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Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras

Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - The Dalai Lama made a bid for music chart stardom on Monday, his 85th birthday, with the release of an album of mantras [more…]

Ford’s China ventures extend auto sales recovery in June

Ford’s China ventures extend auto sales recovery in June

Published 06/07/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor’s (F.N) China ventures reported year-on-year sales growth for June as the world’s biggest auto market continues to recover from coronavirus-induced [more…]

U.S. Congress urges Trump administration to get tougher on China’s Xinjiang crackdown

U.S. Congress urges Trump administration to get tougher on China’s Xinjiang crackdown

Published 02/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 75 U.S. senators and House members on Thursday urged the Trump administration to take a tougher stance on China over [more…]

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

Published 30/06/2020

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the [more…]

EU, Britain, Taiwan dismayed by China’s new security law for Hong Kong

EU, Britain, Taiwan dismayed by China’s new security law for Hong Kong

Published 30/06/2020

BRUSSELS/TOKYO (Reuters) - The European Union expressed anger while Britain and Japan voiced concern on Tuesday after China passed a national security law for Hong [more…]

Britain urgently needs to see China law on Hong Kong, says UK PM’s spokesman

Britain urgently needs to see China law on Hong Kong, says UK PM’s spokesman

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain urgently needs to see the legislation China passed regarding Hong Kong to determine whether it has breached the joint declaration and [more…]

U.S. starts paring back Hong Kong’s special status due to security law

U.S. starts paring back Hong Kong’s special status due to security law

Published 29/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States began eliminating Hong Kong’s special status under U.S. law on Monday, halting defense exports and restricting the territory’s access [more…]

China’s annual dog-meat fair opens- activists hope for last time

China’s annual dog-meat fair opens- activists hope for last time

Published 22/06/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s notorious dog-meat festival has opened in defiance of a government campaign to improve animal welfare and reduce risks to health highlighted [more…]

Beijing coronavirus cases to see ‘cliff-like’ drop this week: expert

Beijing coronavirus cases to see ‘cliff-like’ drop this week: expert

Published 22/06/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s capital will see a “cliff-like” drop in new cases in a recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus by the end of [more…]

Chinese bomber approaches Taiwan in latest fly-by near island

Chinese bomber approaches Taiwan in latest fly-by near island

Published 22/06/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Chinese air force jets, including at least one bomber, briefly entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Monday, before being warned off [more…]