Tag: Beijing

Democracy activists’ books unavailable in Hong Kong libraries after new law

The law, which came into force on Tuesday night at the same time its contents were published, punishes crimes related to secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces, with punishments of up to life in prison.

Beijing district in ‘wartime emergency’ after virus spike shuts market

Concern is growing of a second wave of the pandemic, which has infected more than 7.66 million people worldwide and killed more than 420,000, even in many countries that seemed to have curbed its spread.

Humiliated at polls, Hong Kong’s Lam acknowledges discontent with government

Democratic candidates secured almost 90% of 452 district council seats in Sunday's elections.

Photos: Hong Kong protesters rebuild ‘Lennon Walls’ ahead of China National...

Hong Kong protesters were rebuilding "Lennon Walls" of anti-government graffiti on Saturday as they marked the fifth anniversary of the "Umbrella" pro-democracy...

China state agency successfully launches rocket for commercial use – CCTV

A Chinese government space agency successfully launched on Saturday its first rocket meant for commercial use, state television CCTV reported, as firms in the...

Photos: Clashes at Hong Kong airport; U.N. urges restraint over protests

Protesters clashed with police at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday evening after flights were disrupted for a second day, plunging the former British...

Coach, Givenchy in hot water over China T-shirt row

Chinese brand ambassadors of fashion labels from Coach to Givenchy have severed ties with the companies over products which they said violated China's sovereignty...

Watch: Maltese Tai Chi instructor invited to perform in China

Maltese Tai Chi instructor Alana Axisa will be performing in Beijing on the 20th August 2019.This will be her second visit to China. During...