Tag Archives: China

  • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sentenced for Tiananmen vigil

    Prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to more jail time Thursday for participating in an unauthorized vigil to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, as Hong Kong authorities exert more control over dissents. ...

  • New Zealand leader Ardern takes tougher stance on China

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took a tougher stance on China's human rights record Monday by saying it was getting harder to reconcile differences as China's role in the world grows. ...

  • Stressing diplomacy, Biden says not seeking conflict with China, Russia

    US President Joe Biden said Wednesday he was not seeking conflict with China or Russia as he put a renewed focus on diplomacy in his first address to Congress. ...

  • Human rights situation in Tibet continues to be grave: Report

    he human rights situation in Tibet remains disturbing, marked by persistent and grave human rights violations, deprivation, and abuses, reports the exile Tibetan rights group Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy. ...

  • Will work to restart the Sino-Tibetan dialogue

    PENPA TSERING, the newly elected president of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) -- known earlier as the Tibetan government-in-exile -- has plans to approach the Chinese government to facilitate the visit of the Dalai Lama to China. ...

  • New US Bill to counter China includes policies for Tibet, Xinjiang

    The United States in its new Bill to counter China includes policies for Tibet, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Xinjiang, the problem areas of the People's Republic of China, where it aims to uphold democratic values against China's oppression. ...

  • US lawmakers look to advance sweeping bid to counter China

    US lawmakers expect to boost the country's ability to push back against China if a Senate panel approves sweeping legislation on Wednesday as expected, even as they voiced a need to do far more to counter Beijing. ...

  • Xi Jinping hits out, asks US not to meddle in others’ internal affairs

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday hit out at the US, saying there should be no "bossing" and "meddling" in the internal affairs of other countries as Beijing is increasingly coming under pressure from Washington and its allies. ...

  • Beijing warns US, Japan against collusion vs China

    China said Friday it has expressed “serious concerns” to the United States and Japan over what it calls negative moves and collusion between the two countries against China. ...

  • China sends more jets; Taiwan says it will fight to the end if there’s war

    China sent more fighter jets into Taiwan’s air defence zone on Wednesday in a stepped up show of force around the island Beijing claims as its own, and Taiwan’s foreign minister said it would fight to the end if China attacks. ...