China release photo of Chinese 'defector' who 'fled to US'

China spymaster Dong Jingwei makes first public appearance since rumors he ‘defected to US with Wuhan lab secrets’…. but social media speculates the image could be photoshopped Dong Jingwei is believed to have fled to the US with his daughter on February 10   Now China have released photo claiming to show Dong at a meeting […]

Chinese Spaceship With 3 Astronauts Docks At New Space Station

JIUQUAN, China (AP) — A Chinese spaceship carrying a three-person crew docked with China’s new space station at the start of three-month mission Thursday, marking a milestone in the country’s ambitious space program. The Shenzhou-12 craft connected with the Tianhe space station module about six hours after takeoff from the Jiuquan launch center on the […]

China builds Mars simulation in similar desert landscape to prepare for exploration

More On: china Fed watchdog to review grants amid Wuhan lab controversy Study suggests COVID was in the US much earlier than previously thought DraftKings stock falls after Hindenburg Research warns of ‘black market’ link Ex-CDC chief explains belief COVID-19 came from China lab China has built a “Mars Camp” in Lenghu Town of northwest […]

China denounces G7 statement, urges group to stop slandering country

BEIJING (Reuters) – China denounced on Monday a joint statement by the Group of Seven leaders that had scolded Beijing over a range of issues as a gross interference in the country's internal affairs, and urged the grouping to stop slandering China.  The G7 leaders on Sunday took China to task over human rights in […]

China returns to its strict COVID limits to fight a new outbreak

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. Beijing: Neighbourhoods under strict lockdown. Thousands quarantined. Millions tested in mere days. Overseas arrivals locked up for weeks and sometimes months. China has followed variations of that formula for dealing with the coronavirus for more than a year – and a new outbreak suggests that they […]

Google Maps frenzy as Reddit users spot giant pyramid being built in China

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Google Maps users went into a frenzy after one of them spotted a "giant pyramid" being built in China. An image of the pyramid-shaped construction project was uploaded to Reddit, leading to a slew of comments from […]

China insists its population GREW in 2020 – without providing numbers

China insists its population GREW in 2020 – without providing numbers – following reports the country had seen its first decline in decades Beijing did not provide figures to back up its claim ahead of census publication Comes after report that it delayed census because population data looked bleak Communists are concerned of implications if […]