Adorable baby dinosaur’s footprint is just 6cm long and is the smallest stegosaur print EVER found

Dino-mite find! Adorable baby dinosaur’s footprint discovered in China is just 6cm long and is the smallest stegosaur print EVER found Footprint was found in the Xinjiang Province in northwestern China by experts   It measures just 2.24 inches (5.7cm) long and is thought to belong to a stegosaur  Expect that the animal that made it was … Read more

China’s former premier ‘criticises President Xi’ in essay

China’s former premier ‘criticises President Xi’ with essay calling for ‘fairness and justice’ in the country – before Beijing’s censors remove it from the internet  China’s former Premier wrote an essay calling for ‘freedom and justice’   The controversial essay has been interpreted as a coded criticism  The piece was shared widely online before reportedly being … Read more

Beijing’s skies turn orange and brown as sand and dust combine to form ‘severe’ pollution

Beijing’s skies turn orange and brown as sand and dust combine to form ‘severe’ pollution that has left people struggling to breathe The skies above Beijing turned orange as air pollution soared to severe levels & air quality index rose to 324 It worsened in the evening, exceeding 1,300 in some parts of the city, according … Read more

China tells Japanese minister to drink Fukushima water after saying it was safe to dump in the ocean

China tells Japan’s deputy PM to drink a glass of treated Fukushima water after Tokyo announced it was safe to dump it in the Pacific Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijan has asked Japan’s Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso to drink treated radioactive water from Fukushima  The comment on Wednesday came after Aso a day … Read more

China fines e-commerce giant Alibaba a record £2bn for abusing dominant market position for years

China slapped a record 18 billion yuan (£2billion) fine on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Saturday, after an anti-monopoly probe found the e-commerce giant had abused its dominant market position for several years. The fine, about 4 per cent of Alibaba’s 2019 domestic revenues, comes amid a crackdown on technology conglomerates and indicates China’s antitrust … Read more

China fines e-commerce giant Alibaba a record £2bn for abusing dominant market position for years

China slapped a record 18 billion yuan (£2billion) fine on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Saturday, after an anti-monopoly probe found the e-commerce giant had abused its dominant market position for several years. The fine, about 4 per cent of Alibaba’s 2019 domestic revenues, comes amid a crackdown on technology conglomerates and indicates China’s antitrust … Read more

Scientists discover two new species of burrowing mammal ancestors

Scientists have discovered two new species of burrowing animals that lived in northeastern China 120 million years ago.  Skeletal remains of the species, called Fossiomanus sinensis and Jueconodon chenispiky, reveal they had claws designed for ‘scratch digging’ – a technique to create tunnels using the claws of the forelimbs.  Experts at the American Museum of Natural … Read more

China keeps a secret watchlist on 700 Americans including government workers and R&B artist Ashanti

The Chinese government has been keeping a secret watchlist on 700 Americans, including government workers, CEOs and R&B artist Ashanti, after they traveled through Shanghai airport, according to a cybersecurity group. A bombshell database leaked to Australian cybersecurity consultancy Internet 2.0 and obtained by the New York Post reveals China collected the names, dates of birth and passport … Read more

Chinese ambassador to Australia denies human rights abuses in Xinjiang in a bizarre presentation

Chinese ambassador trots out members of persecuted Muslim minority to say they aren’t mistreated at a bizarre press conference followed by a six-minute ‘Xinjiang is a Wonderful Land’ propaganda video China has denied human rights abuses in Xinjiang in propaganda presentation  Ambassador to Australia Cheng Jingye described the allegations as ‘fake news’   Australia has condemned restrictions … Read more

Mother finds out her son’s bride is her long-lost DAUGHTER on their wedding day

Mother finds out her son’s bride is her long-lost DAUGHTER on their wedding day (and marriage goes ahead because the groom had been adopted)  A woman discovered her long-lost daughter was her son’s bride on wedding day   The woman was reportedly able to recognise her daughter from a birth mark The bride and her mother … Read more