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Chinese authorities scrambling to contain the raging novel Coronavirus epidemic are ready to implement harsh measures(AP)

SARS throwback: Anyone hiding, spreading virus could face death in China

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 09:49 AM IST
China had similarly threatened execution and long jail sentences during the 2002-03 SARS epidemic for anyone avoiding quarantine and spreading the disease.
Scientist He Jiankui said in November that he used a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 to alter the embryonic genes of twin girls born that month, sparking an international outcry about the ethics and safety of such research.(AP Photo)
Scientist He Jiankui said in November that he used a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 to alter the embryonic genes of twin girls born that month, sparking an international outcry about the ethics and safety of such research.(AP Photo)

Chinese scientist who made gene-edited babies evaded oversight to seek fame: Report

Beijing | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2019 03:18 PM IST
Chinese Scientist He Jiankui said in November that he used a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 to alter the embryonic genes of twin girls born that month, sparking an international outcry about the ethics and safety of such research.
Chinese police detained a well-known Marxist student activist at a top university on Wednesday, a witness said, for attempting to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Mao Zedong.(REUTERS)
Chinese police detained a well-known Marxist student activist at a top university on Wednesday, a witness said, for attempting to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Mao Zedong.(REUTERS)

China police detains Marxist student leader for celebrating Mao Zedong’s birthday

Beijing | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 12:19 AM IST
A student eyewitness told AFP that Qiu Zhanxuan, the head of Peking University’s Marxist society, was forced into a black car by seven or eight plain-clothes officers near the subway station outside the university’s east gate.
Meng Hongwei (64) is the first Chinese head of Interpol, and also a vice-minister at China’s ministry of public security.(AP/File Photo)
Meng Hongwei (64) is the first Chinese head of Interpol, and also a vice-minister at China’s ministry of public security.(AP/File Photo)

Missing Interpol chief Meng Hongwei detained in China: Reports

Beijing | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2018 09:36 AM IST
Interpol president Meng Hongwei has been detained in China for questioning as part of an investigation against him, a media report said on Saturday, a day after he was reported missing in his native country.
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