China is providing an economic lifeline to Russia by boosting its imports of Russian oil, the Wall Street Journal reports.
China obtained more than 50 terabytes of data from U.S. defense and government networks, notably the Joint Strike Fighter’s stealth radar and engine secrets, through cyber espionage, according to newly disclosed National Security Agency documents.
Hong Kong’s traditionally free press is increasingly under assault from the city’s police, censorship by media owners, and violent intimidation, according to a new report.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has revived the prosecution of dissidents for political crimes, according to a human rights group.
Masked attackers on Monday targeted the home and Hong Kong offices of a media tycoon who publishes one of the few remaining pro-democracy newspapers in the city, the Wall Street Journal reports.
A senior Chinese intelligence official has been detained as part of President Xi Jinping’s widening campaign against corruption, the South China Morning Post reports.
A federal weather service employee charged with stealing sensitive infrastructure data from an Army Corps of Engineers database met a Chinese government official in Beijing, according to court documents that reveal the case to be part of an FBI probe of Chinese economic espionage.
China’s People’s Liberation Army on Thursday confirmed that its military conducted a flight test of a new long-range missile that U.S. intelligence agencies say involved the use of simulated multiple warheads.
Facebook is facing heightened scrutiny of its conduct in countries with authoritarian regimes amid reports that an events page for Russia’s most prominent dissident was blocked by the company at the insistence of the Russian government.
Chinese officials are discussing a law that would clamp down on the activities of foreign-funded organizations, Reuters reports. If passed, the new policy would further suppress dissent in the country.