Taiwan and the United States are expected to start their annual security talks this week, discussing the best weapons and strategies for the self-ruled island to deal with Beijing as tensions mount across the Taiwan Strait. The talks – to begin in Washington on Wednesday – come after Chinese Defence...
Beijing: Even as the Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr has said that he will not allow the rights of his country to be “trampled upon,” China continues to block boats of the archipelago in Ayungin Shoal, in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Latest incidents suggest that despite...
Dozens of countries voiced concern Tuesday at alleged abuses in China’s Xinjiang region, and demanded that the UN rights chief publish a long-delayed report on the rights situation there. “We continue to be gravely concerned about the human rights situation in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region,” Paul Bekkers, the Dutch ambassador...
Beijing: China's quest for 'national identity' and to place Beijing at the helm of the global geopolitical ranking has taken an ugly shape as the ruling party continues their ill-treatment of Muslim minorities of Xinjiang and Tibetans residing in Tibet. Chinese Communist Party's ugly face of their repressions of Uyghur...
TORONTO: China has shown a “pattern of coercive diplomacy, irresponsible state-backed cyber activity, and theft of international property and sensitive technology”, and such “violations of rules and norms cannot be tolerated”, Canada’s Minister of National Defence Anita Anand has said. Anand made these comments at the plenary session of the...
Beijing: With Taiwan's top National Security Council (NSC) officials set to for strategic dialogue with US President Joe Biden's administration staff next week, reports indicated that the talks will focus mainly on arms sales policy and security cooperation so that Taipei can defend itself against China.The 'Monterey Talks' an...
Beijing: The presence of Chinese Private Military Companies (PSCs) in Africa is expected to increase Beijing's interference in the country, besides violation of human rights and increased illegal activities.China has been using PSCs as a ploy to maintain a discreet military presence in Africa and avoid being seen as...
Beijing: After the World Health Organization (WHO) strongly recommended a deeper investigation into whether the COVID outbreak was a result of a leak from a Chinese laboratory, the country has hit back at the UN health organization and called the theory "politically motivated and a lie".In the report released...
The daughter of a Chinese general who served as the Chief of Joint Staff during the 1962 war against India has slammed Beijing's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.A letter by Luo Diandian, the youngest daughter of Luo Ruiqing, hailed as the creator of China's security and police apparatus, has...
Beijing: Beijing's bar-related COVID-19 cluster infection has spilled over to its eastern neighboring city Sanhe. The city has been put under temporary static management, which will be lifted if results of the three rounds of citywide nucleic acid testing from Saturday to Monday are all negative.Sanhe, a city adjoining...