‘Social stability of Xinjiang was hard-earned’, Wang Huning says, calling on officials to ensure all ethnic groups ‘stick together like pomegranate seeds’.
House select committee issues its first set of policy recommendations, addressing the ‘ongoing genocide’ of Uygurs and deterring Beijing from cross-strait attacks.
The Congolese president is expected to visit Beijing this month, not long after the US vice-president, first lady and several Biden cabinet members travelled to Africa.
Toronto-based diplomat Zhao Wei is accused of gathering information on the lawmaker and his family in Hong Kong.
Foreign Minister Melanie Joly says her department is summoning China’s ambassador over an alleged intimidation plot against the MP and his family in Hong Kong.
China’s intelligence agency reportedly planned to target lawmaker Michael Chong and his family in Hong Kong after he voted to condemn Beijing’s actions in Xinjiang.
Government-funded study says the move could help address ethnic tensions in the region, which is home to many Uygurs and other minorities
New round-trip flight, operated by Urumqi Air, will run once every Wednesday from May 3, shortly after Labour Day break.
British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly says a war over the island would not only be a human tragedy, it would destroy US$2.6 trillion in world trade.
BuzzFeed News won its first Pulitzer in 2021 for a series on the infrastructure built by the Chinese government for the mass detention of Muslims.
Witnesses tell one subcommittee that intelligence agencies will eventually conclude the pandemic derived from a Wuhan lab leak.
Representative Chris Smith, chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, writes to Chinese leader Xi Jinping to request a visa to visit Xinjiang, where there is evidence of forced labour.
The Comprehensive Agreement on Investment, set aside since 2021, is likely to be discussed at leadership sessions in May, though its revival seems unlikely.
Newly disclosed cases show Beijing uses anti-espionage laws against Chinese nationals who leak documents to overseas organisations, which used them to ‘forge lies’ about forced labour in far western region, according to security agency.
Ursula von der Leyen’s combative speech comes ahead of expected meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing next week.
Ma Xingrui meets leaders of the Central Asian nation on his first trip abroad since taking the top regional job.
The US Commerce Department also confirms that the ‘policy interest of protecting human rights worldwide’ is now a criteria for its Entity List.
Exports from China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to the US dropped by almost 90 per cent in February, eight months after the Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act came into effect.
Backbench MPs want Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s government to be more aggressive on China, particularly on human rights issues, as Sunak does not rule out bilateral engagement on some fronts.
The military spending increase comes as the British government prepares to unveil a refreshed, integrated review of defence and diplomatic policies, and just ahead of Sunak’s ‘Aukus’ meeting with US and Australian counterparts.
Volker Turk, new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, says his office’s recommendations ‘require concrete follow-up’.
VW, which has fielded uncomfortable questions about its presence in Xinjiang, has said it believes it can be a force for good in the region.
Secretary of state aims to show US is a ‘reliable partner’ and different from Moscow and Beijing, in talks with Central Asian leaders.
The strongest earthquake shook a lightly populated, remote part of Tajikistan near China’s far western Xinjiang region.
Qin Gang, who was appointed foreign minister in December, told the UK’s James Cleverly that China poses no challenge or threat to Britain.