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BBC invested more than £150 million in Chinese state-owned companies accused of links to appalling human rights violations: Reports

London: British media giant BBC has invested more than £150 million ($205 million) in Chinese state-owned companies accused of links to appalling human rights violations, media reports said on Saturday.

Pakistan initiates probe into misuse of petroleum imports from China

Islamabad: The Pakistani government on Friday directed all oil marketing companies (OMCs) to provide evidence-based data on the import of petrol from China amid reports of misuse of China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA), media reports said.

Jakarta witnesses protests over China's treatment towards Uyghurs, demonstrators demand boycotting of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Jakarta: Indonesian capital Jakarta on Friday witnessed protests as demonstrators demanded boycotting of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing over China's treatment of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.

UK's MI5 spy agency issues warning over presence of 'Chinese agent' in British Parliament

London: The United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency, The Security service, MI5, has warned that an alleged Chinese agent has infiltrated Parliament to interfere in UK politics.

Blinken targets China for imposing sanction on family members of Uyghur-American activists

Washington: The US State Department has asked China to cease its acts of transnational repression, including coercive practices of imprisoning and denying freedom of movement to family members of Uyghur-American activists including individuals serving the American people. 

Over 4,000 Chinese students sent to quarantine

Beijing: More than 4,000 students in China's Anyang city have been sent to quarantine after several cases were detected in their school.

Vietnam: 300,000 tonnes of dragon fruit have no buyers with China clamping down on border trade

Beijing: China's border clamp down is hitting Vietnam hard as around 300,000 tonnes of dragon fruit will soon be ripe for harvest but without buyers, media reports said on Monday.

China: 16 killed, 10 injured in canteen blast

Chongqing/UNI/Xinhua: Sixteen people were killed and 10 injured, one critically, after a blast rocked a canteen of a subdistrict office in Wulong District, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality at noon Friday.

COVID strategy: China set to remain closed for all of 2022

Beijing: Goldman Sachs Group Inc group has said China's border restriction will remain for the entirety of 2022 as the country gears up for important international events, such as the Winter Olympics.

Blast hits canteen in China, 20 trapped

Beijing: A blast hit a canteen of a subdistrict office in Wulong District of China on Friday left at least 20 people trapped under the debris.

China: Landslide kills 14

Beijing: A landslide in China's Bijie city has killed 14 people, authorities said on Tuesday.

Imran Khan launches Pakistan-China Business Investment Forum

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday launched the Pak-China Business Investment Forum which is aimed at increasing information exchange and promoting communication between businesses of the two countries.

Chinese company intensifies fight with Sri Lanka over rejected fertiliser

Colombo: A Chinese fertiliser company has intensified its fight with Sri Lanka over rejection of its fertiliser shipment by Colombo and has even proposed imposing tough economic and trade sanctions, the Daily Mirror reported.

COVID-19 cases detected: China locks down city of more than a million people

Yuzhou: Chinese authorities have imposed a lockdown in Yuzhou city of  Henan Province on Monday after detection of  three asymptomatic Covid cases on Sunday, media reports said.

RSF report reveals 488 journalists detained worldwide, China tops chart

Beijing: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released its latest report recently where it showed that 488 journalists, including 60 women, are currently detained worldwide which include 127 in China.