The U.S. Senate has passed legislation that would ban the import of products from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), in the latest move by Washington to penalize Beijing for forced labor and other abuses it says constitute genocide again…Continue Reading
Malaysia will stop using China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, the health minister said Thursday without specifying why, days after Thailand and Indonesia announced that many of their citizens would get a non-Sinovac booster jab if they had received the Ch…Continue Reading
China’s exporters to North Korea are struggling under mounting debts as chemicals, medicines, and metal products ordered by their neighbor decay in warehouses awaiting the reopening of border that has been closed since early 2020 to fight the coronavir…Continue Reading
A U.S.-based geospatial imaging-analysis firm on Thursday defended its report alleging that anchored Chinese ships were dumping raw sewage in Philippine territorial reefs in the South China Sea, causing environmental destruction that could take decades…Continue Reading
A group of Thai and international organizations are urging the Thai government not to buy electric power from a major dam Laos is building on the Mekong River, saying that the dam’s operation will threaten the ancient Lao city of Luang Prabang, a UNESC…Continue Reading
Hong Kong’s press freedom is ‘in tatters’, following the forced closure of the Apple Daily and the arrests of columnists under the national security law, the city’s journalists’ association said on Thursday.
Press freedom in the city has been increasin…
China will empower local officials at township, village, and neighborhood level to enforce the law under an amended administrative punishment law that took effect on Thursday, as well as operating a vastly extended “grid management” system of social co…Continue Reading