China denies U.S. espionage allegations, denounces call to register journalists as agents

China denounced on Thursday a U.S. congressional commission that accused its state media of involvement in spying and propaganda and called for their staff in the United States to be registered as foreign agents. The U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission said in its latest annual report that while China had tightened restrictions on… Read More China denies U.S. espionage allegations, denounces call to register journalists as agents

China warns against military show of force as North Korea mark celebrations

Military force cannot resolve tension over North Korea, China said on Thursday, while an influential Chinese newspaper urged the North to halt its nuclear programme in exchange for Chinese protection. With a U.S. aircraft carrier group steaming to the area and tension rising, South Korea said it believed the United States would consult it before… Read More China warns against military show of force as North Korea mark celebrations