Kristin Huang, The Star

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Recent articles by Kristin:

Chinese tourists start to return to Wuhan’s attractions as city tries to get back on its feet after coronavirus

HONG KONG Aug 10 (SCMP): Some of the city’s best-known sites such as the Yellow Crane Tower saw larger than normal visitor numbers after entry fees were scrapped. China has gradually eased restrictions on domestic tourism as it tries to shore up a vital sector of the economy. → Read More

China’s AG600 amphibious aircraft clears sea trial on its way to being used in emergencies and South China Sea

After Covid-19 delays, prototype successfully skis along ocean surface and then takes off from the water during trial in Shandong province. → Read More

Asian states face stark choice in threat of China-US military clash

Tensions between Beijing and Washington put pressure on friends and neighbours of both countries to pick a side. → Read More

Launch of final satellite in China’s BeiDou navigation network delayed

Technical problems were discovered with the Long March 3B rocket carrier during a routine pre-launch check. The system would reflect ‘the party’s ongoing drive to decouple itself from Western critical technologies’, analyst says. → Read More

Launch of final satellite in China’s BeiDou navigation network delayed

Technical problems were discovered with the Long March 3B rocket carrier during a routine pre-launch check. The system would reflect ‘the party’s ongoing drive to decouple itself from Western critical technologies’, analyst says. → Read More

Wuhan’s elderly reminded of life under Mao during coronavirus lockdown

Neighbourhood monitoring system is at the heart of social controls imposed ‘at the expense of public autonomy and vitality’. → Read More

Tens of thousands prepare to leave Wuhan after spending two months in coronavirus lockdown

Wuhan natives with jobs in other parts of China are looking to get back to work after being trapped in the city at the height of the Covid-19 outbreakFrom midnight on Wednesday people were free to leave the city and public transport started to return to normal → Read More

Tens of thousands prepare to leave Wuhan after spending two months in coronavirus lockdown

Wuhan natives with jobs in other parts of China are looking to get back to work after being trapped in the city at the height of the Covid-19 outbreakFrom midnight on Wednesday people were free to leave the city and public transport started to return to normal → Read More

US accuses Beijing of using coronavirus as cover for South China Sea activity

Following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat, Washington calls on Beijing to ‘stop exploiting’ the pandemic to pursue its claims in the regionState department spokesman says US is ‘seriously concerned’ by reports of the incident → Read More

US accuses Beijing of using coronavirus as cover for South China Sea activity

Following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat, Washington calls on Beijing to ‘stop exploiting’ the pandemic to pursue its claims in the regionState department spokesman says US is ‘seriously concerned’ by reports of the incident → Read More

‘I had no choice but to be strong’: how one Chinese doctor survived coronavirus

Around January 10, I met a patient who had a fever and told her to go to the fever clinic. I am not sure whether the very limited contact with this person infected me. → Read More

‘Clear backlog of coronavirus tests’ to help focus on confirmed cases at epicentre

Communist Party boss of Hubei says tests on suspected patients must be done in two days to direct resources for treatment. → Read More

Taiwan elections: Beijing ‘will view Tsai Ing-wen’s victory as setback but not a crisis’

Tsai Ing-wen’s victory in the Taiwanese presidential election on Saturday is seen as a setback in cross-strait relations but will not lead to a major crisis, mainland Chinese military analysts and academics have said. → Read More

Chinese university deletes study forecasting win for Tsai Ing-wen in Taiwan election

Fudan team predicts independence-leaning president will be re-elected on Saturday with nearly 60 per cent of the vote, but research is taken down just hours later. → Read More

Hong Kong unwelcome mat means city’s loss as mainland Chinese look elsewhere

In the fifth part in a series on the road ahead, the Post looks at how life has changed for mainlanders living, studying and working in the protest-hit city. → Read More

Are China’s civilian satellites being used to spy on a Japanese airbase?

Weibo account posts photos of base Japan uses to expel foreign aircraft – mostly Chinese, and nearly always near the disputed Diaoyu Islands. → Read More

World Health Organisation ‘closely monitoring’ China’s viral pneumonia outbreak

The World Health Organisation said on Saturday that it had activated its disease incident management system and was closely monitoring the outbreak of an unidentified strain of viral pneumonia in central China. → Read More

China steps up warship building programme as navy looks to extend its global reach

Latest launches bring total number of PLA Navy ships built this year to 24 as the country seeks to overhaul its military. → Read More

US-China AI race to develop killer robots risks catastrophe, warn peace campaigners

Dutch-based peace group Pax warns in report that military use of artificial intelligence could leave algorithms with power of life or death. World’s leading powers are trying to develop autonomous drones or submarines that can respond quickly to enemy action. → Read More

Taiwanese pilot ‘mistakenly fired decoy projectile’ in encounter with PLA warplane

It’s not known when or where the incident happened, but source tells local newspaper the ‘defensive act did not lead to an exchange of fire’ There was a similar incident when a US surveillance plane was being monitored near the island → Read More