‘No need for preachers,’ China’s Xi tells UN human rights chief

Xi’s remarks, made in a video call with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, are likely to add to the controversy surrounding a trip that critics say risks becoming a propaganda tool for Beijing. Bachelet, who

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China In Talks With Automakers On EV Subsidy Extension – Report

China is in talks with automakers about extending costly subsidies for electric vehicles (EV) that were set to expire in 2022, aiming to keep a key market growing as the broader economy slows, three people familiar with the matter said.

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Shanghai declares zero-Covid milestone but residents cast doubt on reopening

“Zero-Covid at the community level” means infections are no longer found outside centralized quarantine facilities or neighborhoods under the strictest lockdowns — and is a prerequisite for those measures to be lifted. Zhao Dandan, deputy head of the Shanghai Municipal

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Analysis: China’s harsh lockdowns could exacerbate population crisis

And so when a Shanghai family refused to be taken from their home into government quarantine during the city’s sixth week of lockdown, a police officer warned them with what he thought would be a powerful threat to bring them

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Hong Kong arrests 90-year-old cardinal on national security charge

Zen is among four high-profile pro-democracy activists arrested by police — the other three are Cantopop star Denise Ho, former lawmaker Margaret ​Ng and academic Hui Po-keung, according to the US State Department. They were arrested on suspicion of collusion

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US Said to Accelerate Kaspersky Security Probe Amid Russia-Ukraine War

US President Joe Biden’s administration ramped up a national security probe into Russia’s AO Kaspersky Lab antivirus software earlier this year amid heightened fears of Russian cyberattacks after Moscow invaded Ukraine, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The case

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