Beijing

Russia denies doping data sent to WADA was falsified

In September, WADA asked Russia to respond to 'inconsistencies' in the data saying evidence of some positive tests handed over by a whistleblower does not show up in the data.

published on : 7th November 2019

Pro-Beijing lawmaker in Hong Kong stabbed while campaigning

The attack marked a dark turn in the protests that began in early June, and demonstrators have accused police of being slow to respond.

published on : 6th November 2019

Tear gas as thousands defy police in latest Hong Kong march

The latest unrest came a day after China gave its latest warning that it would not tolerate any challenge to Hong Kong's governing system.

published on : 2nd November 2019

China blasts US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for 'vicious' speech against Beijing 

Pompeo called Beijing 'truly hostile' to the United States, and vowed to ramp up pressure on China on multiple fronts.

published on : 1st November 2019

Beijing to host 'intra-Afghan' conference: Taliban

The deal would have paved the way for separate talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government to search for an end to the conflict.

published on : 23rd October 2019

How is the China-India summit affecting Asia rivalry

India wants to expand its ties to global powers, particularly China, it's a neighbour and largest trading partner.

published on : 11th October 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping opens Beijing's new starfish-shaped futuristic airport

Xi declared the starfish-shaped airport open in brief remarks at a ceremony inside the huge terminal, days before the country holds a grand celebration to mark 70 years of Communist rule.

published on : 25th September 2019

Ahead of China's 70th anniversary, Beijing opens glitzy airport

The single-terminal airport is seen as a fitting embodiment of the 'Chinese dream' Xi has offered his fellow citizens.

published on : 25th September 2019

A panda is the mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

The mascot, named "Bing Dwen Dwen," is a chubby giant panda wearing a suit of ice.

published on : 18th September 2019

Hong Kong activists take cause to US Congress, urge pressure on Beijing

Young people at the forefront of Hong Kong's mass protests testified before a congressional commission in Washington in support of US defending civil rights.

published on : 17th September 2019

Beijing expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with G7 on Hong Kong

G7 leaders meeting in France backed Hong Kong's autonomy as laid out in a 1984 agreement between Britain and China.

published on : 27th August 2019

Australia urges 'sovereignty' as South China Sea tensions rise

Scott Morrison's comments came after the United States slammed China for its 'escalation' in the waterway, a key global shipping route where Beijing is accused of deploying warships.

published on : 23rd August 2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions

Rodrigo Duterte earlier this month mentioned the trip, where he said he intended to finally discuss the ruling with Xi Jinping.

published on : 20th August 2019

US missile test will trigger a new 'arms race': Beijing

Moscow on Tuesday accused the United States of ramping up military tensions with the new missile test.

published on : 20th August 2019

United Nations to hold crucial meet on Hong Kong protests

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, urged Hong Kong authorities to exercise restraint and investigate evidence of its forces firing tear gas at protesters.

published on : 15th August 2019
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