President Trump, facing a re-election battle with the US dealing with the world's highest number of deaths and infections from coronavirus, focused his speech on attacking China.
The programme, outlined in government documents seen by Reuters, is similar to the one in Xinjiang where mostly Muslim Uighurs are subjected to ideological education. China denies involvement of forced labour in Tibet.
Ren Zhiqiang embezzled almost $7.4 million of public funds and accepted bribes worth $184,178, according to a court verdict. Rights campaigners accuse President Xi Jinping and the Communist Party of using corruption charges to silence dissent.
Officer Baimadajie Angwang has been charged on four counts, including, acting as an illegal agent of China, wire fraud, lying to investigators and obstructing a criminal investigation.
A US FinCen leak shows JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Standard Chartered, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon moved illicit funds for nearly two decades even after being prosecuted or convicted for financial misconduct.
Police say local journalist Rajeev Sharma received more than $40,000 for "conveying information to Chinese intelligence" related to India-China boundary issues and other matters.
The Chinese move comes a day after the US ordered a ban on downloads of popular video app TikTok and effectively blocked the use of the Chinese super-app WeChat.
Beijing began drills near Taiwan as Keith Krach, US undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, landed in Taipei on Thursday for a three-day visit.
Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh accuses China of trying to alter status quo along a disputed frontier in Ladakh region, a charge Bejing denies and instead puts onus on New Delhi to curb tensions there.
ByteDance's TikTok deal with Oracle will need approval from both China and US. However, President Donald Trump is raising questions about the company's plans to keep a majority stake in US operations.
If the transaction happens, Oracle would become ByteDance's technology partner responsible for the management of TikTok's data and take a minority stake in TikTok, according to sources.
A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel said Tuesday that additional US tariffs on Chinese goods in 2018 were "inconsistent" with the organisation's rules.
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