Beijing to ban unvaccinated people from crowded places

The authorities of the Chinese capital from July 11 will introduce a ban on visiting crowded places for residents of the city who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, TASS reports. Deputy head of the committee on issues Li An said at a press conference on Wednesday that COVID-19 certificates…

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Iran takes aim at US & UK over Beijing boycott

Follow RT on The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry has vowed “solidarity” with China and accused the US of leading a “smear campaign” after the White House confirmed a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. “Whether it’s ‘diplomatic boycott’ of #Beijing22, or depriving Iranian teams from accessing…

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‘The US is a cancer of the earth’: Olympic icon hails ‘holiday for world’ after Beijing boycott

Follow RT on One of the greatest biathletes ever has hailed the news that the US will be boycotting the Beijing Olympics, accusing America of causing “blood and trouble” and claiming its absence will ensure a peaceful, scandal-free Games. Four-time Olympic champion Alexander Tikhonov has not held back following the announcement by…

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Didi exits Wall Street under Beijing pressure

Follow RT on Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi said on Friday it would “immediately” start delisting from the New York Stock Exchange and turn to Hong Kong instead, following a months-long struggle with Chinese authorities. “After a careful study, the company will start delisting from the New York Stock Exchange immediately,…

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Xiaomi to start making Tesla rival in Beijing

Follow RT on One of the world’s smartphone-making majors, Xiaomi, expects to break into the ever-expanding electric vehicle market in establishing a Beijing plant capable of producing as many as 300,000 vehicles a year, from as soon as 2024. On Saturday, the Beijing-based corporation signed an agreement with the committee…

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Beijing reacts to US warship sail-by

Follow RT on The presence of the USS Milius in the Taiwan Strait was creating security risks and undermining regional stability, the Chinese military said following the passage of the US missile destroyer through the contested waterway. The US Navy warship sailed through the 125km-wide strait on Tuesday in what…

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Beijing deals another major blow to China’s Big Tech

Follow RT on China’s state market regulator said it was fining e-commerce giant Alibaba, along with other Big Tech majors including Baidu and JD.com, over violations of the country’s anti-monopoly legislation. The State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) slapped fines of $78,300 on each corporation, saying they failed to declare 43 deals, dating…

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Seoul indicates it may snub US oil request

Follow RT on Seoul has signaled that it will not comply with US President Joe Biden’s request to help Washington stabilize rising oil prices by tapping into its own reserves. Biden is under pressure to release the US’ strategic supply. Following reports that the Biden administration had reached out to…

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Beijing slams lack of answers after US claims nuclear submarine hit ‘uncharted seamount’ in Indo-Pacific

Follow RT on China has criticized an “ambiguous” report by the US Navy in which the 7th Fleet said its nuclear submarine collided with an “uncharted seamount” in the Indo-Pacific. Beijing says many questions remain unanswered. Speaking on Tuesday during a regular press briefing, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin…

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India tests nuclear-capable missile with range of up to 5,000 km following Beijing’s hypersonic rocket trials (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on India has test-fired a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile which can reach almost all of China, just weeks after it was reported that Beijing undertook a successful hypersonic missile test this summer. In a statement on Wednesday evening, India lauded the first test of its Agni-5 missile. The…

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