US Will Not Return Spy Balloon Debris To China
The United States of America Government denied to return the spy balloon debris to China. On February 7, John Kirby, the National Security Council Spokesperson said, "They have recovered some remnants off the surface of the sea and weather conditions did not permit much undersea surveillance of the debris field." In addition, the Chinese Government said, the balloon was nothing but a way to observe US weather.
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US Top Officials Postpones Visit To China Amid Spy Balloon
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken postponed a visit to China, confirmed sources on February 5. The cancellation was in the view of a suspected spy balloon tracked flying across the United States in what Washington called a "clear violation" of US sovereignty. We are seeing reports of a balloon transiting Latin America. We now assess it is another Chinese surveillance balloon," Pentagon spokesman Brigadier General Patrick Ryder.
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Beijing Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions Amid Surge In Cases
Amid the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Chinese government and Beijing authority reversed the recently announced relaxations from Covid-19 restrictions and lockdown rules. As per sources, most children in the capital will not return to school next week, whereas the nation's "zero Covid" policy will also remain in place, restricting events, gatherings and aimless roaming of people in Beijing. Notably, the nation reported over 200 single… read-more
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China Approves Pfizer's COVID-19 Oral Drugs For Conditional Use
China's drug regulator approved conditional use of Pfizer oral drugs (pills) for COVID-19, on February 12. With this, Pfizer's Paxlovid pill will now be eligible for people with mild COVID-19 symptoms, at higher risk of the disease including senior citizens and people with co-morbodities, reported a local media agency. Meanwhile, the Chinese Government asked Pfizer to continue their research over the oral drug for a general use approval,… read-more
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China To Hold Olympics 2022 As Scheduled Despite Global 'Omicron Scare'
The Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian, assured that the 2022 Olympics will be held in Beijing, China. "I am fully confident that the Winter Olympic games will be successfully held in accordance with the schedule", said Lijian, on November 30. The statement of the Chinese Government came despite Omicron becoming a global fear. The 2022 Olympics is scheduled to commence on February 4 and go on till February 20.
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