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China forced foreign govts to extradite over 600 Taiwanese to its territory: Human Rights group

Taipei/UNI: At least 610 Taiwan nationals have been extradited by foreign government to Beijing instead of Taipei between 2016 and 2019 after being pressured by Chinese authorities, according to human rights group Safeguard Defenders.

China creating surveillance system with face-scanning technology to 'detect' journalists: Report

Beijing: A Chinese province is creating a surveillance system with a face-scanning technology which aims to detect journalists and other "people of concern", according to media reports.

China pushes private schools to turn public in ‘fairness’ lesson: Media report

Beijing/IBNS: China’s crackdown on for-profit education gained steam in the current month as authorities push to make private elementary and middle schools public under a banner of promoting "fairness" in education, according to Nikkei Asia newspaper.

Japan PM voices strong concern over China human rights issues at Asia-Europe summit

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida expressed strong concern over the human rights issues in China during his remarks to a virtual meeting of leaders from about 50 Asian and European countries at the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), The Japan Times reported.

US lawmakers meet with Taiwan president in surprise visit amid China tensions

Washington/Taipei/IBNS: A group of five US legislators have met with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in a surprise one-day visit, defying warnings from China to "stay out of the contested island", according to reports.

China pushing fake propagandas to manipulate global media, politics: Report

Beijing: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been playing a significant role in manipulating the information spaces and media of other countries across the globe through fake propagandas, according to a recent report.

US puts Chinese firms helping military on trade blacklist, China criticizes decision

Washington, DC/IBNS: Amid growing tensions between Beijing and Washington over the status of Taiwan and trade issues, the United States has put a dozen Chinese companies on its trade blacklist for national security and foreign policy concerns, according to reports.

China's nominee wins key Interpol post amidst human rights concern

Lyon, France/IBNS: A senior Chinese government official has been elected as one of the members in the executive committee of global crime-fighting body, International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), despite opposition from global human rights groups and an alliance of lawmakers from 20 countries, according to South China Morning Post.

Chinese firms explore lithium projects in Afghanistan: Reports

Representatives of several Chinese companies visited Afghanistan recently to explore potential lithium projects in the country, media reports said.

Peng Shuai: Human Rights Watch asks IOC not to promote Chinese state propaganda

New York: The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) collaboration with Chinese authorities on tennis star Peng Shuai’s reappearance undermines its expressed commitment to human rights, including the rights and safety of athletes, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.

China witnessing drop in child birth rate, ruling communists concerned

Beijing: The birth rate in China has dropped to a new low in 2020, giving the country's government a challenge to deal with a shrinking labor force and growing population of elderly people, media reports said.

US blacklists 27 entities, including 12 in China, over National Security concerns

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States has blacklisted 27 foreign entities, including 12 from China, over national security concerns, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) said on Wednesday.

Beijing irked as US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday criticized the United States for inviting Taiwan, claimed by China as it's territory, to the 'Summit for Democracy' which President Joe Biden will host virtually in December.

40 percent population in Pakistan is malnourished: Minister

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan's Federal Minister for Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam said 40 percent of the country's population is malnourished.

Chinese social media platform bans users from flaunting 'wealthy lifestyle'

A Chinese lifestyle platform has banned wealth-bragging behavior on its site in the latest move to heed the national call to offer healthy online content and better regulated cyberspace, media reports said on Tuesday.