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China issues blue alert for cold wave

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By CECILIA ODEY BEIJING- China’s meteorological authority on Monday issued its blue alert for a cold wave, forecasting big temperature drops and gales across...

Bribery: Former chairman of China Life Insurance indicted

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By CECILIA ODEY BEIJING- Wang Bin, a former party chief and Chairman of China Life Insurance (Group) Company, has been indicted by a Chinese procuratorate...

China still important engine for world economic growth – Official

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By UMMUL IDRIS BEIJING- China’s economy has taken the lead among major economies over recent years, remaining a significant engine fueling global economic growth, an...

COVID-19: China suspends visas for South Koreans

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By UMMUL IDRIS BEIJING- Beijing has suspended short-term visas for South Koreans starting from Tuesday following the introduction of extra travel requirements for visitors...

China’s relaxed zero COVID policy and the world in 2023, By...

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This piece may appear alarmist but the truth is that once bitten, twice shy, as an adage says. The world cannot afford to be...

The poverty narrative: Federal versus state governments, By Dakuku Peterside

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Poverty is all around us. You see it in all aspects of our lives. It is so ubiquitous that it has been ingrained in...

Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin to be buried on Dec. 6

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By SHEJI HALIMA BEIJING- The former Chinese head of state and Communist Party leader, Jiang Zemin will be laid to rest on Dec. 6. The body...

Former Chinses president, Jiang Zemin dies at age 96

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By EMMANUEL YASHIM BEIJING- Former President of the Peoples’ Republic of China Jiang Zemin is dead. Reliable sources announced via letters that Jiang died in...

Massive police presence prevents further COVID-19 protests in China

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By EMMANUEL YASHIM BEIJING- Police officers were deployed in large numbers in several Chinese cities on Tuesday to prevent the resurgence of protests against...

Shanghai tightens security after anti-lockdown protests across China

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By SHEJI HALIMA SHANGHAI/BEIJING- Shanghai authorities on Monday put up barriers around a city centre area where hundreds of people protested over the weekend against...

Rising COVID-19 infections paralysing cities in China

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By SHEJI HALIMA BEIJING- A record wave of COVID-19 infections has sparked further restrictions for the population in China, with the health commission in Beijing...

Flights Cancelled In China As Covid Cases Continue To Surge

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Beijing, - Many airports across China have cancelled the majority of their flights due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in the...

Flights cancelled in China as Covid cases continue to surge

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By CECILIA ODEY BEIJING- Many airports across China have cancelled the majority of their flights due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in the...

China Urges Developed Nations To Honour $100bn Climate Financing Commitment

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Beijing, - China hopes that the developed countries will fulfill their pledge of providing 100 billion U.S. dollars for poorer...

Apple warns customers to expect delays in iPhone 14 shipments

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By UMMUL IDRIS WASHINGTON- Apple has warned customers to expect delays on iPhone shipments due to COVID-19 restrictions at a manufacturing factory in China. Apple manufacturing...

China’s Huawei Revenue Improves In Spite U.S Of U.S. Sanctions

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Shenzhen, China, - China’s Huawei Technologies (HWT.UL) reported modest revenue growth for a second quarter on Thursday. The company citing steady its...

Kangiwa bags Chinese friendship award

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By TAIYE OLAYEMI LAGOS- Alhaji Nura Kangiwa, Director-General, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR),  has bagged a Chinese friendship award.In a letter of award conferment...

China’s Net External Financial Assets Stand At Over $2trn

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Beijing, - China’s external financial assets stood at 9.1563 trillion dollars at the end of June and...

China hands over pharmaceutical warehouse to Zimbabwe

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By UMMUL IDRIS HARARE- China has handed over a multi-million dollar pharmaceutical warehouse to the Zimbabwean government. The pharmaceutical warehouse is expected to boost Zimbabwe’s drug...

Presidents Buhari, XI Jinping felicitate on Nigerian, Chinese National Days

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By ISMAILA CHAFE ABUJA- President Muhammadu Buhari and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have exchanged pleasantries on the occasion of the two nations’ independence anniversary...