China COVID protests die down, but policy resentment remains | Protest News

China COVID protests die down, but policy resentment remains |  Protest News

Bill was standing with a group of people mostly in their 20s when a young woman started to lead the chanting. “Give me liberty, or give me death,” she shouted, her voice cracking at one point. Others followed her lead, repeating the chant, and raising sheets of blank paper, a defining symbol of the latest … Read more

Russia’s Pipeline Oil Exports To China Flat So Far This Year

Russia’s Pipeline Oil Exports To China Flat So Far This Year

Russia’s pipeline oil exports to China via the Eastern Siberia—Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline were flat between January and October compared to the same period of 2021, according to China National Petroleum Corporation’s (CNPC) Vice President Huang Yongzhang. Russia sent 33.26 million tons of oil to China via pipeline in the first ten months of … Read more

China And India Are Buying Russian Crude At A 40% Discount

China And India Are Buying Russian Crude At A 40% Discount

The European Union on Friday once again failed to reach an agreement on a price cap for Russian oil, with the bloc’s eastern-most members including Poland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania objecting that the proposed $60-$70 per barrel for Russian crude is too generous and well above the rates Russia currently sells crude. European Commission Vice … Read more

China COVID protests die down, but policy resentment remains | Protest News

China COVID protests die down, but policy resentment remains |  Protest News

Bill was standing with a group of people mostly in their 20s when a young woman started to lead the chanting. “Give me liberty, or give me death,” she shouted, her voice cracking at one point. Others followed her lead, repeating the chant, and raising sheets of blank paper, a defining symbol of the latest … Read more

Xi: China Looks To Boost Energy Partnership With Russia

Xi: China Looks To Boost Energy Partnership With Russia

China is ready to work for a closer partnership with Russia in the energy sector, Chinese President Xi Jinping was quoted as saying on Tuesday, days before the EU embargo on seaborne imports of Russian crude oil and the G7-EU price cap on Russia’s oil are set to enter into strength next week. “Energy cooperation … Read more

What British PM Sunak’s first foreign policy speech made clear | Rishi Sunak News

What British PM Sunak’s first foreign policy speech made clear |  Rishi Sunak News

UK’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak came into office last month with the expectation he would initiate a phase of new, stable conditions for his party and the entire country. He must prepare a post-Brexit Britain, as the war on the European continent continues, for the new geopolitical challenges it faces. On Monday evening, he gave … Read more

Canada stands with people ‘expressing themselves’ amid China COVID-19 protests: Trudeau – National

Canada stands with people ‘expressing themselves’ amid China COVID-19 protests: Trudeau – National

Canada stands with people “expressing themselves” in a rare wave of protests across multiple cities in China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. He made the comment on his way into a cabinet meeting Tuesday morning, as China grapples with its biggest public display of dissent since the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests — which ended in … Read more

China warns against ‘excessive and arbitrary’ enforcement of COVID measures after protests

China warns against ‘excessive and arbitrary’ enforcement of COVID measures after protests

Epidemic control workers wear PPE to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as they stand guard outside a community in lockdown on November 29, 2022 in Beijing, China.Kevin Frayer/Getty Images Beijing has acknowledged public unhappiness with China’s tough COVID policies, days after anti-lockdown protests in cities across the country. However, speaking at a press conference in … Read more

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by the police’ as protests spread across China

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by the police’ as protests spread across China

CNN Business — Edward Lawrence, a journalist at the BBC, was arrested by police in Shanghai at the scene of protests on Sunday night, according to the BBC and as captured on what appears to be mobile phone footage of the arrest. While he has since been released, a BBC spokesperson has expressed extreme concern … Read more

US and China in first South China Sea encounter since Xi-Biden meeting

US and China in first South China Sea encounter since Xi-Biden meeting

Seoul, South Korea CNN — The United States and Chinese militaries exchanged harsh words Tuesday after a US Navy warship performed the first freedom of navigation operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea since the leaders of the two powers met earlier this month in an attempt to ease tensions. In a statement, the Chinese … Read more