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Poornima Weerasekara

Poornima Weerasekara

Poornima Weerasekara is a journalist at AFP.
    'Xi cult' app is China's red hot hit
    'Xi cult' app is China's red hot hit
    A propaganda app that puts China's powerful President Xi Jinping in anyone's pockets has become a hit in the country — with a helpful nudge...
    Families of missing Uighurs demand 'proof of life' videos from China
    Families of missing Uighurs demand 'proof of life' videos from China
    Ethnic Uighurs have launched a global campaign to press China for video proof that their missing relatives are alive, turning the tables on...
    US-China trade talks spill into third day
    US-China trade talks spill into third day
    US and Chinese negotiators extended trade war talks into a third day on Wednesday, with President Donald Trump boasting that discussions to resolve...
    China's population shrinks despite two-child policy: experts
    China's population shrinks despite two-child policy: experts
    China's population shrank last year for the first time in 70 years, experts said, warning of a "demographic crisis" that puts pressure on the...