Western countries concerned about Chinese infiltration

China's embassy in Canberra, Australia. Wikimedia Commons, courtesy Alpha.

nsnbc : A growing number of western countries including the United States, Australia and Germany are growing increasingly concerned about China, Chinese infiltration and espionage, and taking measures to mitigate real or perceived associated risks. China’s embassy in Canberra, Australia. Wikimedia Commons, courtesy Alpha. In his national security More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Waitress in Australia fired for saying Taiwan is ‘definitely not’ part of China

nsnbc : A Taiwanese women working as waitress in a hot pot in Sydney, Australia, was fired by her Chinese boss after she refused to agree with his statement that Taiwan is part of China. Her statement that Taiwan More...

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Relatives of Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che seek to visit him after China’s prison move

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Relatives of Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che are contacting the Chishan Prison in China’s Hunan province after he was moved there to serve a five-year sentence for so-called More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Australian senator steps down over dubious links to Chinese sponsors

nsnbc : After being denounced as double agent of Beijing over dubious links to Chinese sponsors,, Labor Party Senator Sam Dastyari caved in to pressure and announced he would leave his post. Sam Dastyari, an influential More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, December 4th, 2017

President Ashraf Ghani praised India’s contribution to Afghanistan

nsnbc : Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has praised India’s contribution to Afghanistan, emphasizing that the government in Delhi is a good partner and asserting that the Afghan government is committed More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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South Korea and US launch biggest-ever air force drill on Korean peninsula

nsnbc : The joint air forces of South Korea and the United States, on Monday, launched their biggest-ever joint air force drill on the Korean peninsula, reportedly involving some 230 fighter jets, bombers and other More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Red alert at Mount Agung, hundreds of flights cancelled

nsnbc : Indonesia’s Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry’s Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center (PVMBG), on Sunday raised the warning and flight status to the highest “Red”, More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Cuba’s Raul Castro discussed nukes with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho

nsnbc : Cuban President Raul Castro met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho in Friday at the U.N. Plaza Hotel in New York, on September 25. Cuba, a traditional North Korean ally, is opposed to nuclear More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Fallacious cost-benefit analysis from PGI Chandigarh used to promote HPV vaccine

nsnbc : A fallacious and misleading health –economic evaluation published by the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, (PGI) Chandigarh, India has been challenged in the journal Cancer, notes More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Pakistani court orders release of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and alleged Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed

nsnbc : Pakistani authorities have ordered the release of Hafiz Saeed, the chief of the global Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and the alleged mastermind behind the deadly 2008 attack in India’s financial capital Mumbai. Hafiz More...