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 2022-03-17 05:19 

China Post

Olympics Live: Snowboarder says bubble life has taken a toll...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Olympic champion Jamie Anderson says life in Beijing's pandemic bubble has been difficult for her mental health, leaving her "a little bit tapped out" and "excited to go h...

 2022-03-17 05:19 

China Post

Japan's central bank offers bond purchases to keep rates low...

TOKYO (AP) — The Bank of Japan made an offer for unlimited government bond purchases Monday, moving to curb a surge in long-term interest rates in the world's third-largest economy. Japan's central bank set the interest rate for purchasing 1...

 2022-03-16 05:12 

China Post

At Winter Olympics, virus fight waged with worker sacrifices...

BEIJING (AP) — In her mind, Cathy Chen pictures a scene that she herself says could be drawn from a TV drama: Falling into the arms of her husband after long months apart, when he meets her off the plane from Beijing. Scooping up their two young dau...

 2022-03-16 05:12 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Halfway through Olympics, what's happened so far?...

BEIJING (AP) — Halfway through the world's second pandemic Olympics, lots has happened. We have a doping scandal out of Russia, an American skier who faltered unexpectedly, and a lot of people in full protective medical gear managing — per...

 2022-03-16 05:12 

China Post

BEIJING DIARY: A segmented city, ideal for pandemic Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — At a hotel in Beijing's Olympic Park, two signs compete for attention, draped across a fence against a deep blue backdrop. "Together for a shared future," says one, trumpeting the 2022 Winter Games' official slogan. Di...

 2022-03-16 05:12 

China Post

EXPLAINER: 'Grip,' 'chatter,' other Olympic ski racing lingo...

BEIJING (AP) — American skier Tommy Ford thought the cascading wall of large white flakes during the first snowy Alpine race of the Beijing Olympics left the slope for Sunday's giant slalom with a handful of "grippier" spots and "a l...

 2022-03-16 05:11 

China Post

Olympic curling alternates stay ready, in case COVID hits...

BEIJING (AP) — American alternate Colin Hufman was in his usual spot on the coaches' bench, watching the U.S. men's curling team fall further behind Canada, when skip John Shuster looked his way and said, "We're going to have you get...

 2022-03-15 05:04 

China Post

EXPLAINER: So why is Beijing holding another Olympics?...

BEIJING (AP) — Nobody views Beijing as a winter sports capital. So why is the sprawling city — famed internationally for roast duck, maze-like "hutong" courtyard neighborhoods and its battle with air pollution — holding the Winte...

 2022-03-15 05:04 

China Post

Paris police fire tear gas to disperse banned virus protest...

PARIS (AP) — Paris police fired tear gas Saturday against a handful of demonstrators on the Champs Elysees Avenue who defied a police order by taking part in a vehicle protest against virus restrictions inspired by Canada's horn-honking "Fre...

 2022-03-15 05:04 

China Post

AP PHOTOS: COVID-19 tests at Olympics not just for people...

BEIJING (AP) — It's not just people inside Beijing's Olympic bubble who are getting tested for COVID-19. Workers in hazmat suits are also swabbing door handles, elevator buttons, couches and ATM machines, though health experts say surfaces p...

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