Olympics 2022: China will not sell tickets but will invite spectators

Cold snap on the Winter Games! The Organizing Committee has canceled the sale of tickets to the general public, due to a “complicated” epidemic situation, less than three weeks before the start of the events in Beijing. It was so far planned that people residing in China could buy tickets and attend the Olympics, scheduled … Read more

China develops its policy of forced returns of its nationals refugees abroad

Protesters denounce kidnappings in Hong Kong on January 10, 2016. JEROME FAVRE / EPA Her granddaughter was born a few days after her husband Ahmad Talip was kidnapped from a Dubai police station, immediately followed by his transfer to Abu Dhabi and then his deportation to China. Since that fateful February 25, 2018, “I haven’t … Read more

The effectiveness of the fight against corruption in China

Chronic. The anti-corruption campaign initiated by Xi Jinping in 2013 led to a significant improvement in the financial performance of Chinese state-owned enterprises. This is shown by the study of two economists, one South Korean, the other Chinese, whose objective is not to validate or not the policy of Xi Jinping, but to contribute to … Read more

China supports the thesis of a “color revolution” in Kazakhstan

Chinese President Xi Jinping during his Happy New Year speech in Beijing on December 31, 2021. LI XIANG / AP China seems to be perfectly accommodating to the intervention of Russian forces in Kazakhstan, after the request of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, faced since January 2 with a massive popular protest movement. On Monday January 10, … Read more

OnePlus launches new flagship 10 Pro 5G (first in China)

Anyone who was preying on the latest top smartphone from OnePlus will have to exercise some patience. The brand new 10 Pro 5G with Android 12 will first appear on the Chinese market this week, and only ‘later in 2022’ in Europe. Eye-catcher of the OnePlus 10 Pro is the second-generation Hasselblad Camera for Mobile. … Read more

China braces for weaker growth

In Foshan shopping district, Guangdong province, China on November 19, 2021. RAUL ARIANO FOR “THE WORLD” All in its desire to compete with New York even in symbols, Shanghai also has its Times Square, its crossroads where, on a giant screen, economic information and advertising for luxury brands alternate. At the beginning of January, when … Read more

Corona worldwide: Highest corona number of the year in China

With 162 new infections in one day, China has recorded the highest number of new local corona cases to date this year. As the authorities reported on Monday, 150 infections were reported in the metropolis of Xi’an alone, where massive curfews were imposed on the 13 million residents last week after a few cases had … Read more

Covid-19 around the world: more than 4,500 flights canceled over Christmas weekend, China on alert

At the airport in Los Angeles, California, Friday, December 24, 2021. DAVID MCNEW / AFP More than 4,500 flights were canceled by airlines, while thousands more were delayed around the world over Christmas weekend, faced with the Omicron variant which disrupts travel during the holidays. China recorded its highest level of contamination cases on Saturday, … Read more