April 15, 2021 02:33 (IST)
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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.

Bipartisan US bill would grant priority refugee status to China's Uyghurs:  Lawmakers

Washington/Sputnik: China’s Uyghur minority subject to government repression would become eligible for prioritized US refugee status under legislation introduced by Senators Marco Rubio and Chris Coons.

South China Sea issue: Philippines, US to start two-week joint military drills

Manila: The Philippine armed forces will hold joint exercises with hundreds of US soldiers over the next two weeks amid a conflict with China over the South China Sea issue, media reports said.

Victims of ‘forced confessions’ ask Western powers to ban Chinese TV channels

Thirteen people who describe themselves as “victims of forced confessions broadcast on Chinese television” have asked European satellite operator Eutelsat to reconsider carrying channels like CGTN and CCTV4, media reports said.

Beijing attempting to frame innocent Hong Kong activist: Report

Hong Kong: Anti-slavery activist Luke de Pulford has said the Chinese government is trying to “make an example” of imprisoned Hong Kong activist Andy Li after he was arrested trying to flee to Taiwan.

COVID-19: Anthony Blinken slams China over lack of 'transparency'

Washington: A top US leader once again slammed China for showing lack of transparency in sharing information during the earlier stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tech War: US intensifies pressure on China with proposed new policy

Beijing:  The US Senate’s new legislation, the Strategic Competition Act of 2021, lays out a wide-ranging strategy for the first time to contain China's attempt to expand globally, media reports said.

US climate envoy John Kerry to visit China soon

Washington:  Special U.S. envoy on climate John F. Kerry might travel to China next week amid rising tension between the two nations, media reports said. 

Canadian Intelligence alleges China, Russia of 'Cold War' level of espionage, foreign interference

Ottawa/UNI: A fresh report by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) pointed to an unprecedented surge in espionage activities, especially by Russia and China, toward the North American country, similar to that during the Cold War era.

Overseas cyberattacks paralyses internet in China’s Hunan province

Beijing/UNI: Internet service providers in China's southern Hunan province believe that cyberattacks from overseas were behind the mass outage of local internet services.

Chinese CDC director refutes reportedly claiming Chinese vaccines have low protection rate

Moscow/Sputnik: The director of the Chinese Centre of Disease Control (China CDC) Gao Fu told the Global Times he had been misinterpreted by some media, which claimed he admitted that Chinese COVID-19 vaccines had low protection rates.

Twenty-one miners trapped underground in China's Xinjiang after mine floods: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: A flood at a coal mine in China’s Xinjiang region has trapped 21 miners at the depth of about 1.2 kilometers (0.7 miles) underground, media reported.

21 miners trapped underground in China's Xinjiang after mine floods: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: A flood at a coal mine in China’s Xinjiang region has trapped 21 miners at the depth of about 1.2 kilometers (0.7 miles) underground, media reported.

Fear of death due to COVID-19: More young Chinese people are writing wills

Beijing: Young Chinese people in large numbers are preparing wills more than ever before amid COVID-19 pandemic and deaths from the disease, media reports said.

US lawmakers planning to introduce law to counter China

Beijing: American lawmakers are planning to introduce legislation in the upcoming week that would put additional sanctions on Chinese officials, media reports said.