China’s Zero Covid Policy Explained in 30 Seconds | The coronavirus

China’s Zero Covid Policy Explained in 30 Seconds |  The coronavirus

Since the start of the Covid pandemic, the Chinese government has implemented a zero-tolerance policy towards outbreaks. A resource-intensive system of targeted lockdowns, mass testing and quarantine has successfully kept the virus at bay, and the death toll has been extraordinarily low compared to other countries. However, newer and more portable variants such as the … Read more

China Will Not Use Western Vaccines Against COVID-19, Making Protests Worse

China Will Not Use Western Vaccines Against COVID-19, Making Protests Worse

China has said it is speeding up the introduction of a vaccine against COVID-19 among the country’s elderly. But he still refuses to use Western mRNA vaccines to inoculate the population more quickly. China’s reluctance to use Western vaccine technology is contributing to mass protests against its COVID-19 restrictions. loading Something is loading. Thanks for … Read more

Singapore lifts ban on gay sex, but curbs prospects of legalizing same-sex marriage

Singapore lifts ban on gay sex, but curbs prospects of legalizing same-sex marriage

Reuters — Singapore’s parliament decriminalized sex between men on Tuesday, but in a blow to the LGBT community, it also amended the constitution to head off lawsuits that have led to legalization of same-sex marriage in other countries. The moves come as other parts of Asia, including Taiwan, Thailand and India, recognize more rights for … Read more

China’s military steps up tactics to forcibly occupy islands: Pentagon

China’s military steps up tactics to forcibly occupy islands: Pentagon

China’s military is increasingly practicing island occupation, Pentagon says. In a new report, the Pentagon assessed that Beijing’s island occupation training is becoming more realistic. The US has accused China of aggressive behavior around Taiwan and in the South China Sea. loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a … Read more

China could have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon claims

China could have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon claims

CNN — China’s stockpile of nuclear warheads has surpassed 400 in a fraction of the time previously estimated by the United States, a major Pentagon report revealed, as Beijing aims to accelerate its nuclear expansion as it seeks to position the US as the world’s top superpower. In 2020, the US estimated that China had … Read more

China launches 3 astronauts to new space station

China launches 3 astronauts to new space station

Subscribe to CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — China’s nearly completed space station launched three astronauts on Tuesday, marking the start of the country’s long-term presence in space. It is a major achievement for China’s ambitious space program, which has explored the … Read more

Russian billionaire Vyacheslav Taran died in a helicopter crash

Russian billionaire Vyacheslav Taran died in a helicopter crash

A Russian billionaire has died in a helicopter crash near the French-Italian border, marking the latest sudden death of a figure in the cryptocurrency world. Vyacheslav Taran, 53, founder of Forex Club and president of Libertex Group, was the sole passenger of the helicopter that crashed in Villefranche-sur-Mer this weekend, according to multiple reports. “It … Read more

The White House is treading carefully as protests develop in China as the US seeks to mend relations with Beijing

The White House is treading carefully as protests develop in China as the US seeks to mend relations with Beijing

Washington CNN — As frustrated protesters take to the streets across China to protest the government’s draconian Covid-19 restrictions — sparking rare civil unrest and clashes between the public and officials — the Biden White House is choosing its words carefully and deliberately. Top US officials who have been closely following the unrest in China … Read more