Tensions high as Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters face court... AFP | 2019-07-31 20:30 UTC
Dozens of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters appeared in court Wednesday after being charged with rioting, setting the stage for further unrest in a weeks-long crisis that has rocked the global financial hub.The global network of Agence France-Presse cove
China calls for swift punishment of Hong Kong violence... AFP | 2019-07-29 16:18 UTC
China on Monday threw its backing behind Hong Kong's beleaguered leader and police, saying violent protesters must be swiftly punished following another weekend of running street battles in the financial hub.The global network of Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong Protesters, Police Prepare for Another Clash... VOA | 2019-07-28 06:10 UTC
Protesters and police prepared Sunday for a likely showdown in central Hong Kong, one day after clashes led to 11 arrests and left at least two dozen injured in an outlying district toward the border with mainland China.A midafternoon rally has been calle
U.S. warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait...
The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing.'
China Warns of War in Case of Move Towards Taiwan Independence... VOA | 2019-07-25 00:40 UTC
China warned on Wednesday it was ready for war if there was any move toward Taiwan's independence, accusing the United States of undermining global stability and denouncing its arms sales to the self ruled island.This month, the United States approved
Trump administration blasts WTO ruling on China... WTOP | 2019-07-16 20:34 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration blasted a World Trade Organization decision Tuesday that could let China levy sanctions on the United States. The 2-1 decision by the WTO's appellate body was actually a mixed verdict in a case that dat
The staggering rise of Chinese power...
The arrival of a Chinese surveillance ship on Australia's doorstep as it kicks off defence exercises with the US has highlighted the massive investment China is making into its military.