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Jailed Taiwanese activist to visit him in China

BEIJING -- The wife of a Taiwanese democracy activist jailed in China travelled to the country on Monday after being granted permission to visit him in prison for the first time, in a case that has strained cross-strait relations. NGO worker Lee Ming-cheh was sentenced to five years in prison….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalMar 27th, 2018

Wife of Taiwan activist jailed in China stopped from flying to visit husband

The wife of Taiwan activist Li Ming-che, sentenced to five years in prison by Chinese authorities for subverting state power, was stopped from flying from Taiwan to China on Tuesday to visit him in prison, rights groups said......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

Jailed Chinese activist s elderly mother seeks justice

BEIJING, China – Unable to see her ailing son in prison, the 85-year-old mother of China's first ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

China to hold military drills in Taiwan Strait

BEIJING, China --- China is scheduled to hold live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait Wednesday, flexing its military muscle after warning Taipei about seeking independence or closer ties with Washington. It is the first such exercise in the waterway since 2016, and it coincides with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's visit to Swaziland, one of the self-ruled island's few remaining international allies. The Chinese government has given scant details about the maneuvers, with a Fujian province maritime safety administration statement merely saying last week that the drills would take place from 8 am until midnight. China's Taiwan Affairs Office director Liu Jieyi said Monday th...Keep on reading: China to hold military drills in Taiwan Strait.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

China urges US to correct mistake on Taiwan

BEIJING, China – China has called on the United States to "correct its mistake" after President Donald Trump approved new rules allowing top-level US officials to travel to Taiwan to meet with their Taipei counterparts. US representatives can already travel to democratic Taiwan and Taiwanese officials occasionally visit the White House, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Vietnamese activist faces 14 years in jail for anti-pollution protest livestream

An activist in central Vietnam has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on Tuesday for livestreaming a protest against a Taiwanese steel company's spill of toxins into the ocean. Hoang Duc Binh was convicted of "abusing democratic freedomsto infringe on the interests of the state, organisation and people and opposing officers on duty," lawyer Ha Huy Son said in a report byThe South China Morning Post. His fellow activist, Nguyen Nam Phong, was sentenced to two years for "opposing officers on duty." The protest comes after Formosa Plastics Group, a steel complex which in total is worth $10.6 billion (around P546 billion), dumped toxins such as phenol and cyanide into the ocean i...Keep on reading: Vietnamese activist faces 14 years in jail for anti-pollution protest livestream.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

US, Germany urge China to release jailed activist

BEIJING, China – The United States and Germany urged China to free an outspoken government critic known as "Super Vulgar Butcher" on Wednesday, December 27, after he was sentenced to 8 years in prison . Wu Gan, who refused to plead guilty to charges of "subverting state power", was on Tuesday handed one of the harshest ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Chinese activist jailed for 8 years after major crackdown

TIANJIN, China – China sentenced an activist known by the online pseudonym "Super Vulgar Butcher" to 8 years in prison Tuesday, December 26, one of the harshest punishments meted out to the group of lawyers and activists swept up in a major crackdown on civil society two ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

Vietnam jails activist for 7 years over toxic leak protests

HANOI, Vietnam – A Vietnamese court on Monday jailed a blogger for 7 years for disseminating anti-state "propaganda" including articles which supported protests against a Taiwanese firm responsible for a toxic leak. Space for free expression is shrinking in the Communist country, with at least 15 activists and dissidents having been ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

China arrests Taiwanese activist for ‘subversion’

China arrests Taiwanese activist for ‘subversion’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

At least 251 journalists jailed globally – CPJ

  MANILA, Philippines – At least 251 journalists are behind bars for doing their work, according to a Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) report released Thursday, December 13. China, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia imprisoned more journalists this year than in 2017, while Turkey remained the world's worst jailer for the third year in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Xi State Visit Aftermath: What Joint Energy Exploration

Screengrab from RTVMalacanang's Youtube account.AMID TENSION over China's continuing intrusion in the West Philippine Sea, Chinese President XiJinping flew to the Philippines on November 20.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Xi State Visit Aftermath: What Joint Energy Exploration

Screengrab from RTVMalacanang's Youtube account.AMID TENSION over China's continuing intrusion in the West Philippine Sea, Chinese President XiJinping flew to the Philippines on November 20.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Xi heads to Portugal as China worries EU partners | The Manila Times Online

LISBON: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Portugal on Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen ties, amid concern in some EU capitals over Chinas growing influence on the continent.READ The pos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Xi heads to Portugal as China’s influence worries EU partners

LISBON: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Portugal Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen ties, amid concern in some EU capitals over China’s growing influence on the continent. Fresh…READ The post Xi heads to Portugal as China’s influence worries EU partners appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Xi heads to Portugal as China s influence worries EU partners | The Manila Times Online

LISBON: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Portugal Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen ties, amid concern in some EU capitals over Chinas growing influence on the continent. FreshREAD The.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Duterte to invite Chinese leader Xi Jinping to Davao home | Philstar.com

President Duterte is hoping that President Xi Jinping will accept his invitation to visit his residence in Davao City when the leader of China visits the country later this month......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Comprehensive strategic cooperation: A new vision for PH-China relations

LAST week, President Xi Jinping made a successful state visit to the Republic of the Philippines, the first of its kind in 13 years. President Xi and President Duterte reached important consensus to the further enhancement of our bilateral relations. During the visit, 29 cooperation documents were signed. It is a great honor for me… link: Comprehensive strategic cooperation: A new vision for PH-China relations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Indigenous peoples join protest against China

Indigenous people joined the protest against the China-Philippines cooperation during the visit of Chinese president Xi Jinping......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Duterte government sets framework for long-term cooperation with China on infrastructure development

THE GOVERNMENT of President Rodrigo R. Duterte hopes to set the stage for long-term bilateral cooperation on infrastructure development with China, with a 10-year framework on this matter among the 29 deals signed during President Xi Jinping’s Nov. 20-21 state visit to the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

DOCUMENTS: PH-China deals signed during Xi Jinping visit

MANILA, Philippines – Starting Monday, November 26, Malacañang released 7 of the 29 agreements signed between the Philippines and China during the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping. This comes after calls from many sectors for full transparency on the agreements signed with China. This page compiles all these ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018