China is joining the race with international competitors to participate in a boom of megaprojects and infrastructure developments currently under way in Egypt as President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi seeks to modernise and transform the Middle East’s most populous country. “Egypt has always loved megaprojects,” Mohamed el-Dahshan, a fellow at Chatham[…]
A group of men has forced open a door at the Chinese consulate in the city of Houston and entered the diplomatic mission shortly after staff there vacated the building on the orders of the United States government. The closure of China’s Houston consulate on Friday marks a sharp deterioration[…]
An advance team of international experts led by the World Health Organization (WHO) has left for Beijing to help investigate China’s coronavirus epidemic, which authorities said on Monday had now claimed 908 lives on the mainland. The outbreak has caused huge disruptions in China with usually busy cities becoming virtual[…]
With the World Health Organisation (WHO) expected to decide on Thursday whether the coronavirus crisis should be declared an international health emergency, a South African who has been working in Beijing in China has described the current situation as “calm”. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, approximately 7,911 cases have[…]
Beijing warned that continued US meddling in Hong Kong is “doomed to fail” and threatened “firm counter measures,” after President Donald Trump passed two bills backing ongoing protests in the territory. Washington has “ignored facts” and “blatantly supported violent radicals who oppose the rule of law” in Hong Kong, the Foreign Ministry said[…]
Beijing has announced plans to develop 6G technology in the hope of cementing its supremacy in wireless connection amid a US-led crusade against Chinese companies over 5G networks. China’s Science and Technology Ministry has set up two teams to develop a 6G network. The first group links several government agencies,[…]
A murder suspect whose case led to mass street protests in Hong Kong walked free from jail on Wednesday as the city’s government squabbled with Taiwan, where he is accused of murdering his girlfriend, over how to handle a promised voluntary surrender. Chan Tong-kai, a Hong Kong citizen, was accused of murdering[…]
Beijing has unveiled its nuclear-capable hypersonic glide vehicle and showed off other latest military tech at a grand parade at Tiananmen Square, marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Following a flag raising ceremony, President Xi Jinping addressed the nation, hailing the country’s achievements[…]
China has blamed the United States for tensions over Iran’s nuclear program and called for world powers to stick to their 2015 deal with Tehran, AP has reported. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Monday that the US “should abandon wrong practices such as unilateral sanctions and maximum pressure on[…]
China has rejected the US Navy’s request for two of its ships to dock in Hong Kong as massive anti-government protests continue in the city. China has “denied requests for port visits to Hong Kong” by the USS Lake Erie guided-missile cruiser and the USS Green Bay amphibious transport dock, Commander[…]
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