Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): A Chinese activist has been detained by police after he voiced his support on Twitter for "ink girl" Dong Yaoqiong, who defaced a poster of President Xi Jinping in 2018.
Taipei [Taiwan], December 5 (ANI): Despite the attempts by the authoritarian Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to curb freedom of expression, right to information, association and religion in Tibet, there has been a rise in domestic social media giving platform to voices challenging the government-sponsored news.
Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): The United States on Friday (local time) terminated five programmes that were disguised as "cultural exchanges," with China as they are "fully funded and operated by the PRC government as soft power propaganda tools".
Washington DC [US], December 5 (ANI): US Senators Marco Rubio and Mark Warner on Friday reiterated the remarks made by the country's Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe, saying that China is now the greatest national security threat the United States faces.
Washington DC [US], December 5 (ANI): US State Department on Friday imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials, accusing them of using coercion and intimidation tactics to suppress freedom of expression, against those who oppose Beijing's policies.
New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) named newly born 17 Belgian Malinois pups after Galwan, Shyok, Khardungi, etc where Indian troops are engaged in a face-off with the Chinese army.
New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday took a veiled dig at Pakistan and said that countries which are not able to protect their sovereignty become like "our neighbour".
Hong Kong [China], December 4 (ANI): The US government is just one step away from enacting a law that could 'kick' several Chinese firms off Wall Street, which can further escalate tensions between Washington and Beijing.
Out of the 53 member nations which are part of the CND, a slim majority voted for the reclassification of cannabis. 27 nations, including India where cannabis is banned under the strict NDPS Act, voted for its removal from the list of most dangerous drugs. 25 nations, however, voted against the proposal.