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    Chinese students in UK must ‘resist twisting’ China’s Covid policies | China

    A senior Chinese diplomat involved in the recent violence against pro-democracy protesters in Manchester has suggested that Chinese students in Britain should “resist misrepresenting and discrediting” China’s Covid policies. Comments by China’s Consul General in Manchester, Zheng Xiyuan, at a symposium to discuss the work of international students were told by Lyndon Lee, 23, a […] More

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    China operates more than 100 illegal police stations around the world, including one in Israel

    Illustration – A Chinese policeman on guard in Beijing, China. (Photo: Shutterstock) China has more than 100 illegal police stations in at least 53 countries around the world, including Israel, according to a new report by the Spanish human rights NGO Safeguard Defenders. Other countries where China operates illegal police stations include United States, Canada, […] More

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    Young Chinese overdose on cough medicine to fight stress

    Locked up and anxious, 17-year-old Fang Suyi found her ideal escape from reality in the form of cough medicine. The Shanghai high school student had heard about the cough suppressant dextromethorphan while browsing the Weibo microblogging platform. There, now-deleted accounts that tended to reference psychosis in their usernames promoted the drug, peddling its potential as […] More

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    Russia wants Ukraine war ‘freeze’ to prepare for bigger fight

    Russia wants a break from fighting against Ukraine to prepare for a bigger attack next year, the NATO chief has said. Jens Stoltenberg said Russia was trying to enact some kind of “freeze” on war. Russia would then try to “launch a bigger offensive next spring”, he said. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for […] More

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    Qatar World Cup chief Nasser Al Khater on victim of migrant worker: ‘Death is a natural part of life, whether at work or while sleeping’

    Qatar World Cup chief executive Nasser Al Khater responded to a question about the recent victim of a migrant worker by telling reporters that “death is a natural part of life”, while saying that journalists should not “push” on the subject. Athleticism unveiled on Wednesday that a man died while carrying out repairs in the […] More

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    Adil El Arbi met vrouw op bedevaart in Mecca (video)

    December 8, 2022 – 6:00 pm – Culture © Adil El Arbi is even met zijn vrouw en zijn collega-regisseur en vriend Bilall Fallah, op bedevaart in Mecca. “Een droom die uitkomt”, schrijft hij on Instagram. De 34-jarige Marokkaans-Belgische regisseur Adil El Arbi, is samen met zijn vrouw, VRT-journalist Loubna Khalkhali, en collega-regisseur Bilall Fallah […] More

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    China’s factory orders down 40% in demand slump

    U.S. logistics officials are bracing for delays in the delivery of goods from China in early January due to canceled container ship departures and export transfers by ocean carriers. Carriers have implemented an active capacity management strategy by announcing more empty crossings and suspending services to balance supply and demand. “The relentless decline in container […] More

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    Iran begins executing protesters with first hanging

    Iran on Thursday executed the first detained protester who was convicted of wounding a security guard with a knife and closing a street in the capital Tehran. Dozens of detained protesters face charges or have been convicted of charges that carry the death penalty under Iran’s Islamic laws. The nationwide protests that erupted after the […] More

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    Western oil price cap and EU ban could hit economy

    Russia’s crude price cap and EU oil embargo present “new economic shocks”, the Bank of Russia said. They could “significantly reduce” Russia’s economic activity in the coming months, according to the bank. Russia is considering options to counter the price cap, including banning oil sales to certain countries. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for […] More

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    Xi: China supports Arab states in defending their sovereignty

    The Chinese president is in Saudi Arabia in time for economic developments, cooperation and events. Xi: China supports Arab states in defending their sovereignty China supports Arab countries in protecting their sovereignty, according to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who also said China also intends to strengthen its strategic partnership with Saudi Arabia. Xi arrived in […] More

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