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China’s secretive spaceplane releases object into orbit

Daisy Hips

HELSINKI — China’s experimental reusable spacecraft has released an unknown object into orbit while conducting its third mission. U.S. Space ...

Another Covid-like threat? Scientists in China create virus in lab that can kill in THREE days

Debi Johnson

Scientists at China’s Hebei Medical University have engineered a virus using parts of the Ebola, apparently to analyse the disease ...

China sends dozens of warplanes and ships near Taiwan to show its anger over island’s new leaders

Abhinav Thawait

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan tracked dozens of Chinese warplanes and navy vessels off its coast on Friday, the second ...

American ex-fighter pilot accused of illegally training Chinese aviators can be extradited to U.S., Australian judge says

Elaine Hadley

A Sydney judge on Friday ruled that former U.S. Marine Corps pilot Daniel Duggan can be extradited to the United States on ...

‘Strong punishment’: China starts two days of military drills around Taiwan | Military News

Abhinav Thawait

DEVELOPING STORYDEVELOPING STORY, Exercises begin three days after William Lai Ching-te took his oath as president of the island China ...

Skull found in China may belong to a ‘Dragon Man’ that lived one million years ago

Daisy Hips

A mysterious ancient human-like skull found in China may have been the love child of two species, according to researchers. They ...

Chinese, Iranian, and Russian gangs are attacking the U.S.’s drinking water and officials are alarmed

Elaine Hadley

Cyberattacks against water utilities across the country are becoming more frequent and more severe, the Environmental Protection Agency warned Monday ...

Why China’s top Covid expert is studying climate change to prepare for the next global pandemic

Debi Johnson

In 2020, Zhang was appointed leader of Shanghai’s clinical expert team for Covid-19, becoming a household name and central figure ...

Lai Ching-te takes office as the new president of Taiwan

Abhinav Thawait

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s new president, Lai Ching-te, said in his inauguration speech Monday that he wants peace with ...

China sanctions Boeing, two U.S. defense contractors for Taiwan arms sales

Elaine Hadley

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Ministry of Commerce announced sanctions against Boeing and two other defense companies Monday for arms sales ...

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