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Beijing residents disappointed Olympics will be closed event
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Beijing residents disappointed Olympics will be closed event

BEIJING (AP) — With just over two weeks before the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics, residents of the Chinese…
Beijing Olympics tickets will not be publicly sold due to COVID-19
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Beijing Olympics tickets will not be publicly sold due to COVID-19

BEIJING, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Tickets for the Winter Olympics set to begin on Feb. 4 will be distributed to…
North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship
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North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Grappling with pandemic difficulties and US-led sanctions over his nuclear ambitions, North Korean leader Kim…
Beijing shopper’s lone omicron case draws national attention
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Beijing shopper’s lone omicron case draws national attention

BEIJING (AP) — A 26-year-old woman in China’s capital Beijing who contracted the omicron strain of COVID-19 has drawn national…
China’s Xi rejects ‘Cold War mentality,’ pushes cooperation
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China’s Xi rejects ‘Cold War mentality,’ pushes cooperation

GENEVA (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping called Monday for greater world cooperation against COVID-19 and said China would send…
China’s birth rate drops to record low in 2021
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China’s birth rate drops to record low in 2021

BEIJING, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Mainland China’s birth rate dropped to a record low in 2021, data showed on Monday,…
Beijing tightens rules for entering city after Omicron case
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Beijing tightens rules for entering city after Omicron case

BEIJING, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Beijing will require travelers to get a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of arrival in…
N.Korea-China trade by rail to resume on Monday as border closures end – traders
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N.Korea-China trade by rail to resume on Monday as border closures end – traders

BEIJING/SEOUL, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Chinese brokers said they expect the resumption of regular trade with North Korea as soon…
North Korea tests railway-borne missile in latest launch amid rising tension with U.S.
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North Korea tests railway-borne missile in latest launch amid rising tension with U.S.

SEOUL, Jan 15 (Reuters) – North Korea tested a railway-borne missile in its firing drills on Friday, state media KCNA…
Strong quake shakes Indonesia’s capital; no tsunami alert
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Strong quake shakes Indonesia’s capital; no tsunami alert

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook parts of Indonesia’s main island of Java on Friday, damaging buildings and…
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