Taiwan president condemns China's 'dollar diplomacy' as Solomon Islands switches allegiance to Beijing
Monday, 16 September 2019 Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday condemned China's "dollar diplomacy" to squeeze the self-ruled island's international space after the Solomon Islands switched allegiance to Beijing.
A group of over 20 opposition lawmakers occupied the Taiwanese legislature overnight on Monday, protesting "government tyranny" and Democratic Progressive Party President Tsai Ing-Wen. Gloria Tso reports.
Culture, Media, Digital and Sport Secretary Oliver Dowden confirms that Chinese tech giant Huawei’s equipment will be stripped from the UK’s 5G network by 2027, adding billions to the cost and delaying the delivery of the high-speed mobile network.The National Security Council took the decision – which will increase tensions with Beijing – after the impact of US sanctions raised concerns about Huawei’s continued involvement in the UK’s 5G infrastructure.From next year, telecoms firms will be banned from purchasing new 5G equipment from Huawei.
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Hong Kong's opposition camp set up polling booths across the Chinese-ruled city on Saturday for primary elections aimed at selecting democracy candidates who stand the best chance of success in Legislative Council elections in September. Adam Reed reports.
Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday says Reuters. They demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest...