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China halts economic dialogue with Australia in retaliation over BRI, slams Canberra's 'Cold War mentality'
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China halts economic dialogue with Australia in retaliation over BRI, slams Canberra's 'Cold War mentality'

Citing 'national interest', Australia cancelled two deals last month by the state of Victoria with Beijing's multibillion-dollar initiative

COVID-19 pandemic: From flip-flops over cargo flights to jibes at US, here's how China has responded to crisis in India
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COVID-19 pandemic: From flip-flops over cargo flights to jibes at US, here's how China has responded to crisis in India

New Delhi currently appears to be reacting cautiously to Beijing's offers for assistance to deal with the COVID-19 crisis

Taiwan accuses China of luring Paraguay into switching diplomatic recognition with 'vaccine diplomacy'
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Taiwan accuses China of luring Paraguay into switching diplomatic recognition with 'vaccine diplomacy'

Paraguay is one of the only 15 countries that officially recognise Taipei over Beijing, which claims self-ruled Taiwan as part of its territory

Academy Awards 2021: Hong Kong will not air ceremony for first time since 1969
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Academy Awards 2021: Hong Kong will not air ceremony for first time since 1969

Nomination of Do Not Split, a short documentary on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests, as well as the four nods for Chinese-born US director Chloe Zhao for Nomadland, is believed to be the cause for this move.

H&M, Nike face boycott in China for showing 'concern' over human rights abuses against Uyghurs
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H&M, Nike face boycott in China for showing 'concern' over human rights abuses against Uyghurs

Chinese TV stars Wang Yibo and Tan Songyun said they would end all promotional partnerships with Nike after a year-old company statement was regurgitated online noting it was "very concerned" by the allegations of forced labour in Xinjiang

China slams US over racism, inequality and pandemic response in annual report
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China slams US over racism, inequality and pandemic response in annual report

China issues the report each year in response to US criticism of its record on issues such as abuses against minority groups in the western regions of Xinjiang and Tibet and a crackdown on opposition voices in Hong Kong

Russia, China reject notion they are using COVID-19 vaccines to increase political influence
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Russia, China reject notion they are using COVID-19 vaccines to increase political influence

Critics in the West accuse them of trying to improve their influence, while Moscow and Beijing say Western countries are hoarding vaccines.

Yellow haze blind Beijing as it faces worst standstorm in a decade
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Yellow haze blind Beijing as it faces worst standstorm in a decade

The levels of PM 10 large particulate matter were nearly 20 times the WHO's recommended daily maximum exposure.

China to issue visas to foreigners, including Indians, if they have taken Chinese COVID-19 vaccine
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China to issue visas to foreigners, including Indians, if they have taken Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

The embassy statement said the new rule applied to those who had either had two doses of the vaccine or a single-dose at least 14 days before applying for the visa

Award-winning docu on Hong Kong protests pulled hours before first screening after criticism from pro-Beijing media
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Award-winning docu on Hong Kong protests pulled hours before first screening after criticism from pro-Beijing media

Inside the Red Brick Wall, which documents a violent standoff between police and protesters on a university campus in 2019, was due to debut in a newly opened commercial cinema in Hong Kong on Monday evening.

Beijing turns yellow as city sees worst sandstorm in decade; govt advises public to stay inside
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Beijing turns yellow as city sees worst sandstorm in decade; govt advises public to stay inside

The city government ordered schools to cancel outside sport and events and advised the public to stay inside where possible, as hundreds of flights were cancelled

China's Parliament endorses proposal to 'improve' Hong Kong's electoral system
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China's Parliament endorses proposal to 'improve' Hong Kong's electoral system

Members of the National People's Congress in Beijing voted 2,895 in favor of the resolution, with no votes against and one abstention

China hopes Quad summit will be conducive to regional peace and 'not the opposite'
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China hopes Quad summit will be conducive to regional peace and 'not the opposite'

Friday's virtual summit will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US president Joe Biden, Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga and Australian prime minister Scott Morrison

Roll back Donald Trump's 'dangerous practice' of showing Taiwan support, China tells Joe Biden administration
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Roll back Donald Trump's 'dangerous practice' of showing Taiwan support, China tells Joe Biden administration

The United States has no official relations with Taiwan but extensive informal ties. Trump irked Beijing by sending Cabinet officials to visit Taiwan in a show of support

India-China border row reflects growing Chinese aggression, says Joe Biden's Pentagon nominee
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India-China border row reflects growing Chinese aggression, says Joe Biden's Pentagon nominee

Colin Kahl said if confirmed, he would continue to operationalise India's status as a Major Defence Partner to advance shared interests in the Indo-Pacific region

China proposes to 'improve' Hong Kong's electoral system, to ensure 'patriots' in charge
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China proposes to 'improve' Hong Kong's electoral system, to ensure 'patriots' in charge

Chinese officials have also increasingly insisted that only those who prove themselves sufficiently loyal to Beijing and the ruling Communist Party may hold office

US-China relationship one of 'strong competition', says White House after Beijing urges Joe Biden to lift sanctions
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US-China relationship one of 'strong competition', says White House after Beijing urges Joe Biden to lift sanctions

White House press secretary Jen Psaki made the comments after China urged the US to stop interfering in the country's internal affairs

China urges US to lift restrictions on trade, stop 'interference' in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Tibet
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China urges US to lift restrictions on trade, stop 'interference' in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Tibet

The Chinese foreign ministry's comments come as Beijing pressures President Joe Biden to drop many of the confrontational measures adopted by his predecessor Donald Trump

Foreign ministers of Quad nations to meet virtually on Thursday, says US State Department
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Foreign ministers of Quad nations to meet virtually on Thursday, says US State Department

China, meanwhile, hoped that relevant parties' dialogue will be conducive to global stability instead of any attempt to target a particular country

Pangong Tso disengagement: Three key takeaways as India, China finally break the deadlock
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Pangong Tso disengagement: Three key takeaways as India, China finally break the deadlock

The Pangong Tso disengagement is by no means the end of the Ladakh standoff, as both troops are still deployed offensively at Gogra-Hot Springs, Galwan Valley and Depsang Plains, that should be part of the next stage of extrication