, after questioning Adm Aquilino, warns China might be tempted to go for Taiwan following the conclusion of the the Being Winter Olympics on Feb 23, 2022 - along the lines of what Russia did with Crimea following the Sochi games
Berlin summons the Chinese ambassador for "emergency talks" after Beijing's sanctions against Europeans
Sen. Fischer asks nominee to lead U.S. forces in Pacific if China's president Xi broke his 2015 pledge during White House visit not to "militarize" man-made islands in South China Sea. "Yes, senator, I would," Adm. Aquilino replies
Adm. Aquilino tells Senate panel U.S. Navy still "the most powerful.on the planet," but warns China is "closing that gap"
Adm. Aquilino tells Senate panel the 'most dangerous' concern in the Pacific is an attack on Taiwan
President Biden's nominee to lead U.S. forces in the Pacific says "we have seen the largest military buildup" by China which brings "certain vulnerabilities," Adm. John C. Aquilino warns Senate panel
Adm Aquilino now focusing on "pacing threat" from China Says the Us must approach China with "a sense of urgency"
"The Indo-Pacific is the most consequential regions for America's future & remains the priority theater," per Adm Aquilino, nominated to lead @INDOPACOM Aquilino notes presence of Russia, China, North Korea & violent extremists - 4 of top 5 defense challenges for US
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China: "The PLA Navy recently organized support exercises in the South China Sea, including resupply, mine clearance, search"
Belgium summons Chinese envoy after lawmaker sanctioned: govt source
China FM to visit UAE Saudi Arabia Oman Bahrain (& Iran, Turkey) this week
Chinese and Russian Foreign Ministers Wang Yi and Sergey Lavrov meeting in Guilin "voiced the support for all parties in Myanmar to seek a political solution to the current crisis" and "avoid further conflict and bloodshed"
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Hong Kong court denies bail to ex-lawmaker charged under national security law
The West does not have sufficient potential to exert sanctions pressure on China, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry.
Vice-Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Monday summoned Nicolas Chapuis, the envoy of the European Union to China, to protest and denounce the EU's decision to impose unilateral sanctions on China over the human rights issues in Xinjiang
Kim Jong Un has sent a verbal message to President XI. The North Korean leader emphasises strengthened strategic communication between the countries
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China: The explosion in Guangzhou (Canton) killed 5 people. Local police said the suspect brought an explosive device into the building where the local village committee was meeting. Sources say that previously a piece of land would have been confiscated
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 101 km ENE of Nagqu, China
US-China discussions in Alaska were a "substantive two-day meeting" despite the focus on the "public theatrics," says @PressSec
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Canada imposing sanctions against 4 Chinese officials in response to gross and systematic human rights violations that have been committed in China. This complements the US Treasury dept sanctioning of two of the four named by the GOC
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced sanctions against four senior Chinese officials and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Public Security Bureau in response to "appalling violations" of human rights
US Treasury places sanctions on two senior Chinese officials for what it calls "serious human rights abuses" against Uighurs, other minorities in Xinjiang
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@USTreasury sanctions 2 China officials in connection with human rights abuses in Xinjiang - Wang Junzheng, the Secretary of the Party Committee of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps - Chen Mingguo, Director of the Xinjiang Public Security Bureau
The court reported that the 21-year-old young man pleaded guilty to the riot and was waiting for the judge to question the fact that the purchase of the protective gear laser pointer the day before was premeditated. After the "Tsuen Kwai Tsing Parade" on August 25, the demonstrators gathered outside Sham Shui Po Police Station. After being arrested on the spot, IVE Sheng, under caution, admitted that he had participated in the Tsuen Wan assembly earlier the same day. He pleaded guilty to a riot in the District Court today and must be sentenced until the 31st of this month.
The United States, Canada, Britain, and the European Union are set to announce an array of sanctions on China on Monday over what U.S. officials have called a genocidal campaign against Uyghur Muslims
China's Foreign Ministry decided to sanction 10 European individuals and 4 entities in response to EU sanctions on China
Chinese President Xi has sent an oral message to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
FCO sources not denying magnitsky sanctions on Chinese officials re Uighurs today. Growing expectation in sw1. Officially no comment
South China Sea dispute: Philippines alarmed by Chinese 'fishing fleet' — The Philippines says they are violating its maritime rights and the Chinese fishing ships do not appear to be fishing and are crewed by China's maritime militia
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Chief Exec. Carrie Lam criticised health workers on Monday after she was asked about public concerns surrounding China's Covid19 Sinovac vaccine