Beijing seminar marks 15th anniversary of China’s Anti-Secession Law

A seminar has been held in Beijing to mark the 15th anniversary of China’s Anti-Secession Law. Senior Chinese government and Communist Party of China officials attended the event. China’s top legislator Li Zhanshu praised the law’s role in promoting cross-Straits relations. He denounced any moves towards so-called “Taiwan Independence” and called for joint efforts for … Read more Beijing seminar marks 15th anniversary of China’s Anti-Secession Law

House Passes Uighur Bill in Rebuke to China, Sends It to Trump

The U.S. House voted Wednesday to authorize sanctions against Chinese officials for human rights abuses against Muslim minorities, as Congress and the White House ratchet up pressure on the government in Beijing amid rising tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. The 413-1 vote comes on the same day the Trump administration said that Hong … Read more House Passes Uighur Bill in Rebuke to China, Sends It to Trump

New security laws see demonstrators take to the streets of Hong Kong again | 7.30

China’s communist leadership is preparing to impose sweeping new national security laws, undermining the pledge of ‘two systems, one country’ for Hong Kong. It has prompted thousands of pro-democracy protesters to take to the streets of the former British colony – but for how much longer? For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more New security laws see demonstrators take to the streets of Hong Kong again | 7.30

YouTube Bans Political Free Speech!? – Inside Gaming Daily

A recent report has found that YouTube comment filters are automatically deleting comments disparaging particular governments. But how will this affect our treasured video games you ask? We’re jumping in head first on today’s episode of Inside Gaming Daily! Check out our streaming schedule at http://twitter.com/InsideGaming Listen to our podcast! https://link.chtbl.com/IGPodcast Or buy our shirt! … Read more YouTube Bans Political Free Speech!? – Inside Gaming Daily

Xi Says Communist Party Fully Trusts the People’s Liberation Army

May.26 — Chinese President Xi Jinping said the Communist Party fully trusts the People’s Liberation Army, praising the role it played in the country’s fight against the coronavirus outbreak. He made the remarks Tuesday during the National People’s Congress in Beijing. (Translated excerpt)

Chinese Terminology: Democratic consultation

Imagine you are a resident of Happy Village. Your village decides it needs to be better connected to other towns. Should it build a bridge or a tunnel? To know what villagers want, the village committee invites people from all walks of life to share their thoughts. After this, the committee makes the final decision. … Read more Chinese Terminology: Democratic consultation

Xi applauds doctors’ efforts to save 87-year-old COVID-19 patient

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, joined the deliberation with deputies from central Hubei Province at the third session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing on Sunday. Xi acknowledged the dedicated efforts by Luo Jie, an … Read more Xi applauds doctors’ efforts to save 87-year-old COVID-19 patient

What is China’s post-coronavirus strategy? I Inside Story

It’s normally a time to outline the strength of the China and the Communist party, but then what’s normal about these times? Already the annual session of the National People’s Congress had to be postponed from its usual slot in March, but it’s happening now, amid a pandemic that’s altered China’s agendas and shuffled its … Read more What is China’s post-coronavirus strategy? I Inside Story

Hong Kong residents respond to controversial security law – BBC News

Hong Kong residents have shared their feelings about a new national law, planned by China’s ruling Communist Party. China is seeking to pass a law that would ban “treason, secession, sedition and subversion” in Hong Kong. The law was submitted at the annual National People’s Congress, which largely rubber-stamps decisions already taken by the Communist … Read more Hong Kong residents respond to controversial security law – BBC News

‘The death of Hong Kong’ shows emboldened President Xi will not tolerate trouble | ITV News

It has been labelled ‘the death of Hong Kong’, a law to be introduced by the Chinese Government which will give China greater powers to prevent and punish any form of dissent in the autonomous region. The National Security legislation was announced on the opening day of the delayed annual gathering of the Communist Party … Read more ‘The death of Hong Kong’ shows emboldened President Xi will not tolerate trouble | ITV News

Hong Kong’s freedoms ‘threatened’ by China’s new security law

China has moved to impose new national security legislation for Hong Kong, seen by many as a threat to the city’s freedoms. Similar laws are already used in mainland China to jail critics of the communist regime. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has defended the law, claiming it will not impact the city’s autonomy … Read more Hong Kong’s freedoms ‘threatened’ by China’s new security law

Hong Kong: What is in Beijing’s proposed law? – BBC News

China’s ruling Communist Party has set in motion a controversial national security law for Hong Kong, a move seen as a major blow to the city’s freedoms. The law to ban “treason, secession, sedition and subversion” could bypass Hong Kong’s lawmakers. Critics say Beijing is breaking its promise to allow Hong Kong freedoms not seen … Read more Hong Kong: What is in Beijing’s proposed law? – BBC News

Xi Jinping: China always puts people and their lives first

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, on Friday joined deputies of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) from the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in their panel discussions. He said that the CPC is rooted in people and always … Read more Xi Jinping: China always puts people and their lives first

China Abandons Numerical GDP Target on ‘Great Uncertainty’ From Covid-19

China reiterated a pledge to implement the first phase of its trade deal with the U.S. despite setbacks from the coronavirus outbreak, and as tensions escalate between the world’s two biggest economies. “We will work with the United States to implement the phase one China-U.S. economic and trade agreement,” Premier Li Keqiang told an annual … Read more China Abandons Numerical GDP Target on ‘Great Uncertainty’ From Covid-19

China moves to impose controversial Hong Kong security law – BBC News

China’s ruling Communist Party has set in motion a controversial national security law for Hong Kong, a move seen as a major blow to the city’s freedoms. The law to ban “treason, secession, sedition and subversion” could bypass Hong Kong’s lawmakers. Critics say Beijing is breaking its promise to allow Hong Kong freedoms not seen … Read more China moves to impose controversial Hong Kong security law – BBC News