China Is Biggest Long-Term Threat to Britain, Says UK Spy Chief

Russia currently poses the biggest state-based threat to Britain, but China will become more dangerous in the future, Ken McCallum told reporters in London in his first public remarks as the new head of MI5. He said Russia was delivering “bursts of bad weather,” while Beijing is “changing the climate.”

Beijing vows retaliation after U.K. announces ‘bespoke’ immigration route for Hongkongers

<!–[CDATA[ KELLY HO | HONG KONG FREE PRESS Beijing has vowed to retaliate against the U.K. government after it revealed details of its “bespoke” immigration route for Hongkongers, established in response to newly-enacted national security legislation.  The U.K. home secretary Priti Patel announced on Wednesday that British National (Overseas) (BNO) citizens would be able to apply for […]

Former Canadian Minister of Justice: Sun Qian’s Case Was “Criminalization of Innocence”

<![CDATA[ Minghui, Ottawa, Canada The Honorable Irwin Cotler, P.C., O.C., O.Q., former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, was interviewed regarding Beijing’s recent eight-year sentence of Canadian Falun Gong practitioner Sun Qian. He called the verdict a classic case of criminalization of innocence and a fundamental assault on China’s own rule of law, […]

Hong Kongers Vow to Continue Pro-Democracy Pursuits Despite New Security Law

<!–[CDATA[ VOA News Residents in Hong Kong say an atmosphere of trepidation has permeated the Asian financial hub since the enactment of a sweeping national security law imposed by China.  But activists say despite new concerns of a clampdown on certain freedoms they will continue their pro-democracy pursuits.  The law passed by China’s legislature on […]

UK Plans Less Reliance on Chinese Supplies

Jane Werrell | New Tang Dynasty The UK government, lead by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is set to end reliance on Chinese imports for vital supplies, including masks and medicines. Johnson has instructed officials to draw up plans to diversify its imports of critical goods. The United States, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand—the countries that […]