China’s Xi, Russia’s Putin to meet in Central Asia next week: Russian state media

The long-awaited meeting at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit would be the first face-to-face meeting between the two leaders, who have established a close relationship, since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine earlier this year. It would also be Xi’s first foreign trip since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, and it will come just … Read more

Putin says Russia has ‘lost nothing’ by actions in Ukraine as the country seeks economic aid from the East

Speaking at an economic forum in the far eastern city of Vladivostok, Putin attempted to defend the costs of what he called his country’s “special military operation” in Ukraine, despite recent Western intelligence reports that Russia faces severe shortage military personnel and equipment. “We have not lost anything and we are not going to lose … Read more

Covid: Chinese metropolis of Chengdu locks down 21 million residents

The move offered a stark reminder of the lengths the country is willing to go to stick to the zero-tolerance approach favored by leader Xi Jinping, with the megacity shut down after more than 700 cases were reported the previous week. And it came despite earlier efforts by authorities to quell rumors that such a … Read more

Xinjiang Report: UN report finds China may have committed ‘crimes against humanity’

Hong Kong CNN — “Crimes against humanity” may have been committed in China’s treatment of Uyghurs and other minority Muslim peoples in its northwestern region of Xinjiangaccording to a long-awaited report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights released on Wednesday. The report, released just minutes before the end of High Commissioner Michelle … Read more

US warships transit Taiwan Strait, first since Pelosi’s visit

Two US Navy warships sailed through international waters in the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, the first such operation since the US House Speaker’s visit to Taiwan. , Nancy Pelosi, angered China, which considers the island as its territory. The US Navy, confirming a Reuters report, said the cruise ships Chancellorsville and Antietam were carrying out … Read more

Taiwan: A Second US Congressional Delegation Led by Ed Markey Visits Taipei

Taipei, Taiwan CNN — A US Congressional delegation led by Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Markey arrived in Taipei for an unannounced two-day visit, the second US Congressional delegation. Taiwan this month. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi provoked the wrath of China when she became the first American speaker to visit in 25 years at a time … Read more

Five of China’s largest state-owned companies worth $318 will soon delist from Wall Street

For months, federal regulators have increased pressure on Chinese and Beijing companies listed on US stock exchanges to comply with US listing rules. But on Friday, five of China’s largest US-listed state-owned giants, valued at a combined $318 billion, announced they would be leaving Wall Street, marking an acceleration in the financial decoupling between the … Read more

Langya henipavirus: New virus found in China could be ‘tip of iceberg’ for undiscovered pathogens, researchers say

The virus, dubbed Langya henipavirus, has infected nearly three dozen farmers and other residents, according to a team of scientists who believe it may have spread directly or indirectly. to people from shrews, small mole-like mammals found in a wide variety of habitats. The pathogen did not cause any reported deaths but was detected in … Read more

China Covid: Sanya lockdown traps thousands of tourists

Publisher’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a thrice-weekly update that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN — Known for its sandy beaches, luxury resorts and duty-free shopping, the city of Sanya … Read more

China simulates attack on Taiwan, retaliation for Pelosi’s arrest continues

China’s military rehearsed an attack on Taiwan on Saturday as tensions continued to simmer after a visit to the island earlier in the week by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The live-fire exercises by Chinese aircraft and warships, which began on Thursday, are expected to last until Sunday. Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense detected “multiple batches of … Read more