Bolton plays down North Korean missile launches as Pyongyang boasts of new weaponsWashington has sought to play down North Korea’s latest missile tests, with John Bolton, the US national security adviser, stressing that Wednesday’s launch did not violate Pyongyang’s moratorium on longer-range weapons.3
'The future is elsewhere' for Hong Kong's youth as the outlook is bleak, says analystAs Hong Kong gets thrust into a renewed period of uncertainty following China's approval of a controversial national security bill for the troubled territory, Independent Strategy's David Roche warns of a mass migration of the city's youth.
Chinese orienteering team disqualified from Military World Games after being caught cheatingAll may be fair in love and war, but cheating on the sports field leads to disqualification, a group of Chinese soldiers discovered after they were kicked out of an international military competition.1
China Trolls U.S. Over Protests After Trump Criticized Hong KongChinese officials and state media needled the Trump administration over race-related protests and looting that have engulfed U.S. cities in recent days, after weathering criticism and threats from Washington over Beijing’s own moves to quell unrest in Hong Kong.
China to Allow Charter Flights From Some Countries, But Not U.S.China plans to allow chartered passenger flights from eight countries as it loosens restrictions on inbound travel put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to people familiar with the matter, though the U.S. won’t be included amid growing tensions between the two nations.