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Hong Kong: Media Baron Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai Faces Fresh Sedition Charge

Dec 28, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Jimmy Lai, the jailed Apple Daily founder from Hong Kong and six staff members have appeared in a court to hear charges of 'seditious publications'. The Chinese government has been cracking down on Hong Kong pro-democracy activists for long.

Hong Kong Votes For Law With Only Chinese Loyalists Being Able To Vote

Dec 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Hong Kong voted for the first time since Chinese occupation in 2019 on Sunday. But for the first time, only the Chinese Communist Party loyalists were vetted to contest in the elections by the CCP itself.


Hong Kong: 'China Patriots Only' Election Defines Dramatic Changes

Hong Kong: The city was handed over from British to Chinese rule in 1997, with a promise by China to keep Western-style freedoms for 50 years, demands for expanded democracy inspired protest movements in 2014 and 2019.

China: Party Leaders Seem Set To Cement Xi's Hold On Power

Nov 09, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Top Communist Party officials meeting in Beijing are likely to issue a resolution putting the Chinese president on an equal footing with Mao Zedong. The way seems clear for Xi Jinping to claim a third term.


Peng Shuai, Former No.1 Doubles Tennis Star, Accuses China Ex-Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli Of Sexual Assault

Chinese Peng Shuai has won Doubles Grand Slam titles in 2013 (Wimbledon) and 2014 (French Open). Shuai accuses Zhang Gaoli forced her to have sex three years ago.

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09 October, 2021

China-US Representatives To Convene Meeting To Discuss 'Phase 1' Of Bilateral Trade Deal

Associated Press (AP)

China's top trade negotiator Liu He called US Trade Representative Katherine Tai to discuss the 'Phase 1' trade deal, negotiated under the Trump administration, along with the sides' other major economic concerns.


20 September, 2021

Chinese Parents Look Happy With Gaming Restrictions By The Government For Children

Associated Press (AP)

One in ten minors in China is addicted to the internet, state estimates say. The CCP has capped daily gaming activity for 90 minutes. Experts say, children might resort to social media instead.


20 September, 2021

Chinese Parents Look Happy With Gaming Restrictions By The Government For Children

Associated Press (AP)

One in ten minors in China is addicted to the internet, state estimates say. The CCP has capped daily gaming activity for 90 minutes. Experts say, children might resort to social media instead.


20 September, 2021

Only 1 Opposition Member Got Elected in Hong Kong's 1500 Member Election Committee

Associated Press (AP)

This election committee will decide 40/90 lawmakers for Hong Kong. Chinese legislation in May mandated only 'patriots' (pro-Beijing politicians) be allowed to rule the city.


25 August, 2021

China To Include Xi Jinping's Political Ideology In National Curriculum, New Strategy To Stay In Power

Outlook Web Desk

The ideology will be integrated into the curriculum covering basic, vocational and various subjects of higher education, Han Zhen, a member of the National Textbook Committee said.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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