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China posts slowest population growth in decades

China's population has grown at its slowest pace in decades, reaching 1.41 billion, census results showed on Tuesday, highlighting fears of a looming crisis over an ageing society

China posts slowest population growth in decades

China has crossed the line when talking about Quad: Foreign minister

Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said generally China does not interfere in the affairs of other countries. I never heard them talking so aggressively to anyone. This is a matter of great ...

Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen (L) addresses a media conference at state guest house Padma, Dhaka on 11 May 2021

China criticises Bangladesh’s indecision over Covid vaccine

China has criticised Bangladesh government’s procrastination in taking decision over procuring the Covid vaccine commercially.

China criticises Bangladesh’s indecision over Covid vaccine

Relations with China to be damaged if Bangladesh joins Quad: Ambassador

Chinese ambassador in Dhaka Li Jiming has said Bangladesh's relations with China will be "substantially damaged" if Bangladesh joins the US-led initiative, Quad. China considers Quad—a strategic ...

Relations with China to be damaged if Bangladesh joins Quad: Ambassador

Bangladesh to get half-million doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine 12 May

Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming on Monday officially announced arrival of 500,000 doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine on 12 May

Bangladesh to get half-million doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine 12 May

A re-set in India-UK ties?

Britain may be telling the European Union it has options after Brexit. India may be telling China it has friends, and it may even be sending a message to the European Union about the need to close ...

A re-set in India-UK ties?

Sri Lanka begins administering Chinese Covid vax

The vaccines were administered on Saturday at the Panadura Health Office in Kalutara District, in the outskirts of capital Colombo, an area which has reported a rising number of Covid-19 cases in ...

People stand in a queue as they wait to get a dose of the Chinese-made Sinopharm Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine in Panadura, a suburb of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo on 8 May 2021

‘Irresponsibility’ as Chinese rocket segment disintegrates over Indian Ocean

A large segment of a Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean on Sunday, the Chinese space agency said, following fevered speculation over where the ...

This file photo taken on 29 April 2021 shows a Long March 5B rocket, carrying China's Tianhe space station core module, lifting off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern China's Hainan province

Precarious predicament of vaccine procurement

Vaccines are basically the government’s responsibility. Once the vaccines are procured and distributed, then the people can be told to get vaccinated, to be registered. But how to get the vaccine?

Precarious predicament of vaccine procurement

Can you mix-and-match Covid-19 vaccines?

The prospect of mixing vaccine doses offers a chance to bolster vaccine rollouts and, potentially boost the immunity provided, but evidence around the wisdom of this approach is scarce when it comes ...

An employee checks a freezer that can store Covid-19 vaccines at the headquarter of Froilabo company in Meyzieu, near Lyon, south-eastern France, on 27 November 2020
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