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Hong Kong teen activist arrested near US consulate

A young Hong Kong activist who was among the first arrested under Beijing's new national security law was detained on Tuesday close to the US consulate, police and local media said.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, US, Beijing


Japan and China both claim these islands as their own. Now the US is showing Tokyo how it can help defend them

Tens of thousands of US and Japanese troops will begin a massive island-landing exercise in the Pacific this week as part of joint military operations seen as a warning to China that Washington backs Tokyo over Beijing's claim to Japanese-controlled islands.
Tags: Japan, Washington, China, US, Cnn, Beijing, Tokyo, Pacific


Japan and China both claim these islands. Now the US is showing Tokyo how it can help defend them

Tens of thousands of US and Japanese troops will begin a massive island-landing exercise in the Pacific later this week as part of joint military operations seen as a warning to China that Washington backs Tokyo over Beijing's claim to Japanese-controlled islands.
Tags: Japan, News, Washington, China, US, Beijing, Stories, Tokyo, Pacific


Japanese, US troops begin joint military exercises seen as deterrent to China's island claims

Tens of thousands of US and Japanese troops will begin a massive island-landing exercise in the Pacific later this week as part of joint military operations seen as a warning to China that Washington backs Tokyo over Beijing's claim to Japanese-controlled islands.
Tags: Washington, China, US, Cnn, Beijing, Tokyo, Pacific


600 U.S. groups linked to Chinese Communist Party influence effort with ambition beyond election

Attempts by Beijing to sow unrest ahead of the U.S. election are just a small part of a concerted effort by China to expand its...
Tags: China, Beijing, Chinese communist party


China to Release First Pakistani Film in 40 Years As Beijing Eyes Closer Diplomatic Ties

A Pakistani film will hit Chinese cinemas for the first time in more than 40 years this November, as Beijing seeks to bolster relations with Pakistan at a time when its connections to India are at a nadir. The military action-romance film “Parwaaz Hai Junoon” will screen in wide release from Nov. 13. Access to […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, India, Global, Beijing, Pakistan, Parwaaz Hai Junoon, Maula Jatt


With coronavirus contained China's top leaders meet to plan next five years

China's top leaders are meeting behind closed doors in Beijing on Monday to map out their economic and political agenda for the next five years, as the ruling Communist Party looks to capitalize on its containment of the coronavirus epidemic.
Tags: Asia, News, China, Beijing, Communist Party


Millennials in China look askance at American democracy.

Or so we're told, in "Who needs democracy? China’s 400 million millennials prefer iPhones" (in the London Times):  “These millennials represent a radical change from previous generations,” said Keyu Jin, a professor at the London School of Economics and consultant to Richemont, the world’s second-biggest luxury goods company. “They are confident. They’re prosperous. They’re privileged. And, most importantly, they’re incredibly proud of their nation and its economic prospects.”  Despite the cav...
Tags: London, Law, Democracy, Washington, China, US, Beijing, London School Of Economics, Jin, Ann Althouse, Yun Sun, Andy Mok, Keyu Jin, Richemont the world, Stimson Centre


China says it will impose sanctions on Boeing and Lockheed Martin over Taiwan arms sales

Beijing said Monday that it will impose sanctions on American companies — including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Raytheon — that have been involved in selling weapons to Taiwan.
Tags: China, Taiwan, Cnn, Beijing, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin Boeing


China's top leaders meet to plan next five years as coronavirus rebuilding begins

China's top leaders are meeting behind closed doors in Beijing on Monday to map out their economic and political agenda for the next five years, as the ruling Communist Party looks to capitalize on its containment of the coronavirus epidemic.
Tags: China, Cnn, Beijing, Communist Party


Analysis: Whether Trump or Biden wins in November, Beijing will be hoping to reset the US-China relationship

Beijing, for its part, will be looking for a reset in January no matter how the election turns out. China's leaders have not appreciated being a talking point in that contest, which has exposed how hawkishness towards Beijing is increasingly the cross-party consensus in Washington.
Tags: Asia, News, China, Beijing, Biden, Trump, US China


China Communist Party plenum kicks off in Beijing

The three-day meeting comes amid speculation that President Xi intends to be 'President-for-life'.
Tags: News, Beijing, China Communist Party


Esports pioneer Dino Ying talks to TechCrunch about the next phase of VSPN

Following that China’s esport giant VSPN (Versus Programming Network) has raised close to $100 million in a Series B funding round, led by Tencent Holdings, TechCrunch interviewed founder and CEO Dino Ying via email about his strategy for the company. Founded in 2016 and headquartered in Shanghai, VSPN was one of the early pioneer in esports tournament organization and content creation out of Asia. It has since expanded into other businesses including offline venue operation. VSPN began hostin...
Tags: TC, Asia, China, Tech, Beijing, Shanghai, Tencent, Silicon Valley, Stamford Bridge, Esports, Shenzhen, Tencent Holdings, KPL, Ying, Kuaishou, PUBG Mobile


Analysis: Whether Trump or Biden wins in November, Beijing will be hoping to reset the US-China relationship

Whenever there is a change of power in Washington, it is traditional for the outgoing President to write his successor a note, offering advice and a welcome of sorts to the small fraternity of United States leaders.
Tags: News, Washington, Beijing, United States, Stories, Biden, Trump, US China


Whether Trump or Biden wins in November, Beijing will be hoping to reset the US-China relationship

Whenever there is a change of power in Washington, it is traditional for the outgoing President to write his successor a note, offering advice and a welcome of sorts to the small fraternity of United States leaders.
Tags: Washington, Cnn, Beijing, United States, Biden, Trump, US China


Tencent leads $100M Series B funding round into China-based esport provider VSPN

Further confirmation that the esports market is booming amid the pandemic comes today with the news that esports ‘total solutions provider’ VSPN (Versus Programming Network) has raised what it describes as ‘close to’ $100 million in a Series B funding round, led by Tencent Holdings . Other investors that participated in the round include Tiantu Capital, SIG (Susquehanna International Group), and Kuaishou. The funding round will go towards improving esports products and its ecosystem in China a...
Tags: TC, Asia, South Korea, Europe, Video Games, China, Tech, Ceo, Beijing, Fifa, Shanghai, Tencent, Seoul, Esports, Coo, Esl


The Battle Over Chips is About to Get Uglier

"We're in a new world where governments are more concerned about the security of their digital infrastructure and the resiliency of their supply chains," Jimmy Goodrich, vice president of global policy with the Washington-based Semiconductor Industry Association, tells Bloomberg. "The techno-nationalist trends gaining traction in multiple capitals around the world are a challenge to the semiconductor industry." At once highly globalized and yet concentrated in the hands of a few countries, th...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Washington, China, Samsung, Tech, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Beijing, Arizona, European Commission, Donald Trump, TSMC, Communist Party, Bloomberg Intelligence, SMIC


Beijing's new threat to take Americans hostages

Once again, the Chinese Communist Party is showing the world its true colors — by threatening to take Americans hostage if Washington...
Tags: Beijing, Chinese communist party


New weapons the US is selling Taiwan can reach mainland China, but they're 'just a deterrent'

Crew members load an AGM-84K SLAM-ER missile on a P-8A Poseidon, April 4, 2014. US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason Kofonow The $1.8 billion package includes the first meaningful offensive systems sold to Taiwan since US switched recognition to Beijing in 1979, one observer said. But Taiwan is still seen as being on the defensive against the threat posed by China's growing military. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The offensive weapons that th...
Tags: New York, Washington, China, US, Trends, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, Taipei, Donald Trump, US Navy, PLA, Agm, Kuomintang, Taiwan Strait, South China Morning Post


Ireland suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

Ireland has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in the wake of national security legislation that Beijing imposed on the...
Tags: Hong Kong, Beijing, Ireland


Xi Says China Is Ready for War After Trump, Biden Take Hard Line on Beijing

In a barely-veiled swipe at the U.S., Xi said China would not be bullied by "any country and any army, no matter how powerful they used to be."
Tags: China, Beijing


Sweden bans telecom equipment from Huawei and ZTE

Sweden has banned its telecom operators from using equipment from Huawei and ZTE. The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority said in a statement on October 20 that “[n]ew installations and new implementation of central functions for the radio use in the frequency bands [under auction currently] must not be carried out with products from the suppliers Huawei or ZTE.” PTS cited “assessments made by the Swedish Armed Forces and the Swedish Security Service” to justify the ban. “China deplores Sweden’s ...
Tags: Travel, News, Sweden, Australia, China, US, Samsung, Policy, Beijing, Telecom, Huawei, ZTE, Security Service, Zhao, Swedish Armed Forces, Nokia Ericsson


China warns UK not to offer citizenship to Hong Kong residents

The UK plans to offer a path to citizenship to many in Hong Kong after Beijing's new security law.
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, News, China, Beijing


As rivalry with Washington heats up, Beijing commemorates 'victory' in 'war to resist US aggression'

On Friday, Chinese leader Xi Jinping will attend an event commemorating China's entry into the Korean War, capping a week of events, and jingoistic saber-rattling in Chinese state media and official propaganda.
Tags: Asia, News, Washington, China, US, Beijing, Xi Jinping


China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3...
Tags: Washington, China, Joe Biden, Ap, Beijing, Biden


MPs urge Dominic Raab to demand China return detained Hong Kong protesters

Exclusive: Dozens of MPs and peers write to UK foreign secretary, saying Beijing cannot be allowed to imprison activists on mainland ‘with little outcry or response’More than 60 UK MPs and peers have written to Dominic Raab calling on him to demand the return of young Hong Kong activists detained in mainland China after attempting to flee to Taiwan by boat.In the letter delivered to the foreign secretary on Thursday night, the parliamentarians warned of a profound chilling effect should Chinese ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Politics, UK, Protest, China, UK News, Taiwan, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Freedom Of Speech, Dominic Raab


The balance of power is shifting in Asia, and China is gaining on the US

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, November 9, 2017. Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The gap in Chinese and US national power has narrowed, driven by external factors and domestic political decisions, according to the latest Asia Power Index by Australia's Lowy Institute. Neither is likely to dominate the region going forward, meaning the choices and interests of middle powers will be more consequential. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The gap be...
Tags: Asia, Australia, China, Defense, US, Trends, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, Manila, Trump, Communist Party, Tsang, India Japan, Forbidden City, JIM WATSON


Sundance Now Unveils November TV & Movie Slate

Sundance Now Unveils November TV & Movie Slate Sundance Now has revealed their November slate, including Season 3 of the Sundance Now Original series Riviera, starring Julia Stiles (Hustlers, 10 Things I Hate About You) and Rupert Graves (Sherlock, The War of the Worlds), as well as the premiere of the dark thriller Cold Call starring Sally Lindsay. You can check out the full lineup below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gpt...
Tags: TV, Movies, Julianne Moore, California, China, Nazis, Adele, Los Angeles, Thailand, Beijing, Austria, Vienna, Nelson Mandela, Iowa, Paris, Manchester


China warns Canada not to damage relations further with ‘lies’ about Uyghur genocide

Beijing responds to House of Commons subcommittee statement about the Chinese Communist Party’s persecution of Uyghurs and other Turkic...
Tags: China, Beijing, Canada, House Of Commons, Chinese communist party, Uyghurs


Putin: Russia-China military alliance can't be ruled out

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday there is no need for a Russia-China military alliance now, but noted it could be forged in the future. Putin's statement signaled deepening ties between Moscow and Beijing amid growing tensions in their relations with the United States. The Russian leader also made a strong call for extending the last remaining arms control pact between Moscow and Washington.
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