Gulf Times - China
Hong Kong protesters aim for big turnout at rare sanctioned march

Hong Kong protesters aim for big turnout at rare sanctioned march

Hong Kong democracy protesters are hoping for huge crowds later Sunday at a rally they have billed as a ‘last chance’ for the city's pro-Beijing leaders in a major test for the six-month-old movement.

TikTok sued in US over alleged China data transfer

TikTok sued in US over alleged China data transfer

A university student in California has filed a class-action lawsuit against video app TikTok, which she accuses of harvesting large amounts of user data and storing it in China.

White House considered kicking Huawei out of US banking system

White House considered kicking Huawei out of US banking system

The Trump administration considered banning China's Huawei from the US financial system earlier this year as part of a host of policy options to thwart the blacklisted telecoms equipment giant

Sri Lanka president warns West, India investment needed to keep China at bay

Sri Lanka president warns West, India investment needed to keep China at bay

Sri Lanka's new president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has warned India and Western nations that his country will be forced to seek finance from China again if they do not invest in the island.

China introduces mandatory face scans for phone users

China introduces mandatory face scans for phone users

China will require telecom operators to collect face scans when registering new phone users at offline outlets starting Sunday, according to the country's information technology authority, as Beijing continues to tighten cyberspace controls.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands take to the streets in fresh wave of protests

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands take to the streets in fresh wave of protests

Police fired tear gas to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, after a rare lull in violence

Russia and China deepen ties with River Amur bridge

Russia and China deepen ties with River Amur bridge

Russia and China have finished building the first road bridge linking their two countries, Russian officials said on Friday, in the latest sign of warming relations.

China fans desert K-pop star for 'liking' Hong Kong tweet

China fans desert K-pop star for 'liking' Hong Kong tweet

A South Korean pop star has become the latest celebrity to spark anger on the Chinese internet after he ‘liked’ a tweet about the divisive issue of pro-democracy unrest in Hong Kong.

More than a million turn out in Hong Kong test of support for China-backed leader

More than a million turn out in Hong Kong test of support for China-backed leader

More than a million voters thronged polling stations across Hong Kong on Sunday in district elections viewed as a key barometer of support for city leader Carrie Lam ...

Trump: Hong Kong would be 'obliterated in 14 minutes' if not for me

Trump: Hong Kong would be 'obliterated in 14 minutes' if not for me

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had saved Hong Kong from being destroyed by persuading Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold off

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

A former employee of Britain’s Hong Kong consulate said Chinese secret police beat him, deprived him of sleep and chained him as they pressed him for information about activists

Holdouts on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by police, face dwindling options

Holdouts on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by police, face dwindling options

The last band of anti-government protesters trapped inside a besieged Hong Kong university were weighing a narrowing range of options on Wednesday