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China: Satirist jailed for tweets criticising Chinese Communist Party

A Chinese court has handed down a 14-month jail term to performance artist and online influencer Chen Shaotian following  his critical comments about life under the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) posted on Twitter.

Chinese nationals in Sri Lanka to get priority vaccination

Authorities in Sri Lanka will administer the Chinese-made Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines first to Chinese nationals living in the country. The decision was taken after the Sri Lankan government received a request for the priority vaccination to Chinese nationals from China.

Chinese tycoon's son wanted by Beijing Police for 'insulting' soldiers who died during clash against Indian soldiers

Beijing: Pan Rui, the son of Chinese tycoon Pan Shiyi, is currently wanted for allegedly insulting soldiers who died during clashes with their Indian counterpart last year.

Hindu, Christian women in Pakistan vulnerable to sex trafficking to China: US official

Washington: A top US official has claimed that Hindu and Christian women from poor and marginalized communities in Pakistan are vulnerable to traffickers who falsely promise them they will be married to wealthy Chinese men.

Drugs worth Rs 2.5 billion from Chinese-controlled Gwadar seized by Sri Lankan officials

Colombo: The Sri Lankan authorities have arrested four people and seized  Rs 2.5 billion worth of drugs which originated from Chinese-controlled Gwadar region of Pakistan, media reports said on Sunday.

Chinese treatment of Muslim minorities 'stain of the century': Mike Pompeo

Washington/UNI: Coming down heavily on China's treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities of China, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called the Chinese actions as 'stain of the century'.

US: Singaporean national pleads guilty to working as Chinese spy

Washington: A Singaporean national has pleaded guilty to charges of being a spy of China, US Department of Justice said on Friday.

China's GDP growth to decline to 2.3 pc in baseline scenario in 2020, warns World Bank

Washington/Sputnik/UNI/IBNS: China's GDP growth is expected to decline to 2.3 per cent in the baseline scenario in 2020 due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the World Bank said in a report.

Chinese, Chechen terrorists among several killed or wounded by Afghanistan security forces while carrying out an operation

Kabul, Aug 2 (IBNS): The Afghanistan security forces have killed or wounded a dozen terrorists, which include Chinese and Chechen people while carrying out an operation in Logar province of the country, media reports said on Friday.

Pakistan: Three Chinese nationals suspected of fake marriages arrested from Islamabad

Islamabad, May 10 (IBNS): Three Chinese national have been arrested by  the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) from  the Islamabad airport over their suspected involvement in the fake marriages and human trafficking in Pakistan, media reports said.

Chinese telescope collects more than 11 mln spectra

Beijing, March 29 (Xinhua/UNI) China has released 11.25 million spectra of celestial objects acquired by the Large Sky Area Multi-Object Fiber Spectroscopic Telescope (LAMOST) to astronomers worldwide, according to the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Friday.

US imposes new N. Korea sanctions on two Chinese-based shipping firms : Treasury Department

Washington, Mar 21 (Sputnik/UNI) The United States designated two Chinese-based shipping companies for violating North Korea sanctions, the US Department of the Treasury said in a statement on Thursday.

ISIS claims it killed two Chinese nationals kidnapped in Quetta

Quetta, June 9 (IBNS): Militant group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the death of two Chinese nationals who were abducted from Pakistan recently, media reports said.