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Parliament poised to vote on asylum for Uyghurs fleeing China

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Ethnic Uyghur demonstrators scuffle with riot police as they try to continue a sit-in protest against China, in front of the Chinese consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on Nov. 30, 2022.DILARA SENKAYA/Reuters
Parliament is poised to vote on making room for …

Italian Ambassador writes: The role Italy can play in the Indo-Pacific region

By ChinaPulse.com

Never has a geographical definition contained so many political implications as much as in the case of the Indo-Pacific. The area stretching from the eastern coasts of Africa to the western coasts of North America, today more than ever, represents a pi…

From additional slots to special interview slots: US moves to cut visa wait times for Indians

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For faster visa processing in India, the US Embassy has opened up special interview slots on Saturdays for first-time applicants and also increased the strength of its consular staff significantly. The US Embassy held Saturday interviews in Delhi, and…

After Pak SM handle tweets about ‘freedom of Uyghur’ people, embarrassing both China and Pak, MoFA says handle hacked, T

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New Delhi: In a major embarrassment for Pakistan, the country’s Consulate General in China’s Chengdu tweeted on Saturday that the two nations will strive for the “rights and freedom” of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang before the Pakistan foreign office den…

Pakistan consulate in China cites ‘freedom’ of Uyghurs as mutual interest, ministry claims hacking

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New Delhi: In what appears to be a case of social media hacking, a post from the official Twitter handle of the Pakistan Consulate General in China’s Chengdu claimed Friday that Islamabad and Beijing will continue to work closely on matters of mutual …

China welcomes first batch of int’l travellers after scrapping quarantine norms

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For the first time in three years, China on Sunday opened its borders and welcomed international travellers and returning residents without the need for them to go under quarantine, even as infections continue to surge after Beijing scrapped its strin…

Overseas Chinese nationals step up protests, call for ‘free China’ and Xi to step down

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Toronto/Hong Kong: From Sydney to Toronto, mainland Chinese have stepped up protests this week, with demands to end the world’s most stringent COVID-19 restrictions evolving into calls to “free China” and for President Xi Jinping to step down.…
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FBI worries by reports of Chinese police stations in the US

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FBI worries by reports of Chinese police stations in the US
Christopher Wray: ‘We are aware of the existence of these stations’.
Christopher Wray was testifying before the US Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.…
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Trudeau arrives in Cambodia for ASEAN summit as Canada seeks deeper Indo-Pacific ties

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by Cambodia’s Minister of Women’s Affairs Ing Kantha Phavi as he arrives in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Nov. 12, 2022, to attend the ASEAN Summit.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has…

First Russia, now China? Europe doesn’t appear ready to ‘decouple’ from Beijing just yet

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HONG KONG — China and Germany should work together more in these “times of change and instability,” Chinese President Xi Jinping told German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Friday, as the German leader made a visit to Beijing that has drawn criticism in Euro…