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UK, Canada to join boycott of Beijing Olympics

Britain will join Canada, Australia and the US in a diplomatic boycott against the Winter Olympics in Beijing to protest China's human rights abuses against Uyghurs.

By REUTERS
08/12/2021

US officials to boycott Beijing Olympics over rights 'atrocities'

Beijing threatened unspecified 'resolute countermeasures' against any such move.

By REUTERS
06/12/2021

Tennis-Peng Shuai appears in Beijing, WTA not reassured

Peng can be seen among guests at the Fila Kids Junior Tennis Challenger Finals, dressed in a dark blue jacket and white trousers.

By REUTERS
21/11/2021

Biden says US considering diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

A diplomatic boycott would mean that US officials would not attend the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics in February.

By REUTERS
18/11/2021

Chinese university to open campus in Petah Tikva

A new Chinese campus will be an independent Israeli campus of the University of International Business and Economics, a prestigious school whose base is in Beijing.

US lawmakers urge IOC to delay or move China's 2022 Winter Olympics

The IOC did not immediately respond to a request for comment. It has previously said that it is not a "super world government" that can resolve political issues in China ahead of the Games.

By REUTERS
24/07/2021

Olympics: 'Beijing 2022 winter games will need spectators' - IOC

The Beijing Games, set for February 4-20 next year, have yet to launch their ticketing program, delayed due to the pandemic.

By REUTERS
21/07/2021

Israel must stay out of the US-China struggle - editorial

President Joe Biden is keen to continue the Trump-era legacy of pressure on the People’s Republic, but Beijing won’t sit back and accept this behavior.

Protesters take part in a candlelight vigil to mark the 31st anniversary of the crackdown of pro-dem

Beijing signals Hong Kong electoral reforms to ensure 'patriots' govern

Reforms could also further skew a committee electing the city's leader in favor of the pro-Beijing camp.

By REUTERS
22/02/2021
A healthcare worker prepares to administer a dose of Sinovac's CoronaVac coronavirus disease (COVID-

Vaccines offer China increased leverage in the Middle East

Experts say China’s main interest is accessing energy but geopolitical battle with US may loom.

By KRISTINA JOVANOVSKI / THE MEDIA LINE
08/02/2021
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