The Foreign Secretary should summon China’s ambassador to the UK, Labour has said, after a Beijing spokesman said China may stop recognising British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders.
Boris Johnson signalled he would be “tough” with China as the Government prepared to change extradition arrangements with Hong Kong.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is to set out further measures in response to China’s imposition of a tough new national security law on Hong Kong amid growing tensions with Beijing.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has passed the 10 million mark worldwide, according to US experts.
China has extended Covid-19 tests to newly reopened salons amid a drop in cases, while South Korea continues to face new infections after it eased social distancing rules to boost the economy.
More than 60% of commercial flights in and out of Beijing have been cancelled as the Chinese capital raised its alert level against a new coronavirus outbreak and other nations confront rising numbers of illnesses and deaths.
China reported its highest daily total of new coronavirus cases in two months on Sunday and infections in South Korea also rose, showing how the disease can come back as restrictions on business and travel are lifted.
China has reported its highest daily total of new coronavirus cases in two months after Beijing’s largest wholesale food market was shut down following a rise in local infections.
New Zealand has eradicated the coronavirus from its shores after health officials reported on Monday that the final person known to have been infected had recovered.
South Korea has reported 19 new coronavirus cases on the eve of the return to school for more than two million children.
Australia’s trade minister has said that his country does not want a trade war with China.
Australia’s trade minister has described as “deeply disappointing” China’s decision to place tariffs of around 80% on Australian barley in a dispute linked to Australian support for a coronavirus inquiry.
The Trump administration has issued an executive order apparently aimed at banning Huawei’s equipment from US networks and said it was subjecting the Chinese company to strict export controls.
Witnesses have said there has been an explosion at the US Embassy in Beijing.
A robot has just passed the written part of China’s national medical licensing examination, making it the first machine to achieve such a feat.
A company in China allegedly makes their female workers kiss their boss on the lips every day before they start work.