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Chinese cities test millions as virus cases surge

Chinese cities rolled out mass testing of millions of people and imposed fresh travel restrictions as health authorities battled Sunday to contain the country's most widespread coronavirus outbreak in months. China on Sunday reported 75 new coronavirus cases with 53 local transmissions, with a cluster linked to an eastern airport now reported to have spread to over 20 cities and more than a dozen provinces.

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Chinese cities test millions as virus cases surge

Olympics going high-tech as artificial intelligence is used to prevent heatstroke in Tokyo

In addition to conventional measures like water spray and mist fans, Olympic organizers are going high-tech, deploying a cloud-based system from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to monitor workers’ real-time conditions and send warnings and advice at signs of heatstroke danger. Watch the full report.

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Olympics going high-tech as artificial intelligence is used to prevent heatstroke in Tokyo

Chinese boxer Xu fails to defend WBA title for the third time

Chinese boxer Xu Can failed to defend his WBA featherweight title for the third time. LONDON, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese boxer Xu Can failed to defend his WBA featherweight title for the third time as the 27-year-old was TKO in the last round by British champion Leigh Wood in Brentwood, England on Saturday.

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Chinese boxer Xu fails to defend WBA title for the third time

Lawmakers Seek to Curb Chinese Ownership of US Farmland

U.S. politicians are seeking to restrict Chinese purchases of American farmland amid fears that such purchases - while so far affecting a miniscule share of U.S. agricultural land - could ultimately pose a threat to the U.S. food supply chain. The House Appropriations Committee recently approved a provision that would bar Chinese companies from owning more farmland than they already possess.

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Lawmakers Seek to Curb Chinese Ownership of US Farmland

Leigh Wood stuns Xu Can to claim WBA featherweight world title in Brentwood

Chinese boxer Xu was returning to action for the first time since outpointing Manny Robles III in November 2019. Nottingham fighter Leigh Wood pulled off a shock victory to stop Xu Can in the final round and claim the WBA featherweight world title at the Matchroom Fight Camp in Brentwood.

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Leigh Wood stuns Xu Can to claim WBA featherweight world title in Brentwood

Susannah Taylor: The medicinal 'shroom boom

Mushrooms are hardly new to the world of wellbeing. According to Hania Opienski, a naturopath and expert in mycotherapy (the study of the healing power of mushrooms), there were mentions of them in Ancient Greek and Roman medical books. In Chinese medicine, mushrooms have been used since 202 BC, treating everything from insomnia to digestive problems.

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Susannah Taylor: The medicinal 'shroom boom

Leigh Wood Britain's newest world champion after beating Chinese star Xu Can

LEIGH WOOD is Britain’s newest world champion after chopping down Chinese champion Xu Can in Eddie Hearn’s Essex garden. The Nottingham banger, 32,took the WBA feather title shot on just six weeks notice, when the long-reigning champ decided he wanted a UK fight.

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Leigh Wood Britain's newest world champion after beating Chinese star Xu Can

BEIJING'S POODLES: Had any other nation unleashed Covid we would never hear the end of it. Instead, we've rolled over in an act of appeasement redolent of the 1930s, writes IAIN DUNCAN SMITH

The investigative skills of the World Health Organisation team looking into the origins of the outbreak of Covid in China are, unfortunately, more akin to the abilities of the Keystone Cops than to the crack sleuths of TV’s CSI. Initially, after being carefully guided around Wuhan by Chinese government officials, they declared that a laboratory leak was ‘extremely unlikely’ and would not be investigated further.

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BEIJING'S POODLES: Had any other nation unleashed Covid we would never hear the end of it. Instead, we've rolled over in an act of appeasement redolent of the 1930s, writes IAIN DUNCAN SMITH

Kris Wu arrest latest – K-Pop star accused of ‘raping teen’ as ‘dozens of women allege more inappropriate behavior’

WU'S SOLO CAREER Wu released Time Boils the Rain as part of the soundtrack for the Chinese box office hit Tiny Times 3 in July 2014. In October 2017, Wu released Deserve, featuring American rapper Travis Scott. Upon its release, it was placed No.

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Kris Wu arrest latest – K-Pop star accused of ‘raping teen’ as ‘dozens of women allege more inappropriate behavior’

Chinese pop star Kris Wu detained on suspicion of rape

Chinese-Canadian pop idol Kris Wu has been detained on suspicion of rape, Beijing police said Saturday. Wu was accused last week by 19-year-old student Du Meizhu of date-raping her when she was 17, drawing widespread condemnation of the singer on Chinese social media and leading to luxury brands torpedoing deals with him.

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Chinese pop star Kris Wu detained on suspicion of rape

Indian, Chinese army officers meet to defuse border standoff

Top Indian and Chinese army commanders have met after a gap of three months to discuss the expeditious disengagement of thousands of forces in a bid to ease the 15-month border tensions and clashes Top Indian and Chinese army commanders met Saturday after a gap of three months to discuss the expeditious disengagement of thousands of forces in a bid to ease the 15-month border tensions and clashes.

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Indian, Chinese army officers meet to defuse border standoff

Nanjing: New virus outbreak worst since Wuhan, Chinese state media tok

Wia dis foto come from, GETTY IMAGES One Covid outbreak wey dem first discover for di Chinese city of Nanjing don spread to five provinces and Beijing, state media call am di most extensive contagion after Wuhan. Almost 200 pipo don dey infected since dem first detect di virus for di city busy airport on 20 July.

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Nanjing: New virus outbreak worst since Wuhan, Chinese state media tok

Tyranny of the Covid experts: Finger-wagging SAGE scientist Jeremy Farrar penned a book about how HE'S the only person Boris Johnson should ever have listened to, writes ex-supreme court judge JONATHAN SUMPTION

Professor Sir Jeremy Farrar is a distinguished epidemiologist, a member of the Sage scientific committee, the director of the Wellcome Trust health research charity and an influential government adviser. He is also the most hawkish of lockdown hawks, and he has written a book with journalist Anjana Ahuja, called Spike.

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Tyranny of the Covid experts: Finger-wagging SAGE scientist Jeremy Farrar penned a book about how HE'S the only person Boris Johnson should ever have listened to, writes ex-supreme court judge JONATHAN SUMPTION

Lyu Xiaojun becomes oldest Olympic weightlifting champ at 37

TOKYO (AP) — Age isn’t weighing Lyu Xiaojun down. The 37-year-old Chinese weightlifter became the oldest man to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport on Saturday after a tense finish in the men’s 81-kilogram category. Wearing his signature shiny gold shoes, Lyu lifted 170kg in the snatch and 204kg in the clean and jerk for a total 374kg.

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Lyu Xiaojun becomes oldest Olympic weightlifting champ at 37

RSF denounces China's hypocrisy over attacks on scribes

Paris [France], July 31 (ANI): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has denounced Beijing for taking a "hypocritical stance" after the Chinese authorities accused the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) of broadcasting "fake news" while covering Henan floods. During a presser on Thursday, China's foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian called BBC a "bad-mouthing broadcasting corporation" which has "vilified" China and deserves to be "unpopular with the Chinese public" as it produces "fake news".

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RSF denounces China's hypocrisy over attacks on scribes

Boris Johnson backs plans to ALLOW thousands of Chinese and Russian jabbed delegates to Cop26 climate change summit in the UK despite vaccine not being recognised - as holidaymakers face travel rule chaos

PM gives green light for officials to attend conference in Glasgow later this year Many have only received unregulated Sinovac, Sinopharm and Sputnik V jabs But plans for an 'amber watch list' for holidays have sparked uproar in Whitehall Ministers warned that the scheme could wreck the hopes of millions of Britons

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Boris Johnson backs plans to ALLOW thousands of Chinese and Russian jabbed delegates to Cop26 climate change summit in the UK despite vaccine not being recognised - as holidaymakers face travel rule chaos

British museums warned over China influence amid growing ‘reliance’ on commercial links

Britain’s leading museums have been warned of the dangers of becoming reliant on Chinese money amid evidence of growing commercial and institutional links between the UK’s top names and China. An investigation by i has revealed the ties between institutions such as the British Museum and corporate China, with the museum operating 34 licensing deals with Chinese companies and its branded merchandise on the Tmall e-commerce site racking up annual sales worth at least £20m.

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British museums warned over China influence amid growing ‘reliance’ on commercial links

Hong Kong: Man arrested for insulting Chinese anthem

Hong Kong, July 31 (ANI): It was a moment for celebration for Hong Kongers as fencer Cheung Ka Long won the first Olympic gold medal for the city in 25 years, however, their happiness was short-lived as police filed complaints that some people booed during the live broadcast award ceremony in a shopping mall when China's national anthem was playing.

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Hong Kong: Man arrested for insulting Chinese anthem