New Delhi/UNI: China has denied reports that it is not allowing commercial ships with Indian crew to berth at the country's ports since March this year.
Islamabad: Director General (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt Gen Faiz Hameed on Friday arrived in Beijing to hold strategic talks with Chinese officials, media reports said.
London: The UK House of Commons has unanimously passed a motion calling for the British government to stage a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics unless the Chinese government ends the “atrocities” taking place in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Beijing: Beijing has sanctioned a Belgian lawmaker who called for a proposal warning of a risk of genocide against Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang, a region which has always triggered international criticisms over China's alleged treatment towards the Uyghur Muslim community.
Washington: Former US deputy national security advisor Matt Pottinger has said Japan is likely to defend Taiwan if Beijing makes moves to reunify the island with its mainland by force.
Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday directed the country's intelligence agencies to submit a report to him within the next three months finding if the novel coronavirus first surfaced in China from an animal source or emerged from a laboratory accident, an AFP report said.
Beijing: China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has released videos showing marines conducting island landing drills "targeting Taiwan", in what looks like an attempt to put pressure in the region.
Manila: Business groups in the Philippines have urged China to withdraw its ships from a reef that has remained a point of tension in the South China Sea, media reports said.
Beijing/UNI: China has expressed protest to the United States in light of an unofficial delegation's visit to Taiwan, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesman, Zhao Lijian, said on Wednesday.
Washington: Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has asked the US to boycott the Winter Olympics in Beijing next year.
China’s rumoured involvement in the military coup will benefit no one except Beijing, The Taiwan Times opinion said.
Edinburg: A geo-politics expert has said he feels hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics could help China revamp their image from a world factory to a world power.
Tokyo/Sputnik: Tokyo on Tuesday lodged a protest with Beijing after four Chinese ships entered the Japanese coastal waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said.
London: Reacting to London's comment that it will not 'look the other way' after Beijing said that it would stop recognising British National Overseas BN (O) passport as a travel or identification document, China called he move “the logic of a brazen bandit”.
The Chinese government’s heightened repression in Hong Kong and Xinjiang are emblematic of the worsening human rights situation under President Xi Jinping, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2021.