Chinese elite swimmer goes from the pool to policing
Jiang Haiqi starred alongside the controversial Sun Yang in winning a historic relay swimming bronze medal for China at the London 2012 Olympics. But now he is doing national duty of a very different kind -- as a policeman saving lives on Shanghai's Huangpu River.
16 doctors died, 1,031 exposed treating patients -NARD, Halep wins Italian Open and more
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Four Chinese citizen journalists still missing after investigating Covid-19 in Wuhan
Since coming to power in 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched an unprecedented crusade against press freedom. Facing censorship, threats from police and sometimes jail, the last few independent reporters - those who don't work for state media serving Communist Party propaganda - are no longer able to sell their articles. Recently, at least four citizen journalists, who were investigating the real death toll from the Covid-19 pandemic in Wuhan, have disappeared. More than six months after their arrests, there is still no trace of them. Our correspondents report.
Wuhan football fans rewarded with gutsy draw in first match since virus
Fans of Wuhan Zall, the Chinese Super League club from the epicentre of the coronavirus, on Sunday attended their first match since the pandemic -- and were rewarded as their team fought back to draw 2-2.
$1.5M face mask for sale
An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world’s most expensive face mask against the coronavirus. The gold and diamond-encrusted face mask will be yours with a price tag of $1.5 million.
Would TikTok make Microsoft a serious threat to Facebook?
Microsoft's potential acquisition of Chinese short-video app TikTok might turn the US company into an important player in the social media sector. How much of a threat could it be to the likes of Facebook and Google?
Chinese city tries new method to fight domestic violence
This July, one Chinese city tried something new to tackle domestic violence. In Yiwu, people can now consult their partner's criminal record before getting married. The decision comes as the country saw a spike in cases of abuse because of lockdown measures
Reps give Akpabio 48-hours to name lawmakers with NDDC contracts, Third Mainland Bridge on Friday - FG
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