Chinese former president Jiang Zemin, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 96 from leukaemia and organ failure, according to Chinese state media.
Following their 4-0 victory over Shenzhen FC on Saturday in the Chinese Super League (CSL), Wuhan Three Towns remain at the top of the league.
A record number of new COVID-19 cases were reported on Tuesday in Beijing, the capital of China, as the city hunkered down under a chokehold of restrictions.
China reduced the harsh COVID-19 regulations for entering tourists on Friday, cutting the quarantine period from seven to five days, followed by three days of isolation at home.
Apple has warned that COVID restrictions have "temporarily hampered" operations at the world's largest iPhone facility in central China and that customers would now have to wait longer for their orders.
Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday revealed plans to revitalize the fortunes of the business hub in hopes of bringing back international know-how after a talent drain.
President Xi Jinping opened the Fifth Congress of the Communist Party of China on Sunday with a wide-ranging speech in which he defended Beijing's zero-Covid approach.
Authorities in Beijing have dismissed reports of rare protest banners from an overpass in China, even when footage showed otherwise on social media Thursday, just days before the start of a Communist Party congress.
China on Thursday morning launched a new disaster preparedness, emergency management and environmental monitoring satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province.
Zhejiang FC beat Wuhan Yangtze River 3-0 to continue their fine form in the Chinese Super League with forward Nyasha Mushekwi on the score sheet again.