Tag Archives: China

  • India fully prepared to counter any threat on northern borders: CDS General Bipin Rawat

    Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday said that given India is engaged in a standoff situation in Ladakh, there is some development activity which has been ongoing in Tibet Autonomous Region of China. ...

  • China and India fail to set ambitious new climate targets at key talks

    The leaders of China and India failed to set ambitious new climate targets at a key summit co-hosted by the UK today. Chinese president Xi announced a new pledge to cut China’s CO2 emissions per unit of GDP by over 65 per cent by 2030. ...

  • Leading pro-China news channel in Taiwan ends broadcasts

    A leading pro-China cable news channel prepared to halt its broadcast operations at midnight Friday after Taiwan’s government refused to renew its license, citing accuracy issues. ...

  • China condemns new US Hong Kong sanctions, Taiwan arms sale

    China on Tuesday lashed out at the US over new sanctions against Chinese officials and the sale of more military equipment to Taiwan. The US actions are part of what critics see as an effort by the Trump administration to put pressure ...

  • Taiwan says faces daily threat as US notifies of new arms sale

    Taiwan faces military threats on a daily basis from "authoritarian forces", President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, as the United States announced a new $280 million arms sale package to the Chinese-claimed island, the sixth this year. ...

  • US hits China with Hong Kong sanctions, OKs Taiwan arms sale

    The Trump administration on Monday approved a new major arms sale to Taiwan and slapped new sanctions on Chinese officials over the crackdown on pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong. ...

  • As China restricts access to Tibet, US urges nations to make laws over it

    Slamming China for its "repressive" regime in Tibet, a top American diplomat has urged other countries to pass their own versions of a US law that calls for denying access to the US for Chinese officials known to be involved in restricting ...

  • Tibetan techie recognised for excellence in making change

    Tibetan cybersecurity expert Lobsang Sither has been recognised as one of the 'Changemakers of Tomorrow' for working to build a brighter future, among 32 people shortlisted for this year's award, by UK-based Wired Magazine. ...

  • Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam jailed

    Three prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were sentenced to jail Wednesday for a protest outside police headquarters as authorities stepped up a crackdown on opposition to tighten control by Beijing over the territory. ...

  • China’s #MeToo movement gets its moment in court

    A sexual harassment case against a powerful Chinese media figure began in Beijing on Wednesday, with his accuser calling it a major moment in the country's still-young #MeToo movement. ...