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Hong Kong extradition bill officially killed, but move unlikely to end unrest

Hong Kong extradition bill officially killed, but move unlikely to end unrest

Hong Kong's legislature on Wednesday formally withdrew planned legislation that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China

Japan says citizen held in China after alleged spying reports

Japan says citizen held in China after alleged spying reports

Chinese authorities have detained a Japanese man in Beijing, Tokyo confirmed Monday, following media reports that a university professor was being held on suspicion of spying.

China's defence minister says resolving 'Taiwan question' is national priority

China's defence minister says resolving 'Taiwan question' is national priority

China's defence minister, Wei Fenghe, said on Monday that resolving the "Taiwan question" is his country's "greatest national interest", and that no force could prevent China's "reunification".

Petrol bombs and tear gas scar Hong Kong streets as police, protesters clash

Petrol bombs and tear gas scar Hong Kong streets as police, protesters clash

Hong Kong riot police and protesters exchanged tear gas and petrol bombs as an illegal anti-government march that attracted tens of thousands descended into chaos

Murder suspect linked to HK extradition protests plans to surrender

Murder suspect linked to HK extradition protests plans to surrender

The murder suspect whose extradition case led to reform plans that sparked months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong has said he will voluntarily surrender to Taiwanese authorities, according to the Hong Kong government.

Qatar and China discuss enhancing security co-operation

Qatar and China discuss enhancing security co-operation

The first meeting of the joint working group of the Qatari-Chinese law enforcement committee Wednesday discussed in Doha

Animated film 'Abominable' pulled in Vietnam over South China Sea map

Animated film 'Abominable' pulled in Vietnam over South China Sea map

Vietnam has pulled the animated film ‘Abominable’ from theatres over a scene featuring a map of the South China Sea showing Beijing's claims in the flashpoint waterway, state media reported Monday.

Hong Kong police make arrests as small flashmob protests erupt

Hong Kong police make arrests as small flashmob protests erupt

Hong Kong riot police spent much of Sunday afternoon skirmishing with small groups of masked pro-democracy protesters who held flashmob gatherings in multiple locations ...

Nepal eyes railway deal with China during Xi visit

Nepal eyes railway deal with China during Xi visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to arrive in Nepal on Saturday for talks with Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and is expected to sign a deal expanding a railway link between the Himalayan nation and Tibet ...

China's Xinhua focuses more on progress, less on a pending US trade deal

China's Xinhua focuses more on progress, less on a pending US trade deal

US officials on Friday promised a ‘Phase 1’ deal with China on a host of conflicts from intellectual property to currency was imminent, but China's official state-owned news organisation Xinhua struck a more cautious tone.

Trump to meet China envoy, lifting hopes for trade talks

Trump to meet China envoy, lifting hopes for trade talks

President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will meet with China's top trade envoy as the two sides pursue fraught negotiations that this week appeared headed for a dead end.

Flag handed over to Qatar for Expo Doha 2021

Flag handed over to Qatar for Expo Doha 2021

Qatar has officially received the flag for organising the International Horticultural Expo Doha 2021 from China, the host country of the just-concluded 2019 edition of the event.