Singapore: China's recent decision to fire missiles over Taiwan is a "gorilla in the room" that has to be contested, a top US military commander said Tuesday.Beijing has carried out huge air and sea drills this month around Taiwan in a furious reaction to visits by US House Speaker...
Chinese internet giants including Alibaba, Tiktok-owner ByteDance and Tencent have shared details of their algorithms with China's regulators for the first time.Algorithms decide what users see and the order they see it in - and are critical to driving the growth of social media platforms.They are closely guarded by...
In a radical step, a group of lawyers has knocked on the doors of the International Criminal Court (ICC) against China's increasing atrocities toward Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim populations in the Xinjiang region. Subjecting minority groups to genocide, including mass arbitrary detention, forced labour, torture, forced sterilization, separation...
China has sent 29 warplanes into Taiwan’s air defence zone, according to media reports, marking the third-largest fly-by in the country this year. The warplanes, which include 17 fighter jets, six bombers and other supporting aircraft, have entered the island’s air defence identification zone on Tuesday from the southwest, The...
After Fiona Hu left her small rural hometown at 18 years old, she put in decades of hard work to start her own beauty salon in Guangzhou. But after two years of on-again, off-again business due to the coronavirus pandemic, she is drowning in debt and her dream is turning...
 In a quest to gain control over Taiwan and suppress the island nation under its authoritative regime, China has decided to attack the country’s economy by banning the import of fish and pineapples continuing its military bullying tactics. According to Hong Kong Post, China’s PLA air force sent two dozen...
Lhasa: China has intensified appropriation of Tibet’s intangible cultural heritage on one hand while trying to Sinicize Tibetan language, culture, education and heritage. Tibet Rights Collective (TRC) reported that attempts to appropriate some aspects of Tibetan culture while destroying others are to be seen as China’s attempts to present to...
Taiwan on Tuesday said that China's claim of Sovereignty over the Taiwan Strait is false and the only waters over which any country has full sovereignty are its 12-nautical mile territorial waters. While accusing Beijing of distorting international law, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) spokeswoman, Joanne Ou said that...
Geneva: Forty-seven countries voiced concern about abuses in China's far-western Xinjiang region, and demanded that the United Nations rights chief publish a long-delayed report on Uyghurs' repression. "We continue to be gravely concerned about the human rights situation in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region," Paul Bekkers, the Dutch ambassador to the...
Beijing: The authorities in China’s capital have warned that a COVID-19 surge due to the bar-related outbreaks was critical and the city is gripped with the most serious outbreak since the pandemic began. Due to the latest outbreak in Beijing, millions of people are facing mandatory testing and thousands are...