Category Archives: News

  • China calls for a reset, but US says Beijing trying to ‘avert blame’

    Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Monday the United States and China could work together on various issues if they repaired their damaged bilateral relations, but Washington accused Beijing of trying to avert blame for its actions. ...

  • Canadian MPs say China’s treatment of Uyghurs is ‘genocide’

    Canadian MPs have voted to label Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang as genocide, a move angrily slammed by China on Tuesday as a "malicious provocation." ...

  • White supremacy a ‘transnational threat’, UN chief warns

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that white supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are becoming a "transnational threat" and have exploited the coronavirus pandemic to boost their support. ...

  • India, China complete troop pullout from Ladakh

    Indian and Chinese troops have completed a pullout from a lake area on their disputed border in the western Himalayas, setting the scene for disengagement at other friction points, the two countries said on Sunday. ...

  • Biden declares ‘America is back’ in welcome words to allies

    President Joe Biden in his first address before a global audience declared that “America is back, the transatlantic alliance is back,” after four years of a Trump administration that flaunted a foreign policy through an “America First" lens ...

  • Exile Tibetans mourn death of political prisoner Kunchok Jinpa

    Tibetans in McLeod Ganj held a candlelight vigil to mourn the death of Tibetan Kunchok Jinpa, from Driru in eastern Tibet, who had been sentenced to 21 years' imprisonment for a peaceful protest against a Chinese forced flag-raising campaig ...

  • US needs to brace itself for more deadly storms, experts say

    Deadly weather will be hitting the US more often, and America needs to get better at dealing with it, experts said as Texas and other states battled winter storms that blew past the worst-case planning of utilities. ...

  • Biden says China to face repercussions on human rights

    China will pay a price for its human rights abuses, US President Joe Biden warned on Tuesday, responding to queries at a televised event on the Asian nation’s handling of Muslim minorities in its far western region of Xinjiang. ...

  • US ship sails in South China Sea by China-claimed islands

    A US Navy warship sailed by islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday in a freedom of navigation operation, marking the latest move by Washington to challenge Beijing’s territorial claims in the contested waters. ...

  • China continues to tighten its grip in Tibet, tries to eradicate Dalai Lama from Tibetan lives

    In the latest attempt to tighten its grip in Tibet, China is forcing the Tibetans to pay less attention to their religion and show more enthusiasm for president Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party, according to The Economist. ...