PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2021 09:14 AM IST
Activists fear Yidiresi Aishan will be extradited to China, and say the arrest is politically driven and part of a broader Chinese campaign to hunt down perceived dissidents outside its borders.
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2021 07:41 AM IST
China is the biggest geopolitical challenge to the US in the 21st century, the CIA director said, adding that the technology sector is the biggest area of competition between the two countries.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2021 03:45 PM IST
- These new directives come after the near 300-metre-high (980 ft) Shenzhen Electronics Group Plaza, one of China's tallest skyscrapers, was evacuated on May 18 after it began to shake
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2021 07:42 AM IST
While the United States of America seeks greater solidarity with its allies on the question of China, members of the trans-Atlantic partnership differ on the approach.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2021 02:05 PM IST
China is prioritising stepping up security measures in Hong Kong, as is apparent from the move. A stringent crackdown on dissent is essential to Beijing's long-term plans for the Asian financial center.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 06:13 AM IST
China's space mission Shenzhou-12 is the third of 11 missions needed to build Tiangong, the country's new space station. The astronauts are being sent for a three-month stay aboard the core module, to see how the men handle their relatively long time in orbit.
By Sutirtho Patranobis, Beijing
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2021 12:18 AM IST
New Delhi has repeatedly dismissed Beijing’s attempts to blame India for the ongoing border tension in eastern Ladakh, saying China’s People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) troops illegally trespassed across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) last year in May.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 11:34 AM IST
Authorities in Hong Kong have embarked on a sweeping crackdown to root out Beijing's critics after violent democracy protests convulsed the city in 2019. A new security law imposed by China has criminalised much dissent and strangled the democracy movement. Films are just the latest target.
Reuters | , Beijing
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2021 10:56 AM IST
Chinese artist Yin Yue has made animals and mushroom-headed figures using wool for her latest exhibition in Beijing. The exhibition opened in April and will be running till September.
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2021 05:18 PM IST
- A coalition representing Uyghurs, Tibetans, residents of Hong Kong and others issued a statement Monday calling for the boycott.
ANI | , Beijing
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2021 08:01 AM IST
As the Covid-19 ravaged the world, Xi's belligerence deserves considerable blame - with Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Galwan border clash with India, Canada and more.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 09:00 AM IST
Debris from China's largest rocket, 'Long March', re-entered the Earth's atmosphere on Sunday morning and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean, Chinese state media reported. The segment now lies west of the Maldives archipelago, according to the provided coordinates of the point of impact.
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2021 04:58 PM IST
- Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 03:50 PM IST
- Beijing now boasts of 100 dollar billionaires, one more than New York City which remains ahead of the Chinese capital in terms of the total net worth of the billionaires.
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 12:02 PM IST
Under Hong Kong's new electoral reforms, the vetting committee would receive advice from the police's national security unit and a commission led by the chief executive and supervised by China.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 10:29 AM IST
NASA has become the latest foreign organization to upset China by referring to Taiwan as a country, the latest in a string of quarrels the Asian nation has waded into over wording it deems politically sensitive.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2021 12:42 PM IST
Local media have reported more closures, with pictures showing H&M’s brand billboards being removed.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Agencies | , Beijing
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 04:42 AM IST
As vaccines are globally being rolled out, a few countries including Bahrain have already introduced certificates identifying vaccinated people, and the EU agreed to develop vaccine passports under pressure from tourism-dependent southern countries.
Reuters | , Beijing
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 08:01 PM IST
Caroline Wilson's article defending recent international media coverage on China was posted on the WeChat account of the British embassy in Beijing.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 06:33 PM IST
The announcement is a reputational blow for Hong Kong and comes as Beijing ramps up its bid to quash dissent after huge and sometimes violent pro-democracy demonstrations in 2019.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 12:41 PM IST
The hearing Tuesday will determine whether the 47 defendants remain in jail or get released on bail before a trial that could be months away.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:51 AM IST
Xi handed out awards to individuals involved in the campaign Thursday and was expected to give a speech touting China’s progress in its fight to end poverty.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 07:39 AM IST
Speaking to the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies, Xia said that to improve Hong Kong’s electoral system, “relevant legal loopholes within the framework of the Constitution and the Basic Law” need to be closed
By Sutirtho Patranobis, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 01:49 AM IST
China says it lost four soldiers in Galwan, leaks selective clips of clash, hopes ‘India has learnt its lesson’.
AFP | , Hong Kong
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 11:14 AM IST
As they entered court on Tuesday, some of the activists flashed a three-finger salute, a symbol now used across Asia to protest authoritarianism.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 05:24 PM IST
- Anyone with a British National (Overseas) passport and their dependents can now apply online for a visa allowing them to live and work in the United Kingdom. After five years, they can apply for citizenship.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 07:47 AM IST
A county in the northeastern Heilongjiang province on Monday moved into lockdown after reporting new novel coronavirus infections, state television also reported separately.
Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 01:11 PM IST
In a letter to lawmakers, Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety responsible for the country’s internal security, said that “foreign states, including the PRC (Peoples Republic of China), attempt to threaten and intimidate individuals around the world, including in Canada, through various state entities and non-state proxies.”
Beijing | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 11:20 AM IST
The pandemic has so far broadly been brought to heel by Chinese authorities since its emergence in Wuhan in late 2019, with small outbreaks swiftly snuffed out with mass testing, local lockdowns and travel restrictions.