Visiting Chinese premier calls for 'win-win' cooperation with Canada

Sep 24, 2016

Visiting Chinese premier calls for 'win-win' cooperation with Canada

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called Friday for strong relations with Canada as he wrapped up a three-day visit to the important trading partner. “We have no excuses,” Li told a Canadian-Chinese business council in Montreal. “China and Canada must have win-win cooperation.” Canadian Prime ...

Cambodia deports 63 Chinese, Taiwanese over alleged web scam

Sep 21, 2016

Cambodia deports 63 Chinese, Taiwanese over alleged web scam

Cambodia has deported 50 Chinese and 13 Taiwanese citizens to China over an alleged internet scam, a senior police official said Wednesday. The move came in apparent compliance with a demand from Beijing. The suspects were flown out of Cambodia on Tuesday, said Gen. ...

Egypt freezes assets of leading rights campaigners

Sep 18, 2016

Egypt freezes assets of leading rights campaigners

An Egyptian court on Saturday upheld a decision to freeze the assets of several prominent human rights campaigners in the latest blow to a once-vibrant activist community that has been largely silenced by a government crackdown. The five activists named in the court ruling ...

Sep 15, 2016

China expels journalists from fishing village under siege

Journalists were attacked and forced out of the fishing village where China has suppressed new protests five years after the village received international attention for demonstrations against land seizures. Wukan remains under siege two days after police arrested 13 protesters on allegations that they ...

Sep 14, 2016

Turkmenistan removes legal barrier to leader's indefinite rule

Turkmenistan amended its constitution on Wednesday in a way that will allow President Kerbanguly Berdymukhamedov to stay in power indefinitely, following in the footsteps of his predecessor, who ruled the gas-rich Central Asian nation until his death. Amendments approved by the council of elders ...

Sep 14, 2016

China warns Taiwan not to allow Dalai Lama to visit

China on Wednesday warned Taiwan’s new government against allowing exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to visit, after a high-profile Taiwanese legislator invited him to the self-ruled island that Beijing claims as its own. China regards the 80-year-old monk as a separatist. Taiwan’s ...