Uighurs to China: Post a video of my missing relatives, too

Members of the Uighur Muslim ethnic group are calling on China to post videos of their relatives who have disappeared into a vast system of internment

US sees Trump-Xi meeting soon as Lighthizer arrives in Beijing

The Trump administration said the U.S. president still wants to meet China’s Xi Jinping in an effort to end the trade war, a sign of optimism

Trade War | US naval patrol prompts Chinese protest as talks start

China accused the U.S. of “tricks” as two American warships sailed through waters claimed by Beijing on the eve of high-level trade talks. China’s foreign ministry

Health | Potential HIV contamination revives drug safety fears

Concerns about potentially HIV-tainted blood products produced by a state-backed company, followed by conflicting information from regulators, is undermining confidence in China’s drug industry as it seeks

US following case of missing Chinese-born Kazakh refugee

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing says it is following the case of a Chinese-born Kazakh man who had been fighting attempts by Beijing to return him to

Abdurehim Heyit | Beijing condemns Turkey over claim of famed musician’s death

China is condemning Turkey over its claim that a celebrated musician from China’s Turkic Muslim Uighur ethnic group has died in custody. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua

Registration mistake turned back New Zealand flight to China

New Zealand’s national carrier admitted a registration mistake turned back a flight to China over the weekend, prompting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to say yesterday that

Pilot strike at Taiwan’s China Airlines drags into 3rd day

A strike among pilots at Taiwan’s flag carrier China Airlines dragged into a third day yesterday, resulting in further flight cancellations. There was no immediate word of a

US ambassador: ‘Unlawful’ arrests of Canadians deemed unacceptable

The U.S. ambassador to Canada said Saturday her country is “deeply concerned” about China’s “unlawful” detention of two Canadians. Ambassador Kelly Craft said in a statement to

Turkey urges Beijing to respect Uighur rights, close camps

Turkey has called China’s treatment of its minority Uighurs “a great cause of shame for humanity.” In a statement Saturday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said it’s

US | Fentanyl sanctions bill announced before China talks

The Senate’s top Democrat is introducing legislation to “hold China accountable” and sanction laboratories and other traffickers who export fentanyl to the United States. The bill,

CNY | 13 killed in highway accidents amid travel rush

Accidents on icy highways in central China left at least 13 dead and dozens injured this weekend as millions of families were heading home from the Lunar New Year

China-Venezuela | Guaidó wants Beijing to see Maduro is bad for business

The young politician spearheading efforts to remove Venezuela’s authoritarian leader called for a “transparent relationship” with China, a key investor in the country, saying any agreements made

In the year of the pig, Hong Kong debates its boar problem

Like many Asian communities, Hong Kong ushers in the astrological year of the pig. That’s also good timing to discuss the financial center’s contested relationship with its

20 charged in US over Chinese birth tourism crackdown

Dongyuan Li’s business was called “You Win USA,” and authorities say she coached pregnant Chinese women on how to get into the United States to deliver babies

Hong Kong court denies male status to three transgender men

Hong Kong’s High Court refused to allow three transgender men to be recognized as males on their official identity cards because they have not undergone full sex-change

Deep learning ‘godfather’ Bengio worries about China’s use of AI

Yoshua Bengio, a Canadian computer scientist who helped pioneer the techniques underpinning much of the current excitement around artificial intelligence, is worried about China’s use of AI

Venezuela’s Guaido seeks talks with PRC

Juan Guaido, named interim president by Venezuela’s National Assembly, is ready to talk to Chinese officials “as soon as possible” to establish a “productive and mutually beneficial

Manila to protest rescue center

The Philippines will protest China’s opening of a maritime rescue center in the South China Sea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin said, just days after President

Animal rights | Hong Kong makes record seizure of pangolin scales, ivory

Hong Kong customs officers have intercepted a record 8.3 tons of pangolin scales and hundreds of elephant tusks worth more than USD8 million combined, underscoring the

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