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Foxnews | Aug 13, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad commented on lopsided China-backed projects, treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, the South China Sea furor, a water deal with Singapore and the country's financial mess in an interview Monday with The Associated Press.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Aug 13, 2018

The Prime Minister insists he wants to maintain good relations with China but wants to focus on debt reduction before building massive infrastructure projects.

Guardian | Aug 13, 2018

UN panel says 1m ethnic Uighur Muslims are being held in internment camps in regionChinese state media have defended the country’s “intense controls” in Xinjiang, a western territory where human rights advocates claim thousands of Muslim minorities are being routinely detained in mass internment camps.On Friday, a UN human rights panel said it had received credible reports that as many as 1 million ethnic Uighurs were being held in camps, where they can be kept indefinitely, without due process.

Time | Aug 13, 2018

As China ramps up efforts to scrub Taiwan from international recognition, the island’s President Tsai Ing-wen struck a defiant tone Sunday and vowed that “no one can obliterate Taiwan’s existence” before departing for the U.S.
“In going abroad, the whole world can see Taiwan; they can see our country as well as our support for democracy and freedom,” said Tsai before her flight to Los Angeles, where she will stop...

Foxnews | Aug 13, 2018

China's campaign of pressure against the country's Uighur Muslim minority has prevented the far-northwestern region of Xinjiang from "becoming 'China's Syria' or 'China's Libya,'" an official Communist Party newspaper said Monday.

Foxnews | Aug 12, 2018

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen vowed that “no one can obliterate Taiwan’s existence” on Sunday amid pressure from China to stamp out references to the island.

Foxnews | Aug 12, 2018

A German man has learned the hard way that practicing journalism in China, even for a class project, could lead to serious trouble.

Los Angeles Times | Aug 12, 2018

To the editor: Vice President Mike Pence detailed a plan for the Trump administration’s creation of a so-called space force, a new military branch that would be tasked with fighting adversaries in space and spreading American values beyond Earth. Pence said that both Russia and China were building...

Los Angeles Times | Aug 12, 2018

It took two years to build the Grand Mosque of Weizhou, with its four towering minarets and nine onion-shaped domes. On Aug. 3, officials in Tongxin county in northern China ruled the all-white structure had been built without proper permits and ordered that it be razed in seven days or the government...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Aug 11, 2018

As the only country outside China, Hong Kong and Taiwan to have a majority-Chinese population, Singapore is in a unique position.

Foxnews | Aug 11, 2018

A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party said Saturday that no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay firm while dealing with a rare protest over the planned demolition of a massive mosque in the northwest.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Aug 10, 2018

A United Nations human rights panel said on Friday that it had received many credible reports that 1 million ethnic Uighurs in China are held in what resembles a "massive internment camp that is shrouded in secrecy."

New York Times | Aug 10, 2018

Accounts from the Xinjiang region of western China point to Muslims there being treated as “enemies of the state” based on their ethnic and religious identity, a human rights expert said.

Washington Post | Aug 10, 2018

China denies the charge. But families and survivors describe mass detention and forced indoctrination. 

npr | Aug 10, 2018

The brand-new Grand Mosque in Weizhou is slated for destruction. The Chinese government says it lacked the right permits, but worshipers see the demolition as an attack on their faith. (Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)