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Martin Quin Pollard

China seizes U.S. consulate in Chengdu, retaliating for Houston

27 Jul 2020

CHENGDU, China China took over the premises of the U.S. consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu on Monday, after ordering the facility to be vacated in retaliation for China's ouster last week from its consulate in Houston, Texas. | Video

Staff leaving U.S. Chengdu consulate under high security as deadline looms

26 Jul 2020

CHENGDU, China Staff of the U.S. consulate in Chengdu made final efforts to clear the premises on Sunday as security remained tight outside, ahead of a Monday closure ordered by Beijing as China-U.S. relations continue to worsen.

Tight security outside U.S. Chengdu consulate after China orders closure

25 Jul 2020

CHENGDU, China Security was tight outside the U.S. consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu on Saturday as staff inside prepared to leave, a day after China ordered it to close in response to a U.S. order for China to shut its consulate in Houston. | Video

Tight security outside U.S. Chengdu consulate after China orders closure

25 Jul 2020

CHENGDU, China Security was tight outside the U.S. consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu on Saturday as staff inside prepared to leave, a day after China ordered it to close in response to a U.S. order for China to shut its consulate in Houston.

China warns UK: 'Dumping' Huawei will cost you

16 Jul 2020

LONDON/BEIJING China warned British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday that his decision to ban Huawei from the 5G network would cost Britain dearly in investment, casting the move as the result of politicised pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump. | Video

Six months after 'viral pneumonia', Wuhan returning to normal, with masks

30 Jun 2020

WUHAN, China/BEIJING Six months after the World Health Organization learned of "viral pneumonia" cases that would become the COVID-19 pandemic, life in Wuhan, the city where it emerged, is returning to normal, although masks remain ubiquitous and emotional scars linger. | Video

Beijing coronavirus testing to enter 'fast track' as cases mount

23 Jun 2020

BEIJING Beijing's mass testing for the new coronavirus will soon enter a "fast track", a senior municipal health official said on Tuesday, suggesting that COVID-19 screening in China's capital is about to gather pace in efforts to curb the latest outbreak.

As coronavirus returns, Beijingers face disruption, anxiety

16 Jun 2020

BEIJING Beijing's scramble to contain a coronavirus outbreak, just over a week after containment measures had been eased and life had returned to near-normal, is disrupting activity for many residents and fueling concerns of further tightening. | Video

As Beijing gyms reopen, users are masked up and ready to shed pounds

09 May 2020

BEIJING - Grunts, groans and the sound of pulsing music and crashing weights have returned to some of Beijing's gyms after being closed for nearly three months due to the coronavirus outbreak. | Video

Coronavirus 'new reality' bites deep into Beijing eatery chain

14 Apr 2020

BEIJING The worst of the COVID-19 outbreak in China may be over, but one Beijing-based restaurant chain is struggling with a "new reality" - fewer customers, reduced seating capacity, shorter hours, pay cuts and problems of cashflow and landlords.

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