Indian police arrest students who gathered to watch a BBC documentary on Modi

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Delhi police detained students on Wednesday as they gathered to watch a recent BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India called propaganda and banned from broadcasting and sharing on social media. It follows similar unrest, some of which turned violent, at student gatherings this week to watch the documentary … Read more

China’s video game makers are coming in cold as crackdowns ease

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s end to a massive crackdown on the video game market is expected to revive the battered industry this year, but remaining restrictions on some content and economic headwinds will limit the extent of the recovery. Severe restrictions imposed by Beijing in 2021 have laid waste to the once thriving industry, … Read more

China reports massive rise in COVID-related deaths after data criticism

Nearly 60,000 COVID-related hospital deaths have been reported China has been criticized for underreporting COVID deaths The official says emergency hospitalizations have peaked Travel recovering before the Lunar New Year holidays BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Saturday that nearly 60,000 people with COVID-19 had died in hospital since it abandoned its COVID-19 non-spread policy … Read more

China imposes transit restrictions on South Korea and Japan; The World Health Organization expresses concern about the data

Who said lack of data hinders response to resurgence risks New restrictions on South Korean and Japanese citizens transiting through China China says visa suspension for South Korea and Japan ‘reasonable’ An escalation of the diplomatic row could complicate economic relations Social media users slam South Korea’s “humiliating” COVID restrictions BEIJING/GENEVA, January 11 (Reuters) – … Read more

China reopens its borders in a final farewell to the non-spread of the Corona virus

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – Travelers began flocking to mainland China by air, land and sea on Sunday, with many eager for a long-awaited reunion as Beijing opened up borders that have been nearly closed since the start of the coronavirus outbreak. -19 pandemic. Three years later, mainland China opened sea and land crossings with Hong … Read more

China vows ‘final victory’ over Covid as the outbreak worries the world

The virus is spreading rapidly in China after the policy change The latest country in Japan to require tests from China arrivals European Union meeting to discuss Chinese travel policy WHO seeks data from Chinese scientists BEIJING (Reuters) – Global health officials struggled to establish the realities of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China and … Read more