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Canada vows to speak up for human rights in China as spat between ambassadors over asylum to Hong Kong protestors heats up
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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'

Chinese envoy warns Canada against granting asylum to pro-democracy protestors from Hong Kong
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Chinese envoy warns Canada against granting asylum to pro-democracy protestors from Hong Kong

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’

China accuses US of undermining peace after American warship USS Barry sails through Taiwan Strait
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China accuses US of undermining peace after American warship USS Barry sails through Taiwan Strait

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
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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

Nearly 40 nations criticise China's treatment of minority groups at human rights panel meet
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Nearly 40 nations criticise China's treatment of minority groups at human rights panel meet

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'
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'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

Following the Mulan controversy, a look at how Disney has tweaked content to suit Chinese law
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Following the Mulan controversy, a look at how Disney has tweaked content to suit Chinese law

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
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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
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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

US, China hold 'constructive dialogue' to implement phase one of economic, trade deal
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US, China hold 'constructive dialogue' to implement phase one of economic, trade deal

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
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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

Hong Kong suspends Air India flights till August-end after passengers test COVID-19 positive
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Hong Kong suspends Air India flights till August-end after passengers test COVID-19 positive

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
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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

'We will persevere': A newspaper faces the weight of Hong Kong's crackdown
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'We will persevere': A newspaper faces the weight of Hong Kong's crackdown

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

China announces sanctions against 11 US politicians for interfering in ‘Hong Kong affairs’
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China announces sanctions against 11 US politicians for interfering in ‘Hong Kong affairs’

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

Hong Kong's pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested under new national security law
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Hong Kong's pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested under new national security law

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'
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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

US imposes sanctions on China’s major paramilitary organisation over rights abuses in Xinjiang
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US imposes sanctions on China’s major paramilitary organisation over rights abuses in Xinjiang

The sanctions freeze any assets the targets may have in US jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with them

Hong Kong police arrests four under new national security law for online posts 'inciting secession'
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Hong Kong police arrests four under new national security law for online posts 'inciting secession'

The month-old law has curbed pro-democracy protests as activists along with academics and others wonder if their activities could be targeted

Vatican said to be hacked from China just weeks before embarking on talks with Beijing
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Vatican said to be hacked from China just weeks before embarking on talks with Beijing

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