yet to support the natural origins hypothesis.
Mission commander tells his crew ‘real gold fears no fire’ moments before their successful re-entry after 90 days in space.
High-profile test of China’s ability to stage a major sporting event during the pandemic, with the Beijing Winter Olympics to follow in 2022.
Beijing and Washington offer different takes on discussion about the island on Friday.
Tractor passengers on the way to pick medicinal plants killed when truck rammed their vehicle.
Chinese foreign minister says Beijing is looking to work with Tehran to help rebuild their war-torn neighbour.
With the departure of the US and its allies there is speculation China can step in to help rebuild the war-torn country.
Can Beijing and Washington work together on climate issues while still engaged in rows over trade, human rights and other sources of tension?
Qin Gang, China’s new ambassador to the US, continues seemingly friendly gestures, including a nod to Xi Jinping’s visits to Iowa.
While protection was still high, researchers found it declined by 13 percentage points in the period.
When looking at how to halt future epidemics, the One Health strategy monitors changes in land use, ecological pressure and human population expansion.
Leader of WHO’s China mission says collection of bat viruses in the wild was a ‘probable hypothesis’ and the Chinese team resisted including a lab leak theory.
Beijing doubles down on elimination strategy, leaving Hong Kong closed to the mainland until outbreaks are controlled.
Qin Gang, who is currently in quarantine in Washington, tweets that the two countries should work together on vaccines and helping other countries.
Zhou Xiaoyun’s own lawyer says the video in question was already in the public arena so it would be inconceivable if Zhou was being detained for circulating clips from it.
Wu has been accused by Chinese teen beauty influencer Du Meizhu, 18, of date rape.
Developer could be trying to find source of fuel rod damage to alter design in the future, analyst says.
Comments come ahead of an important PLA anniversary and at a time when China is facing a growing security threat on its border with Afghanistan.
Years of encouragement for nationalistic sentiment is behind the intense hostility faced by reporters, observers say.
Chinese climate tsar says methane and hydrofluorocarbons also part of the target.
Some scientists say there is no evidence to support allegations that Chinese ships moored at coral reefs are killing them off by dumping tonnes of human waste.
Typhoon In-fa expected to batter Taiwan and coastal mainland Chinese provinces in next few days.