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CANADA POLITICS: China, Canada Vow Not to Conduct Cyber Attacks on Private Sector

CANADA POLITICS: China, Canada Vow Not to Conduct Cyber Attacks on Private Sector 0

“This is something that three or four years ago (Beijing) would not even have entertained in the conversation,” an unnamed Canadian government official told the Globe and Mail, which first reported the agreement.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in to Xi Jinping: Do More on North Korea Nuclear Program

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in to Xi Jinping: Do More on North Korea Nuclear Program 0

“China is North Korea’s only ally and China is the country that provides the most economic assistance to North Korea,” Moon said. “Without the assistance of China, sanctions won’t be effective at all.”

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PANAMA POLITICS: Panama Cuts Ties With Taiwan, Backs ‘One China’ Policy

PANAMA POLITICS: Panama Cuts Ties With Taiwan, Backs ‘One China’ Policy 0

“We strongly condemn Beijing for manipulating the so-called ‘one China’ policy to continue to suppress Taiwan’s international space through various means,” the presidential office said.

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CHINA POLITICS: Activists Fear Intensified Surveillance With New Security Law

CHINA POLITICS: Activists Fear Intensified Surveillance With New Security Law 0

“The intelligence law seems set to give the veneer of legality to intrusive and repressive surveillance activities,” said Eva Pils, expert on Chinese criminal law at King’s College London.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: Taiwan to China: Learn From Us on Democracy on Tiananmen Anniversary

TAIWAN POLITICS: Taiwan to China: Learn From Us on Democracy on Tiananmen Anniversary 0

“When Xi Jinping comes, he’ll know the people of Hong Kong have not forgotten,” said Lee Cheuk-yan, a veteran democracy activist and an organiser of the annual candlight vigil.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Warns Asian Countries Against ‘Coercive China’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Warns Asian Countries Against ‘Coercive China’ 0

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said that while countries like Australia and Singapore might be “smaller fish”, they value their sovereignty.”

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: China to Seoul: Remove THAAD!

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: China to Seoul: Remove THAAD! 0

Beijing was “gravely concerned” over reports about new THAAD launchers, which have been installed in addition to the two that had already been deployed.

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USA POLITICS: China Behaving Like ‘Bully’ in South China Sea: McCain

USA POLITICS: China Behaving Like ‘Bully’ in South China Sea: McCain 0

“I think it is clear Chinese by filling in these islands are militarizing them and that is in violation of international law,” John McCain US Senator said.

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ASIA POLITICS: US Warship Challenges China’s Territorial Water Claims in ‘Freedom of Navigation’ Sail-By: Reports

ASIA POLITICS: US Warship Challenges China’s Territorial Water Claims in ‘Freedom of Navigation’ Sail-By: Reports 0

Pentagon said it was continuing regular freedom of navigation operations and would do more in the future but gave no details of the latest mission.

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SYRIA POLITICS: 5,000 Chinese Uighurs Fighting in Militant Groups

SYRIA POLITICS: 5,000 Chinese Uighurs Fighting in Militant Groups 0

Syria’s ambassador in Beijing, Imad Moustapha: “Our estimated numbers, because of the numbers we fight against, we kill, we capture, we wound, would be around 4-5,000 Xinjiang jihadists. China as well as every other country should be extremely concerned.”

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EAST TIMOR POLITICS: Jose Ramos-Horta to Australia: Gas Dispute Risks Pushing East Timor Closer to China

EAST TIMOR POLITICS: Jose Ramos-Horta to Australia: Gas Dispute Risks Pushing East Timor Closer to China 0

East Timor’s ex-president Jose Ramos-Horta: “There is alternative, there’s always China, unlike 20 years ago when China was not booming as strong as today.”

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: ‘Grave Consequences’: Pyongyang Warns China

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: ‘Grave Consequences’: Pyongyang Warns China 0

North Korea has warned China of “grave consequences” if it “chops down” relations between the two countries.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Will Not ‘Beg’ for China’s Friendship: KCNA

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Will Not ‘Beg’ for China’s Friendship: KCNA 0

“The DPRK will never beg for the maintenance of friendship with China, risking its nuclear program, which is as precious as its own life, no matter how valuable the friendship is,” the commentary said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: As US, China Find Common Ground on Pyongyang, is Russia Wild Card?

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: As US, China Find Common Ground on Pyongyang, is Russia Wild Card? 0

“Pyongyang has been playing off Beijing and Moscow for half a century, letting them compete for the right to aid and influence North Korea.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: China, Taiwan Spar Over Attendance at Conflict Diamond Meeting

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: China, Taiwan Spar Over Attendance at Conflict Diamond Meeting 0

China said on Wednesday it was reasonable to have a delegation from self-ruled Taiwan removed from a conference in Australia about conflict diamonds, as Taipei accused Beijing of playing politics for its own ends. China says Taiwan is part of

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USA POLITICS: Russia, China Endangered By US Global Anti-Ballistic Missile: Russian General Staff

USA POLITICS: Russia, China Endangered By US Global Anti-Ballistic Missile: Russian General Staff 0

“The presence of US missile defense bases in Europe, missile defense vessels in seas and oceans close to Russia creates a powerful covert strike component for conducting a sudden nuclear missile strike against the Russian Federation,” Poznikhir explained.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Launches its First Domestically-Built Aircraft Carrier

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Launches its First Domestically-Built Aircraft Carrier 0

Fan Changlong vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission, presided over the launch ceremony. China’s aircraft carrier program is top state secret.

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CHINA POLITICS: US Aircraft Carrier Heads for Korean Waters, China Calls for Restraint

CHINA POLITICS: US Aircraft Carrier Heads for Korean Waters, China Calls for Restraint 0

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint on a call about North Korea with U.S. President Donald Trump, as Japan conducted exercises with a US aircraft carrier strike group headed for Korean waters.

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CHINA POLITICS: New Korean War May Break Out ‘At Any Moment’: Chinese FM

CHINA POLITICS: New Korean War May Break Out ‘At Any Moment’: Chinese FM 0

“Lately, tensions have risen with the US and the ROK [South Korea] on one side, and the DPRK [North Korea] on the other,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters on Friday, adding that “One has the feeling that a conflict could break out at any moment.”

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to US: No Winners If Korea War Breaks Out

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to US: No Winners If Korea War Breaks Out 0

“Therefore, we call upon all the parties, no matter verbally or in action, to stop provoking and threatening each other and not to allow the situation to become irretrievable and out of control,” Wang said.

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