June 2012

Uyghur Detained Over Tweets

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

Chinese authorities in Urumqi detain a man who posted information about the mysterious death of an Uyghur boy.

Death in Detention Draws Denigration

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

A rights group slams China for the death of a young Uyghur boy in prison.

Security Tight in Beijing, Urumqi

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

Clampdown continues over Tiananmen memorial events and ahead of the Xinjiang deadly violence anniversary.

Fighting peace for Taiwan

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

Four months after the presidential elections in Taiwan, there is a big difference when comparing the aftereffects of the elections in 2008 to those in 2012.

Putin begins three-day visit in China

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

The leaders of Russia and China met to foster an evolving partnership that has counterbalanced US influence and shielded Syria from international moves to halt its crackdown on a 15-month uprising.

Uzbekistan & China: Economic Ties Eclipse Rights Abuses

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

As Uzbek President Islam Karimov prepares to visit to China this week, a human rights group in Tashkent is warning that the two nations' economic ties are growing thanks, in part, to their shared disregard for human rights.

China state papers warn U.S. strategy risks rifts

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

China's top newspapers warned on Tuesday that the United States' plans to bolster its naval presence in the Asia-Pacific region threaten to widen rifts between the two big powers.

China, AfPak to figure in India-US defence and strategic cooperation talks

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

China's growing assertiveness, especially in the contentious South China Sea, and the volatile AfPak region will figure high in the bilateral defence and strategic cooperation talks between India and the US on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Chinese Military Official Stresses Military Ties with Turkmenistan

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

A senior Chinese military official said Monday that as an important part of China-Turkmenistan relations, ties between the two armed forces have witnessed rapid development over the past years.

China to US embassy: Stop telling people how bad the air is in Beijing

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

Air quality in Beijing is notorious for being 'crazy bad.' The US Embassy in Beijing started tweeting air quality reports, but now China says it's unfair to judge it by international standards.

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