Canada vows to speak up for human rights in China as spat between ambassadors over asylum to Hong Kong protestors heats up
Ties between the countries are at their lowest, largely due to China’s outrage over Canada’s detention of a Huawei executive and Beijing's arrest of two Canadian 'spies'
Ambassador Cong Peiwu said that if Ottawa cares about the 3,00,000 Canadians in Hong Kong, it should support the government’s ‘efforts to fight violent crimes’
The self-ruled island of Taiwan has been a long-running source of tension between the US and China. While Washington ended its diplomatic relations with Taipei in 1979, it remained as the island's main supplier of arms
New Zealand stamps out coronavirus for a second time, lifts restrictions after no new cases in Auckland
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who is facing re-election next week, called the reopening a validation of the country’s “go hard, go early” response. However, experts warned that an elimination strategy may not be viable in the absence of a vaccine
The United States, many European countries, Japan and others called on China to allow “unfettered access” to Xinjiang for independent observers
'Will continue to resist': Pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong arrested in Hong Kong over 'unlawful assembly'
The arrest of the territory's most high-profile dissident is the latest in a string of arrests of government critics comes after China imposed a sweeping new national security law in late June
Mulan is facing boycott due to actor Liu Yifei support of the Hong Kong police attacking pro-democracy protestors in 2019, as well as, its shooting in China's Xinjiang province where Muslim Uighurs are said to be detained.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 reinfection in Hong Kong, EU, India don't change vaccine agenda, experts say
The intensity and duration of the immune response against SARS-CoV-2 is a crucial in determining how long vaccines will be effective for, and how frequently a booster is needed.
WHO says reports on Hong Kong man getting reinfected with COVID-19 are 'important' for vaccine research
A WHO spokesperson said that the unpublished study offers the first "clear documentation" that reinfection is possible, but added that the number of such cases is likely very small
The US and China signed the accord in January 2020, obliging Beijing to import an additional $200 billion in American products over two years
US suspends extradition and tax accords with Hong Kong, cites China's imposition of national security laws
This comes after Donald Trump's decision to revoke Hong Kong's preferential trade status as Beijing clamped down on the territory over pro-democracy protests last year
Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test done 72 hours prior to the journey
Air India's Vande Bharat flights to and fro Hong Kong postponed after city authorities ban aviation ops
Last week, the Consulate General of India in Hong Kong had said Air India is planning to operate 2 flights from Hong Kong to Delhi on 18 and 21 August
In Hong Kong’s newly restrictive environment, the freewheeling publication is both a target and a test case for the government’s authority over the media
The number of Americans named by Beijing exactly equals the number of Hong Kong and Chinese officials placed on a sanctions list by the US last week
Lai owns the Apple Daily newspaper and Next Magazine, two outlets unapologetically pro-democracy and critical of Beijing
France stops ratification of extradition agreement with Hong Kong, says treaty to remain 'as it stands'
Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the US suspended similar treaties with Hong Kong last month after China imposed a new national security law on the city
The sanctions freeze any assets the targets may have in US jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with them
The month-old law has curbed pro-democracy protests as activists along with academics and others wonder if their activities could be targeted
The revelations are certain to anger the Vatican as its relationship with the Chinese government has been enormously delicate, especially over China’s crackdown on Hong Kong