The suggestion by head of China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention marks the first time a top Chinese expert has publicly alluded to the relatively low efficacy of the country's vaccines.
Beijing says anti-monopoly enforcement, especially in tech industries, is a priority for the country this year.
Manila described the presence of hundreds of Chinese boats inside its exclusive economic zone at Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea as "swarming and threatening." Beijing says the boats were sheltering from rough seas and no militia were aboard.
China has accused Britain of sheltering “wanted criminals” after prominent Hong Kong activist Nathan Law said he had been granted political asylum there.
The world’s police force risks being led by a man implicated in “torture,” warns a report.
Report says severall nations are using pandemic to further silence criticism, citing violence by security services in Brazil and Nigeria against protest movements in the past year.
About 40 percent of China's bitcoin mines are powered with coal, while the rest use renewables. But the coal-guzzling rigs are so large they could end up undermining Beijing's pledge to become carbon neutral by 2060, a study has warned.
Turkish Foreign Ministry expresses its discomfort to Chinese ambassador over mission's post on social media.
The Afghan Taliban's relationship with the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan could come to an impasse as the peace process matures in Afghanistan.
Thursday was only the second time an outside visitor was able to see ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi since she was detained during the coup.
With China and Russia pushing their weight around the region, any further delays on a nuclear deal with Iran will end up costing the US dearly.
Political and military tensions continue to escalate across the Indo-Pacific region due to China’s increasing regional clout and its economic expansion.
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