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"Omicron" reaches Beijing

The first case of infection with the omicron strain of coronavirus was detected in the Chinese capital, Beijing, yesterday, the city's Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. "On January 15, at 19:29 (14:29 Moscow …

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NHL players not to compete at Beijing Olympics

National Hockey League (NHL) players will not take part in the men's ice hockey tournament at the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The NHL announced that it will opt out because of the "regular-season …

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UN chief to attend Beijing Olympics

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will attend the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, his spokesman said on Thursday, after the United States announced a diplomatic boycott and several other Western nations followed suit. …

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U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

The U.S. decided to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Olympic Games in China, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki announced Monday. "The Biden administration will not send any diplomatic or official representation to the Beijing …

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Flame of 2022 Beijing Olympics arrives to China

The flame of the 24th Winter Olympic Games in Beijing arrived from Greece’s Athens to the capital of China on Wednesday, the Xinhua news agency reported. According to the report, the plane carrying a delegation of the Beijing …

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Olympic flame for Beijing Winter Games lit in Greece

The Olympic flame of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in China’s Beijing was lit on Monday during a solemn ceremony in Ancient Olympia. The traditional event of lighting the Olympic flame was attended by Greek President Katerina …

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Not a single coronavirus case remains in Beijing

The last two coronavirus patients in the Chinese capital have been discharged from the hospital, the city’s medical facilities do not have a single coronavirus case left for the first time since the pandemic began, the Beijing healthcare …

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Students return to school in Shanghai and Beijing

Tens of thousands of students returned to school in Shanghai and Beijing on Monday (Apr 27) after months of closures intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus, as China's major cities gradually return to normality. …

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Airbnb extends booking suspension in Beijing to May

Home rentals company Airbnb said today it has extended the suspension of bookings in Beijing until April 30 from February 29, as death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 1,113. "Beyond Beijing, local …

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