Tokyo must stop and listen to the world, says Beijing, as Japan’s PM claims Fukushima wastewater release into ocean cannot wait

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has reiterated its opposition to Japan’s decision to release nuclear wastewater from the Fukushima power plant into the ocean, after Tokyo’s new leader said the discharge could wait no longer. … Read More >Tokyo must stop and listen to the world, says Beijing, as Japan’s PM claims Fukushima wastewater release into ocean cannot wait

Convenient and inexpensive way to space-travel: China responds to reports of hypersonic missile launch that apparently shocked US

The Chinese foreign ministry has confirmed reports that it tested hypersonic rocket technology in August, stating that the trial marked a great leap forward for the peaceful exploration of space for the benefit of humanity. … Read More >Convenient and inexpensive way to space-travel: China responds to reports of hypersonic missile launch that apparently shocked US

‘Blow to US strategic superiority’? Chinese media fuels suspense over ‘hypersonic missile that circled globe to hit target’

Beijing has delivered a “blow to the US’ mentality of strategic superiority,” according to a Global Times editorial, which neither confirmed nor denied claims that China tested a hypersonic missile, catching US spies by surprise. … Read More >‘Blow to US strategic superiority’? Chinese media fuels suspense over ‘hypersonic missile that circled globe to hit target’

China says ‘US & Canada colluded to stir up trouble’ by sending warships through Taiwan Strait

The Chinese military has blasted the US and Canada for sending their warships through the Taiwan Strait, claiming such stunts jeopardize regional stability, after Beijing itself staged beach war drills in a nearby province. … Read More >China says ‘US & Canada colluded to stir up trouble’ by sending warships through Taiwan Strait

China’s Shenzhou-13 craft successfully docks to Tiangong space station & 3 astronauts enter core module

China’s second manned mission reached the Tiangong space station, which is still under construction, on Saturday. The three astronauts left the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft and entered the station’s core module. … Read More >China’s Shenzhou-13 craft successfully docks to Tiangong space station & 3 astronauts enter core module

At least 3 killed as 4.8 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali

At least three people have been killed and seven others injured after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali just before dawn on Saturday, the country’s search and rescue agency has said. … Read More >At least 3 killed as 4.8 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali

Taiwan will ‘meet enemy full on’ if it must, but won’t start a war, defense minister says, amid heightened tensions with Beijing

The Taiwanese defense minister has vowed that the island won’t be the one instigating conflict amid a spike in tensions with Beijing, which recently staged beach war drills in a nearby province. … Read More >Taiwan will ‘meet enemy full on’ if it must, but won’t start a war, defense minister says, amid heightened tensions with Beijing

Death toll rises to 46 with dozens injured after fire engulfs Taiwan ‘ghost building’ overnight

At least 46 people have died and dozens have been taken to hospital after a 13-story building caught fire in the early hours of the morning in Taiwan. The blaze was described as “extremely fierce” while the source remains unknown. … Read More >Death toll rises to 46 with dozens injured after fire engulfs Taiwan ‘ghost building’ overnight