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USC professor under fire after using Chinese expression students allege sounds like English slur

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A business professor at the University of Southern California became the center of an international academic controversy last weekend, after ​the school administration received a letter accusing him of using Chinese...

Australia demands apology after Chinese official tweets ‘falsified image’ of soldier threatening child

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has demanded the Chinese government delete a "repugnant" and "falsified image" on Twitter that appears to show an Australian soldier threatening to slit a child's throat. Th...

US blacklists Chinese triad boss ‘Broken Tooth’ in latest round of anti-corruption sanctions

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Hong Kong The United States government has placed sanctions on Wan Kuok-koi, a notorious gangster and triad boss known as "Broken Tooth." Wan is known as a leader of the 14K Triad, which the US Treasury described as...

University of Cincinnati is looking into an instructor that referred to Covid-19 as the ‘Chinese virus’ in an email to student

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A University of Cincinnati dean is investigating an email in which an instructor told a quarantined student who had to miss class that those "testing positive for the chinese virus" would not receive a grade. Evan S...

Democratic congressman says he did not share sensitive information with suspected Chinese spy

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Rep. Eric Swalwell told CNN Wednesday that he was "shocked" when the FBI informed him several years ago that he was targeted by a suspected Chinese intelligence operative as part of a broader effort to establish tie...

5 Chinese nationals among those charged with cyberhacking that victimized over 100 people and companies worldwide

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Five Chinese and two Malaysian international cyberhackers were indicted in federal court on Wednesday for allegedly intruding on over 100 companies and people in the US and abroad through online games to launder "mi...

Chinese man extradited from Malaysia to US over turtle-smuggling ring worth millions

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A Chinese citizen who allegedly financed a turtle-trafficking ring has been extradited from Malaysia to the United States, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced in a statement on Thursday. Kang Juntao, 24, fro...

Chinese glaciers melting at ‘shocking’ pace, scientists say

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Glaciers in China's bleak Qilian mountains are disappearing at a shocking rate as global warming brings unpredictable change and raises the prospect of crippling, long-term water shortages, scientists say. The larges...

Chinese government rejects WHO plan for second phase of Covid-19 origins study

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The Chinese government will not participate in a second phase of the World Health Organization's investigation into the origins of Covid-19, a top health official announced Tuesday, after the possibility of the viru...

Taiwan’s planned submarine fleet could forestall a potential Chinese invasion for decades

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Hong Kong Taiwan has begun building a fleet of state-of-the-art submarines as it looks to further bolster its defensive capabilities, a move analysts say could complicate any potential Chinese military plans to invad...

Chinese nuclear-capable hypersonic missile test surprises US intelligence: Report

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The missile launched in August and circled the globe before speeding towards its target, which it missed by about two-dozen miles according to three individuals briefed on the intelligence. Two of those individuals s...

Over half of Chinese adults are now overweight. That’s more people than the entire US population

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As China grows richer, the waistlines of adults in the country are also expanding. More than half of Chinese adults are now considered overweight, a study conducted by the country's National Health Commission revea...

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang’s doping ban referred back to CAS after appeal

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Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has had his eight-year ban for doping violations referred back to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after an appeal to a Swiss court, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said in a sta...

Three-quarters of Wuhan patients hospitalized for Covid-19 still had symptoms 6 months later, Chinese study finds

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Most patients who had been hospitalized with Covid-19 still suffered a variety of symptoms -- including fatigue and sleep difficulties -- six months after infection, a Chinese study has found. The study of more than...

San Jose apologizes for racist past against Chinese community

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San Jose formally apologized for its "role in acts of discrimination against the Chinese immigrant community and its descendants" through an unanimous resolution that city leaders announced this week. City officia...

Chinese journalist who documented Wuhan coronavirus outbreak jailed for 4 years

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Hong Kong An independent Chinese journalist who reported from Wuhan at the height of the initial coronavirus outbreak has been jailed for four years by a Shanghai court, her lawyer said Monday. A former lawyer, Zhan...

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