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China to end all waste imports on 1 Jan

China’s solid waste imports stood at 13.48 million tonnes last year -- down from 22.63 million tonnes in 2018 -- and that figure for the first 10 months of this year was down 42.7 per cent year on ...

orkers remove garbage from the Yangtze River in Yichang, in central China's Hubei province on 26 November 2020

China imposes anti-dumping measures on Australian wine

China on Friday said it would impose anti-dumping measures on Australian wine, in a further souring of relations between Beijing and Canberra

China imposes anti-dumping measures on Australian wine

China accuses India of discrimination over latest app ban

Beijing lashed out at India on Wednesday after it banned another tranche of Chinese apps for national security reasons, the latest sore point between the two nuclear-armed neighbours

India, China to hold 8th military talks next week

China launches Moon probe to bring back lunar rocks

A rocket heading for the moon to bring back the first lunar samples in four decades blasted off from China on Tuesday in the latest milestone for Beijing’s spacefaring ambitions

A Long March 5 rocket carrying China's Chang'e-5 lunar probe launches from the Wenchang Space Center on China's southern Hainan Island on 24 November on a mission to bring back lunar rocks, the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from the moon in four decades

China to launch moon probe, seeking first lunar rock retrieval since 70s

China plans to launch an unmanned spacecraft to the moon this week to bring back lunar rocks in the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from Earth's natural satellite since the 1970s

This photo taken on 17 November, 2020 shows the Long March 5 rocket, which will launch China's Chang'e-5 lunar probe on 24 November, being vertically transported to the launching area at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in southern China's Hainan province

Why so hesitant to condemn Myanmar?

A close study reveals the position of most of the countries remained unchanged over time. The nine countries that voted against the resolution are Belarus, Cambodia, China, Laos, Philippines, Russia, ...

Why so hesitant to condemn Myanmar?

Taiwan confident of trade deal with new US government

Taiwan’s foreign minister voiced confidence on Saturday that the incoming government of US president-elect Joe Biden would support a long sought-after bilateral trade agreement

An aerial view of the landscape in Taipei, Taiwan, on 19 November 2020

Regional security threatened as China pushes weapons into Myanmar, India: IANS

Intelligence agencies have also said that China is supplying arms and ammunition to insurgent groups on the Myanmar border as they pay good prices

Regional security threatened as China pushes weapons into Myanmar, India: IANS

Xi touts China’s huge economy as base of free trade in APEC speech

President Xi Jinping pegged China as the pivot point for global free trade Thursday, vowing to keep his “super-sized” economy open and warning against protectionism in a global economy eviscerated by ...

China`s president Xi Jinping speaks during a meeting with delegates from the 2019 New Economy Forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on 22 November, 2019. Photo: AFP

Pfizer announces vaccine with 95pc efficacy

The announcement came from Pfizer after another US firm involved in the vaccine race, Moderna, said this week that its own candidate was 94.5 per cent effective, while Russia has also announced a ...

Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration taken 31 October 2020
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