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China's military displayed a shooting machine gun equipped robot battle "dog" during joint drills with Cambodia. PHOTO/ CCTV.
Shooting dogs: China displays its military prowess using rifle-firing robot

By | 3 weeks ago

During recent military drills with Cambodia, China’s military showed off a robot dog with an automatic rifle mounted on its back, essentially turnin...

President William Ruto shakes hand with Chinese leader Xi Jinping after a bilateral meeting in Beijing, China on October 18, 2023. PHOTO/Ruto(@WilliamsRuto)/X
Ruto’s message to China as they celebrate New Year

By | 4 months ago

President William Ruto has extended warm New Year wishes to the Republic of China as they welcome the year 2024. In a statement on Saturday, February ...

Australian writer sentenced to death in China

By | 4 months ago

Australian writer Yang Hengjun, who was arrested in China on espionage charges in 2019, has been handed a suspended death sentence by a court in Beiji...

Young Chinese getting paid to be ‘full-time children’ as jobs become harder to find

By | 11 months ago

Exhausted by the pressure to succeed as a photographer, Litsky Li accepted a better offer: quit work to become one of China’s growing legions of chi...

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Boeing plane carrying 133 passengers crashes in China

By | 2 years ago

A China Eastern Airlines plane carrying 132 people has crashed in mountains in southern Guangxi province. There were 123 passengers and nine crew memb...

China locks down millions as COVID cases rise before winter
China records nearly 3,400 daily Covid-19 cases in worst outbreak

By | 2 years ago

Chinese health authorities reported nearly 3,400 Covid-19 cases on Sunday, double the previous day, forcing lockdowns on virus hotspots as the country...

World Kiswahili Day: UNESCO picks date to celebrate Kiswahili

By | 3 years ago

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has settled on an annual day to celebrate the language.  According to ...

Man detained for sending meme mocking police

By | 3 years ago

A man in China was reportedly detained for nine days after sending a meme to a group chat that was deemed offensive to police in an incident that has ...

50-year-old man who defrauded Nursing Home Kshs948,000 in shipping deal arrested

By | 3 years ago

A 50-year-old man accused of defrauding a nursing home Kshs948,000 has been arrested by detectives from the DCI headquarters. Samuel Mwendwa Mutua, wh...

Jack Ma is now China’s second-wealthiest man. [PHOTO | COURTESY OF WSJ]
Jack Ma omitted from State Media’s list of China’s leading tech entrepreneurs

By | 3 years ago

By Hirum Muli, Jack Ma, once the richest man in China, has been omitted from the list of Chinese entrepreneurial leaders published by the state media,...

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