Category Archives: News
US House passes China forced labour bill near unanimously
23 September 2020 | Reuters Staff
The US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted near unanimously to pass legislation to restrict imports of goods made using forced labor from China, as lawmakers look to address the treatment of Uyghur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region. ...
New York police officer arrested for spying on Tibetans
22 September 2020 | Tom Hays
A New York City police officer was charged on Monday with being an “intelligence asset” for the Chinese government who agreed to spy on US supporters of the Tibetan independence movement. ...
More than 150 nations join global vaccine plan but US, China absent
21 September 2020 | Stephanie Nebehay and Kate Kelland
Some 156 nations have joined a global scheme for fair distribution of future vaccines against COVID-19, an alliance led by the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, but superpowers China and the United States did not sign up. ...
China paid Indian journalist to write malicious stories about Dalai Lama
20 September 2020 | Times Now Digital
Chinese agents paid Delhi based freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma to write and share information about India's border strategy and army's deployment, defence procurement, and the Dalai Lama. ...
China retaliates after US bans TikTok and WeChat
19 September 2020
China said Saturday it had launched a mechanism enabling it to restrict foreign entities, a much-anticipated move seen as retaliation to US penalties against Chinese companies such as telecom giant Huawei. ...
US to ban TikTok downloads, WeChat use from Sunday
18 September 2020 | Ben Sheppard
The United States on Friday ordered a ban on downloads of popular Chinese-owned video app TikTok and use of the messaging and payment platform WeChat, saying they threaten national security. ...
Japan new PM begins 1st full day, vows to push reforms
18 September 2020 | Mari Yamaguchi
Japan’s new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga started his first full day in office Thursday with a resolve to push forward popular reforms. Suga was formally elected Wednesday to replace Shinzo Abe, who step down due to ill health. ...
China begins military drills as senior US official visits Taiwan
18 September 2020 | Reuters Staff
China began combat drills near the Taiwan Strait on Friday, the same day a senior US official began high-level meetings in Taipei, as Beijing denounced tightening ties between Chinese-claimed Taiwan and the United States. ...
India asks China to pull back troops, arms in Ladakh region
17 September 2020 | Ashok Sharma
India’s defence minister said Thursday the country faces challenges in its border dispute with China and urged Beijing to sincerely implement an understanding they reached previously to completely disengage forces from the Ladakh region. ...
India pushes tonnes of supplies to disputed China border ahead of winter
16 September 2020 | Devjyot Ghoshal
From deploying mules to large transport aircraft, India’s military has activated its entire logistics network to transport supplies to thousands of troops for a harsh winter along a bitterly disputed Himalayan border with China. ...