Broadly worded law taking force from Wednesday seeks to tighten leash on China's tech giants and what they do with information from their hundreds of millions of users.
Abu Dhabi seeks to design its own independent global and regional foreign policy, but ties with Beijing are the key prize.
TikTok owner ByteDance had earlier said that it had no imminent plans for an initial public offering (IPO), as Chinese regulators have stepped up their scrutiny of the tech sector in recent months
Kris Wu was being investigated over accusations made online of "tricking young girls into having sex with him," according to a statement by police in Chaoyang.
The rise in infections come as a leaked internal CDC document found fully immunised people with so-called breakthrough infections of the Delta variant can spread the disease as easily as unvaccinated people.
The Taliban delegation is in China for talks with Beijing officials as the insurgents continue a sweeping offensive across Afghanistan, displacing tens of thousands of Afghans.
Hong Kong's national security police arrest five people from a trade union for sedition due to books they produced for children, the latest arrests made amid a crackdown on dissent in the city.
Common sense, regional balance and diplomacy stand out when it comes to crisis management between Beijing and Washington, whose asymmetrical differences have eroded.
The arrested people, including six students, were attempting to make the explosive triacetone triperoxide (TATP) in a homemade laboratory at a hostel, police said.
Readers scoop up all one million copies of Apple Daily which claims it was forced to cease operations after police froze $2.3 million of its assets, searched its office and arrested five top editors and executives last week.
At least 12 people were killed and over 100 injured in the blast in a residential neighborhood in the Hubei province city of Shiyan.
Beijing has accused the United States of "suppressing" Chinese firms and issued veiled threats of retaliation after President Joe Biden last week expanded a blacklist of companies in which Americans are not allowed to invest.
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