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China Urges Obama to Reverse Bill that Would Name Street After Liu Xiaobo

China Urges Obama to Reverse Bill that Would Name Street After Liu Xiaobo

An outraged Beijing is calling on US President Barack Obama to veto a bill that would rename a street outside the Chinese embassy in Washington after jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo. The bill introduced by Republican Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz passed the Senate. However, it needs approval from Congress and the president. “We urge the US […]

China Seeking Historic Free-Trade Deal with Canada

China Seeking Historic Free-Trade Deal with Canada

China soon could strike a free-trade deal with Canada making it the first such agreement between Beijing and a North American country. Before it can move forward, however, China requires Canada to meet certain conditions such as the removal of restrictions on China’s state-owned investments in Canada’s oil and gas sector. Beijing is also calling […]

Hong Kong sees Thousands Protest Over Missing Booksellers

Hong Kong sees Thousands Protest Over Missing Booksellers

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday to protest against the alleged kidnapping of Lee Bo and four of his associates. Lee is a shareholder of Causeway Books, a Hong Kong book store that sells controversial titles which are banned in the mainland due to their criticism of the ruling […]

Adventure and Rock-N-Roll Invades India

Adventure and Rock-N-Roll Invades India

Billed as India’s first “Adventure and Rock-n-Roll Fest,” the Orange Festival brought energy and excitement to an unlikely place. More than 2,500 people together at Dambuk just 186 miles from the Chinese border at the southern tip of Tibet. Here in Arunachal Pradesh state, thousands of soldiers are deployed due to regional instability and border […]

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