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Beijing has announced plans for a permanent platform that it hopes will be operational by 2022 Jim Bridenstine says US must maintain presence in Earth’s orbit after ISS is decommissioned so Asian superpower does not gain strategic advantage South China Morning Post Date: 24 Sep, 2020 By: Agence France-Presse Nasa chief Jim Bridenstine told lawmakers on […]

NPR Date: September 23, 2020 By: Emily Feng Polls show widespread distrust toward China is growing in the U.S. over how China initially handled its coronavirus outbreak and ongoing human rights abuses. At the same time, Chinese attitudes toward the U.S. are souring — while popular satisfaction with the Chinese state has grown since the central […]

Pro-democracy politicians call for the release of 12 Hong Kong activists arrested at sea by Chinese authorities. 25 Sep 2020 Opposition politicians in Hong Kong have staged a protest in the city’s legislature, calling for the release of 12 activists arrested at sea by China as international concern grows over the status of the detainees. […]

Prominent democracy activist slams his arrest as a ‘notorious abuse’ of power after court frees him on bail. Al Jazeera Date: 24 Sep 2020 Police in Hong Kong arrested on Thursday prominent democracy activist Joshua Wong for participating in an unauthorised assembly in October 2019 and violating the city’s anti-mask law, according to a series of […]

CNN Date: September 24, 2020 By: Hira Humayun and Zamira Rahim, CNN (CNN)China's Ambassador to the United Nations said Thursday that the US has "created enough troubles for the world already" as the two6/ nations continued to spar over the coronavirus pandemic during a tense meeting of the UN Security Council. US Representative to the UN Kelly Craft criticized […]

NPR Date: September 24, 2020 By: Laurel Wamsley A new report by an Australian research group has identified and mapped more than 380 suspected detention facilities in China's western Xinjiang region. The Australian Strategic Policy Institute said in its report that these centers have been built and expanded, even as Chinese officials claimed most of the people sent […]

Leading diplomat’s five-nation tour expected to focus on 5G and Huawei as more countries ban Chinese technology giant Beijing’s hard line on Hong Kong and its handling of the coronavirus pandemic have also drawn European criticism South China Morning Post Date: 24 Aug, 2020 By: Stuart Lau Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to make Italy […]

Reuters Date: August 24, 2020 BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping warned that the world’s second-biggest economy is facing a period of ‘turbulent change’ and that rising external markets risk required policymakers to increasingly rely on domestic demand to spur growth. FILE PHOTO: Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening session of the Chinese People's […]

Why it matters who owns the seas CNN Date: August 7, 2020 By: Kaori Enjoji and Brad Lendon, CNNCNN Tokyo (CNN)China's attempts to change the status quo in the South China Sea risks provoking a stern response from the international community, Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono told CNN in an exclusive interview Friday. "Anyone who is trying to change […]

Concerns are especially acute in wake of Russian influence in 2016 Mercury News Date: August 7, 2020 By: Deb Reichmann and Eric Tucker | Associated Press WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to […]