Quad to counter China on ‘COVID Vaccine Diplomacy’

Quad – Asia-Pacific Alliance "Quad" or Asia-Pacific Alliance was created in 2007 to counter China. Initially, the forum was introduced as a dialogue by then-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan...

Launching Health Silk Road under CPEC

As China has expressed intention of influencing global health systems, it should launch a pilot project of ‘Health Silk Road’ in Pakistan and directly impact people’s lives by achieving enhanced productivity and regional prosperity

Pakistan approves emergency use of another Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

Pakistan’s drug regulator has approved another Chinese COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the country, a top health official said on Saturday.Dr. Faisal Sultan, the special assistant to the...

China bans BBC World News for violating broadcasting rules

China's broadcasting regulator has banned BBC World News, accusing it of flouting guidelines over a hard-hitting report on Beijing's treatment of the country's Uighur minority.The decision came just days...

France, Russia advise Iran against uranium metal production

Russia and France on Thursday urged Iran to show restraint after it started producing uranium metal in a new breach of limits laid out in Tehran's nuclear deal with...

Biden announces a new “strong” defense approach to China during Pentagon visit

President Joe Biden announced a review of the US military stance toward China, saying the country needs a "strong" approach, while pledging that his administration will use force only...

US virus intelligence was not reliable: WHO Covid mission

US intelligence on the supposed origin of the coronavirus pandemic was not reliable, a member of the special WHO mission to China said Wednesday, after Washington cast doubt on...

Here’s how Biden should interact with China 

With the new Biden administration taking office, the US-China relationship is about to turn on a new page. To the US, China used to be a Far Eastern, ancient,...

Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei hopes for ‘open policy’ from Biden administration

The CEO and founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei called Tuesday for an open approach from new US President Joe Biden, after the firm was battered by sanctions imposed...

WHO team probing Covid origins in China to brief media

An international team of experts wrapping up a month spent in China investigating the Covid-19 pandemic's origins will brief the media in Wuhan on Tuesday, the WHO announced."The international...

French submarine patrols South China Sea, likely angering Beijing

A French nuclear attack submarine was among two navy ships that recently conducted a patrol through the South China Sea, its defence minister announced, in a move likely to...

Australian journalist arrested in Beijing for ‘supplying state secrets’

An Australian journalist who disappeared from Chinese state television's airwaves six months ago and was detained by Beijing authorities has been formally arrested for "supplying state secrets overseas".Australian Foreign...