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The blast took place at about 6:30 a.m. local time in the Zhangwan district of Shiyan city, in Hubei province, according to local authorities. Authorities have rescued 138 from the area, including 37 with serious injuries, according to state-run news outlet CCTV, quoting local officials. The city’s municipal office initially said “many” people were trapped …

Net closes in on Chinese ‘spies’ in UK universities where academics are suspected of passing pioneering British technology to Beijing Specialists have drawn up list of academics suspected of passing on technology Universities under scrutiny include Manchester, Liverpool and Imperial College  No suggestion any of the institutions are aware of, or complicit in, wrongdoing  By …

BTC/USD has dropped $38,000 in response to headlines saying that China’s Vice-Premier Liu He said to “resolutely prevent and control financial risks.” The senior official added that Beijing will crackdown on Bitcoin mining and trading activities. More broadly, Liu added that the government will severely punish those conducting illegal financial activities. Update: Bitcoin has extended …

Remnants of a large Chinese rocket launched last week are expected to plunge back through the atmosphere this weekend in an uncontrolled re-entry being tracked by U.S. Space Command, the U.S. military said on Wednesday. The Long March 5B rocket blasted off from China’s Hainan island on April 29 carrying the Tianhe module, which contains …

The Chinese Long March 5B rocket launched Tianhe, the core module of the Chinese Space Station. CMS It sounds like the plotline for a Bruce Willis movie: The Pentagon said in a statement Tuesday that it’s tracking a large Chinese rocket that is out of control and expected to reenter Earth’s atmosphere this weekend. The …

Part of a huge rocket that launched China’s first module for its Tianhe space station is falling back to Earth and could make an uncontrolled re-entry at an unknown landing point. The 30-metre high core of the Long March 5B rocket launched the “Heavenly Harmony” unmanned core module into low Earth orbit on 29 April …

People wearing masks are seen arriving at Shanghai railway station in Shanghai, ahead of the 5-day Labor Day holidays, in China April 30, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song A record-breaking wave of Chinese tourists will hit the road for the Labour Day break, and with borders still shut many will be travelling domestically, to more remote locations …

“The protection rates of existing vaccines are not high,” Gao Fu, director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, told a conference in the southwestern city of Chengdu on Saturday. He listed two options to solve the problem: one is to increase the number of doses, or adjust the dosage or interval between …

No, you’re not imagining things. Evergreen, whose container ship Ever Given was just extracted from the Suez Canal Monday morning after blocking traffic through the vital Middle Eastern artery for days, was at the center of yet another bottleneck. A truck bearing one of its containers blocked a highway in China after what appeared to …

“Chinese authorities will continue to face consequences as long as atrocities occur in Xinjiang,” said the Treasury Department’s Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control Andrea M. Gacki. “Treasury is committed to promoting accountability for the Chinese government’s human rights abuses, including arbitrary detention and torture, against Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities.” The US …