Pakistan along with China, Russia and Cuba won seats on the UN Human Rights Council

Pakistan, China, Russia Win Seats On UN Rights Body; US Upset despite strong opposition from activist groups over their abysmal human rights records. In a secret-ballot voting in the 193-member … Read More

China and Russia win seats on U.N. rights council, Saudis lose

Russia and Cuba were running unopposed, but China and Saudi Arabia were in a five-way race in the only contested race for seats on the Human Rights Council. China, Russia … Read More

Taiwan Thanks ‘Friends in India’ on National Day as Posters Erected outside Chinese Embassy

It was an unusually noticeable 109th Taiwan National Day in India, with posters and flags hung outside the Chinese embassy by a ruling party member and Taiwan’s president thanking “dear … Read More

Malaysia detains 60 Chinese citizens and vessels for trespassing into territorial waters

Malaysia’s maritime authority detained six Chinese fishing vessels and their crews for allegedly trespassing in waters off one of its southern states. The vessels, registered in Qinhuangdao, China, were believed … Read More

China joins COVAX, UN-backed global COVID-19 vaccine facility

China has officially signed an agreement to join the World Health Organisation-led COVAX facility, a global COVID-19 vaccine project to ensure poorer countries have access to life-saving vaccines. China is … Read More

China tourism showed recovery over Golden Week but still very low from last year

Chinese language home tourism noticed a strong rebound over the just-ended Golden Week vacation, inspired by China’s success in stamping out the novel coronavirus, though ranges have been nonetheless properly … Read More

Hong Kong government accused of colluding with China to surveil and catch fugitives fleeing for Taiwan

When 12 Hong Kongers boarded a speedboat in the tiny fishing village of Po Toi O on August 23, they didn’t realise they were headed for a world of trouble. But high … Read More