Friday, June 18, 2021

China

Chinese astronauts now aboard space station module in historic mission

This achievement will be a major point of pride as the country prepares for the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi facing probe ahead of US market listing

In recent months, Beijing has been clamping down on the country's internet giants for wielding too much power.

China’s rapid military expansion seriously concerning, Japan tells EU

China now has the largest navy in the world and the third largest air force.

Chinese mourn passing of heroic pig that survived 2008 quake

'Zhu Jianqiang', or 'Strong Pig', shot to fame after being discovered alive after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake in southwestern Sichuan province which left nearly 90,000 dead or missing.

Hong Kong police arrest editor, executives of pro-democracy paper

Dozens of prominent activists have been arrested since the national security law was introduced last year.

China launching first crew to new space station

China has gone it alone in developing a space station, in part because it has been excluded from the International Space Station project by the US.

Sumbangan vaksin China, Jepun bantu rancakkan program vaksinasi negara

China bersetuju menyumbang 500,000 dos vaksin SinoVac-CoronaVac kepada rakyat Malaysia.

Taiwan reports ‘record number’ of Chinese jets in its air defence zone

Chinese military air incursions over Taiwan are becoming more frequent and open.

North Korea’s Kim says food situation ‘tense’ due to pandemic, typhoons

Imports from China have now resumed at pace as North Korea eases its border restrictions.

Singapore arrests citizen under ISA for spying for China

The Internal Security Department says Dickson Yeo, among others, sent reports on issues related to Singapore to his foreign handlers from 2016 until his arrest in the US in 2019.

Beijing tells Nato not to play up China’s military threat

Nato had said that China's 'stated ambitions and assertive behaviour present systemic challenges to the rules-based international order'.

Chinese scientist at centre of virus controversy denies lab leak theory

Some scientists have said Dr Shi Zhengli could have been leading so-called 'gain-of-function' experiments in which scientists increase the strength of a virus to better study its effects on hosts.

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