The Chinese balloon incident highlights the fragility of Australia’s ties with Beijing even when business is booming.
Australia trade minister to travel to Beijing to meet counterpart
The trial of 16 Hong Kong democracy activists charged under a national security law imposed by Beijing began on Monday with security tight for a case that some observers say will be a test of the city's judicial independence
#UPDATE A US decision to shoot down a Chinese balloon that Beijing claims veered off course has "seriously impacted and damaged " relations between the countries, China's foreign ministry says. US lawmakers clash over Biden's handling of Chinese balloon:
An art student did an experiment for her graduation project: attempting to live 21 days for free in Beijing. Her project sparked discussion about class, privilege, and inequality.
The violence from Beijing’s puppets in #HongKong continues to grow. Our hearts go out to the brave pro-democracy fighters as they mourn the passing of one of their own. His family and friends deserve the truth. There should be a full & open investigation.
“Today, the United States Senate sent a clear message to Hong Kongers fighting for their long-cherished freedoms: we hear you, we continue to stand with you, and we will not stand idly by as Beijing undermines your autonomy." — Sen. Marco Rubio PASSED ✅
Senator Marco Rubio stands with the brave Hong Kongers advocating for Hong Kong to maintain its long-cherished and promised autonomy and freedoms against Beijing's interference. The full Senate will soon be passing Sen. Rubio's #HongKongHumanRightsAndDemocracyAct