Chinese government delegation banned from Queen’s Lying-in-State in UK Parliament complex

The UK has refused permission for a high-level Chinese government delegation to attend Queen Elizabeth’s Lying-in-State at Westminster Hall throughout the Parliament complex earlier than the funeral at Westminster Abbey right here on September 19, in keeping with UK media reviews on Friday. House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle is alleged to have refused … Read more

Another US congressional delegation in Taiwan amid tensions

Another US congressional delegation is visiting Taiwan as tensions stay excessive with China over its claims to the self-governed island. A gradual stream of US guests have come to fulfill with Taiwanese officers since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited in early August. Since then, China has stepped up its navy harassment of Taiwan, sending … Read more

FIH delegation in India, to hold meeting with CoA on Wednesday

A delegation from International Hockey Federation (FIH) is in the capital to talk about the way in which ahead and avert a potential suspension of Hockey India, presently positioned underneath a Committee of Administrators. A two-member delegation, led by newly-appointed performing president Seif Ahmed, arrived right here on Monday for an emergency meeting to assess … Read more

China announces new Taiwan drills as US delegation visits

China introduced extra navy drills round Taiwan as the island’s president met with members of a new U.S. congressional delegation Monday, in an extra signal of help amongst American lawmakers for the self-governing island Beijing claims as its personal. The go to got here lower than two weeks after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s journey … Read more

Hockey world cup in India under menace: International federation to dispatch delegation for talks with authorities, CoA

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has expressed issues over Hockey India’s ‘means’ to host the World Cup in January subsequent 12 months, after the court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) failed to reply to its letter despatched final week. The world physique has demanded the CoA current an in depth timeline for drafting Hockey India’s structure … Read more

Japan will not send govt delegation to Beijing Olympics

Japan will not send a authorities delegation to subsequent 12 months’s Winter Olympics in Beijing, it mentioned on Friday, a transfer that stops wanting becoming a member of a U.S.-led diplomatic boycott of the Games, however one nonetheless doubtless to deepen pressure with China. The boycott, pushed by Washington and together with a few of … Read more