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ZGBriefs | January 28, 2021

8 Things To Know About The New Requirement For A Negative Covid-19 Test To Fly To The U.S. (January 26, 2021, View from the Wing) As of today the U.S. now requires a negative Covid-19 test within 3 days prior to departure, or documentation of having already recovered from Covid-19, for all air passengers flying to the country (citizens and non-citizens alike).

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Editorial ⋅ Andrew Lee, Sam George

Exploring the Chinese Christian Diaspora in America

From the guest editors.

Lead Article ⋅ Timothy Tseng

The Christian World They Made Together: 1850–1911

The author explains the growth of the Chinese diaspora and Chinese immigration to the United States and Canada as well as the events that gave birth to North American Chinese Christianity.

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ZGBriefs | January 28, 2021

8 Things To Know About The New Requirement For A Negative Covid-19 Test To Fly To The U.S. (January 26, 2021, View from the Wing) As of today the U.S. now requires a negative Covid-19 test within 3 days prior to departure, or documentation of having already recovered from Covid-19, for all air passengers flying to the country (citizens and non-citizens alike).

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ZGBriefs | January 21, 2021

Why 1.2 billion people share the same 100 surnames in China (January 16, 2021, CNN) With 1.37 billion citizens, China has the world's largest population, but has one of the smallest surname pools. Only about 6,000 surnames are in use, according to the Ministry of Public Security. And the vast majority of the population -- almost 86% -- share just 100 of those surnames.

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ZGBriefs | January 14, 2021

U.S. bans imports of all cotton, tomato products from China's Xinjiang region (January 13, 2021, Reuters) U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the order applies to raw fibers, apparel and textiles made from Xinjiang-grown cotton, as well as canned tomatoes, sauces, seeds and other tomato products from the region, even if processed or manufactured in third countries.

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ZGBriefs | January 7, 2021

China steps up COVID-19 curbs near Beijing as infections rise (January 5, 2020, Reuters) Chinese authorities on Wednesday imposed travel restrictions and banned gatherings in the capital city of Hebei province, which surrounds Beijing, in the latest escalation of measures to stave off another coronavirus wave.

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As I reflect on the past year and a half, I thank the Lord for his kindness, faithfulness, and wisdom. It makes me worship him more fully. I need him. We need him. He gives us eternal hope.

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Happy New Year—2021!

God continues to do utterly amazing things among the nations including China. But, as in Habakkuk’s time, those things are not always easy. Yet we continue to pray and rejoice in the Lord. Join us as we take joy in the God of our salvation in this new year.

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