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    China approves plan to impose Hong Kong security law

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:12pm on May 28, 2020

    China’s parliament approved plans Thursday to impose a security law on Hong Kong that has ratcheted up tensions with the US and sparked new protests...

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    Trump offers to mediate in India, China frontier showdown

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:28am on May 28, 2020

    US president Donald Trump offered Wednesday to mediate in what he called a ‘raging’ border showdown between India and China in the Himalayas. Trump’s offer...

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    Hong Kong police stamp out national anthem law protests

    Agence France-Presse. Hong Kong, China | Updated at 11:35pm on May 27, 2020

    Hong Kong police cast a dragnet around the financial hub's legislature on Wednesday, firing pepper-ball rounds and arresting hundreds as they stamped down on protests...

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    China military budget growth slows to 6.6pc

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:57am on May 23, 2020

    China will increase its military budget by a slower 6.6 per cent this year, the government announced Friday at the opening session of its annual...

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    Global death toll hits over 3.32 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:19am on May 23, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 332,870 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources...

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    China just doesn’t have Canada’s independent judiciary: Trudeau

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 11:08pm on May 22, 2020

    Beijing’s linking of its detention of two Canadians in China to the arrest of a Chinese executive in Vancouver shows it doesn’t understand the meaning...

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    China warns on slump as pandemic kills world jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:18pm on May 22, 2020

    China warned on Friday that its huge economy faces an immense challenge from the coronavirus, as the ongoing pandemic and national lockdowns caused massive job...

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    Outrage in Hong Kong as China pushes security law

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 09:31pm on May 22, 2020

    China has launched its fiercest assault on Hong Kong's treasured autonomy with its move to impose a security law, pro-democracy campaigners said Friday as they...

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    China rebuts Trump accusation of coronavirus ‘mass killing’

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:23pm on May 21, 2020

    China offered a low-key rebuttal to United States president Donald Trump’s accusation of mass killing on Thursday, with a foreign ministry official insisting the country...

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    Global toll rises to 3.23 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:55pm on May 20, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 323,370 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources...

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