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On 30th anniversary, China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy
by Elizabeth Law - June 2, 2019 - 2:47pm
China on Sunday defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of the event, days before its 30th anniversary, saying it was the "correct" policy.
The 'other' Tiananmen: 30 years ago, protests engulfed China
by Elizabeth Law - June 1, 2019 - 12:19pm
Beijing was the epicentre of student-led protests, with hundreds or possibly more than 1,000 killed by soldiers on June 4, 1989.
China's social media troll 'army' wages war on Uighurs
by Elizabeth Law - May 7, 2019 - 2:52pm
The Chinese troll army suddenly struck one evening, bombarding the Facebook pages of two pro-Uighur groups with an array of verbal grenades and offensive images.
China, Canada diplomatic row escalates with death sentence
by Elizabeth Law - January 15, 2019 - 1:28pm
A diplomatic spat between Beijing and Ottawa intensified on Tuesday as Canada warned its citizens of the risk of "arbitrary enforcement" of laws in China after a Canadian drug suspect was sentenced to death.
Chinese court sentences Canadian drug suspect to death
by Elizabeth Law - January 15, 2019 - 2:00am
A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on drug trafficking charges on yesterday after his previous 15-year prison sentence was deemed too lenient, a ruling that has deepened a diplomatic rift between Ottawa...
China: The not-so invisible hand in US-North Korea talks
by Elizabeth Law - January 10, 2019 - 4:58pm
By hosting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a fourth time, China has signalled again that it will not be sidelined in the diplomatic dance between its Cold War-era ally and Washington.
Dolce & Gabbana say sorry, in Chinese, after race row
by Elizabeth Law - November 25, 2018 - 1:05pm
The founders of Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana apologised to Chinese customers on Friday as a row over racially offensive posts snowballed, with its products pulled from lucrative Chinese e-commerce plat...
China tells Pompeo US must stop 'misguided actions'
by Elizabeth Law - October 9, 2018 - 1:39am
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faced a testy exchange with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing on yesterday, days after a blistering US denunciation of the Asian power's global and domestic policies.
Southeast Asia faces threats from IS, cyberattacks, summit hears
by Elizabeth Law - April 28, 2018 - 6:10pm
Southeast Asia faces "very real" threats from the Islamic State group despite their defeat in the Middle East, as well as cyberattacks, Singapore's prime minister warned Saturday at a regional summit.
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