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China Cuts Mandatory Quarantine Period For Recovered COVID Patients To Save Medical Resources For Severe Cases

Since the COVID-19 response measures were enforced on a regular basis, China has effectively responded to regional cluster infections and provided the best protection for people's lives and health as it can, Xi was quoted as...

18 March 2022

2022: A New Year Under The Shadow Of The Pandemic

The last two years have shown that the pandemic is a great leveller. It struck every country with equal ferocity. What awaits the world in 2022? Uncertainty continues to loom large,


Pro-Beijing Candidates Sweep Victories At Hong Kong Polls

Pro-Beijing candidates dominated Hong Kong's legislative elections, beating out moderates and independents in the city's first public poll after Beijing passed a resolution to amend the city's election laws.


Will China Invade Taiwan In 2022?

In October 2021, a record 149 Chinese fighters roared through Taiwan’s identification zone, in a space of four days. The pattern of flying bombers to intimidate Taiwan has continued through the year. Will China invade...

09 January 2022

India-China Ties In Deep Freeze, Only Modi And Xi Can Now Break The Deadlock

2022 will see more of the same in India-China ties as Chinese President Xi Jinping wants to punish India for joining the US-led effort to contain China.


US Sanctions Over Xinjiang 'Forced Labour': China Vows To Respond

US sanctions are latest in its series of intensifying penalties over China's alleged systemic and widespread abuse of ethnic and religious minorities in the western region, especially Xinjiang's predominantly Muslim Uyghurs.

17 December 2021

Hong Kong's Lam: Media Closures Unrelated To Press Freedom

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday said that the recent closure of two media outlets in the city does not reflect the state of press freedom in Hong Kong as the decisions were made by the outlets themselves.

04 January 2022

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RSF Press Freedom Report: 'Times Tough For Journalists'; China, Belarus, Myanmar 'Worst Culprits'

RSF (Reporters Without Borders) in its annual press freedom report has sounded the alarm, stating China, Belarus and Myanmar are among the 'worst culprits' when it comes to jailing journalists in 2021.

16 December 2021

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13 December 2021
China’s Xi, Russia’s Putin To Hold Virtual Summit

China’s Xi, Russia’s Putin To Hold Virtual Summit

China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will hold a virtual summit on Wednesday over Ukraine this week. US President Joe Biden has...


09 December 2021
US Summit On Democracy As World Registers ‘Democratic Recession’

US Summit On Democracy As World Registers ‘Democratic Recession’

US Summit on democracy will also witness participation of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The question is how can the US push for democracy, when...


19 November 2021
Beijing Winter Olympics: China Slams US President Joe Biden For 'Considering' Games Boycott

Beijing Winter Olympics: China Slams US President Joe Biden For 'Considering' Games Boycott

Joe Biden’s comment comes days after a virtual summit with Chinese counterpart XI Jinping, during which the two leaders said they should respect each other...


15 November 2021
Joe Biden, Xi Jinping To Hold Their First Presidential Meeting Today

Joe Biden, Xi Jinping To Hold Their First Presidential Meeting Today

Monday's meeting — the two leaders' third engagement since Biden became president — comes amid mounting tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.


14 November 2021
US, China Trade Taiwan Warnings Ahead Of Biden-Xi Summit

US, China Trade Taiwan Warnings Ahead Of Biden-Xi Summit

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke to his Chinese counterpart amid rising international concern over Beijing's recent military incursions into...


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12 November 2021
Dalai Lama Says Would Stay In India’s Dharamshala For Entire Life

Dalai Lama Says Would Stay In India’s Dharamshala For Entire Life

The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said he has no plans to return to Tibet, since there was complete freedom for him in India.


11 November 2021
China Warns Of Return To Cold War Tensions

China Warns Of Return To Cold War Tensions

Chinese President Xi Jinping said all countries in the Asia-Pacific must work together on joint challenges rather than relapse into a Cold War mentality, as...


09 November 2021
China: Party Leaders Seem Set To Cement Xi's Hold On Power

China: Party Leaders Seem Set To Cement Xi's Hold On Power

Top Communist Party officials meeting in Beijing are likely to issue a resolution putting the Chinese president on an equal footing with Mao Zedong. The way...


03 November 2021
COP26: China's Xi Stays Home, India Pledges Carbon Neutrality

COP26: China's Xi Stays Home, India Pledges Carbon Neutrality

India's Narendra Modi pledged a carbon-neutral India by 2070. But President Xi Jinping of China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, skipped...


31 October 2021
G-20 Summit 2021: Leaders Turn To Climate Change On Last Day

G-20 Summit 2021: Leaders Turn To Climate Change On Last Day

The Group of 20 countries, which represent more than three-quarters of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, are looking for common ground on how to reduce...


29 October 2021
China's President Xi Jinping  To Virtually Address UN Climate Summit

China's President Xi Jinping To Virtually Address UN Climate Summit

China, the biggest source of carbon dioxide and other climate-changing industrial gases, had left the world guessing what role Xi Jinping might play at the...


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22 October 2021
China Vows No Concession On Taiwan After Biden Promises To Protect The Island

China Vows No Concession On Taiwan After Biden Promises To Protect The Island

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reasserted China's longstanding claim that the island is its territory at a daily briefing after Biden made his...


10 October 2021
Xinjiang Witnesses Ease In Chinese Restrictions, But Fear Remains

Xinjiang Witnesses Ease In Chinese Restrictions, But Fear Remains

Four years after Beijing launched a brutal crackdown that swept up to a million or more Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim minorities into detention camps and...


09 October 2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping Calls For Peaceful Reunification With Taiwan

Chinese President Xi Jinping Calls For Peaceful Reunification With Taiwan

Xi spoke on at an official celebration in Beijing's Great Hall of the People that focused largely on the need for the ruling Communist Party to continue to...


08 October 2021
US Is Looking For 'Responsible Competition' With China: White House Says Ahead Of Virtual Summit

US Is Looking For 'Responsible Competition' With China: White House Says Ahead Of Virtual Summit

The Joe Biden Administration believes that a leader-to-leader engagement is essential and is an important part of its effort to responsibly manage the...


07 October 2021
CIA Creates Top Level Working Group To Counter China's Influence

CIA Creates Top Level Working Group To Counter China's Influence

The CIA also announced that it would ramp up efforts to recruit Chinese speakers and create another mission center focusing on emerging technologies.


07 October 2021
US President Biden And China's Xi Jinping To Meet Virtually: White House

US President Biden And China's Xi Jinping To Meet Virtually: White House

Chinese leader Xi has not left China amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic and is not expected to attend the upcoming Group of 20 and COP26 summits in...


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