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China plays rainmaker with modified drone flights
Ganlin-1 could provide solid statistics on whether cloud seeding really works

David Hambling

16, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'At the coalface': what the Australian expert in WHO's Covid mission in China hopes to find
Prof Dominic Dwyer says he expects interesting answers even if they never find how and where the virus first infected humans

Melissa Davey

15, Jan, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Global immunisation: low-income countries rush to access Covid vaccine supply
Despite efforts to procure Covid vaccine, some nations will only vaccinate 20% of population

Sarah Boseley Health editor

15, Jan, 2021 @12:23 PM

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‘The eye of the storm’: how 76 Days captured Wuhan’s Covid lockdown up close
The co-director of the haunting documentary, filmed inside the city’s hospitals during the first outbreak, explains why it is so important

Patrick Wintour

15, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Australian government raises fears about the 'human cost' of China coal standoff
Like other Australian ministers, Keith Pitt has been unable to secure a call with his Chinese counterpart amid ongoing tensions

Daniel Hurst

15, Jan, 2021 @3:24 AM

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New year, new outbreak: China rushes to vaccinate 50 million as holiday looms
Drive to immunise 3.5% of the population in weeks comes ahead of the lunar new year festival and as three major cities are locked down

Helen Davidson in Taipei and Michael Standaert in Shenzhen

15, Jan, 2021 @3:00 AM

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Huawei boss had Christmas with family as jailed Canadians got to phone home
Canada allowed family of Meng Wanzhou to visit her and believes China sees detentions are bargaining chip

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

14, Jan, 2021 @8:13 PM

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UK government faces battle over giving courts power to rule on genocide
High court could rule on whether Uighur people are suffering genocide in China if amendment passes

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

14, Jan, 2021 @7:26 PM

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Philippines and Indonesia back Chinese Covid jab despite efficacy doubts
Indonesian president receives his first dose of Sinovac vaccine live on TV as rollout begins

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

14, Jan, 2021 @4:18 PM

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China records first Covid death since May as WHO team arrives in Wuhan
Delegation arrives as China suffers growing outbreak of coronavirus in Hebei province

Helen Davidson in Taipei

14, Jan, 2021 @9:22 AM

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Labor fears humanitarian crisis on Australian coal ships stranded off China
The opposition calls on the Morrison government to work to repair the relationship with Beijing as exporters face a ‘grim’ year

Daniel Hurst and Ben Butler

14, Jan, 2021 @8:27 AM

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Hong Kong hires British QC to prosecute pro-democracy activists
UK politicians challenge David Perry’s decision to act against group accused of illegal assembly

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

13, Jan, 2021 @5:55 PM

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