No halt in medication for China’s Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, relative says

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING, Jul 7 : The brother-in-law of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has denied that doctors have halted medication for him, in a letter released by the hospital treating the Nobel Peace laureate, following rumours that he was too ill for treatment to continue. Liu, 61, was jailed for 11 years in 2009 […]

No halt in medication for China’s Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, relative says

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING, Jul 7 : The brother-in-law of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has denied that doctors have halted medication for him, in a letter released by the hospital treating the Nobel Peace laureate, following rumours that he was too ill for treatment to continue. Liu, 61, was jailed for 11 years in 2009 […]

Aircraft carrier visit to Hong Kong likely heralds new era in Chinese military outreach

By Greg Torode HONG KONG, Jul 7 : Following this weekend’s historic visit of China’s first aircraft carrier, Hong Kong is expected to play host to more frequent military displays as Beijing seeks new ways of forging nationalist sentiment across the free-wheeling financial hub. While the troops of the People’s Liberation Army stationed in barracks […]

Bellamy’s Australia suffers fresh China setback as factory licence suspended

By Byron Kaye and Adam Jourdan SYDNEY/SHANGHAI, Jul 7 : Bellamy’s Australia Ltd said Chinese authorities had suspended a recently acquired factory’s licence to export infant formula to China, throwing plans for the firm to regain ground in a key market into disarray. The development underscores difficulties for the sector in navigating a turbulent market […]