Tag Archives: Beijing

Anti-lockdown protests break out in China (Videos)

Footage shows demonstrators in Shanghai, Wuhan, and other cities demanding an end to harsh zero-Covid policies Protests broke out in China this weekend, with demonstrators in Shanghai, Wuhan, Beijing, and other locations demanding an end to the government’s stringent Covid restrictions. Videos shared on social media purportedly show some protesters …

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China responds to Biden’s Taiwan defense pledge

Beijing says it “deplores” the US president’s latest interview, in which he indicated Washington’s readiness to defend Taiwan Beijing has issued a protest in response to US President Joe Biden’s latest remark that Washington could use its military to defend Taiwan. China considers the self-governing island to be a part …

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German ambassador to China dies two weeks into the job

Germany’s ambassador to China Jan Hecker died suddenly, less than two weeks after taking up his post, the European nation’s foreign office said on Monday. Hecker, 54, a foreign policy adviser to Chancellor Angela Merkel, had presented his credentials at China’s foreign ministry on August 24, the embassy in the …

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