US sanctions network selling Iranian oil (10)
06/07/2022 - 21:40 Washington (AFP) - The US Treasury said Wednesday it was freezing the assets of members of an international network for violating oil sanctions on Tehran by selling millions of dollars' worth of Iranian petrochemical products to East Asia. The sanctions target Iranian petrochemical firms and alleged front companies in China and the United Arab Emirates for Iran's state-owned
US and UK intelligence chiefs raises fresh alarm on China's industrial spies (9)
Edited By: Sayan Ghosh New Delhi, India Updated: Jul 07, 2022, 07:12 AM(IST) US and UK intelligence chiefs raises fresh alarm on China's industrial spies Photograph:( AP ) The head of the FBI and the leader of Britain's domestic intelligence agency (MI5) raised fresh alarms about the security threats posed by the Chinese government.
MI5, FBI chiefs warn over China in rare joint address (11)
Author: AFP Update: 06.07.2022 23:10 Ken McCallum, director general of MI5, Britain's domestic intelligence agency. / © AFP The heads of MI5 and the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Wednesday about China's commercial espionage thrust in the West, in a rare joint address at the British intelligence service's London headquarters. Speaking to an audience of officials and business executives in Thames
Wider divisions seen in G20 meet over Ukraine (4)
By Associated Press July 7, 2022 PRESENT TENSIONS This June 24, 2022 file photo shows United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken addressing the media in Berlin, Germany. AP PHOTO WASHINGTON, D.C.: Foreign ministers from the world's largest nations are looking to address the war in Ukraine and its impact on global energy and food security when they meet in Indonesia this week.
Shanghai, Beijing brace for more Covid testing (1)
By Associated Press July 7, 2022 This map shows current confirmed Covid-19 cases across mainland China. AFP INFOGRAPHIC BEIJING: Residents of parts of Shanghai and Beijing have been ordered to undergo more rounds of Covid-19 testing after new cases were found in the two cities, while tight restrictions remain in place in Hong Kong, Macao and other Chinese cities.Shanghai has only just emerged from a strict
Millions back under lockdown (3)
Thursday, 07 Jul 2022 Beijing: Tens of millions of people were under lockdown in China as businesses in a major tourist city were forced to shut their doors and fresh clusters sparked fears of a return to blanket restrictions. Health authorities reported over 300 infections yesterday, with clusters found in the historic northern city of Xi'an - home to the Terracotta Army - as well as the country's biggest city Shanghai.
Shanghai data leak: China tested by possible largest hack in history (1)
"ChinaDan," a Chinese hacker, claims to possess the phone numbers, names, and ages of 1 billion Chinese citizens. Although the scale of the leak seems huge, experts say many online advertising companies already get the same type of data when browsing online. Ng Han Guan/AP Chinese policemen patrol the Bund area in Shanghai, June 1, 2022.
Dalai Lama marks 87th birthday by opening library and museum (1)
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has marked his 87th birthday by inaugurating a library and museum in his hillside Indian headquarters Via AP news wire Wednesday 06 July 2022 12:29 Dalai Lama marks 87th birthday by opening library and museumShow all 8 Dalai Lama marks 87th birthday by opening library and museumIndia Dalai Lama India Dalai Lama Copyright 2022 The Associated Press.
Shenzhou-14 taikonauts conduct in-orbit science experiments, prepare for space walks (4)
2022-07-07 08:06:00 Source:Xinhua Author: Scientific endeavors aboard China's space station are expected to bear fruits, as the Shenzhou-14 taikonauts have devoted more time to microgravity experiments on the orbiting core module Tianhe since entering it a month ago. China's space station is designed to be a versatile space lab, capable of accommodating 25 experiment cabinets for scientific exploration.
Chinese FM, US Secretary of State to meet in Indonesia (2)
CGTN, July 6, 2022 Flash Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold bilateral discussions on the sidelines of the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting that will be held this week in Bali, Indonesia, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian announced on Tuesday. They will exchange views on current China-U.S.