China says its move comes in response to "substantive harm caused to the relevant domestic wine industry" while Australia expresses disappointment over new tariffs on its wine.
Ant Group is a financial tech titan that created an easy mobile payments system used by hundreds of millions of Chinese people everyday.
At least 60 people have been arrested in Hong Kong as anti-Beijing protesters held small demonstrations on China's National Day, flaunting a ban on mass gatherings and protests.
The programme, outlined in government documents seen by Reuters, is similar to the one in Xinjiang where mostly Muslim Uighurs are subjected to ideological education. China denies involvement of forced labour in Tibet.
Beijing began drills near Taiwan as Keith Krach, US undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, landed in Taipei on Thursday for a three-day visit.
TikTok's Chinese parent company ByteDance looking to pick a buyer to finalise a deal by mid-September and comply with US President Donald Trump’s order to divest TikTok’s assets.
While street protests have largely lost momentum, anti-government and anti-Beijing sentiment persists, with China's offer of mass coronavirus testing for Hong Kong residents prompting calls for a boycott amid public distrust.
His resignation follows President Donald Trump's order to ban TikTok unless its parent company ByteDance sells its US operations to an American company within 90 days.
Beijing's retaliatory move follows Washington's accusations against 11 Hong Kong officials of suppressing "freedom and democratic processes" in the financial hub, including city leader Carrie Lam.
Washington has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and other top officials, prompting a sharp rebuke from Beijing.
China's ruling Communist Party is accused of mass detentions, forced labor, forced birth control and other abuses against Muslim minorities in the country's Xinjiang region. China denies the allegations.
Leader Carrie Lam says a third of all infections since the outbreak started have been recorded in the last fortnight. HSBC, Standard Chartered and other banks are racing to close branches or curtail working hours after the spike in cases.
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