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China says its 'territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South China Sea will under no circumstances be affected' by the historic award
Dozens of Chinese TikTok videos show Uyghurs being transported to work in involuntary labor schemes during the Covid-19 outbreak
Some of the most outspoken critics of China – Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz along with Congressman Chris Smith – are targeted by the action, as well as the US ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, Sam Brownback
Summer flooding is an annual scourge in China, often focused along the vast Yangtze basin that drains much of the central part of the country
Xu Zhangrun, a law professor at Beijing's Tsinghua University, was taken from his home in the capital by a group of more than 20 people on July 6, associates say. He returned home on Sunday and was well, friends confirm.
The bus carried students preparing to take their annual college entrance exam
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr marks the 4th year since the Philippines won its historic case against China by reaffirming Manila's 'adherence to the award and its enforcement without any possibility of compromise or change'
Officials in the eastern province of Shandong say a two-year investigation had found more than 280 people involved in stealing the identities of students sitting the 'gaokao,' or Chinese university entrance exams
(UPDATED) 'Under the vicious national security law, many people worried if such participation would risk violating the law but many people still came out,' says organizer and legal scholar Benny Tai
Most of them ended their study programs from April to June. Their student visas are expiring between June to August
Conspiracy rumors that the biosafety lab was involved in the outbreak swirled online for months before Trump and his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brought the theory into the mainstream
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States was acting against 'horrific and systematic abuses' in the western region including forced labor, mass detention and involuntary population control
China is working to bounce back from a historic economic contraction in the 1st quarter of 2020, but it faces a threat from weakening global demand
The Tibet action comes under a 2018 law passed by Congress that aims to pressure China over its tight restrictions in the Himalayan region
In a tearful meeting with the families of the 14 missing crew and passengers of the ill-fated fishing vessel, the Philippine Coast Guard urged them to pray for justice and a miracle – that the victims be found alive
Here are some of the key powers granted Hong Kong authorities when conducting national security investigations
Since Beijing imposed the new security law on Hong Kong, even peaceful protests have become risky. At the occasional flash mob rallies taking place, though, sheets of blank paper have become the latest protest symbol.
'China's malign foreign influence campaign targets our policies, our positions, 24/7, 365 days a year,' says Christopher Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Beijing's new security law says agents working for the office are exempt from Hong Kong's laws while carrying out their duties
'If the implementation of the national security law for Hong Kong were to cause any damage to our country or cause any irrational situation, we would consider counter measures,' President Tsai Ing-wen tells reporters
'At the moment, we are not considering it high-risk but we're watching it, monitoring it carefully,' says WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris
'[China's] seizing control of the South China Sea is but the maritime step in a much larger strategic goal: dominating Asia by 2050'
Beijing's health commission says it detected only one asymptomatic case the previous day, which China does not include in its confirmed cases counts
'The law makes me dislike China even more,' says 18-year-old student Sylvia Chang
The city's police chief will be able to control and remove online information
Brutal hand-to-hand fighting in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh on June 15 left 20 Indian soldiers dead and sent tensions between the countries soaring
The UK government says it will offer Hong Kong residents a broader path to citizenship in response to the sweeping new security law for the former British territory
The order for schools to review and remove any contraband books comes two days after Hong Kong's libraries said they were also pulling titles deemed to breach the law for a review
While the contagious bubonic plague is rare in China and can be treated, at least 5 people have died from it since 2014, says China's National Health Commission
Details of the planned offers are released in a statement on Monday, July 6, on the website of the Shanghai exchange, sending the company's Hong Kong-listed stock soaring more than 20% to a record high
Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian urges Canada to 'immediately correct its mistakes and stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs and China's internal affairs in any way, so as to avoid further damage to China-Canada relations'
(UPDATED) Xu Zhangrun, a rare outspoken critic of the government in China's heavily censored academia, is taken from his home in suburban Beijing by more than 20 people, one of his friends said on condition of anonymity
(UPDATED) The company and officers of bulk carrier Vienna Wood are formally accused of reckless imprudence resulting in multiple homicide and damage to property, as the 14 crew of fishing boat Liberty 5 remain missing
Under the new rules, a traffic-light system – red, amber, and green – will be used for different countries depending on their prevalence of the coronavirus
One of the provisions of the highly controversial law expands the scope of offenses to cover people outside Hong Kong, even if they are not permanent residents of the Special Administrative Region
The USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan conduct dual carrier operations in the waterway to 'support a free and open Indo-Pacific'
Among the authors whose titles are no longer available are Joshua Wong, one of the city's most prominent young activists, and Tanya Chan, a well known pro-democracy lawmaker
Faced with the threat of prosecution for anything promoting greater autonomy or independence for the restless city, residents are using wordplay and even subverting Chinese Communist Party dogma to express frustration
The draft rules published on Wednesday, July 1, by the National Health Commission allow people to donate the organs of relatives who have died and make it illegal to take organs from living minors
The announcement comes after the Chinese capital tests 10 million people from June 11 to July 3 – nearly half the city's population
Zheng Yanxiong – a party official best known for tackling protests on the mainland – will lead the office set up by the legislation that empowers mainland security agents to operate in Hong Kong openly for the first time
In a rare video message, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr delivers the threat himself: 'Should the exercises spill over to Philippine territory...it will be met with the severest response, diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate'
The reporters with China Southeast TV are ordered to leave for violating regulations covering mainland journalists, says Taiwan's top China policy body
Despite assurances from Beijing that political freedoms would not be hindered, many Hong Kongers delete digital references of their opposition to China's ruling Communist Party
A proposal to oust Luckin Coffee founder and chairman Charles Zhengyao Lu fails to get the necessary two-thirds majority vote
Without any trace of the 14 Filipino crew of Liberty 5, the search for survivors becomes a search for bodies, but Philippine Coast Guard chief George Ursabia Jr says he is still hoping for a miracle
Former employees of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China are fined 22.7 million euros ($25.5 million) in Spain
Washington rejects Beijing's territorial claim to much of the South China Sea, including the Paracels
'I have already left Hong Kong and continue the advocacy work on the international level,' Law says in a short English message to journalists, declining to say which country he has gone to