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Trump calls India, China air 'filthy'

Trump calls India, China air 'filthy'

US President Donald Trump on Thursday described the air in India and China as "filthy" as he denounced Democratic rival Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change.

Short queues in China as Apple's newest iPhone 12 hits stores

Short queues in China as Apple's newest iPhone 12 hits stores

Two of Apple's latest iPhone 12 models went on sale in China on Friday, after early pre-order data showed strong consumer interest in the 5G-enabled device in the firm's second-largest market.

Pentagon chief stresses stronger alliances to counter China, Russia

Pentagon chief stresses stronger alliances to counter China, Russia

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper revealed a fresh drive to strengthen US alliances with ‘like-minded democracies’ in part through arms sales in an effort to curb the global influence of Russia and China.

Australian writer detained in Beijing told supporter he was a former Chinese spy

Australian writer detained in Beijing told supporter he was a former Chinese spy

Yang Hengjun, an Australian writer detained in Beijing and facing trial for espionage on behalf of a country China hasn't publicly named was a former Chinese spy

Frozen food polluted by coronavirus could cause infection: China's CDC

Frozen food polluted by coronavirus could cause infection: China's CDC

China's disease control authority said on Saturday that contact with frozen food packaging contaminated by living new coronavirus could cause infection.

US tightens exports to China's chipmaker SMIC, citing risk of military use

US tightens exports to China's chipmaker SMIC, citing risk of military use

The United States has imposed restrictions on exports to China's biggest chip maker SMIC after concluding there is an "unacceptable risk" equipment supplied to it could be used for military purposes.

Taiwan holds anti-landing drill on frontline island with China

Taiwan holds anti-landing drill on frontline island with China

Taiwan's armed forces have held anti-landing drills on one of its offshore islands close to China amid rising tensions with Beijing, the island's defence ministry said on Friday, showing images of a cannon firing and soldiers loading the guns.

US judge halts ban on WeChat downloads

US judge halts ban on WeChat downloads

A California court ruling said it granted the "motion for a nationwide injunction against the implementation" of the government order

Indian police arrested a local journalist alleging spying for China

Indian police arrested a local journalist alleging spying for China

Police in India's capital city on Saturday said they had arrested a local freelance journalist on allegations he was passing "sensitive information" to Chinese intelligence officers.

ASEAN, China, Japan, South Korea vow to use all policy tools to combat pandemic

ASEAN, China, Japan, South Korea vow to use all policy tools to combat pandemic

Finance ministers and central bank governors from 10-member ASEAN nations and China, Japan and South Korea pledged today to use “all available policy tools” to sustain recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, they said in a joint statement early today.

Covid-19 vaccine trial in Pakistan expected to begin this month

Covid-19 vaccine trial in Pakistan expected to begin this month

Falling Covid-19 infection numbers in Pakistan will not affect a Phase 3 clinical trial for a potential vaccine being developed by China's CanSino Biologics , which is expected to begin this month, according to officials running the trial ...

China's biggest airshow cancelled in 2020 over pandemic

China's biggest airshow cancelled in 2020 over pandemic

The organiser of China's biggest airshow, set for November in the southern city of Zhuhai, has cancelled the event because of coronavirus measures, it announced today.