Hong Kong’s chief executive told residents of the city there is ‘no need to worry’ about the impact of Beijing’s proposed national security legislation on their freedoms.
China is set to pass legislation that will for the first time enshrine an individual’s right to privacy and to have their personal information protected.
Police in Hong Kong fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters as unrest returned to the city in response to China’s plans to impose a new security law.
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen vowed to assist the people of Hong Kong as renewed protests erupted in the city against Beijing’s plans to impose harsher security laws.
China said the US is spreading a ‘political virus’ and trying to trigger a ‘new Cold War’ at a time when the two countries should be working together to fight COVID-19.
The Chinese government has decided not to set an annual GDP growth target for this year, citing the economic uncertainty amid COVID-19.
China’s defense spending is set to rise 6.6 percent from last year in 2020, amid a steep contraction in the country’s economy due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
During a call on Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Myanmar President U Win Myint discussed how to speed up cooperation on Belt and Road Initiative projects.
A Shan State lawmaker spoke out against the continued approval of a coal plant in Tigyit despite its damage to local residents’ health and environment.
China detected seven new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, including two in the northeastern province of Jilin.
Health officials in Wuhan, China have tested one-third of the city’s 11 million residents for the coronavirus amid fears of a second wave of COVID-19 cases.
The FBI is investigating hacking activity by China-linked ‘cyber actors’ attempting to illicitly obtain COVID-19 research, US authorities said.
The city of Jilin in northeast China has reimposed travel restrictions in the wake of a spate of new COVID-19 cases.
The government of Laos has submitted plans to build a sixth dam on the Mekong River, to be developed by a subsidiary of a Chinese company.
The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the COVID-19 pandemic began, has reported its first cluster of new infections since lifting its lockdown a month ago.