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Debt-hit Evergrande sells land for $1B

The Manila Times 28 Nov 2022
BEIJING ... The real estate behemoth has been involved in restructuring negotiations after racking up $300 billion in liabilities following Beijing's crackdown on excessive debt and rampant speculation in the property sector. The 10,377-square-meter (111,700-square-foot) land in ...
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AP News Summary at 8:04 a.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 28 Nov 2022
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have eased some anti-virus rules ... Demonstrators poured into the streets over the weekend in cities including Shanghai and Beijing, in protests unprecedented since the 1989 student-led pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
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AP News Summary at 8:10 a.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 28 Nov 2022
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have eased some anti-virus rules ... Demonstrators poured into the streets over the weekend in cities including Shanghai and Beijing, in protests unprecedented since the 1989 student-led pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
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Lockdown frustration turns to anger as students take on President Xi

The Times/The Sunday Times 28 Nov 2022
Protests against President Xi’s “zero-Covid” strategy shook China from Beijing to Shanghai yesterday in the most significant public display of defiance since Tiananmen Square.
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Watch: Chinese protesters call for Xi Jinping to resign as anti-lockdown marches sweep nation

The Daily Telegraph 28 Nov 2022
... Xi Jinping,” protesters chanted on the streets of Shanghai in the most direct challenge to Beijing’s leadership since the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
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China's Xi faces public anger over draconian 'zero COVID'

Napa Valley Register 28 Nov 2022
Such widespread demonstrations are unprecedented since the 1989 student-led pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square that was crushed with deadly force by the army.
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China's Xi faces threat from public anger over 'zero COVID'

Napa Valley Register 28 Nov 2022
Widespread demonstrations are unprecedented since the army crushed the 1989 student-led pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.
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China Covid protests explained: why are people demonstrating and what will happen next?

The Observer 28 Nov 2022
A protest at the elite Tsinghua university in Beijing began with one student holding a single sheet near the campus canteen ... Observers have said these protests are unlike anything they have seen in decades, perhaps back to the deadly crackdown on student rallies in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989.
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AP News Summary at 10:49 a.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 28 Nov 2022
China's Xi faces threat from public anger over 'zero COVID' ... Demonstrators poured into the streets over the weekend in cities including Shanghai and Beijing, in protests unprecedented since the 1989 student-led pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square ... .
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AP News Summary at 12:02 p.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 28 Nov 2022
China's Xi faces threat from public anger over 'zero COVID' ... Demonstrators poured into the streets over the weekend in cities including Shanghai and Beijing, in protests unprecedented since the 1989 student-led pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square ... .
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AP News Summary at 12:44 p.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 28 Nov 2022
China's Xi faces threat from public anger over 'zero COVID' ... Demonstrators poured into the streets over the weekend in cities including Shanghai and Beijing, in protests unprecedented since the 1989 student-led pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square ... .
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'Banana peel, shrimp moss': The cryptic codes behind Chinese Covid protests

The Daily Telegraph 28 Nov 2022
Protesters also held up blank A4-sized sheets of white paper in a sign of solidarity and a nod to the lack of free speech in China during demonstrations in Beijing and elsewhere. Others posted white squares on their WeChat social media profiles, echoing the black squares ...
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AP News Summary at 9:44 a.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 28 Nov 2022
China's Xi faces threat from public anger over 'zero COVID' ... Demonstrators poured into the streets over the weekend in cities including Shanghai and Beijing, in protests unprecedented since the 1989 student-led pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square ... .
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AP News Summary at 10:17 a.m. EST

Napa Valley Register 28 Nov 2022
China's Xi faces threat from public anger over 'zero COVID' ... Demonstrators poured into the streets over the weekend in cities including Shanghai and Beijing, in protests unprecedented since the 1989 student-led pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square ... .
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Rare protest against "zero-COVID" policy erupts in central Beijing

Kyodo 28 Nov 2022
About 1,000 people marched in central Beijing through the early hours of Monday in protest against the nation's radical "zero-COVID" policy involving lockdowns, with some openly calling for an end to "dictatorship" in criticism of President Xi Jinping ... People protest in central Beijing against China's "zero-COVID" policy on Nov.

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