Maryann Xue

Maryann Xue

Maryann Xue is currently a student at the University of Virginia studying Psychology and English and is working at the Post as a summer intern.

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Explainer | China’s history of recalling ambassadors goes back to Mao era

Political turmoil and the Cultural Revolution sparked the snapping of ties in the 1960s, while Tiananmen Square was the trigger two decades on.

Political turmoil and the Cultural Revolution sparked the snapping of ties in the 1960s, while Tiananmen Square was the trigger two decades on.

China’s history of recalling ambassadors goes back to Mao era
12 Aug 2021 - 9:14AM
China orders Covid-19 tests for millions within days as local cases hit new high in latest outbreak

Country logs 181 new cases including 108 local symptomatic infections, the highest since the current wave began on July 20, as fears grow over the Delta variant.

Country logs 181 new cases including 108 local symptomatic infections, the highest since the current wave began on July 20, as fears grow over the Delta variant.

China orders Covid-19 tests for millions within days as local cases hit new high in latest outbreak
10 Aug 2021 - 11:03PM
Tokyo Olympics: athletes protest in creative ways to sidestep Rule 50 and express their views

The Olympic Games offer a rare and effective platform to reach millions of people watching around the world, and some athletes simply cannot resist.

The Olympic Games offer a rare and effective platform to reach millions of people watching around the world, and some athletes simply cannot resist.

Tokyo Olympics: athletes protest in creative ways to sidestep Rule 50 and express their views
8 Aug 2021 - 8:26AM
Tokyo Olympics: how US diver Jordan Windle went from a Cambodian orphanage to the Games

Windle, 22, credits his adoptive father with helping him achieve his Olympic dream – he and Jerry, who is gay, even co-wrote a book on the challenges they faced.

Windle, 22, credits his adoptive father with helping him achieve his Olympic dream – he and Jerry, who is gay, even co-wrote a book on the challenges they faced.

Tokyo Olympics: how US diver Jordan Windle went from a Cambodian orphanage to the Games
4 Aug 2021 - 11:51AM
Tokyo Olympics: why wrestlers must be clean shaven or have a beard, why water polo players must cut their toenails and other obscure rules for athletes

As the world’s best do battle in their quest for Games glory, there are a host of unique rules fans watching at home might not be aware of.

As the world’s best do battle in their quest for Games glory, there are a host of unique rules fans watching at home might not be aware of.

Tokyo Olympics: why wrestlers must be clean shaven or have a beard, why water polo players must cut their toenails and other obscure rules for athletes
1 Aug 2021 - 10:30AM
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Hongkongers gather to celebrate start of Games

Hundreds attend ‘Go Hong Kong Team’ event at West Kowloon Cultural District’s Art Park.

Hundreds attend ‘Go Hong Kong Team’ event at West Kowloon Cultural District’s Art Park.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Hongkongers gather to celebrate start of Games
23 Jul 2021 - 10:55PM
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: a guide to where, when and how to watch the Games in Hong Kong

Whether you prefer to watch from your sofa, a sports bar or the big screen, here’s where, when and how to watch Hong Kong athletes compete at the Games.

Whether you prefer to watch from your sofa, a sports bar or the big screen, here’s where, when and how to watch Hong Kong athletes compete at the Games.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: a guide to where, when and how to watch the Games in Hong Kong
24 Jul 2021 - 2:25PM
China floods: how Zhengzhou’s ‘once in a thousand years’ rainfall compares

Chinese city recorded a year’s worth of rain in just days, with a record 201.9mm falling in an hour.

Chinese city recorded a year’s worth of rain in just days, with a record 201.9mm falling in an hour.

China floods: how Zhengzhou’s ‘once in a thousand years’ rainfall compares
23 Jul 2021 - 5:42PM
3 dead as southern China tunnel flood rescue effort reaches 6th day

Rescuers are still about 300 metres from where the remaining 11 construction workers are believed to be trapped.

Rescuers are still about 300 metres from where the remaining 11 construction workers are believed to be trapped.

3 dead as southern China tunnel flood rescue effort reaches 6th day
20 Jul 2021 - 10:02PM
Coronavirus: in China, some places are barring the unvaccinated from entry

Dozens of counties and cities have announced new rules requiring registration and proof of vaccination to go into public venues.

Dozens of counties and cities have announced new rules requiring registration and proof of vaccination to go into public venues.

Coronavirus: in China, some places are barring the unvaccinated from entry
14 Jul 2021 - 3:13PM
Chinese scientists develop fabric they say can cool the body by nearly 5 degrees Celsius

It looks like ordinary T-shirt material and uses technology that causes it to emit mid-infrared radiation to reduce wearer’s temperature.

It looks like ordinary T-shirt material and uses technology that causes it to emit mid-infrared radiation to reduce wearer’s temperature.

Chinese scientists develop fabric they say can cool the body by nearly 5 degrees Celsius
13 Jul 2021 - 12:01AM
Chinese social media shutdown of LGBT student groups ‘highlights backlash against Western influences’

The decision to close dozen of student groups’ WeChat accounts may be linked to wider tensions with the West and a new focus on traditional values.

The decision to close dozen of student groups’ WeChat accounts may be linked to wider tensions with the West and a new focus on traditional values.

Chinese social media shutdown of LGBT student groups ‘highlights backlash against Western influences’
11 Jul 2021 - 10:41PM
Foreign students wait for green light to return to China with growing concern

Tens of thousands of students, many from developing countries, have been waiting for more than a year but there has been little official response.

Tens of thousands of students, many from developing countries, have been waiting for more than a year but there has been little official response.

Foreign students wait for green light to return to China with growing concern
5 Jul 2021 - 9:50AM
Explainer | China’s arms trade: which countries does it buy from and sell to?

China’s inventory consists of weapons from several countries, primarily Russia.

China’s inventory consists of weapons from several countries, primarily Russia.

China’s arms trade: which countries does it buy from and sell to?
4 Jul 2021 - 9:57PM
China beats malaria, eliminating disease after decades of effort

World Health Organization says hard-earned success shows the world that a malaria-free future is a viable goal.

World Health Organization says hard-earned success shows the world that a malaria-free future is a viable goal.

China beats malaria, eliminating disease after decades of effort
30 Jun 2021 - 11:39PM
What will life be like for the astronauts on China space mission?

The three-man crew arrived on board the ‘heavenly palace’ where they will spend the next three months on Thursday.

The three-man crew arrived on board the ‘heavenly palace’ where they will spend the next three months on Thursday.

What will life be like for the astronauts on China space mission?
18 Jun 2021 - 6:07PM