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A briefer on the proposed Hong Kong extradition law
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo salutes the 'heroic protest movement,' which he says still stirs 'the conscience of freedom-loving people around the world'
'The US recently often played the Taiwan card, in a vain attempt to use Taiwan to contain China. This is purely wishful thinking,' says a Chinese defense ministry spokesman
Ray Wong and Alan Li – who took part in 2016 protests dubbed the "Fishball Revolution" which saw the Hong Kong's worst violence for decades – are the first dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city to receive such protection
China's foreign ministry says the Chinese navy asked the US vessels to leave after they entered waters adjacent to Gaven and Chigua reefs in the Spratly Islands, which Beijing calls Nansha
This is President Rodrigo Duterte's fourth visit to China since he assumed office in 2016
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen says the US and Taiwanese economies are 'complementary' and that a trade pact could provide a model for the Indo-Pacific region
(UPDATED) A representative of the Dalai Lama says he is in New Delhi for a doctor's visit, and is 'doing much better'
US officials fear people with security clearances who use the app could be blackmailed by Beijing, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing unnamed sources
'I speak for my country which wants to see much to hope for, and nothing to fear from the rise of a new power,' says Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
New Chinese players come out in force this year in Europe's biggest annual car show, which has typically been a showcase for luxury cars from historic manufacturers
The Forbbidden City is set to celebrate the Lantern Festival with another light show
Deputy trade representative Jeffrey Gerrish leads the US delegation in preparatory meetings, according to the White House on Monday
The two sides have just a month remaining in a 90-day truce declared in December in the trade war
Yang Hengjun – a novelist, democracy advocate and former Chinese diplomat – is detained and charged with 'espionage' upon arriving in China from the United States
'The court completely rejects the accused person's explanation and defense because it is completely at odds with the facts,' says the chief judge
A male suspect using a hammer is brought 'under control' and the wounded pupils are admitted to hospital
The American delegation in Beijing includes officials from the Treasury, Commerce, Agriculture and Energy departments
Xi Jinping vows to press ahead with economic reforms but makes clear that Beijing will not deviate from its one-party system or take orders from any other country
The bishop's decision to step aside follows a rare visit by an official Vatican delegation to Beijing
The Pentagon says the sail intends to 'challenge excessive maritime claims' by China and to 'preserve access to waterways as governed by international law'
(3rd UPDATE) The blast ignites other vehicles, leaving charred and smoking remains of trucks and cars scattered on a road as firefighters work at the scene
The New York Times says, Chinese-born mother Sandra Han and her children, Cynthia and Victor Liu, were prevented from leaving the country after they arrived in June
China is the second major user of the Panama Canal after the United States
African swine fever is not harmful to humans but causes deadly hemorrhagic fever in domesticated pigs and wild boar
'Rather, we want to ensure that China act responsibly and fairly in support of security and prosperity in each of our two countries,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen vows the island would not 'concede one step' in defending itself
(UPDATED) The phone call comes as tensions between the world's two biggest economies are rising on several fronts, including commerce and security
'If anyone tries to split Taiwan from China, the Chinese army will certainly do whatever it takes, and inevitably take resolute action,' says Chinese Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe
A Japanese government spokesman says China's intrusion was 'extremely regrettable' but said Tokyo is still hoping to 'take Japan-China relations to the next level'
'As Taiwan is on the frontline of the Western Pacific, we are naturally subject to tremendous pressure,' says President Tsai Ing-wen in speech marking Taiwan's National Day
The pro-democracy protest comes a week after Hong Kong banned a pro-independence party on the grounds it was a threat to national security
Around 70 officials stormed into the Zion Church – housed on the third floor of a nondescript office building in the north of the capital – after its Sunday afternoon service, says church pastor Jin Mingri
The tariffs do not appear to have dented the appetite for Chinese-made products in the United States
President Donald Trump threatened to slap another more tariffs on all imported Chinese goods, says another $200 billion 'could take place very soon'
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(UPDATED) State media says an investigation is underway into the cause of the fire
The 93-year-old Malaysian leader rails against a series of deals struck with Chinese state-owned companies by the administration of toppled leader Najib Razak
Philippine start-up teams Arooga Health and Phinix bag two of the five 2018 Asia-Pacific Youth SDG Innovative Awards in China
(UPDATED) The explosion is set off by a man from China's Inner Mongolia region surnamed Jiang, police say, adding that his injuries are not life-threatening
Even United States carriers are expected to change their listings of Taiwan, despite a White House statement in May that called China's demands 'Orwellian nonsense'
To get a delivery via the 'little yellow horse,' the customer selects the desired products, taps in the address and pays via their phone
In a move likely to rile Beijing, Taiwan commissioned 29 US-made Apache AH-64E, also known as the 'tank killer'
The mobile exhibition by an artist known as 'Nut Brother' features bottles of Nongfu Spring filled with contaminated drinking water from the village of Xiaohaotu in China's northwest Shaanxi province
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen urges other nations to unite in defending against China's expansionist aims and to protect shared liberal values
Edward Leung is convicted for his involvement in Hong Kong's so-called Fishball Revolution, the city's worst protest violence for decades
Live-fire drills begins with troops simulating surprise air and coastal assaults to reflect increased military threats from China, which sees Taiwan as a renegade province to be brought back into the fold – by force if necessary
(UPDATED) The Malaysia Airlines jet vanished in March 2014 with 239 people – mostly from China – on board, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing
'The South China Sea islands are Chinese territories,' says China foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang, adding this is 'part of the normal training for the Chinese military'