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‘Highly probable’ Covid-19 was in US in September 2019: Chinese paper
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Researchers say calculations using US public data back conclusion there was a 50 per cent chance the first case was in the US between August and October 2019.

‘Highly probable’ Covid-19 was in US in September 2019: Chinese paper

Researchers say calculations using US public data back conclusion there was a 50 per cent chance the first case was in the US between August and October 2019.

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Hong Kong crypto unicorn eyes US listing amid increased regulatory scrutiny
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Poll points to European disconnect over ‘cold war’ with China
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Hong Kong crypto unicorn eyes US listing amid increased regulatory scrutiny

Founder of Hong Kong cryptocurrency exchange Amber Group said its global presence helps it weather regulatory uncertainty regarding interest-bearing products as crypto adoption picks up.

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China-EU relations
Poll points to European disconnect over ‘cold war’ with China

Think tank says its survey shows hawkish framing by Brussels could repel more voters than it attracts among EU member states.

Think tank says its survey shows hawkish framing by Brussels could repel more voters than it attracts among EU member states.

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China Society
‘Foul human’: Megatron robot at Beijing theme park scolds visitor

A viral video shows a robot based on the Transformers character Megatron dressing down a man in China who raised his middle finger at the photo-taking attraction.

A viral video shows a robot based on the Transformers character Megatron dressing down a man in China who raised his middle finger at the photo-taking attraction.

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China’s new plan for self-reliance focuses on intellectual property
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China calls for end to sanctions on Afghanistan ‘as soon as possible’
‘Foul human’: Megatron robot at Beijing theme park scolds visitor
52 minutes ago
China’s new plan for self-reliance focuses on intellectual property
2 hours ago
China calls for end to sanctions on Afghanistan ‘as soon as possible’
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Chinese study finds over 140 bat coronaviruses, ‘none linked to pandemic’

Since January 2020, team has tested samples from 4,700 bats in regions across the country, finding close relationship with Sars but not Covid-19.

Since January 2020, team has tested samples from 4,700 bats in regions across the country, finding close relationship with Sars but not Covid-19.

21 Sep 2021 - 11:55PM
Why countries still want China’s vaccines despite concerns over effectiveness

With just 1 per cent of people vaccinated in low-income countries, demand for Chinese jabs looks set to continue.

With just 1 per cent of people vaccinated in low-income countries, demand for Chinese jabs looks set to continue.

21 Sep 2021 - 8:50PM
As I see it | Is it time to accept that vaccines alone won’t end the pandemic?

While vaccination is helping to reduce deaths and pressure on health care systems, a more comprehensive strategy is needed.

While vaccination is helping to reduce deaths and pressure on health care systems, a more comprehensive strategy is needed.

21 Sep 2021 - 10:41PM
As I see it | Is it time to accept that vaccines alone won’t end the pandemic?

While vaccination is helping to reduce deaths and pressure on health care systems, a more comprehensive strategy is needed.

21 Sep 2021 - 10:41PM
Opinion | Evergrande is not China’s Lehman moment, but it spells trouble for growth

Beijing will not directly bail out China Evergrande, but it will use its influence over creditors to prevent a complete collapse of the embattled property developer.

Beijing will not directly bail out China Evergrande, but it will use its influence over creditors to prevent a complete collapse of the embattled property developer.

20 Sep 2021 - 10:41PM
Evergrande is not China’s Lehman moment, but it spells trouble for growth
Opinion | Hong Kong’s poll reforms strike against crony capitalism

Tycoons’ share of election committee seats has shrunk while many new grass-roots candidates have emerged, including farmers, fishermen and a railway worker. It’s all part of China’s reforms to curb the rich and address inequality.

Tycoons’ share of election committee seats has shrunk while many new grass-roots candidates have emerged, including farmers, fishermen and a railway worker. It’s all part of China’s reforms to curb the rich and address inequality.

16 Sep 2021 - 8:30AM
Hong Kong’s poll reforms strike against crony capitalism

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