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#Taiwan slams #Spain over nationals extradition

#Taiwan slams #Spain over nationals extradition

| June 17, 2019

Taiwan has criticized Spain for extraditing Taiwanese nationals to China, saying the move puts them at risk of torture or the death penalty. On June 6, Spain took the decision to extradite 94 Taiwan nationals to the PRC but the case dates back to December 2016, when a huge telecom scam targeting Chinese citizens was […]

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Extradition of #Taiwan nationals by #Spain

Extradition of #Taiwan nationals by #Spain

| June 14, 2019

On 6 June 2019, Spain took the decision to extradite 94 Taiwan nationals to the PRC. The story begins much earlier in December 2016, when a huge telecom scam targeting Chinese citizens was unveiled by Spanish authorities and 269 suspects were arrested, among them 219 Taiwanese nationals. In May 2018, Spain extradited two of these […]

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#Huawei has reportedly been working on its #Android rival for seven years

#Huawei has reportedly been working on its #Android rival for seven years

| June 14, 2019

Huawei has been building an alternative to Google Android for the past seven years, according to a report in the South China Morning Post, writes Todd Haselton | @robotodd. Huawei told CNBC last month that its operating system may be ready as soon as this year if it can’t use Google Android or Microsoft Windows. Huawei currently installs Android on its […]

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Asian leaders to meet in #Dushanbe for major summit

Asian leaders to meet in #Dushanbe for major summit

| June 13, 2019

The Dushanbe Summit, to be held in the Tajikistan capital on June 15th, is a continuation of the efforts of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA), which numbers 27 members states. The summit will bring together high-level delegations who are expected to adopt an ambitious document, Dushanbe Declaration, which will cover all […]

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UN human rights experts urge Spain to halt extraditions to #China fearing risk of torture or #DeathPenalty

UN human rights experts urge Spain to halt extraditions to #China fearing risk of torture or #DeathPenalty

| June 13, 2019

UN human rights experts say they are deeply concerned by Spain’s decision to extradite Chinese and Taiwanese individuals to the People’s Republic of China where they face fraud charges and may be exposed to the risk of torture, other ill-treatment, or the death penalty. In December 2016, Spanish authorities arrested 269 suspects, including 219 Taiwanese, […]

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#Shenzhen can be test bed for the most advanced #SmartCity applications

#Shenzhen can be test bed for the most advanced #SmartCity applications

| June 12, 2019

An aerial view of Shenzhen. [Photo/VCG] Source: China Daily Cities host about half of the global population and the proportion is growing, with China’s urbanization fueling the phenomenon. By 2050, seven out of every ten people will live in a city. If we want to avoid congestion and a decreasing quality of life, traditional bureaucratic management […]

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#Pandas witness friendship between #China and #Russia people

#Pandas witness friendship between #China and #Russia people

| June 12, 2019

The panda house at the Moscow Zoo was crowded by eager visitors the first day it opened to the public on 6 June. Children were pressing their faces against the windows of the panda house, seeking the trace of the lovely creatures, write Li Man, Bai Yang, Qu Pei, and Zhou Hanbo from People’s Daily. When […]

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