China News

Guardian | Oct 10, 2018

Laws revised in Xinjiang region to permit ‘education centres’ for ‘people influenced by extremism’ China’s far north-western region of Xinjiang has “legalised” internment camps where up to one million Muslims are being held.Amid sustained international criticism, Chinese authorities have revised legislation to allow the regional government to officially permit the use of “education and training centres” to incarcerate “people influenced by extremism”. Related: ‘We’re a people destroyed...

Time | Oct 10, 2018

A Chinese national who allegedly conspired to steal trade secrets from an Ohio aviation company has been extradited to the U.S., according to the Justice Department.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 10, 2018

China's far-northwestern region of Xinjiang has revised legislation to provide a legal basis for internment camps where up to 1 million Muslims are being held.

Guardian | Oct 10, 2018
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Washington Post | Oct 10, 2018

A congregation panel accuses Beijing of “fear” campaign against Muslim Uighur immigrants as part of wider crackdowns on the community in China.

Washington Post | Oct 10, 2018

Tim Cook has been in Shanghai and Beijing, showing he remains committed to China.

npr | Oct 10, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping is ready for a change — specifically the transformation of the international system and China's role within it, writes author Elizabeth Economy.(Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Foxnews | Oct 10, 2018

China is "not aware of the situation" surrounding reports that the wife of the detained Chinese former president of Interpol has been threatened, a foreign ministry spokesman said Wednesday.

npr | Oct 10, 2018

European Union leaders want to put the brakes on Chinese investment in European harbors, after China snapped up stakes in several ports from Greece to Belgium in the last decade.

Guardian | Oct 10, 2018

Party officials also urged government officers to speak Mandarin at work and in publicAuthorities in Xinjiang have launched a campaign against the “spread of halal,” claiming the growing number of halal products is encouraging religious extremism in the heavily monitored Chinese region.Party officials in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, which is home to about 12 million people from Muslim minorities, on Monday called on government officers to strengthen the “ideological struggle” and fight “halalification” or the “pan halal tendency...

Time | Oct 09, 2018

The Financial Times said on Tuesday it would appeal the Hong Kong government’s decision to reject the application made by one of its editors for a renewal of his work visa.
Victor Mallet, Asia news editor for the Financial Times, was denied a renewal of his visa on Friday, in what many believe to be a reprisal for his chairing of a talk by Hong Kong independence activist Andy Chan in...

Time | Oct 09, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit the officially atheist country, South Korea said Tuesday.
South Korea’s presidential office said in a statement that Kim told President Moon Jae-in during their summit last month that the pope would be “enthusiastically” welcomed in North Korea.
Kim has been intensely engaged in diplomacy in recent months in what’s seen as an effort to leverage his nuclear weapons program for an easing of economic sanctions and military pressure.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 09, 2018

Hong Kong's rare rejection of a UK journalist's visa was about far more than the fringe political ideology he was accused of promoting.

npr | Oct 09, 2018

China's billions in infrastructure investment have led to growing number of Pakistanis eager to learn Mandarin and study in China. Beijing is giving thousands of scholarships to Pakistanis.(Image credit: Saiyna Bashir for NPR)

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 09, 2018

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has told a prominent Chinese business magazine that Australia will seek to work closely with the US and China.

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