Despite US efforts to discourage cooperation with China’s Huawei, Germany’s Deutsche Telekom has deepened its ties with the tech giant, according to media reports.
The Chinese government has opened an office in Hong Kong to oversee enforcement of Beijing’s new national security law for the territory.
Health officials in Beijing have reported no new coronavirus cases for the first time since a cluster was found at a market in the city in early June.
The US has informed the UN secretary general that it will withdraw from the World Health Organization in July next year to protest the agency’s ‘China-centric’ stance.
In a clear signal to China, Tatmadaw commander-in-chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing has warned that ‘strong forces’ are backing insurgent groups in Myanmar.
Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law has gone into hiding a day after testifying to the US Congress about China’s new security law for the territory.Kyodo News
Beijing has announced it is weighing retaliatory measures against the US and UK after London said it would process citizenship requests from some Hong Kong residents.
Around 300 jade prospectors and scavengers were at work when a huge landslide crashed into water that had filled an unused Hpakant mine.
The Irrawaddy talks with veteran journalist and Myanmar analyst Bertil Lintner about China’s shifting geopolitical strategies and development ambitions.
The US House has passed a bill that would impose sanctions on Chinese banks that do business with officials responsible for Beijing’s new Hong Kong security law.
Washington has vowed to keep up pressure on Beijing after China passed its controversial new security law for Hong Kong.
China’s parliament has enacted a national security law aimed at cracking down on protest activity in Hong Kong, according to local media reports.
The US is considering slapping punitive tariffs on Chinese seafood if it finds the country is not honoring their Phase 1 trade agreement.
The Ministry of Commerce says construction will start soon on the Kyaukphyu deep-
sea port, a key piece of China’s Belt and Road Initiative with access to the Indian Ocean.
G-7 foreign ministers have expressed ‘grave concern’ over Beijing’s plan to impose a new security law in Hong Kong.