Late Chinese Nobel laureate's friends hold defiant memorial

Beijing, Jul 20 Under the shadow of heavy police surveillance, around 20 close friends of China's late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo have held a defiant private memorial in Beijing.Since the prominent...

Jul 20, 2017 5:48 PM | Newsscroll

China blocked WhatsApp's images, videos; censors texts too

Beijing [China], July 20 As the 19th Congress of China's ruling party is just months away, and the news of the death of Liu Xiaobo, a revolutionary in the Chinese prison has spread a certain...

Jul 19, 2017 6:11 PM | Newsscroll

China's banned books fade from Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Jul 20 The annual Hong Kong book fair has always been a source of politically sensitive titles banned in China, but this year fewer were on display as the city faces growing pressure...

Jul 20, 2017 4:54 PM | Newsscroll

Malala slams China over death of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

London [U.K.], July. 19 : Following the death of Nobel peace prize winner Liu Xiaobo from liver cancer in custody of China last week, fellow Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has hit out at...

Jul 18, 2017 7:20 AM | Newsscroll

China bans Winnie the Pooh over 'resemblance to Jinping'

New York [U.S.], July. 19 : The world-beloved honey-loving teddy bear has been nearly banished from China's cyberspace, and the reason for doing so is equally bizarre. The online ban on...

Jul 18, 2017 7:20 AM | Newsscroll

Hong Kong holds vigil for Chinese dissent Liu Xiaobo

Hong Kong [China], July 16 : Thousands of mourners took to the streets of central Hong Kong as they carried out a candle vigil in memory of pro-democracy Chinese dissident and Nobel peace...

Jul 15, 2017 3:36 PM | Newsscroll

Liu Xiaobo's ashes scattered at sea

Beijing [China], July 15 :The hastily arranged sea burial of late Nobel laureate, Liu Xiaobo by Chinese authorities has sparked much criticism as his supporters believe that it was designed...

Jul 14, 2017 11:16 PM | Newsscroll

Thousands march in Hong Kong in memory of Liu Xiaobo

Hong Kong, Jul 15 Thousands took to the streets of central Hong Kong tonight holding candles as they marched in memory of pro-democracy Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.Veteran activists led the solemn...

Jul 15, 2017 9:03 PM | Newsscroll

Nobel laureate Liu cremated; China says wife 'free so far'

(EDS: Updating with fresh inputs)By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jul 15 China's Nobel Peace Prize laureate and prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo was cremated today after succumbing to cancer while in custody,...

Jul 15, 2017 5:44 PM | Newsscroll

Digest for international stories for week July 8 - July 14,

2017SaturdayHamburg: Wrapping up his second European tour, President Donald Trump and Asian allies searched for consensus today on how to counter what the president called the "menace" of North Korea...

Jul 15, 2017 2:11 PM | Newsscroll