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A new set of laws from CCP set out to exert further control in Tibet under guise of 'ethnic unity' Taiwan News Date: 2020/01/16 By: Chris Chang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new law passed by China's leaders in Tibet that systemizes ethnic unity in the region has drawn concerns about the […]

Zdenek Hrib explains decision to end sister city arrangement with the Chinese capital saying he would not sign deal that forced his city to ‘speak out against independence of Tibet and Taiwan’ Mayor tells German newspaper that China is ‘full of resentment’ and is trying to sway public opinion in the Czech Republic South China […]

Voice of America Date: January 13, 2020 By: VOA News The executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, says China’s decision to deny him entry into Hong Kong shows "the downward trajectory of Beijing’s respect for human rights." In an interview with VOA's Mandarin Service Monday, Roth said that his case illustrates the problem in […]

BBC News Date: 12 January 2020 The head of US-based group Human Rights Watch (HRW) says he has been denied entry to Hong Kong, where he had been planning to launch a report focusing on China's "assault" on human rights. HRW said the move to block Kenneth Roth highlighted "vanishing freedoms" as a result of […]

CNBC Date: January 13, 2020 Beijing has been forthcoming about its long-term goals and is the “most serious threat” to the U.S., according to a former U.S. national security advisor. “China has been very clear about what its long-term goals are strategically,” James Jones, who served as NSA under former President Barack Obama, told CNBC’s Hadley Gamble. “We need to take that very […]

CNN Date: January 13, 2020 By: James Griffiths Hong Kong (CNN)Speaking in 1995, a hundred years after Japan's seizure of Taiwan, then Chinese President Jiang Zemin said it was the "sacred mission and lofty goal of the entire Chinese people" to see the unification of the island with mainland China. In Hong Kong two years later, Jiang oversaw […]

So far, no person-to-person spread of the infection has been confirmed. Ars Technica Date: 1/13/2020 By: Beth Mole A never-before-seen virus that sparked an outbreak of viral pneumonia in the Chinese city of Wuhan has now killed one person and spread to Thailand via a sick traveler. On Saturday, January 11, officials in Wuhan reported that a […]

Reuters Date: January 13, 2020 By: Ben Blanchard, Yimou Lee TAIPEI (Reuters) – His policies rejected by Taiwan voters in a landslide re-election for President Tsai Ing-wen, Chinese President Xi Jinping will most likely continue to tighten the screws on the island, with state media already floating shows of force. China took center stage in the […]

It's set to fly in 2025. he National Interest By: Sebastien Roblin Date: January 3, 2020 In October 2018, Chinese media announced that the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) would publicly unveil its new H-20 stealth bomber during a parade celebrating the air arm’s seventieth anniversary in 2019. Prior news of the H-20’s development […]

The Los Angelese Times Date: December 25, 2019 By:  Alice Suchina CHENGDU, China —   Li Chengju glared at her prison interrogator as he pressed her to renounce her Christian church and condemn her pastor. Her captor warned she would not be so lucky as the pastor, who was locked in secret detention but at least might […]