Tag: China News

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ZGBriefs | July 29, 2021

Canadian swimmer's success throws spotlight on China's one-child policy (July 28, 2021, CNN) The 21-year-old was drawing wide attention for another reason, as news spread that the Canadian girl who beat China's top woman swimmer, Zhang Yufei, by 0.05 seconds was actually born in China and adopted as a baby by a Canadian couple.

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ZGBriefs | July 22, 2021

Chinese city inundated with a year's worth of rain in just 4 days (July 21, 2021, Accuweather) As of Wednesday night, local time, at least 25 people deaths were being blamed on the flooding, which occurred after days of heavy rainfall swamped cities across the Henan province in east-central China.

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ZGBriefs | July 15, 2021

Why China Is Going After Its Tech Giants (July 10, 2021, China File) To understand why, it is best to try to think from the perspectives of China’s leaders. Their intended messages are aimed at different audiences: domestic Internet firms and the domestic public at large, as well as those outside of the country.

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ZGBriefs | July 8, 2021

My Life as a Christian Under a Communist Regime (July 1, 2021, The Gospel Coalition) Since we don’t have full religious liberty, there’s always a heavy price to pay if one decides to follow Christ. We are not under severe persecution—compared to Christians in North Korea or Iran, we are just experiencing some troubles.

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ZGBriefs | July 1, 2021

China's CCP celebrates centennial by looking back – and ahead (June 30, 2021, Christian Science Monitor) Celebrating its 100th anniversary, China’s ruling party again uses a selective picture of history to justify its rule. The party’s goal – global Chinese leadership and prosperity for all its citizens – may also be its biggest challenge, scholars say.

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ZGBriefs | June 24, 2021

Will I Return to China? (June 22, 2021, China File) We asked respondents how likely they were to travel to China once COVID restrictions were lifted. We provided five choices: “Definitely Will Visit,” “Probably Will Visit,” “Unsure,” “Probably Won’t Visit,” and “Definitely Won’t Visit” and asked them to choose one response and then to elaborate on their choice if they wished.

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ZGBriefs | June 17, 2021

Covid outbreaks in Chinese ports could cause global goods shortages (June 16, 2021, The Guardian) An outbreak of Covid-19 in southern China has combined with the rapid reopening of the world economy and a shortage of shipping containers to cause a surge in transport costs that could fuel inflation and cause shortages of goods across the globe.

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ZGBriefs | June 10, 2021

China is vaccinating a staggering 20 million people a day (June 9, 2021, Nature) For more than a week, an average of about 20 million people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 every day in China. At this rate, the nation would have fully vaccinated the entire UK population in little more than six days.

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ZGBriefs | June 3, 2021

Faced with a demographic crisis, China relaxes birth limits (June 1, 2021, Christian Science Monitor) On May 31, China’s ruling Communist Party announced it will ease birth limits to allow all couples to have three children instead of two in hopes of maintaining its growth and avoiding the prospect of a declining population.

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ZGBriefs | May 27, 2021

China's Mars Rover Touches Ground On Red Planet (May 22, 2021, NPR) China's first Mars rover has driven down from its landing platform and is now roaming the surface of the red planet, China's space administration said Saturday.