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Ren Zhiqiang - who called Chinese president a 'clown' - jailed for 18 years

Former real estate mogul was investigated after criticising Xi Jinping over his handling of the coronavirus pandemicChina has sentenced an influential former property executive and critic of President Xi Jinping to 18 years in prison for corruption.Ren Zhiqiang, the former chairman of Huayuan, a state-owned real estate group, was also fined 4.2m yuan, Beijing No. 2 Intermediate Court said on its website on Tuesday. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Infectious Diseases, Ren Zhiqiang, Intermediate Court, Coronavirus outbreak, Huayuan


Trump's WeChat and TikTok App Store Bans Are a Cybersecurity Nightmare

The Trump administration has barely even bothered to back up its case that its use of emergency powers to strong-arm Beijing-based ByteDance into selling TikTok’s U.S. operations to an American company is based on cybersecurity concerns. It’s actually setting the stage for a meltdown of its own making.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Privacy, China, Cybersecurity, Beijing, Hacking, WeChat, Hackers, Bad Ideas, Espionage, Trump, Tiktok


Oracle's Bid for TikTok Is Down to the Wire and Also a Huge Mess

The Trump administration’s efforts to strong-arm Beijing-based ByteDance into selling its U.S. subsidiary TikTok to an American company are closing in, with enterprise software giant Oracle attempting to get regulators to clear a deal. Unsurprisingly, everyone involved is really making a garbage fire out of it.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Technology, China, Walmart, Cybersecurity, Beijing, Espionage, Donald Trump, Oracle, Trump, Tech Policy, Bytedance, Tiktok


Coronavirus live news: Irish minister tests negative; closing schools a 'last resort', says WHO

Cabinet colleagues had earlier been told to restrict movements as a precaution; WHO chief warns of school closures’ effect on childrenSweden records its fewest daily cases since MarchForeign Covid workers in France to be fast-tracked for nationalityCovid cases near 30m; China expects vaccine in NovemberWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage 10.22pm BST China has blocked imports from an OK Foods poultry plant in Fort Smith, Arkansas, because...
Tags: Science, France, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Who, Tyson Foods Inc, Fort Smith Arkansas, USA Poultry Egg Export Council, Coronavirus outbreak


A new way to solve thermal maturity of marine shales with high-over maturities

Maturity is important for petroleum source rock evaluation as well as shale oil and gas exploration. For Lower Paleozoic and Precambrian marine shales?big challenges exist for an exact measurement of maturity owing to the lack of distinguishable organic matter under optical microscopy, such as vitrinite and solid bitumen. Now researchers in Beijing have conducted a new method to solve this problem using laser Raman parameters of mineral-organic aggregation in shales.
Tags: Science, Beijing


Evaluating the effect of plain afforestation project and future spatial suitability in Beijing

Taking the 'One Million-Mu (666 km2)' Plain Afforestation (Phase I) Project in Beijing city as an example, the authors monitored the growth status of planted forest patches using long-term remote sensing images, which constructed a series of spatial variables of suitability map for afforestation. Moreover, a modeling framework of the spatial distribution of Phase II afforestation in this study can be used to support the decision making and policy implementation of afforestation projects in China...
Tags: Science, Beijing


Coronavirus live news: Dutch minister fined for breaking rules; Australia extends state of emergency in Victoria

US rejects global vaccine effort; cases rise in India, Russia and Hungary; Australia enters recessionSchools reopen across Europe as cases growUS refuses to cooperate with WHO on vaccineScotland rules holidaymakers returning from Greece must isolateUK coronavirus updates – live 10.25am BST China’s aviation regulator said it will resume direct flights to Beijing from eight countries including Thailand, Cambodia, Greece, Denmark, Sweden and Canada from 3 September. In March, Chinese authoritie...
Tags: Europe, Science, Greece, Indonesia, Australia, China, US, UK News, Australia news, US news, Beijing, Hungary, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Victoria


A grieving daughter in Wuhan is suing China, saying its early cover-up of COVID-19 killed her father. In response, the authorities intimidated her family.

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a man to be tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus next to a street in Wuhan, in Chinas central Hubei province on May 16, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images A woman from Wuhan is suing the Chinese government for what she said was covering up facts about the coronavirus and allowing it to spread.Zhao Lei told Sky News that people "people carried on living like before" and didn't use protection: "It meant my father got infected and died."Sky News ...
Tags: Politics, Science, China, US, Trends, Beijing, New York Times, News UK, Sky News, Wuhan, Hubei, Zhao, Stringer, Wuhan China, Hector Retamal, Zhao Lei


Pediatric outpatient visits for notifiable infectious diseases in Beijing Hospital during COVID-19

Strict public health measures were implemented in China in response to COVID-19 but little is known about whether other types of hospital visits were affected, especially those for other infectious diseases. Researchers explored changes in pediatric outpatient visits for notifiable infectious diseases acquired through droplet transmission, contact transmission or both during Beijing's COVID-19 outbreak.
Tags: Science, China, Beijing, Beijing Hospital


CVIA has just published a new issue, Volume 4 Issue 4

Beijing, 10 July 2020: the journal Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (CVIA) has just published a new issue, Volume 4 Issue 4. This issue brings together important research papers from leading cardiologists in US, China, and Africa, including very important new research on identification of Novel TTN Mutations and discovery of digenic mutation.
Tags: Science, Africa, Beijing, US China, Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications CVIA, CVIA


Coronavirus live news: Covid-19 was direct cause of 89% of Italy pandemic deaths; Israel faces new lockdown

Israel reports new daily record of cases; 125 million in India under new lockdown; Beijing Winter Olympics under threatRussian state-sponsored hackers target Covid-19 vaccine researchersFamily fortunes of super rich increase during pandemicAustralia: Victoria reports 317 new cases and two deathsUK coronavirus updates - liveUS coronavirus updates – live 3.31pm BST The news that there may be a delay in re-opening pubs in Ireland has been described as a “hammer blow” by the Licensed Vintners As...
Tags: Science, India, Israel, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Victoria, Leo Varadkar, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Israel faces prospect of new lockdown; Beijing Winter Olympics under threat

Israel reports new daily record of cases; if Tokyo Games don’t go ahead, Beijing 2022 also likely to be cancelled; Fauci says US could make end-of-year target; Bolsonaro tests positive againGlobal report: Bangladesh hospital owner accused of faking test resultsFamily fortunes of super rich increase during pandemicAustralia: Victoria reports 317 new cases and two deathsUK coronavirus updates - liveUS coronavirus updates – live 12.24pm BST Ukrainians are fed up with the coronavirus lockdown an...
Tags: Science, Israel, US, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Bangladesh, World Health Organization, Tokyo


Coronavirus live news: Fauci predicts US will meet vaccine target; Beijing Winter Olympics under threat

If Tokyo Games don’t go ahead, Beijing 2022 also likely to be cancelled; Fauci says US could make end-of-year target; Bolsonaro tests positive againGlobal report: Bangladesh hospital owner accused of faking test resultsFamily fortunes of super rich increase during pandemicUK coronavirus updates - live 10.27am BST In France, Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced that masks will be compulsory in all indoor public spaces from next week. Somewhat related, but mainly because I am just admirati...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, France, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Bangladesh, Tokyo, National Assembly, Fauci


Coronavirus live news: Fauci says US must 'stop nonsense'; Beijing Winter Olympics under threat

If Tokyo Games don’t go ahead, Beijing 2022 also likely to be cancelled; Dr Fauci predicts US will meet vaccine target; Bolsonaro tests positive againGlobal report: Bangladesh hospital owner accused of faking test resultsFamily fortunes of super rich increase during pandemicUK coronavirus updates - live 9.25am BST For everything you could possibly want to know about the status of the race to find a vaccine, I can highly recommend the New York Times’ Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker. It’s a beauti...
Tags: Science, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, New York Times, Microbiology, Bangladesh, Tokyo, Abu Dhabi, Reuters, Fauci


Coronavirus live news: Australia's Victoria state begins weekend in lockdown, France exceeds 30,000 deaths

San Quentin prison in US has seven deaths and 1,500 positive tests; Serbia has record 18 fatalities; Australia caps incoming flights and charges for quarantine 1.27am BST Guardian reporter Eleanor Ainge Roy writes that the former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark has been told a vaccine for Covid-19 may be years away;This isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. I am told by informed sources in Geneva that it will be at least two-and-a-half years until there could be a widely available vac...
Tags: Science, Australia, France, China, US, World news, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Serbia, New Zealand, Geneva, Victoria, Wuhan, San Quentin, Andrew Forrest, Knaus


A chemical cocktail of air pollution in Beijing, China during COVID-19 outbreak

Air pollution during the COVID-19 lockdown in Beijing was mainly due to different chemical responses of primary and secondary aerosols to changes in anthropogenic emissions.
Tags: Science, Beijing, Beijing China


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand places limits on citizen returns as US cases near 3m

Atlanta mayor tests positive for Covid-19; Kenya emerges from lockdown; Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tested again for coronavirus. Follow the latest updatesUS cases near 3m as White House claims country is a “leader” in global fight against virusFury as Boris Johnson accuses care homes over high Covid-19 death tollNew Zealand rations places for citizens returning home during Covid-19World map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 2.12am BST After a record 112 days on a speci...
Tags: Science, White House, China, US, Atlanta, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Kenya, Boris Johnson, Reuters


Coronavirus live news: Russia cases pass 660,000; Indonesia reports record daily infections rise

Worst-hit nation records another new daily record of infections; Middle East at ‘critical threshold’ says WHO; NZ health minister David Clark resignsCalifornia rolls back reopening of bars and restaurantsGlobal report: new US record increase as NZ health minister quitsOxford offers world best hope of vaccine this year, UK MPs toldRolling Stones and McCartney in bid to rescue music industryUK coronavirus updates - live 11.29am BST A strain of Covid-19 that has infected more than 300 people in...
Tags: Asia, UK, Science, Indonesia, Russia, US, US news, Beijing, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Harvard University, Middle East, Mccartney, Nz, David Clark, Lucy Campbell


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand health minister quits, as WHO says Middle East at 'critical' point

David Clark resigns after controversy over handling of Covid-19; Middle East records 1m cases amid easing and return of tourists; California rolls back reopening of bars. Follow all the latest updatesCalifornia rolls back reopening of bars and restaurantsGlobal report: first tourists arrive in Greece as Brazil cases hit 60,000Oxford offers world best hope of vaccine this year, UK MPs toldAustralia coronavirus live blog 1.24am BST China reported on Thursday three new confirmed coronavirus cas...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, California, China, US news, Beijing, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Middle East, New Zealand, Brazil, Who, Nz, Clark, David Clark


Laser takes pictures of electrons in crystals

Microscopes of visible light allow to see tiny objects as living cells and their interior. They cannot discern how electrons are distributed among atoms in solids. Researchers around Prof. E. Goulielmakis of Extreme Photonics Labs at the University of Rostock and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Garching, Germany, along with coworkers of the Institute of Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, developed a new type of a light microscope.
Tags: Science, Beijing, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching Germany, University of Rostock


Coronavirus live news: pubs, hairdressers and gyms open in Ireland; global deaths pass 500,000

California governor closes bars in several counties; half a million confined in Beijing; cases worldwide top 10m; Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Covid-19 deaths pass half a millionUS health secretary says ‘window closing’ to stop virusNew Zealand’s isolation facilities under ‘extreme stress’See all our coronavirus coverage 11.20am BST While Italians celebrate the beginning of summer and thousands flock to the beaches, authorities have identified at least ten new Covid-19 clusters ac...
Tags: Science, California, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Britain, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Poland, Caserta, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: global deaths pass 500,000 as 'window closing' in US on chance to curb Covid-19

California governor closes bars in several counties; half a million confined in Beijing; cases worldwide top 10m; Follow the latest updatesGlobal deaths pass 500,000Global report: Covid-19 cases exceed 10mUS health secretary says ‘window is closing’ to stop virusNew Zealand’s isolation facilities under ‘extreme stress’See all our coronavirus coverage 12.23am BST China has imposed a strict lockdown on nearly half a million people in a province surrounding the capital to contain a fresh cluste...
Tags: Science, California, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Wuhan, Health And Human Services, Afp, Alex Azar


Coronavirus live news: WHO warns of global oxygen concentrator shortage as cases rise by 1m per week

Texas hospitals near capacity; Dutch brothels to reopen; volunteers receive first doses of experimental vaccine. Follow the latest updatesWHO warns of global oxygen shortageIndia has highest daily rise in casesEU border rules could bar US visitorsSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.32am BST Amanda Holpuch reports for the Guardian from New York, with Maanvi Singh in Oakland:The US has recorded a one-day total of 34,700 new Covid-19 cases, the highest level since late April, when the number pea...
Tags: New York, Texas, Science, Biology, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Who, Oakland


Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record daily global case increase as known infections pass 8.9m

China halts imports from US food plant where 481 test positive for Covid-19; UK PM to unveil lockdown easing on Tuesday; Brazil deaths pass 50,000. Follow the latest updatesVisitors return to Spain as coronavirus state of emergency endsWHO reports record daily rise in cases worldwideBrazil losing a generation of indigenous leaders to coronavirusSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.24am BST There are 8,918,101 known coronavirus cases globally, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Germany, US, Eu, Spain, European Union, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific


Coronavirus live news: Brazil surpasses one million cases

Country hits grisly milestone as WHO says pandemic is entering ‘new and dangerous phase’Brazil passes one million coronavirus cases‘Everyone is scared’: anxiety in Beijing as officials battle new outbreak‘I was preparing for death’: Covid-19 in England’s Bangladeshi communityFrance: l’amour is in the air again as kissing returns on screenSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.11pm BST Brazil has passed a total of more than one million coronavirus cases, and nearly 50,000 deaths, according to it...
Tags: England, Science, China, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Beijing, United States, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Who, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus live news: pandemic entering 'new and dangerous phase', warns WHO

Agency says people are tiring of lockdowns despite an accelerating spread of the diseaseMallorca welcomes more sedate breed of German tourist‘Everyone is scared’: anxiety in Beijing as officials battle new outbreak‘I was preparing for death’: Covid-19 in England’s Bangladeshi communityFrance: l’amour is in the air again as kissing returns on screenSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.01pm BST Costa Rica’s government will halt reopening the country’s economy due to an increase in the number of ...
Tags: England, Science, China, Walmart, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Asda, Public Health England, Costa Rica, Kober, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus live news: virus present in two big Italian cities over two months before first case detected

Spain says decision on travel corridor with UK expected soon; Saudi Arabia case total passes 150,000; researchers working on more than 200 vaccines, says WHOMallorca welcomes more sedate breed of German tourist‘Everyone is scared’: anxiety in Beijing as officials battle new outbreak‘I was preparing for death’: Covid-19 in England’s Bangladeshi communityFrance: l’amour is in the air again as kissing returns on screenSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.47pm BST Crowds have gathered at shopping ...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Saudi Arabia, China, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Colombia, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization WHO, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Spain says decision on travel corridor with UK expected within hours

Researchers working on more than 200 vaccines, says WHO; global deaths pass 450,000; Brazil nears 1m cases. Follow the latest updatesMallorca welcomes more sedate breed of German tourist‘Everyone is scared’: anxiety in Beijing as officials battle new outbreak‘I was preparing for death’: Covid-19 in England’s Bangladeshi communityFrance: l’amour is in the air again as kissing returns on screenSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.10pm BST Spain expects a decision in the coming hours in its talks...
Tags: UK, England, Science, China, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Beijing, Britain, Infectious Diseases, United Kingdom, Brazil, Green Party, Caroline Lucas


Coronavirus live news: US questions Beijing cluster figures as WHO eyes 2bn Covid-19 vaccine doses by end of 2021

Researchers working on more than 200 vaccines, says WHO; global deaths pass 450,000; Brazil nears 1m cases. Follow the latest updatesUS questions new China outbreak figuresBeijing outbreak may have started a month earlier than thoughtWHO eyes 2bn vaccine doses by end of 2021Coronavirus map of the US: latest cases state by stateSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.23am BST All non-essential shops in Wales will be able to reopen from Monday so long as physical distancing can take place, as part ...
Tags: UK, Science, Wales, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Beijing, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Brazil, Red Cross, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 450,000

John Hopkins says 450,435 have died; WHO condemns Napoli football fans’ celebrations as ‘reckless’; Beijing expert says new outbreak under controlBeijing outbreak may have started a month earlier than thoughtBrazil cases near 1mNew Zealand confirms one new caseSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.10pm BST A rogue Russian priest who denies the existence of Covid-19 has seized a convent in the Urals region and announced that he will only be removed by force.Father Sergei Romanov stormed the Sred...
Tags: Science, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Who, Napoli, John Hopkins, Coronavirus outbreak, 1mNew Zealand



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