Indian national security adviser in Beijing amid border spat

BEIJING (AP) — India's national security adviser was in Beijing Friday for discussions amid a standoff between Chinese and Indian forces over disputed territory high in the Himalayas that has now entered its second month. There has been no official word ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing Deals Another Blow to Hong Kong’s Autonomy

On Oct. 12, 2016, new lawmaker Edward Yiu Chung-yim stepped onto the floor of Hong Kong’s modern legislative chambers and entered a tempest. A professor and surveyor by training, Yiu squeaked past his sitting opponent and joined a rush of new politicians ... ( read original story ...)

Why is Beijing afraid of Chinese feminists?

In 1968, Chairman Mao Zedong famously declared that Chinese women ought to “hold up half the sky.” Yet in 2015, the government detained China’s “feminist five” for planning to distribute anti-sexual harassment materials in public. Two years ... ( read original story ...)

China becoming rich, powerful: President Xi Jinping

The meeting also comes when China’s endeavour to build a moderately prosperous society in an all-round way has entered the decisive stage, state-run Xinhua news agency quoted Xi as saying. Chen Daoyin, an associate professor at the Shanghai University of ... ( read original story ...)