China Sports Weekly (9.18-9.24)

BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) — Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines over the past week: 1. China off to flying start at Women’s Basketball World Cup © Provided by Xinhua An aggressive Chinese team had a flying start as they enjoyed a crushing 107-44 victory over South Korea in the opener of the FIBA … Read more

China factories ration power as heatwave sends demand soaring

Chinese lithium hub Sichuan province will ration electricity supply to factories until Saturday, state media reported, as a heatwave sends power demands soaring and dries up reservoirs. Temperatures in the province — home to nearly 84 million people — have hovered above 40-42 degrees Celsius (104-108 degrees Fahrenheit) since last week, according to data from … Read more

China scraps cooperation with US over Taiwan spat

China said Friday it was ending cooperation with the United States on a litany of key issues including climate change, anti-drug efforts and military talks, relations between the two superpowers nosedive over the island of Taiwan. Beijing has furiously reacted to a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island, which it claims … Read more

Commonwealth Games 2022 Australia flag bearers, opening ceremony time in Australia

The selection of Grinham, 45, is obvious: she has been one of the stalwarts of the Australian Commonwealth Games team for the past five editions, winning a silver medal at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Games, pairing with her sister Natalie for team gold at the Melbourne Games and has been one of Australia’s top squash … Read more

Xi Jinping signs order directing China’s ‘military operations other than war’

Xi Jinping has signed an ominous order, coming into effect today, that outlines China’s “military operations other than war”. Xi Jinping has signed an order outlining China’s “military operations other than war”, according to Chinese state media. The order, which comes into effect on Wednesday, comprises 59 articles and six chapters that “serve as a … Read more