Relative of virus victim asks to meet World Health Organization experts in Wuhan
China approved the visit by researchers under the auspices of the U.N. agency only after months of negotiations. It has not indicated whether they will be allowed to gather evidence or talk to families, saying only that the team can exchange views with Chinese scientists.
China, Hong Kong stocks slip on profit-taking after recent rally
The CSI300 index slipped 0.5 per cent to 5,537.05 at the end of the morning ...
America has to approach China from position of strength not weakness, says Antony Blinken
Blinken, in response to a question, noted that Chin...
China likens Mike Pompeo to a 'mantis' after latest US sanctions
Pompeo, one of the Trump administration's most vociferous China hawks, has spent his final days in office unveiling a host of measures targeting Beijing ahead of Wednesday's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
China, Hong Kong stocks climb on upbeat GDP data
The CSI300 index rose 0.8 per cent to 5,504.17 by the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.7 per cent to 3,591.33.
US sanctions six pro-China officials over Hong Kong arrests
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in the latest in a slew of sanctions imposed in the final days of his term and following political violence in Washington, called the crackdown in Hong Kong "appalling."
China plans further Hong Kong crackdown after mass arrest: Sources
While stressing that plans haven't been finalised, the individuals said it was possible that Hong Kong elections - already postponed until September on coronavirus grounds - could face reforms that one person said were aimed at reducing the influence of democrats.
Hong Kong faces critical test in 2021 as China ups the ante
The implementation of Hong Kong’s national security law by the Chinese Communist Party was the catalyst. the “one country, two systems” arrangement appears more fractured than ever before.
Pompeo says U.S. considering sanctions on those involved in arrests in Hong Kong
Pompeo also said in a statement that he was "appalled" by the arrest of an American citizen as part of Wednesday's crackdown and added: "The United States will not tolerate the arbitrary detention or harassment of U.S. citizens."
China goes online to mock 'beautiful sight' of US Capitol chaos
The latter saw hardcore Trump fans invade the US Capitol to protest the election defeat, taking selfies, scuffling with security and ransacking parts of the building.
Hong Kong arrests 53 for plot to 'overthrow' govt in latest crackdown on dissent
Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy advocates were arrested in raids on 72 premises as the authorities said last year's unofficial vote to choose opposition candidates in city elections was part of a plan to "overthrow" the government.
China trial of 'Hong Kong 12' begins as US decries 'tyranny'
The hearing began as scheduled on Monday afternoon and a convoy of vehicles were seen departing around four hours later. The Yantian District People's Court said sentencing will be at a later date.
Hong Kong bans flights from Britain over new virus strain
Anyone arriving in Hong Kong who has been the UK in the last 14 days will also have to undergo a longer quarantine, officials said.
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai charged under security law
Lai, who founded the Apple Daily tabloid, was charged on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces and endangering national security, local broadcaster TVB reported Friday. He is the most high-profile person to be charged under the law since it was implemented in June.