October 24, 2021 02:44 (IST)
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No ban on ships crewed by Indian seafarers, says Beijing

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.

Pakistan DG ISI in Beijing for strategic talks with Chinese officials: Reports

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.

British MPs vote for UK to stage diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

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.

China sanctions Belgian lawmaker for motion which alerts about genocide risk against Xinjiang Uygurs

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.

Japan may defend Taiwan if Beijing makes moves: Pottinger

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.

US Prez Joe Biden orders US agencies to find source of Covid19 virus in China

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.

Flexing muscle China carries out 'Taiwan invasion' drills

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.

Philippine business groups urges Beijing to withdraw ships from reef

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.

China protests US delegation's visit to Taiwan

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.

Former US State Secretary Mike Pompeo asks US to boycott Beijing Games

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: Report

China’s rumoured involvement in the military coup will benefit no one except Beijing, The Taiwan Times opinion said.

Successful Olympic Games in 2022 could validate China's authoritarian system: Expert

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 lodges protest with Beijing over Chinese ships' entry into Japanese coastal waters

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.

British overseas passport process begins: Beijing targets London

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”.

Rights group feels China is witnessing global resistance to deepening repression

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.