Gulf Times - China
Trump: Hong Kong would be 'obliterated in 14 minutes' if not for me

Trump: Hong Kong would be 'obliterated in 14 minutes' if not for me

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had saved Hong Kong from being destroyed by persuading Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold off

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police tortured him

A former employee of Britain’s Hong Kong consulate said Chinese secret police beat him, deprived him of sleep and chained him as they pressed him for information about activists

Holdouts on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by police, face dwindling options

Holdouts on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by police, face dwindling options

The last band of anti-government protesters trapped inside a besieged Hong Kong university were weighing a narrowing range of options on Wednesday

US vows more support for Philippines amid tensions in South China Sea

US vows more support for Philippines amid tensions in South China Sea

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday vowed more support for the Philippines in efforts to modernize the country's military and improve maritime security as tensions build over the disputed South China Sea.

Taiwan president says China interfering in election 'every day'

Taiwan president says China interfering in election 'every day'

China is interfering in Taiwan's elections "every day" as it seeks to damage the island's democracy, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday

15 killed in north China mine blast

15 killed in north China mine blast

A coal mine explosion killed 15 people in north China's Shanxi province, state media reported Tuesday.

China says only it can rule on Hong Kong constitution

China says only it can rule on Hong Kong constitution

China insisted Tuesday it alone held the authority to rule on constitutional matters in Hong Kong, as it condemned a decision by the city's high court to overturn a ban on face masks worn by pro-democracy protesters.

China confirms aircraft carrier sailed through Taiwan Strait

China confirms aircraft carrier sailed through Taiwan Strait

China confirmed on Monday that its first domestically built aircraft carrier had sailed through the Taiwan Strait for "routine" training and tests after Taipei accused Beijing of intimidation

China calls on US to 'stop flexing muscles' in South China Sea

China calls on US to 'stop flexing muscles' in South China Sea

China on Monday called on the US military to stop flexing its muscles in the South China Sea and to avoid adding "new uncertainties" over Taiwan

Choking and crying, Hong Kong protesters pinned back on campus

Choking and crying, Hong Kong protesters pinned back on campus

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Monday to force back anti-government protesters trying to escape a university where hundreds are holed up

Qatar’s partnership with China serves as a model for its foreign relations: Al-Kuwari

Qatar’s partnership with China serves as a model for its foreign relations: Al-Kuwari

Qatar’s partnership with China serves as a model for its foreign relations, marking more than three decades of bilateral co-operation, as evidenced by the exchange of high-ranking official visits ...

Hong Kong protesters fire bows and arrows from campus fortress

Hong Kong protesters fire bows and arrows from campus fortress

Protesters shot arrows and lobbed petrol bombs at police on Sunday as fresh violence erupted around a besieged Hong Kong university campus