Tag Archives: China

  • Biden CIA nominee Burns to focus on ‘authoritarian adversary’ China

    President Joe Biden’s nominee to be director of the CIA, William Burns, told a Senate committee on Wednesday that he saw competition with China - and countering its “adversarial, predatory” leadership - as the key to US national security. ...

  • China rejects growing Western criticism at UN rights forum

    China hit back on Wednesday at growing criticism by Western powers of its treatment of ethnic minorities in the regions of Xinjiang and Tibet and of citizens in the former British colony of Hong Kong. ...

  • China says Japan-US security treaty a product of Cold War

    China on Wednesday called the Japan-US mutual security pact a product of the Cold War following US criticism of the presence of Chinese coast guard vessels in Japanese-claimed territorial waters over the weekend. ...

  • 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." ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...