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In Beijing, temporary vaccination sites help

China Daily 03 Mar 2021
To help employees in office buildings receive coronavirus vaccines, Beijing's Chaoyang district has set up temporary vaccination sites in the Beijing Yintai Center and Wanda Square, according to a report in Beijing Daily on Wednesday ... Some of Beijing's other ...
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Xinhua Commentary: Chinese democracy deserves being well understood

Xinhua 03 Mar 2021
Photo taken on May 22, 2020 shows flags on the Tian'anmen Square and atop the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China ... BEIJING, March 3 (Xinhua) -- The annual national "two ... Photo taken on May 28, 2020 shows a view of the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China.
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Bail hearing for Hong Kong dissidents continues for third day

Al Jazeera 03 Mar 2021
“I think it’d be the largest batch of subversion cases since 1989,” Bing Ling, a professor of Chinese law at the University of Sydney, told AFP news agency, refererring to the aftermath of Beijing’s brutal crackdown in Tiananmen Square when scores of student leaders were prosecuted and jailed.
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Construction of SKA super telescope expected to start in July

Sina 03 Mar 2021
BEIJING, March 3 (Xinhua) -- The construction of the Square Kilometer Array (SKA), the world's largest radio telescope, is scheduled to begin in July, according to a senior Chinese astronomer ... Enditem. .
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China Focus: What to expect at "two sessions" as China begins new journey

Xinhua 03 Mar 2021
Photo taken on May 22, 2020 shows flags on the Tian'anmen Square and atop the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China ... BEIJING, March 3 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature and political advisory body will start annual sessions this week, returning to their ...
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As economy rebounds, China Parliament to address long-term pitfalls

Straits Times 02 Mar 2021
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's annual session of Parliament will chart a course ... This year's NPC, which takes place in the massive Great Hall of the People facing Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, returns to its traditional March 5 start after last year's pandemic-induced delay.
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China to impose more institutional changes to curb democracy in Hong Kong

The Siasat Daily 02 Mar 2021
Some activists have said that the crackdown in Hong Kong has paralysed dissent almost as effectively as guns and tanks did in Beijing in 1989 when crowds of student protesters were shot down around Tiananmen Square ... However, some protesters are unwilling to yield to Beijing’s attempts to curb democracy.
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Salons leave old-style barbers on the street

China Daily 01 Mar 2021
On a January afternoon, temperatures in Beijing fell to -10 C during an unexpected cold snap ... In 1995, she traveled to Beijing, leaving her husband and two daughters at home in Chengde, and rented a 60-square-meter salon near what is now Zhongguancun Science Park, a tech hub.
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China's top political advisory body to open annual session on March 4

China.dot.org 01 Mar 2021
Photo taken on May 22, 2020 shows flags on the Tian'anmen Square and atop the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China ... Conference (CPPCC), China's top political advisory body, will open in Beijing on Thursday.
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China firmly opposes politicizing human rights issues: spokesperson

Xinhua 01 Mar 2021
Photo taken on May 22, 2020 shows flags on the Tian'anmen Square and atop the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China ... BEIJING, March 1 (Xinhua) -- A foreign ministry spokesperson on Monday expressed firm opposition to the wrong actions of politicizing human rights ...
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‘Track, Trace, Expel’: How China treated some foreign journalists in 2020

Hindustan Times 01 Mar 2021
Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China (FCCC) said in its annual report Beijing expelled the largest number of foreign journalists since the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989 - at least 18 foreign journalists from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post were expelled.
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June 4 Museum reopens amid concerns over national security law’s new ‘red lines’ in Hong Kong

South China Morning Post 01 Mar 2021
Chan, in his 40s, was among the early visitors when the June 4 Museum reopened on Tuesday after being closed ...
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China Expelled Largest Number Of Foreign Journalists Since 1989: Report

NDTV 01 Mar 2021
Working conditions for the foreign journalists in China deteriorated in 2020 with Beijing expelling 18 correspondents, the largest since the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989, the... .
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