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One who spoke out said authorities told hospital staff not to wear protective gear so as not to cause panic

The death of a doctor at Wuhan’s “whistleblower hospital” has prompted a wave of anger at hospital authorities for not protecting frontline health wor(...)

Senior Hong Kong government officials lashed out on Saturday at moves by US president Donald Trump to strip the city of its special status in a bid to punish China for imposing national security laws on the global financial hub. Photograph: Anthony Wallace / AFP via Getty Images

Senior Hong Kong government officials lashed out on Saturday at moves by US president Donald Trump to strip the city of its special status in a bid t(...)

People walk past riot police  in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Billy HC Kwok/Getty Images

China’s legislature has approved a decision to force a controversial national security law on Hong Kong, in an extraordinary and unprecedented move ai(...)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo  told Congress  that Hong Kong no longer enjoys the autonomy promised by Beijing. Photograph:  Nicholas Kamm/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Hong Kong stocks fell after the Trump administration said it could no longer certify the former colony’s political autonomy from China, spurring conce(...)

 Hostesses serve tea to delegates during the opening session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday. Photograph:   Leo Ramirez/AFP via Getty Images

China’s legislators unveiled a deeply controversial national security law on Friday aimed at tightening Beijing’s hold on Hong Kong, a move that spark(...)

Police stand guard outside a high-end fashion shop in Hong Kong. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty

Hong Kong’s football fans make a loud habit of booing China’s national anthem before matches kick off. As a special administrative region under the “o(...)

A pro-Tibetan vigil  with pictures of  Gedhun Choekyi Nyima  outside the Chinese consulate in Barcelona, Spain. Groups have renewed calls on China to free the Tibetan identified  as the Panchen Lama. Photograph:   Getty Images

On the 25th anniversary of the abduction of the six-year-old Panchen Lama there have been widespread calls from the international Tibetan community an(...)

A woman searching for her young daughter and husband on top of the ruins of a destroyed school in earthquake-hit Beichuan county, Sichuan province, in  2008. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

When the Chinese Communist Party wants to massage a narrative into a shape of its liking it can go to startling lengths. We see it today and we saw it(...)

Chinese exports rebounded in April but the country’s services sector remained sluggish, hinting at the challenge facing the world’s second-largest eco(...)

US president Donald Trump watches workers on the assembly line manufacturing protective masks for the Covid-19 outbreak  in Phoenix, Arizona. Photograph: Reuters/Tom Brenner

US president Donald Trump has reversed course on his decision to wind down the White House coronavirus task force, announcing that its work will conti(...)

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