Monday, September 28, 2020

American diplomats will have to obtain China's approval to meet Hong Kong govt official: Report

Asia | September 28, 2020 3:12:15 AM IST
American diplomats will have to obtain approval from Beijing's Foreign Ministry then only they will be allowed to meet with the Hong Kong government officials or personnel from the city's educational institutions and societies, the South China Morning Pos... read..

Japan snubs China's olive branch on Senkaku-Diaoyu spat

Beijing | September 28, 2020 12:42:19 PM IST
As the tensions between China and Japan increased in the East China Sea, Liu Qingbin, an associate professor said that Beijing offered an olive branch to Tokyo by reducing its naval presence in the area but was snubbed when Japan hired fishing boats to go... read..

China doesn't honour its words or commitments: Ortagus

Washington | September 28, 2020 4:42:19 AM IST
As opposed to China's earlier claims that it does not "intend to pursue militarisation" of the Spratly Islands, Beijing has deployed anti-ship cruise missiles, expanded military radar and signal intelligence capabilities, said the US State Department on S... read..

Friends of Canada-India, others hold protest against China in Vancouver for release of 2 detained Canadians

Vancouver | September 28, 2020 10:42:16 AM IST
Friends of Canada-India along with seven other organisations held a protest against China in front of the Chinese Consulate Office in Vancouver on Sunday (local time) for the release of two detained Canadians in China, to resist CCP, to oppose China's new... read..

China injecting unproven COVID-19 vaccine to its citizens

New York | September 28, 2020 4:42:21 AM IST
As the world struggles to find an effective vaccine for coronavirus, China has already begun injecting its unproven vaccine to workers at state-owned companies, government officials, vaccine company staff, teachers, supermarket employees and people travel... read..

Indian Army geared up for battling both China, harsh winters in Eastern Ladakh

By Ajit K Dubey And Sahil Pandey

Chumar-Demchok (Ladakh) | September 27, 2020 11:12:14 AM IST
Engaged in a conflict with China for almost five months, the Indian Army's armoured regiments are ready to take on the Chinese Army at altitudes of over 14,500 feet in the area which is the world's highest battlefield for tanks and infantry combat vehicle... read..

Western nations rebuke China at UNHRC over human rights violations in Xinjiang, Hong Kong

Geneva | September 27, 2020 7:12:18 AM IST
Amid the growing concerns over ongoing human rights violation in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, the Western countries together slammed China and called for the restoration of the basic legal rights in the two regions.... read..

Allow 'meaningful access' to Xinjiang for independent observers: EU calls on China

Geneva | September 26, 2020 12:12:25 PM IST
European Union has called on China to allow meaningful access to Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region for independent observers, including for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.... read..

Microsoft suspends 18 Azure accounts tied to China-based hackers

San Francisco |Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Microsoft has suspended 18 Azure Active Directory applications on its Cloud infrastructure that were being used by a Chinese nation-state actor to execute their attacks.... read..

Europe doesn't share values of political, economic system based in China: EU Council President

New York | September 26, 2020 9:42:12 AM IST
Europe does not share the values on which the political and economic system in China is based, Charles Michel, President of the European Council said on Friday.... read..

China says WHO gave support for Covid vaccine emergency use

Beijing |Saturday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The World Health Organization gave China its 'understanding and support' before starting a controversial emergency use programme for its Covid-19 vaccine candidates, a Chinese health official said.... read..

'China closed, demolished major shrines in Xinjiang to wipe out Uyghurs'

Xinjiang | September 26, 2020 6:12:15 AM IST
Continuing its attempt to wipe out the Uyghur ethnic community, China in recent years have closed and demolished many major shrines, mosques and other holy structures across Xinjiang that have long preserved the culture and Islamic beliefs of the region's... read..

China expanded over 380 detention centres in Xinjiang, says Australian think tank

Canberra | September 25, 2020 2:12:12 AM IST
Even as China claims that all "trainees from vocational centres in Xinjiang had graduated" by late 2019, an Australian think tank has revealed that there has been an increase in the number of detention centres in the region.... read..

China's militarized vocational training practised in Xinjiang reaches Tibet: report

Washington DC | September 25, 2020 2:12:21 PM IST
Rural labourers in Tibet are now being forced into military-style training camps similar to the one built and run for years by the Chinese government in the Western Xinjiang Region, according to a US-based think tank.... read..

TikTok parent ByteDance applies for China tech export licence

Beijing |Friday, 2020 1:15:07 AM IST
Even as TikTok's proposed deal with Walmart and Oracle remains in doubt, the parent company of the short video-sharing platform, ByteDance, has applied for a technology export licence to comply with China's tech export rules which were recently updated.... read..

Government's comment over land encroachment by China came before field report: Nepali Congress

Kathmandu | September 25, 2020 2:12:28 AM IST
Nepali Congress slammed the government for making comments over the issue of land encroachment by China before the officials were sent to the claimed site and filed a field report.... read..

Rights defender Hillel Neuer slams China for atrocities against Uighurs

Geneva | September 25, 2020 2:42:12 AM IST
Human Right Defender Hillel Neuer tore into China at the United Nations Human Right Councils (UNHRC) for its massive human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province and slammed countries who backed Beijing by turning a blind eye towards ma... read..

China 'greatest counterintelligence threat' to US: FBI Director

Washington | September 25, 2020 4:12:12 AM IST
Calling China as the 'greatest counterintelligence threat' to the United States, FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday (local time) said that the Chinese hackers are continuing to target the US firms involved in COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and testi... read..

China, UN to hold high-level conference on poverty reduction

Beijing |Friday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will on Saturday attend and chair a high-level virtual conference on poverty alleviation and South-South cooperation, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced Friday.... read..

Oz think tank exposes China's lies on Xinjiang

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 8:45:07 PM IST
An Australian think tank has once again nailed Chinas lies on the human rights violations being committed in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) by releasing a comprehensive data, including latest satellite imagery, of more than 380 detention fac... read..

Ready for undertaking operations on both China, Pakistan fronts: IAF

General News | September 25, 2020 7:12:17 PM IST
At a time when it is suspected that both China and Pakistan may come together against India, the Indian Air Force on Friday said it was ready for undertaking operations simultaneously on both the fronts.... read..

Hopefully India, China will be able to work out their differences, says Trump

Washington DC | September 25, 2020 10:42:14 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Thursday (local time) reiterated help to India and China amid the ongoing standoff at the border areas, saying that "hopefully," both the countries will be able to resolve their differences.... read..

Potential US sanctions loom over banks with China connections: Fitch

London | September 25, 2020 11:42:20 AM IST
Chinese banks and international non-US banks with connections to China could become ensnared in processes leading to US sanctions, Fitch Ratings has said in a new report.... read..

China wants India to vacate key heights before de-escalation on LAC

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST
China is insisting that India vacates strategic heights on the south bank of Pangong Lake ahead of talks on disengagement on the LAC, top Indian Army sources said.... read..

'China would do well if gives up aggressive posture along LAC'

Chiang Ma | September 25, 2020 6:42:18 AM IST
The Chinese government "would do well" if it gives up its aggressive posture along Line of Actual Control (LAC) and takes the lead in defusing the tensions with India, The Irrawaddy reported.... read..

With eye on Nobel, Trump wants to mediate between India, China

New York |Friday, 2020 12:45:05 PM IST
With eye on Nobel Peace Prize, United States President Donald Trump wants to mediate the dispute between India and China, even though his offers have been turned down.... read..

Nepal keeps a close watch on Tibetan refugees amid India-China standoff (IANS Special)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The Nepal government has directed its security forces and intelligence agencies to keep a close watch on movements of Tibetan refugees owing to the ongoing India and China military impasse over border issues, sources said.... read..

Facebook removes fake pages that originated in China, Philippines

San Francisco |Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Facebook has removed two separate networks of fake accounts and pages, one originating in China and the other in the Philippines.... read..

Myanmar NGOs becoming vehicles for Western propaganda, claims China

Nay Pyi Taw | September 24, 2020 3:42:10 AM IST
Amid the rise in number of voices opposing China's human rights violation, Beijing has accused the local NGOs in Myanmar and in Southeast Asia of becoming "vehicles for Western propaganda" and participating in anti-China campaigns.... read..

No boundary dispute with China: Nepal Foreign Minister

Kathmandu |Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Nepal's Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali on Wednesday said that there is no boundary dispute with China, referring to recent media reports that said China had encroached on Nepalese territory and built 11 buildings in Humla district on the Nepal-China bor... read..

MEPs asking for reshaping of EU-China relations framework after Beijing charged for PPE: Report

Brussels | September 24, 2020 4:12:14 AM IST
The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have asked the European Union to reshape the EU-China relations framework after Beijing charged for personal protective equipment (PPE) given to European countries during COVID-19 pandemic.... read..

UN must declare BRI projects between Pakistan and China as illegal, asks activist

Geneva | September 24, 2020 8:42:27 PM IST
A political activist from Pakistan occupied Kashmir has demanded the United Nations to declared Belt and Road Initiative projects between China and Pakistan as illegal.... read..

India's imports from China decrease to US$ 16.60 billion during April-July 2020

New Delhi | September 24, 2020 1:12:15 AM IST
India's imports from China during April-July 2020 decreased to US$ 16.60 billion from US$ 23.45 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year, the government informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.... read..

Nepal-China border point reopens after 3-week closure

Kathmandu |Thursday, 2020 9:45:07 PM IST
The Rasuwagadhi-Kerung border point between Nepal and China reopened on Thursday after it remained closed for around three weeks due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a senior customs official said here.... read..

China knew how virulent COVID-19 was, says Pompeo

Wisconsin | September 24, 2020 1:12:17 AM IST
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said that the Chinese Communist Party knew how virulent COVID-19 that originated in Wuhan was adding that Beijing censored and made courageous whistleblowers who tried to sound the alarm disappear.... read..

Would be hard for China to maintain stable economic expansion in coming years: Experts

Nay Pyi Taw | September 24, 2020 2:42:13 AM IST
While China continues to claim that it is steadily recovering from the coronavirus-induced economic slump, the analysts have opined that it will be a hard job for the policymakers in Beijing to maintain a stable economic expansion in the coming years.... read..

China uses bullying tactic to meet its goals, also urges for international cooperation: Morgan Ortagus

Washington | September 24, 2020 5:12:16 AM IST
While China continues to use bullying tactics to meet its goals, it has called for international cooperation and win-win solutions during the 75th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session, said Morgan Ortagus, US State Department Spokesperson, on We... read..

India, China decided to have next meeting of Senior Commanders at the earliest: MEA

New Delhi | September 24, 2020 10:42:27 PM IST
India and China have decided to have the next meeting of the Senior Commanders at the earliest, said the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday on the India-China border issue.... read..

US House approves bill to ban imports from China's Xinjiang

Washington | September 23, 2020 5:12:14 AM IST
The US House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would effectively ban imports from China's Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region due to the suspected use of state-sponsored forced labour there.... read..

UN should hold China responsible for COVID-19 pandemic: Trump

United Nations |Wednesday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
US President Donald Trump lashed out against China on Tuesday demanding that the UN should hold Beijing responsible for the consequences of unleashing the plague of COVID-19 on the world.... read..

China pledges carbon neutrality by 2060

United Nations |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping surprised the world by announcing the country will strive to reach carbon neutrality by 2060 and will peak emissions 'by 2030' rather than 'around 2030'.... read..

India, China agree to implement political leaders' consensus over border dispute

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
India and China agreed to implement the consensus reached by theirs leaders over the border issue during the 14-hour-long diplomatic-military talks in Moldo to resolve border disputes, the Indian Army stated on Tuesday.... read..

China rejects US' 'baseless' accusations: Chinese envoy

United Nations |Wednesday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
Beijing has firmly rejected baseless accusations heaped on by the US during the General Debate of the UN General Assembly, and China's UN envoy has said it will exercise its right of reply in accordance with the rules of the assembly to state its solemn ... read..

Taiwan President visits military base amid show of force by China

Taipei | September 23, 2020 8:42:14 AM IST
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday visited a military base on one of its outlying islands, Penghu, after a recent show of strength by Beijing, in which, scores of Chinese jets had crossed the midline of Taiwan strait.... read..

Cultural heritage celebrated at harvest festival in China

Beijing |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
An exploration of cultural heritage was presented at a Chinese harvest festival,... read..

China pursuing 'Xinjiang-style' forced labour system in Tibet

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
In a shocking revelation, it has been found out that the Chinese government is pursuing a Xinjiang-style system of forced labour in Tibet, a region which, though suffering from suppression, until now has not been subjected to such atrocities.... read..

China accuses US of obstructing talks aimed at banning militarisation of outer space

Asia | September 23, 2020 7:42:15 PM IST
Beijing [China], September 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States is obstructing the international negotiations on an arms control agreement related to the prohibition of the placement of weapons in outer space, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin... read..

Now China encroaches upon Nepal territory

Kathmandu |Wednesday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
After India, China is now embroiled in a fresh boundary dispute with Nepal in its remote Humla district that is close to the Nepal-Tibet border.... read..

India a democracy unlike China, govt should listen to Opposition: Adhir Chowdhury

New Delhi | September 23, 2020 4:12:15 AM IST
Amid the ongoing Monsoon session of the Parliament, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday hit out at the Centre, stating that India is a democracy unlike China and the government should listen to the voice of the Opposition.... read..

Facebook removes over 150 fake accounts running from China, posting about 2020 US election

California | September 23, 2020 4:42:11 AM IST
Facebook on Tuesday said that it has shut down over 150 fake accounts that were being run from China, including accounts posting about November's US presidential election.... read..

Pompeo welcomes rejection of China's 'unlawful' maritime claims in South China Sea at UN

Washington DC | September 22, 2020 10:12:19 AM IST
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday welcomed the rejection of China's maritime claims in the South China Sea at the United Nations by the United Kingdom, Germany and France.... read..
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