Is too much trade at stake for Britain to stand up to Beijing?

When China’s ambassador to London, Liu Xiaoming, warned this month that there would be “countermeasures” if ministers interfered in Chinese internal affairs over Hong Kong, it sent a shudder through Britain’s battered business community. After four months during which the pandemic has plunged the economy into a recession, this was not a message to fill boardrooms with joy. To the […]

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China culls 3,730 pounds of bamboo rats bred for their meat

China culls 1.6 tonnes of rats bred for their meat as it cracks down on the wild animal trade due to COVID-19 More than 900 bamboo rats were buried alive by officials of Hubei last week Authorities took actions after the country banned the eating of wild animals An expert previously said the outbreak might be linked to the wild […]

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China capital braces for coronavirus resurgence

Peter Navarro: 2020 election is going to be about economy, China White House trade adviser believes voters will re-elect President Trump because of his economic track record during his first term. BEIJING — China moved swiftly Monday to try to control a new outbreak of the coronavirus after 36 more cases were confirmed in Beijing. Continue Reading Below People were […]

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Coronavirus first hit China LAST SUMMER but was hushed up, Harvard experts fear after study of Wuhan hospital patients

A NEW study suggests coronavirus could have hit Wuhan last summer. Harvard researchers found evidence of an increase in road traffic outside the Chinese city's hospitals that "coincided" with a spike in internet searches for Covid-19 symptoms just before Autumn 2019. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Head researcher, Dr John Brownstein said the […]

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China is criticised for banning Tiananmen vigil in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing government is criticised for ‘stifling freedom of expression’ after banning Tiananmen massacre vigil ‘due to coronavirus’ Hong Kong today blocked an vigil to mark Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Police rejected permission for the rally over so-called ‘coronavirus concerns’   The city’s pro-Beijing government faces backlash over the controversial move Hong Kong people have mourned for the victims of the […]

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China warns 'narcissistic' Britain to stay out of Hong Kong affairs

Chinese state newspaper warns ‘narcissistic’ and ‘bullying’ Britain to stay out of Hong Kong affairs because ‘the city has nothing to do with the UK’ The Global Times blasted Britain after being criticised for a Hong Kong law bill The bill will ban secession, foreign interference and treason, sources revealed Hong Kong’s last British governor has urged world leaders to […]

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China warns U.S. is pushing relations to 'the brink of a new Cold War'

Chinese foreign minister warns U.S. officials are pushing relations to ‘the brink of a new Cold War’ China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday rejected Washington’s ‘lies’ over the coronavirus ‘It has come to our attention that some political forces in the US are taking China-US relations hostage,’ Wang told reporters during a press conference Wang did not identify what […]

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Mike Pompeo rips China over alleged hacking of coronavirus research

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday ripped China for allegedly trying to hack into US research on the development of vaccines and treatments for COVID-19. “The United States condemns attempts by cyber actors and non-traditional collectors affiliated with the People’s Republic of China to steal US intellectual property and data related to COVID-19 research. The United States calls on […]

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China brands Britain's handling of coronavirus as a 'mess'

China brands Britain’s handling of coronavirus as a ‘mess’ as it blasts Boris Johnson for urging people to get back to work Beijing’s state-controlled Global Times lashed out at the Government yesterday It billed the UK’s response to the coronavirus crisis as ‘flippant’ and ‘ill-prepared’  It accused the PM of prioritising the economy for telling Britons to return to work The […]

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Republicans create ‘China Task Force’ to investigate ‘cover-up’ of coronavirus outbreak – The Sun

REPUBLICANS are set to launch a "China Task Force" which will investigate the "cover-up" of the coronavirus outbreak. House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy is set to announce the formation of the Republican-led force on Thursday. The team is made up of 15 Republican lawmakers representing 14 different committees of jurisdiction, the Washington Post reported. The force is set to investigate […]

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