The lawmaker, who chairs a parliamentary committee on Security and Intelligence, called for balancing Australia’s security alignment with the US and its trade interests with China.
Beijing: The photographer who captured the iconic ‘Tank Man’ phot after the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing said he considers the picture “lucky” and something that changed his life. “Many consider ‘Tank Man’ iconic. I consider it lucky. I was in the wrong place at the right time,” the[Read More…]
Hong Kong: Commemorations marking the 30th anniversary of the massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989 took place worldwide on Tuesday. Hundreds of people were killed on June 4, 1989, as People’s Liberation Army troops cracked down on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen[Read More…]
Beijing: The communication operators in Beijing will spend more than 30 billion yuan (around $4.4 billion) on building a 5G network in the city by 2022. The 5G network will cover Beijing’s core zone, which is often defined as areas within the Second Ring Road, its subcentre in Tongzhou district[Read More…]
Is the Pakistan government under Imran Khan going to review China-Pakistan Economic Corridor because it “unfairly benefits” China? Media reports suggest that Prime Minister Imran Khan has set up a nine-member committee to look into all CPEC-related agreements. That Pakistan may not go the Sri Lankan way is a concern[Read More…]
An explosion is reported to have occurred outside the US embassy in China here, the media said. The US embassy complex is in Beijing’s Chaoyang District. Witnesses have posted images on Twitter of smoke surrounding the building. Another bystander said there had been injuries, the Herald Sun reported. The explosion[Read More…]
Beijing city has decided to implement the ‘odd-even’ scheme and suspend schools after the Chinese capital issued its first red alert this year due to heavy smog. The red alert, approved by the municipal government, is expected to be lifted by December 21 when the air quality in the city[Read More…]