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Chinese hunt for escaped leopard dangles chickens as bait

Chinese hunt for escaped leopard dangles chickens as bait

Residents in a Chinese city were warned to stay indoors as authorities released flocks of chickens as bait to track down a leopard that escaped from a safari park, state media reported Tuesday.

China demographic crisis looms as population growth slips to lowest ever

China demographic crisis looms as population growth slips to lowest ever

China's population grew at its slowest since the 1950s as births declined, sowing doubt over Beijing's ability to power its economy as it succumbs to the same ageing trends afflicting developed nations like Japan.

Oil tanker A Symphony crashes outside China's Qingdao port, spills oil

Oil tanker A Symphony crashes outside China's Qingdao port, spills oil

China's Shandong Maritime Safety Administration said on Tuesday that the tanker A Symphony, carrying around 1 million barrels of oil, has spilled oil in the Yellow Sea.

Oscars giving a nod to Arab female filmmakers over the years

Oscars giving a nod to Arab female filmmakers over the years

At the inaugural ceremony in 1929 of the Academy Awards, the best director nominees for the Academy Award of Merit were all male. Lina Wertmüller was the first female director to be nominated, 48 years later.

Qatar Airways Cargo transports 390,000 vaccine doses from China to Lebanon, Jordan

Qatar Airways Cargo transports 390,000 vaccine doses from China to Lebanon, Jordan

A batch of 200,000 doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine was transported from China to Lebanon and Jordan on Qatar Airways Cargo flights.

China recovery well under way, but new growth drivers needed: QNB

China recovery well under way, but new growth drivers needed: QNB

China is proving yet again that its economy is extremely resilient to exogenous shocks, QNB said and noted the recovery is now well under way and GDP is expected to grow by 8.6% this year.

US, China commit to climate cooperation ahead of key summit

US, China commit to climate cooperation ahead of key summit

The United States and China are "committed to cooperating" on the pressing issue of climate change, the two sides said Saturday, issuing the pledge days ahead of a key summit hosted by President Joe Biden.

Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water into sea after treatment

Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water into sea after treatment

Japan will release more than 1 million tonnes of contaminated water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear station into the sea, the government said on Tuesday, a move opposed by neighbours including China, which called it "extremely irresponsible."

China under pressure after WHO chief revives lab leak theory

China under pressure after WHO chief revives lab leak theory

China faced mounting pressure Wednesday over the investigation into the origins of Covid-19, after the WHO chief revived a theory it may have leaked from a Chinese lab and the United States led concerns over data access.

China’s fast recovery allows for gradual withdrawal of its policy stimulus: QNB

China’s fast recovery allows for gradual withdrawal of its policy stimulus: QNB

China’s fast recovery will allow for a gradual withdrawal of its policy stimulus, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

China punishes Donghai Airlines for crew's mid-air fight

China punishes Donghai Airlines for crew's mid-air fight

China's aviation regulator said on Monday it is suspending Donghai Airlines from adding new routes, flights and capacity after concluding an investigation into a mid-air dispute between crew members on a recent domestic flight.

China exports spike to highest in decades after Covid-19 hit

China exports spike to highest in decades after Covid-19 hit

China's export growth jumped to the highest in over two decades, official data showed Sunday, with imports also surging in a sharp bounceback from the coronavirus outbreak that had brought activity to a near halt.