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China raises national alert level as flooding kills more than 100

China raises national alert level as flooding kills more than 100

China raised its national emergency response level yesterday as days of torrential rain triggered flooding across the country, killing more than 100 people....

July 8, 2020, Wednesday


WHO monitoring bubonic plague cases

WHO monitoring bubonic plague cases

The World Health Organization said yesterday it was monitoring a case of the bubonic plague in China after being notified by the authorities in Beijing....

July 8, 2020, Wednesday


Twin panda cubs dead after illness

Twin panda cubs dead after illness

Two giant panda cub twins have died of multiple organ failure caused by severe allergies, to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China’s Sichuan Province says....

July 8, 2020, Wednesday


Xin’an Reservoir opens floodgates

Xin’an Reservoir opens floodgates

The Xin’an River Reservoir, an important flood control project in the upper reaches of the Qiantang River, opened spillways for the first time in nine years yesterday to lower the impact of floods....

July 8, 2020, Wednesday


Data begins flowing from new satellite

Data begins flowing from new satellite

The Chinese Academy of Sciences yesterday confirmed China has successfully received data from its newly launched high-resolution multi-mode imaging satellite....

July 8, 2020, Wednesday


HK reveals details of new law for police to implement

HK reveals details of new law for police to implement

THE Hong Kong government late on Monday issued the details of Article 43 in the city’s national security law, which outlines the measures that the police force can take to implement the legislation in ...

July 8, 2020, Wednesday


No new virus cases in Beijing

No new virus cases in Beijing

BEIJING yesterday reported zero new coronavirus cases for the first time since the emergence of a cluster in the Chinese capital in June that prompted fears of a domestic second wave. A total of 335 people ...

July 8, 2020, Wednesday


Anti-virus steps put in place for college exam

Anti-virus steps put in place for college exam

A TOTAL of 10.71 million Chinese students yesterday began taking the annual national college entrance examination, known as the gaokao, amid strict COVID-19 control measures at exam centers across the ...

July 8, 2020, Wednesday


Students among 21 killed in bus crash

Students among 21 killed in bus crash

AT least 21 people were killed when a bus carrying passengers including students preparing to sit for their annual college entrance exam plunged into a lake in southwest China yesterday. The bus crashed ...

July 8, 2020, Wednesday


Floods force rescheduling of tests

Floods force rescheduling of tests

THE national college entrance examination starting yesterday did not proceed as scheduled in Shexian County, east China’s Anhui Province, as torrential rain caused severe flooding in the county, authorities ...

July 8, 2020, Wednesday




 

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