CHINA’S Foreign Ministry (FM) said on Monday it is closely monitoring the situation after three senior employees of Chinese firm Vivo were arrested by Indian authorities, vowing that the Chinese government firmly supports Chinese firms’ efforts to safeguard their legal rights and interests. Chinese diplomatic missions in India will continue to provide consular protection and assistance to Chinese citizens involved in accordance with laws and regulations, Mao Ning, a spokesman for the ministry, said at a regular press briefing in Beijing. Register to read this story and more for free . Signing up for an account helps us improve your browsing experience. OR See our subscription options.