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July 31, 2021
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Xi visits Tibet for first time as president

BEIJING (CHINA) -China’s President Xi Jinping visited the Tibet Autonomous Region on July 21-22, according to the official Xinhua news agency. This would mark his first recorded visit as leader of the nation and the first visit to Tibet by the country’s leader in three decades. Xi’s visit comes at a time where China faces […]
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China evacuates people as storms spread north

ZHENGZHOU (CHINA) – Large number of people were being evacuated from flood-hit regions of central China on Thursday as officials raised the death toll from heavy rains that have wreaked havoc on the Henan province for almost a week to 33 people. More cities were inundated and crops destroyed as the severe weather spread northwards, […]
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China to provide COVID-19 shots to teenagers this month

BEIJING (CHINA) – Several areas in China will start vaccinating teenagers this month against COVID-19, state media and local authorities said, as the country steps up its inoculation campaign. China, which has managed to rein in domestic infections, has administered 1.4 billion vaccine doses, or two-fifths of the global total of 3.47 billion doses. This […]