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Japan PM Abe Confronts China’s Xi Jinping over Hong Kong at G20 Summit

Despite China’s demands that Hong Kong not be discussed in any way at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo confronted Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping on Thursday over China’s human rights abuses and told him “a free and open Hong Kong” must be allowed to “prosper under the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ policy.”

OSAKA, JAPAN - JUNE 28: Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, center, speaks during a working lunch on the first day of the G20 summit on June 28, 2019 in Osaka, Japan. U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Osaka on Thursday for the annual Group of 20 gathering together with other …

China Demands More Regulation to Stop ‘Chaos’ on Mount Everest

The communist regime of China, which controls the north face of Mount Everest, used its Xinhua news arm to call for more regulation on Nepal’s side of the mountain on Tuesday, citing the “chaos” triggered by Kathmandu offering too many permits to climb for a higher death toll and growing litter problem on the world’s tallest mountain.

A Nepali Army helicopter flies over waste collected from Mount Everest at Namche Bazar in Solukhumbu district on May 27, 2019, before it is transported to Kathmandu to be recycled. - Some ten tonnes of garbage have been picked from Mount Everest and four bodies retrieved at the end of …

Chinese Officials Burn Bibles, Close Churches in Crackdown on Christianity

The Chinese government’s campaign to “Sinicize” organized religion – in other words, make religion completely subordinate to the Communist Party – grew more aggressive this year and featured the destruction of Bibles, crosses, and entire churches. Religious freedom activists call it the worst crackdown on Christianity since religious freedom was nominally granted by the 1982 Chinese constitution.

China shuts down prominent Christian church

Report: India’s Modi Mulling Surrendering Dalai Lama to China

The future of the Dalai Lama, who has received shelter in India since Beijing launched a crackdown on Tibetans nearly 60 years ago, reportedly surfaced as the predominant subject of discussion between China and India at a recent summit as both sides try to mend their tumultuous relationship, according to a report in Indian media this week.

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Western Companies Bow to Chinese Bullying, Censor Mentions of Taiwan, Tibet on Websites

Marriott International was one of several companies caught up in China’s crackdown on foreign corporations that allegedly insult its territorial integrity by treating controversial or semi-autonomous regions like Tibet, Hong Kong, Macao, and especially Taiwan as separate “countries” on their websites. Days after the story broke, Marriott is still offering fulsome apologies and implementing a draconian “eight-point rectification plan” to get right with Beijing.

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China: India ‘Slapping Own Face’ in Border Dispute

The Chinese Foreign Ministry blasted India over the Doklam border dispute on Thursday, accusing the Indian government duplicity and “slapping its own face” by planning to build a road in contested territory – much as China has already done.

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Chinese State Media Rails Against ‘Hindu Nationalism’ as Beijing Fortifies Indian Border

China’s state-run media is accusing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi of stoking “intense nationalism” in the country and taking advantage of anti-Chinese sentiment to amass power in columns published this week. The articles follow a month-long dispute along the mutual border near Bhutan exacerbated by China’s recent haul of major military hardware towards India.

Indian activists of the National Panthers Party