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Putin, Xi reaffirm partnership in face of Western criticism

December 16, 2021
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping praised their countries’ cooperation during a 90-minute video chat Wednesday. The two leaders agreed their nations should deepen cooperation and defend each other’s interests in the face of Western resistance. | Read more|

The Curious Case Of Map And Disappearing Taiwan Minister At US Summit

December 13, 2021
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A video feed of a Taiwanese minister was cut during U.S. President Joe Biden's Summit for Democracy last week after a map in her slide presentation showed Taiwan in a different color to China, which claims the island as its own. Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that Friday's slide show by Taiwanese Digital | Read more|

EU unveils 300 billion euro answer to China’s Belt and Road

December 2, 2021
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The European Commission unveiled on Wednesday a plan to invest 300 billion euros ($340 billion) globally by 2027 in infrastructure, digital and climate projects as a better alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The scheme, called Global Gateway, is to strengthen Europe’s supply chains, boost EU trade and | Read more|

China’s silence on peng shuai shows the limits of Beijing’s propaganda

December 1, 2021
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When Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai accused a former top leader of sexual assault in November, authorities turned to a tried-and-true strategy. At home, the country’s censors scrubbed away any mention of the allegations. Abroad, a few state-affiliated journalists focused narrowly on trying to quash concerns about Pen | Read more|

Biden Invites Taiwan To Democracy Summit, China Not Included In List

November 24, 2021
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Joe Biden has invited Taiwan to a virtual summit on democracy alongside more than 100 countries -- a move bound to anger China, which is not on the list. The conference was a campaign pledge by the US president, who has placed the struggle between democracies and "autocratic governments" at the heart of his foreign pol | Read more|

India, China "Going Through Bad Patch": Foreign Minister S Jaishankar

November 19, 2021
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Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today said India and China are going through a "particularly bad patch" in their ties because Beijing has taken a set of actions in violation of agreements for which it still does not have a "credible explanation". He said it is for the Chinese leadership to answer where they want to take | Read more|

India Third Largest In Domestic Air Traffic In World: Aviation Minister

November 19, 2021
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Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that India's aviation industry has become the third-largest domestic aviation market in the world. According to a press release by the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Thursday, the Union Minister inaugurated a curtain raiser event about Wings India, 2022 whi | Read more|