International

New national security office in HK to target foreign forces

Yang Sheng, Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi July 4, 2020

New national security office in HK to target foreign forces

With the passage of the law on safeguarding national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), several new departments and units will be established to handle national security cases. Experts said these arrangements showed the spirit of the "one country, two systems" and the cooperation between...more

Cuba denounces the impact of the US blockade on the fight against COVID-19

ABEL GONZALEZ ALAYÓN July 4, 2020

Cuba denounces the impact of the US blockade on the fight against COVID-19

HAVANA. Yahima Esquivel, permanent representative of Cuba to UNESCO, denounced Thursday the effects of the U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade on his country's efforts to confront the COVID-19. Speaking at the Executive Council of the multilateral body, Esquivel pointed out the tightening of the U.S. blockade, which...more

National Security Law for HK gives ‘final say’ to central govt

Left Review Online July 3, 2020

National Security Law for HK gives ‘final say’ to central govt

China's top lawmakers on Tuesday voted unanimously to enact a draft law to safeguard national security in Hong Kong at the 20th session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, which ended on Tuesday afternoon in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a presidential decree unveiling...more

Cuba rejects Israel´s plan to annex Palestinian territories

ABEL GONZALEZ ALAYÓN July 3, 2020

Cuba rejects Israel´s plan to annex Palestinian territories

HAVANA. Cuba reiterates its rejection of Israeli plans to annex the Palestinian territories in the West Bank, Bruno Rodriguez, Cuban foreign minister, warned on Twitter today. He recalled that such claims would mean an increase in the risks of conflict in that region. The only possible solution is...more

Communist Party of China marks 99th founding anniversary

Left Review Online July 2, 2020

Communist Party of China marks 99th founding anniversary

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US’ last attempt before losing hegemony

GT Staff Reporters June 30, 2020

US’ last attempt before losing hegemony

Bills to confront China have been piling up in the US Congress in the past months amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which analysts said is reflective of unrealistic yet radical appeals to contain China. Such attempts are made regardless of the sacrifices to the China-US relationships and people-to-people exchanges....more

Uphold human rights in the Philippines: PCFS

Left Review Online June 28, 2020

Uphold human rights in the Philippines: PCFS

Kathmandu. The People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) expressed its solidarity with the Filipino people – the LGBTQ+ community, jeepney drivers, Indigenous Peoples, farmers, and all the other marginalized sectors – for their rights and welfare, especially amid the country’s unabated COVID-19 pandemic. In a media statement released on...more

India knows US won’t help it achieve its goals

Ai Jun June 28, 2020

India knows US won’t help it achieve its goals

When military commanders from China and India sat at the negotiating table on Monday night in an attempt to de-escalate border tensions, Gideon Rachman, a columnist for the Financial Times, published an article entitled "India picks a side in the new cold war," arguing "it is folly for...more

‘Boycott China’ T-shirts and caps in India were not made in China: Insiders.

Huang Lanlan June 24, 2020

‘Boycott China’ T-shirts and caps in India were not made in China: Insiders.

Beijing. Online gossip has been spreading that some Chinese manufacturers have been caught selling hats, tees, and banners with anti-China slogans such as "Boycott China" to India; however, this is very likely faked, the Global Times found. In fact, Chinese laws and regulations prohibit the export of products...more

US actor Danny Glover highlights the solidarity forged by Cuban internationalism

ABEL GONZALEZ ALAYÓN June 23, 2020

US actor Danny Glover highlights the solidarity forged by Cuban internationalism

Havana (June 17). Solidarity built by Cuban internationalism is the kind of expression needed in societies everywhere, U.S. actor, producer, director and political activist Danny Glover said on Tuesday as he addressed Cuba's medical collaboration in other nations. In an online conference organized by the Cuban solidarity networks...more

Will China ‘suffer’ following recent Vietnam-EU FTA?

Xu Liping June 22, 2020

Will China ‘suffer’ following recent Vietnam-EU FTA?

Vietnam's National Assembly recently ratified the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), aiming to eliminate almost 99 percent of customs duties between Vietnam and the EU over the next 10 years. Media has reported that the spread of COVID-19 is...more

Shameful for Canada, UK to follow US on Huawei

Left Review Online June 22, 2020

Shameful for Canada, UK to follow US on Huawei

A secret report from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), released recently among other court documents, indicated that there was advanced communication between the CSIS and the US FBI ahead of the December 2018 arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou at Vancouver International Airport. In response, Chinese Foreign...more

Voices against US blockade on Cuba from Belarus

ABEL GONZALEZ ALAYÓN June 21, 2020

Voices against US blockade on Cuba from Belarus

Havana. Serguey Klishevich, head of the Working Group for cooperation with Cuba in the Belarusian National Assembly, condemned the coercive measures of the US government against Cuba, intensified in times of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The sanctions against Cuba are a direct violation of the principles of international law....more

US firms to cooperate with Huawei on 5G standards

Ma Jingjing June 21, 2020

US firms to cooperate with Huawei on 5G standards

The US Department of Commerce announced a new rule on Monday allowing US companies to cooperate with Chinese technology company Huawei on 5G telecom standards. Analysts said the move shows that the US has realized the cost of refusing to cooperate with the world's largest patent contributor to...more

Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban doctors continues to gain supporters

Milagros Pichardo Perez June 17, 2020

Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban doctors continues to gain supporters

More than 40 European organizations are backing a proposal to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban Doctors (medical brigades) of the Henry Reeve Contingent, for their contribution to the global battle against COVID-19. Launched April 28 by the associations Cuba Linda and France Cuba, the initiative has...more