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Taiwan will not bow to China: President

Taipei/UNI: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Saturday said "democratic Taiwan" will not bow to China's pressure.

China facing the tough task of stabilising economy amid COVID-19 pandemic, fast-aging population

Beijing: China is facing the tough task of stabilising employment in 2022 amid the crisis of COVID-19 and a fast-aging population.

China to open consulate office in Iran's Bandar Abbas

Tehran: Iran's cabinet of ministers on Wednesday voted to allow China the permission to open its consulate general in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, media reports said.

China directs Indonesia not to continue drilling off South China Sea islands

Beijing: China has directed Indonesia to halt an oil and natural gas development project in the South China Sea.

China plans to tighten rules for companies listing overseas

Beijing: China has been planning to increase restrictions for Chinese companies that want to list abroad.

COVID-19, aging population disrupting China's attempt to stabilise market in 2022

Beijing: COVID-19 spike and fast aging population have emerged as the new threat for China to fight the task of stabilising employment next year, media reports said.

China wants conservation of grotto temples in Pakistan

Beijing: China, a nation that maintains a close bond with Pakistan, has said that closer links will be forged between the Chinese grotto temples and their overseas counterparts along the ancient Silk Road, media reports said.

Western nations need to join together against China: Justin Trudeau

Ottawa, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked the West to stand against China and argued that the East Asian country's communist leadership has often been "playing" Western countries against each other.

Sri Lanka’s exports to China, Hong Kong declined: Expert

Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka’s trade with China, including tea shipments, has moved downward in 2020, experts said.

Exporters could lose $175 mln due to pile-up in Vietnam-China border

Hanoi, Vietnam: Experts believe that exporters could lose VND3-4 trillion ($131-175 million) if 6,200 container trucks remain stuck at the Vietnam-China border.

China imposes retaliatory sanctions on US officials over Xinjiang

Beijing: The Chinese government has announced sanctions on four members of the United States government's Commission on International Religious Freedom in retaliation for penalties imposed on Chinese officials over complaints of abuses in the country’s northwestern Xinjiang region.

China opposes Japan's decision to release nuclear-contaminated water into sea

Beijing: China on Friday said it is opposed to the Japanese side’s "unilateral" decision to discharge the nuclear-contaminated water into the sea and their proceeding with the preparatory work.

China to hold Taiwan independence supporters criminally liable for life

China’s Taiwan Affairs Office on November 5 issued a statement declaring that the pro-Taiwanese activists who support Taiwan’s independence to be held liable criminally for life, sparking a new tension in the already strained Beijing-Taipei relations amid the island nation’s claim of being an independent country.

Thailand worries China-Laos railway may open floodgate for Chinese goods

Bangkok: The Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) has expressed concern that the China-Laos railway will hurt Thailand’s agricultural economy and the competitiveness of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), according to media reports.

Retired Uyghur civil servant dies in Xinjiang internment camp: Report

Beijing: A retired Uyghur civil servant abducted by police and taken to an internment camp more than three years ago died earlier last year, officials said.