China’s regime, a constant security concern for the West

China 09/09/22, 16:17

The new British Prime Minister declared China an "acute threat" to her country's security. On August 29, a week before taking office as the third female Prime Minister in the history of the United Kingdom, Liz Truss said she had been ready to declare China an "acute threat" to national security ...

U.S. urges U.K to cancel China chip firm deal

Tech 06/06/22, 04:03

According to the Wall Street Journal, a deal to buy U.K semiconductor from a Chinese-owned company may fall apart after the U.S. intervenes.  The U.K government on May 25 started a national security probe into the deal from a Chinese-controlled firm of a British chip factory.  Britain’s business secretary said, “We welcome ...

U.K. stops economic aid for China as part of a new foreign policy strategy

China 05/22/22, 08:57

The British government launched a new international development strategy on May 16. The following day, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Kwasi Kwarteng said the U.K. would bring 16 million dollars of Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding in China to an end. On May 17, Kwarteng tweeted, ...

British government funds London Police Academy to train Chinese police

China 05/21/22, 04:20

A British non-governmental organization on May 17 revealed that the British government indirectly funded the Chinese regime’s crackdown in Xinjiang. The British NGO ‘Freedom from Torture report pointed out that the London Police College (LPC) cooperates with eight Chinese police Academies. Many of these institutions are involved in implementing Beijing’s high-pressure ...

UK announces end more than 16 million dollars of aid to China

Economy 05/19/22, 09:58

Britain’s Business Secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, said on Tuesday, May 17, that around £13 million (over 16 million dollars) of UK aid for ‘research and innovation’ to China would end this year. Kwarteng tweeted, “We’ll work with China to tackle global challenges, but we can make a bigger difference spending UK aid ...

British Virgin Islands Premier arrested in Miami on drug trafficking charges

U.S. 04/29/22, 16:48

According to the Miami Herald, the Premier of the British Virgin Islands and the port director were arrested in Miami on drug trafficking and money laundering charges on April 28. According to a DEA affidavit filed by U.S. Attorney Frederic Shadley, Premier Andrew Alturo Fahie and Port Director Oleanvine Pickering Maynard ...

‘When politics interferes with sport, the result is not good’: Novak Djokovic on banning Russian athletes from competing at Wimbledon

Tennis 04/22/22, 09:24

The Wimbledon Tournament, All England Club, announced on April 20, through a statement that it will ban Russian and Belarusian athletes from competing after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. This controversial decision will leave tennis players out of the oldest competition in the world. Novak Djokovic, the world number one, said it is "crazy" ...

Europe can help Taiwan counter China: British think-tank

China 04/06/22, 01:06

The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), a British think tank, released a 37-page research report titled "Taiwan, Cross-strait Stability and European Security" on March 30. The report pointed out that European countries have begun to realize that the cross-strait crisis has a "direct" impact on European politics, security, and ...

China asks UK to stop interfering on Taiwan question

China 03/11/22, 03:27

On Thursday, March 3, a Grand committee of the House of Lords held a debate on support for democracy in Taiwan. On Saturday, the Chinese embassy spokesperson Zheng Zeguang (郑泽光) in the United Kingdom opposed the move. The politicians showed their support and measures if necessary over the Taiwan issue. Baroness ...

China blocks Premier League broadcast for supporting Ukraine

Insights 03/09/22, 02:00

Mainland Chinese cannot view Premier League matches on television this weekend. The program has been determined to show support for Ukraine. In a statement on March 2nd, the Premier League said it "wholeheartedly rejected" the Russian invasion, promising that there would be various ways the organization would use to express its ...