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Morrison confirms no Australian officials for Beijing Winter Olympics

Australia will not be sending officials to next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed.

China dismisses US COVID origins intelligence report

A declassified US intelligence report saying it was plausible the COVID-19 pandemic originated in a laboratory is unscientific and has no credibility, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin says.

China hits COVID-19 six-week high

Mainland China has recorded its highest number of daily local new COVID-19 infections in more than six weeks.

Chinese start-up vows flying cars in 2024

Xpeng Heitech, a flying car start-up backed by electric vehicle maker Xpeng Inc, says it will deliver flying cars to customers in 2024.

COVID-19 virus ‘came from China lab’: US GOP report

A preponderance of evidence proves the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic leaked from a Chinese research facility.

Australia calls out China over hacking

Australia has joined the US in calling out China over its global hacking activities, saying it has undermined international security.

China’s economic growth more than halves

China's economic growth more than halved in the second quarter from a record expansion in the first three months of the year.

US Senate bill to ban Xinjiang products

The US Senate has passed legislation to ban the import of products from China's Xinjiang region, the latest effort to punish Beijing

At least 8 dead in China hotel collapse

Part of a hotel has collapsed in the Chinese city of Suzhou killing at least eight people, with rescue workers were searching for nine people.

China pans ‘deplorable’ Australian remarks

Australia has been scolded for "deplorable" comments on the South China Sea in the latest flashpoint of a bitter feud with Beijing.