Tag Archives: China

  • China’s Xi ends Myanmar visit with flurry of agreements

    Chinese President Xi Jinping ended a two-day state visit to Myanmar on Saturday after attending the signing of a raft of agreements buttressing bilateral relations and advancing Beijing's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. ...

  • China birth rate hits lowest level since 1949

    China's birth rate dropped last year to its lowest level since the Communist country was founded in 1949, adding to concerns that an ageing society and shrinking workforce will pile pressure on a slowing economy. ...

  • US, China set to sign vital trade truce

    The world's two dominant economic powers, the United States and China, are poised to sign a trade truce Wednesday that will allow businesses around the globe to breathe a sigh of relief. ...

  • China defends barring Human Rights Watch head from Hong Kong

    China on Monday defended barring the head of Human Rights Watch from entering Hong Kong, saying non-governmental organisations were responsible for political unrest in the city and should "pay the proper price". ...

  • Dalai Lama congratulates Taiwanese President on re-election

    Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama congratulated Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on her landslide re-election victory on Saturday, hoping she would make further strides in bringing peace and prosperity to the people of Taiwan. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Is President Trump’s targeting of Iran and China justified?

    President Trump's steps against China and Iran have been strong and persistent, making several people wonder what could be the strategy and purpose behind his anti-China and anti-Iran policies. ...

  • Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins reelection in blow to China

    Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen declared a landslide victory in Saturday's election as voters delivered a stunning rebuke of Beijing's campaign to isolate the self-ruled island and handed its first female leader a second term. ...

  • The 97 kms between China and mastery of the Mekong

    Ninety-seven km of rocks in Thai waters stand between Beijing and dominance over the Mekong, a mighty river that feeds millions as it threads south from Tibet through five countries before emptying into the South China Sea. ...

  • China detains activists in year-end crackdown

    Over a dozen Chinese lawyers and activists were detained or went missing in the final days of 2019 in a crackdown on participants of a private democracy gathering, rights groups said Thursday. ...

  • Massive Hong Kong pro-democracy rally ends in police clashes

    A huge New Year's Day pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong ended in mass arrests and clashes between police and hardcore protesters, as demonstrators sought to carry their movement's momentum into 2020. ...