China men’s basketball team leaves for World Cup Asian qualifiers

BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) — The Chinese men’s basketball team will leave for Melbourne, Australia on Saturday for the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers, the Chinese Basketball Association announced Friday. Coached by Du Feng, China’s 14-man team is as follows: Zhou Qi, Wang Zhelin, Shen Zijie, Ren Junwei, Fu Hao, Gu Quan, Zhu … Read more

Labor calls for a vote to give parliamentarians powers to appoint a new ethics adviser

L abour is calling a vote to give MPs powers to hold ministers to account if Boris Johnson’s ethics chief is not replaced. The party’s proposals, due to go to the House of Commons on Tuesday, would give a parliamentary committee the right to launch its own investigations into possible breaches of the ministerial code, … Read more

Bus Driver Who Passed Out Behind The Wheel Allegedly Ate THC Jelly Beans

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A commercial bus driver has been charged with 38 counts of reckless endangerment after passing out behind the wheel while eating gummies he says he didn’t know contained THC. Jinhuan Chen appeared in Bridgeport Superior Court Tuesday after being arrested at his home in Boston. Chen was driving 38 passengers from … Read more

China trains with its new security partner in the Pacific

Chinese police officers have begun training their Solomon Islands colleagues, the island nation announced. Chinese police have begun training their counterparts from the Solomon Islands, the island nation announced on Sunday. The first round of exercises took place at the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) headquarters in Rove, a western suburb of the capital … Read more

Restarting China-Australia ties requires concrete actions: Chinese FM

PORT MORESBY, June 3 (Xinhua) — There is no “autopilot mode” to improve China-Australia relations, and restarting bilateral ties requires concrete actions, State Councilor and Foreign Minister of Australia said here on Tuesday. China, Wang Yi. Wang made the remarks while meeting with the press during his visit to Papua New Guinea. Wang stressed that … Read more

The Jerusalem Post defies China’s threats over Taiwanese FM Joseph Wu’s article

Tel Aviv [Israel]June 1 (ANI): The Jerusalem Post, an Israeli newspaper, on Wednesday refused to give in to China’s threat to sever ties with the publication if it does not remove Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu’s article. Yaakov Katz, editor-in-chief of Israel’s best-selling English-language newspaper, wrote on Twitter that he received a call from the … Read more

China wins 9 medals at first stop of 2022 Rowing World Cup

BELGRADE, May 29 (Xinhua) — Chinese rowers won nine medals at the 1st Rowing World Cup 2022 that ended on Sunday at Sava Lake in Belgrade, Serbia. Comprised of Zang Ha, Yi Xudi, Liu Zhiyu and Adilijiang Sulitan, the Chinese men’s quadruple sculls won the gold medal, ahead of crews from the Netherlands and Lithuania. … Read more

Leaked Audio Clip Reveals China’s Plan to Invade Taiwan

A leaked audio clip purportedly featuring top brass of the Chinese Communist Party discussing military plans for an invasion of Taiwan has sparked controversy online. According to Indian media, the leaked 57-minute clip is reportedly the first recording of a meeting of top Chinese military officials. Expert analysis of the audio clip posted on Lude … Read more

China expects Australian ties to remain sour no matter who wins

melbourne [Australia]May 21 (ANI): As Australia heads into elections on Saturday, China has no expectations of the election, believing that a victory for either candidate makes no difference to Beijing-Canberra ties. Chinese President Xi Jinping, though not involved in the democratic process, has become a familiar presence in a campaign waged in part over national … Read more

Australian state seeks to strengthen ties with China

CANBERRA, May 15 (Xinhua) — The strong relationship between China and Australia is good for both sides, some businessmen from the Australian state of Victoria have said. Victoria, with Melbourne as its capital city, is Australia’s second most populous state and accounts for around 22 per cent of the national gross domestic product (GDP). Chinese … Read more