Category Archives: News
Former adviser says Trump has ‘war plan’ to take down China
21 July 2020 | Lalit K Jha
The Trump administration has put together a "war plan" to first "confront" and then "take down" the Chinese Communist Party, said Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. ...
Democracy activist Joshua Wong launches bid for Hong Kong legislature
21 July 2020 | Carol Mang and Yanni Chow
Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong applied on Monday to run for a seat in the Chinese-ruled city’s legislature, raising the prospect of a battle with authorities after being barred from running in previous polls. ...
US sanctions more Chinese companies over China’s treatment of Uyghurs
20 July 2020 | David Shepardson and Diane Bartz
The US Commerce Department on Monday added 11 Chinese companies implicated in what it called human rights violations in connection with China’s treatment of its Uyghurs in Xinjiang in western China to the US economic blacklist. ...
Floods in India, Nepal displace nearly four million people, at least 189 dead
19 July 2020 | Zarir Hussain, Gopal Sharma
Nearly four million people in India’s northeastern state of Assam and neighbouring Nepal have been displaced by heavy flooding from monsoon rains, with dozens missing as deaths rose to at least 189, government officials said on Sunday. ...
US Ambassador to India meets representatives of Dalai Lama
19 July 2020
US Ambassador to India, Ken Juster, on Saturday met with Representative of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, Ngodup la and Secretary Gyalpo, to further the ties between the American and Tibetan people. ...
US aircraft carriers return to South China Sea amid rising tensions
17 July 2020 | James Pearson
For the second time in two weeks, the United States has deployed two aircraft carriers to the South China Sea, the US Navy said on Friday, as China and the United States accuse each other of stoking tensions in the region. ...
Indian defence minister hoping for a resolution to border row with China
17 July 2020 | Devjyot Ghoshal
India’s defence minister said on Friday he hoped talks could bring some sort of resolution to a border standoff with China that led to a deadly clash last month, though India would not cede an inch of territory. ...
Coronavirus cases in India cross 10-lakh mark, death toll tops 25,000
16 July 2020 | Staff Writer
The total number of coronavirus cases in India surged past 10 lakh today. The total number of coronavirus cases in India stood at 10,00,202. The death toll from the deadly virus crossed 25,000-mark today. ...
US to back nations that say China violated their South China Sea claims
15 July 2020 | Arshad Mohammed and Humeyra Pamuk
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the US will support countries that believe China has violated their maritime claims in the South China Sea but suggested it would do so through diplomatic rather than military means. ...
China vows retaliation after Trump ends preferential status for Hong Kong
14 July 2020 | Jeff Mason and Steve Holland
President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under U.S. law to punish China for what he called “oppressive actions” against the former British colony, prompting Beijing to warn of retaliatory sanctions. ...